Lakes’ Kiyrie Simons Player of the Week


By Jon Esken

Kiyrie, a senior at Lakes High School, was selected to be the Athlete of the Week based on his dedication to academics, community involvement, leadership, and athletic performance. Kiyrie holds a 3.988 GPA, ranking sixth in his class of 299 students. He has earned several college credits through the heavy course load of AP and honors courses he has taken. Kiyrie helps younger students succeed both academically and athletically by serving as an Ignite Mentor and a volunteer assistant coach for the Lakewood Lumberjacks youth football team.

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WA Wrestling Coaches Association inducts three into Hall of Fame

The Washington State Wrestling Coaches Association will be honoring three coaches as they are inducted into the WSWCA Hall of Fame on November 1, 2014. The ceremony will be held as part of the annual Northwest Wrestling Coaches Clinic in Vancouver, WA at the Hilton Hotel, and will celebrate the 31st class of inductees.

Scott Bliss (Auburn HS and Mead HS), Craig Foster (Blaine HS), and Chris Wolfe (Steilacoom HS and Pacific Lutheran University) have been elected to the Hall of Fame as the Class of 2012. With the induction of these three coaches, the WSWCA Hall of Fame will have 127 members.

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Clover Park HS tennis team wins championship

2014.10.23 - Clover Park HS Team

LAKEWOOD- The Clover Park High School Boys Tennis team was undefeated this season at 12-0 and secured their first South Puget Sound League (SPSL) 2A league championship title, their first championship title since 1999 when they were in a different league. In the SPSL 2A league, Clover Park competes against White River, Franklin Pierce, Fife, Washington, River Ridge and Steilacoom. Each team is played twice: once at home and once away. Two players on the team play singles and the rest play doubles. The team is comprised of five seniors, two juniors and one freshman.

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Lakes’ Magalei recognize for outstanding athletic performance

Lakes quarterback Jaiave Magalei in the September 12 game against Franklin Pierce.


Lakes quarterback Jaiave Magalei in the September 12 game against Franklin Pierce.

Lakes quarterback Jaiave Magalei in the September 12 game against Franklin Pierce.

Jaiave Magalei, a Lakes High School junior was named Player of the Week by the Washington Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) for exhibiting an outstanding performance. Additionally, he was voted the All-USA Western Washington High School Performer of the Week. 

TNT: Schroeder, Bradley come out on top at Fort Steilacoom Invitational

“Fast-thinking, Graeme Schroeder’s admits he rehearses post-race interviews, if any reporters happen to catch and corner him at Tahoma High School cross country races.

“But that all trails his fast moves late in races — like the ones he displayed Saturday at the Fort Steilacoom Invitational in Lakewood.” Read the rest of Todd Milles’ story at The News Tribune.

All but one U.S. Open rounds sold out

All tickets for Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the 2015 U.S. Open Championship at Chambers Bay in University Place, Wash., have sold out, according to the United States Golf Association (USGA). Tickets are available for Thursday’s opening championship round, but those are expected to sell out quickly.

Practice rounds for the U.S. Open will be played Monday through Wednesday, June 15-17, 2015, and the championship days are Thursday through Sunday, June 18-21. For more information about pricing, ticket options or to purchase tickets online while supplies last, visit or [Read more...]