Pierce College is gearing up to host the 2014 Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) Volleyball Championships coming up on Nov. 20-23. The tournament will take place at the Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center, in conjunction with the Western Region and Tacoma South Sound Sports Commission.
Annie Wright will host a Fall Visit Day on November 11 (7:45 am) at its Tacoma campus (827 North Tacoma Avenue). The fall visit day is an opportunity for students currently in Grades 1-10 to all learn about all of the programs that Annie Wright has to offer, on a visit tailored to YOUR needs. [Read more…]
LAKEWOOD- Lochburn Middle School’s varsity boys soccer team finished their season undefeated in their first year as a team. The Lions went 9-0-1 and played all 10 middle school opponents in the Seamount League which for boys soccer includes Hudtloff, Mann, Woodbrook, Yelm, Keithley (Franklin Pierce), Ridgeline (Yelm), Charles Wright Academy, Ford (Franklin Pierce), McMurray (Vashon Island) and Seattle Christian. Their season ran from Aug. 27 to Oct. 23.
LAKEWOOD- Lakes High School senior Kiyrie Simons was selected as the CenturyLink High School Athlete of the Week. Representatives from the Seattle Seahawks, CenturyLink, Q13 FOX and Sports Authority recognized him at a ceremony on Oct. 30 at the school. He received a $1,200 Sports Authority gift card for Lakes’ athletic department, tickets and sideline passes to the Nov. 9 Seahawks game and a customized jersey.
By Jon Esken
With All-American candidate Benning Potoa’e, CenturyLink/Seattle Seahawks Athlete of the Week, Kiyrie Simon, All-SPSL Bryson Foster, Lancer’s starting quarterback and Washington Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Athlete of the Week, Jaiave Magalei and others sidelined for the game, Lakes lost to Auburn 49-27. [Read more…]
The final regular season home game for the Steilacoom High School football team on Friday, October 31 will feature a special halftime celebration.
SHS class of 2009 graduate Greg Herd will have his football jersey number retired by the coaching staff in recognition of his significant athletic achievements on the gridiron.
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.
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.
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.