Lakes High School’s Kiyrie Simons selected as Athlete of the Week

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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.

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Undermanned Lakes loses to Auburn, 49-27

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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…]

Lakes’ Kiyrie Simons Player of the Week

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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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Lakes shuts down Bonney Lake, 29-22

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By Jon Esken

Practice was pretty intense at Lakes High School last week. Not only were the Lancers coming off a loss to Peninsula, they were also told comments from their upcoming opponent, Bonney Lake.

On several social media sites, the Panthers had made it public that they had every intention of coming to Harry E. Lang Stadium and defeating the Lancers. [Read more…]

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. 

Lakes Routs Auburn Riverside 67-7

The Seattle Times’ Top Performers, Lakes’ junior quarterback Jaivae Magalei passed for 7 touchdowns before halftime.

By Jon Esken

A week before the Peninsula versus Lakes hoopla begins; the Lancers took care of business in Auburn. Lakes crushed Auburn Riverside 67-7.

“Lakes’ defense was dominating: one interception, several fumble recoveries, a lot of quarterback sacks. Auburn Riverside was lucky to get three and out,” messaged Lakes alumnus Dean Artist. Defensively, the Lancers came out and set the tone early for the offense.

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Lakes wins rivalry football game against Clover Park 55–8

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By Jon Esken

The Oxford English Dictionary defines a rivalry as competition for the same objective or for superiority in the same field.

On Friday night, Lakes won the rivalry game, crushing Clover Park 55-8. It was the eighth straight lopsided victory in a decade; over the last 8 contests, Lakes has outscored the Warrior 428-62.

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