Isaac Swillie returns to lead Lakes track and field


By Jon Esken

As one of the state’s fastest Class 3A 100-meter sprinters, Swillie was supposed to place in both the 100 and 200, and lead the Lancers to a top-three team finish at the 2014 WIAA Track and Field Championships. But Swillie came up lame at last year’s district meet and the Lancers missed the sweeping swiftness of Swillie to finish 43rd at State. [Read more…]

Clover Park and Lakes High School students qualify for DECA state competition

LAKEWOOD- Many Clover Park (CPHS) and Lakes High School students received awards at the regional DECA competition last month at the Little Creek Events Center in Shelton and qualified for the DECA State Career Development Conference. Four-hundred fifty students from 15 South Sound Schools competed in front of 75 volunteer judges. The qualifiers below will advance to the DECA state conference on March 5-7 in Bellevue: [Read more…]

Lakes football names new defensive coordinator


By Jon Esken

Earlier this week, Hillary Butler was promoted to defensive coordinator of the Lakes High School football program. Butler, a Lancers’ assistant last season, replaces interim defensive coordinator Matt Roth. Coach Roth, who stepped in as the interim defensive coordinator last season, will continue to develop and coach Lakes’ offensive linemen. He has coached several AP All-State and US Army All-Americans such as Sione Potoa’e and Zach Banner. Additionally, Roth will assist with the development of the Linebackers. [Read more…]

Judges needed for Feb. 28 STEM Fair

LAKEWOOD- Clover Park School District’s annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Fair will be held Saturday, Feb. 28 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Lakes High School, 10320 Farwest Dr. SW, in Lakewood. STEM projects from students across the district will be on display. Last year, more than 400 elementary, middle and high school student projects were displayed. [Read more…]

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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