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Willits Wednesdays: MTHS and the Football community remind us of how important teamwork is away from the field

Willits Wednesdays: MTHS and the Football community remind us of how important teamwork is away from the field

By Steve Willits, SLSN Broadcaster
September 25, 2014
Filed under Sports, Willits Wednesdays

Football is a team sport. The best players can’t succeed without the efforts of their teammates. Mountlake Terrace’s football team defeated Shorewood 49-21 on Friday night to raise their record to 2-1 on the season and their early success can definitely be attributed to being a cohesive unit. Five ...

Willits’ Wednesdays: MTHS is a true basketball school this season with both teams just one game away from Tacoma Dome

Willits’ Wednesdays: MTHS is a true basketball school this season with both teams just one game away from Tacoma Dome

By Steve Willits
February 26, 2014
Filed under Willits Wednesdays

Congratulations to the Mountlake Terrace Hawks boys and girls basketball teams! Of the 64 schools that play basketball at the 3A classification in Washington, there are only 16 boys’ teams and 16 girls’ teams remaining in the state playoffs. Terrace is one of only seven schools to have two teams s...

Terrace athletes showcasing their singing abilities tonight at Terrace Idol finals

Terrace athletes showcasing their singing abilities tonight at Terrace Idol finals

By Steve Willits
February 19, 2014
Filed under recent, Sports, Willits Wednesdays

One of my favorite annual Mountlake Terrace High School events is happening tonight up at the school. It is not a sporting event and I will not be broadcasting, however it does involve athletes whom I’ve gotten to know during my tenure as the play by play announcer for Hawks sports. The finals for ...

Cheerleading is in fact a sport, and Mountlake Terrace has the team to prove it

Cheerleading is in fact a sport, and Mountlake Terrace has the team to prove it

By Steve Willits
February 11, 2014
Filed under Sports, Willits Wednesdays

%%wppa%% %%slide=22%% Column by Steve Willits | HAWKEYE AlumnusPhotos by TK Johnson | HAWKEYECongratulations to one of the toughest and most resilient sports teams at Mountlake Terrace for an incredible performance at a state tournament last weekend. It sounds crazy and trust me when I say that I ...

“Sports Star of the Year” banquet honors winners in sports and in life

“Sports Star of the Year” banquet honors winners in sports and in life

By Steve Willits
January 30, 2014
Filed under Sports, Willits Wednesdays

Last week I had the privilege of attending a special awards banquet where some remarkable people from the Seattle area were honored. No, I wasn’t at the Grammys and the recipients were not Macklemore or Ryan Lewis. The event that I attended was the "Sports Star of the Year" event and with all due...

My top 20 Mountlake Terrace High School sports moments of 2013

My top 20 Mountlake Terrace High School sports moments of 2013

By Steve Willits
January 12, 2014
Filed under recent, Sports, Willits Wednesdays

Newspapers, magazines and online publications love to publish “Best of the Year” lists in early January so I figured I would take my shot at compiling one. I definitely witnessed my share of MTHS sporting events in 2013 in a handful of capacities. I broadcasted 49 games for the Sound Live Sports...

Feeling optimistic after hoops loss to Franklin. Feeling proud of the MTHS generosity this month

Feeling optimistic after hoops loss to Franklin. Feeling proud of the MTHS generosity this month

By Steve Willits
December 19, 2013
Filed under Sports, Willits Wednesdays

I watched the Mountlake Terrace Hawks men’s basketball team play two games last weekend. They defeated Meadowdale 57-44 on Friday night and then lost on Saturday night to Franklin 58-53. It is unusual to have a situation in which you feel better about a loss than you do a win but that was the case...

Terrace basketball teams continue to play well…so where is everybody?

Terrace basketball teams continue to play well…so where is everybody?

By Steve Willits
December 11, 2013
Filed under Sports, Willits Wednesdays

The basketball games at Mountlake Terrace have been thrilling so far this season. However, something isn’t quite right and I really hope it changes. The fans who are showing up are cheering throughout the games just as you would expect, but the attendance numbers are down and consequently the atmosphere...

MTHS Football Boosters-the group behind the team’s success

MTHS Football Boosters-the group behind the team’s success

By Steve Willits
November 13, 2013
Filed under Sports, Willits Wednesdays

It is hard not to sing the praises of the Mountlake Terrace football team these days. The Hawks finished out the season by making the playoffs for the third time in the past five seasons. Not bad for a school that had never made the playoffs during its first 48 years of existence. Coach Tony Umayam,...

A very special Friday night 2013 Terrace Homecoming

A very special Friday night 2013 Terrace Homecoming

By Steve Willits
October 30, 2013
Filed under Sports, Willits Wednesdays

Oh what a night!  Mountlake Terrace 2013 Friday night Homecoming was special to me for a number of reasons, both on and off the field. I can’t ever say that I don’t enjoy spending a Friday night at Edmonds Stadium when I am calling a Terrace football game but this one had extra elements that stand...

Football game made memorable by a shaved head and foggy field

Football game made memorable by a shaved head and foggy field

By Steve Willits
October 23, 2013
Filed under Sports, Willits Wednesdays

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="9164" img_link_target="_self" img_size="medium" img_link_large="yes"][vc_column_text] One of the more interesting hours of my life occurred last Friday night at Edmonds Stadium thanks to two things that were completely out of the ordinary, one I knew was...

A new adventure: broadcasting a Terrace volleyball game

A new adventure: broadcasting a Terrace volleyball game

By Steve Willits
October 10, 2013
Filed under Sports, Willits Wednesdays

If you want to watch a high school volleyball game, you usually need to buy a ticket and watch it in person. That wasn't the case last week when the Mountlake Terrace Hawks and the Marysville-Pilchuck Tomahawks played at the Terraceum on the campus of MTHS. I had the good fortune on Oct. 2 of being th...

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