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A weekend in Texas-the Final Four is more than just basketball

A weekend in Texas-the Final Four is more than just basketball

By Steve Willits April 16, 2014

High school sports are what I normally write about in my weekly Hawkeye article however this week my focus was on college athletics and the business side of things. I spent last weekend in the Dallas...

Spring is here and so is baseball season

Spring is here and so is baseball season

By Steve Willits April 3, 2014

Baseball season is here and there is a buzz in the air. The Mariners just concluded a three game sweep over the Angels and Seattle fans suddenly are feeling optimistic that it might be a magical summer...

Willits Wednesdays: A Lady Hawks team that will not be soon forgotten

Willits Wednesdays: A Lady Hawks team that will not be soon forgotten

By Steve Willits March 11, 2014

A very special season came to a sudden end at Mt. Tahoma High School in Tacoma on February 28th. Lincoln defeated Mountlake Terrace 61-59 and with that the Hawks' women's basketball team just barely...

Photo by TK Johnson | Hawkeye Staff

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

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’...

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

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...

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

%%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...

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

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...

Coach Zach Wildes attitude is changing the culture of Hawks women’s basketball

Coach Zach Wilde’s attitude is changing the culture of Hawks women’s basketball

By Steve Willits January 23, 2014

Women’s basketball coach Zach Wilde seemed to be in a very good mood when I interviewed him Tuesday night. I guess that shouldn’t be too surprising since his team had just defeated the defending District...

Mountlake Terrace to continue to be a 3A school. Im all for it!

Mountlake Terrace to continue to be a 3A school. I’m all for it!

By Steve Willits January 17, 2014

Move on over Wesco 3A South teams, you are about to have company. The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) announced last week the reconfiguration of the six size classifications of...

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

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...

Im heading into 2014 with personal goals. What about you?

I’m heading into 2014 with personal goals. What about you?

By Steve Willits January 2, 2014

Happy New Year! This is a time of year in which I stop and assess how I am doing as a person. It is an opportunity for me to reflect back on events of the past 12 months and put my life into perspective....

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

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...

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