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Jam Session XXV launches the winter sports season

The Hawkeye poses for a photo. Jam Session is a fundraiser ran by the Hawkeye and kicks off the winter sports season. It includes three basketball games with half-time contests in between.

By Ciara Laney, Hawkeye Staff

November 28, 2018

The Mountlake Terrace community gathered on Tuesday, November 20, from 5:30 - 9p.m. in the Terraceum to kick-off the start of the winter sports season. The Hawkeye organized the annual event, Jam Session, with sponsorships from local businesses: Sound Music Publications, Wilcox Construction, Sorelli ...

Supporting each other… literally

By Kennedy Cooper, Sports Co-Editor

June 18, 2018

Seniors Hannah Gibson and Caylie Laney have been dedicated cheerleaders at Terrace for three years of highschool. Gibson has been cheering since sixth grade as a Little Hawk. “It was kind of just a spur of the moment thing. My stepmom was friends with the coach that was doing the MTYA team and...

Behind the scenes of a cheer coach

Ellersick poses an example of a cheer motion for the team.

By Ciara Laney, Hawkeye Staff

May 4, 2017

When cheer coach Jessica Ellersick went to high school,“Cheerleaders were the cool girls. They were the ones to go to parties.” Back in the early 2000s, many cheerleading teams weren’t as competitive as they are now. Times have changed since she started as a volunteer cheer coach in 2010, and...

MTHS Cheer Headed for State Competition after competition at Kentwood

By Brianna Houtman, Staff Writer

February 4, 2016

This Saturday, Jan. 30, the MTHS cheer team performed in the state cheer competition at the Alaska Airlines Arena, home of the ‘Udub’ Huskies. The team placed third out of seven teams in the non-tumbling medium division with a score of 63 out of 90. The team struggled with the stunting portion...

MTHS Cheer does well, maintains in top 50

By Brianna Houtman, Staff Writer

February 4, 2016

On Monday, January 18th, the MTHS cheer team placed second at Bellevue High School in their fourth competition of the year. The team scored a 56.25 out of 90. “That’s one of our best performances [we’ve had] where everything hit.” senior co-captain Rikki Kuhn said. The team hopes to ...

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 performance at a state tournament last weekend. It sounds crazy and trust me when I say that I ...

Preview: Cheer to compete at state competition Saturday

Preview: Cheer to compete at state competition Saturday

By TK Johnson

January 31, 2014

The Terrace cheer team has had a busy year so far. They’ve had their usual Friday night football games and their basketball games that they cheer at, but this year the cheer team has taken it to a whole new level. Starting back in November, four of the senior girls, Brittany Kinsella, Samantha Meadows,...

2013-2014 cheer squad chosen

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By Erick Yanzon

April 12, 2013

Tryouts for the 2013-2014 cheer were held from March 21 to 28. There were a total of 19 students, and only 12 made it to the squad. There were different dress-up days during the week of tryouts. Students brought their creative dress-up ideas on Thursday, Tacky Prom day, and Friday, Under The Sea day....

2012-2013 cheer squad selected

By Erick Yanzon

April 15, 2012

The 2012-2013 cheer tryouts were held from March 22 to March 29. Participants learned a routine that was taught by previous captain, senior Taylor Jackson, and they also had to come up of their own original cheer. Candidates were evaluated based on staff evaluations, attendance and discipline re...

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