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Unbeaten Lady Falcons knock off Mount Si

  • Written by Derek Johnson

It’s been peaches and cream thus far for Woodinville this season. Led by first-year coach Kathie Koch, the Falcons defeated Mount Si last Thursday night at Liberty High School in Renton. The final score was 177.65-162.35, enabling

Woodinville to improve its record to 3-0.

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Never-say-die Falcons stun Skyline 60-55

  • Written by Derek Johnson

In the game’s final moments, as Woodinville’s Micah Johnson drained a pair of free throws, the realization of what was happening swept through the Falcon home crowd.

Thunderous cheers came from all corners, as coach Mark Folsom stalked along his bench issuing a series of violent high fives to his giddy players. The Woodinville student section, which had been lively all night, began chanting “Let’s play football!” in reference to their football team’s huge upset of Skyline back in September.

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New Falcons coach has a champion’s pedigree

  • Written by Derek Johnson

Standing in the gym at Liberty High School last week, new Woodinville coach Kathie Koch was asked about her gymnastics background.  

“I’m actually a Woodinville graduate from years and years ago,” she said with a smile. “I did competitive club gymnastics through high school, and I competed for Seattle Pacific University. I won’t give the year — how do you like that? I’m old! But while I was there at SPU my team won nationals my junior year. And I was the all around national champion my junior year.”

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Furious Falcon rally falls short vs. Issy

  • Written by Derek Johnson

There were various points last Tuesday night when it seemed the Woodinville Falcons were in over their heads. Second-ranked Issaquah was in town, and jumped out to a 17-6 lead, before ballooning that lead to 40-25, and the outcome seemed set in stone.

A healthy hometown crowd sat on its hands seemingly resigned to a bad fate.

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Fabulous freshman shines in home opener

  • Written by Derek Johnson

They seemed in midseason form, these Lady Falcons. Last Wednesday night, as Woodinville (2-0) cruised to a 67-49 win over Issaquah, there were many things to like from the entire roster: precision passing, deadly shooting and a pressure defense that made opposing ball handlers about as comfortable as a goldfish dropped into a piranha tank.

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