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Mitchell Jones to play in prep All-Star football game

  • Written by Derek Johnson

Mitchell Jones received the good news prior to playing in a basketball game earlier this year. His team, the Woodinville Falcons, were about to face off against a KingCo opponent. But before reaching the locker room, he received a text from the school’s football coach, Wayne Maxwell.   

“I went and found Coach Maxwell in the stands,” Jones said. “He told me that I had been accepted to play in the East-West game. It was a cool moment. I was pretty excited.”

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Northshore Junior High Girls Tennis

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

TennisFirst row: Allie Walter, Kayla Yagi-Bacon, Shreya Senthil, Ari Angulo, Evelyn Yang, Deepthi Chandra. Second row: Malu Rivera, Riya Thakur, Amy Xu, Karina Nelson, Margot Reynolds, Christine Wang, Courtney Case, Kathryn Hill. Third row: Assistant coach Rich Mar, Milan Mar, Melinda Whalen, Sandy Cheng, Rebecca Rong, Wendy Orbe, assistant coach Michael Ashley, coach Gary Pilawski. Not shown: Gina Svab. (Courtesy photo)

The Northshore Jr. High Girls Tennis team won their league with a 10-0 undefeated 2015 tennis season.

Cyclists make every mile count with Team Korey

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Annika Garman at CampAnnika Garman takes a short break at Camp Korey during her ride. (Courtesy photo)Cascade Bicycle Club hosted its annual Flying Wheels Summer Century presented by Alaska Airlines on Saturday, May 30, starting and ending in Marymoor Park in Redmond. More than 3,000 riders participated in the ride, which included scenic routes of varying length, a finish line festival and more.

For the second year, cyclists partnered with Team Korey to raise critical funds and awareness for Camp Korey, a non-profit in Carnation, Washington that offers year-round programs for children and their families living with serious medical conditions, always free of charge. Camp Korey also operates as a water station and rest stop for riders. Team Korey featured 36 cyclists, raising over $12,000 for the camp and completing an estimated 2,000 miles.

To learn more about Team Korey or to learn how you can make every mile count, please visit www.campkorey.org/teamkorey or contact Kris LeRoss, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 425-844-3100.

Woodinville Little League

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

cardinals championship

Woodinville Little League awarded first place trophies to the Majors Cardinals (pictured here) coached by Sparky Parker. Second place trophies were awarded to the Majors Mets coached by Kurt Whitton. (Courtesy photo)

Local rowers headed to Nationals

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

sammamish men s lightweight 8(Left to Right) Head Boys Coach Steven Freygang, Michael Prostka, Max Kern, Wynn Wee, Isaac Beeman, Kira Lewis, Connor Lien, Adam Rockett, Geiger Swanson, Anant Singh and Assistant Boys Coach Dennis Ferrer. (Courtesy photo)

 

sammamish men s varsity 8(Left to Right) Head Boys Coach Steven Freygang, Josh Warnick, Nathan Lewis, Chris Tzekov, Christian Rouhana, Madison Mariani, Elijah Maesner, Tennyson Federspiel, Sam Halbert, Peter Arata and Assistant Boys Coach Dennis Ferrer. (Courtesy photo)

Woodinville junior Sam Halbert rowed in the Sammamish Varsity Men’s 8+ that took gold with a time of 6:03.909, over 3 seconds in front of their closest competitor, Pocock Rowing from Seattle.

Woodinville junior Michael Prostka raced in the Men’s Lightweight 8+ that also took gold at Vancouver Lake during U.S. Rowing’s Northwest Regional Youth Championships that took place May 15-17 in Vancouver, Washington. The Lightweight Men’s 8+ crossed the finish line of the 2,000-meter course in 6:26.975, more than 2 seconds in front of their nearest competitor, Everett Rowing Club.