With his Bothell Cougars currently in the state playoffs, Tom Bainter has plenty to be excited about. But once the high school season finishes, his adrenaline rush will continue into late January. That’s because Bainter will serve as head coach for USA Football’s Under-15 squad in the International Bowl. He and his young charges will thrill in playing on the home field of the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
The cacophony of noise fades away as the swimmers step onto the blocks and crouch into position. At this moment, one hears the silence that always precedes the tensest of moments. Then the buzzer sounds and the girls plunge into the water. Cheers and shouting erupt from all corners of the cavernous King County Aquatic Center, which is a legacy venue from the 1990 Goodwill Games.
Postcard weather and perfect terrain highlighted the Cross Country State Championships on Nov. 8 at Sun Willows Golf Course in Pasco. Woodinville was represented by two runners from the Falcon XC team.
Jordan Markezich finished 20th with a time of 15:53.60, while teammate Alex Hill placed 63rd with a time of 16:33.66.
Three softball players and one baseball player gathered last Wednesday morning at Woodinville High School for a “Letter of Intent Signing Celebration.” Commonly referred to as the “early signing period,” the day served as an opportunity for seniors to sign letters of intent with NCAA schools to whom they’ve already verbally committed.
The players were Alena Jones (Emerson College, softball), Alyssa O’Farrell (Boise State, softball), Nicole Shavlik (University of Maryland-Baltimore, softball), and Davis Baillie (WSU, baseball.)
Boys: Per GELL and WHSBLA rules, Woodinville Lacrosse is for kindergarten though 12th grade players who attend Woodinville High School or one of its feeder pattern public schools. There are two exceptions: a player who lives in the Woodinville High School feeder pattern and is home schooled, OR a player who lives in the Woodinville High School feeder pattern and attends a private school that does not offer lacrosse.
Girls: Per WAGLAX rules, Woodinville Lacrosse is for kindergarten though sixth grade players who attend a Northshore School District School. There are two exceptions: a player who lives in the Woodinville, Bothell or Inglemoor High School feeder pattern and is home schooled, OR a player who lives in the Woodinville, Bothell or Inglemoor High School feeder pattern and attends a private school that does not offer spring lacrosse.
Visit woodinvillelacrosse.com to register and for more information.