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Wayne Maxwell coaches in Semper Fi Game; Honors Parker Moore

  • Written by Derek Johnson

As Wayne Maxwell prepared for his trip to Los Angeles, he mulled over an idea. As head coach for the Woodinville Falcons, he’d been selected to coach defensive backs for the west team in the Semper Fi All-American Bowl.  This annual game brings together top high school football players from across the country, both in terms of athletic skill and quality of character.

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WHS Boys Basketball: Falcons knock off fifth-ranked Issaquah 72-67

  • Written by Derek Johnson

Tony Miller scored 26 points and Micah Johnson hit a pair clutch free throws, as the Woodinville Falcons beat Issaquah 72-67 last Tuesday night at Woodinville High School. The win improved Woodinville’s record to 8-2 in KingCo 4A and 10-3 overall, while the loss was Issy’s first in the conference season.

“All of the seniors gave us something tonight,” Woodinville coach Mark Folsom said. “Kyle Cooper gave us a couple good minutes down the stretch. Tony’s leadership, AJ [Schramm’s] leadership, Taylor [Merry], Micah, Jesse [Davis], everyone gave us something tonight. Even Omar [Ahmad], who didn’t get in the game, his leadership on the bench and the energy he created was good for us.”

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JH Boys Basketball: Leota caps perfect season with win over Timbercrest

  • Written by Derek Johnson

Sparked by the brilliant play of point guard Cage Schenck, the Leota Lions parlayed a dominant first quarter en route to a 76-45 win over rival Timbercrest. The win enabled Leota to finish the season with a perfect 10-0 record.

“Just a great group of kids,” Leota coach Alan Dillman said. “Very coachable. Work extremely hard in practice and games. It’s been a fun season.”

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WHS Boys Swimming: Falcons trying to enjoy the process

  • Written by Derek Johnson

 

It’s a new season, but the same old sad story. Due to limited resources and no home pool of their own, the roster for Woodinville’s swim team continues to dwindle.

To wit, at last Thursday’s meet at Juanita Pool, the Falcons only fielded nine swimmers. Last year’s team had 14, which was down from the year before that.

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