Eye in the sky captures Mount Si football action

October 23, 2014

Twenty-five feet above the roar of the crowd and the battle on the playing field, a quadcopter watches and records the football game each Friday night at Wildcat Stadium. The quadcopter, white in color and about the size of a laptop computer, hovers in the air and captures the action of the Mount Si High School football team.

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Wildcats overcome elements and Eagles

October 23, 2014

The weather brought the rain for the Mount Si football game against Issaquah, but the Wildcats brought the heat.

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Homecoming 2014

October 22, 2014

Mount Si High School celebrated homecoming the week of Oct. 13-17. The culmination of spirit events and festivities was the crowning of the 2014 Homecoming Queen and King at the football game on Oct. 17.

Calder Productions Mikaelyn Davis, left, was crowned the 2014 Homecoming Queen and Mount Si linebacker Chris Schlicting was named King.

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Mikaelyn Davis, left, was crowned the 2014 Homecoming Queen and Mount Si linebacker Chris Schlicting was named King.

The 2014 Homecoming Queen is Mikaelyn Davis and the King is linebacker Chris Schlicting.

Calder Productions Mount Si High School senior football players pose for a shot during their final regular season home game Oct. 17.

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Mount Si High School senior football players pose for a shot during their final regular season home game Oct. 17.

As part of the festivities, the senior football players posed for a group shot. The game against Issaquah was the final regular season home game for these young men

 

 

 

Go, fish! Limits raised at Rattlesnake Lake

October 17, 2014

The daily limit of trout will increase to 10 fish per person Oct. 18. No size restrictions will apply.

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Wildcats split last two golf matchups

October 16, 2014

The Wildcat boys golf team remains at .500 for their season, adding one win and one loss in their last two matches. The team’s pattern of winning at home and struggling on away courses remains as Mount Si learns, course by course, to play on the unfamiliar links of the 4A league.

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Swim team makes a big splash in league competition

October 16, 2014

Several Mount Si High School swimmers have already qualified for the Oct. 31-Nov. 1 KingCo League Championships including Jessica Brady, Julia Crumb, Murial Ross, Anastasia Kalistratova and Daisy Hartman.

SnoValley Star photographer Greg Farrar shot pictures at the Oct. 9 meet against Skyline and Interlake held at the Mary Wayte Pool on Mercer Island.

 

By Greg Farrar Jessica Brady, Mount Si High School senior, swims the 100-yard butterfly race to finish fourth in a time of 1 minute, 15.85 seconds, during the Oct. 9 meet against Skyline and Interlake. Brady, who also swam the 100-yard breaststroke in 1 minute, 24.80 seconds, had previously already qualified for the KingCo League Championship Oct. 31 and Nov. 1.

By Greg Farrar
Jessica Brady, Mount Si High School senior, swims the 100-yard butterfly race to finish fourth in a time of 1 minute, 15.85 seconds, during the Oct. 9 meet against Skyline and Interlake. Brady, who also swam the 100-yard breaststroke in 1 minute, 24.80 seconds, had previously already qualified for the KingCo League Championship Oct. 31 and Nov. 1.

 

By Greg Farrar Emma Gieseke, Mount Si High School senior, drives through the water during the 500-yard freestyle race at the Oct. 9 swim meet against Skyline and Interlake. Gieseke finished fourth in 7 minutes, 33.31 seconds, and also swam the 200-yard freestyle in 2:46.92.

By Greg Farrar
Emma Gieseke, Mount Si High School senior, drives through the water during the 500-yard freestyle race at the Oct. 9 swim meet against Skyline and Interlake. Gieseke finished fourth in 7 minutes, 33.31 seconds, and also swam the 200-yard freestyle in 2:46.92.

 

 

 

Wildcats overcome by Wolves

October 16, 2014

The Mount Si football team fell 41-16 to the Eastlake Wolves Oct. 10 in Sammamish. The Wildcats got off to a slow start; forcing them to play from behind all night and they were unable to overcome the deficit.

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Cross-country team gears up for 4A competition

October 16, 2014

Hannah Waskom and Lindsey Sydnor set personal records in the Mount Si cross-country meet Oct. 8 against Skyline and Inglemoor. The two, both sophomores, finished third and fourth in the three-mile race held on a hilly course in Issaquah’s Klahanie Park.

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Wildcats dominate KingCo volleyball

October 16, 2014

The Mount Si Wildcat volleyball team took down the Inglemoor Vikings, adding yet another win to their undefeated (as of Oct. 13) season. The victory on Oct. 9 at Mt. Si came when the Wildcats won three of the five games played in a hard-fought match that came down to the wire. The Vikings traded wins with the Wildcats, 25-23, 18-25, 25-20, 16-25, until Mount Si came through with the final win by two points, 19-17.

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Wildcats need overtime heroics to beat Vikings, 21-14

October 9, 2014

By Calder Productions Parker Dumas, Mount Si High School junior wide receiver, takes in the winning touchdown pass from Jonathan Hillel with no time left on the clock for the 21-14 win Oct. 3 against Inglemoor.

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Parker Dumas, Mount Si High School junior wide receiver, takes in the winning touchdown pass from Jonathan Hillel with no time left on the clock for the 21-14 win Oct. 3 against Inglemoor.

The Mount Si Wildcats were looking for redemption. After a thrilling slug-out, they found it in a 21-14 overtime victory against the Inglemoor Vikings Oct. 3.

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