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Facing an obstacle— and overcoming it

  • Written by Derek Johnson

On a sun-drenched day, Inglemoor Stadium was a beehive of activity last Wednesday afternoon. Scores of athletes from Bothell, Woodinville and Inglemoor competed in various track and field events. Parents and friends lined the perimeter to cheer them on. Amid the whirlwind of sprinters, hurdlers, distance runners, javelin throwers and shot putters, a little story of struggle and redemption was playing at the pole vault pit.     

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Rhinehart twins spell double trouble for Inglemoor

  • Written by Derek Johnson

They may not be as famous as the Doublemint Twins, the girls from Sister Sister, or Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen — but give them time.

The outstanding Rhinehart twins, Lauryn and Taylor, are main cogs in the wheel of Woodinville fastpitch. And last Tuesday night against Inglemoor, these two sophomores proved to be a deadly combination on the softball diamond.   

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Worthington walks the tightrope as Falcons win

  • Written by Derek Johnson

Pitcher Alex Worthington, recovering nicely from a concussion earlier this season, pitched four shutout innings last Friday night, as the Woodinville Falcons beat Mount Si 4-1 at rainy Falcon Field.

“We had to battle a little bit of weather,” Woodinville’s Connor White said. “We knew we couldn’t come in here and underestimate them. Alex worked out of some jams, and it was a great win.”

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Falcons fall to Mount Si in fiery match

  • Written by Derek Johnson

Colton Oord and Max Adamson both scored goals to lead the Mount Si Wildcats to a 2-1 win over Woodinville last Friday night at Pop Keeney Stadium.

Woodinville got on the board in the 33rd minute of the second half, when Cole Grimsby booted a goal from 15 yards out to avoid the shutout. But the late score couldn’t keep the Falcons from falling to 1-2 in KingCo and 4-2-2 overall.
Similar to the Woodinville-Inglemoor game from a week earlier, this match was marred by players knocking each other to the turf and escalating tempers.

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April showers bring home run power

  • Written by Derek Johnson

As the game began, dark clouds descended over Woodinville High School, menacing the outcome of this KingCo match between the Falcons and the visiting Newport Knights. A steady, cold drizzle then began. And as onlookers sneaked wary glances skyward, they wondered if the elements might cause this game to be postponed.

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