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The Green Hornet plans his Grand Finale

  • Written by Derek Johnson

Teams were targeting Cage Schenck. When you’re a 5’7” tall cornerback, that can happen. It was during his sophomore season of 2017, as Woodinville went all the way to the Tacoma Dome. Teams like Graham-Kapowsin and Richland challenged him over-and-over with long passes down the sideline. But time-after-time, Schenck leapt high with his athletic ability to swat the ball away. 

Accolades started pouring in his junior season. Schenck was named First Team All-Kingco 4A as a cornerback, wide receiver, punt returner AND kick returner. A local sportswriter even festooned his growing legend with a garish nickname. In a 46-7 win over Redmond on Sept.28, Schenck intercepted a pass, scored on a touchdown pass, and returned a punt 52 yards for an electrifying touchdown.

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Caleb Hamilton called up to AAA Rochester

  • Written by Derek Johnson

WOODINVILLE — Tradition in sports has become a popular mainstay, like the Running of the Bulls in Pamplona, the Rose Bowl on New Years Day, and March Madness.

On the local scene, a Caleb Hamilton article runs in The Woodinville Weekly every summer.

It was six years ago that Caleb jumped into a pile of happy teammates as Woodinville celebrated its Kingco 4A Championship. Since that time, we’ve followed the progression of his career while playing at Oregon State and being drafted by the Minnesota Twins.

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WHS Wrestling Looking to Increase Numbers and Build Girls’ Program

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff
One of the keys to a strong wrestling team is having lots of athletes.  Being able to field wrestlers at each of the 14 weight classes is critical to being competitive as a team, but you also want to have multiple wrestlers at each weight to challenge and push each other in practice. 
 
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At The Movies with Nash Fouch

  • Written by Derek Johnson

From years of covering Falcon sports, one of my favorite kids was Nash Fouch. The affable receiver/safety helped lead Woodinville Football to a 2nd place finish at State in 2017.

Fouch is now entering his redshirt freshman season for the Montana Grizzlies. At 6’2” and 205 pounds, he certainly looks the part at the safety position.

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Falcons See Success in Gonzaga Camp Tourney

  • Written by Derek Johnson
The Woodinville Falcons traveled to Spokane a couple weeks back, and the journey yielded a nice return on investment. The varsity team won their bracket and the two JV squads acquitted themselves nicely. All told, the Woodinville program went 25-5.
 
“That's not bad, we'll take that record,” Woodinville head coach Kurt Melton said.
 
The Falcon varsity squad only lost one game – and it was one which made Melton wince. Woodinville lost by one point, while shooting a paltry 7-for-25 from the free throw line. “If we hit free throws, we go through the weekend undefeated,” Melton said.
 
Most impressive was the championship game. Woodinville defeated Centennial 39-15. On paper, that score seems a throwback to the days of Dean Smith and his four corners offense (before the advent of the shot clock).
But it wasn’t that way at all. Woodinville’s defense was just that good.  
 
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