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Trojan Grit

Trojan Grit

John Yeager, Sports Editor
June 12, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Everett Trojans made an impressive run in the NWAC Baseball Championship, clawing their way out of the loser's bracket and making it all the way to the championship game. Voice of Levi Lacey, EvCC Baseball Head Coach.

NWAC Baseball Championship Preview

NWAC Baseball Championship Preview

John Yeager, Sports Editor
May 24, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The EvCC Trojans will face Lane Community College in the opening round of the NWAC Baseball Championship on May 25. The tournament will take place in Longview, WA and will feature 8 strong teams from different divisions of the league. Coming off of a five game win streak and being ranked number one in the Under...

Seahawks Bet the Over on Underachievers

Seahawks Bet the Over on Underachievers

Adam Householder, Staff Writer
May 15, 2017
Filed under Sports

In typical Seahawks fashion, Seattle GM John Schneider and Head Coach Pete Carroll left a lot of the 12th Man scratching their collective heads after the 2017 NFL Draft.  Seattle started this year’s draft with a total of seven draft picks, but many throughout the league expected that to change, as ...

2017 NFL Draft Preview

2017 NFL Draft Preview

Adam Householder, Staff Writer
April 23, 2017
Filed under Sports, Tips and Tricks

The NFL has three major spectacles a year – The Super Bowl, the Combine, and from April 27 through the 29, it’s the annual NFL Draft. The Seattle Seahawks front office covet rare players- physically, mentally, and athletically.   Walter Thurmond, a former 4th round draft selection of ...

The Search for the New Athletic Director Continues

The Search for the New Athletic Director Continues

John Yeager, Sports Editor
April 23, 2017
Filed under Sports

After six months and the consideration of 44 applicants, the athletic director position at EvCC remains vacant as the college prepares to enter into a second round of interviews. The athletic department has been waiting for a new face to pick up the torch after Larry Walker stepped down as athletic ...

Trojans Fall in Sweet 16 Despite Epic Comeback

Trojans Fall in Sweet 16 Despite Epic Comeback

John Yeager, Sports Editor
March 12, 2017
Filed under Sports

John Yeager The EvCC Women’s Basketball team was eliminated from the NWAC Championships after a 56-66 loss against the Lower Columbia Red Devils in the Sweet 16, despite an electrifying comeback effort. The loss came in dramatic fashion, as the Trojans played in front of a packed crowd on their ...

Coach Wilde and the Trojans ‘Up for the Challenge’ in the Sweet 16

Coach Wilde and the Trojans ‘Up for the Challenge’ in the Sweet 16

John Yeager, Sports Editor
March 10, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The EvCC Women’s Basketball team has qualified for the NWAC Basketball Championships and is in preparation to take on Lower Columbia, the number one team from the Western Region. The NWAC tournament is comprised of 16 teams, four from each region of the NWAC. The tournament has four rounds, with...

Trojans from “The Last Frontier”

Trojans from “The Last Frontier”

John Yeager, Sports Editor
February 21, 2017
Filed under Sports

At EvCC, the basketball programs have a unique recruiting strategy and it involves putting Trojan jerseys on players from the state of Alaska. Jessalyn Reiter, a native of Delta Junction, Alaska, is a sophomore on the EvCC Women’s Basketball team. Her alma mater, Delta High School, lies 2,1...

Trojans Display Stellar Defense in Dominant Win

John Yeager, Sports Editor
February 19, 2017
Filed under Sports

The EvCC Women’s Basketball team defeated Edmonds Community College by a score of 77-40 on Saturday, Feb. 18. From the opening tip-off, it was evident that the Trojans would dominate the game. Kaela Tyler was able to put up 12 points in the first quarter off of four three-pointers and Uju Chib...

Trojans Victorious in Must-Win Game

John Yeager, Sports Editor
February 19, 2017
Filed under Sports

  The EvCC Men’s Basketball defeated the Edmonds Community College Tritons by a score of 93-60 on Saturday, Feb. 18. The game was set to be an intense contest, as it stood as a must win for the playoff hopeful Trojans. With a record of 4-6 in league play and a sixth place spot in the stan...

Brown Shines in Important League Win by Trojans

Brown Shines in Important League Win by Trojans

John Yeager, Staff Writer
February 9, 2017
Filed under Sports

The EvCC Men’s Basketball team defeated the Whatcom Orcas by a score of 95-86 on Wednesday, Feb. 8. Heading into the contest, the Trojans were desperate for a win as they sat in 6th place in the northern division of the NWAC, sporting a league record of 3-4. Prior to the game, Whatcom was in 5th...

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