The Impact COVID-19 Has Had on EvCC Athletics

EvCC baseball players cheer on the EvCC basketball team from the sidelines at a game held in March of 2019.  On March 18, 2020, the Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) decided to immediately cancel all spring sports competitions.

Crystin Clouser, Staff Writer

May 1, 2020

The NBA suspended its season on March 12, the NHL has adjourned its season and the MLB has postponed games indefinitely. Even the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games have been moved to July of 2021. Professional sports nationwide have been negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and sports at the college...

Remembering Basketball Icon Kobe Bryant

Courtesy photo of Lakers at Wizards on Dec. 3, 2014.

Rick Sinnett, Jacob Dickson, and Kyle Ogle

March 4, 2020

There are moments in life when words fail you because shock and disbelief rob you of expression. On Jan. 26, that moment for the basketball world was when Kobe Bryant, 41, and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna Bryant, perished in a helicopter crash with seven others in Calabasas, California.  Man...

EvCC Women’s Basketball

Sophomores Morgan Marshall (#10) and Kelsey Mellick ( #34) take part in a  defensive drill during a practice at the Walt Price Fitness Center.

Connor Roestel, Staff Writer

November 27, 2019

The EvCC Women’s Basketball is gearing up for the 2019-2020 season with the mindset that this season is a rebuild of the program and redemption from last year’s small roster. “Last year, you have your Shorelines that went 0-14 and you have your bad teams and they look at us, they think we’re ...

A Coaching Milestone

Erik Cruz, EvCC's winningest soccer coach, at Kasch Park for a home game on Wednesday Oct. 16, defeating Edmonds CC 2-1.

Connor Roestel, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

At the start of October, Erik Cruz became EvCC Men’s Soccer Most Winningest Coach in the program’s history. Cruz has won 31 games currently in his fourth season, surpassing Scott Willsie who accumulated 29 wins during his tenure that spanned for eight seasons. “Erik has done a great job over...

Opportunities Abroad

EvCC men's soccer team 
 line up to begin a match against Shoreline.

Connor Roestel, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

Mamadi Sarr is a sophomore midfielder from Banjul, Gambia. Jorge DeFreitas is a freshmen defender from Jundidai, Brazil. What’s brought them to Everett Community College is the academic and athletic opportunities far from home. Sarr recalls playing soccer as early as five, but opportunities as he got o...

Women’s Soccer vs Skagit Valley 10/9

Connor Roestel, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

The Everett Trojans women's soccer team takes on Skagit Valley at Kasch Park for a midweek match in conference play.

Mens Soccer Starts Month of October With 4-2 Win Over Shoreline

Connor Roestel, Staff Writer

October 8, 2019

  The Everett Trojans Mens Soccer team starts the final month of the regular season off with a home match at Kasch Park against Shoreline Community College....

EvCC Succumbs to Lower Columbia College in NWAC Baseball Finals

The Trojan baseball team comes together in a huddle before a regular season double header played at Funko Field. Despite winning an NWAC North 
Division Title for a third consecutive season and making a third appearance to a final in the last four years, the Trojans couldn’t overcome Lower Columbia in the NWAC Baseball Championships, finishing as runners-up in the tournament.

Connor Roestel, Sports Editor

June 7, 2019

The Trojans Baseball Team returned for the third appearance in the NWAC Championship Baseball Final in four years. Throughout the tournament, which took place from May 23-27, the Trojans had set themselves up to be a potential finalist in the championship, playing terrific baseball in their four games le...

Sweet, Sweet Victory

Photo of Trojans baseball teammates fist-bumping

Brent Pratley, Staff Writer

May 20, 2019

After last seasons disappointing ending, going out in the second round of the losers bracket, the Trojans baseball team is looking for revenge. Going into the last weekend of the regular season the Trojans are 33-7 overall (17-3 in Conference) and have already booked their ticket to the Northwest Athleti...

Fantasy Football for Dummies: How to Dominate the Fantasy Leagues

Millions of people participate in fantasy sports leagues. Having a baseline knowledge of how the game works is advantageous. Apps can help organize everything needed to succeed, all in one place.
Top-used apps for playing fantasy football include Yahoo Fantasy, NFL Fantasy, ESPN Fantasy.

Katina Brown and Peyton Draper

May 16, 2019

If you’ve ever been around a football fan, you’ve probably heard about fantasy football. The game of putting together a team of players from around the NFL to go against another person’s patch-worked team. According to the Washington Post, over 59 million people play fantasy football each sea...

Trojans/Tritons Rivalry is Officially Born

The T Trophy is displayed at the Walt Price Fitness Center during the Trojans Men and Women Home Basketball games on January 19, 2019.

Connor Roestel, Sports Editor

May 16, 2019

Sports have always provided narratives of rivalry at the collegiate and professional levels between teams and athletes. In baseball, it’s the Boston Red Sox versus the New York Yankees. In soccer in the US, it’s been the Seattle Sounders versus the Portland Timbers, in college football it’s Mich...

A Champion in the Making, 100 Meters at a Time

Dimeji Adekanbi (second from right) runs the 100 meter at track practice.

Brent Pratley, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019

He is ranked number one in the 100 meter, third in the 200 meter, and is the winner of the Men’s Track and Field Under Armour "Player of the Week" for week three. Dimeji Adekanbi, second-year EvCC student, is taking the Northwest Athletic Conference by storm. Ever since his freshman year of high...