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The team cheers on from the dugout as they take the plate in the bottom of the 5th inning.

EvCC Sports Now Allowing Fans at Games

Joshua Amick, Staff Writer May 3, 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic forced schools and their sports programs to close down, the EvCC men’s baseball team was one of the programs canceled just 12 games into their 42 game season. Now they return...

Freshman Guard Sydney VanNess (#24) driving to the basket against Peninsula CC on April 3, 2021.

Q&A with Multisport Athlete Sydney VanNess

Taras McCurdie, Staff Writer April 28, 2021

Freshman Sydney VanNess is not just any ordinary student-athlete juggling classes and competing in sports.  While managing a busy schedule and keeping a high GPA, VanNess details her journey through the...

Women's Soccer Team Captain Emily Marriot dribbling the ball in a game on Sept. 21, 2019 against Peninsula Pirates.

No NWAC Championships

Taras McCurdie, Staff Writer March 14, 2021

On Dec. 15, 2020, The Northwest Athletic Conference executive board released an update that there would be no championship contests due to the COVID-19 pandemic. See NWAC updates here. Even though frustration...

Moments before the race began at the Edmonds Region meet.

First Sport to Return: Trojan Cross-Country

Joshua Amick, Staff Writer March 10, 2021

On Feb. 20, 2021, the school’s cross-country program returned to competitive action at the Edmonds Region meet. It has been almost a year since EvCC shut down its athletic programs, to maintain safety...

A timeline of the changes made to the Trojan logo throughout the years.

Happy Birthday to the Trojan Mascot

Joshua Amick, Staff Writer February 21, 2021

In February of 1941, the EvCC campus we know today was opened up and converted from an elementary school. Shortly after, the school needed to agree on a mascot. School mascots are often chosen as something...

Garet Studer, EvCC's Athletic Director, poses in front of the fitness center's trophy case.

Q&A with Athletic Director Garet Studer

Taras McCurdie, Staff Writer February 12, 2021

How have teams dealt with the pandemic in the 2020-21 school year?  Talking with some coaches, they have been able to stay engaged through group chats and team meetings. Overall, I think things have been...

Empty EvCC gym after it was remodeled.

How the Extra Year of Eligibility is a Win for Student-Athletes

Joshua Amick, Staff Writer January 29, 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic forced schools to close down in late March of 2020, many student-athletes at EvCC wondered if they had played their final game for the school. Fortunately for them, this past...

Men's Basketball Captain Devin Smith dunking against Seattle Mountaineers on October 18, 2019.

EvCC Athletics: Rising Above the Occasion

Taras McCurdie, Staff Writer January 26, 2021

Even though it’s a new year, the pandemic is continuing to provide challenges for EvCC athletics. But, the sports seasons are looking promising, making coaches and athletes excited for the upcoming season.  The...

A Double Header: An Update on Trojan Sports

A Double Header: An Update on Trojan Sports

Brent Pratley, Staff Writer November 1, 2020

Trojan Sports: What’s Happening at the Administrative Level It is safe to say that 2020 is not the year we all hoped for. The same case can be said of the Northwest Athletic Conference’s (NWAC)...

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.

The Impact COVID-19 Has Had on EvCC Athletics

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...

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

Remembering Basketball Icon Kobe Bryant

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,...

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

EvCC Women’s Basketball

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...

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