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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...

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

Uju Chibuogwu pulls up for a jumper during practice. Chibuogwu, a freshman, is Everett’s leading scorer.

John Yeager, Sports Editor

March 10, 2017

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”

Garrett Fitt shoots a free throw during the first half of Everett’s game against Edmonds.

John Yeager, Sports Editor

February 21, 2017

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

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...

Brown Shines in Important League Win by Trojans

Brown Shines in Important League Win by Trojans

John Yeager, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017

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...

Trojans Cruise Past Whatcom Despite Huge Game From Honeycutt

Trojans Cruise Past Whatcom Despite Huge Game From Honeycutt

John Yeager, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017

The EvCC Women’s Basketball team defeated the Whatcom Orcas by a score of 86-71 on Wednesday, Feb. 8. From the opening tip, it was clear the Orcas were going to rely heavily on Linsey Honeycutt, a sophomore center who is first in scoring in the NWAC, averaging 29.3 points per game. The first qua...

Trojans Fall to Shoreline in Hard-Fought Conference Game

Conner Moffatt slices through the defense in transition.

John Yeager, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017

The EvCC Men’s Basketball team was defeated by the Shoreline Dolphins by a score of 83-75 on Wednesday, Feb. 1. From the opening tip, it was apparent that ball movement was a focus point of Everett’s offense. The Trojans were able to get nine players in the scoring column before the halftime break...

Balderas and Chibuogwu Carry Trojans to Victory

Uju Chibuogwu attempts to poke the ball loose from a Shoreline guard.

John Yeager, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017

The EvCC Women’s Basketball team defeated the Shoreline Dolphins by a score of 61-55 on Wednesday, Feb. 1. Heading into the contest, the Trojans were looking to bounce back from a loss on the road against Skagit that set them back to fourth place in NWAC North. The first quarter was a slow start for the Tr...

EvCC Men’s Basketball Lends a Helping Hand

Thomas Jones, a sophomore on the EvCC Men’s Basketball team, delivers water and fruit to two young attendees at the tailgate.

John Yeager, Staff Writer

January 31, 2017

It was a chilly day, reaching just around 37 degrees when the food was being served, but the only thing that could be seen from the attendees, the tailgate program volunteers and the EvCC Men’s basketball team were smiles and high spirits. The EvCC Men's Basketball team joined several volunteers at the...

Brown’s Shooting Lifts Trojans to Victory

 Conner Moffatt drives through contact to get to the rim.

John Yeager, Staff Writer

January 26, 2017

The EvCC Men’s basketball team topped the Olympic College Rangers by a score of 87-79 on Wednesday, Jan. 25. The first half opened up with a fast-paced scoring effort from the Trojan’s, with Brevin Brown sinking four three-pointers and leading the Trojans to a 34-15 lead with 8:05 to go in the first h...

Chibuogwu’s Dominant Scoring Output Secures Win for Trojans

Tyra Lopez cuts through the defense as she drives to the hoop.

John Yeager, Staff Wrier

January 26, 2017

The EvCC Women’s basketball team defeated the Olympic College Rangers by a score of 71-62 on Wednesday, Jan. 25. Early on in the contest, it was evident the Trojans would rely heavily on freshman forward Uju Chibuogwu, for the bulk of their scoring, as the freshman forward scored 15 points in the opening quarter. As ...

Pulling Back the Curtain

Conner Moffatt reaches to retrieve a pass during warm up.

Warm up: to prepare for physical exertion or a performance by exercising or practicing gently beforehand.

Ricky Hester and Katja Wahl

November 3, 2016

The EvCC Men’s Basketball team is gearing up and getting ready for the 2016-17 season. The current state of the team at this point is they are gaining chemistry by playing with each other and practicing fundamentals. Gaining chemistry is huge at this point, especially with a community college since ...