Shaun Scott

Concession stands purchases are the norm

Sportswriter Shaun Scott enjoys consuming food at the Newport High School stadium concession stand.

Bellevue Wolverines junior setter Meghan Weber sets up an opportunity for one of her teammates to score a point against the Mercer Island Islanders in a rivalry matchup on Oct. 2. Bellevue earned a comeback 3-2 victory against Mercer Island. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography

Wolverines are pulverizing their opponents on the volleyball court

Bellevue volleyball team remains undefeated thus far.

Bellevue Wolverines junior setter Meghan Weber sets up an opportunity for one of her teammates to score a point against the Mercer Island Islanders in a rivalry matchup on Oct. 2. Bellevue earned a comeback 3-2 victory against Mercer Island. Photo courtesy of Patrick Krohn/Patrick Krohn Photography
Bellevue Christian Vikings head coach Todd Green, center, addresses his team on the field at Sunset Chev Stadium in Sumner following their 45-7 loss to the Cascade Christian Cougars on Sept. 29. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Cougars cruise to victory against Vikings

Bellevue Christian plucks four interceptions against Cascade Christian.

Bellevue Christian Vikings head coach Todd Green, center, addresses his team on the field at Sunset Chev Stadium in Sumner following their 45-7 loss to the Cascade Christian Cougars on Sept. 29. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Juanita senior Allyson Ingersoll, left, and Bellevue freshman midfielder Kendall Serres, right, battle for possession of the ball. The Rebels defeated the Wolverines 1-0 on Sept. 27 at Juanita High School in Kirkland. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus

Stingy defense propels Rebels to a victory against the Wolverines

Bellevue unleashes a bevy of shots on goal in loss to Juanita.

Juanita senior Allyson Ingersoll, left, and Bellevue freshman midfielder Kendall Serres, right, battle for possession of the ball. The Rebels defeated the Wolverines 1-0 on Sept. 27 at Juanita High School in Kirkland. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ault Justus
The McKnight family is fully immersed in the world of wake surfing. The trio traveled to Utah in early September for the 2018 Centurion World Wake Surfing Championships. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Competitive nature is the mantra of the McKnight family

The McKnight family dominates in the world of wake boarding.

The McKnight family is fully immersed in the world of wake surfing. The trio traveled to Utah in early September for the 2018 Centurion World Wake Surfing Championships. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Newport Knights running back Trey Wikstrom battles for extra yardage against the Skyline Spartans defense. Skyline defeated Newport 50-21 on Sept. 21 at Newport High School in Factoria. Photo courtesy of Jim Nicholson

Skyline cruises to victory against Newport on the gridiron

Knights score three rushing touchdowns in loss against Spartans.

Newport Knights running back Trey Wikstrom battles for extra yardage against the Skyline Spartans defense. Skyline defeated Newport 50-21 on Sept. 21 at Newport High School in Factoria. Photo courtesy of Jim Nicholson
Interlake Saints girls soccer team senior defender Olivia Benson juggles the soccer ball on the sidelines prior to the start of practice on Sept. 12 at Interlake High School in Bellevue. Benson relishes being a senior leader on the soccer pitch for her team. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Benson shuts down opposing teams’ offenses

Interlake senior Olivia Benson expects her team to be competitive in 2018.

Interlake Saints girls soccer team senior defender Olivia Benson juggles the soccer ball on the sidelines prior to the start of practice on Sept. 12 at Interlake High School in Bellevue. Benson relishes being a senior leader on the soccer pitch for her team. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Bellevue players celebrate after scoring a goal against the Lake Washington Kangaroos. Bellevue trailed Lake Washington 2-0 at halftime but scored two goals in the second half to tie the game. After two-five minute overtime sessions, the game ended in a 2-2 draw on Sept. 13 at Bellevue High School. Photo courtesy of Rick Edelman/Rick Edelman Photography

A stalemate on the soccer field

Bellevue overcomes two-goal deficit in second half.

Bellevue players celebrate after scoring a goal against the Lake Washington Kangaroos. Bellevue trailed Lake Washington 2-0 at halftime but scored two goals in the second half to tie the game. After two-five minute overtime sessions, the game ended in a 2-2 draw on Sept. 13 at Bellevue High School. Photo courtesy of Rick Edelman/Rick Edelman Photography
Bellevue Christian Vikings junior Sam Tefft is one of the most dominating lineman in the Class 1A division. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Tefft is a towering presence in the trenches

Bellevue Christian lineman dominates on both sides of the ball.

Bellevue Christian Vikings junior Sam Tefft is one of the most dominating lineman in the Class 1A division. Shaun Scott/staff photo
The view from the Little Si hiking trail summit. Photo courtesy of James Martin

Aspiring for the pinnacle on the trail

Sportswriter Shaun Scott goes hiking on Labor Day weekend.

The view from the Little Si hiking trail summit. Photo courtesy of James Martin
Interlake Saints head coach Justin Peterson will be in his second season leading the girls soccer program during the 2018 season. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Saints are led by their superb defense on the soccer field

Interlake goalie Jordan Jenkins dominates between the posts.

Interlake Saints head coach Justin Peterson will be in his second season leading the girls soccer program during the 2018 season. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Newport Knights head football coach Drew Oliver addresses his team following their convincing 42-7 win against the Interlake Saints in the season opener on Aug. 31 at Newport High School in Factoria. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Knights overpower Saints in season opener

Newport’s potent rushing attack propels them to a victory.

Newport Knights head football coach Drew Oliver addresses his team following their convincing 42-7 win against the Interlake Saints in the season opener on Aug. 31 at Newport High School in Factoria. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Bellevue Christian assistant coach Zeus Aguilera leads offensive/defensive lineman through drills during a Saturday afternoon practice session on Aug. 18 in Clyde Hill. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Bellevue Christian looking to have breakthrough season

Vikings senior quarterback Mick Larson is the leader of his squad.

Bellevue Christian assistant coach Zeus Aguilera leads offensive/defensive lineman through drills during a Saturday afternoon practice session on Aug. 18 in Clyde Hill. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Sammamish Totems quarterback Coby Akana (pictured) will be in his second season as the starting quarterback. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Totems are looking to take the next step

Sammamish will be an experienced squad in 2018.

Sammamish Totems quarterback Coby Akana (pictured) will be in his second season as the starting quarterback. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Interlake Saints head coach Shawn Hartline will be in his first season as a head coach at the high school level this fall. Hartline replaces his brother Brian, who coached the Saints for the past two seasons. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Determination drives the Saints on the football field

Shawn Hartline is in his first season as Saints head coach.

Interlake Saints head coach Shawn Hartline will be in his first season as a head coach at the high school level this fall. Hartline replaces his brother Brian, who coached the Saints for the past two seasons. Shaun Scott/staff photo
Wolverines quarterback Joey Echigoshima rumbles for yardage against the Mercer Island Islanders in October of 2017. Echigoshima will be in his second season as the starting quarterback this fall. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography

Wolverines will be tested by formidable schedule

Michael Kneip lands head coaching job at his alma mater.

Wolverines quarterback Joey Echigoshima rumbles for yardage against the Mercer Island Islanders in October of 2017. Echigoshima will be in his second season as the starting quarterback this fall. Photo courtesy of Don Borin/Stop Action Photography
Newport Knights quarterback Tre Louis, left, throws a seam route to a wide receiver during an evening practice session on Aug. 17 at Newport High School in Factoria. Knights head coach Drew Oliver, right, snapped Louis the ball on the play. Shaun Scott/staff photo

Newport’s identity never wavers on the gridiron

Accountability is the theme of the Knights football program.

Newport Knights quarterback Tre Louis, left, throws a seam route to a wide receiver during an evening practice session on Aug. 17 at Newport High School in Factoria. Knights head coach Drew Oliver, right, snapped Louis the ball on the play. Shaun Scott/staff photo
The Eastside Lions varsity rugby squad (pictured) earned third place at Nationals in Kansas City this past May. Photo courtesy of Hugh Gladner

Eastside Lions rugby club is thriving on the Eastside

Lions varsity squad earns third place at nationals.

The Eastside Lions varsity rugby squad (pictured) earned third place at Nationals in Kansas City this past May. Photo courtesy of Hugh Gladner
Bellevue Bulldogs baseball player Griffin McCormick connects on a base-hit during the 2018 season. McCormick, who finished with a team best .346 batting average this season, will continue his baseball career at Sacramento State University. Photo courtesy of Rich Dworkis

Sensational sophomore season pays off

Central Kitsap High School 2016 graduate will play baseball at the Division-1 level.

Bellevue Bulldogs baseball player Griffin McCormick connects on a base-hit during the 2018 season. McCormick, who finished with a team best .346 batting average this season, will continue his baseball career at Sacramento State University. Photo courtesy of Rich Dworkis
Bellevue Bulldogs infielder Grant DeLappe will continue his baseball career at Washington State University. DeLappe committed to the Cougars in October of 2017. Photo courtesy of Rich Dworkis

Perseverance propels DeLappe to the Palouse

Lifelong WSU fan will get to play baseball for his dream school.

Bellevue Bulldogs infielder Grant DeLappe will continue his baseball career at Washington State University. DeLappe committed to the Cougars in October of 2017. Photo courtesy of Rich Dworkis