Haythorne shines for Hazen at Mat Classic XXVI

February 24, 2014

NEW — 2:50 p.m. Feb. 24, 2014

By Greg Farrar Malik Haythorne (left), Hazen High School senior, works to get a takedown against Decatur senior Christian Aragon in his first round 152-pound bout during the 3A state wrestling championships Feb. 21 at the Tacoma Dome. Haythorne won by pin at 5:51 in the match on the way to his second place state award.

By Greg Farrar
Malik Haythorne (left), Hazen High School senior, works to get a takedown against Decatur senior Christian Aragon in his first round 152-pound bout during the 3A state wrestling championships Feb. 21 at the Tacoma Dome. Haythorne won by pin at 5:51 in the match on the way to his second place state award.

Malik Haythorne’s senior season of wrestling was emblematic of his entire Hazen High School team – growth was evident. Read more

City will honor volunteers at Feb. 27 event

February 24, 2014

NEW — 10:45 a.m. Feb. 27, 2014

Mack Strong headlines speaking program

File  Former Seattle Seahawk Mack Strong (right), pictured here with wife Zoe, will speak at the city of Newcastle's volunteer appreciation event.

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Former Seattle Seahawk Mack Strong (right), pictured here with wife Zoe, will speak at the city of Newcastle’s volunteer appreciation event.

A strong culture of volunteerism is one of Newcastle’s greatest points of pride. Read more