Renton School Board honors Hazen seniors

July 2, 2015

Twelve Hazen High School students were recognized as outstanding seniors by Renton School Board members at their May 12 meeting.

Students were selected based on academic achievement, leadership, co-curricular involvement, citizenship and character, community service and contributions to their classmates and school.

The honorees were Jesse Choi, Pauline Mogilevsky, Lina Li, Sarah Sherrod, Sablena Milinganyo, Eddie Garcia, Connor Broughton, Connor Garrels, Ryan Howe, Shelby Mathison, Tudi Le and Spencer Chin.

Hazen, Liberty athletes make all-league

April 2, 2015

KingCo and Seamount conference coaches announced their all-conference selections for sports during the 2015 winter season. Listed below are the selections from Hazen (Seamount) and Liberty (KingCo).

Many Liberty lists were not readily available. If you can add information, or you have corrections, email newcastle@isspress.com.

Seamount boys basketball

Athlete of the Year — Dominic Green

First team — Dominic Green and Connor O’Hearn

Honorable mention — Brandon Brown Read more

Hazen finds the podium, Liberty swimmers medal

March 5, 2015

The Hazen High School boys swim and dive team didn’t win a single event at the 2015 3A state swimming championship Feb. 20-21.

By Greg Farrar Derek Wei, Hazen High School junior, seem to be airborne as he strokes through the water his 100-yard butterfly race, winning in 53.17 seconds Jan. 20 against Liberty.

By Greg Farrar
Derek Wei, Hazen High School junior, seem to be airborne as he strokes through the water his 100-yard butterfly race, winning in 53.17 seconds Jan. 20 against Liberty.

Yet, the Highlanders’ top-to-bottom depth ensured the team had a spot on the podium when the meet came to a close Feb. 21 at Federal Way’s King County Aquatic Center. Read more

Hazen swimmers narrowly miss podium

March 5, 2014

Highlanders earn fifth, Liberty gets three medals at 3A state swim meet

A certain sense of uncertainty surrounded the Hazen High School boys swim team at the beginning of the season.

Without a coach until nearly the last minute, when current coach Jon Graybill agreed to step in, Hazen senior Malcolm Mitchell said he wasn’t sure what to expect of this year’s Highlanders.

By Greg Farrar Connor Biehl, Liberty High School senior, swims to fifth place with a time of 1 minute, 56.72 seconds in the 200-yard individual medley 3A state championship final.

By Greg Farrar
Connor Biehl, Liberty High School senior, swims to fifth place with a time of 1 minute, 56.72 seconds in the 200-yard individual medley 3A state championship final.

“It got off to a bumpy start, just because he was hired just a few days before the season,” Mitchell said. “He handled it well, though, and the season was successful.”

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