Highlanders enter new era

August 29, 2014

By Greg Farrar Nolan Hoover, Hazen High School senior quarterback, fades back and looks for a receiver August 20 during the Highlanders' first fall football practice of the 2014 campaign.

By Greg Farrar
Nolan Hoover, Hazen High School senior quarterback, fades back and looks for a receiver August 20 during the Highlanders’ first fall football practice of the 2014 campaign.

It’s not uncommon to hear speakers blaring with rap music and today’s latest hits when visiting a high-school football practice. Read more

Hazen hires new football coach

May 1, 2014

Hazen High School hopes to capture some of the Bothell football team’s “Blue-Train” magic with the hire of its new football coach.

David Kilpatrick-White will lead the Highlanders, after spending the past three years on the coaching staff at Bothell High School.

He replaces outgoing coach Drew Oliver, who announced at the end of February that he would leave to take the helm at his alma mater, Newport High School.

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Liberty outlasts Hazen in Sept. 13 showdown

September 17, 2013

By Greg Farrar Marquise Lee (3), Hazen High School junior running back, works to elude Liberty defensive back Kasper Lui Delange on a play during the fourth quarter of their Sept. 13 football game at Renton Memorial Stadium.

By Greg Farrar
Marquise Lee (3), Hazen High School junior running back, works to elude Liberty defensive back Kasper Lui Delange on a play during the fourth quarter of their Sept. 13 football game at Renton Memorial Stadium.

For the second straight year, it was the Liberty student section’s right to chant “We run Renton,” when the Patriots defeated the Highlanders, 28-7. Read more

Hazen High School athletes sign with colleges

February 6, 2013

NEW — 12:55 p.m. Feb. 6, 2013

By Christina Corrales-ToyHazen High School athletes (from left) Sam Bunnell, Drew Kelly, Dee Dee Green, Zach Cable, Cody Moorhead and David Hughes made their college decisions official on Feb. 6.

By Christina Corrales-Toy
Hazen High School athletes (from left) Sam Bunnell, Drew Kelly, Dee Dee Green, Zach Cable, Cody Moorhead and David Hughes made their college decisions official on Feb. 6.

A handful of Hazen High School seniors will officially take their athletic talents to the collegiate level, after six students gathered for a special signing day ceremony in the school’s activities room on Feb. 6. Read more

Liberty narrowly defeats Hazen in football showdown

September 10, 2012

By Scott Coburn
The captains for Liberty and Hazen meet at midfield for the opening coin toss in the Sept. 7 contest between the two Renton schools. Liberty defeated Hazen 25-22.

NEW — 5:55 p.m. Sept. 10, 2012

It was the battle of Renton last Friday as the Liberty Patriots hosted the Hazen Highlanders in a high school football contest. Read more

Hazen earns first state playoff berth since 1993

December 1, 2011

Highlanders beat Franklin, 36-15, before falling to Capital, 47-0

Eric Jacobs, Hazen High School senior running back, shakes off Trevon Harris, of Franklin, during the fourth quarter on a 30-yard touchdown run, his third of the game. By Greg Farrar

1993. That was the last time the Hazen High School Highlanders earned a spot in the state football playoff run.

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Hazen, Liberty football players selected for all-league teams

November 11, 2011

NEW — 1:50 p.m. Nov. 11, 2011

The Seattle Times has announced members of the Hazen and Liberty High School football teams have been selected for all-league teams. Players and coaches select all-leauge teams annually.

The following Hazen players were selected all-leauge for Seamount:

DEFENSIVE INTERIOR PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Cody Moorhead, Jr.

FIRST TEAM DEFENSE: DE Cody Moorhead, Jr.

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Hazen football coach selected as Seahawks Coach of the Week

September 12, 2011

Hazen High School football coach Drew Oliver was selected Sept 3. for the Seattle Seahawks’ High School Coach of the Week award for its week 1 winners after Hazen defeated Blaine 35-32 in the Emerald City Kickoff Classic.

Senior running back Cody Taylor was also selected as the Seattle Times’ 3A Player of the Week award for the same game.

Each week during the high school football season, the Seattle Seahawks and the Washington State Football Coaches Association select two high school football coaches for the award.

John Peterson of Willapa Valley High School was also awarded week 1 honors.

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