Monthly Archives: February 2015
Congratulations to the WHS Chess teams for wrapping up the Midwestern Chess competition for the year. WHS varsity and JV team both finished 2nd in the Midwestern chess league with their only losses coming to the first place finishers. Lowden Hansen (3rd board) was the only WHS player to earn the MWL first team honors while Evan Clark (4th board) received an honorable mention.
Varsity players this year included: Owen Young-Flynn, Jeremy Thomas, Lowden Hansen, Evan Clark, Brendon Sevey, Addison Thomas, Keyshawn Hay and Rene Nagy.
JV players this year included: Christian Sevey, David Ehlen, Benjamin Loy, Kole Parvin, Hannah Alpers, Claire Hewett, Braxton Shipman, Bret Critchett and Cascade’s Tycho LeGrue, Aidan Cagle, Bella Young and Saren Hicks.
Over 50 students competed in the Lane/Douglas county regional tournament for Chess For Success on February 21st. Meadow View had 7 players participate and finished as the 2nd place team in the 6-8 division to Roosevelt. Aidan Cagle of Cascade Middle School was the top 7th grader and took home a first place trophy and an invite to the finals in Portland next month. Bethel students from Willamette and Meadow View also participated.