Photos by Tag: seahawks

June 7th, 2021

Class of 2021 sets sights on June 16

The Anacortes High School Class of 2021 graduation ceremony will be held in person at Seahawk Stadium (ticket holders ONLY) and livestreamed Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 6 p.m. Congratulations, ‘Hawks!

January 9th, 2020

AHS wrestlers host Squalicum

It was Senior Night at Anacortes High School’s Williams Gym as the Seahawks wrestling team hosted Squalicum Storm for the last home match of the season. Senior wrestlers are Joshua Pittis and Aidan Ufkes. The ‘Hawks forfeited several matches as they were short-handed, but they won several matches: Pittis, Gavin Lang, James Friedrichs and Tony […]

January 5th, 2020

Seahawks still in the hunt

Seattle keeps their march toward the Super Bowl alive with a 17-9 win over the Philadelphia Eagles. (Photo of 12th man flag suspended high on a crane at Dakota Creek Industries in downtown Anacortes)

December 4th, 2019

Anacortes celebrates a win

It was a great community event Tuesday when hundreds gathered for an evening of Anacortes High School boys basketball. The band played, cheerleaders cheered, the crowd applauded, and both JV and Varsity teams responded with wins. Lots more basketball action, boys and girls, to look forward to this year in a newly renovated gym. Join […]

December 3rd, 2019

A nod to Anacortes basketball history

With the start of the Anacortes High School basketball season, I was reminded of one of my favorite projects as a community newspaper special projects editor: A 16-page tabloid publication dedicated to the 75th Anniversary of Seahawk basketball! One of my favorite assignments with this 1983 Skagit Argus project was an interview with renowned high […]

June 17th, 2011

Purple wave

For the first time in years I missed the Anacortes High School commencement — but that doesn’t mean the Class of 2011 graduation wasn’t “recorded” in style. This photograph appears here compliments of AHS teacher Jim Thompson’s Rhododendron yearbook staff. I was graciously invited to sift through hundreds of images captured by student photographers, the […]

May 11th, 2010

Tulip parade draws Hawks

Every parade needs a marching band, and the April 11 Skagit Valley Tulip Parade in LaConner was no exception. Representing Anacortes, and making great music to boot, were members of the AHS Marching Band.

February 13th, 2009

Old Hawks honored

Honored this week at an Anacortes High School basketball game were Erling Oakland, Fred Olson and Lee Wilson, starters on an AHS team that went to state in 1936, 1937 and 1938. The boys, coached by Chet Rhodes, earned 1938 honors as Skagit County champs, NW District Champs and 4th Place team at state. The […]

February 12th, 2009

Coaching a win

Anacortes boys basketball coach Brett Senff’s Seahawks jumped out to an early lead Wednesday night, cruising to an impressive 83-57 win over Sedro-Woolley. Senior Luke Averill scored a career high 40 points, top individual score this season among area ballplayers. The Seahawks were hitting on all cylinders, performing well on defense and doing a great […]

August 5th, 2008

Hawks reunite

If you loved Anacortes High School boys basketball in the late Sixties and Seventies, you would have loved to have been at Seafarers’ Memorial last weekend. Prompted by an opportunity to honor their coach, Loren Anderson, dozens of players gathered in Anacortes on August 2. Among those who spoke at the event were Al Johnson, […]

December 28th, 2007

Tourney wins

Anacortes High School Senior Amanda Kelly (right) puts up a jumper as the girls varsity works toward another win. This victory, 47-32 over Tahoma, came Saturday afternoon at the Santa Slam Tournament in Oak Harbor. The Seahawks got off to a slow start but aggressive defense and a strong second half offensive effort yielded the […]

May 8th, 2007

Winner to state

Players on the AHS varsity baseball team celebrate victory over Archbishop Murphy High School in the bottom of the 7th inning Tuesday at Daniels Field. Kyle Knudsen (8) scored the winning run on a hit by AJ Miles (far right), assuring the Seahawks a berth at the state tournament. Congratulating Knudsen is teammate Kyle LaRue, […]

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