Highline College

Friday, August 07, 2020

Sports

The future is bright for T-Bird men’s basketball after a successful recruiting season

After guiding the T-Bird men’s basketball team this past season to a 7-7 record in league play which culminated in an NWAC playoff berth, Head Coach Che Dawson thinks his team can build off last season and be even better this year.

With that said, Coach Dawson is very optimistic about the recruits that he has been able to bring into the program so far.

Former Highline keeper makes his move to MLS

Former Highline goalkeeper Liviu Bird is getting his chance as a video performance analyst with MLS’s Columbus Crew.

Bird was born in Fairbanks, Alaska but moved to Romania at the age of 1. That’s where his mother is from. While there, he fell in love with the game of soccer.

Quarantine finishes local athletes’ spring seasons

Spring sport athletes who would be participating for their school teams and even summer league teams are stuck at home in quarantine.

With social distancing in place, Highline Athletics must adapt to virtual recruiting

Women’s basketball
Head Coach
Daimen Crump

Men’s basketball
Head Coach
Che Dawson

Women’s soccer
Head Coach
Tom Moore

Highline’s search for a permanent vice president of academic affairs will continue next week with virtual forums for three candidates.

The search committee finished their first round of interviews last week, with the Zoom forums being the next step.

Women’s golf season stopped by coronavirus concerns, but players won’t lose eligibility

NWAC spring sports have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, including women’s golf.

Steve Turcotte, head coach for the Highline women's golf team, said “It's disappointing because the kids don't have a chance to show their improvement.”

Women's tennis season lost to coronavirus

With all of NWAC spring sports having been canceled as of March 18 because of the ongoing crisis surrounding COVID-19, tennis players have expressed extreme disappointment.