Hoquiam School District has partnered with Premier Medical Group and is offering Covid testing at HHS Gym TODAY from 10:30am-12:00pm. Testing is free and requires a registered account with PMG. This site is open to any one needing to be tested and not just students. Children under 18 will need to have a parent/guardian present to complete registration. If you are already registered with PMG there is no need to register again. For the latest information on the newest variant of Covid check out the Grays Harbor Public Health website www.healthygh.org
Our Grizzly Athlete of the Week for December 13-18th is... Ashlinn Cady (11) ~ Varsity Girls Basketball Parents: Angie Folkers, Craig Cady Other Sports: Volleyball, Fastpitch Other school activities/clubs: ASB, Honor Society Favorite food: Strawberries Biggest influence and why: My mom because she always pushes me to be my best and I look up to how good of a person she is. College plans: I plan to go to a four year university and then go get a good job. Accomplishments: Coach Allan shares that Ashlinn had a strong performance in the Grizzlies home game vs. Aberdeen on 12/17. She had 12 points along with 8 rebounds which are season high stats for her. Ashlinn is a player that improves daily and competes every second she is in a game. Way to go Ashlinn!
Athletic update 12/15/21: Our traditional Girls Wrestling Stocking Stuffer Invite set to be held in the gym at Hoquiam High School on 12/22/21 has been cancelled/postponed. We are aiming to reschedule sometime in January 2022. GO GRIZZLIES!
Urgent Message 12/15/21 - Due to weather, our V and JV Boys Basketball games on Wed 12/15 vs. Columbia White Salmon have been cancelled. Please spread this information to as many folks as possible. Thank you. GO GRIZZLIES
Grizzly Athlete of the Week for December 6-11, 2021 is.... Jake Templer (11). Boys Basketball Parents are Brandon & Darci Templer Other Sports: Football, Baseball Other school activities/clubs: Weight Lifting, Spanish Favorite food: Mac & Cheese, Chicken, Dynamites Biggest influence and why: My Dad and Mom because they always help be my best self. College plans: Go to college, play baseball and then become an Athletic Director. Accomplishments - Coach Blumberg states that "Jake displays the quality and character every athlete should strive for. He is dedicated to his craft and displays unselfishness as a teammate. Jake is a player who demonstrates this unselfishness on the court and also leads by example for his teammates through a tremendous work ethic. Jake played tough defense during our two games the week of December 6-11th. He led the defense during those contests with his effort and resolve. Jake is a super team player and is always willing to help the team wherever it’s needed." Congrats Jake and keep being the model of hard work!
Homecoming: December 18th 9-12 Please bring slippers or slip on shoes for the gym floor. Pre-Order pictures at the link: https://bit.ly/HHSHC21
With Winter Sports competing now, we are back with our Grizzly Athlete of the Week! For the week of November 30-December 4th we recognize... Charli Sampson (12) ~ Varsity Girls Basketball Parent is Lisa Sampson Other sports: Fastpitch Favorite Food: Taco's Biggest Influence is her Mom, alongside her brother, Gram, Auntie - mostly her whole family! They always push her to be the best and will help her with anything! College plans are to attend Grays Harbor to get into Nursing. Coach Comments: "Charli had a great game and big program win against Black Hills on 12/2. She had 10 points and 10 rebounds, but more importantly hit the game tying shot at the end of the game to set up a Grizzly win!" Congrats Charli and keep up the great work!
Attention: Boys Basketball Start times adjusted for 12/3 Please spread the word that on 12/3, our home boys basketball contests will have these start times due to Centralia's 4:30pm bus departure time: C Boys @ HMS 6:30pm JV Boys @ HHS 6:30pm V Boys @ HHS 7:45pm Thank you all for making any adjustments needed for the role you have supporting our basketball program.
Our Grizzly Varsity Volleyball team entertained a well attended crowd Thursday October 28th with a 5 set match vs. Montesano. Montesano won 3-2 for the 1A Evergreen Championship title but our Grizzlies qualified as the #2 seed for the 1A District Volleyball tournament that begins Wednesday 11/3. Bracket is attached and our Grizzlies have a great draw for contest one. Let's go Volleyball - we will be cheering for you in Castle Rock and all over Hoquiam Wednesday night!!!
On October 30th, Jane Roloff (10) represented the Grizzlies at the 1A District Cross Country Meet in South Whidbey. The weather was great, the course was a little slippery from a week of rain and most importantly, Jane ran her heart out. Way to go Jane and you represented Hoquiam in great style! GO GRIZZLIES!
Grizzly Athlete of the Week for October 25-30, 2021 Tim Higgins (11). Cross Country Parents: Kathleen Higgins, JR Higgins Other Sports: Basketball, Track & Field Other school activities/clubs: ASB, Honor Society Favorite food: Mexican Food Biggest influence and why: My coaches. They always push me and give me tough goals to reach. They also support me no matter what and they always acknowledge my hard work which makes me work even harder in competition. College plans: Go to a College with an ROTC program and major in Strategic Analysis. Accomplishments: Timmy is a competitor. He started the season with an injury and has fought his way back to compete this season. Each race he has strategically pushed himself to finish strong. At 1A Districts at Lewis River Golf Course October 28, Timmy ran an 18.11 race placing 10th which qualified him to continue onto the 1A State Championships in Pasco November 6th. This will be Timmy’s second State experience in his high school career. He competed at the 1A State Championships as a freshman in 2019. Congratulations Timmy, and best wishes in Pasco this week!
Hi all, Great news to share as we congratulate the following Grizzly 2021 1A Evergreen League All-League Selections: Cross Country: Timmy Higgins (11) State Bound Competitor 11/6 in Pasco Football: Honorable Mention Offense: Zander Jump (10) Owen McNeill (11) James Monroe (11) Honorable Mention Defense: Jalen Hobucket (11) Jake Templer (11) Boys Golf: 1st Team All- League: Mick Bozich (11) Riley Montoure (10) 2nd Team All-League: Nyeki Dayton (12) Tommy Wallace (12) Girls Soccer: 2nd Team All-League: Emma Johnson (12) Forward Briana Herrera (10) Defender Honorable Mention: Katie Burnett (12) Goalkeeper Ellie Winkelman (12) Midfielder Volleyball: Co-MVP: Chloe Kennedy (11) Middle Blocker 1st Team All-League: Kamryn Krohn (12) Outside Hitter Ella Folkers (11) Setter 2nd Team All-League: Kristina Goulet (10) Middle Blocker Honorable Mention: Faith Prosch (10) Outside Hitter Congrats to all these fall athletes for their All-League recognition! GO GRIZZLIES!
We will not play a Varsity Football game on 11/2 vs. Elma at Olympic Stadium 6:00pm. Please spread the word to everyone. Our 11/6 Varsity Football game at Fort Vancouver 6:00pm is still on.
EXCITING NEWS!!!!! SPIRIT GEAR & ACCESSORIES for all HSD schools can be found at: https://hoquiamgrizzlies.com/ Online purchases have been extended until November 8th. Each school receives a small profit from each purchase that goes directly to a school account to help offset future expenses for school needed supplies. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have purchase questions or need help. Happy Shopping!
Hi all, News coming in from Lewis River that Timmy Higgins, a Junior, has qualified to compete at the 1A State Cross Country Meet next weekend in Pasco! Final times have not been released yet but Timmy ran 18:20ish at Districts this morning and placed well enough to qualify! Congrats to Timmy, our Cross Country Team & Coaches!!! GO GRIZZLIES!
Grizzly Athlete of the Week ~ October 18-23 is...... Mick Bozich (11) - Varsity Golf Parents: Michael & Heather Bozich Other Sports: Baseball Other school activities/clubs: Band, Jazz Band Favorite food: Watermelon Biggest influence and why: My parents. They tell me to never give up. College plans: To go to Grays Harbor College and then transfer to WSU. Then after that possibly to an Ivy League School. Accomplishments: Mick is a dedicated golfer. He practices year-round continuously working to improve his game. Mick has been extremely consistent this season never shooting more than 2 strokes above his season average. This consistency makes Mick a golfer his team and coach can rely upon to perform. Mick was able to lead a successful effort for the team at 1A Districts being the low scorer for a group that qualified 4 for the state tournament, the most for any team in the 1A Evergreen League. Way to go Mick!!
Friday October 22nd District Golf Update: Mick Bozich placed 5th, Riley Montoure took 6th, Nyeki Dayton placed 8th, and Tommy Wallace took 9th place and they all qualified for the State Tournament to be held in Spokane at the end of May. Dominic Pence improved by 9 strokes on day 2 moving up a few spots on the leaderboard and contributing a Grizzly 2nd place team finish!!!! In a bit of dramatics Tommy and Nyeki tied with a total of 189 with two other golfers requiring a playoff for the final 3 spots to state between 4 golfers. Nyeki won the first hole securing his 8th place finish, and Tommy went on to play an additional 4 holes winning the 5th playoff hold to finish 9th including draining a 12 ft par putt on the 4th playoff hole to extend the match. Congrats to all and way to go Boys Golf!
Grizzly Cross Country did fantastic October 21. Hoquiam Boys took 3rd place in the 1A Evergreen League Championships!!!! Highlights: Jane Roloff claimed 2nd for the women's race and set a PR of 22:17 Timmy Higgins took 6th in the men's race and set a SR (season record) of 18:55 Emmett Byron came in 24th with a time of 21:02 Konlan Higgins PR'd with a time of 21:20 Lochlan Odell 23:26 Cody Drake 23:35 Tage Dayton - PR 23:56 Mason Kelly - PR 25:55 Up next for Cross Country is Districts. Boys compete at Lewis River on Thursday October 28th. Girls compete at South Whidbey HS Saturday October 30th. LET'S GO GRIZZLIES!!
Grizzly Boys Golf had a terrific performance at the District Golf Championships October 21! We sent six golfers and five shot well enough to qualify for the finals tomorrow!! Grizzly placement today was: Mick Bozich 3rd Riley Montoure 4th Nyeki Dayton 8th Tommy Wallace tied for 12th Dominic Pence tied for 17th Grizzlies are positioned well for tomorrows final round! LET'S GO GRIZZLIES!
The 2021 ITCHE SHIKAAKE Scholarship is a one-time award of $2,000.00 and will be awarded at the Annual Legal Update Conference. The deadline of October 31, 2021 for submission of the application. For the application, please call 360.538.8409