High School Sports
Eastside school spotlight: Interlake High School
Colors: Columbia blue and white
League/class: KingCo 3A
Enrollment: 847 (grades 9-12)
Biggest rival: Sammamish
Last state championship: 1988 (boys swimming)
When it opened: 1968
Notable alumni: John Olerud (Mariners first baseman); Steve Pelluer (former quarterback for UW, Dallas and Kansas City); Scott Pelluer (former linebacker for Washington State and Dallas, now an assistant for Arizona Wildcats); Tom Flick (former UW quarterback); Brad Barquist (1996 Olympic distance runner, current Interlake cross-country coach); Brian Wood (former KIRO-TV newscaster); Libby Ludlow (member U.S. ski team); Luke Esser (state senator); Kay Storey (Broadway/recording artist).
Bet you didn't know: Interlake had three alumni drafted into the NFL in a four-year span from 1981 to 1984. Tom Flick (by Washington, 1981), Scott Pelluer (by Dallas, 1981) and his brother Steve Pelluer (by Dallas, 1984).
School fight song:
For the blue, and for the White,
Forever we will fight.
We will show our spirit and Fight,
standing together side by side.