Doug Flanagan

New high school building an athletic program from scratch

At North Creek High School, the trophy cases are empty. The walls of the gymnasium are bereft of championship banners. The Jaguars’ athletic programs have… Continue reading

Everett, Marysville climbers to compete in world championships

Sidney Trinidad and Laili Couper have been passionate about indoor climbing ever since they started training as elementary-schoolers. They’ve competed in many local, regional and… Continue reading

Everett Community College announces hiring of 2 new coaches

Garet Studer didn’t have to wait long to make his first coaching hires in his new role as athletic director of Everett Community College. EvCC… Continue reading

Shoreline C.C. to host charity event for coach battling leukemia

A soccer match will be held at 5 p.m. Aug. 12 at Shoreline Community College to raise funds for a local soccer coach who is… Continue reading

Monroe tabs ex-Seahawk Tuiasosopo as assistant football coach

The Monroe High School football team now has two former Seattle Seahawks players on its coaching staff. Manu Tuiasosopo, who played for the Seahawks from… Continue reading

Local referee to be inducted into officials hall of fame

Tom Freal considers himself a “behind the scenes” kind of guy. He’s worked as a statistics official for the Seattle Seahawks since 1977 and a… Continue reading

Tips street hockey tourney ‘a real family bonding experience’

Brandy Maychrzak lives in a hockey-obsessed household. The obsession revolves around her sons Ben (12 years old) and Zach (10), who have played in the… Continue reading

Local golfer sinks 2 holes-in-one in same round

During a post-round conversation with a fellow Everett Golf & Country Club member June 30, Chris Dire said that he’d recorded three holes-in-one since taking… Continue reading

Everett Community College hires Studer as athletic director

Garet Studer has spent the past two years working as the director of operations for the Northwest Athletic Conference, but his goal was to eventually… Continue reading

Kamiak to honor pair with memorial baseball tournament

The Kamiak High School baseball program was struck with a double dose of tragedy last summer. Longtime Mukilteo School District teacher Frank Nickerson, who coached… Continue reading

Former Edmonds-Woodway star joins UW women’s hoops team

Missy Peterson is following Jody Wynn to the University of Washington. Peterson, a former Edmonds-Woodway basketball player, has signed a letter of intent to continue… Continue reading

High school athlete commitments (updated)

The following local prep athletes have committed to continue their athletic careers at four-year programs:Archbishop Murphy’s Jamie Cymbaluk (Point Loma University volleyball), Sam Hayward (University… Continue reading

Jackson’s Limberg is The Herald’s Girls Athlete of the Year

Nicole Limberg was simply unbeatable during the 2016 swimming and diving season. The Jackson senior won every one of her races during regular-season and 4A… Continue reading

Snohomish senior Johnston is our Boys Athlete of the Year

During the 2016-17 school year, Josh Johnston decided that his athletic future is going to involve football, but the Snohomish senior was anything but a… Continue reading

E-W’s Mitchell is The Herald’s Baseball Player of the Year

An early-season arm injury significantly changed Brandon Mitchell’s role on the Edmonds-Woodway High School baseball team this spring. Mitchell was slated to be the team’s… Continue reading

Roosevelt defense shuts down Snohomish in 3A title game

Snohomish boys soccer coach Matt Raney was briefly overcome with emotion while pondering his team’s season after Saturday’s 3A state championship game at… Continue reading

Snohomish soccer team beats Gig Harbor, will play for 3A title

Even though the Snohomish boys soccer team has had a recent tradition of success, there was a bit of trepidation among the Panthers… Continue reading

Todd Beamer beats Glacier Peak on PKs in 4A boys soccer semis

The Glacier Peak boys soccer team achieved a lot of its goals this season en route to Wesco 4A and 4A District 1… Continue reading

‘Complete’ Murphy soccer squad aims for 3rd straight 2A title

One of the Archbishop Murphy boys soccer team’s main strengths is versatility. Almost all of the Wildcats’ players are capable of making plays on either… Continue reading

Mountlake Terrace overcomes adversity to reach soccer semis

Five minutes before the Mountlake Terrace boys soccer team’s 2A state tournament first-round game against Tyee on May 16, Hawks coach George Dremousis had absolutely… Continue reading