High School Football
Herald Writers Aaron Lommers and David Krueger are joined by Steve Willits of the Sound Live Sports Network to review the state quarterfinal round of the prep football playoffs and look ahead to the state semifinals.
Date: 11/23/2015 | Prep Zone
Andrew GrimesLake Stevens | FootballGrimes, a senior, rushed for 280 yards on 21 carries and scored three rushing touchdowns in the Vikings’ 49-14 victory over Graham-Kapowsin in the 4A state quarterfinals. The Vikings will face Skyline in a semifinal Saturday in the Tacoma Dome.
Date: 11/23/2015 | High Schools
POULSBO — On a night of great defense for the Archbishop Murphy football team, the offense sputtered at times in the first half.Anfernee Gurley took care of that problem in the second half.Gurley, an explosive junior, returned a punt 59 yards for a...
Glacier Peak again falls to Bellevue in 3A state playoffs 35-14
ABERDEEN — The Knights created four first-half turnovers and converted each one into seven points en route to a thumping of the Grizzlies in a 1A state tournament quarterfinal on Saturday.
Lake Stevens routs Graham-Kapowsin 49-14 to reach 4A semis
Live video of Saturday's 3A state quarterfinal football game between Bellevue and Glacier Peak courtesy of STSPN.
Date: 11/21/2015 | Prep Zone
Archbishop Murphy's Jackson Yost and Anfernee Gurley and Jackson's B. Keanu Freitas have been named to the Team USA roster for the Under-17 National Team and will compete against Canada in the International Bowl at AT&T Stadium (home of the Dallas Cowboys) in Arlington, Texas.
Date: 11/20/2015 | Prep Zone
Lake Stevens quarterback Jacob Eason was named the WIAA 4A Male Athlete of the Week (Nov. 8-14) for his performance in last week's state tournament opening victory over Issaquah.
Date: 11/20/2015 | Prep Zone
Steve Willits, Sound Live Sports NetworkClass 4AGonzaga Prep over WoodinvilleRichland over Moses LakeSkyline over CamasLake Stevens over Graham-KapowsinClass 3A
Slew of injuries won't slow King’s senior defensive end Sundquist
After losing in the 1A state quarterfinals six seasons in a row, King’s coach Jim Shapiro is trying a new tactic the seventh time around.
Jerry Jensen began his reign as the Archbishop Murphy football coach with a 22-21 victory over North Kitsap in the Wildcats’ 2013 season opener.
This is the game the Grizzlies wanted.
The No. 2-ranked Lake Stevens Vikings come into Saturday’s quarterfinal showdown with No. 5 Graham-Kapowsin having faced little adversity this season. The Vikings’ biggest challenge came last week when they rallied from a 13-0 deficit to defeat Issaquah 42-32 in the first...
Football, soccer, cross country and volleyball honors listed
Date: 11/17/2015 | High Schools
Colton BuntGlacier Peak | FootballBunt, junior, rushed for 291 yards on 21 carries and scored five touchdowns in the Grizzlies’ 41-33 win over Ballard in the first round of the 3A state playoffs.Gabby ChappellEdmonds-Woodway | Girls Soccer
Herald Writers Aaron Lommers and David Krueger are joined by Steve Willits of the Sound Live Sports Network to review week one of the state football playoffs and look ahead to the state quarterfinals.
Date: 11/16/2015 | Prep Zone
All-Wesco 3A South Football TeamsFIRST TEAMQuarterback
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Bunt scores 5 TDs, GP tops Ballard 41-33 in state opener
Date: 11/14/2015 | High Schools
Live video of Saturday's 3A football state first-round game between Ballard and Glacier Peak courtesy of STSPN.
Date: 11/14/2015 | Prep Zone
BREMERTON — When Joe Kennedy arrived at the Flying H Youth Ranch for troubled boys, he was mad at the world.
Date: 11/14/2015 | Northwest
SHORELINE — Third-ranked King’s held previously unbeaten Port Townsend to just 15 yards rushing in the second half en route to a victory Friday night in the first round of the Class 1A state football playoffs.Defensive end Duncan Cull led the Knights’ defense with 10 tackles.
Lake Stevens gets over KingCo hump, tops Issaquah 42-32
Archbishop Murphy rolls past Black Hills 56-21 in state tourney
The picks for the first round of the state high school football playoffs:Steve Willits, Sound Live Sports NetworkClass 4A Woodinville over DavisGonzaga Prep over Battle...
Wildcats hoping defense does indeed win championships
Issaquah at Lake StevensWhere: Lake Stevens High SchoolWhen: 7 p.m., FridayKey Players: Issaquah—Cam Humphrey, sr., QB; Bryce Hughes, jr., RB/DB; Kyle Densley, sr., RB/LB; Joe Nelson, jr., WR/DB; Conner Pederson, sr. WR/DB;...
The Lake Stevens Vikings rolled to a 61-10 victory over Tahoma in the 4A quad-district playoffs last Friday, but their victory came with a price. Running back and linebacker Andrew Grimes limped off the field in the first quarter and did not return.As of midweek, Grimes had...
Final Associated Press Washington Football Prep PollClass 4A1. Camas (7) 10-0 792. Lake Stevens (1) 10-0 683. Gig Harbor 10-0 644. Gonzaga Prep 10-0 615. Graham-Kapowsin 10-0 466. Richland 9-1 367.
Date: 11/12/2015 | Prep Zone
Herald Writers Aaron Lommers and David Krueger are joined by Steve Willits of the Sound Live Sports Network to review the first week of the prep football playoffs and look ahead to the first round of the state playoffs.
Date: 11/09/2015 | Prep Zone
Jacob EasonLake Stevens | FootballEason, a senior, completed 23 of 35 passes for 287 yards and five touchdowns in the Vikings' 61-10 victory over Tahoma in the 4A quad-district playoffs. Three of Eason's touchdowns went to senior tight end Riley Krenz. The...
Date: 11/09/2015 | High Schools
The Herald’s final weekly high school football power poll for area teams, with the team name, total points and last week's ranking (note: Lake Stevens received all three first-place votes).Herald Power Poll1. Lake Stevens 45 12. Glacier...
Date: 11/09/2015 | Prep Zone
MONROE — It may take some time, but someday the members of the Monroe football team are going to look back on what they accomplished on Saturday with pride.The Bearcats trailed Skyview by 14 points late in the fourth quarter of Saturday's 4A quad-district playoff game,...
Date: 11/07/2015 | High Schools
EDMONDS — Bradley Peth rushed for 262 yards and three touchdowns on 36 carries to lift Lynnwood to a victory over Jackson in a Wesco crossover game Friday night.The win helped the Royals (6-4) end their season on a four-game winning streak.
STANWOOD — Kole Johnson passed for 239 yards and five touchdowns as Stanwood beat Mountlake Terrace in Wesco 3A crossover game.
OAK HARBOR — For the first three quarters Oak Harbor and Juanita traded touchdowns in a loser-out 3A quad-district battle. Oak Harbor’s Princeton Lollar Jr. rushed for 230 yards and three TDs on 34 carries, and teammates Savion Passmore and Dyllan Harris added 116 yards and 98 yards, respectively.
REDMOND —Cedar Park Christian-Bothell was bounced from the 1A playoffs by Meridian on Friday. Simon Burkett had three passing touchdowns and 183 yards and Tony Stahlecker rushed for 105 yards and a score for Meridian. Jaden Sheffey’s passing touchdown was the first score of the game and the only...
Arlington's season ends with 33-21 loss to Bonney Lake
AUBURN — In the end, the result was what many people expected — an Auburn Mountainview victory over Meadowdale in Friday night's 3A quad-district playoff game.The route the Lions took to their 35-27 triumph was much more unexpected.Even since before...
Lake Stevens cruises past Tahoma 61-10 in quad-districts
GRAHAM — The Panthers had their five-game winning streak snapped in a 4A quad-district playoff loss to the Eagles. Snohomish quarterback Kobe McDaniel completed 18 of 32 passes for 240 yards and two touchdowns in a losing effort. Kobe Meriweather of Graham Kapowsin rushed for 159 and four...
SHORELINE — King’s won its 1A District playoff game with Lynden Christian. Cooper Wright started the scoring for King’s with an 84-yard interception return. Jake Welch caught three passes for 104 yards and Duncan Cull had 10 tackles and three sacks to secure a trip to state for the Knights.
EVERETT — Archbishop Murphy advanced to state with a victory over Burlington-Edison in a 2A District Tournament game Friday night.
MARYSVILLE — Tulalip Heritage pushed Quilcene to the very end of a loser-out 1B quad-district game. The Hawks were lead by senior Robert Miles Jr. with 102 yards rushing, 212 yards receiving and 13 tackles. Tulalip Heritage’s Miles Jr. finished the eight-game season with 26 touchdowns.
EVERETT —Murdock Rutledge threw three touchdown passes to lead Everett past Mount Vernon in the season finale for both Wesco 4A teams. The Seagulls finished the season with a .500 record (5-5). Mount Vernon was 0-10.At Everett Memorial StadiumMount Vernon 7...
BELLINGHAM — Bellingham defeated Granite Falls in a regular season crossover game on Thursday night.Granite Falls junior Erik Helm recorded 104 yards rushing and scored on a 57-yard fake punt.
MARYSVILLE — Kamiak junior running back Alex Indelicato rushed 15 times for 105 yards and accounted for three touchdowns to lead the Knights to a victory over Marysville Getchell in a regular season crossover game on Thursday night.
Mavs' Ruby stays involved after condition halts playing career
David Krueger, Herald WriterLake Stevens over TahomaGraham Kapowsin over SnohomishGig Harbor over MarinerMonroe over SkyviewGlacier Peak over Seattle PrepArlington over Bonney LakeOak...
The Edmonds-Woodway football team is not afraid.After a week of preparation, the Warriors are ready and eager to face the Eastside Catholic Crusaders — the top-ranked 3A team in the state — in a quad-district playoff game at 7 p.m. at Eastside Catholic High...
Edmonds-Woodway at Eastside CatholicWhere: Eastside Catholic High SchoolWhen: 7 p.m., FridayKey Players: Edmonds-Woodway—Spencer Schultz, sr., ILB; Isaac Jackson, sr., QB; Ali Gaye, jr., TE/DE; Tyler Rheinford, sr., RB/OLB;...
Herald Writer Aaron Lommers is joined by Steve Willits of the Sound Live Sports Network to review week nine of the prep football season and to look ahead to the first week of the playoffs.
Date: 11/04/2015 | Prep Zone
Associated Press Washington Football Prep PollClass 4A
Date: 11/04/2015 | Prep Zone
MARYSVILLE — Senior running back Austin Honeycutt rushed for 174 yards and two touchdowns on 22 carries as Ferndale defeated Marysville Pilchuck in a 3A District Playoff on Tuesday night.
Date: 11/03/2015 | High Schools
ARLINGTON — Tyler Courtney rushed for 182 yards on 32 carries and accounted for three touchdowns to lead the Cougars past the Scots in a 2A District 1 play-in game on Tuesday night.
Date: 11/03/2015 | High Schools
There are two games with local teams playing on Tuesday night. Shorecrest plays Lakewood with the winner advancing to the 2A District 1 playoffs to face Squalicum and Ferndale plays Marysville Pilchuck with the winner advancing to the 3A quad-district round to face Bellevue. We will...
Date: 11/02/2015 | Prep Zone
Kole JohnsonStanwood | FootballJohnson, a senior, threw for five touchdowns in the Spartans’ 41-20 win over Shorewood on Friday. Johnson has thrown 10 touchdowns in Stanwood’s last two games, leading the Spartans to back-to-back victories.Courtney Fitzmaurice
Date: 11/02/2015 | High Schools
The Herald’s weekly high school football power poll for area teams, with the team name, total points and last week's ranking (note: Lake Stevens received all three first-place votes).
Date: 11/01/2015 | Prep Zone
Glacier Peak beats Arlington 29-19 in championship game
SHORELINE —Kole Johnson tossed five touchdowns in Stanwood’s win over Shorewood on Friday night. Alex Tsolomon threw for three scores for Shorewood in the Wesco 3A crossover game.At Shoreline StadiumStanwood 7 13 7 14 —41Shorewood 0 8 6 6 —20
LAKE STEVENS — Jacob Eason passed for 314 yards and Andrew Grimes rushed for 137 yards as the Vikings finished the regular season undefeated, beating Jackson in a Wesco 4A contest. At Lake Stevens StadiumJackson 14 0 0 0 — 14Lake Stevens 14 21 14 7 — 56
REDMOND — Andrew Cline rushed for 206 yards and three touchdowns on 29 carries for King’s as the Knights defeated Cedar Park Christian-Bothell in a Cascade Conference game Friday night.Joe Green was 10-for-15 passing with 97 yards and a touchdown while leading the Knights offense.
EDMONDS — Running back Collin Montez carried 19 times for 172 yards and four touchdowns as Marysville Getchell rolled past Mountlake Terrace in a Wesco 3A crossover game.
MONROE — Junior running back JJ Jerome rushed for 105 yards and a touchdown on nine carries to lead Monroe (7-2) in a win over Mount Vernon in a Wesco 4A game Friday night.Bearcats junior quarterback Zach Zimmerman was 8-of-14 passing for 69 yards and threw a touchdown...
EVERETT —Connor Alexander and Alex Indicato scored all 28 points in Kamiak’s win over Cascade. Indicato finished with 79 rushing yards, 159 receiving yards and three total touchdowns. Alexander had 224 yards and three touchdowns through the air. Devon Kleiner had 141 rushing yards and two...
Snohomish tops Mariner 27-14 for fifth straight victory
Live video of Friday's Wesco 3A Championship football game between Arlington and Glacier Peak courtesy of STSPN.
Date: 10/30/2015 | Prep Zone
SEATTLE — A football field in Washington state has become more than a battleground for athletes as the suspension of an assistant coach for praying at midfield after games divided people around the country over the religious rights of school employees.
Date: 10/30/2015 | Northwest
Live video of Friday's Wesco 4A football game between Mariner and Snohomish courtesy of STSPN.
Date: 10/30/2015 | Prep Zone
Edmonds-Woodway rallies late to beat MP 26-25
GRANITE FALLS — Lakewood rolled past Granite Falls in a Cascade Conference battle with Sean Dawson rushing for 141 yards and Tyler Courtney’s three rushing touchdowns. Eric Helm lead Granite Falls with 101 yards rushing.At Hi Jewel StadiumLakewood 21 0 7 0 —28
LANGLEY — Sultan defeated South Whidbey 34-32 on Thursday night to clinch the final 1A playoff spot from the Cascade Conference.
MARYSVILLE —Lummi Nation handed Tulalip Heritage their fifth loss of the season. Robert Myles Jr. had 13 receptions with 152 yards and three touchdowns. Willy Enick completed 19 of 33 passes for 204 yards and four touchdowns. At Quil Ceda StadiumLummi 15 22 22 8 — 67
EVERETT —Kerry Jackson ran for 121 yards and three scores in Archbishop Murphy’s win over Cedarcrest on Thursday night to stay undefeated in the regular season. Jackson’s longest run of the game was 60 yards in the first quarter. Cedarcrest’s Cody Banks threw for 196 yards and two touchdowns.
Live video of Friday's Wesco 3A crossover football game between Marysville Pilchuck and Edmonds-Woodway courtesy of SLSN.
Date: 10/29/2015 | Prep Zone
Arlington, Glacier Peak meet Friday for Wesco 3A title
Tom Lafferty, KRKO RadioSnohomish over MarinerKamiak over CascadeMonroe over Mount VernonLake Stevens over JacksonLynnwood over EverettEdmonds-Woodway over Marysville PilchuckMountlake...
Date: 10/28/2015 | High Schools
Associated Press Washington Football Prep Poll
Date: 10/28/2015 | Prep Zone
CHICAGO — An Illinois judge has dismissed the nation’s first class-action concussions lawsuit against a prep sports governing body, saying the Illinois High School Association has taken steps to make football safer and that imposing costly requirements could force some schools to drop the...
Date: 10/28/2015 | High Schools
Herald Writers Aaron Lommers and David Krueger are joined by Steve Willits of the Sound Live Sports Network to review week eight games and look ahead to week nine.
Date: 10/27/2015 | Prep Zone
Michael NelsonLake Stevens | FootballNelson, a senior, had five of the Vikings’ six sacks in a 63-7 win over Kamiak in a game broadcast on ESPN U.Delaney HopenShorewood | Volleyball
Date: 10/26/2015 | High Schools
The Herald’s weekly high school football power poll for area teams, with the team name, total points and last week's ranking (note: Lake Stevens received all three first-place votes).Herald Power Poll1. Lake...
Date: 10/26/2015 | Prep Zone
DUVALL — Cedarcrest was led by Alex Parnell (11 carries, 191 yards), Ryan Golden (11 carries, 150 yards), and Dave Boak (nine carries, 106 yards). The Red Wolves improved to 5-3 overall and 4-2 in conference play. Granite Falls fell to 1-7 overall (1-5 in conference).
The Player of the Week poll closes at noon, Monday.Garrett McDowellQB, Mountlake TerraceMcDowell, a junior, rushed for 177 yards and two touchdowns as the Hawks held off Kingston 22-20 in a non-conference game.
Date: 10/23/2015 | Prep Zone
MOUNT VERNON — Harith Siddiq scored three rushing touchdowns in Cascade’s victory over Mount Vernon in a Wesco 4A game. The win was the Bruins’ first of the season. At Mount Vernon H.S.Cascade 7 10 0 7 — 24Mount Vernon 0 7 3 0 — 10Cas—Siddiq 10 run (Bowlden kick)
EVERETT — Keegan Stich rushed for 119 yards and three touchdowns and also caught a pair of receiving touchdowns from Kobe McDaniel as the Panthers won their fourth consecutive Wesco 4A game on Friday night.McDaniel finished with 271 passing yards and three touchdowns...
SNOHOMISH — Glacier Peak senior running back Dexter Carter made sure his Senior Night was one he will not forget.Carter scored five times as the No. 6-ranked Grizzlies clinched the Wesco 3A South Division football championship by beating visiting Edmonds-Woodway 41-22...
ARLINGTON — Lakewood’s Austin Lane was 14-of-25 passing for 215 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Cougars to a victory over South Whidbey on Friday night.
Lake Stevens clinches Wesco 4A, routs Kamiak on national t.v.
Wildcats claim Cascade Conference title with 49-7 win
CLALLAM BAY — Robert Miles Jr. finished the game with 152 yards rushing, 166 yards receiving and four touchdowns as Tulalip Heritage defeated Clallam Bay, which puts the Hawks in a tie for second place in Northwest 1B.
MARYSVILLE — Oak Harbor's Princeton Lollar Jr. rushed for three touchdowns en route to the Wildcats' victory over Marsyville Pilchuck in a Wesco 3A game Friday night.Dyllan Harris rushed for two touchdowns and Savion Hollins-Passmore ran for 66-yard score in the second...
SULTAN — Josiah Sergeant scored three touchdowns, two rushing and one receiving in the Eagles’ Cascade Conference win over Sultan. Andy Sam had two touchdowns for the Turks. At Sultan H.S.CPC-Bothell 7 21 14 0 — 42Sultan 0 7 0 7 — 14
STANWOOD — Kole Johnson threw five* touchdown passes, including two in the fourth quarter, to lead the Spartans to their first Wesco 3A North victory on Friday night.Johnson completed 12-of-17 passes for 297 yards and four touchdowns in the game, as the Spartans...
EVERETT — Arlington’s Andrew Kalahar passed for 262 yards and two touchdowns, and Devon Nutter scored two touchdowns in a Wesco 3A win over Everett.At Everett Memorial StadiumArlington 8 15 20 0 — 43Everett 6 0 0 7 — 13Eve — Howell 3 yd run (kick failed)