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High School Football

Associated Press Prep Football Poll

The Associated Press released its first prep football poll of the season on Wednesday. Here are the rankings:CLASS 4A

Date: 08/26/2015 | Prep Zone

Flying with Air Jackson

Senior QB Doney takes controls of Jackson's pass-oriented offense

Date: 08/25/2015 | High Schools

Postcard from camp: Archbishop Murphy football

EVERETT – The Archbishop Murphy football team ended day three of the first week of practice with an interception by a defensive lineman. One of the assistant coaches could be heard saying, "let's end it on a high note."

Date: 08/21/2015 | Prep Zone

'A really special kid'

Lake Stevens QB Eason signs financial agreement with Georgia

Date: 08/21/2015 | High Schools

Postcard from camp: Meadowdale football

LYNNWOOD – With several starters gone from the 2014 team and a new head coach, many would give the Meadowdale football team a pass if it were to have a down year in 2015.

Date: 08/21/2015 | Prep Zone

‘They’re like my brothers’

Sydney Gormley competing for spot on young Lakewood team

Date: 08/21/2015 | High Schools

Postcard from Camp: Marysville Pilchuck football

MARYSVILLE – The obvious star is missing at Marysville Pilchuck’s football practice.

Date: 08/20/2015 | Prep Zone

Postcard from camp: Mountlake Terrace football

MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — Coming off the most successful football season in school history, the Mountlake Terrace football team is under new leadership this season.

Date: 08/20/2015 | Prep Zone

Postcard from camp: Marysville Getchell football

MARYSVILLE — At the start of year No. 5 at Marysville Getchell, head football coach Davis Lura said the program is headed into "Phase Two" of its development.

Date: 08/20/2015 | Prep Zone

Postcard from camp: Glacier Peak football

SNOHOMISH -- With 10 new head football coaches in Wesco and the Cascade Conference this season, many teams are using the first few weeks of practice to implement new systems and philosophies and find out what their identity is going to be.

Date: 08/20/2015 | Prep Zone

New beginnings

Renewed optimism for Mariner and new head coach Stewart

Date: 08/20/2015 | High Schools

Postcard from camp: Edmonds-Woodway football

EDMONDS — For a football team that is used to competing for a playoff spot every season, Edmonds-Woodway found itself in an unusual position after four games in 2014. 

Date: 08/19/2015 | Prep Zone

Old school vs. New school

QB and his dad have very different recruiting experiences

Date: 08/16/2015 | High Schools

Kamiak, Lake Stevens football game to be broadcast on ESPN U

ESPN is coming to the Pacific Northwest for some Friday night lights.

Date: 08/13/2015 | Prep Zone

When it comes to sports, foster healthy competition for kids

Vickie’s parents were jumping up and down while they watched their powerful 10-year-old daughter slam the softball into left field. “Go for it Vickie,” they shrieked. Vickie was flying toward third base when the leftfielder made a great throw to the third baseman. Vickie went down for the long...

Date: 08/02/2015 | Life

Man of the Year finalist: Austin Joyner

In a high school football career that was nothing short of sensational, Austin Joyner saved the best for last.

Date: 07/13/2015 | Sports

The week that was for Glacier Peak’s Pettit at East-West game

Editor's note: Spencer Pettit recently completed his high school career at Glacier Peak, where he earned numerous accolades as a kicker before committing to the University of Nevada. He took over The Herald's Twitter account during the week leading up to the East-West All-Star football...

Date: 07/07/2015 | High Schools

Wesco players help West beat East 21-13

SPOKANE — With one final showing in their high-school careers, several outgoing Wesco seniors helped the West defeat the East 21-13 in the annual East/West All-State football game on Friday.With the game tied at 13-13 in the fourth quarter, Kennedy Catholic's J.R.

Date: 07/03/2015 | Sports

One last snap

Kamiak QB, center set to play their final football game together

Date: 07/03/2015 | High Schools

Glacier Peak's Pettit takes over Twitter from East-West football game

For an in-depth look as the West team's preparation for this Friday's annual East-West All-State football game, follow us on Twitter at @heraldnetpreps. Glacier Peak's Spencer Pettit will be guest tweeting from practices and team functions on The Herald's prep account starting Wednesday...

Date: 06/30/2015 | Prep Zone

West beats East at Earl Barden All-Star Classic

YAKIMA — The West defeated the East 20-14 in the 21st annual Earl Barden All-Star football classic on Saturday. The game, which was played at Earl Barden Stadium at East Valley High School in Yakima, features some of the best 2A, 1A, 2B and 1B players in the state.

Date: 06/20/2015 | High Schools

One of the best

Darrington QB Green caps career with all-star appearance

Date: 06/20/2015 | High Schools

All-Star nod bookends Damerau’s prep career

As a junior, South Whidbey’s Deven Damerau wasn’t even starting at running back. Less than two years later, he is representing his school in the Earl Barden All-Star Classic in Yakima as one of the top football players in the state.

Date: 06/20/2015 | High Schools

Boys Athlete of the Year

Glacier Peak High School senior Mosese Fifita

Date: 06/15/2015 | High Schools

Boys Prep Athlete of the Year Podcast

Herald Writers Aaron Lommers and David Krueger are joined by Steve Willits of the Sound Live Sports Network to announce the top six finalists for The Herald's annual Boys Athlete of the Year and select the winner.

Date: 06/15/2015 | Prep Zone

Girls Prep Athlete of the Year Podcast

Herald Writers Aaron Lommers and David Krueger are joined by Steve Willits of the Sound Live Sports Network to announce the top six finalists for the annual Prep Girls Athlete of the Year and select the winner.

Date: 06/14/2015 | Prep Zone

Best of preps

Cast your vote for boys athlete of the year

Date: 06/05/2015 | Prep Zone

Best of preps

Cast your vote for girls athlete of the year

Date: 06/05/2015 | Prep Zone

Meadowdale hires Leonard as football coach

With seven 3A state playoff appearances in the last eight years, including four trips to the quarterfinals, the Meadowdale football program has established itself as a perennial power.

Date: 06/03/2015 | High Schools

‘Going to be a college man’

Snohomish's Ike Ditzenberger faces a new challenge

Date: 05/19/2015 | Sports

Meadowdale's Schafer headed to WSU

Meadowdale kicker Brett Schafer has committed to play football at Washington State University this fall. Schafer will join the team as a preferred walk-on, meaning he is guaranteed a roster spot, but will not receive an athletic scholarship.

Date: 05/17/2015 | Prep Zone

Kelly Dougan hired as new Mountlake Terrace football coach

The Mountlake Terrace football program didn’t have to look far to find its next head coach.

Date: 05/09/2015 | Prep Zone

Illinois group says concussions lawsuit ‘threatens’ football

CHICAGO — The nation’s first high school sports governing body to face a class-action concussions lawsuit wants an Illinois judge to dismiss the suit, saying it could kill football programs statewide.

Date: 04/13/2015 | High Schools

Meadowdale boys basketball and football coaches both resign

My Edmonds News reported on Thursday that Meadowdale head football coach Mike Don and boys basketball head coach Andy Streit have both resigned. The resignations were confirmed by Meadowdale athletic director Liz Marriott.

Date: 03/12/2015 | Prep Zone

Umayam resigns as Mountlake Terrace football coach

Mountlake Terrace's Tony Umayam resigned as head football coach earlier this week. Umayam confirmed his decision to step down in an email to The Herald.

Date: 03/12/2015 | Prep Zone

Granite Falls hires new football coach

The Granite Falls School District announced earlier this week that Alex Hellig has been selected to be the Tigers' new varsity football coach.

Date: 03/11/2015 | Prep Zone

New Everett football coach to host meet and greet

Recently named Everett High School football coach Doug Trainor and his coaching staff will be hosting a meet and greet at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 12 in the Little Theatre at the high school.

Date: 03/11/2015 | Prep Zone

Cascade, Everett hire new football coaches

Cascade and Everett high schools hired new football coaches on Friday, and both men already have football histories here in Snohomish County.Shane Keck, a 1999 graduate of Mariner High School and a former assistant coach at Monroe High School, will take over the Cascade...

Date: 02/27/2015 | High Schools

Going to be a Cougar

Monroe QB Zimmerman to walk on at Washington State

Date: 02/24/2015 | High Schools

Field of dream about to come true for Archbishop Murphy

EVERETT — This spring, Archbishop Murphy High School students will have an artificial turf field for the first time.No longer will the students face a muddy, swampy mess during the rainy season.The new field was a dream of iconic local coach football

Date: 02/21/2015 | High Schools

Bearcats tab Bumpus

Ex-Seahawks and Cougars WR hired as Monroe football coach

Date: 02/05/2015 | High Schools

Archbishop Murphy players represent Under-17 National Team

Archbishop Murphy's Anfernee Gurley and Jackson Yost were part of the USA Football Under-17 National Team that competed in the 2015 International Bowl this past Saturday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

Date: 02/05/2015 | Prep Zone

Ryan Fransen of King's High School a finalist for football award

Ryan Fransen of King's High School is a finalist for the National Football Federation's Seattle Chapter scholar athlete award. Fransen lives in Mill Creek and was a key member of the Knights' football team that reached the 1A state quarterfinals this past season.

Date: 02/05/2015 | Prep Zone

Taking the next step

Where local athletes signed on Letter of Intent Day

Date: 02/04/2015 | Prep Zone

Joining the Wolf Pack

Glacier Peak kicker Pettit to go to Nevada as a preferred walk-on

Date: 02/03/2015 | High Schools

Getchell’s Clark to walk on at UW

John Clark wanted to stay in the Pacific Northwest.

Date: 02/02/2015 | High Schools

Special on MP football team airs on ESPN

After the tragedy at Marysville Pilchuck High School in October, the Seattle Seahawks invited the football team out to its practice. Several Seahawks players followed that up with a visit to the Marysville Pilchuck campus.

Date: 02/02/2015 | Prep Zone

Mariner hires Stewart

Ex-Meadowdale coach takes over the Marauder football program

Date: 01/13/2015 | High Schools

Joyner picks Huskies

Marysville Pilchuck's Austin Joyner says he will play for UW

Date: 01/04/2015 | High Schools

Top 10

The Top 10 prep sports stories of 2014

Date: 12/29/2014 | High Schools

All-state selections

19 area football players earn all-state honors

Date: 12/24/2014 | Sports

Giving back

Ex-Lakewood players give back to the football program

Date: 12/23/2014 | High Schools

GP's Pettit receives scholarship offer

Glacier Peak senior Spencer Pettit, who is one of the top-ranked kicking prospects in the country, received a scholarship offer to Eastern Washington University on Monday.

Date: 12/22/2014 | Prep Zone

The prized recruit

Colleges try to woo Marysville Pilchuck football star Joyner

Date: 12/21/2014 | High Schools

Football officials honor top players

MUKILTEO — Lots of people say, “The sky is the limit.”Several local scholar athletes have gone above and beyond, and are shooting for the stars.

Date: 12/11/2014 | High Schools

Judge: Disputed high school game won’t be replayed

OKLAHOMA CITY — The ruling from the bench stands: A high school football team from a tiny Oklahoma town is moving on to the state semifinals, having topped an Oklahoma City powerhouse after an improperly enforced penalty with 64 seconds left.

Date: 12/11/2014 | High Schools

End of an era

Longtime Mariner football coach John Ondriezek steps down

Date: 12/08/2014 | High Schools

Glacier Peak's Pettit is Special Teams Player of the Year

With Glacier Peak’s football season on the line, as well as the team’s run of never missing the postseason in school history, the Grizzlies turned to kicker Spencer Pettit, who delivered his finest performance in the Oct. 27 game against Edmonds-Woodway.

Date: 12/07/2014 | High Schools

Defensive Player of the Year

Marysville Pilchuck linebacker Hatch made 134 tackles

Date: 12/07/2014 | High Schools

Carson, Turner are The Herald's co-Coaches of the Year

High school sports are about more than just winning and losing.Oak Harbor's Jay Turner and Marysville Pilchuck's Brandon Carson are two head coaches that understand just that.The pair displayed inspirational sportsmanship, with Turner's Wildcats offering...

Date: 12/07/2014 | High Schools

All-Area football

Snohomish County's top players of 2014

Date: 12/07/2014 | High Schools

Neah Bay beats Liberty Christian56-38 to win Class 1B title

TACOMA— Cole Svec rushed for 159 yards and had an 88-yard kickoff return for a touchdown and Chris Martinez added 133 yards and four scores as Neah Bay cruised to a 56-38 win over Liberty Christian on Saturday in the Class 1B state football championship game.It marked...

Date: 12/06/2014 | High Schools

Cascade Christian beats Colville 27-26 in OT to win 1A title

TACOMA — Robert Terhune scored a 1-yard touchdown in overtime and Cascade Christian’s defense stopped Colville’s two-point conversion try for a 27-26 win in the Class 1A high school championship football game on Saturday.

Date: 12/06/2014 | High Schools

Sedro-Woolley beats Lynden 42-13 for 2A title

TACOMA — Lynden’s four-peat wasn’t meant to be.Sedro-Woolley intercepted five passes and rushed for 321 yards in a 42-13 win over the Lions in the Class 2A state high school football championship Saturday at the Tacoma Dome.

Date: 12/06/2014 | High Schools

Crusaders romp to 3A title

Eastside Catholic ends Bellevue's 67-game winning streak

Date: 12/05/2014 | High Schools

Okanogan wins 2B state football title

TACOMA — Okanogan scored 17 points in the first half and held off Napavine for a 17-14 victory Friday in the Class 2B high school football championship game at the Tacoma Dome.

Date: 12/05/2014 | High Schools

MP garners awards

Marysville-Pilchuck's Joyner, Carson honored

Date: 12/04/2014 | Prep Zone

Soren steps down as Everett High football coach

EVERETT — Everett High School football coach Will Soren has resigned after nine seasons guiding the Seagulls.

Date: 12/03/2014 | High Schools

Prep Football Podcast | Week 14

Herald Writers Aaron Lommers and David Krueger are joined by Steve Willits of the Sound Live Sports Network to talk about the 3A state semifinal between Marysville Pilchuck and Bellevue and look ahead to this week's state championship games.

Date: 12/01/2014 | Prep Zone

True grit

Marysville Pilchuck leaves it all on the field in loss

Date: 11/29/2014 | High Schools

Just out of reach

Marysville Pilchuck's title quest ends in close, hard-fought battle

Date: 11/29/2014 | High Schools

Live blog: Playoff football

Join Herald writers for Marysville Pilchuck vs. Bellevue

Date: 11/28/2014 | High Schools

Tomahawks: Team of destiny?

Marysville Pilchuck takes on Bellevue in state semifinals

Date: 11/28/2014 | High Schools

All about the defense

The key to high-scoring Marysville Pilchuck's success? Defense

Date: 11/27/2014 | High Schools

MP strong

Marysville Pilchuck rallies around its football team

Date: 11/27/2014 | High Schools

The Herald’s Athletes of the Week

The Herald’s Athletes of the WeekKillian PageMarysville Pilchuck | Football

Date: 11/25/2014 | High Schools

Prep Football Podcast | Week 13

Herald Writers Aaron Lommers and David Krueger are joined by Steve Willits of the Sound Live Sports Network to review the state football quarterfinals and look ahead to the state semifinals. Spoiler alert: There is a lot of talk about Marysville Pilchuck's big game against...

Date: 11/24/2014 | Prep Zone

King’s football team ousted from 1A playoffs

SHORELINE — For the sixth straight year, the King’s football team reached the Class 1A state quarterfinals.

Date: 11/22/2014 | High Schools

MP leaps into 3A semifinals

Marysville Pilchuck routs Columbia River 63-6

Date: 11/22/2014 | High Schools

Tomahawks' big plays this season

The Marysville Pilchuck High School football team has produced 18 scoring plays of 40 yards or more. Here's a list of those plays:Week 178-yard run by Austin Joyner

Date: 11/21/2014 | High Schools

Knights ride upperclassmen

Fransen, seniors hope to take next step, lead King's into semifinals

Date: 11/21/2014 | High Schools

Big plays fuel MP's success

Tomahawks have 18 TDs of more than 40 yards this season

Date: 11/21/2014 | High Schools

2014 All-Wesco football teams

All-Wesco 2014 football teams, as chosen by coaches:4A First Team OffenseLinemenMatthew Morton, Kamiak, 11Conner Griffin, Mariner, 12Jeremiah Bell, Mariner, 12Nathan Jacobson,...

Date: 11/18/2014 | High Schools

All-Wesco teams

Coaches' choices for top athletes in fall sports

Date: 11/18/2014 | High Schools

Prep Football Podcast | Week 12

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 state football playoffs and look ahead to the state quarterfinals.

Date: 11/17/2014 | Prep Zone

Vikings' season ends

Newport beats Lake Stevens 43-40 in state football playoffs

Date: 11/15/2014 | High Schools

Prep football: King’s 42, La Center 21

RIDGEFIELD — Another year, another trip to the state quarterfinals for the King’s Knights.King’s reached the final eight of the Class 1A state tournament for the sixth consecutive season, beating La Center 42-21 on Saturday at Ridgefield High School.

Date: 11/15/2014 | High Schools

Tomahawks trample Terrace

Joyner rushes for 292 yards and 5 TDs, MP advances

Date: 11/14/2014 | High Schools

Mavericks' season ends

Eastside Catholic's big first half too much for Meadowdale

Date: 11/14/2014 | High Schools

Prep football: Peninsula 42, Oak Harbor 14

GIG HARBOR — The Oak Harbor football team fell into a 28-0 hole in the first half and was unable to dig itself out Friday night, losing to Peninsula 42-14 in the first round of the Class 3A state tournament.

Date: 11/14/2014 | High Schools

Live! Football Friday

Join our live blog as we follow all the high school games

Date: 11/14/2014 | High Schools

Live video: Meadowdale vs. Eastside Catholic football playoff

Video of Friday night's playoff football game between Meadowdale and Eastside Catholic courtesy of SLSN.

Date: 11/14/2014 | Prep Zone

Deja vu? Mavericks sure hope not

If the Meadowdale Mavericks are going to return to the Class 3A state quarterfinals, they'll have to get past the team that kept them out of last year's semifinals — Eastside Catholic.The Mavericks face the Crusaders at 7 p.m. Friday at Seattle Memorial Stadium, the...

Date: 11/14/2014 | High Schools

Week 11 | Prep Football Picks

David Krueger, Herald WriterMarysville Pilchuck over Mountlake TerraceEastside Catholic over MeadowdaleOak Harbor over PeninsulaLake Stevens over NewportKing’s over La CenterLast week: 17-7. Season: 141-36.Aaron Lommers, Herald Writer

Date: 11/14/2014 | High Schools

Making history

Mountlake Terrace earned one historic win, seeks another

Date: 11/14/2014 | High Schools

Prep Football Podcast | Week 11

Herald Writers Aaron Lommers and David Krueger are joined by Steve Willits of the Sound Live Sports Network to review week 10 and preview the first week of the prep football state playoffs.

Date: 11/12/2014 | Prep Zone

Terrace beats Capital 14-7, advances to Class 3A state football playoffs

OLYMPIA — For the first time in school history, Mountlake Terrace is headed to the state football playoffs.Ryan Lacasse scored two touchdowns as Mountlake Terrace defeated Capital 14-7 in a 3A Quad District playoff game at Ingersoll Stadium on Saturday.The...

Date: 11/08/2014 | High Schools

Prep football: Tulalip 82, Clallam Bay 60

MARYSVILLE — Quarterback Ayrik Miranda passed for 262 yards and six touchdowns in the first half to lead Tulalip Heritage to victory over Clallam Bay in a Northwest League 1B contest Saturday. At Quil Ceda StadiumClallam Bay 12 14 8 26 — 82

Date: 11/08/2014 | High Schools

Prep football: Federal Way 46, Mariner 14

FEDERAL WAY — Chico McClatcher scored five touchdowns to lead Federal Way to a 46-14 win over Mariner in a Class 4A Quad-District playoff game Friday night.The loss ended the season for Mariner (4-6). Federal Way (8-2) moves on to play Union in the first round of the...

Date: 11/07/2014 | High Schools

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