BEIJING — A heart-stopper. A lean at the line. A next-to-nothing margin over a more-than-game challenger.
Date: 08/23/2015 | Sports
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
James Lawrence, an Ironman triathlete nicknamed the Iron Cowboy, has crossed the final finish line of his 50th triathlon in 50 days.
Date: 07/29/2015 | Sports
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
Archbishop Murphy’s Kristi Bartz is the Girls Athlete of Year
Date: 06/14/2015 | High Schools
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
NEW YORK — The last time he competed in this stadium, Usain Bolt ran the fastest 100 meters in history.In his return seven years later, he had what he called the worst 200 of his career.
Date: 06/13/2015 | Sports
Kamiak junior Tim Beard won the state hammer throw championship on May 31 with a throw of 181 feet, 9 inches. His defeated Eastlake's Lukas Leitis, who finished second with a throw of 176-11.
WESCO 4AFIRST TEAM 110 hurdles: Suzy Pace, fr., Mariner 100: Kailin Wiley, fr., Kamiak1,600: Brooke Kingma, sr., Jackson400 relay: Jackson (Michal Jones, Janelle Polinsky, Kiesha Watts, Mackenzie Monten)400:...
Date: 06/03/2015 | High Schools
WESCO 4AFIRST TEAM 110 hurdles: Connor Winkler, sr., Lake Stevens100: Keynan Foster, sr., Jackson1,600: Aaron Roe, sr., Jackson4x100 relay: Mariner (Dyonte Law, Darius Tolbert, Romelo Mangum, Jordan Scarborough)
Date: 06/03/2015 | High Schools
2015 All-Cascade Conference Girls Track and Field TeamFIRST TEAM100: Arielle Van Peursem, sr., Cedar Park Christian-Bothell200: Tayla Weaver, soph., Cedarcrest400: Bethany Fisher, soph,...
Date: 06/02/2015 | High Schools
2015 All-Cascade Conference Boys Track and Field TeamFIRST TEAM100: Josh Dickey, jr., Lakewood200: Isaac Westlund, sr., Archbishop Murphy400: Isaac Westlund, sr., Archbishop Murphy
Date: 06/02/2015 | High Schools
Ricky MuzzySouth Whidbey | BaseballMuzzy scored South Whidbey’s first run and picked up the save in Friday’s 1A state semifinal victory over Cashmere. Muzzy also had a double in Saturday’s state-championship loss to Hoquiam.Sydney TaggartEverett | Softball
Date: 06/01/2015 | High Schools
At Eastern Washington UniversityBoysTeam scores: Raymond 89.50, North Beach 62, St. George's 45, Okanogan 45, Asotin 43, Waitsburg-Prescott 32, Northwest Christian (Colbert) 32, Northwest Christian (Lacey) 31, Toledo 26, Morton-White Pass 24, Colfax 19, Davenport...
Date: 05/31/2015 | High Schools
CHENEY -- The King's boys track team destroyed the field at the 1A state track championships from Thursday-Saturday at Eastern Washington University, amassing 88 team points to capture the state title.
At Eastern Washington UniversityBoysTeam scores:Lummi 54, Mount Rainier Lutheran 52, Mount Vernon Christian 51.50, Bickleton 48, Lyle/Wishram 46, Odessa-Harrington 46, Evergreen Lutheran 38.50, Taholah 32, Shoreline Christian 26, Neah Bay 25, Grace Academy 23,...
By Aaron LommersHerald WriterTACOMA — Shorecrest junior Wurrie Njadoe accomplished one of the more rare feats in high school track and field Saturday, winning a state championship in all four individual events she entered.
TACOMA — Arlington track coach Judd Hunter said a reporter asked him in March what his favorite memory of senior thrower Justean Landis is."When she wins the state championship later this year," Hunter said he replied.Turns out, Hunter is quite...
At Eastern Washington UnversityBoys
TACOMA — Meadowdale senior Christapherson Grant may be just as good of an actor as he is a hurdler.
At Eastern Washington UniversityBoysTeam scores: Mount Vernon Christian 11, Lyle/Wishram 10, Lummi 10, Bickleton 8, Taholah 8, Shoreline Christian 8, Crescent 8, Curlew 5, Mary Knight 3, Crosspoint Academy 3, Republic 2, Wellpinit 1, Evergreen Lutheran 1
At Eastern Washington UniversityBoysFriday’s Finals
Stanwood’s Madison Yerigan wins girls 3A state high-jump title
Date: 05/28/2015 | High Schools
Ian Oxnevad & Cole McKissonShorewood | Baseball
Date: 05/25/2015 | High Schools
Meadowdale's Grant returns from injury with high hopes at state
Date: 05/25/2015 | High Schools
At King’s H.S.BoysTop 3 to stateTeam scores—King’s 158, Meridian 113, Cedar Park Christian-Bothell 90, Nooksack Valley 60, South Whidbey 52, Bear Creek 42, Lynden Christian 42, Seattle Academy 36, Sultan 18, Northwest 18, Mount Baker 14, University Prep 7, Bush 4.
Date: 05/23/2015 | High Schools
At Lake Stevens H.S.BOYS(Top 4 qualify for state)Team scores: Bothell 116, Lake Stevens 67.5, Inglemoor 66, Skyline 55, Eastlake 54.5, Mt. Si 46, Issaquah 43.5, Mariner 42, Jackson 41.5, Snohomish 31, Redmond 24, Woodinville 17, Cascade 15.5, Kamiak 15, Monroe 14, Newport 13.5.
At Shoreline StadiumBOYS(Top 3 qualify for state)Team scores: Arlington 106, Glacier Peak 82, Shorewood 70, Marysville Getchell 60, Edmonds-Woodway 57, Oak Harbor 52, Ferndale 44, Meadowdale 42.5, Everett 40, Lynnwood 36, Marysville Pilchuck 29, Stanwood 22.5, Mountlake Terrace 19
At Civic Field, BellinghamBOYSFriday’s Finals(Top 4 qualify for state)
At King’s H.S.BoysTeam scores through five events—King’s 67, Meridian 30, Cedar Park Christian-Bothell 24, South Whidbey 18, Nooksack Valley 17, Bear Creek 10, Seattle Academy 10, Northwest 8, Lynden Christian 6, Sultan 5
Date: 05/21/2015 | High Schools
At Civic FieldBoysTeam scores (through four events): Sehome 38.6, Lakewood 29, Anacortes 17, Blaine 16.6, Bellingham 10.6, Sedro-Woolley 10, Squalicum 9, Shorecrest 7, Burlington-Edison 6, Archbishop Murphy 6, Lynden 5.6, Cedarcrest .6
At Lake Stevens H.S.BoysTeam scores (through five events): Bothell 35, Lake Stevens 33.5, Eastlake 17.5, Snohomish 15, Mt. Si 15, Jackson 14.5, Inglemoor 11, Issaquah 10, Monroe 9.5, Cascade 5.5, Kamiak 4, Mariner 4, Woodinville 2
At Shoreline StadiumBoysTeam scores (through five events): Arlington 44, Edmonds-Woodway 31, Oak Harbor 21, Shorewood 17, Marysville-Pilchuck 17, Mountlake Terrace 13, Everett 12, Stanwood 11.5, Lynnwood 8, Ferndale 6, Marysville Getchell 6, Meadowdale 4.5, Glacier Peak 4
Lucas JungmannLynnwood | Baseball
Date: 05/18/2015 | High Schools
AUSTIN, Texas — For three years, Charlotte Brown has been chasing a medal by trying to jump over a bar she couldn't see.
Date: 05/16/2015 | High Schools
At King’s H.S.BOYSTeam Scores: King’s 186, Meridian 145, Cedar Park Christian 100, Nooksack Valley 65, South Whidbey 60, Lynden Christian 56, Sultan 23, Mount Baker 13.110 hurdles—Marcus McGuinn (M) 15.92100—Stedman Knox (CPC) 11.251,600—Andrew Ayers (K) 4:25.99
At Oak Harbor H.S.BOYSTeam Scores: Arlington 315.5, Oak Harbor 140, Marysville Getchell 95, Everett 94, Marysville-Pilchuck 66.5, Stanwood 61110 hurdles— Brent Hafenscher (MG) 14.99;100—Anthony Dill (A) 11.04;400...
Lynnwood’s Pivec, Edwards among standouts at 3A south meet
Teammates honor Bartz with empty lane at district prelims
At Edmonds StadiumWednesday’s FinalsBOYS1,600—Miler Haller (Edmonds-Woodway) 4:21.38; High jump—Ronnie Gary (Shorewood) 6-6; Long jump— Sadath Aboudou (Shorecrest) 20-6.75; Shot put—Nick Venema (Edmonds-Woodway) 50-6.50; Pole vault—Grant Whitcutt (Edmonds-Woodway) 11-6.GIRLS
At Snohomish H.S.Wednesday's FinalsBOYS1,600—Aaron Roe (Jackson) 4:20.81; High jump— Taylor Devries (Snohomish) 6-0; Long jump— Keynan Foster (Jackson) 21-2; Shot put— Tevin Gray (Lake Stevens) 46-7.25; Pole vault— Josh...
At Oak Harbor H.S.Wednesday’s FinalsBOYS1,600—John Rodeheffer (Oak Harbor) 4:15.40; High jump—Jordan Smith (Arlington) 5-10; Long jump—Michael Forster (A) 22-2; Shot put—Nicholas Blair (Everett) 52-10.5; Pole vault—Ilya Nikitenko (Marysville Pilchuck) 12-0.GIRLS
Justin BrownLake Stevens | BaseballBrown batted 4-for-4 in Saturday's 6-5 extra-inning victory over Jackson in the first round of the 4A District 1 Tournament. Brown's walk-off single in the bottom of the eighth inning gave Lake Stevens the win and ended...
Date: 05/11/2015 | High Schools
In October, NBC aired the news that a University of Washington women's soccer coach, who also coaches youth soccer, noticed a pattern of cancer among soccer players. That was a wake-up call for the general public to get informed about materials used in artificial turf,...
Date: 05/09/2015 | Commentary
At Edmonds StadiumBoysTeam scores: Edmonds-Woodway 161, Lynnwood 155, Mountlake Terrace 103, Meadowdale 93
At Stanwood H.S.BoysTeam scores: Lake Stevens 244.5, Oak Harbor 150, Stanwood 130, Mount Vernon 81.5, Snohomish 27, Lakeside 2.
At Everett Memorial StadiumBoysTeam scores: Jackson 94, Everett 47, Cascade 40
At King’s H.S.BoysTeam scores: Lakewood 170.5, King’s 148.33, Cedarcrest 103.83, Archbishop Murphy 70.33, Cedar Park Christian-Bothell 69.5, South Whidbey 55, Granite Falls 32.5.
At Shoreline StadiumBoysTeam scores: Shorewood 103, Mariner 74.5, Shorecrest 44.5, Kamiak 42
At Marysville Pilchuck H.S.BoysTeam scores: Marysville Pilchuck 87.33, Marysville Getchell 74.67, Grace Academy 16.
The athletes of the week are selected by The Herald staff with input from local head coaches.Jake MulhollandSnohomish | Baseball
Date: 05/04/2015 | High Schools
SHORELINE — Fifty-six high schools, including several from Wesco and the Cascade Conference, met Saturday at the Shoreline Inivitational at Shoreline Stadium.
At Lake Washington H.S.Top local finishersTeam scores (locals only)—2, Shorecrest 45; T4, Lynnwood 36; 8, Snohomish 29; T24, Mountlake Terrace 10; T43, Kamiak 5; T48, Shorewood, Edmonds-Woodway, Jackson 4; T51, Mariner 3 (of 56).
At Ellensburg H.S.BoysTop Monroe finishersTeam scores—3. Monroe 69.5 (of 16)
At Quil Ceda StadiumBoysTop local finishers
At Mariner H.S.BoysTeam scores: Mariner 73-Lynnwood 68, Edmonds-Woodway 79-Mariner 62, Edmonds-Woodway 74-Lynnwood 70
Prep boys track: Cedar Park Christian 72, South Whidbey 63, Sultan 35. Prep girls track: South Whidbey 78, Sultan 57, Cedar Park Christian 48.
At Sultan H.S.BoysTeam scores: Cedar Park Christian 72, South Whidbey 63, Sultan 35.110 hurdles—Anthony Galindo (C) 16.75; 100—Stedman Knox (C) 11.23; 1,600—McCrea Black (SU) 4:58.53; 400 relay—South Whidbey (Andrew Britton,...
At Edmonds StadiumBoysTeam scores: not reported
Prep boys track: Shorecrest 91-Marysville Pilchuck 54; Glacier Peak 93-Shorecrest 48; Glacier Peak 101-Pilchuck 44 Prep girls track: Shorecrest 71-Pilchuck 69; Glacier Peak 93-Shorecrest 57; Glacier Peak 104-Pilchuck 46
At Shoreline StadiumBoysTeam scores: Shorecrest 91-Marysville Pilchuck 54; Glacier Peak 93-Shorecrest 48; Glacier Peak 101-Pilchuck 44
Prep boys track: Cedarcrest 93, Archbishop Murphy 68, Granite Falls 19. Prep girls track: Archbishop Murphy 74.5, Cedarcrest 67.5, Granite Falls 34.
At Cedarcrest H.S.BoysTeam scores: Cedarcrest 93, Archbishop Murphy 68, Granite Falls 19.
Prep boys track: Oak Harbor 91, Stanwood 54. Stanwood 75.50, Everett 63.50. Oak Harbor 100.66, Everett 44.33. Prep girls track: Stanwood 73, Oak Harbor 72. Stanwood 106, Everett 26. Oak Harbor 113, Everett 33.
At Oak Harbor H.S.
At Everett Memorial StadiumBoysTeam scores: Cascade 73, Kamiak 72
At King’s H.S.BoysTeam scores: Lakewood 87, King’s 56
The athletes of the week are selected by The Herald staff with input from local head coaches.Parker CoffeyMeadowdale | Baseball
Date: 04/27/2015 | High Schools
At Edmonds StadiumBoysTop local finishersTeam scores: 4.Marysville Getchell 73.5, 5.Mountlake Terrace 58, 6.Cedar Park Christian-Bothell 54, 8.Archbishop Murphy 30.5, 10.South Whidbey 18.
BELLEVUE — A trio of local athletes won their respective events at the Bellevue Invitational on Saturday, an event which featured 50 teams in each of the boys and girls divisions.
At Mount Si H.S.BoysTop local finishersTeam scores: 1, Tahoma 174.5; 2, Mt. Si 131; 3, Glacier Peak 90; 4, Graham-Kapowsin 70; 5, Kent Meridian 61.5; 6, Bellarmine Prep 61; 7, Marysville Pilchuck 40; 8, Hazen 33.
LAKE STEVENS — The Arlington boys and Lake Stevens girls captured the team titles at the Viking Invite on Saturday.
At Everett Memorial StadiumBoysTeam scores: Edmonds-Woodway 99, Cascade 40; Mariner 87, Cascade 53; Edmonds-Woodway 75, Mariner 66
At Goddard StadiumBoysTeam scores: Jackson 113, Kamiak 54, Mt. Vernon 14.
At Snohomish H.S.BoysTeam scores: Glacier Peak 104.5, Meadowdale 43.5; Everett 91, Meadowdale 57; Glacier Peak 89, Everett 54.
At South Whidbey H.S.BoysTeam scores: Cedarcrest 83.50, South Whidbey 50.50, Cedar Park Christian-Bothell 36
At Lake Stevens H.S.BoysTeam scores: Lake Stevens 116.5, Stanwood 28.5
At Arlington H.S.BoysTeam scores: Oak Harbor 107, Marysville Pilchuck 38; Arlington 96, Oak Harbor 49; Arlington 118, Marysville Pilchuck 27.
At King’s H.S.BoysTeam scores: King’s 73, Archbishop Murphy 57
The athletes of the week are selected by The Herald staff with input from local head coaches.Jason ShevenkoMountlake Terrace | Baseball
Date: 04/20/2015 | High Schools
Ideal conditions lead to record-shattering day at track meet
At Edgar Brown StadiumBoysTeam score—10. Lake Stevens 22.Top Lake Stevens finishers
Though he never lived to see it, the annual track and field meet that bears his name surely would have made Larry Eason proud.Eason, who coached at Snohomish High School from 1966 until his death from a brain tumor in 1987, "always had a dream to have a big...
Date: 04/17/2015 | High Schools
At South Whidbey H.S.BoysTeam scores: Lakewood 93, South Whidbey 51
At Everett Memorial StadiumBoysTeam scores: Jackson 75, Mariner 70
At Sultan H.S.BoysTeam scores: Archbishop Murphy 92, Sultan 50
At Snohomish H.S.BoysTeam scores: Lake Stevens 114, Snohomish 31
At Goddard StadiumBoysTeam scores: Kamiak 96.33, Monroe 48.66
At Arlington H.S.BoysTeam scores: Arlington 97, Edmonds-Woodway 48
At Granite Falls H.S.BoysTeam scores: King’s 92, Cedar Park Christian-Bothell 48, Granite Falls 32.
At Stanwood H.S.BoysTeam scores: Stanwood 86, Marysville Pilchuck 59
At Shoreline StadiumBoysTeam scores: Shorewood 74, Lynnwood 70; Glacier Peak 103, Shorewood 41; Glacier Peak 103, Lynnwood 41.
At Mount Vernon H.S.BoysTeam scores: Cascade 114, Mount Vernon 37
BEIJING — After nearly four decades of bypassing the United States, track and field’s marquee event is finally headed to the country that has been the dominant force in the sport.
Date: 04/16/2015 | Sports
The athletes of the week are selected by The Herald staff with input from local head coaches.Sara JohnsonLake Stevens | Softball
Date: 04/13/2015 | High Schools
At Civic StadiumBoysTop local finishersLocal team scores: 1. Jackson 94.5, 2. Shorewood 94, 4. Marysville Getchell 55, 6. Marysville Pilchuck 45, 8. Cedarcrest 31.5, 10. Cascade 28, 11. Lakewood 27, 15. Cedar Park Christian 21, 17.King’s 18.
Date: 04/11/2015 | High Schools
At Cashmere H.S.BoysTop local finishersLocal team scores: 1. King’s 27, 8. South Whidbey 6, 8. Sultan 8.
Date: 04/11/2015 | High Schools
At Cedarcrest H.S.
Date: 04/09/2015 | High Schools