Cascade Conference

Saturday’s prep scores, links to recaps

BOYS BASKETBALL Non-conference Renton 51, King’s 46 Cashmere 61, Granite Falls 32 Northwest 2B/1B Mount Vernon Christian 61, Darrington 48 Northwest 1A Lummi Nation 72,… Continue reading

Friday’s prep basketball scores, recaps

Once again, a variety of local high school basketball players turned in dynamic offensive performances Friday. Lewis Pope scored 41 points to lead the South… Continue reading

Thursday’s prep scores, links to recaps

BOYS BASKETBALL Northwest 2A Anacortes 71, Lakewood 52 Northwest 1B Grace Academy 58, Providence Classical Christian 25 BOYS SWIMMING AND DIVING Wesco Mariner 106, Mountlake… Continue reading

Karrah Smith wrestles Tim Rachal during practice at Granite Falls High School on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 in Granite Falls, Wa. She finished sixth in the 145-pound weight class at last year’s Mat Classic and is eyeing a better finish this season at 170 pounds. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Karrah Smith knows the perfect time to strike

The Granite Falls wrestler overcomes obstacles both in life and on the mat.

Karrah Smith wrestles Tim Rachal during practice at Granite Falls High School on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 in Granite Falls, Wa. She finished sixth in the 145-pound weight class at last year’s Mat Classic and is eyeing a better finish this season at 170 pounds. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Archbishop Murphy measuring success one wrestler at a time

With just 12 grapplers, the Archbishop Murphy wrestling team can’t fill every weight class, so the Wildcats have had a hard time finding dual-meet victories… Continue reading

Saturday’s prep scores, links to recaps

BOYS BASKETBALL Cedar Park Christian (Mountlake Terrace) 69, Lopez 14 Grace Academy 61, Shoreline Christian 35 Seton Catholic 58, King’s 55 Lakewood 88, Granite Falls… Continue reading

South Whidbey boys basketball on the rise

Last season, the South Whidbey boys basketball team won nine games, but the Falcons have won 10 games already this winter and are in contention… Continue reading

Oak Harbor’s Blake McBride, left, wrestles Arlington’s Gavin Howell during the Panther Classic at Snohomish High School Saturday night in Snohomish on January 6, 2018. McBride won the wt:145 championship. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)
                                Oak Harbor’s Blake McBride (left) wrestles Arlington’s Gavin Howell on Saturday during the Panther Classic tournament’s145-pound championship match at Snohomish High School. McBride went on to post an 11-4 win. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)
Oak Harbor’s Blake McBride, left, wrestles Arlington’s Gavin Howell during the Panther Classic at Snohomish High School Saturday night in Snohomish on January 6, 2018. McBride won the wt:145 championship. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)
                                Oak Harbor’s Blake McBride (left) wrestles Arlington’s Gavin Howell on Saturday during the Panther Classic tournament’s145-pound championship match at Snohomish High School. McBride went on to post an 11-4 win. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)
Olivia Riojas at practice at Archbishop Murphy Hish School on Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Five things to know about Archbishop Murphy’s Olivia Riojas

Olivia Riojas’ style of play on the basketball court can be summed up in one word: Intense. “Ever since I started playing basketball in the… Continue reading

Olivia Riojas at practice at Archbishop Murphy Hish School on Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Saturday’s prep scores, recaps

BOYS BASKETBALL Rancho Mirage (Calif.) Holiday Invitational Capistrano Valley (Calif.) 85, Kamiak 76 Mission Bay (Calif.) Tournament Lake Stevens 72, Soldotna (Alaska) 36 Bothell Tournament… Continue reading

Friday’s prep scores, recaps

BOYS BASKETBALL Mountlake Terrace Holiday Tournament Sunnyside 60, Edmonds-Woodway 48 Sehome 86, Nathan Hale 82 Ballard 50, Auburn Mountainview 45 Mountlake Terrace 64, Ferndale 41… Continue reading

Saturday’s prep scores, recaps

BOYS BASKETBALL Cedar Park Christian (Mountlake Terrace) 73, Concrete 38 Central Valley 57, Marysville Pilchuck 54 O’Dea 73, Stanwood 49 GIRLS BASKETBALL Concrete 38, Cedar… Continue reading

Five high schools are leaving the Cascade sports conference

Archbishop Murphy and Cedarcrest will have to find a new conference as the others form their own.

Saturday’s prep scores, recaps

BOYS BASKETBALL Marysville Pilchuck 63, Marysville Getchell 38 Cedar Park Christian (Mountlake Terrace) 74, Lopez 30 Archbishop Murphy 54, Vashon Island 46 Mountlake Terrace 64,… Continue reading

Tumwater football team relies on dominant rushing attack

With the Archbishop Murphy and Tumwater football teams set to meet Saturday in a Class 2A state semifinal, Herald reporter Cameron Van Til asked Lauren… Continue reading

Five storylines for 2017-18 prep boys basketball season

Five storylines to watch from the local boys basketball scene this winter: 1. Can Glacier Peak defend its Wesco 4A crown? The Grizzlies graduated several… Continue reading

The Herald’s 2017 All-Area High School Volleyball Team

Related: Lake Stevens senior Lilly Eason is The Herald’s 2017 Volleyball Player of the Year PLAYER OF THE YEAR Lilly Eason Setter, Lake Stevens, sr.… Continue reading