High school sports

Lake Stevens High senior Kylee Griffen will continue her basketball career with the Gonzaga Bulldogs. Shot on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017 in Lake Stevens, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Lake Stevens’ Griffen set to sign with Gonzaga

The senior plans to sign a letter of intent during the early signing period, which opens Wednesday.

Lake Stevens High senior Kylee Griffen will continue her basketball career with the Gonzaga Bulldogs. Shot on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017 in Lake Stevens, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

E-W girls hang on to beat Bonney Lake in state soccer opener

The Warriors jump out to an early lead and hold off a late Panthers rally to win 3-2.

Jackson High’s Keile Hansen (7) is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal in the first half as the Timberwolves took on Union High School in a girls’ soccer match at Everett Memorial Stadium on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Jackson girls open state soccer tourney with dominating win

The T-wolves win 4-0 over Union and advance to the 4A state quarterfinals for the 3rd time in 4 years.

Jackson High’s Keile Hansen (7) is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal in the first half as the Timberwolves took on Union High School in a girls’ soccer match at Everett Memorial Stadium on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Five things to know about Marysville Getchell’s Hayli Huhta

Last week, the Marysville Getchell girls soccer squad became the first team in school history to qualify for a state tournament. The Chargers wouldn’t have… Continue reading

Prep athletes of the week for 10/30-11/4

Girls soccer Jaydn Bush, Lake Stevens Bush, a senior forward, scored a goal Saturday to propel the Vikings over Kamiak 1-0 in the 4A Northwest… Continue reading

Prep hot tickets: Nov. 7-11

Here are four prep postseason events to keep your eye on this week: Girls soccer: Union at Jackson, 6 p.m. Tuesday. The Timberwolves, predictably, enjoyed… Continue reading

Three seniors lead ‘scrappy’ South Whidbey volleyball

The South Whidbey volleyball team (15-5) won two 1A Bi-district tournament games Saturday to clinch a return trip to the state tournament. “Defense has always… Continue reading

Pair of underclassmen leading Snohomish swimming at state

The Snohomish girls swimming and diving team enjoyed a successful regular season and has some athletes who are capable of top finishes at the 3A… Continue reading

Archbishop Murphy girls soccer ‘weathered the storm’

The Archbishop Murphy girls soccer team was forced to make changes to its style of play because of a rash of injuries that at one… Continue reading

Community roundup: Crenshaw helps WSU soccer to NCAAs

Herald staff The Washington State women’s soccer team, on which Marysville native and Marysville Getchell alumna Kelsee Crenshaw is a first-team defender, received an at-large… Continue reading

Edmonds-Woodway tops Gig Harbor for 1st state bid since 2011

The Warriors defense dominates in a 24-6 win over the Tides in a Week 10 playoff game. (Video)

Edmonds-Woodway boys runners set personal records at state meet

Cedarcrest’s Grant Van Valenburg takes 2nd place in 2A meet.

Saturday’s prep postseason results, recaps

CROSS COUNTRY State championship meets Saturday Sun Willows Golf Course, Pasco 5,000 meters 4A boys 164 runners Team scores (top 10)—1. Lewis and Clark 86,… Continue reading

Everett football team falls short of state tournament

The Seagulls’ offense wasn’t able to get anything going in their 41-0 loss to Garfield.

Prep roundup: Eight local teams clinch state tournament berths

Eight local high school teams clinched state tournament berths Saturday. The Jackson, Snohomish, King’s and South Whidbey volleyball squads qualified for their respective state tournaments… Continue reading

Edmonds-Woodway girls place 2nd at state cross country meet

The Warriors finish with three of top five 3A girls; Lake Stevens’ Roe places second in 4A.

Week 10: Prep football stars of the night

Kyler Gordon, WR/DB, Archbishop Murphy Gordon, a senior, scored two rushing touchdowns and two receiving touchdowns on five touches of the football as the Wildcats… Continue reading