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The Sultan Turks rally before the game against the Granite Falls Tigers Friday night in Sultan on February 26, 2021 (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Friday night lights finally back on

Granite Falls beats rival Sultan in OT in the area’s first prep football game in more than 15 months.

 

Austin Johnson, 26 years-old, trains on the Centennial Trail in Lake Stevens and is planning to do a 24-hour run to raise money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

24 hours, 80 miles, $23k raised for mental health

Austin Johnson completes a 24-hour run along the Centennial Trail to raise money for suicide prevention.

 

Everett Silvertips' Jake Christiansen takes a shot on goal during the game on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Silvertips release abbreviated 24-game schedule

Everett will open its season against Spokane at Angel of the Winds Arena on March 20.

 

Arizona Diamondbacks' Travis Snider singles against the Texas Rangers during a spring training baseball game Thursday, March 5, 2020, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Community sports roundup: Ex-Jackson star Snider joins Braves

Plus, a former Monroe QB is excelling at Whitworth, the Silvertips sign a former T-bird, and more.

Arizona Diamondbacks' Travis Snider singles against the Texas Rangers during a spring training baseball game Thursday, March 5, 2020, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Quarterback Tanner Jellison runs a play with running backs Jay Roughton, left, and Trayce Hanks as the Lake Stevens High School football team conducts its first practice, marking the first day of practice for fall sports in the Wesco division, on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021 in Lake Stevens, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Wesco high school sports teams’ long layoff finally ends

For the first time in more than 450 days, Wesco fall athletes gathered for official practices.

Quarterback Tanner Jellison runs a play with running backs Jay Roughton, left, and Trayce Hanks as the Lake Stevens High School football team conducts its first practice, marking the first day of practice for fall sports in the Wesco division, on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021 in Lake Stevens, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
AquaSox's Billy Cooke at bat at Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 11, 2019. The Dust Devils won 12-9. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Play ball! AquaSox set to open 120-game season on May 4

The regular-season schedule for Everett’s minor league baseball team was released Thursday.

AquaSox's Billy Cooke at bat at Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 11, 2019. The Dust Devils won 12-9. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Austin Johnson, 26 years-old, trains on the Centennial Trail in Lake Stevens and is planning to do a 24-hour run to raise money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

He runs for his life and others struggling with depression

Austin Johnson plans to run for 24 straight hours to raise money for a cause close to his heart.

Austin Johnson, 26 years-old, trains on the Centennial Trail in Lake Stevens and is planning to do a 24-hour run to raise money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Seattle Mariners' pitcher Felix Hernandez hands out one of his warm up balls to a fan at Funko Field on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

More games, better players: AquaSox move up in minor leagues

Everett’s baseball team has officially agreed to be the Mariners’ High-A affiliate in MLB’s revised farm system.

Seattle Mariners' pitcher Felix Hernandez hands out one of his warm up balls to a fan at Funko Field on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Malakhi Knight rounds third base during a game. (Photo courtesy of Malakhi Knight)

Getchell’s Knight named prep baseball preseason All-American

The two-sport star and UCLA commit was honored by Baseball America on Monday.

Malakhi Knight rounds third base during a game. (Photo courtesy of Malakhi Knight)
Washington freshman Jayden White, an Everett High School graduate, throws a weight during the UW Indoor Preview on Jan. 29, 2021, in Seattle. (Photo by Jamie Mitchell)

Everett H.S. grad surges into UW record books in college debut

In his first college meet, Jayden White moved to No. 2 on the Huskies’ all-time weight throw list.

Washington freshman Jayden White, an Everett High School graduate, throws a weight during the UW Indoor Preview on Jan. 29, 2021, in Seattle. (Photo by Jamie Mitchell)
Everett's Gage Goncalves (left) and Everett's Bryce Kindopp celebrates a goal against Seattle Sunday evening at ShoWare Center in Kent on March 8, 2020. The Silvertips won 3-2. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Hockey is back! Start date for Silvertips’ regular season set

The WHL announces Friday afternoon that the U.S. Division can begin play on March 19.

Everett's Gage Goncalves (left) and Everett's Bryce Kindopp celebrates a goal against Seattle Sunday evening at ShoWare Center in Kent on March 8, 2020. The Silvertips won 3-2. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Herald Athletic Cup update: Lake Stevens maintains top spot

Herald Athletic Cup update: Lake Stevens maintains top spot

After another successful season, the Vikings held their lead in the area-wide prep sports competition.

Herald Athletic Cup update: Lake Stevens maintains top spot
The WIAA said that if schools reopen at the conclusion of the six-week statewide school shutdown ordered by Gov. Jay Inslee, then the state championships will go on as planned. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

WIAA still hoping to hold state championships in May

But if the school shutdown extends past April 24, those championships could be in jeopardy.

The WIAA said that if schools reopen at the conclusion of the six-week statewide school shutdown ordered by Gov. Jay Inslee, then the state championships will go on as planned. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Girls Basketball Player of the Year: Raigan Reed

Girls Basketball Player of the Year: Raigan Reed

The Boise State-bound senior guard led a young Lake Stevens team to the state regionals.

Girls Basketball Player of the Year: Raigan Reed

Lakewood boys hoops receives All-NWC honors after historic run

Alex Jensen was named the Northwest Conference MVP and Anthony Wiederkehr was named coach of the year.

WIAA: 4A/3A state hoops worker tested positive for COVID-19

WIAA: 4A/3A state hoops worker tested positive for COVID-19

Six local high school basketball teams competed in last week’s Hardwood Classics in the Tacoma Dome.

WIAA: 4A/3A state hoops worker tested positive for COVID-19
School shutdown further delays start of prep spring sports

School shutdown further delays start of prep spring sports

Spring events in Snohomish county likely won’t start until sometime after April 24.

School shutdown further delays start of prep spring sports
Coronavirus casts uncertainty over high school spring sports

Coronavirus casts uncertainty over high school spring sports

Many local school districts have postponed spring games, while others are taking a wait and see approach.

Coronavirus casts uncertainty over high school spring sports
GP boys suffer first loss, fall to Mount Si in 4A state semis

GP boys suffer first loss, fall to Mount Si in 4A state semis

The Grizzlies went scoreless for the entire 1st quarter and saw their title dreams end in a 62-49 loss.

GP boys suffer first loss, fall to Mount Si in 4A state semis
GP girls fall to unbeaten Woodinville in 4A state semifinals

GP girls fall to unbeaten Woodinville in 4A state semifinals

The Falcons used a massive third quarter to rout the Grizzlies 63-41 and end their title dreams.

GP girls fall to unbeaten Woodinville in 4A state semifinals