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With infusion of talent, Glacier Peak soccer looks to make noise

A league change for their club team allowed three talented Grizzlies to play for their high school.

 

Katie Cheng (center) returns for a Jackson team eyeing its sixth consecutive outright Wesco 4A title. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Prep girls soccer preview: 5 storylines to watch

Jackson aims for another Wesco 4A crown, Edmonds-Woodway looks to continue its success, and more.

 

Hot tickets: What to watch this week in prep sports

The fall sports season begins to heat up with league play entering full-swing.

 

Prep football notebook: Storylines, analysis, Week 2 stars

A trio of local teams had impressive showings against some of the state’s top competition.

Arlington rides defense to league win over Squalicum (VIDEO)

The Eagles return two interceptions for TDs in a 33-7 win over the defending Wesco 3A North champions.

Key Week 2 games: GP, Snohomish clash in crosstown rivalry

Lake Stevens-Lincoln, Monroe-Woodinville and Arch. Murphy-Hockinson are among other notable matchups.

Prep football notebook: Storylines, analysis, Week 1 stars

Statement wins for local schools and an overtime battle were among the top highlights from Week 1.

Lake Stevens crushes Ferndale in impressive opening win (VIDEO)

Tanner Jellison tosses three TDs and the Vikings dismantle the Golden Eagles in a 55-0 rout.

Key Week 1 games: Cascade, Everett meet in Battle of Broadway

The annual city rivalry is among a handful of notable season-opening matchups in the area.

Why no centralized database for prep stats? Ask the coaches

With high school coaches reporting, or not, to different systems, statewide sports leaders are unknown.

Monroe senior Gio Fregoso returns as starting quarterback for the Bearcats, who are looking to bounce back from last year’s 4-6 campaign. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Wesco 4A prep football preview: Coaches poll and storylines

Lake Stevens is again the odds-on favorite, while Monroe seeks a return to the league’s upper echelon.

Monroe senior Gio Fregoso returns as starting quarterback for the Bearcats, who are looking to bounce back from last year’s 4-6 campaign. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Wesco 4A preview: Lake Stevens ‘fueled’ by title-game loss

The Vikings are set to embark on a ‘revenge tour’ they hope will end in a 4A state championship.

The Wildcats are looking to bounce back this season after having their streak of three consecutive state semifinal appearances snapped with last year’s Week 10 playoff loss. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Northwest 2A preview: Murphy looks to rebound under interim coach

After falling short of state, the perennial powerhouse Wildcats are hungry for a bounceback season.

The Wildcats are looking to bounce back this season after having their streak of three consecutive state semifinal appearances snapped with last year’s Week 10 playoff loss. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Northwest 2A prep football preview: Coaches poll and storylines

Lynden and Archbishop Murphy again appear to be the favorites in the talent-laden Sky Division.

Prep football: Monroe eyeing bounceback season

After suffering growing pains last season, the Bearcats are ready to reclaim their spot in Wesco 4A.

The growing trend of sport specialization: Is it worth it?

What are the advantages and disadvantages when a young athlete chooses to focus on a single sport?

Prep football: New era begins for Jackson

The T-wolves open camp under the leadership of a new head coach for the first time in 21 seasons.

After reaching the Class 4A state title game last year, Kasen Kinchen and Lake Stevens could be primed for another big season. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Prep football returns: 5 questions, plus a look at new coaches

As practice begins Wednesday, here’s a question for each local league and a primer on the area’s new coaches.

After reaching the Class 4A state title game last year, Kasen Kinchen and Lake Stevens could be primed for another big season. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)