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Gonzaga forward Corey Kispert celebrates during the second half of a men's Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament semifinal game against UCLA, Saturday, April 3, 2021, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Edmonds native Kispert drafted by Wizards at No. 15 overall

Former Gonzaga star Corey Kispert was selected by the Washington Wizards in Thursday’s NBA draft.

 

Gonzaga forward Corey Kispert shoots during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Dixie State in Spokane, Wash., Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020. Gonzaga won 112-67. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

The rise of Kispert: From Edmonds to All-American to the NBA

Edmonds native Corey Kispert is set to be a 1st-round NBA draft pick. Here’s the story of his ascent.

 

AquaSox's Patrick Frick is congratulated by his teammates after hitting home run during the game against the Dust Devils on Sunday, May 16, 2021 in Everett, Wash.

AquaSox weekly update: Sox stay hot; 4 more players promoted

First-place Everett won 5 of 6 over Vancouver and is sending 4 more players up to Double-A Arkansas.

AquaSox's Patrick Frick is congratulated by his teammates after hitting home run during the game against the Dust Devils on Sunday, May 16, 2021 in Everett, Wash.
AquaSox's Austin Shenton rounds first base with the Devils' Kyle Kasser looking on after a home run Wednesday evening against the Tri-City Dust Devils at Funko Field in Everett on July 14, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

AquaSox weekly update: Sox split series; 3 players promoted

Everett split its 6-game series with Tri-City, 3 players moved up to Double-A Arkansas, and more.

AquaSox's Austin Shenton rounds first base with the Devils' Kyle Kasser looking on after a home run Wednesday evening against the Tri-City Dust Devils at Funko Field in Everett on July 14, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
AquaSox's Zach DeLoach watches a hit resulting in a home run Wednesday evening against the Tri-City Dust Devils at Funko Field in Everett on July 14, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

AquaSox slugger DeLoach promoted to Double-A Arkansas

The 2020 2nd-round pick was 2nd in the High-A West in batting average and 4th in slugging percentage.

AquaSox's Zach DeLoach watches a hit resulting in a home run Wednesday evening against the Tri-City Dust Devils at Funko Field in Everett on July 14, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
AquaSox's Austin Shenton watches a hit resulting in a home run Wednesday evening against the Tri-City Dust Devils at Funko Field in Everett on July 14, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

AquaSox slugger Shenton promoted to Double-A Arkansas

Bellingham H.S. alum Austin Shenton led the High-A West in slugging percentage and extra-base hits.

AquaSox's Austin Shenton watches a hit resulting in a home run Wednesday evening against the Tri-City Dust Devils at Funko Field in Everett on July 14, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Marysville-Pilchuck's Alivia White is all smiles as her arm is raised after ;inning Connell's Rosa Saucedo-Ramirez in their championship match at Mat Classic XXXII in the Tacoma Dome on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020 in Tacoma, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Local high schoolers set to compete at USA Wrestling nationals

MP’s Alivia White highlights the 18 locals who are slated to take on the nation’s best in Fargo, N.D.

Marysville-Pilchuck's Alivia White is all smiles as her arm is raised after ;inning Connell's Rosa Saucedo-Ramirez in their championship match at Mat Classic XXXII in the Tacoma Dome on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020 in Tacoma, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Washington forward Jon Brockman (40) celebrates a play with guard Brandon Burmeister (11) and forward Quincy Pondexter, right, in the first half of a college basketball game at Hec Edmundson Pavilion in Seattle, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2007. (AP Photo/Joe Nicholson)

Former Snohomish hoops star Brockman to enter UW Hall of Fame

Jon Brockman, a former McDonald’s All-American at Snohomish H.S., is part of UW’s 2021 induction class.

Washington forward Jon Brockman (40) celebrates a play with guard Brandon Burmeister (11) and forward Quincy Pondexter, right, in the first half of a college basketball game at Hec Edmundson Pavilion in Seattle, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2007. (AP Photo/Joe Nicholson)
AquaSox’s Miguel Perez (left) is greeted at the dug out by teammate Joseph Rosa Thursday evening at Funko Field in Everett on June 3, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

AquaSox weekly update: Red-hot Sox continue to roll

First-place Everett has won 15 of its last 18 and has increased its run differential to plus-179.

AquaSox’s Miguel Perez (left) is greeted at the dug out by teammate Joseph Rosa Thursday evening at Funko Field in Everett on June 3, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Malakhi Knight rounds third base during a game. (Photo courtesy of Malakhi Knight)

MG’s Knight withdraws from MLB draft, is UCLA-bound

Marysville Getchell star and top-100 MLB draft prospect Malakhi Knight will play college ball for UCLA.

Malakhi Knight rounds third base during a game. (Photo courtesy of Malakhi Knight)
Marysville Getchell Malachi Knight claps after making it to third base during the game against Marysville Pilchuck on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 in Marysville, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

What makes Marysville Getchell star an elite MLB prospect?

Malakhi Knight is a projected early-round pick in the MLB draft, which begins Sunday.

Marysville Getchell Malachi Knight claps after making it to third base during the game against Marysville Pilchuck on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 in Marysville, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
AquaSox's Zach DeLoach at bat with 2 RBIs in the third inning against Vancouver Canadians Tuesday evening at Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett June 29th, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

AquaSox weekly update: Red-hot Everett surges into 1st place

Behind their high-powered offense, the Sox took 5 of 6 from Vancouver and moved atop the High-A West.

AquaSox's Zach DeLoach at bat with 2 RBIs in the third inning against Vancouver Canadians Tuesday evening at Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett June 29th, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
AquaSox’s Zach DeLoach is congratulated by his teammates after hitting a grand slam during the game against the Dust Devils on Sunday, May 16, 2021 in Everett, Wash.

AquaSox’s DeLoach named High-A West player of the month

Zach DeLoach, a 2020 2nd-round draft pick, batted .363 with 14 extra-base hits in June.

AquaSox’s Zach DeLoach is congratulated by his teammates after hitting a grand slam during the game against the Dust Devils on Sunday, May 16, 2021 in Everett, Wash.
The 2021 All-Area boys Basketball Player of the Year, Malakhi Knight, is a Marysville Getchell two-sport star and projected early-round Major League Baseball draft pick. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

The Herald’s 2021 Boys Basketball Player of the Year: Malakhi Knight

The Marysville Getchell 2-sport star capped his decorated prep career with another massive season.

The 2021 All-Area boys Basketball Player of the Year, Malakhi Knight, is a Marysville Getchell two-sport star and projected early-round Major League Baseball draft pick. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Emerson Hancock warms up Saturday afternoon during practice at Funko Field in Everett on May 1, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

AquaSox pitcher Hancock selected to MLB’s All-Star Futures Game

Emerson Hancock and recently promoted Julio Rodriguez will be part of the MLB All-Star Week event.

Emerson Hancock warms up Saturday afternoon during practice at Funko Field in Everett on May 1, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Emerson Hancock warms up Saturday afternoon during practice at Funko Field in Everett on May 1, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

AquaSox weekly update: Pitchers shine as Sox dominate Tri-City

The AquaSox’s talented rotation had a strong week, helping Everett win 5 of 6 over the Dust Devils.

Emerson Hancock warms up Saturday afternoon during practice at Funko Field in Everett on May 1, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
AquaSox’s Julio Rodriguez watches the ball after hitting his fifth home run in six games on Sunday, May 16, 2021 in Everett, Wash.

Highly touted prospect Rodriguez promoted to Double-A

After starring for the AquaSox, No. 3 overall prospect Julio Rodriguez is heading to Double-A Arkansas.

AquaSox’s Julio Rodriguez watches the ball after hitting his fifth home run in six games on Sunday, May 16, 2021 in Everett, Wash.
AquaSox’s Julio Rodriguez runs the bases after hitting his fifth home run in six games during the game against the Dust Devils on Sunday, May 16, 2021 in Everett, Wash.

J-Rod, Dominican Republic punch ticket to Summer Olympics

AquaSox star Julio Rodriguez and the D.R. capture the final spot in the Olympic baseball field.

AquaSox’s Julio Rodriguez runs the bases after hitting his fifth home run in six games during the game against the Dust Devils on Sunday, May 16, 2021 in Everett, Wash.
Azavier Coppin, Glacier Peak sophomore, score 17 goals in the abbreviated season and is The Herald's boys soccer Player of the Year. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

The Herald’s 2021 Boys Soccer Player of the Year: Azavier Coppin

The Glacier Peak sophomore scored 17 goals in just 10 matches to lead the Grizzlies to a 5-1-4 mark.

Azavier Coppin, Glacier Peak sophomore, score 17 goals in the abbreviated season and is The Herald's boys soccer Player of the Year. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)