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Glacier Peak's Ashton Olson makes a touchdown reception with Snohomish's Makai Williams defending at Veterans Memorial Stadium Friday night in Snohomish on March 12, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

GP pulls away for 9th straight win over archrival Snohomish

Ryan Black broke 2 long TDs and the Grizzlies made a key goal-line stand in a 35-10 rivalry win.

Glacier Peak's Ashton Olson makes a touchdown reception with Snohomish's Makai Williams defending at Veterans Memorial Stadium Friday night in Snohomish on March 12, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Lake Stevens' Jay Roughton raises his arms as he runs in the ball for a touchdown during the game against Archbishop Murphy on Saturday, March 6, 2021 in Lake Stevens, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

This week’s prep football capsules, picks and streaming links

Week 2 of the abbreviated Wesco football season is highlighted by a handful of rivalry games.

Lake Stevens' Jay Roughton raises his arms as he runs in the ball for a touchdown during the game against Archbishop Murphy on Saturday, March 6, 2021 in Lake Stevens, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
High school soccer teams around the area returned to the pitch for the first time in over 15 months last week.  (Herald file photos)

Prep girls soccer season preview

A look at local teams, players and matches to watch during the shortened five-week spring season.

High school soccer teams around the area returned to the pitch for the first time in over 15 months last week.  (Herald file photos)
Lake Stevens' Gabe Ramsey runs through a tackle during the game against Archbishop Murphy on Saturday, March 6, 2021 in Lake Stevens, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Lake Stevens pulls away, beats Murphy in clash of area powers

The Vikings overcome a slow start and run past the Wildcats 26-7 in the programs’ first-ever meeting.

Lake Stevens' Gabe Ramsey runs through a tackle during the game against Archbishop Murphy on Saturday, March 6, 2021 in Lake Stevens, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Glacier Peak took on Cascade in football at Everett Memorial Stadium on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Prep football preview: Storylines, teams, players, games to watch

Everything you need to know about Snohomish County high school football during this shortened season.

Glacier Peak took on Cascade in football at Everett Memorial Stadium on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Gonzaga forward Corey Kispert (24), looks to drive against Pacific forward Jeremiah Bailey (13), during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Stockton, Calif., Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021. Gonzaga won 76-58. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Edmonds native Kispert named WCC player of the year

Former local hoops stars Paisley Johnson Harding and Jordyn Edwards also received All-WCC honors.

Gonzaga forward Corey Kispert (24), looks to drive against Pacific forward Jeremiah Bailey (13), during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Stockton, Calif., Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021. Gonzaga won 76-58. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Everett High School graduate Jayden White (right), a University of Washington freshman, poses next to throws coach Andrew Ninow after breaking the Huskies' school record in the weight throw last Friday. (Photo by Jamie Mitchell)

Community sports roundup: Everett H.S. grad breaks UW record

Jayden White broke UW’s weight throw record, highlighting a success-filled week for local athletes.

Everett High School graduate Jayden White (right), a University of Washington freshman, poses next to throws coach Andrew Ninow after breaking the Huskies' school record in the weight throw last Friday. (Photo by Jamie Mitchell)
Granite Falls' Kaleb Roberts rushes with Sultan's Kaden Harwick closing 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.

Granite Falls' Kaleb Roberts rushes with Sultan's Kaden Harwick closing Friday night in Sultan on February 26, 2021 (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)

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.

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)
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.

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