Doug Flanagan

Q&A with Lakewood senior wrestler Cassidy O’Hara

When Cassidy O’Hara was in the eighth grade, she thought about turning…

 

Archbishop Murphy senior wrestler Devin Moore takes down teammate Colin Howell during practice on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Five things to know: Archbishop Murphy wrestler Devin Moore

When he’s not wearing down his foes on the mat, he runs a lawn-care business with teammate Colin Howell.

 

Q&A with Marysville Pilchuck diver Leif Anderson

He loves astronomy and physics, and has been known to blow a few things up every now and then

 

Five things to know: Grace Academy girls hoopster Sam VanderWel

The three-sport athlete works hard on and off the court and has a mind for crunching numbers.

South Whidbey’s Kody Newman goes for a layup against Cedar Park Christian on Friday, Jan. 11, 2019 in Bothell, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Q&A with South Whidbey boys basketball player Kody Newman

Newman is the youngest of 7 basketball-playing siblings, and wants to be a firefighter.

South Whidbey’s Kody Newman goes for a layup against Cedar Park Christian on Friday, Jan. 11, 2019 in Bothell, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Stanwood senior wrestler Lindsey Crawford at practice on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018 in Stanwood, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Five things to know with Stanwood girls wrestler Lindsey Crawford

The senior placed 12th in a national sports medicine competition last May.

Stanwood senior wrestler Lindsey Crawford at practice on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018 in Stanwood, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Shorecrest senior Victoria "Tory" Collins performs a split leap on the beam during practice at Cascade Elite Gymnastics on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018 in Everett, Wa. Collins spent 10 years as a club gymnast, and after leaving the club team and temporarily quitting gymnastics, she’s thriving as a member of the Scots. She’s an all-around gymnast, but the beam is her best event. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Shorecrest senior Victoria "Tory" Collins performs a split leap on the beam during practice at Cascade Elite Gymnastics on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018 in Everett, Wa. Collins spent 10 years as a club gymnast, and after leaving the club team and temporarily quitting gymnastics, she’s thriving as a member of the Scots. She’s an all-around gymnast, but the beam is her best event. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Edmonds-Woodway senior Daniel Eno smiles at teammates after winning his race at the Lynwood Pool on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018 in Lynnwood, Wa. Eno has qualified for the 3A state meet in each of the last two seasons and hopes to qualify in multiple events for this season’s state meet. He’s also a world traveler, can speak multiple languages and is accomplished student (he’s a member of Edmonds-Woodway’s International Baccalaureate program).(Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Edmonds-Woodway senior Daniel Eno smiles at teammates after winning his race at the Lynwood Pool on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018 in Lynnwood, Wa. Eno has qualified for the 3A state meet in each of the last two seasons and hopes to qualify in multiple events for this season’s state meet. He’s also a world traveler, can speak multiple languages and is accomplished student (he’s a member of Edmonds-Woodway’s International Baccalaureate program).(Andy Bronson / The Herald)

He throws people down and sews people clothes

Marysville Getchell senior wrestler Trey Padgett sells self-made apparel to customers worldwide.

Alex McConnaughy (left) attempts a shot with Shane Jacobs trailing during practice Thursday night at Darrington High School on November 29, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

5 Things to Know with Darrington’s Alex McConnaughy

The Loggers’ boys basketball player wants to be an EMT and is motivated by his grandfather’s memory.

Alex McConnaughy (left) attempts a shot with Shane Jacobs trailing during practice Thursday night at Darrington High School on November 29, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Meadowdale High’s Camryn Cassidy practices layups on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018 in Lynnwood, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Q&A with Meadowdale girls basketball player Camryn Cassidy

Whether she’s on the soccer field or basketball court, Meadowdale senior Camryn Cassidy focuses her efforts on preventing her opponents from scoring. “She’s our defensive… Continue reading

Meadowdale High’s Camryn Cassidy practices layups on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018 in Lynnwood, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Molly Jo Myers, senior at Jackson High School, plans to continue her bowling career into college. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Q&A with Jackson senior bowler Molly Jo Myers

Myers has improved dramatically in each of her four seasons with the Timberwolves.

Molly Jo Myers, senior at Jackson High School, plans to continue her bowling career into college. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Monroe’s Tatum McGovern volleys against Jackson Tuesday night at Monroe High School on October 9, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

5 Things to Know: Monroe volleyball player Tatum McGovern

Even in the most stressful situations, Monroe senior volleyball player Tatum McGovern finds ways to lighten the mood, often by singing the Bearcats’ unofficial team… Continue reading

Monroe’s Tatum McGovern volleys against Jackson Tuesday night at Monroe High School on October 9, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

5 Things to Know with Everett diver Hailey Faith

The Seagulls’ senior wants to be an engineer, volunteers for a non-profit and has conquered anxiety.

Q&A with Mountlake Terrace cross country runner Jaden Lofrese

The soft-spoken senior leads the Hawks by example and hopes to crack the top 5 at state this weekend.

5 Things to Know with Mariner volleyball player Jaleena Valle

The self-described ‘band geek’ would like to be an orthodonist, and is the Marauders’ top defender.

Arlington High School tennis player Ben Spores on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018 in Arlington, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Q&A with Arlington boys tennis player Ben Spores

Also a baseball player for the Eagles, Spores’ sister got him into tennis. He’s also a drummer.

Arlington High School tennis player Ben Spores on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018 in Arlington, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Snohomish cross country runner Megan Campbell runs with teammates during practice on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018 in Snohomish, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

5 Things to Know with Snohomish runner Megan Campbell

The senior — and 2-time state qualifier — has traveled the world and is interested in mental health.

Snohomish cross country runner Megan Campbell runs with teammates during practice on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018 in Snohomish, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Prep Q&A with Lynnwood girls soccer player Madison Hinkel

The senior forward is a lifelong soccer player who is interested in becoming a dental hygienist.

5 Things to Know with Cascade girls swimming’s Nadia Prater

The Bruins’ senior has battled pre-race anxiety and injuries, and wants to be an ER surgeon.