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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.

 

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.

 

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.

Sydney Petersen works through practice at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish on September 4, 2018. Petersen, a middle blocker, will continue her career at the University of Nevada. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Q&A with Glacier Peak volleyball player Sydney Petersen

Petersen, a Herald All-Area second-team selection last season, will play collegiately at Nevada.

Sydney Petersen works through practice at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish on September 4, 2018. Petersen, a middle blocker, will continue her career at the University of Nevada. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

5 Things to Know with Lakewood girls’ golfer Bailey Dixon

Bailey Dixon knows what it’s like to be involved in pressure situations. As a sophomore, the Lakewood golfer finished the 2A District 1 tournament tied… Continue reading

Q&A with Everett High School tennis player Abby Affholter

Two years ago, Abby Affholter was primed to claim the No. 1 singles role on the Everett High School girls tennis team, but at the… Continue reading

5 Things to Know with Kamiak baseball player Morgan White

As a pitcher, hitter or infielder, Kamiak senior Morgan White uses his sheer strength to his advantage. “He has a big-time power arm,” Knights coach… Continue reading

Mackenzee Collins of South Whidbey High winds up for a pitch Thursday afternoon against Granite Falls on April 19, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Q&A with South Whidbey softball pitcher Mackenzee Collins

Collins, who will pitch at Colorado State next season, plays to honor the memory of her father, Tim.

Mackenzee Collins of South Whidbey High winds up for a pitch Thursday afternoon against Granite Falls on April 19, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

5 things to know with Jackson’s Connor Clark

Jackson senior Connor Clark has a simple explanation for his passion for his favorite sport. “The thing I love most about soccer,” he said, “is… Continue reading

Q & A: Cascade catcher Nicholas Klemp

The Bruins’ senior talks about his baseball career, academics and off-the-field interests.

Emily Peterson practices Wednesday afternoon at Lake Stevens High School on March 21, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

5 things to know: Lake Stevens tennis player Emily Peterson

Emily Peterson started playing tennis as a freshman at Lake Stevens High School. Since then, her passion for the sport has grown to the point… Continue reading

Emily Peterson practices Wednesday afternoon at Lake Stevens High School on March 21, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)
Ian Terry / The Herald Mariner High School senior Suzy Pace is a potential top-five contender for 4A state 300-meter hurdles and high jump. Photo taken on 03162018

Q&A with Mariner High School track standout Suzy Pace

The senior holds school records in the high jump, 100-meter hurdles and 300 hurdles

Ian Terry / The Herald Mariner High School senior Suzy Pace is a potential top-five contender for 4A state 300-meter hurdles and high jump. Photo taken on 03162018
Will Archbishop Murphy be able to defend its 2A state soccer championship from 2017? (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Prep boys soccer preview: 5 storylines to watch

Here are five storylines to watch as the prep boys soccer season unfolds this spring: 1 Glacier Peak, Kamiak seek return trips to 4A state… Continue reading

Will Archbishop Murphy be able to defend its 2A state soccer championship from 2017? (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Prep golf preview: 5 storylines to watch

Kamiak looks like a title contender for both squads, Everett boys are poised for success, and more.

Prep golf preview: South Whidbey senior aiming at state title

Kolby Heggenes placed second at the 1A state tournament as a sophomore and as a junior.

Prep baseball preview: 5 storylines to watch

Here are five storylines to watch from the local prep baseball scene this spring: 1 Jackson, Mount Vernon lead the way in Wesco 4A. Monroe… Continue reading

Ian Terry / The Herald Arlington senior Cody Oakes is looking forward to a strong season ahead. Photo taken on 03062018

5 Things to Know: Arlington golfer Cody Oakes

As Cody Oakes’ dedication to his golf game has increased, his scores have decreased. The Arlington senior is a two-time 3A state meet participant, tying… Continue reading

Ian Terry / The Herald Arlington senior Cody Oakes is looking forward to a strong season ahead. Photo taken on 03062018
Katri Shields works through practice Wednesday afternoon at Snohomish High School on March 7, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Prep girls tennis preview: Snohomish’s ‘self-made’ player

Senior Katri Shields’ tennis career is taking off now that she’s found her confidence.

Katri Shields works through practice Wednesday afternoon at Snohomish High School on March 7, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)