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Former Lake Stevens football star gets Fiesta Bowl spotlight

Washington Husky walk-on Josh Rasmussen conversed in sign language with a Special Olympics athlete.

 

Karrah Smith wrestles Tim Rachal during practice at Granite Falls High School on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 in Granite Falls, Wa. She finished sixth in the 145-pound weight class at last year’s Mat Classic and is eyeing a better finish this season at 170 pounds. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Karrah Smith knows the perfect time to strike

The Granite Falls wrestler overcomes obstacles both in life and on the mat.

 

‘Transition time’ for Lynnwood girls basketball

There’s been a lot of change for the Lynnwood girls basketball team…

 

Archbishop Murphy measuring success one wrestler at a time

With just 12 grapplers, the Archbishop Murphy wrestling team can’t fill every weight class, so the Wildcats have had a hard time finding dual-meet victories… Continue reading

Young Edmonds-Woodway swimmers finding success

The Edmonds-Woodway boys swimming and diving team is good now, and could be great in the future. “They are right where I expected them to… Continue reading

Q&A with Lynnwood High School’s Anthony Joo

The Royals’ starting point guard is a full-time University of Washington student.

Jackson girls basketball team is on a ‘good trajectory’

Duane Morris is excited about the possibilities ahead for the Jackson girls basketball team, which is in second place in Wesco 4A with a 4-1… Continue reading

South Whidbey boys basketball on the rise

Last season, the South Whidbey boys basketball team won nine games, but the Falcons have won 10 games already this winter and are in contention… Continue reading

Veterans leading Shorecrest swim & dive

This season has been unlike any other for Shorecrest boys swimming and diving coach Scott Kelley. “It’s been an interesting year,” he said. “My son,… Continue reading

Olivia Riojas at practice at Archbishop Murphy Hish School on Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Five things to know about Archbishop Murphy’s Olivia Riojas

Olivia Riojas’ style of play on the basketball court can be summed up in one word: Intense. “Ever since I started playing basketball in the… Continue reading

Olivia Riojas at practice at Archbishop Murphy Hish School on Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Kamiak wrestlers finding success on mat, in classroom

Kamiak wrestling coach Bryan Stelling has high hopes for his team to have a successful season on the mats and finish by advancing several wrestlers… Continue reading

Shorewood girls basketball players adjusting to new roles

The first month of the season was filled with ups and downs for the Shorewood girls basketball team. The Thunderbirds are a relatively inexperienced squad,… Continue reading

Monroe swimmers, divers looking to make their marks

The Monroe boys swimming and diving team is trying to raise its profile in the school and community as well as Wesco. Bearcats coach Haley… Continue reading

Everett Community College men’s basketball head coach Mike Trainman watches as Gio Jackson, center, throws a pass during practice in the Walt Price Student Fitness Center gymnasium on Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Defense key to Trojans’ early success

Everett is ranked fourth, Edmonds fifth in latest NWAC coaches poll.

Everett Community College men’s basketball head coach Mike Trainman watches as Gio Jackson, center, throws a pass during practice in the Walt Price Student Fitness Center gymnasium on Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017 in Everett, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Stanwood boys swimming starts season strong

The Stanwood boys swimming and diving team has nine seniors. They were freshmen when coach Connie Schmidt took over the program three years ago. Their… Continue reading

Q&A with Glacier Peak swimmer Andrew Meneses

Says his coach: “He’s resilient. When he has a bad race, it doesn’t get him down.”