Doug Flanagan

Q&A with Shorecrest High School’s hoops leader Julia Strand

Back from a knee injury last year, she’s everywhere on offense and anchors the Scots’ defense.

Young King’s girls basketball team builds foundation

Dan Taylor teaches freshmen at Meadowdale High School. He worked with a lot of ninth-graders as well this season as King’s girls basketball coach. With… Continue reading

Stanwood boys basketball relying on post production

The play of Stanwood boys basketball players Matt Vail and Mitch Jones has been key to the Spartans’ success this season. As the team’s two… Continue reading

Marysville Pilchuck boys basketball exceeding expectations

In a preseason Wesco 3A coaches poll, the Marysville Pilchuck boys basketball team was picked to finish sixth. That didn’t sit too well with the… Continue reading

Prep hot tickets: Feb. 19-24

Four high school sports events to keep an eye on this week

Five things to know about Stanwood swimmer Sam Grant

The senior will compete at the WIAA 3A state championships this weekend.

5 local gymnasts to compete at state meet

Four Shoreline gymnasts will compete at the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association 1A/2A/3A gymnastics tournament, to be held Thursday and Friday at the Tacoma Dome Exhibition… Continue reading

‘Fun’ year for Meadowdale wrestling’s rookie head coach

Josh Knowles took over as the Meadowdale wrestling team’s head coach this season after spending the previous 16 years as a Mavericks assistant. “It’s been… Continue reading

Glacier Peak girls basketball continues to improve

In the Glacier Peak girls basketball team’s first 10 games this season, Alexyss Newman averaged 12.6 points per contest. In the Grizzlies’ final 11 games… Continue reading

Kale Dennis during wrestling practice at Sultan High School in Sultan on February 1, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Q&A with Sultan wrestler Kaleb Dennis

Kaleb Dennis has become a top high school wrestler thanks to his talent and work ethic. The Sultan senior placed fifth in the 160-pound weight… Continue reading

Kale Dennis during wrestling practice at Sultan High School in Sultan on February 1, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Seniors lead Everett boys basketball back to postseason

The Everett boys basketball team is headed back to the postseason, thanks in large part to the play of its four core seniors. The Seagulls… Continue reading

Meadowdale girls basketball improving defensively

The Meadowdale girls basketball team put itself in position to clinch a postseason berth in the final week of the season by focusing on defense.… Continue reading

Glacier Peak swimmer King ‘a special talent’

Newcomer Matthew King has been a difference-maker for the Glacier Peak boys swimming and diving team this winter. “He had moved here from Colorado and… Continue reading

Cascade, Jackson bowlers set for state tournament

The Cascade High School bowling team picked a good time to have its best performance of the season. As a result, the Bruins are headed… Continue reading

Five things to know about Meadowdale’s Dan Barhoum

Meadowdale senior Dan Barhoum’s production on the basketball court may not always be flashy, but it usually comes with a high volume of effectiveness and… Continue reading

Freshman point guard leading Getchell boys basketball

The Marysville Getchell boys basketball team has faced its share of challenges this winter. Caleb Koellmer, who was one of the Chargers’ best players last… Continue reading

Cascade wrestlers adjusting, improving

After spending the past five years at Jackson High School, Sherm Iversen is back for a second go-round as Cascade’s wrestling coach. “We didn’t know… Continue reading

8th-grader already top player for Grace Academy girls hoops

Heidi Impola may be just an eighth-grader, but she’s already the Grace Academy girls basketball team’s top player. “She can drain a 3-pointer at any… Continue reading