Doug Flanagan

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

Monroe High’s Monique Fierke looks for the basket during drills at practice on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 in Monroe, Wa. Fierke is the leading scorer for the Bearcats. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Q&A with Monroe’s Monique Fierke

It didn’t take long for Monique Fierke to make a good impression on the Monroe girls basketball team. Two years ago, the then-sophomore made her… Continue reading

Monroe High’s Monique Fierke looks for the basket during drills at practice on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 in Monroe, Wa. Fierke is the leading scorer for the Bearcats. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Prep athletes of the week for 1/15-1/20

Boys basketball Lewis Pope, South Whidbey Pope, a senior, had 22 points, seven assists and three steals Tuesday in the Falcons’ 64-60 win over Cedarcrest,… Continue reading

Stanwood girls could have 4 wrestlers at state

The Stanwood girls wrestling team is making strides under first-year coach Todd Freeman. “We have 10 girls on the team, which isn’t a bad number,”… Continue reading

‘Most athletic group’ at Arlington boys basketball

The Arlington boys basketball team’s inconsistency has been a concern for coach Nick Brown this season, but nonetheless the Eagles are firmly in contention for… Continue reading

Mountlake Terrace swim & dive enjoying a big jump in numbers

The Mountlake Terrace boys swimming and diving team has undergone somewhat of a growth spurt. Last season the Hawks had 10 swimmers and divers. That… Continue reading

Prep hot tickets: Jan. 23-Jan. 27

Here are four local prep events to keep an eye on this week: 1. Girls basketball: Stanwood at Snohomish, 7:15 p.m. Wednesday. This game will… Continue reading

Former Lake Stevens football star gets Fiesta Bowl spotlight

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