Doug Flanagan

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.”

Seniors leading Lakewood girls basketball

The Lakewood girls basketball team’s performance during its first game of the season Nov. 27 against Oak Harbor was a good example of how young… Continue reading

Snohomish wrestlers hoping to benefit from experience

The Snohomish boys wrestling team was young last year and will be young this year. But the Panthers are a year older, and Snohomish coach… Continue reading

Lakewood fall sports athletes, coaches honored

Lakewood football coach Dan Teeter was named the 2017 Northwest Conference 2A coach of the year. Teeter led the Cougars to a 7-3… Continue reading

Darrington wrestling aiming at another strong season

Darrington wrestling coach Ray Franke said he expects his team to have another strong season. The Loggers have 15 wrestlers and five of… Continue reading

Success of Mariner boys basketball depends on defense

The Mariner boys basketball team won just three games in 2016-17, but already has two victories this season. The Marauders’ ultimate win total… Continue reading

Prep hot tickets: Dec. 19-Dec. 23

Here are a few high school sports events to keep an eye on this week.