Doug Flanagan

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.

High school swimming: Five storylines to watch this season

Jackson and Kamiak both appear poised to make waves this winter

Prep hot tickets: Dec. 12-Dec. 16

Here are some high-school sports matchups to keep an eye on this week.

Lake Stevens boys basketball focusing on performance

The Lake Stevens boys basketball team is a veteran group, with six returning seniors, and with Ryder Kavanagh leading the way, the Vikings hope to… Continue reading

Noah Becker, defensive back, eyes the ball held by Jack Kramer during drills Wednesday afternoon at Edmonds-Woodway High School in Edmonds on October 11th, 2017. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Q&A with Edmonds-Woodway’s Noah Becker

The Warriors senior has excelled on the football field and the basketball court.

Noah Becker, defensive back, eyes the ball held by Jack Kramer during drills Wednesday afternoon at Edmonds-Woodway High School in Edmonds on October 11th, 2017. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Prep hot tickets: Dec.5-Dec.9

Here are four local prep events to keep an eye on this week: 1. Girls basketball: Stanwood at Lake Stevens, 7:15 p.m. Wednesday. These teams… Continue reading