Doug Flanagan

Cascade tennis developed around Kolomiyets

It was certainly no surprise that Cascade’s top boys tennis player, Yevgeniy Kolomiyets, qualified for the 4A state tournament, which will be held in May.… Continue reading

Shorewood swimming ‘scores through the middle’

The Shorewood girls swimming and diving team has had a simple philosophy this fall. Devoid of elite talent, the Thunderbirds have embraced coach Susie McDowell’s… Continue reading

Edmonds-Woodway girls soccer putting up more zeroes

The Edmonds-Woodway girls soccer team has continued to play terrific defense this season. A year after allowing a Wesco record-low two goals in conference play,… Continue reading

Prep hot tickets: Oct. 31-Nov. 4

Here are four postseason prep events to keep an eye on this week: Girls soccer: 3A District 1 tournament semifinals at Edmonds Stadium—Shorecrest vs. Marysville… Continue reading

Mountlake Terrace High setter Sophie Parsons bumps the ball during volleyball practice on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017 in Mountlake Terrace, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Q&A with Mountlake Terrace volleyball player Sophie Parsons

The senior setter is a former soccer player, plays bass, enjoys neurology and Nicholas Sparks.

Mountlake Terrace High setter Sophie Parsons bumps the ball during volleyball practice on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017 in Mountlake Terrace, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Prep hot tickets: Oct. 24-28

Here are four local prep events this week to keep an eye on: Girls soccer: Jackson at Lake Stevens, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. The Timberwolves (11-1-0… Continue reading

Longtime Shorecrest volleyball coach Morehouse retiring

Dave Morehouse, who has coached the Shorecrest volleyball team for the past 30 years, is retiring at the end of this season. Morehouse guided the… Continue reading

Everett girls swimming making incremental gains

Bailey Ryan can see evidence of the Everett girls swimming and diving team’s improvement in its meet scores. “We’re still struggling to beat some of… Continue reading

2017 season “a mixed bag” for Kamiak cross country

The Kamiak cross country team’s season has “been a mixed bag,” according to Knights coach Charley LeWarne. “On the boys side we’re young, and it’s… Continue reading

Q&A with Edmonds-Woodway’s Nick Berni

The Warriors’ top tennis player is hoping for a return to the 3A state tournament.

Arlington boys tennis reloading with young squad

Entering this season with an almost entirely new varsity squad, Arlington boys tennis coach Ben Mendro wasn’t quite sure what to expect. After the Eagles… Continue reading

North Creek volleyball pushing for playoff spot in 1st year

It didn’t take long for the North Creek volleyball team to become a factor in the KingCo 4A postseason race. The Jaguars (7-5 overall, 3-2… Continue reading

Stanwood girls soccer playing with confidence

The Stanwood girls soccer team is enjoying another fine season. The Spartans are battling for a Wesco 3A title (they’re in second place with a… Continue reading

Prep hot tickets: Oct. 17-Oct. 21

Here are four local prep matchups to keep an eye on this week: 1. Girls swimming and diving: Lake Stevens at Snohomish, 3:15 p.m. Tuesday.… Continue reading

Five things to know about Monroe’s Savannah Hastings

The senior runner is thriving in her role as the Bearcats’ captain.

Prep hot tickets: Oct. 10-Oct. 14

Here are four local prep events to keep an eye on this week: 1. Volleyball: Kamiak at Lake Stevens, 7 p.m. Tuesday. These are the… Continue reading

Mariner cross country rebuilding with young team

After a 10-year absence, Dave McFadden has resumed his role as coach of the Mariner cross country teams. He said his squads are in the… Continue reading

Lynnwood swimming posts record turnout

More than 30 students turned out for the Lynnwood girls swim team this fall, a number that Royals coach Tracy Dostert calls “maybe the biggest… Continue reading

King’s soccer steadily improving

With seven freshmen and just three seniors, the King’s girls soccer team is much younger than usual this fall. But the Knights have been competitive… Continue reading