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4A state soccer: Glacier Peak falls to senior-laden Sumner

The Spartans score in stoppage time to beat the youthful Grizzlies 2-1 in the opening round.

 

Ref shortage affected scheduling of prep volleyball matches

Snohomish County’s head volleyball official said abuse from parents has scared away potential refs.

 

What exactly are local prep athletes signing on signing day?

The early signing period for many high school athletes opens Wednesday.

 

‘Press Coverage’: Week 10 prep football playoffs recap

The Herald’s staff breaks down the state-playoff seeding of local teams and the action from Week 10.

Why are high school sports participation numbers flat?

The amount of students in sports is down nationwide. Locally football sagged while other sports grew.

Monroe’s football season ends with loss to Mount Si

The Bearcats struggle with the Wildcats’ rushing attack and fall 34-20 in a winner-to-state game.

Lakewood’s Jared Taylor runs the ball during a 2A playoff game against Liberty on Nov. 8, 2019 in Arlington, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Prep football notebook: Storylines and analysis from Week 10

Four of the 11 area teams that played Friday advanced to their respective state tournaments.

Lakewood’s Jared Taylor runs the ball during a 2A playoff game against Liberty on Nov. 8, 2019 in Arlington, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Marysville Getchell headed back to state soccer tournament

After a year hiatus, the Chargers clinch a state berth with a 3-0 district semifinal win over E-W.

Arlington clinches Wesco 3A/2A volleyball crown

The Eagles top Oak Harbor in straight sets to secure their first league title since 2016.

Mariner High School quarterback ‘won’t be held back’ by diabetes

Jackson Cole thrives on the field despite Type 1 diabetes, and is helping others fight the disease.

Arlington volleyball sweeps Snohomish in matchup of unbeatens

The Eagles win three highly contested sets to stay tied for first place in Wesco 3A/2A.

6 players is enough for Granite Falls volleyball team

The Tigers are playing this season with just six full-time varsity players and no libero.

Alexis Palmer (left) and Lindsay Arday shares a laugh during warm-ups before running Wednesday afternoon at Lord Hill Regional Park in Snohomish on October 2, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Prep cross country: GP looks to uphold strong tradition

The Grizzlies’ girls cross country team has won five state titles since the school opened in 2008.

Alexis Palmer (left) and Lindsay Arday shares a laugh during warm-ups before running Wednesday afternoon at Lord Hill Regional Park in Snohomish on October 2, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

For Marysville Getchell, quarterbacking is all in the family

Josiah Koellmer is following in the footsteps of his brothers, Taylor and Caleb, in leading the Chargers.

Everett hires new girls basketball coach

Jeannie Thompson, a 1998 Everett graduate and former Jackson coach, takes over for Luther Weathersby.

Arlington tennis player makes most of second chance at life

Taras McCurdie was adopted as an infant in Ukraine and wants to ‘make every moment count.’

Boys tennis preview: 5 storylines to watch

Jackson returns last season’s Class 4A state runner-up in singles.

Prep volleyball preview: ‘A story of redemption’ for Arlington

The Eagles are looking for ‘big things’ after putting the tumultuous end to last season behind them.

Prep volleyball preview: 5 storylines to watch

Monroe hopes to keep its momentum under new head coach Mati Bishop.

Local prep football players have special talents

Jackson kicker Daniel Yoon and Archbishop Murphy long snapper Tommy Sullivan are top-ranked specialists.