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State tennis preview: Arlington doubles team seeks history

Ben Spores and Ben Nichols are looking for the program’s first-ever state tennis title.

Everett edges Marysville Getchell for state softball berth

The Seagulls hang on to win 3-1 in a winner-to-state, loser-out district tournament game.

Houghton lifts Meadowdale to 3A district softball crown

The Mavericks pitcher was perfect through five innings in a rain-shortened 5-1 win over Snohomish.

Snohomish softball tops Everett for another trip to state

The Panthers beat the Seagulls 6-4 and will play in the state tournament for the 6th straight season.

Lakewood freshmen Mandy Harrison, left, and Malia Schroeder have each hit a hole-in-one this season for the Cougars. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Lakewood High School girls golf team has a pair of aces

Two talented freshmen have given the Cougars a boost — and the first holes-in-one in program history.

Lakewood freshmen Mandy Harrison, left, and Malia Schroeder have each hit a hole-in-one this season for the Cougars. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

A look inside the rapidly growing world of local esports

Northwest ESports is hosting local tournaments as competitive video gaming rises in popularity.

Everett hires alumnus as new boys basketball coach

Bobby Thompson, a member of Everett’s Class of 1996, will take over for Bryce Levin.

Podcast: Archbishop Murphy baseball seniors King, Calnon

The Wildcats’ Brandon King and Cole Calnon join this week’s episode to talk baseball and more.

Podcast: Everett softball team’s pitching staff

The Seagulls’ trio of Jackie Rookaird, Andrea Hedington and Kassidy Millar join this week’s podcast.

Marysville Getchell softball players enjoy a breakout season

The Chargers have made gradual improvements over the past four years and are now among the area’s best.

Low turnout forces Mariner to forfeit or postpone 4 games

Players going out of town during spring break forced the moves, and 2 of the 4 will be made up.

Everett High School hires new head football coach

Longtime boys wrestling coach Brien Elliott will lead the football team after David Coldiron resigned.

Everett High School baseball happy to be home

The Seagulls are taking advantage of having Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium ready for play.

Lake Stevens’ Theron Perkins bats in a game against Meadowdale on Thursday afternoon at Lake Stevens High School. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

PODCAST: Lake Stevens baseball player Theron Perkins

The Vikings’ senior comes on to talk about Lake Stevens baseball and his experiences on the field.

Lake Stevens’ Theron Perkins bats in a game against Meadowdale on Thursday afternoon at Lake Stevens High School. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Changes to 3A, 4A state golf tourneys make events team-focused

Teams will now get the opportunity to qualify entire teams of 5 instead of just individual golfers.

Glacier Peak’s Tyler Spalti was one of 10 golfers from Wesco 4A who competed in the boys state tournament last season. All 10 are back this season. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Golf season preview: 5 storylines to watch

State qualifiers return all around the county, and Everett’s boys squad is ‘hungry’ for a state crown.

Glacier Peak’s Tyler Spalti was one of 10 golfers from Wesco 4A who competed in the boys state tournament last season. All 10 are back this season. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Boys soccer season preview: 5 storylines to watch

There are no clear favorites in either Wesco 4A or 3A/2A as the spring gets underway.

Granite Falls forced to cancel boys soccer season

Low turnout prompted the move, but the Tigers’ AD says the program plans to return next spring.