Michelle Fast, left, Ellie Behn wave to incoming cars Saturday morning at Lundeen Park in Lake Stevens on March 6, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Princesses, superheroes unite to aid a Lake Stevens family

The community came together for Bethany, Jon and Madelynn Erickson, “a family that needed love and support.”

Michelle Fast, left, Ellie Behn wave to incoming cars Saturday morning at Lundeen Park in Lake Stevens on March 6, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Everett's Cole Fonstad drives up the ice during the Silvertips' 5-2 win over the Seattle Thunderbirds on Saturday at the ShoWare Center in Kent. (Brian Liesse / Seattle Thunderbirds)

After lengthy delay, Silvertips return to action Saturday

Players and coaches are thrilled to be able to participate in the abbreviated 24-game season.

Everett's Cole Fonstad drives up the ice during the Silvertips' 5-2 win over the Seattle Thunderbirds on Saturday at the ShoWare Center in Kent. (Brian Liesse / Seattle Thunderbirds)
Glacier Peak's Adam Troxel celebrates a fumble recovery with teammate Jackson Hawkins at Veterans Memorial Stadium Friday night in Snohomish on March 12, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

This week’s prep football capsules, picks and streaming links

GP-Murphy, MP-Arlington and Lake Stevens-Snohomish highlight Week 3 of Wesco’s abbreviated season.

Glacier Peak's Adam Troxel celebrates a fumble recovery with teammate Jackson Hawkins at Veterans Memorial Stadium Friday night in Snohomish on March 12, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Jackson's Abigail McKay controls the ball with Lake Stevens' Delaine Polly trailing Thursday night at Memorial Stadium in Everett on March 18, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

GALLERY: Jackson, Lake Stevens battle to scoreless draw

The two local girls soccer powerhouses are vying for the top spot in Wesco this season.

Jackson's Abigail McKay controls the ball with Lake Stevens' Delaine Polly trailing Thursday night at Memorial Stadium in Everett on March 18, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Gonzaga players celebrate after defeating BYU in an NCAA college basketball game for the West Coast Conference men's tournament championship Tuesday, March 9, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Van Til: Gonzaga looks to complete remarkable rise to the top

The rags-to-riches Zags are seeking to become the first undefeated national champion since 1976.

Gonzaga players celebrate after defeating BYU in an NCAA college basketball game for the West Coast Conference men's tournament championship Tuesday, March 9, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)
FILE - Gonzaga forward Corey Kispert prepares to pass the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Loyola Marymount in Spokane, Wash., in this Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, file photo. Kispert has made The Associated Press All-America first team, announced Tuesday, March 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Young Kwak, File)

A stat-filled look at Edmonds native Kispert’s All-American year

Corey Kispert is having a spectacular senior season for unbeaten, national-title-favorite Gonzaga.

FILE - Gonzaga forward Corey Kispert prepares to pass the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Loyola Marymount in Spokane, Wash., in this Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, file photo. Kispert has made The Associated Press All-America first team, announced Tuesday, March 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Young Kwak, File)
Monroe's Krista Norton lifts the ball over Stanwood's Lili Jones as the two teams met in a volleyball game on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 in Stanwood, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Monroe's Krista Norton lifts the ball over Stanwood's Lili Jones as the two teams met in a volleyball game on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 in Stanwood, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Los Angeles Rams tight end Gerald Everett (81) scores against the New York Giants during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Seahawks re-sign Ford, add new TE and OL on busy day

Seattle keeps defensive mainstay Poona Ford, signs Gerald Everett and acquires Gabe Jackson via trade.

Los Angeles Rams tight end Gerald Everett (81) scores against the New York Giants during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
FILE - Gonzaga forward Corey Kispert dunks during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against BYU in Spokane, Wash., in this Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, file photo. Kispert has made The Associated Press All-America first team, announced Tuesday, March 16, 2021.(AP Photo/Young Kwak, File)

Edmonds native Kispert named 1st-team AP All-American

The star guard from King’s has helped lead Gonzaga to a perfect record heading into the NCAA tourney.

FILE - Gonzaga forward Corey Kispert dunks during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against BYU in Spokane, Wash., in this Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, file photo. Kispert has made The Associated Press All-America first team, announced Tuesday, March 16, 2021.(AP Photo/Young Kwak, File)
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The University of Washington���s Amy-Eloise Neale (middle) competes in the women���s 5,000 meters at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships on June 9 in Eugene, Oregon. Neale, who starred in high school at Glacier Peak, placed fifth in the event to earn All-American honors. (University of Washington photo)

Community roundup: 2 former local prep runners accomplish major feats

Amy-Eloise Markovc won gold in Europe, Taylor Roe placed 2nd at the NCAA championships, and more.

The University of Washington���s Amy-Eloise Neale (middle) competes in the women���s 5,000 meters at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships on June 9 in Eugene, Oregon. Neale, who starred in high school at Glacier Peak, placed fifth in the event to earn All-American honors. (University of Washington photo)
Vikings fans cheer the action on the field Friday night at Lincoln Bowl in Tacoma on September 13, 2019. Lake Stevens won 35-26.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Wesco to allow home fans to attend prep sporting events

Districts and schools will determine how many spectators are allowed, within the state’s new guidelines.

Vikings fans cheer the action on the field Friday night at Lincoln Bowl in Tacoma on September 13, 2019. Lake Stevens won 35-26.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar (22) covers Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stefon Diggs (14) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Seahawks have decisions to make at cornerback

Seattle has to figure out what to do with free agents Shaquill Griffin and Quinton Dunbar.

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar (22) covers Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stefon Diggs (14) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)
Washington head coach Mike Hopkins sits on the bench before an NCAA college basketball game against Southern California, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

What went wrong for the UW men’s basketball team?

A look at the blunders that led to the Huskies’ historically bad season.

Washington head coach Mike Hopkins sits on the bench before an NCAA college basketball game against Southern California, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Henry Jackson junior Brenden Charbeneau keeps pace with the lead runners during the Class 4A boys WIAA state cross country championships in Pasco, Wash., on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at Sun Willows Golf Course. Charbeneau finished in 14th place. (TJ Mullinax/The Herald)

Prep cross country season preview: Runners to watch

A look at some of the local boys and girls runners to watch during the abbreviated five-week season.

Henry Jackson junior Brenden Charbeneau keeps pace with the lead runners during the Class 4A boys WIAA state cross country championships in Pasco, Wash., on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at Sun Willows Golf Course. Charbeneau finished in 14th place. (TJ Mullinax/The Herald)
The Herald's prep football roundup. (Photo by Elaine Thompson)

Prep football roundup for March 11-12

Wesco rivalries take center stage in a heated week of football action.

The Herald's prep football roundup. (Photo by Elaine Thompson)
Glacier Peak's Ashton Olson makes a touchdown reception with Snohomish's Makai Williams defending at Veterans Memorial Stadium Friday night in Snohomish on March 12, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

GP pulls away for 9th straight win over archrival Snohomish

Ryan Black broke 2 long TDs and the Grizzlies made a key goal-line stand in a 35-10 rivalry win.

Glacier Peak's Ashton Olson makes a touchdown reception with Snohomish's Makai Williams defending at Veterans Memorial Stadium Friday night in Snohomish on March 12, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Lake Stevens' Drew Carter makes a catch past Monroe's Trey Lane during the game on Friday, March 12, 2021 in Monroe, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Lake Stevens' Drew Carter makes a catch past Monroe's Trey Lane during the game on Friday, March 12, 2021 in Monroe, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Snohomish fans cheer Friday evening at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Snohomish on October 25, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Local high school ADs, Silvertips still evaluating attendance

While new spectator guidelines were announced, local schools and organizations still have work to do.

Snohomish fans cheer Friday evening at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Snohomish on October 25, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Lake Stevens' Jay Roughton raises his arms as he runs in the ball for a touchdown during the game against Archbishop Murphy on Saturday, March 6, 2021 in Lake Stevens, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

This week’s prep football capsules, picks and streaming links

Week 2 of the abbreviated Wesco football season is highlighted by a handful of rivalry games.

Lake Stevens' Jay Roughton raises his arms as he runs in the ball for a touchdown during the game against Archbishop Murphy on Saturday, March 6, 2021 in Lake Stevens, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)