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)

A look at this week’s biggest local prep football matchups

The annual crosstown rivalry game between Glacier Peak and Snohomish headlines the local Week 1 slate.

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)
The annual Battle of Broadway between Everett High and Cascade High at Everett Memorial Stadium Friday night on March 19, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Cascade, Everett look foward to ‘competitive’ football seasons

The Bruins and Seagulls are among three Wesco teams playing independent schedules this fall.

The annual Battle of Broadway between Everett High and Cascade High at Everett Memorial Stadium Friday night on March 19, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Marysville-Pilchuck’s Josiah Frank warms up during football practice on Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021 in Marysville, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Prep football preview: In-depth looks at each local league

Links to all of The Herald’s prep football preview content, including stories and league previews.

Marysville-Pilchuck’s Josiah Frank warms up during football practice on Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021 in Marysville, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
AquaSox's manager, Louis Boyd, Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 28, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

AquaSox lose to Canadians as High-A West race tightens

Everett falls 5-2 and is now tied with Spokane in first place with Eugene just a half-game behind.

AquaSox's manager, Louis Boyd, Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 28, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Clockwise from top left: Zac Hereth, Cameron Van Til, Tom Lafferty and Steve Willits.

Prep football picks for Week 1

Local experts take a crack at picking the winners for the first week of games.

Clockwise from top left: Zac Hereth, Cameron Van Til, Tom Lafferty and Steve Willits.
Marysville Pilchuck alum Jake Luton was officially signed to the Seattle Seahawks roster on Thursday. (Associated Press)

Signing with Seahawks ‘a dream come true’ for Luton

The former Marysville Pilchuck standout will compete with Geno Smith to be Russell Wilson’s backup.

Marysville Pilchuck alum Jake Luton was officially signed to the Seattle Seahawks roster on Thursday. (Associated Press)
Exterior of the new Quil Ceda Creek Casino on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2020 in Marysville, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Tribal casinos get federal OK to set up sports betting

The Tulalips expect to have their sports book operational sometime after Nov. 1.

Exterior of the new Quil Ceda Creek Casino on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2020 in Marysville, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
The Lakewood Cougars defeated the Archbishop Murphy Wildcats 32-21 at Lakewood High Friday night in Arlington on March 26, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
The Lakewood Cougars defeated the Archbishop Murphy Wildcats 32-21 at Lakewood High Friday night in Arlington on March 26, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Jake Luton performs a drill during an NFL football team practice, Thursday, May 27, 2021, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Report: Marysville Pilchuck alum Luton joining Seahawks

After being released by Jacksonville, the QB will reportedly be added to Seattle’s 53-man roster.

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Jake Luton performs a drill during an NFL football team practice, Thursday, May 27, 2021, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
AquaSox's manager, Louis Boyd, Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 28, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Frogs rally past Canadians, leap back into 1st place

Andy Thomas makes key plays on offense and defense in Everett’s 9-8 win over Vancouver.

AquaSox's manager, Louis Boyd, Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 28, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto, right, talks with manager Scott Servais before the team's baseball game against the San Francisco Giants on Thursday, April 1, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Mariners keep Dipoto, Servais in fold with new deals

Seattle announces multiyear contract extensions for its general manager and manager on Wednesday.

Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto, right, talks with manager Scott Servais before the team's baseball game against the San Francisco Giants on Thursday, April 1, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Jacob Koppenberg lines up a putt on the 17th hole during the quarterfinals at the 2019 U.S. Mid-Amateur at Colorado Golf Club in Parker, Colo. on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019.  (Copyright USGA/Chris Keane)

Community sports: Everett grad wins state mid-am golf title

Plus, a local softball players shines at the USSSA Summer All American Games.

Jacob Koppenberg lines up a putt on the 17th hole during the quarterfinals at the 2019 U.S. Mid-Amateur at Colorado Golf Club in Parker, Colo. on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019.  (Copyright USGA/Chris Keane)
Ryan King rushes during practice Wednesday afternoon at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish on August 18, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Associated Press high school football poll for Sept. 1

Five local teams are ranked in the top 10 in their classification heading into Week 1.

Ryan King rushes during practice Wednesday afternoon at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish on August 18, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Arlington senior quarterback Trent Nobach talks with head coach Greg Dailer during practice on Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021 in Arlington, Washington. Nobach, one of the top quarterbacks in the state, is back from injury after suffering a broken collarbone in the first game of this past spring's season. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Back from injury, talented Arlington QB is ‘living in the moment’

Trent Nobach, recovered from a broken collarbone, looks to help the Eagles bounce back this fall.

Arlington senior quarterback Trent Nobach talks with head coach Greg Dailer during practice on Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021 in Arlington, Washington. Nobach, one of the top quarterbacks in the state, is back from injury after suffering a broken collarbone in the first game of this past spring's season. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Justice Taylor during practice Tuesday afternoon at Lakewood High School in Arlington on August 31, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Lakewood quarterback follows in footsteps of older brother

Senior Justice Taylor, like his brother, Jared, hopes to lead the Cougars to the state playoffs.

Justice Taylor during practice Tuesday afternoon at Lakewood High School in Arlington on August 31, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Marysville-Pilchuck’s Kaden Mallang, left, and Kaleb Potts, right, celebrate Dylan Carson’s touchdown during the game on Friday, March 19, 2021 in Marysville, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Marysville-Pilchuck’s Kaden Mallang, left, and Kaleb Potts, right, celebrate Dylan Carson’s touchdown during the game on Friday, March 19, 2021 in Marysville, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Miami Dolphins running back Myles Gaskin (37) runs the ball, during the first half of a NFL preseason football game against the Atlanta Falcons, Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Miami Dolphins running back Myles Gaskin (37) runs the ball, during the first half of a NFL preseason football game against the Atlanta Falcons, Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
AquaSox's manager, Louis Boyd, Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 28, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

AquaSox drop out of first place with loss to Canadians

Everett rallies late, but can’t overcome a bad third inning in a 9-8 loss to Vancouver.

AquaSox's manager, Louis Boyd, Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 28, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Sean Mannion throws a pass against the Los Angeles Chargers during the second half of an NFL football preseason game Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Seahawks set initial 53-man roster with some surprises

Seattle keeps three quarterbacks and just four wide receivers on its first roster of the season.

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Sean Mannion throws a pass against the Los Angeles Chargers during the second half of an NFL football preseason game Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Edmonds-Woodway's Ryan Fahey celebrates a touchdown with Isaac Wicks during the game on Friday, March 26, 2021 in Edmonds, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Wesco 3A South high school football preview

The coaches poll, the favorite, the contenders, 3 things to know, players to watch and games to watch.

Edmonds-Woodway's Ryan Fahey celebrates a touchdown with Isaac Wicks during the game on Friday, March 26, 2021 in Edmonds, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)