Gonzaga forward Corey Kispert (24) celebrates during the second half of an Elite 8 game against Southern California in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament at Lucas Oil Stadium, Tuesday, March 30, 2021, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Edmonds native Kispert wins Julius Erving Award

The honor is given annually to the top small forward in college basketball.

Gonzaga forward Corey Kispert (24) celebrates during the second half of an Elite 8 game against Southern California in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament at Lucas Oil Stadium, Tuesday, March 30, 2021, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Lake Stevens High host Snohomish High Thursday night in Lake Stevens on March 25, 2021. The Vikings won in straight sets 25-20, 25-22 and 25-20. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Top girls soccer, volleyball teams in area this season

These teams stood out the most during the abbreviated fall sports season.

Lake Stevens High host Snohomish High Thursday night in Lake Stevens on March 25, 2021. The Vikings won in straight sets 25-20, 25-22 and 25-20. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
The Herald's prep football roundup. (Photo by Elaine Thompson)

Prep football roundup for April 1

The final week of the abbreviated five-game Wesco season brought some intriguing matchups.

The Herald's prep football roundup. (Photo by Elaine Thompson)
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Silvertips bounce back, beat Thunderbirds 3-1

Everett rebounds from its first, and only, loss of the season with a win over rival Seattle.

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Lake Stevens' Jayden Limar rushes with Glacier Peak's Hunter Morrison Thursday night at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Snohomish on April 1, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Lake Stevens pulls away, beats GP in showdown of unbeatens

The Vikings run away with 28 fourth-quarter points and reaffirm their Wesco 4A supremacy in a 63-35 win.

Lake Stevens' Jayden Limar rushes with Glacier Peak's Hunter Morrison Thursday night at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Snohomish on April 1, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Kamiak's Wesley Garret runs through multiple tackles during the game against Cascade on Thursday, April 1, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

GALLERY: Kamiak thumps Cascade in battle of Wesco unbeatens

The Knights cap an impressive turnaround with a 44-14 win and finish the season 4-0.

Kamiak's Wesley Garret runs through multiple tackles during the game against Cascade on Thursday, April 1, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Seattle Mariners' Jake Fraley (28) is mobbed by teammates, including J.P. Crawford (3) after he was walked with the bases loaded during the tenth inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants, Thursday, April 1, 2021, in Seattle. The Mariners won 8-7. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Mariners rally late, stun Giants in 10 innings in opener

Seattle overcomes a 5-run deficit and wins the game 8-7 in extras on a walk-off walk by Jake Fraley.

Seattle Mariners' Jake Fraley (28) is mobbed by teammates, including J.P. Crawford (3) after he was walked with the bases loaded during the tenth inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants, Thursday, April 1, 2021, in Seattle. The Mariners won 8-7. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Edmonds-Woodway's Steele Swinton stiff arms Lynnwood's Paul Holeman during the game on Friday, March 26, 2021 in Edmonds, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

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The final week of Wesco’s abbreviated season features a Lake Stevens-Glacier Peak showdown of unbeatens.

Edmonds-Woodway's Steele Swinton stiff arms Lynnwood's Paul Holeman during the game on Friday, March 26, 2021 in Edmonds, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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Thunderbirds hand Silvertips 1st loss of season

Seattle rallies with two goals in the final period to pull out the 2-1 win.

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Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett (16) smiles after an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Jennifer Stewart)

Seahawks give Lockett 4-year extension worth up to $69.2 million

The standout wide receiver gets rewarded for his play and Seattle gets some salary cap relief.

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett (16) smiles after an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Jennifer Stewart)
Glacier Peak's Matthew King competes in the 100 yard freestyle during the 4A NW District Swim Meet Saturday afternoon at Snohomish Aquatic Center in Snohomish on February 15, 2020. The  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Community sports roundup: Former GP swimmer excels at NCAAs

Plus, a GP alum earned Pac-12 volleyball honors, a Kamiak alum placed at the ice dancing worlds, and more.

Glacier Peak's Matthew King competes in the 100 yard freestyle during the 4A NW District Swim Meet Saturday afternoon at Snohomish Aquatic Center in Snohomish on February 15, 2020. The  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Gonzaga forward Corey Kispert (24) reacts after an Elite 8 game against Southern California in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament at Lucas Oil Stadium, Tuesday, March 30, 2021, in Indianapolis. Gonzaga won 85-66. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Kispert, Gonzaga storm into Final Four

The All-American from Edmonds has 18 points as the No. 1 Bulldogs pound USC 85-66 in the Elite Eight.

Gonzaga forward Corey Kispert (24) reacts after an Elite 8 game against Southern California in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament at Lucas Oil Stadium, Tuesday, March 30, 2021, in Indianapolis. Gonzaga won 85-66. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett (16) is tackled by Pittsburgh Steelers strong safety Terrell Edmunds (34) during an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

NFL approves 17-game regular season

Seattle will add a road game at Pittsburgh to its schedule in 2021 and will get a 9th home game in ’22.

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett (16) is tackled by Pittsburgh Steelers strong safety Terrell Edmunds (34) during an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
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Silvertips’ Wolf named WHL goaltender of the week again

Dustin Wolf broke the Tips’ franchise goaltending record for the longest scoreless streak last week.

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Glacier Peak's Aaliyah Collins (6) celebrates her goal with teammates in the first half as Snohomish and Glacier Peak meet in a season finale girls' soccer match at Veterans Memorial Stadium on Monday, March 29, 2021 in Snohomish, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

GALLERY: Glacier Peak blanks rival Snohomish in season finale

The Grizzlies wrap up a strong girls soccer season with a 3-0 win on Monday evening.

Glacier Peak's Aaliyah Collins (6) celebrates her goal with teammates in the first half as Snohomish and Glacier Peak meet in a season finale girls' soccer match at Veterans Memorial Stadium on Monday, March 29, 2021 in Snohomish, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
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Gonzaga guard Joel Ayayi (11) reacts to a play against Creighton in the first half of a Sweet 16 game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament at Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Sunday, March 28, 2021. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Unbeaten Zags keep rolling with 83-65 rout of Creighton

Rolling out of the Sweet 16, Gonzaga will face Oregon or USC in the West regional final Tuesday.

Gonzaga guard Joel Ayayi (11) reacts to a play against Creighton in the first half of a Sweet 16 game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament at Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Sunday, March 28, 2021. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Oregon State closing pitcher Jake Mulholland clenches his fist after the last out of the eighth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game against Mississippi State in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
Oregon State closing pitcher Jake Mulholland clenches his fist after the last out of the eighth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game against Mississippi State in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
The Herald's prep football roundup. (Photo by Elaine Thompson)

Prep football roundup for March 26

Highlights of the local high school football action as the season nears the finish line.

The Herald's prep football roundup. (Photo by Elaine Thompson)
Lakewood's Ethan Guisti and Lakewood's Shae Dixon celebrate a touchdown with Archbishop Murphy's Matthias Bolton at Lakewood High Friday night in Arlington on March 26, 2021. The Cougars won 32-21. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Lakewood's Ethan Guisti and Lakewood's Shae Dixon celebrate a touchdown with Archbishop Murphy's Matthias Bolton at Lakewood High Friday night in Arlington on March 26, 2021. The Cougars won 32-21. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)