Archbishop Murphy High School

Family legacies collide when Archbishop Murphy faces Tumwater

The grandsons of legendary high school football coaches Terry Ennis and Sid Otton square off Saturday.

2A state football: Archbishop Murphy shuts down North Kitsap

A suffocating defense leads the Wildcats to a 46-0 win in the first round of the state tournament.

Lake Stevens was the runaway choice as the Snohomish County team most likely to win a high school football state championship. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Lake Stevens was the runaway choice as the Snohomish County team most likely to win a high school football state championship. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

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Lake Stevens is one of four Snohomish County high schools that qualified for the football state tournaments, which begin this weekend. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Lake Stevens is one of four Snohomish County high schools that qualified for the football state tournaments, which begin this weekend. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Lake Stevens is one of four local state-bound high school football teams. The Vikings will host Union this week in a first-round state-playoff rematch of last year’s Class 4A state title game. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Lake Stevens is one of four local state-bound high school football teams. The Vikings will host Union this week in a first-round state-playoff rematch of last year’s Class 4A state title game. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Archbishop Murphy’s defense stifles Sedro-Woolley in 23-6 win

The Wildcats defeated the Cubs for the 2nd time in 3 weeks and advanced to the 2A state tournament.

2A bi-district football playoffs feature cutthroat path to state

The Northwest/Sea-King bi-district has five 2A top-10 teams, but just three state berths are available.

Archbishop Murphy alum taken by Seattle in XFL draft

Taniela Tupou was selected by Seattle in the seventh round of the Defensive Front 7 Phase on Tuesday.

Lakewood overcomes early miscues, tops No. 3 Archbishop Murphy

The Cougars’ dual-threat quarterback Jared Taylor totaled five touchdowns in the victory.

Archbishop Murphy’s Victor Gabalis is chased out of the pocket by Lynden’s Elijah Lyons in the first quarter of a game on Sept. 27, 2019, at Archbishop Murphy High School in Everett. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Lynden topples Archbishop Murphy in defensive slugfest

The Lions win 10-7 to hand the Wildcats their first loss of the season in a battle of top-five teams.

Archbishop Murphy’s Victor Gabalis is chased out of the pocket by Lynden’s Elijah Lyons in the first quarter of a game on Sept. 27, 2019, at Archbishop Murphy High School in Everett. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Local prep football players have special talents

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

The Wildcats are looking to bounce back this season after having their streak of three consecutive state semifinal appearances snapped with last year’s Week 10 playoff loss. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Northwest 2A preview: Murphy looks to rebound under interim coach

After falling short of state, the perennial powerhouse Wildcats are hungry for a bounceback season.

The Wildcats are looking to bounce back this season after having their streak of three consecutive state semifinal appearances snapped with last year’s Week 10 playoff loss. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Readers’ Choice 2019 Girls Athlete of the Year: Claire Doud

The Archbishop Murphy volleyball standout was the top online vote-getter.

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