Archbishop Murphy High School

California running back Christopher Brooks (34) scores a touchdown as Washington State defensive lineman Jesus Echevarria (78) and others watch in the first quarter of an NCAA football game in Berkeley, Calif., Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021. (AP Photo/John Hefti)

Community roundup: Murphy alum earns scholarship at WSU

Jesus Echevarria is awarded for his hard work, Washington Golf honors local standouts, and more.

 

Tennessee's Natalie Hayward, an Archbishop Murphy graduate, serves during a game against Texas Tech on Aug. 27, 2021, in Knoxville, TN. (University of Tennessee athletics)

Murphy grad leads Tennessee volleyball into national spotlight

Setter Natalie Hayward has won three SEC Player of the Week awards this season for the 21st-ranked Lady Vols.

 

Jelani Guerrero returns an interception during practice Thursday afternoon at Archbishop Murphy High School in Everett on October 14, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Switch to wide receiver pays off for Archbishop Murphy senior

Jelani Guerrero moved from running back to wideout and is now the area’s leading receiver.

 

The Wildcats celebrate a goal in the first half of play at Archbishop Murphy High School Tuesday night in Everett on September 14, 2021. The Wildcats won 6-1. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Archbishop Murphy girls soccer team eyes deep playoff run

The undefeated Wildcats have outscored opponents 59-3 so far this season.

The Wildcats celebrate a goal in the first half of play at Archbishop Murphy High School Tuesday night in Everett on September 14, 2021. The Wildcats won 6-1. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Lynnwood's Anthony Hooker runs the ball during the game against Everett on Friday, Oct. 8, 2021 in Edmonds, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Lynnwood's Anthony Hooker runs the ball during the game against Everett on Friday, Oct. 8, 2021 in Edmonds, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Lawrence Muhat (center), of Lake Stevens, stands on the podium after winning the Kumite gold medal at the WUKF World Karate Championships held Sept. 23-26 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. (Photo courtesy of the Muhat family)
Lawrence Muhat (center), of Lake Stevens, stands on the podium after winning the Kumite gold medal at the WUKF World Karate Championships held Sept. 23-26 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. (Photo courtesy of the Muhat family)
Justice Taylor during practice Tuesday afternoon at Lakewood High School in Arlington on August 31, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Justice Taylor during practice Tuesday afternoon at Lakewood High School in Arlington on August 31, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Community roundup: Kamiak grad, CWU linebacker honored

Plus, Evergreen Speedway holds Championship Night 2, a Terrace resident wins a state golf title and more.

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

Archbishop Murphy’s Week 4 opponent cancels due to COVID-19

The Class 2A No. 6 Wildcats were scheduled to face eighth-ranked Sedro-Woolley.

Archbishop Murphy's Victor Gabalis is chased out of the pocket by Lynden's Elijah Lyons in the first quarter Friday night at Archbishop Murphy High School in Everett on September 27, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Archbishop Murphy's Taylor Campbell celebrates her header goal off a corner kick from Jordyn Latta, left, Thursday night at Archbishop Murphy High School in Everett on September 23, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

GALLERY: Murphy blanks Monroe in early Wesco 2A/3A battle

The Wildcats win 5-0 and improve to 7-0 on the season while handing the Bearcats their first defeat.

Archbishop Murphy's Taylor Campbell celebrates her header goal off a corner kick from Jordyn Latta, left, Thursday night at Archbishop Murphy High School in Everett on September 23, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
LSU defensive lineman Ali Gaye runs off the line in the second half an NCAA college football game against Mississippi State in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. Mississippi State won 44-34. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
LSU defensive lineman Ali Gaye runs off the line in the second half an NCAA college football game against Mississippi State in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. Mississippi State won 44-34. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Archbishop Murphy's Jojo Chiangpradit, (left) and Taylor Campbellat Archbishop Murphy, far right, celebrate  Cameron Bourne's goal and hat trick High School Tuesday night in Everett on September 14, 2021. The Wildcats won 6-1. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Archbishop Murphy's Jojo Chiangpradit, (left) and Taylor Campbellat Archbishop Murphy, far right, celebrate  Cameron Bourne's goal and hat trick High School Tuesday night in Everett on September 14, 2021. The Wildcats won 6-1. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Archbishop Murphy kicks off during a game against Seattle Prep on Friday, Sept. 3, 2021, at Archbishop Murphy High School. (Photo by Nick Patterson)

Archbishop Murphy falls in season opener to Seattle Prep

Panthers quarterback Braeden Smith runs for four touchdowns in a 41-18 win over the Wildcats.

Archbishop Murphy kicks off during a game against Seattle Prep on Friday, Sept. 3, 2021, at Archbishop Murphy High School. (Photo by Nick Patterson)
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)
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)

Archbishop Murphy promotes DC to head coaching position

Josh Jansen, a Kamiak High School graduate, spent the past six seasons leading the Wildcats’ defense.

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)
Washington State sophomore Suzy Pace, a Mariner High School graduate, competes in the high jump at the NCAA West Preliminary Championship held on May 26-29, 2021, in College Station, Texas. (Photo by Russell James)
Washington State sophomore Suzy Pace, a Mariner High School graduate, competes in the high jump at the NCAA West Preliminary Championship held on May 26-29, 2021, in College Station, Texas. (Photo by Russell James)
Madison Nguyen, a junior, is an outside hitter for the Archbishop Murphy High vollleyballl team. Shot on Monday, April 19, 2021 in Everett, Washington. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

March Athlete of the Month winner: Murphy’s Madison Nguyen

The Archbishop Murphy junior received the most votes from our readers for the month of March.

Madison Nguyen, a junior, is an outside hitter for the Archbishop Murphy High vollleyballl team. Shot on Monday, April 19, 2021 in Everett, Washington. (Andy Bronson / 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)
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)
Lake Stevens' Gabe Ramsey runs through a tackle during the game against Archbishop Murphy on Saturday, March 6, 2021 in Lake Stevens, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Lake Stevens pulls away, beats Murphy in clash of area powers

The Vikings overcome a slow start and run past the Wildcats 26-7 in the programs’ first-ever meeting.

Lake Stevens' Gabe Ramsey runs through a tackle during the game against Archbishop Murphy on Saturday, March 6, 2021 in Lake Stevens, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Washington State offensive lineman Abraham Lucas (72) looks on during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Utah Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Archbishop Murphy grad Lucas will return to WSU next season

The All-Pac-12 second-team offensive lineman from Everett opts not to declare for the NFL draft.

Washington State offensive lineman Abraham Lucas (72) looks on during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Utah Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)