Archbishop Murphy High School

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)
Josh McCarron, junior at Archbishop Murphy High is The Herald Defensive Player of the Year.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Murphy’s McCarron will have ‘dream come true’ on signing day

The standout senior is set to sign his National Letter of Intent with Virigina football Wednesday.

Josh McCarron, junior at Archbishop Murphy High is The Herald Defensive Player of the Year.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Washington State offensive lineman Abraham Lucas, left, blocks Colorado defensive tackle Na'im Rodman during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Pullman, Wash., Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

Archbishop Murphy alum Lucas has unfinished business at WSU

The redshirt junior standout says he has no regrets coming back to play despite the uncertain season.

Washington State offensive lineman Abraham Lucas, left, blocks Colorado defensive tackle Na'im Rodman during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Pullman, Wash., Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)
Archbishop Murphy alum makes prestigious preseason watch list

Archbishop Murphy alum makes prestigious preseason watch list

WSU offensive lineman Abraham Lucas is named one to watch college football’s Outland Trophy.

Archbishop Murphy alum makes prestigious preseason watch list
Archbishop Murphy softball player Brooke Jordan

Archbishop Murphy softball player Brooke Jordan

The prolific Wildcats slugger will continue her playing career at Seattle University.

Archbishop Murphy softball player Brooke Jordan
Archbishop Murphy star commits to play football at Virginia

Archbishop Murphy star commits to play football at Virginia

Junior DE/OLB Josh McCarron fell in love with the school’s coaching staff and family atmosphere.

Archbishop Murphy star commits to play football at Virginia
Stay or go? Local senior college athletes face tough decision

Stay or go? Local senior college athletes face tough decision

Whether to accept the NCAA’s offer of an extra year due to the missed spring season isn’t black and white.

Stay or go? Local senior college athletes face tough decision
Two local players survive the Seattle Dragons’ final cut

Two local players survive the Seattle Dragons’ final cut

The XFL franchise trims its roster to 52 players in advance of its inaugural season

Two local players survive the Seattle Dragons’ final cut
Football Defensive Player of the Year: Josh McCarron

Football Defensive Player of the Year: Josh McCarron

The Archbishop Murphy junior DE posted an eye-popping 21 sacks and 30 tackles for loss.

Football Defensive Player of the Year: Josh McCarron