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Stanwood’s Ryder Bumgarner and teammates yell in celebration after winning the Stilly Cup for the first time in 13 years on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Stanwood rolls past Arlington, wins 1st Stilly Cup since 2009

Ryder Bumgarner runs for 246 yards and the unbeaten Spartans defeat their archrival for the 1st time in 13 years.

Stanwood’s Ryder Bumgarner and teammates yell in celebration after winning the Stilly Cup for the first time in 13 years on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
The Arlington Eagles girls basketball team won the 1982 AA state championship. (Photo provided by Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame)

County Hall of Fame Class of 2022: 1982 Arlington girls basketball

The Eagles went on a remarkable postseason run to claim the 1982 AA state championship.

The Arlington Eagles girls basketball team won the 1982 AA state championship. (Photo provided by Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame)
The AquaSox’s Dariel Gomez heads around first after hitting a double to score two runs during a game against the Vancouver Canadians Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at Funko Field in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Community roundup: Sox announce tentative schedule for 2023

Plus, a trio of key Silvertips are back with the team for the season opener, Max Gray is added to the XFL draft pool and much more.

The AquaSox’s Dariel Gomez heads around first after hitting a double to score two runs during a game against the Vancouver Canadians Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at Funko Field in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Arlington's Spencer Fischer puts his arm out to block a tackle by Marysville Getchell's Alexander Leach during the game on Friday, Sept. 9, 2022 in Marysville, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Arlington rides 2nd-half shutout to league win over Getchell

The Eagles allow just 66 yards of offense over the final 2 quarters and outlast the Chargers 21-14.

Arlington's Spencer Fischer puts his arm out to block a tackle by Marysville Getchell's Alexander Leach during the game on Friday, Sept. 9, 2022 in Marysville, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
The Lake Stevens bench cheer for the start of a timeout by the Eagles in the second set Tuesday evening at Arlington High School in Arlington, Washington on September 6, 2022.   (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
The Lake Stevens bench cheer for the start of a timeout by the Eagles in the second set Tuesday evening at Arlington High School in Arlington, Washington on September 6, 2022.   (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Arlington's Spencer Fischer grabs onto Auburn Mountainview's Joeray Kilgore jersey during the game against Auburn Mountainview on Friday, Nov. 5, 2021 in Arlington, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Arlington's Spencer Fischer grabs onto Auburn Mountainview's Joeray Kilgore jersey during the game against Auburn Mountainview on Friday, Nov. 5, 2021 in Arlington, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Alington’s Jenna Villa takes the ball up the court against Everett Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2022, at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Arlington’s Jenna Villa gives verbal pledge to WSU

The 6-foot-2 guard averaged 21 points, 9 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 steals per game for the Eagles as a junior.

Alington’s Jenna Villa takes the ball up the court against Everett Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2022, at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Great Britain’s Amy-Eloise Markovc, a Glacier Peak High School graduate, competes at the British Championships on June 27, 2021, in Manchester, England. (Photo by James Rhodes)

Community roundup: GP grad Markovc set to run at worlds

The 26-year-old will compete for Great Britain in the 5,000 meters on Wednesday in Eugene, Ore.

Great Britain’s Amy-Eloise Markovc, a Glacier Peak High School graduate, competes at the British Championships on June 27, 2021, in Manchester, England. (Photo by James Rhodes)
Marysville-Pilchuck's Dylan Carson runs the ball in for a touchdown during the annual Berry Bowl against Marysville Getchell on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021 in Marysville, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Marysville-Pilchuck's Dylan Carson runs the ball in for a touchdown during the annual Berry Bowl against Marysville Getchell on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021 in Marysville, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Cascade's Ashlyee Bloch attempts to tag out Snohomish's Camryn Sage Thursday evening at Phil Johnson Ball Field in Everett, Washington on May 19, 2022. The Bruins defeated the Panthers 14-7 to claim the NW District 1 3A Championship title. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Cascade's Ashlyee Bloch attempts to tag out Snohomish's Camryn Sage Thursday evening at Phil Johnson Ball Field in Everett, Washington on May 19, 2022. The Bruins defeated the Panthers 14-7 to claim the NW District 1 3A Championship title. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Marysville-Getchell celebrates their 8-1 victory over Everett High School at Phil Johnson Ball Field in Everett, Washington on May 19, 2022.(Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Marysville-Getchell celebrates their 8-1 victory over Everett High School at Phil Johnson Ball Field in Everett, Washington on May 19, 2022.(Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Cascade’s Abby Surowiec drives the ball against Arlington Tuesday, May 17, 2022, during a Class 3A District 1 matchup at the Phill Johnson Ballfields in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Miraculous comeback: Cascade seals state berth with walk-off grand slam

Ashlyee Bloch hits the game-winner as the Bruins rally from a 10-run deficit to beat Arlington.

Cascade’s Abby Surowiec drives the ball against Arlington Tuesday, May 17, 2022, during a Class 3A District 1 matchup at the Phill Johnson Ballfields in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Edmonds-Woodway's Benjamin Hanson avoids a tackle by Arlington's Kayden Allen to score a goal in the second half Saturday afternoon at Shoreline Stadium in Shoreline, Washington on May 14, 2022.  The Warriors won 4-2. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Dramatic comeback lifts E-W boys soccer into state

The Warriors rally from two goals down to beat Arlington 4-2 in a 3A District 1 Tournament loser-out game.

Edmonds-Woodway's Benjamin Hanson avoids a tackle by Arlington's Kayden Allen to score a goal in the second half Saturday afternoon at Shoreline Stadium in Shoreline, Washington on May 14, 2022.  The Warriors won 4-2. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Arlington seniors and WSU signees Brandon Moore, left, and Aiden Emerson at Arlington High School on Monday, May 9, 2022 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

WSU-bound Arlington seniors are a dynamite distance-running duo

Close friends Aiden Emerson and Brandon Moore have pushed each other to become elite runners.

Arlington seniors and WSU signees Brandon Moore, left, and Aiden Emerson at Arlington High School on Monday, May 9, 2022 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Arlington’s Tyler Rusko catches a ground ball while Monroe’s Kody Edelbrock slides into second base during the game on Thursday, April 21, 2022 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Monroe rides big 5th inning to key win over Arlington

The Bearcats beat the Eagles 11-6 to move into a three-way tie for second place in the crowded Wesco 3A/2A North standings.

Arlington’s Tyler Rusko catches a ground ball while Monroe’s Kody Edelbrock slides into second base during the game on Thursday, April 21, 2022 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Snohomish’s Alex Flohr delivers a pitch against Arlington Tuesday, April 19, 2022, at Snohomish High School in Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Snohomish’s Alex Flohr delivers a pitch against Arlington Tuesday, April 19, 2022, at Snohomish High School in Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Arlington’s Riley Ryan, left, and Reagan Ryan with their father Patrick Ryan, Stanwood’s head coach Monday afternoon at Arlington High School in Arlington, Washington on April 11, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

For one local family, softball game includes friendly rivalry

Patrick Ryan is Stanwood’s coach while daughters Riley and Reagan play for Arlington.

Arlington’s Riley Ryan, left, and Reagan Ryan with their father Patrick Ryan, Stanwood’s head coach Monday afternoon at Arlington High School in Arlington, Washington on April 11, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)