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Robert Polk (Contributed photo)

Everett School District creates scholarship to honor Polk

The Robert C. Polk Memorial Athletic Scholarship honors the late activities and athletics director.

 

Robert Polk (Contributed photo)

Everett mourns the loss of athletic and activities director

Robert Polk, 54, was known for his grace, hard work and desire to help kids compete and succeed.

 

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.

 

The annual Battle of Broadway between Everett High and Cascade High at Everett Memorial Stadium Friday night on March 19, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

GALLERY: Cascade rolls rival Everett in Battle of Broadway

The Bruins move to 3-0 on the season and retain the second annual Mayor’s Cup with a 46-20 win.

The annual Battle of Broadway between Everett High and Cascade High at Everett Memorial Stadium Friday night on March 19, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Chicago Cubs' Steven Souza Jr. sits in the dugout prior to a spring training baseball game against the Colorado Rockies Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Scottsdale, Ariz. The Rockies defeated the Cubs 11-10. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Cascade alum Souza Jr. signs minor-league deal with Astros

The 31-year-old spent part of last season with the Cubs, appearing in 11 games.

Chicago Cubs' Steven Souza Jr. sits in the dugout prior to a spring training baseball game against the Colorado Rockies Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Scottsdale, Ariz. The Rockies defeated the Cubs 11-10. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Seattle Sounders sporting director Chris Henderson greets a player after a soccer training session Monday, Feb. 22, 2016, in Seattle. The Sounders play Club America in the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal round on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Opportunity too good for Cascade High grad to pass up

Former soccer standout Chris Henderson looks forward to new position with Inter Miami

Seattle Sounders sporting director Chris Henderson greets a player after a soccer training session Monday, Feb. 22, 2016, in Seattle. The Sounders play Club America in the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal round on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
FILE - Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda autographs a baseball in the Dodgertown locker-room in Vero Beach, Fla., in this Wednesday, Feb. 15, 1990, file photo. Tommy Lasorda, the fiery Hall of Fame manager who guided the Los Angeles Dodgers to two World Series titles and later became an ambassador for the sport he loved during his 71 years with the franchise, has died. He was 93. The Dodgers said Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, that he had a heart attack at his home in Fullerton, California. Resuscitation attempts were made on the way to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead shortly before 11 p.m. Thursday.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Former Cascade baseball coach remembers time with MLB legend

Bob Smithson spent time in the minor leagues playing against up-and-coming manager Tommy Lasorda.

FILE - Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda autographs a baseball in the Dodgertown locker-room in Vero Beach, Fla., in this Wednesday, Feb. 15, 1990, file photo. Tommy Lasorda, the fiery Hall of Fame manager who guided the Los Angeles Dodgers to two World Series titles and later became an ambassador for the sport he loved during his 71 years with the franchise, has died. He was 93. The Dodgers said Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, that he had a heart attack at his home in Fullerton, California. Resuscitation attempts were made on the way to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead shortly before 11 p.m. Thursday.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Washington State offensive lineman Josh Watson (65) lines up for a play during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Oregon in Pullman, Wash., Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. Oregon won 43-29. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

Even a COVID-19 diagnosis can’t rattle Cougars’ Watson

The Cascade graduate is staying positive during his senior season at WSU despite all the challenges.

Washington State offensive lineman Josh Watson (65) lines up for a play during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Oregon in Pullman, Wash., Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. Oregon won 43-29. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)
Chicago Cubs' Steven Souza Jr. calls for a timeout as he stands on second base after connecting for a double against the Colorado Rockies during the first inning of a spring training baseball game Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Chicago Cubs' Steven Souza Jr. calls for a timeout as he stands on second base after connecting for a double against the Colorado Rockies during the first inning of a spring training baseball game Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
County Hall of Fame Class of 2020: Sean Henderson

County Hall of Fame Class of 2020: Sean Henderson

The 1990 Cascade alum was an All-American soccer player in high school and in college at UCLA.

County Hall of Fame Class of 2020: Sean Henderson
Arizona Diamondbacks’ Steven Souza Jr. bats against the Cincinnati Reds during a spring baseball game in Scottsdale, Ariz., Wednesday, March 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Everett’s Souza designated for assignment by Chicago Cubs

It’s the latest setback for the 31-year-old outfielder, who has been dogged by injuries since hitting 30 homers for Tampa Bay in 2017.

Arizona Diamondbacks’ Steven Souza Jr. bats against the Cincinnati Reds during a spring baseball game in Scottsdale, Ariz., Wednesday, March 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Tom Lafferty in the booth at KRKO on Thursday, July 12, 2018 in Everett, Wa. KRKO 1380 AM is switching away from a sports talk format to music after 16 years, though the station will continue to broadcast local sports events. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Tom Lafferty in the booth at KRKO on Thursday, July 12, 2018 in Everett, Wa. KRKO 1380 AM is switching away from a sports talk format to music after 16 years, though the station will continue to broadcast local sports events. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Everett School District names prep athletes of the year

Everett School District names prep athletes of the year

Everett’s Jayden White and Cascade’s Katie Nelson were honored in a virtual ceremony Thursday night.

Everett School District names prep athletes of the year
Prep notebook: Roberts to coach Cascade girls hoops again

Prep notebook: Roberts to coach Cascade girls hoops again

Dave Roberts will replace John Barhanovich in what will be his third stint with the Bruins.

Prep notebook: Roberts to coach Cascade girls hoops again
In 1989, a local prep wrestler accomplished the unthinkable

In 1989, a local prep wrestler accomplished the unthinkable

Cascade’s Chris Borsheim won only one tournament in his wrestling career — a state title at Mat Classic I.

In 1989, a local prep wrestler accomplished the unthinkable

Longtime coach to make 1 last trip to state with Cascade bowlers

The Bruins made somewhat of a surprise run to a district title in Ron Hicks’ final season as coach.

Q&A with Cascade bowler Jessie Brambach

Q&A with Cascade bowler Jessie Brambach

The Bruins’ senior has been bowling since she was 5 years old and has a passion for photography.

Q&A with Cascade bowler Jessie Brambach

Vote for The Herald’s Prep Athlete of the Week for Jan. 6-12

The Athlete of the Week nominees for Jan. 6-12. Voting closes at midnight Sunday. The winner will be announced on next week’s Prep Focus page.… Continue reading

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