Football

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.

 

Shorewood running back Robert Banks runs the ball during football practice on Sept. 19, 2018 in Shoreline, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Shorewood hires new head football coach

Rob Petschl returns for his second stint as the Thunderbirds’ leader.

 

Lake Stevens' Drew Carter makes a catch past Monroe's Trey Lane during the game on Friday, March 12, 2021 in Monroe, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

The Herald’s All-Area high school football teams

A look at the top prep football players in the area during this abbreviated season.

 

Glacier Peak senior Ryan Black totaled 994 yards from scrimmage, 13 touchdowns as a  running back and a standout on defense for the Grizzlies. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

The Herald’s Football Player of the Year: Ryan Black

The Glacier Peak senior running back totaled 994 yards from scrimmage and 13 TDs in just five games.

Glacier Peak senior Ryan Black totaled 994 yards from scrimmage, 13 touchdowns as a  running back and a standout on defense for the Grizzlies. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Monroe's Trey Lane runs the ball during the game against Lake Stevens on Friday, March 12, 2021 in Monroe, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Monroe's Trey Lane runs the ball during the game against Lake Stevens on Friday, March 12, 2021 in Monroe, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Lake Stevens running back Jayden Limar and the Vikings made their presence felt during the abbreviated spring high school football season. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Prep football season in review: Top teams, games, performances

The top 5 teams, top 5 games and top 15 performances from the abbreviated high school football season.

Lake Stevens running back Jayden Limar and the Vikings made their presence felt during the abbreviated spring high school football season. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
The Herald's prep football roundup. (Photo by Elaine Thompson)

Prep football roundup for April 1

The final week of the abbreviated five-game Wesco season brought some intriguing matchups.

The Herald's prep football roundup. (Photo by Elaine Thompson)
Lake Stevens' Jayden Limar rushes with Glacier Peak's Hunter Morrison Thursday night at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Snohomish on April 1, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Lake Stevens' Jayden Limar rushes with Glacier Peak's Hunter Morrison Thursday night at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Snohomish on April 1, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
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.

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)
Edmonds-Woodway's Steele Swinton stiff arms Lynnwood's Paul Holeman during the game on Friday, March 26, 2021 in Edmonds, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

This week’s prep football capsules, picks and streaming links

The final week of Wesco’s abbreviated season features a Lake Stevens-Glacier Peak showdown of unbeatens.

Edmonds-Woodway's Steele Swinton stiff arms Lynnwood's Paul Holeman during the game on Friday, March 26, 2021 in Edmonds, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
The Herald's prep football roundup. (Photo by Elaine Thompson)

Prep football roundup for March 26

Highlights of the local high school football action as the season nears the finish line.

The Herald's prep football roundup. (Photo by Elaine Thompson)
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)
Edmonds-Woodway's Ryan Fahey escapes multiple tackles to run the ball down the field during the game on Friday, March 26, 2021 in Edmonds, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Edmonds-Woodway's Ryan Fahey escapes multiple tackles to run the ball down the field during the game on Friday, March 26, 2021 in Edmonds, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Closeup of American football on field with yard lines.

Stanwood-Kamiak football game canceled before kickoff

In a statement, Stanwood High School said the game was called off due to “COVID exposure.”

Closeup of American football on field with yard lines.
Marysville-Pilchuck's Kaden Mallang, left, and Kaleb Potts, right, celebrate Dylan Carson's touchdown during the game on Friday, March 19, 2021 in Marysville, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

This week’s prep football capsules, picks and streaming links

Lakewood-Arch. Murphy, Lake Stevens-MP and GP-Monroe highlight Week 4 of Wesco’s abbreviated season.

Marysville-Pilchuck's Kaden Mallang, left, and Kaleb Potts, right, celebrate Dylan Carson's touchdown during the game on Friday, March 19, 2021 in Marysville, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
The Herald's prep football roundup. (Photo by Elaine Thompson)

Prep football roundup for March 19

Highlights of the local high school football action from Week 3 of the five-week sprint.

The Herald's prep football roundup. (Photo by Elaine Thompson)
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)
Marysville-Pilchuck's Jordan Velasquez dodges a tackle by Arlington's Parker Duskin during the game on Friday, March 19, 2021 in Marysville, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Marysville-Pilchuck's Jordan Velasquez dodges a tackle by Arlington's Parker Duskin during the game on Friday, March 19, 2021 in Marysville, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Glacier Peak's Adam Troxel celebrates a fumble recovery with teammate Jackson Hawkins at Veterans Memorial Stadium Friday night in Snohomish on March 12, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

This week’s prep football capsules, picks and streaming links

GP-Murphy, MP-Arlington and Lake Stevens-Snohomish highlight Week 3 of Wesco’s abbreviated season.

Glacier Peak's Adam Troxel celebrates a fumble recovery with teammate Jackson Hawkins at Veterans Memorial Stadium Friday night in Snohomish on March 12, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
The Herald's prep football roundup. (Photo by Elaine Thompson)

Prep football roundup for March 11-12

Wesco rivalries take center stage in a heated week of football action.

The Herald's prep football roundup. (Photo by Elaine Thompson)
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