Football

Prep athletes of the week for 11/20-11/25

Football Ben Hines, Archbishop Murphy Hines, a senior, returned a fumble 12 yards for a touchdown Saturday in the Wildcats’ 10-6 loss to Tumwater in… Continue reading

Washington Huskies defensive back Ezekiel Turner holds the Apple Cup trophy after the Washington State Cougars lost to the Washington Huskies 41-14 at Husky Stadium in the 110th Apple Cup on Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017 in Seattle, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Gallery: The Apple Cup

The Washington State Cougars invaded Husky Stadium at the University of Washington in Seattle.

Washington Huskies defensive back Ezekiel Turner holds the Apple Cup trophy after the Washington State Cougars lost to the Washington Huskies 41-14 at Husky Stadium in the 110th Apple Cup on Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017 in Seattle, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Archbishop Murphy succumbs to Tumwater’s stifling defense

The Wildcats’ reign atop the 2A classification ends with a 10-6 state semifinal loss to the Thunderbirds.

Tumwater football team relies on dominant rushing attack

With the Archbishop Murphy and Tumwater football teams set to meet Saturday in a Class 2A state semifinal, Herald reporter Cameron Van Til asked Lauren… Continue reading

Prep football at a glance: Tumwater vs. Archbishop Murphy

The two traditional powers will match up in a 2A state tournament semifinal game Saturday.

Resurgent season for Archbishop Murphy senior running back

After missing most of last season injured, Ray Pimentel returned with a bang and hasn’t let up since.

Prep athletes of the week for 11/13-11/18

Football Dillon Halpin, Archbishop Murphy Halpin, a junior, returned a fumble 80 yards for a touchdown Friday in the Wildcats’ 28-21 win over North Kitsap… Continue reading

Trump: NFL should suspend Oakland Raiders’ Marshawn Lynch

He sat during most of the U.S. anthem and stood for the Mexican anthem before a game in Mexico City.

Monroe football’s historic season ends with loss to Sumner

The Spartans’ big second half hands the Bearcats a 56-14 4A state quarterfinals loss.

Archbishop Murphy’s Ray Pimentel, right, attempts a stiff arm on North Kitsap’s Kyle Green Friday night at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Snohomish on November 17, 2017. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Archbishop Murphy fends off North Kitsap in state matchup

Top-ranked Wildcats ride big plays, timely defense to beat Vikings 28-21 in football playoff. (Video)

Archbishop Murphy’s Ray Pimentel, right, attempts a stiff arm on North Kitsap’s Kyle Green Friday night at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Snohomish on November 17, 2017. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Members of the offensive line look over a play during practice Wednesday afternoon at Monroe High in Monroe on November 15, 2017. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

After historic win, Monroe football sets sights on Sumner

The Bearcats advanced to the quarterfinals after their first-ever state-playoff win last week.

Members of the offensive line look over a play during practice Wednesday afternoon at Monroe High in Monroe on November 15, 2017. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Friday/Saturday’s state football preview capsules

Archbishop Murphy (2A) and Monroe (4A) will play in the state quarterfinals this weekend.

Ex-Washington St. football player charged with wife’s murder

A former professional football player sliced his wife’s neck and then crawled on the ground outside their rented Utah… Continue reading

Community roundup: Locals help CWU football reach playoffs

The Central Washington University football team finished the regular season with a perfect 11-0 record after defeating Humboldt State 42-28 Saturday. The Wildcats were ranked… Continue reading

Prep hot tickets: Nov. 13-18

Bowling: Everett vs. Jackson at Majestic Lanes in Lynnwood, 3:15 p.m. Tuesday. Two of Snohomish County’s girls bowling teams face off at Majestic Lanes in… Continue reading

Lake Stevens football falls to Graham-Kapowsin in state game

The Vikings mount a late rally, but fall just short to the Eagles 38-31 in a 4A state playoff game.

Saturday’s prep results

GIRLS SOCCER 4A State Tournament Saturday’s quarterfinals Kennedy Catholic 1, Wenatchee 0 Central Valley 1, University 0 Camas 4, Skyline 1 Issaquah 2, Jackson 1… Continue reading

Monroe football tops Puyallup 21-14, wins first-ever state game

The Bearcats held off the Vikings and will face Sumner in the 4A state quarterfinals next weekend.

Archbishop Murphy’s Ray Pimentel rushes for yards with River Ridge’s Kieran Hunkin attempting a tackle Friday night at Goddard Stadium at Mariner High in Everett on November 10, 2017. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Archbishop Murphy rolls past River Ridge in state opener

Ray Pimentel rushes for 278 yards and four thouchdowns in the Wildcats’ 47-7 win.

Archbishop Murphy’s Ray Pimentel rushes for yards with River Ridge’s Kieran Hunkin attempting a tackle Friday night at Goddard Stadium at Mariner High in Everett on November 10, 2017. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)