Football

Why are fewer high-schoolers turning out for football?

Local data follow a nationwide trend. Fifteen of 27 responding schools report lower participation.

Everett runs over Meadowdale, clinches playoff berth

The Seagulls rushed for 462 yards as they grabbed their first district playoff spot since 2010.

Week 8: Prep football stars of the night

Capassio Cherry, RB, Edmonds-Woodway Cherry, a senior, rushed for 205 yards on 24 carries and scored three touchdowns as the Warriors beat Shorecrest 38-7. Campbell… Continue reading

Oak Harbor beats Arlington 13-7 in 3OT slugfest

The Wildcats clinch a Wesco 3A North playoff berth with the hard-fought, triple-overtime victory.

Sedro-Woolley dismantles Lakewood in 41-0 shutout

The Cougars couldn’t get going against the Cubs, but can still clinch a share of the NWC 2A title.

Everett High team shakes things up, discovers ways to win

The coach’s challenge and the players’ response has the Seagulls on the verge of the playoffs.

Prep football picks for Week 8

STEVE WILLITS Co-host of Prep Sports Weekly Lynnwood over Marysville Getchell Edmonds-Woodway over Shorecrest Lake Stevens over Cascade Glacier Peak over Kamiak Mariner over Mount… Continue reading

Cougars to face top Pac-12 rushers in 3-week span

Washington State will have their hands full as they prepare for the conferences top rushing threats.

Huskies coach Petersen applauds work ethic of walk-on

John Gardner, a walk-on, is catching the eye of the Huskies head coach.

Poll: Help us plan this week’s high school football coverage

Which of the following Friday games would you like to see video highlights from? Voting closes at noon Thursday.… Continue reading

Prep athletes of the week for 10/9-10/14

Volleyball Hailee Blau, Oak Harbor Blau, a senior right-side hitter, had 33 kills Tuesday to help the Wildcats to a 3-1 win over Edmonds-Woodway, then… Continue reading

Cascade senior finds ‘freedom’ with help of football

After escaping oppression in Iraq, Bruins kicker Sarmad Aqrawi forges a new life in the U.S.

Arlington retains Stilly Cup after wild finish over Stanwood

Arlington blocks potential game-winning FG as time expires for its 8th straight rivalry win. (Video)

Oak Harbor’s Tamarik Hollins-Passmore hauls in a reception with Ferndale’s Jared Emmert trailing during a game Oct. 13, 2017, at Oak Harbor High School. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Ferndale tops Oak Harbor in overtime thriller

Wildcats’ 2-point conversion in OT fails, Golden Eagles hang on for 29-28 win in 3A showdown.

Oak Harbor’s Tamarik Hollins-Passmore hauls in a reception with Ferndale’s Jared Emmert trailing during a game Oct. 13, 2017, at Oak Harbor High School. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Week 7: Prep football stars of the night

Isaiah Cole, WR, Monroe Cole, a senior, caught seven passes for a school-record 206 yards and two touchdowns as fifth-ranked Monroe dismantled Mount Vernon 58-7… Continue reading

Thursday’s prep stars of the night

Gaby Chappell, Edmonds-Woodway soccer Chappell, a junior midfielder, scored the match’s lone goal in the Warriors’ 1-0 win over Snohomish in a pivotal Wesco 3A… Continue reading

Capsules for key Week 7 prep football games

JACKSON at CASCADE When: 7 p.m., Friday Where: Everett Memorial Stadium Jackson: 2-3 overall, 2-2 Wesco 4A; beat Kamiak 34-14 last week About the Timberwolves:… Continue reading

Oak Harbor, Ferndale set to square off in Wing-T battle

In the age of spread offenses, the two Wesco 3A North powerhouses utilize the Wing-T rushing attack.