High school sports

Marysville-Getchell's Malakhi Knight leads a fast break against Wilson Wednesday morning at the Tacoma Dome on March 4, 2020. Marysville-Gethchell lost to Wilson 73-52. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

WIAA pushes back return to play for prep sports

Season 2 now begins Feb. 1 and seasons have been shortened to seven weeks each.

 

Fatoumata Jaiteh (right) works the post with Maia Austvold defending during practice Thursday afternoon at Meadowdale High School in Lynnwood on February 20, 2019.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Local athletes discuss being recruited during a pandemic

As the signing period opens, college hopefuls have dealt with a recruitment unlike any other.

 

Trying to get the upper hand, Edmonds-Woodway's Ethan Nguyen, left, battles North Central's Steven Zaragoza. Hguyen lost 11-2 in their championship match at Mat Classic XXXII in the Tacoma Dome on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020 in Tacoma, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

WIAA provides more details for start of high school sports

The WIAA says that 50% of schools in a region must be eligible for that region to begin competition.

Trying to get the upper hand, Edmonds-Woodway's Ethan Nguyen, left, battles North Central's Steven Zaragoza. Hguyen lost 11-2 in their championship match at Mat Classic XXXII in the Tacoma Dome on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020 in Tacoma, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Everett's Dustin Wolf stops a shot at goal against Seattle Sunday evening at ShoWare Center in Kent on March 8, 2020. The Silvertips won 3-2. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Community sports roundup: Wolf again on U.S. hockey radar

Plus the WIAA is offering free mental training and a local park will host women’s football tryouts.

Everett's Dustin Wolf stops a shot at goal against Seattle Sunday evening at ShoWare Center in Kent on March 8, 2020. The Silvertips won 3-2. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Former Bellevue Football assistant head coach publishes his side of the story
Former Bellevue Football assistant head coach publishes his side of the story
Kamiak’s Gilszmer brothers commit to Division-I swim programs

Kamiak’s Gilszmer brothers commit to Division-I swim programs

Vlad verbally commits to Cornell and Slava verbally commits to UC San Diego.

Kamiak’s Gilszmer brothers commit to Division-I swim programs
Only silence on original prep football opening night

Only silence on original prep football opening night

Instead of being filled with screaming fans, football stadiums across the area will be empty Friday.

Only silence on original prep football opening night
Prep athlete group advocates for reinstatement of fall sports

Prep athlete group advocates for reinstatement of fall sports

Archbishop Murphy’s Josh McCarron is among those that formed the Student-Athletes of Washington group.

Prep athlete group advocates for reinstatement of fall sports
The Herald’s 2019-20 Woman of the Year in Sports: Raigan Reed

The Herald’s 2019-20 Woman of the Year in Sports: Raigan Reed

The recent Lake Stevens grad and Boise State freshman dominated on the court and inspired off of it.

The Herald’s 2019-20 Woman of the Year in Sports: Raigan Reed
Emerald Sound Conference opts to start play during Season 2

Emerald Sound Conference opts to start play during Season 2

The 14-team league will make its debut in Season 2 with basketball and wrestling.

Emerald Sound Conference opts to start play during Season 2
Lakewood soccer player Juan Corrales

Lakewood soccer player Juan Corrales

The recent grad helped turn the boys soccer program around while also developing a love for music.

Lakewood soccer player Juan Corrales
Mountlake Terrace softball player Jamie Bingaman
Mountlake Terrace softball player Jamie Bingaman
Wesco schools opt to delay start of prep sports until Season 2

Wesco schools opt to delay start of prep sports until Season 2

The 21 schools in conference won’t participate in any of the WIAA’s alternative seasons in the fall.

Wesco schools opt to delay start of prep sports until Season 2
Everett golfer Austin Duffy

Everett golfer Austin Duffy

The Seagulls standout had his eyes set on a state title before spring sports were shut down.

Everett golfer Austin Duffy
WIAA gives option to delay start of sports until December

WIAA gives option to delay start of sports until December

An updated plan moves girls swimming to Season 3 and makes fall cross country an alternate season.

WIAA gives option to delay start of sports until December
Glacier Peak sprinter Ethan Willems

Glacier Peak sprinter Ethan Willems

The WSU-bound standout missed out on a chance to defend his state title in the 400 meters.

Glacier Peak sprinter Ethan Willems
Prep football moved to spring as WIAA announces new schedule

Prep football moved to spring as WIAA announces new schedule

The 2020-21 school year will feature four shortened athletic seasons as opposed to the typical three.

Prep football moved to spring as WIAA announces new schedule
Archbishop Murphy softball player Brooke Jordan

Archbishop Murphy softball player Brooke Jordan

The prolific Wildcats slugger will continue her playing career at Seattle University.

Archbishop Murphy softball player Brooke Jordan
Prep notebook: Local swimmers, divers named All-Americans

Prep notebook: Local swimmers, divers named All-Americans

Several locals earned national honors; Pair of coaches step down at Snohomish High School.

Prep notebook: Local swimmers, divers named All-Americans
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