High school sports

The growing trend of sport specialization: Is it worth it?

What are the advantages and disadvantages when a young athlete chooses to focus on a single sport?

 

Coupeville to play independent football schedule this season

The school cites expected low turnout and concerns over size disparity as the reasons for the decision.

 

Gallery: Sultan High School prep football practice

The Turks continue fall practice in preparation for their season opener on Sept. 6.

 

Muhammad Barrow (left) gets a handoff from Jackson Cole during practice Thursday afternoon at Mariner High School in Everett on August 22, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Prep football: Mariner wants ‘to be mean’

A talented trio on offense hopes to help the Marauders end their brief postseason hiatus.

Muhammad Barrow (left) gets a handoff from Jackson Cole during practice Thursday afternoon at Mariner High School in Everett on August 22, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Prep football: New era begins for Jackson

The T-wolves open camp under the leadership of a new head coach for the first time in 21 seasons.

After reaching the Class 4A state title game last year, Kasen Kinchen and Lake Stevens could be primed for another big season. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Prep football returns: 5 questions, plus a look at new coaches

As practice begins Wednesday, here’s a question for each local league and a primer on the area’s new coaches.

After reaching the Class 4A state title game last year, Kasen Kinchen and Lake Stevens could be primed for another big season. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

A boxer from the 1920s and the story behind Monroe HS mascot

Monroe boxer and lightweight champion Dode ‘Bearcat’ Bercot inspired Monroe H.S. to become the Bearcats.

Lake Stevens’ standout WSU-bound lineman out with torn ACL

Devin Kylany, who was injured during the state wrestling tourney, eyes a possible postseason return.

Community sports roundup: Thomas sweeps Snohomish Summer Smash

Brady Thomas made it a clean sweep at the Snohomish Summer Smash. The junior-to-be at Jackson High School ran the table in both the Boys… Continue reading

Top prep football teams, recruits descend on Lakewood

Led by UW-bound QB Sam Huard, Kennedy Catholic wins 7-on-7 tournament in Arlington.

North Creek’s Koli Faaiu pulls in the finals of the lineman tug-of-war Saturday afternoon during the Cougar Championship Passing Tournament at Lakewood High School in Marysville on July 27, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
North Creek’s Koli Faaiu pulls in the finals of the lineman tug-of-war Saturday afternoon during the Cougar Championship Passing Tournament at Lakewood High School in Marysville on July 27, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Number of top football recruits set to hit field at Lakewood

The Cougars host their annual 7-on-7 tournament Saturday featuring both local and non-local squads.

Lake Stevens wrestler runner-up at national tournament

Kiley Hubby was 1 of 3 area girls to earn All-America honors at Cadet/Junior nationals in Fargo.

A way-too-early look at the prep football season: Weeks 7-9

A handful of late-season matchups stand out as possible key games in league-title and playoff races.

Meadowdale High School names new head football coach

James Harmon, the defensive coordinator for the past 3 years, replaces Matt Leonard as head coach.

2 Kamiak girls swimmers receive All-American honors

Elli Straume and Ava Collinge were among the nation’s 100 fastest high school girls in their events.

A way-too-early look at the prep football season: Weeks 5-6

This two-week stretch features several intriguing rematches from last season.

11 area players named to all-state softball teams

Jackson’s de Jesus named 4A Player of the Year; ‘Wolves Peacocke is the 4A Coach of the Year