High school sports

Lake Steven's Trayce Hanks makes a catch for a touchdown during the Cougars Championship Passing Tournament at Lakewood High School on Saturday, July 31, 2021 in Arlington, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

GALLERY: Lakewood hosts annual 7-on-7 football tournament

Some of the top schools in the region came out for the event, which included the popular lineman challenge.

 

Marysville-Pilchuck's Alivia White is all smiles as her arm is raised after ;inning Connell's Rosa Saucedo-Ramirez in their championship match at Mat Classic XXXII in the Tacoma Dome on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020 in Tacoma, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Local high schoolers set to compete at USA Wrestling nationals

MP’s Alivia White highlights the 18 locals who are slated to take on the nation’s best in Fargo, N.D.

 

Giselle Dogan of Jackson High School is The Athlete of the Month. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

May/June Athlete of the Month: Giselle Dogan

The freshman point guard poured in 19 points to help her team win its final game of the season.

Giselle Dogan of Jackson High School is The Athlete of the Month. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Eastside Prep's Bohan Shakes (left) and Sultan's Kobe Koehler reach for a loose ball Thursday evening at Eastside Prep in Kirkland on June 17, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

All-Emerald Sound Conference selections from local schools

Student-athletes and coaches from Granite Falls and Sultan who earned all-league honors.

Eastside Prep's Bohan Shakes (left) and Sultan's Kobe Koehler reach for a loose ball Thursday evening at Eastside Prep in Kirkland on June 17, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Malakhi Knight rounds third base during a game. (Photo courtesy of Malakhi Knight)

MG’s Knight withdraws from MLB draft, is UCLA-bound

Marysville Getchell star and top-100 MLB draft prospect Malakhi Knight will play college ball for UCLA.

Malakhi Knight rounds third base during a game. (Photo courtesy of Malakhi Knight)
Marysville Getchell Malachi Knight claps after making it to third base during the game against Marysville Pilchuck on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 in Marysville, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Marysville Getchell Malachi Knight claps after making it to third base during the game against Marysville Pilchuck on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 in Marysville, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Lakewood’s Jakobus Seth during practice on Aug. 28, 2019, at Lakewood High School. (Katie Webber / The Herald)

Lakewood football standout gives verbal commitment to WSU

Jakobus Seth, the county’s top recruit in the class of 2022, will play left tackle for the Cougars.

Lakewood’s Jakobus Seth during practice on Aug. 28, 2019, at Lakewood High School. (Katie Webber / The Herald)
Aaliyah Collins, Glacier Peak senior, averaged 16 points, 4 assists, and 3 steals in the Grizzles undefeated 9-0 season. Collins will attend Chicago State University in the fall and is The Herald's girl basketball Player of the Year. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Aaliyah Collins, Glacier Peak senior, averaged 16 points, 4 assists, and 3 steals in the Grizzles undefeated 9-0 season. Collins will attend Chicago State University in the fall and is The Herald's girl basketball Player of the Year. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Arlington's Keira Marsh attempts a pass with Lake Stevens' Cori Wilcox defending Wednesday evening at Lake Stevens High School on June 9, 2021. The Eagles won 80-71. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

The Herald’s 2021 All-Area high school girls basketball teams

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

Arlington's Keira Marsh attempts a pass with Lake Stevens' Cori Wilcox defending Wednesday evening at Lake Stevens High School on June 9, 2021. The Eagles won 80-71. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Mariner's BJ Kolly attempts a shot over Glacier Peak's Tucker Molina in the third quarter Thursday evening at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish on May 27, 2021. Mariner won 64-36. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

The Herald’s 2021 All-Area high school boys basketball teams

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

Mariner's BJ Kolly attempts a shot over Glacier Peak's Tucker Molina in the third quarter Thursday evening at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish on May 27, 2021. Mariner won 64-36. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
The 2021 All-Area boys Basketball Player of the Year, Malakhi Knight, is a Marysville Getchell two-sport star and projected early-round Major League Baseball draft pick. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
The 2021 All-Area boys Basketball Player of the Year, Malakhi Knight, is a Marysville Getchell two-sport star and projected early-round Major League Baseball draft pick. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Glacier Peak's Maya Erling drives with Snohomish's Kyra Beckman defending Friday evening at Snohomish High in Snohomish on May 28, 2021. The Grizzles won 59-35. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Girls basketball season review: GP seniors cap superb run

The Grizzlies went 9-0 this past season and the class of 2021 finished with a 55-9 overall record.

Glacier Peak's Maya Erling drives with Snohomish's Kyra Beckman defending Friday evening at Snohomish High in Snohomish on May 28, 2021. The Grizzles won 59-35. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Azavier Coppin, Glacier Peak sophomore, score 17 goals in the abbreviated season and is The Herald's boys soccer Player of the Year. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

The Herald’s 2021 Boys Soccer Player of the Year: Azavier Coppin

The Glacier Peak sophomore scored 17 goals in just 10 matches to lead the Grizzlies to a 5-1-4 mark.

Azavier Coppin, Glacier Peak sophomore, score 17 goals in the abbreviated season and is The Herald's boys soccer Player of the Year. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Lake Stevens' Jordan Ross and Arlington's Gio Castillo battle for the ball as Arlington beat Lakes Stevens 2-1 in a boys soccer march on Monday, May 3, 2021 in Arlington, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

The Herald’s 2021 All-Area high school boys soccer teams

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

Lake Stevens' Jordan Ross and Arlington's Gio Castillo battle for the ball as Arlington beat Lakes Stevens 2-1 in a boys soccer march on Monday, May 3, 2021 in Arlington, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Monroe's Sam Olson blocks Snohomish's Josh Vandergriend shot Tuesday night at Monroe High School on May 11, 2021. The Tigers won 36-35. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

All-Wesco teams announced for traditional winter sports

Note: All-Wesco teams are chosen by the league’s coaches. BOYS BASKETBALL Wesco North First team Malakhi Knight, sr., Marysville Getchell Bobby Siebers, jr., Glacier Peak… Continue reading

Monroe's Sam Olson blocks Snohomish's Josh Vandergriend shot Tuesday night at Monroe High School on May 11, 2021. The Tigers won 36-35. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
The Herald’s Prep Athlete of the Month.

Vote for The Herald’s Prep Athlete of the Month for May/June

Below are the candidates for The Herald’s Prep Athlete of the Month for May/June. They were the winners of the six athlete-of-the-week polls during the… Continue reading

The Herald’s Prep Athlete of the Month.
Kevin Clark / The Herald

Zach Ward, head coach of the Stanwood Spartans, runs through the defense for their regional playoff game Wednesday afternoon in Stanwood, Washington on February 24, 2012.

Stanwood boys hoops coach steps down after success-filled run

Zach Ward guided the Spartans to eight state tournament appearances in his 14 seasons as head coach.

Kevin Clark / The Herald

Zach Ward, head coach of the Stanwood Spartans, runs through the defense for their regional playoff game Wednesday afternoon in Stanwood, Washington on February 24, 2012.
Winter prep sports roundup.

Prep results for Tuesday, June 22

The Sultan girls basketball team’s superb season came… Continue reading

Winter prep sports roundup.
Swimmers from Wesco enter the water during a meet. (contributed photo)

Wesco ladder results from the 2021 boys swim and dive season

Here are the Wesco ladder results from the 2021 high school boys swim and dive season:… Continue reading

Swimmers from Wesco enter the water during a meet. (contributed photo)
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