High school sports

Prep notebook: Kamiak hires new girls hoops coach

Head coaching positions opened up for the girls basketball teams at Lynnwood and Mariner high schools.

‘It’s gut-wrenching’: Jackson softball team denied shot at 3-peat

The T-wolves’ shot to win three straight state titles was taken away due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Prep notebook: Winter coaches at Murphy, Kamiak step down

Archbishop Murphy’s boys basketball coach and three head coaches at Kamiak won’t be back next season.

Lynnwood standout realizes college basketball dream

Nakia Boston signed a letter of intent to play women’s basketball at Division-I Portland State.

Prep notebook: Locals honored by county basketball officials

Monroe’s Efton Chism III and Jackson’s Mack Konig earned player of the year honors.

On draft day, Lake Stevens star QB Eason awaits call to NFL

Experts predict UW alum Jacob Eason will be selected after Thursday’s first round. But who knows?

Edmonds-Woodway standout signs to play Division-I basketball

Star guard Mutdung Bol signs a National Letter of Intent at Eastern Washington University.

Extension of school closures ends hopes for spring sports

Gov. Jay Inslee’s order Monday included the cancellation of extracurricular athletics and activities.

WIAA sets new deadline for spring sports championships

The organization says if school returns by May 4 it will still hold “some sort of culminating event.”

Locals named to Associated Press all-state teams

Two local players earned all-state nods and six others were honorable mentions.

Lake Stevens senior boys basketball player Jaxson Smith is our Athlete of the Month for February. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Athlete of the Month Q&A: Lake Stevens senior Jaxson Smith

Smith’s big performance on Senior Night helped the Vikings clinch a playoff berth.

Lake Stevens senior boys basketball player Jaxson Smith is our Athlete of the Month for February. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Herald Athletic Cup update: Lake Stevens maintains top spot

After another successful season, the Vikings held their lead in the area-wide prep sports competition.

The WIAA said that if schools reopen at the conclusion of the six-week statewide school shutdown ordered by Gov. Jay Inslee, then the state championships will go on as planned. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

WIAA still hoping to hold state championships in May

But if the school shutdown extends past April 24, those championships could be in jeopardy.

The WIAA said that if schools reopen at the conclusion of the six-week statewide school shutdown ordered by Gov. Jay Inslee, then the state championships will go on as planned. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Girls Basketball Player of the Year: Raigan Reed

The Boise State-bound senior guard led a young Lake Stevens team to the state regionals.

The Herald’s 2020 All-Area girls basketball teams

A look at the top high school girls basketball players in the area this past season.

WIAA: 2A/1A hoops tourney spectator tests positive for COVID-19

The fan was only in attendance on Saturday, March 7, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. according to a press release.

Lakewood boys hoops receives All-NWC honors after historic run

Alex Jensen was named the Northwest Conference MVP and Anthony Wiederkehr was named coach of the year.

Jackson’s Jaylen Searles dunks during the game at Mariner High School on Friday, Jan. 3, 2020 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald).

The Herald’s 2020 All-Area boys basketball teams

A look at the top high school boys basketball players in the area this past season.

Jackson’s Jaylen Searles dunks during the game at Mariner High School on Friday, Jan. 3, 2020 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald).

Boys Basketball Player of the Year: Malakhi Knight

The dynamic junior guard led the Marysville Getchell program to new heights.

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