High school sports

Extension of school closures ends hopes for spring sports

Extension of school closures ends hopes for spring sports

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

Extension of school closures ends hopes for spring sports
WIAA sets new deadline for spring sports championships

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.”

WIAA sets new deadline for spring sports championships
Locals named to Associated Press all-state teams

Locals named to Associated Press all-state teams

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

Locals named to Associated Press all-state teams
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)
Sportswriter learning to cope in a world devoid of sports
Sportswriter learning to cope in a world devoid of sports
Herald Athletic Cup update: Lake Stevens maintains top spot

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.

Herald Athletic Cup update: Lake Stevens maintains top spot
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

Girls Basketball Player of the Year: Raigan Reed

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

Girls Basketball Player of the Year: Raigan Reed
The Herald’s 2020 All-Area girls basketball teams

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.

The Herald’s 2020 All-Area girls basketball teams

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

Boys Basketball Player of the Year: Malakhi Knight

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

Boys Basketball Player of the Year: Malakhi Knight
Meadowdale baseball team reacts to lengthy season delay

Meadowdale baseball team reacts to lengthy season delay

The senior-laden Mavericks with state aspirations are disappointed, but keeping a positive outlook.

Meadowdale baseball team reacts to lengthy season delay
WIAA: 4A/3A state hoops worker tested positive for COVID-19

WIAA: 4A/3A state hoops worker tested positive for COVID-19

Six local high school basketball teams competed in last week’s Hardwood Classics in the Tacoma Dome.

WIAA: 4A/3A state hoops worker tested positive for COVID-19
School shutdown further delays start of prep spring sports

School shutdown further delays start of prep spring sports

Spring events in Snohomish county likely won’t start until sometime after April 24.

School shutdown further delays start of prep spring sports
The 2019-20 Winter All-Wesco teams announced

The 2019-20 Winter All-Wesco teams announced

Athletes are honored in basketball, swimming and diving, and wrestling

The 2019-20 Winter All-Wesco teams announced
Coronavirus casts uncertainty over high school spring sports

Coronavirus casts uncertainty over high school spring sports

Many local school districts have postponed spring games, while others are taking a wait and see approach.

Coronavirus casts uncertainty over high school spring sports

Locals earn all-tournament honors at Hardwood Classics

Six players earned all-tournament honors and another was named MVP.

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