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Washington’s Jayden White, an Everett High School alum, broke his own school record in the weight throw at the Husky Classic on Feb. 12, 2022, in Seattle. (Red Box Pictures)

Community roundup: Roe, White earn All-America nods again

Plus, Jackson alum Justin Limberg places at the D-III men’s swimming nationals, two Silvertips are named all-stars and much more.

 

Mariner players react after winning a game between Jackson and Mariner at Lake Washington High School in Kirkland, Washington on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2023. After an intense back-and-forth in the final period Mariner defeated Jackson, 77-76. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Mariner boys mount stunning rally, top Jackson for state berth

The Marauders trail by as many as 19 points in the third, but come back to edge their Wesco 4A rivals 77-76 in another thriller.

 

The Everett Elite Flag Football 14-under team practices Sunday morning at Harbour Pointe Middle School in Mukilteo, Washington on January 16, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Community roundup: Mukilteo’s Beard nominated for youth award

Plus, locals receive D-I softball honors, Edmonds-Woodway alum Ali Gaye invited to NFL combine, and more.

The Everett Elite Flag Football 14-under team practices Sunday morning at Harbour Pointe Middle School in Mukilteo, Washington on January 16, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Jackson’s Sylas Williams (5) shoots the ball during a game between Lake Stevens and Jackson at Lake Stevens High School in Lake Stevens, Washington on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023. The Jackson Timberwolves won, 87-69. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Williams scores 42, Jackson boys overpower Lake Stevens

The Timberwolves clinch at least a share of the Wesco 4A title with 87-69 victory over the Vikings.

Jackson’s Sylas Williams (5) shoots the ball during a game between Lake Stevens and Jackson at Lake Stevens High School in Lake Stevens, Washington on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023. The Jackson Timberwolves won, 87-69. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Jadyn Edwards (left) controls the ball during the Mountain West Conference championship game on Nov. 6, 2021, in Boise, Idaho. Edwards, a Jackson High School graduate, is The Herald's 2021-22 Woman of the Year in Sports. (C. Morgan Engel/NCAA Photos)

Jackson grad Edwards ‘grateful’ for chance to play in NWSL

After starring in college at New Mexico, Jadyn Edwards was selected in the third round of the NWSL draft by Racing Louisville.

Jadyn Edwards (left) controls the ball during the Mountain West Conference championship game on Nov. 6, 2021, in Boise, Idaho. Edwards, a Jackson High School graduate, is The Herald's 2021-22 Woman of the Year in Sports. (C. Morgan Engel/NCAA Photos)
New Mexico women's soccer player Jadyn Edwards, a Jackson High School graduate. (University of New Mexico photo)

Jackson grad Edwards selected by Louisville in NWSL draft

The standout forward from New Mexico was taken in the third round, 29th overall, on Thursday.

New Mexico women's soccer player Jadyn Edwards, a Jackson High School graduate. (University of New Mexico photo)
Kamiak’s Bryan Zi Wong wins the second heat of the 100 yard backstroke during the Jackson vs. Kamiak boys swim and dive meet at West Coast Aquatics in Mill Creek, Washington on Tuesday Jan. 10, 2023.  (Annie Barker / The Herald)

GALLERY: Kamiak boys swim team tops Jackson

The Knights earn a 96-74 win over the Timberwolves at West Coast Aquatics.

Kamiak’s Bryan Zi Wong wins the second heat of the 100 yard backstroke during the Jackson vs. Kamiak boys swim and dive meet at West Coast Aquatics in Mill Creek, Washington on Tuesday Jan. 10, 2023.  (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Mariner players react to beating Jackson after the game on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Mariner outlasts Jackson in tight Wesco 4A battle

Marauders senior Jailin Johnson hits the game-winning free throws in the final seconds and pours in a game-high 32 points.

Mariner players react to beating Jackson after the game on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
The Everett Elite Flag Football 14-under team practices Sunday morning at Harbour Pointe Middle School in Mukilteo, Washington on January 16, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Community roundup: Monroe alum Rybar named D-III All-American

Plus, Edmonds-Woodway graduate Ali Gaye decalares for the NFL draft, Jackson alum Jon Cook competes at the swim world championships and more.

The Everett Elite Flag Football 14-under team practices Sunday morning at Harbour Pointe Middle School in Mukilteo, Washington on January 16, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Colorado wide receiver Daniel Arias (6) in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Folsom Field Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022, in Boulder, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Colorado wide receiver Daniel Arias (6) in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Folsom Field Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022, in Boulder, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Kamiak’s Claire Smith prepares to start the 100 yard backstroke final during the WIAA 4A Girls State Swim & Dive Championships on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

4A state swim and dive: Wesco divers shine; Jackson, Kamiak place top-8

Wesco accounts for 4 of the 8 diving state medalists, while Jackson and Kamiak each earn top-8 team finishes.

Kamiak’s Claire Smith prepares to start the 100 yard backstroke final during the WIAA 4A Girls State Swim & Dive Championships on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Glacier Peak’s Alena Lehmann tries to hold off the competition in the 500 yard freestyle during the Class 4A District 1 swim meet Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, at Snohomish Aquatic Center in Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Jackson races to 4A district girls swim and dive title

The Timberwolves win six of 12 events to claim their third 4A district title in their past four tries.

Glacier Peak’s Alena Lehmann tries to hold off the competition in the 500 yard freestyle during the Class 4A District 1 swim meet Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, at Snohomish Aquatic Center in Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
The Everett Elite Flag Football 14-under team practices Sunday morning at Harbour Pointe Middle School in Mukilteo, Washington on January 16, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
The Everett Elite Flag Football 14-under team practices Sunday morning at Harbour Pointe Middle School in Mukilteo, Washington on January 16, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Jackson High sophomore Ben Lee hits a tweener back over the net against senior teammate Austen Lim during the 4A District 1 Singles Championship Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022, at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Jackson’s star trio dominates 4A boys district tennis tourney

Ben Lee cruises to the singles title, while Henry Park and David Song roll to the doubles crown.

Jackson High sophomore Ben Lee hits a tweener back over the net against senior teammate Austen Lim during the 4A District 1 Singles Championship Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022, at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Jackson rallies before the start of meet against Kamiak Thursday afternoon at Kamiak High School in Mukilteo, Washington on October 6, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Jackson races past Kamiak in battle of girls swim powers

The Timberwolves win 106-77 in a matchup of two teams that have combined to win at least a share of every Wesco 4A conference title since 2015.

Jackson rallies before the start of meet against Kamiak Thursday afternoon at Kamiak High School in Mukilteo, Washington on October 6, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Cascade's Julian Thomas runs through multiple tackles during the game against Jackson on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Cascade routs Jackson, improves to 4-0 in independent slate

The Bruins continue their strong start to the season and roll past the Timberwolves for a 55-21 win.

Cascade's Julian Thomas runs through multiple tackles during the game against Jackson on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Lake Stevens' Joe McGinnis (7) eyes a Federal Way defender as he races down the field for a touchdown after recovering a fumble caused by teammate Ashten Hendrickson (66) during a game on Friday, Sept. 16, 2022, at Lake Stevens High School. (John Gardner / Pro Action Image)
Lake Stevens' Joe McGinnis (7) eyes a Federal Way defender as he races down the field for a touchdown after recovering a fumble caused by teammate Ashten Hendrickson (66) during a game on Friday, Sept. 16, 2022, at Lake Stevens High School. (John Gardner / Pro Action Image)
Auburn university wheelchair basketball player Jake Eastwood, a Jackson High School alum. (Photo by Karl Robinson)

After leg amputation, local man becomes wheelchair hoops star

Mill Creek native Jake Eastwood dedicated his life to wheelchair basketball and recently made the U.S. men’s U23 national team.

Auburn university wheelchair basketball player Jake Eastwood, a Jackson High School alum. (Photo by Karl Robinson)
Lake Stevens' Gavin Steidle rushes with Glacier Peak's Rider Wilkinson closing at Veterans Memorial Stadium Friday night in Snohomish on October 29, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Lake Stevens' Gavin Steidle rushes with Glacier Peak's Rider Wilkinson closing at Veterans Memorial Stadium Friday night in Snohomish on October 29, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)