Jackson High School

Jackson High School freshman Chanyoung Park won the Class 4A state girls golf championship last Tuesday and Wednesday in Spokane. (Photo courtesy of Jerome Gotz)

Jackson’s Park caps spectacular frosh season with state title

Chanyoung Park eagled the final hole to clinch the Class 4A state girls golf championship.

 

The Jackson softball team poses with the Class 4A state tournament trophy after a 10-1 triumph over Emerald Ridge Saturday, May 25 at Columbia Playfield in Richland, WA. (Aaron Coe / The Herald).

Domination: Jackson repeats as 4A state softball champion

The Yanina Sherwood-led Timberwolves top Emerald Ridge 10-1 in the title game.

 

Jackson players react to beating Kamiak to win the 4A district championship on Friday, May 17, 2024 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Jackson players react to beating Kamiak to win the 4A district championship on Friday, May 17, 2024 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Lake Stevens junior Teagan Lawson arches his body over the high jump bar on the first day of the Wesco 4A League Championship on Wednesday at Snohomish High School. Lawson claimed the league title after clearing a 6-foot, 6-inch bar. (Taras McCurdie / The Herald)
Lake Stevens junior Teagan Lawson arches his body over the high jump bar on the first day of the Wesco 4A League Championship on Wednesday at Snohomish High School. Lawson claimed the league title after clearing a 6-foot, 6-inch bar. (Taras McCurdie / The Herald)
Jackson’s Allie Thomsen (22), left, and Yanina Sherwood (13), right, smile during a prep softball game between Stanwood and Jackson at Henry M. Jackson High School on Tuesday, April 2, 2024 in Mill Creek, Washington. Jackson won, 6-0. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Jackson’s Allie Thomsen is doing it all for the Timberwolves

The University of Washington softball commit is making a big impact after missing most of 2023 injured.

Jackson’s Allie Thomsen (22), left, and Yanina Sherwood (13), right, smile during a prep softball game between Stanwood and Jackson at Henry M. Jackson High School on Tuesday, April 2, 2024 in Mill Creek, Washington. Jackson won, 6-0. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Glacier Peak’s Karsten Sweum (10) celebrates after a run during a baseball game between Jackson and Glacier Peak at Glacier Peak High School on Tuesday, April 16, 2024 in Snohomish, Washington. Glacier Peak won, 5-3. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Glacier Peak baseball blanks Jackson, 3-0

Karsten Sweum’s home run and 14 strikeouts helps the Grizzlies past the Timberwolves.

Glacier Peak’s Karsten Sweum (10) celebrates after a run during a baseball game between Jackson and Glacier Peak at Glacier Peak High School on Tuesday, April 16, 2024 in Snohomish, Washington. Glacier Peak won, 5-3. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Kamiak’s Ally Boulger (4) pitches during a 4A softball game between Kamiak and Jackson at Kamiak High School on Tuesday, April 9, 2024 in Mukilteo, Washington. Jackson won, 9-0. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Kamiak’s Ally Boulger (4) pitches during a 4A softball game between Kamiak and Jackson at Kamiak High School on Tuesday, April 9, 2024 in Mukilteo, Washington. Jackson won, 9-0. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Jackson’s Allie Thomsen (22) celebrates a homerun during a prep softball game between Stanwood and Jackson at Henry M. Jackson High School on Tuesday, April 2, 2024 in Mill Creek, Washington. Jackson won, 6-0. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Thomsen, Sherwood lead Jackson softball past Stanwood

The Timberwolves post their sixth shutout of the season in their victory over the Spartans.

Jackson’s Allie Thomsen (22) celebrates a homerun during a prep softball game between Stanwood and Jackson at Henry M. Jackson High School on Tuesday, April 2, 2024 in Mill Creek, Washington. Jackson won, 6-0. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Left to right, Arlington’s Samara Morrow, Kamiak’s Bella Hasan, Everett’s Alana Washington, Lake Steven’s Nisa Ellis, Lynnwood’s Aniya Hooker, and Meadowdale’s Gia Powell, pose for a photo at Everett High School on March 24, 2024 in Everett, Washington. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Left to right, Arlington’s Samara Morrow, Kamiak’s Bella Hasan, Everett’s Alana Washington, Lake Steven’s Nisa Ellis, Lynnwood’s Aniya Hooker, and Meadowdale’s Gia Powell, pose for a photo at Everett High School on March 24, 2024 in Everett, Washington. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Skagit Valley College's Sylas Williams, a Jackson High School graduate, takes the ball up the court during a game at Skagit Valley College. (Photo courtesy of Skagit Valley College)

Jackson grad’s ‘off the charts’ rebounding leads Skagit Valley into NWAC tourney

Sylas Williams has made an instant impact for the Cardinals while averaging a conference-best 13.6 boards per game.

Skagit Valley College's Sylas Williams, a Jackson High School graduate, takes the ball up the court during a game at Skagit Valley College. (Photo courtesy of Skagit Valley College)
Jackson’s Seamus Williams tries to maneuver through outstretched arms during the 4A boys state basketball game against Tahoma on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024 in Tacoma, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Jackson boys’ rally runs out of steam late against Tahoma

The Timberwolves battle back from an early hole, but fall 60-49 in the Class 4A round of 12.

Jackson’s Seamus Williams tries to maneuver through outstretched arms during the 4A boys state basketball game against Tahoma on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024 in Tacoma, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Jackson players celebrate during a boys game between Jackson and Puyallup at Shorewood High School on Friday, Feb. 23, 2024, in Shoreline, WA. Jackson won, 55-48. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Jackson players celebrate during a boys game between Jackson and Puyallup at Shorewood High School on Friday, Feb. 23, 2024, in Shoreline, WA. Jackson won, 55-48. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Jackson’s Ryan Mcferran (0) shoots the ball during a boys game between Jackson and Puyallup at Shorewood High School on Friday, Feb. 23, 2024, in Shoreline, WA. Jackson won, 55-48. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Jackson boys overcome adversity again, reach round of 12

The Timberwolves survive foul trouble to defeat Puyallup 55-48 in a Class 4A loser-out game.

Jackson’s Ryan Mcferran (0) shoots the ball during a boys game between Jackson and Puyallup at Shorewood High School on Friday, Feb. 23, 2024, in Shoreline, WA. Jackson won, 55-48. (Annie Barker / 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)
Left to right, Jackson High School swimmers Ethan Chen-Parks, Vyron Domingo, and Ethan Georgiev pose for a photo on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2024 at West Coast Aquatics in Bothell, Washington. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Jackson swim trio leads the pack for Timberwolves

Seniors Ethan Georgiev and Ethan Chen-Parks are longstanding leaders for the program. Transfer Vyron Domingo has seamlessly fit in right alongside them.

Left to right, Jackson High School swimmers Ethan Chen-Parks, Vyron Domingo, and Ethan Georgiev pose for a photo on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2024 at West Coast Aquatics in Bothell, Washington. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Kaitlin Hawayek, left, and Jean-Luc Baker, of the United States, perform during the Ice Dance Free Dance program at the Grand Prix Skate America Series, Sunday, Oct. 23, 2022, in Norwood, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Community roundup: Local Olympian extends break, will miss nationals

Also, an Edmonds-Woodway High School alum signs an NFL futures deal, former area stars shine on the hardwood and the Silvertips ink a prospect.

Kaitlin Hawayek, left, and Jean-Luc Baker, of the United States, perform during the Ice Dance Free Dance program at the Grand Prix Skate America Series, Sunday, Oct. 23, 2022, in Norwood, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
Jackson senior forward Ryan Mcferran comes away with a contested rebound against Glacier Peak on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2024, at Henry M. Jackson High School in Mill Creek, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Jackson boys top unbeaten Glacier Peak in Wesco 4A showdown

The Timberwolves use a smothering defensive effort to build an early lead and hold on for a 58-49 win.

Jackson senior forward Ryan Mcferran comes away with a contested rebound against Glacier Peak on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2024, at Henry M. Jackson High School in Mill Creek, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
The Washington Wolfpack logo is revealed during the Everett AFL team unveiling at Tony V's Garage in Everett, Washington onThursday, Oct. 26, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Community roundup: Everett AFL team has a date for its home opener

The Washington Wolfpack also signed a quarterback. Plus, updates on local NFL players, and more.

The Washington Wolfpack logo is revealed during the Everett AFL team unveiling at Tony V's Garage in Everett, Washington onThursday, Oct. 26, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Washington Wizards forward Corey Kispert reacts after making a three pointer against the Charlotte Hornets during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2023. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

Community roundup: King’s to retire Kispert’s number

Plus, Monroe High School alum earns All-American honors, Jackson grad receives NWAC award and the Silvertips add up a forward.

Washington Wizards forward Corey Kispert reacts after making a three pointer against the Charlotte Hornets during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2023. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)