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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)
BOISE, ID - 6 NOV 2021: The 2021 Mountain West Women's Soccer Championship takes place at Boas Soccer Complex in Boise, ID. (C. Morgan Engel/NCAA Photos)

The Herald’s 2021-22 Woman of the Year in Sports: Jadyn Edwards

The Jackson graduate was named the Mountain West Conference’s top offensive player and led New Mexico to the NCAA tournament.

BOISE, ID - 6 NOV 2021: The 2021 Mountain West Women's Soccer Championship takes place at Boas Soccer Complex in Boise, ID. (C. Morgan Engel/NCAA Photos)
Jackson’s Mohammed Al Ezairej, head coach Mason Siddick and Tyson Beaulieu field questions during the first Wesco 4A media day Monday evening in Everett, Washington on August 22, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Jackson’s Mohammed Al Ezairej, head coach Mason Siddick and Tyson Beaulieu field questions during the first Wesco 4A media day Monday evening in Everett, Washington on August 22, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
A korfball hits the edge of the basket Thursday evening at Mukilteo Beach on September 9, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
A korfball hits the edge of the basket Thursday evening at Mukilteo Beach on September 9, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Jackson senior slugger Dominic Hellman has committed to University of Oregon. Hellman finished the season with a batting average of .562 and eight home runs. Photographed in Mill Creek, Washington on June 17, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

The Herald’s Baseball Player of the Year: Dominic Hellman

Jackson’s slugging shortstop and potential MLB draft pick hit .562 and blasted 8 homers in another spectacular season.

Jackson senior slugger Dominic Hellman has committed to University of Oregon. Hellman finished the season with a batting average of .562 and eight home runs. Photographed in Mill Creek, Washington on June 17, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Dwayne Lane Athlete of the Year Scholarship candidates Jackson's Kate Russell (top left to right), Everett's Lillian Thompson, Cascade's Laura Alcantar Soto, Jackson's Dominic Hellman (bottom left to right), Everett's Joey Hudson and Cascade's Ronan McKague at the Everett School District Athletic Awards Banquet on Thursday, June 2, 2022.

Everett School District student-athletes receive scholarship awards

Jackson’s Dominic Hellman, Everett’s Lillian Thompson, Everett’s Jemyre Reed and Cascade’s Mariana Oliva-Jauregui win scholarships.

Dwayne Lane Athlete of the Year Scholarship candidates Jackson's Kate Russell (top left to right), Everett's Lillian Thompson, Cascade's Laura Alcantar Soto, Jackson's Dominic Hellman (bottom left to right), Everett's Joey Hudson and Cascade's Ronan McKague at the Everett School District Athletic Awards Banquet on Thursday, June 2, 2022.
State tennis.

State tennis roundup: Jackson boys capture 4A state team title

Henry Park takes 2nd in singles and Ben Lee places 5th to put the Timberwolves atop the 4A boys team standings.

State tennis.
State softball.

State softball roundup: Jackson loses 4A semifinal heartbreaker to Skyview

Skyview scores 4 runs in the bottom of the 7th to rally for a 4-3 walkoff win, denying the Timberwolves a shot at a 3-peat.

State softball.
Cascade's Ashlyee Bloch attempts to tag out Snohomish's Camryn Sage Thursday evening at Phil Johnson Ball Field in Everett, Washington on May 19, 2022. The Bruins defeated the Panthers 14-7 to claim the NW District 1 3A Championship title. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Cascade's Ashlyee Bloch attempts to tag out Snohomish's Camryn Sage Thursday evening at Phil Johnson Ball Field in Everett, Washington on May 19, 2022. The Bruins defeated the Panthers 14-7 to claim the NW District 1 3A Championship title. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Jackson players surround the plate to congratulate teammate Kaila Zellmer for hitting a home run during the game against Glacier Peak on Thursday, April 28, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Jackson softball seeks both historic 3-peat, ‘new legacy’

The T-wolves are looking to make history with a 3rd straight 4A state title, but this year’s team features a whole new cast.

Jackson players surround the plate to congratulate teammate Kaila Zellmer for hitting a home run during the game against Glacier Peak on Thursday, April 28, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Jackson’s Allie Thomsen delivers a pitch against Lake Stevens during a 4A matchup Friday, May 20, 2022, at the Phil Johnson Ballfields in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Jackson’s Allie Thomsen delivers a pitch against Lake Stevens during a 4A matchup Friday, May 20, 2022, at the Phil Johnson Ballfields in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Skyline’s Ryan Grace is swarmed by teammates after striking out a batter to complete a 10-inning complete game win against Jackson Wednesday, May 18, 2022, during a Class 4A matchup at the Phil Johnson Ballfields in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Jackson softball falls to Skyline in 10-inning bi-district marathon

The T-wolves lose a 3-2 extra-inning heartbreaker in the 4A District 1/2 semis, but still have 2 more chances to reach state.

Skyline’s Ryan Grace is swarmed by teammates after striking out a batter to complete a 10-inning complete game win against Jackson Wednesday, May 18, 2022, during a Class 4A matchup at the Phil Johnson Ballfields in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Bothell’s Maxwell Paterson celebrates a deep home run to put his team in the lead against Jackson Friday, May 13, 2022, at Funko Field in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Jackson baseball falls to Bothell in bi-district winner-to-state clash

The Wesco 4A champion Timberwolves suffer a 6-2 loss, but have one more chance to earn a state berth Saturday.

Bothell’s Maxwell Paterson celebrates a deep home run to put his team in the lead against Jackson Friday, May 13, 2022, at Funko Field in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Jackson’s Allie Thomsen is greeted at home for the two run game tying homer against Glacier Peak Wednesday afternoon at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish, Washington on May 11, 2022.  The Timberwolves defeated the Grizzles 5-3 in extra innings to claim the league title. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Jackson softball rallies past GP in extras, secures outright Wesco 4A title

Freshman Allie Thomsen stars at the plate and in the circle, leading the Timberwolves to a 5-3 comeback win in 8 innings.

Jackson’s Allie Thomsen is greeted at home for the two run game tying homer against Glacier Peak Wednesday afternoon at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish, Washington on May 11, 2022.  The Timberwolves defeated the Grizzles 5-3 in extra innings to claim the league title. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Glacier Peak’s Kaitlyn McCallum reaches for an over thrown ball as Jackson’s Avery Olson slides into second base during the game on Thursday, April 28, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Jackson remains unbeaten, tops Glacier Peak in Wesco 4A clash

The Timberwolves improve to 16-0 and beat the Grizzlies 5-1 in a key showdown between top teams.

Glacier Peak’s Kaitlyn McCallum reaches for an over thrown ball as Jackson’s Avery Olson slides into second base during the game on Thursday, April 28, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Jackson’s Dominic Hellman is celebrated for his three-run homer against Glacier Peak Friday afternoon at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish, Washington on April 22, 2022. The Timberwolves won 12-4. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Jackson sweeps Glacier Peak, stays in control of Wesco 4A

Dominic Hellman blasts his 6th homer of the season and the T-wolves beat GP 12-4 for a 3-game sweep.

Jackson’s Dominic Hellman is celebrated for his three-run homer against Glacier Peak Friday afternoon at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish, Washington on April 22, 2022. The Timberwolves won 12-4. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Shorecrest's Elijah Johnson, standing, Glacier Peak's Bobby Siebers,  Jackson's Sylas Williams, Mountlake Terrace's Jeffrey Anyimah, Arlington's Ethan Martin, front, and Mariner's Naser Motley are The Daily Herald’s All-Area team.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Shorecrest's Elijah Johnson, standing, Glacier Peak's Bobby Siebers,  Jackson's Sylas Williams, Mountlake Terrace's Jeffrey Anyimah, Arlington's Ethan Martin, front, and Mariner's Naser Motley are The Daily Herald’s All-Area team.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Jackson's Sylas Williams wins a rebound against Glacier Peak's Torey Watkins Friday evening at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish, Washington on January 21, 2022. The Grizzles won 57-54. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Jackson's Sylas Williams wins a rebound against Glacier Peak's Torey Watkins Friday evening at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish, Washington on January 21, 2022. The Grizzles won 57-54. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Jensen Elsemore, of Jackson, competes in the 100 yard freestyle during the WIAA 4A Boys Swimming Championship on Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022, at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Jackson boys swim earns program-best 3rd-place team trophy

No local swimmers capture titles, but the T-wolves put together a strong showing for their best finish in program history.

Jensen Elsemore, of Jackson, competes in the 100 yard freestyle during the WIAA 4A Boys Swimming Championship on Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022, at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)