Kamiak High School

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.

 

Cornell senior Connor Drought, a Kamiak High School alum, competes during a match against Dartmouth on Oct. 29, 2022, in Ithaca, New York. (Eldon Lindsey / Cornell Athletics)

Kamiak grad helps Cornell men’s soccer to Sweet 16

Plus, Lake Stevens alum Taylor Roe again earns All-American status, a host of locals earn NWAC volleyball honors and more.

 

The South Whidbey swim relay team practice their relay handoffs on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022, at Kamiak High School in Mukilteo, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

South Whidbey swimmers overcome long days to reach state meet

The quartet endures almost daily ferry rides after school, and sometimes before, to compete with Kamiak in a co-op program.

 

Monroe’s Kody Edelbrock runs the ball during the 3A West South title game against Snohomish on Friday, Oct. 21, 2022 in Snohomish, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Monroe’s Kody Edelbrock runs the ball during the 3A West South title game against Snohomish on Friday, Oct. 21, 2022 in Snohomish, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Everett’s River Stewart grimaces from being punched in the stomach while jumping up for a header during the game against Whatcom on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Community roundup: EvCC men’s soccer set for key NWAC showdown

Plus, Kamiak grad Jean-Luc Baker earns silver at Skate America, Port Gardner named Golf Club of the Year, and more.

Everett’s River Stewart grimaces from being punched in the stomach while jumping up for a header during the game against Whatcom on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / 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)
Glacier Peak players celebrate a goal during the game against Kamiak on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022 in Snohomish, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Glacier Peak tops Kamiak in key Wesco 4A soccer clash

Ryann Reynolds strikes again, scoring in the 41st minute to give the Grizzlies a 1-0 win in a pivotal league showdown.

Glacier Peak players celebrate a goal during the game against Kamiak on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022 in Snohomish, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / 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)
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)
Kaitlin Hawayek and Jean-Luc Baker, of the United States, perform their routine in the ice dance competition during the figure skating at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Monday, Feb. 14, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

The Herald’s 2021-22 Man of the Year in Sports: Jean-Luc Baker

Born with clubfoot and unlikely to play sports, the Kamiak grad reached the pinnacle of athletics at the Winter Olympics.

Kaitlin Hawayek and Jean-Luc Baker, of the United States, perform their routine in the ice dance competition during the figure skating at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Monday, Feb. 14, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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)
Edmonds-Woodway sophomore Steven Anderson plays during the Snohomish Summer Smash tennis tournament last week at Snohomish High School. (Photo courtesy of Kraig Norris)
Edmonds-Woodway sophomore Steven Anderson plays during the Snohomish Summer Smash tennis tournament last week at Snohomish High School. (Photo courtesy of Kraig Norris)
Kamiak's Luke Strand (left to right), Brandon Yoon, coach Vic Alinen, Daniel Kim, Brandon Suh and Aaron Choi pose for a photo after winning the Class 4A Distrcit 1 Tournament on May 17, 2022, at Legion Memorial Golf Course in Everett. (Contributed photo)

Defending champ Kamiak set for long-awaited state return

Senior Daniel Kim leads a reloaded squad that’s poised for another top finish.

Kamiak's Luke Strand (left to right), Brandon Yoon, coach Vic Alinen, Daniel Kim, Brandon Suh and Aaron Choi pose for a photo after winning the Class 4A Distrcit 1 Tournament on May 17, 2022, at Legion Memorial Golf Course in Everett. (Contributed photo)
Kamiak’s Koll Pehlivanian’s charge is halted by Skyline’s Vishnu Varadhan Saturday afternoon at Goddard Stadium in Everett, Washington on May 21, 2022. The Knights lost 5-2. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Skyline adds on late to oust Kamiak boys soccer from state

The Knights kept it close for the first 60 minutes of a season-ending loss in the state quarterfinals.

Kamiak’s Koll Pehlivanian’s charge is halted by Skyline’s Vishnu Varadhan Saturday afternoon at Goddard Stadium in Everett, Washington on May 21, 2022. The Knights lost 5-2. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Glacier Peak’s Katherine Streissgut competes in the pole vault during Eason Invitational track and field meet on Saturday, April 23, 2022 in Snohomish, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Glacier Peak’s Katherine Streissgut competes in the pole vault during Eason Invitational track and field meet on Saturday, April 23, 2022 in Snohomish, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Arlington's Tyler Howe, left, and Edmonds-Woodway's Ryan Hanby vie for control of the ball Saturday afternoon at Shoreline Stadium in Shoreline, Washington on May 14, 2022.  The Warriors won 4-2. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Arlington's Tyler Howe, left, and Edmonds-Woodway's Ryan Hanby vie for control of the ball Saturday afternoon at Shoreline Stadium in Shoreline, Washington on May 14, 2022.  The Warriors won 4-2. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Kamiak boys soccer beats Redmond in PKs, advances to state

After giving up a late match-tying goal, the Knights win a penalty-kick shootout to earn the 4A bi-district’s final state berth.

Skyline’s Arnav Murudkar gather a shot with Kamiak’s Koll Pehlivanian attempting a header Tuesday afternoon at Kamiak High School in Mukilteo, Washington on May 10, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Kamiak can’t keep up with Skyline in 2nd half, falls in bi-district semis

The Knights were outshout 14-2 after the break, but they still have a chance to make state.

Skyline’s Arnav Murudkar gather a shot with Kamiak’s Koll Pehlivanian attempting a header Tuesday afternoon at Kamiak High School in Mukilteo, Washington on May 10, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Everett AquaSox players Trent Tingelstad, front, and Austin Shenton warm up at Funko Field on the first day of practice on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 in Everett, Wash. Tingelstad resides in Marysville while Shenton is from Bellingham. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Community roundup: MP alum Tingelstad back with AquaSox

Plus, an Everett native leads the U-17 Sounders to a title, the Steelheads will play for a women’s indoor title and more.

Everett AquaSox players Trent Tingelstad, front, and Austin Shenton warm up at Funko Field on the first day of practice on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 in Everett, Wash. Tingelstad resides in Marysville while Shenton is from Bellingham. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Glacier Peak’s Mason Divinney delivers a pitch against Kamiak Friday, April 15, 2022, at Kamiak High School in Mukilteo, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Glacier Peak tops Kamiak in Wesco 4A rubber match

The Grizzlies earn a key win, 8-4, in the third game of the week between the two teams.

Glacier Peak’s Mason Divinney delivers a pitch against Kamiak Friday, April 15, 2022, at Kamiak High School in Mukilteo, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)