Lake Stevens High School

Miranda Granger jumps in the air to knee a medicine ball being held by Charlie Pearson during her training session at Charlie's Combat Club on Friday, July 26, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Community roundup: Granger to return to octagon on Aug. 6

Plus, two locals named Sports Star nominees, MP’s White takes fourth at wrestling nationals and much more.

 

Brent Barnes, who coached Lake Stevens High School wrestling for more than three decades, sits in the school’s wrestling room Tuesday, April 12, 2022, in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Coaching legend: Lake Stevens’ Barnes leaves legacy of success, innovation

The recently retired wrestling coach guided the Vikings to 11 state team titles and impacted countless athletes during his career.

 

The Snohomish County FC Steelheads won the Northwest Premier League Indoor championship in their inaugural season. (Brit Litwin)

Community roundup: Steelheads win indoor women’s championship

Also, Lake Stevens grad sets college record, EvCC claims “T” Trophy and Monroe alum wins NWAC honors.

The Snohomish County FC Steelheads won the Northwest Premier League Indoor championship in their inaugural season. (Brit Litwin)
The 2022 All-Area girls basketball team, back row from left, Monroe’s Adria Lincoln, Stanwood’s Vivienne Barrett, Snohomish’s Ella Gallatin, and front row from left, Arlington’s Keira Marsh, Lake Stevens’ Baylor Thomas and Arlington’s Jenna Villa are pictured Sunday, March 27, 2022, in Arlington, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
The 2022 All-Area girls basketball team, back row from left, Monroe’s Adria Lincoln, Stanwood’s Vivienne Barrett, Snohomish’s Ella Gallatin, and front row from left, Arlington’s Keira Marsh, Lake Stevens’ Baylor Thomas and Arlington’s Jenna Villa are pictured Sunday, March 27, 2022, in Arlington, Washington. (Ryan Berry / 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)
Oklahoma State's Taylor Roe, a Lake Stevens High School graduate, paces the field on her way to winning the indoor women's 3,000 meter Division I national championship on March 12, 2022, in Birmingham, Alabama. (OSU Athletics)

Lake Stevens grad Roe claims Division I indoor national title

The Oklahoma State junior captured the women’s 3,000 meter national championship on Saturday in Alabama.

Oklahoma State's Taylor Roe, a Lake Stevens High School graduate, paces the field on her way to winning the indoor women's 3,000 meter Division I national championship on March 12, 2022, in Birmingham, Alabama. (OSU Athletics)
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Lake Stevens’ Chloe Pattison dribbles to the baseline against Pasco Thursday, March 3, 2022, during a 4A matchup at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Offensive woes doom Lake Stevens in quarterfinal loss to Pasco

Stingy defense isn’t enough as the Vikings lose a tight battle 37-35 and drop into the 4A consolation bracket.

Lake Stevens’ Chloe Pattison dribbles to the baseline against Pasco Thursday, March 3, 2022, during a 4A matchup at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Lake Stevens' Chloe Pattison celebrates their victory over Rogers Wednesday afternoon in Tacoma, Washington on March 2, 2022. The Vikings advance with the 41-37 overtime win over the Rams. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Lake Stevens girls rally to force OT, beat Rogers to advance

Senior Baylor Thomas forces OT with a last-second bucket and the Vikings beat Rogers (Puyallup) 41-37 to advance to the 4A quarterfinals.

Lake Stevens' Chloe Pattison celebrates their victory over Rogers Wednesday afternoon in Tacoma, Washington on March 2, 2022. The Vikings advance with the 41-37 overtime win over the Rams. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Lake Stevens’ Baylor Thomas takes the ball across the half court line against Eastlake Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022, during a Class 4A regional matchup at Everett Community College in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Lake Stevens’ Baylor Thomas takes the ball across the half court line against Eastlake Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022, during a Class 4A regional matchup at Everett Community College in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Eastlake’s Ava Schmidt records a block against Lake Stevens Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022, during a Class 4A regional matchup at Everett Community College in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Lake Stevens girls fall to Eastlake in state regional rematch

Just 11 days after their bi-district clash, the Wolves return the favor and stymie the Vikings 54-44.

Eastlake’s Ava Schmidt records a block against Lake Stevens Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022, during a Class 4A regional matchup at Everett Community College in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Snohomish’s Ella Gallatin drives the baseline with Mountlake Terrace’s Cameron Dunn defending Saturday afternoon at during the 3A District Tournament at Everett Community College in Everett, Washington on February 19, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald )
Snohomish’s Ella Gallatin drives the baseline with Mountlake Terrace’s Cameron Dunn defending Saturday afternoon at during the 3A District Tournament at Everett Community College in Everett, Washington on February 19, 2022. (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)
Lake Stevens’ Jackson Balmer attempts to flip Glacier Peak’s Spencer Dhondt to his back during their match at the 4A sub-regional wrestling meet at Henry M. Jackson High School on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2022 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Lake Stevens wrestlers look to send legendary coach out in style

The retiring Brent Barnes enters his final Mat Classic with a talented and highly motivated team.

Lake Stevens’ Jackson Balmer attempts to flip Glacier Peak’s Spencer Dhondt to his back during their match at the 4A sub-regional wrestling meet at Henry M. Jackson High School on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2022 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Lake Stevens' Baylor Thomas (14) with drives to the basket with Eastlake's Kaylia Jackson defending during a Class 4A Wes-King Bi-District semifinal game Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2022, at Lake Stevens High School. (John Gardner / Pro Action Image)

Lake Stevens clinches 4A state berth in tense win over Eastlake

Nisa Ellis hits a go-ahead jumper to lift the short-handed Vikings to a 48-46 bi-district semifinal win.

Lake Stevens' Baylor Thomas (14) with drives to the basket with Eastlake's Kaylia Jackson defending during a Class 4A Wes-King Bi-District semifinal game Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2022, at Lake Stevens High School. (John Gardner / Pro Action Image)
BYU's Paisley (Johnson) Harding drives with the ball during a game against Utah on Dec. 4, 2021, at Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. Harding, a Glacier Peak graduate, was named the West Coast Conference Player of the Week for Jan. 24-30.  (BYU Photo)

Community roundup: GP grad Harding named WCC Player of the Week

Also, Glacier Peak alumna wins fifth weekly award, Lake Stevens earns academic recognition, and more.

BYU's Paisley (Johnson) Harding drives with the ball during a game against Utah on Dec. 4, 2021, at Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. Harding, a Glacier Peak graduate, was named the West Coast Conference Player of the Week for Jan. 24-30.  (BYU Photo)
Lake Stevens' Cori Wilcox looks to shoot with Jackson's Arielle Leavens defending Saturday evening at Lake Stevens High School in Lake Stevens, Washington, January 22, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Talented Lake Stevens girls ready for deep postseason run

Led by a standout senior quartet, the seventh-ranked Vikings have “one goal” — a trip to the Tacoma Dome.

Lake Stevens' Cori Wilcox looks to shoot with Jackson's Arielle Leavens defending Saturday evening at Lake Stevens High School in Lake Stevens, Washington, January 22, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Lake Stevens' DJ Trout takes a final breath before finishing the 100 Yard Freestyle during the swim meet again Glacier Peak and Snohomish on Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022 in Snohomish, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Lake Stevens sails past GP, Snohomish to claim Wesco North crown

The Vikings’ seniors have been through plenty during their careers. They capped their final regular season together in style.

Lake Stevens' DJ Trout takes a final breath before finishing the 100 Yard Freestyle during the swim meet again Glacier Peak and Snohomish on Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022 in Snohomish, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Lake Stevens' Tyler Fouts lifts Glacier Peak's Gil Mossburg during wrestling on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022 in Snohomish, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Lake Stevens' Tyler Fouts lifts Glacier Peak's Gil Mossburg during wrestling on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022 in Snohomish, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)