Monroe High School

Monroe's Iseah Canizales attempts a reception over Snohomish's Joshua Vandergriend Friday night at Monroe High School on October 22, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Monroe tops Snohomish in OT for share of Wesco 3A South title

The Bearcats stop a 2-point attempt in OT and earn a share of the league crown with a wild 42-40 win.

 

Monroe High School senior quarterback Evan Leggett gets teased by coaches Shane Zey (left) and Scott Darrow (right) at a recent practice. With help from the football program and community, Leggett and his family have persevered after losing their house to a fire in June. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

A fire took his family’s home, but Monroe QB has persevered

Evan Leggett and his family lost their home to a fire. But “I’ve still got what I love,” he says.

 

Edmonds-Woodway's George Quintans, left to right, Major Gradwohl and  John Morales celebrates an interception Friday night at Monroe High School on October 1, 2021.   (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Edmonds-Woodway outlasts Monroe in key Wesco 3A South clash

Aaron Barraza runs for 4 TDs — including a pair of long 4th-quarter scores — in the Warriors’ 33-28 win.

 

Glacier Peak’s Ashton Olson yells while celebrating a touchdown during the game against Glacier Peak on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021 in Snohomish, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Glacier Peak’s Ashton Olson yells while celebrating a touchdown during the game against Glacier Peak on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021 in Snohomish, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Archbishop Murphy's Taylor Campbell celebrates her header goal off a corner kick from Jordyn Latta, left, Thursday night at Archbishop Murphy High School in Everett on September 23, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

GALLERY: Murphy blanks Monroe in early Wesco 2A/3A battle

The Wildcats win 5-0 and improve to 7-0 on the season while handing the Bearcats their first defeat.

Archbishop Murphy's Taylor Campbell celebrates her header goal off a corner kick from Jordyn Latta, left, Thursday night at Archbishop Murphy High School in Everett on September 23, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
The Monroe football team defense runs through drills during football practice on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021 in Monroe, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Monroe eyes elusive league title after move to Wesco 3A South

The Bearcats finished runner-up to Lake Stevens in Wesco 4A four times from 2014-19.

The Monroe football team defense runs through drills during football practice on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021 in Monroe, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Washington State sophomore Suzy Pace, a Mariner High School graduate, competes in the high jump at the NCAA West Preliminary Championship held on May 26-29, 2021, in College Station, Texas. (Photo by Russell James)
Washington State sophomore Suzy Pace, a Mariner High School graduate, competes in the high jump at the NCAA West Preliminary Championship held on May 26-29, 2021, in College Station, Texas. (Photo by Russell James)
Monroe's Sam Olson blocks Snohomish's Josh Vandergriend shot Tuesday night at Monroe High School on May 11, 2021. The Tigers won 36-35. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

GALLERY: Monroe boys edge Snohomish as winter sports begin

The Bearcats rally in the final period to beat the Panthers 36-35 in the opening game of the season.

Monroe's Sam Olson blocks Snohomish's Josh Vandergriend shot Tuesday night at Monroe High School on May 11, 2021. The Tigers won 36-35. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Glacier Peak's Matthew King competes in the 100 yard freestyle during the 4A NW District Swim Meet Saturday afternoon at Snohomish Aquatic Center in Snohomish on February 15, 2020. The  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Community sports roundup: Former GP swimmer excels at NCAAs

Plus, a GP alum earned Pac-12 volleyball honors, a Kamiak alum placed at the ice dancing worlds, and more.

Glacier Peak's Matthew King competes in the 100 yard freestyle during the 4A NW District Swim Meet Saturday afternoon at Snohomish Aquatic Center in Snohomish on February 15, 2020. The  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Monroe's Krista Norton lifts the ball over Stanwood's Lili Jones as the two teams met in a volleyball game on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 in Stanwood, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Monroe's Krista Norton lifts the ball over Stanwood's Lili Jones as the two teams met in a volleyball game on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 in Stanwood, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Lake Stevens' Drew Carter makes a catch past Monroe's Trey Lane during the game on Friday, March 12, 2021 in Monroe, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Lake Stevens' Drew Carter makes a catch past Monroe's Trey Lane during the game on Friday, March 12, 2021 in Monroe, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Arizona Diamondbacks' Travis Snider singles against the Texas Rangers during a spring training baseball game Thursday, March 5, 2020, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Community sports roundup: Ex-Jackson star Snider joins Braves

Plus, a former Monroe QB is excelling at Whitworth, the Silvertips sign a former T-bird, and more.

Arizona Diamondbacks' Travis Snider singles against the Texas Rangers during a spring training baseball game Thursday, March 5, 2020, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Teegan Lowe, 18, a senior at Monroe High School, is one of the best alpine ski racers in the Northwest. (Contributed photo) 2019

Community sports roundup: Skiing standout earns scholarship

Monroe High School grad Teegan Lowe is a member of the Saint Michael’s College women’s skiing team.

Teegan Lowe, 18, a senior at Monroe High School, is one of the best alpine ski racers in the Northwest. (Contributed photo) 2019
Cameron Underwood (right) looks to the basket during practice Monday evening at Everett Community College in Everett on March 2, 2020.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Cameron Underwood (right) looks to the basket during practice Monday evening at Everett Community College in Everett on March 2, 2020.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Community sports roundup: Honors pour in for local athletes
Community sports roundup: Honors pour in for local athletes
Former Monroe football player spreads message of peace

Former Monroe football player spreads message of peace

After witnessing chaotic protests in Seattle, Isaiah Cole organized a peaceful march to denounce racism.

Former Monroe football player spreads message of peace
Monroe track and field sprinter Jon Yates

Monroe track and field sprinter Jon Yates

The talented sprinter was the first leader of the school’s student voice focus groups.

Monroe track and field sprinter Jon Yates
Monroe hires new head football coach

Monroe hires new head football coach

Longtime Bearcats assistant Scott Darrow takes over as head coach for the departed Michael Bumpus.

Monroe hires new head football coach

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Monroe High to move down to 3A for next classification cycle

Monroe High to move down to 3A for next classification cycle

With statewide reclassification looming, Monroe announces its teams will compete in 3A for 2020-24.

Monroe High to move down to 3A for next classification cycle