Stanwood High School

Ferguson, Ness leading Stanwood girls tennis

Stanwood seniors Bradie Ferguson and Melissa Ness have played tennis together as a doubles team since they were sophomores. It’s been easy for first-year Spartans… Continue reading

Stanwood wrestling state champion relocates to Ohio to train

Anyone who spends any length of time around Mason Phillips can readily identify the confident determination in the decorated 17-year-old wrestler.  The way he talks… Continue reading

Stanwood golfer Borseth getting better with age

Quinton Borseth knows there are no shortcuts in golf. He realized awhile ago that if he wanted to be a better player, he’d have to… Continue reading

All-star boys basketball games at Mountlake Terrace on Saturday

The 2017 All-State Senior All-Star Games, presented by the Washington Interscholastic Basketball Coaches Association, will be held Saturday at Mountlake Terrace High School. Class 2B… Continue reading

State hoops roundup: Spartans place 4th for best-ever finish

It would’ve been difficult to script a better ending for the Stanwood boys basketball team’s accomplished senior class. Senior guard Bryson Kelley hit… Continue reading

Stanwood boys stay alive, fight past Seattle Prep 61-58

AJ Martinka scored 16 points and Chase Strieby added 15 as the No. 7-seed Stanwood boys basketball team kept its season alive with… Continue reading

Lynnwood girls oust Stanwood, earn a shot at fourth place

One day after a turnover in the closing seconds doomed the Lynnwood girls basketball team in a crushing one-point loss that ended its… Continue reading

Stanwood boys lose 86-63 to top-ranked Nathan Hale

The Stanwood boys basketball team ran into a buzzsaw, to say the least. University of Washington-bound Michael Porter Jr. and No. 1-seed Nathan… Continue reading

Stanwood girls lose to Lincoln in early-morning quarterfinal

The Stanwood High School girls basketball team drew the alarm-clock game for the quarterfinals of the Class 3A state tournament Thursday at the… Continue reading

Stanwood boys oust Shorecrest, set up matchup with Nathan Hale

With his senior-laden Spartans facing a loser-out scenario Wednesday night, Stanwood coach Zach Ward borrowed a slogan from his former high school coach.… Continue reading

Boys state high school basketball preview

Previews of the Hardwood Classic boys basketball tournaments involving local teams: CLASS 4A The schedule Tacoma Dome Today’s games (seeds in parentheses) (3) Davis vs.… Continue reading

Years of playing together laid foundation for Stanwood’s success

The Stanwood boys basketball team is an offensive clinic on the court. Operating like a well-oiled machine, the senior-laden Spartans seamlessly mesh their… Continue reading

Stanwood girls outlast Bellevue 51-45

Out of necessity, Kaitlyn Larson plays post for the Stanwood girls basketball team. But the junior’s natural position is guard, and her experience… Continue reading

Stanwood boys fall to Garfield in non-elimination playoff game

The Stanwood boys basketball team didn’t come away with the victory. But with a valiant effort against a storied program that features several… Continue reading

Lake Stevens library bond still short of passing

A bond to pay for a new Lake Stevens Library still needs 768 more ballots to be counted in order to pass.… Continue reading

Shorecrest boys topple Stanwood, claim 3A district title

A week-and-a-half ago Shorecrest left Stanwood High School humbled yet hungry after suffering a Wesco 3A double-digit loss to the Spartans. Scots… Continue reading

Stanwood boys earn a spot in the 3A state tournament

Stanwood’s high-powered offense got off to an unusually slow start. But with a little help from their defense, the Spartans clicked into… Continue reading

14th straight win earns Lynnwood girls a regional berth

The Lynnwood girls basketball team is motivated by doubters. “What people might think of us, it doesn’t affect us. We just brush… Continue reading

Stanwood girls beat Shorecrest 59-47 in 3A district opener

Under the heading of good news for the Stanwood girls basketball team, the Spartans got off to a good start at the Class… Continue reading