Track and field

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)

3 local spring sports teams claim academic state championships

The Glacier Peak girls track, Shorewood girls track and Kamiak boys soccer teams won academic state titles.

 

Arlington seniors and WSU signees Brandon Moore, left, and Aiden Emerson at Arlington High School on Monday, May 9, 2022 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

WSU-bound Arlington seniors are a dynamite distance-running duo

Close friends Aiden Emerson and Brandon Moore have pushed each other to become elite runners.

 

Shorecrest’s Amado Toyo yells as he crosses the finish line to win the 300 Meter Hurdles during Eason Invitational track and field meet on Saturday, April 23, 2022 in Snohomish, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Eason Invitational returns in style with a ‘tremendous day’

Shorecrest’s Amado Toyo and Meadowdale’s Tresley Love win titles at the 1st Eason Invite since 2019.

 

The University of Washington���s Amy-Eloise Neale (middle) competes in the women���s 5,000 meters at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships on June 9 in Eugene, Oregon. Neale, who starred in high school at Glacier Peak, placed fifth in the event to earn All-American honors. (University of Washington photo)

Community roundup: 2 former local prep runners accomplish major feats

Amy-Eloise Markovc won gold in Europe, Taylor Roe placed 2nd at the NCAA championships, and more.

The University of Washington���s Amy-Eloise Neale (middle) competes in the women���s 5,000 meters at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships on June 9 in Eugene, Oregon. Neale, who starred in high school at Glacier Peak, placed fifth in the event to earn All-American honors. (University of Washington photo)
Longtime Snohomish, GP distance-running coach Parker retires

Longtime Snohomish, GP distance-running coach Parker retires

Dan Parker-led teams captured a total of 11 state titles during an impressive 32-year coaching career.

Longtime Snohomish, GP distance-running coach Parker retires
Glacier Peak sprinter Ethan Willems

Glacier Peak sprinter Ethan Willems

The WSU-bound standout missed out on a chance to defend his state title in the 400 meters.

Glacier Peak sprinter Ethan Willems
Arlington thrower Julia Parra

Arlington thrower Julia Parra

The standout track and field athlete will continue her career at WSU while studying medicine.

Arlington thrower Julia Parra
Snohomish track and field standout Ellie Grant

Snohomish track and field standout Ellie Grant

The talented jumper overcame scoliosis and will study biochemistry at the University of Idaho.

Snohomish track and field standout Ellie Grant
Mariner distance runner James Smith

Mariner distance runner James Smith

The Marauders’ team captain will join the U.S. Marine Corps with the goal of becoming Special Ops.

Mariner distance runner James Smith
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
The Herald’s 2019 Girls Athlete of the Year: Taylor Roe

The Herald’s 2019 Girls Athlete of the Year: Taylor Roe

The Lake Stevens distance runner finished her decorated prep career with 9 individual state titles.

The Herald’s 2019 Girls Athlete of the Year: Taylor Roe
Boys state track: Lake Stevens claims 4x100 relay title
Boys state track: Lake Stevens claims 4x100 relay title
Girls state track: Lake Stevens’ Roe captures 2 more titles

Girls state track: Lake Stevens’ Roe captures 2 more titles

The Vikings star wins the 800 and 3,200 to finish her prep career as a nine-time state champion.

Girls state track: Lake Stevens’ Roe captures 2 more titles
Shorecrest’s Lino captures 3A state shot put championship
Shorecrest’s Lino captures 3A state shot put championship
Tradition of elite Everett shot putters continues

Tradition of elite Everett shot putters continues

Seagulls junior Jayden White placed second in the shot put on Day 1 of the state track & field meet.

Tradition of elite Everett shot putters continues
Glacier Peak junior Aviry Stratton is one of many highly ranked local athletes who are set to compete in this week’s state track and field championships. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

State track preview: A look at the area’s highly ranked athletes

A list of every local state qualifier with a top-five time or mark in their classification.

Glacier Peak junior Aviry Stratton is one of many highly ranked local athletes who are set to compete in this week’s state track and field championships. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Cascade junior shakes off injury, wins twice at district track

Cascade junior shakes off injury, wins twice at district track

Katie Nelson hurts her ankle, but goes on to win district titles in both the high jump and the triple jump.

Cascade junior shakes off injury, wins twice at district track
Glacier Peak boys, girls win team titles at Eason Invitational

Glacier Peak boys, girls win team titles at Eason Invitational

The Grizzlies own the day in Snohomish at one of the state’s largest track and field meets.

Glacier Peak boys, girls win team titles at Eason Invitational
Back from ACL injury, Glacier Peak sprinter ‘better than ever’

Back from ACL injury, Glacier Peak sprinter ‘better than ever’

Junior Ethan Willems returned this spring and recently posted the top 400-meter time in the state.

Back from ACL injury, Glacier Peak sprinter ‘better than ever’
Ian Terry / The Herald Kamiak senior wrestler Ally de la Cruz, a multisport athlete, will compete at the state wrestling tournament on Saturday. Photo taken on 02132018

Readers’ Choice 2018 Girls Athlete of the Year: Ally de la Cruz

The Kamiak senior served as the captain of her swimming, wrestling and track and field teams.

Ian Terry / The Herald Kamiak senior wrestler Ally de la Cruz, a multisport athlete, will compete at the state wrestling tournament on Saturday. Photo taken on 02132018