Volleyball

Arlington volleyball sweeps Snohomish in matchup of unbeatens

The Eagles win three highly contested sets to stay tied for first place in Wesco 3A/2A.

 

6 players is enough for Granite Falls volleyball team

The Tigers are playing this season with just six full-time varsity players and no libero.

 

Prep volleyball preview: ‘A story of redemption’ for Arlington

The Eagles are looking for ‘big things’ after putting the tumultuous end to last season behind them.

 

Prep volleyball preview: 5 storylines to watch

Monroe hopes to keep its momentum under new head coach Mati Bishop.

The Herald’s 2018 All-Area High School Volleyball Teams

A look at the top volleyball players in the area this past season.

The Herald’s Volleyball Player of the Year: Devon Martinka

The Stanwood senior capped a record-setting career with her best season yet.

State volleyball roundup: Monroe earns 4th-place trophy (video)

Snohomish claims a 5th-place state trophy in 3A and Lake Stevens finishes 7th in 4A.

Meagan Tumy, center, spins after scoring point as her teammates celebrate as the Monroe Volleyball team practices in the gym at Hidden River Middle School on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 in Snohomish, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Monroe volleyball team loves to get ‘all hyped up’

Whether it’s singing or dancing before a match, the Bearcats’ fun attitude has translated to success.

Meagan Tumy, center, spins after scoring point as her teammates celebrate as the Monroe Volleyball team practices in the gym at Hidden River Middle School on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 in Snohomish, Wa. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Stanwood’s Peyton Wickstrom sets the ball during an Oct. 18 match against Snohomish. The Spartans and Panthers are among the local teams headed to Yakima for the Class 4A and 3A volleyball state tournaments. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

3A/4A state volleyball tournament capsules

Six area teams are aiming to bring home trophies from the Yakima Valley SunDome.

Stanwood’s Peyton Wickstrom sets the ball during an Oct. 18 match against Snohomish. The Spartans and Panthers are among the local teams headed to Yakima for the Class 4A and 3A volleyball state tournaments. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Monroe’s Tatum McGovern volleys against Jackson Tuesday night at Monroe High School on October 9, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

5 Things to Know: Monroe volleyball player Tatum McGovern

Even in the most stressful situations, Monroe senior volleyball player Tatum McGovern finds ways to lighten the mood, often by singing the Bearcats’ unofficial team… Continue reading

Monroe’s Tatum McGovern volleys against Jackson Tuesday night at Monroe High School on October 9, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

State tournament roundup: King’s advances, Darrington bounced

King’s volleyball advances to 1A state semifinals, while the Logger gridders fell to Quilcene.

3A district volleyball: Snohomish clinches state tournament berth

Stanwood is swept by Ferndale in a winner-to-state match.

Lake Stevens celebrates a point during the District Volleyball Tournament Tuesday night at Bothell High School on November 6, 2018. Chargers won 25-17. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Lake Stevens outlasts Issaquah to clinch state volleyball berth

The Vikings win in five sets at districts and will head to state for the third straight season.

Lake Stevens celebrates a point during the District Volleyball Tournament Tuesday night at Bothell High School on November 6, 2018. Chargers won 25-17. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Monroe volleyball sweeps North Creek, clinches state berth

The Bearcats admitted being intimidated by 17-1 North Creek, but proceeded to shut the Jaguars down.

5 Things to Know with Mariner volleyball player Jaleena Valle

The self-described ‘band geek’ would like to be an orthodonist, and is the Marauders’ top defender.

Snohomish volleyball stays perfect, closes in on Wesco 3A crown (video)

The Panthers overcame Devon Martinka’s school-record 29 kills to remain unbeaten with a four-set win over Stanwood.

Snohomish tops Arlington in five-set thriller (video)

Freshman Jasett Smith’s match-winning spike lifts the Panthers to victory in a showdown of unbeatens.

Sydney Petersen works through practice at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish on September 4, 2018. Petersen, a middle blocker, will continue her career at the University of Nevada. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Q&A with Glacier Peak volleyball player Sydney Petersen

Petersen, a Herald All-Area second-team selection last season, will play collegiately at Nevada.

Sydney Petersen works through practice at Glacier Peak High School in Snohomish on September 4, 2018. Petersen, a middle blocker, will continue her career at the University of Nevada. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Prep results for Tuesday, Sept. 18

BOYS TENNIS Wesco 4A Kamiak 6, Cascade 1 Non-league Marysville Pilchuck 6, Lakewood 1 At Totem M.S. Singles: Parker Devereux (MP) def. Alex Williams 6-0,… Continue reading

Devon Martinka during practice Wednesday afternoon at Stanwood High School in Stanwood on September 12, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Stanwood senior volleyball standout has winning formula

Devon Martinka is humble, hardworking and poised to lead the Spartans to a 3rd straight state berth.

Devon Martinka during practice Wednesday afternoon at Stanwood High School in Stanwood on September 12, 2018. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)