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 By David Pan    Sports    September 6, 2019

Early playoff exit provides added motivation for Wildcats | Football

The Archbishop Murphy football team had a little bit of a bitter taste in its mouth at the end of last season. After three straight state playoff appearances that yielded a 2A title in 2016 and two close semifinal losses in 2015 and 2017, the...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    September 6, 2019

New-look Timberwolves bringing energy, enthusiasm | Football

Don’t tell the Jackson football team that this is a rebuilding or transition year. The Timberwolves haven’t lowered their expectations even with the graduation of nine all-league players, including the team’s top running back, three key...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    September 6, 2019

Grizzlies preparing for major changes on offense | Football

It’s the dawn of a new era for Glacier Peak – at least on the offensive side of the football. The graduation of Ayden Ziomas, who took over as the starting quarterback during his freshman season, means the Grizzlies will have a new leader on...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    August 22, 2019

Graduation means changes for Archbishop Murphy | Basketball

The Archbishop Murphy girls basketball team is taking on a much younger look than in previous years. After back-to-back seasons with strong senior classes, the Wildcats return only a couple of seniors from a team that tied Arlington for the league...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    August 22, 2019

Trio leads retooled Jackson’s Timberwolves | Basketball

It’s next man up for the Jackson boys basketball team. The Timberwolves’ roster is undergoing a major transition following the graduation of four all-league standouts – Ben Olesen and Christian Liddell (both first team) and Kyle Bigovich and Joe...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    August 22, 2019

Returning talent boosts Glacier Peak's prospects

Coming off a fourth place finish at the 4A state girls basketball tournament, Glacier Peak appears primed for another strong postseason run. The Grizzlies only graduated two seniors – Haley Grambo and Sydney Guffey – from last season, and return...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    August 2, 2019

Plenty of familiar faces back for Archbishop Murphy | Football

Archbishop Murphy’s interim head football coach Mark Leone has deep ties to the school. Leone, a 2006 graduate, played under legendary coach Terry Ennis, whose name dons the stadium at Archbishop Murphy High School. Leone has coached off and on at...

 

Jackson’s Thomas wins Snohomish Summer Smash crown | Tennis

Jackson’s Brady Thomas dominated his rivals at the fifth annual Snohomish Summer Smash tennis tournament Saturday, July 27, at Snohomish High School. Thomas, who finished second at the 4A state tournament, did not drop a single game en rout to winn...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    August 2, 2019

New QB means major changes for Glacier Peak | Football

The Glacier Peak offense is going to have quite a different look this fall. For the first time in four years, the Grizzlies will have a new face behind center following the graduation of first-team, all-league quarterback Ayden Ziomas, who took over...

 

Hooping it up at Mill Creek Festival

Eleven teams were crowned champions at the annual 3-on-3 Star Fest basketball tournament at the Mill Creek Festival on Saturday and Sunday, July 13-14. The boys division champions were: Fourth grade:...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    July 19, 2019

New Jackson coach excited about upcoming season | Football

The Jackson football team is off to a solid start under new head coach Mason Siddick. The Timberwolves wrapped up their spring/summer practices at the King’s camp in late June with a focus on strength and conditioning the rest of the summer....

 
 By Kate Agbayani    Sports    July 5, 2019

New ropes course now open at Arena Sports

Thrill seekers can now try out Arena Sports Mill Creek’s newest zipline and ropes course – Sky Trail. The course opened June 20 but has been in the planning stages since the opening of the arena in 2017. The Sky Trail features 14 obstacle...

 

Perfect day for Run of the Mill

Geoffrey Njonjo ran away from the field to win the 31st annual Run of the Mill 5k race Saturday, June 29, in Mill Creek. The 37-year-old won the open race in 16 minutes, 7.02 seconds, ahead of...

 

Registration open for annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament

The City of Mill Creek is partnering with Stars Unlimited to host its annual 3-on-3 Star Fest basketball tournament on July 13-14. Registration for the tournament, which is part of Mill Creek Festival, closes on July 6. The fees range from $100 to...

 
 By Kate Agbayani    Sports    June 26, 2019

Second annual Walk 4 CMT coming in July

At the time that Mukilteo resident Emily Osborne was diagnosed with Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) there was virtually nothing known about it. Osborne was diagnosed with CMT at 10-years-old. “I just thought it was a weird thing I had to live with,...

 

Timberwolves, Grizzlies earn spring all-league recognition

Seven Jackson players earned all-Wesco 4A boys soccer recognition. Forwards Kevin Giessler, Adan Fernandez, midfielders Jake Williams, Vinny D’Onofrio and defenders Michael Hatcher, Minhyok Kim and Daniel Aminzadeh were voted to the first team....

 
 By Kate Agbayani    Sports    June 21, 2019

Jackson freshman racing to become rookie of year

The American Power Boat Association (APBA) recently announced Peter Olesen as its 2018 Modified Outboard Rookie of the Year. Currently in his freshman year at Jackson High School, Olesen started hydroplane racing last December. He became interested i...

 

Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2019 announced

The Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame’s Class of 2019 includes a race car driver, a skier, a rower, a track and field Olympian, a basketball and softball standout and a football player who went...

 

Summer Smash returns July 26-28

The Snohomish Summer Smash, a three-day tournament for high school players ages 14-18, returns for its fifth year to the Snohomish High School Tennis Courts on July 26-28. Registration fees are $30 for singles players and $50 for doubles and mixed do...

 

Wildcats place third | Baseball

The Archbishop Murphy baseball team came home with a third-place state trophy. The Wildcats edged Sehome 4-3 in the third/fourth place game Saturday, May 25, at Yakima County Stadium. Archbishop Murphy opened state tournament play with a 3-2 victory...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    June 7, 2019

Best finish ever for Wolfpack boys | Soccer

Jackson shook off the disappointment of a tough semifinal loss to rebound and take third place at the 4A state boys soccer tournament. With his team trailing 1-0, Wolfpack senior Jacob Williams scored the tying goal and teammate Mohammed Ismail punch...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    June 7, 2019

Jackson duo captures 4A state crown | Tennis

Jackson’s Anuj Vimawala and Daniel Sohn scripted the perfect end to their high school careers. The two seniors were at the top of their game at the 4A boys tennis tournament. Vimawala and Sohn did not lose a single set en route to winning the...

 

Grizzly’s Willems runs away with title | Track and field

The wait was worth it. Two years after getting disqualified in the finals and a year and a half after suffering an ACL injury that caused him to miss his sophomore season, Glacier Peak’s Ethan Willems finally tasted victory at the 4A state boys...

 
 By David Pan    Sports    June 7, 2019

Jackson wins back-to-back state softball titles

Jackson faced its biggest challenge of the season at the 4A state softball tournament. Rainy conditions forced the rescheduling of the Timberwolves’ games scheduled for Friday to Saturday. That meant in order to defend its state championship,...

 
 By Kate Agbayani    Sports    June 5, 2019

New women’s football team embraces challenges

The Seattle Spartans are ready to conquer any challenge that comes in front of them. Having only been around for a year, the Spartans are part of the Women’s Football Alliance, one of the largest women’s tackle football leagues in the world. Rang...

 

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