Sports

Great time of year to ‘take a hike’

By Renae James Are you are looking for an adventure, an opportunity to explore and appreciate the beautiful Northwest? Then I suggest, no I challenge… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2018

Dare to derby

Boys and girls can’t skate through these practices, even though they are rolling along (slide show)

Summer camps start up in Marysville, Arlington, Lakewood (slide show)

School just got out and kids already are looking for things to do. Fortunately, Marysville and Arlington city departments, along with their respective school districts,… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2018

Coaching change goes swimmingly thanks for ‘Chlorine Connection’

MARYSVILLE – Longtime Marysville swim coach Jaci Legore-Hodgins calls it the “Chlorine Connection.” “Even when the waves are rough it keeps us bonded,” she said… Continue reading

Berry Run gets Marysville Strawberry Festival off to a fast start (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Nate Beamer won the 5K and Evan Thomas the 1-mile race at the Berry Run June 9. The event kicked off the weeklong… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2018

Lakewood girls win first-ever softball game at state

SELAH – The Lakewood girls softball team opened the state tournament with a 5-1 loss to host Selah Friday. They lost their last game to… Continue reading

  • Jun 8, 2018

1st loss at state for M-P followed by blowout

LACEY – Marysville-Pilchuck’s girls softball team was on a high after winning its first two games at the state tournament. But after losing to Snohomish… Continue reading

  • Jun 8, 2018

Ochoa soaring after winning state title

LAKEWOOD – Afraid that she had reached a plateau, Yareli Ochoa of Lakewood instead has taken some big leaps the past week. The Cougar track… Continue reading

UW wins the battle for M-P star

MARYSVILLE – Marysville-Pilchuck star RaeQuan Battle plans to play basketball for the University of Washington. Battle, who will be a senior at M-P this fall,… Continue reading

  • Jun 8, 2018
Steve Powell/File photo 
                                Trina Davis of Marysville-Pilchuck High School sprints across the finish line at a meet this year. She was named to the Wesco North all-league team three times in track.

Locals grab 84 spots on Wesco North all-league teams

Local athletes made up 84 spots on the Wesco 3A North all-star teams for the spring sports. Arlington led the way with 41 spots, followed… Continue reading

  • Jun 8, 2018
Steve Powell/File photo 
                                Trina Davis of Marysville-Pilchuck High School sprints across the finish line at a meet this year. She was named to the Wesco North all-league team three times in track.

Among local teams, Lakewood tracksters star at state

TACOMA — Yareli Ochoa of Lakewood was our only local state champion, but many others won medals at the state 3A and 2A Track Championships… Continue reading

M-P girls win first game at state Friday 6-2 (slide show)

Marysville-Pilchuck continued its winning ways this season Friday with a 6-2 win over Prairie in the first round of the state softball tournament. The Tomahawks… Continue reading

With milestone mark, Lakewood girl wins state high jump title

TACOMA — In high school girls high jump, an inch is like a mile. So Yareli Ochoa of Lakewood accomplished quite a milestone in winning… Continue reading

Lakewood girls lose first game at state

SELAH – The Lakewood girls softball team opened the state tournament with a 5-1 loss to host Selah this morning. The Cougars play at 2… Continue reading

  • May 25, 2018

M-P, Arlington knocked out of state baseball playoffs (slide show)

MOUNT VERNON — The Marysville-Pilchuck baseball team can always hit the ball and play defense. But with only two main pitchers, you had to wonder… Continue reading

Lakewood softball to state; tracksters advance at districts

The Lakewood girls softball team qualified for state by winning two games Wednesday in Sedro Woolley. After battling to a 2-2 tie after seven innings,… Continue reading

  • May 18, 2018

M-P softball beats Arlington, in title game Friday

Local teams are playing for state 3A playoff positions Friday and Saturday. After beating Arlington 19-8 Thursday night, the Marysville-Pilchuck girls softball team was to… Continue reading

  • May 18, 2018

2 local schools boast district track champs

SHORELINE – Marysville-Pilchuck and Arlington each have one district champion after the first day of the 3A NW District 1 championships at Shoreline Stadium. Lauren… Continue reading

  • May 17, 2018
McKenzie Justice, left, hit a home run and came within inches of another in M-P ‘s 12-1 win over Meadowdale Tuesday. Little Chloe Morgan actually outslugged the Tomahawk standout by hitting two home runs. One was the traditional over-the-fence variety. The other was the more-rare inside the park. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

M-P splits games; joins MG, Arlington in consolation bracket

EVERETT – At 4 foot 11, 105 pounds, Chloe Morgan does not look at all like a power hitter. But for the second-straight year in… Continue reading

McKenzie Justice, left, hit a home run and came within inches of another in M-P ‘s 12-1 win over Meadowdale Tuesday. Little Chloe Morgan actually outslugged the Tomahawk standout by hitting two home runs. One was the traditional over-the-fence variety. The other was the more-rare inside the park. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

M-P wins district playoffs by playing power ball (slide show)

EVERETT – Marysville-Pilchuck is hitting the cover off the ball - and at the right time. The Tomahawks won the Class 3A District 1 title… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2018