Brandon Adam

Many Tulalip graduates were not spared from confetti during Heritage High School’s graduation June 14.

Graduating Hawks take flight (slide show)

TULALIP — Tulalip Heritage High School sent off 18 graduating seniors June 14.

Many Tulalip graduates were not spared from confetti during Heritage High School’s graduation June 14.
Marysville Mountainview students toss their caps in triumph after the graduation ceremoney.

Marysville Mountain View graduates 37 (slide show)

MARYSVILLE — Perseverance over adversity is the story for many of Marysville Mountain View High School's 37 graduates.

Marysville Mountainview students toss their caps in triumph after the graduation ceremoney.
David Czjaka crosses the finish line after the annual Berry Run’s 5K race.

Runners show up for the annual Berry Run (slide show)

TULALIP — The last time David Czajka ran the Marysville Strawberry Festival's annual Berry Run/Walk, it nearly cost him his life.

David Czjaka crosses the finish line after the annual Berry Run’s 5K race.
Arlington's Tahlia Miear's practices at a Fureza FC's semi-pro women's soccer team 2016.

Local soccer athletes play at semi-pro level

EVERETT — Some local high school athletes are taking the opportunity this summer to play semi-pro soccer in an attempt to take their game to the "next level."

Arlington's Tahlia Miear's practices at a Fureza FC's semi-pro women's soccer team 2016.
Morgan Ginnis is set to participate in the Olympic Trials later in June.

Arlington swimmer qualifies for Olympic trials

ARLINGTON — Since qualifying for the 2016 Olympic Trials, Arlington swimmer Morgan Ginnis has her focus on training.

Morgan Ginnis is set to participate in the Olympic Trials later in June.
Marysville-Pilchuck sophomore Mckenzie Justice is a big hitter

No sophomore slump for rising M-P hitter

MARYSVILLE — The Marysville-Pilchuck softball team's 20-8 season thrived off of big hitters, most notably senior Kylie Lopez, who ended the season with nine home runs.

Marysville-Pilchuck sophomore Mckenzie Justice is a big hitter
Tristan Southard is one of many hitters on Marysville-Pilchuck's No. 1 3A North baseball team.

Southard hits homer in win (slide show)

MARYSVILLE — It's hard to pick a standout player on Marysville-Pilchuck's baseball team. The senior-heavy team has a number of outstanding hitters and pitchers on its first place 15-5 Wesco 3A North team.

Tristan Southard is one of many hitters on Marysville-Pilchuck's No. 1 3A North baseball team.
M-P player delivers pitch.

M-P softball drops game to Arlington; M-P baseball to host Shorewood (slide show)

MARYSVILLE — The Marysville-Pilchuck baseball team lost to Stanwood 8-3 May 3, but they still clinched a spot in the 3A district playoffs after edging Stanwood 5-4 May 2 in eight innings.

M-P player delivers pitch.
Marysville-Pilchuck's Trina Davis passes the baton.

Marysville-Pilchuck, Getchell and Lakewood show up at the Tomahawk Classic (slide show)

MARYSVILLE — The Lakewood girls team shined placing third out of eight teams with 92 points. M-P tied for fifth with Snohomish scoring 74 points and MG placed last with 49.

Marysville-Pilchuck's Trina Davis passes the baton.
A Marysville-Pilchuck player winds up for pitch.

M-P softball and baseball lead the 3A North (slide show)

MARYSVILLE — It took Marysville-Pilchuck's baseball team 13 innings to break a tie with Everett and win 4-3 April 26.

A Marysville-Pilchuck player winds up for pitch.
Marysville Getchell's Nolan Lechner pitches with confidence in every throw.

Consistent Charger pitches with confidence

MARYSVILLE — Junior Nolan Lechner has been consistent all season for Marysville Getchell.

Marysville Getchell's Nolan Lechner pitches with confidence in every throw.
M-P pitcher Trent Tingelstad delivers a pitch.

M-P downs Arlington (slide show)

MARYSVILLE — Marysville-Pilchuck got the better of Arlington in game two of a three-game baseball series 4-0 April 20. M-P’s

M-P pitcher Trent Tingelstad delivers a pitch.
Jordan Willard of Marysville-Pilchuck delivers a pitch.

M-P stomps Shorewood; MG falls to Arlington in baseball (slide show)

MARYSVILLE — The Marysville-Pilchuck softball team beat Shorewood 23-6 April 13, after losing to Edmonds-Woodway 13-11 April 12.

Jordan Willard of Marysville-Pilchuck delivers a pitch.
Kids can enjoy knocking each other around with out getting hurt in bubble suits.

Kids knock each other around in harmless new game (slide show)

TULALIP — Imagine a game being played in "huge bubble tanks."

Kids can enjoy knocking each other around with out getting hurt in bubble suits.
Marysville Getchell's Joshua James paces himself in the 400 at La Conner April 1.

MG’s James on track (slide show)

MARYSVILLE — Marysville Getchell senior Joshua James always knew he was "kinda quick."

Marysville Getchell's Joshua James paces himself in the 400 at La Conner April 1.
An MG player bunts

Chargers beat Tommies in baseball for the first time (slide show)

MARYSVILLE — Since its establishment Marysville Getchell couldn’t beat cross-town rival Marsyville-Pilchuck in baseball — until April 6.

An MG player bunts
Marysville Getchell's Joshua James

Marysville-Pilchuck and Getchell finish with some high placers at Clash of Counties meet (slide show)

LA CONNER — The Marysville Getchell girls track team placed fifth out of eight teams with 80.5 points and the boys team placed last with 54 points at the La Conner Clash of Conferences meet April 2.

Marysville Getchell's Joshua James
Kylie Lopez returned to play for Marysville-Pilchuck after transferring back from Lakewood.

Kylie Lopez back at swinging for M-P

MARYSVILLE — Marysville-Pilchuck senior Kylie Lopez didn’t play for M-P last season because she transferred to Lakewood.

Kylie Lopez returned to play for Marysville-Pilchuck after transferring back from Lakewood.
A Marysville-Pilchuck softball player slides home.

Marysville-Pilchuck tops Everett in softball; M-P baseball also wins (slide show)

MARYSVILLE — The Marysville-Pilchuck softball team topped Everett 9-4 March 29 to move into first place in the Wesco 3A North .

A Marysville-Pilchuck softball player slides home.
Marina Ciferri of Marysville Getchell competes in a singles match against Lynnwood.

MG’s Ciferri and Huffman win matches; M-P baseball and soccer win big (slide show)

MARYSVILLE — The Marysville Getchell girls tennis team lost to Lynnwood, but MG’s Marina Ciferri won her match 6-0 and 6-0, and Cortni Huffman won her’s 6-0 and 6-2 March 22.

Marina Ciferri of Marysville Getchell competes in a singles match against Lynnwood.