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Marysville’s Matthea Balcago is considered profoundly deaf. She cannot hear at all. As an elementary student in the Ferndale School District, Balcago was struggling to learn — not because she wasn’t capable, but because there weren’t enough resources in the school to adequately educate a deaf child.
“May God bless you and your human,” was the phrase of the day on Sunday, Oct. 6, as St. Philip’s Episcopal Church hosted a Blessing of the Animals at their church in Marysville and at Jones & Co. Pets on State Avenue.
The Tomahawks’ volleyball team hosted the Meadowdale Mavericks on Tuesday, Oct. 8, and lost 3-0 to the fellow Wesco 3A South team.
The Marysville-Pilchuck and Marysville Getchell high school swim teams hosted Snohomish, Glacier Peak and Monroe on Thursday, Oct. 10, and managed to break some personal records along the way
According to the National Cancer Institute, one in eight women born today will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. October is Breast Cancer Awareness month — a time when women are encouraged to take charge of their health and complete self breast exams for early detection. Marysville’s Jen Uhler knows from personal experience why early detection is so important.
The Tomahawks snuck past the Chargers in a Tuesday, Oct. 1, girls soccer game at Marysville Getchell, in a 2-1 crosstown rivalry win.
Some of the best Lakewood cross country runners took a trip to California last weekend for the 40th Stanford Invitational on Sept. 28, and not only did the team make it into the top three at the meet, but they also broke school records in the process.
Grace Academy proved to be a tough opponent for Tulalip Heritage volleyball on Friday, Sept. 20, when the Eagles topped the Hawks in a 3-0 match.
The Vikings topped the Tomahawks in Marysville-Pilchuck’s fifth match of the season on Thursday, Sept. 19.
The Lady Cougars had two Cascade Conference victories early in the season and remained undefeated after sweeping Granite Falls at home on Thursday, Sept. 19, 3-0.
More than 800 volunteers spent their weekends painting fences, cleaning schools, picking up litter and more as part of United Way of Snohomish County’s 20th annual Days of Caring efforts on Sept. 13 and Sept. 14.
Dozens of Marysville volunteers from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints descended upon the property formerly known as the Doleshel Tree Farm on 67th Avenue in Marysville on Saturday, Sept. 14, for service working to turn the former tree farm into a city park.
The hills were alive with the sounds of honking horns and children laughing as thousands put on construction vests and hard hats to climb aboard the dozens of trucks and vehicles at the city of Marysville’s annual Touch a Truck event on Saturday, Sept. 14.
Friday the 13th lived up to its unlucky reputation for the Marysville Getchell Chargers, who fell victim to a number of mistakes that helped lead the Kamiak Knights to a 49-7 victory.
The entire roster of varsity Tomahawks had a chance to show their skills in the Thursday, Sept. 12, nonleague match against Archbishop Murphy, but a few defensive woes held them to a 3-1 loss against the Wildcats, coached by M-P head coach Paul Bartley’s brother, Michael Bartley.
The pool at Marysville-Pilchuck is packed with swimmers and divers from both Marysville Getchell and M-P for start-of-the-season training, and the athletes are looking to bring a new level of skill to the program.
With school starting and football season kicking off, it’s time to return to fall sports — but it’s not just students who are getting back in the game. Lifetime Marysville resident Vonna Posey is working on her skills as a rower with the North Cascades Crew.
The Marysville-Pilchuck Tomahawks are gearing up for the soccer season, and with 14 returning varsity players they are more prepared than ever for a successful year.
The Lady Cougars are returning to the court for their first week of volleyball practice, and even in a non-competitive practice match they are focused, skilled and working together to communicate for what they hope will be a successful season.
The Lady Chargers volleyball team has been improving every year since they began in 2011. As their third season of varsity volleyball, the Chargers are determined to make 2013 their year for success.