MG runners win, as does Arlington in volleyball, soccer, tennis

Cross Country Marysville Getchell The Charger girls won a three-team Wesco 3A race at Strawberry Fields Thursday with 19 points. The boys were last with… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2019


‘79 Eagles proud of state football title

ARLINGTON – Forty years ago Arlington won the state football title. That’s a rarity as only a handful of schools in Snohomish County have done… Continue reading


M-P swimmer wins 3 events; Arlington wins in soccer, volleyball; MG, Lakewood win in soccer

Girls swimming Alexis Bennett of Marysville-Pilchuck won three events at Cascade Tuesday. She was on the winning 200 medley relay team with Maddy Sulya, Katelyn… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2019


Friday the 13th unlucky for foes of local football teams (slide show)

It was Friday the 13th, but it was only unlucky for the four teams playing our local teams. All four teams won easily, outscoring their… Continue reading

  • Sep 16, 2019

2 locals win races in huge cross country meet

Cross Country Brandon Moore of Arlington and Jasmine Nguyen of Marysville Getchell won races at the huge Sehome Invitational Saturday. The event involved dozens of… Continue reading

  • Sep 16, 2019

MG beats MLT in close volleyball opener

Volleyball Marysville Getchell The Chargers beat Mountlake Terrace 3-1 in an excitingly close matchup 25-15, 19-25, 25-23 and 25-23 in their opener Thursday. MG’s balanced… Continue reading

  • Sep 13, 2019

Arlington runners dominate, as do M-P netters

Cross country At River Meadows Park Wednesday, host Arlington won the boys race with 23 points with MG last with 158, while MG was second… Continue reading

  • Sep 12, 2019

Arlington, Lakewood have huge second halves in girls soccer wins

Girls soccer After battling to a 0-0 tie at the half, Arlington demolished Mount Vernon in the second stanza, winning its home match 8-0. Jersey… Continue reading

  • Sep 11, 2019
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                                Rich Purdue looks at a monitor that shows the location of where hits in the batting case would land in any major league park.

Hit in any major league ballpark in Arlington

ARLINGTON – Ever wonder what it would be like to hit a baseball at Fenway Park, Yankee Stadium or Wrigley Field? You can take a… Continue reading

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                                Rich Purdue looks at a monitor that shows the location of where hits in the batting case would land in any major league park.

MG footballers lose, but other 3 local teams win (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – Trailing 14-0 at the half, Marysville Getchell came back, but two extra point tries failed as the Chargers lost 14-12 to Shorecrest Friday… Continue reading

  • Sep 9, 2019
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                                Rocky Verbeck talks to Marysville coaches Wednesday.

Rocky has some big shoes to fill

MARYSVILLE – Even though retired Marysville schools athletic director Greg Erickson only wore size 9 1/2 or 10 shoes, his replacement, Rocky Verbeck, told district… Continue reading

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                                Rocky Verbeck talks to Marysville coaches Wednesday.

2A Lakewood holds its own at jamboree against two 3A schools (slide show)

LAKEWOOD – It was just a jamboree but Lakewood’s 2A football team showed it could play with the big boys from Class 3A Friday as… Continue reading

  • Sep 3, 2019

Lakewood’s football jamboree Friday kicks off local high school fall sports seasons

School doesn’t even start until Sept. 4, but that doesn’t mean high school sports won’t get started until then. Practice started last week for football,… Continue reading

Golf tourney raises scholarship money in Arlington

ARLINGTON – A golf tournament that provides scholarships for local graduating high school seniors is looking for sponsors and players. The 5th Annual Todd Evans… Continue reading

  • Aug 5, 2019

No more pay to play in Arlington

ARLINGTON - Athletic fees of $100 in high school and $50 in middle school are being dropped in Arlington. The school board decided against pay… Continue reading

  • Aug 2, 2019

7 on 7 football tourney at Lakewood draws top players (slide show)

LAKEWOOD – They played rock, paper, scissors; one-hand touch; and 7 on 7 without pads, but this contest was not for kids. Some of the… Continue reading

  • Jul 31, 2019

Buhner a big hit at Marysville appearance

MARYSVILLE – Former designated hitter Edgar Martinez making the Hall of Fame was the big news for Mariners fans last week. But for fans in… Continue reading

  • Jul 29, 2019

Incoming M-P freshman girl wrestler 3rd in nation

ARLINGTON – Alivia White, who will be a freshman at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in the fall, placed third in the nation at the recent USA… Continue reading

  • Jul 19, 2019

Kids love going to sports camps in Arlington (slide show)

ARLINGTON – Every summer, Arlington High School offers sports camps for the community. This week, head football coach Greg Dailer, his staff and Eagle players… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2019

Dozens compete in 5K Foam Fun Run, triathlon in Arlington on 4th (slide show)

ARLINGTON – Not everyone is relaxing today waiting for the fireworks. Dozens of hearty souls competed in the Pedal, Paddle, Puff Triathlon and 5K Foam… Continue reading

  • Jul 4, 2019