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February 25, 2011 at 4:02 PM

Glacier Peak girls to Tacoma Dome; Auburn Moutainview girls, Hazen boys advance in Marysville

The first of four 3A Hardwood Classic first-round games here in Marysville has begun between Auburn Mountainview and Lynnwood. The winner will face the loser of the second girls game – Mercer Island vs. Glacier Peak at 7:30 p.m. – tomorrow at 1 p.m. for a trip to the Tacoma Dome.

I will update this periodically over the course of the evening.

GAME 4 – BOYS – (winner to Tacoma)

Seattle Prep 41, Glacier Peak 38 (END 3rd)

Mitch Brewe scored his first points of the game – 12 – and the Panthers erased a five-point halftime deficit.

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February 1, 2010 at 3:48 PM

There’s more to Jackson than just its backcourt

When he wasn’t draining one of his three 3-pointers or snatching one of his game-high seven steals in Friday’s 61-50 win at Shorecrest, Jackson senior forward Mike Wishko anchored an undersized frontline that posted a 16-6 edge in offensive rebounds. With fellow ‘bigs’ Austin O’Keefe (6.4 ppg), a 6-4 junior, and 6-5 senior star quarterback Andy…

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January 27, 2010 at 9:24 PM

Snohomish’s top scorer is expected to return

All Snohomish boys basketball coach Len Bone is asking for as the WesCo North season winds down is a full squad. Senior guard Blane Ortiz (15.6 ppg), who missed the first six games because of grades, missed a pivotal game Tuesday against Cascade too. Without the North’s seventh-leading scorer, the Panthers (9-7, 8-4) fell 62-60 to…

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January 27, 2010 at 4:11 PM

Froland switches commitment to Colorado State

Glacier Peak senior defensive tackle John Froland recently switched his commitment from Northwestern to Colorado State. Three factors tipped the scale for the 6-5, 250-pounder: the outdoor scene, the small-town feel (in comparison with Chicago) and a particular major offered (that’s not offered at Northwestern). “I went out there and it was like, ‘Whoa’,” said Froland about…

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January 26, 2010 at 2:13 PM

Lake Stevens suspends three wrestlers

The Lake Stevens wrestling program took a hit recently. Three wrestlers have been at least temporarily suspended for violating some aspect of the Lake Stevens High School athletic code. “It’s an ongoing process, and I can’t say anything more,” said Lake Stevens athletic director Ed Bailey today via phone. “Students and parents deserve some privacy and respect.” The…

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January 21, 2010 at 5:27 PM

Sam’s basketball career at Jackson could be over

Chanel Sam, a senior wing for No. 10 Jackson, did indeed break her right hand in Wednesday’s 68-52 home loss to Edmonds-Woodway as orginally suspected. Jackson coach Jeannie Thompson said an X-ray revealed “a break in the middle of her hand” and that she’ll “get some pins put in there during her surgery (next) Wednesday.” Her…

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January 20, 2010 at 1:34 PM

Panthers go Old School in Old Gym’s final year

Snohomish wrestling coach Rob Zabel was seated on his home couch, beside his 3-year-old daughter, watching ESPN SportsCenter highlights last week. “There were these two hockey guys just duking it out, and she asked, ‘Dad, why are those guys wrestling?’,” recalls Zabel. “And I thought, ‘That’s what Snohomish wrestling is — just two guys duking…

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January 18, 2010 at 8:00 AM

Snohomish senior is the epitome of scholar athlete

One of the most decorated student athletes of the 21st century at Snohomish is in the final stretch of his high school career. Luke Perry is a four-year letter winner in wrestling and a three-year letter winner in football (where he started at quarterback and defensive back as a captain this year). He also has a…

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