Archbishop Murphy High School

The Everett Elite Flag Football 14-under team practices Sunday morning at Harbour Pointe Middle School in Mukilteo, Washington on January 16, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Community roundup: Rodabaugh breaks NAU 3-pointer record

Hrcek sets a new SPU pole vault record, the Wolfpack announce their season ticket prices, and more.

The Everett Elite Flag Football 14-under team practices Sunday morning at Harbour Pointe Middle School in Mukilteo, Washington on January 16, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Arlington senior Samara Morrow drives on a defender against Archbishop Murphy on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2024, at Archbishop Murphy High School in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Arlington senior Samara Morrow drives on a defender against Archbishop Murphy on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2024, at Archbishop Murphy High School in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Seattle Seahawks offensive tackle Abraham Lucas (72) walks on the sideline prior to an NFL Football game in Arlington, Texas, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2023. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

Seahawks’ Lucas ‘felt pretty good’ in return from 1st extended absence

The Archbishop Murphy High School product played his 1st game since Week 1 last week against Dallas.

Seattle Seahawks offensive tackle Abraham Lucas (72) walks on the sideline prior to an NFL Football game in Arlington, Texas, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2023. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)
Scott Callens, who works as a FlowRider instructor at the Snohomish Aquatic Center, recently won world and national titles in flowboarding. (Ashley Choquette / Snohomish Aquatic Center)

Community roundup: Callens wins world, national flowboarding titles

Plus, an Everett boy qualifies for gymnastics nationals, an ex-Lake Stevens volleyball star goes far in a world beach tournament, and more.

Scott Callens, who works as a FlowRider instructor at the Snohomish Aquatic Center, recently won world and national titles in flowboarding. (Ashley Choquette / Snohomish Aquatic Center)
Seattle Seahawks offensive lineman Abraham Lucas is pictured during an NFL preseason football game against the Dallas Cowboys, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2023, in Seattle. The Seahawks won 22-14. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

Murphy grad Abraham Lucas set to return to Seahawks practice

The second-year right tackle has been out since suffering a knee injury in the season opener.

Seattle Seahawks offensive lineman Abraham Lucas is pictured during an NFL preseason football game against the Dallas Cowboys, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2023, in Seattle. The Seahawks won 22-14. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
Well-traveled Archbishop Murphy alum Victor Gabalis has found a home at Tarleton State University. (Tarleton State athletics)

Despite twists and turns, Victor Gabalis has finally found a home

After stops at Washington State and Utah Tech, the Archbishop Murphy alum has settled in at Tarleton State in Texas.

Well-traveled Archbishop Murphy alum Victor Gabalis has found a home at Tarleton State University. (Tarleton State athletics)
Chicago Bears cornerback Kyler Gordon (6) walks off the field after the first half of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2023, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski)

Community roundup: Murphy alum Kyler Gordon activated by Bears

Gordon, a second-year player and Chicago’s starting nickelback, sat out four games with a broken hand.

Chicago Bears cornerback Kyler Gordon (6) walks off the field after the first half of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2023, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski)
Everett's Max Soterakopoulos points to his name on the leaderboard after winning his division the Regional Qualifier for Drive, Chip and Putt, held last Saturday at Chambers Bay Golf Course in University Place. (Photo coutesy of Chris Soterakopoulos)

Community roundup: Everett youth golfer headed to The Masters

Plus, Mill Creek Country Club’s Val Patrick honored by LPGA, updates on local NFL players, and more.

Everett's Max Soterakopoulos points to his name on the leaderboard after winning his division the Regional Qualifier for Drive, Chip and Putt, held last Saturday at Chambers Bay Golf Course in University Place. (Photo coutesy of Chris Soterakopoulos)
Edmonds Coho Derby top four finishers (from left to right) Mike Vandermeulen, Kevin Gibson, Gary Salvati and Renier Britz pose with their top catches on Sept. 9, 2023, in Edmonds. (Photo by Ron Garner)
Edmonds Coho Derby top four finishers (from left to right) Mike Vandermeulen, Kevin Gibson, Gary Salvati and Renier Britz pose with their top catches on Sept. 9, 2023, in Edmonds. (Photo by Ron Garner)
Archbishop Murphy football players run through warm ups during practice on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Young Archbishop Murphy team looks to begin turnaround

New head coach Joe Cronin is tasked with getting the Wildcats back on track in the tough-as-nails Northwest Conference.

Archbishop Murphy football players run through warm ups during practice on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Daniel Arias, left, makes a catch in front of Cardinals cornerback Antonio Hamilton during NFL football training camp practice at State Farm Stadium Saturday, July 29, 2023, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Daniel Arias among trio of locals to make initial NFL rosters

The Jackson alum, plus sure-things Abraham Lucas and Kyler Gordon, all stick with their respective teams as cutdown day arrives.

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Daniel Arias, left, makes a catch in front of Cardinals cornerback Antonio Hamilton during NFL football training camp practice at State Farm Stadium Saturday, July 29, 2023, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Brothers Cole Balen and Sean Balen will be competing together in doubles at the Class 2A boys state tennis tournament for Archbishop Murphy High School. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Archbishop Murphy brothers’ bond leads to state tennis berth

Sean and Cole Balen qualified for the 2A tournament in doubles, becoming the first Murphy tennis players to ever make state.

Brothers Cole Balen and Sean Balen will be competing together in doubles at the Class 2A boys state tennis tournament for Archbishop Murphy High School. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
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Archbishop Murphy tabs Joe Hardy as new boys basketball coach

The former Ingraham head coach takes over for Riley Bettinger after the Wildcats went 8-12 last season.

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Archbishop Murphy’s Sean Balen (7) kicks the ball during a boys soccer match between Archbishop Murphy and Edmonds-Woodway at Edmonds-Wooday High School in Edmonds, Washington on Tuesday, March 28, 2023. Edmonds-Woodway won, 4-1. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

GALLERY: E-W boys soccer downs Murphy, stays unbeaten

The Warriors storm to a 4-1 win and claim their fifth straight victory in league play.

Archbishop Murphy’s Sean Balen (7) kicks the ball during a boys soccer match between Archbishop Murphy and Edmonds-Woodway at Edmonds-Wooday High School in Edmonds, Washington on Tuesday, March 28, 2023. Edmonds-Woodway won, 4-1. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
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Archbishop Murphy names Cronin new head football coach

The Everett High School alum was the head coach at Cascade from 2012-13 and most recently was an assistant coach at O’Dea.

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The Everett Elite Flag Football 14-under team practices Sunday morning at Harbour Pointe Middle School in Mukilteo, Washington on January 16, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
The Everett Elite Flag Football 14-under team practices Sunday morning at Harbour Pointe Middle School in Mukilteo, Washington on January 16, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)