Glacier Peak High School

Glacier Peak’s Cooper Jensen makes a touchdown reception against Lake Stevens’ Alexander Davis Thursday night at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Snohomish on April 1, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Glacier Peak football standout commits to Oregon State

Cooper Jensen, a 3-star junior who’s projected to play tight end in college, chooses the Beavers.

Glacier Peak’s Cooper Jensen makes a touchdown reception against Lake Stevens’ Alexander Davis Thursday night at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Snohomish on April 1, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Justice Taylor during practice Tuesday afternoon at Lakewood High School in Arlington on August 31, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Justice Taylor during practice Tuesday afternoon at Lakewood High School in Arlington on August 31, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Marysville-Pilchuck's Michael Bejar escapes a tackle during the game against Glacier Peak on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021 in Snohomish, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Marysville-Pilchuck's Michael Bejar escapes a tackle during the game against Glacier Peak on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021 in Snohomish, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Gaylan Gray and Marysville Pilchuck rolled to a stunning rout of Glacier Peak on Friday night, turning a showdown of state-ranked teams into a beatdown of epic proportions. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Marysville Pilchuck stuns Glacier Peak in running-clock rout

The Tomahawks race to a 42-0 halftime lead and win 49-14 in a non-league clash of state-ranked teams.

Gaylan Gray and Marysville Pilchuck rolled to a stunning rout of Glacier Peak on Friday night, turning a showdown of state-ranked teams into a beatdown of epic proportions. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Lake Stevens' Tom Tri celebrates with his team in the during a timeout Friday at Memorial Stadium in Seattle on September 17, 2021. The Vikings defeated the Irish, 20-3. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Lake Stevens' Tom Tri celebrates with his team in the during a timeout Friday at Memorial Stadium in Seattle on September 17, 2021. The Vikings defeated the Irish, 20-3. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Glacier Peak's Caden Skibiel rushes Thursday evening at Pop Keeney Stadium in Bothell on September 16, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Glacier Peak routs powerhouse Woodinville in statement win

The Grizzlies ride a stellar running game and four turnovers on defense to a 49-7 victory.

Glacier Peak's Caden Skibiel rushes Thursday evening at Pop Keeney Stadium in Bothell on September 16, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Lake Stevens’ Drew Carter makes a catch past Monroe’s Trey Lane during the game on Friday, March 12, 2021 in Monroe, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Lake Stevens’ Drew Carter makes a catch past Monroe’s Trey Lane during the game on Friday, March 12, 2021 in Monroe, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Glacier Peak's Logan Szarzec outruns the Snohomish defense for a touchdown at the top of the second quarter Friday night at Veteran's Memorial Stadium in Snohomish September 3, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Glacier Peak earns 10th consecutive win over rival Snohomish

The Grizzlies win 35-19 in the annual rivalry game, but have much to improve on after an ‘ugly’ showing.

Glacier Peak's Logan Szarzec outruns the Snohomish defense for a touchdown at the top of the second quarter Friday night at Veteran's Memorial Stadium in Snohomish September 3, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Glacier Peak’s Cooper Jensen makes a touchdown reception against Lake Stevens’ Alexander Davis Thursday night at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Snohomish on April 1, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Glacier Peak’s Cooper Jensen makes a touchdown reception against Lake Stevens’ Alexander Davis Thursday night at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Snohomish on April 1, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Runners pass the Olympic rings as they compete during the first round of the women’s 5,000-meter at the 2020 Summer Olympics on Friday in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Markovc finishes 20th in Olympic women’s 5,000 meters

The Glacier Peak High School graduate placed ninth in her heat and did not advance to Monday’s final.

Runners pass the Olympic rings as they compete during the first round of the women’s 5,000-meter at the 2020 Summer Olympics on Friday in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Lake Steven's Trayce Hanks makes a catch for a touchdown during the Cougars Championship Passing Tournament at Lakewood High School on Saturday, July 31, 2021 in Arlington, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Lake Steven's Trayce Hanks makes a catch for a touchdown during the Cougars Championship Passing Tournament at Lakewood High School on Saturday, July 31, 2021 in Arlington, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Great Britain's Amy-Eloise Markovc, a Glacier Peak High School graduate, competes at the British Championships on June 27 in Manchester, England. (Photo by James Rhodes)

Glacier Peak graduate’s bumpy road to the Olympics

Amy-Eloise (Neale) Markovc almost missed out on competing for Great Britain in the women’s 5,000.

Great Britain's Amy-Eloise Markovc, a Glacier Peak High School graduate, competes at the British Championships on June 27 in Manchester, England. (Photo by James Rhodes)
Britains Amy-Eloise Markovc, left, crosses the finish line to win the women's 3000 meters final ahead of second placed France's Alice Finot at the Poland European Indoor Athletics Championships in Torun, Poland, Friday, March 5, 2021. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

Glacier Peak alum Markovc headed to Summer Olympics

The former local prep star was selected by Great Britain to run the women’s 5000 meters in Tokyo.

Britains Amy-Eloise Markovc, left, crosses the finish line to win the women's 3000 meters final ahead of second placed France's Alice Finot at the Poland European Indoor Athletics Championships in Torun, Poland, Friday, March 5, 2021. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
Aaliyah Collins, Glacier Peak senior, averaged 16 points, 4 assists, and 3 steals in the Grizzles undefeated 9-0 season. Collins will attend Chicago State University in the fall and is The Herald's girl basketball Player of the Year. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Aaliyah Collins, Glacier Peak senior, averaged 16 points, 4 assists, and 3 steals in the Grizzles undefeated 9-0 season. Collins will attend Chicago State University in the fall and is The Herald's girl basketball Player of the Year. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Britain’s Amy-Eloise Markovc celebrates after winning the women’s 3,000 meters final at the Poland European Indoor Athletics Championships in Torun, Poland, on March 5. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

Former GP standout could miss Olympics on technicality

Amy-Eloise (Neale) Markovc finished second in the women’s 5,000 at the British Championships, but controversy reigns.

Britain’s Amy-Eloise Markovc celebrates after winning the women’s 3,000 meters final at the Poland European Indoor Athletics Championships in Torun, Poland, on March 5. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
Glacier Peak's Maya Erling drives with Snohomish's Kyra Beckman defending Friday evening at Snohomish High in Snohomish on May 28, 2021. The Grizzles won 59-35. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Girls basketball season review: GP seniors cap superb run

The Grizzlies went 9-0 this past season and the class of 2021 finished with a 55-9 overall record.

Glacier Peak's Maya Erling drives with Snohomish's Kyra Beckman defending Friday evening at Snohomish High in Snohomish on May 28, 2021. The Grizzles won 59-35. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Azavier Coppin, Glacier Peak sophomore, score 17 goals in the abbreviated season and is The Herald's boys soccer Player of the Year. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

The Herald’s 2021 Boys Soccer Player of the Year: Azavier Coppin

The Glacier Peak sophomore scored 17 goals in just 10 matches to lead the Grizzlies to a 5-1-4 mark.

Azavier Coppin, Glacier Peak sophomore, score 17 goals in the abbreviated season and is The Herald's boys soccer Player of the Year. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)