Jackson 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)
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)
Left to right, Jackson High School swimmers Ethan Chen-Parks, Vyron Domingo, and Ethan Georgiev pose for a photo on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2024 at West Coast Aquatics in Bothell, Washington. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Jackson swim trio leads the pack for Timberwolves

Seniors Ethan Georgiev and Ethan Chen-Parks are longstanding leaders for the program. Transfer Vyron Domingo has seamlessly fit in right alongside them.

Left to right, Jackson High School swimmers Ethan Chen-Parks, Vyron Domingo, and Ethan Georgiev pose for a photo on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2024 at West Coast Aquatics in Bothell, Washington. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Kaitlin Hawayek, left, and Jean-Luc Baker, of the United States, perform during the Ice Dance Free Dance program at the Grand Prix Skate America Series, Sunday, Oct. 23, 2022, in Norwood, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Community roundup: Local Olympian extends break, will miss nationals

Also, an Edmonds-Woodway High School alum signs an NFL futures deal, former area stars shine on the hardwood and the Silvertips ink a prospect.

Kaitlin Hawayek, left, and Jean-Luc Baker, of the United States, perform during the Ice Dance Free Dance program at the Grand Prix Skate America Series, Sunday, Oct. 23, 2022, in Norwood, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
Jackson senior forward Ryan Mcferran comes away with a contested rebound against Glacier Peak on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2024, at Henry M. Jackson High School in Mill Creek, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Jackson boys top unbeaten Glacier Peak in Wesco 4A showdown

The Timberwolves use a smothering defensive effort to build an early lead and hold on for a 58-49 win.

Jackson senior forward Ryan Mcferran comes away with a contested rebound against Glacier Peak on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2024, at Henry M. Jackson High School in Mill Creek, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
The Washington Wolfpack logo is revealed during the Everett AFL team unveiling at Tony V's Garage in Everett, Washington onThursday, Oct. 26, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)

Community roundup: Everett AFL team has a date for its home opener

The Washington Wolfpack also signed a quarterback. Plus, updates on local NFL players, and more.

The Washington Wolfpack logo is revealed during the Everett AFL team unveiling at Tony V's Garage in Everett, Washington onThursday, Oct. 26, 2023. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
Washington Wizards forward Corey Kispert reacts after making a three pointer against the Charlotte Hornets during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2023. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

Community roundup: King’s to retire Kispert’s number

Plus, Monroe High School alum earns All-American honors, Jackson grad receives NWAC award and the Silvertips add up a forward.

Washington Wizards forward Corey Kispert reacts after making a three pointer against the Charlotte Hornets during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2023. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)
Jackson’s Trey Hawkins drives to the hoop during the game against Arlington on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Jackson’s Trey Hawkins drives to the hoop during the game against Arlington on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Montana State guard RaeQuan Battle celebrates after scoring against Kansas State during the first half of a first-round college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament on Friday, March 17, 2023, in Greensboro, N.C. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Community roundup: MP grad Battle ‘devastated’ by NCAA ruling

Plus, Jadyn Edwards joins New Mexico’s Hall of Honor, and Daniel Arias is back with the NFL’s Cardinals

Montana State guard RaeQuan Battle celebrates after scoring against Kansas State during the first half of a first-round college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament on Friday, March 17, 2023, in Greensboro, N.C. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
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: Skoog takes 2nd at NAIA cross country championships

Also, Taylor Roe posts an All-American time, Efton Chism III earns All-Big Sky honors, and a slew of athletes receive All-NWAC selections.

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)
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)
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)
AquaSox pitcher Reid VanScoter delivers a pitch during a game against the Vancouver Canadians on Thursday, June 8, 2023, at Funko Field in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Community roundup: AquaSox’s VanScoter, Scott honored by NWL

Plus, GP grad Matt King is named to USA Swimming’s national team, Daniel Arias is waived by the Cardinals and more.

AquaSox pitcher Reid VanScoter delivers a pitch during a game against the Vancouver Canadians on Thursday, June 8, 2023, at Funko Field in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Lynnwood junior Harmony Johnson goes for the kill against Jackson during a volleyball match Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023, at Lynnwood High School in Bothell, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

GALLERY: Lynnwood volleyball sweeps Jackson

The Royals use a balanced effort and stay perfect on the season with a 3-0 victory.

Lynnwood junior Harmony Johnson goes for the kill against Jackson during a volleyball match Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023, at Lynnwood High School in Bothell, Washington. (Ryan Berry / 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)
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Image Taken at the 2023 NCAA Baseball Championships, Stillwater Regional, Washington Huskies vs Dallas Baptist Patriots, Sunday, June 4, 2023, O'Brate Stadium, Stillwater, OK. Bruce Waterfield/OSU Athletics

Matter ‘overjoyed’ to get drafted, sign deal with Rangers

The Jackson High School graduate realizes his dream of playing professional baseball, but now bigger goals lie ahead.

Image Taken at the 2023 NCAA Baseball Championships, Stillwater Regional, Washington Huskies vs Dallas Baptist Patriots, Sunday, June 4, 2023, O'Brate Stadium, Stillwater, OK. Bruce Waterfield/OSU Athletics
Washington pitcher Case Matter, a Jackson High School graduate, throws during a game against Utah on March 11, 2023, in Seattle. (Scott Eklund / Red Box Pictures)

Jackson grad Matter selected in 10th round of MLB Draft

The University of Washington pitcher, who just finished his redshirt sophomore season, was picked by the Texas Rangers on Monday.

Washington pitcher Case Matter, a Jackson High School graduate, throws during a game against Utah on March 11, 2023, in Seattle. (Scott Eklund / Red Box Pictures)