Lynnwood High School

Cornell senior Connor Drought, a Kamiak High School alum, competes during a match against Dartmouth on Oct. 29, 2022, in Ithaca, New York. (Eldon Lindsey / Cornell Athletics)

Kamiak grad helps Cornell men’s soccer to Sweet 16

Plus, Lake Stevens alum Taylor Roe again earns All-American status, a host of locals earn NWAC volleyball honors and more.

 

Adia Weighter, center, leads the team in a cheer before the end of their last official practice before heading to the state tournament on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022 in Bothell, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

‘Fighting spirit’ lifts Lynnwood to state volleyball berth

With a pair of bounce-back wins in the district tournament, the Royals reached state for the first time since 2003.

 

Ernie Goshorn was hired to coach the Lynnwood High School boys and girls cross country teams when the school opened in 1970. (Photo provided by Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame)

County Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2022: Ernie Goshorn

Goshorn led Lynnwood to five state championships in 34 seasons as head coach of the boys and girls cross country teams.

Ernie Goshorn was hired to coach the Lynnwood High School boys and girls cross country teams when the school opened in 1970. (Photo provided by Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame)
Snohomish's Kaden Alexander gathers a loose ball from a punt Friday night at Monroe High School on October 22, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Snohomish's Kaden Alexander gathers a loose ball from a punt Friday night at Monroe High School on October 22, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
The American Cornhole League is holding a competition this weekend at Angel of the Winds Arena. (American Cornhole League photo)
The American Cornhole League is holding a competition this weekend at Angel of the Winds Arena. (American Cornhole League photo)

Lynnwood baseball’s strong season comes to rough end at state

The district champion Royals suffer an 11-1 mercy-rule loss to Mt. Spokane in a 3A state regional.

Lynnwood’s Jace Hampson yells in celebration after winning the district semifinal game against Meadowdale to send them to state at Funko Field on May 10 in Everett. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Lynnwood’s Jace Hampson yells in celebration after winning the district semifinal game against Meadowdale to send them to state at Funko Field on May 10 in Everett. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Lynnwood’s Leyon Camantigue stops a ground ball hit past second base during the district semifinal game at Funko Field on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Brackets released for state high school baseball tournaments

Lynnwood, Edmonds-Woodway, Stanwood, Mountlake Terrace and Archbishop Murphy are headed to their respective state tourneys.

Lynnwood’s Leyon Camantigue stops a ground ball hit past second base during the district semifinal game at Funko Field on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Lynnwood’s Jace Hampson yells in celebration after winning the district semifinal game against Meadowdale to send them to state at Funko Field on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Lynnwood baseball edges Meadowdale, clinches state berth with tense win

The Royals escape numerous jams and punch their ticket to state with a 3-2 win over the Mavericks in the 3A District 1 semis.

Lynnwood’s Jace Hampson yells in celebration after winning the district semifinal game against Meadowdale to send them to state at Funko Field on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 in Everett, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Meadowdale’s Broderick Bluhm finishes off a complete game shutout against Lynnwood Friday, April 29, 2022, at Meadowdale High School in Lynnwood, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Meadowdale shuts out Lynnwood as teams split league crown

Broderick Bluhm tosses a 2-hitter and the Mavs beat Lynnwood 5-0 for a shared Wesco 3A/2A South title.

Meadowdale’s Broderick Bluhm finishes off a complete game shutout against Lynnwood Friday, April 29, 2022, at Meadowdale High School in Lynnwood, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Randi Richardson-Thornley, an Arlington High School grad who coaches the Central Washington University women's basketball team, holds a net in the air in celebration after CWU won its first-ever GNAC tournament title Saturday, March 5, 2022, in Lacey. (Ron Smith)
Randi Richardson-Thornley, an Arlington High School grad who coaches the Central Washington University women's basketball team, holds a net in the air in celebration after CWU won its first-ever GNAC tournament title Saturday, March 5, 2022, in Lacey. (Ron Smith)
Cadi Le Seu guard Mikayla Pivec, a Lynnwood High School graduate. (Photo by Agustí Peña)

A basketball odyssey: Pivec excelling in Spain after adversity

After a rough 12-month stretch, the former Lynnwood star is enjoying basketball and has her sights set on the WNBA once again.

Cadi Le Seu guard Mikayla Pivec, a Lynnwood High School graduate. (Photo by Agustí Peña)
Lynnwood's Dina Yonas drives to the hoop during the game against Jackson on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Lynnwood's Dina Yonas drives to the hoop during the game against Jackson on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Lynnwood's Jordan Whittle sticks his arm out to block a tackle during the game against Everett on Friday, Oct. 8, 2021 in Edmonds, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Lynnwood's Jordan Whittle sticks his arm out to block a tackle during the game against Everett on Friday, Oct. 8, 2021 in Edmonds, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Edmonds-Woodway's Aaron Barraza rushes for the goal line a touchdown Friday night at Monroe High School on October 1, 2021.   (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Edmonds-Woodway's Aaron Barraza rushes for the goal line a touchdown Friday night at Monroe High School on October 1, 2021.   (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Morgan, Alabama softball fall 1 win short of WCWS finals

Lynnwood H.S. alum Maddie Morgan and the Crimson Tide see their national title dreams come to an end.

Former Lynnwood softball star homers, helps Alabama reach WCWS

Maddie Morgan blasts a 2-run homer to help Alabama advance to the Women’s College World Series.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats coach Orlondo Steinauer waves to people in the crowd after the team's Canadian Football League game against the Toronto Argonauts in Hamilton, Ontario, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019. (Peter Power/The Canadian Press via AP)

Lynnwood grad Steinauer elected to CFL Hall of Fame

The current Hamilton Tiger-Cats head coach won two Grey Cups in 13 stellar seasons as a player.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats coach Orlondo Steinauer waves to people in the crowd after the team's Canadian Football League game against the Toronto Argonauts in Hamilton, Ontario, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019. (Peter Power/The Canadian Press via AP)