KRKO Russell and Hill Female Student Athlete of the Month-January 2022-Keira Marsh-Arlington

Congratulations to our KRKO Russell & Hill Female Student Athlete of the Month for January 2022, Keira Marsh, senior basketball player at Arlington High School. Keira led the Eagles to a Third Place Trophy at the Class 3A Girls Basketball State Tournament at the Tacoma Dome. She was a starter for Arlington when they also placed third at the 2020 state tournament (no state championships were held in 2021). Marsh was named a Western Conference 3A First Team All-League Guard in 2022 while averaging more than 16 points per game. Keira has signed to play collegiately at California State University,... Read More.

KRKO Russell and Hill Male Student Athlete of the Month-January 2022-Tijan Saine-Mariner

Congratulations to our KRKO Russell & Hill Male Student Athlete of the Month for January 2022, Tijan Saine, senior basketball player at Mariner High School. Tijan helped lead Mariner to their first outright Wesco boys basketball title since 2003 and first trip to the Tacoma Dome since 2009. He averaged 16.7 ppg in 2022, and led the team in assists (6 per game) and steals (3 per game) while being named to the second team All-Wesco team. Saine carries a 3.8 GPA this year and has scholarship offers from the University of Puget Sound (Tacoma WA) and Pacific University... Read More.

Prep Sports Weekly Podcast 3/21/22

Prep Sports Weekly for Monday, March 21, 2022. First we hear from the Lynnwood Royals Track & Field team, including athletes Trent Whitehead, Kadin Carroll, Jordan Whittle, head coach Stephanie Tastad, Siari Rodriguez, Donna Marie Harris, Faith Murray, John Miguel Hurtado, Andrew Archide and Nate Wilder. Next it's the outgoing and incoming head boys basketball coach at King's High School; Rick Skeen leaves King's to take the head coaching position at Northwest University in Kirkland and his replacement is long-time assistant Joe Stack. We turn our attention to the Stanwood Girls Golf team and... Read More.

Prep Sports Weekly Podcast 3/14/22

On this week's edition of Prep Sports Weekly for Monday, March 14, 2022 we talk wrestling, basketball and baseball. First up, it's our KRKO Russell & Hill Male Student Athlete of the Month for February 2022, Edmonds-Woodway wrestler Alex Rapelje and his coach Brian Alfi (Alex won his second state championship at this year's Mat Classic). Then it's our KRKO Russell & Hill Female Student Athlete of the Month, Marysville Pilchuck wrestler Alivia White and her coach (and mom) Andie White (Alivia also won her second state title at Mat Classic). We talk community... Read More.

KRKO Russell and Hill Female Student Athlete of the Month-December 2021-Ella Gallatin-Snohomish

Our KRKO Russell & Hill Female Student Athlete of the Month for December 2021 is Snohomish senior basketball player Ella Gallatin. Ella led the Panthers to a 4th Place finish in 2022 Class 3A Girls Basketball State Tournament at the Tacoma Dome. She was also a freshman starter on the 2019 Panther team that placed 4th at the state tournament. Gallatin was named First Team All-Wesco 3A as well as a First Team nod on the all-tournament team at the Tacoma Dome. She averaged 21 points per game; 8 rebounds and 4 assists per game in 2021-2022. Ella has signed to... Read More.

KRKO Russell and Hill Male Student Athlete of the Month-December 2021-Sylas Williams-Jackson

Our KRKO Russell & Hill Male Student Athlete of the Month for December 2021 is Jackson junior basketball player Sylas Williams. The 6' 6" junior was named First-Team All Wesco 4A for 2021-22 while he averaged 17 points and 13 rebounds for the Timberwolves. Sylas led Jackson to an 8-1 record in the month of December; their only loss was a 3-point defeat to Curtis, the team that would go on to win the state championship. Jackson ended the season with a 14-10 overall record; one game short of the State Regionals. Jackson High School boys basketball coach is... Read More.

Prep Sports Weekly Podcast 3/7/22

A post state tournament review on tonight's edition of Prep Sports Weekly for Monday, March 7, 2022. We hear from all of the Snohomish County basketball teams that took home hardware. First, it's the Stanwood Spartans Girls Tatum Brager, Paige Almanza, Ava Cooks, Ava Depew, Cezanne Depew, Chloe Santeford, Averie Stunz, Jazmyn Legg & La'Tana Swinton, The Snohomish Panther Girls Coach Ken Roberts, and players Cheyenne Rodgers, Jada Andresen, Ella Gallatin, Addyson Gallatin, Brianna Ulrich, Cora Larson, Baella Stich, Tyler Gildersleeve-Stiles, Catherine Greene & Paige Hampton. The Arlington Eagles Girls Coach Joe Marsh and... Read More.

State Basketball: Arlington vs. Snohomish Girls 3/3/22

The WIAA/Gesa Credit Union Class 3A Girls State Basketball Tournament; Quarterfinal Round Game between The Snohomish Panthers and the Arlington Eagles; Thursday, March 3, 2022. Tom Lafferty, Joel Boyer and Steve Willits on the call, live from The Tacoma Dome. Our Allstate Insurance Good Hands Player of the Game was Arlington guard Keira Marsh; she scored 13 points; had 6 rebounds and dished out 4 assists in leading the Eagles to a 50-47 win and advanced Arlington into the semi-finals.

State Basketball: Snohomish vs. Bonney Lake Girls 3/2/22

The WIAA/Gesa Credit Union Class 3A Girls State Basketball Tournament; Opening Round Game between The Snohomish Panthers and the Bonney Lake Panthers; Wednesday, March 2, 2022. Tom Lafferty, Joel Boyer and Steve Willits on the call, live from The Tacoma Dome. Our Allstate Insurance Good Hands Player of the Game was Snohomish guard Cheyenne Rodgers; it was her defense that led the Panthers to a 46-44 win and moved Snohomish into the quarterfinals.

Prep Sports Weekly Podcast 2/28/22

It's our pre-state basketball tournament preview show for Monday, February 28, 2022. Ten coaches that will be taking their teams to either the Tacoma Dome (3A/4A) or the Yakima Sundowm (1A/2A). Nalin Sood of Mountlake Terrace boys; Anthony Wiederkehr of Lakewood boys; Dan Taylor of King's girls; Rick Skeen of King's boys; Randy Edens of Lake Stevens girls; Alex Iverson of Stanwood girls; Joe Marsh of Arlington girls; Ken Roberts of Snohomish girls; Ebany Herd of Archbishop Murphy girls and Tevin Dillon of Mariner boys.

Class 3A Girls State Tournament-Hermiston (OR) Bulldogs at Everett Seagulls-2/26/22

The Class 3A Girls State Tournament Regionals; Saturday, February 26, 2022 featuring the Hermiston (Oregon) Bulldogs and the Everett Seagulls, live from Larry Walker Court, Walt Price Student Fitness Center at Everett Community College. Tom Lafferty, Coach Darrell Olson and Amp Harrell on the call. Our KRKO Allstate Insurance Good Hands Player of the Game was Hermiston freshman guard Izzy Simmons who scored 12 points in the fourth quarter as the Bulldogs defeated the Seagulls 53-51.

KRKO Russell and Hill Male Student Athlete of the Month-November 2021-Brandon Moore-Lake Stevens

Congratulations to our KRKO Russell & Hill Male Student Athlete for the Month of November 2021, Arlington senior cross country runner Brandon Moore. Brandon finished in second place at the Class 3A Boys State Cross Country Championships held at Sun Willows Golf Course in Pasco on November 6th. He completed the course with a time of 15:34; eight seconds ahead of the third-place runner. (The State 3A Champion from Bishop Blanchet won by 17 seconds). The Arlington Eagles finished seventh as a team at the state meet. Moore won the 3A District One title the week prior, and the Eagles... Read More.