Nick Patterson

Seattle Seahawks fans watch prior to Seattle’s game against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday at State Farm Stadium. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Grading the Seahawks’ loss to the Cardinals

It’s poor marks all around as Seattle lets one slip away in overtime.

 

New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton dives with the ball, but is stopped near the goal line as the clock expires in the fourth quarter of the Seattle Seahawks’ 35-30 victory on Sept. 20 at CenturyLink Field. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

POLL RESULTS: Stopping Newton is the highlight moment so far

Readers say stuffing the New England QB on the game’s final play was the Seahawks’ biggest pre-bye moment.

 

Tampa Bay Rays' Mike Zunino celebrates his solo home run against the Houston Astros during the second inning in Game 7 of a baseball American League Championship Series, Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

A slice of Everett in this year’s World Series

The Rays’ Mike Zunino and the Dodgers’ Chris Taylor were teammates on the AquaSox in the summer of 2012.

 

Lang captures Pro Late Models title at Evergreen Speedway

The Glacier Peak senior won the Central Welding Supply 125 this past Saturday.

Seattle Seahawks receiver DK Metcalf, right, catches the game-winning touchdown as Minnesota’s Anthony Harris defends in Seattle’s 27-26 victory over the Vikings on Oct. 11 at CenturyLink Field. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

POLL: What was the Seahawks’ biggest pre-bye moment?

Seattle is 5-0 at its bye, and there has been no shortage of defining plays.

Seattle Seahawks receiver DK Metcalf, right, catches the game-winning touchdown as Minnesota’s Anthony Harris defends in Seattle’s 27-26 victory over the Vikings on Oct. 11 at CenturyLink Field. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has been a huge factor in Seattle’s 5-0 start. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Grading the Seahawks at the bye week

Through five games Seattle is 5-0, and the marks reflect that record.

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has been a huge factor in Seattle’s 5-0 start. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
The Central Welding Supply 125, which serves as the season finale at Evergreen Speedway, will attempt to run on Saturday, after being bumped postponed last weekend due to weather.

Season finale set for Saturday at Evergreen Speedway

The Central Welding Supply 125 was supposed to run last weekend, but was postponed due to weather.

The Central Welding Supply 125, which serves as the season finale at Evergreen Speedway, will attempt to run on Saturday, after being bumped postponed last weekend due to weather.
Everett Silvertips' Jake Christiansen takes a shot on goal during the game on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Fans or no fans, Silvertips’ season will begin in January

The WHL says that its previous requirement of at least 50% capacity in arenas is no longer an issue.

Everett Silvertips' Jake Christiansen takes a shot on goal during the game on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird, left, smiles at Breanna Stewart after the team defeated the Las Vegas Aces to win basketball’s WNBA championship last week in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)

POLL RESULTS: 2020 deemed the greatest team in Storm history

By a two-to-one margin, Seattle’s 2020 championship team out-polled the 2010 titlists.

Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird, left, smiles at Breanna Stewart after the team defeated the Las Vegas Aces to win basketball’s WNBA championship last week in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)
Turner Stevenson addresses the team during practiice Wednesday afternoon at Xfinity Arena in Everett on January 11, 2017. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Everett Jr. Silvertips move to Seattle Junior Hockey

The program will join the Mountlake Terrace-based league due to ongoing problems with ice time.

Turner Stevenson addresses the team during practiice Wednesday afternoon at Xfinity Arena in Everett on January 11, 2017. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Community sports roundup: Local golfers earn alternate spots

A trio of county natives will be first alternates for the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship.

The No. 18 car of Tyson Lang, Glacier Peak's starting varsity quarterback, races around the track at Evergreen Speedway in Monroe. (Photo provided by Evergreen Speedway)

Local teenager stars on the racetrack and on the football field

Tyson Lang is the season points leader at Evergreen Speedway — and also Glacier Peak’s starting QB.

The No. 18 car of Tyson Lang, Glacier Peak's starting varsity quarterback, races around the track at Evergreen Speedway in Monroe. (Photo provided by Evergreen Speedway)
Seattle Seahawks' DK Metcalf, right, catches the ball in the end zone for a touchdown as Minnesota Vikings' Anthony Harris defends near the end of the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

The 2020 Seahawks are putting on one heck of a show for fans

After the latest last-second win, a bye week gives fans — and this sportswriter — a chance to decompress.

Seattle Seahawks' DK Metcalf, right, catches the ball in the end zone for a touchdown as Minnesota Vikings' Anthony Harris defends near the end of the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
<ins>From left, Lauren Jackson, Sue Bird and Karen Bryant share a laugh during Jackson’s jersey retirement ceremony in 2016 in Seattle. (Kevin Clark / Herald file)</ins>

POLL: Which Seattle Storm team is the greatest?

Is it this year’s team, which won the franchise’s fourth WNBA title, or is it the 2010 team, which also dominted?

<ins>From left, Lauren Jackson, Sue Bird and Karen Bryant share a laugh during Jackson’s jersey retirement ceremony in 2016 in Seattle. (Kevin Clark / Herald file)</ins>
Seattle Seahawks linebacker K.J. Wright runs with the ball after recovering a Minnesota Vikings fumble during the second half of Sunday night’s game at CenturyLink Field. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Grading the Seahawks’ 27-26 victory over the Vikings

A crazy game proves difficult to grade as Seattle pulls it out at the last moment.

Seattle Seahawks linebacker K.J. Wright runs with the ball after recovering a Minnesota Vikings fumble during the second half of Sunday night’s game at CenturyLink Field. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Everett Silvertips' Gage Gonclaves fights with Spokane Chiefs' Filip Kral for the puck during the game on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Tips’ Goncalves taken by Lightning in 2nd round of NHL draft

Everett defensmen Kasper Puutio and Ronan Seeley are also selected on Day 2.

Everett Silvertips' Gage Gonclaves fights with Spokane Chiefs' Filip Kral for the puck during the game on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Silvertips' Ronan Seeley runs through a drill during hockey practice on Oct. 3, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Up to 4 Silvertips could be picked at this week’s NHL draft

Ronan Seeley, Kasper Puutio, Gage Goncalves and Michal Gut might hear their names called Tuesday and Wednesday.

Silvertips' Ronan Seeley runs through a drill during hockey practice on Oct. 3, 2018 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll reacts against the Dallas Cowboys during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Miami game shows Carroll shedding his risk-averse strategy

The 4-0 Seahawks have undergone a philosophical revolution from playing it safe in first halves to “Let Russ Cook.”

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll reacts against the Dallas Cowboys during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Seattle Seahawks safety Ryan Neal (35) intercepts a pass during the first half of Seattle’s 31-23 victory over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday at Hard Rock Stadium. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Grading the Seahawks’ 31-23 victory over the Dolphins

Though it wasn’t a perfect performance, Seattle earned solid grades all-around in improving to 4-0.

Seattle Seahawks safety Ryan Neal (35) intercepts a pass during the first half of Seattle’s 31-23 victory over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday at Hard Rock Stadium. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Miami Dolphins running back Myles Gaskin (37) walks to the locker room after the first half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Lynnwood native Gaskin becoming key cog for Dolphins

The former UW star will face his hometown Seahawks on Sunday as Miami’s starting running back.

Miami Dolphins running back Myles Gaskin (37) walks to the locker room after the first half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)