Nick Patterson

Silvertips' Brendan Lee skates with the puck during the game against the Portland Winterhawks on Sunday, March 1, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Silvertips still playing the waiting game

The WHL announces that its Alberta-based teams can start, but teams in the U.S. are still on hold.

 

In a close vote, readers said Mike Hopkins isn’t the long-term solution as head coach for the University of Washington men’s basketball team. (AP Photo/John Locher)

POLL RESULTS: Readers conflicted on Mike Hopkins

By a narrow margin, voters said Hopkins isn’t the long-term solution as UW men’s basketball coach.

 

University of Washington Men's Soccer team plays UCLA at home on September 22, 2019.

Community sports roundup: Bartlow picked 6th in MLS draft

The UW defender and south Snohomish County native was selected by the Houston Dynamo.

 

Seattle Sounders sporting director Chris Henderson greets a player after a soccer training session Monday, Feb. 22, 2016, in Seattle. The Sounders play Club America in the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal round on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Opportunity too good for Cascade High grad to pass up

Former soccer standout Chris Henderson looks forward to new position with Inter Miami

Seattle Sounders sporting director Chris Henderson greets a player after a soccer training session Monday, Feb. 22, 2016, in Seattle. The Sounders play Club America in the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal round on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Is Mike Hopkins the right coach for the University of Washington men’s baskethall program’s long-term future? (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

POLL: Is Mike Hopkins the right coach for UW hoops?

The Huskies have seen both tremendous highs and discouraging lows during Hopkins’ four-year tenure.

Is Mike Hopkins the right coach for the University of Washington men’s baskethall program’s long-term future? (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Is Mike Hopkins the right coach for UW men’s hoops?

Is Mike Hopkins the right coach for UW men’s hoops?… Continue reading

  • Jan 25, 2021
Seattle Seahawks outside linebacker K.J. Wright (50) was deemed by the readers as the most important unrestricted free agent for the team to re-sign. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

POLL RESULTS: Wright is the priority free agent

Nearly half the responders said LB K.J. Wright should be at the top of the Seahawks’ re-signing list.

Seattle Seahawks outside linebacker K.J. Wright (50) was deemed by the readers as the most important unrestricted free agent for the team to re-sign. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
Third-place finishers Kaitlin Hawayek and Jean-Luc Baker pose with their medals in the championship ice dance at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Third-place finishers Kaitlin Hawayek and Jean-Luc Baker pose with their medals in the championship ice dance at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll tosses a football before an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Pete Carroll should stay — and reexamine the way he does things

It’s time for the highly successful Seahawks coach to re-evaluate what’s best for the team.

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll tosses a football before an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Which unrestricted free agent should the Seahawks re-sign?

Which unrestricted free agent should the Seattle Seahawks prioritize for re-signing?… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2021
Seattle Seahawks running back Chris Carson (32) is one of 23 unrestricted free agents the team has to sort through this offseason. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

POLL: Which free agent should the Seahawks prioritize?

Who among Seattle’s 23 unrestricted free agents should the team target for re-signing?

Seattle Seahawks running back Chris Carson (32) is one of 23 unrestricted free agents the team has to sort through this offseason. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) scrambles away from Los Angeles Rams outside linebacker Leonard Floyd during the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Final grades for a Seahawks season left wanting

Inconsistencies are a big reason Seattle is not still playing football.

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) scrambles away from Los Angeles Rams outside linebacker Leonard Floyd during the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
FILE - Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda autographs a baseball in the Dodgertown locker-room in Vero Beach, Fla., in this Wednesday, Feb. 15, 1990, file photo. Tommy Lasorda, the fiery Hall of Fame manager who guided the Los Angeles Dodgers to two World Series titles and later became an ambassador for the sport he loved during his 71 years with the franchise, has died. He was 93. The Dodgers said Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, that he had a heart attack at his home in Fullerton, California. Resuscitation attempts were made on the way to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead shortly before 11 p.m. Thursday.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Former Cascade baseball coach remembers time with MLB legend

Bob Smithson spent time in the minor leagues playing against up-and-coming manager Tommy Lasorda.

FILE - Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda autographs a baseball in the Dodgertown locker-room in Vero Beach, Fla., in this Wednesday, Feb. 15, 1990, file photo. Tommy Lasorda, the fiery Hall of Fame manager who guided the Los Angeles Dodgers to two World Series titles and later became an ambassador for the sport he loved during his 71 years with the franchise, has died. He was 93. The Dodgers said Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, that he had a heart attack at his home in Fullerton, California. Resuscitation attempts were made on the way to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead shortly before 11 p.m. Thursday.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Poona Ford turns away from the field as he stands at the bench late in the second half of Seattle’s playoff loss to the Los Angels Rams last Saturday at Lumen Field. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

POLL RESULTS: Seahawks’ season was not a success

Despite Seattle going 12-4, more than double the voters considered the season a failure than a success.

Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Poona Ford turns away from the field as he stands at the bench late in the second half of Seattle’s playoff loss to the Los Angels Rams last Saturday at Lumen Field. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

How do you characterize the Seahawks’ 2020 season?

How do you characterize the Seattle Seahawks' 2020 season?… Continue reading

  • Jan 11, 2021
Russell Wilson (3) and the Seattle Seahawks finished 12-4, won the NFC West title, but were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

POLL: Was the Seahawks’ season a success or a failure?

Seattle finished 12-4 and won the NFC West, but was upset in the first round of the playoffs.

Russell Wilson (3) and the Seattle Seahawks finished 12-4, won the NFC West title, but were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, right, eyes a receiver as Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle A'Shawn Robinson grabs him during the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Big question: Why didn’t offense keep cooking?

The Seahawks’ struggles in the second of half of the season were on display in loss to the Rams.

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, right, eyes a receiver as Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle A'Shawn Robinson grabs him during the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Los Angeles Rams defensive back Darious Williams (31) looks back as he scores on an interception from Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, right, during the first half of Sunday’s playoff game at Lumen Field. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Grading the Seahawks in their 30-20 playoff loss to the Rams

An ugly report card follows Seattle’s ugly season-ending loss to its NFC West rival.

Los Angeles Rams defensive back Darious Williams (31) looks back as he scores on an interception from Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, right, during the first half of Sunday’s playoff game at Lumen Field. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Receiver DK Metcalf received the most votes from Herald readers in the Seattle Seahawks non-quarterback MVP poll. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

POLL RESULTS: Metcalf deemed Seahawks’ best non-quarterback

The breakout wide receiver was picked as Seattle’s non-QB MVP in a tight vote.

Receiver DK Metcalf received the most votes from Herald readers in the Seattle Seahawks non-quarterback MVP poll. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
Teegan Lowe, 18, a senior at Monroe High School, is one of the best alpine ski racers in the Northwest. (Contributed photo) 2019

Community sports roundup: Skiing standout earns scholarship

Monroe High School grad Teegan Lowe is a member of the Saint Michael’s College women’s skiing team.

Teegan Lowe, 18, a senior at Monroe High School, is one of the best alpine ski racers in the Northwest. (Contributed photo) 2019