Nick Patterson

Meeting of ‘The Two Jakes’ did not live up to billing

Friday night’s matchup between Snohomish County products Jacob Eason and Jake Luton was a stinker.

 

Seattle and Toronto are set to square off for the MLS Cup on Sunday at CenturyLink Field, and the vast majority of poll voters believe the Sounders will win. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

POLL RESULTS: It’s the Sounders in a landslide

Ninety percent of responders believe Seattle will beat Toronto in Sunday’s MLS Cup final.

 

Local players named to preseason college hoops watch lists

Gonzaga’s Corey Kispert and Oregon State’s Mikayla Pivec lead a group tabbed as ones to watch this season.

MP alum putting up Russell Wilson-like numbers for Beavers

Oregon State QB Jake Luton has been spectacular in his sixth and final college season

Community sports roundup: Pair of former E-W runners honored

Miller Haller and Yukino Parle, both of Boise State, earned 1st-team All-Mountain West recognition.

Nicolas Lodeiro, right, and Seattle Sounders FC takes on Toronto FC in the MLS Cup final Sunday at CenturyLink Field. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

POLL: Which team claims the MLS Cup?

Seattle Sounders FC and Toronto FC square off for the title Sunday at CenturyLink Field.

Nicolas Lodeiro, right, and Seattle Sounders FC takes on Toronto FC in the MLS Cup final Sunday at CenturyLink Field. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
Seattle Seahawks tight end Jacob Hollister celebrates after scoring the game-winning touchdown in Sunday’s 40-34 win over Tampa Bay. (AP Photo/Scott Eklund)

Grading the Seahawks’ 40-34 win over the Buccaneers

No surprise: The offense earns the highest marks for Sunday’s victory

Seattle Seahawks tight end Jacob Hollister celebrates after scoring the game-winning touchdown in Sunday’s 40-34 win over Tampa Bay. (AP Photo/Scott Eklund)

Seahawks vs. Bucs inactives: Seattle waits for Gordon

The former All-Pro receiver claimed off waivers this week waits to make his Seahawks debut.

Analysis: Grading the Seahawks at midseason

Seattle is 6-2 at the halfway point, but has it been good or fortunate?

Running back Chris Carson (32) and the Seahawks were given a solid grade for the first half of the season (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

POLL RESULTS: Seahawks given a good — not great — grade

Sixty-one percent of responders gave Seattle a B for the first half of its season.

Running back Chris Carson (32) and the Seahawks were given a solid grade for the first half of the season (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Community roundup: Everett rowers compete on East Coast

The Everett Rowing Association varsity 8s rowed in the Head of the Charles Regatta in Massachusetts.

Record-setting tackle was vintage Bobby Wagner

The Seahawks’ star became the team’s all-time leading tackle in typically understated fashion Sunday.

What grade do you give Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks for the first half of their season? (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

POLL: How do you grade the Seahawks’ first half?

Seattle went 6-2 in their first eight games and are in playoff position, but questions remain.

What grade do you give Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks for the first half of their season? (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Grading the Seahawks’ 27-20 win over the Falcons

Seattle earns high marks for its first-half performance, but a failing grade for the second half

Seahawks build a big lead then hang on for a 27-20 victory

Seattle beats the Atlanta Falcons to improve to 4-0 on the road this season

Seahawks vs. Falcons inactives: Good news on offensive line

Seattle’s starting tackles Duane Brown and Germain Ifedi are active; Atlanta is without QB Matt Ryan.

Can the Huskies get a little help for Jacob Eason, please?

UW has been disappointing this season, but don’t blame the former Lake Stevens star.

The voters favor Alex Bregman, Yuli Gurriel (10) and the Houston Astros over the Washington Nationals in the World Series. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

POLL RESULTS: Houston favored in the World Series

By a two-to-one ratio, readers believe the Astros will prevail over the Washington Nationals.

The voters favor Alex Bregman, Yuli Gurriel (10) and the Houston Astros over the Washington Nationals in the World Series. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Community sports roundup: Area powerlifters excel at Worlds

Everett’s Team Phoinix headed to the International Powerlifing Federation’s World Masters Powerlifting Championships on Oct. 7-12 in Potchefstroom, South Africa, and came back with a… Continue reading