Nick Patterson

In this Feb. 21, 2001, file photo, Seattle Mariners’ manager Lou Piniella puts his arm around Japanese player Ichiro Suzuki as workouts begin at their spring training camp in Peoria, Ariz. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

POLL: Which Mariners season generates the best memories?

With the start of baseball season delayed, we conjure up positives from past Seattle seasons.

 

Food banks are making adjustments to meet growing demand

Challenges include a shrinking supply, social-distancing practices and a need for younger volunteers.

 

Edmonds-Woodway alumna’s basketball career cut short by virus

Mady Burdett and the Whitman women’s basketball team were set to make a run at a national title.

 

Bored at home? Here’s our list of great sports movies to watch

The Herald sports staff gives its movie recommendations to help pass the time during social distancing.

Kispert weighing possible jump to the NBA

The Edmonds native and former King’s High School star has a year of eligibility remaining at Gonzaga

Gonzaga’s Joel Ayayi (11) celebrates as he cuts a piece of the net after defeating Saint Mary’s in the final of the West Coast Conference men’s basketball tournament on March 10 in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

POLL RESULTS: Readers expected a long run for Gonzaga

Nearly two-thirds of voters thought the Zags were going at least to the Final Four.

Gonzaga’s Joel Ayayi (11) celebrates as he cuts a piece of the net after defeating Saint Mary’s in the final of the West Coast Conference men’s basketball tournament on March 10 in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Glacier Peak alum braves Boise cold, plays beach volleyball

Maya Watkins prefers the beach game to the indoor version, and started in the Broncos’ lineup.

Community sports roundup: GP alum earns NWAC hoops honors

Bobby Martin didn’t make it a clean sweep of Northwest Athletic Conference men’s basketball honors, but it was close. The Glacier Peak High School graduate,… Continue reading

Gonzaga forward Filip Petrusev (3) and the rest of the Bulldogs would have been one of the favorites in the NCAA tournament. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

POLL: How would Gonzaga have done in the NCAA tournament?

The Bulldogs would have headed into the since-canceled tournament as one of the favorites.

Gonzaga forward Filip Petrusev (3) and the rest of the Bulldogs would have been one of the favorites in the NCAA tournament. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

Patterson: Most agree, some things are bigger than sports

Comments from readers suggest most are disappointed sports have been shut down, but understand why.

Evergreen Speedway delays season opener due to coronavirus

The track in Monroe was slated to open March 28, but has been delayed with a ban on large gatherings.

NWAC hoops tournaments canceled due to virus

The men’s and women’s championships had been moved out of Everett, but now likely won’t be played at all.

AC Milan’s Samu Castillejo kicks from the corner in an empty stadium during the Serie A soccer match between AC Milan and Genoa at the San Siro stadium, in Milan, Italy, Sunday. Serie A played on Sunday despite calls from Italy’s sports minister and players’ association president to suspend the games in Italy’s top soccer division. (Spada/LaPresse via AP)

POLL RESULTS: Well, this one took a mid-week turn

Two-thirds of fans weren’t deterred by coronavirus — before sports started being suspended Wednesday.

AC Milan’s Samu Castillejo kicks from the corner in an empty stadium during the Serie A soccer match between AC Milan and Genoa at the San Siro stadium, in Milan, Italy, Sunday. Serie A played on Sunday despite calls from Italy’s sports minister and players’ association president to suspend the games in Italy’s top soccer division. (Spada/LaPresse via AP)

Ban on large gatherings forces shakeup to Seattle sports

The Mariners, Sounders, Dragons and UW all have March home events that will be altered in some way.

Seattle’s sports teams forced to alter their schedules

Mariners, Sounders, Dragons and Huskies all forced to make significant changes.

Community sports roundup: Pivec a finalist for Wooden Award

The accolades continue to pile up for Mikayla Pivec, and now she’s up for one of the most prestigious individual awards in women’s college basketball.… Continue reading

NWAC basketball championships moved to Oregon

The men’s and women’s tournaments originally were scheduled to be played at Everett CC

Glacier Peak High School fans celebrate the Grizzlies’ 57-52 victory over Sumner in the Class 4A state boys basketball tournament Thursday at the Tacoma Dome. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

POLL: Is coronavirus affecting your sports fandom?

Are you changing your attendance at sporting events as a health precaution?

Glacier Peak High School fans celebrate the Grizzlies’ 57-52 victory over Sumner in the Class 4A state boys basketball tournament Thursday at the Tacoma Dome. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Smith’s long-range shooting lifts Grizzlies into semifinals

Her six 3-pointers spark GP to a win over Chiawana and set up a rematch with No. 1 Woodinville