Nick Patterson

The AquaSox have the bases load in the first inning against the Vancouver Canadians Tuesday evening at Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett June 29th, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Patterson: AquaSox’s facilities need major upgrade

Funko Field’s facilities aren’t up to MLB’s standards, so Everett’s time as a partner with the ESD will likely have to end.

 

Calgary's Steel Quiring looks for a shot during a game against Saskatoon on Feb. 20, 2022, at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Candice Ward / Calgary Hitmen)

Silvertips trade Wright to Calgary for Quiring and picks

The trade eases Everett’s crunch of 20-year-olds and brings in some needed size to the roster.

 

The Everett Silvertips’ Olen Zellweger maneuvers around a Vancouver Giants defender during a strong first period for the Silvertips in the first round of the WHL playoffs Friday, April 22, 2022, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Ducks send star defenseman Zellweger back to Silvertips

The 19-year-old standout and reigning WHL Defenseman of the Year should provide Everett with a huge boost.

 

The Everett Elite Flag Football 14-under team practices Sunday morning at Harbour Pointe Middle School in Mukilteo, Washington on January 16, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Community roundup: Local pair headed to MLS NEXT Pro semis

Plus, the Silvertips get a key piece back, Snohomish County is leading a new pickleball push and much more.

The Everett Elite Flag Football 14-under team practices Sunday morning at Harbour Pointe Middle School in Mukilteo, Washington on January 16, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Robert Polk (right) served as the Everett School District’s athletic director from 2004-2021. (Photo provided by Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame)

County Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2022: Robert Polk

The former University of Puget Sound football All-American served as the Everett School District’s athletic director for nearly 17 years.

Robert Polk (right) served as the Everett School District’s athletic director from 2004-2021. (Photo provided by Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame)
Jim Carter (left)

County Hall of Fame Class of 2022: Jim Carter

The longtime youth football referee was twice named Official of the Year by the State Officials Association.

Jim Carter (left)
Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Drake London, center, scores a touchdown during the second half of their 27-23 victory over the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday at Lumen Field. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Grading the Seahawks’ 27-23 loss to the Falcons

Seattle’s offensive improvement is canceled out by struggles on defense.

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Drake London, center, scores a touchdown during the second half of their 27-23 victory over the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday at Lumen Field. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
The Arlington Eagles girls basketball team won the 1982 AA state championship. (Photo provided by Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame)

County Hall of Fame Class of 2022: 1982 Arlington girls basketball

The Eagles went on a remarkable postseason run to claim the 1982 AA state championship.

The Arlington Eagles girls basketball team won the 1982 AA state championship. (Photo provided by Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame)
Everett Silvertips’ Vincent Lamanna puts the puck on net during the season opener against the Vancouver Giants on Saturday, Sep. 24, 2022, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Silvertips open season with dominant win over Vancouver

Everett exacts a small amount of revenge over the team that ousted them from the playoffs last season with a 4-1 victory.

Everett Silvertips’ Vincent Lamanna puts the puck on net during the season opener against the Vancouver Giants on Saturday, Sep. 24, 2022, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Ernie Goshorn was hired to coach the Lynnwood High School boys and girls cross country teams when the school opened in 1970. (Photo provided by Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame)

County Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2022: Ernie Goshorn

Goshorn led Lynnwood to five state championships in 34 seasons as head coach of the boys and girls cross country teams.

Ernie Goshorn was hired to coach the Lynnwood High School boys and girls cross country teams when the school opened in 1970. (Photo provided by Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame)
Everett's Olen Zellweger against the Portland Winterhawks Saturday evening at the Angel of the Winds Arena on January 1, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

5 burning questions for the Silvertips this season

A look at the most pressing topics as Everett gets set to open the 2022-23 campaign on Saturday.

Everett's Olen Zellweger against the Portland Winterhawks Saturday evening at the Angel of the Winds Arena on January 1, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
1920 Everett High School football team. (Photo provided by Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame)

County Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2022: Enoch Bagshaw

The legendary football coach guided Everett High School to a national championship in 1920.

1920 Everett High School football team. (Photo provided by Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame)
Carol Quarterman Kummerle, a Cascade High School graduate, won multiple NAIA national swimming championships at Pacific Lutheran University. (Photo provided by Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame)

County Hall of Fame Class of 2022: Carol Quarterman Kummerle

The Cascade graduate won multiple NAIA national swimming championships at Pacific Lutheran University.

Carol Quarterman Kummerle, a Cascade High School graduate, won multiple NAIA national swimming championships at Pacific Lutheran University. (Photo provided by Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame)
Darrell Storkson, an Everett High School alum, competed in 25 events on the Professional Bowlers Association tour, including winning the Senior Masters in 1999. (Photo provided by Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame)

County Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2022: Darrell Storkson

The Everett High School alum competed in 25 events on the Professional Bowlers Association tour, including winning the Senior Masters in 1999.

Darrell Storkson, an Everett High School alum, competed in 25 events on the Professional Bowlers Association tour, including winning the Senior Masters in 1999. (Photo provided by Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame)
The AquaSox’s Dariel Gomez heads around first after hitting a double to score two runs during a game against the Vancouver Canadians Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at Funko Field in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Community roundup: Sox announce tentative schedule for 2023

Plus, a trio of key Silvertips are back with the team for the season opener, Max Gray is added to the XFL draft pool and much more.

The AquaSox’s Dariel Gomez heads around first after hitting a double to score two runs during a game against the Vancouver Canadians Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at Funko Field in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Bart Foley, head coach, watches the play during practice Monday afternoon at Meadowdale High School in Lynnwood, Washington on September 19, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Ex-King’s coach hopes to turn Meadowdale into volleyball power

Bart Foley won three state titles as coach of the Knights and has visions of doing the same for the Mavericks.

Bart Foley, head coach, watches the play during practice Monday afternoon at Meadowdale High School in Lynnwood, Washington on September 19, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Bianca Rowland, a Lynnwood native and King's High School alum, started four years for the University of Washington volleyball team. (Photo provided by the Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame)

County Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2022: Bianca Rowland

The Lynnwood native and King’s High School graduate was a 4-year starter for the Washington volleyball team.

Bianca Rowland, a Lynnwood native and King's High School alum, started four years for the University of Washington volleyball team. (Photo provided by the Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame)
Cascade High School graduate Grady Sizemore during his time with MLB's Cleveland Indians. (Courtesy of Snohomish County Sports Commission)

County Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2022: Grady Sizemore

The Cascade High School grad played 12 seasons in the MLB and made three All-Star teams.

Cascade High School graduate Grady Sizemore during his time with MLB's Cleveland Indians. (Courtesy of Snohomish County Sports Commission)
San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Kevin Givens (90) tackles Seattle Seahawks running back Kenneth Walker III during the second half Sunday. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

Grading the Seahawks’ 27-7 loss to the 49ers

Ugly days for the offense and coaching lead to ugly marks for Seattle.

San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Kevin Givens (90) tackles Seattle Seahawks running back Kenneth Walker III during the second half Sunday. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
Peter Sokolenko, left, and brother Ivan Sokolenko run through warm up exercises at Master JI’s TaeKwonDo Martial Arts School on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022 in Monroe, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Monroe brothers taking taekwondo world by storm

Ivan and Peter Sokolenko both qualified for the AAU national taekwondo team this summer — but have even loftier goals.

Peter Sokolenko, left, and brother Ivan Sokolenko run through warm up exercises at Master JI’s TaeKwonDo Martial Arts School on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022 in Monroe, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)