Nick Patterson

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)

Silvertips’ Zellweger named WHL Defenseman of the Year

The 18-year-old Anaheim Ducks draftee is the first Everett player to ever win the award.

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)
Everett Community College baseball.

Community sports roundup: 9 EvCC baseball players honored

Plus, Everett Rowing Association sends three boats to nationals, two locals headed to NCAA track nationals and more.

Everett Community College baseball.
Jacob Rohde tees off the 18th hole Monday afternoon during the Snohomish County Amateur golf tournament in Everett, Washington on May 30, 2022. Rohde finished 6-under par 66 to claim the trophy. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Rohde outlasts Kwak to win 3rd Snohomish County Amateur

The 44-year-old became just the 9th player in tournament history to win 3 times.

Jacob Rohde tees off the 18th hole Monday afternoon during the Snohomish County Amateur golf tournament in Everett, Washington on May 30, 2022. Rohde finished 6-under par 66 to claim the trophy. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Dariel Gomez

Bats do heavy lifting for AquaSox in series split with Spokane

Everett held its own against the Northwest League’s top team.

Dariel Gomez
Monroe’s Owen Skurdal is slide tackled by Mercer Island’s Edward Brown during the 3A boys state semifinal on Friday, May 27, 2022 in Puyallup, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Monroe suffers heartbreaker in 3A state soccer semifinals

The Bearcats allow two extra-time goals and lose to Mercer Island 3-2.

Monroe’s Owen Skurdal is slide tackled by Mercer Island’s Edward Brown during the 3A boys state semifinal on Friday, May 27, 2022 in Puyallup, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Duane Diede, who will be playing in his 50th Snohomish County Amateur Championship this month, stands on the 9th green at the Everett Golf and Country Club Friday, May 20, 2022, in Everett, Washington. He said he doesn’t expect anybody to ever break his record. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Everett man set to play in 50th straight county amateur

Cascade High School graduate Duane Diede has played in every Snohomish County Amateur golf tournament since 1972.

Duane Diede, who will be playing in his 50th Snohomish County Amateur Championship this month, stands on the 9th green at the Everett Golf and Country Club Friday, May 20, 2022, in Everett, Washington. He said he doesn’t expect anybody to ever break his record. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Community roundup: Locals bring in haul of NWAC softball honors

Plus, EvCC Hall of Fame and coaching news, and Lake Stevens graduate wins Big-12 conference championship.

Jimmy Joyce

AquaSox trending upwards after 5-game sweep

The team desperately needed a turnaround and now sits just 5 games out of 1st place.

Jimmy Joyce
Kamiak's Luke Strand (left to right), Brandon Yoon, coach Vic Alinen, Daniel Kim, Brandon Suh and Aaron Choi pose for a photo after winning the Class 4A Distrcit 1 Tournament on May 17, 2022, at Legion Memorial Golf Course in Everett. (Contributed photo)

Defending champ Kamiak set for long-awaited state return

Senior Daniel Kim leads a reloaded squad that’s poised for another top finish.

Kamiak's Luke Strand (left to right), Brandon Yoon, coach Vic Alinen, Daniel Kim, Brandon Suh and Aaron Choi pose for a photo after winning the Class 4A Distrcit 1 Tournament on May 17, 2022, at Legion Memorial Golf Course in Everett. (Contributed photo)
Kamiak’s Koll Pehlivanian’s charge is halted by Skyline’s Vishnu Varadhan Saturday afternoon at Goddard Stadium in Everett, Washington on May 21, 2022. The Knights lost 5-2. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Skyline adds on late to oust Kamiak boys soccer from state

The Knights kept it close for the first 60 minutes of a season-ending loss in the state quarterfinals.

Kamiak’s Koll Pehlivanian’s charge is halted by Skyline’s Vishnu Varadhan Saturday afternoon at Goddard Stadium in Everett, Washington on May 21, 2022. The Knights lost 5-2. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Lakeside’s Thiago Ausland stops a shot at goal with Edmonds-Woodway's Isaac Parreno charging with Lakeside’s Joshua Koch, left, and Uriel Lopez Friday afternoon in Seattle, Washington on May 20, 2022. The Warriors lost 4-0. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

E-W soccer’s state run comes to an end with loss to Lakeside

The Warriors finish the season 14-5-2 after a 4-0 defeat in the round of 16.

Lakeside’s Thiago Ausland stops a shot at goal with Edmonds-Woodway's Isaac Parreno charging with Lakeside’s Joshua Koch, left, and Uriel Lopez Friday afternoon in Seattle, Washington on May 20, 2022. The Warriors lost 4-0. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
The Silvertips' Koen Macinnes stops a shot during a game against the Blazers on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett. (Kristin Ostrowski / Everett Silvertips)

Tips trade netminder, add 11 players through drafts

Everett sent Koen MacInnes to Regina for picks. Forward Julien Maze headlines the draft haul.

The Silvertips' Koen Macinnes stops a shot during a game against the Blazers on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett. (Kristin Ostrowski / Everett Silvertips)

Community roundup: Locals named All-Conference in softball

Plus, Gillis firing for UP, Casto advances in U.S. open qualifying, and much more.

Bonney Lake's James O'Callaghan stands dejected as Edmonds-Woodway's Victor Ibarra, far right, celebrates Edgar Cabrera’s goal in the second half Tuesday evening at Edmonds-Woodway High School in Edmonds, Washington on May 17, 2022. The Warriors won 3-1. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Edmonds-Woodway advances to state soccer round of 16

Forced into a 3A state play-in game, the Warriors put on a clinic in a 3-1 win over Bonney Lake.

Bonney Lake's James O'Callaghan stands dejected as Edmonds-Woodway's Victor Ibarra, far right, celebrates Edgar Cabrera’s goal in the second half Tuesday evening at Edmonds-Woodway High School in Edmonds, Washington on May 17, 2022. The Warriors won 3-1. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Bryce MIller

AquaSox hope to break out of slump after anemic offensive showing

Everett returns home to face Hillsboro after being shutout in the final 3 games of its series against Vancouver.

Bryce MIller
Shorecrest’s team lay dejected after loosing to Mount Vernon Saturday afternoon at Shoreline Stadium in Shoreline, Washington on May 14, 2022.  The Scots lost 2-1 in sudden death. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Shorecrest falls to Mt. Vernon in district soccer title game

The Bulldogs win 2-1 in double overtime in a matchup of the top two 3A teams according to RPI.

Shorecrest’s team lay dejected after loosing to Mount Vernon Saturday afternoon at Shoreline Stadium in Shoreline, Washington on May 14, 2022.  The Scots lost 2-1 in sudden death. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Monroe’s Diego Perez-Diaz, left, and Tanner Summers celebrate their win over Shorewood Saturday afternoon at Shoreline Stadium in Shoreline, Washington on May 14, 2022.  The Bearcats won 2-0. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Monroe boys clinch first state soccer berth since 2002

The Bearcats defeat Shorewood 2-0 in a winner-to-state, loser-out 3A District 1 Tournament match.

Monroe’s Diego Perez-Diaz, left, and Tanner Summers celebrate their win over Shorewood Saturday afternoon at Shoreline Stadium in Shoreline, Washington on May 14, 2022.  The Bearcats won 2-0. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Edmonds-Woodway's Benjamin Hanson avoids a tackle by Arlington's Kayden Allen to score a goal in the second half Saturday afternoon at Shoreline Stadium in Shoreline, Washington on May 14, 2022.  The Warriors won 4-2. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Dramatic comeback lifts E-W boys soccer into state

The Warriors rally from two goals down to beat Arlington 4-2 in a 3A District 1 Tournament loser-out game.

Edmonds-Woodway's Benjamin Hanson avoids a tackle by Arlington's Kayden Allen to score a goal in the second half Saturday afternoon at Shoreline Stadium in Shoreline, Washington on May 14, 2022.  The Warriors won 4-2. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Miranda Granger jumps in the air to knee a medicine ball being held by Charlie Pearson during her training session at Charlie's Combat Club on Friday, July 26, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Community roundup: Granger to return to octagon on Aug. 6

Plus, two locals named Sports Star nominees, MP’s White takes fourth at wrestling nationals and much more.

Miranda Granger jumps in the air to knee a medicine ball being held by Charlie Pearson during her training session at Charlie's Combat Club on Friday, July 26, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Skyline’s Arnav Murudkar gather a shot with Kamiak’s Koll Pehlivanian attempting a header Tuesday afternoon at Kamiak High School in Mukilteo, Washington on May 10, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Kamiak can’t keep up with Skyline in 2nd half, falls in bi-district semis

The Knights were outshout 14-2 after the break, but they still have a chance to make state.

Skyline’s Arnav Murudkar gather a shot with Kamiak’s Koll Pehlivanian attempting a header Tuesday afternoon at Kamiak High School in Mukilteo, Washington on May 10, 2022.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)