Nick Patterson

Bagshaw Field at North Middle School in Everett. (Everett School District photo)

Community roundup: Bagshaw Field opens at North Middle School

Plus, two former local standouts earn weekly honors for their exceptional play.

Bagshaw Field at North Middle School in Everett. (Everett School District photo)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) runs for a touchdown against the San Francisco 49ers during the second half of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

Grading the Seahawks’ 28-21 victory over the 49ers

Special teams and adjustments to the game plan proved fruitful for Seattle as it avoided a 1-3 start.

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) runs for a touchdown against the San Francisco 49ers during the second half of an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
Silvertips goaltender Braden Holt. (Photo by Chris Mast)

Who is the heir apparent in goal for the Silvertips?

Braden Holt and Koen MacInnes are vying to continue Everett’s outstanding goaltending tradition.

Silvertips goaltender Braden Holt. (Photo by Chris Mast)
Sunday evening at ShoWare Center in Kent on March 8, 2020. The Silvertips won 3-2. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

A look at the Silvertips’ season-opening roster

Everett opens the WHL campaign with a game on Sunday at Spokane.

Sunday evening at ShoWare Center in Kent on March 8, 2020. The Silvertips won 3-2. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Fans wait in line to enter the Angel of the Winds Arena for the Krakens' pre-season game in Everett on October 1, 2021.   (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

LIVE UPDATES: Seattle Kraken rise in Everett

Dispatches from the the Angel of the Winds Arena, where the team faced the Edmonton Oilers.

Fans wait in line to enter the Angel of the Winds Arena for the Krakens' pre-season game in Everett on October 1, 2021.   (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Edmonton Oilers' James Hamblin (57) skates past Seattle Kraken's Jamie Oleksiak (2) in the first period of a preseason NHL hockey Friday, Oct. 1, 2021, in Everett, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Kraken top Oilers on electric night in Everett

Jared McCann scores the game-winner in overtime as Seattle wins 2-1 at Angel of the Winds Arena.

Edmonton Oilers' James Hamblin (57) skates past Seattle Kraken's Jamie Oleksiak (2) in the first period of a preseason NHL hockey Friday, Oct. 1, 2021, in Everett, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Seattle Kraken assistant equipment manager James Stucky spent 18 seasons with the Everett Silvertips. (Chris Mast / Seattle Kraken)

Original Silvertip chases NHL dream to Kraken

James Stucky spent 18 years as Everett’s equipment manager before joining the new franchise this offseason.

Seattle Kraken assistant equipment manager James Stucky spent 18 seasons with the Everett Silvertips. (Chris Mast / Seattle Kraken)

Community roundup: Kamiak grad, CWU linebacker honored

Plus, Evergreen Speedway holds Championship Night 2, a Terrace resident wins a state golf title and more.

Minnesota Vikings outside linebacker Nick Vigil (59) tackles Seattle Seahawks tight end Gerald Everett (81) in the first half of an NFL football game in Minneapolis, Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)

Grading the Seahawks’ 30-17 loss to the Vikings

Seattle’s offense sputtered in the second half and its defense couldn’t stop Minnesota’s playmakers.

Minnesota Vikings outside linebacker Nick Vigil (59) tackles Seattle Seahawks tight end Gerald Everett (81) in the first half of an NFL football game in Minneapolis, Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)
Bill Johnson, left, looks to pass with Sean Hermis defending while playing korfball Thursday evening at Mukilteo Beach on September 9, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Latest endeavor for curious Everett man? Beach korfball

Kamiak grad and world traveler Bill Johnson is trying to put the obscure sport on the map in the U.S.

Bill Johnson, left, looks to pass with Sean Hermis defending while playing korfball Thursday evening at Mukilteo Beach on September 9, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird (10) during the first half of the Commissioner's Cup WNBA basketball game against the Connecticut Sun, Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Watch the defending champs in Everett while you still can

The Storm host a playoff game Sunday. Next year, they’re back to playing games in Seattle.

Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird (10) during the first half of the Commissioner's Cup WNBA basketball game against the Connecticut Sun, Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Evergreen Speedway remains closed due the stay-at-home order while NASCAR will run it's first race since the pandemic began on Sunday. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Community roundup: Lang claims points title after rainout

The Pro Late Models don’t get a chance to run in Monroe, a former prep standout gets a new gig and more.

Evergreen Speedway remains closed due the stay-at-home order while NASCAR will run it's first race since the pandemic began on Sunday. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Oklahoma State distance runner Taylor Roe, a Lake Stevens High School graduate, finished second at the Big 12 Cross Country Championship on Oct. 30, 2020, in Lawrence, Kansas. (Oklahoma State photo)

The Herald’s 2020-21 Woman of the Year in Sports: Taylor Roe

The 2019 Lake Stevens grad finished 2nd at the NCAA Division I Women’s Cross Country Championship.

Oklahoma State distance runner Taylor Roe, a Lake Stevens High School graduate, finished second at the Big 12 Cross Country Championship on Oct. 30, 2020, in Lawrence, Kansas. (Oklahoma State photo)
Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (22) scores a touchdown against the Seattle Seahawks during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, in Seattle. The extra point was good and the score tied the game at 30-30. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

Grading the Seahawks’ 33-30 overtime loss to the Titans

Seattle started strong but ultimately suffered its worst lost in recent memory after a 2nd-half collapse.

Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (22) scores a touchdown against the Seattle Seahawks during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, in Seattle. The extra point was good and the score tied the game at 30-30. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
The Central Welding Supply 125, which serves as the season finale at Evergreen Speedway, will attempt to run on Saturday, after being bumped postponed last weekend due to weather.

Lang eyes another points title at Evergreen Speedway

Championship Night 1 takes place on Saturday featuring the Pro Late Models series.

The Central Welding Supply 125, which serves as the season finale at Evergreen Speedway, will attempt to run on Saturday, after being bumped postponed last weekend due to weather.
LSU defensive lineman Ali Gaye runs off the line in the second half an NCAA college football game against Mississippi State in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. Mississippi State won 44-34. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
LSU defensive lineman Ali Gaye runs off the line in the second half an NCAA college football game against Mississippi State in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. Mississippi State won 44-34. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett (16) makes catch for a touchdown against the Indianapolis Colts in the first half of an NFL football game in Indianapolis, Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Grading the Seahawks’ 28-16 victory over the Colts

Seattle turns in a strong all-around performance in its season opener, especially from its new OC.

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett (16) makes catch for a touchdown against the Indianapolis Colts in the first half of an NFL football game in Indianapolis, Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll during an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Patterson: 7th annual non-predictions for the Seahawks’ season

A look at what won’t happen from the world’s worst sports prognosticator.

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll during an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
Mariners' Isaiah Cuellar, left, and Cascade's Zach Lopez reach for a pass intended for Lopez Friday evening at Everett Memorial Stadium on September 10, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Mariner edges longtime rival Cascade in old-school slugfest

Brandon Rutledge catches a TD pass with just 28 seconds left as the Marauders pull out a 28-21 win.

Mariners' Isaiah Cuellar, left, and Cascade's Zach Lopez reach for a pass intended for Lopez Friday evening at Everett Memorial Stadium on September 10, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Silvertips' Matthew Ng (left) and Chiefs' Jordan Chudley vie for control the puck during the final home game Friday night at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on May 7, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

For now, Silvertips won’t require fans provide proof of vaccine

However, those in attendance will be required to wear masks as preseason games begin Friday.

Silvertips' Matthew Ng (left) and Chiefs' Jordan Chudley vie for control the puck during the final home game Friday night at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on May 7, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)