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Lake Stevens High School graduate Katie Holloway (top row, third from left) and the rest of the United States women's sitting volleyball team celebrate with their gold medals after defeating China in the final match at the 2020 Paralympic Games on Sept. 5, 2021, in Tokyo. (Photo provided by USA Volleyball)

Through adversity, Lake Stevens alum earns Paralympic gold

Katie Holloway brings home a sitting volleyball gold medal and is named the tournament MVP.

Lake Stevens High School graduate Katie Holloway (top row, third from left) and the rest of the United States women's sitting volleyball team celebrate with their gold medals after defeating China in the final match at the 2020 Paralympic Games on Sept. 5, 2021, in Tokyo. (Photo provided by USA Volleyball)
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Yan Khomenko signals for substitution Sunday night at Xfinity Arena in Everett, Wa on September 6th, 2015

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Silvertips’ opening game altered due to travel restrictions

The WHL announces that U.S. and B.C. games will only be played against each other in the month of October.

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Yan Khomenko signals for substitution Sunday night at Xfinity Arena in Everett, Wa on September 6th, 2015

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McKenna Geer, a Lakewood High School graduate, placed 17th in the R9 Mixed 50m Rifle Prone SH2 competition at the 2020 Summer Paralympic Games. (Provided photo)

Community roundup: Lakewood alum places 17th at Paralympics

Plus, the Steelheads join a new soccer league, local youth golfers fare well at regionals, and more.

McKenna Geer, a Lakewood High School graduate, placed 17th in the R9 Mixed 50m Rifle Prone SH2 competition at the 2020 Summer Paralympic Games. (Provided photo)
Host parents Julie and Norman Nicholson with AquaSox players Bernie Martinez (left to right), Cody Grosse, Joseph Rosa and Jarod Bayless with his wife Hannah Bayless who are all being accommodated by the Nicholson family. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

They stepped up to the plate for AquaSox in need of housing

Veteran host families took it upon themselves to ensure some of Everett’s players had a comfortable home.

Host parents Julie and Norman Nicholson with AquaSox players Bernie Martinez (left to right), Cody Grosse, Joseph Rosa and Jarod Bayless with his wife Hannah Bayless who are all being accommodated by the Nicholson family. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Archbishop Murphy kicks off during a game against Seattle Prep on Friday, Sept. 3, 2021, at Archbishop Murphy High School. (Photo by Nick Patterson)

Archbishop Murphy falls in season opener to Seattle Prep

Panthers quarterback Braeden Smith runs for four touchdowns in a 41-18 win over the Wildcats.

Archbishop Murphy kicks off during a game against Seattle Prep on Friday, Sept. 3, 2021, at Archbishop Murphy High School. (Photo by Nick Patterson)
Silvertips' Jackson Berezowski beats Spokane's Jack Finley to the puck during the game against the Spokane Chiefs on Nov. 17, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Silvertips happy to be ‘back to normal’ as camp opens

After a pandemic-ravaged season in 2020-21, Everett begins under, somewhat, normal circumstances.

Silvertips' Jackson Berezowski beats Spokane's Jack Finley to the puck during the game against the Spokane Chiefs on Nov. 17, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Jake Luton performs a drill during an NFL football team practice, Thursday, May 27, 2021, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Report: Marysville Pilchuck alum Luton joining Seahawks

After being released by Jacksonville, the QB will reportedly be added to Seattle’s 53-man roster.

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Jake Luton performs a drill during an NFL football team practice, Thursday, May 27, 2021, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
Jacob Koppenberg lines up a putt on the 17th hole during the quarterfinals at the 2019 U.S. Mid-Amateur at Colorado Golf Club in Parker, Colo. on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019.  (Copyright USGA/Chris Keane)

Community sports: Everett grad wins state mid-am golf title

Plus, a local softball players shines at the USSSA Summer All American Games.

Jacob Koppenberg lines up a putt on the 17th hole during the quarterfinals at the 2019 U.S. Mid-Amateur at Colorado Golf Club in Parker, Colo. on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019.  (Copyright USGA/Chris Keane)
Miami Dolphins running back Myles Gaskin (37) runs the ball, during the first half of a NFL preseason football game against the Atlanta Falcons, Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Miami Dolphins running back Myles Gaskin (37) runs the ball, during the first half of a NFL preseason football game against the Atlanta Falcons, Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Silvertips tab DeSilva as new assistant coach

Dean DeSilva spent the 2019-20 season with the Vancouver Giants and has worked with Hockey Canada.

Cole Fonstad (left) and Gianni Fairbrother (right) were co-captains for the Silvertips' 2020-21 U.S. Division championship team. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

How a trade in 2009 helped the Silvertips to a 2020-21 title

Everett’s trade of controversial forward Kyle Beach led to the acquisitions of last season’s co-captains.

Cole Fonstad (left) and Gianni Fairbrother (right) were co-captains for the Silvertips' 2020-21 U.S. Division championship team. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Alex Swetlikoff appeared in 110 games over three seasons with the Kelowna Rockets, tallying 25 goals and 29 assists. The Everett Silvertips acquired the overage forward on Wednesday. (Photo by Marissa Baecker)

Silvertips acquire overage forward Swetlikoff from Rockets

The 6-foot-4, 190-pound center brings experience to Everett’s after three seasons in Kelowna.

Alex Swetlikoff appeared in 110 games over three seasons with the Kelowna Rockets, tallying 25 goals and 29 assists. The Everett Silvertips acquired the overage forward on Wednesday. (Photo by Marissa Baecker)
Cameron Beardsley dives for a ball during practice on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

EvCC, EdC begin competitions still dealing with COVID protocols

40-plus college soccer teams converge in Tukwila this week as NWAC sports get underway again.

Cameron Beardsley dives for a ball during practice on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

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Golfers putt on a temporary green while signs to keep off the grass surround a replanted green at Walter E. Hall old Course on Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Mislabeled chemicals kill greens at Walter Hall Golf Course

The course has installed temporary greens, at a reduced rate for players, until new ones are ready.

Golfers putt on a temporary green while signs to keep off the grass surround a replanted green at Walter E. Hall old Course on Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Katie Holloway, a 2003 Lake Stevens High School graduate, is headed to Tokyo to compete in her fourth Paralympic Games. (USA Volleyball)

Lakes Stevens’ Holloway is a leading voice for Paralympians

Katie Holloway, a four-time Paralympian, advocated for equal pay for Paralympic athletes.

Katie Holloway, a 2003 Lake Stevens High School graduate, is headed to Tokyo to compete in her fourth Paralympic Games. (USA Volleyball)
McKenna Geer, a Lakewood High School graduate, is headed to her second Paralympic Games in shooting. She won bronze in 2016. (Hanger Clinic)

Local Paralympian Geer aims for more medals in Tokyo

The Lakewood High School graduate became the first U.S. woman to win a medal in shooting in 2016.

McKenna Geer, a Lakewood High School graduate, is headed to her second Paralympic Games in shooting. She won bronze in 2016. (Hanger Clinic)

Silvertips hire new equipment manager

Ryan Sherwood takes over for James Stucky, who spent 18 years in Everett.

Community roundup: Local lacrosse player named All-American

Plus, Monroe brothers earn taekwondo medals, Whidbey athlete claims national steeplechase title and more.

Longtime Everett Silvertips equipment manager James Stucky tapes up a hockey stick. (Everett Silvertips)

Longtime Silvertips equipment manager hired by Kraken

James Stucky’s tenure in Everett spanned 18 seasons. He’d been with the Tips since the franchise began.

Longtime Everett Silvertips equipment manager James Stucky tapes up a hockey stick. (Everett Silvertips)