Nick Patterson

Attendees take in the Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame during the Tenth Annual Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame Banquet Wednesday evening at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on September 18, 2019.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Community roundup: HoF banquet returns, but no class of 2021

Plus, a Terrace grad is joining the EWU men’s baketball team, EvCC hires a new baseball coach and more.

Attendees take in the Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame during the Tenth Annual Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame Banquet Wednesday evening at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on September 18, 2019.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
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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 acquire overage defenseman from Wheat Kings

Jonny Lambos registered five goals and 14 assists the past three season with Brandon.

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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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Minnesota Wild defenseman Matt Dumba could be one of the premier players available for the Seattle Kraken in their expansion draft. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)

Nick Patterson’s mock Kraken expansion team in detail

The Herald’s sports columnist goes over each of his speculative expansion draft picks one by one.

Minnesota Wild defenseman Matt Dumba could be one of the premier players available for the Seattle Kraken in their expansion draft. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)
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Herald writer Nick Patterson builds an expansion hockey team

With the Kraken’s expansion draft just a week away, here’s one writer’s crack at building a roster.

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Everett Community College.

EvCC outfielder taken by Miami in 19th round of MLB draft

Noah Williamson played in just four games for the Trojans, but hears his name called Tuesday.

Everett Community College.
Dennis Williams, head coach of the Everett Silvertips, during the game against the Saskatoon Blades at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on November 22, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Tips coach Dennis Williams given general manager job as well

The promotion means he’ll now have final say not only on how the team plays on the ice, but how the roster is constructed.

Dennis Williams, head coach of the Everett Silvertips, during the game against the Saskatoon Blades at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on November 22, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Mitch Love, former Silvertip and current Saskatoon Blades' head coach, has his jersey retired Friday evening at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on November 22, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Former Silvertip Mitch Love moves up hockey coaching hierarchy

The star of the Tips’ first seasons will be head coach of the Stockton Heat, a Calgary Flames affiliate.

Mitch Love, former Silvertip and current Saskatoon Blades' head coach, has his jersey retired Friday evening at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on November 22, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Dennis Williams, head coach of the Everett Silvertips, during the game against the Saskatoon Blades at  Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on November 22, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Sources: Williams to take over as Tips full-time GM

He had been serving as the Silvertips’ interim general manager the past five weeks.

Dennis Williams, head coach of the Everett Silvertips, during the game against the Saskatoon Blades at  Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on November 22, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

POLL: What grade do you give the Mariners at the midpoint?

The Seattle Mariners are 48-43 at the All-Star break. What grade do you give them to this point?… Continue reading

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Seattle Storm’s Breanna Stewart laughs with a referee during the Seattle Storm game against the Phoenix Mercury on Sunday, July 11, 2021 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Getting a feel for normalcy

Loved the energy, spirit at the Seattle Storm’s home game on Sunday

Seattle Storm’s Breanna Stewart laughs with a referee during the Seattle Storm game against the Phoenix Mercury on Sunday, July 11, 2021 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Edmonton Oilers left wing Jujhar Khaira plays against the Detroit Red Wings in the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Kraken to face Oilers in preseason game in Everett

Angel of the Winds Arena will host the NHL’s newest team on Oct. 1, Seattle announced Friday.

Edmonton Oilers left wing Jujhar Khaira plays against the Detroit Red Wings in the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Merchants coach Harold Pyatte (left) and Jaxsen Sweum chat in the dugout during the 116th Midnight Sun Game against the Goldpanners on June 21 in Fairbanks, Alaska. (Photo by Justin Prax)

Merchants hosting free kids clinic before Saturday’s game

Players ages 7-12 are welcome to participate in demonstrations and drills at Funko Field.

Merchants coach Harold Pyatte (left) and Jaxsen Sweum chat in the dugout during the 116th Midnight Sun Game against the Goldpanners on June 21 in Fairbanks, Alaska. (Photo by Justin Prax)
BYU's Paisley Harding (13) looks toward fans as she celebrates after BYU defeated Rutgers in a college basketball game in the first round of the women's NCAA tournament at the University Events Center in San Marcos, Texas, Monday, March 22, 2021. BYU defeated Rutgers 69-66. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Patterson: Will local college athletes cash in on new NIL rules?

Edmonds College assistant basketball coach Nate Ivie, who works in digital marketing, discusses the issue.

BYU's Paisley Harding (13) looks toward fans as she celebrates after BYU defeated Rutgers in a college basketball game in the first round of the women's NCAA tournament at the University Events Center in San Marcos, Texas, Monday, March 22, 2021. BYU defeated Rutgers 69-66. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
Dennis Williams, head coach of the Everett Silvertips, during the game against the Saskatoon Blades at  Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on November 22, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Hockey Canada tabs Silvertips coach Williams again

Dennis Williams has been named to the coaching staff for Canada’s men’s U-18 summer development camp.

Dennis Williams, head coach of the Everett Silvertips, during the game against the Saskatoon Blades at  Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on November 22, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Britains Amy-Eloise Markovc, left, crosses the finish line to win the women's 3000 meters final ahead of second placed France's Alice Finot at the Poland European Indoor Athletics Championships in Torun, Poland, Friday, March 5, 2021. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

Glacier Peak alum Markovc headed to Summer Olympics

The former local prep star was selected by Great Britain to run the women’s 5000 meters in Tokyo.

Britains Amy-Eloise Markovc, left, crosses the finish line to win the women's 3000 meters final ahead of second placed France's Alice Finot at the Poland European Indoor Athletics Championships in Torun, Poland, Friday, March 5, 2021. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

Did the offseason make the Seahawks better or worse?

Are the Seattle Seahawks better, worse or the same following their offseason changes?… Continue reading

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Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, right, talks to quarterback Russell Wilson (3) during the second half of an NFL football game last Oct. 4 at Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

POLL: Are the Seahawks better or worse after the offseason?

Will Seattle’s offseason maneuvers help the team improve upon their 2020 campaign?

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, right, talks to quarterback Russell Wilson (3) during the second half of an NFL football game last Oct. 4 at Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Chet Hovde is retiring after 38-years as Everett Community College women's basketball head coach. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Hovde reflects on 33 years as EvCC women’s basketball coach

The mild-mannered coach with deep Everett roots retired recently after over three decades in charge.

Chet Hovde is retiring after 38-years as Everett Community College women's basketball head coach. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
The Merchants' Cam Keller bats during the 116th Midnight Sun Game against the Goldpanners on June 21 in Fairbanks, Alaska. (Photo by Justin Prax)

Everett Merchants play in fabled Midnight Sun Game in Alaska

The local summer baseball team traveled to Fairbanks recently to take part in the historic event.

The Merchants' Cam Keller bats during the 116th Midnight Sun Game against the Goldpanners on June 21 in Fairbanks, Alaska. (Photo by Justin Prax)
The Everett Silvertips selected Finnish winger Niko Huuhtanen with the second overall pick in the 2021 CHL import draft on Wednesday. (Photo provided by Silvertips)

Silvertips nab Finnish winger 2nd overall in CHL import draft

Niko Huuhtanen, 18, recorded 20 goals in 37 games with Tappara in the Finnish under-20 league.

The Everett Silvertips selected Finnish winger Niko Huuhtanen with the second overall pick in the 2021 CHL import draft on Wednesday. (Photo provided by Silvertips)