Nick Patterson

Jackson Berezowski

Silvertips remain confident after up-and-down week

Everett experienced dramatic highs and lows while splitting four games. Coach Dennis Williams isn’t concerned.

Jackson Berezowski
Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett, left, makes a catch for a touchdown ahead of San Francisco 49ers cornerback Josh Norman, right, during the second half of an NFL football game at Lumen Field, Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

Grading the Seattle Seahawks’ 30-23 win over the San Francisco 49ers

Seattle’s defense and special teams shined as it finally got back in the win column.

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett, left, makes a catch for a touchdown ahead of San Francisco 49ers cornerback Josh Norman, right, during the second half of an NFL football game at Lumen Field, Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
Lake Stevens' Kolton Matson halts his scramble with Graham Kapowsin's Jalen Davenport closing during the 4A State Championship game Saturday evening at Mt.Tahoma High School in Tacoma on December 4, 2021. The Viking lost 44-7. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Patterson: Future is bright for Lake Stevens despite title game loss

The Vikings suffered a humbling loss, but many players will be back from their talented squad.

Lake Stevens' Kolton Matson halts his scramble with Graham Kapowsin's Jalen Davenport closing during the 4A State Championship game Saturday evening at Mt.Tahoma High School in Tacoma on December 4, 2021. The Viking lost 44-7. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
The 1991 Cascade High School football team. (Photo provided by the Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame)

‘A ragtag group’: Reliving Cascade’s state football title in 1991

Players and coaches remember the last Snohomish County team to win a title in the state’s largest classification.

The 1991 Cascade High School football team. (Photo provided by the Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame)
Silvertips’ Olen Zellweger takes a shot during the game against the Tr-City Americans on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Silvertips notebook: Two summoned by Hockey Canada

Olen Zellweger and Ronan Seeley will take part in Canada’s 2022 World Junior Hockey Championship selection camp.

Silvertips’ Olen Zellweger takes a shot during the game against the Tr-City Americans on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Washington Football Team running back Antonio Gibson (24) scores on a two-point conversion against the Seattle Seahawks during the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Grading the Seattle Seahawks’ 17-15 loss to Washington

It’s more of the same as the Seahawks continue to suffer from the same problems.

Washington Football Team running back Antonio Gibson (24) scores on a two-point conversion against the Seattle Seahawks during the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
North Carolina's Mason Phillips (top), a Stanwood High School alum, claimed the 149-pound championship at the Wolfpack Wrestling Club Open held Nov. 14 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Blake Clifton/UNC Athletics)

Community roundup: Stanwood grad wins title at Wolfpack Open

Plus, volleyball standouts earn all-conference nods, a former area girls hoops star helps end a long losing skid and more.

North Carolina's Mason Phillips (top), a Stanwood High School alum, claimed the 149-pound championship at the Wolfpack Wrestling Club Open held Nov. 14 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Blake Clifton/UNC Athletics)
Everett Silvertips players huddle together during a game against Kamloops on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett. (Kristin Ostrowski/Everett Silvertips)

Patterson: Tips appear to be legit contenders in top-heavy WHL

Everett proved itself in a tight 3-2 loss to Kamloops, but a few moves could help shore things up.

Everett Silvertips players huddle together during a game against Kamloops on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett. (Kristin Ostrowski/Everett Silvertips)
Silvertips forward Alex Swetlikoff (90) battles for the loose puck during a game against Kamloops on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett. (Kristin Ostrowski / Everett Silvertips)

Blazers hand Silvertips 1st regulation loss of season

Kamloops earns a 3-2 win in a battle of Western Conference powers at Angel of the Winds Arena.

Silvertips forward Alex Swetlikoff (90) battles for the loose puck during a game against Kamloops on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett. (Kristin Ostrowski / Everett Silvertips)
Eastern Washington wide receiver Efton Chism III, a Monroe High School graduate. (Photo provided by Eastern Washington University)

Former local standouts hope to lead Eastern to national title

With Efton Chism III, Josh Jerome and Anthany Smith helping lead the way, the Eagles begin their quest for a crown.

Eastern Washington wide receiver Efton Chism III, a Monroe High School graduate. (Photo provided by Eastern Washington University)
Washington State offensive lineman Abraham Lucas prepares to block during the second half of an NCAA college football game against BYU, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

Community roundup: Murphy alum selected for prestigious game

WSU’s Abe Lucas will play in the Senior Bowl, Jake Luton signs with the Dolphins’ practice squad and more.

Washington State offensive lineman Abraham Lucas prepares to block during the second half of an NCAA college football game against BYU, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)
Ronan Seeley

Tips week in review: Everett aces test in 1st trip to Canada in 629 days

The Silvertips went 4-0 over the week, including a win in their 1st out-of-divison game since early 2020.

Ronan Seeley
Arizona Cardinals running back James Conner (6) carries against the Seattle Seahawks during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

Grading the Seattle Seahawks’ 23-13 loss to the Arizona Cardinals

It was another awful outing for the Seahawks, who fell to 3-7 against a team playing without 2 stars on offense.

Arizona Cardinals running back James Conner (6) carries against the Seattle Seahawks during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
Archbishop Murphy celebrates winning the 2A state championship at Shoreline Stadium on November 20, 2021. The Wildcats won 2-0. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Archbishop Murphy girls cap perfect season with 2A state title

The Wildcats beat Hockinson 2-0 in the title game and finish the season with a perfect 23-0 record.

Archbishop Murphy celebrates winning the 2A state championship at Shoreline Stadium on November 20, 2021. The Wildcats won 2-0. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Archbishop Murphy celebrates a goal by Archbishop Murphy's Jordyn Latta  in the second half Friday night at Shoreline Stadium on November 19, 2021. The Wildcats advance to the state championships with the 2-1 win over the Rapids. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Archbishop Murphy rallies into girls soccer state title tilt

Jordyn Latta scores twice as the Wildcats, who hadn’t trailed all season, advanced to face Hockinson.

Archbishop Murphy celebrates a goal by Archbishop Murphy's Jordyn Latta  in the second half Friday night at Shoreline Stadium on November 19, 2021. The Wildcats advance to the state championships with the 2-1 win over the Rapids. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Arlington's Maddy Stivers kicks the ball loose from Archbishop Murphy's Taylor Campbell at Archbishop Murphy High School Tuesday night in Everett on September 14, 2021. The Wildcats won 6-1. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

A look at Archbishop Murphy’s 2A state girls soccer semifinal

The Wildcats take on Columbia River on Friday night with a berth in the state title game at stake.

Arlington's Maddy Stivers kicks the ball loose from Archbishop Murphy's Taylor Campbell at Archbishop Murphy High School Tuesday night in Everett on September 14, 2021. The Wildcats won 6-1. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Murdock Rutledge, Everett High alumni, looks down field to pass against George Fox Saturday afternoon in Tacoma on October 5, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Community roundup: Everett alum caps record career at UPS

Plus, a trio of locals are honored by their respective conferences and Edmonds volleyball reaches the final eight.

Murdock Rutledge, Everett High alumni, looks down field to pass against George Fox Saturday afternoon in Tacoma on October 5, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Michal Gut

Tips week in review: Key win over rival T-birds continues hot start

Everett beat its top challenger in the U.S Division and still hasn’t lost a game in regulation.

Michal Gut
Green Bay Packers' Darnell Savage breaks up a pass intended for Seattle Seahawks' Freddie Swain during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash)

Grading the Seattle Seahawks’ 17-0 loss to the Green Bay Packers

Russell Wilson’s highly anticipated return turned into to an ugly performance by the star QB and the offense.

Green Bay Packers' Darnell Savage breaks up a pass intended for Seattle Seahawks' Freddie Swain during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash)
Arlington players run onto the field before a 3A state playoff game against Mt. Spokane on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021, in Arlington. (Nick Patterson / The Herald)

Arlington football’s season ends with loss to Mt. Spokane

The Wildcats find the formula to solve the Eagles’ vaunted defense and win 38-24 in the 3A state tournament.

Arlington players run onto the field before a 3A state playoff game against Mt. Spokane on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021, in Arlington. (Nick Patterson / The Herald)