Marysville-Pilchuck’s Darren Johnson-Jones, left, tries to block a pass to Miguel Chavez, right, during football practice on Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021 in Marysville, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

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Seattle Seahawks quarterback Geno Smith is hugged by center Austin Blythe, right, after Smith rushed for an 8-yard touchdown during the first half of Sunday’s game against the Detroit Lions. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)

Grading the Seahawks’ 48-45 victory over the Lions

Geno Smith and the offense take home the top marks from a wild affair.

 

Runners in the 3A-4A Boys 5K turn a corner as the sun sets during the Nike Twilight Cross Country Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, at Cedarcrest Golf Course in Marysville, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

GALLERY: 15th Annual Nike Twilight XC Invitational

Teams from across the Pacific Northwest descend on Cedarcrest Golf Course in Marysville for the major cross country meet.

 

Sultan’s Derek Feltner takes a handoff from quarterback Westin Galle against Granite Falls on Friday, Sep. 30, 2022, at Sultan High School in Sultan, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Sultan’s Derek Feltner takes a handoff from quarterback Westin Galle against Granite Falls on Friday, Sep. 30, 2022, at Sultan High School in Sultan, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Stanwood’s Ryder Bumgarner and teammates yell in celebration after winning the Stilly Cup for the first time in 13 years on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Stanwood rolls past Arlington, wins 1st Stilly Cup since 2009

Ryder Bumgarner runs for 246 yards and the unbeaten Spartans defeat their archrival for the 1st time in 13 years.

Stanwood’s Ryder Bumgarner and teammates yell in celebration after winning the Stilly Cup for the first time in 13 years on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022 in Arlington, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Seattle Mariners, including Jarred Kelenic, foreground, Cal Raleigh, second from left, and another player celebrate with fans after the team's baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, in Seattle. The Mariners won 2-1 to clinch a spot in the playoffs. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

Finally!: M’s end 21 years of misery by clinching playoff berth

Baseball is fun again in the Pacific Northwest in a way that it hasn’t been in more than two decades.

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  • By TIM BOOTH AP Sports Writer
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Seattle Mariners, including Jarred Kelenic, foreground, Cal Raleigh, second from left, and another player celebrate with fans after the team's baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, in Seattle. The Mariners won 2-1 to clinch a spot in the playoffs. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
Washington State quarterback Cameron Ward throws a pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against California, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, in Pullman, Wash. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

Ward throws 3 TDs, Washington State races past California

After a heart-breaking loss to Oregon, the Cougars bounce back for a 28-9 win.

Washington State quarterback Cameron Ward throws a pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against California, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, in Pullman, Wash. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)
Seattle Seahawks wide receiver DK Metcalf, above, makes a catch in the end zone for a touchdown as Atlanta Falcons safety Jaylinn Hawkins defends during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

Preview: Seattle Seahawks at Detroit Lions

The Seahawks hit the road to face the banged-up Lions in a matchup of 1-2 teams.

  • Oct 1, 2022
  • By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer
  • Seahawks
Seattle Seahawks wide receiver DK Metcalf, above, makes a catch in the end zone for a touchdown as Atlanta Falcons safety Jaylinn Hawkins defends during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Luis Castillo pumps his fist after pitching against the Oakland Athletics in the fifth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

Castillo srikes out 8, Mariners down Athletics

A day after clinching a postseason berth, Seattle rolls past Oakland 5-1.

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Luis Castillo pumps his fist after pitching against the Oakland Athletics in the fifth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
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Prep football roundup for Friday, Sept. 30

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Seattle Mariners including Jesse Winker, left; Ty France, third from right; Logan Gilbert, second from right; and Adam Frazier, right celebrate a home run by Cal Raleigh in ninth inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, in Seattle. The Mariners won 2-1 to clinch a spot in the playoffs. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

Raleigh’s walk-off HR clinches M’s 1st playoff berth since 2001

The young catcher’s solo shot in the bottom of the ninth inning lifts Seattle past Oakland 2-1.

Seattle Mariners including Jesse Winker, left; Ty France, third from right; Logan Gilbert, second from right; and Adam Frazier, right celebrate a home run by Cal Raleigh in ninth inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, in Seattle. The Mariners won 2-1 to clinch a spot in the playoffs. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
The AquaSox have the bases load in the first inning against the Vancouver Canadians Tuesday evening at Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett June 29th, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Patterson: AquaSox’s facilities need major upgrade

Funko Field’s facilities aren’t up to MLB’s standards, so Everett’s time as a partner with the ESD will likely have to end.

The AquaSox have the bases load in the first inning against the Vancouver Canadians Tuesday evening at Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett June 29th, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
UCLA quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson (1) leaps over Washington linebacker Kamren Fabiculanan during the first half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

No. 15 Washington’s late rally comes up short in loss to UCLA

The Huskies score a pair of touchdowns in the fourth quarter, but lose 40-32 in their first road game of the season.

UCLA quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson (1) leaps over Washington linebacker Kamren Fabiculanan during the first half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
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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 top Americans to start season with 2 straight wins

Four different Everett players score in a 4-2 victory over the Americans.

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Prep roundup for Friday, Sept. 30

Non-football high school sports results.

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Stanwood's Ryder Bumgarner rushes with yardage with Arlington's Trenton Lamie, left, closing in the third quarter Friday night at Stanwood High School on September 24, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

A look at this week’s top local high school football matchups

Rivalry games and conference matchups highlight Week 5 of the local prep football season.

Stanwood's Ryder Bumgarner rushes with yardage with Arlington's Trenton Lamie, left, closing in the third quarter Friday night at Stanwood High School on September 24, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
California running back Jaydn Ott (6) runs the ball for a 73-yard touchdown against Arizona during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Berkeley, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Godofredo A. Vásquez)

Preview: California at Washington State

The Cougars will be looking to slow down Cal freshman running back Jaydn Ott.

California running back Jaydn Ott (6) runs the ball for a 73-yard touchdown against Arizona during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Berkeley, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Godofredo A. Vásquez)
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Prep roundup for Thursday, Sept. 29

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Glacier Peak players celebrate a goal during the game against Kamiak on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022 in Snohomish, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Glacier Peak tops Kamiak in key Wesco 4A soccer clash

Ryann Reynolds strikes again, scoring in the 41st minute to give the Grizzlies a 1-0 win in a pivotal league showdown.

Glacier Peak players celebrate a goal during the game against Kamiak on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022 in Snohomish, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Calgary's Steel Quiring looks for a shot during a game against Saskatoon on Feb. 20, 2022, at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Candice Ward / Calgary Hitmen)

Silvertips trade Wright to Calgary for Quiring and picks

The trade eases Everett’s crunch of 20-year-olds and brings in some needed size to the roster.

Calgary's Steel Quiring looks for a shot during a game against Saskatoon on Feb. 20, 2022, at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Candice Ward / Calgary Hitmen)