Tampa Bay Rays' Mike Zunino celebrates his solo home run against the Houston Astros during the second inning in Game 7 of a baseball American League Championship Series, Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

A slice of Everett in this year’s World Series

The Rays’ Mike Zunino and the Dodgers’ Chris Taylor were teammates on the AquaSox in the summer of 2012.

 

Lang captures Pro Late Models title at Evergreen Speedway

The Glacier Peak senior won the Central Welding Supply 125 this past Saturday.

 

Los Angeles Dodgers' Cody Bellinger celebrates his two-run home run against the Tampa Bay Rays during the fourth inning in Game 1 of the baseball World Series Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Dodgers’ stars shine in win over Rays in Game 1 of World Series

Mookie Betts and Cody Bellinger homer to back a great start from Clayton Kershaw in L.A.’s 8-3 win.

 

Seattle Seahawks receiver DK Metcalf, right, catches the game-winning touchdown as Minnesota’s Anthony Harris defends in Seattle’s 27-26 victory over the Vikings on Oct. 11 at CenturyLink Field. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

POLL: What was the Seahawks’ biggest pre-bye moment?

Seattle is 5-0 at its bye, and there has been no shortage of defining plays.

Seattle Seahawks receiver DK Metcalf, right, catches the game-winning touchdown as Minnesota’s Anthony Harris defends in Seattle’s 27-26 victory over the Vikings on Oct. 11 at CenturyLink Field. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has been a huge factor in Seattle’s 5-0 start. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Grading the Seahawks at the bye week

Through five games Seattle is 5-0, and the marks reflect that record.

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has been a huge factor in Seattle’s 5-0 start. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Ryan Leveck makes a jump as he makes his way down the slopes during the opening day of Stevens Pass on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019 in Stevens Pass, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald).

You will need a reservation to ski at Stevens Pass this year

But despite capacity restrictions, the resort expects most skiers and boarders will get a lift ticket.

Ryan Leveck makes a jump as he makes his way down the slopes during the opening day of Stevens Pass on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019 in Stevens Pass, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald).
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson reacts after throwing the game winning touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Seattle. The Seahawks won 27-26. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

Wilson has been ‘as good as you can get’ for Seahawks

The star quarterback’s brilliant play has Seattle at 5-0 entering the bye week.

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson reacts after throwing the game winning touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Seattle. The Seahawks won 27-26. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
Washington quarterbacks Kevin Thomson, left, and Jacob Sirmon, right, drop to pass during NCAA college football practice, Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Who will be the guy at quarterback for UW?

New head coach Jimmy Lake and offensive coordinator John Donovan are in no rush to name a starter.

Washington quarterbacks Kevin Thomson, left, and Jacob Sirmon, right, drop to pass during NCAA college football practice, Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
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.

Season finale set for Saturday at Evergreen Speedway

The Central Welding Supply 125 was supposed to run last weekend, but was postponed due to weather.

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.
Everett Silvertips' Jake Christiansen takes a shot on goal during the game on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Fans or no fans, Silvertips’ season will begin in January

The WHL says that its previous requirement of at least 50% capacity in arenas is no longer an issue.

Everett Silvertips' Jake Christiansen takes a shot on goal during the game on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird, left, smiles at Breanna Stewart after the team defeated the Las Vegas Aces to win basketball’s WNBA championship last week in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)

POLL RESULTS: 2020 deemed the greatest team in Storm history

By a two-to-one margin, Seattle’s 2020 championship team out-polled the 2010 titlists.

Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird, left, smiles at Breanna Stewart after the team defeated the Las Vegas Aces to win basketball’s WNBA championship last week in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)
Everett's Gage Goncalves (left) and Everett's Bryce Kindopp celebrates a goal against Seattle Sunday evening at ShoWare Center in Kent on March 8, 2020. The Silvertips won 3-2. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

New start date for Everett Silvertips’ season set

The WHL sets Jan. 8 as the new opening for the 2020-21 season; teams will only play division games.

Everett's Gage Goncalves (left) and Everett's Bryce Kindopp celebrates a goal against Seattle Sunday evening at ShoWare Center in Kent on March 8, 2020. The Silvertips won 3-2. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Turner Stevenson addresses the team during practiice Wednesday afternoon at Xfinity Arena in Everett on January 11, 2017. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Everett Jr. Silvertips move to Seattle Junior Hockey

The program will join the Mountlake Terrace-based league due to ongoing problems with ice time.

Turner Stevenson addresses the team during practiice Wednesday afternoon at Xfinity Arena in Everett on January 11, 2017. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Community sports roundup: Local golfers earn alternate spots

A trio of county natives will be first alternates for the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship.

The No. 18 car of Tyson Lang, Glacier Peak's starting varsity quarterback, races around the track at Evergreen Speedway in Monroe. (Photo provided by Evergreen Speedway)

Local teenager stars on the racetrack and on the football field

Tyson Lang is the season points leader at Evergreen Speedway — and also Glacier Peak’s starting QB.

The No. 18 car of Tyson Lang, Glacier Peak's starting varsity quarterback, races around the track at Evergreen Speedway in Monroe. (Photo provided by Evergreen Speedway)
Mariner's Henry Avra is fouled by Glacier Peak’s Brayden Quantrille while going for a basket. Mariner lost to Glacier Peak 90-87 in double overtime in a boys' basketball game on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

New guidelines released for return of prep sports

The new plan places counties and sports in three-tier systems. No signs of a quicker return to play.

Mariner's Henry Avra is fouled by Glacier Peak’s Brayden Quantrille while going for a basket. Mariner lost to Glacier Peak 90-87 in double overtime in a boys' basketball game on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll walks on the field before an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Carroll stresses caution to Seahawks players during bye week

While the players will still be tested daily, they will have more freedom than during a game week.

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll walks on the field before an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Seattle Sounders forward Raul Ruidiaz celebrates after scoring a goal during the second half of the team's MLS soccer match against the Portland Timbers in Portland, Ore., Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020. Ruidiaz scored twice as the Sounders won 3-0. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)

Sounders’ Wednesday match against Rapids postponed

Colorado has had an outbreak of COVID-19 and Seattle’s Ruidiaz also tests positive while with Peru.

Seattle Sounders forward Raul Ruidiaz celebrates after scoring a goal during the second half of the team's MLS soccer match against the Portland Timbers in Portland, Ore., Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020. Ruidiaz scored twice as the Sounders won 3-0. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)
Seattle Seahawks' DK Metcalf, right, catches the ball in the end zone for a touchdown as Minnesota Vikings' Anthony Harris defends near the end of the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

The 2020 Seahawks are putting on one heck of a show for fans

After the latest last-second win, a bye week gives fans — and this sportswriter — a chance to decompress.

Seattle Seahawks' DK Metcalf, right, catches the ball in the end zone for a touchdown as Minnesota Vikings' Anthony Harris defends near the end of the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
<ins>From left, Lauren Jackson, Sue Bird and Karen Bryant share a laugh during Jackson’s jersey retirement ceremony in 2016 in Seattle. (Kevin Clark / Herald file)</ins>

POLL: Which Seattle Storm team is the greatest?

Is it this year’s team, which won the franchise’s fourth WNBA title, or is it the 2010 team, which also dominted?

<ins>From left, Lauren Jackson, Sue Bird and Karen Bryant share a laugh during Jackson’s jersey retirement ceremony in 2016 in Seattle. (Kevin Clark / Herald file)</ins>