Amazon pays for rights to rename KeyArena ‘Climate Pledge’

The stadium will be the home for Seattle’s yet-to-be-named hockey team.

  • Jun 25, 2020

Community sports roundup: GP grad headed to rodeo finals

Plus, an EvCC pitcher signs with the Yankees, locals affected by SPU shuttering gymnastics, and more.

Play ball! MLB sets 60-game sked, opens July 23 or 24

Ballparks will be empty and new rules in place as the league and players agree to season parameters.

Snohomish track and field standout Ellie Grant

The talented jumper overcame scoliosis and will study biochemistry at the University of Idaho.

Samaya Morin spikes the ball at a Lake Stevens volleyball practice last November. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Guidelines set for fall prep sports

WIAA outlines the requirements for practices, competitions, with the requirements varying by sport.

Samaya Morin spikes the ball at a Lake Stevens volleyball practice last November. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Emerald Downs set to open racing season with no fans

The track begins its 10-race program Wednesday two months later than expected due to the pandemic.

Everett Silvertips winger Cole Fonstad yells after scoring a goal against the Spokane Chiefs on Jan. 26 at Angel of the Winds Arena. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

POLL: Attending a Tips game at 50% capacity, yea or nay?

The WHL will only hold games once arenas are allowed to open to 50% capacity.

Everett Silvertips winger Cole Fonstad yells after scoring a goal against the Spokane Chiefs on Jan. 26 at Angel of the Winds Arena. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Mariner distance runner James Smith

The Marauders’ team captain will join the U.S. Marine Corps with the goal of becoming Special Ops.

Stevens Pass closed for summer mountain biking, disc golfing

The resort has been closed since March, when it shut down ski slopes over COVID-19 concerns.

No fans, no season: Silvertips’ league lays out return plan

The WHL says teams must be allowed to have arenas at 50% capacity in order for next season to begin.

Prep notebook: Lynnwood hires new girls basketball coach

Eddie McFerrin will lead the Royals; ESD honors student-athletes; King’s star picks up an offer from UW.

Lakewood’s Carson Chrisman celebrates after scoring a touchdown during a Class 2A state playoff game against Sequim last November. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

POLL RESULTS: Readers not confident on high school football

More than half the responders said they don’t expect high school football to be played in the fall.

Lakewood’s Carson Chrisman celebrates after scoring a touchdown during a Class 2A state playoff game against Sequim last November. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Evergreen Speedway to resume races with no fans June 27

Every race at the track this season will be aired on CBS affiliate CW11 Sunday evenings.

WHL targets Oct. 2 for start of 2020-21 season

The league unveils its Return to Play plan, but provides no definitive info regarding fan attendance.

Seattle Storm’s Natasha Howard attempts a layup during the season opener game against the Phoenix Mercury on Saturday, May 25, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Seattle Storm won’t play any games in Everett this year

The pandemic forces the WNBA to play a 22-game regular season starting in late July without fans present.

Seattle Storm’s Natasha Howard attempts a layup during the season opener game against the Phoenix Mercury on Saturday, May 25, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Marysville-Pilchuck’s Jordan Justice pushes Arlington’s Joseph Schmidt to the ground during a game last October. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

POLL: Will there be high school football in the fall?

Schools are scheduled to reopen, but will football be able to accommodate distancing regulations?

Marysville-Pilchuck’s Jordan Justice pushes Arlington’s Joseph Schmidt to the ground during a game last October. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Ms hope to sign at least 10 undrafted players

With the Seattle Mariners having taken six players in this week’s truncated Major League Baseball draft,… Continue reading

Risky proposition for Sounders, MLS

Much more than a tournament at stake as Seattle, league prepares for resumption of play next month.

Sultan High soccer striker Diego Hernandez on Monday, June 8, 2020 in Sultan, Wa.(Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Sultan High soccer striker Diego Hernandez on Monday, June 8, 2020 in Sultan, Wa.(Andy Bronson / The Herald)