Seattle Kraken goaltender Philipp Grubauer (31) blocks the puck in front of Vegas Golden Knights right wing Reilly Smith (19) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Chase Stevens)

Released at last: Kraken rally, drop inaugural game to Knights

Seattle comes back from three goals down to pull even, but falls to Las Vegas 4-3 in the first game in franchise history.

Seattle Kraken goaltender Philipp Grubauer (31) blocks the puck in front of Vegas Golden Knights right wing Reilly Smith (19) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Chase Stevens)
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Prep results for Monday, Oct. 11

Prep results for Monday, Oct. 11: (Note for coaches/scorekeepers: To report results and statistics, email sports@heraldnet.com) BOYS TENNIS Wesco 3A North Stanwood 7, Marysville Getchell… Continue reading

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Vote for The Herald’s Prep Athlete of the Week for Oct. 4-10

The Athlete of the Week nominees for Oct. 4-10. Voting closes at midnight Sunday. The winner will be announced with next week’s poll and in… Continue reading

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Lynnwood's Anthony Hooker runs the ball during the game against Everett on Friday, Oct. 8, 2021 in Edmonds, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Lynnwood's Anthony Hooker runs the ball during the game against Everett on Friday, Oct. 8, 2021 in Edmonds, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Lawrence Muhat (center), of Lake Stevens, stands on the podium after winning the Kumite gold medal at the WUKF World Karate Championships held Sept. 23-26 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. (Photo courtesy of the Muhat family)
Lawrence Muhat (center), of Lake Stevens, stands on the podium after winning the Kumite gold medal at the WUKF World Karate Championships held Sept. 23-26 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. (Photo courtesy of the Muhat family)
Kamiak's Josh Kim returns a volley during a match against Glacier Peak's Jason Yee at Glacier Peak High School on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021 in Snohomish, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Kamiak's Josh Kim returns a volley during a match against Glacier Peak's Jason Yee at Glacier Peak High School on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021 in Snohomish, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Everett's Aidan Sutter, left, and Portland's Marcus Nguyen cross stick for the puck in the second period Friday night at the Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on October 8, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Tips week in review: Everett relishes return of fans to AOTW Arena

The Silvertips won their first 2 games, including their 1st home contest in front of fans in 580 days.

Everett's Aidan Sutter, left, and Portland's Marcus Nguyen cross stick for the puck in the second period Friday night at the Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on October 8, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Dean Corcoran weaves through teams to announce the penalty during the game against Edmonds-Woodway and Monroe Friday night at Monroe High School on October 1, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Local sports officials fear crisis as numbers dwindle

Officials associations are hurting for bodies as they struggle to cover interscholastic games.

Dean Corcoran weaves through teams to announce the penalty during the game against Edmonds-Woodway and Monroe Friday night at Monroe High School on October 1, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
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)

Vote for The Herald’s Prep Football Game of the Week

Pick one of the high school football game we’ll cover this week. Voting closes at noon Wednesday. Marysville Pilchuck at Arlington, Friday, 7 p.m. The… Continue reading

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)
The boys elite division is off the races Saturday afternoon during the annual Hole in the Wall cross country meet at Lakewood High School in Arlington on October 9, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
The boys elite division is off the races Saturday afternoon during the annual Hole in the Wall cross country meet at Lakewood High School in Arlington on October 9, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
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Prep results for Saturday, Oct. 8

Prep results for Saturday, Oct. 8: (Note for coaches/scorekeepers: To report results and statistics, email sports@heraldnet.com) BOYS CROSS COUNTRY NON-LEAGUE Hole in the Wall Invitational… Continue reading

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Washington State running back Max Borghi (21) runs for a touchdown during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Oregon State, Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. Washington State won 31-24. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

Washington State rides huge 2nd half to win over Oregon State

The Cougars trail 10-3 at halftime, but explode for 28 points in the second half and win 31-24.

Washington State running back Max Borghi (21) runs for a touchdown during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Oregon State, Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. Washington State won 31-24. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)
The Herald's prep football roundup. (Photo by Elaine Thompson)

Prep football roundup for Friday, Oct. 8

Prep football roundup for Friday, Oct. 8: (Note for coaches/scorekeepers: To report results and statistics, email sports@heraldnet.com) WESCO 4A Lake Stevens 56, Mariner 7 LAKE… Continue reading

The Herald's prep football roundup. (Photo by Elaine Thompson)
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Non-football prep results for Friday, Oct. 8

Non-football prep results for Friday, Oct. 8: (Note for coaches/scorekeepers: To report results and statistics, email sports@heraldnet.com) BOYS TENNIS WESCO 4A Mariner at Glacier Peak,… Continue reading

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Everett's Ben Hemmerling controls the puck with Portland's O'Brien Jack trailing in the second period Friday night at the Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on October 8, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Silvertips dominate Winterhawks in home opener

Braden Holt posts a shutout and Jackson Berezowski scores twice in Everett’s 4-0 win.

Everett's Ben Hemmerling controls the puck with Portland's O'Brien Jack trailing in the second period Friday night at the Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on October 8, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Glacier Peak's Adisen Stratton competes in a meet Wednesday afternoon at Hamlin Park in Seattle on October 6, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Hole in the Wall cross country meet back after nearly 2 years

After being held virtually last year, the 38th edition of the meet will feature over 4,000 runners.

Glacier Peak's Adisen Stratton competes in a meet Wednesday afternoon at Hamlin Park in Seattle on October 6, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson holds a sponge near his taped injured finger during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021, in Seattle. Wilson left the game after the injury and the Rams won 26-17. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Report: Seahawks QB Wilson to miss ‘roughly’ 6 weeks

Wilson injured his right middle finger during the Thursday night loss to the Los Angeles Rams.

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson holds a sponge near his taped injured finger during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021, in Seattle. Wilson left the game after the injury and the Rams won 26-17. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Glacier Peak's Levi Nichols, left, and Nicholas LeBar compete in a meet Wednesday afternoon at Hamlin Park in Seattle on October 6, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Top local runners to watch at Hole in the Wall invitational

The 38th annual cross country extravaganza takes place Saturday at Lakewood High School in Arlington.

Glacier Peak's Levi Nichols, left, and Nicholas LeBar compete in a meet Wednesday afternoon at Hamlin Park in Seattle on October 6, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
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Prep results for Thursday, Oct. 7

Prep results for Thursday, Oct. 7: (Note for coaches/scorekeepers: To report results and statistics, email sports@heraldnet.com) BOYS CROSS COUNTRY WESCO Meadowdale 22, Shorecrest 54, Marysville… Continue reading

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Lynnwood's Jordan Whittle sticks his arm out to block a tackle during the game against Everett on Friday, Oct. 8, 2021 in Edmonds, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Lynnwood's Jordan Whittle sticks his arm out to block a tackle during the game against Everett on Friday, Oct. 8, 2021 in Edmonds, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)