Thiel: Wilson’s new contract is a good deal in a lot of ways

For Pete Carroll, it keeps alive the best shot to return his team to the Super Bowl.

Silvertips happy with overall season despite difficult finish

Everett didn’t bring home a title, but outplayed preseason expectations and made progress in other areas.

Rays ace Snell placed on 10-day IL with broken toe

The Shorewood alum suffered the injury while moving a piece of bathroom furniture.

‘Seattle, we got a deal’: Russell Wilson is sticking around

The Seahawks quarterback has agreed to a $140 million, four-year extension.

  • Apr 16, 2019
Marysville Pilchuck’s Randy Galvan (right) and Snohomish’s Adam Kowalchyk jump for a header during a 1-1 draw on March 23. The Tomahawks sit atop a crowded race in the Wesco 3A/2A boys soccer standings. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Prep notebook: A look at the crowded Wesco 3A/2A boys soccer race

Marysville Pilchuck soccer leads the Wesco 3A/2A logjam, while Jackson is pulling away in Wesco 4A.

Marysville Pilchuck’s Randy Galvan (right) and Snohomish’s Adam Kowalchyk jump for a header during a 1-1 draw on March 23. The Tomahawks sit atop a crowded race in the Wesco 3A/2A boys soccer standings. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Marysville Getchell softball players enjoy a breakout season

The Chargers have made gradual improvements over the past four years and are now among the area’s best.

Late rally falls short, M’s slide extends to 4 straight

Seattle couldn’t overcome early struggles from starter Yusei Kikuchi in a 6-4 loss to Cleveland.

Prep results for Monday, April 15

Here are the prep results for Monday, April 15, with links to box scores and recaps where applicable: BASEBALL Wesco 4A Jackson 11, Glacier Peak… Continue reading

Gonzaga’s Hachimura declares for NBA draft

The Bulldogs’ star should be the first player born in Japan to be chosen.

  • Apr 15, 2019

Prep stars of the night for Monday, April 15

Here are the prep stars of the night for Monday, April 15: Daniel Kim, Kamiak boys golf Kim, a freshman, fired 2-under 34 to claim… Continue reading

More than 100 teams are expected at Snohomish High School for Saturday’s Eason Invitational, which is annually one of the state’s premier high school track and field meets. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Hot tickets: What to watch this week in prep sports

More than 100 track and field teams are heading to Snohomish for Saturday’s 31st annual Eason Invite.

More than 100 teams are expected at Snohomish High School for Saturday’s Eason Invitational, which is annually one of the state’s premier high school track and field meets. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)

Wilson works out at Seahawks’ facility as talks continue

The Seattle quarterback’s self-imposed deadline to get a long-term contract was set to expire Monday.

  • Apr 15, 2019

Vogelbach epitomizes Mariners’ fast start

The bulky designated hitter has made the most of his opportunity to play this season.

Everett’s Bryce Kindopp scores a goal past Tri-City’s Beck Warm in the first period during game 5 of the playoffs Saturday night at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on March 30, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Three Silvertips see NHL Draft stock rise

Fairbrother, Kindopp rise up list; Kindopp appears for first time

Everett’s Bryce Kindopp scores a goal past Tri-City’s Beck Warm in the first period during game 5 of the playoffs Saturday night at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett on March 30, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Community sports roundup: Snohomish student wins skiing title

Junior Tyler Larson won the Northwest Cup men’s points championship at Stevens Pass on April 7.

Vote for The Herald’s Prep Athlete of the Week for April 8-14

The Athlete of the Week nominees for April 8-14. Voting closes at midnight Sunday. The winner will be announced on next week’s Prep Focus page.… Continue reading

Seattle Mariners’ Edwin Encarnacion is congratulated by teammates after his solo home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Monday, April 8, 2019. It was the first of two home runs in the inning for Encarnacion. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

POLL: Are you a believer in the Mariners’ fast start?

Seattle has defied all expectations with its 13-5 start, but is it real or an illusion?

Seattle Mariners’ Edwin Encarnacion is congratulated by teammates after his solo home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Monday, April 8, 2019. It was the first of two home runs in the inning for Encarnacion. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Tiger Woods wins his 15th — and most improbable — major

He rebounds from years of scandal and injuries to win the Masters by one shot

The scorching Astros bring the Mariners back to earth

Houston runs its win streak to nine games as it completes a three-game sweep in Seattle

Lake Stevens senior has passion for calling baseball games

Payne Patchett, the beloved play-by-play voice of the Vikings, has his sights set on an MLB gig.