Penn State’s Barkley presents ‘great challenge’ for UW

The Huskies have faced some top talent this season, and the Nittany Lions RB is another for the list.

Bettman says NHL will consider Seattle expansion bid

The NHL commissioner said the expansion fee has been set at $650 million for Seattle, if approved.

Mariners acquire Dee Gordon from the Miami Marlins

Seattle gives up three minor-leaguers, including its top pitching prospect, Nick Neidert

Seahawks’ Joeckel braces for return to Jacksonville

The guard spent the first 4 seasons of his career with the Jaguars after being the No. 2 pick in 2013.

Sounders’ Dempsey eager to contribute to title repeat

The striker sat out injured as Seattle beat Toronto for the MLS Cup last season.

Stanwood Youth Football Bantams seeking funds for nationals

The 12-year-olds qualified for the Pro Football Hall of Fame National Youth Championships in Ohio.

AP announces its 2017 All-Pac-12 Conference football teams

Four Cougars and three Huskies named to the first team

Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield named the AP Player of the Year

Stanford RB Bryce Love comes in second in the voting and Louisville QB Lamar Jackson is third

Wednesday’s prep results with links to recaps

Here are Wednesday’s prep results with links to recaps: BOYS BASKETBALL Non-conference Juanita 64, Snohomish 61 Lynnwood 63, Interlake 38 Mountlake Terrace 92, Cedarcrest 39… Continue reading

Lake Stevens senior eyes 2nd straight state wrestling title

Malachi Lawrence and his powerful offensive arsenal also hope to lead the Vikings to a team championship.

REFLECTIONS: A half-dozen in a row as Everett upends Portland

The Game On Wednesday the Tips put together arguably one their best all-around performances of the season and earned their sixth straight victory. Moreover, it… Continue reading

Thiel: Seattle mayor approves KeyArena renovation plan

An NHL franchise seems likelier to arrive first, but Durkan won’t let folks forget about the Sonics.

Retired NFL star Warren Moon sued for sexual harassment

A former employee says the Seahawks broadcaster required her to wear thong underwear and share his bed.

Stanwood’s Kaitlin Larson, L-R, Lake Stevens’ Kylee Griffen and Lake Stevens’ Savannah Smith look for a rebound off a free throw Wednesday night at Lake Stevens High in Lake Stevens on December 6, 2017. The Vikings won 56-45. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Lake Stevens girls basketball beats Stanwood 56-45

Kylee Griffen, the Vikings’ Gonzaga-bound star, scored 29 points and grabbed 15 rebounds in the win.

Stanwood’s Kaitlin Larson, L-R, Lake Stevens’ Kylee Griffen and Lake Stevens’ Savannah Smith look for a rebound off a free throw Wednesday night at Lake Stevens High in Lake Stevens on December 6, 2017. The Vikings won 56-45. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Silvertips top Winterhawks for 6th straight win

Everett goalie Carter Hart outduels Portland’s Cole Kehler as Everett stays red-hot with a victory.

M’s trade AquaSox catcher Banuelos to Twins

Seattle acquires $1 million in international bonus pool money in exchange for the minor leaguer.

Washington stuns No. 2 Kansas 74-65

Matisse Thybulle scores 19 points to lead the Huskies to an enormous upset over the Jayhawks on the road.

Shead returns to practice for Seahawks

The CB has been out since suffering a major knee injury in last January’s playoff game against Atlanta.

Wayne Kruse’s Pick of the Week: Whidbey Island steelhead

By Wayne Kruse For The Herald Early-season steelheading on the westside Whidbey Island beaches is not necessarily a great fishery, but it does provide the… Continue reading