Emerson Hancock warms up Saturday afternoon during practice at Funko Field in Everett on May 1, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

AquaSox pitcher Hancock selected to MLB’s All-Star Futures Game

Emerson Hancock and recently promoted Julio Rodriguez will be part of the MLB All-Star Week event.

Emerson Hancock warms up Saturday afternoon during practice at Funko Field in Everett on May 1, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
The AquaSox have the bases load in the first inning against the Vancouver Canadians Tuesday evening at Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett June 29th, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

GALLERY: AquaSox power past Canadians for 5th win in a row

Everett pounds out 17 hits and opens a six-game home series with a 15-10 victory over Vancouver.

The AquaSox have the bases load in the first inning against the Vancouver Canadians Tuesday evening at Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett June 29th, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Seattle Spartans.

Community sports: Local women’s football players recognized

Plus, an Evergreen Speedway veteran wins the Galloway Shootout, disc golf results and more.

Seattle Spartans.
Emerson Hancock warms up Saturday afternoon during practice at Funko Field in Everett on May 1, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

AquaSox weekly update: Pitchers shine as Sox dominate Tri-City

The AquaSox’s talented rotation had a strong week, helping Everett win 5 of 6 over the Dust Devils.

Emerson Hancock warms up Saturday afternoon during practice at Funko Field in Everett on May 1, 2021. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
AquaSox’s Julio Rodriguez watches the ball after hitting his fifth home run in six games on Sunday, May 16, 2021 in Everett, Wash.

Highly touted prospect Rodriguez promoted to Double-A

After starring for the AquaSox, No. 3 overall prospect Julio Rodriguez is heading to Double-A Arkansas.

AquaSox’s Julio Rodriguez watches the ball after hitting his fifth home run in six games on Sunday, May 16, 2021 in Everett, Wash.
Britain’s Amy-Eloise Markovc celebrates after winning the women’s 3,000 meters final at the Poland European Indoor Athletics Championships in Torun, Poland, on March 5. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

Former GP standout could miss Olympics on technicality

Amy-Eloise (Neale) Markovc finished second in the women’s 5,000 at the British Championships, but controversy reigns.

Britain’s Amy-Eloise Markovc celebrates after winning the women’s 3,000 meters final at the Poland European Indoor Athletics Championships in Torun, Poland, on March 5. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
AquaSox's manager, Louis Boyd, Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 28, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Dollard has strong Sox debut in Everett’s win over Tri-City

Taylor Dollard tosses 7 quality innings and the AquaSox continue dominating Tri-City with a 9-3 win.

AquaSox's manager, Louis Boyd, Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 28, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Glacier Peak's Maya Erling drives with Snohomish's Kyra Beckman defending Friday evening at Snohomish High in Snohomish on May 28, 2021. The Grizzles won 59-35. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Girls basketball season review: GP seniors cap superb run

The Grizzlies went 9-0 this past season and the class of 2021 finished with a 55-9 overall record.

Glacier Peak's Maya Erling drives with Snohomish's Kyra Beckman defending Friday evening at Snohomish High in Snohomish on May 28, 2021. The Grizzles won 59-35. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
AquaSox’s Julio Rodriguez runs the bases after hitting his fifth home run in six games during the game against the Dust Devils on Sunday, May 16, 2021 in Everett, Wash.

J-Rod, Dominican Republic punch ticket to Summer Olympics

AquaSox star Julio Rodriguez and the D.R. capture the final spot in the Olympic baseball field.

AquaSox’s Julio Rodriguez runs the bases after hitting his fifth home run in six games during the game against the Dust Devils on Sunday, May 16, 2021 in Everett, Wash.
AquaSox's manager, Louis Boyd, Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 28, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

AquaSox rally in 9th to beat Dust Devils

Everett scores four runs with two outs in the final inning to defeat Tri-City 9-6.

AquaSox's manager, Louis Boyd, Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 28, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Azavier Coppin, Glacier Peak sophomore, score 17 goals in the abbreviated season and is The Herald's boys soccer Player of the Year. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

The Herald’s 2021 Boys Soccer Player of the Year: Azavier Coppin

The Glacier Peak sophomore scored 17 goals in just 10 matches to lead the Grizzlies to a 5-1-4 mark.

Azavier Coppin, Glacier Peak sophomore, score 17 goals in the abbreviated season and is The Herald's boys soccer Player of the Year. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Lake Stevens' Jordan Ross and Arlington's Gio Castillo battle for the ball as Arlington beat Lakes Stevens 2-1 in a boys soccer march on Monday, May 3, 2021 in Arlington, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

The Herald’s 2021 All-Area high school boys soccer teams

A look at the top prep boys soccer players in the area during this abbreviated season.

Lake Stevens' Jordan Ross and Arlington's Gio Castillo battle for the ball as Arlington beat Lakes Stevens 2-1 in a boys soccer march on Monday, May 3, 2021 in Arlington, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Don Helphrey putts on the first hole at Kayak Point Disc Golf Resort on Friday, June 18, 2021 in Stanwood, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Kayak Point becomes destination for disc golf

The Kayak Point Disc Golf Resort, formerly the Kayak Point G.C., will host a pro event this weekend

Don Helphrey putts on the first hole at Kayak Point Disc Golf Resort on Friday, June 18, 2021 in Stanwood, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
AquaSox's manager, Louis Boyd, Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 28, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

AquaSox roll past mistake-prone Dust Devils

Everett takes advantage of four errors and eight walks in a 13-3 win over Tri-City.

AquaSox's manager, Louis Boyd, Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 28, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Evergreen Speedway remains closed due the stay-at-home order while NASCAR will run it's first race since the pandemic began on Sunday. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

NWSLMS portion of Galloway Shootout canceled due to tire issue

The Northwest Super Late Model Series won’t race at Evergreen Speedway on Saturday.

Evergreen Speedway remains closed due the stay-at-home order while NASCAR will run it's first race since the pandemic began on Sunday. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
AquaSox's manager, Louis Boyd, Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 28, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

AquaSox hurlers dominate Dust Devils in shutout win

Everett pitchers combine to allow just three hits while striking out 15 batters in a 4-0 victory.

AquaSox's manager, Louis Boyd, Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 28, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
FILE - Philadelphia Flyers head coach Dave Hakstol gives instructions during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh, in this Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, file photo. The Seattle Kraken hired Dave Hakstol on Thursday, June 24, 2021, as head coach of the expansion franchise that will begin its first NHL season in the fall.  It’s his second NHL head-coaching job after three plus seasons with the Philadelphia Flyers from 2015-19. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Expansion Seattle Kraken hire first coach

Dave Hakstol previously coached the Philadelphia Flyers and was an assistant for the Toronto Maple Leafs.

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FILE - Philadelphia Flyers head coach Dave Hakstol gives instructions during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh, in this Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, file photo. The Seattle Kraken hired Dave Hakstol on Thursday, June 24, 2021, as head coach of the expansion franchise that will begin its first NHL season in the fall.  It’s his second NHL head-coaching job after three plus seasons with the Philadelphia Flyers from 2015-19. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
Monroe's Sam Olson blocks Snohomish's Josh Vandergriend shot Tuesday night at Monroe High School on May 11, 2021. The Tigers won 36-35. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

All-Wesco teams announced for traditional winter sports

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Monroe's Sam Olson blocks Snohomish's Josh Vandergriend shot Tuesday night at Monroe High School on May 11, 2021. The Tigers won 36-35. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
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KINGMA - Jackson girls basketball coach Jeannie Thompson with Jackson point guard Kristi Kingma who is a University of Washington recruit.

EvCC names Jeannie Thompson new women’s basketball coach

The hiring came shortly after the announcement that longtime Trojans coach Chet Hovde has retired.

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story by Mike Cane
KINGMA - Jackson girls basketball coach Jeannie Thompson with Jackson point guard Kristi Kingma who is a University of Washington recruit.
Angel of the Winds Arena will become Snohomish County's first COVID-19 isolation and quarantine facility. (Sara Bruestle/ The Herald)

Could the Seattle Kraken play preseason games in Everett?

While nothing has been decided, Angel of the Winds Arena could be an option if the new arena isn’t ready.

Angel of the Winds Arena will become Snohomish County's first COVID-19 isolation and quarantine facility. (Sara Bruestle/ The Herald)