The Top 10 Highlights of the Decade

1. Seahawks’ run to Super Bowl XL (2005)

Right up until the part when the Terrible Towels started waving

2. Mariners’ 116-win season (2001)

Seattle won’t soon forget Boonie, Nellie, Cammie and Co.

3. Silvertips’ run to Conference Finals (2004)

There weren’t any growing pains for this expansion team

4. Mill Creek’s Little League World Series (2008)

You’re never too young to capture the attention of an entire county

5. Seattle Storm’s championship (2004)

Still this city’s only pro title since 1979 Sonics

6. UW softball’s NCAA title (2009)

We were a big slow on the bandwagon, but it was fun once we got there

7. MLB All-Star Game (2001)

Cal Ripken and Tommy Lasorda left lasting memories

8. UW volleyball’s NCAA championship (2005)

Who knew that volleyball could be so much fun?

9. Huskies’ Rose Bowl (2001)

The Neuheisel era wasn’t all betting pools and lies

10. Finishing second in the NBA Draft lottery (2007)

Sonics landed one of the brightest young stars in Kevin Durant — at least for a little while

Compiled by Scott M. Johnson, Herald Writer

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