Sports

The Mercer Island boys basketball celebrates their 61-36 victory over Interlake in the 3A KingCo championship game on Feb. 11, 2020, at Sammamish High School. File photo

WIAA pushes back return to play for prep sports

Season 2 now begins Feb. 1 and seasons have been shortened to seven weeks each.

 

In this file photo from March 2020, the Federal Way High School boys basketball team reacts in the final minutes of the state quarterfinals game against Mt. Si High School. File photo

New guidelines released for return of prep sports in WA

The new plan places counties and sports in three-tier systems. No signs of a quicker return to play.

 

Doctor IDs safety measures for youth team sports practices

Doctor IDs safety measures for youth team sports practices

Before practice begins, parents must understand COVID-19 protective protocols

 

Pictured: A Mercer Island High School swimmer competes in fall 2019. Washington Interscholastic Activities Association recently announced the girls swim and dive season will be moved to “Season 3,” which begins March 1. File photo

WIAA gives schools option to delay start of prep sports until December

An updated plan moves girls swimming to Season 3 and makes fall cross country an alternate season.

Pictured: A Mercer Island High School swimmer competes in fall 2019. Washington Interscholastic Activities Association recently announced the girls swim and dive season will be moved to “Season 3,” which begins March 1. File photo
The Todd Beamer Titans football team in Federal Way during a 2019 summer practice. File photo

WIAA modifies prep sports calendar; football moved to spring

Washington’s high school athletics governing body announced its revised plans for the upcoming school year Tuesday evening (July 21), and football is moving to the… Continue reading

The Todd Beamer Titans football team in Federal Way during a 2019 summer practice. File photo
WIAA delays start dates for fall sports

WIAA delays start dates for fall sports

Football practices to begin Sept. 5, all other sports planned for Sept. 7.

WIAA delays start dates for fall sports
No-show season: WIAA announces cancellation of spring sports, activities

No-show season: WIAA announces cancellation of spring sports, activities

Due to the school closure extension, the cancellation includes all practices, competitions, tournaments and championships, WIAA says.

No-show season: WIAA announces cancellation of spring sports, activities
There’s still hope for spring sports, WIAA announces

There’s still hope for spring sports, WIAA announces

Washington Interscholastic Activities Association making contingency plans for high school sports competitions after extension of stay home order.

There’s still hope for spring sports, WIAA announces
The WIAA announced Wednesday that if schools reopen at the conclusion of the six-week statewide shutdown ordered last week by Gov. Jay Inslee, then the state championships will go on as planned. (WIAA photo)

WIAA still hoping to hold state championships in May

But if the school shutdown extends past April 24, those championships could be in jeopardy.

The WIAA announced Wednesday that if schools reopen at the conclusion of the six-week statewide shutdown ordered last week by Gov. Jay Inslee, then the state championships will go on as planned. (WIAA photo)
Lynch’s return gives the Seahawks a much-needed lift

Lynch’s return gives the Seahawks a much-needed lift

The veteran running back’s leaping touchdown produced a shower of Skittles at CenturyLink Field.

Lynch’s return gives the Seahawks a much-needed lift
Seahawks fall an inch short of a division championship

Seahawks fall an inch short of a division championship

Seattle’s furious second-half comeback stopped just shy of the goal line in a 26-21 loss to 49ers

Seahawks fall an inch short of a division championship
Mind over miles: Thoughts from the Seattle Half Marathon

Mind over miles: Thoughts from the Seattle Half Marathon

Reporter runs the 13.1-mile race in 2:01:40.

Mind over miles: Thoughts from the Seattle Half Marathon
UW Senior WR Andre Baccellia scores on a 5-yard pass from QB Jacob Eason.

Huskies fall to Ducks, 35-31 | Photos

The University of Washington Huskies fell to the Oregon Ducks, 35-31, on Oct. 19 to a sellout crowd at Husky Stadium. Photos courtesy of Todd… Continue reading

UW Senior WR Andre Baccellia scores on a 5-yard pass from QB Jacob Eason.
Wilson’s 4 TDs, late field goal miss helps Hawks edge Rams

Wilson’s 4 TDs, late field goal miss helps Hawks edge Rams

Russell Wilson led a late scoring drive and a 44-yard attempt was barely wide in Seattle’s 30-29 win.

Wilson’s 4 TDs, late field goal miss helps Hawks edge Rams
Marysville Olympian, honored Wednesday, found dead at 42

Marysville Olympian, honored Wednesday, found dead at 42

Jarred Rome was in town for his induction into the Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame.

Marysville Olympian, honored Wednesday, found dead at 42
Spread the wealth? Money crunch is coming for Seahawks

Spread the wealth? Money crunch is coming for Seahawks

Seattle has one more season before its big-spending ramifications truly kick in.

Spread the wealth? Money crunch is coming for Seahawks
Q&A: Longtime Everett Herald Mariners writer remembers Edgar

Q&A: Longtime Everett Herald Mariners writer remembers Edgar

Kirby Arnold reminisces on covering Edgar Martinez and his Hall of Fame career.

Q&A: Longtime Everett Herald Mariners writer remembers Edgar
Mountain biking, disc golf mark seasons shift at Stevens

Mountain biking, disc golf mark seasons shift at Stevens

Widely known for its winter wonderland, summer at Stevens Pass offers other opportunities.

Mountain biking, disc golf mark seasons shift at Stevens
Photos: Seattle Storm beat Indiana Fever at Alaska Airlines Arena

Photos: Seattle Storm beat Indiana Fever at Alaska Airlines Arena

The Seattle Storm defeated the Indiana Fever, 65-61, during their matchup June 23 at Alaska Airlines Arena. The Storm (7-4) have a perfect record in… Continue reading

Photos: Seattle Storm beat Indiana Fever at Alaska Airlines Arena
Seattle Storm’s Jewell Loyd leans out for a shot as the Seattle Storm took on the Minnesota Lynx at the Angle of the Winds Arena on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Storm sink Lynx, improve to 2-0 in Everett

Seattle wins 84-77 to hand Minnesota its first loss of the season.

Seattle Storm’s Jewell Loyd leans out for a shot as the Seattle Storm took on the Minnesota Lynx at the Angle of the Winds Arena on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)