Sports

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

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.

 

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

Mind over miles: Thoughts from the Seattle Half Marathon

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

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

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

Marysville Olympian, honored Wednesday, found dead at 42

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

Spread the wealth? Money crunch is coming for Seahawks

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

Q&A: Longtime Everett Herald Mariners writer remembers Edgar

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

Mountain biking, disc golf mark seasons shift at Stevens

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

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

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)

Seattle Storm make Everett debut in preseason loss

The reigning WNBA champs were short-handed in an 87-84 loss to Phoenix at Angel of the Winds Arena.