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Everett Silvertips defenseman Olen Zellweger controls the puck before a backdrop of fans during a game against the Saskatoon Blades last November at Angel of the Winds Arena. Readers weighed in on whether they’d be comfortable attending a Silvertips game with Angel of the Winds at 50% capacity amidst the coronavirus pandemic. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

POLL RESULTS: Majority of fans would attend Tips games

However, 38% would not be comfortable going to Angel of the Winds Arena at 50% capacity.

 

Everett Silvertips winger Cole Fonstad yells after scoring a goal against the Spokane Chiefs on Jan. 26 at Angel of the Winds Arena. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

POLL: Attending a Tips game at 50% capacity, yea or nay?

The WHL will only hold games once arenas are allowed to open to 50% capacity.

 

Lakewood’s Carson Chrisman celebrates after scoring a touchdown during a Class 2A state playoff game against Sequim last November. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

POLL RESULTS: Readers not confident on high school football

More than half the responders said they don’t expect high school football to be played in the fall.

 

Marysville-Pilchuck’s Jordan Justice pushes Arlington’s Joseph Schmidt to the ground during a game last October. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

POLL: Will there be high school football in the fall?

Schools are scheduled to reopen, but will football be able to accommodate distancing regulations?

Marysville-Pilchuck’s Jordan Justice pushes Arlington’s Joseph Schmidt to the ground during a game last October. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Former Everett Silvertips star goaltender Carter Hart and the rest of the Philadelphia Flyers are one of the 24 NHL teams set to resume playing at one of two hub locations beginning in July. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

POLL RESULTS: The NHL gets the nod for its restart plan

However, the general consensus is that both the NHL and NBA have good restart plans.

Former Everett Silvertips star goaltender Carter Hart and the rest of the Philadelphia Flyers are one of the 24 NHL teams set to resume playing at one of two hub locations beginning in July. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, center, shoots as Milwaukee Bucks center Robin Lopez, left, and forward Giannis Antetokounmpo defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game on March 6 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

POLL: Which league got its restart plan right, NBA or NHL?

Both leagues, which suspended their seasons because of the coronavirus outbreak, have plans to restart.

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, center, shoots as Milwaukee Bucks center Robin Lopez, left, and forward Giannis Antetokounmpo defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game on March 6 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Voters picked Felix Hernandez’s perfect game as the greatest no-hitter in Seattle Mariners history. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

POLL RESULTS: “The King” is king of Mariners no-hitters

Nearly two-thirds of voters selected Felix Hernandez’s perfect game as their top pick.

Voters picked Felix Hernandez’s perfect game as the greatest no-hitter in Seattle Mariners history. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Randy Johnson threw the first no-hitter in Seattle Mariners franchise history. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

POLL: What is the greatest no-hitter in Mariners history?

Tuesday is the 30th anniversary of Seattle’s first no-hitter, the first of six in franchise history.

Randy Johnson threw the first no-hitter in Seattle Mariners franchise history. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

POLL RESULTS: “The Last Dance” was a big hit

Readers watched the 10-part documentary on the Chicago Bulls of the 90s, and they liked what they saw.

“The Last Dance,” a 10-part documentary produced by NBA legend Michael Jordan, is a 10-part series chronicling the Chicago Bulls’ run to the 1997-98 NBA championship, the franchise’s sixth title in eight seasons. (AP Photo/Beth A. Keiser)

POLL: Have you seen “The Last Dance,” and what’s your take?

The 10-part ESPN documentary on Michael Jordan’s Chicago Bulls has been a phenomenon of the pandemic.

“The Last Dance,” a 10-part documentary produced by NBA legend Michael Jordan, is a 10-part series chronicling the Chicago Bulls’ run to the 1997-98 NBA championship, the franchise’s sixth title in eight seasons. (AP Photo/Beth A. Keiser)
Readers believe Sue Bird and the Seattle Storm will be WNBA championship favorites when and if the 2020 season begins. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

POLL RESULTS: Storm expected to be WNBA title favorites

Nearly half the voters predicted Seattle to win the 2020 WNBA championship.

Readers believe Sue Bird and the Seattle Storm will be WNBA championship favorites when and if the 2020 season begins. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
The Seattle Storm’s Jewell Loyd leans out for a shot against the Minnesota Lynx last June at the Angel of the Winds Arena. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

POLL: How good should the Seattle Storm be this season?

Everett’s adopted WNBA team was supposed to open its season last Friday.

The Seattle Storm’s Jewell Loyd leans out for a shot against the Minnesota Lynx last June at the Angel of the Winds Arena. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman (25) tackles Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett (16) during the Seahawks’ 27-24 overtime victory last November at Levi’s Stadium. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

POLL RESULTS: Seahawks fans want to see the 49ers

Two-thirds of responders said Seattle’s game against San Francisco is the one they want to attend most.

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman (25) tackles Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett (16) during the Seahawks’ 27-24 overtime victory last November at Levi’s Stadium. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner (54) celebrates after tackling Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Pharoh Cooper (12) during a game on Dec. 22, 2019 at CenturyLink Field. (Amanda Snyder/Seattle Times/TNS)

POLL: Which Seahawks home game would you want to attend?

Seattle’s schedule welcomes iconic franchises and playoff contenders to CenturyLink Field in 2020.

Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner (54) celebrates after tackling Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Pharoh Cooper (12) during a game on Dec. 22, 2019 at CenturyLink Field. (Amanda Snyder/Seattle Times/TNS)
The Everett Silvertips celebrate a goal by Riley Sutter, center, during Game 3 of the 2018 WHL finals at Angel of the Winds Arena. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

POLL RESULTS: Silverips’ 2017-18 team reigns supreme

Voters overwhelmingly picked Everett’s 2017-18 team over 2003-04 in a matchup of Tips WHL finalists.

The Everett Silvertips celebrate a goal by Riley Sutter, center, during Game 3 of the 2018 WHL finals at Angel of the Winds Arena. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Everett Silvertips players Mitch Love (left) and Jeff Harvey face the Medicine Hat Tigers during the 2004 WHL championship series. (Michael O’Leary / The Herald)

POLL: Who wins a series between Silvertips finals teams?

The WHL finals would have begun Friday; Everett reached the WHL championship series in 2004 and 2018.

Everett Silvertips players Mitch Love (left) and Jeff Harvey face the Medicine Hat Tigers during the 2004 WHL championship series. (Michael O’Leary / The Herald)

Longtime Herald editor was huge advocate for local sports

Kevin Brown was laid off in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic after 18 years at The Herald.

Voters gave Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider (right) and coach Pete Carroll middling grades for the 2020 draft. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

POLL RESULTS: Middling grades for the Seahawks’ draft

More than 80% of voters gave Seattle either a B or a C for their 2020 NFL draft.

Voters gave Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider (right) and coach Pete Carroll middling grades for the 2020 draft. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
The Seattle Seahawks pulled off a surprise when they selected Texas Tech linebacker Jordyn Brooks (1) in the first round of the NFL draft. (Sam Grenadier/A-J Media)

POLL: What grade do you give the Seahawks for their draft?

Seattle made eight selections, some of which met expectations and some of which didn’t.

The Seattle Seahawks pulled off a surprise when they selected Texas Tech linebacker Jordyn Brooks (1) in the first round of the NFL draft. (Sam Grenadier/A-J Media)
Washington quarterback Jacob Eason throw around the rush of Boise State’s Curtis Weaver for a touchdown pass in the first quarter of the Las Vegas Bowl on Dec. 21, 2019. Eason, a Lake Stevens alum, was one of 58 players — and the only UW player — invited to participate in the NFL Draft’s virtual event. (Darin Oswald/Idaho Statesman)

POLL RESULTS: Eason likely to be picked in early rounds

Most fans believe the former Lake Stevens star will be a second- or third-round pick in the NFL draft.

Washington quarterback Jacob Eason throw around the rush of Boise State’s Curtis Weaver for a touchdown pass in the first quarter of the Las Vegas Bowl on Dec. 21, 2019. Eason, a Lake Stevens alum, was one of 58 players — and the only UW player — invited to participate in the NFL Draft’s virtual event. (Darin Oswald/Idaho Statesman)
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