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Goaltender Dustin Wolf and the Everett Silvertips open the 2019-20 WHL season Friday night looking to claim their fourth straight U.S. Division championship. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

POLL RESULTS: Confidence is high in the Silvertips

Nearly two-thirds of voters believe Everett will win a fourth straight U.S. Division championship.

 

Bryce Kindopp and the Everett Silvertips are seeking their fourth straight U.S. Division championship when they open the 2019-20 WHL season against the Tri-City Americans on Friday night at Angel of the Winds Arena. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

POLL: Can the Tips win their fourth straight division title?

Everett opens the 2019-20 WHL season Friday against Tri-City at Angel of the Winds Arena.

 

UW answers last week’s alarm bells by dismantling Hawaii

The Huskies and Jacob Eason strike with early fireworks en route to a convincing 52-20 victory.

 

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, left, talks with teammate D.K. Metcalf after they defeated the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

POLL RESULTS: Reasonable expectations for Jadeveon Clowney

Nearly half the voters predict the Seahawks’ new defensive end will finish with between six and 10 sacks.

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, left, talks with teammate D.K. Metcalf after they defeated the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
Seattle’s new defensive end Jadeveon Clowney had one sack in the Seahawks’ season-opening 21-20 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday at CenturyLink Field. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

POLL: How many sacks will Jadeveon Clowney have this season?

The Seahawks’ new defensive end made a promising debut Sunday against Cincinnati.

Seattle’s new defensive end Jadeveon Clowney had one sack in the Seahawks’ season-opening 21-20 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday at CenturyLink Field. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Clowney makes an immediate impact on Seattle’s defensive line

The three-time Pro Bowler proves to be a disruptive force in his Seattle debut

Russell Wilson (3) and the Seattle Seahawks are looking to find a way past the Los Angeles Rams to finish first in the NFC West this season. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

POLL RESULTS: Voters are confident in the Seahawks

Nearly half the responders picked Seattle to finish first in the NFC West this season.

Russell Wilson (3) and the Seattle Seahawks are looking to find a way past the Los Angeles Rams to finish first in the NFC West this season. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
Bradley McDougald (30) and Seattle Seahawks open the 2019 NFL season Sunday when they host the Cincinnati Bengals at CenturyLink Field. (Photo by Chris Keane/AP Images for Panini)

POLL: Where will the Seahawks finish in the NFC West?

Can Seattle pass the Rams? Will the Seahawks be caught by the 49ers or Cardinals?

Bradley McDougald (30) and Seattle Seahawks open the 2019 NFL season Sunday when they host the Cincinnati Bengals at CenturyLink Field. (Photo by Chris Keane/AP Images for Panini)

Lake Stevens graduate Eason sparkles in Huskies debut

The local product’s performance in a 47-14 win was worth the wait for Huskies fans.

5th annual non-predictions for the Seahawks

Taking a look at what won’t happen for Seattle this season.

Voters expect University of Washington quarterback and Lake Stevens High School graduate Jacob Eason to have a big season. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

POLL RESULTS: Voters expect big things from Jacob Eason

Seventy percent predict the Lake Stevens H.S. grad will throw 20 or more TDs for the Huskies this season.

Voters expect University of Washington quarterback and Lake Stevens High School graduate Jacob Eason to have a big season. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Lake Stevens High School graduate Jacob Eason is the University of Washington’s starting quarterback this season. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

POLL: How many TD passes will Jacob Eason throw this season?

The Lake Stevens High School graduate has been named the University of Washington’s starting quarterback.

Lake Stevens High School graduate Jacob Eason is the University of Washington’s starting quarterback this season. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Silvertips will, again, look to pull a rabbit out of a hat

Many say Everett will decline this season, but it has defied those odds time and time again.

The Seattle Mariners’ Felix Hernandez walks off the field after being relieved during the third inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox in Boston, Saturday, May 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

POLL RESULTS: Mariners shouldn’t re-sign Hernandez

Nearly two-thirds of responders said they wouldn’t bring Felix back next season on a low-cost deal.

The Seattle Mariners’ Felix Hernandez walks off the field after being relieved during the third inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox in Boston, Saturday, May 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Longtime Seattle Mariners ace pitcher Felix Hernandez throws the ball in the first inning of the Everett AquaSox’s game against the Spokane Indians at Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium on Friday, August 2, 2019. (Dougal Brownlie, For the Everett Daily Herald)

POLL: Should the Mariners re-sign Felix Hernandez?

Seattle’s longtime ace pitcher becomes a free agent this offseason, and he may be available on the cheap.

Longtime Seattle Mariners ace pitcher Felix Hernandez throws the ball in the first inning of the Everett AquaSox’s game against the Spokane Indians at Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium on Friday, August 2, 2019. (Dougal Brownlie, For the Everett Daily Herald)

Non gear head gets crash course in setting up a race car

Herald writer Nick Patterson finds out why ‘setup’ is such a big deal for race-car drivers.

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Paxton Lynch (2), handing off to running back Xavier Turner during the second half of last Thursday’s preseason game against the Denver Broncos, was the voters’ runaway choice to back up Russell Wilson this season. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

POLL RESULTS: Lynch is the man to back up Russell Wilson

Paxton Lynch was the runaway choice by voters to serve as the Seattle Seahawks’ backup quarterback.

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Paxton Lynch (2), handing off to running back Xavier Turner during the second half of last Thursday’s preseason game against the Denver Broncos, was the voters’ runaway choice to back up Russell Wilson this season. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Seattle Seahawks starting quarterback Russell Wilson (3) leads Paxton Lynch (2) and Geno Smith (7) in a quarterbacks drill at an NFL football training camp Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, in Renton, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

POLL: Who should be the Seahawks’ backup quarterback?

Geno Smith, Paxton Lynch and J.T. Barrett are currently battling it out to back up Russell Wilson.

Seattle Seahawks starting quarterback Russell Wilson (3) leads Paxton Lynch (2) and Geno Smith (7) in a quarterbacks drill at an NFL football training camp Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, in Renton, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

As new NHL team labors over identity, Tips recollect process

‘In terms of level of difficulty, that was probably a 10,’ COO Zoran Rajcic said of the daunting task.

In this April 4, 2001, file photo, the Seattle Mariners’ Edgar Martinez drops his bat as he heads toward first on his sixth-inning, two-run double against the Oakland Athletics in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

POLL RESULTS: Edgar’s batting is his greatest achievement

However, voters also gave significant support to his 18 seasons with the Mariners and “The Double.”

In this April 4, 2001, file photo, the Seattle Mariners’ Edgar Martinez drops his bat as he heads toward first on his sixth-inning, two-run double against the Oakland Athletics in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)