Elyse Baker practices with the Lake Stevens High girls soccer team on Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021 in Lake Stevens, Washington. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

September Athlete of the Month: Lake Stevens’ Elyse Baker

The standout senior is 4-year varsity player and key contributor for the Vikings.

 

The Seattle Kraken and the Vancouver Canucks play during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, in Seattle, in the expansion team's home-opener. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Patterson: Kraken’s first home game was quite the spectacle

Seattle opens Climate Pledge Arena with a loss to Vancouver, but it was a memorable night to witness.

 

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Yan Khomenko signals for substitution Sunday night at Xfinity Arena in Everett, Wa on September 6th, 2015

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Holt posts shutout, Silvertips blank Winterhawks

Jonny Lambos scores the lone goal as Everett wins 1-0 for its sixth straight victory.

 

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Prep results for Saturday, Oct. 23

Prep results for Saturday, Oct. 23: (Note for coaches/scorekeepers: To report results and statistics, email sports@heraldnet.com) BOYS CROSS COUNTRY Wesco League Championships At Arlington Ultralight… Continue reading

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BYU running back Tyler Allgeier, top center, reaches for a touchdown during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Washington State, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. BYU won 21-19. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

In first game with new coach, Washington State loses to BYU

A late rally comes up short at the Cougars fall 21-19 in Pullman.

BYU running back Tyler Allgeier, top center, reaches for a touchdown during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Washington State, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. BYU won 21-19. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)
The Herald's prep football roundup. (Photo by Elaine Thompson)

Prep football roundup for Friday, Oct. 22

Prep football roundup for Friday, Oct. 22: (Note for coaches/scorekeepers: To report results and statistics, email sports@heraldnet.com) WESCO 4A Lake Stevens 35, Kamiak 28 LAKE… Continue reading

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Monroe's Iseah Canizales attempts a reception over Snohomish's Joshua Vandergriend Friday night at Monroe High School on October 22, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Monroe tops Snohomish in OT for share of Wesco 3A South title

The Bearcats stop a 2-point attempt in OT and earn a share of the league crown with a wild 42-40 win.

Monroe's Iseah Canizales attempts a reception over Snohomish's Joshua Vandergriend Friday night at Monroe High School on October 22, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Washington running back Cameron Davis (22) reacts after scoring a touchdown during the second half of the team's NCAA college football game against Arizona on Friday, Oct. 22, 2021, in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/Chris Coduto)

Huskies rally, extend Arizona’s losing streak to 19 with win

Trailing 16-7 in the fourth quarter, Dylan Morris throws two TDs as UW comes back for a 21-16 win.

Washington running back Cameron Davis (22) reacts after scoring a touchdown during the second half of the team's NCAA college football game against Arizona on Friday, Oct. 22, 2021, in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/Chris Coduto)
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacob Eason (9) in action during an NFL preseason football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021 in Minneapolis. Indianapolis won 12-10. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

Lake Stevens alum Eason ready for fresh start with Seahawks

The young QB, who was cut by the Colts this past week, said he’s eager for an opportunity to ‘grow’ in Seattle.

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacob Eason (9) in action during an NFL preseason football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021 in Minneapolis. Indianapolis won 12-10. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)
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Yan Khomenko signals for substitution Sunday night at Xfinity Arena in Everett, Wa on September 6th, 2015

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Swetlikoff posts hat trick, Silvertips down Winterhawks

Everett wins 5-2 on the road in Portland and improves to 5-0 to open the season.

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Yan Khomenko signals for substitution Sunday night at Xfinity Arena in Everett, Wa on September 6th, 2015

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Prep results for Thursday, Oct. 21

Prep results for Thursday, Oct. 21: (Note for coaches/scorekeepers: To report results and statistics, email sports@heraldnet.com) BOYS TENNIS 4A District 1 Tournament Day 2 At… Continue reading

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Monroe High School senior quarterback Evan Leggett gets teased by coaches Shane Zey (left) and Scott Darrow (right) at a recent practice. With help from the football program and community, Leggett and his family have persevered after losing their house to a fire in June. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

A fire took his family’s home, but Monroe QB has persevered

Evan Leggett and his family lost their home to a fire. But “I’ve still got what I love,” he says.

Monroe High School senior quarterback Evan Leggett gets teased by coaches Shane Zey (left) and Scott Darrow (right) at a recent practice. With help from the football program and community, Leggett and his family have persevered after losing their house to a fire in June. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Stanwood's Baylor Hezel, left to right, Olivia Rueckert and Grace Henken celebrate a point against Arlington Thursday night at Stanwood High School on October 21, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Stanwood defeats rival Arlington in 5-set volleyball thriller

The Spartans win the back-and-forth match 3-2 and take the inside track on the Wesco 3A/2A league title.

Stanwood's Baylor Hezel, left to right, Olivia Rueckert and Grace Henken celebrate a point against Arlington Thursday night at Stanwood High School on October 21, 2021.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Lake Stevens' Jayden Limar races for additional yardage after a reception with O'Dea's Trey Stokes trailing Friday at Memorial Stadium in Seattle on September 17, 2021. The Vikings defeated the Irish, 20-3. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

A look at this week’s top local high school football matchups

The key Lake Stevens-Kamiak and Snohomish-Monroe league matchups highlight the Week 8 action.

Lake Stevens' Jayden Limar races for additional yardage after a reception with O'Dea's Trey Stokes trailing Friday at Memorial Stadium in Seattle on September 17, 2021. The Vikings defeated the Irish, 20-3. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Arlington's Holden Erken yells and high-fives a teammate after beating Marysville-Pilchuck on Friday, Oct. 15, 2021 in Arlington, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Associated Press high school football poll for Week 8

Arlington cracks the top 10 in Class 3A after a big win over Marysville Pilchuck.

Arlington's Holden Erken yells and high-fives a teammate after beating Marysville-Pilchuck on Friday, Oct. 15, 2021 in Arlington, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Clockwise from top left: Zac Hereth, Cameron Van Til, Tom Lafferty and Steve Willits.

Prep football picks for Week 8

Local experts take a crack at picking the winners for this week’s games.

Clockwise from top left: Zac Hereth, Cameron Van Til, Tom Lafferty and Steve Willits.
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Prep results for Wednesday, Oct. 20

Prep results for Wednesday, Oct. 20: (Note for coaches/scorekeepers: To report results and statistics, email sports@heraldnet.com) BOYS CROSS COUNTRY Northwest Conference Championships At Civic Field,… Continue reading

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Kamiak's Wesley Garrett leaps into the end zone for the touchdown as Kamiak beat Mariner 41-14 in a football game at Goddard Stadium on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021 in Everett, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Week 8 prep football leaderboard

The top local passers, rushers and receivers heading into Week 8.

Kamiak's Wesley Garrett leaps into the end zone for the touchdown as Kamiak beat Mariner 41-14 in a football game at Goddard Stadium on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021 in Everett, Washington.  (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
A worker puts the final touches on woodwork in the Seattle Kraken's locker room at Climate Pledge Arena, Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, during a media tour ahead of the NHL hockey team's home opener Saturday against the Vancouver Canucks in Seattle. The historic angled roof of the former KeyArena was preserved, but everything else inside the venue, which will also host concerts and be the home of the WNBA Seattle Storm basketball team, is brand new. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Climate Pledge Arena ready for hockey debut

The billion-dollar project will host the Kraken’s first home game on Saturday.

A worker puts the final touches on woodwork in the Seattle Kraken's locker room at Climate Pledge Arena, Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, during a media tour ahead of the NHL hockey team's home opener Saturday against the Vancouver Canucks in Seattle. The historic angled roof of the former KeyArena was preserved, but everything else inside the venue, which will also host concerts and be the home of the WNBA Seattle Storm basketball team, is brand new. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
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Prep results for Tuesday, Oct. 19

Prep results for Tuesday, Oct. 19: (Note for coaches/scorekeepers: To report results and statistics, email sports@heraldnet.com) BOYS TENNIS 4A District 1 Tournament Day 1 At… Continue reading

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