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The Everett Silvertips’ Olen Zellweger maneuvers around a Vancouver Giants defender during a strong first period for the Silvertips in the first round of the WHL playoffs Friday, April 22, 2022, at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Ducks send star defenseman Zellweger back to Silvertips

The 19-year-old standout and reigning WHL Defenseman of the Year should provide Everett with a huge boost.

 

The Everett Elite Flag Football 14-under team practices Sunday morning at Harbour Pointe Middle School in Mukilteo, Washington on January 16, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Community roundup: Local pair headed to MLS NEXT Pro semis

Plus, the Silvertips get a key piece back, Snohomish County is leading a new pickleball push and much more.

 

Robert Polk (right) served as the Everett School District’s athletic director from 2004-2021. (Photo provided by Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame)

County Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2022: Robert Polk

The former University of Puget Sound football All-American served as the Everett School District’s athletic director for nearly 17 years.

 

Jim Carter (left)

County Hall of Fame Class of 2022: Jim Carter

The longtime youth football referee was twice named Official of the Year by the State Officials Association.

Jim Carter (left)
The Arlington Eagles girls basketball team won the 1982 AA state championship. (Photo provided by Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame)

County Hall of Fame Class of 2022: 1982 Arlington girls basketball

The Eagles went on a remarkable postseason run to claim the 1982 AA state championship.

The Arlington Eagles girls basketball team won the 1982 AA state championship. (Photo provided by Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame)
Ernie Goshorn was hired to coach the Lynnwood High School boys and girls cross country teams when the school opened in 1970. (Photo provided by Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame)

County Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2022: Ernie Goshorn

Goshorn led Lynnwood to five state championships in 34 seasons as head coach of the boys and girls cross country teams.

Ernie Goshorn was hired to coach the Lynnwood High School boys and girls cross country teams when the school opened in 1970. (Photo provided by Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame)
Everett's Olen Zellweger against the Portland Winterhawks Saturday evening at the Angel of the Winds Arena on January 1, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

5 burning questions for the Silvertips this season

A look at the most pressing topics as Everett gets set to open the 2022-23 campaign on Saturday.

Everett's Olen Zellweger against the Portland Winterhawks Saturday evening at the Angel of the Winds Arena on January 1, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
1920 Everett High School football team. (Photo provided by Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame)

County Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2022: Enoch Bagshaw

The legendary football coach guided Everett High School to a national championship in 1920.

1920 Everett High School football team. (Photo provided by Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame)
Carol Quarterman Kummerle, a Cascade High School graduate, won multiple NAIA national swimming championships at Pacific Lutheran University. (Photo provided by Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame)

County Hall of Fame Class of 2022: Carol Quarterman Kummerle

The Cascade graduate won multiple NAIA national swimming championships at Pacific Lutheran University.

Carol Quarterman Kummerle, a Cascade High School graduate, won multiple NAIA national swimming championships at Pacific Lutheran University. (Photo provided by Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame)
Darrell Storkson, an Everett High School alum, competed in 25 events on the Professional Bowlers Association tour, including winning the Senior Masters in 1999. (Photo provided by Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame)

County Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2022: Darrell Storkson

The Everett High School alum competed in 25 events on the Professional Bowlers Association tour, including winning the Senior Masters in 1999.

Darrell Storkson, an Everett High School alum, competed in 25 events on the Professional Bowlers Association tour, including winning the Senior Masters in 1999. (Photo provided by Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame)
The AquaSox’s Dariel Gomez heads around first after hitting a double to score two runs during a game against the Vancouver Canadians Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at Funko Field in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Community roundup: Sox announce tentative schedule for 2023

Plus, a trio of key Silvertips are back with the team for the season opener, Max Gray is added to the XFL draft pool and much more.

The AquaSox’s Dariel Gomez heads around first after hitting a double to score two runs during a game against the Vancouver Canadians Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at Funko Field in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Bianca Rowland, a Lynnwood native and King's High School alum, started four years for the University of Washington volleyball team. (Photo provided by the Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame)

County Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2022: Bianca Rowland

The Lynnwood native and King’s High School graduate was a 4-year starter for the Washington volleyball team.

Bianca Rowland, a Lynnwood native and King's High School alum, started four years for the University of Washington volleyball team. (Photo provided by the Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame)
Cascade High School graduate Grady Sizemore during his time with MLB's Cleveland Indians. (Courtesy of Snohomish County Sports Commission)

County Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2022: Grady Sizemore

The Cascade High School grad played 12 seasons in the MLB and made three All-Star teams.

Cascade High School graduate Grady Sizemore during his time with MLB's Cleveland Indians. (Courtesy of Snohomish County Sports Commission)
Peter Sokolenko, left, and brother Ivan Sokolenko run through warm up exercises at Master JI’s TaeKwonDo Martial Arts School on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022 in Monroe, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Monroe brothers taking taekwondo world by storm

Ivan and Peter Sokolenko both qualified for the AAU national taekwondo team this summer — but have even loftier goals.

Peter Sokolenko, left, and brother Ivan Sokolenko run through warm up exercises at Master JI’s TaeKwonDo Martial Arts School on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022 in Monroe, Washington. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
The Everett Elite Flag Football 14-under team practices Sunday morning at Harbour Pointe Middle School in Mukilteo, Washington on January 16, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Community sports: Lang earns 2nd straight Late Models title

Plus, Archbishop Murphy grad Natalie Hayward earns another SEC volleyball honor and more.

The Everett Elite Flag Football 14-under team practices Sunday morning at Harbour Pointe Middle School in Mukilteo, Washington on January 16, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
AquaSox's manager, Louis Boyd, Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 28, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

AquaSox halt late rally, beat Hops

Robert Perez Jr. homers twice in Everett’s 9-8 victory.

AquaSox's manager, Louis Boyd, Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 28, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
AquaSox's manager, Louis Boyd, Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 28, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Hillsboro’s big 7th inning sinks AquaSox

Up by two, Everett allows four runs in the key frame and falls 4-2.

AquaSox's manager, Louis Boyd, Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 28, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Andrew Petruk. (Silvertips photo)

Silvertips notebook: Pair sign standard player agreements

Forward Andrew Petruk, 17, and defenseman Ethan Makokis, 15, inked with Everett and will be eligible for preseason games.

Andrew Petruk. (Silvertips photo)
AquaSox's manager, Louis Boyd, Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 28, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

AquaSox blow 7-run lead, fall to Hops

Hillsboro scores eight unanswered runs from the sixth to the ninth innings and earns an 8-7 win.

AquaSox's manager, Louis Boyd, Funko Field at Everett Memorial Stadium in Everett on July 28, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Auburn university wheelchair basketball player Jake Eastwood, a Jackson High School alum. (Photo by Karl Robinson)

After leg amputation, local man becomes wheelchair hoops star

Mill Creek native Jake Eastwood dedicated his life to wheelchair basketball and recently made the U.S. men’s U23 national team.

Auburn university wheelchair basketball player Jake Eastwood, a Jackson High School alum. (Photo by Karl Robinson)