Seahawks prepare for known and unknown in opener

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The Seahawks start the season in Atlanta Sunday taking on the Falcons. Seattle is coming off an 11-and-5 campaign in 2019 and within a win in its final game against San Francisco of wrapping up home field advantage through the playoffs.

Preparing for the 2020 season has been odd with COVID and no preseason games. Coach Pete Carroll says getting ready for Sunday has been interesting…

Pete Carroll on Odd 1st Game 2020-09-10

Pete Carroll on Odd 1st Game 2020-09-10

Seattle was one of very few NFL teams who made it through training camp without a positive COVID test. Carroll says staying safe throughout the season will be a challenge…

Pete Carroll on Staying Safe 2020-09-10

Pete Carroll on Staying Safe 2020-09-10

The Seahawks are hoping to improve on defense this season but a challenge to prepare has been the lack of live football to practice tackling. Carroll says that’s always a focus heading into week 1…

Pete Carroll on Tackling 2020-09-10

Pete Carroll on Tackling 2020-09-10

For 9th year linebacker Bobby Wagner, he says he’s excited to get out with his fellow defenders on Sunday and see if their hard work pays dividends…

Bobby Wagner on Defense 2020-09-10

Bobby Wagner on Defense 2020-09-10

A key focus has been on improving Seattle’s pass rush and defensive coordinator Ken Norton, Jr. says he expects big things with the additions of Bruce Irvin and Benson Mayowa…

Ken Norton on Adding Bruce Irvin and Benson Mayowa 2020-09-10

Ken Norton on Adding Bruce Irvin and Benson Mayowa 2020-09-10

Seattle and Atlanta kick off Sunday morning at 10 o’clock on FOX. The NFL season kicks off tonight in Kansas City where the Chiefs host Houston at 5:20. You can watch that game on NBC.

Giants pound M’s 10-1 in series finale

The Mariners got a tough lesson in San Francisco last night, where the Giants pounded Seattle’s starting pitcher for 7-runs in a 10-1 victory…

Mariners fall to Giants 10-1

Nick Margevicius gave up 7-runs in 4-and-a-third innings, dropping his record to 1-and-3 on the season, as he struck out six and walked three. Manager Scott Servais said the learning curve continues…

Scott Servais on Learning 2020-09-10

Scott Servais on Learning 2020-09-10

Seattle’s lone run came on a Kyle Seager sacrifice fly in the 8th inning. The Mariners have a rare day off today before beginning a 3-game series in Arizona Friday at 6:40.

Oakland edges Houston to extend lead in A-L West

Let’s take a look at the Les Schwab American League West Scoreboard from last night…

American League West Scoreboard

Isiah Kiner-Falefa was 4-for-4 with two runs to lead Texas past Los Angeles 7-to-3. The Rangers platooned 7-pitchers in the victory.

Ramon Laureano’s walk-off single scored Tommy La Stella as Oakland topped Houston 3-2. The win helped the A’s extend their lead in the American League West to 5-and-a-half games over the Astros. Their lead is 8 over the Mariners, who dropped to 19-and-24.

Watch hockey on NCWLIFE tonight

We have Hockey on TV tonight at 7 o’clock…

NCWLIFE Sports Schedule

The Wenatchee Wild host the Merritt Centennials in BCHL play from last September 21st. Arch Ecker has the play-by-play starting at 7 o’clock.
Wenatchee hosts Eisenhower in Big-9 football from last September 26th tomorrow at 6:30. Join me and Grant Olson for the call there.

Then on Saturday, Sebastian Moraga and Matt Wisen have the call at 2 o’clock of last year’s first meeting between Wenatchee and Eastmont in Girls Soccer. That’s followed by the Jerry Berschauer Memorial 100 race LIVE at Wenatchee Valley’s Super Oval…

Jerry Berschauer Memorial 100 is Saturday at WVSO

I’ll join Greg Rentz will have the call Saturday night. We’ll start our coverage LIVE on Facebook beginning at 5:30 and then here on TV at 6 o’clock.