Sports Newsletter


Track and field: Lakes’ Isaac Swillie leaping, running way to an amazing comeback

The Lakes High School senior and standout in the 100, 200 and long jump strained his left hamstring at last year’s bidistrict meet and it cost...

Lakes’ Isaac Swillie, center, runs the 100 meters to win in an official time of 10.75 seconds in a track meet against Auburn Riverside on Thursday. Swillie also won in the 200 meters (21.37), long jump (22 feet, 7 inches) and was part of the winning 1,600 relay team (3:39.39).

John McGrath: Kyle Wiltjer’s wilting layup one born from nightmares

After Kyle Wiltjer’s missed layup it leaves one to wonder how Gonzaga’s 66-52 defeat to Duke might have been different.

Gonzaga's Kyle Wiltjer shoots against Duke in the Zags’ 66-52 loss to the Blue Devils in the Houston Regional final. Wiltjer would miss a layup late in the game that would have tied the score.

5 questions for Washington Huskies as spring football practice begins

Here are five questions to ponder as the Huskies embark upon their 15 workouts, which culminate with the April 25 spring preview at Husky Stadium.

Washington Huskies running back Dwayne Washington (12) finished the regular season in 2014 with 655 rushing yards and nine touchdowns, averaging 5.5 yards per carry.

First post-Bobby Jones U.S. Open in 1931 long in duration, little in tension-filled drama

The first post-Bobby Jones U.S. Open was a whopper in duration, but a snoozer in tension-filled drama, even though Billy Burke and George Von Elm did their best in playing two 36-hole playoffs to determine the winner.

Mariners clear spots for Walker, Olson by optioning Elias, Smith to Tacoma

Roster for opening day almost set after club moves 10 players to the minor leagues

Seattle’s Taijuan Walker signs autographs during spring training in Peoria, Ariz. With pitcher Roenis Elias being optioned to Tacoma, Walker will likely be the fifth starter in the Mariners’ rotation.