Sports Newsletter


Mariners’ shortstop battle about to escalate as Cactus League opener nears

Competition between Brad Miller and Chris Taylor will be closely tracked

Seattle’s Brad Miller – armed with a new hairdo – says he’s confident in his ability to play shortstop in the majors.

Top-ranked Rainier Beach boys has to face No. 2 Bellevue in the opening round at the Tacoma Dome

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association has released prep basketball brackets for state playoffs, and the blind draw has created some...

Christian Welp, Huskies’ all-time leading scorer, dies at age 51

Christian Welp, the Washington Huskies basketball legend and the school’s all-time leading scorer, the former German exchange student who attended...

After starring for Olympic High and the University of Washington and a short career in the NBA, Chris Welp, left, played in Europe, leading Bayer 04 Leverkusen to the German basketball championship in 1996.

No. 1 Rainier Beach vs. No. 2 Bellevue — a matchup made for ... state quarterfinals?

Top-ranked and defending Class 3A boys champion Rainier Beach (23-3) will play No. 2 Bellevue (23-3) in the opening round of the state tournament Thursday in the Tacoma Dome – a development that got a rise out of everybody at the WIAA state...

WIAA state quarterfinals draw

Boys and girls state tournament schedule and quarterfinal matchups