After one of Washington’s best starts ever and an impressive unbeaten five weeks, the Huskies suddenly have some serious concerns at the start of the Pac-12 season.
The Zags will only get credit for one win, but it was a big one that required them to dig out of a rare second-half deficit to defeat BYU 87-80 in the West Coast Conference opener for both teams in front of 20,900 at the Marriott Center.
Victory Daggs scored 18 points, Ryan Lacey 14 and Tristan Miguel 11 as Auburn Mountainview kept its record unbeaten (5-0) with a win over Sumner.
The Mariners are projecting a spring battle between Miller and Chris Taylor for the starting job
The Cal commit throws for 216 yards and a touchdown pass and runs for another score to lift Bothell to its first football state championship
Behind an all-out rushing attack, the Red Devils defeated the Patriots for their third state title in four years and avenged a loss in the finals to Liberty Christian back in 2012.
Coach Dave Ward works his magic at still another school, turning around a slumping Cubs program and producing a 42-13 victory over three-time defending state champion Lynden.
Senior linebackers Mason Tobeck and Damon Davis wrap up hard-charging Colville running back Colton Vining just inches short of the goal-line to preserve hard-fought victory
Chat with staff writers Todd Milles, TJ Cotterill and Kenny Via live from the Tacoma Dome during Saturday's high school football championship football games.
Crusaders’ 35-13 win earns state 3A title while snapping Wolverines’ 67-game win streak.
Linebacker Jimmy Townsend dominated the game with two forced fumbles, an interception, a sack and scored a touchdown as No. 6-ranked Okanagon wins its second state championship, 17-14, at the Tacoma Dome.
Davis, who will take the field with the No. 1 ranked Cougars in Saturday’s 1A state championship game vs. Colville, has enjoyed a big season and reconnected with his biological father.
EWU fans see a 6-foot-2, 235-pound wild man racing about the field, a thick mane of brown hair cascading part way down his back. EWU professors see a dedicated student with a 3.56 grade-point average who is closing in on degrees in mechanical engineering and construction management.
As the rumors swirled Tuesday afternoon, Eastern Washington football coach Beau Baldwin did his best to quash them.
Cascade Christian quarterback Jaelin Goldsmith throws four touchdown passes as No. 1 Cougars handle Eatonville, 42-14, in the Class 1A semifinals at the Tacoma Dome.
In the end, the scoreboard showed the right numbers for the Washington Huskies men’s basketball team. But they weren’t happy about how they got there. Just ask them.
1 Big man crossing
Lutes put exclamation point on the season with 49-7 rout of the Bruins; Puget Sound defeats Willamette on the road
Wildcats scored 52 first-half points at Baker Stadium to grab 25th consecutive win over UPS; PLU’s Ritchey rushes for career-high 203 yards in Lutes’ win over Whitworth
Two weeks ago, Sumner High School’s football season appeared all but dead. Given a second chance, the Spartans would not let their playoff hopes go dark. They swept the 3A South Puget Sound League mini-tiebreaker Tuesday, first beating Enumclaw in the opener, then stopping Lakes 13-7, at Franklin Pierce Stadium in Parkland.
Puyallup’s Ryan Moore wins a third PGA Tour tournament in as many years – all coming in the fall – by defending his crown at the CIMB Classic in Malaysia.
(all games 7 p.m. unless noted)
Gig Harbor and Bellarmine Prep battle for 4A Narrows supremacy, Bethel needs a win against Graham-Kapowsin and Lakes heads to Auburn for a 3A SPSL showdown.
1 Unblemished Abes
Pacific Lutheran’s football team needed a four-touchdown performance from quarterback Dalton Ritchey to put away Willamette last season.
(all games 7 p.m. unless noted)
1 Bounce back
Road loss all but ends PLU’s bid for third consecutive NCAA Division II at-large playoff berth; Puget Sound wins at George Fox
The University of Puget Sound’s special-teams mishap at the end of the first half opens the floodgates as Pacific University score 44 consecutive to wipe out 17-0 UPS lead
Bellarmine Prep graduate Andrew Yun defeats PGA player Michael Putnam with 15-under-par final score
Putnam ties for second-lowest round of day (67); Yun shoots 68 to tie at 9-under 133. Thornton lurking one stroke back
Braves prove to doubters that they have a solid team
With hundreds of rounds at Meadow Park Golf Course, Tacoma’s Andrew Yun knows every inch of the layout.
Spread offenses, led by better-prepared quarterbacks, are producing staggering passing numbers in high school football — like Amandre Williams of Tahoma and Griffen Stacy of Rogers becoming the first in Washington high school football history to throw for at least 500 yards in the same game.
Despite a Pac-12 Conference opener against the No. 2 team in the country on deck, this week is just like every other week for the Washington State football team, which is focused internally and cares only about the things it can control.
Niko Madison paces team’s 253-yard rushing effort with 149 of his own; defense forces three turnovers
Jordan Kitna throws for 377 yards and four touchdown passes, runs for two more and the Lincoln High School football team outscores Puyallup by 30 points in the second half to win 52-23.
Lucas Sontra, an Everett product, has 12 career touchdowns as part-timer player — and more is expected in 2014
Ricky Daley earned the first head coaching job of his career at Mount Tahoma High School this past spring and Thomas Ford earned his first only weeks later at Stadium after both spent the past two years on Jeff Thomas’ staff at the University of Puget Sound.
But emotional 13-10 Loggers victory comes with bad news — record-holding QB Braden Foley (shoulder) could be out a while
Seattle Mariners catcher Mike Zunino set a franchise record for most home runs in a season by a catcher with his 20th in the Mariners’ 7-5 victory Friday over the Texas Rangers.
Senior linebacker Max Mirande has been as reliable as they come in a UPS defense ravaged by injuries last season
Cascade Christian graduate stumbles to 10-over-par 80 in first round at the BMW Championship.
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