Jordan Pries’ final start in May wasn’t as sharp as the four that preceded it.
Rookie left-hander Roenis Elias steadied Tuesday night after a shaky start that included four doubles in a three-run second inning. The Seattle Mariners nearly erased a pair of three-run deficits against Los Angeles Angels ace Jered Weaver.
To get the best out of Dalton Ogdon on the soccer field, Bonney Lake coach Luke Helling-Christy came up with a simple plan. “ ‘Shoot until you score.’ Basically, he had rights to be completely selfish as long as that allowed him to stay engaged,” Helling-Christy said.
A day after their “why-even-bother?” performance against the worst team in the league, the Seattle Mariners returned Monday to Safeco Field and put on a baseball fundamentals clinic before the hottest team in the league.
The Seattle Seahawks on Tuesday will take another incremental step toward playing football again by starting offseason training activities.
Big early innings gave the Hornets and the Trojans fastpitch teams easy breathers in the championship games of their rain-delayed tournaments Sunday at Sprinker Fields in Spanaway.
Three comebacks weren’t enough for the Tacoma Rainiers on Sunday.
A day later, Seattle Mariners left-hander James Paxton still felt good about his first rehabilitation outing at Triple-A Tacoma, even if he felt a little tightness in his triceps.
Many of the 26,839 folks at Safeco Field on Sunday had to be impressed with Houston starter Dallas Keuchel, who pitched a complete game, allowed only four hits and retired 21 of the final 22 Seattle Mariners batters he faced in a 4-1 Astros victory.
Crack! Ping! Thud! Those sounds come from the baseball bat of slugger Quinn Rawson, who has a tendency to turn Puyallup High School batting practice into his personal round of home run target hitting.
There are times when the Puyallup High School fastpitch team doesn’t need much in the way of offense when pitcher Marissa Miller is on her game.
Lefty James Paxton is a bit sore after pitching for the Rainiers on Saturday, but nobody's concerned.
The Curtis High School boys soccer team, winner of seven straight heading into the Class 4A state quarterfinal against top-ranked Skyview, was primed to pull off an upset.
Mac McCarty couldn’t tell if his teammates were being serious or not.
Matt Mercer’s fantastic start was only trumped by his finish.
As she has gotten older, and as she creeps closer to a bit of Washington state high school track and field history, Bellarmine Prep’s Hannah Derby has gained a whole lot of perspective.
After holding North Thurston High School scoreless for six innings, Enumclaw’s fastpitch team watched in dismay as a high ball soared toward left field.
The final day of bidistrict track and field at Sunset Chev Stadium in Sumner was supposed to be a coming-out party of sorts for Lakes High School’s Isaac Swillie.
Brad Evans returned to action with Seattle Sounders FC on Saturday, just two days after learning that he hadn’t made the United States national team’s World Cup roster.
An upbeat James Paxton stood near a table stacked with pizzas, the Tacoma Rainiers’ between-game feast during their doubleheader against El Paso on Saturday night at Cheney Stadium.
Right-hander Brandon Maurer, after a 10-day layoff, failed to survive five innings Saturday night in what projected as a make-or-break start against Houston at Safeco Field.
Every spring, Baseball America ranks the top 10 prospects in each major league organization. Often the top prospects are very young and play in the low-level minor leagues.
Bud Selig’s failures as baseball commissioner should have gotten him fired years ago.
VANCOUVER, B.C. — Seattle Sounders FC survived what coach Sigi Schmid called “a comedy of errors” Saturday, at least well enough to salvage a 2-2 draw with the Vancouver Whitecaps at BC Place.
The Puyallup High School baseball team will be packing its bags this week for a trip to the Class 4A state semifinals in Pasco. Puyallup ace Luke Heimlich pitched a complete-game shutout, allowing just three hits in the Vikings’ 2-0 victory against Gonzaga Prep in the regional final Saturday afternoon at Heidelberg Park in Tacoma.
Put the Mariners in 1979 replica uniforms, as happened Saturday night, and well, if you remember that year, this 9-4 loss to Houston probably seemed an appropriate tribute to the franchise’s disco-era charm.
Turning out to be a wild contest, the Kentwood High School boys soccer team took home the 2-1 victory in a penalty-kick shootout over the Gig Harbor Tides to earn a trip to the Class 4A state semifinals.
KENT — Sometimes growing up is the hardest part.
As two top pitching prospects continue their rehab from injuries, the Mariners' Brandon Maurer pitches to save his job.
Gonzalo Pineda's penalty-kick goal in the 82nd minute gives the Seattle Sounders a draw at Vancouver.
With a victory in the Class 2A boys high jump well in hand, Orting High School’s Jaysen Yoro wanted more.
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VANCOUVER, B.C. — Seattle Sounders FC goalkeeper Stefan Frei has played against the Vancouver Whitecaps before, but not as part of the Cascadia Cup.
Three hours of constant rain Friday morning postponed the Class 4A and Class 3A/2A West Central District high school fastpitch championships, guaranteeing the tournaments will carry into Sunday.
KENT — Camas High School’s Alexa Efraimson is the state’s new all-time fastest girls 1,600-meter runner.
Jakob Racimo can put on quite a show in goal, as well as after a win. Fans who know the Capital High School soccer team well have become familiar with the senior goalkeeper's post-victory tradition.
Mark Cuban was one of the two NBA owners - the other was Paul Allen - to have voted against the relocation of the Seattle SuperSonics to Oklahoma City. For that reason alone, when the maverick who controls the Dallas Mavericks talks about issues pertinent to his league, it's a good idea to listen. With a candor best described as gut-wrenching, Cuban admitted Wednesday that while he was inclined to side with his colleagues and vote for the ouster of embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, doing so would make him a hypocrite.
Professional indoor soccer is returning to the Puget Sound area, new club owner Dion Earl announced on Monday.
Clutch hits and a solid outing from Felix Hernandez lift Seattle to its first win in the past five games.
Mason Rudolph's overtime goal gives Kentwood a 1-0 victory over top-ranked Skyview in the Class 4A West Central/Southwest bidistrict championship game.
After both spent a season away because of injuries, Sue Bird and Lauren Jackson were supposed to reunite in Seattle and begin the next chapter of their careers playing for the Storm.
There are no sure things in baseball until the final out. That’s part of its charm, that there are no absolutes. But give Felix Hernandez an early nine-run lead at Safeco Field against Tampa Bay?
In the span of 18 months, C.J. Blowers, a junior, has gone from raw pitching talent to emerging force not only in the 4A South Puget Sound League, but also the entire South Sound.
Joan Benoit Samuelson captured South Sound hearts after she won the inaugural United States Olympic Women’s Marathon Trials in Olympia on May 12, 1984, and the gold medal at the Los Angeles Games that August.
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