Few had a greater impact on sports in the Pacific Northwest than Herman Sarkowsky, who was in on the formation of the Blazers, Sounders, Seahawks and Emerald Downs.
Author: David Eskenazi
Harry Caray popularized the singing “Take Me Out To The Ball Game” in the 1970s, but Bill Mulligan launched the tradition with the Seattle Rainiers in the 1940s.
The 80th Sports Star of the Year program will be held Jan. 21 at Benaroyal Hall. These 10 athletes had the best careers after winning the award.
Washington native Don Coryell developed the modern passing game among the many innovations he introduced to the National Football League.
George Wilson came out of Everett and became a football player the equal of Red Grange. But Wilson faded into obscurity and died alone on a San Francisco dock in 1963.
Alfred Strauss captained the 1903 University of Washington football team and then, as a prominent Chicago physician, recruited more than 150 Midwest athletes for the Huskies.
The 1939 Washington-UCLA football game at Husky Stadium featured three barrier breakers — Jackie Robinson, Kenny Washington and Woody Strode of the Bruins.
He never made much of a mark as a Washington Huskies football player, but Big Ben Davidson became famous as a mustachioed renegade for the Oakland Raiders.
O’Dea High School has a storied athletic tradition, but here’s the question: Who is the most significant athletic figure in the institution’s history?
Levi McCormack played for three legendary coaches at WSU — Babe Hollingbery, Jack Friel and Buck Bailey — before a notable baseball career in Seattle and Spokane.