After going hitless in 39 at-bats in a row, rookie Jarred Kelenic was sent down to Tacoma. But baseball history is full of great players whose career starts were inauspicious.
Author: Howie Stalwick
Health concerns led Bob Robertson, 89, to end his career broadcasting Washington State football, which began in 1964. He did play by play for a wide variety of sports.
Sportspress Northwest correspondent Howie Stalwick says it’s time to stop writing about sports and get back to enjoying sports, without deadlines, laptop snafus and miserable travel.
With a bow to the All-Star break Tuesday, here are five Washington-based All-Star teams, based upon the best individual single seasons ever recorded by position.
Bernard Lagat stunned and delighted a record Hayward Field crowd with a blazing finish to make his fifth U.S. Olympic team. Javelin thrower Kara Winger of Vancouver, WA, will go to her 3rd Games.
A graduate of Bellevue’s Newport High School and the University of Washington, Jeremy Taiwo finished second to defending Olympic champion Aston Eaton and made the U.S. Olympic team Sunday.
ESPN’s Chad Ford speculates that Washington stars Marquese Chriss and Dejounte Murray, along with Gonzaga’s Domantas Sabonis, will be among the top 10 picks in the NBA draft Thursday.
EUGENE – Baylee Mires is a charming young women, but the Washington Huskies track star shamelessly admitted to being a little selfish in her final college meet. Mires, a three-time All-America in the distance medley relay at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships, finally made it to the NCAA Outdoor meet’s awards stand in
Izaic Yorks of Tacoma’s Lakes High and the University of Washington finished second Friday in the 1,500 meters at the NCAA track championship in Eugene and will compete at the Olympic trials.
Former MLB all-star Scott Brosius coached his alma matter, Linfield College, to a D-III title, and now is hitting coach with the Tacoma Rainiers, where his prime student is Mike Zunino.