For more than a half Saturday night in Pullman, the Huskies, who lost at Arizona State a week earlier, looked as if they were ready to resurrect last season’s late fade. But senior Noah Dickerson wasn’t having it, getting his final bucket and rebound of an 18-and-10 evening with a tip-in that sealed Washington’s 72-70
Author: SPNW Staff
The 84th annual Sports Star of the Year event at the Sheraton Hotel will feature a 40th anniversary reunion of the Seattle Sonics’ 1979 NBA champions.
QB Gardner Minshew finished his remarkable, lone season at Washington State by throwing for 299 yards in the Cougs’ 28-26 win over Iowa State in the Alamo Bowl.
Sigi Schmid, Sounders coach for the club’s first seven MLS seasons, all of which reached the playoffs, died in Los Angeles Wednesday awaiting a heart transplant.
The Washington Huskies Wednesday night nearly rocked the college basketball world. A valiant effort in the hostile confines of McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane was thwarted when Rui Hachimura’s jumper with .6 seconds left gave unbeaten and No. 1-ranked Gonzaga an 81-79 win over UW.
The nation’s passing leader, Washington State’s Gardner Minshew, was named winner of the Johnny Unitas Award as the nation’s top college quarterback.
Washington LB Ben Burr-Kirven, a cinema-studies major with a 3.69 GPA, was named Pac-12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
A bit wobbly at times, the Washington State Cougars nevertheless did their part Saturday to help keep the Apple Cup in two weeks a consequential affair with a workman-like, 31-7 victory (box) over injury-diminished Colorado at Boulder’s windy Folsom Field.
In keeping with the plan to drive the franchise with data, the Mariners Tuesday hired Paul Davis, who had been manager of pitching analytics with the St. Louis Cardinals, to replace Mel Stottlemyre Jr. as pitching coach for 2019. A five-year member of the Cardinals staff, Davis was assistant pitching coordinator for the club’s minor
The Sounders scored the valuable road goal first, but the Timbers won the first leg of the playoff match 2-1 and also put a hurt on Marshall, Roldan and Svensson.