YAKIMA — While the rest of her W.F. West teammates had an early shootaround and their pregame fast-food ritual for lunch, Julie Spencer sang at her father’s funeral.
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SEATTLE — Chad Barrett came off the bench to score in the final minute of stoppage time, lifting Seattle Sounders FC to a dramatic 1-0 win over Sporting Kansas City at CenturyLink Field in the opening match of the 2014 MLS season on Saturday.
SEATTTLE — A year ago, Washington guard C.J. Wilcox was ready to bolt to the NBA, but a foot injury prompted his return to school.
SPOKANE — A record-setting Neah Bay performance sent Taholah’s girls home.
TUKWILA — The questions swirled in Sigi Schmid’s mind. His team had been knocked out of the playoffs by its archrival, culminating an epic collapse and the most excruciatingly frustrating season in Sounders FC history.
Even for such longtime observers as myself, every basketball season brings something new.
When the Western Washington University women’s basketball team opened the 2013-2014 season, it had a big question to answer: Who would step up and lead the Vikings?
Nearing the end of my 40th season of covering prep basketball, there are many teams, players, coaches and games that have left a lasting impression — especially regarding the Class 1A state tournament — but perhaps the most fascinating and dramatic contest took place in 1970 when I was a senior student manager for the Highland Scotties.
SPOKANE — When Gonzaga plays a weeknight basketball game at home, the Zags favor 6 p.m. starts, a simple standard but one that reflects several aspects of being a big-time basketball program.
PEORIA, Ariz. — John Stearns couldn’t be John Stearns. His body wouldn’t allow it. And without that, there was no way he could do his job.
SEATTLE — One NFL fact of life Bill Polian said he learned during his time running the Indianapolis Colts from 1998-2011: The outside fascination with free agency is almost always greater than the payoff.
DALLAS — Devin Harris scored the go-ahead bucket with 24.2 seconds to play as Dallas dropped a huge lead but held on for a 103-98 win over Portland on Friday.
DORAL, Fla. — Tiger Woods had the look of a sailor at the end of a rough voyage, grateful to be back on solid ground.
Most people who’ve seen a photo of John Grubenhoff holding the Washington record 20.32-pound walleye he caught in the Columbia River are amazed and congratulatory.
It sounds like Rodney Childers, crew chief for Kevin Harvick’s new ride, has a pretty good gig: