ST. LOUIS — Russell Wilson ran when he had to. Threw precise darts when he had to. Twice, he willed his Seahawks back from 18 points down to within two points late.
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EUGENE, Ore. — Everything about the pregame scene here felt like big-time college football, with University of Oregon legend Kenny Wheaton hopping on the back of a motorcycle just before kickoff against the rival Washington, exhorting the sellout crowd at Autzen Stadium on a picture-perfect Saturday in the Willamette Valley.
TAHOLAH — Regardless of who was doing the throwing, the Keanu Curleybear-Jimmy Smith-Kramer passing combination remained a formidable weapon for Taholah.
The conditions were wet and the ball was slippery on Friday night at Stewart Field, but Elma maintained ball control better than Aberdeen.
MONTESANO — Redemption was sweet for Anthony Louthan, particularly after it gave Montesano’s Bulldogs another cliffhanging victory.
FORKS — A strong effort on both sides of the ball gave Hoquiam a resounding road victory.
Bellarmine Prep 20, Yelm 14
Commercial fisherman Eric Mitby of Tokeland reeled in a couple of noteworthy distinctions in last week’s Daily World Pro Football Forecasting Contest.
Hyaks receive forfeit in Pacific 2B football
SAN FRANCISCO — A decade from now, even a year from now, this National League Championship Series may seem like a blowout. The San Francisco Giants, in the midst of a five-year run that can be characterized as either impressive or unlikely, put away the St. Louis Cardinals in five games. Busch Stadium waited to welcome all those fans in red this weekend, the Cardinals still alive. Alas, it will sit quiet and empty.
SEATTLE — Hau’oli Kikaha loves to hate quarterbacks. He enjoys hitting them even more, and Washington’s senior defensive end has been doing that better than anyone in college football lately.
RENTON — In a move that shocked the NFL, the Seahawks on Friday traded receiver Percy Harvin to the New York Jets for a conditional 2015 draft pick.
ELMA — This Montesano-Elma rivalry match was spirited, exciting and entertaining, just right for a night of camaraderie and sisterhood on Thursday night.