RENTON — Demaryius Thomas caught the short pass but never got the chance to turn up field. Before he could break away, as he did so many times for Denver during the 2013 season, Thomas was flattened by Seattle strong safety Kam Chancellor.
The Brewster Bears football team has come out of the gates firing on all cylinders, getting out to a 2-0 start. Brewster went 3-7 in the Caribou Trail League a year ago. Now in the Central Washington 2B League, the Bears returned eight starters on each side of the ball.
I don’t usually like to play in charity golf scrambles for various reasons. One, they are typically over five-plus hours long when 18 holes should be played in about three-and-a half hours. Two, they are sometimes governed by a funky, hard-to-understand handicap system, whereby a ridiculous 20-under par is required to win or at least be in the conversation. And three, you wait at least 10 minutes on every hole waiting to tee off, and that takes you out of any rhythm you might hope to establish. One and three ...
PULLMAN — Despite a Pac-12 opener against the No. 2 team in the country on deck, this week is just like every other week for the Washington State football team, which is focused internally and cares only about the things it can control.