SEATTLE — For a passing game that has struggled mightily at times this season — “painful” was the word coach Chris Petersen used to describe it the other day — the Huskies are at least hopeful about the future of two freshmen wide receivers.
After a three-hour bus ride to Seattle and a 10-hour flight to Anchorage, Alaska, the Wenatchee Wild arrived in Fairbanks, Alaska on Wednesday night to start their three-game series against the Ice Dogs.
PULLMAN — Jim Mora’s “business trip” to Seattle last weekend was an undeniable success. The UCLA coach returned to the city where he grew up, where he played college football at the University of Washington and coached the Seahawks and left with a 44-30 win over the Huskies.
LEAVENWORTH — The Cascade girls soccer team had its state title hopes dashed on Tuesday, as LaSalle junior Lauren Newman scored two goals, and the Kodiaks lost 2-1 in extra time in a first-state 1A state tournament game.
Waterfowl hunting action can really start to heat up in the Columbia Basin in November if temperatures drop and bring migrant ducks and geese from the north. Expect large numbers of mallards, wigeon, gadwalls, teal, scaup, redheads and canvasbacks. Early season migrant Canada geese (Lesser and Taverner’s) begin to scatter from their initial staging area at Stratford Lake to alfalfa or grain fields near Moses Lake and the Columbia River.
OLYMPIA — Recreational opportunities abound through the fall and winter in the Okanogan region, and leaders from Brewster, Bridgeport and Pateros are promoting them in partnership with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.