SEATTLE — Chris Petersen often bemoaned the Washington Huskies’ inability to gain big chunks of yardage via their passing game last season. With a true freshman at quarterback and several first-year starters on the offensive line, that problem wasn’t all that surprising.
Following her transcendent performance in the Huskies’ march to the Final Four, Washington senior Talia Walton has been invited to attend the WNBA draft Thursday at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.
YAKIMA — In late February Garrett Evans was frustrated after a string of disappointing finishes during some east coast races and the Winter Showdown. Evans, who turned 60 earlier this year even questioned if he still had “it.” Well after Sunday’s dominating performance of the 50th Apple Cup at Yakima Speedway, nobody is questioning whether Evans still has what it takes.
NEW YORK — The NCAA Division I Council’s decision comes a year after there were not enough bowl-eligible teams to fill the record 41 postseason games, resulting in a record three teams with losing records earning bowl berths.
Edgar Martinez fell quiet and focused. Calm. Myopic. Determined. Grabbing his piece of lumber, he ambled into position. A prolific hitter over 18 years, he faced a tough veteran righty. Stick back…stick forward.
KELOWNA, British Columbia — Donnie Marbut, former head baseball coach at Washington State University, assumes duties today as President of the West Coast League, the premier summer collegiate baseball league West of the Mississippi.