NEW ORLEANS — Whatever Bob Stoops may have said about the overall strength of the Southeastern Conference, that apparently doesn’t apply when it comes to the challenge he sees before 11th-ranked Oklahoma in the Sugar Bowl.
PASADENA, Calif. — Twelve inches. Keep Stanford from getting them and you’ve got a season that defines a program. Give them up and all this green magic out in California might fade away in a haze of Cardinal red.
SAN DIEGO — Davis Webb threw for 403 yards and tied the Holiday Bowl record with four touchdown passes, and Texas Tech raced to a 37-23 victory over No. 16 Arizona State on Monday night, snapping a five-game losing streak.
SAN FRANCISCO — On the morning of Monday, Dec. 2, the Washington football team was still riding the high of beating Washington State two days earlier, finally getting that elusive eighth win and avenging 2012’s brutal Apple Cup loss.
With a 6-5 record and losses to TCU and UTEP, the Cougars have not done much to pad their postseason resume during the nonconference portion of their schedule. But with a game against No. 1 Arizona in Tucson just a week away, help may be on the way.
The West Coast Conference weekly release dutifully trumpets its non-conference winning percentage. It was nearly 69 percent just over a week ago but has slipped to 67. All 10 WCC programs sport winning records.
WENATCHEE — Sophomore guard Bekah Waterhouse is valued highly as one of the Wenatchee Valley College women’s basketball team’s key players by the Knights’ coaching staff and her teammates, even if she’s not posting overwhelming statistics.
LAKEWOOD — Ephrata graduate Kelsey Yenney scored 11 points for the Columbia Basin College women’s basketball team, and the Hawks beat Wenatchee Valley College 58-46 on Sunday, the last day of the eight-team Raiders Invitational Tournament.
LAKEWOOD — The Wenatchee Valley College women’s basketball team fell to Lane 62-59 in overtime Saturday at the Raiders Invitational Tournament. It will compete in the third-place consolation game today at 1 p.m. against Columbia Basin.