Reece Jenkin didn’t think his Colfax boys basketball players’ struggles offensively were anything to do with themselves Wednesday. He gave much of the credit to the third-seeded Toledo Indians.
A year after falling in the girls 1B title game, the Almira/Coulee-Hartline Warriors got this year’s state tournament started off on the right foot and earned a rematch with the Colton Wildcats – the same team ACH knocked out of last year’s tournament.
WSU forward Drick Bernstine talks about the team’s split in the Bay Area and his individual play down the stretch of the season.
Cougars point guard Malachi Flynn talks about the team’s improvements and previews Thursday’s game against Oregon.
Brayon Blake has risen to Verlin’s challenge to consistently deliver for the Vandals the performances he occasionally produced as a junior. Idaho’s leading rebounder, he raised his per game average to 9.3 this year from 6.1 last season. His scoring is up to 16.2 points a game from 10 as a junior.
Coming off a split in the Bay Area, WSU (11-17, 3-13) closes out the regular season this week with a pair of home games, beginning with Thursday’s nationally televised game against Oregon (19-10, 9-7).
Lakeside (18-7) advances to play top-ranked, unbeaten Lynden Christian in the quarterfinals at 5:30 this afternoon.
The Arizona Board of Regents has scheduled a special meeting to get legal advice and discuss the men’s basketball program at the University of Arizona and the contract of coach Sean Miller. Miller has not been with the team since last Saturday, when ESPN reported that federal investigators had recorded the coach in a wiretap talking about a $100,000 payout involving star freshman Deandre Ayton. Miller has said he’s confident he’ll be vindicated, and Ayton has denied receiving any money.
Almira/Coulee-Hartline’s regional loss last week to top-ranked Sunnyside Christian was left in the dust thanks to a 69-40 win over Taholah in the opening round of the State 1B tournament at the Spokane Arena.
Gonzaga’s name has surfaced again regarding conference affiliation, and this time it’s with a league closer to home. Gonzaga has had discussions with the Mountain West Conference, athletic director Mike Roth confirmed.
The type of game the second first-round girls State 2B contest was going to be became apparent when St. George’s and Mabton gathered around the jump circle to start the game.
Los Angeles native and Santa Tecla FC captain Gerson Mayen once played in MLS for Chivas USA, including a game at CenturyLink Field against the Sounders. Now, after six years playing in El Salvador, he's back with his underdog team looking to pull off a huge CONCACAF Champions League upset.
Dalayah Daniels scored 14 points with 16 rebounds and five blocked shots and No. 3 seed Garfield eliminated No. 14 seed Mt. Spokane 58-36.
Altavilla shortened his leg kick and started using the same grip and approach James Paxton uses for his slider. It has propelled him into the Mariners most effective reliever this spring.
Besides the chance to build on a four-game winning streak, the Eagles have a chance to earn a first-round bye in next week’s Big Sky Conference tournament and send three players out in style for their final two home games.
Famous supporters trying to bring professional hockey to Seattle say they hope to hear in June whether their application for an expansion team succeeds. Hollywood producer Jerry Bruckheimer, billionaire David Bonderman and Oak View Group Chief Executive Tim Leiweke spoke with reporters in a series of interviews Wednesday. The interviews came before Thursday’s launch of a season-ticket deposit drive meant to demonstrate fan interest in a hockey franchise.
Houston Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel will have to wait even longer before playing this season.
Scott Blackmun has resigned as chief executive of the U.S. Olympic Committee on Wednesday, citing difficulties with prostate cancer and the federation’s need to urgently move forward to address the sex abuse scandal that has rocked gymnastics. The 60-year-old CEO was diagnosed with prostate cancer earlier this winter and did not attend the Pyeongchang Games. Blackmun leaves amid calls for his departure over how the USOC handled the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal.
Washington State has lost six straight games, but the Cougars should have some confidence going into their first-round Pac-12 women’s tournament game against USC on Thursday night.
Ariel Miranda was solid in three innings of work, but Edwin Diaz gave up a two-run homer in relief.