College basketball: Aaron Cheatum of East Los Angeles Community College will sign with Washington State today, making him Ernie Kent’s first recruit as the WSU coach.
The 6-foot-7, 240-pound forward joins Tramaine Isabell as the second member of WSU’s recruiting class of 2014. Cheatum was an AAU teammate of current WSU guard Que Johnson. Cheatum was the 2013 South Coast Conference Player of the Year, averaging 15.2 points and 8.9 rebounds per game.
Zags ink German point guard Stach
Women’s basketball: German Emma Stach has signed a letter-of-intent to attend Gonzaga this fall, Bulldogs coach Lisa Fortier announced.
The 5-foot-9 point guard, who turned 18 earlier this month, is currently playing with Germany’s Avides Hurricanes of the Second Division of the Women’s Bundesliga and is averaging 17.4 points, 4.5 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 2.5 steals per game.
“Emma is very highly regarded,” explained Fortier. “She is a very good shooter, who is capable of scoring in a variety of ways.”
Hawks learn season schedule today
NFL: The most anticipated regular-season schedule in Seahawks’ history will be announced today at 5 p.m. PDT on the NFL Network and NFL.com, along with the rest of the NFL schedule.
Especially intriguing is who the Seahawks will open against Thursday, Sept. 4, when they host the NFL’s kickoff game, an annual rite for defending Super Bowl champions. Logical possibilities are Denver, the team Seattle beat 43-8 in the Super Bowl, San Francisco or Green Bay.