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Women’s golf: Alivia Brown leads Washington State at Meadow Club Women’s Collegiate

Washington State senior Alivia Brown finished with a 2-under-par 70 on Tuesday to finish tied for sixth place at the Meadow Club Women’s Collegiate in Fairfax, California.

Area roundup: Hugh Smith’s pitching sparks Whitworth in Northwest Conference baseball opener.

Hugh Smith threw six innings of two-hit ball Saturday and Whitworth opened Northwest Conference baseball play with a 7-3 win over Willamette (7-8, 3-4) in Salem, Oregon.

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 16, 2018, 8:40 p.m.

Area roundup: Gonzaga baseball can’t hold big lead in season opener

Scott Ogrin hit a solo homer to left field in the top of the 10th inning to complete a big comeback as Cal Poly edged Gonzaga 8-7 in a baseball …

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 8:35 p.m.

College golf: Idaho’s Sophie Hausmann defends title at The Gold Rush

Idaho junior Sophie Hausmann repeated as champion Tuesday at The Gold Rush women’s golf tournament at El Dorado Golf Course in Long Beach, California.

Steve Christilaw: Sports have different a meaning across the country

College sports, high school sports – they both have different meanings in other parts of the country.

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 11:41 p.m.

Area roundup: Eagles slip past Fighting Hawks in OT women’s soccer match

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University of Idaho teams with timber industry for new basketball arena

In the unending desire of higher education institutions to differentiate themselves as unique, the University of Idaho is aligning itself with the state’s widely recognized timber industry.

Sasquatch women capture NWAC golf championship

Roundup: Medalist Megan Cysewski and Katie Hilliard finished 1-2 to propel the Community Colleges of Spokane Sasquatch to a comfortable victory at the women’s Northwest Athletic Conference Golf Championship at …

UPDATED: Mon., May 8, 2017, 10:20 p.m.

Pirates head to Texas for softball regional

Roundup: The 18th-ranked Whitworth Pirates will travel to play in the Marshall, Texas, regional on Friday as the NCAA Division III softball tournament begins.

Stanford sending coach Mark Marquess out in style

After missing the NCAA Tournament the last two years, Stanford looks primed to give Mark Marquess a big send-off to retirement after 41 years as head coach.

WSU’s Schoenlein will compete for U.S. Volleyball team

Washington State Cougars outside hitter Casey Schoenlein was named one of 31 players who will compete as part of the U.S. Collegiate National Team-Minneapolis, USA Volleyball announced on Monday.

UPDATED: Mon., April 10, 2017, 9:30 p.m.

Maryland President: ‘I would think’ UNC would receive death penalty

University of Maryland President Wallace Loh said during an on-campus meeting last week that he “would think” that the NCAA investigation into UNC-Chapel Hill would ultimately lead to the NCAA …

Area roundup: Huskies knock off Buffaloes

Area roundup: Crissy Jones totaled 18 kills, 22 digs and three service aces to power the visiting Washington Huskies (23-4, 13-4) to a 25-23, 25-13, 21-25, 25-15 win over the …

Area roundup: Whitworth’s Corey Burt best in West

Area roundup

Commissioner Jim Delany won’t say if ESPN will be part of Big Ten media deal

Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany expects to announce a new media rights agreement this summer.

College sports: Four area athletes receive weekly honors

Eastern Washington senior Kaytlyn Coleman received her third consecutive athlete of the week honor Tuesday when the Big Sky Conference saluted her performance at the Mt. Sac Relays.

Sunday locals: KC McConnell, George Valle, Domantas Sabonis make all-academic teams

KC McConnell and George Valle, both of Whitworth, and Domantas Sabonis of Gonzaga have been named to College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America teams in basketball.

Washington’s Scott Woodward named athletic director at Texas A&M

Scott Woodward has been named Texas A&M’s new athletic director after serving in that same position at Washington since 2008.

AP source: Texas agrees to 15-year deal with Nike

A person with knowledge of the negotiations says Texas has reached a 15-year licensing and apparel deal with Nike Inc.

NCAA moves quickly to remove ban on South Carolina

The NCAA will end a nearly 15-year ban on South Carolina hosting sanctioned championship events following the decision to remove the Confederate flag from the state’s capitol grounds. Gov. Nikki …

Blanchette: Bud Nameck class act to the end, not so with IMG College

For a ride that has so many things broken – truly broken – Washington State’s athletic department sure spends a lot of time fiddling with the radio. Now the Cougars …

NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

CHICAGO (AP) — The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine …

Pac-12 presidents weigh in on NCAA

Pac-12 university presidents have sent a letter to their colleagues at the other four major football conferences calling for sweeping changes to the NCAA model and autonomy for those leagues. …

Area roundup: Huskies top OSU to move into tie atop Pac-12 with the Beavers

Jared Fisher was effective through six innings and No. 5 Washington edged No. 2 Oregon State 4-2 in the opener of a three-game Pac-12 baseball series Friday in Corvallis, Oregon. …


Granted Arizona State forward Shaquielle McKissic has been granted another year of eligibility by the NCAA and will return to the Sun Devils next season. McKissic had been designated a …

EA Sports settles college athlete likeness cases

NEW YORK – The NCAA is now on its own in the legal battle over whether athletes should share in the money made from the use of their likenesses. Electronic …

Pac-12 Networks confident, even without DirecTV

For fans who root for Pac-12 teams but watch their television via DirecTV, it’s always a good news, bad news scenario when talking Pac-12 Networks. The good news, as the …

ESPN, SEC join forces

The Southeastern Conference and ESPN have announced a 20-year agreement to operate a SEC network that is scheduled to debut in August, 2014. SEC Commissioner Mike Slive said Thursday the …

Transgender college hoops player keeps head high

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The women’s basketball team at Mission College expected the bleachers to be full and the hecklers ready when its newest player made her home court …

Transgender college hoops player keeps head high

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The women’s basketball team at Mission College expected the bleachers to be full and the hecklers ready when its newest player made her home court …