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  • Bears put hurt on nemesis Papermakers

    The grin on Savannah Hoekstra’s face, bright as the occasional sunshine that played hide and seek with the Central Valley High soccer pitch, spoke volumes. The State 4A girls soccer …


  • WSU looks to stay on roll in NCAA women’s soccer tournament

    It’s time to push the reset button, says Washington State women’s soccer coach Keidane McAlpine. It’s been quite a week for the Cougars – including top Pac-12 honors for McAlpine …


  • Seattle announces Schmid to return as coach

    SEATTLE – Despite a late-season swoon that cost them playoff positioning and a shot at the Supporters’ Shield, the only coach in the Seattle Sounders’ MLS history will be back …


  • Eight-year-old doesn’t let genetic disorder stop him

    Sam Diaz, 8, plays soccer every day he can, even though it may hurt later. Sometimes he plays at a park or playground but most days he practices foot skills …


  • Mexico gets last chance to qualify for FIFA World Cup

    Mexico has one last chance to reach next year’s World Cup in Brazil. El Tri, which last missed a World Cup in 1990, opens a two-game playoff today ( ESPN, …


  • Irving leads Cavs to 2OT win over Sixers

    NBA: Kyrie Irving scored a season-high 39 points and hit the game-winning layup with 0.6 seconds remaining in the second overtime to lift the Cavaliers a 127-125 win over the …


  • Timbers eliminate Sounders

    Diego Valeri blew kisses to the crowd after his goal in the 44th minute and the Portland Timbers held off the late-charging Seattle Sounders 3-2 Thursday night in Portland to …


  • Alonso’s goal keeps Sounders afloat

    Another poor start in a playoff series for Sounders FC, but it could have been much worse. Midfielder Osvaldo Alonso salvaged a desperately needed goal in the 90th minute as …


  • Sounders-Timbers rivalry reaches new heights

    The Portland Timbers began their first week of playoff preparation without an opponent. As the top seed in the Western Conference, they first had to wait for Wednesday’s winner of …


  • Mead rallies, eliminates Tigers

    Anna Kessler’s goal in the 79th minute gave the Mead girls soccer team a 2-1 come-from-behind victory over Lewis and Clark in a District 8 4A elimination match Friday night …


  • Sounders brush off late-season collapse

    SEATTLE – Adam Moffat is relatively new to Seattle but not to the situation the Sounders are about to face. Moffat was with Houston a year ago when the Dynamo …


  • WSU on track for postseason

    It took a road trip to get the Washington State women’s soccer team back on track, but that’s fine with Cougars coach Keidane McAlpine. After back-to-back wins at Arizona and …


  • Sounders, L.A. draw

    SEATTLE – Clint Dempsey finally got on the board in his ninth game back in Major League Soccer, scoring in the 30th minute to give the Seattle Sounders the lead, …


  • Serena caps season with WTA crown

    Tennis: The way the season has gone for Serena Williams, there was only one fitting way for it to end. Williams capped a career year in style Sunday, earning her …


  • Newsmakers

    Arrested Former Oregon tight end Colt Lyerla has been arrested on drug-related charges in Eugene. Lyerla, who left the No. 2 Ducks earlier this month and plans to enter the …


  • University caps unbeaten slowpitch season

    Lexi Ivankovich went the distance on the mound and went 2 for 2 and drove in a pair of runs to propel the University Titans to a 7-4 victory over …


  • Asada takes free skate title at Skate America

    Figure skating: Japan’s Mao Asada beat American Ashley Wagner at Skate America in Detroit on Sunday. Asada, the leader going into the free skate, won despite a fall on her …


  • Sliding Sounders fall to Dallas

    FRISCO, Texas – Michel had a goal and an assist as FC Dallas beat Seattle 2-0 on Saturday, keeping the Sounders from clinching a playoff spot. Michel, who replaced Kenny …


  • Post Falls junior earns spot on U.S. U-17 women’s national soccer team

    Kelcie Hedge is going places. The next stop: Jamaica. The vehicle is soccer, but the engine is fueled by Hedge’s relentless drive.


  • GSL soccer: Mead’s quick start does in Lewis and Clark

    Before Wednesday’s big soccer match against Lewis and Clark, the Mead players talked about getting off to a fast start. Then the host Panthers did just that, scoring twice in …


  • Simpson sparks Post Falls

    Erica Simpson scored a goal in each half to propel the Post Falls Trojans to a 2-0 girls soccer victory over the Lewiston Bengals in a 5A Region 1 loser-out …


  • Ugly ties? A matter of perspective

    The Gonzaga men’s soccer team was fit to be tied Sunday. On the positive side, the Bulldogs are tied for first place in the West Coast Conference after a 3-3 …


  • Timbers in first place

    PORTLAND – Even a few tense moments and a flurry of shots at the finish didn’t dissuade Portland coach Caleb Porter from believing that the Timbers were going to beat …


  • U.S. team drops Donovan, Jones from roster

    Midfielders Landon Donovan and Jermaine Jones have been dropped from the U.S. roster for Tuesday’s final World Cup qualifier at Panama because of injuries, and goalkeeper Tim Howard and defender …


  • Zusi, Altidore lead U.S. over Jamaica

    Soccer: Graham Zusi and Jozy Altidore scored second-half goals in Kansas City, Kan., to give the United States a 2-0 victory over Jamaica and clinch first place for the Americans …


  • Sounders looking to clinch playoffs

    TUKWILA, Wash. – Need motivation? The Sounders shouldn’t after a 5-1 loss Saturday in Colorado. Restoring some measure of pride, one would think, is enough.


  • Djokovic beats Nadal for China Open title

    Tennis: Novak Djokovic defeated Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-4 to win the China Open in Beijing for the fourth time Sunday. The Serb racked up four aces to the Spaniard’s two …


  • Rapids rout ailing Sounders

    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. – Deshorn Brown scored twice, the first coming 13 seconds into the game, and the Colorado Rapids beat the undermanned Seattle Sounders 5-1 Saturday night. Brown’s initial …


  • Americans hold on for Presidents Cup lead

    Golf: The Americans survived a late rally in Dublin, Ohio, Thursday and put the International team in a familiar hole at the Presidents Cup. Steve Stricker blasted out of a …


  • LC girls soccer stops G-Prep in shootout

    The Lewis and Clark Tigers worked overtime to defeat the Gonzaga Prep Bullpups 2-1 in a shootout at Spokane Falls Community College in Greater Spokane League girls soccer action on …


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