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Ducks in a row: Oregon cruises to 11th straight win over Washington

EUGENE, Ore. – Everything about the pregame scene here felt like big-time college football, with Oregon Ducks legend Kenny Wheaton hopping on a motorcycle just before kickoff against the rival …


Ducks roll over Huskies once again

Freshman Royce Freeman ran for 169 yards and four touchdowns and No. 9 Oregon extended its winning streak over Washington to 11 straight games with a 45-20 victory on Saturday …


Area college football preview

Aggies at Vandals Kickoff: 2 p.m., Kibbie Dome, Moscow


Will this be the year the Dawgs beat the Ducks?

EUGENE – Chris Petersen found success against Oregon while he was coach at Boise State. So it follows that there would be talk about whether he could do the same …


Huskies safety Budda Baker picks off ball carriers

SEATTLE – Budda Baker, the Washington Huskies’ freshman free safety, has played well enough during his first college football season to elicit constant praise from the UW coaching staff. But …


UW coach Chris Petersen has been on both sides of rivalry with Ducks

SEATTLE – Chris Petersen knows about the rivalry between Oregon and Washington and how one-sided it can be. When Petersen was an assistant at Oregon back in the late 1990s, …


Huskies shut down high-octane California

Cyler Miles threw for 273 yards and three touchdowns, Shaq Thompson returned a fumble 100 yards for a score and Washington overwhelmed California 31-7 on Saturday.


Saturday’s regional college football

Washington plays at California in what has become an important Pac-12 North game, Idaho goes to Georgia Southern and Whitworth plays its homecoming game against Willamette.


UW offense struggles in loss to Stanford

SEATTLE – For Washington’s offense, the struggle is real. And really alarming. There is no denying that now, not after the Huskies scrambled, ducked, scrambled some more and eventually fell …


Stanford shuts down UW offense

The Huskies scrambled, ducked, scrambled some more and eventually fell in a 20-13 loss against the No. 16 Stanford Cardinal on Saturday before 66,512 at Husky Stadium.


A look at Saturday’s regional college football games

The Huskies open Pac-12 play at home against Stanford, Idaho hosts South Alabama in the Sun Belt and Whitworth has a nonconference home game against Chapman in Saturday’s regional college …


Saturday’s regional college football

Georgia State at Washington: Kickoff: 3 p.m. PDT, Husky Stadium, Seattle Idaho at Ohio: Kickoff: 4 p.m., Peden Stadium, Athens, Ohio Whitworth at La Verne: Kickoff: 12:30 p.m., La Verne, …


Give and Take: Tweets of the week

@ TeamGleason People often say growing old sucks. I will be happy to grow old. #NoWhiteFlags – SG @1JessWalter UW 52-EWU 45, 4th quarter. UW athletics budget $92 million. EWU …


Thompson’s returns spark Huskies

Linebacker Shaq Thompson returned an interception 36 yards for a touchdown, picked up a fumble and rumbled 52 yards for another score, and Washington routed Illinois 44-19 on Saturday,


Eastern defense gets time to regroup

SEATTLE – As the Eastern Washington football players exited the big stage Saturday afternoon, they did it to mixed reviews. The offense was staggering; the defense, simply staggered – by …


EWU notes: Late turnover helps Huskies slip by Eags

SEATTLE – In a game that offered Eastern Washington little margin for error, the Eagles committed just enough mistakes Saturday to make an upset over Washington that much tougher. Eastern …


Eastern’s Vernon Adams shines vs. Huskies, but ‘we lost’

SEATTLE – Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams always shines brightest in the limelight. And what better opportunity than a sun-drenched day at Husky Stadium, in front of a national television …


Huskies outlast Eastern in high-flying showdown

SEATTLE – For one day, track was back at Husky Stadium. In a sprint from start to finish Saturday afternoon, Washington had just enough kick to outlast Eastern Washington 59-52, …


Eastern won’t necessarily pass on every down to keep up with Huskies

SEATTLE – As they took the field on a sunny Friday afternoon at Husky Stadium, the Eastern Washington football players paused to appreciate the scenery – and a few intangibles …


Eastern plans to run with the Huskies

As they took the field on a sunny Friday afternoon at Husky Stadium, the Eastern Washington football players paused to appreciate the scenery – and a few intangibles – for …


Huskies choose Miles

Cyler Miles will start at quarterback for the Washington Huskies in their home opener Saturday against Eastern Washington. That shouldn’t be much of a surprise for those who watched Washington’s …


Huskies have work to do after Hawaii

HONOLULU – With a Hawaiian lei draped around his neck as he stood on the Aloha Stadium field, John Timu’s evaluation of the Washington Huskies’ 17-16 victory over Hawaii on …


Huskies hold off Hawaii

HONOLULU – It wasn’t ever going to be easy for the 25th-ranked Washington Huskies, breaking in a new quarterback, a new running back and a new-look offensive line under their …


Petersen era to begin with Huskies at Hawaii

Spending time on the islands during football season is not Washington coach Chris Petersen’s idea of a vacation. He learned the difficulty of taking a team to Hawaii when he …


Huskies face by-committee approach at running back

SEATTLE – Bishop Sankey totaled so many rushing yards and scored so many touchdowns for the Washington Huskies the past two seasons, it might have been easy to forget what …


Lindquist will start in UW opener

SEATTLE – Washington’s quarterback competition has been settled. For now, anyway.


Huskies return all offensive line starters

SEATTLE – Before the Washington Huskies began fall camp, first-year coach Chris Petersen sat outside at a table on a sunny, late-July, weekday afternoon in Hollywood, and he was asked …


UW offense still in flux

SEATTLE – Throughout spring practices, and again so far throughout fall camp, Washington Huskies coach Chris Petersen has referred to his team as a “work in progress.” Of course, any …


Huskies’ QB derby remains undecided

SEATTLE – The time for Chris Petersen to make a decision is nearing. And if the Washington head football coach is to be believed, it’s not going to be an …


Washington linebackers have NFL potential

Washington linebackers coach Bob Gregory had a pretty good idea he inherited a special group when the new coaching staff took over eight months ago. Still, it became even more …