Mead High School senior Ben Jones is missing classes this week, but he has a quality excuse that might leave golfers worldwide envious. Jones is one of 78 First Tee juniors participating in the PGA Champions Tour’s PURE Insurance Championship at famed Pebble Beach and Spyglass Hill on the Monterey Peninsula.
The timing of the injuries is lousy with WSU (8-3) opening the Pac-12 schedule Wednesday against rival No. 18 Washington (8-2) in Seattle on Pac-12 Network, but the Cougars are still operating at a high level despite behind shorthanded. They pushed 17th-ranked Pepperdine to five sets and fell to No. 8 Minnesota in four in their last two matches.
All-America recognition, All-Northwest Conference honors and Northwest Conference championships highlight the résumés of the four individuals in the 32nd class of the Whitworth University Heritage Gallery Hall of Fame that will be inducted Oct. 8 at the school.
Erin Tucker, associate head coach at Penn State since 2015, has been hired as Eastern Washington University’s director of track and field/head track and field coach, Eagles director of athletics Lynn Hickey announced.
It would be entirely understandable if the small gallery watching the Jillian Hollis putting clinic Sunday tries to mimic her intricate putting routine, including the one-handed practice stroke followed by the silky two-handed version.
Gracing television screens and radio waves for just shy of two decades, Spokane’s Keith Osso walked into his internship at KXLY in 2002 sporting a tidy head of hair and a clean-shaven face, thanks to his dad’s direction.