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Huskies lose to Ducks for eighth consecutive time

SEATTLE – They gathered as one near the west end zone, making a circle around their coach. With the synchronicity of a well-oiled machine, the players began stomping and celebrating …


Ducks will help Huskies end Husky Stadium era

Saturday marks the last football game at Husky Stadium in its current configuration before undergoing a $250 million renovation. It’s also Senior Night as well as a salute to the …


Huskies batter Pac-12 newbie Colorado

SEATTLE – The expansion of the Pacific-10 Conference didn’t seem to have given the University of Washington football team any immediate competitive advantages, not with national powers Oregon and Stanford …


Huskies fullback Amosa plugs away without fanfare

SEATTLE – After dashing up the left side for a 49-yard gain against Utah last week, Washington running back Chris Polk was helped up by fullback Jonathan Amosa. Seconds earlier, …


Huskies seize control in second half to upend Utes

SALT LAKE CITY – With his Huskies up just three points at halftime Saturday, Washington coach Steve Sarkisian asked for the “real” Keith Price to step up. The sophomore quarterback …


Goal-line stand keys UW’s victory over Cal

SEATTLE – Fourth down, near the goal line, seconds left on the clock. California needed a touchdown and two-point conversion to send the game into overtime. Washington’s suddenly stringent defense …


Taylor Martinez, Cornhuskers push aside Huskies

LINCOLN, Neb. – Washington kept coming back against Nebraska, but in the end the Huskies couldn’t overcome a flurry of bad breaks in the third quarter of their 51-38 loss …


‘Real’ Huskies top Warriors

SEATTLE – A week later than planned, the 2011 Washington Huskies made their entrance. “This is us,” defensive tackle Everrette Thompson said after Washington beat Hawaii 40-32 in front of …


Second squads get better of UW’s No. 1s

SEATTLE – Throughout the first two weeks of training camp, University of Washington football coach Steve Sarkisian preached that this is the deepest team he’s had at UW, and that …


Blanchette: Sankey’s change of heart stokes Apple Cup rivalry

Washington gets the most coveted Spokane football player in more than a decade - Bishop Sankey - and the Cougars got some other guys that they’re all charged up about …


Tormey joins Cougars’ staff

College football: Spokane native Chris Tormey will join Washington State University’s staff as linebackers coach, according to a report in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser and confirmed by WSU athletic department sources …


Huskies upset Oregon State in double OT

ake Locker threw a career-high five touchdown passes, including two in overtime to Jermaine Kearse, and Oregon State’s 2-point conversion attempt in the second overtime fell incomplete as the Huskies …


Friends Sarkisian, Kiffin on opposite sides now

UW coach Steve Sarkisian and USC coach Lane Kiffin face each other for the first time since the days they were on Pete Carroll’s Trojans staff when Washington visits the …


UW to play 2011 Apple Cup, 2012 season at Qwest Field

The University of Washington announced Thursday what had long been anticipated — that it will play the 2012 football season at Qwest Field while Husky Stadium is renovated. But the …


Nebraska rolls over UW

Taylor Martinez ran for 137 yards and three touchdowns, threw for another 150 yards and a score and the eighth-ranked overwhelmed Washington in a convincing 56-21 win on Saturday.


Familiar spot for Huskies

SEATTLE – Jake Locker has read this novel before. Three times, in fact. The University of Washington football team is coming off a promising performance in its second game of …


UW speeds away from Syracuse

Jermaine Kearse took a short pass 57 yards for a touchdown on the first play of the second half, one of his career-high three touchdown catches, and Washington raced past …


BYU defeats Huskies

Riley Nelson threw for two touchdowns in his first start in four years and BYU’s defense shut out Washington in the second half as the Cougars won 23-17 on Saturday …


Questions aplenty for Huskies

SEATTLE – Before Jake Locker can begin his quest to live up to the Heisman hype, Steve Sarkisian can try to knock USC and Oregon off the Pac-10 hill or …


Sarkisian excited to notch it up at UW

SEATTLE – For year No. 1, being competitive was good enough for Washington coach Steve Sarkisian. The expectations have changed drastically.


Cooper excels at scrimmage

SEATTLE – The more the University of Washington football team sees of Deontae Cooper, the more he continues to impress. Still a few months from officially beginning his freshman season, …


Huskies’ Locker happy he returned for senior season

SEATTLE – Jake Locker could have spent Tuesday getting ready to perform before NFL scouts as the draft approached. Instead, Washington’s senior quarterback was on the field at Husky Stadium …


Optimism high for Sarkisian’s 2nd season

SEATTLE – A year ago, it was all new for Steve Sarkisian and the football players he inherited at Washington. Nobody knew what Sarkisian’s coaching style was like. Sarkisian didn’t …


Huskies snare top-rated safety

SEATTLE – The “name” signed in coach Steve Sarkisian’s first full – really full – signing class at Washington is Nick Montana. The surprise is Sean Parker.


Sarkisian happy as Huskies coach

SEATTLE – Steve Sarkisian appears perfectly content in the Pacific Northwest. Despite rumors in Los Angeles that Sarkisian might be a potential successor to Pete Carroll at Southern California, the …


Locker to stay

With two simple words Monday – “I’m staying” – Jake Locker changed the course of Washington’s football future. Locker, UW’s junior quarterback, made that statement around 11 a.m. to coach …


UW has chance to end on up note

SEATTLE – After starting off the Steve Sarkisian era with a bang three months ago, then falling back into a familiar pattern of mediocrity, the University of Washington football team …


Huskies win Apple Cup

Jake Locker threw for 196 yards and a touchdown and ran for another 94 yards and a score, and Washington posted its first shutout of rival Washington State in 45 …


Locker family deals with Apple Cup split

PULLMAN – Somewhere in Ferndale, Wash., there is a family tree with a huge crack down the middle. No matter. It’s being held together with a multi-colored scarf.


December date likely for next year’s Cup

PULLMAN – The 2009 Pac-10 football season could hold an unlikely distinction. It might be the last ever with the Apple Cup played in November. With the advent of the …