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Jarrion Lawson wins three events and Florida wins NCAA team title

Jarrion Lawson of Arkansas won the 100 and 200 meters and long jump at the NCAA outdoor track and field championships, becoming the first athlete to win all three events …

College baseball: Three Cougars honored on Pac-12 team

Washington State second baseman Trek Stemp was named to the All-Pac-12 Conference baseball team and two teammates received honorable mention nods, the conference announced Thursday.

Pac-12 tabs WSU’s Henry Rono Men’s Track & Field Athlete of the Century

Washington State distance phenom Henry Rono has been selected the Pac-12 Men’s Track & Field Athlete of the Century as announced Monday night, May 30, during the Pac-12 Networks’ “Pac-12 …

College baseball: Saint Mary’s defeats Gonzaga for WCC Championship

Jackson Thoreson’s three-run homer to right-center highlighted a six-run second inning Saturday as Saint Mary’s won the West Coast Conference Baseball Championship with a 13-4 win over Gonzaga in Stockton, …

College track and field: Whitworth’s Andrew Bloom wins national title in men’s javelin

Whitworth’s Andrew Bloom won the men’s javelin title as the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships completed their three-day run in Waverly, Iowa.

Women’s rowing: WSU, Gonzaga send Varsity 8 boats to C Final at nationals

Gonzaga and Washington State’s women’s Varsity 8 boats won their C/D semifinals on Saturday to advance to Sunday’s C Final at the NCAA Championships on Lake Natoma.

Locally: USA all-star team includes Shelby Cheslek, Jazmine Perkins

Shelby Cheslek (Gonzaga) and Jazmine Perkins (Washington State), two former area collegiate standouts, are playing on the NetScouts USA Women’s All-Star basketball team that is competing against national teams in …

Women’s rowing: Gonzaga’s three boats at nationals move to C-D semifinals

Gonzaga’s three boats advanced to the C-D semifinals after Friday’s first day of the NCAA Championships on Lake Natoma in Gold River, California.

College roundup: Brandon Bailey’s 17 strikeouts propel Gonzaga into next round of WCC baseball tournament winner’s bracket

Brandon Bailey struck out 17 batters in a complete-game effort, Jeffrey Bohling and Sam Brown drove in all five runs and the Gonzaga Bulldogs defeated the BYU Cougars 5-3 in …

Freeman faces nemesis Hoquiam in State 1A baseball semifinals

The Freeman Scotties (21-3), who have come close the last two years to winning their first state baseball title, have another shot at the feat when they play Friday at …

College baseball: San Diego stops Gonzaga from taking WCC title outright

Bryson Brigman drove in three runs Saturday as San Diego (27-29, 13-14) kept visiting Gonzaga from winning the West Coast Conference baseball title outright with a 10-4 victory.

College baseball: Gonzaga clinches at least tie for WCC title

Eli Morgan pitched a complete-game shutout and Justin Jacobs drove in three runs Friday as Gonzaga clinched at least a share of the West Coast Conference title with an 8-0 …

Washington state jobless rate holds steady at 5.8 percent

OLYMPIA – Washington added more than 11,000 new jobs from March to April, but the state’s unemployment rate continues to hover at 5.8 percent

Area roundup: GU’s Walsh, Idaho’s Sutton stay in hunt

Area roundup: Gonzaga senior Sean Walsh and Idaho sophomore Daniel Sutton remained in the hunt at their respective men’s regional golf tourneys on Tuesday.

College baseball: Washington State wins second straight at Washington

Ian Hamilton pitched six solid innings and J.J. Hancock capped a five-run third inning with a two-run single Saturday as Washington State clinched a series win with a 7-2 win …

College track and field: Washington’s Katie Knight wins women’s 10,000 at Pac-12 Championships

Washington junior Katie Knight (North Central High) won her first Pac-12 Conference Championships title Saturday when she cruised to a 20-second victory in the women’s 10,000 meters at Husky Track …

College baseball: Gonzaga moves into tie for first in West Coast Conference

Brandon Bailey pitched a complete-game seven-hitter, striking out 10 and walking none, as Gonzaga moved into a tie for first place in West Coast Conference baseball with a 4-1 victory …

Huskies crush Cardinal in Pac-12 softball

Taylor Van Zee drove in three runs with a pair of hits and Morganne Flores and Tannon Snow each hit a home run to power the Washington Huskies (34-13, 14-8 …

Construction of newest Washington state ferry begins

Construction is beginning on Washington’s newest state ferry, the Suquamish.

Devastating Alberta wildfire continues to spread

Canadian officials hoped to complete the mass evacuation of work camps north of Alberta’s main oil sands city of Fort McMurray on Saturday, fearing a growing wildfire could double in …

Kim Wyman: Easy to be heard on presidential primary

I am concerned that new voters, especially our millennials, will walk away from “the system” rather than begin a lifetime of voting and civic engagement.

Women’s golf: Sophie Hausmann’s record round leads Idaho into first place at Big Sky tourney

Idaho’s Sophie Hausmann shot the lowest round in Big Sky Conference Championship history, a 7-under-par 65, to help put the Vandals in the lead after the second round at Boulder …

College baseball: Oregon State slugs Washington State to open Pac-12 series in Pullman

Jack Anderson’s three-run double highlighted a four-run first inning Thursday as Oregon State opened a three-run Pac-12 baseball series against Washington State with a 12-3 victory at Bailey-Brayton Field.

College track and field: Whitworth’s Katie McKay breaks school record in women’s 400 meters

Senior Katie McKay broke her school record in the 400-meter dash and Whitworth’s men and women earned team victories Thursday at the Whitworth Twilight track and field meet.

Seattle Storm make Breanna Stewart top pick in WNBA draft

Breanna Stewart, Moriah Jefferson and Morgan Tuck had historic careers at UConn. The trio made more history Thursday night in the WNBA as the top three picks in the draft.

College track and field: WSU distance runners set several top times

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A Sanders win in Washington would send a message to Democratic Party, Seattle progressives say

As Washington prepares for its Democratic caucuses on Saturday, Seattle’s activists are seizing an opportunity to send a message to a national party they believe has grown too cozy with …

College baseball: UCLA sweeps Washington State to open Pac-12 Conference play

Griffin Canning scattered six hits over eight innings Saturday to lead UCLA (10-7) to a 5-2 win over Washington State in the first game of a Pac-12 Conference season-opening sweep …

College track and field: WSU’s Thane Pierson, Lateah Holmes win high jump at USC Invite

Washington State senior high jumpers Thane Pierson and Lateah Holmes topped the field Saturday during the USC Trojan Invitational at Loker Stadium-Cromwell Field.

Column: Stakes are different, but funding athletics still an issue at WSU

For the second year in a row, there’s a deficit exceeding $13 million in the Washington State University Athletic Department.