The Blue Mountain Baseball League, formerly known as Babe Ruth Baseball, is back. The 2020 season was lost to COVID-19, but the league — open to players age 12-16 years old — will resume play this year starting this month. Registrations are now being taken.
Desperate to save its pandemic-delayed football season last fall, the Pac-12 made a wager. Rapid antigen tests — a new technology for detecting the coronavirus — had hit the market in recent months, offering results in 15 minutes. The Pac-12, and other athletic conferences, wanted to try an unproven use: to screen healthy athletes daily for the coronavirus.
Breanna Stewart confirmed she'll rejoin Seattle on Tuesday, May 11, which gives the defending WNBA champs and the young star just five days to get acclimated with a reconfigured roster of returnees and newcomers before the season opener Saturday against the Las Vegas Aces.
Nolan Arenado homered against his former team, Adam Wainwright pitched three-hit ball into the ninth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 2-0 on Sunday.
The Whitman College baseball team closed the regular season on a high note against Puget Sound, dropping game one to the Loggers, 3-1, but responding with an 11-6 win to close the series on Sunday afternoon, May 9, at Borleske Stadium.
Seahawks receiver DK Metcalf might not have qualified for the Olympic Trials in the 100 meters Sunday, May 9. But he proved something to a lot skeptics anyway by running a 10.37 at the USA Track and Field Golden Games meet at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, California.
Once again, Washington has dead aim on a national title, ranked No. 5 in the country and sitting at 38-9 after sweeping a doubleheader from Utah on Saturday.
Perhaps it will serve as a reality check to their actual place in the landscape of Major League Baseball. It's certainly offered yet another reminder for the Mariners that their margin for error — or errors in this game — is slim. Put simply, they aren't good enough to play poorly and beat any team they play.
Raul Ruidiaz scored his fifth goal in four games and the Seattle Sounders beat the rival Portland Timbers 2-1 on Sunday to remain undefeated.
Can you believe that May 2021 is upon us and the spring season is well established? April brought vastly different weather nearly every few days, from downright chilly, cold nights to very warm summer-like days at times.
Damian Lillard scored 30 points and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the San Antonio Spurs 124-102 on Saturday night, moving closer to an outright playoff spot.
Jordin Canada fully understands how fortunate she is to have landed with the Storm with the No. 5 overall WNBA draft pick in 2018. But, as the dynamic guard enters a contract year, her future in Seattle is uncertain. For now, she's focused on bringing another title to Seattle.
In a game that should’ve been a celebration of a rejuvenated offense and some much-needed production from some of the struggling bats in the bottom of the order, the Mariners found numerous ways to find a 9-8 defeat in what should’ve been an easy victory over the Texas Rangers.
Russell Westbrook became an instant hit with his ability to deliver triple-doubles.
Walla Walla High School's quest for a Mid-Columbia Conference baseball tournament championship ended in disappointing fashion on Saturday in Richland as the Blue Devils fell to Richland, 12-0
Weston-McEwen swept a prep baseball doubleheader from Stanfield/Echo on Saturday in Athena.
McLoughlin High School's baseball team lost both portions of a prep baseball doubleheader Saturday in Wallowa, Ore.
Weston-McEwen swept both ends of a prep softball doubleheader from Umatilla on Friday in Athena by scores of 16-0 and 18-3.
DeSales, Pomeroy, and Prescott competed in a District 7 and 9 track and field meet Friday in Ritzville.
The Cascadia rivalry endured the COVID-19 pandemic and protocols amid MLS' return to play. Now, a semblance of normalcy returns when the Timbers host the Sounders at Providence Park with fans on hand.
Walla Walla Community College's women's basketball team used a 26-point third quarter to pull away from stubborn Yakima Valley for a 72-58 victory in a Northwest Athletic Conference Eastern Region contest Friday night in the Dietrich Dome.
Six-foot-seven forward MarJon Beauchamp scored a game-high 41 points Friday night to lead visiting Yakima Valley to a 96-83 victory over Walla Walla Community College in Northwest Athletic Conference Eastern Region men's basketball action in the Dietrich Dome.
After a run of 12 straight Northwest Conference Tournament titles, the streak came to an end as the Whitman College men's tennis team lost 5-0 to Pacific (OR) in the league's tournament semifinal, Friday night at the Multi-use Facility.
The Los Angeles Lakers won’t have home-court advantage in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs.
The Cougars bolstered their 2021 roster with the addition of three transfers this offseason, but apparently had one more move up their sleeve, picking up a commitment on Friday from four-star prospect Mouhamed Gueye.
In March the UW men's basketball program looked about as fertile as the Mojave — a place you avoided if you wanted to develop or ... what's the word? Win. Now, though, fresh seeds have been planted. The question is: Can Mike Hopkins make them grow?
The NHL and Kraken are planning, with Seattle-based events company Hotopp Associates, a nationally televised expansion draft that will “show the world how cool Seattle is."
The NHL is relaxing virus protocols during the playoffs for teams that reach a threshold for vaccination.
Mike Trout says he broke down when he heard longtime teammate and mentor Albert Pujols was leaving the Los Angeles Angels.
Walla Walla Community College's softball team had 10 home runs by end of its doubleheader against Yakima here Thursday, and WWCC took the opener 17-7 before completing the sweep with a 17-9 win in the second game.
Weston-McEwen's Alex McIntyre won the boys 800 meters in 2:14.84 at the Mustang Meet here on Thursday, May 6.
Walla Walla High's track and field teams had three athletes win two events at the Mid-Columbia Basin championships at Fran Rish Stadium here on Thursday, May 6.
The Walla Walla High School girls golf team wrapped its 2021 season Thursday in Richland, with strong performances in the Mid-Columbia Conference Championships at Horn Rapids.
José Altuve responded to jeering fans by marking his 31st birthday with a go-ahead, three-run homer off Chad Green in the eighth inning, and the Houston Astros beat the New York Yankees 7-4 on Thursday to avoid a three-game sweep.
The Walla Walla High School boys golf team finished its 2021 season Thursday in Richland at Horn Rapids, with a number of strong performances in the Mid-Columbia Conference Championships.
As Mikal Thomsen, the owner of the Tacoma Rainiers, offered up a pregame speech to the first fans — an announced crowd of 2,851 — to return to Cheney Stadium for a baseball game since Sept. 2, 2019, he welcomed them back and thanked them for their patience and enduring the cancellation of the 2020 and a hiatus that has felt longer than 612 days.
Wide receiver D'Wayne Eskridge, the Seahawks' second-round draft pick last week, won't exactly be job shadowing with Lockett when the Seahawks eventually all gather together to prepare for the 2021 season.
Pitcher Madi Perkins allowed just one hit and her McLoughlin High School teammates backed her with an abundance of run support here Thursday as the Pioneers stormed to a 15-0 victory over Riverside at Gib Olinger Elementary School's Softball Complex.
As they entered the finale of an eight-game homestand Wednesday afternoon, the Mariners needed Yusei Kikuchi to give them innings — regardless of the outcome — to save an overworked and beat-up bullpen.
It was a little joke that carried a lot of truth. Heading into the final day of the NFL draft last weekend, Seahawks general manager John Schneider said he planned to spend much of it thinking about Gabe Jackson and Carlos Dunlap.
The Seahawks and the other 31 NFL teams now know the dates of the major events of their offseason programs. Now to see who shows up and for what, with the NFL Players Association continuing to advise its members not to take part in on-field drills that are voluntary.
Larry Lucchino is heading to the minor leagues for one more chance to run a baseball team and build yet another ballpark at an age when many ease into retirement.
Bailie Brown doesn't consider herself a trailblazer though in a way she is — and so is her school.
Richard Sherman reiterated Wednesday that he remains open to a reunion with the Seahawks.
Walla Walla Community College's Halle Romero scored a first-half goal, but Yakima's Emily Kohout tied it up in the 81st minute as the teams played to a 1-1 draw on the Warriors pitch on Wednesday, May 5.