SEATTLE — In the calm of Sunday morning, Sounders coach Brian Schmetzer took time to gather his thoughts.
SEATTLE — As coach Brian Schmetzer walked into the interview room after his Seattle Sounders won their second MLS Cup championship in four seasons, he sported a T-shirt that read “Family” across the front and carried a beer in one hand.
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BERKELEY, Calif. — Hours after Washington State and Cal wrapped up at Memorial Stadium, it was reported by Cougars broadcaster Matt Chazanow that game officials flubbed a third-quarter hands-to-the-face call on a kickoff return that would’ve advanced the Cougars to the Golden Bears’ 33-yard line.
SPOKANE — One official has been suspended and others have been downgraded for making what the Pac-12 determined a “breakdown in officiating mechanics and communication” during the third quarter of Washington State’s 33-20 loss at California on Saturday at Memorial Coliseum.
Stefan Frei confessed that Sunday’s match was particularly difficult to prepare for.
SEATTLE — The Huskies didn’t finish.
RENTON, Wash. — If only the Seahawks played defense on the field as consistently well as their coach, Pete Carroll, did this week against the idea that Monday’s game against the 49ers is more meaningful than any other.
NEW YORK — It didn’t count in the standings, but the most shocking game of the opening week of women’s basketball was No. 1 Oregon stunning the U.S. women’s national team.
RENTON, Wash. — The Washington Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) football playoff seeding committees released the schedule of matchups for the first round of the state playoffs in the five largest classifications on Sunday.
SEATTLE — When Nick Bebee went to Shorecrest High School in Shoreline, soccer was not a thing. Nobody played, there wasn’t a team. Fast forward a half-century. All five of Bebee’s kids played in high school. Bebee, 67, plays every weekend with his fellow old-timers. And Sunday he was among t…
SPOKANE — The 2019 Walla Walla High School football team had consistently put on hard-fought and well-played games each and every week until it all came to a rather disappointing end here on Friday night with Central Valley, of the Greater Spokane League, routing the Blue Devils for a 40-7 v…
POMEROY — A busy Saturday in prep volleyball district tournament action here finished with Pomeroy earning a ticket back to state.
REDMOND, Ore.— On Friday, Weston-McEwen's prep volleyball team started its state tournament with a tall task in front of them.
BEAVERTON, Ore. — Kael Castruita sealed the McLoughlin High School boys soccer team's trip to the state quarterfinals in just five minutes on Wednesday.
SALEM — The Walla Walla University men's soccer team took another loss against Corban University in straight sets 25-14, 25-12, 25-19 here on Friday.
EUGENE — The Walla Walla University women's and men's cross country teams concluded their season at the Cascade Collegiate Conference Championships, hosted by Northwest Christian University earlier this afternoon.
KELSO, Wash. — The Walla Walla High School girls swimming team traveled here to compete in the 4A District Championship meet on Friday and Saturday, and came away in sixth place out of 10 schools.
SALEM — The Blues entered tonight with a good chunk of its offense gone from last season, but you wouldn't have known it. Jaron Kirkley scored a career and game-high 30 points, Darne Duckett added 25 more and the No. 20 Whitman College men's basketball team topped Montclair State with a 114-…
PORTLAND — The Whitman College women's soccer team gave up an early goal, and that was all she wrote. Allie Seracuse kept a clean sheet the rest of the way but it couldn't change a 1-0 loss by the Blues at Lewis & Clark on Saturday at Griswold Stadium.
SPOKANE — The Whitman College men's soccer team closed the regular season, and possibly shut the door on postseason play, with a 3-1 loss at Whitworth Saturday in the regular season finale for both teams played at Whitworth Soccer Field.
MOSES LAKE, Wash. — Walla Walla Community College's volleyball team defeated Big Bend 25-23, 18-25, 25-23, 25-19 in a Northwest Athletic Conference East Region match here on Friday.
EUGENE — McLoughlin High School senior Mekenna Simpson ran as the only Pioneer here on Saturday in the Oregon cross country state meet.
GRANGER — Looking to bounce back from a straight set playoff loss on Tuesday at LaSalle, the College Place High School volleyball team had to do it at Granger here on Saturday.
Walla Walla High School’s volleyball season came to an end here on Saturday with a loss to Gonzaga Prep in straight sets 25-18, 25-18, 25-20 in an elimination playoff of the District 8 Greater Spokane League/Mid-Columbia Conference Tournament.
LYLE, Wash. — Pomeroy quarterback Brandon Bales and teammate Trent Gwinn connected on a 52-yard scoring pass to get the underdog Pirates within 16-6 against Southeast 1B regular season champ Lyle/Wishram midway through the second quarterback of the prep football matchup here on Thursday.
SEATTLE — What do you want your team to be known for?
RENTON, Wash. — NFL coaches and players alike talk about consistency being a benchmark of success.
For the sporting fans of Seattle, this will be is a rare and precious opportunity Sunday.
Pacific Baseball Ventures, owners of the Walla Walla Sweets, announced on Thursday new leadership for the team’s second decade, which begins with the 2020 season.
SEATTLE — Chris Petersen knows Jonathan Smith.
RENTON, Wash. — So, the first impression of Josh Gordon from his new teammates?
PULLMAN — James Williams has agreed to terms with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and will restart his professional football career in the Canadian football League, the former Washington State running back announced on his social media accounts Thursday.
PULLMAN — CJ Elleby scored a career-high 27 points and Washington State overpowered Seattle 85-54 Thursday night
The last time the San Francisco 49ers had a winning record for a home game in November, Colin Kaepernick was their quarterback and Russell Wilson and Richard Sherman ate turkey legs at midfield to celebrate a victory for Seattle.
SPOKANE — Gonzaga head coach Mark Few was addressing an item on the to-do list — rebounding — after the Zags’ 95-64 season-opening win over Alabama State when his pragmatic side intervened.
SEATTLE — What’s new is familiar for Mariners manager Scott Servais’ coaching staff going into the 2020 season.
SEATTLE — A home advantage historically has been worth playing for in Major League Soccer and other major professional circuits.