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PULLMAN — The territory was familiar for Abraham Lucas. That didn’t make it any less uncomfortable.
Derrick Henry ran for 182 yards and two fourth-quarter touchdowns, Randy Bullock hit a 36-yard field goal midway through overtime, and the Tennessee Titans rallied from a 14-point deficit to stun the Seattle Seahawks, 33-30, on Sunday, Sept. 19.
In search of its first win of the season, the Whitman College women's soccer team came up short in a 3-0 loss at Pacific Lutheran on Sunday, Sept. 19, in Northwest Conference action.
The Whitman College men's soccer team saw its first blemish of the 2021 season on Sunday, Sept. 19, coming at the hands of Willamette, 2-0, in Northwest Conference play at the Whitman Athletic Complex.
Rookie Jarred Kelenic homered, doubled twice and wrapped up his impressive series, leading the Seattle Mariners over the Kansas City Royals, 7-1, on Sunday, Sept. 19.
Idaho Fish and Game officials said recently that a deer die-off centered around Kamiah is caused by a variant of epizootic hemorrhagic disease, and they believe deer dying in other areas of the Clearwater Region may be caused by a different strain of the viral illness.
Although it may look like it to some recreational users, the Bureau of Land Management said it is not playing politics with proposed controversial restrictions to the desert land west of American Falls, commonly known as Massacre Rocks.
Brody Hartley took home an individual medal, beating the runnerup by 31 seconds with another 205 competitors in the dust, while the Wa-Hi boys placed 10th among 38 teams and the varsity girls were seventh.
Freshman Ty Thompson threw for a pair of second-half touchdowns and No. 4 Oregon overcame a sluggish start to beat Stony Brook 48-7 on Saturday in a game that was delayed because of lightning.
WWCC slipped to 1-3 in the NWAC East and 2-3 overall.
Yusei Kikuchi has another ineffective outing and a key error by Kyle Seager added up to an 8-1 loss to the Royals.
Kylee Henry finished the match with three digs, three assists, four kills and two aces or D-W while teammate Emily Rodrick has a kill, five assists and three aces, and Makenna Barron added five digs, two kills, two blocks and four aces.
Whitman, who earned a Top 25 ranking in the latest USC poll, improved to 5-0 and 1-0 in conference.
Washington's 52-3 victory over Arkansas State Saturday wasn't excellence so much as it was an exhalation. It was the outcome necessary to temporarily — very temporarily — shield the team from the vitriol they endured through its first two contests.
"It was cold and raining for most of the meet, but the student-athletes had incredibly positive attitudes and many posted personal best times," Wa-Hi coach Nancy Rose said.
WWCC goalie Josie Gunter stops seven shots in the contest.
Vicente Garcia scored four times and Adrian Rubio added a hat trick as Prescott improved to 2-3.
Eric Barriere set a FCS record for passing yards in a half while Eastern Washington set a school record for points in a half and the Eagles rolled to a 62-56 win over Western Illinois.
"It was nice to find a rhythm," Tiger coach Bob Young says. "We're young and switching from a 5-1 to a 6-2 so the girls are still feeling their way through that. We pounded away from the service line.
Dylan Morris passed for 367 yards and three touchdowns, Jalen McMillan had 10 catches for 175 yards and a score, and Washington rebounded from two disappointing losses with a 52-3 win over Arkansas State.
Freshman quarterback Jaxson Dart came off the bench to throw four touchdown passes as Southern California rebounded from last weekend’s tough loss to Stanford, and the subsequent firing of coach Clay Helton, with a 45-14 victory over Washington State.
Oregon State took care of business Saturday against FCS opponent Idaho, dominating from the outset in a 42-0 victory.
The Warriors took a 6-0 lead in the fifth and deciding set of the match and hung on to complete a 25-19, 18-25, 25-18, 25-27, 15-12 triumph.
"We had a great start in the morning and played strong with excellent communication and teamwork," Hawks coach Angie Potts said. "The girls limited their unforced errors and served really well."
Zillah led 21-0 after the first quarter and tallied one touchdown in each of the final two quarters to complete its romp.
Dayton-Waitsburg's football team finally got to start the season after a couple weeks of cancellations. The Wolfpack made the most of it, traveling to Cowiche and leaving with a 34-0 victory over Highland.
Corban only led 1-0 at halftime.
Sophia Bigio led the way for the Blues in the women's 5K, placing 11th with a race time of 20:15.10. Two other Blues cracked the Top 20 in Chloe Michaels and Julia Hess. Michaels placed 16th (20:27.30) with Hess crossing the finish line at 19th (20:40.80).
Circle Touchet's homecoming game on Oct. 8, when Sunnyside Christian comes to town for a Southeast 1B-8 League counter. That's when the Indians hope to exact a little revenge for a 78-26 non-league defeat to the Knights on Friday, Sept. 17.
When Pete Carroll began poring over film of the Tennessee Titans’ season-opening 38-13 loss to the Arizona Cardinals, he found himself mesmerized by the team that was having its way with the Titans.
Pomeroy once again jumped out to a fast start with 22 first-quarter points, and led visiting Liberty Bell 40-6 at halftime, to roll to a 58-12 victory here on Friday night, Sept. 17.
The Blue Devils (1-2 record) dominated the game, mounting a 42-0 lead by halftime to put the mercy rule in effect for the rest of the night.
Chris Flexen gave the Mariners a strong start as they beat the Royals 6-2 and stayed in contention for a wild-card spot.
The Storm wrapped up the regular season with a 94-85 win against the Mercury, which gave Seattle a first-round bye.
"The team came out really flat tonight," D-W coach Tracy Barron says. "They couldn't seem to find their groove. Things finally started coming together in the third game, but too much time had passed. I'm looking forward to watching this team grow and overcome obstacles in the future."
The JV Pioneers kept Prescott keeper busy — Ivan Martinez managed to make five saves, and teammate Hector Garcia finished with four — but it was already at 3-0 game by halftime.
Let's step away from college football's most pressing issues to focus on those who paved the way.
It’s one thing for Bryson DeChambeau to try to change golf when he’s doing it only for himself.
Considering its history with injured players, there was reason to believe the Storm was simply being cautious while holding out star forward Breanna Stewart from its final two regular-season games, including Friday, Sept. 17's, matchup against the Phoenix Mercury.
"Rollercoaster of emotions," Blue Devils coach Christina Dove says. "Being down 2-0 is, and fighting back to win three straight sets is, extremely tough. It says a lot about the determination and grit of this team."
Weston-McEwen opened up its Blue Mountain Conference football slate with a dominant 36-0 victory over Umatilla on the TigerScot field on Thursday night, Sept. 16.
Dual scoring had the Blue Devils edging Southridge 93.5-92.5, while reigning conference champion Hanford topped them, 137-46.
Charli King was 15-of-6 serving for the TigerScots with three aces, 11 digs and 12 assists, while teammate Addie Perkins was 12-of-12 serving with an ace, eight digs, five kills and eight assists, Genevieve Robinson made 13 kills, a block and eight digs.
When the Seattle Mariners started down the path of bidding for the Major League Baseball All-Star Game, the target was 2024 or later to host for a third time. When MLB came back to the club earlier this year asking if 2023 was a possibility, the Mariners quickly kicked into gear.
In his first meeting with Pac-12 foe USC, Jayden de Laura didn’t feel like himself. Ahead of last season’s matchup with the Trojans, the Washington State quarterback missed more than a week of practice as he recovered from a case of COVID-19.
The Seahawks’ revamped offensive line has suddenly gotten thin. For the first time this week, starting left guard Damien Lewis and backup tackle Jamarco Jones both showed up on the Seahawks’ injury report Thursday, Sept. 16.
The Ducks, who jumped from No. 12 to No. 4 in the AP Top 25 following the victory over the Buckeyes, host Stony Brook this Saturday, Sept. 18.
What appeared to be an easy final tune-up before Washington jumps into conference play has quickly become a tipping point for the Huskies' entire season.
The Seahawks could be without rookie receiver Dee Eskridge for the against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, Sept. 19, and will be without offensive lineman Ethan Pocic for at least three games.