SEATTLE — The stakes are clear for the Washington women’s softball team: beat Kentucky in a best-of-three super regional at Husky Softball Stadium and it will earn a trip back to the College Softball World Series in Oklahoma, after getting all the way to the title series last season before l…

PULLMAN — In late January, Pat Chun took the first step toward improving the baseball product at Washington State, getting approval to move forward with $10 million renovations to Bailey-Brayton Field.

ORANGE, Calif. — Whitman College’s most memorable baseball season in decades came to a close here Sunday as Chapman University escaped with a 3-2 victory over the Blues in the fifth and deciding game of their best-of-five NCAA Division III regional playoff series.

Pitching usually makes or breaks a baseball team in a short series, and Whitman College coach Brian Kitamura views pitching to be Chapman University’s strength this weekend when the Blues and the Panthers tangle in the NCAA Division III regionals in Orange, Calif.

After two weeks of waiting and wondering, coach Brian Kitamjura and his Whitman College baseball players know who and where they will play in their first NCAA Division III regional playoff game in school history.

ONTARIO, Ore. — Twice, the Walla Walla Community College baseball team came back, but came up short in the end with 7-6 and 13-12 losses at Treasure Valley in an NWAC East Region doubleheader here on Wednesday.

TACOMA — Whitman College came away from the Northwest Conference Roud Robin Sunday with three victories in four weekend games and will take 26-18 record into its historic first venture into the NCAA Division III baseball regionals.

KENT, Wash. — With three players among the top seven in a field of 47 men here Sunday, Spokane forged a seven-shot lead in the Highline Showdown golf tournament at the Championship-Riverbend Golf Complex.