In sports briefs from Thursday, the French Open schedule is pushed back a week due to the coronavirus pandemic, and Paul George's 33 points lead the Clippers past the Suns in a matchup of two of the Western Conference's top teams.
Jalen Suggs is leaving Gonzaga after one season for the NBA.
One day after using a big rally to reach the Elite Eight, the No. 6-seeded Huskies (20-3) rallied from two sets down to defeat unseeded Pittsburgh 20-25, 21-25, 25-16, 26-24, 15-9 on Monday in Omaha, Nebraska.
Jalen Suggs held the title for about a year. Hunter Sallis held it for less than a month. Now it belongs to Chet Holmgren.
Weeks after his name surfaced in the search for Kansas' vacant athletic director position, Pat Chun is apparently being targeted by another Power Five school.
The Whitman College men's and women's golf teams culminated their seasons over weekend, finishing the 2021 Northwest Conference Golf Championships on Sunday, April 18, hosted by Whitworth.
SALEM, Ore. — The Whitman College baseball team closed its series at Willamette with a pair of losses, falling 9-6 in the opener and 11-0 in the nightcap on Sunday, April 18.
Just when it seemed Washington's volleyball season was about to be finished, it wasn't. Down 11-5 to Louisville in the fifth and deciding set, the Huskies seemed minutes away from being knocked out of the NCAA tournament.
Max Borghi had a fairly good sense of where he'd be playing football this fall long before the Washington State running back provided social media confirmation to a fanbase nervously waiting on pins and needles. An Instagram graphic shared to Borghi's 12,900 followers, and 5,600 more on Twitter, was just a formality.
Emily Williams scored 10 minutes in, and the Walla Walla Community College women's soccer held on for a 1-0 win Saturday in Yakima.
Dropping EWU to a lower NCAA competitive division was one of the options presented in February as the university explores ways to stabilize its athletics department, which has racked up an accumulated budget deficit of approximately $5.5 million since the 2014 fiscal year.
The Walla Walla Community College men's basketball team squandered 30-plus point performances by guard Jake Poulton and forward Jander Cline, and a 14-point, second-half lead, in a 95-92 loss to Columbia Basin on Friday night in the Dietrich Dome.
Dakota Patchen scored 14 points and Makayla DeBry added 10 as the Walla Walla Community College women's basketball team shook off the residue of 26 turnovers and smashed Columbia Basin, 68-50, in Northwest Athletic Conference Eastern Region action Friday night at the Dietrich Dome.
The University of Washington opened its first match in the NCAA volleyball tournament with consecutive aces by Emma Calle and ended it with a Claire Hoffman ace. Nothing in between was easy for the Pac-12 champion Huskies, the No. 6 overall seed, who were pushed to the brink Thursday by Atlantic 10 champ Dayton
Walla Walla Community College's softball team routed Spokane twice in a doubleheader Thursday at home, taking the opener 10-0 and the second game 11-3.
North Idaho's women's soccer team got an early goal from Lauren Johnson, just 6:32 into the game, and held off Walla Walla Community College's the rest of the way for a 1-0 Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) victory on the Warriors' pitch on Wednesday.
The Huskies are ending this strange volleyball season in the same spot they have ended the past 18 seasons: at the NCAA tournament.
Jarrett Guarantano’s getting the hang of the playbook, asking the right questions and progressively growing into a leadership role at Washington State — something he acknowledges will take time and more importantly trust.
Winning a pivotal fifth game in a truncated six-game schedule alleviated some stress for Eastern Washington, perhaps more than the pressure its come-from-behind 38-31 win over Idaho at Roos Field on Saturday, April 10, provided.
Arizona has hired longtime Gonzaga assistant Tommy Lloyd as its next men's basketball coach. The school said Wednesday that Lloyd will receive a five-year contract, pending approval by the Arizona Board of Regents.
Think of Washington’s quarterback competition like a race. There are three competitors: returning starter Dylan Morris, graduate transfer Patrick O’Brien and early enrollee freshman Sam Huard.
In a most unusual volleyball season, Washington State’s Jen Greeny appreciates coaching a team capable of handling COVID-19-related twists and turns. The Cougars overcame a delayed start to the season, a limited number of full-squad practices before their first match and several schedule revisions to finish 11-4, fourth in the Pac-12.
On the heels of a masterful performance from Julien Hernandez, the Whitman College baseball team earned a doubleheader split against Pacific in Northwest Conference action, Sunday, April 11, at Borleske Stadium.
One of the top scorers in Division I basketball is headed to Washington State for his final year of eligibility. Michael Flowers, who most recently scored 21 points per game during his lone season at South Alabama, committed to the Cougars on Saturday.
Giles Jackson will be playing at the Big House on Sept. 11. But not as a Michigan man.
Dennis Merritt ran for three touchdowns and Eric Barriere threw for 309 yards and a pair of scores Saturday in Cheney, and No. 9 Eastern Washington rallied to beat Idaho 38-31.
PULLMAN — When Donovan Ollie was asked to describe himself earlier this week in a postpractice Zoom call, the Washington State wide receiver was soft-spoken, short-winded and right to the point.
Bob Gregory was not a flashy hire to succeed Pete Kwiatkowski as UW's defensive coordinator. But if the Huskies can stop the run and rush the passer, the optics will no longer matter.
Walla Walla Community College's softball team bounced back to salvage a split with Treasure Valley in their season-opening twin bill here Thursday in Ontario.
Walla Walla Community College and Treasure Valley split their baseball season-opening doubleheader Thursday in Ontario.
Arizona fired head coach Sean Miller on Wednesday, creating a vacancy at one of the top men's basketball programs in the West. Gonzaga assistant coach Tommy Lloyd is considered one of the leading candidates to replace Miller.
Walla Walla Community College's women's basketball team defeated Spokane, 70-59, in its season opener on Tuesday, April 6, in the Dietrich Dome.
Gonzaga sophomore Drew Timme on Saturday was named the Karl Malone power forward of the year, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced.
Washington hired Tina Langley as its new women’s basketball coach Monday, giving one of the top coaches in Conference USA over the past six seasons her first shot at leading a Power Five program.
And on the final night of the season, the Gonzaga Bulldogs — who had seemingly had everything clicking from the season's opening tip — ended with an out-of-synch and disjointed showing in Monday night's 86-70 loss to the Bears in the NCAA championship game.
Heck, everyone’s entitled to an off night. But that beatdown Baylor put on undefeated Gonzaga with the national title on the line — nobody saw that coming.
The NCAA Tournament has been dominated by the East, mixed with the occasional championship foray by a school from the Midwest. Teams from the West are usually left on the outside when the bracket gets down to the Final Four. The West is the best this season.
Now comes the hard part for Gonzaga. Less than 16 hours after walking off the floor with one of the most scintillating wins in the game's history, the barely-still-undefeated Bulldogs returned to the practice court Sunday to get ready for the national championship game.
Haley Jones scored 17 points and Stanford beat Arizona 54-53, giving the Cardinal and coach Tara VanDerveer their first national championship in 29 years on Sunday night.
The Whitman College golf teams concluded the Northwest Conference Spring Classic on Sunday with the women's squad finishing second and the men moving up one spot and closing at sixth.
The Whitman College men’s tennis team kept its Northwest Conference dominance intact with a 6-3 win over Lewis & Clark on Saturday afternoon at the Whitman Tennis Courts.
Gonzaga has given fans the NCAA championship game they wanted with a shot for the ages.