Duos from Longview, Wash., and Yakima claimed the top prizes over the weekend in the annual Couples Chapman golf tournament at the Walla Walla Country Club.
By ERIC OLSON
LOS ANGELES — Former Gonzaga guard Zach Norvell Jr. didn’t hear his name called in Thursday’s NBA draft but he quickly landed an NBA opportunity.
CHARLOTTE — Former Gonzaga point guard Josh Perkins is joining the Charlotte Hornets on an Exhibit 10 contract.
SEATTLE — Matisse Thybulle soared higher than expected in Thursday’s NBA draft and landed in the top 20 picks, while his former Washington Huskies teammate Jaylen Nowell went off the board as several projected in the middle of the second round.
OMAHA, Neb. — Brian Klein hit the tiebreaking home run for Texas Tech, and the Red Raiders beat Florida State 4-1 at the College World Series to close the 40-year coaching career of NCAA all-time wins leader Mike Martin.
SPOKANE — The guessing game is in overtime. It should reach full fervor Thursday in the hours leading up to the NBA draft.
Ethan Gardner, a 2015 Wa-Hi graduate, completed a four-year sprinting career at Washington State University in May at the Division I Regional Track and Field meet in Tuscon, Ariz.
SEATTLE — The Washington men’s basketball team is on the wrong side of a five-game losing streak and has lost 12 of the past 13 contests against Gonzaga, but the Huskies aren’t eager to end the annual battles with their cross-state rivals.
Kelley Lynch, who has committed to the University of Washington, was named Gatorade National Softball Player of the Year on Thursday.
OKLAHOMA CITY — There was suspense on every pitch Sunday at an overflowing OGE Field. You could feel the tension in the stands, and it got more intense as the innings passed without a run.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Juwan Howard was overcome with tears of joys as he was introduced as Michigan’s new men’s basketball coach.
UNDATED — The Southeastern Conference hired international accounting firm Deloitte to conduct a review of its football officiating.
TEMPE, Ariz. — Former Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis is joining Arizona State coach Herm Edwards’ staff as a special adviser.
OMAHA, Neb. — Pac-12 champion UCLA won each of its series for the first time in program history, didn’t lose a midweek game and ended the regular season on a 10-game winning streak.
SEATTLE — Pitching, pitching, pitching.
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…
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Juwan Howard is coming back to Michigan.
SEATTLE — First Isaiah Stewart, and now Jaden McDaniels.
LOS ANGELES — Terry Donahue, the winningest football coach in UCLA and Pac-12 history, has been diagnosed with cancer.
APEX, N.C. — Jim Burch, the first black man to officiate a basketball game in the Atlantic Coast Conference, has died at his home in North Carolina. He was 91.
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.
SEATTLE — Pitcher perfect? Almost.
SAN FRANCISCO — DeSales grad Emily Baumgart, a redshirt-sophomore at Washington State University, is an honorable mention member of the Pac-12 All-Academic women’s golf team.
ORANGE, Calif. — Whitman and Chapman split the first four games of their NCAA Regional baseball series here on Friday and Saturday.
SPOKANE — Walla Walla Community College remained undefeated through the first two rounds of the NWAC 2019 Softball Championship Tournament here Saturday in Championship action at Dwight Merkel Sports Complex.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas — TCU running back Sewo Olonilua, who set a school bowl record with 194 yards rushing in a victory over California last season, has been arrested on drug possession charges.
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.
TEMPE, Ariz. — Whitman College women’t tennis player Mary Hill was awarded the ITA/Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award as the 2019 ITA NCAA Division III men’s and women’s regional award winners were announced on Tuesday.
UNDATED — The NCAA is looking at how its rules can be modified to allow college athletes to be compensated for their names, images and likenesses.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The New England Revolution have hired five-time MLS Cup winner and former U.S. national coach Bruce Arena as its coach and sports director.