College sports

Washington players celebrate their win over Texas in the Alamo Bowl NCAA college football game in San Antonio, Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

ALAMO BOWL: Huskies cap off 11-win season with Alamo Bowl win

Michael Penix, Jr. threw for 287 yards and two touchdowns and No. 12 Washington held off No. 21 Texas 27-20 on Thursday… Continue reading

 

FILE - Washington quarterback Michael Penix Jr. looks to pass against Colorado during an NCAA college football game Nov. 19, 2022, in Seattle. Penix has opted to put off the NFL for another year and college football's leading passer leads the No. 12 Huskies against No. 21 Texas in the Alamo Bowl. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear, File)

ALAMO BOWL: Penix gets chance to shine in national limelight

Faced with a life-altering choice, Washington’s Michael Penix Jr. opted to stay put. That made the Huskies’ quarterback one of the top… Continue reading

 

At left, Fresno State quarterback Jake Haener, a former Husky, will face off against Washington State quarterback Cam Ward in the Jimmy Kimmel Bowl on Dec. 17 in Los Angeles. (The Associated Press)

PIERRE LaBOSSIERE COLUMN: UW, Fresno State joined at the hip

I’ve circled the date of Dec. 17. That’s the day may alma mater, Fresno State, plays in the Jimmy Kimmel LA Bowl. Their opponent? The… Continue reading

 

Washington wide receiver Rome Odunze (1) runs for a touchdown during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Washington State, Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022, in Pullman, Wash. Washington won 51-33. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

APPLE CUP: Huskies outlast the Cougars in wide-open game

Washington 700 yards of offense in 51-33 victory

Washington wide receiver Rome Odunze (1) runs for a touchdown during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Washington State, Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022, in Pullman, Wash. Washington won 51-33. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)
Washington State's Nakia Watson (25) runs past Wisconsin's Jake Chaney (36) during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

PAC-12 FOOTBALL: Cougars stun No. 19 Wisconsin in Madison

Nakia Watson scored two touchdowns against his former team as Washington State beat No. 19 Wisconsin 17-14 on Saturday. Watson scored on… Continue reading

Washington State's Nakia Watson (25) runs past Wisconsin's Jake Chaney (36) during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Washington State coach Nick Rolovich walks on the field after the team's NCAA college football game against Stanford, Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. Washington State won 34-31. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

JIM LITKE COLUMN: Rolovich overplayed his hand

You’re never going to convince guys like ex-Washington State coach Nick Rolovich to get the shot. It’s a waste of breath. The best scientists and… Continue reading

Washington State coach Nick Rolovich walks on the field after the team's NCAA college football game against Stanford, Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. Washington State won 34-31. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)
Washington State coach Nick Rolovich watches during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against Stanford, Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

COUGARS FOOTBALL: Washington State fires coach Nick Rolovich

Washington State fired football coach Nick Rolovich on Monday for refusing a state mandate that all employees get vaccinated against COVID-19, a person… Continue reading

Washington State coach Nick Rolovich watches during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against Stanford, Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)
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Peninsula’s Keith Seldon shoulders past Everett’s Brycen Dillworth during the first half of Saturday’s game in Port Angeles.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Peninsula men win sixth out of seven

PORT ANGELES —The Peninsula men’s basketball team got off to a torrid start against Everett, but they had to hit some clutch free throws in… Continue reading

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Peninsula’s Keith Seldon shoulders past Everett’s Brycen Dillworth during the first half of Saturday’s game in Port Angeles.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Forks’ Marky Adams named Player of the Game by St. Martin’s University

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Forks’ Marky Adams named Player of the Game by St. Martin’s University

Forks’ Marky Adams was named the Saint of the Game for his contributions to St. Martin’s University on Jan. 11. Adams, a 6-foot-10… Continue reading

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Forks’ Marky Adams named Player of the Game by St. Martin’s University
COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Peninsula men, women each lose close games to Edmonds

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Peninsula men, women each lose close games to Edmonds

The Peninsula College men and women had a pair of close losses to the Edmonds Tritons, with the men losing in overtime… Continue reading

COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Peninsula men, women each lose close games to Edmonds