College Sports


Eagles continue to tinker with new defense

Getting back to the drawing board is no simple matter, as the Eastern Washington defensive coaches and players are learning this spring.

First-place Chukars sweep Warriors

Treasure Valley lived up to its first-place billing, as it swept Walla Walla in a Northwest Athletic Conference doubleheader on Wednesday.

Warriors drop NWAC doubleheader to Hawks

Columbia Basin rallied from a seven-run deficit to hand Walla Walla a 10-9 defeat in the second game of a Northwest Athletic Conference softball doubleheader on Tuesday.

Gant leads WWCC men’s golfers at North Idaho Invite

Taylor Gant carded a 4-over 76 on Monday in the second round of the North Idaho College Invitational men’s golf tournament at Avondale Golf Course, to finish tied for 19th and pace the Warriors.

Warriors drop softball crossover games

The Walla Walla Community College softball team dropped two games at the Yakima Crossover tournament on Sunday.

Auburn’s Atewe to transfer to UW

Matthew Atewe, who left the Auburn men’s basketball team in March, is transferring to Washington.

Wiltjer to return to Zags for senior season

Junior forward Kyle Wiltjer has decided to return for his senior year at Gonzaga, The Spokesman-Review has learned.

Missionaries undefeated in NWC women's tennis play

TACOMA — Whitman College’s women’s tennis team completed an unblemished Northwest Conference slate with a 9-0 win over host Puget Sound on Sunday morning.

Whitman's inaugural lacrosse season ends in loss to George Fox

NEWBERG, Ore. — Lucy Skugstad notched three goals and Savannah McNichol and Katie Whittingham teamed up for 12 saves for Whitman College Sunday at the Austin Sports Complex, but host George Fox was able to take a 16-7 win from the visiting Missionaries in the final lacrosse game of the program’s initial varsity season.

Whits outhit Boxers, but fall in season finale

Whitman College outhit Pacific 8-7 Sunday afternoon at Borleske Stadium, but was unable to push a single run across the plate as Pacific ruined the Missionaries’ final game of the baseball season with a 2-0 Northwest Conference victory.

Warrior men fifth at North Idaho Invite

HAYDEN, Idaho — Walla Walla Community College faded down the stretch here Sunday at the Avondale Golf Club and found itself in fifth place in the men’s team standings after the first round of the North Idaho College Invitational men’s golf tournament.

WWCC takes second in East Region

The Warrior baseball team sweeps Blue Mountain to improve to 21-11 overall and 11-5 in the East Region.

Husky RB Dotson shines in spring

While Washington’s two young quarterbacks have gotten most of the attention this spring, another young skill player has consistently caught the eye of coaches and teammates.

WSU ‘D’ amps up pressure on QBs

When evaluating candidates for the vacant defensive coordinator position following the 2014 football season, Mike Leach had a general idea of the qualities he was looking for in the defense’s new leader.

ESPN’s McShay gushes about UW’s Kikaha

In the eyes of some NFL personnel, Hau’oli Kikaha‘s draft stock might have taken a hit when he ran an underwhelming 4.9-second 40-yard dash during Washington’s Pro Day workout two weeks ago.