College Sports


Zags sweep WCC’s four major awards

West Coast Conference champion No. 7 Gonzaga swept the league’s four major individual awards on Tuesday.

Loss to BYU drops Zags to No. 7 in major polls

Losing at home to Brigham Young on Saturday caused the Gonzaga men’s basketball team to drop several notches in major polls released Monday.

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Warriors split baseball twin bill with Raiders

Pierce left-hander Colten Barnes and Walla Walla righty Griffin Davis restored order — and then some — Sunday afternoon at sunny Warriors Field out on Tausick Way.

Warriors split opening weekend of softball season

RICHLAND — Walla Walla split four games here over the weekend in a season-opening Northwest Athletic Conference crossover softball tournament at the Columbia Playfields.

Missionary women card clean sweep at Whit Classic

A pair of wins Sunday gave the Whitman College women’s tennis team a clean sweep of its matches while hosting the three-day Winter Classic at the Bratton Indoor Tennis Center.

Missionaries down Pirates, 5-2

Anthony Lim knocked in three base-runners in a three-hit afternoon, and starting pitcher Will Thompson scattered eight hits in earning the win Sunday as Whitman College sank visiting Whitworth, 5-2, in Northwest Conference baseball action under sunny skies at Borleske Stadium.

UCLA grinds out win over Cougars

LOS ANGELES — Tony Parker slept in on a rainy Sunday morning, causing him to show up late to shootaround. His UCLA teammates were nearly as lackadaisical in the first half against Washington State.

Former Washington basketball star Christian Welp dies at 51

SEATTLE — Christian Welp, the 7-foot German center who holds the University of Washington’s career scoring record and played three seasons in the NBA, has died. He was 51.

Oregon beats Stanford, 73-70, clinches bye in Pac-12 tourney

STANFORD, Calif. — Stanford coach Johnny Dawkins pointed to Oregon junior forward Elgin Cook as the primary reason the Ducks came out ahead in an important Pac-12 Conference game Sunday.

Cal’s big run lifts Bears past Oregon State, 73-56

BERKELEY, Calif. — It hasn’t been the type of season David Kravish was expecting, neither from himself nor his California teammates.

WWCC women rally past Columbia Basin, 68-60

Walla Walla erases a 15-point second-half deficit to claim the East Region championship.

Warrior men wrap up season with 101-98 loss

Walla Walla rallies to take a 87-86 lead in the second half, but can’t hold on against Columbia Basin.

Schetzle named East Region first team

Sophomore Satchel Schetzle led WWCC with 24.6 points and six assists per game.

WWCC softball goes 1-2 at preseason crossover

Walla Walla Community College began its 2015 softball season with one win and two losses Saturday during the opening session of the NWAC preseason crossover tournament at Columbia Playfields.

WWCC baseball team opens with split

Clayten Ayres pitches Walla Walla to a 12-0 win in game one before Prairie Baseball Academy bounces back in the nightcap.