College Sports


Missionary men beat PLU, UPS

The trio of Jackson Clough, Christian McDonald and Matt Mounier nearly outscored their opponent themselves as Whitman College’s men’s basketball team took care of the visitors from the University of Puget Sound, 69-51, Saturday night in Northwest Conference action at the Sherwood Athletics Center.

Cold-shooting WWCC men fall to Big Bend

MOSES LAKE — The usual reliable 3-point shooting deserted Walla Walla Community College here Saturday in Northwest Athletic Conference men’s basketball action.

Warriors’ rally falls short in 73-58 loss to Big Bend

Walla Walla Community College surged back from a seven-point halftime deficit here Saturday in Northwest Athletic Conference East Region women’s basketball action. The Warriors took a one-point lead over Big Bend only to see the Vikings respond in a big way. The Vikings roared back to a 73-58 win. The loss drops WWCC to 4-1 in East play.

EWU scores 65 in 2nd half to top North Dakota, 102-80

Tyler Harvey, the nation's leading scorer, had 26 points and freshman Bogdan Bliznyuk had a career-high 25 and Eastern Washington scored 67 points in the second half to beat North Dakota 102-80 on Saturday.

Beavers edge USC

Gary Payton II recorded his sixth double-double of the season with 21 points and 10 rebounds to lead Oregon State to a 59-55 victory Saturday over USC.

No. 3 Gonzaga tops Pacific 91-60, wins 36th straight at home

The plan for No. 3 Gonzaga was to get defensive stops early against Pacific on Saturday night. It worked.

Buffoloes stampede past Cougars

Colorado rebounded from a last-second loss to Washington on Thursday night by jumping to an early double-digit lead and never letting Washington State into the game in the Buffaloes’ next time out.

Whitman women fall to Loggers

The Whitman women’s basketball team struggled to find a rhythm offensively as the Missionaries fell to No. 21 University of Puget Sound, 64-46, on Saturday.

Hot-shooting Oregon scorches UCLA 82-64, 5 in double figures

Dana Altman’s stop sign went up and Oregon senior Joseph Young promptly blew right through it on his way to the rim. That’s how in sync the Ducks felt during their 82-64 rout of UCLA on Saturday.

Bulldogs off to best start ever

Gonzaga improves to 19-1, its best start in school history, with a 68-47 victory over St. Mary’s.

‘Daredevil’ Andrews gives Huskies win over Buffs

Andrew Andrews is deemed a daredevil by UW coach Lorenzo Romar after hitting the game-winner.

WWCC men's defense keys victory over Spokane

In a matchup between two of the Northwest Athletic Conference’s top three scoring teams, it was the Walla Walla defense that swung the game.

Warrior women hold off Sasquatch

Walla Walla Community College’s women’s basketball team didn’t play the way coach Bobbi Hazeltine would like at the Dietrich Dome Wednesday night.

No. 12 Utes manhandle WSU, 86-64

Almost everyone in college basketball by now knows about Utah’s player of the year contender, Delon Wright. They might forget about the “little warrior.”

Ex-Hawk, Husky Stevens arrested on suspicion of DUI

Former Seattle Seahawks tight end Jerramy Stevens — the husband of U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo — has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in Southern California.