College Sports


WWCC baseball team splits with Blue Mountain

Walla Walla Community College split a pair of one-run games here Saturday in Northwest Athletic Conference East Region baseball action.

UW spring football: Five breakout candidates

The Huskies begin their second spring of the Chris Petersen era with the first of 15 practices at 8:15 a.m. Monday. Practices are closed to the public but open to the media. UW’s spring preview game, scheduled for April 25 at Husky Stadium, is open to the public.

UPS pulls out two wins over Whits

The Loggers hit two walk-off homers to down Whitman in an NWC doubleheader Saturday.

No. 11 Gonzaga falters late, falls to Tennessee in OT

The Bulldogs hold a 17-point lead, but the Lady Vols rally for a 73-69 win in the NCAA tourney.

Longtime WSU baseball coach dies

Chuck “Bobo” Brayton, the long-time Washington State baseball coach and college Hall of Famer who had 1,162 career wins, has died at the age of 89. The university said Brayton died on Saturday morning.

Karnowski powers Gonzaga past UCLA

When it was over Friday night, a euphoric Gonzaga player spied Przemek Karnowski striding off the floor and looked ready to mount a serious chest-bump.

Gonzaga reaches Elite Eight

Przemek Karnowski had 18 points and nine rebounds and second-seeded Gonzaga used a big run early in the second half to pull away for a 74-62 victory over No. 11 UCLA on Friday night in the South Regional semifinals of the NCAA Tournament.

Gonzaga vs. UCLA has plenty of factors at play

The Bruins look for revenge after falling to the Bulldogs, 87-74, in December.

First-year women’s coach Fortier puts stamp on Zags

Lisa Fortier leads Gonzaga into Saturday’s Sweet 16 game with Tennessee.

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Whits drop baseball twin bill to Whitworth

The Missionaries fall short in the nightcap, 10-6, after losing game one, 11-5.

Warriors split with Treasure Valley

The Chukars sock four solo home runs in a game-one win, before WWCC pitcher Griffin Davis throws a shutout in the nightcap.

Warriors finish 4th at L-C State Invite

WWCC’s Garrett Noswick cards a 76 on Tuesday to finish in a tie for tenth.

Missionaries improve to 14th at West Cup

Whitman College’s men’s golf team improved its standing Tuesday during the final day of the West Cup on The Champions course at Tukwet Canyons, moving up a spot from Monday’s results to a 14th-place finish after a 36-hole day.

Cougs want faster ‘D’ this spring

New defensive coordinator Alex Grinch and the Cougars open spring football on Thursday.

Wesley finally dancing with Zags

After transferring to Gonzaga, Byron Wesley gets his first taste of the NCAA Tournament.