College Sports


WSU hires recruiting whiz Lees as baseball coach

Washington State athletic director Bill Moos announced the hiring of Marty Lees as the new Cougars baseball coach on Wednesday, citing Lees’ success as an assistant coach at similar programs.

Carda leads UCLA past Ducks in WCWS

OKLAHOMA CITY — For a night, UCLA resembled the Bruins who once dominated college softball. Ally Carda pitched a complete game to help UCLA defeat Oregon 7-1 on Thursday night in the Women’s College World Series. It was the school’s first win in the event since claiming the last of its 11 national championships in 2010.

Moos fires baseball coach Marbut after 11 seasons with Cougs

WSU AD Bill Moos says a change is needed after more than a decade with Donnie Marbut.

Warriors ousted at NWAC tourney

Walla Walla’s first trip to the Northwest Athletic Conference baseball championship since 2007 ended on Friday.

WWCC falls to Edmonds in playoffs

Walla Walla Community College baseball team lost to Edmonds Community College today, 6-2, in the Northwest Athletic Conference Championship tournament. This was the Warriors second loss and they are out of the tournament.

Warriors fall to Saints at NWAC tourney

A five-run seventh inning proved to be the difference as Mount Hood topped Walla Walla, 6-3, in the Northwest Athletic Conference baseball tournament’s opening round on Thursday.

Kitamura named Whits’ new coach

Former Missionary baseball player and assistant Brian Kitamura takes over for Sean Kinney.

Top RB commits to Huskies

Sean McGrew, the West Coast’s top-ranked running back recruit, made a verbal commitment to the Huskies on Wednesday afternoon during a ceremony at St. John Bosco High School in Bellflower, Calif.

Meliah leads WWCC to NWAC tourney

Dave Meliah is no stranger to success on the baseball diamond.

Warriors third at NWAC golf tournament

The WWCC men finish behind Spokane and Bellevue at the championships in Tacoma.

Ayres leads WWCC past Shoreline, into title bracket

Clayten Ayres pitched a complete-game four-hitter and helped his cause with two hits as Walla Walla Community College downed Shoreline, 4-1, on Sunday afternoon to advance to the Northwest Athletic Conference championship bracket.

Warrior golfers lead at NWAC Championships

TACOMA — Walla Walla Community College’s men’s golfers put together the round they’ve been looking for all season long, and it put the Warriors at the top of the leaderboard after the first round of the NWAC Championships at Oakbrook Country Club on Sunday.

Ducks advance to host Super Regional on Thursday

EUGENE — Oregon advanced to host its fourth Super Regional softball tournament in a row after defeating North Dakota State, 6-1, in the Eugene Regional on Saturday.

Huskies knocked out of NCAA softball tournament

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Washington’s softball team scored a rare run against Alabama, but lost in the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional, 11-1, to end its season.

Ex-WSU QB Halliday retires from football

Connor Halliday has rehabbed since November to prepare himself for a professional football career, but gave up the sport on the eve of his first NFL practice.