College Sports


Fresh talent has Zags soaring

When Mark Few was done hitting the “Add to Cart” button in assembling this year’s Gonzaga basketball roster, he began giving consideration to the game’s old, intractable math:

Cougars add defensive duo

The WSU football team brings in a pair of four-star junior college recruits.

UW trio named first-team All-Americans

Danny Shelton, Hau’oli Kikaha and Shaq Thompson each earn first-team All-America honors.

Whitman’s Revere earns spot on National Ultimate Frisbee team

Whitman College student Claire Revere was selected by USA Ultimate — the United States’ national governing body for the sport of ultimate Frisbee — for a spot on the elite National Team.

Zags manhandle Texas Southern

Gonzaga gets a break from Pac-12 foes, but doesn’t let up on the gas with a 94-54 rout of the Tigers Monday night.

Like father, like son for Beavers’ Payton

Gary Payton II joins his father as the only players in Oregon State history to have triple-doubles Monday.

Adams finishes second for Payton Award

EWU junior QB Vernon Adams Jr. finishes behind Villanova’s John Robertson for the Walter Payton Award.

Fresno, Calif. DL McCoy commits to Washington

Ricky McCoy, a senior defensive lineman from Roosevelt High in Fresno, Calif., announced his commitment to the Washington football team on Monday. He had previously made a verbal commitment to Arizona.

Warriors complete road sweep, down Pacific JV

FOREST GROVE, Ore. — Walla Walla Community College’s women’s basketball team found the Willamette Valley drinking water just fine over the weekend.

Corban escapes with win over Whit women

WALLA WALLA — An 18-11 stretch over the final six minutes rallied Whitman College’s women’s basketball team to within a bucket in the final seconds Sunday afternoon at Sherwood Center during the concluding game of the eighth annual Kim Evanger Raney Classic.

Portland gets past WWCC men

BELLEVUE — Portland’s Mike Gregory scored a basket at the buzzer here Sunday to lift the Panthers to an 86-84 victory over Walla Walla during the final day of the Bellevue Holiday Classic men’s community college basketball tournament.

Huskies rally past Eastern Washington

SEATTLE — Despite trailing by double digits in the second half against Eastern Washington, the 17th-ranked Huskies never wavered or lost belief that Sunday’s game wouldn’t end just like it did in 2013.

Federal Way’s McClatcher commits to Huskies

SEATTLE — Chico McClatcher, a four-star athlete from Federal Way High School, has made a verbal commitment to the University of Washington football program.

Nebraska ousts Washington in NCAA volleyball tournament

SEATTLE — No. 11 Nebraska ousted No. 3 Washington, 3-1, from the NCAA Volleyball Tournament at Alaska Airlines Arena Friday night.

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Missionary men fall to Warner-Pacific, 83-71

Jackson Clough and Philip Chircu reached double figures in scoring and Evan Martin pulled down 11 rebounds, but Whitman College wasn’t able to hold onto a first-half lead against visiting Warner Pacific College, eventually falling to the visiting Knights, 83-71, in non-conference action Saturday evening at Sherwood Athletics Center.