College Sports


Youth in mix as WSU spring football camp opens

When the air horn sounds at 3 p.m. today and Washington State football coach Mike Leach gathers his team around him to begin the first of the Cougars’ spring football practices he’ll see a lot of new faces looking back at him.

Positions up for grabs for Cougars

With spring practices approaching, the defensive backfield is a major area of concern for the Cougars.

UW’s postseason continues with SD State

After beating Oregon, 93-85, the Huskies play for a spot in women’s NIT Elite 8 against San Diego State tonight.

South Carolina ends OSU’s run

South Carolina, the top seed in the Stanford region, stifles the Beavers, 78-69, in the NCAA tourney.

UW beats Oregon in WNIT

Washington restricts Oregon’s top-ranked offense to just 36 percent shooting in the 93-85 victory.

Moos gives insight on coach search

WSU’s athletic director says he expects the search for a basketball coach to be over within 10 to 14 days.

OSU on verge of Sweet 16

No. 9 Oregon State squares off with top-seeded South Carolina in the NCAA tournament tonight.

Wildcats way too much for Zags

SAN DIEGO — In the grand Gonzaga vision, Arizona would have gotten such an argument from the Zags in their NCAA tournament round-of-32 game here Sunday night that perhaps they’d feel a little fear about a face-losing defeat as a No. 1 seed.

Whitman ends with win over Bruins

NEWBERG, Ore. — Nationally-ranked George Fox got a complete-game three-hitter from Tom Zaronsinski, but Whitman College was able to escape with a victory in the weekend’s Northwest Conference baseball finale, 2-1, on Sunday.

Wiese leads Beaver women past MTSU

SEATTLE — From the very start, Middle Tennessee was left trying to play catch up with Oregon State.

Gonzaga women bounced by James Madison

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Despite being up most of the night with an upset stomach, Kirby Burkholder had 28 points and 18 rebounds to lead No. 11 seed James Madison to a 72-63 win over No. 6 Gonzaga on Sunday in the first round of the NCAA tournament.

Missionary women stumble at Hen-Athena

CLAREMONT, Calif. — The Whitman women’s tennis team found it tough sledding at the inaugural Hen-Athena Tournament here over the weekend, dropping a 9-0 match to No. 4-ranked Amherst on Saturday and an 8-1 loss at the hands of No. 12 Pomona-Pitzer on Sunday.

Huskies, Ducks women familiar faces in WNIT

SEATTLE — With the NCAA tournament at its Alaska Airlines Arena court, Washington is in Eugene for that other tournament.

Whitman downs UW-Whitwater, 85-70

The Missionaries trail by five before opening a double-digit lead by halftime against the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in the Final Four.

George Fox takes pair from Missionaries

The Whitman baseball team dropped a doubleheader to George Fox on Saturday.