Sports

Kobe’s death and its harsh lesson about our obsession with youth sports

By Mark Zeigler The San Diego Union-Tribune When Kobe Bryant and his…

  • Feb 24th, 2020

Mariners, Yusei Kikuchi pleased with first test of refined pitching mechanics in Cactus League opener

By Ryan Divish The Seattle Times PEORIA, Ariz. — The multiple fastballs…

  • Feb 24th, 2020

Gonzaga rewind: Zags take responsibility after disappointing loss to BYU

By Jim Meehan The Spokesman-Review It was easy to pinpoint reasons for…

  • Feb 24th, 2020

Elma coaching legend adds Hall of Famer to long list of accomplishments

By Rick Anderson Grays Harbor News Group His Elma High School swan…

  • Feb 24th, 2020

Weekend Roundup: Pairings announced for regional round

Also: Willapa Valley boys, Montesano girls survive must-win games to earn trip to regionals

Three impressions from the Dragons’ home loss to the Dallas Renegades

By Mike Vorel The Seattle Times The Seattle Dragons fell to 1-2…

  • Feb 24th, 2020

The fists of Tyson Fury live up to the heavy hype

By Arash Markazi Los Angeles Times LAS VEGAS —Tyson Fury entered the…

  • Feb 24th, 2020

Mat Classic Roundup: Montesano takes third in state

Led by Ty Ekerson, Kenny Koonrad, Bulldogs place third in 1A class

Friday Roundup: Local wrestlers advance to second day of Mat Classic

Montesano in second as a team after Day 1; Aberdeen, South Bend wreslters in mix for state titles

Taholah claims boys, girls basketball district titles with sweep over Naselle

Chitwhins win thriller behind Mowitch’s 34 points; Hidalgo hits clutch 3 in Lady Chitwhins’ OT win

Wednesday Roundup: Montesano lives another day, beats King’s Way Christian in elimination game

Also: Willapa Valley boys fall in 2B district semis to Toutle Lake

Elma defends title, beats La Center for second straight district championship

Sackrider scores 31 as Eagles cut down the nets and earn trip to regionals with 66-40 victory

Sports Brief for Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020

Aberdeen swimmers earn trip to state meet; Local bowling scores inside

Tuesday Roundup: Late run ends Hoquiam’s season

Also: Raymond girls’ season ends in loss to Toledo

Seahawks reel in veteran tight end Greg Olsen with one-year, $7 million deal

By Bob Condotta The Seattle Times The Seahawks made their first big…

  • Feb 19th, 2020

Montesano blitz ends Elma’s season

Bulldogs pour it on en route to 71-43 victory over Eagles in district-elimination game

Analysis: Gonzaga’s imperfect victory over Pepperdine looks just fine in win column

By Jim Meehan The Spokesman-Review MALIBU, Calif. — It wasn’t pretty, easy…

  • Feb 18th, 2020

After season of tinkering, Mariners pitcher Yusei Kikuchi spent the offseason perfecting

By Ryan Divish The Seattle Times PEORIA, Ariz. — In the days…

  • Feb 18th, 2020

Ranking the Seahawks’ top areas of need as offseason heats up

By Bob Condotta The Seattle Times Editor’s Note: Seattle signed Olsen to…

  • Feb 18th, 2020

Chehalis River, all tributaries closed to all fishing

Wynoochee, Satsop among rivers also closed due to low steelhead returns; Humptulips still open

  • Feb 18th, 2020