College sports

Montana State head coach Jeff Choate walks on the sideline during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Washington State in Pullman, Wash., Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

Who will become UW’s next defensive coordinator?

Here’s a look at some possible candidates to replace the departed Pete Kwiatkowski.

 

Washington's Marcus Tsohonis (0) reacts after making a 3-pointer against Colorado during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Joe Nicholson)

UW men snap skid, beat Colorado for 1st Pac-12 win

Marcus Tsohonis scores a career-high 27 points as the Huskies pull out the 84-80 victory.

 

Washington State offensive lineman Abraham Lucas (72) looks on during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Utah Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Archbishop Murphy grad Lucas will return to WSU next season

The All-Pac-12 second-team offensive lineman from Everett opts not to declare for the NFL draft.

 

Third-place finishers Kaitlin Hawayek and Jean-Luc Baker pose with their medals in the championship ice dance at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Third-place finishers Kaitlin Hawayek and Jean-Luc Baker pose with their medals in the championship ice dance at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Washington forward Hameir Wright, left, and UCLA guard Tyger Campbell dive for a loose ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

UW leads at half, but comes up short in loss to UCLA

The Huskies fall to 1-11 on the season with a nail-biting 81-76 loss to the first-place Bruins.

Washington forward Hameir Wright, left, and UCLA guard Tyger Campbell dive for a loose ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
Washington forward Hameir Wright (13) shoots between Southern California forward Isaiah Mobley (3) and forward Evan Mobley (4) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

UW men lose to USC, fall to 1-10 on season

The Huskies remain winless in Pac-12 play after a 95-68 road loss to the Trojans.

Washington forward Hameir Wright (13) shoots between Southern California forward Isaiah Mobley (3) and forward Evan Mobley (4) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Gonzaga forward Drew Timme (2) shoots while pressured by Pepperdine forward Kene Chukwuka (24) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Spokane, Wash., Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

No. 1 Gonzaga overcomes poor 1st half, rolls past Pepperdine

The Bulldogs were up just four at halftime, but cruise down the stretch to win 95-70.

Gonzaga forward Drew Timme (2) shoots while pressured by Pepperdine forward Kene Chukwuka (24) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Spokane, Wash., Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)
Stanford forward Max Murrell (10), center, dunks against Washington forward J'Raan Brooks (33), left, and center Riley Sorn (52), right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Santa Cruz, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Josie Lepe)

UW men remain winless in Pac-12 after loss to Stanford

The Huskies lose 91-75 and fall to 1-8 on the season overall.

Stanford forward Max Murrell (10), center, dunks against Washington forward J'Raan Brooks (33), left, and center Riley Sorn (52), right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Santa Cruz, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Josie Lepe)
Gonzaga forward Corey Kispert dunks during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against BYU in Spokane, Wash., Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

Gonzaga cruises past BYU 86-69 in hastily scheduled game

Corey Kispert scores 23 points in the game that was added after opponents dealt with virus issues.

Gonzaga forward Corey Kispert dunks during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against BYU in Spokane, Wash., Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)
Teegan Lowe, 18, a senior at Monroe High School, is one of the best alpine ski racers in the Northwest. (Contributed photo) 2019

Community sports roundup: Skiing standout earns scholarship

Monroe High School grad Teegan Lowe is a member of the Saint Michael’s College women’s skiing team.

Teegan Lowe, 18, a senior at Monroe High School, is one of the best alpine ski racers in the Northwest. (Contributed photo) 2019
Gonzaga forward Corey Kispert (24) shoots between San Francisco forward Josh Kunen (10) and guard Jamaree Bouyea (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Spokane, Wash., Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

Edmonds native Kispert leads No. 1 Gonzaga to victory

The King’s High School alum scores 26 points in the Bulldogs’ 85-62 WCC win over San Francisco.

Gonzaga forward Corey Kispert (24) shoots between San Francisco forward Josh Kunen (10) and guard Jamaree Bouyea (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Spokane, Wash., Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)
Arizona's Dalen Terry (4) knocks the ball away from Washington's Erik Stevenson (10) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Struggling Washington men routed by Arizona

Washington shoots just 31% from the field and loses 80-53 for its fourth consecutive defeat.

Arizona's Dalen Terry (4) knocks the ball away from Washington's Erik Stevenson (10) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Colorado State quarterback Patrick O'Brien (12), center, passes to tight end Trey McBride (85), right, over San Diego State linebacker Caden McDonald (54) during an NCAA football game on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020 in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)

Former Colorado State QB O’Brien announces transfer to UW

The 6-foot-5, 235-pound resdhirt senior will join the Huskies as a graduate transfer next year.

Colorado State quarterback Patrick O'Brien (12), center, passes to tight end Trey McBride (85), right, over San Diego State linebacker Caden McDonald (54) during an NCAA football game on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020 in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)
Washington's Sean McGrew carries during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against Arizona on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

UW notebook: McGrew says he will return for 6th season

The Huskies’ leading rusher will take advantage of the extra year of eligibility due to the pandemic.

Washington's Sean McGrew carries during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against Arizona on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Gonzaga forward Corey Kispert (24) reacts after making a 3-point basket against Virginia during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)

Kispert’s career game leads No. 1 Gonzaga over No. 16 Virginia

The Edmonds native scores 32 points and ties a school record with nine 3-pointers in a 98-75 win.

Gonzaga forward Corey Kispert (24) reacts after making a 3-point basket against Virginia during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)
Josh McCarron, junior at Archbishop Murphy High is The Herald Defensive Player of the Year.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Murphy’s McCarron will have ‘dream come true’ on signing day

The standout senior is set to sign his National Letter of Intent with Virigina football Wednesday.

Josh McCarron, junior at Archbishop Murphy High is The Herald Defensive Player of the Year.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Utah running back Ty Jordan (22) runs for a score as he eludes a tackle by Washington State linebacker Jahad Woods (13) during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Utah mounts rally as Washington State’s season ends with loss

The Utes erase a 21-point halftime deficit and pull away for a 45-28 victory.

Utah running back Ty Jordan (22) runs for a score as he eludes a tackle by Washington State linebacker Jahad Woods (13) during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
Gonzaga guard Jalen Suggs (1) shoot a 3-pointer during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Iowa, Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020 in SIoux Falls, S.D. (AP Photo/Josh Jurgens)

Star freshman Suggs leads No. 1 Gonzaga over No. 3 Iowa

He scores a career-high 27 points as the powerful Bulldogs defeat the Hawkeyes 99-88.

Gonzaga guard Jalen Suggs (1) shoot a 3-pointer during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Iowa, Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020 in SIoux Falls, S.D. (AP Photo/Josh Jurgens)
Washington coach Jimmy Lake stands with official Michael Weseloh as he waits for a review of a call during the second half of the team's NCAA college football game against Stanford on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

UW opts out of potential bowl bid, football season over

Washington is still not able to practice due to COVID-19 cases and contact tracing.

Washington coach Jimmy Lake stands with official Michael Weseloh as he waits for a review of a call during the second half of the team's NCAA college football game against Stanford on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Cameron Underwood (right) looks to the basket during practice Monday evening at Everett Community College in Everett on March 2, 2020.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Cameron Underwood (right) looks to the basket during practice Monday evening at Everett Community College in Everett on March 2, 2020.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
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