College sports

Kalen DeBoer speaks during a news conference, Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, in Seattle, to introduce him as the new head NCAA college football coach at the University of Washington. DeBoer has spent the past two seasons as head football coach at Fresno State. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

DeBoer takes reins as head coach at Washington

The ex-Fresno State coach plans to lean on former successful Huskies coach Chris Petersen for advice.

 

FILE - Fresno State coach Kalen DeBoer watches the team play Connecticut during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Fresno, Calif., Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021. Washington is in talks with Fresno State's Kalen DeBoer to be its next head coach, two people familiar with the discussions between the Bulldogs' coach and the Pac-12 school told AP on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021. (AP Photo/Gary Kazanjian, File)

UW tabs Fresno St.’s DeBoer as new head coach

The 47-year-old replaces fired coach Jimmy Lake after the Huskies’ first losing season since 2009.

 

Washington State running back Max Borghi (21) evades a tackle attempt from Washington tight end Carson Smith (42) as he runs for a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Cougars end Apple Cup skid, clobber rival Huskies

Washington State snaps a seven-game losing streak to Washington with a record-setting 40-13 win.

Washington State running back Max Borghi (21) evades a tackle attempt from Washington tight end Carson Smith (42) as he runs for a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Washington State wide running back Max Borghi (21) reacts late in the second half of an NCAA college football game against Arizona, Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. Washington State won 44-18. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

WSU looks to snap Apple Cup losing streak vs. Washington

The bowl-eligible Cougars haven’t beat the Huskies since 2012. Both teams are led by interim coaches.

Washington State wide running back Max Borghi (21) reacts late in the second half of an NCAA college football game against Arizona, Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. Washington State won 44-18. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Eastern Washington wide receiver Efton Chism III, a Monroe High School graduate. (Photo provided by Eastern Washington University)

Former local standouts hope to lead Eastern to national title

With Efton Chism III, Josh Jerome and Anthany Smith helping lead the way, the Eagles begin their quest for a crown.

Eastern Washington wide receiver Efton Chism III, a Monroe High School graduate. (Photo provided by Eastern Washington University)
Washington State offensive lineman Abraham Lucas prepares to block during the second half of an NCAA college football game against BYU, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

Community roundup: Murphy alum selected for prestigious game

WSU’s Abe Lucas will play in the Senior Bowl, Jake Luton signs with the Dolphins’ practice squad and more.

Washington State offensive lineman Abraham Lucas prepares to block during the second half of an NCAA college football game against BYU, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

UW men’s hoops holds on for 77-74 win over George Mason

Terrell Brown Jr. and PJ Fuller scored the Huskies final 15 points in a narrow victory.

Washington's Missy Peterson (44) plays against Utah in an NCAA college basketball game in the first round of the Pac-12 women's tournament Thursday, March 5, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

‘Unfinished business’: E-W grad makes UW return after ACL injury

Missy Peterson missed nearly all of last season. She’s back and playing point guard for the Huskies.

Washington's Missy Peterson (44) plays against Utah in an NCAA college basketball game in the first round of the Pac-12 women's tournament Thursday, March 5, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Colorado cornerback Christian Gonzalez, left, tackles Washington wide receiver Rome Odunze after Odunze caught a pass for a short gain in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, in Boulder, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Washington’s postseason hopes dashed with loss to Colorado

The Huskies will not be able to qualify for a bowl game after a frustrating 20-17 defeat on Saturday.

Colorado cornerback Christian Gonzalez, left, tackles Washington wide receiver Rome Odunze after Odunze caught a pass for a short gain in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, in Boulder, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Murdock Rutledge, Everett High alumni, looks down field to pass against George Fox Saturday afternoon in Tacoma on October 5, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Community roundup: Everett alum caps record career at UPS

Plus, a trio of locals are honored by their respective conferences and Edmonds volleyball reaches the final eight.

Murdock Rutledge, Everett High alumni, looks down field to pass against George Fox Saturday afternoon in Tacoma on October 5, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
FILE - Washington head coach Jimmy Lake walks on the field as he reacts to a call in favor of Arkansas State in the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, in Seattle. Washington on Monday, Nov. 8 suspended head coach Jimmy Lake for one game without pay following a sideline incident during the Huskies' game against Oregon. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

UW fires head coach Lake after less than 2 seasons

The firing concluded a stunningly fast fall with a team that began the season ranked in The AP Top 25

FILE - Washington head coach Jimmy Lake walks on the field as he reacts to a call in favor of Arkansas State in the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, in Seattle. Washington on Monday, Nov. 8 suspended head coach Jimmy Lake for one game without pay following a sideline incident during the Huskies' game against Oregon. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
Oregon quarterback Anthony Brown (13) tries to avoid the tackle of Washington State defensive end Ron Stone Jr. (10) and linebacker Jahad Woods (13) during the third quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/Andy Nelson)

The Ducks blow open a tight game early and roll to a 38-24 win over WSU.

Anthony Brown Jr. threw for 135 yards and a touchdown while rushing for 123 yards and another score, and No. 5 Oregon… Continue reading

Oregon quarterback Anthony Brown (13) tries to avoid the tackle of Washington State defensive end Ron Stone Jr. (10) and linebacker Jahad Woods (13) during the third quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/Andy Nelson)
Arizona State quarterback Jayden Daniels scores on a carry as Washington's Cooper McDonald defends duirng the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Huskies fall apart in 4th quarter, lose to Sun Devils

UW blows an early 14-point lead and falls to Arizona State 35-30.

Arizona State quarterback Jayden Daniels scores on a carry as Washington's Cooper McDonald defends duirng the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
New Mexico women's soccer player Jadyn Edwards, a Jackson High School graduate. (University of New Mexico photo)
New Mexico women's soccer player Jadyn Edwards, a Jackson High School graduate. (University of New Mexico photo)
FILE - Washington head coach Jimmy Lake yells toward the field in the first half of an NCAA college football game against California, Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, in Seattle. Washington on Monday, Nov. 8 suspended head coach Jimmy Lake for one game without pay following a sideline incident during the Huskies' game against Oregon.  (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

UW supsends head coach Lake for 1 game without pay

The decision came after a sideline incident with a Husky player during Satruday’s loss to Oregon.

FILE - Washington head coach Jimmy Lake yells toward the field in the first half of an NCAA college football game against California, Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, in Seattle. Washington on Monday, Nov. 8 suspended head coach Jimmy Lake for one game without pay following a sideline incident during the Huskies' game against Oregon.  (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Washington fires offensive coordinator Donovan

The second-year Huskies coach was dismissed after the team struggled to score through 9 games.

Washington State coach Nick Rolovich walks on the field after the team's NCAA college football game against Stanford, Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. Washington State won 34-31. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

Ex-Washington St. coach Rolovich appeals firing over vaccine

The 42-year-old contends the school did not conduct a fair process in determining his request for an exemption.

Washington State coach Nick Rolovich walks on the field after the team's NCAA college football game against Stanford, Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. Washington State won 34-31. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)
New Mexico women's soccer player Jadyn Edwards, a Jackson High School graduate. (University of New Mexico photo)

Jackson grad leading charge for New Mexico women’s soccer

Jadyn Edwards is having a banner year as the Lobos seek a second-straight NCAA Tournament berth.

New Mexico women's soccer player Jadyn Edwards, a Jackson High School graduate. (University of New Mexico photo)
Members of the Everett Elite Flag Football 14-under team hold up a sign after winning the NFL FLAG open regional championship on Oct. 30, 2021, in Tacoma. (Photo provided by Jacob Hiatt)

Community roundup: Local flag football squad headed to Super Bowl

Plus, Taylor Roe places third at the Big 12 Cross Country Championships, Gabby Gunterman is honored and more.

Members of the Everett Elite Flag Football 14-under team hold up a sign after winning the NFL FLAG open regional championship on Oct. 30, 2021, in Tacoma. (Photo provided by Jacob Hiatt)