College sports

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)
Washington wide receiver Jalen McMillan, left, catches a touchdown pass against Stanford during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game in Stanford, Calif., Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. Washington won 20-13. (AP Photo/John Hefti)

Late TD pass lifts Washington to needed win over Stanford

Dylan Morris hits Jalen McMillan with just 21 seconds to play as the Huskies rally to beat the Cardinal 20-13.

Washington wide receiver Jalen McMillan, left, catches a touchdown pass against Stanford during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game in Stanford, Calif., Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. Washington won 20-13. (AP Photo/John Hefti)
Washington State defensive back Chau Smith-Wade (6) celebrates his interception against Arizona State during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct 30, 2021, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darryl Webb)

Opportunistic Cougars beat ASU to give Dickert 1st win

Washington State forces five turnovers in a 34-21 win over the Sun Devils.

Washington State defensive back Chau Smith-Wade (6) celebrates his interception against Arizona State during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct 30, 2021, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darryl Webb)
California running back Christopher Brooks (34) scores a touchdown as Washington State defensive lineman Jesus Echevarria (78) and others watch in the first quarter of an NCAA football game in Berkeley, Calif., Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021. (AP Photo/John Hefti)

Community roundup: Murphy alum earns scholarship at WSU

Jesus Echevarria is awarded for his hard work, Washington Golf honors local standouts, and more.

California running back Christopher Brooks (34) scores a touchdown as Washington State defensive lineman Jesus Echevarria (78) and others watch in the first quarter of an NCAA football game in Berkeley, Calif., Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021. (AP Photo/John Hefti)
Tennessee's Natalie Hayward, an Archbishop Murphy graduate, serves during a game against Texas Tech on Aug. 27, 2021, in Knoxville, TN. (University of Tennessee athletics)

Murphy grad leads Tennessee volleyball into national spotlight

Setter Natalie Hayward has won three SEC Player of the Week awards this season for the 21st-ranked Lady Vols.

Tennessee's Natalie Hayward, an Archbishop Murphy graduate, serves during a game against Texas Tech on Aug. 27, 2021, in Knoxville, TN. (University of Tennessee athletics)
BYU running back Tyler Allgeier, top center, reaches for a touchdown during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Washington State, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. BYU won 21-19. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

In first game with new coach, Washington State loses to BYU

A late rally comes up short at the Cougars fall 21-19 in Pullman.

BYU running back Tyler Allgeier, top center, reaches for a touchdown during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Washington State, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. BYU won 21-19. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)
Washington running back Cameron Davis (22) reacts after scoring a touchdown during the second half of the team's NCAA college football game against Arizona on Friday, Oct. 22, 2021, in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/Chris Coduto)

Huskies rally, extend Arizona’s losing streak to 19 with win

Trailing 16-7 in the fourth quarter, Dylan Morris throws two TDs as UW comes back for a 21-16 win.

Washington running back Cameron Davis (22) reacts after scoring a touchdown during the second half of the team's NCAA college football game against Arizona on Friday, Oct. 22, 2021, in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/Chris Coduto)