College sports

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)
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)

Attorney: Rolovich dismissal ‘unlawful’ attack on Catholic faith

The lawyer for the ex-WSU coach says he plans to take legal action after his firing for refusing the COVID-19 vaccine.

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)
LSU defensive end Ali Gaye (11) gestures after a play against Mississippi State during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, in Starkville, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Community roundup: E-W alum’s season likely over for LSU

Reports state Ali Gaye will have season-ending surgery, a new course record set at Snohomish and more.

LSU defensive end Ali Gaye (11) gestures after a play against Mississippi State during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, in Starkville, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
Washington State head coach Nick Rolovich looks on during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Stanford, Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, in Pullman, Wash.(AP Photo/Young Kwak)

WSU fires football coach Rolovich over COVID vaccine refusal

The second-year coach didn’t adhere to a mandate for state workers.

Washington State head coach Nick Rolovich looks on during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Stanford, Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, in Pullman, Wash.(AP Photo/Young Kwak)
Central Washington linebacker Donte Hamilton, a Kamiak High School alum. (Jacob Thompson / CWU Athletics)

Kamiak alum has been dominating force for CWU football team

Linebacker Donte Hamilton as been named GNAC Defensive Player of the Week three times in five weeks.

Central Washington linebacker Donte Hamilton, a Kamiak High School alum. (Jacob Thompson / CWU Athletics)
UCLA tight end Greg Dulcich scores a touchdown next to Washington defensive back Asa Turner during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Washington falls to 2-4 with close home loss to UCLA

The Huskies fail to come up with a cluth drive late and fall to the Bruins 24-17.

UCLA tight end Greg Dulcich scores a touchdown next to Washington defensive back Asa Turner during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Washington State offensive lineman Jarrett Kingston (52) lifts wide receiver Calvin Jackson Jr. while celebrating Jackson's touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Stanford, Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

Washington State rallies to beat Stanford

Max Borghi scores with 1:30 left in the game as the Cougars come back for a close 34-31 win.

Washington State offensive lineman Jarrett Kingston (52) lifts wide receiver Calvin Jackson Jr. while celebrating Jackson's touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Stanford, Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)