College sports

Lawrence Muhat (center), of Lake Stevens, stands on the podium after winning the Kumite gold medal at the WUKF World Karate Championships held Sept. 23-26 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. (Photo courtesy of the Muhat family)
Lawrence Muhat (center), of Lake Stevens, stands on the podium after winning the Kumite gold medal at the WUKF World Karate Championships held Sept. 23-26 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. (Photo courtesy of the Muhat family)
Washington State running back Max Borghi (21) runs for a touchdown during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Oregon State, Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. Washington State won 31-24. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

Washington State rides huge 2nd half to win over Oregon State

The Cougars trail 10-3 at halftime, but explode for 28 points in the second half and win 31-24.

Washington State running back Max Borghi (21) runs for a touchdown during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Oregon State, Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. Washington State won 31-24. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)
Bagshaw Field at North Middle School in Everett. (Everett School District photo)
Bagshaw Field at North Middle School in Everett. (Everett School District photo)
Oregon State running back Deshaun Fenwick (5) is brought down by Washington's Edefuan Ulofoshio, left, and Cameron Williams during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Corvallis, Ore. (AP Photo/Amanda Loman)

Huskies go stagnant, fall to Beavers on late field goal

Washington falls to 2-3 and and fourth place in the Pac-12 North with the 27-24 defeat.

Oregon State running back Deshaun Fenwick (5) is brought down by Washington's Edefuan Ulofoshio, left, and Cameron Williams during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Corvallis, Ore. (AP Photo/Amanda Loman)
Washington State wide receiver De'Zhaun Stribling, right, celebrates with wide receiver Donovan Ollie (6) after scoring a touchdown against California in the third quarter of an NCAA college football game in Berkeley, Calif., Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021. Washington State won 21-6. (AP Photo/John Hefti)

QB de Laura’s return sparks Cougs to win over California

The sophomore throws three TD passes in his first action since injuring his leg two weeks ago vs. USC.

Washington State wide receiver De'Zhaun Stribling, right, celebrates with wide receiver Donovan Ollie (6) after scoring a touchdown against California in the third quarter of an NCAA college football game in Berkeley, Calif., Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021. Washington State won 21-6. (AP Photo/John Hefti)

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Utah cornerback Aaron Lowe (22) runs onto the field before an NCAA college football game against Washington State on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, in Salt Lake City, Utah. A University of Utah football player has been killed in a shooting at a house party early Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021, Salt Lake City police said. The shooting that killed Aaron Lowe occurred just after midnight, only hours after the Utes beat Washington State 24-13. Police said another victim in the attack was in critical condition and authorities were searching for a suspect. (AP Photo/George Frey)

Utah Utes football player killed, woman hurt in shooting

Salt Lake City police said Aaron Lowe was killed a few hours after the Utes beat Washington State.

Utah cornerback Aaron Lowe (22) runs onto the field before an NCAA college football game against Washington State on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, in Salt Lake City, Utah. A University of Utah football player has been killed in a shooting at a house party early Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021, Salt Lake City police said. The shooting that killed Aaron Lowe occurred just after midnight, only hours after the Utes beat Washington State 24-13. Police said another victim in the attack was in critical condition and authorities were searching for a suspect. (AP Photo/George Frey)
Washington players and coaches celebrate beating California in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, in Seattle. Washington won 31-24 in overtime. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

After McGrew TD, UW recovers fumble in overtime to beat Cal

Archbishop Murphy grad Kyler Gordon intercepts two passes in the Huskies’ 31-24 win.

Washington players and coaches celebrate beating California in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, in Seattle. Washington won 31-24 in overtime. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Utah running back TJ Pledger (5) runs for a touchdown as Washington State defensive back Jaylen Watson (0) tries to tackle him in the second half, of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/George Frey)

Washington State falters late in loss to Utah

The Cougars allowed 14 unanswered points in the fourth quarter in a 24-13 defeat.

Utah running back TJ Pledger (5) runs for a touchdown as Washington State defensive back Jaylen Watson (0) tries to tackle him in the second half, of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/George Frey)
Corey Kispert reacts after being selected 15th overall by the Washington Wizards during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, July 29, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/Corey Sipkin)

The Herald’s 2020-21 Man of the Year in Sports: Corey Kispert

The Edmonds native was a 1st-team All-American at Gonzaga and a 1st-round NBA draft pick by the Wizards.

Corey Kispert reacts after being selected 15th overall by the Washington Wizards during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, July 29, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/Corey Sipkin)
Oklahoma State distance runner Taylor Roe, a Lake Stevens High School graduate, finished second at the Big 12 Cross Country Championship on Oct. 30, 2020, in Lawrence, Kansas. (Oklahoma State photo)

The Herald’s 2020-21 Woman of the Year in Sports: Taylor Roe

The 2019 Lake Stevens grad finished 2nd at the NCAA Division I Women’s Cross Country Championship.

Oklahoma State distance runner Taylor Roe, a Lake Stevens High School graduate, finished second at the Big 12 Cross Country Championship on Oct. 30, 2020, in Lawrence, Kansas. (Oklahoma State photo)
Washington State quarterback Victor Gabalis throws a pass during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Southern California, Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. Southern California won 45-14. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

Archbishop Murphy alum sees significant time at QB in WSU loss

Victor Gabalis fills in for the injured Jayden de Laura and completes 6-of-10 passes in a 45-14 defeat.

Washington State quarterback Victor Gabalis throws a pass during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Southern California, Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. Southern California won 45-14. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)
Washington Huskies running back Sean McGrew runs the ball into the end zone for a touchdown during the game against Arkansas State on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021 in Seattle, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Huskies’ offense finally breaks out in win over Arkansas St.

Dylan Morris throws for 367 yards and three TDs as UW earns its much-needed first victory of the season.

Washington Huskies running back Sean McGrew runs the ball into the end zone for a touchdown during the game against Arkansas State on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021 in Seattle, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
LSU defensive lineman Ali Gaye runs off the line in the second half an NCAA college football game against Mississippi State in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. Mississippi State won 44-34. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
LSU defensive lineman Ali Gaye runs off the line in the second half an NCAA college football game against Mississippi State in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. Mississippi State won 44-34. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Michigan running back Blake Corum (2) steps over tight end Erick All (83) and past Washington defensive back Cameron Williams (6) to score a touchdown in the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021. (AP Photo/Tony Ding)

UW falls to 0-2 with punchless loss at Michigan

Washington’s offense struggles for the second straight game in a 31-10 defeat on the road.

Michigan running back Blake Corum (2) steps over tight end Erick All (83) and past Washington defensive back Cameron Williams (6) to score a touchdown in the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021. (AP Photo/Tony Ding)
Washington State quarterback Jayden de Laura throws a pass during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Portland State, Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

De Laura accounts for 4 TDs, WSU rolls past Portland State

The Cougars bounce back from a Week 1 loss and beat the Vikings 44-24.

Washington State quarterback Jayden de Laura throws a pass during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Portland State, Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)
FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2021, file photo, Gonzaga coach Mark Few signals to players during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Santa Clara in Spokane, Wash. Few has been cited for driving under the influence. The Coeur d’Alene Press and Spokesman-Review acquired a police report through a public information request that says Few was stopped Monday evening, Sept. 6, after he was “called in as driving erratic and speeding.” (AP Photo/Young Kwak, File)

Gonzaga basketball coach Mark Few cited for DUI in Idaho

Few was stopped by Coeur d’Alene police after he was “called in as driving erratic and speeding.”

FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2021, file photo, Gonzaga coach Mark Few signals to players during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Santa Clara in Spokane, Wash. Few has been cited for driving under the influence. The Coeur d’Alene Press and Spokesman-Review acquired a police report through a public information request that says Few was stopped Monday evening, Sept. 6, after he was “called in as driving erratic and speeding.” (AP Photo/Young Kwak, File)
Montana's Omar Hicks Onu (0) upends and breaks up a pass intended for Washington's Giles Jackson in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

No. 20 Washington stunned by Montana in season opener

QB Dylan Morris throws three interceptions as the Huskies fall to the FCS Grizzlies 13-7.

Montana's Omar Hicks Onu (0) upends and breaks up a pass intended for Washington's Giles Jackson in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Utah State safety Dominic Tatum, left, and wide receiver Brandon Bowling celebrate the team's 26-23 win against Washington State in an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

Bonner’s late TD pass lifts Utah St. over Washington St.

The Aggies score with 11 second left and stun the Cougars 26-23 in Pullman.

Utah State safety Dominic Tatum, left, and wide receiver Brandon Bowling celebrate the team's 26-23 win against Washington State in an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)
Cameron Beardsley dives for a ball during practice on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

EvCC, EdC begin competitions still dealing with COVID protocols

40-plus college soccer teams converge in Tukwila this week as NWAC sports get underway again.

Cameron Beardsley dives for a ball during practice on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)