College sports

Washington ege Zion Tupuola-Fetui (58) and teammates take part in the NCAA college football team's practice in Seattle on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022. (Erika Schultz/The Seattle Times via AP)

Fall returns to Husky Stadium as UW opens preseason camp

Under a slight mist, the Washington football team holds its first preseason practice under new head coach Kalen DeBoer.

 

Washington State coach Jake Dickert reacts to a blocked field goal attempt by Central Michigan during the second half of the Sun Bowl NCAA college football game in El Paso, Texas, Friday, Dec. 31, 2021. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)

Another first for Dickert as Cougars begin fall camp

WSU begins practice under the coach who took over the program midway through last season.

 

Washington's Tuli Letuligasenoa reacts after a play against California in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

5 personnel questions as Huskies kick off preseason camp

UW embarks on its first fall camp under head coach Kalen DeBoer on Thursday.

 

Pac-12 Conference commissioner George Kliavkoff speaks at Pac-12 NCAA college football media day Friday, July 29, 2022, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Pac-12’s Kliavkoff jabs Big 12, touts future after USC, UCLA

The commissioner confirmed the league is actively seeking expansion.

Pac-12 Conference commissioner George Kliavkoff speaks at Pac-12 NCAA college football media day Friday, July 29, 2022, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
Edmonds-Woodway sophomore Steven Anderson plays during the Snohomish Summer Smash tennis tournament last week at Snohomish High School. (Photo courtesy of Kraig Norris)
Edmonds-Woodway sophomore Steven Anderson plays during the Snohomish Summer Smash tennis tournament last week at Snohomish High School. (Photo courtesy of Kraig Norris)
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Community roundup: Locals qualify for track and field junior nationals

Also, trio of Silvertips invited to NHL camps, EvCC baseball coach moves on, and more.

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Washington's Steve Emtman leaves the field displaying the numberone sign after Washington's 34-14 win over Michigan in the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., Jan. 1, 1992. Emtman and Washington's quarterback Billy Joe Hobert were named co-MVPs of the game. (AP Photo/Bob Galbraith)

The Pac-12 will never be the same — and that’s sad for many

The dismantling of the conference hurts for those that have been fans for a long, long time.

Washington's Steve Emtman leaves the field displaying the numberone sign after Washington's 34-14 win over Michigan in the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., Jan. 1, 1992. Emtman and Washington's quarterback Billy Joe Hobert were named co-MVPs of the game. (AP Photo/Bob Galbraith)
FILE - UCLA guard Jaime Jaquez Jr., right, tries to get by Southern California forward Isaiah Mobley during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game on March 5, 2022, in Los Angeles. UCLA and Southern California are planning to leave the Pac-12 for the Big Ten Conference in a seismic change that could lead to another major realignment of college sports. A person who spoke to The Associated Press on Thursday, June 30, 2022, on condition of anonymity because the schools' talks with the Big Ten have not been made public said the schools have taken steps to request an invitation to join the conference. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

UCLA, USC leaving Pac-12 for Big Ten

The two schools announce they will be exiting the Pac-12 in 2024 in a major blow to the viability of the conference.

FILE - UCLA guard Jaime Jaquez Jr., right, tries to get by Southern California forward Isaiah Mobley during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game on March 5, 2022, in Los Angeles. UCLA and Southern California are planning to leave the Pac-12 for the Big Ten Conference in a seismic change that could lead to another major realignment of college sports. A person who spoke to The Associated Press on Thursday, June 30, 2022, on condition of anonymity because the schools' talks with the Big Ten have not been made public said the schools have taken steps to request an invitation to join the conference. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
Evergreen Speedway remains closed due the stay-at-home order while NASCAR will run it's first race since the pandemic began on Sunday. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Community roundup: Evans tops podium at Mark Galloway Shootout

Also, EvCC athletes named All-American, Tulalip native signs with MLB organization and more.

Evergreen Speedway remains closed due the stay-at-home order while NASCAR will run it's first race since the pandemic began on Sunday. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
FILE -  York Giants  Halfback Hugh McElhenny, poses at the team's NFL football training camp in Fairfield, Conn., on Sept. 3, 1963. McElhenny, an elusive NFL running back nicknamed “The King,” died on June 17, 2022, at his home in Nevada, his son-in-law Chris Permann confirmed Thursday, June 23, 2022. He was 93. (AP Photo/Harry Harris, File)

Legendary UW halfback McElhenny dies at age 93

The Pro Football Hall-of-Famer’s record for rushing yards in a game (296 against WSU in 1950) still stands at UW.

FILE -  York Giants  Halfback Hugh McElhenny, poses at the team's NFL football training camp in Fairfield, Conn., on Sept. 3, 1963. McElhenny, an elusive NFL running back nicknamed “The King,” died on June 17, 2022, at his home in Nevada, his son-in-law Chris Permann confirmed Thursday, June 23, 2022. He was 93. (AP Photo/Harry Harris, File)
Paolo Banchero, right, poses for a photo with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected as the number one pick overall by the Orlando Magic in the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 23, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

O’Dea alum Banchero taken by Magic with top pick in NBA draft

Gonzaga star Chet Holmgren goes to Oklahoma City at No. 2.

Paolo Banchero, right, poses for a photo with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected as the number one pick overall by the Orlando Magic in the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 23, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
The American Cornhole League is holding a competition this weekend at Angel of the Winds Arena. (American Cornhole League photo)
The American Cornhole League is holding a competition this weekend at Angel of the Winds Arena. (American Cornhole League photo)
Caleb Campbell, an eight grader at Park Place Middle School in Monroe, shattered three longtime school records in track and field this past spring. (Provided photo)

Community roundup: Local 8th grader shatters school records

Plus, Roe and White earn All-American honors and a trio of ERA boats place at youth rowing nationals.

Caleb Campbell, an eight grader at Park Place Middle School in Monroe, shattered three longtime school records in track and field this past spring. (Provided photo)
Washington wide receiver Giles Jackson runs with the ball during an NCAA college football game against Oregon, Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021, in Seattle. Oregon won 26-16. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

A look at potential breakout candidates for UW football in ‘22

An analysis of a few players who could have breakthrough seasons for the Huskies this fall.

Washington wide receiver Giles Jackson runs with the ball during an NCAA college football game against Oregon, Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021, in Seattle. Oregon won 26-16. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
Lake Stevens' Kasen Kinchen dodges a tackle attempt by Glacier Peak's Jadon Claps Friday night at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Snohomish on October 11, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Community sports roundup: Lake Stevens’ Kinchen transfers from UW to WSU

Plus, Silvertips sign top draft pick, local falls short in U.S. Open bid and tryouts open for baseball academy.

Lake Stevens' Kasen Kinchen dodges a tackle attempt by Glacier Peak's Jadon Claps Friday night at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Snohomish on October 11, 2019. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Everett Community College baseball.

Community sports roundup: 9 EvCC baseball players honored

Plus, Everett Rowing Association sends three boats to nationals, two locals headed to NCAA track nationals and more.

Everett Community College baseball.

Community roundup: Locals bring in haul of NWAC softball honors

Plus, EvCC Hall of Fame and coaching news, and Lake Stevens graduate wins Big-12 conference championship.

Community roundup: Locals named All-Conference in softball

Plus, Gillis firing for UP, Casto advances in U.S. open qualifying, and much more.

Miranda Granger jumps in the air to knee a medicine ball being held by Charlie Pearson during her training session at Charlie's Combat Club on Friday, July 26, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Miranda Granger jumps in the air to knee a medicine ball being held by Charlie Pearson during her training session at Charlie's Combat Club on Friday, July 26, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Aubrey Peterson makes a base hit during the Canada Cup Thursday morning in Surrey British Columbia on July 11, 2019.  Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Aubrey Peterson makes a base hit during the Canada Cup Thursday morning in Surrey British Columbia on July 11, 2019.  Kevin Clark / The Herald)