Local Sports

Fresh
Gonzaga’s mascot

No. 2 seed Tennessee beats No. 11 Gonzaga in overtime

Tennessee beat Gonzaga 73-69 in overtime on Saturday to advance to the Spokane Regional final of the NCAA Tournament.

Updated
seattle mariners logo generic

Mariners prospect Victor Sanchez passes away

Seattle Mariners pitching prospect Victor Sanchez passed away in Venezuela, the club announced Saturday.

FC Dallas's Michel celebrates as he jogs to midfield after scoring on a penalty kick against the Vancouver Whitecaps in the second half of an MLS playoff soccer match, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Frisco, Texas. FC Dallas won 2-1.

10-man FC Dallas holds off the Sounders

FC Dallas played with 10 men for the majority of the night, the Seattle Sounders failed to capitalize and the match ended in a scoreless draw Saturday night.

Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon is seen before a spring exhibition baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Wednesday, March 19, 2014, in Peoria, Ariz.

Zunino homers twice, but Giants rally to edge Mariners 9-8

The San Francisco Giants rallied from a four-run deficit in the top of the ninth inning with minor leaguers Saturday in a 9-8 split-squad victory.

Updated
wwu western washington university congrats vikes vikings from kpug

WWU sports roundup

A record-setting sprinter, a couple softball victories and success for the women's rowing squad.

Gonzaga coach Mark Few

Gonzaga’s 1st regional final in 16 years vs top-seeded Duke

This is the 17th consecutive NCAA trip for the No. 2 seed Bulldogs (35-2), but their first regional final since 1999. Their only previous games against Duke are two regular-season losses.

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson reaches up to grab a throw as he works out with the Texas Rangers during spring training baseball practice, Monday, March 3, 2014, in Surprise, Ariz.

Seahawks QB Russell Wilson works out with Texas Rangers

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is spending a day with the Texas Rangers and drawing on his Super Bowl experience to deliver a message to the team.

This is a 2014 photo of pitcher Felix Hernandez of the Seattle Mariners baseball team. This image reflects the Mariners active roster as of Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, when this image was taken.

King Felix to start Mariners opener

In 7 career opening day starts Hernandez is 5-and-0 with a 1.52 ERA.

wsu cougars washington state univeristy pac 12 football logo

Longtime Washington State baseball coach dies

Chuck "Bobo" Brayton, the long-time Washington State baseball coach and college Hall of Famer who had 1,162 career wins, has died at the age of 89.

Portland Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts

Aldridge leads Trail Blazers to 87-81 win over Suns

LaMarcus Aldridge scored 27 points

Seattle Mariners' Nelson Cruz gets ready to bat during the third inning of a spring training baseball game against the San Diego Padres Thursday, March 5, 2015, in Peoria, Ariz.

Royals shut down Mariners

Kansas City's Ventura holds Seattle to one-hit game in 5-1 victory

Gonzaga head coach Mark Few watches during a practice session for a college basketball regional semifinal game in the NCAA Tournament Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Houston. Gonzaga plays UCLA on Friday, March 27, 2015.

Gonzaga and Duke headed to Elite Eight

Przemek Karnowski had 18 points and nine rebounds/Justise Winslow 21 points and 10 rebound

western washington logo generic copy/wwu

WWU’s Paul and Orem named GNAC co-Golfers of the Week

Viking teammates tie for 21st at Cal State Monterey Bay Invitational

seattle mariners mlb david rollins

Mariners reliever David Rollins suspended 80 games

Seattle Mariners reliever David Rollins has been suspended 80 games for the use of performance-enhancing drugs.

Washington's Nigel Williams-Goss shoots the ball in the second half of an NCAA basketball game against Eastern Washington, on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014 in Seattle. Washington won the game 81-77.

UW’s Williams-Goss Named to the Pac-12 All-Academic First Team

Williams-Goss has a 3.74 cumulative GPA in pre-social science and is set to double major in communications and psychology. He also averaged 15.6 points per game for the Dawgs this season.

kpug prep high school

High school scores from Thursday

Bellingham baseball team just gets by Nooksack Valley

FILE - In this file photo taken Sept. 17, 2012, the NHL logo is seen on a goal at a Nashville Predators practice rink in Nashville, Tenn. The NHL eliminated 16 more days from the regular-season schedule Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, and if a deal with the players' association isn't reached soon the whole season could be lost. The league wiped out all games through Dec. 30 in its latest round of cancellations. Negotiations between the league and the players' association broke off last week, but NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly said Sunday the sides are trying to restart talks this week.

Avalanche end 3-game skid, top Canucks

Gabriel Landeskog and Alex Tanguay each had a goal and an assist, and Reto Berra made 33 saves to lead the Colorado Avalanche past the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 on Thursday night.

Kansas City Royals' Alex Gordon swings against the San Francisco Giants in the first inning of a spring training exhibition baseball game Monday, March 23, 2015, in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Mariners drop 2 Cactus League split squad games

Hernandez throws 6 sharp innings in Mariners' loss to Royals. Davis, Jimenez hit grand slams as Brewers beat Mariners 15-1

WWU Softball coaches

WWU softball loses 14-2 to No. 21 Sonoma State

Seawolves score eight runs in second, five in third and two in fifth.

Ludacris

Seahawks’ RB Lynch will have a cameo in Ludacris music video

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch will have a cameo in upcoming music video for song 'Beast Mode' by hip-hop artist Ludacris.

Recent Headlines

in Sports

Kentucky remains undefeated after beating Notre Dame & moves on to Final Four

Kentucky's Trey Lyles, left, and Karl-Anthony Towns, right, listen to Willie Cauley-Stein during the team's news conference at the NCAA men's basketball tournament regional, Friday, March 27, 2015, in Cleveland. Kentucky plays Notre Dame in the final Saturday, hoping to extend their unbeaten streak and reach the Final Four.

Andrew Harrison hit two free throws with six seconds left as the Wildcats survived a 68-66 win over third seed Notre Dame.

in Sports

Wisconsin heads to Final Four after win over Arizona

Wisconsin Badgers Head Coach Bo Ryan works with the team during the first round of the NCAA Midwest Regional basketball game in Omaha, Neb., Thursday, March 20, 2008

The Badgers (35-3) denied the Wildcats (34-4) a Final Four berth for the second straight year, having beaten them by one point in overtime in Anaheim a year ago when their seeds were reversed.

in Sports

AP sources: Texas fires coach Barnes after 17 years

The NCAA logo is on the court as work continues at The Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, March 18, 2015, for the NCAA college basketball second and third round game. Second round games start on Thursday.

Texas has fired coach Rick Barnes after 17 seasons, people with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press.

in Sports

Hot Rod Hundley, former NBA player and Jazz announcer, dies

image

The Jazz said Hundley died at his home in the Phoenix area Friday night.

in Sports

NCAA on KPUG: Notre Dame looking for luck of the Irish vs. Kentucky

The Notre Dame mascot performs during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Miami in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Greensboro, N.C., Thursday, March 12, 2015.

NCAA Tournament on KPUG: Arizona vs. Wisconsin at 3pm, Notre Dame vs. Kentucky at 5:50pm.

Bellingham Traffic