Huskies Prepare for Bay Area Showdown

Photo Credit: Ted S. Warren/Associated Press On Saturday night, the Washington Huskies will invade Stanford territory to take on the Cardinal in Palo Alto. After a deflating loss against the Huskies last year at CenturyLink Field, Stanford will have a bitter taste in their mouth. Don’t think for one second that the Cardinal will let […]

Optimism Surrounds Mariners

Seven wins in a row. The young guys playing well. The old guys playing well. Everything seems to be coming together for the Seattle Mariners, who are now only five games below .500 and are coming up on a seven game home stand. There are a couple obvious storylines as to why the Mariners are […]

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Interview: Jake Straughan, Colton Basketball

Jake Straughan is one of most underrated players in the state of Washington. The 6-foot-1 point guard recently committed to Idaho and could be the best player east of the mountains in the state. Not only has Straughn found success on the court, he's also put forth an admirable effort in the classroom, sporting an […]

Looking Back: Ray Allen’s Career with the Sonics

Coveted by the league’s sharpshooters for his uncanny quick release and near-perfect jump shot, Ray Allen remains among the most dependable three-point kings on the court. Before joining the current back-to-back champs Miami Heat and the famed Boston Big Three, Allen led the Seattle Supersonics in the 2005 Western Conference Semi Finals but eventually lost […]

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Mariners Option Jesus Montero To AAA Tacoma

Photo Credit: Otto Greule, Jr./Getty Images Editor's Update: Since this article was written on Friday, the Mariners have also sent 2B Dustin Ackley and LHP Lucas Luetge to AAA Tacoma, and called up INF Nick Franklin and RHP Hector Noesi. Although this move was a long time coming, and suggested by several Mariners analysts and […]

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Mariners Quietly Developing One Of The Best 1-2 Punches In Baseball

Photo Credit: Elaine Thompson/Associated Press Felix Hernandez and Hisashi Iwakuma have both gotten off to amazing starts so far this year, and are pitching at all-star levels. As is always however, they are not getting enough run support to have an overwhelming amount of wins, and that combined with the fact they are on the […]

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Positives Abound If Kings Move To Seattle

Photo Credit: Sonics Arena Although a final decision will not come until around May 13th, the debate surrounding the Kings and their potential move to Seattle could not get any more heated than it already has. From Kevin Johnson taking shots at the Sonics attendance to David Stern personally calling out KING 5 News reports, […]

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Guti’s Injury Calls For Others To Step Up

Photo Credit: Pat Sullivan/Associated Press Franklin Gutierrez has been known to be a fragile player over the past couple years, not even coming close to playing a full season. But in his first two years in Seattle, he sat out only 19 games total, yet in his last two he has missed over 100. At […]

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Flipping for Three Points: Sounders FC vs. Colorado Rapids

Photo Credit: Seattle Sounders FC Official Website It’s been a few days since the Sounders earned their first three points of the 2013 MLS season.  The team came into Colorado desperate for a win, or at least a goal.  They ended up getting both with a 1-0 victory.  It was most certainly a successful match […]

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Mariners Hoping For Offensive Improvement

Photo Credit: Ted S. Warren/Associated Press This was supposed to be the year. Two new power-hitting additions, shorter fences, health and improvement from the guys already here. This is the year the offense was supposed to really arrive. But where is it? Some early season injuries haven’t helped as Michael Morse, who is leading the […]

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Can’t Break Loose: Sounders FC vs. New England Revolution

Photo Credit: Ted S. Warren/Associated Press The truth of the matter is, Sounders FC fans have been spoiled over the last few years.  Since the team entered the league in 2009, the Sounders have become one of the premier clubs in Major League Soccer.  Sounders fans are used to success.  But with Saturday’s 0-0 draw […]

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Marv Harshman Passes Away At Age 95

Photo Credit: University of Washington Longtime basketball coach Marv Harshman passed away Friday morning at age 95. Harshman went 642-448 in 40 total seasons as a head coach at Pacific Lutheran, Washington State and Washington.  Harshman was elected to the Husky Hall of Fame in 1985, following his coaching stint at UW from 1972-85 where […]

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Seahawks Look To Continue Recent Success In Draft

Johnathan Hankins. Photo Credit: Scott Boehm/Associated Press Not many teams can say they had a better free agency period than the Seattle Seahawks. After trading and then signing an extension for perennial All-Pro wide receiver Percy Harvin, the Seahawks then signed defensive end Cliff Avril to a two-year, $14 million deal. Avril is coming off a […]

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Changing Direction: Sounders FC vs. Portland Timbers

Photo Credit: Ted S. Warren/Associated Press The Seattle Sounders have made some substantial changes to chase the goal of winning the  MLS Cup.  Fredy Montero was sent on loan, and Sharlie Joseph and Obefemi Martins were signed.  The team is in an ambitious transition period.  With transition comes some frustration and disappointment.  This was certainly […]

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Not All There: Sounders FC vs. Montreal Impact

Photo Credit: Kevin Casey/Getty Images After an offseason of dramatic changes and a positive training camp, the Sounders felt ready for the start of the 2013 MLS season.  But the opener did not end as planned for Seattle, as the Impact picked up a 1-0 victory. The match’s lone goal came in the 35th minute […]

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