The most humiliating day of his life inspired hit comedy 'Next Goal Wins'
MAPLE VALLEY, Wash. — Sports has always been about more than a final score. Nobody knows that better than the man refereeing a Sunday afternoon game in Maple Valley. "I just want people to learn how to respect other cultures and how to respect the game," said Nicky Salapu.
Football Takes Down Lincoln Way East for Another State Championship Title
Loyola Academy Ramblers defeated Lincoln-Way East Griffins 26-15, becoming the 2023 IHSA Class 8A State Champions at ISU’s Hancock Stadium on Saturday, November 25. Led by new head coach Beau Desherow and rookie quarterback Ryan Fitzgerald, the Ramblers football team ended the Griffins undefeated streak while adding a fifth state championship to the Ramblers football program.
LSU’s Heisman-promoting billboard intended for Seattle lands in Tukwila
As the Heisman race crescendos, with finalists to be announced on Dec. 5, LSU is launching an aggressive campaign for quarterback Jayden Daniels to win the coveted award by purchasing billboards in Detroit and Ypsilanti, Mich. and in Seattle. The only issue with the billboard is its location is not...
Cross Country Wins Leagues!
Hey RedHawkS! You might have heard the amazing news about our Renton Cross Country team winning leagues last year! To make that news even more exciting, the last time we won was in 1997! Now even though we all did an amazing job, we really have to give a big thanks to Dylan Wheeler. Dylan earned 1st place and this makes him a two time league champion on top of many other achievements. Here is what he had to say.
WIAA 4A football championship preview: Lake Stevens, Graham-Kapowsin go at one more time
Editor's note: This Class 4A preview package was written up by SBLive WA staff for the WIAA state program. Game predictions made by reporters Todd Milles, Hailey Palmer and Tri-Cities-based Evans Rankings' founder Matt Evans. --- Graham-Kapowsin, which won both the Class 4A football title and Geico ...
WATCH: How can you not love this? Willow shows her soccer skills
The Sounders needed Willow, the muskox calf. Willow is at the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium in Tacoma. More from Point Defiance Zoo: Sumatran tiger makes debut at Tacoma Point Defiance Zoo. She’s soccer fit, but alas, she will have to wait until next season as the Sounders lost in...
Tacoma hosts the 2023 US Figure Skating West Coast Sectionals
The picturesque setting of Tacoma, Washington, played host to the US Figure Skating Sectionals 2023 at the Tacoma Twin Rinks, where the rink echoed with the triple salchows and lutzs that have become increasingly prevalent in women’s figure skating. This competition marked a pivotal moment in the evolution of the sport, reflecting a seismic shift in expectations and training routines, as echoed by skaters, coaches, and a rising sense of competitiveness in the air.
‘Just get me in range’ — walkoff FG lifts Graham-Kapowsin to 4A state title game
The Eagles are headed to the 4A state title game for the second time in three seasons.
Pacific 68, MVSU 65, OT
MVSU (0-7) Reynolds 2-2 0-0 5, Waldon 0-1 0-0 0, R.Brown 8-14 7-10 24, D.Sanders 7-13 0-0 15, Minton 0-1 0-0 0, Gipson 3-8 6-8 12, Washington 2-5 0-0 4, Ivory 0-3 0-0 0, Umeh 0-0 0-0 0, Hamilton 1-1 2-2 4, Mayhan 0-0 0-0 0, Clark 0-0 1-2 1, Johnson 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 23-48 16-22 65.
Anacortes topples Enumclaw in WIAA 2A semifinals, advances to first title game: 3 takeaways
ANACORTES, Wash. – The Anacortes football team just keeps checking boxes. The first was unseating Lynden from the 2A Northwest Conference throne. The second was advancing to its first WIAA state semifinal game. Following a 34-20 win over Enumclaw Saturday evening, the Seahawks can now check ...
Bracket Breakdown: WIAA 3A state football tournament semifinal previews, stat leaders, game picks
It will be hard to top last season’s Class 3A state football championship game between Yelm and Eastside Catholic. It was an instant classic - a bang-bang, last-minute 20-13 Tornados' victory in Puyallup. Can the sequel, albeit in the state semifinals Saturday, top the original version? * CLASS 3A ...
Williams’ Buzzer Beater Leads Eastern Over Gators
In an epic ending to one of the most competitive matchups so far in the season, the USU Eastern men’s basketball team clinched a heart-stopping 97-95 victory over Green River Community College, and the defining moment belonged to none other than Martel Williams. With seconds ticking away and the Gators up by one, Williams delivered a game-winning three-pointer at the buzzer, sending fans and onlookers into frenzy.
Longtime McKenna Elementary teacher inducted into Semi-Pro Football Hall of Fame
After delays, George Goss, physical education teacher of 22 years at McKenna Elementary, was inducted into the Pacific Northwest Semi-Pro Football Hall of Fame on Nov. 11 in Federal Way. Goss played ...
A Perfect Game: Exploring Tacoma's Top 3 Bowling Destinations
In this article, we explore three exceptional bowling alleys in Tacoma. Have you had the chance to visit any of them? If yes, we'd love to hear your experiences! Please share your thoughts in the comments section below.
La Center girls soccer earns fourth in state, best finish in program history
The La Center girls soccer team earned its best finish in program history after claiming fourth place in the 1A state tournament at Mount Tahoma Stadium in Tacoma on Friday, Nov. 17 and Saturday, ...
Riverside senior Ava Lear wins 3A state diving crown
Auburn Riverside High School had an extremely productive fall sports season. Football, volleyball and soccer all made the state tournament for the first time all in the same season. But senior diver Ava Lear might be the best story in the fall for the Ravens. On Nov. 9, Lear won...
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL — Pacific Lutheran Upends Texas Lutheran, 50-47
SEGUIN, Texas — The Texas Lutheran women’s basketball team fell to Pacific Lutheran, 50-47, on Wednesday evening inside Memorial Gymnasium. Texas Lutheran fell to 5-1 on the season as they continue one of the best starts in program history. All-SCAC point guard finished with a team-high 18 points...
Tornados defeat Thunderbirds, 29-12, in 3A state quarterfinal matchup
The Yelm Tornados punched their ticket to the 3A state semifinals after defeating the Mount Tahoma Thunderbirds, 29-12, in a contest filled with smash-mouth football on Nov. 17. With the victory, ...
Gobble Gobble! It’s Time for the Norpoint Classic
Attention all runners, walkers, and strollers: It’s time to dig out those turkey hats for Metro Parks Tacoma’s annual Norpoint Classic Thanksgiving fun run this Thursday. The run starts and ends at the Center at Norpoint with options of a chip-timed 5K or a 2-mile run/walk. The $40 registration includes a T-shirts; kids younger than 5 can participate for free with a registered adult. Participants can pick up race packets tomorrow from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. On Thanksgiving Day, the race lineup begins after 7:30 a.m., with the race starting at 9 a.m.
Save Big This Black Friday At The Seahawks Pro Shop
Huddle up for the holidays! The Seahawks Pro Shop is your one stop shop for all the 12s on your list. The Seahawks Pro Shop will be open on November 24th at Lumen Field from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and The Landing in Renton from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.