Sports

March 23, 2017

UW hands Mike Hopkins the keys to the men’s basketball program

UW hands Mike Hopkins the keys to the men's basketball program.


March 4, 2017

logrolling, UW, IMA

UW students, staff revive long-lost sport of log rolling

Thanks to a group of adventurous students and staff, log rolling has returned to UW.


March 1, 2017

Yasmin Farooq, UW Rowing

Olympic rower Yasmin Farooq has big plans for women’s crew

New women's crew coach Yasmin Farooq shares her plans for UW rowing.


February 28, 2017

walt parietti

Walt Parietti, known for ‘Puck Talk’ column, dies at 89

It wasn’t covering Rose Bowls or soccer or car racing that earned Walt Parietti his claim to fame. It was writing about pucks. Parietti, ’40, a former UW baseball player and Seattle Times sportswriter, covered the Seattle Totems of the Western Hockey League for several years and also wrote the popular Parietti’s “Puck Talk” column...


kelsey plum, markelle fultz

A toast to two Huskies: Fultz and Plum are second to none

Markelle Fultz and Kelsey Plum are as good as it gets in college basketball. And they'll both be gone by summer.


December 29, 2016

Gilmour Dobie

How Gilmour Dobie made UW Football a gridiron giant

Under head coach Gilmour Dobie, the UW Football team went undefeated for 10 years.


December 19, 2016

baden ax bat

‘Axe Bat’ proving to be a hit in the MLB

Axe Bats, a division of Renton-based Baden Sports, had a home run of a 2016 baseball season. Twenty-eight major leaguers used its brand-new “Axe Bat”—so named because its handle is shaped like what you’d find on an ax—at some point during the 2016 season.


December 16, 2016

Ciao, Courtney

The U.S. women’s national volleyball team couldn’t have won the bronze medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janiero without Courtney Thompson, ’05. After the devastating semifinal loss to host Brazil, the 5-foot-8 setter rallied her teammates to grab the bronze in a hard-fought victory over the Netherlands. Thus ended the on-court career...


December 15, 2016

Ben Gary

The repairman behind the Husky Marching Band

The repairman behind the Husky Marching Band.