Sports

June 7, 2024

Brooks scores a big one

Keoin Brooks Jr. wins the scoring title in the last Pac-12 basketball season ever.


Husky Basketball's new home

Crews have broken ground on the 36,000 square-foot, $60 million facility.


Moll on a roll

Olympia's Hana Moll earns a track title, as does Luke Houser of Woodinville.


May 29, 2024

Running with it

Olympic runner Don Kardong started the Bloomsday Run in Spokane in 1977. Since then, it has blossomed.


April 24, 2024

The replacement

Braden Bishop starred in the outfield at the UW, but it’s a Mariner moment for which he’ll never be forgotten.


February 24, 2024

A woman in a UW jacket rides a white horse in a covered barn

Serious horsing around

Students from the big city saddle up for fun on the UW Equestrian Team.


A man hikes a steep, snowy slope

Elevated awareness

In his recently released memoir, alpinist and climate advocate Graham Zimmerman reflects on what he’s learned from two decades of climbing some of the world’s highest peaks.


February 23, 2024

A man smiling and wearing a purple and white polka dot tie and gray suit

Fisch takes helm

A season of stunning success brings big expectations for new Husky Coach Jedd Fisch.


An older man wearing a purple suit and a striped tie smiles in Husky Stadium

Swan song

Brad McDavid, the longest-serving band director in UW history, is calling it a career.


December 23, 2023

A gold Olympic medal that reads "XI OLYMPIADE BERLIN 1936"

Boys in the Boat trivia

"The Boys in the Boat" is now a major motion picture. How well do you know your UW rowing history?


December 8, 2023

A man wearing a purple and gold uniform holding a football in the rain.

Jake Browning is an NFL star

From practice squad to AFC Player of the Week, Jake Browning is on an upward trajectory in the NFL.


November 25, 2023

‘Boys’ on the big screen

Turning "The Boys in the Boat" into a Hollywood movie took a lot of research to re-create the UW of the 1930s.


Hall of Famers

Isaiah Thomas, Paige Mackenzie and Krista Vansant are among seven former student-athletes and one coach added to the Husky Hall of Fame.


Show stopper

A few thousand Husky faithful turned out for ESPN’s College GameDay before the showdown between Pac-12 football powerhouses UW and Oregon.


Special signing

Seven-year-old Ford Parks, who has a rare genetic condition, signed with the UW as an honorary Husky.


November 6, 2023

The legend of Jake Kupp

Husky football star Jake Kupp credits his time at the UW for taking advantage of opportunities to make a career on—and off—the field.


September 2, 2023

Making waves

Like the ‘Boys in the Boat,’ UW women’s rowing has its own inspiring story.


Big move

The UW decided to join the Big Ten because it offers a more robust and stable media rights deal as well as the opportunity to compete on a national stage.


Beach volleyball on the rise

In just two seasons, head coach Derek Olson has taken the Husky beach volleyball program to new heights.


August 29, 2023

Giddy up

Kittitas County celebrates 100 years of roping, riding and wrestling at the Ellensburg Rodeo, considered one of the best in the country.


June 15, 2023

Will Kreutz make the Hall of Fame?

Olin Kreutz was nominated for the College Football Hall of Fame. Will he make the 2024 class?


June 4, 2023

Pulling together

At the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin, the UW crew made history and set a legacy in motion.


Bragging rites

Learn who’s behind those purple, white and gold slogans every rowing season on the Montlake Cut.


May 28, 2023

Joe Jarzynka had no fear

Gig Harbor walk-on Joe Jarzynka dazzled the Husky faithful with his fearless play.


Pac-12 honors Lawrie

Danielle Lawrie is part of the first all-female list of former student-athletes, coaches and administrators being inducted into the Pac-12 Hall of Honor in 2023.


Legendary Leslie

Leslie Gabriel has been part of 618 victories and five NCAA Final Fours with the Huskies’ women’s volleyball program over 26 years.


April 13, 2023

Behind the mic

Mike Blowers and Shannon Drayer continue to bring baseball action to fans over the airwaves.


February 25, 2023

Comeback trail

One athlete journeys from injury to recovery with the help of sports medicine experts at the UW.


How the UW does NIL

Student-athletes can now benefit from revenue generated by use of their name, image and likeness. The UW does it differently than the rest.


Confetti for the Dawgs

Kalen DeBoer led the Huskies to an 11-2 record and a convincing 27-20 victory over Texas and former Husky head coach Steve Sarkisian in the Alamo Bowl.


February 15, 2023

Huskies in the Super Bowl

Magical avocados, an (alleged) $1.5 million hairstyle and two Huskies-turned-Chiefs took over our TVs this weekend.


February 13, 2023

Hall of famer

It took 36 years, but Don Coryell, the former Husky defensive back-turned-offensive genius in the NFL, gets the glory he long deserved.


January 27, 2023

Fond farewell to Fennema

Former New York Giants player Carl Fennema attended Husky football games for decades; his love for his alma mater never flagged despite age and injury.


Captain Fantastic

The late Jerry Thornton was a great ballplayer and a real family man.


December 8, 2022

Return of the Sark

Steve Sarkisian, who turned Huskies around in his five years as UW’s coach, faces first-year UW coach Kalen DeBoer, who also made the Huskies a powerhouse.


November 27, 2022

She’s fly

An 18-year-old UW biology major is a legend in the world of fly casting.


Winning culture

With Matt Anger’s retirement, Rahim Esmail takes over as the Huskies’ new men’s tennis coach.


Extra innings

Heather Tarr, ’96, who has compiled a career record of 742-277-1 entering her 19th year as the Huskies’ softball coach in 2023.


A Husky who did it all

Rick Redman was a star on both sides of the ball for the UW football team, playing guard and linebacker, and he shined on special teams as a punter.


November 26, 2022

Poignant night on the pitch

The Huskies defeated the Cardinal 3-0 on a night where hearts and minds were focused on paying tribute to Daniel Phelps.


September 16, 2022

Hall of famer

The former Husky defensive back turned football upside down with his unstoppable “Air Coryell” passing attack.


No. 19

On Oct. 6, all Husky players will wear number 19 warmup tops in memory of their teammate and to spread awareness of sudden cardiac arrest.


September 3, 2022

Pac-12 honors

Gabbie Plain and Dylan Teves were named the UW’s outstanding female and male student-athletes, and Tina Frimpong Ellertson was inducted into the Hall of Honor.


August 31, 2022

Sailgating

UW's Husky Stadium boasts an extraordinary way to get to football games.


Touch Down

There's a new head coach in town: Kalen DeBoer shares his insights on the upcoming season with editor Jon Marmor.


May 30, 2022

Clear sailing ahead

A new nonprofit called the Husky Sailing Foundation aims to create a more stable future for a sports club that dates back to 1948.


May 29, 2022

Media man

For the past 31 years, Jeff Bechthold has worked in sports information for the UW athletic department. He handles Husky football and crew.


May 18, 2022

Heartfelt effort

After the tragic and sudden loss of his friend, Adam Lang found a way to honor Daniel Phelps's memory.


March 5, 2022

First on the floor

Amara Cunningham leads the UW gymnastics team after being named All-Pac-12 Floor First Team as a junior.


Foreign flourish

The Husky men’s tennis team has high hopes this spring, thanks in part to the play of junior Clement Chidekh of Lyon, France.


Huskies eye Pac-12 tourney

Innovation will meet the crack of the bat this spring when the inaugural Pac-12 Baseball Tournament is held May 25-29 in Arizona.


March 4, 2022

Sweet success

Carlton Olson, ’61, overcame Type 1 diabetes to play 4 years of Husky baseball.


January 31, 2022

Ryan Minkoff smiles while wearing his UW Hockey Club uniform and holding a hockey stick

From puck steals to book deals

Player-turned-agent Ryan Minkoff’s second book, “Nora’s Hockey Dream,” pays homage to his sister and all the girls who love hockey.


December 4, 2021

Headshots of Gregg Alex, Ralph Bayard, Harvy Blanks and Lamar Mills

Hall of Famers

Twelve former student-athletes from five sports receive the highest honor in UW Athletics.


September 11, 2021

Going national

Junior middle blocker Marin Grote, senior middle blocker Lauren Sanders and junior setter Ella May Powell were all named to the 2021 collegiate volleyball national team.


Eyes on the goal

Sociology Professor Alexes Harris, ’97, works closely with UW Athletics to help student-athletes succeed.


September 9, 2021

Athlete and activist

Rosalie Fish runs to raise awareness of violence against Indigenous women.


September 4, 2021

The ‘Renton Redhead’

Kermit Jorgensen was part of a Husky team that notched back-to-back Rose Bowl victories.


Gold in Tokyo

Kelsey Plum, ’17, captured a gold medal at the Tokyo Summer Olympics in 3x3 women’s basketball. She was one of 31 current and former UW athletes competing.


August 31, 2021

Higher purpose

After his NFL career, Mark Pattison kept pursuing athletic feats. He recently climbed Mount Everest to complete the Seven Summits challenge, raising more than $56,000 for charity.


Unbeatable, unforgettable

The national champion ’91 football team inspires the first UW Press book on Husky sports.


June 10, 2021

Forward momentum

Erin O'Connell, '96, is back at the UW as the Deputy Athletics Director and the Senior Woman Administrator.


Going the distance

Junior Haley Herberg was named the Pac-12 women’s cross-country athlete of the year.


Boost for softball

The 5,500-square-foot Softball Performance Center is slated to be completed in August 2021.


June 7, 2021

Calling the shots

For Golf Channel analyst Paige Mackenzie, ’06, the only thing more thrilling than scoring a hole-in-one is calling the golf play-by-play at the Olympic Games.


June 3, 2021

Reliving ’91

The story of the greatest coach in Husky football history and how he led the 1991 team to the national championship is the subject of a new book.


March 9, 2021

Elevating expectations

"My goal was to help Jen further elevate our efforts on the external side of the house, and work closely with a few of our programs," he says.


Focus on equity

Sheridan Blanford, ’16, has the opportunity to make a big impact as she incorporates two of her passions—sports and inclusion.


Standing tall

He went from the UW to professional basketball and back. But it’s in the special education classroom that Anthony Washington, ’16, ’19, is making a lasting difference.


March 4, 2021

A dream come true

Jimmy Lake took a long and winding road through colleges and the NFL before becoming head coach of Husky football.


March 2, 2021

The Kraken are coming!

Thanks in large part to David Bonderman, ’63, the Seattle Kraken is scheduled to make its debut as an NHL expansion team this coming fall.


January 16, 2021

Catch up with Jake Locker

Husky football fans remember Jake Locker for his determined play during some down years for the program.


Hockey heights

Now an agent, Ryan Minkoff, ’15, became the first student-athlete from the Husky club hockey team to make it to the professional hockey ranks.


December 16, 2020

Whitcomb’s year

Not only did Sami Whitcomb help the Seattle Storm capture its fourth WNBA championship, but she and her wife Kate welcomed their first child.


December 10, 2020

Grade A performer

Liberty Bracken is a big reason the Husky football team earned an NCAA-record academic score.


September 16, 2020

Familiar face

Fans of Husky women’s soccer may do a double take this season if they look at the sideline and see one of the best players in school history working as an assistant coach.


Golf legend dies

Edean Anderson Ihlanfeldt started the UW women’s golf team in 1974-75 and coached it for eight years.


From war to hoops

After taking a bullet in World War II, Charles Sheaffer returned to captain the Husky basketball team in his senior season.


Gentle giant

Rod Stanley, a Federal Way High School graduate who was a beloved member of the Husky football teams of the early 1970s, died in 2018.


September 11, 2020

Values and victories

Jennifer Cohen started working at the UW athletic department in 1998 and was promoted to athletic director in 2016.


Grand stand

The first football game at the iconic stadium came on Nov. 27, 1920.


July 16, 2020

Sports talk hosts with the most

710 ESPN’s Stacy Jo Rost, ’11, and KJR’s Dick Fain, ’96, earn national acclaim for the way they talk the talk.


June 4, 2020

My dad’s legacy

Remembering Jim Lambright, 1943-2020


Stat keeper

Craig Heyamoto, ’75, ’78, has compiled stats for UW football and basketball since the 1970s. Today, he is in charge of the UW stats crew.


March 10, 2020

Off and running

Darhian Mills didn't always love running, but she eventually ran the 400-meter hurdles faster than any woman in UW history.


November 24, 2019

Building the bones

Chip Lydum, ’84, parlayed a journalism job into a prominent role in Husky athletics.


Gallimore’s goodbye

UW women’s soccer coach Lesle Gallimore is retiring after 26 years, the longest run for a coach in the Pac-12.


September 2, 2019

Kasia Omilian with a football

Ahead of the herd

Kasia Omilian wants to become the first woman general manager in the National Football League.


June 4, 2019

At bat for Mom

Former Husky outfielder Braden Bishop's charity event raised $50,000 for Alzheimer’s research.


Global approach

The Husky women’s golf team isn’t just great, it’s quite international: Six of the eight players are from outside the United States.


Give Me 5

Melanie Jackson, a 1993 All-American soccer player at the UW, is now a senior editor and writer with ESPNW.


June 3, 2019

‘Cathedral’ on the Cut

Nearly torn down in 1975, the ASUW Shell House is still a beloved building on the UW campus.


June 2, 2019

Where it all began

The 101-year-old ASUW Shell House was home to the famed “Boys in the Boat.”


March 1, 2019

Have glove, will travel

The Husky baseball team is no stranger to globetrotting.


November 30, 2018

Give Me 5: Michael Callahan

Michael Callahan rowed for UW from 1992-96, competed in the ’04 Olympics and has coached the men’s crew team since 2007.


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The great Gaskin

How a kid from Lynnwood became the best running back in Husky history.


October 8, 2018

‘We book our own flights, our own hotels’

Hit the ice with UW hockey player Bennett Jarvis.


October 4, 2018

Beyond the boats in “The Boys in the Boat’’

Daniel James Brown’s book is a great tale about the crew team at the 1936 Olympics. But there are more boats to know about than just the one they rowed.


The class of 2018

Catching up with the 2018 Husky Hall of Fame inductees.


Away-game emblem

Do you know the history of this sign?