Sports

March 29, 2018

Still rising

Over Presidents Day weekend, Isaiah Thomas became the third Husky basketball player to have his jersey retired by the University of Washington.


March 6, 2018

Give Me 5: Heather Tarr

Five questions with Heather Tarr, the head coach of the women's softball team.


December 30, 2017

Band royalty

For Fiesta Bowl week, we tour campus with seven veterans of the Husky Marching Band.


December 14, 2017

No more number 16

The best volleyball player in UW history, Krista Vansant, '15, had her jersey retired.


September 13, 2017

Hawkeye

Remembering sharpshooter and front-office ace George Irvine, who died at age 69 earlier this year.


September 12, 2017

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Give Me 5: Staying on the track

Five questions with Anita Campbell, the former Husky running star who came back to UW to coach.


August 31, 2017

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A lifetime of fight

Trish Bostrom talks tennis and gender equality.


August 18, 2017

Vocal legend

It’s Bob Rondeau’s last season as the Husky play-by-play man after 37 years.


July 17, 2017

Seattle's big night

At the MLB All-Star Game, a UW-trained engineer crafted the bats and a Mariner took home the MVP.


June 27, 2017

Draft dawgs

A star wide receiver and four defensive players joined the NFL.


June 7, 2017

JIM BRINK, UW TENNIS

The greatness of Brink

Remembering UW tennis great Jim Brink (1925-2017).


Sheriff of the Range

Niles Appleby is the the man in charge of the 43 tees on N.E. 45th Street.


June 1, 2017

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Finals week

Rick Welts, president of the Golden State Warriors, returns to the NBA's biggest stage.


May 30, 2017

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Ruling the regatta

Sweeping opponents, Women's Rowing wins national championship.


Bouncing back

After losing his younger sister in a car accident, Isaiah Thomas found the strength to take the court. Then he scored 53 points in a comeback victory on his sister’s birthday.


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Plum gets picked first

Kelsey Plum, '17, is the first UW player to be picked first in a professional basketball draft.


April 8, 2017

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New crew

Five questions with Yasmin Farooq, the new coach of the women's rowing team.


March 23, 2017

Meeting Coach Mike

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


March 4, 2017

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A log lost sport

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


February 28, 2017

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‘Puck Talk’

Walt Parietti, known for 'Puck Talk' column, dies at 89.


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Net gain, net loss

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

Gridiron giant

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


December 19, 2016

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That bat

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

Mr. Fix-it

The repairman behind the Husky Marching Band.


September 1, 2016

Give Me 5: Kelsey Plum

The senior All-American from San Diego leads the Huskies in the Nov. 11 season opener at home against Eastern Washington — with her sights set on a return trip to the Final Four.


Character: Dave Torrell

Dave Torrell is the founding curator of the Husky Fever Hall of Fame, which opened in 2002. There are 500 pieces of memorabilia celebrating 21 sports, plus 200 Husky Hall of Fame inductees.


June 1, 2016

Give Me 5: Bob Rondeau

The 2016 Husky Hall of Famer talks about some of his career highlights.


True hued

Brock and Damon Huard both found NFL careers and success after their UW playing days, and both felt drawn to come home.


The torch carrier

Letters from a young man's trip to the 1936 Olympics offer hints of the life he would live.


March 1, 2016

Give Me 5

The oldest of six girls, the former basketball player helps student-athletes — from the burliest linebacker to the tiniest gymnast — deal with life, sports and school.


December 1, 2015

Give Me 5: Robin Stephenson

She played tennis at Alabama, then on the pro tennis tour, then coached in the South. She's now in her second year as women's tennis coach.


Character: Elise Ray

She had a rough time at the Olympics, but she recovered to help young athletes succeed.


June 1, 2015

Give Me 5: Dan Kingma

Despite scholarship offers from other schools, Dan Kingma was certain that he was a Husky, even if that meant joining the program as a walk-on.


March 1, 2015

Ring leaders

The UW Boxing Club doesn't just teach how to jab, hook and counterpunch. It teaches how to succeed.


Finding my father

I was 55 when my father passed away at the age of 80, the victim of a stroke. I had to wait another 17 years from the time of his death to finally receive his unexpected “gift.” Somehow he resurrected himself and had me cheering for the man I had long ago given up on.


Give Me 5: Tiffani Walker

The first woman on the staff of the men’s team, Walker is the only woman on the staff of any Pac-12 men’s basketball team.


December 1, 2014

Give Me 5: Krista Vansant

Krista Vansant is the 2013 national volleyball player of the year.


September 1, 2014

Editor's Eye: Quake

A lot of Husky fans feel something new is in the air, something we haven’t really felt in a long time: hope.


June 1, 2014

Our kind of guy

After eight remarkable seasons at Boise State, Chris Petersen was finally ready for the next challenge, becoming the head football coach at the University of Washington.


March 1, 2014

A big hit

In the shadow of gleaming Husky Stadium, construction continues on another remodeled athletic facility, one that is arguably an even more dramatic upgrade.


December 1, 2013

A new era

Husky coaching legend Don James died on Oct. 20 at age 80. Paul Strohmeier, ’77, a defensive lineman when James was hired and a graduate- assistant coach under James in 1976, offers a perspective on the beginning of the “Dawgfather” era.


September 1, 2013

Whole new ballgame

After a $261 million privately funded renovation, Husky Stadium reopens Aug. 31, welcoming a fired-up Husky nation mad for football and excited about the prospects for the future.


On Dubs' mind

Getting a little snout time with DUBS, the UW’s 13th live mascot, a 4-year-old Alaskan Malamute who gets to move back into Husky Stadium beginning with the season opener Aug. 31 with Boise State.


Homecoming

In a few short days, we get to come home to our spiffed up Husky Stadium, and boy, will that feel amazing.


June 1, 2013

Purple lane

Since 1920, the track encircling the football field at Husky Stadium was the surface upon which 27 Olympians and 36 NCAA champions sweat for UW. The new—and very purple—Husky Track has been more than 20 years in the making, but the wait was well worth it for track coach Greg Metcalf.


March 1, 2013

UW's first race

The first intercollegiate race for University of Washington crew – a program with some of the school’s most amazing athletic feats and that’s produced more Olympic medalists than any other Husky sport – came one Wednesday evening on Lake Washington.


May magic

Every year, Huskies say the Windermere Cup creates a greatest moment for someone: a student athlete, a coach, alum, a band member, or family members watching with sack lunches along the cut.


Great expectations

The Husky golf teams find themselves in a similar position: perched high in team and individual rankings. So high, in fact, that the phrase “national champion” can’t help but creep into conversation.


December 1, 2012

Smashing success

Excellence has become a habit for UW women’s volleyball coach Jim McLaughlin.


September 1, 2012

Dawgs on the dial

Beginning this fall, Husky fans will be able to catch every UW football and men’s basketball game on TV, thanks to the Pac-12 Networks, an innovative partnership with FOX and ESPN.


Reel history

A collection of 3,100 film reels and 4,200 videotapes, featuring games and training and recruitment films dating back to 1928, is being preserved by UW Libraries.


June 1, 2009

Going to bat

Last year, Seattle Mariners legend Edgar Martinez and his wife, Holli, ‘08, launched the Martinez Foundation to help students of color through scholarships and grants.


March 1, 2009

A clean slate

Steve Sarkisian says he wouldn't have come to Washington as the new head football coach if he didn't think the Huskies could win — and win right away.


Found in translation

Seattle native Ken Barron, ‘03, spent his middle-school years living in Japan, where baseball was big and his favorite player was Orix BlueWave superstar Ichiro Suzuki. Now he works side-by-side with his childhood idol.