Sports

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

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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

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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

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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?


October 3, 2018

Headed to the Hall?

Corey Dillon headlines the Huskies in the running for pro football's highest honor.


August 30, 2018

Basketball Jones

From Compton to MontIake to Rome, Bobby Jones is Iiving the dream.


Voice of the Dawgs

Tony Castricone has a passion for sports and a song in his heart.


August 23, 2018

Partners under par

With his wife as caddie, former Husky C.T. Pan nearly nabbed first PGA trophy.


August 22, 2018

‘I hate losing. So much.’

We spar with UW senior Zasha Sepulveda.


July 7, 2018

Ready for the moment

We photographed the bright smiles and unstoppable attitudes of the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games.


June 4, 2018

Running man

Junior Coffey went from the NFL to training racehorses. He's been one of the most successful trainers at Emerald Downs.


Legends of the IMA

Why did we keep playing softball even after graduating? Because we loved softball and the IMA league was much more fun than other leagues. And we really wanted those championship T-shirts.


Give Me 5: Shannon Drayer

A trumpet player in the Husky Marching Band during the late ’80s, she gave acting a try before becoming a sports radio journalist for ESPN 710.


June 2, 2018

A special time of year

This summer's Special Olympic Games likely will be the most notable sporting event at the UW and the Puget Sound region as a whole since the 1990 Goodwill Games.


March 29, 2018

Still rising

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.


December 15, 2016

Ben Gary

Mr. Fix-it

The repairman behind the Husky Marching Band.