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’’

David 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


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


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

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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

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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.


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, 2012

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Rooting interests

The London Summer Olympics are another reason to celebrate the UW.

Football and film

From winning a Rose Bowl to an Oscar for documentary filmmaking, being a team player is the secret to success for Ed Cunningham, ’91.

March 1, 2012

Win-win proposition

The renovation of Husky Stadium will attract better players, improve the fan experience and not cost the state a cent.

Aiming high

The UW women's golf team has a bit of an exotic flair this season. Of the team’s nine golfers, one hails from Hawaii and three call Canada home.

December 1, 2011

Tradition timeout

The Nov. 5 Washington-Oregon football game was the final game in Husky Stadium before it closed its doors for more than a year.

Hoops and life lessons

Lorenzo Romar doesn’t like to advertise it, but the 52-year-old coach and father of three grown daughters fills his players’ preseasons with a real-world education that transcends basketball.

September 1, 2010

Beyond the gridiron

There is more to Jake Locker than just football. As he enters his final year at the UW and readies for a potentially lucrative career in the NFL, he remains a college student at heart.

March 1, 2010

Hard-hitting alumni

What comes to mind when you think of the Rat City Rollergirls? If it’s tattooed women and fast, physical action, you’re not alone. But that’s not the whole story.

December 1, 2009

Game of life

One year after his rookie season, Ty Harden walked away from his dream job playing Major League Soccer to help children in Africa.

September 1, 2009

Jim Owens, 1927-2009

One of the most iconic figures in Husky football history, Jim Owens, died June 6 at his home in Bigfork, Mont. He was 82.

June 1, 2009

Marquis Cooper, 1982-2009

Former Husky football standout Marquis Cooper and two other passengers aboard his 21-foot fishing boat were presumed dead March 6 after the vessel capsized in rough seas near Clearwater, Fla., five days earlier. He was 26.

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.

December 1, 2008

Gold rush

How UW athletes fared at the Olympic Games in Beijing.

A new era

New Athletic Director Scott Woodward wasted little time in shaking things up. He fired Husky football coach Tyrone Willingham seven games into the season.

March 1, 2008

Turner steps aside

UW Athletic Director Todd Turner announced his resignation Dec. 11, ending a three-and-a-half-year term that brought stability to a program in turmoil.

No ceiling

Too many players, fans and coaches have underestimated Brandon Roy in the past, but this NBA All-Star continues to show them that’s a costly mistake.

Progress on stadium

State lawmakers are considering a plan to help finance the renovation of Husky Stadium by tapping funds currently used to pay for professional stadiums in King County. A decision is expected before they adjourn March 12.

September 1, 2007

Dawgs bucked the odds

But the nation wasn’t convinced that the Huskies were all that tough during the 1960 season, despite their 9–1 record. On Jan. 2, Minnesota, with an 8–1 record, was a seven-point favorite, perhaps because the Huskies were so battered. But the oddsmakers were wrong.

December 1, 2005

Racing to Beijing

Now 27, around the age when most runners peak, Washington’s fastest human is training to qualify again for the U.S. Olympic team and show that he is one of the world’s fastest at the 2008 games in Beijing.

June 1, 2005

Neuheisel case closed

A settlement was reached March 7 between the University of Washington and the NCAA and former Football Coach Rick Neuheisel regarding his wrongful termination lawsuit against the two organizations.

March 1, 2005


Reviving the UW football program Is going to be a challenge for new Husky coach Tyrone Willingham, but his life story proves he is ready for the job.

Neuheisel goes to trial

A civil lawsuit that pits former UW Football Coach Rick Neuheisel against the UW and NCAA began Jan. 31 with opening arguments in King County Superior Court.

June 1, 2004

Softball drug probe

An internal investigation of the UW softball program found that a team doctor improperly prescribed and distributed large quantities of narcotic medicine and other prescription drugs to UW softball players from 1999 to 2003, the UW announced April 27.

March 1, 2004

Hedges retires

After 12 years, 7 months and 27 days of running the UW sports program, Intercollegiate Athletics Director Barbara Hedges retired Jan. 16, following months of controversy over a gambling football coach and a drug-dispensing team doctor.

September 1, 2003

Football homecoming

Bob Ferguson, ’73, has a daunting task ahead of him this fall: helping the Seattle Seahawks get off the mediocrity merry-go-round and nudge their way into the NFL’s elite.

Bouncing back

After the firing of Rick Neuheisel, the Huskies put their faith in Keith Gilbertson to bring back stability and a winning culture.

High hopes

Major sports rankings such as ESPN/USA Today Coaches’ Poll have named the Huskies to finish near the top of the Pac-10, despite the recent coaching turnover.

Honor and glory

What is the place of athletics on a college campus? Coaches, players, presidents and professors offer some provocative answers.