Sports

Lasisi's Career Night Leads Whitworth to Another Win

Idris Lasisi scored a career-high 27 points to lead 10th-ranked Whitworth to an 81-74 win at Whitman College on Tuesday night in what may be a preview of an upcoming matchup in the Northwest Conference men's basketball tournament.

Whitworth Advances to NWC Finals

Idris Lasisi scored 21 of his 27 points in the first half to help 10th-ranked Whitworth rally from a slow start to a 79-61 win over visiting Lewis & Clark in the Northwest Conference men's semifinals on Thursday night.

Whitworth Wins 6th Straight NWC Tournament

Six players in double figures led Whitworth University to its sixth straight Northwest Conference men's basketball tournament title thanks to an 86-71 win over visiting Puget Sound on Saturday night at the Whitworth Fieldhouse.

Huskies Hold on to First, Beat USC

Terrence Ross scored 18 points and Washington defeated Southern California 80-58 Thursday night to clinch at least a share of the Pac-12 regular-season title.

Huskies Land 25 New Recruits

What Washington coach Steve Sarkisian saw leave the state during the recruiting showdowns of 2012 might be countered by what the Huskies were able to land in California.

Huskies Montana to Transfer

Washington has announced quarterback Nick Montana, son of Hall of Fame QB Joe Montana, has been released from his scholarship so that he can transfer.

Huskies Fire Holt, Defensive Assistants

Washington defensive coordinator Nick Holt and two other defensive assistants have been fired two days after the worst defensive performance in Washington history against Baylor in the Alamo Bowl.   The school announced the firing of Holt, linebackers coach Mike Cox and safeties coach Jeff Mills on Saturday. The university says all three had contracts for the 2012 season that will be honored. Holt is to make $650,000.   Washington's 2011 defense was the worst in school history statistically, capped by giving up 67 points and 777 yards to Baylor in a 67-56 loss in the Alamo Bowl.   Holt has been criticized because of Washington's defensive decline and the large salary that accompanied his arrival from Southern California before the 2009 season.

Spokane Chiefs snap 4-game skid

Spokane Chiefs goalie Mac Engel picked up his first shutout of the season with 18 saves, and the Chiefs snapped a 4 game losing streak with a 3-0 win in Seattle Sunday night.

Nine Whitworth football players named All-NWC

Ronnie Thomas and Austin Ehlo each led the Northwest Conference in an important statistical category and for that the league's football coaches voted both as First Team All-NWC honorees according to the official list posted Wednesday by the conference office.