Folks have taken the 26-10 Washington men's basketball team of last season, subtracted the few contributors lost, added the incoming recruits, and figured in the increased experience of returning players.
Naturally, the scoreboard will be plugged in.
This was going to be the softball season Tiffany Qunell was waiting for.
One comeback wasn't enough for Saint Martin's on Wednesday.
Every putt, every tee shot, every stroke mattered.
Certainly, there are bigger subjects these days than whether a golfer is a real athlete.
Luke Abbott belted a three-run homer in the top of the 10th inning, lifting Saint Martin's to an 11-8 win at Central Washington in a Great Northwest Athletic Conference baseball game.
Michael Jaeger shot a tournament course-record 66, helping Saint Martin's place second in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference men's golf tournament Tuesday at the Coeur d'Alene (Idaho) Resort Golf Course.
Saint Martin's gave up three runs in the bottom of the ninth but hung on to defeat Montana State Billings, 7-6, in a Great Northwest Athletic Conference baseball game Saturday.
Giving up a run on an RBI single in the bottom of the 13th inning, Saint Martin's lost a 19-18 marathon to Northwest Nazarene in a Great Northwest Athletic Conference baseball game that ended early Saturday in Nampa, Idaho.