Assistant Sports Editor
SHELTON - Confidence came in the form of a dead-heat for Douglas Sudberry. Last week at a Narrows League 3A track and field dual meet, the Timberline senior went stride for stride with Lincoln's Quadelle Satterwhite, one of the state’s premier sprinters, in the 100-meter dash.
• GALLERY: Shelton Invitational Track and Field Meet 2011
BOYS TRACK: Full team and individual results from the Shelton Invitational
GIRLS TRACK: Full team and individual results from the Shelton Invitational
BOSTON - It's a concept that seemed somewhere between implausible and laughable a week ago.
RENTON - According to newly drafted Seattle Seahawks tackle James Carpenter, he's a real chatterbox compared to what he used to be.
One day after blowing two late leads before losing in 12 innings, the Tacoma Rainiers pulled off a stunning rally with two outs in the top of the ninth inning to beat the Reno Aces, 9-6, on Friday.
More secrets than usual could be revealed tonight at Qwest Field.
SEATTLE - Washington football coach Steve Sarkisian appears to be on the verge of naming a starting quarterback.
The Seattle Storm acquired veteran guard Katie Smith, center Jacinta Monroe and a 2012 WNBA draft pick in a three-team trade with Washington and Indiana.
If the Tampa Bay Lightning and their 41-year-old goalie, Dwayne Roloson, were exhausted, they sure hid it well in a road game Friday.
BOSTON - The juggernaut that has become the Seattle Mariners continues to roll on the road.
RENTON - The Seattle Seahawks continued to make new offensive line coach Tom Cable a happy man on the second day of the 2011 NFL draft, using the No. 75 overall selection (third round) to select another piece of the rebuilding project up front: Wisconsin offensive guard John Moffitt.
OLYMPIA - Colin Lang didn't need a reminder of how big the Olympia-Gig Harbor 4A Narrows League baseball regular-season final series was.
PREPS: Schedules, stats and more
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The Tacoma Rainiers faced the Pacific Coast League's top home run-hitting team on a night with a 26 mph wind blowing out to right field.
Colorado midfielder Brian Mullan fractured the right leg of Sounders FC midfielder Steve Zakuani on a tackle that was "reckless, egregious and showed utter disregard for the safety of his opponent," Major League Soccer ruled Thursday.
Roberto Luongo stopped 20 shots and made Chris Higgins' second-period goal stand up in the Vancouver Canucks' 1-0 win over the Nashville Predators in the opener of the Western Conference semifinals on Thursday night in Canada.
DETROIT - For stretches of this young season, the idea of the Seattle Mariners sweeping a team - any team - seemed downright absurd.
As the week has progressed with rainfall leading to more postponed games - a common theme this spring - the frustration level of Narrows League baseball coaches has risen, too.
They needed no introduction at their first baseball practice at Saint Martin's University.
FERNDALE - Jake Locker's dad brought three things to the NFL draft party being held for his son on Thursday - a Minnesota Vikings hat, a Tennessee Titans T-shirt and a whole bunch of cigars.
With most folks anticipating the Seattle Seahawks trading down, general manager John Schneider worked the phones in the team’s draft room until the final seconds of the 10 minutes allotted for Seattle to make its first-round pick.
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Nathan Horton scored 5 minutes, 43 seconds into overtime to give the third-seeded Boston Bruins a 4-3 victory over the sixth-seeded Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday night in Game 7 of their first-round playoff series.