College sports

Washington's Zion Tupuola-Fetui, left, and Cam Bright, right, sack Stanford quarterback Tanner McKee during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

No. 18 UW dominates in all phases in win over Stanford

Michael Penix Jr. throws for 309 yards and two TDs and the Huskies defense piles up eight sacks in a 40-22 win.

 

Oregon wide receiver Troy Franklin (11) runs past Washington State defensive back Jaden Hicks (25) toward a touchdown during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, in Pullman, Wash. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

No. 15 Oregon scores 3 late TDs to rally past Washington St.

Bo Nix throws a TD to Troy Franklin with 1:21 left to give the Ducks their first lead and Oregon hangs on for a 44-41 win.

 

Michigan State linemen pick up quarterback Payton Thorne after Washington defensive lineman Zion Tupuola-Fetui (58) helped combine on a sack during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022, in Seattle. (Jennifer Buchanan/The Seattle Times via AP)

Preview: Stanford at No. 18 Washington

Back in the AP Top-25 rankings, the Huskies host Stanford looking to avoid a letdown.

 

Washington State linebacker Daiyan Henley (1) follows a play during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Colorado State, Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022, in Pullman, Wash. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

Preview: No. 15 Oregon at Washington State

Standout linebacker Daiyan Henley leads the Cougars vs. the Ducks to open Pac-12 play.

Washington State linebacker Daiyan Henley (1) follows a play during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Colorado State, Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022, in Pullman, Wash. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)
The AquaSox’s Dariel Gomez heads around first after hitting a double to score two runs during a game against the Vancouver Canadians Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at Funko Field in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

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The AquaSox’s Dariel Gomez heads around first after hitting a double to score two runs during a game against the Vancouver Canadians Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at Funko Field in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Washington Washington wide receiever Ja'Lynn Polk celebrates after scoring a touchdown against Michigan State during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

Washington makes big statement, stuns No. 11 Michigan State

Michael Penix Jr. throws for 397 yards and four touchdowns as the Huskies earn a huge 39-28 non-conference win.

Washington Washington wide receiever Ja'Lynn Polk celebrates after scoring a touchdown against Michigan State during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
Washington State wide receiver De'Zhaun Stribling, right, catches a pass for a touchdown while defended by Colorado State defensive back Brandon Guzman during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022, in Pullman, Wash. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

Ward throws 4 TDs, Washington State thumps Colorado State

The Cougars scored on their first four possessions and rolled to a 38-7 win and a 3-0 record.

Washington State wide receiver De'Zhaun Stribling, right, catches a pass for a touchdown while defended by Colorado State defensive back Brandon Guzman during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022, in Pullman, Wash. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)
University of Washington's Asa Turner, left, picked off Kent State's first pass, settng up the Huskies first score of the game, Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022. (Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times via AP)/The Seattle Times via AP)

Preview: No. 11 Michigan State at Washington

The Huskies host the Spartans with both teams seeking validation.

University of Washington's Asa Turner, left, picked off Kent State's first pass, settng up the Huskies first score of the game, Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022. (Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times via AP)/The Seattle Times via AP)
Washington State's Cameron Ward (1) throws during the second half of an NCAA college football game against WisconsinSaturday, Sept. 10, 2022, in Madison, Wis. Washington State won 17-14. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Preview: Colorado State at Washington State

The Rams face a tough challenge against the steadily improving Cougars.

Washington State's Cameron Ward (1) throws during the second half of an NCAA college football game against WisconsinSaturday, Sept. 10, 2022, in Madison, Wis. Washington State won 17-14. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
The Everett Elite Flag Football 14-under team practices Sunday morning at Harbour Pointe Middle School in Mukilteo, Washington on January 16, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

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The Everett Elite Flag Football 14-under team practices Sunday morning at Harbour Pointe Middle School in Mukilteo, Washington on January 16, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
The University of Washington football team plays Portland State University on September 10, 2022. (Photography by Scott Eklund/Red Box Pictures)

UW offense fires on all cylinders in drubbing of Portland St.

Michael Penix Jr. throws for 337 yards and two touchdowns in the Huskies’ 52-6 win.

The University of Washington football team plays Portland State University on September 10, 2022. (Photography by Scott Eklund/Red Box Pictures)
Washington State's Nakia Watson (25) runs past Wisconsin's Jake Chaney (36) during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Watson stars against former team, WSU beats No. 19 Wisconsin

The Huskers transfer scores twice for the Cougars in a thrilling 17-14 win.

Washington State's Nakia Watson (25) runs past Wisconsin's Jake Chaney (36) during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Washington State linebacker Kyle Thornton, left, tackles Idaho running back Anthony Woods during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022, in Pullman, Wash. Washington State won 24-17. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

Preview: Washington State at Wisconsin

The Cougars seek their first win over a ranked team since 2018 against the No. 19 Badgers.

Washington State linebacker Kyle Thornton, left, tackles Idaho running back Anthony Woods during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022, in Pullman, Wash. Washington State won 24-17. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)
Washington running back Wayne Taulapapa heads for a touchdown against Kent State during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022, in Seattle. (Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times via AP)

Preview: Portland State at Washington

The Huskies hope to avoid looking past the Vikings.

Washington running back Wayne Taulapapa heads for a touchdown against Kent State during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022, in Seattle. (Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times via AP)
The Everett Elite Flag Football 14-under team practices Sunday morning at Harbour Pointe Middle School in Mukilteo, Washington on January 16, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

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The Everett Elite Flag Football 14-under team practices Sunday morning at Harbour Pointe Middle School in Mukilteo, Washington on January 16, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Washington's Jalen McMillan scores on a touchdown pass from Michael Penix Jr. during the third quarter against Kent State in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022, in Seattle. (Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times via AP)

Penix Jr. throws 4 TD passes, UW rolls Kent State

The Huskies open the Kalen DeBoer era with an easy 45-20 win.

Washington's Jalen McMillan scores on a touchdown pass from Michael Penix Jr. during the third quarter against Kent State in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022, in Seattle. (Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times via AP)
Washington State wide receiver Renard Bell (9) runs for a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Idaho, Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022, in Pullman, Wash. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

The Cougars fell behind 10-0 early, but stormed back for a 24-17 win.

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Washington State wide receiver Renard Bell (9) runs for a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Idaho, Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022, in Pullman, Wash. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)
FILE - Washington State Cougars defensive end Ron Stone Jr. (10) defends against the California Golden Bears during an NCAA football game on Oct. 2, 2021 in Berkeley, Calif.  (AP Photo/Lachlan Cunningham, File)

Preview: Washington State vs. Idaho

The Cougars and Vandals are set to renew the “Battle of the Palouse” series.

FILE - Washington State Cougars defensive end Ron Stone Jr. (10) defends against the California Golden Bears during an NCAA football game on Oct. 2, 2021 in Berkeley, Calif.  (AP Photo/Lachlan Cunningham, File)
University of Washington coach Kalen Deboer walks among players and staff as they perform early morning warmups during NCAA football practice, Wednesday, March 30, 2022. (Steve Ringman/The Seattle Times via AP)

Preview: Washington vs. Kent State

The Huskies open Kalen DeBoer’s coaching era against the Golden Flashes.

University of Washington coach Kalen Deboer walks among players and staff as they perform early morning warmups during NCAA football practice, Wednesday, March 30, 2022. (Steve Ringman/The Seattle Times via AP)
Canada's Olen Zellweger (3) and Switzerland's Simon Knak (8) compete for the puck during the second period in a quarterfinal in the IIHF junior world hockey championships Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022, in Edmonton, Alberta. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

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Canada's Olen Zellweger (3) and Switzerland's Simon Knak (8) compete for the puck during the second period in a quarterfinal in the IIHF junior world hockey championships Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022, in Edmonton, Alberta. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)