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No. 2 Gonzaga rallies past Santa Clara 77-63

Byron Wesley scored 17 points and keyed a crucial second-half run that helped No. 2 Gonzaga rally for its 16th straight win.

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Thursday’s prep hoops scoreboard

NWC Scoreboard 2-5-2015

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WWU women, men come away with crucial victories

The WWU men topped SPU on the road, and the women defeated Northwest Nazerene at home

Oregon State's head coach Wayne Tinkle calls to the crowd against UCLA during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Corvallis, Ore., Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. Oregon State won 66-55.

Reid scores 20; Oregon State beats Washington State 55-50

Jarmal Reid came off the bench to score 20 points.

Seattle Seahawks' Earl Thomas in action against the San Francisco 49ers in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Seattle.

Seattle’s Thomas has torn labrum, will need surgery

David Mulugheta, Thomas' agent, confirmed the injury and need for surgery

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is shown on the sideline before an NFL preseason football game against the Oakland Raiders, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, in Seattle.

Seahawks’ Sherman, girlfriend welcome baby boy

Sherman's girlfriend, Ashley Moss, gave birth to the couple's first child Thursday morning, four days after the Super Bowl

Seattle Seahawks strong safety Kam Chancellor (31) celebrates a hit on St. Louis Rams' Stedman Bailey in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Seattle.

Seattle’s Chancellor played Super Bowl with torn MCL

Chancellor had 10 tackles and was in for every defensive play of the game despite the injury.

Oregon's Joseph Young bring the ball down court against Oregon State during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Eugene, Or. Saturday Jan. 3, 2015.

Young passes 2,000 points, Oregon beats Washington

The victory avenges an 85-77 loss to the Huskies last month in Seattle for the Ducks, who have won four of their last five games.

Lynden Lion Bryce Sterk (72) makes a tackle against Sedro Woolley in the 2A State Championship game. Dec. 6, 2014 
Photo Credit: Brandon Naff

Sterk leads Whatcom County prep football stars to next level

Lynden's Sterk is headed to Washington. Squalicum's Christian Jorgensen is bound for EWU, while Central Washington University adds Sehome's Tyler Haggen and Lucas Petersen from Lynden.

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin takes the field for an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, in Seattle.

Doug Baldwin fined for obscene celebration

Seahawks WR fined $11k for Super Bowl TD celebration

Washington State Head Coach Mike Leach takes questions at the 2014 Pac-12 NCAA college football media days at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

Washington State signs 23 players, focusing on lines and DBs

Leach says he believes this class is strong in the offensive and defensive lines and the defensive backs.

Basketball

Nine NWC teams ranked in latest AP Prep Basketball Poll

Lynden Christian, Lummi both atop rankins, seven other teams ranked from Northwest Conference

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QB Browning heads 2nd class for Petersen’s Huskies

Petersen's second recruiting class features depth across the board, and a local favorite in Bryce Sterk

Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch answers a question during an interview for NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Phoenix. The Seahawks play the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015.

NFL: Seattle’s Lynch won’t face fines for Super Bowl week

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch fulfilled all his media obligations during Super Bowl week and will not be fined.

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard

Lillard has 25 and Blazers hold off Jazz in 103-102 victory

Portland snapped a three-game losing streak.

Basketball

Tuesday’s prep hoops scoreboard

All the scores from Tuesday night's action around the Northwest Conference.

Seattle Seahawks' head coach Pete Carroll talks with quarterback Russell Wilson (3) during a team practice for NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, in Tempe, Ariz. The Seahawks play the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015.

2 days later, sad, solemn Seahawks pack up for offseason

When Russell Wilson took the snap with 26 seconds remaining in the Super Bowl, made his read and released the pass, he believed he was on his way to getting fitted for a second Super Bowl ring.

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Days later, fans struggle with Seahawks’ Super Bowl loss

Grief, anger and bewilderment felt by many Seahawks fans nevertheless shows only mild signs of abating, even days later

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson reaches up to grab a throw as he works out with the Texas Rangers during spring training baseball practice, Monday, March 3, 2014, in Surprise, Ariz.

Super Bowl QB Russell Wilson going to spring training again

Two-time Super Bowl quarterback Russell Wilson will again visit the Texas Rangers during spring training.

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