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Rotter, a former Auburn Mountainview standout, delivers assist in Western’s win | College soccer

Western Washington University junior midfielder Drew Farnsworth scored a pair of goals to lead the Vikings to a 2-0 non-conference victory over Sonoma State University… Continue reading

  • Sep 9, 2019

Lucarelli rewrites Emerald Downs record book

Trainer Frank Lucarelli added another chapter to his record-breaking season Saturday evening at Emerald Downs. Lucarelli swept the first five races on an eight-race card… Continue reading

  • Sep 9, 2019
Unmachable and jockey Alex Anaya dart to victory in the $50,000 Washington Cup Juvenile Presented by Elysian Brewing Company at Emerald Downs on Sunday. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

Unmachable debuts with stakes victory

Idaho connection pulls upset in $50,000 Washington Cup Juvenile; Windy Point takes the Juvenile Filly

  • Sep 9, 2019
Unmachable and jockey Alex Anaya dart to victory in the $50,000 Washington Cup Juvenile Presented by Elysian Brewing Company at Emerald Downs on Sunday. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO
Calley Heilborn, a freshman from Auburn, led the Vikings with a 20-kill, 17-dig double-double in WWU’s 3-1 victory over Spring Hill College. COURTESY PHOTO, WWU Athletics

Former Auburn Riverside star Heilborn powers WWU to tournament win

The Western Washington University volleyball team continued its perfect start to the 2019 season defeating Spring Hill College of Mobile, Ala., 3-1 on Friday evening… Continue reading

  • Sep 6, 2019
Calley Heilborn, a freshman from Auburn, led the Vikings with a 20-kill, 17-dig double-double in WWU’s 3-1 victory over Spring Hill College. COURTESY PHOTO, WWU Athletics

Lights outage causes early cancellation at Emerald Downs

A bank of lights extending from mid-backstretch to the quarter-pole lost power Friday evening, forcing Emerald Downs to cancel the final three races on the… Continue reading

  • Sep 6, 2019

Washington Cup Juvenile doubleheader goes to the post Sunday

Time for Week 2 of the Xpressbet Washington Cup at Emerald Downs, and this time 2-year-olds take center stage for a Sunday doubleheader featuring the… Continue reading

  • Sep 5, 2019

Restore the roar

Third generation McGinnis races long family-owned classic ’56 Chevy to two drag racing titles

Thunderbirds fall to Silvertips in overtime

Williamson,Jeri-Leon score in 3-2 overtime loss

  • Sep 2, 2019
Makah Lane and jockey Juan Gutierrez dart to victory in the $50,000 Washington Cup Sophomore Colt Gelding showdown at Emerald Downs on Sunday. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

Makah Lane goes coast to coast in Sophomore Colt & Gelding race

Alittlelesstalk captures Sophomore Filly showcase

  • Sep 2, 2019
Makah Lane and jockey Juan Gutierrez dart to victory in the $50,000 Washington Cup Sophomore Colt Gelding showdown at Emerald Downs on Sunday. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO
Mike Man’s Gold scores his record 22nd victory, with Gary Wales riding. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

Mike Man’s Gold sets all-time wins record | Emerald Downs

Mike Man’s Gold surged past Cody’s Choice and Capital Expense in the final furlong of Sunday’s fifth race, and into the record book at Emerald… Continue reading

  • Sep 2, 2019
Mike Man’s Gold scores his record 22nd victory, with Gary Wales riding. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO
My Grandpa, left, and Alittlelesstalk are back in action Sunday. COURTESY PHOTO

Washington Cup begins Sunday with stakes doubleheader

For the second straight year, the Xpressbet.com Washington Cup will be run over three weekends, beginning with a Sunday stakes twin bill for 3-year-olds: $50,000… Continue reading

  • Aug 29, 2019
My Grandpa, left, and Alittlelesstalk are back in action Sunday. COURTESY PHOTO

State high school sports participation declines in 2018-19

Washington’s tally follows falling national numbers

  • Aug 29, 2019

Heat is on

Auburn’s three high school teams toil, excel in summer camp as they prepare for Sept. 6 season openers

Kevin Krigger. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

Krigger bags four wins, including No. 1,000

Jockey Kevin Krigger stole the show Saturday evening at Emerald Downs, riding four winners including career victory No. 1,000. Krigger swept races 4, 5, 6… Continue reading

  • Aug 26, 2019
Kevin Krigger. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

Survey: participation in high school sports registers first decline in 30 years

Football, basketball lead the slide in national numbers

  • Aug 26, 2019
Kool Odds, with Naka Ramirez up, darts to victory in the $61,200 Bank of America Emerald Downs Championship Challenge at Emerald Downs on Sunday. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

Kool Odds prevails in Bank of America Challenge

Gelding from Idaho goes gate to wire in 440-yard showdown

  • Aug 26, 2019
Kool Odds, with Naka Ramirez up, darts to victory in the $61,200 Bank of America Emerald Downs Championship Challenge at Emerald Downs on Sunday. COURTESY TRACK PHOTO

$35,000 Bank of America Challenge goes to the post Sunday

One of the finest jockeys in track history, 47-year-old Javier Matias is enjoying a sparkling 2019 meeting at Emerald Downs. With 42 wins in 203… Continue reading

  • Aug 23, 2019

Watts Classic attracts big field for a worthy cause

More than 130 teams compete; two-day event raises more than $10,000 for foundation

  • Aug 22, 2019

T-Birds single-game tickets for 2019-20 season on sale

Single-game tickets for the Seattle Thunderbirds’ 2019-20 season are on sale. There are two options for purchasing single game tickets. Fans can go to the… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2019

Lucarelli first to 1,000 career wins at Emerald Downs

Crest Drive rolled to a 14½-length victory in race five Sunday to give trainer Frank Lucarelli his 1,000th victory at Emerald Downs. A five-time Emerald… Continue reading

  • Aug 19, 2019