University of Washington graduate Anthony Dion has covered the Seattle Thunderbirds for 1090 The Fan since the beginning of the 2013 season. You can follow him on twitter @anthonydion03.
(1090 The Fan) — The Seattle-Portland rivalry is one that spans player tenures, coaches and even sports in addition to its two states and 170 miles along Interstate-5. After 12 more regular-season contests in 2014-15, […]
The biggest award, though, went to overage goaltender Taran Kozun. Kozun, 20, was named the team’s Most Valuable Player after a season in which he finished with a 2.41 goals against average.
Gonzaga heads to its sixth Sweet Sixteen in program history where it will meet No. 11-seed UCLA in the South region on Friday in Houston, Texas.
Seattle completed its regular-season series with the Winterhawks with a superior 7-4-1-0 record over their bitter Interstate-5 rival. The series was really a tale of two halves with the T-Birds winning five of the first six and Portland taking four of the final six.
Kyle Wiltjer scored a game-high 23 points to go with eight rebounds and senior guard Kevin Pangos had 18 points and five assists to lead the Bulldogs (33-2) into the third round where they will face Iowa Sunday.
True, 17, played sparingly Tuesday in his first game action since suffering a wrist fracture January 13 against Spokane.
Eansor capped a four-goal third period for Seattle (35-25-4-5) with the easiest goal of the bunch. His empty-net goal tallied his first career Western Hockey League hat trick in an eventual 7-3 victory over their U.S. division-rival in front of 6,084 at the ShoWare Center.
Roberts Lipsbergs scored both regulation goals for the Thunderbirds (34-24-4-5) before Jerret Smith netted the decisive goal in the shootout.
The leave of absence means the junior quarterback will miss the entirety of spring practice. Miles was expected to be part of an ardent four-man competition for the starting quarterback job. Petersen opened the starting job up after a 8-6 2014 season.
Junior running back Dwayne Washington clocked the team’s fastest time in the 40-yard dash at 4.42, impressive for the 6-foot-2, 219-pound tailback.