Washington Gov. Inslee moves Pierce, Whitman, Cowlitz Counties back to Phase 2; start of basketball season could be in jeopardy

Washington Governor Jay Inslee announced Monday three counties — Pierce County, Cowlitz County and Whitman County — will move back to Phase 2 in the state’s reopening plan after an increase of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations.

Read more

Former Washington state association boss goes back to his sports-related roots in retirement – officiating high school games

After spending 26 years as the WIAA’s executive director, Mike Colbrese retired in 2019 – and jumped back into officiating high school football, baseball, softball and basketball in Washington.

Read more

Kentucky commit Nolan Hickman has found solace in grueling senior basketball season at Wasatch Academy

Nolan Hickman sought a home that would prepare him for the spotlight at Kentucky while high school hoops stayed sidelined in his home state. He found that at Wasatch Academy, a program that has allowed him to thrive by pushing him to the edge.

Read more

Team USA rosters announced for 2021 Nike Hoop Summit, though game will not be played

The event, which takes place annually in April and pits the top prospects from the United States against a world team, will not be played this year due to the pandemic. It was also canceled in 2020. Team USA members learned of their selection on a zoom call.

Read more

Introducing the new SBLive Sports iPhone and Android app for Washington high school sports fans

The SBLive Sports app features exclusive content from the number one source for Washington high school sports fans, including reporters Todd Milles and Andy Buhler, as well as recruiting expert Dan Dickau.

Read more

Big Mac basketball trio! Paolo Banchero, Nolan Hickman, Jackson Grant selected as 2021 McDonald’s All-Americans

For the first time since 2009, three boys basketball players from Washington – Paolo Banchero, Nolan Hickman and Jackson Grant – have been selected to the McDonald’s All-American boys squads.

Read more

Life Christian’s Omari Maulana signs with Biola University and one of college basketball’s all-time winningest coaches – Dr. Dave Holmquist

Omari Maulana, a Class 2B all-state point guard out of Life Christian Academy in Tacoma, has decided to join one of the newer members in NCAA Division II men’s basketball – the Eagles, out of La Mirada, California.

Read more