WNBA: Lynx picks Ellensburg’s Standish

SPOKANE, Wash. — Who won the Women’s National Basketball Association draft? Gonzaga knows. Bulldog forwards Kayla Standish and Katelan Redmon were both selected Monday to play at the next level, and Standish says it was their coaches who helped bring them there. “I think the coach staff let me show my versatility,” said Ellenburg’s Standish, [...]

WNBA team-by-team preview capsules

Team-by-team look at the WNBA, which opens its 15th season Friday (in alphabetical order, except Seattle): WESTERN CONFERENCE SEATTLE STORM 2010: 28-6, 1st; beat Los Angeles 2-0 in conference semifinals; beat Phoenix 2-0 in conference finals; beat Atlanta 3-0 in WNBA finals. COACH: Brian Agler, 4th season with team, 118-99 overall. KEY ADDITIONS: F Katie [...]

More rough road for Bears

August 4, 2009 by  

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — A trip north has seen the offense go south for the Yakima Bears. For the second day in a row the Bears’ bats were shut down, scratching out just four hits while striking out 15 times in a 3-0 loss to the Vancouver Canadians on Tuesday at Nat Bailey Stadium. Starting [...]

2009 Seattle Storm schedule/roster

June 6, 2009 by  

ROSTER NUM PLAYER POS HT WT DOB FROM YRS 9 Suzy Batkovic-Brown C 6-4 197 12/17/1980 Australia 1 10 Sue Bird G 5-9 150 10/16/1980 Connecticut 7 33 Janell Burse C 6-5 199 05/19/1979 Tulane 7 2 Swin Cash F 6-1 162 09/22/1979 Connecticut 7 4 Katie Gearlds G-F 6-1 184 10/26/1984 Purdue 2 15 [...]

2009 WNBA preview capsules


WESTERN CONFERENCE SEATTLE STORM 2008: 22-12, 2nd; lost 2-1 to Los Angeles in conference semifinals. COACH: Brian Agler, 2nd season with team, 70-79 overall. KEY ADDITIONS: G Shannon Johnson (free agent, Houston); C Suzy Batkovic (free agent). KEY LOSSES: F Sheryl Swoopes (waived); F Shyra Ely (free agent, Chicago); F Yolanda Griffith (free agent, Indiana). [...]

9/25/08 WNBA Conference Finals capsules

September 25, 2008 by  

WESTERN CONFERENCE No. 1 San Antonio (24-10) vs. No. 3 Los Angeles (20-14) Season series: Tied 2-2, with the home team winning each matchup. San Antonio: The Silver Stars reached the conference finals for the second straight year after outlasting Sacramento in the overtime in Game 3 of their first-round series. San Antonio outscored the [...]