Mead outside hitter Taylor Ellingsen is one of six high schoolers to commit Wednesday to playing volleyball at Washington State.
Ellingsen has won thee GSL titles with the Panthers and is a valedictorian at Mead with a perfect 4.0 GPA. She comes from a long line of Cougars, including her father,
By DON MELVINAssociated Press
BRUSSELS (AP) - Europe's companies should be required to have more women in the boardrooms - not just because it is fair but as it also makes good business sense, the European Union's executive branch said Wednesday.
Commissioner Vice President Viviane
By STEVEN WINEAP Sports Writer
MIAMI (AP) - The Miami Marlins' spending spree a year ago didn't work, so now they're trying another payroll purge, shedding some of their biggest stars and their multimillion-dollar salaries in one blockbuster deal.
Rebranded in a new ballpark at the
By FRANK JORDANSAssociated Press
BERLIN (AP) - Berlin's budding Internet entrepreneurs received the closest thing to an industry endorsement Tuesday, with a €1 million ($1.3 million) investment from Google Inc. for a new 'hub' where startups can work, play and meet investors.
By Liz Raftery,
Henry Colman, a veteran TV producer whose credits included The Love Boat, The Beverly Hillbillies and the original Hawaii Five-O, died last week at his home in Los Angeles, according to the Archive of American Television. He was 89.
By GREG BEACHAMAP Sports Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Mike Brown followed an 11-time NBA champion coach with the Los Angeles Lakers, taking charge of a roster packed with aging talent and a franchise anticipating more titles.
And after just 71 regular-season games, the Lakers decided Brown wasn
LONDON (AP) - Sharon Osbourne says she had a double mastectomy after learning she carries a gene that increases the risk of developing breast cancer.
Osbourne told Hello! magazine that "I didn't want to live the rest of my life with that shadow hanging over me."
The 60-year-old "America's
by Eastern Washington Univ. Athletics
CHENEY, WA - It was the start-to-finish performance the Eastern Washington University football team was looking for. And out-rushing the opponent and getting a forced fumble and recovery on its own interception were a bonus.
Coming up with big drives on offense
By CHRISTY LEMIRE and MICHAEL LIEDTKE and RYAN NAKASHIMAAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - There's no mistaking the similarities. A childhood on a dusty farm, a love of fast vehicles, a rebel who battles an overpowering empire - George Lucas is the hero he created, Luke Skywalker.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - A former California principal accused of failing to report the suspected sexual abuse of a young student at her school tearfully told jurors that she believed a teacher when he told her the reason he had blindfolded the girl and put something in her mouth was to teach her