Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Ondrej Pavelec made 28 saves for his first shutout of the season and the Winnipeg Jets beat the reeling Vancouver Canucks 2-0 last night. Adam Lowry and Mark Scheifele scored Winnipeg. Scheifele’s empty-netter was his team-leading 24th goal of the season. The Canucks were shut out for the third consecutive game, tying a franchise record. Vancouver’s Jacob Markstrom made 47 saves.
UNDATED (AP) — The Oregon Ducks are getting ready to play in the Sweet 16 tomorrow. The Ducks are coming off a 69-64 win over the St. Joseph Hawks and matched the school record of 30 victories set in 1945. Dillon Brooks reached 1,019 points for his career, becoming the first player in school history to surpass 1,000 during his sophomore season.
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Washington State, coming off its best season in a decade, opens spring football practices tomorrow. The Cougars will have 15 practice dates that conclude April 26. The annual Crimson and Gray Game will be held April 23 in Spokane. This is the fifth spring under head coach Mike Leach, and the Cougars return 47 lettermen from last season’s team that won nine games, including the Sun Bowl.
UNDATED (AP) — The Seattle Mariners play the Oakland Athletics tonight at Peoria Stadium in Arizona. The Mariners are coming off a 6-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers.
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