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If Amanda Short was told in 2014 she would still be competing in college athletics eight years after graduating from high school, she said she would have just laughed, nodded or cried.

Short, originally from Lebanon, Oregon, is a senior javelin thrower on the Western Washington…

Nobody saw the Western Washington University women’s basketball team going as far as it did this season.

Having only played six games last year in an abbreviated season, it was hard to put a gauge on where any team was heading into the NCAA Division II 2021-22 campaign.

Head…

A season that kept the Western women’s basketball team away from its home Carver Gymnasium for 23 games ended in heartbreak for the Vikings in the NCAA Division II national championship game in Birmingham, Alabama.

No. 5 Western fell to No. 3 Glenville State (West Virginia) 85-72 in the…

Less than 24 hours after reaching the NCAA Division II championship game for the first time in program history, a weary Western Washington University’s women’s basketball team returned to a campus welcome they never expected.

About 100 fans and family greeted their Bellingham police-…

The Western Washington women’s basketball team is in the NCAA Division II championship game for the first time in school history. Here’s what to know about how the Vikings reached the final, their upcoming opponent in Glenville State (W. Va.) and how to watch the national championship game.…

To win its first national championship, Western Washington University's women’s basketball team will  have to stop the most prolific Division II offense in the country.

The No. 5 Vikings are set to play No. 3 Glenville State (West Virginia) Friday in the Division II women’s national…

The great news for the Western Washington women’s basketball team is that Friday night, it will be playing for its first Division II national basketball championship in program history.

The bad news is that standing in the way of that national title is Glenville State, which has…

Western women’s basketball is after some history.

The Vikings are headed to their first national championship match following a 74-68 victory over top-seed North Georgia in the NCAA women's Division II Final Four.

Western trailed early, but as it has all season, the team’s depth…

When the Western men’s basketball team claimed the 2012 national title, the Vikings were just the second team from the state of Washington to earn an NCAA national championship at any level.

Ten years later, that still rings true.

Western’s 72-65 win over the University of…

Brooke Walling scored 19 points and had five steals as the Western Washington women beat top-seeded North Georgia 74-68 in the semifinals of the NCAA Division II national championships in Birmingham, Alabama, on Wednesday night.

The fifth-seeded Vikings (25-5) will face No. 3 Glenville (…

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