Live high school football scores, state playoffs opening round

Live high school football scores from the South Sound and beyond. Games at 7 p.m. Friday unless otherwise noted. The losers of state playoff games are out. The WIAA high school football seeding committees ranked teams and populated the brackets following the district playoffs. CLASS 4A SIGN ME UP! Mead vs. Graham-Kapowsin, 1 p.m. Saturday …

The Latest: Democrat wins seat once held by GOP's Harwell

The Latest on Tennessee’s general election (all times local): 12:15 a.m. Republican state Sen. Brian Kelsey, who chairs Tennessee’s powerful Senate Judiciary Committee, has fended off a challenge from Gabby Salinas. Republicans were so worried about Kelsey losing the race that they spent $300,000 on ads to make sure the seat didn’t turn blue. SIGN …

The Latest: Louisiana voters support property tax amendment

The Latest on Louisiana elections (all times local): 10:10 p.m. Once a political upstart and now an incumbent, Republican U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins is heading back to Washington for a second term in Louisiana’s congressional delegation. Higgins bested six challengers in Tuesday’s open primary election to keep the 3rd District seat representing southwest and south …

Seahawks lose winning recipe, Russell Wilson's frantic rally denied in 25-17

Russell Wilson pushed both hands outward. Then he dropped his head. David Moore dropped all of himself to the turf. He stayed down, as if shot. The Chargers all danced around them and the field. It was a white blur of escapism and celebration. This is what losing the ingredients to an indispensable recipe looks …

Cavs' Love raises mental health awareness with 'locker' talk

Kevin Love can’t remember being this freshly shaven, gliding his fingers over his smooth cheeks and chin while glancing at a large mirror. The reflection doesn’t pain him anymore. From the outside, the Cleveland Cavaliers’ All-Star forward appears to have it all: A model’s striking looks, a multi-million dollar contract and dream job. At 30, …

Monday's Sports in Brief

BASEBALL BOSTON (AP) — This World Series is making history even before it starts. Boston’s Alex Cora and Los Angeles’ Dave Roberts are the first minority managers to face each other in the Series. Cora, who is from Puerto Rico, is already the first minority manager in Red Sox history. Roberts was asked about it …

How does UW deal with the 'next level of noise and hostility' of Autzen

You can hear it every time the Washington football team practices, the sound of crowd noise being pumped through the speakers. That means the roar that echoed down from the field and into the tunnels underneath Husky Stadium this week wasn’t unusual. Head coach Chris Petersen pointed out as much during his meeting with the …