The win was the second in five days against Seattle’s two NFC West division rivals — Arizona and the 49ers. And the Seahawks won each by identical scores in a manner that was similar to each other and last season.
The success of Marysville-Pilchuck’s football team has helped the community heal after the tragic shootings, but a six-time state champion awaits in the Class 3A state semifinals Friday at the Tacoma Dome.
Seattle and Bellevue say they don’t directly compete for holiday shoppers, but they do compete, passionately and with hometown pride, to create the holiday magic that draws in customers. Cue the carolers, photos with Santa, fake snow, twinkling lights and a show of security.
In his final game in a Washington uniform, and in the final game of Jim Owens’ 18-year coaching career at UW, Denny Fitzpatrick rushed for 249 yards to lead the Huskies to a 24-17 Apple Cup victory at Joe Albi Stadium.
Here is video of Seattle coach Pete Carroll, cornerback Richard Sherman, quarterback Russell Wilson and linebacker K.J. Wright talking to the media following the team's 19-3 win over the 49ers Thursday night: