Sports Watch 11-11-13

High schools
Girls swimming
The state girls swimming and diving meets will take place this coming Friday at Saturday at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way.
The Class 4A preliminaries begin at 9:45 a.m. Friday, followed by the 2A preliminaries at 2:30 p.m. and the 3A preliminaries at 6:15 p.m.
Finals will be held Saturday, with the 4A meet starting at 10 a.m., the 2A at 2:30 p.m. and the 3A at 6:30 p.m.

Winter sports
Tryouts for gymnastics start Tuesday of this week, with the other sports -- boys and girls basketball, wrestling and boys swimming -- getting underway next Monday.

Colleges
Football
The University of Washington Huskies play Friday this week, visiting the UCLA Bruins for a 6 p.m. game that can be seen on the ESPN 2 cable network.
Washington State University, meanwhile, goes to Arizona for 11 a.m. Saturday action to be carried on the Pac-12 network.

Women's basketball
Washington's women's team is scheduled for a noon home game against Portland on Friday before hosting Seattle University next Tuesday.
Washington State University will visit Seattle this Tuesday before going to Hawaii for a 10 p.m. game Friday and then playing West Virginia at 3 p.m. Saturday.

Men's basketball
The University of Washington hosts UC Irvine for an 8 p.m. game Thursday and then entertains Eastern Washington University at 5 p.m. Saturday. Both games can be seen on the Pac-12 network.
Washington State University hosts Lamar at 9:30 p.m. Saturday in a game carried on the Pac-12 network.

Pros
Seahawks
The Seattle Seahawks entertain the Minnesota Vikings for a 1:25 National Football League game at CenturyLink Field this coming Sunday.
Channel 13 will televise the action for the 9-1 high-flying Seahawks.

Thunderbirds
Seattle is in Portland for 7 p.m. Western Hockey League action Tuesday before going to Victoria to play 7:05 p.m. matches Friday and Saturday. The Thunderbirds come home to Showare Center in Kent to play the Kelowna Rockets in a half price game at 7:05 p.m. Tuesday.

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