Sports Watch 1-13-14

Sports events to keep an eye on

High schools
Boys basketball
West Seattle faces a tough game Tuesday as it will host highly-ranked Rainier Beach in a 7:30 p.m. game. Chief Sealth will be at home against O'Dea at the same time.
Evergreen entertains Hazen for a 7 p.m. game Wednesday.
Friday Chief Sealth goes on the road to Blanchet for 8 p.m. action and West Seattle goes to O'Dea at the same time.

Evergreen is at Foster for a 6:15 p.m. game.

Saturday's schedule has West Seattle going to Bainbridge at 8 p.m.

Girls basketball
The Chief Sealth girls will host Holy Names for a 7:30 p.m. game Wednesday as West Seattle entertains Rainier Beach.

Evergreen will be at Hazen for 7 p.m. action before visiting Foster at 7:45 p.m. Friday.

Friday's schedule includes road games for Chief Sealth and West Seattle at 6:15 p.m., with the Seahawks going to Blanchet and the Wildcats to Holy Names. West Seattle visits Bainbridge at the same time Saturday.

Wrestling
West Seattle travels to Lakeside for a 6:30 p.m. match Tuesday before going to Franklin with Rainier Beach at 7 p.m. Thursday. Evergreen and Tyee travel to Foster at the same starting time.
Evergreen will be at Auburn-Mountainview for a tournament Saturday.

Gymnastics
Evergreen goes to Hazen along with Renton for a 7 p.m. meet Tuesday and at 4 p.m. Friday Chief Sealth will host Nathan Hale and Ingraham.
West Seattle visits Holy Names along with Bainbridge for 4 p.m. Friday action.

Swimming
Thursday the Evergreen/Tyee/Highline team visits Kennedy for a 3 p.m. swim meet at the Tukwila pool near Foster High School.
Chief Sealth has a 3:30 p.m. home meet against Cleveland on Friday and West Seattle is at Ingraham at the same time.

Pros
Football
Seahawks
Seattle will be playing in the NFC championship game for a berth into the upcoming Super Bowl this Sunday.
San Francisco will provide the competition in Sunday's 3:30 p.m. game that can be seen on KCPQ-TV Channel 13.

Hockey
Thunderbirds
Seattle's Kent-based team is in Spokane for a 7:05 p.m. Western Hockey League match Tuesday before coming home to Showare Center to play the Tri-City Americans at 7:35 p.m. Friday.
Saturday the Thunderbirds are at Kamloops for 7 p.m. action.

Colleges
Mens basketball
The University of Washington visits California for an 8 p.m. game Wednesday on ESPNU and Washington State University goes to Stanford at 7 p.m. on the Pac-12 network.

Saturday the teams will switch Bay Area locations, with the Huskies at Stanford at 8 p.m. and the Cougars at California at 1 p.m. The UW game will be carried on ESPNU and the WSU action on Pac-12.
Seattle University hosts CSU Bakersfield at 7 p.m. Thursday and gets a visit from Utah Valley at 1 p.m. Sunday.

Gonzaga, meanwhile, visits Pepperdine at 7 p.m. Thursday and LMU at 1 p.m. Saturday in games carried on the ROOT cable network.

Seattle Pacific University visits Western Washington University at 7 p.m. Wednesday and goes to Simon Fraser at 7 p.m. Saturday.

Women's basketball
Utah visits the University of Washington for a 7 p.m. game Friday and the Huskies will entertain Colorado in a 4 p.m. game Sunday that can be seen on the Pac-12 network.
Washington State University, on the other hand, hosts Colorado at 7 p.m. Friday and Utah at 12 p.m. Sunday on the Pac-12 network.

Seattle University goes to CSU Bakersfield at 7 p.m. Thursday and to Utah Valley at 2 p.m. Saturday.

Gonzaga is at San Francisco at 7 p.m. Friday and at Santa Clara at 2 p.m. Sunday.

Seattle Pacific goes to Idaho to play Nampa at 6 p.m. before stopping in Ellensburg on the way back to play Central Washington University at 7 p.m. Saturday.