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Sports Story of the Year
The Sports Story of the Year is given to an individual, group of individuals or a team/organization that has positively captured the attention of and inspired the state of Washington.
1958 UW Men's Varsity Eight Crew
The public has spoken. Through an online vote the 1958 UW Men's Varsity Eight Crew victory over the infamous Leningrad Trud crew in Russia and one of the greatest upsets in rowing history, took number one as the top sports story of the past 75 years.
Felix Hernandez - Seattle Mariners
With the help of the online vote, 2009 Sports Star of the Year Felix Hernandez and his Cy Young Award win took the top sports story of the year.
Eastern Washington Football
The Eastern Washington Eagles completed a thrilling comeback victory in the FCS National Championship.
Felix Hernandez- Mariners Ace throws perfect game
Felix Hernandez provided yet another highlight to his glittering Mariners careeer, throwing the first perfect game in franchise history. He struck out 12 as Seattle beat Tampa Bay 1-0, a crowining chievement for King Felix.