VPI Home Solutions | 700 ESPN Sports Beat | 05-14-12

Diving into the world of local sports. A daily production of Patchin, Lukens and Osso. Join us daily from 3 p.m to 6 p.m. on 700 AM or www.700espn.com for all the latest in local sports news. [By Sunny Cadwallader, @CadChica]


  1. Idaho Mourns Death Of Ken McRoyal

  2. "I can still see the smile on his face." Idaho Head Coach Robb Akey on Ken McRoyal
  3. Bright future. Overcomer. Listen to or read a story about Idaho Vandals' wide receiver, Ken McRoyal, and you hear a story about someone who was turning his life around. Having earned a scholarship after walking on at Idaho, McRoyal had just gone home to California this weekend to spend time with his family. Excitement for his future has now been snuffed short with the tragic killing of Ken McRoyal. 
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  6. Klay Thompson Part Of USA Select Team

  7. Former Washington State Cougar basketball player, Klay Thompson has been chosen for the USA Select team, according to csnbayarea.com. Thompson is part of the 13-member team that will practice against Team USA in preparation for this summer's Olympics. Thompson joins NBA Rookie of the Year winner, Kyrie Irving and the Knicks' Jeremy Lin on the roster. Thompson just finished his rookie season with the Golden State Warriors. 
  8. Seahawks: Wilson In The Mix; Turbin's Brotherly Motivation

  9. “Going to a new situation, I just feel comfortable." Seahawks' Russell Wilson, bendbulletin.com
  10. Quick. Name the starting quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks this season. 

    Give up? That's the correct answer because after this weekend's rookie camp, nobody knows who will be under center when the 2012 season opens, not even Pete Carroll. But Carroll does know that the position is "open" after stating third round draft pick Russell Wilson (Wisconsin) is "in the mix". 
  11. "Even when we'd be watching cartoons he'd make me do push-ups and sit-ups. We would wrestle all the time. He was always pushing me." Seahawks' running back, Robert Turbin on his brother, Lonnie. 
  12. Mariners-Red Sox Preview

  13. Jason Vargas will be looking for his fifth win tonight as he and the Seattle Mariners hit Boston for a short two-game series against the Red Sox. The Red Sox are coming off a series win against the Cleveland Indians having taken three of four, after losing the first game. The Red Sox send Jon Lester(1-3, 4.29 ERA) to the mound tonight. 
  14. Spokane Shock Get Much Needed Win