By Tim Clinton
Kennedy Catholic is hosting its annual Sterling Christmas Shootout this Thursday through Saturday, starting off with 7 p.m. Thursday action against Chief Sealth.
Mount Rainier, meanwhile, hosts Highline at 5 p.m. Friday.
West Seattle and Seattle Christian both go to Wilson of Tacoma for the T-Town Throwdown Thursday through Saturday with West Seattle meeting Redmond at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.
Evergreen goes to Spanaway Lake for a Friday and Saturday tournament.
Kennedy Catholic hosts Auburn Mountainview for a 12:30 p.m. Friday game and Mount Rainier entertains Highline at 3:30 p.m. Friday.
West Seattle is also involved on the girls side of the T-Town Throwdown at Wilson of Tacoma Friday and Saturday.
Ballard is at Kentlake for a 7 p.m. Friday game and plays Newport there at 5:30 p.m. Saturday.
Tyee goes to Washington for 3 p.m. Monday action.
Marshawn Lynch and the Seattle Seahawks face a battle for the NFC West Championship when they host Richard Sherman and the San Francisco 49ers at 5:20 p.m. Sunday at CenturyLink Field.
Channel 5 will televise the action live.
Seattle hosts the Spokane Chiefs for a 7:35 p.m. Western Hockey League match at the accesso Showare Center in Kent this Friday before entertaining the Portland Winterhawks at 6:05 p.m. Saturday.
The Thunderbirds visit Portland at 7:05 p.m. Tuesday.
Tacoma's major indoor soccer squad is on the road this week, visiting St. Louis on Friday and Kansas City on Saturday.
Washington State University is in Phoenix, Ariz. for the Cheez-It Bowl this week, playing Air Force at 7:15 p.m. Friday on ESPN.
Husky men's hoop
Washington is off until Thursday, Jan. 2 when it hosts UCLA at 7 p.m.
Husky-Cougar women's hoop
Washington goes to Pullman to play Washington State University at 2 p.m. Sunday on Pac-12WA.
Cougar men's hoop
WSU hosts Pine Bluff for a 5 p.m. Sunday game to be shown on the Pac-12 network.
Redhawk men's hoop
Seattle University visits St. Mary's for 5 p.m. Saturday action.
Redhawk women's hoop
Seattle is at Cal State Fullerton for a 2 p.m. Sunday game.
Bulldog men's hoop
Gonzaga gets a 6 p.m. Monday visit from Detroit Mercy on ROOT Sports.
Bulldog women's hoop
Portland comes to Spokane for a 1 p.m. Sunday game.