Hailey Van Lith could be worth $1-million

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Hailey Van Lith featured in SI Article

While the focus is on basketball, an article came out in Sports Illustrated Monday addressing the potential earnings by college athletes if they could control their name, image and likeness (NIL). Hailey Van Lith topped the list. Based on various factors, it’s estimated Hailey could cash in nearly 1-million dollars a year, while still in college. Much of it is based on her nearly 700-thousand followers on social media. Her coach, Jeff Walz, even asked Hailey to share…

Jeff Walz on Hailey's Social Status 2021-03-30

Jeff Walz on Hailey's Social Status 2021-03-30

To read the Sports Illustrated article, follow this link.

NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament

UConn and Arizona have punched their tickets to the Final Four of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament. Paige Bueckers scored 28-points to lead the Huskies past the Bears 69-67. Arizona had little trouble with Indiana, posting a 66-53 victory.

The other two Final Four entrants will be determined today when Texas faces South Carolina at 4pm followed by Hailey Van Lith’s Louisville Cardinals taking on Stanford at 6 o’clock.

The Cardinal are averaging 83-points a game so far in the tournament and coach Jeff Walz says he knows his team is in for a challenge tonight…

Jeff Walz on Stanford 2021-03-30

Jeff Walz on Stanford 2021-03-30

Louisville and Stanford meet tonight at 6 on ESPN.

Gonzaga faces USC in Elite Eight today

Half the field for the NCAA Men’s Final Four is set…

NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament

Houston survived a furious comeback by Oregon State to advance 67-61 and Baylor beat back Arkansas 81-72.

The rest of the Final Four will be set today when Gonzaga faces USC at 4:15 followed by UCLA and Michigan at 6:57 on TBS.

A literal “big” question facing the Bulldogs in today’s game is how Drew Timme will size up against the Trojan brothers Evan and Isaiah Mobley. Coach Mark Few says it’s not that Gonzaga hasn’t played some talented bigs already this season…

Mark Few on Drew Timme vs Mobley's 2021-03-30

Mark Few on Drew Timme vs Mobley's 2021-03-30

The Mobley brothers have shown versatility through the NCAA Tournament, sharing the load with teammates while averaging 16-points a game. Coach Few says that shows a well-rounded upbringing, similar to Gonzaga’s Jalen Suggs…

Mark Few on Good Kids 2021-03-30

Mark Few on Good Kids 2021-03-30

Gonzaga forward Corey Kispert says life in the bubble has been a nice insulator against outside distractions you’d have during a “normal” NCAA Tournament…

Corey Kispert on Bubble Life 2021-03-30

Corey Kispert on Bubble Life 2021-03-30

Much has been made of USC’s defense, which has held three opponents to an average of 58-points per game in the tournament so far. Kispert says he and his teammates look forward to the challenge…

Corey Kispert on USC Defense 2021-03-30

Corey Kispert on USC Defense 2021-03-30

Gonzaga and USC tip off at 4:15 this afternoon on TBS.

Wenatchee hosts Cashmere in girls soccer on NCWLIFE

We have soccer tonight here on the NCWLIFE Channel…

Wenatchee hosts Cashmere in girls soccer on NCWLIFE tonight

Sebastian Moraga and Matt Wisen will be at Lee Bofto field at the Apple Bowl for the call of Wenatchee and Cashmere in girls soccer. The pregame begins at 6:50 with kickoff set for 7 o’clock.

Mariners wrap up spring training with Reds in tie

The Mariners and Reds played to a 5-5 tie in the final Cactus League game of the season Monday…

Seattle and Cincinnati play to 5-5 tie

Evan White was 2-for-2 with a run and 2-RBI’s while Sam Haggerty was also 2-for-2 with 2-runs batted in. On the mound, Chris Flexin looked good in three innings, allowing no runs on 2-hits with 3-strikeouts.

Seattle packs up and heads for Seattle Thursday to open the regular season against the San Francisco Giants. The 7:10 start will feature Marco Gonzales on the mound for the Mariners against the Giant’s Kevin Gausman. Seattle finished the preseason 11-11-and-6.