NCAA basketball tournament wins before 1999 for Gonzaga, which
has had eight since.
Pro sports in which Gene Conley of Richland won titles:
basketball (as a Celtics center, 1959, '60 and '61) and baseball
(as a Braves pitcher, '57).
Seasons since the Seahawks won a playoff game, the NFL's longest
Years since Redmond's Jim Whittaker became the first American to
summit Mount Everest.
Years since Keith Jackson called his first college football game,
between Stanford and his alma mater, Washington State, for a
Seattle radio station.
Miles apart that soccer stars Michelle Akers (Seattle) and Kasey
Keller (Olympia) grew up.