Forward played for Future College Prep in Carson, Calif., last season.

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Michael Hill Jr., a 6-foot-8, 220-pound forward who played at Future College Prep in Carson, Calif., last season, has signed a national letter of intent to play men’s basketball at Western Washington. Hill averaged 10.0 points and 5.0 rebounds at Future College Prep, helping the Orange to a 40-14 record, the second-best mark in school history. As a senior the previous year at Clover Park High School in Lakewood, Hill was on a team that won South Puget Sound League and district titles and placed fourth in Class 2A.


• The Huskies conclude the regular season with three games against Utah starting Friday.

Both teams come into the week scuffling, and both are looking to end the season on a high note. Washington (26-25, 11-16 Pac-12) was swept last weekend at home and has dropped nine of 12 games. Utah (16-33-1, 7-19-1) is winless over its last seven games (0-6-1).

• Seattle University catcher Brian Olson has been named All-WAC for the second straight season, while Skyler Genger and Tarik Skubal were on the second team.


• Former Eastern Washington wide receiver Cory Mitchell will reunite with his younger brother, Bo Levi Mitchell, after signing a free-agent contract with the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League. Bo Levi Mitchell led Calgary to the Grey Cup title by completing 25 of 34 passes for 334 yards to earn game MVP honors. Cory had 101 career catches and 10 touchdowns, and a 17.6 average per kickoff return. He missed five games in 2014 because of a broken collarbone suffered at Washington, but earned honorable-mention All-Big Sky Conference honors as a junior in 2013.

• The Legends Football League (formerly the Lingerie Football League) returns for its sixth season. The Seattle Mist will be kicking off its season at ShoWare Center in Kent on Friday, May 29 vs. the Los Angeles Temptation.

Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story misspelled Michael Hill Jr.’s name in the headline.