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Huskies Football: 10 ways you know you’re a true fan

UW has found success with the blackout strategy thus far.

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies Blogger Erin Acacio breaks down what it means to truly be a UW fan. First and foremost, you think about the 1991 BCS national championship team ad nauseum. You also know what it means to don ponchos and throw your dubs up. As a fan, you enjoy a good blackout, and you trust Steve Sarkisian — not to mention Keith Price, Bishop Sankey and the rest of the crew — to return to dominance.

Mariners offensive woes…RISP must change

Kyle Seager

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners Blogger Erin Acacio breaks down just how important runners in scoring position have been early in the season. Realistically, there will not be a happy medium for the Mariners until their RISP begins to rise. Once their RISP starts rising, they can rise to the occasion to potentially become a sleeper team on the run for a playoff spot. We feel bad for Eric Wedge & Jack Zduriencik. But they are not on the field.

Reasons to attend the UW Men’s Basketball alumni event!!!

Nate Robinson (left) and Brandon Roy (right) will be in attendance for the 2013 UW Alumni Event.

NWSB Insider and University of Washington Blogger Erin Acacio breaks down why every UW fan should attend the 2013 Alumni event. Among the reasons are an All-Star-type atmosphere, a three-point contest, a dunk contest and a number of returning superstars. Those expected to be in attendance are Brandon Roy, Nate Robinson, Terrence Rosee, Spencer Hawes and more. Tickets are cheap, so all true UW fans should check this event out.

Football trend is complete in the Trufant family

2011 Apple Cup Observations

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies’ blogger Eric Acacio talks about the Trufant brothers and how they have become a trio in the NFL. Desmond is the last Trufant brother to finish his college football career in the state of Washington. Each of them started their football careers at Woodrow Wilson High School in Tacoma and then parted ways as they played football at different colleges. Although their choices in college were different, they all finished with the same result by making football into their career.

Examining the Seahawks against the NFC West

Richard Sherman

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Erin Acacio breaks down the Seahawks 2013 NFC West schedule. With three prime time games, one against each NFC West foe, the Seahawks have a chance to really make a name for themselves in the rest of the country. The Hawks often get overlooked by an east coast biased national sports media market. The extra “love” this year will finally give them a chance to be seen, and heard nationally.

UW’s home-dominated schedule gives one reason to improve next season

Huskies Broncos

NWSB Insider and UW Football Blogger Erin Acacio breaks down how the Washington Huskies’ schedule will help them in 2013. Washington plays the Boise State Broncos, the Oregon Ducks and the Washington State Cougars all at home. Also, the returns of Bishop Sankey and Jesse Collier will help make up for the loss of seniors Desmond Trufant and Cody Bruns.

Great game! Five awesome things to love about the Mariners 2013 home opener

It wasn't just a Mariners win on home opener, it was a shutout win on home opener.

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Erin Acacio was at the M’s opening night game versus the Houston Astros. Kendrys Morales had no problem adjusting to his new home in Seattle. Morales capped out his home debut by going 2-for-3 with two RBI’s. With the rate that he’s going, he will be a huge factor for the Mariners and will become a fan favorite, fast. Five things I loved about this year’s home opener…

Lorenzo Romar will do what it takes to get UW back on track!

Lorenzo Romar wants to return as the head coach of the Huskies.

NWSB Inside and University of Washington Huskies Insider Erin Acacio breaks down the 2012-13 season for UW head coach Lorenzo Romar. Despite the disappointment of missing the NCAA Tournament the last two years, Lorenzo Romar wants to stay at Washington as long as he can. With a potential starting lineup of Andrew Andrews, C.J. Wilcox, Hikeem Stewart, Shawn Kemp Jr and Desmond Simmons, there’s a lot to like about the future of this program.

5 Reasons not to watch UW vs. BYU…but will watch anyway

CJ Wilcox

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies Blogger Erin Acacio brings us her top 5 reasons she’s watching the round 1 NIT hoops matchup between the Washington Huskies and BYU Cougars. The last time UW played in the CBI was in 2008 during the Jon Brockman, Justin Dentmon and Quincy Pondexter era. Abdul Gaddy prayed the Huskies would make the NIT. C.J. Wilcox, Scott Suggs and Aziz N’Diaye need to show how badly they want to extend their season.

Five things I hated about last night’s Huskies loss

Arsalan Kazemi Oregon Ducks

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies Blogger Erin Acacio brings us her top 5 things she hated the most in the Huskies loss to Oregon on Thursday night in Las Vegas. Besides the way the Huskies seniors lost their last conference tournament, Erin also tells us that if the Dawgs could of hit three more free throws, they would have been playing Utah on Friday night for a chance at the conference final. What could of been will never be known now.

Cougars vs. UW Huskies Pac-12 Tourney game notes, predictions and tweets!

Washington is coming off a thrilling victory over WSU. (Photo: DailyUW.com)

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies Blogger Erin Acacio previews the Pac-12 Tournament Game between UW and the Washington State Cougars. Washington swept the season series against Washington State, but with this matchup taking place at a neutral site, the odds are in anybody’s favor. Watch for performances from seniors Abdul Gaddy, Aziz N’Diaye and Scott Suggs. The Huskies have to watch out for Brock Motum in this one.

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