San Jose State vs. Washington State Basketball Photos

Washington State’s Dexter Kernich-Drew (10) challenges a pass by San Jose State’s Andrew Vollert during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Pullman, Wash., Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. Washington State won 82-53. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

I shot a little basketball down at Washington State University today. They defeated San Jose State 82-53. To see the photos from the game, go to http://collegebasketball.ap.org/article/hawkinson-scores-25-washington-st-beats-san-jose-st-82-53

Free Tattoo Removal Service Photo

Owner Jacqueline Kloehn uses a tattoo needle with lidocaine to remove a tattoo from customer Evelyn (no last name provided) at Silver Safari, in the Spokane Valley Mall, in Spokane Valley, Wash., Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014. (Young Kwak/Pacific Northwest Inlander)

Jacqueline Kloehn does good work by providing free tattoo removal for trauma and domestic violence survivors. I got to photograph her performing the procedure a little over a week ago. http://www.inlander.com/spokane/more-than-skin-deep/Content?oid=2387866

Texas Southern vs. Gonzaga Basketball Photos

Gonzaga’s Angel Nunez (2) dunks against Texas Southern during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Spokane, Wash., Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

Here few of my pics with the story from Gonzaga’s game against Texas Southern last night at the following link: http://collegebasketball.ap.org/article/no-8-gonzaga-beats-texas-southern-94-54

Illinois State vs. Eastern Washington Football Photos

Illinois State running back Marshaun Coprich (25) is brought down by Eastern Washington linebacker Cody McCarthy (47) during the first half of an NCAA college football FCS quarterfinal game in Cheney, Wash., Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. (Young Kwak/Pacific Northwest Inlander)

Eastern Washington played its final football game of the season, yesterday, losing to Illinois State 59-46 in the FCS quarterfinal. I shot the game for The Inlander. To see more photos, go to http://www.inlander.com/Bloglander/archives/2014/12/14/photos-illinois-state-vs-ewu-fcs-quarterfinals

WSU vs. Gonzaga Basketball Photos

Gonzaga’s Przemek Karnowski dunks against Washington State during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Spokane, Wash., Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

I shot a basketball game between Washington State University and Gonzaga University last night. This game is a regional rivalry game with the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena stands being packed with fans of both schools. A tough fought battle ended with Gonzaga winning 81-66. To see more photos, go to: http://collegebasketball.ap.org/article/no-9-gonzaga-beats-washington-state-81-66

World War II Vet Bill Akers-Photo

91 year old Bill Akers poses for a photograph at his home in Spokane, Wash., Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. Akers was a Private First Class in U.S. Army 99th Infantry Division, Company C, 393rd Infantry Regiment during World War II and took part in the Battle of the Bulge from Dec. 16-18, 1944, when he was injured by a friendly artillery round. Included in the photo are his Purple Heart, Combat Infantry Badge, Division Insignia, Special Training Insignia, Discharge Emblem, Good Conduct Medal, European Theatre Medal with one of two battle stars he earned. (Young Kwak/Pacific Northwest Inlander)

91 year old Bill Akers poses for a photograph at his home in Spokane, Wash., Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. (Young Kwak/Pacific Northwest Inlander)

I photographed Bill Akers a couple of weeks ago for the Inlander. A very humble man, Akers survived the Battle of the Bulge during World War II. To read more about his story, go to http://www.inlander.com/spokane/from-college-to-chaos/Content?oid=2385798

UTSA vs. Washington State Basketball Photos

Washington State’s Jordan Railey, right, dunks against UTSA’s James Ringholt during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Pullman, Wash., Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014. Washington State won 91-71. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

I photographed a little WSU basketball on Saturday. To see more photos, go to http://collegebasketball.ap.org/montenews/article/washington-state-beats-utsa-91-71.