Jake McGrew scored twice, giving him goals in four consecutive games and 16 on the season, as the Spokane Chiefs raced to a 5-1 lead after two periods Saturday night and eased past the Kootenay Ice 8-4 in Western Hockey League action at Western Financial Place.
Nate Pryor scored 24 points, Emmitt Taylor added 23 points and North Idaho routed Treasure Valley 123-77 Saturday in Coeur d’Alene.
Seven college basketball players with area connections accumulated 11 player of the week awards last week, three of them also gaining national acclaim besides conference honors, for their performances the previous week.
For the first time all season, the Spokane Chiefs iced a full lineup, and it showed.
Ben College poured in 30 points on 9-of-14 shooting, and Whitworth cruised to an 89-77 win Friday over Lewis & Clark in Portland.
Gonzaga renamed its athletic training room inside the Martin Centre to the Diedrick & DeLong Sports Medicine Center during a ceremony Friday.
Eastern Washington had no answer for Idaho’s Taylor Pierce, whose 30 points, including eight three-pointers, led the Vandals to an 84-68 win on Thursday at the Cowan Spectrum.
Spokane receives Regina’s fifth-round pick in the 2021 WHL Bantam Draft and Edmonton’s eighth-round pick in the 2019 draft.
Gonzaga student-athletes posted a fall semester cumulative grade-point average of 3.35, and they managed to set a few records along the way.
Alphonso Anderson had 28 points with 12 rebounds and visiting North Idaho cruised past Big Bend 101-65 on Wednesday in a conference game.
The Spokane Chiefs announced Wednesday that backup goaltender Dawson Weatherill will undergo season-ending surgery for an injured hip, shortly before the team revealed it had acquired goaltender Reece Klassen from the Lethbridge Hurricanes to take his place.
Parker AuCoin scored two short-handed goals and the Tri-City Americans topped the Spokane Chiefs 6-1 in the teams’ annual New Year’s Eve matchup at the Toyota Center in Kennewick.
Grace Kenyon scored 19 points and Idaho State cruised past Eastern Washington 63-48 in a Big Sky matchup in Pocatello, while Idaho topped Weber State 79-74 behind 26 points by Mikayla Ferenz.
Ben College made three 3-pointers and scored 23 points, Kevin Crosno came off the bench to sink four 3-pointers and score 15 and Whitworth defeated Emory & Henry 87-80 on Sunday at the D3hoops.com Classic in Las Vegas for its seventh straight win.
The Spokane Chiefs and Tri-City Americans skated at a fast, sometimes erratic pace during the course of Saturday’s tilt in front of 8,010 spectators at the Arena. But it was Jake McGrew who put a stamp on the game and caused the crowd to erupt when he broke a 1-1 tie with three seconds left.
Jordan Lester made a layup with 1.2 seconds remaining, and Whitworth edged Johns Hopkins 76-74 Saturday at the D3hoops.com Classic in Las Vegas.
Montana Western’s Brianna King, Montana State Billings’s Taryn Shelley and Everett’s Markieth Brown Jr. all pick up weekly awards
The Western Hockey League doesn’t track possession time as an official stat, but if it did, the Everett Silvertips’ numbers would have been through the roof Friday night.
Nate Pryor poured in 27 points and North Idaho topped Snow 68-58 Friday at the Fiesta Bowl Junior College Shootout in Mesa, Arizona.
Kyle Fischer sank a jumper in the final seconds and then blocked North Idaho’s last shot to lift the Mesa Community College Thunderbirds to a 69-68 victory over the Cardinals (9-2) on Thursday night at the Fiesta Bowl Junior College Shootout in Mesa, Arizona.
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