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UI Signs LCHS’ Heston, 15 Others

With his mother Kathleen Cronquist by his side, Gonzaga Prep High School football player Travis Long signs his National Letter of Intent Wednesday to play football at WSU in 2009. COLIN MULVANY The Spokesman-Review (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)
With his mother Kathleen Cronquist by his side, Gonzaga Prep High School football player Travis Long signs his National Letter of Intent Wednesday to play football at WSU in 2009. COLIN MULVANY The Spokesman-Review (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

With his mother Kathleen Cronquist by his side, Gonzaga Prep High School football player Travis Long signs his National Letter of Intent today to play football at WSU in 2009. COLIN MULVANY The Spokesman-Review

The Vandals look throughout the country for players, but Akey said a quarter of the class signed is from the Pacific Northwest. “We’ve got two of the best players from Idaho (including LCHS linebacker Jared Heston) and four players from Washington — our area,” Akey said. “That means we’re taking care of our homeland very well. And we’re going to stretch it.” Idaho has signed two junior college transfer players, and Akey said he expects three more to send in their letters today/Sandra Kelly, Moscow-Pullman Daily News. More here.

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D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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