SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2011

Shock hang on to defeat No. 1 Arizona 

Back with my game story from Spokane's wild 70-69 AFL win over No. 1 Arizona. Read on for my unedited article that will run in Sunday's S-R. There's also an earlier, shorter version, filed for the Idaho edition, you can access here.

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Winterhawks edge Chiefs

Sven Bartschi scored one goal and assisted on two others as the Portland Winterhawks and Spokane Chiefs returned to form with their fourth one-goal game in the five games of their Western Hockey League playoff seriers. The Winterhawks took a 3-2 lead in the best-of-7...

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Windsor suited up for Rattlers

About 25 minutes from kickoff and Arizona will have the services of talented WR Rod Windsor. He missed a couple of practices earlier this week due to the NFL lockout being lifted, but he went through warmups and is expected to play. Should be a...

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UI's Enderle, Keo, Hardy drafted

After two days of waiting, Idaho quarterback Nate Enderle was selected in the fifth round of the NFL draft -- just 16 picks after fellow Vandal Shiloh Keo. Tight end Daniel Hardy was the third Vandal drafted when Tampa Bay took him in the seventh...

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Raiders nab EWU's Jones in 4th round

The Oakland Raiders selected former EWU running back Taiwan Jones in the fourth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday. You can read the press release put out by Eastern's sports info folks here. I've got a call in to Taiwan, hoping for some comments...

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FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2011

Spokane Chiefs Matt Marantz (32) celebrates after scoring  a goal in the first six seconds of the first period during game 4 of WHL Western Conference finals in Spokane, Wash., Friday, April 29, 2011. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

Koper leads Chiefs' rout

The Western Hockey League Western Conference finals became a best of three, spread over four days, after the Spokane Chiefs hammered the Portland Winterhawks 8-3 Friday game to tie the best of 7 series 2-2. Colin Mulvany also prouduced this slideshow, including the Chiefs celebrating...

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Shock, Rattlers renew rivalry

Back with a preview of Spokane's home game vs. Arizona on Saturday. Here's a link to the article that will run in the S-R tomorrow. It'll be interesting to see if Arizona receiver Rod Windsor plays. Windsor, who has signed with the Cleveland Browns, was...

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Landry release; USF guard leaving

Gonzaga issued a release on Guy Landry Edi signing his letter of intent (haven't seen him referred to as 'Edi' in any recruiting articles or on Midland website). More here. Also, San Francisco is losing guard Marko Petrovic, who hopes to play overseas.

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Eags, Griz matchup to remain annual affair

The Big Sky Conference has released its football schedules for the 2010-15 season, and despite the league's decision to expand to 13 teams in 2010 Eastern Washington and Montana will continue to meet each year. You can read EWU athletic director Bill Chaves' reaction to...

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THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2011

Landry makes it official

Midland College wing Guy Landry, who verbally committed to Gonzaga last weekend, followed up by signing his letter of intent this morning. I talked to Midland coach Ross Hodge about Landry for an article that will run in Friday's S-R. Landry is from France and...

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2011

Spokane Chiefs goaltender, James Reid, puts a stop on Portland Winterhawks Ty Rattie's (8) goal attempt during in the first period in game 3 of WHL Western Conference finals in Spokane, Wash.. Wednesday, April 27, 2011. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

Chiefs fall in overtime

Brendan Leipsic socred at7:44 of overtime to lift Portland to a 3-2 win over the Spokane Chiefs at the Arena Wednesday night. For the third straight game to open the WHL's Western Conference finals the Spokane Chiefs and Portland Winterhawks put on a tense show,...

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Kevin McCullough celebrates after returning an interception for a TD against Jacksonville on Saturday. It was the AFL’s catch of the week.  (File)

McCullough returns with unbeaten Arizona

I checked in with former Shock linebacker Kevin McCullough, who returns to Spokane on Saturday with the Arizona Rattlers. In one of the franchise's most controversial moves, Spokane traded McCullough to Oklahoma City last June. The trade of the popular McCullough opened the door for...

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TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2011

Stage set for Winterhawks-Chiefs

The Portland Winterhawks are confident and the Spokane Chiefs know they'll have to bear down for Game 3 of the best-of-7 series. The game is Wednesday night at the Arena. After splitting two games in Portland, the teams will play here again Friday and hustle...

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Vandersloot invited to Team USA tryouts

Every time you turn around it seems like Courtney Vandesloot is doing something special ... and the mayor hasn't even given her a key to the city - yet. After hauling in numberous awards at the NCAA Women's Final Four she headed to ESPN headquarters...

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Prep baseball, softball notebooks

BASEBALL: Here's a link to our notebook including a lead item on Shadle Park two-sport standout Danny Rowton (pictured above). SOFTBALL: Here's a link to our notebook with an item of the rebuilding of infields at Lake City and Coeur d'Alene.

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Akey fears worst with Siavii's injury

The MRI results have yet to come back on the knee injury sustained Saturday by Idaho standout linebacker Robert Siavii, but coach Robb Akey isn't hopeful. "I would expect there’s a good chance it’s torn," Akey said this morning of Siavii's right ACL. Siavii led...

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Spokane Chiefs' James Reid slaps away a shot in the second period against the Portland Winterhawks in Game 1 of the WHL Western Conference finals at the Rose Garden in Portland on Friday night. (Doug Beghtel / The Oregonian)

Chiefs lolligag home

The Spokane Chiefs had a delayed trip home on Monday after dropping a 2-1 decision to the Portland Winterhawks (Oregonian story) Sunday night. The series is tied 1-1 with Game 3 Wednesday in the Arena. There is also a story from The Portland Tribune. Game...

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MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2011

GSL baseball statistics 

All of the Greater Spokane League baseball games Monday were washed out and have been rescheduled for Tuesday - weather permitting. Click the tab below for the updated statistics. Thomas Wakem of University (pictured above) leads in several categories.

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SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 2011

Winterhawks edge Chiefs 2-1

As expected the Portland Winterhawks had a lot of jump in the second game of their best-of-7 Western Hockey League playoff series Sunday night after losing the opener of the Western Conference championship 2-1 to the Spokane Chiefs on Friday. The Hawks took the lead...

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Chiefs ready for fired-up Hawks

Before Easter brunch and a wet slog to the Rose Garden, which might need some beams re-enforced after Trail Blazer fans raised the roof during the NBA comeback yesterday, a short hockey offering. The Spokane Chiefs expect the Winterhawks to come out flying tonight in...

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SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 2011

Landry commits to Gonzaga

Guy Landry, a 6-foot-5 wing from Midland Junior College (by way of Paris, France), verbally committed to Gonzaga during his weekend visit. Landry's commitment comes two days after GU announced Manny Arop had been granted his release. More here.

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Shock get huge road win

Spokane earned its first road win of the season with a 70-58 victory over No. 2 Orlando on Saturday. Spokane's defense made four stops and quarterback Kyle Rowley accounted for 10 touchdowns (eight TD passes, two scoring runs) as the Shock improved to 2-4 heading...

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Cory Mitchell stars in EWU scrimmage

Wide receiver Cory Mitchell, the older brother of Eastern Washington University quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell had a big day in the Eagles spring scrimmage on Saturday. You can get an early look at the scrimmage story that will appear in Sunday morning's S-R here, and...

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