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TUESDAY, FEB. 1, 2011

Roundup of Vandal commits

On the eve of signing day, we've got a look at the University of Idaho's recruiting efforts in what will be Robb Akey's fifth class. Much is unknown at this point -- Akey will hold a press conference at noon tomorrow -- but one late...

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Idaho prep star commits to EWU

Eastern Washington will make its 2011 football recruiting class official on Wednesday, the first day prospects can sign letters of intent. Among those expected to sign with the reigning national championsh is Idaho's Gatorade and 4A player of the year Cody McCarthy who -- according...

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 (Steve Gibbons)

G-Prep's Cronin makes mark for Portland

The latest from the outstanding Spokane Class of 2007 in women's basketball, Portland senior Tara Cronin (G-Prep), the subject of our notebook this week. (University of Portland photo) Also, Tennessee's Angie Bjorklund (U-Hi) - the headline in the Class of '07 - is a finalist...

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Forse signs with Arizona; Lopina cut

For most of the offseason, ex-Milwaukee Iron receiver Nate Forse appeared to be Spokane-bound. The holdup was that Forse needed to take a physical. Forse passed his physical recently, but his destination changed when Arizona signed the talented receiver to a 'Marketing Contract' ($1,000 per...

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Wednesday prep signers 

UPDATED These are the area football players that I'm aware of that are signing Wednesday. They are: Bishop Sankey, running back, Gonzaga Prep, University of Washington Charlie Hopkins, defensive end, Gonzaga Prep, Stanford Kellen Clute, tight end, Mt. Spokane, Oregon State Joe Dahl, offensive lineman,...

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Gonzaga's Mike Hart blocks a shot by Santa Clara's Marc Trasolini during the second half of their NCAA college basketball game at the McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane, Wash., on Feb. 25, 2010.  Gonzaga beat Santa Clara 88-51. 
  (Associated Press)

GU notes

I put together a notebook from Monday's media day with topics ranging from David Stockton and Mike Hart (pictured above) being put on a scholarship for the rest of the year to Sam Dower's improvement to the WCC race at the halfway point. GU now...

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February comes in like a lamb 

COUGARS It is the first of February. The shortest month of the year. And the month that will decide the Pac-10 basketball race, along with the future of thousands of high school football players. For more on both, read on.

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