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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 2, 2011

Recap of Vandals' signing day

UPDATED: 10:50 p.m. Robb Akey walked into the media room at the Kibbie Dome on Wednesday and greeted reporters by blurting out a "Merry Christmas" and a few yelps. Akey was clearly thrilled with his 22-player recruiting class. You can read about it here in...

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Round 2 for Zags, Pilots

Back with a look at tomorrow's GU-Portland game and some of the changes the teams have made since Gonzaga's win last month. Here's the link to the article that will run in Thursday's S-R.

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Former Scottie reaches milestone

Now that most of them are seniors, I've been tracking down the area's Class of 2007 in women's basketball, particularly focusing on the Division I signees. The latest is Gonzaga Prep's Tara Cronin, the subject to Wednesday's notebook now a senior at Portland (despite the...

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Spokane Shock wide reciever #17 Huey Whittaker steps past Tampa Bay defender #19 Erick McIntosh for a first half touchdown during the XXlll Arena Bowl at the Spokane Arena in Spokane, Wash. Friday August 20, 2010. (Christopher Anderson / Spokesman-Review)

Whittaker joins Tampa Bay

Former Shock receiver Huey Whittaker is heading home. Whittaker has signed a marketing contract ($1,000 per game, compared to the standard $400) with Tampa Bay, near his Florida home. Whittaker spent time in the UFL after helping Spokane win the 2010 ArenaBowl title.

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More on WSU's football signing class 

COUGARS OK, we've heard from Paul Wulff – and I'm not about to try to summarize his 40-minute conference call; I'm not that masochistic ... or sadistic – and I've chatted with a few assistant coaches. With that, we've put together a story and we...

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Eagles get selective with 2011 recruiting class

Beau Baldwin, the third-year head coach of Eastern Washington University's NCAA Division I national champion football team, announced the signing of 20 high school recruits to letters of intent on Wednesday. You can get an early look at the Eagles' recruiting story that will run...

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Vandal sign 22 commits

The University of Idaho announced a class of 22 players who have signed letters of intent (now including the three who signed in January, Dominique Blackman, A.J. Annelus and Ryan Edwards, all of whom have been officially announced). This also includes Dion Bass, a 5-foot-9...

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GU bench checks in and out

Gonzaga coach Mark Few has been tinkering with his lineup and rotation most of the year and nothing much has changed, according to John Blanchette's column. Past articles on the bench and players' fluctuating playing time here and here. Back later with more on Gonzaga-Portland.

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Sankey's letter arrives at UW 

Gonzaga Prep running back Bishop Sankey, originally a Washington State commit, has signed his letter of intent to play football at Washington. Comments here from running backs coach Joel Thomas, the former Vandal standout. Here is the Seattle TImes update on UW signings.

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Faxes roll into WSU 15 

COUGARS What do you know. The first high school players who committed to Washington State, sans the very first one, all get their letters of intents in early. Read on throughout the morning as we update the list.

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Something going on today at WSU? 

COUGARS It's hard to believe that the first day of the football letter of intent signing period, Signing Day if you will, has snuck up on us. Some things just seem to slip through the cracks. Wish it would get a little more coverage so...

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