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SATURDAY, FEB. 19, 2011

ASU leads 40-28 at half 15 

COUGARS It doesn't matter which defense Washington State plays. Even without Ty Abbott and Rihards Kuksiks, Arizona State is picking it apart. The Sun Devils have taken 18 3-pointers and made seven. They've taken nine shots inside the arc and made seven. They've taken five...

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Early start for WSU at ASU 

COUGARS A typical game day in that we have a golf bag full of stories for you to read. An untypical game day in that the weather is warm enough to actually use that golf bag. Read on.

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One more time, and with feeling

The Coeur d'Alene and Lewiston girls basketball teams will meet for a second straight year in the Idaho 5A state final. Read about Coeur d'Alene's semifinal win here. Timberlake of Spirit Lake will play in the 3A state final.

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Top seeds knocked off 

It started with the Lewis and Clark girls knocking off top-seeded Gonzaga Prep 56-51 in the District 8 4A championship game. It ended with the Gonzaga Prep boys snapped the Ferris Saxoxns' 19-game winning streak 58-50. Here's the girls story. Click the tab below to...

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FRIDAY, FEB. 18, 2011

WSU looks to stay in Pac-10's upper half

COUGARS A quick post with a link to the short story I put together today in advance of Washington State's game with Arizona State in the morning. It looks at the spot WSU holds in the Pac-10 basketball standings and how important it is to...

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Shock add DL Holmes

Spokane continues to tinker with its roster, adding defensive lineman Louis Holmes one day before the opening of training camp. Holmes played in the UFL the last two years and he also has experience in NFL preseason games. More here.

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Gonzaga's Marquise Carter works inside on Santa Clara's Troy Payne in the first half on Feb. 17, 2011. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

Day after Santa Clara

Good morning. Back with more from Gonzaga's win over Santa Clara last night, which sets up a big game with San Francisco on Saturday. First, the links: My game story, John Blanchette's column, Dan Pelle's photos, A.P. gamer, and a recap by Santa Clara's sports...

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Wow, what a night for NC

Click the tab to read about the North Central girls basketball team capturing its first - yes its first - state berth, and a few other things including a story about the Coeur d'Alene girls rallying from a 41-29 deficit to win their state opener.

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Gonzaga clinches, key win for EWU 

The area Division I teams broke even on Thursday. The big, but not not surprising news is that No. 25 Gonzaga clinched a tie for its seventh-straight WCC title. The most important news is Eastern Washington finished strong to inch closer to a Big Sky...

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WSU's loss to UA, the morning after 

COUGARS Got settled into our Phoenix-area hotel around 1 a.m. and to sleep about an hour later. Of course, when the sun made an appearance before 7, it triggered some sort of masochistic response and we were awake. Not wide-awake, mind you, but enough where...

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THURSDAY, FEB. 17, 2011

Gonzaga-Santa Clara game story

About to shut down the computer at the media room in the McCarthey Athletic Center, but before I do here's my game story and Dan Pelle's photo gallery from Gonzaga's 85-76 victory over Santa Clara. I'll be back in the morning with a day-after post.

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WSU falls 79-70 to UA 

COUGARS We have to drive the nearly two hours to Phoenix before we get to sleep, so we're going to be quick with this post-game post. Though there is some to add tonight following Washington State's tough defeat to 12th-ranked Arizona, so read on.

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Carter's 20 points help GU past Santa Clara

Junior guard Marquise Carter scored 13 of his career-high 20 points in the second half and David Stockton provided a couple of momentum-turning plays as Gonzaga defeated Santa Clara 85-76 on Thursday at the McCarthey Athletic Center. The victory keeps Gonzaga (18-9, 8-3 WCC) in...

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Arizona leads WSU 41-33 at half 

COUGARS Just a quick note. The eight-point deficit Washington State faces at halftime could be worse. The Wildcats have missed a handful of point-blank attempts, though every time Williams has – sans once – he's gone to the line, though all were good calls. DeAngelo...

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Shock taking Arena game outdoors 

The Spokane Shock play in the Arena Football League, but they've decided to take their sport outside for one game. The Shock will entertain the Utah Blaze in the Joe Albi Stadium Outdoor Classic on July 9th. The game will follow all the rules of...

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Eags falter at NAU

Eastern Washington's men's basketball team surrendered an 18-point first-half lead in Flagstaff, Ariz., Wednesday night in losing to Big Sky Conference rival Northern Arizona 83-74. You can read the game story that ran in Thursday morning's S-R here; you can see what EWU's sports information...

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Idaho state girls hoops

Idaho media over the years have done a coop when it comes to state tournaments. We put together capsules glances of our area teams and share them with media statewide. Click the tab below to see glances of all the teams.

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More on Gaels' loss to USD

Saint Mary's had a chance to clinch at least a share of the WCC title with a win over last-place San Diego. Instead, the Toreros snagged just their second conference win and sixth overall with a huge upset of the Gaels. Mt. Spokane and CCS...

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Chiefs romp on road

The Spokane Chiefs crushed Everett Wednesday night with a dominating performance, highlighted by Levko Koper's second hat trick of the season. Suprisingly, linemate Tyler Johnson only picked up one assist to drop to second to fall to second in the Western Hockey League scoring race....

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