FRIDAY, JAN. 4, 2013
Fri., Jan. 4, 2013, 6 a.m.
COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Good news: only three more days without cable and wired Internet. Bad news: Three more days without cable and wired Internet. Ah, the joys of moving. Anyway, we at least have a company-issued MiFi card to get us through these oh-so-trying...
THURSDAY, JAN. 3, 2013
Thu., Jan. 3, 2013, 11:18 p.m.
Kyle Barone has been a consistent force inside, Mike McChristian looks more comfortable away from the ball and Robert Harris continues to give Idaho a lift at point guard. Those are three reasons why the Vandals won for the third time in four games on...
Thu., Jan. 3, 2013, 11:02 p.m.
Washington State begins Pac-12 women's basketball play Friday night at home against Arizona. Sixth-year coach June Daugherty sees progress in the program after big nonconference wins this season and last year's strong showing in the conference tournament. Read story
Thu., Jan. 3, 2013, 10:38 p.m.
Senior guard Taelor Karr had a career night for Gonzaga on Thursday, hitting 8 of 9 3-pointers and finishing with a career-best 27 points during a West Coast Conference-opening win over visiting San Diego. Karr missed the school record for 3-pointers by one. The Bulldogs...
Thu., Jan. 3, 2013, 10:16 p.m.
It was far from pretty, but the Gonzaga Bulldogs pushed their winning streak to five with a hard-fought 78-62 road victory over improving Pepperdine on Saturday night. Elias Harris had 18 points and six rebounds, Kelly Olynyk added 16 points (14 in second half) and...
Thu., Jan. 3, 2013, 7:38 p.m.
Senior guard Taelor Karr scored a career-high 27 points, hittiing 8 of 9 on 3-pointers, to lead Gonzaga to a 77-57 win over San Diego on Thursday in a West Coast Conference opener at McCarthey Athletic Center. Story to come
Thu., Jan. 3, 2013, 6:53 p.m.
Senior guard Taelor Karr has already eclipsed her season high Thursday by scoring 15 first-half points as Gonzaga leads San Diego 41-23 in a West Coast Conference opener at McCarthey Athletic Center. Karr has hit 4 for 4 on 3-pointers and the Bulldogs have six...
Thu., Jan. 3, 2013, 5:35 p.m.
The Gonzaga women, playing at McCarthey Athletic Center, are 20 minutes away from opening the West Coast Conference part of their 2012-13 schedule. San Diego, the first opponent for the eight-time WCC champion Bulldogs, is anything but a pushover. The Toreros (8-4) finished 26-9 last...
Thu., Jan. 3, 2013, 7:48 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS You are a college basketball fan living somewhere in Middle America, say Davenport, Iowa. You have a good satellite package and you really enjoy watching the best that college basketball has to offer. So whenever the Gonzaga Bulldogs play on TV,...
Thu., Jan. 3, 2013, 6 a.m.
COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- With WSU holding its media availability yesterday afternoon, we decided to postpone this week's live chat to this afternoon at 1 p.m. Hope you all can make it. We also have a few stories to pass along, so read on.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 2, 2013
Wed., Jan. 2, 2013, 7:25 p.m.
Situated between Monday's win over No. 22 Oklahoma State and Saturday's contest at Santa Clara, Gonzaga will try to stay on task against Pepperdine on Thursday in Malibu. It has all the makings of a trap game, facing a squad picked to finish last in...
Wed., Jan. 2, 2013, 2:17 p.m.
Beginning today and running each Wednesday here and Thursday in the newspaper are the Greater Spokane League boys and girls basketball scoring leaders. Click the tab below to see the leaders. Pictured above is the girls leader, sophomore Madison Hovren of Central Valley.
Wed., Jan. 2, 2013, 9:10 a.m.
For the umpteenth straight season, Gonzaga is the team to beat in the WCC. For the first time in a dozen seasons, the Bulldogs are not the defending champions. Saint Mary's broke through last year and snapped Gonzaga's WCC title streak at 11. The Gaels...
Wed., Jan. 2, 2013, 7:11 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS The headline hit me like a Montee Ball run up the middle. "41-year wait is over; Stanford gets Roses." It has been 41 years since Stanford won a Rose Bowl game? Really? It seems like only yesterday. After all, the last...
Wed., Jan. 2, 2013, 6 a.m.
COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- The new year also signals the beginning of Pac-12 play, with Washington State playing is conference opener against Washington on Saturday. WSU coach Ken Bone and players are available to the media later this afternoon, and we'll have more then. But...
TUESDAY, JAN. 1, 2013
Tue., Jan. 1, 2013, 3:57 p.m.
Eastern Washington senior Carrie Ojeda is moving up the school's all-time chart for blocking shots. Ojeda, a criminal justice major, is hoping to play for another Big Sky Conference champion and to make the all-conference team. She leads this week's women's notebook: Read story
Tue., Jan. 1, 2013, 9 a.m.
Back with my day-after post following Gonzaga’s 69-68 win over Oklahoma State on Monday. The victory moves Gonzaga to 13-1, its best start since joining D-I. We’ll get right to it with the links: My game story, Daily Oklahoman gamer, A.P., and ESPN.com’s recap. Read...
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