SUNDAY, MARCH 31, 2013

Shock improve to 2-0

Spokane went on the road for the second straight week and claimed its second straight AFL win. The Shock thumped the Chicago Rush 76-61 on Sunday to improve to 2-0. Erik Meyer finished with seven touchdown passes, three to Adron Tennell. Find an unedited game...

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Sunny Easter Sunday links 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Funny how much different this place looks when the weather is nice. Or maybe it's just because I actually left my apartment yesterday. Either way, we have links -- Easter links, even -- so read on.

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SATURDAY, MARCH 30, 2013






New JC players shine in Idaho scrimmage 

In Idaho coach Paul Petrino's experience, only about 50 percent of junior-college signees become dependable players. But five of the seven JC players he signed in January as early enrollees have already made big impacts this spring, and all five played well in Saturday's scrimmage....

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Cinderella needs a ride home

A GRIP ON SPORTS When you get to this point in the NCAA tournament – the Elite Eight – the talented teams usually rise to the forefront. Not always, of course. But usually. This season is one of the usual ones. The lowest-seeded team still...

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FRIDAY, MARCH 29, 2013

Winterhawks flex their muscles

The Portland Winterhawks, who had the best record in the Western Hockey League's Western Conference this season, rolled past Everett 11-4 Friday night in Game 4 of their best-of-seven, opening-round playoff series. Eighth-seeded Everett caught Portland by surprise by winning Game 1, but the series...

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First-round series within Chiefs' grasp

The Spokane Chiefs have three shots at winning their best-of-seven opening-round series in the Western Hockey League playoffs. Spokane leads the Tri-City Americans 3-1 heading in to Saturday's game at Toyota Center in Kennewick. The next two games, if necessary, would be in Spokane, but...

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THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 2013



Americans force OT with late flurry

Mitch Topping and Drydn Dow scored in the final 5:10 of regulation Thursday night to allow the Tri-City Americans to force overtime with the Spokane Chiefs in a 3-all game. Brenden Kichton's goal at 6:35 of the third had given Spokane a 3-1 lead. Topping's...

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Chiefs still lead after scoreless second

The Spokane Chiefs will carry a 2-1 lead into the final period of Game 4 of their WHL playoff with the Tri-City Americans at Kennewick. The Chiefs killed three Americans power-play opportunities during the scoreless second period. Spokane hasn't been on the power play. Shots...

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Gonzaga assistant Ray Giacoletti, left, puts his head together with head coach Mark Few. Giacoletti has accepted the head coaching position at Drake. (Jesse Tinsley)

Giacoletti hired at Drake

Every few years, Gonzaga head coach Mark Few loses one of his assistant coaches and one of his best friends in the process. Six years ago it was Billy Grier to San Diego (replaced at GU by Ray Giacoletti) and three years ago it was...

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WSU chips away on Day 4 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Things got a little heated on more than one occasion at Washington State's spring practice Thursday, though nothing too outlandish went down. Otherwise, things were pretty standard. Read on.

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Game 4 could be turning point

There's a definite sense that Game 4 of the Western Hockey League playoffs between the Spokane Chiefs and Tri-City Americans could be a tipping point. After tonight's game at Kennewick's Toyota Center the Chiefs will either hold a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven series or...

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Giacoletti new head coach at Drake 

Gonzaga assistant coach Ray Giacoletti will be introduced as the new head coach at Drake University at a press conference at 2:30 CDT, The Spokesman-Review has confirmed. Giacoletti interviewed for the job Sunday and was in Des Moines, Iowa, on Wednesday to meet with Drake...

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Courtney Hutchinson, a Mead High School thrower, is preparing for another season throwing both shot and discus for the Panthers. (Jesse Tinsley)

Thursday Prep Page

Here's the Prep Page menu Feature: Mead thrower Courtney Hutchinson (pictured above) poised for big senior season. Track glance: Here's a league-by-league breakdown of top returning state placers and other things. Column: Idaho state track not what it used to be. Prep notebook: Mead, Gonzaga...

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