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SATURDAY, DEC. 15, 2012

Teddy bears remain in seats

Spokane Chiefs fans are eagerly waiting to throw their teddy bears on the ice after their team's first score, but Tri-City goalie Eric Comrie is holding up the fun. The Chiefs have peppered Comrie with 15 shots (to seven for Tri-City) during a first period...

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Chiefs, Americans renew rivalry

The Spokane Chiefs and Tri-City Americans will square off in about 15 minutes at the Arena. The big rivalry game will feature the annual teddy bear toss to benefit needy children. These teams have met in the playoffs the last two seasons. Spokane has won...

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Stokes follows in father's footsteps

Ohio State's Amber Stokes and her father, Ron, are the first father-daughter combo to have played at the Columbus school. Stokes' 20th-ranked Buckeyes lost at Washington State on Saturday and play at Gonzaga on Monday. Read story

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FRIDAY, DEC. 14, 2012

Holmberg powers Chiefs' huge comeback

Spokane Chiefs fans can say they've seen it all after Friday night's game at the Arena against Seattle. Trailing 6-2 with less than 12 minutes left, the Chiefs, powered by Mitch Holmberg's incredible night, tied the game in regulation and won in a shootout. Read...

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Chiefs back home at last

The Spokane Chiefs are minutes away from playing their first home game since Nov. 24. The Chiefs will take on Seattle, aiming to improve to 4-1 against the Thunderbirds this Western Hockey League season.

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THURSDAY, DEC. 13, 2012


TUESDAY, DEC. 11, 2012


Chiefs gear up for three-game homestand

The Spokane Chiefs have been away from the Arena since Nov. 24, but home fans are about to get a pre-Christmas treat. Spokane will greet three U.S. Division rivals in five days - Friday against Seattle; Saturday against Tri-City and Tuesday against first-place Portland -...

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SUNDAY, DEC. 9, 2012


Bulldogs romp to third straight win

Gonzaga sophomore forward Sunny Greinacher capped a superb week Sunday by scoring 16 points during an 83-44 romp past Cal State Fullerton at McCarthey Athletic Center. The effort matched Greinacher's career-best 16 points during Tuesday's win over Eastern Washington. No. 20 Ohio State is the...

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Gonzaga leads Fullerton by 11 at half

Five days after scoring a career-high 16 points against Eastern Washington, Gonzaga sophomore forward Sunny Greinacher is at it again. Greinacher has 12 points, on 6-foot-10 shooting from the floor, as the Bulldogs lead visiting Cal State Fullerton 40-29 at halftime Sunday afternoon. GU season...

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Gonzaga women set for Fullerton

We're about five minutes away from Gonzaga's home game against Cal State Fullerton, the Bulldogs' final game until Dec. 17, when 20th-ranked Ohio State comes to Spokane. Fullerton (2-6) is 0-2 all time against Gonzaga and has dropped five consecutive games.

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FRIDAY, DEC. 7, 2012

Chiefs close within two points of first place

While Spokane was improving to 5-0 on its East Division trip Friday, the Tri-City Americans were helping the Chiefs' cause by defeating Portland. Former Chief Luke Lee-Knight was the star, turning away 44 Portland shots. The Chiefs are now just two points behind Portland in...

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THURSDAY, DEC. 6, 2012



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