WEDNESDAY, DEC. 5, 2012
TUESDAY, DEC. 4, 2012
Tue., Dec. 4, 2012, 8:27 p.m.
It may have been rainy outside, but it sure was Sunny inside McCarthey Athletic Center on Tuesday night. Sunny Greinacher scored a career-high 16 points as Gonzaga improved to 7-2 with a 65-50 nonconference win over Eastern Washington. Read more
SUNDAY, DEC. 2, 2012
Sun., Dec. 2, 2012, 4:58 p.m.
Gonzaga's women's basketball team knew it would have its hands full Sunday with top-ranked Stanford's stars, Chiney Ogwumike, Joslyn Tinkle and Amber Orrange. The Bulldogs couldn't have prepared for the career-high six 3-pointers and 18 points unleased by sophomore forward Taylor Greenfield. Stanford won going...
SATURDAY, DEC. 1, 2012
Sat., Dec. 1, 2012, 9:14 p.m.
Spokane's dominance of the Western Hockey League's East Division continuted on Saturday night, with a couple of new twists. Tyler King had his first winning goal of the season to lift the Chiefs to a 6-5 overtime win at Regina, Saskatchewan. Fourth-liners Riley Whittingham and...
Sat., Dec. 1, 2012, 5:06 p.m.
Games against Stanford have been a highlight of Gonzaga's women's basketball schedule for four years. This year's game is infused with extra spice because Stanford comes to Spokane on Sunday as the top-ranked team in the Associated Press poll. Read more
FRIDAY, NOV. 30, 2012
Fri., Nov. 30, 2012, 9:23 p.m.
The long bus ride to Saskatchewan had no ill effect on the Spokane Chiefs, who blasted the Swift Current Broncos 7-2 on Friday night. The Chiefs opened a stretch in which they play six East Division teams in nine days. Todd Fiddler and Mike Aviani...
Fri., Nov. 30, 2012, 4:59 p.m.
The Stanford women, ranked No. 1 for the first time since 2005, are coming to Spokane on Sunday afternoon for their latest game with new West Coast power Gonzaga. The teams will meet for the fifth time in four years, but this year's installment has...
THURSDAY, NOV. 29, 2012
Thu., Nov. 29, 2012, 10:21 p.m.
Barry Brust, who played for the Spokane Chiefs from 2000-03, recently set the American Hockey League record for the longest shutout streak while playing for the Abbotsford Heat. Brust blanked rivals for 268 minutes and 17 seconds, breaking the record set in 1957-58 by Hall...
Thu., Nov. 29, 2012, 9:02 p.m.
The name on her birth certificate is Ki-Shawna Moore. She was KiKi Moore when she played for Washington State in 2009-10. Now she's Ki-Ki Moore, playing her second season with Fresno State and leading the Bulldogs in scoring at 17.3 ppg. The Cougars will take...
Thu., Nov. 29, 2012, 6:14 p.m.
Former Spokane Chiefs player Travis Green, the new head coach for the Portland Winterhawks because of stiff sanctions imposed by the Western Hockey League, met with the media on Thursday. He's happy to be a head coach, but not under the circumstances. Read more
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 28, 2012
TUESDAY, NOV. 27, 2012
SATURDAY, NOV. 24, 2012
Sat., Nov. 24, 2012, 11:41 p.m.
This was a big win for Washington State. BYU was selected to unseat eight-time West Coast Conference champion Gonzaga in a preseason poll of league coaches. WSU gave the Bulldogs fits last year in a two-point win for Gonzaga. The Cougars play at Gonzaga on...
Sat., Nov. 24, 2012, 8:42 p.m.
Todd Fiddler's team-high 18th goal early in the second period Saturday night gave the Spokane Chiefs a 2-1 lead over the Tri-City Americans in the 1,000th Western Hockey League game for Chiefs coach Don Nachbaur. Story to come.
FRIDAY, NOV. 23, 2012
Fri., Nov. 23, 2012, 11:15 p.m.
Heading into Friday night's game at Kennewick, the Spokane Chiefs hadn't played an overtime game this year. They also hadn't lost to the Tri-City Americans. They also were 11-0 when leading after two periods. All of that changed, but the Chiefs will get another shot...
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 21, 2012
Wed., Nov. 21, 2012, 11:02 p.m.
The Spokane Chiefs took care of the Everett Silvertips at the Arena on Wednesday night, as has been their pattern during the last five years. Todd Fiddler, Reid Gow and Brenden Kichton supplied the offense for backup goaltender Garret Hughson, who defeated Everett for the...
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