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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 21, 2012




OHL puts limit on fighting

The Ontario Hockey League has cracked down on fighting this season. (The OHL is one of three leagues under the umbrella of the Canadian Hockey League. The Spokane Chiefs' Western Hockey League is another.) Read more

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TUESDAY, NOV. 20, 2012

Louisville features double dose of Schimmels

Gonzaga puts its 5-0 record on the line Wednesday against No. 7 Louisville. People around here may remember when Gonzaga played Louisville in the NCAA tournament two years ago. One of Louisville's flashier players, Shoni Schimmel, used to live on the Umatilla (Ore.) reservation. Shoni...

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Stanford teams share success

It looks like the Stanford women will be ranked No. 1 when they play at Gonzaga on Dec. 2. Here's a good AP story on how the Cardinal joined the school's football team in knocking off No. 1 teams.

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MONDAY, NOV. 19, 2012

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FRIDAY, NOV. 16, 2012

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30, 2010

One of Indians' top hitters promoted

Spokane Indians outfielder Guillermo Pimentel was promoted Wednesday to the Hickory (N.C.) Crawdads, the Texas Rangers’ Low-A team in the South Atlantic League. Pimentel hit .344 in nine games with the Indians, playing center field and right field. He made an impression on Everett on...

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SATURDAY, JUNE 19, 2010

FRIDAY, JUNE 18, 2010

Rangers' top collegiate pick assigned to Indians

The Texas Rangers on Friday signed third baseman Mike Olt, their top collegiate pick from this month’s first-year draft, and assigned him to Spokane. Olt, who set the career home-run record at the University of Connecticut, was selected in the supplemental first round and the...

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