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SATURDAY, FEB. 14, 2009

State girls hoop pairings

The final play-in games and final berths were nabbed Saturday as the pairings for the Idaho state girls basketball tournaments were finalized.Click the tab below to see the pairings.

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THURSDAY, FEB. 12, 2009

Post Falls High School’s Jordan Schoening passes the ball during practice at the school last Thursday.  (Kathy Plonka / The Spokesman-Review)

Look at those Spartans

The Priest River boys basketball team is 13-0, 7-0 in the Intermountain League. Read about the Spartans in my column.Also, Post Falls senior standout Jordan Schoening has had an MVP-type year. Read about her here.

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 11, 2009

MONDAY, FEB. 9, 2009

THURSDAY, FEB. 5, 2009

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 4, 2009

Sanders changes mind

Lake City tight end/defensive end Billy Sanders changed his mind again, opting to sign with the University of Miami on Wednesday after declaring last week he was headed to UCLA.Sanders originally gave Miami an oral commitment a year ago, but then decided to go to...

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MONDAY, FEB. 2, 2009

NIC's winning shot

Here's a link that shows Melvin Jones' 81-foot shot in North Idaho College's thrilling 69-66 win over College of Southern Idaho on Saturday at NIC. I paced off the shot - it was from 81 feet. The video isn't great, but you'll see the ball...

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THURSDAY, JAN. 29, 2009

Post Falls High School basketball player Aynslee Stuart before the start of practice on Jan. 22.  (Kathy Plonka / The Spokesman-Review)

Idaho preps

Here's a link to my Thursday column/notebook.Here's a link to a feature in the Prairie Voice on Post Falls girls basketball player Aynslee Stuart.

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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 28, 2009

Idaho preps

The Lewiston girls basketball team will be a difficult team to match up with when the 5A Region I tournament begins a week from Friday.Click the tab to read more.

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TUESDAY, JAN. 27, 2009

THURSDAY, JAN. 22, 2009

Cassie Thompson of Timberlake High School listens during practice at the school near Spirit Lake on Jan. 14. (Kathy Plonka / The Spokesman-Review)

Lake City boys lead way

Here's a link to my column, the first item of which talks about the Lake City boys basketball team and the race among the Inland Empire League's 5A teams.Also, here's a feature on Timberlake sophomore sensation Cassie Thompson.Here's a link to this week's Idaho state...

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TUESDAY, JAN. 20, 2009

FRIDAY, JAN. 16, 2009

THURSDAY, JAN. 15, 2009

Coeur d'Alene's Devon Austin, left, comes around to harass Lake City's Logan Frederickson Friday, Jan. 9, 2009 at Coeur d'Alene High. Behind Frederickson is Coeur d'Alene's Chris Reed.  JESSE TINSLEY THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)

Idaho preps

The economic woes that are plaguing our nation are beginning to trickle down to the high schools. Click here to read my column and assorted notes.Your observations are welcome.Here's a link to a story on Post Falls senior basketball standout Justin Carter that was published...

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MONDAY, JAN. 12, 2009

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 17, 2008

All-Idaho football teams

The Idaho Statesman newspaper in Boise published its 2008 All-Idaho Football Team Sunday. Lake City senior linebacker Jared Heston was a first-team pick at linebacker. You can link here and check out each team.

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Greg Lee
Greg Lee joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a prep reporter covering Eastern Washington and North Idaho schools.

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