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MONDAY, FEB. 20, 2017

Girls' Basketball Tournaments

In 1974 many schools were still in the process of starting their girls basketball programs. In spite of that, the first WIAA girls state tournament was held. Central Washington University was the site, where sixteen teams came together to decide the very first state...

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MONDAY, JAN. 30, 2017

1964 LC Basketball

Elra “Squinty” Hunter entered his 39th, and last, season as coach of the Lewis and Clark basketball team in 1963 with a strong group of returning players that went 20-5 the prior year. Led by Lance Brigham, Jay Bond and Bob Lobdell, the Tigers were...

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MONDAY, JAN. 16, 2017

1965 Harrington Basketball

The Harrington High basketball team was on a mission for the 1964-65 season. It had just missed winning the state B championship the prior year, losing in the final seconds to Cathlamet in the championship game.

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MONDAY, JAN. 9, 2017

Gonzaga Bullpup Basketball 1940

Billy Frazier had just completed his first year as head coach for the Gonzaga High School football team. In December of 1939 he took on his second new job, coaching Bullpup basketball, replacing long time mentor, John “Puggy” Hunton. Since their 1932 City League championship...

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MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016

Great beginnings for GSL basketball

Forty years ago, on Dec.17, 1976, the Greater Spokane League started its initial basketball season with a triple header at the Spokane Coliseum. With the merger of the three Border League schools, CV, Mead and University, aligning with the six Spokane City League schools, a new era had begun.

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THURSDAY, FEB. 28, 2013

Idaho falls apart in second half

If Idaho's season wasn't slipping away before tonight, it certainly is now. The Vandals were poleaxed by Texas-San Antonio in the final 20 minutes of a 74-56 loss. It was another unsightly loss for UI -- its fifth in six games -- and suddenly the...

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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 16, 2013

Idaho legend Anderson dies at 82

Wayne Anderson, a former player, coach, and assistant athletic director at Idaho and charter member of the Vandal Athletics Hall of Fame, died Wednesday at the age of 82. We have more below on the Spokane native's passing.

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THURSDAY, NOV. 15, 2012

A packed Thursday morning

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- With football practice, a live chat, early signing day and a basketball game last night, there were a few things to write about. And now there are a few things to read about. So go ahead and read on.

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THURSDAY, NOV. 1, 2012

A big day from San Francisco 

COUGARS FROM SAN FRANCISCO -- We have plenty of football links for you, as usual. But today, we shift our attention to basketball with media day being held at the Pac-12 Studios in downtown San Francisco. We'll be there, and you can join us. Read...

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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 22, 2012

TUESDAY, MARCH 6, 2012

Eagles season ends

I've just returned to my hotel after filing my story on Eastern Washington's season-ending loss to Montana in the Big Sky conference baksetball semifinals. In the end, the script played out the same as two previous Eagle losses to the Griz, who kept pounding the...

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MONDAY, MARCH 5, 2012

Eagles prepare for Griz

I caught up with the Eastern Washington men's basketball team at their practice Sunday evening, and they feel tournament-tested after their big win Saturday afternoon over Idaho State. Look for a preview of the gam in Tuesday's paper. The team left for Missoula this morning...

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THURSDAY, DEC. 8, 2011

Linfield no match for Eagles

Collin Chiverton scored a game-high 25 points and four of his teammates also finished in double figures Thursday night as Eastern Washington University blew away NCAA Division III Linfield College 102-54 at Reese Court. You can get an early look at the game story that...

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Eags up big at halftime

Collin Civerton scored 13 points, Cliff Colimon added 12 and Cliff Ederaine chipped in 12 at Eastern Washington cruised to a 52-29 halftime lead over NCAA Division III Linfield College at Reese Court Thursday night. This one was over early as Eastern scored at will...

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SUNDAY, NOV. 27, 2011

Early look at EWU game story

You can get an early look at the S-R game story on Eastern Washington's non-conference men's basketball win over vistin UC Davis on Sunday here. And by the way ... this could be a pretty special year for the Eags.

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Ederaine leads Eags past UC Davis

Senior forward Cliff Ederaine scored a career-high 23 points and added a career-high seven assists, eight rebounds and three blocks in leading Eastern Washington to a 79-59 non-conference men's basketball win over UC Davis at Reese Court Sunday afternoon. Cliff Colimon and Tremayne Johnson each...

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Eastern blows early lead, up by 2 at half

Eastern Washington looked sharp in building an early 17-9 lead in its non-conference matchup against UC Davis at Reese Court Sunday afternoon. But shortly after Cliff Ederaine scored his 11th point less than 7 minutes into the game, the Eagles' offense flatlined, letting the Aggies...

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TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2011

Eags give Hayford first DI win

Eastern Washington knocked off visiting South Dakota 70-61 in its home opener at Reese Court Saturday night, give first-year head coach Jim Hayford his first NCAA Division I victory. You can get an early look at the game story that will appear in Tuesday morning'...

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Late first-half run puts Eags up 38-24

Cliff Ederaine scored five of his nine first-half points during a 10-2 run Eastern Washington University used to close the opening period of its its home opener against South Dakota at Reese Court Tuesday night. That run gave the Eagles, who got a game-high 11...

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MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2011

Hayford lures another big to EWU

Eastern Washington's new men's basketball coach Jim Hayford continues to add size and talent to the Eagles' roster. The latest addition is University of Oregon transfer Martin Seiferth, a 6-foot-10, 220-pound center from Berlin, German, who will sit out the 2011-12 season under the NCAA's...

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THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2011

EWU's Dean transferring to Utah 

Despite an earlier announcement that he was staying at Eastern Washington to play basketball under new head coach Jim Hayford, Eagles sophomore guard Glen Dean has decided to transfer to the University of Utah. You can get an early look at the story that will...

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 11, 2011

Hayford signs first EWU recruit

Eastern Washington's new head men's basketball coach Jim Hayford signed his first recruit on Wednesday, landing Collin Chiverton, a 6-foot-6 win out of City College of San Francisco. You can read more here.

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MONDAY, MAY 2, 2011

TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2011

Hayford announces new staff at EWU 

Eastern Washington's new head men's basketball coach Jim Hayford announced Tuesday afternoon that he has hired former NBA player Craig Ehlo, Craig Fortier and Shantay Legans as his assistants. You can get an early look at the story that will run in Wednesday morning's S-R...

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MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2011

Few changes 

The WIAA just announced at a meeting in Renton a couple of tweaks to the boys and girls state basketball formats, but nothing major. You can read a story by Doug Pacey of the Tacoma News Tribune here. Here is the Seattle Times' story by...

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