Liss fires gem, two local teams advance at State Legion tournaments

Cameron Liss delivered a masterful performance for the Spokane Bandits on the final day of pool play the American Legion State tournaments on Monday. Liss tossed a seven-inning no-hitter with 12 strikeouts, and the Spokane Bandits beat the Vancouver Mavericks 11-1 in Yakima at the AAA tournament. Jermaine Ducham and John Sage added two hits each for the Bandits (1-2), who finished third in their pool and were eliminated.

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Seattle Mariners
Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza inducted into Hall of Fame 
Mariners shut out from sweep against Toronto 
Ex-Mariners star Ken Griffey Jr. prepares to join baseball’s greats in Cooperstown 
Nelson Cruz has two homers, seven RBIs as Mariners thump Blue Jays 
James Paxton pitches seven solid innings as Mariners beat Blue Jays 
Spokane Indians
new Indians outfielder Travis Bolin: Hard work pays off for small-town star 
new Indians win, grab first-half North Division title on last day 
Spokane Indians rally, but fall short against Boise 
Spokane Indians tie for first place as Darius Day leads offense in win over Boise 
Errors prove costly as Spokane Indians fall out of first place 
College baseball
Coastal Carolina wins College World Series 
Digest: Breanna Stewart scores career-high 38, Storm beats Dream 84-81 
Surprise, surprise: Chanticleers, Arizona set for CWS finals 
Digest: Texas Tech hangs on, knocks out top seed Florida 3-2 at CWS 
In brief: Swiss, French good to go after 0-0 draw 
WSU football
Gabe Marks is an oratorical All-American 
Pac-12 football notes: Oregon State’s impact punter Nick Porebski 
WSU football, picked fourth, has more to prove in 2016  
Mike Leach spent offseason coaching football in Italy 
WSU, Kansas State will meet twice in football 
EWU football
EWU’s Cooper Kupp unanimous preseason Big Sky pick 
Washington 100 
Vernon Adams signs with Montreal of the CFL 
Montreal Alouettes acquire rights to former Oregon, EWU quarterback Vernon Adams 
Field of dreams: EWU considers farmer’s land for new football stadium  26 
UI football
UI spring football: Deon Watson gives Vandals options at receiver, tight end 
Paul Petrino opens camp with focus on the field, not conference affiliations 
Spotlight will be on Vandals’ other receivers against New Mexico State 
Arkansas State beats Idaho
Eagles-Vandals capsule 
Spokane Empire
Spokane Empire fade and fall to Sioux Falls in IFL’s United Bowl  
Spokane Empire, Sioux Falls Storm proved they belong in United Bowl 
Empire notes: Cedar Rapids coach Mark Stoute predicts defensive game in United Bowl  
Sioux Falls’ offensive line presents major challenge for Spokane Empire 
Empire build big lead and hold off Danger, advance to United Bowl 
Seattle Seahawks
new Pete Carroll’s contract likely next on Seahawks’ to-do list 
Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen announces extension for GM John Schneider 
Granddaughter fighting for legacy of Chuck Knox 
Seahawks’ Brandon Browner under investigation in alleged assault 
Seahawks QB Russell Wilson marries singer Ciara 
GU men's basketball
Best in Show: Ex-Zags to meet in charity game to kick off Hoopfest  
Gonzaga sources: Domantas Sabonis will declare for NBA draft  10 
Blanchette: Other WCC schools must make effort beyond cashing Gonzaga’s checks  
NCAA calls Zags to admit officiating error in Syracuse game  15 
Gonzaga players express thanks for chance to play as close-knit unit  
College basketball
OSU officials: Tyrek Coger died after 40-minute outdoor workout 
Beehive Classic features Utah, BYU, Utah State, Weber State 
Digest: Big 12 directs commissioner to evaluate expansion candidates 
NCAA basketball attendance declines slightly in 2015-16 
Newsmakers: Illinois dismisses Nunn 
Women's basketball
Digest: Big 12 directs commissioner to evaluate expansion candidates 
Newsmakers: Denver Nuggets agree to deals with rookie Jamal Murray, veteran Mike Miller 
In brief: Croatia rallies to stun U.S. in Davis Cup 
Digest: Hyo Joo Kim, Mirim Lee, Haru Nomura share Marathon Classic lead 
Pat Summitt’s fight against Alzheimer’s disease continues 
Seattle Sounders
Dwyer has 2 goals as Sporting KC beats Sounders 3-0 
Osvaldo Alonso’s one-game absence will add to Sounders’ woes 
Valeri scores twice, Timbers beat Sounders 3-1 
Sounders rout first-place FC Dallas 
Robbie Keane scores as Galaxy top Sounders 1-0 
Spokane Chiefs
Spokane Chiefs sign another forward to add depth 
Chiefs sign forward, 2014 draft pick Logan Foster 
Chiefs trade goalie Lasse Petersen for draft pick 
Chiefs choose two players from Czech Republic 
Chiefs unveil new WHL schedule 
Whitworth Pirates
Gonzaga, Whitworth baseball teams hope postseason awaits 
Freshman Justin Blatner delivers on mound for Gonzaga 
Area roundup: Vandals women win Wyoming Cowgirl Classic 
Bulldogs fail to solve Huskies’ Nesbitt 
College baseball notes: Whitworth Pirates pick up where they left off 
Youth notebook: Spokane-based Pixies fare well at nationals 
Youth notebook: NCAA-sanctioned girls basketball tourney this weekend 
Ferris’ three-sport athlete Bria Bowton resisted urge to specialize 
CV’s Ben Craig headed to Russia before landing at BYU 
Tony Hanna named Coeur d’Alene boys hoops coach 

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