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SATURDAY, OCT. 1, 2016

Area Sports Menu for Sunday, October 2

GolfCollege men: Idaho at GolfWeek Conference Challenge; Whitworth at Whitman Invitational in Walla Walla; CC Spokane, North Idaho at Grays Harbor Invitational in Cosmopolis, Washington. College women: Eastern Washington, Idaho at Gonzaga match play at Manito Golf and Country Club; ...

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Letters to the editor

NFL players out of lineThe NFL needs to set and enforce rules for their players. Things are getting out of hand and need to be curtailed. I have no idea what they are protesting. How long do you think you ...

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FRIDAY, SEPT. 30, 2016

Numbers lining up as Zags open practice

Gonzaga held its first men’s basketball practice Friday and it didn’t look anything like its walk-through before a road game against San Francisco last season. Not in terms of numbers of players available or names of players available. GU’s team ...

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WSU’s hopes for a bounce-back rest on Oregon game

Luke Falk threw a touchdown pass to Dom Williams in the end zone as the clock expired to tie the game, Shalom Luani intercepted an overtime pass to end it, and Washington State’s season took a dramatic turn for the better. WSU won five of its next six games on the way to one of its better seasons in school history.

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G-Prep romps past University, 50-7

Gonzaga Prep opened a 30-0 lead in the first quarter on its way to a 50-14 win over the University Titans in a 4A Greater Spokane League game Friday at U-Hi. Quarterback Ryan Gross had three rushing touchdowns, finishing with 56 yards. He also completed 4 of 4 passes for 118 yards and two touchdowns.

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After gaining a first down, Ferris running back Jonny Via (7) is tripped up by Shadle Park line backer Brock Leinweber (26) during the first half of a GSL high school football game at Joe Albi Stadium, Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, in Spokane, Wash. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

A healthy Via leads Ferris past Shadle Park, 13-10

Ferris coach Jim Sharkey thought his football team was gaining traction. Now he’ll have to re-evaluate just where his team is, but he won’t turn back a 13-10 victory over Shadle Park in a Greater Spokane League crossover Friday at Albi Stadium.

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John Blanchette

John Blanchette

John Blanchette: Upset Sherman reaches hurricane force

Richard Sherman wasn’t himself Sunday afternoon. The Seattle Seahawks’ singular cornerback was nature’s fury – the crackle of random lightning bolts, the centripetal madness of a tornado and all the gusty anger Seattle was supposed to endure over the weekend but didn’t.




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