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Locally: Double-amputee to join NIC wrestling program

North Idaho College wrestling coach Pat Whitcomb signed double-amputee Hasaan Hawthorne to join the Cardinals. Hawthorne went 37-0 en route to the Alabama 6A state title in the 145-pound weight division despite having both legs amputated below the knee. “What ...

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Sunday’s TV, radio highlights

Sunday’s TV highlightsAuto racing 10 a.m.: IndyCar, Kohler Grand Prix ... NBC Sports Noon: Sprint Cup, Toyota/Save Mart 350 ... Fox Sports 1 12:30 p.m.: Indy Lights, Road America, tape ... NBC Sports 9 p.m.: NHRA finals, tape ... Fox ...

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Washington’s Marquese Chriss, foreground, battles Oregon’s Elgin Cook in February. The forward was acquired by Phoenix in a draft day trade. (Associated Press)

Fate sends UW’s Marquese Chriss to Phoenix

Marquese Chriss wanted to play in Phoenix but figured his chance had passed when the Suns used the No. 4 overall pick of the NBA draft on Dragan Bender. Hold on, Chriss told his sister, you never know what might happen.

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Area Sports Menu for Sunday, June 26

BaseballNorthwest League: Spokane at Eugene, 5:01 p.m.MotorsportsSpokane County Raceway: SCR Open Test-N-Tune, 10 a.m.Off-track bettingCoeur d’Alene Casino: Open 24 hours. Greyhound Park & Event Center: Horse racing, 9:45 a.m.; dog racing, 4 p.m. Northern Quest Resort & Casino: Horse racing: ...

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Letters to the sports editor: Ed Sharman made a difference

Back in the day, I was employed at Lakeland Village’s care facility for the physically and mentally challenged. My job was to introduce these special individuals into the mainstream population via the utilization of an educational awareness community activity. The activity was the Special Olympics.

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FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2016

John Blanchette

John Blanchette


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