Sports | page 45


SUNDAY, FEB. 5, 2017


United States' Sam Querrey returns the ball to Switzerland's Adrien Bossel during a Davis Cup tennis match, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017, in Birmingham, Ala. (Butch Dill / Associated Press)

SUNDAY, FEB. 5, 2017, 9 P.M.

U.S. completes 5-0 Davis Cup sweep of Switzerland

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Sam Querrey and Steve Johnson won their singles matches Sunday to complete the United States’ second straight Davis Cup sweep of Switzerland. Querrey defeated Adrien Bossel 6-3, 7-5. Then Johnson, who clinched the Americans’ victory Saturday in ...

Continue reading »





SUNDAY, FEB. 5, 2017, 6:28 P.M.

On the air

Monday’s TV highlightsBasketball, college men 4 p.m.: Holy Cross at Bucknell ... CBS Sports 4 p.m.: Louisville at Virginia ... ESPN 6 p.m.: Kansas at Kansas St. ... ESPN 6 p.m.: Jackson St. at Southern ... ESPNU 7 p.m.: Mark ...

Continue reading »



SUNDAY, FEB. 5, 2017, 6:20 P.M.

Washington State women hold off Utah 61-55

SALT LAKE CITY – Pinelopi Pavlopoulou scored 14 points, Alexys Swedlund added 13 and Washington State defeated Utah 61-55 on Sunday. The Cougars (10-13, 5-7 Pac-12), coming off a 70-58 loss at Colorado where they blew a 13-point lead in ...

Continue reading »



Atlanta Falcons' Devonta Freeman scores a touchdown against the New England Patriots during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl 51 football game Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017, in Houston. (Tony Gutierrez / Associated Press)

UPDATED: SUNDAY, FEB. 5, 2017, 7:31 P.M.

Patriots win Super Bowl LI 34-28 in overtime

HOUSTON – The Latest on Super Bowl 51: The New England Patriots scored a touchdown on the first possession of overtime and defeated the Atlanta Falcons 34-28 after trailing by 25 points in the third quarter. 28-28: The New England ...

Continue reading »



UPDATED: SUNDAY, FEB. 5, 2017, 8:14 P.M.

Area Sports Menu for Monday, February 6

BasketballHigh school boys: NE2B: Asotin at Liberty, 4:30 p.m.; Tekoa-Rosalia at Lind-Ritzville/Sprague, 6; Reardan at Colfax, 6:30; St. George’s at Springdale, Wilbur-Creston at Northwest Christian, 7:30. CIL: Grangeville at Orofino, 7:30 p.m. Nonleague: Genesis Prep at Priest River, 6 p.m.; ...

Continue reading »






John Blanchette

John Blanchette


Blogs

SportsLinkGirls’ 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 ...