WEDNESDAY, DEC. 30, 2015


TUESDAY, DEC. 29, 2015



Huskies’ Kelsey Plum punishes Cougars in Pac-12 opener 

PULLMAN – The eye-opening hot start to Washington State’s season has been largely due to the Cougars’ successfully applying coach June Daugherty’s exhortation to “create chaos.” “That didn’t happen tonight,” Daugherty said after the Cougars’ 79-64 loss to Washington in ...

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Men’s basketball: Love scores career-high 28 in Pirates’ win

Kenny Love scored a career-high 28 points and second-ranked Whitworth used a 14-1 run late in the second half to get past Calvin at the D3hoops.com Classic in Las Vegas. Love made 6 of 13 shots from the field, 4 of 8 3-pointers and 12 of 13 free throws. His previous career high was 26 last season against Linfield.

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Thunderbirds top Chiefs 2-1

KENT -- The excitement from Kailer Yamamoto’s equalizer early in the third period was short lived on Tuesday night. Seattle’s Keegan Kolesar scored 11 seconds after Yamamoto tied it at 1 and the Thunderbirds held on for a 2-1 Western Hockey League win over the Spokane Chiefs at the ShoWare Center.

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Area Sports Menu for Wednesday, December 30

BasketballCollege men: D3hoops.com Classic at Las Vegas: Whitworth vs. Mary Hardin-Baylor, 4 p.m. Coeur d’Alene Invitational: North Idaho vs. Highline or San Jose City, 7:30 p.m. College women: Music City Classic at Nashville, Tennessee: Whitworth vs. Eureka, 5 p.m. Skagit ...

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GU’s Shelby Cheslek grows into leadership role

Shelby Cheslek is having another growth spurt. The last one took her to 6-foot-5; the latest one is carrying Gonzaga’s senior post to greater stature, on and off the court. Fourteen games into the season, Cheslek leads the Bulldogs in ...

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Women’s basketball: Pirates fall to Babson

The Whitworth women’s basketball team fell to Bobson 70-62 in its opening game of the Music City Classic Tuesday in Nashville. Whitworth had a 57-53 lead with 5:50 to play, but the Pirates shooters went cold and the Beavers (7-2) then went on a 12-0 run to put the game away. Faith Emerson led the team with 14 points and 10 rebounds. KC McConnell and Grace Douglas also scored 14 for the Pirates.

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Organizers announce Team Challenge Cup purse

The organizers of the upcoming Team Challenge Cup skating competition announced Tuesday that the overall purse of the event will be $617,000. The international skating competition, scheduled to take place April 22-24 at the Spokane Arena, will feature 42 of ...

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