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Spokane Shock scrimmage open to public

Sun., March 10, 2013

The Spokane Shock will wrap up the first week of training camp today with a scrimmage open to the public. The scrimmage starts at 4 p.m. at the Spokane Arena.

The regular season starts March 24 at Cleveland and the first home game of the season is on April 12.

Season-ticket holders, military personnel and children under the age of 12 can attend the scrimmage free of charge. For everyone else, tickets can be purchased at TicketsWest for $5.


Texas-San Antonio swept Washington State in a nonconference doubleheader in San Antonio.

The Roadrunners (11-5) claimed the opener 12-3 and won the nightcap 13-10.

The Cougars (9-5) held a 6-1 lead early in the second game. Yale Rosen hit a three-run, opposite-field home run in the second inning. UTSA scored seven runs in the sixth to grab control.

• Led by its pitching, Whitworth (7-6-1, 2-0) swept Puget Sound (7-8, 2-3) in a Northwest Conference doubleheader in Spokane. Dan Scheibe allowed one earned run in 6 1/3 innings and picked up the victory in the Pirates’ 4-2 opening-game win.

Jason Renner didn’t allow a run in the final 2 2/3 innings and picked up his second save of the season.

Whitworth won the nightcap 12-3. Jeremy Druffel’s seventh-inning grand slam sparked the Pirates’ late surge.

• Community Colleges of Spokane split an NWAACC doubleheader with Clark in Spokane. The Sasquatch fell 7-5 in the opener and won the second game 6-4.

Colin Peterson hit a three-run home run in the seventh inning to give the Sasquatch the go-ahead runs in the nightcap.


Sandpoint’s Nate Holland took second place at the World Cup snowboardcross in Arosa, Switzerland.

Australia’s Alex Pullin regained the lead from Holland right near the finish line to claim the victory.

Track and field

Idaho junior Hannah Kiser took fifth place in the 3,000-meter run at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in Fayetteville, Ark.

Kiser finished in 9 minutes, 7.76 seconds.


Whitworth (6-10, 3-7) dropped a Northwest Conference doubleheader to Pacific (10-8, 7-3) in Spokane. The Pirates fell 4-0 in the opener and lost the nightcap 8-3.

In the second game, Whitworth’s Bailey Kasler and Julia Johnson hit back-to-back solo home runs in the second inning to give the Pirates a 2-0 lead. Pacific regained control with two runs in the fourth and two more in the fifth.

• College of Southern Idaho swept North Idaho at Memorial Field in Coeur d’Alene. CSI won the opener 5-0 and took the nightcap 18-7.

Men’s golf

Chris Williams (Moscow, Idaho) shot a 2-under 70 during the second round and Washington regrouped after a poor first round at the Bandon Dunes Invitational in Bandon, Ore.

Williams, the top-ranked amateur player in the world, is tied for 14th. The Huskies shot a 4-under 284 – the lowest round of the day. They climbed from 17th place to eighth.

Washington State is tied for 11th and Gonzaga is 17th.


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