Stories tagged: area college sports
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 5 a.m.
Gonzaga’s Sophie Whittle takes point-by-point approach to becoming Bulldogs’ first ITA national champion
Heading into the ITS/Riviera All-American Championships last week, Sophie Whittle had three possible game plans. Plan A: Play to her strengths and force her game on her opponents. Plan B: …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 14, 2018, 8:55 p.m.
Bailee Huizenga led a balanced Cal attack with 12 kills, and the the Golden Bears knocked off No. 21 Washington State 32-30, 15-25, 25-23, 25-20 on Sunday in Berkeley, California.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 10:48 p.m.
Leah Pruitt had a goal and an assist to lead second-ranked USC to a 3-2 victory over No. 19 Washington State on Saturday.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 10:33 p.m.
They have 51 years of volleyball officiating experience between them and have been on the court together multiple times through the years. But Wednesday night will produce a first for …
Fri., Oct. 12, 2018, 10:13 p.m.
Kathryn Plummer powered for 16 kills Friday as No. 2 Stanford protected its lead in Pac-12 volleyball with a 25-15, 30-28, 25-12 sweep of No. 21 Washington State.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 12, 2018, 8:16 p.m.
A month into the season, the Washington State soccer team was off to a record start and had already equaled its win total from a year ago when the Cougars …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 11, 2018, 6:24 p.m.
It had been four years since the Gonzaga women’s soccer team won three West Coast Conference matches in a season.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 10, 2018, 8:09 p.m.
USA Powerlifting is holding its marquee event in downtown Spokane this week. Record numbers of world-class athletes are already flooding the Centennial Hotel to sneak in a final workout before …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 9, 2018, 9:17 p.m.
With his 4-year-old daughter on top of his shoulders, Chauncy Welliver walked the halls of Rogers High School on Monday, reminiscing.
Sun., Oct. 7, 2018, 6:31 p.m.
Sophie Whittle defeated Marie Mateas of Duke 6-4, 5-7, 6-3 to win the main women’s singles draw at the ITA/Riviera All-American Championships on Sunday and become Gonzaga’s first-ever ITA national …
Sat., Oct. 6, 2018, 3:33 p.m.
Daniel Roy ended his junior career as the top-ranked 18-and-under swimmer in the world in the men’s 200-meter breaststroke.
Fri., Oct. 5, 2018, 10:56 p.m.
No. 22 Washington State extended its Pac-12 Conference winning streak to three matches with a 25-17, 25-21, 25-17 sweep of Arizona State on Friday night in Tempe, Arizona.
Thu., Oct. 4, 2018, 6:06 p.m.
Washington State’s perfect women’s soccer season came to a halt on Thursday.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 3, 2018, 8:32 p.m.
Whitworth volleyball’s Erin White led the Northwest Conference in assists per set as a sophomore and she’s on track to do it again this season as a senior.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 2, 2018, 10:36 p.m.
Former Whitworth and Gonzaga Prep standout runner Kayla Leland and former Oklahoma State and Lake City softball star Vanessa Shippy were named to the final nine Monday. The winner will …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 29, 2018, 8:42 p.m.
Whitworth came out of halftime and held Linfield without another first down until the final play of the third quarter. By then the Pirates’ offense had started rolling, and Whitworth …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 29, 2018, 9:38 p.m.
Spokane has a world masters slowpitch softball champion. Grey Sox returned from the Senior Softball USA World Masters Championships in Las Vegas, Nevada, last week with the title in the …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 27, 2018, 7:03 p.m.
In 1968, Robert Howg led Playfair’s apprentice jockeys with 31 victories while finishing second in the overall standings to regional star Richard Wright. He placed fourth in 1970 and seventh …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 26, 2018, 10:57 p.m.
For the first time in program history, the ninth-ranked Cougars (8-0, 1-0 Pac-12) have cracked the top 10 of the NCAA coaches poll.
Tue., Sept. 25, 2018, 10 a.m.
Gunhild Swanson, Sylvia Quinn and Mary Ann Clute, longtime fixtures in the Inland Empire running scene, are used to being recognized at racing events. But that wasn’t the case when …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 23, 2018, 9:32 p.m.
Goals by Jenny Chavez and Taylor Matheny along with a Portland State own goal led to a 3-2 Eastern Washington women’s soccer victory Sunday in Cheney for the Eagles’ first …
Sat., Sept. 22, 2018, 9:56 p.m.
Diego Esquivel scored at 26 minutes and Community Colleges of Spokane’s defense did the rest Saturday during a 1-0 win over Walla Walla in Northwest Athletic Conference men’s soccer at …
Sat., Sept. 22, 2018, 9:29 p.m.
College cross country: Community Colleges of Spokane’s Micaela Kostecka places second at Ken Garland Classic
Micaela Kostecka placed second and led the Community Colleges of Spokane women to third place Saturday at the Ken Garland Classic at Saint Martin’s University.
Sat., Sept. 22, 2018, 8:17 p.m.
College volleyball: Community Colleges of Spokane withstands big challenge, preserves unbeaten record
Joelle Mahowald, Alisha Straw and McKenna Russell combined for 41 kills Saturday at Community Colleges of Spokane kept its perfect volleyball record intact by holding off Blue Mountain 25-27, 25-19, …
Sat., Sept. 22, 2018, 5:42 p.m.
Hannah Frohling had 13 kills and Alli O’Harra was part of 10 of the team’s 17 blocks Saturday while leading Pepperdine to a 3-1 win at Gonzaga in West Coast …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 22, 2018, 4:25 p.m.
Locally: Central Valley grad Taryn Miller one of 30 candidates for women’s soccer Senior CLASS Award
Taryn Miller, a Montana senior from Central Valley and the 2017 Big Sky Conference Defensive MVP, is one of 30 national candidates for the NCAA women’s soccer 2018 Senior CLASS …
Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 10:24 p.m.
Women’s soccer: Morgan Weaver’s goal leads 14th-ranked Washington State past No. 8 UCLA in Pac-12 opener
Morgan Weaver scored her team-high sixth goal of the season Friday and 14th-ranked Washington State remained undefeated with a 1-0 win over eighth-ranked UCLA (5-2-1) to open Pac-12 Conference women’s …
Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 9:08 p.m.
Jessica Schmautz finished with a match-high 19 kills, and Erin White added 45 assists, 13 digs and five aces Friday as visiting Whitworth rallied for a 3-2 win over George …
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 10:32 p.m.
Samantha Drechsel finished with a match-high 21 kills and 13th-ranked Washington opened Pac-12 Conference volleyball play with a 25-18, 25-17, 19-25, 16-25, 15-9 win over No. 22 Washington State on …
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 5:19 p.m.
Demitrius Kigeya scored in the 86th minute Thursday to lift Gonzaga to a 2-1 win over Sacramento State in nonconference men’s soccer.