Stories tagged: area sports
UPDATED: Sat., April 6, 2019, 8:54 p.m.
McGuffin, the top-ranked pickleball player in the world, captured the gold medal in men’s open singles and teamed with his Selkirk Sports coach, Morgan Evans, to take silver in men’s …
UPDATED: Tue., April 2, 2019, 6:21 p.m.
University of Idaho senior Sophie Hausmann’s young golf career is packed with highlights, including playing in the U.S. Women’s Open and the U.S. and British open amateurs. Make room for …
UPDATED: Sat., March 30, 2019, 6:58 p.m.
Match Burnham, a 6-foot-8 forward and the Frontier Conference Player of the Year, was honorable mention a season ago. He led the Fighting Saints into the Division I tournament championship …
UPDATED: Sat., March 23, 2019, 8:17 p.m.
Brendan Haight saved his best for last, collecting his first Junior Bowlers Tour victory in the final tournament of the season last Sunday at Cheney Bowl.
UPDATED: Sat., March 9, 2019, 7:06 p.m.
Locally: Former Washington State, Seattle Mariners standout John Olerud to be inducted into Pac-12 Conference Hall of Honor
John Olerud, a baseball star who was one of the finest student-athletes in any sport in Washington State history, will be inducted into the Pac-12 Conference Hall of Honor with …
UPDATED: Sat., March 2, 2019, 7:22 p.m.
Josh Fleming was rewarded for his 280-mile round trip from Omak last weekend to compete in the Spokane Junior Bowlers Tour stop at Lilac Lanes.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 23, 2019, 8:31 p.m.
Locally: Spokane bowlers shine at Washington State High School Varsity Bowling Championship tournament
It went to the last ball in the 10th frame before Valley No. 1, comprised of students from West Valley and University, secured the Eastern Division I team title by …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 16, 2019, 6:48 p.m.
Locally: Former Gonzaga baseball standout Jason Bay to be inducted into Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame
On Thursday, July 2, 2009, during the second of his two years with the Red Sox, Jason Bay became a U.S. citizen during a ceremony at Faneuil Hall in Boston.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 9, 2019, 10:07 p.m.
Locally: Washington Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame will induct Pat Girtz, Wayne Terry
On Sept. 5, 1986, Pat Girtz was hit by a drunk driver and sustained life-altering injuries. Thirty-seven years ago, Wayne Terry made a decision that would impact his life, too, …
Sat., Feb. 2, 2019, 4:48 p.m.
Barrie Steele was the head athletic trainer at the University of Idaho for a third of a century. Last week he wrapped his last ankle, hung up his scissors, and …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 26, 2019, 9:37 p.m.
The sophomore from Pullman became the first Cougar in the history of a program that began in 1976-77 to be named Pac-12 Women’s Swimmer of the Week after she posted …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 19, 2019, 7:31 p.m.
Two Greater Spokane League graduates, Jade Redmon (Mead) and Brianna King (North Central), recently celebrated 1,000-point milestones in their collegiate basketball careers.
Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 5:13 p.m.
Maury Ray, under whose guidance Community Colleges of Spokane reached the pinnacle of athletic success in the Northwest, will receive the ultimate tribute from the school when it attaches his …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 9:44 p.m.
Seven college basketball players with area connections accumulated 11 player of the week awards last week, three of them also gaining national acclaim besides conference honors, for their performances the …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 10:32 p.m.
Montana Western’s Brianna King, Montana State Billings’s Taryn Shelley and Everett’s Markieth Brown Jr. all pick up weekly awards
Sat., Dec. 22, 2018, 6:37 p.m.
Locally: Whitworth’s Tyler Adamson named Offensive MVP Honorable Mention at National Bowl All-Star Game
Whitworth’s 6-foot-5, 285-pound lineman was named Offensive MVP Honorable Mention for his performance in a 2018 National Bowl All-Star Game Dec. 9 in Daytona Beach, Florida, in which his National …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 15, 2018, 11:09 p.m.
Locally: Rowan Henry wins national title at USA Track and Field Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships
Rowan Henry won the boys 8-and-under 2K race in a field of 242, clocking 7 minutes, 56.7 seconds through snow, slush, ice and mud to finish 22 seconds ahead of …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 8, 2018, 11:45 p.m.
Locally: Whitworth’s Jessica Schmautz makes American Volleyball Coaches Association All-American team
Jessica Schmautz of Whitworth, the Northwest Conference Player of the Year, has been named honorable mention on the American Volleyball Coaches Association 2018 Division III Volleyball All-American team.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 5:33 p.m.
The 16th-seeded Cougars take their swing at No. 1 Stanford in the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 at Maples Pavilion on Friday.
Sat., Dec. 1, 2018, 5:46 p.m.
The Santa Clara redshirt junior from Post Falls, the West Coast Conference Player of the Year, was named an NCAA Division I women’s soccer All-American by the United Soccer Coaches.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 10:24 p.m.
Chanelle Molina scored 28 points and dished out seven assists, and Washington State defeated San Francisco 91-61 in a nonconference matchup Thursday in Pullman.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 9:08 p.m.
Washington State earned a No. 16 seed in the 64-team tournament and the right to host for the first time since 2001, both likely clinched by Saturday’s Apple Cup victory …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 24, 2018, 9:19 p.m.
Four area runners, led by John Dressel and Nick Hauger, earned NCAA All-America honors as announced by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, for their performances …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 9:37 p.m.
Roundup of Friday’s college volleyball and men’s and women’s basketball from across the region.
Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 9:21 p.m.
Community Colleges of Spokane volleyball coach Jenni Hull walked into Tuesday’s practice and said softly in tone but loudly in spirit: “It’s a great day to be a Sasquatch.”
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 10:38 p.m.
Jessica Schmautz’s big senior season at Whitworth has earned her a couple of major awards.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 8, 2018, 10:57 p.m.
McKenna Woodford had 15 kills and Penny Tusa finished with 14 kills, 16 digs and three service aces to propel the 19th-ranked Washington State Cougars to a 25-19, 27-29, 28-26, …
Sat., Nov. 3, 2018, 6:09 p.m.
Locally: North Central math teacher Ashlee Munsey wins 2018 Strongman Corporation Nationals championship
Ashlee Munsey has her first national championship and with it an elusive pro card.
Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 5:31 p.m.
Locally: Washington State’s Borislava Hristova, Idaho’s Mikayla Ferenz named to preseason watch lists
Washington State redshirt junior forward Borislava Hristova from Bulgaria is one of 20 players named to the 2019 Cheryl Miller Watch list by the Basketball Hall of Fame and the …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 20, 2018, 7:13 p.m.
Reid Hatley and Victoria Fallgren are repeat winners and Eric Ansett was honored for the first time when the Washington State Golf Association announced its 2018 Players of the Year.