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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, …


Locally: Barrie Steele retires after more than three decades as Idaho’s head athletic trainer

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.

Locally: Washington State’s Taylor McCoy named Pac-12 swimmer of the week

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.

Locally: Jade Redmon, Brianna King reach 1,000-point milestones in collegiate basketball careers

Two Greater Spokane League graduates, Jade Redmon (Mead) and Brianna King (North Central), recently celebrated 1,000-point milestones in their collegiate basketball careers.


Locally: Spokane Falls Community College will name gymnasium after Maury Ray

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.

Locally: Area college basketball players dominate respective Player of the Week honors

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.

Locally: Area prep basketball standouts earn college hoops honors across the region

Montana Western’s Brianna King, Montana State Billings’s Taryn Shelley and Everett’s Markieth Brown Jr. all pick up weekly awards


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.

WSU volleyball accentuating positives for clash with No. 1 Stanford

The 16th-seeded Cougars take their swing at No. 1 Stanford in the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 at Maples Pavilion on Friday.


Locally: Post Falls graduate Kelcie Hedge earns women’s soccer All-American honors

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.

Area roundup: Chanelle Molina leads Washington State women to rout of San Francisco

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.

Experienced Washington State volleyball team primed to make run in NCAA Tournament

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.

Locally: Four area runners earn NCAA All-America honors

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.

Area roundup: Idaho advances to Big Sky Conference volleyball championship match

Roundup of Friday’s college volleyball and men’s and women’s basketball from across the region.


Unbeaten Community Colleges of Spokane enjoys journey on, off volleyball court

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.

Locally: Whitworth senior Jessica Schmautz earns top volleyball honors

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.

No. 19 Cougars beat 21st-ranked UCLA in four sets

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, …


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.


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.

Locally: Washington State Golf Association honors announces Players of the Year awards

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.


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 10:33 p.m.

Locally: Father, son duo to referee volleyball match between North Idaho, Wenatchee Valley

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 …


Locally: Gonzaga Prep grad Daniel Roy ends junior swimming career on high note

Daniel Roy ended his junior career as the top-ranked 18-and-under swimmer in the world in the men’s 200-meter breaststroke.


No. 22 Washington State volleyball sweeps Arizona State

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.


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 3, 2018, 8:32 p.m.

College volleyball: Whitworth’s Erin White deftly juggles volleyball, nursing school

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: Sat., Sept. 29, 2018, 9:38 p.m.

Local briefs: Grey Sox of Spokane win world championship

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: 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 …


Locally: Idaho swim and dive team raises more than $11,000 for cancer research

Members of the University of Idaho women’s swimming and diving team raised more than $11,000 for cancer research through participation in Swim Across America last weekend in Seattle.