Stories tagged: boys basketball
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017, 6:40 P.M.
University girls basketball coach Mark Stinson steps down
Mark Stinson has ridden countless yellow school buses the last 18 years as the University girls basketball coach.
THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017, 6 A.M.
Some crying foul after foreign athletes lead Post Falls’ Genesis Prep to state basketball title
In just two years, foreign athletes, like 6’9” senior Stephane Manzi from Rwanda, have helped transform Genesis Preparatory Academy in Post Falls into a basketball powerhouse that has won a …
SATURDAY, MARCH 4, 2017, 11:47 P.M.
State 2B boys: Kittitas holds off Liberty for title
As it turned out, perfection didn’t come easily for Kittitas on Saturday night.
UPDATED: SATURDAY, MARCH 4, 2017, 11:10 P.M.
State 1B boys: Sunnyside Christian wears down Lummi Nation in title game
Welcome back, Dean Wagenaar.
SATURDAY, MARCH 4, 2017, 9:30 P.M.
State 1A boys: Freeman loses title game as Zillah’s Nate Whitaker scores 25 points
YAKIMA – Freeman’s hopes for a State 1A basketball title got Whitaker-ed Saturday night at the SunDome.
UPDATED: SATURDAY, MARCH 4, 2017, 11:29 P.M.
WIAA championships: Nathan Hale wins boys 3A title behind Michael Porter Jr.
Michael Porter Jr. scored 27 points and grabbed 17 rebounds to lead Nathan Hale to the boys State 3A championship in Tacoma.
UPDATED: SATURDAY, MARCH 4, 2017, 6:14 P.M.
State 4A boys: Gonzaga Prep earns third place for second consecutive year
TACOMA – At some point, Matty McIntyre thought tired legs would set in for Richland.
SATURDAY, MARCH 4, 2017, 3:48 P.M.
Idaho State boys: Genesis Prep captures first state title
Genesis Prep finally met some resistance at the 1A Division II state tournament, but the Jaguars were ready to answer the challenge.
FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 2017, 10:46 P.M.
State 1A boys: Freeman avenges loss to King’s for return trip to title game
Freeman coach Marty Jessett has never had a problem focusing his team on its ultimate goal – a return trip to the state championship game – this season.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 2017, 11:52 P.M.
State 1B boys: Lummi Nation boys knock off ACH, will face Sunnyside Christian for title
Lummi Nation had enough offense to earn a 47-41 victory over Almira/Coulee-Hartline and win a spot in Saturday’s State 1B boys championship game against Kittitas.
FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 2017, 10:06 P.M.
State 2B boys: Liberty sweats out semifinal win, will meet Kittitas for title
It was a “two T-Shirt type of game” for Liberty head coach Mike Thacker.
FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 2017, 9:48 P.M.
Idaho State 5A boys: Centennial’s outside shooting sends Post Falls into consolations
Coming into the state semifinals, Post Falls’ game plan was to keep Centennial away from the rim.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 2017, 8:53 P.M.
State 4A boys: Gonzaga Prep falls in semifinals for second straight year
Kea Vargas thought the shot was good from the moment he let it go.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017, 11:08 P.M.
State 1A boys: Freeman breezes into semifinals; Newport drops into consolations
Freeman had too much of too much on Thursday in the Yakima Valley SunDome and dashed past scrappy Warden 67-48 in the State 1A boys basketball tournament quartefinals.
THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017, 10:24 P.M.
Idaho boys: Jake Pfennigs’ layup at buzzer gives Post Falls 5A win in quarterfinals
After a blistering start, the Post Falls offense was sputtering down the stretch Thursday at the 5A State tournament.
THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017, 10 P.M.
State 1B boys: Almira/Coulee-Hartline advances past league foe Odessa-Harrington
Almira/Coulee-Hartline earned a 51-46 triumph that sends them into tonight’s State 1B boys basketball semifinal game against 23-3 Lummi Nation at 7:15 p.m. in the Spokane Arena.
THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017, 8:37 P.M.
State 2A boys: Switch to zone defense allows Foss to rally past Pullman in quarterfinals
Tall and talented Foss shot 59 percent from the floor and used a stifling 1-3-1 zone Thursday to defeat Pullman 84-69 and knock the Greyhounds into the consolation bracket of …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 2017, 9:36 A.M.
State 4A boys: Gonzaga Prep suffocates Enumclaw in opener
The Bullpups put the defensive clamps on the Hornets, who had what little bit of sting in them distinguished during a 21-minute drought between baskets at the Tacoma Dome.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2017, 11:37 P.M.
State 1B boys: Young Odessa-Harrington prevails over Chief Kitsap
State 1B boys: At times they played like the freshmen they are, at others they played lights out.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2017, 9:05 P.M.
State 4A: Quarterfinals set for Central Valley girls, Gonzaga Prep boys
TACOMA – The State 4A boys and girls basketball tournament quarterfinals are set, and Central Valley’s girls and Gonzaga Prep’s boys have nice matchups.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2017, 6:40 P.M.
St. George’s boys rally past Seattle Lutheran in State 2B opener
Cade Peplinski, the son of a coach, had no problem analyzing that improbable Saint George’s rally Wednesday morning.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, FEB. 28, 2017, 9:59 P.M.
State 2B preview: Northwest Christian boys try to repeat, St. George girls hope to rebound
The fifth-seeded Northwest Christian boys are a senior-laden team looking to repeat as State 2B champs. They’ll be joined by two other local squads: 11th-seeded St. George’s and No. 12 …
TUESDAY, FEB. 28, 2017, 8:37 P.M.
Idaho state boys preview: Post Falls knows the way to state
It’s state basketball time so it must mean that the Post Falls boys team is headed to Nampa again.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2017, 12:36 P.M.
State 1B preview: Colton girls, ACH boys look to continue roll
The State 1B brackets, above all other state tournament groupings, has the most local flavor in terms of sheer numbers. There are five area girls teams in the tourney at …
UPDATED: TUESDAY, FEB. 28, 2017, 4:49 P.M.
State 4A preview: Central Valley girls set to defend; Gonzaga Prep boys ready for run
The Central Valley girls basketball team, reigning State 4A champs and winners of 52 straight games, are heavily favored to repeat.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, FEB. 28, 2017, 4:22 P.M.
State 1A preview: Second a year ago, Freeman seeks title
It’s no secret the Freeman boys basketball team wants to get back to the State 1A championship game.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, FEB. 28, 2017, 3:33 P.M.
State 2A preview: Pullman boys eye return to championship form
For the past four seasons the boys’ State 2A basketball championship has resided at either end of a 40-mile stretch of Highway 195. The first two years the Big Gold …
UPDATED: SUNDAY, FEB. 26, 2017, 9:36 P.M.
State basketball tournament openers for area teams
State basketball tournament openers for area teams
SATURDAY, FEB. 25, 2017, 10 P.M.
3A boys: Shadle Park’s season ends in regionals two years running
The Highlanders had a 14-point first-half lead slowly melt away as the Wilson Rams pressed their way back into the game and beat Shadle Park 60-59 on big late shots …
SATURDAY, FEB. 25, 2017, 9:46 P.M.
Freeman boys outlast gritty Newport
Freeman boys basketball coach Marty Jessett wasn’t thrilled his team had to face Northeast A foe Newport in a State 1A regional opener Saturday.