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UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 8:58 p.m.

The ‘Hillyard Hammer’ stops domestic violence attack and earns award nomination

Chauncy “The Hillyard Hammer” Welliver may soon have another accolade to add to his belt after Spokane County sheriff’s deputies say he intervened in a domestic violence assault, saving a …


UPDATED: Wed., July 18, 2018, 10:30 p.m.

Spokane heavyweight Chauncy Welliver returns to ring

Welliver faces MMA fighter Ruben Roundstone on Friday at the Civic Center in Butte, Welliver’s first fight on U.S. soil since 2012 and his first fight overall in two years.


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 10:51 p.m.

John Blanchette: Patrick Ferguson tightens belt, goes to work on bigger dreams

In the dues-paying that attends any professional sports career, glamor is a no-show. Minor league bus rides. Scout teams and practice squads. Satellite tour golfers do get to play tournaments …


John Blanchette: We deserve this sordid Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor spectacle and its rematches

There’s something about The Money Fight that gets me all nostalgic for the dewy bygone days of crossover sports nonsense.


Clark: Hillyard’s weekend of old-school boxing entertainment will be lights out

Great news from Hillyard. None of the punches thrown this weekend will be barroom, sidewalk or angry neighbor related.


UPDATED: Wed., May 17, 2017, 2:26 p.m.

Steve Christilaw: Dolphin, Welliver teach us plenty about passion

If there’s a magic ingredient to leading a long and happy life, it would have to be passion.


Former pro boxer moves his gym to his old neighborhood in Hillyard

Chauncy Welliver is Hillyard’s goodwill ambassador to the world. The local heavyweight boxer fought in rings around the world and sparred with some of the biggest names in the sport, …


Doug Clark: Spokane mayor’s race not worth price of admission to Hillyard Hammer

He coulda been a contender. Chauncy Welliver, I mean.


Ron Bledsoe’s karate instruction spans 50 years

He worked out with Bruce Lee. Yeah, that Bruce Lee. Ron Bledsoe, who never lost in 32 tournament bouts, is approaching his 50-year anniversary of teaching karate on Spokane’s north …


Ron Bledsoe’s karate instruction spans 50 years

He worked out with Bruce Lee. Yeah, that Bruce Lee. Ron Bledsoe, who never lost in 32 tournament bouts, is approaching his 50-year anniversary of teaching karate on Spokane’s north …


It was a 2-for-1 win for Welliver

Boxing: Chauncy Welliver has another belt to bring back through customs. This one didn’t come easily. The Spokane heavyweight needed to go all 12 rounds for a unanimous decision over …


In brief: LSU, Alabama atop AP poll

College football: LSU and Alabama are the top two teams in the country one month before their game in Tuscaloosa. The SEC West rivals held the first two spots in …


Samuelson, Bates split up

Figure skating: American ice dancers Emily Samuelson and Evan Bates are splitting up and looking for new partners after more than a decade together. The two finished 11th at the …


Welliver draws crowd of worshippers in China

Chauncy Welliver knows three expressions in Chinese: nín hão (hello), xiè xiè (thank you) and something he called a “native word” for “you’re welcome,” which frankly sounded more Tongan over …


Welliver triumphs on hostile ground

Chauncy Welliver knocked out two opponents Friday night – heavyweight Jimmy Haynes and his hometown crowd in Williamsburg, Ky. The Spokane heavyweight – weighing an all-time low of 232 pounds …


Blanchette: Klitschko’s radar spots Welliver

In the ring together, Wladimir Klitschko and … Chauncy Welliver? “It does seem a little surreal,” Welliver conceded.


John Blanchette: Klitschko’s radar spots Welliver

In the ring together, Wladimir Klitschko and … Chauncy Welliver?


Welliver has new zeal

The first step for Chauncy Welliver in becoming the heavyweight champion of New Zealand was, well, learning where New Zealand was. “I thought it was part of Australia,” he shrugged. …