Stories tagged: College sports
UPDATED: Sat., July 13, 2019, 4:27 p.m.
Recent graduates Violet Kapri Morrow and Roldan Alcobendas of Eastern Washington and Ed Hall and Mikayla Ferenz of Idaho were their school’s 2018-19 Big Sky Conference Scholar-Athlete Award recipients.
Mon., June 17, 2019, 6:55 p.m.
Athletic programs at each of Idaho’s four publicly funded universities fell short of at least one aspect of federal Title IX standards, according to state data.
UPDATED: Sat., June 1, 2019, 9:40 p.m.
Emmaline Pinkerton has encountered more obstacles than a 400-meter hurdler on a cinder track as she has attempted to get her athletic career untracked at Bonners Ferry High School.
UPDATED: Fri., May 31, 2019, 10:30 p.m.
The Gonzaga women’s rowing team finished fifth in the varsity eight and second varsity eight races Friday during the first day of the NCAA Championships at the Indianapolis Rowing Center …
Thu., May 30, 2019, 4:37 p.m.
Every telethon-sized paycheck sparks the debate anew, from Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney’s $93 million windfall to USA Today’s recent report that NCAA President Mark Emmert scooped up $2.9 million …
UPDATED: Sat., May 25, 2019, 6:52 p.m.
Kamie Ethridge is being reunited with her former floor general.
UPDATED: Fri., May 24, 2019, 11:25 p.m.
Washington State’s Nick Johnson, Sam Brixey and Christapherson Grant all moved ahead in the men’s 110-meter hurdles after Friday’s first round at the NCAA West Regional in Sacramento, California.
UPDATED: Sat., May 18, 2019, 8:43 p.m.
Johnston, in her sixth year with Spokane’s Dynamic Gymnastics, was the Washington state vault champion for a third straight year.
UPDATED: Sat., May 4, 2019, 8:29 p.m.
High national rankings have earned Gonzaga and Washington State’s top women’s tennis players invitations to the 2019 NCAA singles and doubles championships May 20-25 at the USTA National Campus in …
UPDATED: Sat., April 27, 2019, 11:07 p.m.
Sophie Whittle, as she did much of the season on the court, cleaned up when the West Coast Conference honored its women’s tennis players.
UPDATED: Sat., April 13, 2019, 9:21 p.m.
Two members of the Spokane Jr. Chiefs’ 14U-A1 team that returned last week from the USA Hockey Tier II National Championships in South Bend, Indiana, are in Irvine, California, this …
Mon., April 8, 2019, 7:16 p.m.
Bill Moos has rolled with the punches. Now he is just on a roll. Nebraska’s 68-year-old athletic director has pulled off two of the splashiest hires in college athletics in …
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: Fri., April 12, 2019, 9:52 a.m.
The guest speaker is former Seattle Seahawks fullback Mack Strong.
UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019, 6:56 p.m.
On a college campus that lacked an organized lacrosse team, Delynnia Woitt set out to get one going.
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: Tue., March 26, 2019, 10:10 p.m.
Ernie Yake singled home Brett Harris in the bottom of the eighth inning and Michael Spellacy pitched a perfect ninth as Gonzaga topped Washington 5-4 in a nonconference game on …
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 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: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 10:44 p.m.
Sandpoint’s Grace Kirscher scored 16 points and Violet Kapri Morrow added 12 points and 10 rebounds Thursday night as Eastern Washington defeated Southern Utah 80-66 in Cheney. Jess McDowell-White scored …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 7:28 p.m.
Proposal to allow college athletes to seek outside compensation moves forward with a change to keep Washington schools from being “guinea pigs” for a fight with the NCAA.
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: Fri., Jan. 11, 2019, 6:50 p.m.
Larry Stone: Drew Stokesbary’s bill to pay college athletes unlikely to pass, but it’s a step in the right direction