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  • FRIDAY, OCT. 28, 2011

    NCAA directors adopt package of reforms

    On Thursday, the Division I Board of Directors approved a package of reforms that gives conferences the option of adding more money to scholarship offers, schools the opportunity to award …


  • FRIDAY, OCT. 28, 2011

    Vandals hand coach Buchanan her school-best 175th win

    Allison Walker finished with 17 kills and hit a season-high .389 as host Idaho (12-11, 6-4 Western Athletic Conference) swept Louisiana Tech (9-17, 0-9) to give coach Debbie Buchanan her …


  • THURSDAY, OCT. 27, 2011

    G-Prep, Mt. Spokane win district soccer titles

    Gonzaga Prep and Mt. Spokane won district girls soccer titles Wednesday during a marathon night at Albi Stadium. Giulia Oliva headed in a rebound at 78 minutes as Gonzaga Prep …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 26, 2011

    NCAA graduation rates hit record high

    INDIANAPOLIS – The NCAA released its annual report on graduation rates Tuesday and proudly declared that college athletes are earning degrees at record rates and outpacing their fellow students by …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 26, 2011

    Mead sweeps LC to clinch regional berth

    Paige Montgomery had a match-high 10 kills and top-seeded Mead played its entire roster Tuesday during a home sweep of No. 4 Lewis and Clark to open the District 8 …


  • SUNDAY, OCT. 23, 2011

    EWU rallies for Big Sky volleyball win

    After a rocky first set, Eastern Washington settled down and beat Weber State 18-25, 25-13, 25-15, 25-10 in a Big Sky Conference volleyball match Saturday in Ogden, Utah. Ashley Wright …


  • FRIDAY, OCT. 21, 2011

    Mead completes perfect GSL volleyball season

    Mead wrapped up the Greater Spokane League volleyball title with a perfect record by sweeping third-place Gonzaga Prep on Thursday at G-Prep. Paige Montgomery had nine kills and three blocks, …


  • THURSDAY, OCT. 20, 2011

    Area roundup: Big Sky men’s coaches tab EWU for third

    Big Sky Conference men’s basketball coaches predict a third-place finish for Eastern Washington University and new coach Jim Hayford. Media members weren’t as sure, selecting the Eagles for sixth place …


  • WEDNESDAY, OCT. 19, 2011

    Coaches, media pick Vandals for fifth place

    The Idaho Vandals were pegged to finish fifth in the Western Athletic Conference preseason coaches and media men’s basketball polls, released Tuesday. Last year UI went 18-14 and finished third …


  • SATURDAY, OCT. 15, 2011

    Cougars, Bruins play to scoreless tie in soccer

    The 24th-ranked Washington State women’s soccer team turned up the defensive intensity and remained in second place in the Pac-12 Conference standings with a scoreless draw against No. 4 UCLA …


  • SATURDAY, OCT. 1, 2011

    No. 1 Stanford scores late to edge WSU in soccer

    The Washington State women’s soccer team held its own against the top-ranked team in the country, but a late goal by Lindsay Taylor gave No. 1 Stanford a 1-0 win …


  • SATURDAY, SEPT. 10, 2011

    WSU, No. 7 Virginia draw in women’s soccer

    The Washington State women held seventh-ranked Virginia scoreless, but the Cougars couldn’t come away with a win as the teams played to a scoreless draw on the first day of …


  • SUNDAY, SEPT. 4, 2011

    WSU merger plan draws concern

    The chair-elect of the Washington State University faculty senate says getting everyone to agree with the administration’s money-saving plan to combine the College of Liberal Arts and College of Sciences …


  • FRIDAY, AUG. 19, 2011

    Jeshua Anderson advances to 400 hurdles final

    Former Washington State University hurdler Jeshua Anderson advanced to the finals of the men’s 400-meter hurdles Thursday at the World University Games in Shenzhen, China. Anderson ran a conservative semifinal, …


  • WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2011

    Vandals improve APR but lose one scholarship

    The University of Idaho is the only local NCAA Division I school that suffered any fallout from the most recent Academic Progress Rates numbers, released by the NCAA on Tuesday. …


  • TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2011, 7:18 P.M.

    Vandals lose scholarship despite APR improvement

    The University of Idaho is the only local NCAA Division I school that suffered any fallout from the most recent Academic Progress Rates numbers, released by the NCAA on Tuesday.


  • THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2011

    Robinson pitches Colfax to District 7 2B baseball title

    J.J. Robinson struck out 12 and hurled a three-hitter Wednesday as Colfax (17-2) defeated Kettle Falls 7-2 in the District 7 2B baseball championship game at Avista Stadium. Kellen Morgan …


  • SUNDAY, MAY 8, 2011

    Sunday Locals: Gray, Vandersloot receive honors at Gonzaga

    A pair of basketball standouts and two soccer players picked up individual honors at the Gonzaga Senior Student-Athlete Awards Social that recognized 66 seniors. Basketball players Steven Gray and Courtney …


  • SUNDAY, MAY 8, 2011

    Area roundup: WSU’s Jensen, Logan shine in heptathlon

    Washington State’s Angela Jensen and Shaquana Logan finished fifth and seventh, respectively, in the Pacific-10 heptathlon Saturday in Tucson, Ariz. Jensen totaled 4,967 points, while Logan scored 4,859 in her …


  • SATURDAY, MAY 7, 2011

    Thomas, two Vandals tied for 13th at West Regional

    Two Idaho juniors and St. George’s graduate Chessey Thomas, a freshman at Tennessee, are in a six-way tie for 13th going into today’s final round of the NCAA West Regional …


  • WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2011

    CCS athletes sweep NWAACC multis

    Community Colleges of Spokane athletes swept the top spots at the NWAACC Multi Event Championships at Lane Community College in Eugene, Ore., as the two-day competition concluded on Tuesday Sophomore …


  • SUNDAY, MAY 1, 2011

    Area roundup: Cougars unleash offense in Pac-10 baseball win

    Patrick Claussen went 4 for 5 with a triple, double and five runs batted in to power the Washington State Cougars (19-19, 5-12) to an 11-6 victory over the Washington …


  • SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2011

    Women rule the day at Pelluer Invite

    Women stole the show in the 40th annual Pelluer Invitational track and field meet on Friday at Eastern Washington’s Roos Field. The three meet records that were set and the …


  • SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 2011

    OSU comeback overhauls Cougars in baseball

    Timing was decisive as No. 3 Oregon State rallied for a 7-6 Pac-10 baseball win over Washington State on Friday night at Goss Stadium in Corvallis, Ore. Danny Hayes delivered …


  • SUNDAY, APRIL 10, 2011

    Winners announced at North Idaho Sports Banquet

    The 49th annual North Idaho Sports Banquet winners were announced Saturday evening. Six were inducted into the North Idaho Hall of Fame. They were Jake Plummer, Irene Matlock, Jeff Robinson, …


  • THURSDAY, JAN. 27, 2011

    Area roundup: Sasquatch women stay in first place

    Brooke Randall scored 26 points and Community Colleges of Spokane (16-2, 6-0 Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges) shot 6 of 8 from the free-throw line in overtime Wednesday to …


  • FRIDAY, OCT. 1, 2010

    WSU president rejects across-board cuts

    SPOKANE – Facing millions of dollars in budget cuts, Washington State University President Elson S. Floyd said the school needs to make a stronger case about the importance of higher …


  • SUNDAY, AUG. 29, 2010

    DO-IT helps kids with disabilities develop to full potential

    Seventeen-year-old Mead High School student Benjy Migliuri recently returned from a visit to the University of Washington. While it’s not unusual for high school seniors to tour prospective colleges, Migliuri’s …


  • THURSDAY, AUG. 26, 2010

    DO-IT helps kids with disabilities develop to their full potential

    Seventeen-year-old Mead High School student Benjy Migliuri recently returned from a visit to the University of Washington. While it’s not unusual for high school seniors to tour prospective colleges, Migliuri’s …


  • SUNDAY, AUG. 22, 2010

    For-profit colleges can leave grads mired in a mess

    NEW YORK – One sign a degree from a for-profit school may not be worth pursuing? You won’t be able to repay your student loans after graduating. New data from …


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