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  • In Brief: Vandersloot keeps Chicago alive in WNBA playoffs

    Courtney Vandersloot scored 17 points and the Chicago Sky held off visiting Los Angeles 70-66 on Sunday to force Game 4 in the best-of-5 WNBA semifinals.


  • Briann January, Courtney Vandersloot aim for 2016 Olympics in Rio

    Courtney Vandersloot and Briann January will be reaching for gold this year.


  • Elena Delle Donne, Courtney Vandersloot lead Sky past Storm, 94-84

    SEATTLE – Elena Delle Donne and former Gonzaga University star Courtney Vandersloot each scored 21 points to help the Chicago Sky beat the Seattle Storm 94-84 on Friday night. Delle …


  • Courtney Vandersloot signs long-term deal with Chicago

    Former Gonzaga women’s basketball star Courtney Vandersloot signed a multiyear contract with the Chicago Sky, the team announced Tuesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Sky coach and general …


  • In brief: Courtney Vandersloot leads Sky to WNBA playoff win

    Women’s basketball: Courtney Vandersloot hit the game-winning jumper from the top of the key with 20 seconds left to lead the Chicago Sky to an 80-77 win over the host …


  • Oosthuizen makes charge past McIlroy

    Golf: Louis Oosthuizen ran off a flawless string of seven straight birdies Sunday to race by Rory McIlroy and take a three-shot lead into the final round of the Deutsche …


  • EWU’s 1997 football team headed to hall of fame

    Eastern Washington University’s 1997 football team, which compiled a 12-2 record and advanced to the semifinals of the NCAA Division I-AA football playoffs, will be inducted into the Eastern Athletics …


  • Sunday Locals: 6 Spokane college football officials in postseason

    Six members of the Spokane Collegiate Football Officials Association received postseason assignments, including Steve Hudson, who will work the Liberty Bowl on Dec. 31 in Memphis, Tenn., between Cincinnati and …


  • Vandersloot collects honor

    Basketball: Former Gonzaga women’s star Courtney Vandersloot was named to the WNBA All-Rookie team on Friday. The No. 3 overall draft pick is surrounded by some familiar names, including top …


  • Vandersloot gets warm reception in Seattle

    SEATTLE – There were a couple of minutes left in the first half when Courtney Vandersloot gathered in a long outlet pass and took off for the opposite end of …


  • Vandersloot’s rookie WNBA season ends in Seattle

    SEATTLE – There were a couple of minutes left in the first half when Courtney Vandersloot gathered in a long outlet pass and took off for the opposite end of …


  • January, Bjorklund face uncertain professional future

    While Courtney Vandersloot continues the whirlwind, finishing her first WNBA season before heading overseas, Spokane’s other two WNBA connections are in limbo. University grad Angie Bjorklund injured her foot and …


  • It’s been a whirlwind for Vandersloot

    Take a deep breath and get ready for a dizzying recap. It was only 12 months ago that Courtney Vandersloot was enjoying the idyllic life of a college senior, savoring …


  • Vandersloot has shot at Olympics

    Former Gonzaga University women’s basketball star Courtney Vandersloot has been added to the U.S. women’s national team pool. That makes the Chicago Sky all-star rookie one of 26 players in …


  • Vandersloot has shot at Olympics

    Former Gonzaga University women’s basketball star Courtney Vandersloot has been named one of 26 players in the pool to make the 12-member U.S. Olympic team for next summer’s games in …


  • Woods to end 3-month layoff at Firestone

    Golf: Tiger Woods finally gets back to golf next week at the Bridgestone Invitational, ending an 11-week break to heal injuries to his left leg. Woods used his website to …


  • Vandersloot, Sky keep Storm reeling

    ROSEMONT, Ill. – The crossovers, the drives, the picks. It all became too much for the Seattle Storm to keep up with, as Chicago’s trio of newly named All-Stars broke …


  • Big Sky coaches, media favor Eastern

    College football: Defending national champion Eastern Washington edged Montana State as the choice to win the Big Sky Conference football title in two polls, the conference announced Tuesday. Eastern won …


  • In brief: Prosecutors point to Clemens’ DNA at trial

    Baseball: Prosecutors said Wednesday that needles and cotton balls Roger Clemens’ former trainer says he used to inject the star pitcher tested positive for Clemens’ DNA and anabolic steroids – …


  • Cheney’s 40th annual rodeo starts tonight

    Rodeo: Many of the top cowboys in the Northwest and a smattering of national figures, highlighted by tie-down roper Tyson Durfey of Colbert, stop by Cheney this weekend for the …


  • Substitute Levesque powers Sounders to victory

    MLS: Second-half substitute Roger Levesque scored twice in the second half to give the Seattle Sounders a 4-2 win over the visiting New York Red Bulls in Major League Soccer …


  • January’s Fever defeat Vandersloot’s Sky

    INDIANAPOLIS – Tangela Smith took what the defense gave her. It sure seemed like she was greedy.


  • Vandersloot debuts for Chicago Sky

    Katie Douglas scored 19 points with seven rebounds, Tamika Catchings had 15 points and nine boards and the Indiana Fever beat the Chicago Sky 65-57 on Saturday night in Indianapolis …


  • WNBA drafts familiar names

    Though Gonzaga star Courtney Vandersloot and Spokane native Angie Bjorklund were surprised to be selected by the Chicago Sky in the WNBA Draft on Monday, for some reason it seems …


  • Chicago Sky pick Vandersloot and Bjorklund

    Gonzaga star Courtney Vandersloot became the highest drafted basketball player with local ties when the Chicago Sky selected her with the third pick in the WNBA Draft Monday afternoon.


  • Vandersloot, Bjorklund await WNBA fate with draft on Monday

    There was a little too much magic in the recently completed basketball season for Courtney Vandersloot’s next dream to come true. The All-America point guard who led Gonzaga to the …


  • Draft approaches for Vandersloot, Bjorklund

    Gonzaga’s Courtney Vandersloot and University HS grad Angie Bjorklund, who played at Tennessee, anticipate Monday’s WNBA draft.


  • Chiefs attempt to close out Chilliwack on Saturday

    Hockey: The Spokane Chiefs hope to be closer to full strength tonight when they try to wrap up their Western Hockey League playoff series with the Chilliwack Bruins at the …


  • Gonzaga’s Vandersloot makes AP All-American team

    Courtney Vandersloot achieved another milestone on Tuesday, becoming the first Gonzaga and West Coast Conference women’s basketball player to earn Associated Press second-team All-America honors. Vandersloot, who led the Bulldogs …


  • Vandersloot lands on AP second team

    Courtney Vandersloot achieved another milestone on Tuesday, becoming the first Gonzaga and West Coast Conference women’s basketball player to earn Associated Press second-team All-American honors.


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