Stories tagged: girls basketball
UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 4:58 p.m.
Youth notebook: Spokane Stars having star-studded July
The Spokane Stars Elite Blue girls club basketball team has had a terrific July. Now they’ll take a break to host their own tournament, the seventh annual Summer Heat Showcase, …
UPDATED: Wed., June 21, 2017, 10:49 a.m.
Greg Lee: GSL basketball teams ready for new look
When Greater Spokane League administrators decided to break football into two divisions, many thought that would ultimately lead to other sports wanting the same.
UPDATED: Sat., June 10, 2017, 9:48 p.m.
Former Lewis and Clark star Briann January ready to combine playing, coaching
Briann January is having it both ways, and she couldn’t be happier.
UPDATED: Thu., June 1, 2017, 10:43 p.m.
Post Falls standout Melody Kempton leads Region past Metro in Jack Blair Memorial
Melody Kempton is more than a year away from continuing her basketball playing career at Gonzaga University.
UPDATED: Tue., May 30, 2017, 6:31 p.m.
Lake City’s Nina Carlson versatile on and off the court
Soon-to-be Lake City graduate Nina Carlson is as versatile in life as she is on the basketball court. There she was in the middle of her final high school season …
Thu., May 18, 2017, 5:43 p.m.
Prep coaching carousel: Gabe Medrano named Lewis and Clark girls basketball coach
Gabe Medrano is returning as a head coach in Greater Spokane League girls basketball next year.
Wed., April 19, 2017, 9:58 p.m.
Prep notebook: Rosters for Jack Blair Memorial girls basketball game announced
Ron Adams is nearing the end of his involvement in the Jack Blair Memorial girls basketball game, which turns 24 years old in early June.
UPDATED: Wed., March 29, 2017, 4:49 p.m.
Greater Spokane League will split basketball into two divisions
Greater Spokane League administrators have decided to split boys and girls basketball into two divisions similar to football.
UPDATED: Mon., March 27, 2017, 10:55 p.m.
CV’s Lexie Hull, Republic’s Shania Graham honored
Lexie Hull of Central Valley and Shania Graham of Republic were named players of the year for their respective classifications, The Associated Press announced Monday afternoon.
UPDATED: Wed., 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.
Sat., March 4, 2017, 10:04 p.m.
State 2B girls: Shift to zone defense helps Davenport capture first title in 24 years
If the Davenport Gorillas were going to win their first state title in 24 years, they were going to have to get out of their comfort zone – and into …
UPDATED: Sat., 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: Sat., March 4, 2017, 6:10 p.m.
State 4A girls: Lexie Hull leads way as Central Valley ends season on high note
TACOMA – It wasn’t the trophy the Central Valley girls basketball team wanted.
Fri., March 3, 2017, 11:01 p.m.
State 2B girls: Defensive Davenport punches ticket to championship game
The Davenport Gorillas turned in one of their best defensive efforts at an important time in their season.
UPDATED: Fri., March 3, 2017, 11:53 p.m.
State 1B girls: ACH stuns Colton in semifinal, ending championship run at 8
Colton’s run of State 1B championships ended at eight straight during a 50-46 loss in a Girls 1B semifinal against Almira/Coulee-Hartline on Friday night at the Arena.
UPDATED: Fri., March 3, 2017, 6:40 p.m.
State 4A girls: Central Valley bounces back in a big way
TACOMA – Sometimes the true test of the constitution of an athletic team isn’t in winning.
UPDATED: Thu., March 2, 2017, 11:30 p.m.
State 2B girls: Davenport exacts revenge from familiar foe Colfax
Revenge is best served at the state tournament. At least that’s how the Davenport Gorillas will likely see it, as they avenged an earlier season loss by beating the Colfax …
UPDATED: Thu., March 2, 2017, 8:31 p.m.
State 4A girls: Too many inconsistencies plague Central Valley in loss to Bellarmine Prep
Too many turnovers, too many missed free throws and too many fouls added up to an upset victory by the Bellarmine Prep Lions, 56-55 over Central Valley in a State …
UPDATED: Wed., March 1, 2017, 11:33 p.m.
State 2B girls: St. George’s crushes Walla Walla valley to advance to quarters
State 2B girls: The St. George’s Dragons relied on their veteran leader to advance to the second round of the girls State 2B tournament.
Wed., March 1, 2017, 9:40 p.m.
State 2A girls: East Valley can’t hold on to 15-point third-quarter lead
Even after his team played a near-perfect first quarter, opening up a 13-point lead along the way, East Valley girls coach Rob Collins knew that sooner or later his team …
UPDATED: Wed., 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.
UPDATED: Wed., March 1, 2017, 11:30 p.m.
Kristen Boersma powers Sunnyside Christian to victory in State 1B girls opener
Kristen Boersma stands out on the low block.
UPDATED: Wed., March 1, 2017, 4:12 p.m.
East Valley High School player’s fourth trip to state is one for the books
Elle Burland is the first Lady Knight to play in fourth consecutive state basketball tournaments.
UPDATED: Tue., 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 …
UPDATED: Wed., 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: Tue., 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: Sun., Feb. 26, 2017, 9:36 p.m.
State basketball tournament openers for area teams
State basketball tournament openers for area teams
Sun., Feb. 26, 2017, 12:28 a.m.
Girls regionals: Carmen Gfeller leads Colfax in upset of No. 1 Dayton
Carmen Gfeller scored 22 points with 12 rebounds and Colfax (20-6) beat top-seeded Dayton (19-4) 57-48 on Saturday in a 2B regional game at Richland HS.
Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 9:56 p.m.
Central Valley girls extend winning streak with win over Sunnyside
Lexie Hull and her Central Valley teammates defeated Sunnyside 63-49 in a 4A girls basketball regional game at Richland High School on Saturday.
Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 9:45 p.m.
East Valley advances to State 2A tourney with help from unheralded players
After a slow first half, Emily Fletcher scored 11 points, seven in the fourth quarter, to help East Valley pull away from Port Angeles 56-33 on Saturday at University HS …