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  • Chiefs trade for forward

    The Spokane Chiefs announced have acquired 19-year-old forward Tanner Wishnowski from the Kelowna Rockets in exchange for the rights to 16-year-old forward Colum McGauley.

  • Zags trio, Cooper Kupp, Tyler Johnson capture SWABS awards

    Gonzaga University’s Elite Eight NCAA basketball team garnered two awards and the Bulldogs women added a third in voting by the 56-member Inland Northwest Sportswriters and Broadcasters association.

  • Gonzaga men have set the bar high; too high?

    In the spring of 2013, Kelly Olynyk was weighing a jump to the NBA against a return for his senior season at Gonzaga University, which was coming off the highest …

  • Gonzaga men in WCC championship game for 18th straight season

    LAS VEGAS – Kyle Wiltjer’s OK. Byron Wesley was better than OK and so were the rest of the Zags. Top-seeded Gonzaga, looking more like the dominant team from earlier …

  • Byron Wesley asserts himself as GU men put whipping on Pepperdine

    LAS VEGAS – Less is more is a nice concept, if forever difficult to sell and even harder to fully embrace as a practical matter. Should it need a poster …

  • Wild week leads to changes across AP Top 25 poll

    The stability of the Associated Press Top 25 men’s basketball poll these past several weeks blew up during a tumultuous week of big victories and upsets. Kentucky, Division I’s only …

  • Gonzaga men hold firm in basketball polls; Wiltjer honored again

    Another week without movement at the top of the men’s college basketball polls, another weekly honor for junior forward Kyle Wiltjer. Gonzaga (28-1) remained No. 3 in the Associated Press …

  • Gonzaga men retain 2nd in USA Today poll but slip a spot to 3rd in AP

    Gonzaga remained No. 2 in the USA Today Top 25 released Monday but dropped one spot to No. 3 in the Associated Press men’s basketball poll. The Zags (24-1), who …

  • Gonzaga men’s basketball team heavily favored to win WCC title

    Not breaking news: Gonzaga is heavily favored to repeat as WCC men’s basketball champions. The WCC coaches’ poll was released Monday and GU received nine of 10 first-place votes – …

  • Spokane acquires forward from P.A.

    The Spokane Chiefs added experience Monday in a trade with the Prince Albert Raiders for 20-year-old forward Calder Brooks. In exchange for Brooks, who has 26 goals and 42 assists …

  • Patchwork Zags dump Pacific

    Relying on depth, reserves turned starters and clamp-down defense, Gonzaga has stitched together four wins, the latest an 86-64 victory over Pacific on Saturday.

  • Gonzaga tops San Francisco 69-41

    Drew Barham scored 15 points, all on 3-pointers, as short-handed No. 24 Gonzaga beat San Francisco 69-41 on Monday night.

  • Big Sky honors Eagles QB again

    College football: In what could be a prelude to the Big Sky Conference and national awards, Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams was named the Big Sky Offensive Player of the …

  • Toughest month ahead for Gonzaga

    The Gonzaga Bulldogs are unbeaten, cruised through a Holiday tournament, ranked in the top 10 and hearing Final Four chatter from national pundits. Sounds like the 2008-09 Zags at the …

  • 3 Eagles tabbed All-Americans

    College football: The initial NCAA Football Championship Subdivision All-America team for the 2012 season was released by College Sports Madness and three players from Eastern Washington were selected. Junior wide …

  • Zags sign 7-1 post

    Gonzaga University men’s assistant basketball coach Tommy Lloyd recruited 7-foot-1 Polish center Przemek Karnowski for two years. Late in the process, several high-powered programs tried to get involved, including Duke, …

  • Blanchette: Don’t try to pigeonhole Gonzaga

    PITTSBURGH – This is about the stage of March Madness when the Gonzaga apostle begins peeking at Faust’s bracket and weighing the bargain. Do you give up everything you have …

  • No banner outcome for Zags in rivalry that isn’t flagging

    LAS VEGAS – It’s been 15 years in the making, but finally someone took it all away from the Gonzaga Bulldogs. All right, not all of it.

  • Blanchette: No banner outcome for Zags

    It’s been 15 years in the making, but finally someone took it all away from the Gonzaga Bulldogs. All right, not all of it.

  • Blanchette: GU’s wins come harder than in old days

    Gonzaga’s student take-the-hate- out-of-hoops movement to curb any potential faith-baiting of the guests from Brigham Young on Thursday night was all fine and noble. Somebody needed to put some hoops …

  • Blanchette: Gonzaga showed its power in rematch

    Game long over, a Gonzaga operative pushed a wheelchair through a ground-level corridor at the McCarthey Athletic Center and toward the court, where he encountered Randy Bennett – more resigned …

  • Gonzaga picked to win; BYU third

    Men’s basketball: It’s hardly surprising that Gonzaga, which has won or shared the last 11 West Coast Conference men’s basketball titles, was favored to make it 12 straight when the …

  • Zags not thinking past WCC

    LAS VEGAS – Depending on what bracket genius you want to believe, Gonzaga at the moment is an 11-seed (but classified as on the NCAA tournament bubble), an 11-seed and …

  • Zags want to make their own path to NCAA men’s tourney

    Depending on what bracket genius you want to believe, Gonzaga at the moment is an 11-seed (but classified as on the NCAA tournament bubble), an 11-seed and rising, or one …

  • GU men earn another title

    Gonzaga throttled San Diego 68-31 on Saturday night at the Jenny Craig Pavilion, to clinch a share of its 11th consecutive WCC title, the second-longest streak in NCAA Division I …

  • Carter scores 20 in Zags’ win over Santa Clara

    Marquise Carter scored a career-high 20 points and had five assists to help Gonzaga beat Santa Clara 85-76 on Thursday night.

  • Gonzaga men win at Pepperdine

    Elias Harris had 15 points and 11 rebounds as Gonzaga defeated Pepperdine 63-44 Saturday night.

  • Zags play at Pepperdine

    Keion Bell, Pepperdine’s top scorer the last three years, has missed the last two games, but the Waves responded with a pair of wins. The Zags take on the Waves …

  • Gonzaga men win sloppy game

    The mistake-prone Bulldogs couldn’t put Loyola Marymount away and ended up having to fend off a late Lions’ rally to claim a sloppy 67-57 West Coast Conference men’s basketball victory …

  • Gonzaga returns to action with win

    The Gonzaga men’s basketball team shook off a little rust, incorporated Steven Gray back in the lineup and pulled away from Lafayette College 83-55 Wednesday at the McCarthey Athletic Center.



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