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  • Blanchette: ‘Stanzaga’ game great for Tinkles

    By the time Elle Tinkle checked into the game Sunday afternoon, her sister Joslyn had been on the floor for seven minutes and 21 sprints up and down the floor …


  • Spotlight: Come March, lend Tyson your ears

    Iron Mike is coming to Spokane. Mike Tyson, former heavyweight champ – he of the “Hangover” cameo, facial tattoos, a prison record, and the ear incident – has performed a …


  • Gonzaga’s Fantastic Four marvel to watch in win

    It’s a telling statistic that Gonzaga has only played eight games and each of its four talented interior players has led the team in scoring at least once. The foursome …


  • Gonzaga welcomes rare collection of sheet music dating 1835

    Before video, television and radio, families would entertain themselves playing on the old piano or any of a number of instruments. Printed sheet music was their path to entertainment.


  • Huge grant brings university students to Holmes Elementary

    A $500,000 state grant will benefit those studying to become teachers at Whitworth and Gonzaga universities, as well as teachers and students at Holmes Elementary School in West Central. Spokane …


  • In brief: Zags set to face Warriors

    Men’s basketball: Gonzaga isn’t the only unbeaten men’s basketball team in the region. Lewis-Clark State College, a Lewiston-based NAIA school that has won its first nine games, visits Gonzaga at …


  • Zags 6-0 all-time at Old Spice tourney

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – During a second-half timeout, senior forward Elias Harris boiled down Gonzaga’s offensive strategy to simple terms. “Keep feeding Kevin (Pangos),” Harris told his teammates. “He’s …


  • Pargo’s NBA career on upswing while Daye’s founders

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – In the span of 48 hours, a pair of former Gonzaga Bulldogs came through Orlando, one riding the wave of a career performance, the other …


  • Gonzaga gets Olynyk back against Clemson

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Gonzaga’s depth just got deeper. The Bulldogs welcome back 7-foot junior forward Kelly Olynyk to face a Clemson squad tonight whose top two scorers are …


  • Bulldogs gang up to pound Coyotes

    Gonzaga led by 18 points late in the first half and there was no real threat of a South Dakota comeback, but Bulldogs coach Mark Few wanted a timeout. The …


  • Book Notes: Shields hits GU on Nov. 30 to talk leadership

    Gonzaga University will bring author David Shields to Spokane for a series of talks Nov. 30. Shields has written 14 books, including “How Literature Saved My Life,” which will be …


  • Bulldogs add to collection of 7-footers

    He’s a 7-foot, formerly 305-pound center who has dropped 10-15 pounds. He has good hands and a soft touch around the basket. He is not Przemek Karnowski, but will be …


  • Gonzaga hosts new-look West Virginia on Monday

    Remember Gonzaga’s 77-54 NCAA tournament victory over West Virginia last March? Well, forget it, because neither of those teams will be on the floor tonight at 9 when the Bulldogs …


  • Book Notes: Wrigley’s poetry takes turn at GU writers series

    Next up in the Gonzaga University’s Visiting Writers Series: Robert Wrigley. Wrigley, an award-winning poet who teaches at the University of Idaho, will read from his works at 7:30 p.m. …


  • Blanchette: GU’s Karnowski shows early flair

    Sometime after Gonzaga’s piñata-ing of Northwest Nazarene reached the 40-point threshold Saturday night, Przemek Karnowski found himself with the basketball in the low post, and instinctively scanned the floor for …


  • Book Notes: GU Writers Series hosts poet Eklund

    Poet and Morehead State University professor George Eklund will be at Gonzaga University this week as part of the college’s Visiting Writers Series. The Kentucky writer will talk in the …


  • Celebrate Gonzaga’s milestone birthdays with look at how it all began

    Gonzaga University is celebrating its 125th anniversary, while its brainy younger cousin, Gonzaga Law School, is celebrating its 100th. What better time to take a stroll through the pasts of …


  • Gonzaga cruises in exhibition

    Numerous Gonzaga men’s basketball players insisted throughout the preseason that if they weren’t getting the job done, another man was waiting to take their place. In Saturday’s exhibition game, five …


  • Book Notes: EWU’s Spatz will read from ‘Inukshuk’ Tuesday

    Gregory Spatz, a writing professor at Eastern Washington University, will read from his latest book, “Inukshuk,” on Tuesday at North Idaho College. Spatz, who won a Washington State Book Award …


  • Mother Mary grotto dedicated at Gonzaga

    One by one, the reverent placed roses at the foot of the statue of the Blessed Mother Mary. They were attending the Dedication Mass of the new Gonzaga University grotto …


  • Zags not out of their depth

    Gonzaga’s season opener is nearly three weeks away but the Bulldogs’ considerable depth is already being put to the test. The public had their first opportunity to see the men’s …


  • Book Notes: Palin’s father, brother hit CdA to push ‘Our Sarah’

    Chuck Heath Sr. and Chuck Heath Jr., also known as the father and brother of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, will be in Coeur d’Alene on Monday to sign copies …


  • Police investigate sexual assaults at GU

    Two sexual assaults involving Gonzaga University students in the first three weeks of classes have triggered a wave of warnings on the campus. Spokane police are investigating the assaults, said …


  • Zipping Zags

    Gonzaga University is bringing a popular international car-sharing program to Spokane. Zipcar Inc. held a kickoff campaign in front of the Crosby Student Center Thursday that attracted interest from dozens …


  • Gonzaga professor leads study on chimpanzee behavior

    Much like children learn certain long-lasting behaviors from their surroundings, so do chimpanzees, according to a study by a Gonzaga University professor. Basically, it’s the nurture concept, said Mark Bodamer, …


  • Getting help with legal costs

    A first-of-its-kind program that pairs lawyers and law students to help middle-class families in need of legal work begins in Spokane this week. Dignitaries including Washington Supreme Court Justice Steven …


  • Renowned primatologist, journalist to speak at GU

    Three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Thomas L. Friedman and world-renowned primatologist and conservationist Jane Goodall will be the featured speakers in Gonzaga University’s third annual Presidential Speaker Series. “These individuals challenge …


  • Former Zag hopes third time is charm in NBA Summer League

    DALLAS – Playing in the NBA’s Las Vegas Summer League is nothing new for Micah Downs. In fact, this summer marks his third straight run there as the former Gonzaga …


  • Education investment: College students face tough choices

    Until about 2007, deciding on a college degree typically involved choosing an area of interest or aptitude, then staying in college long enough to graduate. But with the cost of …


  • Descendants converge on Bozarth Mansion for family reunion

    Sue Arnson, 72, spent every holiday and summer at her grandmother’s house. And what a house. Now known as Bozarth Mansion, it’s owned by Gonzaga University and rented out for …


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