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  • THURSDAY, SEPT. 19, 2013

    Chiefs need 2nd-year wing to be consistent

    A rugby player from Saskatchewan meets a teacher from Wales in the Bahamas. What sounds like the elaborate setup to a joke is actually the beginning of Spokane Chiefs left …

  • WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 18, 2013

    Portland reloads in U.S. Division

    The Western Hockey League’s U.S. Division should provide an interesting race this season. Interesting, that is, for places two through five.

  • TUESDAY, SEPT. 17, 2013, 8:51 P.M.

    WHL U.S. Division preview: Portland reloads

    The Western Hockey League’s U.S. Division should provide an interesting race this season. Interesting, that is, for places two through five.

  • SATURDAY, SEPT. 14, 2013

    Cougars shut out UNLV

    The Washington State women’s soccer team is off to quite a start. Senior Micaela Castain scored twice and the Cougars blanked UNLV 2-0 Friday in a nonconference match in Pullman.

  • WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 11, 2013

    All in the family: Reddings live, breathe Spokane Braves hockey

    Gary Redding fondly recalls running around the old Spokane Coliseum as a young boy, following the progress of the junior hockey team his father founded. “Who would have thought, 40 …

  • SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 2013

    A tip of the hat

    The national anthem of Switzerland may become a pregame ritual. The Spokane Chiefs honored recently acquired left winger Alessio Bertaggia before facing off against Everett Saturday night in front of …

  • MONDAY, FEB. 18, 2013

    Cougs notch first win

    Nick Tanielu ripped a two-run double in the top of the seventh inning to snap a 1-1 tie and the Washington State Cougars (1-2) earned their first victory of the …

  • MONDAY, JAN. 7, 2013

    Presley leads Cougars past ASU

    Tia Presley scored 27 points Sunday and Washington State defeated Arizona State 77-65 in a Pac-12 matchup in Pullman. Sage Romberg and Taylor Edmondson scored 17 points apiece for the …

  • SATURDAY, DEC. 15, 2012

    Larson on soccer A-A third team

    Whitworth men’s soccer defender Balin Larson was selected to the D3soccer.com All-America third team. Larson, a first team All-Northwest Conference selection, anchored a Pirates defense that posted 13 shutouts.

  • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 28, 2012, 12:20 P.M.

    WHL nails Portland franchise for rules violations

    The Western Hockey League suspended Portland Winterhawks coach and general manager Mike Johnston for the rest of the season, fined the team $200,000 and took away several draft picks Wednesday …

  • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 28, 2012

    Vandals beat buzzer to get past Eagles

    Alyssa Charlston hit a buzzer-beating layup and scored 29 points Tuesday as Idaho (1-4) shocked Eastern Washington 68-66 in nonconference women’s basketball at Memorial Gym in Moscow, Idaho. The Vandals’ …

  • MONDAY, SEPT. 17, 2012

    Wren’s goal rallies Pirates

    Will Wren scored with 6 minutes left in the match to lift the 16th-ranked Whitworth Pirates (5-0-1, 2-0) to a 1-0 victory over the visiting Willamette Bearcats (3-3-1, 0-1-1) in …

  • SUNDAY, MARCH 4, 2012

    Chiefs lose on early goal in overtime

    PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. – Cody Carlson knocked in a power-play goal just 18 seconds into overtime Saturday to lift Prince George to a 4-3 win over Spokane, avenging a loss …

  • FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2012

    BYU-Hawaii sweep CCS in softball opener

    The Community Colleges of Spokane softball team opened its season by being swept in a doubleheader by BYU-Hawaii on Thursday in Laie, Hawaii. The Sasquatch fell 9-1 in the opener …

  • WEDNESDAY, FEB. 15, 2012

    WAC honors Idaho’s Kiser, Klas

    University of Idaho track and field athletes Hannah Kiser and Jeremy Klas received Western Athletic Conference Athlete of the Week honors for the week of Feb. 6-12. Kiser won the …

  • SUNDAY, FEB. 5, 2012

    Area roundup: WSU’s Scott-Ellis wins twice at Idaho indoor

    Washington State junior Stephan Scott-Ellis won two track and field events Saturday at the University of Idaho Indoor Open at the Kibbie-ASUI Activity Center in Moscow, Idaho. Scott-Ellis won the …

  • THURSDAY, NOV. 3, 2011

    Whitworth closes in on NWC volleyball title

    Amanda Grumbach and Kaimi Rocha combined for 26 kills and 35 digs Wednesday as Whitworth moved closer to the Northwest Conference volleyball title by outlasting Whitman 3-2 in Walla Walla. …

  • SATURDAY, SEPT. 24, 2011

    Cougars defeat Arizona State in five games

    After dropping the first two sets, a team seeking its first conference win might just fold over. Not so for the Washington State volleyball team. The Cougars regrouped and edged …

  • SUNDAY, SEPT. 4, 2011

    Aggies defeat Cougars for Nike Invite title

    The Washington State women’s volleyball team took second place after being swept by Texas A&M (7-0) in the championship of the Portland Nike Invitational Saturday at the Chiles Center in …

  • SUNDAY, MAY 22, 2011

    In brief: Dallas holds off Thunder for 2-1 series advantage

    NBA playoffs: Dirk Nowitzki scored 18 points during an off night for both of the game’s superstars and the Dallas Mavericks built a huge lead early before hanging on for …

  • SUNDAY, MAY 8, 2011

    In brief: Memphis defeats Oklahoma City to seize 2-1 series edge

    NBA: Zach Randolph had 21 points and a franchise-record 21 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies rallied from a 16-point deficit to stun the Oklahoma City Thunder 101-93 in overtime Saturday …

  • SUNDAY, MAY 1, 2011

    Nashville Predators even series with OT win over Vancouver

    NHL: Ryan Suter tied the game with 67 seconds left and Matt Halischuk won it 14:51 into double overtime as the Nashville Predators beat the Vancouver Canucks 2-1 in Vancouver, …

  • THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2011, 2:22 P.M.

    History aside, Chiefs not ready to panic

    If Don Nachbaur is right, there’s no need to panic. But then again, Nachbaur wasn’t the coach last year when the Portland Winterhawks won four playoff games at the Arena.

  • TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2011

    Chiefs take their time getting home

    Monday turned out to be a pretty good day for the Spokane Chiefs, especially considering how Sunday went. After a less-than-stellar performance in a 2-1 loss to the Portland Winterhawks …

  • MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2011, 10:07 P.M.

    Chiefs finally make it home

    After a less-than-stellar performance in a 2-1 loss to the Portland Winterhawks that evened their Western Hockey League playoff series at one win each, the Chiefs jumped on their bus …

  • TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2011

    Chiefs look to close out series against rival

    It’s too early to drop the Spokane Chiefs’ playoff series with the Tri-City Americans into the epic category but it is certainly working in that direction. After two straight overtime …

  • MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2011

    Gal’s OT goal gives Chiefs 3-2 series lead

    KENNEWICK – The emotional roller coaster of hockey was never more evident than Sunday night, when the Spokane Chiefs came within a whisker of losing, only to stun the Tri-City …

  • SUNDAY, APRIL 17, 2011

    Chiefs need sense of urgency for Game 5 against Tri-City

    KENNEWICK – There is desperate and then there is desperate. The Spokane Chiefs proved that Tuesday night and the Tri-City Americans reinforced it on Thursday.

  • SUNDAY, APRIL 17, 2011

    Sunday Locals: NIC Hall of Fame will induct coaches

    Two men who had a major impact on the athletic scene at North Idaho College will be inducted into NIC’s Athletics Hall of Fame during the school’s annual hall of …

  • SATURDAY, APRIL 9, 2011

    Chiefs gear up for big WHL playoff series with Tri-City

    It would seem like the stage is set for another epic series as the Spokane Chiefs and Tri-City Americans square off in the Western Hockey League playoffs. The rivals, who …



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