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Laura Stockton is ready to make some noise, as is Gonzaga

The way Laura Stockton sees it, if she makes some noise this season, so will Gonzaga.

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 10:52 p.m.

FanFest scrimmage results in a tie, lengthy to-do list for Gonzaga women’s basketball

Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier casually chatted with fans before Numerica FanFest on Saturday and took a seat at the scorer’s table for the team scrimmage.

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 2, 2018, 8:44 p.m.

Three Gonzaga seniors have high expectations as women’s basketball practice opens

Great expectations are the norm every fall at the Kennel. That goes triple for the three senior starters on the Gonzaga women’s team, who also expect to win a third …

UPDATED: Fri., March 30, 2018, 4:37 p.m.

Gonzaga women’s basketball overcame long odds en route to another successful season

The Gonzaga women overachieved again this year, and probably will need to do it again next season.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 9:25 p.m.

Gonzaga women, riding 14-game winning streak, continue to pick up steam

The Gonzaga women are trending.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 7:10 p.m.

Gonzaga women enter next challenges riding 10-game winning streak

Laura Stockton and the Bulldogs are looking down at the rest of the West Coast Conference.

Gonzaga women’s basketball gets ready for another big year

The Gonzaga women can’t wait to get this thing going.

Gonzaga women clamp down on Dons’ high-scoring guards

Top-seeded Gonzaga bottled up San Francisco’s high-scoring tandem of Rachel Howard and Anna Seilund in a 77-46 blowout Monday in the WCC women’s basketball tournament semifinals at Orleans Arena.

Gonzaga’s women could be deeper, better on defense

The Gonzaga women’s basketball team learned a lot about itself last year but didn’t quit there.

Women’s basketball: Ferenz provides spark in Vandals’ win

Idaho freshman Mikayla Ferenz came off the bench to score a season-high 25 points and Idaho pulled away in the second half and beat Northern Arizona 76-59 in a Big …

Young players made big strides in Gonzaga women’s win

As her three children were frolicking on the court Saturday afternoon, Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier warmed to the subject of growth spurts.

Gonzaga Prep sweeps junior SWABs awards

Unbeaten Gonzaga Prep football and girls basketball teams and coaches swept the 2015 Inland Northwest Sportswriters and Broadcasters youth awards honors, winning the trophies in six categories.

Stocktons reunited in Gonzaga women’s 65-52 win over Montana State

Homecomings always should feel this cozy.

Gonzaga women land top guard, Jessie Loera

Jessie Loera of Moses Lake, regarded as one of the best guards in her class in the nation, has given Gonzaga an oral commitment.

Big second half earns Metro 20-point victory in Jack Blair Memorial girls basketball

They had one basketball but they could have used several for the talent-rich teams in the 22nd annual Jack Blair Memorial game. That’s not to mean the players were too …

Metro roster loaded for Blair basketball game

The Greater Spokane League girls basketball players who will play in the Jack Blair Memorial Classic are arguably the best assembled group the game has seen. Consider: The two-time most …

Prep notebook: Madison Hovren powers Washington team

Madison Hovren is having quite the time on the girls basketball all-star game circuit. The Central Valley senior was named most valuable player as Washington hammered Oregon in the Northwest …

Metro team aims to turn tide against Region at Jack Blair game

Gonzaga Prep basketball standouts and good friends Otiona Gildon and Laura Stockton have played in a lot of games together in their four-year prep careers. They’ve been part of nearly …

Gonzaga Prep loses late lead, game

NEW YORK – For the first time this season – perhaps the first time in two years – the Gonzaga Prep girls basketball team didn’t finish. Possessing a five-point lead …

G-Prep girls embrace latest challenge

The core of the Gonzaga Prep girls basketball team has played in big games. Seniors Otiona Gildon, Oona Harrington, Lauren Weir and Laura Stockton have been to national club tournaments …

Best in state: G-Prep’s Laura Stockton named girls basketball 4A player of the year

For the third time in three weeks, Gonzaga Prep basketball standout Laura Stockton has garnered a player-of-the-year honor. Stockton was named the overall player of the year and 4A POY …

Notes: Cheney Blackhawks in search of coaches

Cheney must hire boys and girls basketball coaches – again. The Blackhawks have gone through basketball coaches in recent years like a teen-ager through socks.

Otiona Gildon, Laura Stockton lead Gonzaga Prep girls to win over Bothel in tournament opener

TACOMA – As opening statements go, the Gonzaga Prep girls basketball team earned an A. Bullpups coach Mike Arte was satisfied, but not content.

State 4A girls: G-Prep’s Laura Stockton makes her point

Laura Stockton understands there’s celebrity attached to her last name. That doesn’t define who she is, though, as far as she’s concerned. When it comes to her development as the …

Welcome back

So whether the defending State 4A girls basketball champions were going to win Saturday wasn’t the question. It was the execution and efficiency that pleased Gonzaga Prep coach Mike Arte …

District 8 4A girls: G-Prep, Central Valley advance to title game

At game’s end, before heading to the locker room, Mead girls basketball coach Quantae Anderson stopped and asked how many turnovers his team committed. When Anderson was told it was …

Otiona Gildon works to leave her legacy at Gonzaga Prep

You could hear it in Kelly Graves’ voice. The former Gonzaga women’s basketball coach, in his first year in a major rebuilding project at Oregon, can’t wait for the arrival …

Greg Lee: Laura Stockton sends shoe flying, nearly takes out tasty delight

If you’ve been around prep sports as long as I have – 30 years and counting – you’re bound to see odd things once in a while. Until Tuesday, though, …

Prep stands tall

Laura Stockton gave up 6 inches to Katie McWilliams but was Friday night’s standout at Lewis and Clark. Stockton scored a game-high 23 points and helped hold the Oregon State-bound …

Bullpups shake off slow start, cruise past Tigers

Mike Arte says his State 4A defending champion Gonzaga Prep girls basketball team has a long way to go before its final destination. If he’s talking about the Tacoma Dome, …