Stories tagged: local briefs
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 5:25 p.m.
Western Washington Vikings volleyball thrives with players from Eastern Washington
The Western Washington volleyball program is among the elite in the nation year after year. Last week the Vikings were ranked No. 5 in NCAA Division II and are Great …
Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 8:11 p.m.
Local softball body sees change in leadership
There’s been a softball leadership change in Spokane. Fuzzy Buckenberger has retired as commissioner after 22 years. Jamie Stewart has been appointed his replacement.
Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 3:45 p.m.
Local briefs: Two Washington State golfers qualify for U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship
Washington State seniors Derek Bayley and Zach Anderson are headed to the 2018 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship next May at Jupiter Hills Club in Tequesta, Florida.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 11:47 p.m.
Local briefs: Gonzaga grad Kara Soucek named to U.S. national team in rowing
Kara Soucek, a first-team All-American and two-time West Coast Conference Rower of the Year at Gonzaga, has been selected as an alternate for the U.S. National Team that will compete …
Sat., Aug. 5, 2017, 5:01 p.m.
Casey Stangel, two Cougars win Pac-12 scholarships
Casey Stangel from Washington and two Washington State Cougars, Alexis Thode and Matthew Swanson, are among 22 student-athletes receiving Pac-12 Postgraduate Scholarships for the 2016-17 academic year.
Sat., July 29, 2017, 8:36 p.m.
Local briefs: Kiara Kudron signs to play in Spain
Kiara Kudron, who completed a four-year career at Gonzaga last season, will take her game from the McCarthey Athletic Center to Madrid, Spain, this fall after signing a professional contract …
UPDATED: Sat., July 22, 2017, 4:51 p.m.
Local briefs: CdA alum Caelyn Orlandi to coach at LC-State
The two-time NAIA All-American Caelyn Orlandi from Coeur d’Alene High School has been hired as a Lewis-Clark State assistant women’s basketball coach.
UPDATED: Sat., June 24, 2017, 5:36 p.m.
Local briefs: Randall Stradling inducted into PLU Athletics Hall of Fame
Randall Stradling, who went from Cheney to have a nationally recognized tennis career at Pacific Lutheran University in the mid-1980s, has been selected for induction into the PLU Athletics Hall …
Sat., June 17, 2017, 4:58 p.m.
Local briefs: Whitworth chooses Noelle Brouillard to lead women’s lacrosse
Whitworth University has chosen Noelle Brouillard to be the first head coach of its women’s lacrosse program, which will begin play in 2019.
Sat., June 3, 2017, 5:20 p.m.
Local briefs: Spokane Junior Rifle Club has strong showing at state event
Maliya Hillman collected one gold medal and barely missed a second to lead the showing by the Spokane Junior Rifle Club at the Washington State Conventional Outdoor Smallbore (0.22) Championships …
UPDATED: Sat., May 27, 2017, 11:52 p.m.
Sue Durrant, 1968 track team head WSU Hall of Fame list
Sue Durrant, a pioneer in women’s sports, and the Cougars’ 1968 men’s track & field team that featured three NCAA individual champions, head the list of seven inductees in the …
Sat., May 20, 2017, 5:36 p.m.
Local briefs: Linda Lanker named head coach for women’s Pan American Junior team
Linda Lanker of Coeur d’Alene, who has shared her wealth of coaching knowledge locally, nationally and internationally for more than three decades, has been named by USA Track & Field …
Sat., May 13, 2017, 4:34 p.m.
WSU swimmer Anna Rosen wins Pac-12 Sportsmanship Award
Anna Rosen, a Washington State senior swimmer from Sweden who has competed for three years with a rare and serious heart condition, was awarded the 2017 Pac-12 Sportsmanship Award by …
Sat., April 29, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
CV grad Madison Hovren collects more honors at West Point
Madison Hovren, the Army West Point sophomore who was the Patriot League scoring (18.4) and rebounding (10.2) leader as the only player in the league to average a double-double, added …
Sat., April 15, 2017, 5:16 p.m.
Hugh Watson, Collese Dornan headed for NIC Hall of Fame
Hugh Watson and Collese Dornan, the former a highly successful men’s basketball coach and the latter the first volleyball All-American in school history, will be the newest members of the …
Sat., April 1, 2017, 5:17 p.m.
Andrew Potyk leads strong regional showing at Nordic Championships
Andrew Potyk, a University of Colorado freshman from Ferris, led the showing by four members of the Spokane Nordic Ski Association at the 2017 USSA Cross Country Junior National Championships …
UPDATED: Sat., March 11, 2017, 6:01 p.m.
Riley Lupfer, Madison Hovren, Caelyn Orlandi shine in college basketball
Three women who were high school basketball standouts in the area made headlines with their college teams last week.
UPDATED: Sat., March 4, 2017, 5:14 p.m.
Rich Tschirgi, Jace Malek honored by wrestling hall of fame
Rich Tschirgi and Jace Malek, separated by 50 years on the calendar but united on the mat, will be enshrined together during the Washington Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall …
Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 3:45 p.m.
Shadle Park leaves little to spare at state bowling
It was quite a weekend for Corey Spurlock and his Shadle Park Highlanders at the 52nd Washington State High School Varsity Bowling Championships last Saturday and Sunday at Lilac Lanes.
Sat., Feb. 18, 2017, 4:18 p.m.
Warren Friedrichs retiring as a Whitworth coach for second time
Warren Friedrichs – basketball coach, golf coach, interim athletic director – is retiring for a second time as a head coach at Whitworth University. Friedrichs, who first arrived on the …
Sun., Jan. 8, 2017, 4 a.m.
Locally: Chaplin, Lanker added to track and field hall of fame
John Chaplin and Linda Lanker, who have taken their love of track and field and knowledge of the sport onto the international stage, will sit on the dais at the …
Sat., Dec. 24, 2016, 3:50 p.m.
Locally: Area shooters excel at Washington State Marksmanship Championship
Members of the Spokane Junior Rifle Club were dominant in the 2016 Washington State Civilian Marksmanship Program Championship that was shot late last month at the Spokane Rifle Club and …
Sat., Dec. 17, 2016, 5:55 p.m.
Locally: Linda Lanker receives prestigious track and field honor
Linda Lanker has won national championships, earned coaching acclaim locally and nationally and served tirelessly in her more than four decades involved in track and field. Last weekend in Orlando, …
Sat., Nov. 19, 2016, 5:27 p.m.
Pullman, Cheney have strong finishes at Washington State Swimming and Diving Championships
Taylor McCoy of Pullman and Alexis Schmidt of Cheney won Class 2A state titles in the girls State Swimming and Diving Championships last weekend in Federal Way. McCoy collected her …
Sun., Jan. 4, 2015
Locally: Andrea Harrison completes stellar career at BYU
Andrea Nelson Harrison, a BYU senior from Shadle Park, completed her collegiate cross country career this fall with an armload of honors. Harrison, a two-time state high school champion (4A …
Sun., June 16, 2013
Washington St. promotes Hunt
Shannon Wyckoff Hunt has been promoted to assistant coach for the Washington State volleyball program. Hunt had been a volunteer coach with the Cougars since August 2011. She played for …
Sun., April 15, 2007
Blank leads Spokane swim team at nationals
Nick Blank from Lake City High School in Coeur d’Alene had four top-six finishes to lead the showing by 12 members of the Spokane Area Swim Team at the 2007 …
Wed., May 22, 1996
Davis Set To Hire Associate Head Coach
University of Idaho men’s basketball coach Kermit Davis is expected this week to hire Dave Farrar as an associate head coach. Farrar was the head coach at Middle Tennessee State …
Fri., Feb. 16, 1996
Nieman Collects Iel’s Top Award
Inland Empire and North Star girls basketball coaches have selected their respective all-league teams. Sandpoint senior post Alli Nieman was named Player of the Year in the IEL. It’s just …
Wed., Feb. 14, 1996
Leaf To Have Surgery On Non-Throwing Shoulder
Washington State quarterback Ryan Leaf, a right-handed passer, will undergo surgery to repair an instability in his left shoulder, Cougars coach Mike Price said Tuesday. Leaf’s rehabilitation time is expected …