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Locally: Lindsie Scholwinski named softball coach at Community Colleges of Spokane

In 2015, Lindsie Scholwinski pitched Community Colleges of Spokane to the Northwest Athletic Conference softball championship. Now, she is the new head coach of the Sasquatch.

Locally: John Spatz hired as head track and field coach at Community Colleges of Spokane

Community Colleges of Spokane is turning to one of its hall of famers to lead the men’s and women’s track and field programs. John Spatz, a two-time, record-setting Northwest Athletic …

UPDATED: Sat., July 21, 2018, 5:20 p.m.

Locally: Whitworth names four athletes for Heritage Gallery Hall of Fame

Two swimmers and one athlete each from football and women’s basketball form the 2018 Class of the Whitworth Heritage Gallery Hall of Fame.

UPDATED: Sat., July 14, 2018, 4:26 p.m.

Locally: Former Idaho basketball standout Geraldine McCorkell signs with pro team in Sweden

Geraldine McCorkell closed her career at Idaho with 1,552 career points, eighth all-time, with 546 coming her senior year when she averaged 16.5 points and 7.8 rebounds to earn second-team …

UPDATED: Sat., July 7, 2018, 4:33 p.m.

Locally: University of Idaho announces 2018 Hall of Fame class

The University of Idaho is indelibly etched on Dennis Erickson’s football coaching resumè. Now his name will be permanently inscribed in the hallowed halls in Moscow.

UPDATED: Sat., June 30, 2018, 4:16 p.m.

Locally: Victoria Fallgren repeats as Washington State Golf Association Women’s Mid-Amateur champion, Avista Stadium in best ballpark voting

Victoria Fallgren, the assistant women’s golf coach at Gonzaga University, has repeated as winner of the Washington State Golf Association Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship.

UPDATED: Sat., June 23, 2018, 8:38 p.m.

Locally: Gonzaga women’s cross country/track and field coach Patty Ley steps down

In 2015, Patty Ley led the Gonzaga women to their first West Coast Conference cross country title since 1995 and to the school’s first appearance in the NCAA Championships and …

Locally: Tekoa’s Susannah Scaroni sets world-best time en route to win at New York Mini 10K

Susannah Scaroni, who has come out of Tekoa to become one of the world’s top women’s wheelchair road racers, established what is believed to be a world-best time in winning …

UPDATED: Sat., June 9, 2018, 8:05 p.m.

Locally: Gonzaga’s Emma Wolfram earns WCC Postgraduate Scholarship

Emma Wolfram of Gonzaga, who missed her senior basketball season with an injury, has been named the female recipient of the West Coast Conference Postgraduate Scholarship.

Locally: Officials, athletes pile up year-end awards, career honors

Jim Northcott of Spokane, a football official for more than four decades, has been elected to the prestigious Pac-12 Conference Football Officiating Field of Honor.

UPDATED: Sat., May 26, 2018, 7:24 p.m.

Locally: Community Colleges of Spokane set to induct large group into Athletics Hall of Fame

A former coach, 10 athletes and two teams will be in the spotlight when basketball, track and field and cross country share the dais for the Community Colleges of Spokane’s …

UPDATED: Sat., May 19, 2018, 5:46 p.m.


Wally Heidenson, who is retiring after 37 seasons as tennis coach at Community Colleges of Spokane, was named the Northwest Athletic Conference Men’s and Women’s Coach of the Year for …

UPDATED: Sat., May 12, 2018, 5:19 p.m.

Local briefs: Mead grad Maddy Underwood honored by CSU Monterey Bay

Maddy Underwood of Mead was named the Cal State University Monterey Bay Female Athlete of the Year, recognizing her for a senior season in which she led the volleyball team …

Locally: New Washington State women’s basketball coach Kamie Ethridge announces first recruits

Borders have not restricted Washington State women’s basketball recruiting. It appears that practice will continue.

Locally: Gonzaga University to honor former player, coach Steve Hertz

Steve Hertz is “Mr. Baseball” at Gonzaga University. His name is woven throughout the school archives as a player and coach. A bronze bust of his likeness has greeted fans …

Locally: Academic hall of fame honors Spokane kicking standout Jason Hanson

Jason Hanson, a three-time Academic All-American during his four years at Washington State (1988-91), has been elected into the CoSIDA Academic All-America Hall of Fame.

Locally: Gonzaga’s Chandler Smith earns prestigious academic honor

Chandler Smith, who led Gonzaga in minutes played last season as a redshirt junior, has been named to the Women’s Basketball Scholar Athlete Team by the DI-AAA Athletics Directors Association.

UPDATED: Sat., April 7, 2018, 5:44 p.m.

Locally: Jakobe Ford off to great start at Everett Community College

The Everett Community College freshman Jakobe Ford, a Shadle Park alum, broke a 43-year-old school record and 14-year-old stadium and meet records by winning the high jump at 7 feet,

Locally: Basketball, volleyball, baseball honors bestowed among local athletes

Taylor Mims and Alexis Dirige of Washington State have been selected to the 12-player U.S. Women’s Collegiate National Volleyball Team-Europe Tour that will compete in the 14th annual European Global …

UPDATED: Sat., March 24, 2018, 11:15 p.m.

Locally: Three area players named to NAIA All-America teams

It was, indeed, an All-American season for

UPDATED: Sat., March 17, 2018, 11:43 p.m.

Locally: Sam Merriman, Sherriden May headline list of Idaho Hall of Fame inductees

Former University of Idaho football greats Sam Merriman and Sherriden May and two former Silver Valley high school stars from the 1950s and ’60s will be inducted into the Idaho …

UPDATED: Sat., March 10, 2018, 7:16 p.m.

Locally: Area athletes earn numerous achievement awards in basketball, track, wrestling

Brianna King of Spokane picked up at Montana Western this season right where she left off at Community Colleges of Spokane last season.

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 24, 2018, 4:22 p.m.

Locally: Washington State Senate honors former Eastern Washington athletic director Bill Chaves

Former Eastern Washington University athletic director Bill Chaves was honored Thursday by the Washington Senate in Olympia with an adopted resolution.

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 17, 2018, 9:47 p.m.

Locally: Lake City’s Vanessa Shippy shines at Oklahoma State

Lake City graduate Vanessa Shippy was imposing as she launched her senior softball season at Oklahoma State in the Kajikawa Classic in Tempe, Arizona, last weekend, batting 11 for 13, …

Locally: EWU’s Delaney Hodgins named CLASS finalist

Delaney Hodgins doesn’t stand out just on the court, but her well-known skills there along with her other attributes helped the Eastern Washington forward to be named one of 10 …

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 3, 2018, 6:57 p.m.

Locally: North Central grad Brianna King continues scoring barrage with Western Montana

For the second time in two weeks, and fourth time this season, Brianna King was named the Frontier Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week.

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 27, 2018, 5:57 p.m.

Locally: EWU track assistant Mike Mikos named to state hall of fame

Mike Mikos, a volunteer coach at Eastern Washington University since 2005 following a highly successful high school coaching career on the west side, was inducted into the Washington State Track …

Locally: Boise State’s Riley Lupfer earns two women’s basketball awards

For the second time in three weeks, Boise State sophomore

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 11:16 p.m.

Locally: Eastern Washington will honor Alvin Snow with spot in its hall of fame

Eastern Washington’s first NCAA Division I basketball All-American is going to take his rightful place in the school’s Athletics Hall of Fame.

Locally: Washington State’s Morgan Weaver, Ella Dederick attend national soccer camp

Washington State sophomore Morgan Weaver and redshirt junior Ella Dederick are attending the U-23 Women’s National Soccer Team camp in Carson, California, that runs through Thursday.