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UPDATED: Thu., June 28, 2018, 5:52 p.m.

Prep notebook: East-West 4A/3A all-star football game at Gonzaga Prep

The 2018 East-West 4A/3A all-star football game is Friday at 6 p.m. at Gonzaga Prep.

Prep notebook: North Central, Shadle Park make coaching hires

North Central names three new coaches while Shadle Park fills boys basketball vacancy.

Steve Christilaw: What in the name of Tommy John is going on?

There are moments that make you just plain feel old.

Jim Meehan: Team format makes sense for state golf tournaments

I’ve seen quite a bit in three decades as a sportswriter, but prep golf has supplied some of the more surreal moments.

UPDATED: Thu., June 14, 2018, 10:37 p.m.

Team Washington falls short of Greco-Roman national championship

A Team Washington wrestling squad loaded with Spokane talent fell just short of a Greco-Roman national championship Thursday.

UPDATED: Thu., June 14, 2018, 5:30 p.m.

Prep notebook: Ferris hires former Gonzaga star Sam Brown as baseball coach

With the close of the school year, several area schools announced coaching changes. Ferris was the busiest, adding four new coaches, including former Gonzaga star Sam Brown as baseball coach.

Steve Christilaw: In the real world, losses can be permanent

In the world of sports, we like to track losses. Oh, we like to talk about winning, but the only context we have for framing a discussion about wins is …

UPDATED: Wed., June 13, 2018, 10:24 p.m.

‘ESPYs of Spokane’ feature best high school athletes area has to offer

The fifth annual Spokane Youth Sports Awards, sponsored by the Spokane Sports Commission, were held at the historic Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox on Wednesday.

UPDATED: Wed., June 13, 2018, 9:21 p.m.

USA’s top teenage wrestlers compete for national duals title in Spokane

Teams from more than 20 states made the trek to the Spokane Convention Center this week to compete in the Cadet National Duals, a four-day team tournament governed by USA …

UPDATED: Tue., June 12, 2018, 6:45 p.m.

Central Valley tabs alum Ryan Bragdon as girls basketball coach

Central Valley names former Northwest Nazarene University women’s basketball coach Ryan Bragdon, a CV grad, as girls head coach.

UPDATED: Thu., June 7, 2018, 3:43 p.m.

Prep notebook: Bryce Erickson out at Lake City football

Bryce Erickson resigned as coach of Lake City football earlier this week.

Steve Christilaw: Year at Freeman defines resiliency of human spirit

I was told early on that the phoenix, the bird, was a character of mythology and later a character from the Harry Potter novels. … But six decades and counting …

Gonzaga Prep’s Anton Watson misses final cut at U18 Team USA tryout camp

Gonzaga Prep’s Anton Watson was not among the 12 names revealed on Tuesday to represent the United States at this summer’s FIBA Americas U18 Championship for Men.

UPDATED: Mon., June 4, 2018, 8:26 p.m.

WIAA makes several changes to high school playoff seeding system

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) executive board voted on several changes to take place for next season’s high school sports seasons.

Gonzaga Prep’s Anton Watson makes first cut at USA men’s U18 National Team tryouts

Gonzaga Prep junior Anton Watson was among 18 finalists to make the initial cut at the USA Men’s Under-18 National Team tryout camp.

UPDATED: Thu., May 31, 2018, 6:39 p.m.

National track event comes to rural North Idaho

“If you build it, they will come.” Nearly 30 years ago, Kevin Costner heard a voice in his head telling him to build a baseball field in his Iowa cornfield.

Jacinta Buckley earns MVP to help Metro beat Region in Jack Blair Memorial Classic

Lewis and Clark junior Jacinta Buckley scored 17 points and helped the Metro all-stars hold off the Region all-stars 87-80 in the 25th annual Jack Blair Memorial Classic.

UPDATED: Wed., May 30, 2018, 9 p.m.

Spring sports 2018 high school all-league teams

Area all-league teams for spring sports

UPDATED: Tue., May 29, 2018, 6:59 p.m.

Dave Nichols: Jack Blair Memorial game brings together several future collegiate players

It was a special season for girls basketball in the area and even though it’s almost June, it comes to a close today.

UPDATED: Sat., May 26, 2018, 11:22 p.m.

State 1B baseball: Almira/Coulee-Hartline caps unbeaten season with title victory over Colton

Almira/Coulee-Hartline came out Saturday at Wheeler Field and managed to complete one of the toughest task in all of sports when the Warriors defeated Colton 8-4 to remain undefeated on …

UPDATED: Sat., May 26, 2018, 11:08 p.m.

State 1A baseball: Freeman finally reaches peak by knocking off King’s Way Christian for title

Michael Coumont had come to Yakima seven times with Freeman High School teammates in search of state championships in basketball and baseball. Three times he’d been on the losing end …

UPDATED: Sat., May 26, 2018, 10:45 p.m.

State 4A track and field: Lewis and Clark’s girls tweak little things for relay championship

Don Hilsendeger was getting a little annoyed with all of the tiny things keeping his Lewis and Clark squad from gapping the fractions of seconds needed to best Tahoma.

State 3A track and field: Shadle Park’s Tony Pizzillo wins one event, places second in two others

Tony Pizzillo expressed a little bit of “what if” when reflecting the immediate aftermath of Saturday’s State 3A track and field championships.

UPDATED: Sat., May 26, 2018, 10:03 p.m.

State 2A track and field: Charles Johnson wins four titles, helps Cheney take home boys team crown

Just minutes after winning his fourth state championship event, Charles Johnson was only thinking of doughnuts. Tasty treats are a bit of a vice for the stellar senior sprinter from …

UPDATED: Sat., May 26, 2018, 9:26 p.m.

State 1B softball: Sarah Bradshaw throws two-hit shutout, ACH wins 1B championship

Sarah Bradshaw tossed a two-hit shutout with eight strikeouts and no walks and the Warriors (24-3) knocked off Quilcene 11-0 in six innings to claim the state 1B championship at …

State 1A, 2B, 1B girls track and field: Ashley Sande of St. George’s finishes stellar career with four titles

Ashley Sande put a fitting bow on the end of a stellar sprint career.

UPDATED: Sat., May 26, 2018, 9:23 p.m.

State 1A, 2B, 1B boys track and field: Riverside’s Ben Shaw wins two more events on final day

Ben Shaw’s fun was spread out at the State 1A, 2B, 1B track and field championships.

State 1A softball: Olivia Charbonneau helps Lakeside rout Elma in title game

Olivia Charbonneau hit a three-run homer and Lakeside (20-7) routed Elma 19-9 in the state 1A championship game at Columbia Playfield in Richland.

State girls tennis: Chewelah’s Elizabeth Grubb and Katie Keifer take seventh place in doubles

Elizabeth Grubb and Katie Keifer of Chewelah took seventh place in state 1B/2B/1A tennis on Saturday at the Yakima Tennis Club. They lost to Coupeville’s Payton Renninger and Payton Aparicio …

UPDATED: Sat., May 26, 2018, 8:13 p.m.

State boys tennis: Freeman’s Andy Simmerman takes second in singles

It was a successful weekend for Freeman’s Andy Simmerman who placed second at the state 1B/2B/1A tournament on Saturday at the Yakima Tennis Club. He beat Ezra Magaram of Seattle …