Stories tagged: nwprepsnow
Wed., June 28, 2017, 9:14 p.m.
Greg Lee: Idaho needs three-man basketball officiating crews
At times, basketball fans have called them the “Three Stooges” or “Three Blind Mice” – those being near the top of a list of derogatory terms.
Wed., June 28, 2017, 8:47 p.m.
Central Valley’s Ryan Rehkow excited for final all-star game before heading to London
Ryan Rehkow is a servant first, athlete second. He could be the poster child of what is best about Latter-day Saints student-athletes and more.
Tue., June 27, 2017, 7:34 p.m.
G-Prep replacing turf, remodeling gym
Gonzaga Prep’s athletic facilities are getting a much-needed makeover. The most visible work is on the football field where the turf installed in 2005 is being replaced.
UPDATED: Tue., June 27, 2017, 7:46 p.m.
Youth notebook: CdA’s Grady Leonard named Gatorade track and field athlete of year for Idaho
Coeur d’Alene thrower Grady Leonard had a record-breaking spring that garnered him national attention. Leonard has been named the Gatorade Boys Track and Field Athlete of the Year for Idaho. …
UPDATED: Wed., June 21, 2017, 10:49 a.m.
Greg Lee: GSL basketball teams ready for new look
When Greater Spokane League administrators decided to break football into two divisions, many thought that would ultimately lead to other sports wanting the same.
Wed., June 21, 2017
Mt. Spokane’s Gunnar Knutson wins U.S. Junior Amateur qualifier
Mt. Spokane High’s Gunnar Knutson shot a 75 Tuesday at the Club at Rock Creek in Coeur d’Alene to win the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship qualifier.
UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017, 6:23 p.m.
Softball notebook: North Idaho 16U team wins championship in Oregon tourney
After losing its first two games on Saturday in pool play, the North Idaho Xtreme-Craig softball team got on a roll and rode the momentum to six straight wins and …
Wed., June 14, 2017, 10:02 p.m.
Lakeside High’s Akina Yamada poised for judo national tournament
It’s been a whirlwind couple of weeks for Akina Yamada.
Wed., June 14, 2017, 12:04 p.m.
Greg Lee: Hermiston’s move to MCC greatly benefits GSL
Hermiston’s acceptance by the WIAA as a member school will prove beneficial to not only the Mid-Columbia Conference but for the Greater Spokane League, too.
UPDATED: Tue., June 13, 2017, 9:19 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Wyatt Mills drafted by Seattle Mariners in 3rd round
The Seattle Mariners have had their pitching issues of late. It’s a little early to expect Gonzaga University right-handed closer Wyatt Mills to step up and help, but he’s looking …
UPDATED: Tue., June 13, 2017, 7:29 p.m.
Youth notebook: Post Falls’ Ridge Lovett wins another wrestling national championship
Ridge Lovett wasn’t feeling the desire to go to the Cadet Greco-Roman World Team Trials.
UPDATED: Sat., June 10, 2017, 9:48 p.m.
Former Lewis and Clark star Briann January ready to combine playing, coaching
Briann January is having it both ways, and she couldn’t be happier.
UPDATED: Wed., June 7, 2017, 9:57 p.m.
Greg Lee: 2016-17 prep athletic year full of triumphs, some heartbreak
The 2016-17 high school sports year in the Inland Northwest contained the usual triumph and heartbreak for teams and athletes.
Tue., June 6, 2017, 8:09 p.m.
Former Newport star Aaron Castle in fourth straight NCAA meet; GU’s Fraley favored in steeplechase
Aaron Castle has come a long way since junior high school, when he first heaved an 8-pound shot in his parents’ driveway back in Newport.
UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017, 8:46 p.m.
Spokane Youth Sports Awards: Glitz, glamor and honors for top athletes and their teams
The Oakesdale volleyball team arrived in a stretch Excursion limousine Monday evening for the fourth annual Spokane Youth Sports Awards. No matter how the team made the trek to Spokane, …
Mon., June 5, 2017, 3 p.m.
Former WV, EV wrestling coach Chuck Miller passes away
Greg Gavin was the head football coach at West Valley when the Eagles’ head wrestling coach, Chuck Miller, tried to get him to spar with him at practice.
UPDATED: Sun., June 4, 2017, 7:35 p.m.
Spokane Youth Sports Awards to be announced Monday
Many of the best high school athletes in eastern Washington will be celebrated Monday at the third annual Spokane Youth Sports Awards event.
UPDATED: Thu., June 1, 2017, 10:43 p.m.
Post Falls standout Melody Kempton leads Region past Metro in Jack Blair Memorial
Melody Kempton is more than a year away from continuing her basketball playing career at Gonzaga University.
Wed., May 31, 2017, 5:41 p.m.
Area all-league teams
Area all-league teams
Wed., May 31, 2017, 3:02 p.m.
3rd annual IronWood Throws Classic this weekend
Some of the top post collegiate male and female throwers and top high school athletes will be on hand Friday and Saturday in Rathdrum for the third annual IronWood Throws …
UPDATED: Tue., May 30, 2017, 6:31 p.m.
Lake City’s Nina Carlson versatile on and off the court
Soon-to-be Lake City graduate Nina Carlson is as versatile in life as she is on the basketball court. There she was in the middle of her final high school season …
UPDATED: Sat., May 27, 2017, 10:55 p.m.
Oakesdale, Lakeside win girls track titles
After finishing in a first-place tie with Mt. Vernon Christian in last year’s State 1A/2B/1B track and field championships, the game-planning for 2017 began early for the Oakesdale Nighthawks.
UPDATED: Sat., May 27, 2017, 11:51 p.m.
Northwest Christian boys win State 2B track championship
Jack Ammon won himself a six-pack of state championship gold medals running for Northwest Christian the last four years. But he enjoyed the bookends every bit as much.
UPDATED: Sat., May 27, 2017, 9:52 p.m.
State 2B baseball: Colfax gives veteran coach Mike Parrish title as final gift
The Colfax Bulldogs sent longtime head coach Mike Parrish riding into the sunset with a shiny new state championship trophy in hand on Saturday thanks to a 5-3 extra innings …
UPDATED: Sat., May 27, 2017, 9:51 p.m.
State prep baseball roundup: Freeman takes third place in 1A
McKabe Cottrell went 3 for 4 with a double and two RBIs and Freeman (22-3) beat Cashmere (22-4) 5-3 in the State 1A third-place game at County Stadium in Yakima …
UPDATED: Sun., May 28, 2017, 4:37 p.m.
State 2A track: EV’s Rodrick Fisher, Cheney’s Alsatta Bakana speed to titles
TACOMA – Alsatta Bakana stood at the top of the awards podium, trying to brush back tears Saturday afternoon.
UPDATED: Sat., May 27, 2017, 11:19 p.m.
State tennis: Lewis and Clark’s Kyle Fager take third in State 4A singles
Kyle Fager of Lewis and Clark beat Justin Ong of Olympia 6-3, 4-6, 6-1 to take third place in the State 4A boys singles tennis tournament at the Columbia Basin …
UPDATED: Sun., May 28, 2017, 4:38 p.m.
State 3A track: Mt. Spokane boys capture first state title in any sport in school history
The Mt. Spokane boys track and field team now has a special place in school history. The Wildcats are the first boys team to win a state championship. And they …
UPDATED: Sat., May 27, 2017, 11:40 p.m.
State 4A track: Mead boys, behind three scorers, capture 8th title in school history
They brought five qualifiers, two alternates and three scored points – and the Mead boys track team captured the State 4A track and field championship Saturday afternoon.
Sat., May 27, 2017, 8:04 p.m.
Pomeroy rallies past Almira/Coulee-Hartline for State 1B baseball title
The Almira/Coulee-Hartline Warriors appeared poised to win the State 1B baseball title on Saturday, but after building an early lead their gloves went wonky and their bats turned cold.