Stories tagged: preps
Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 8:19 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The calendar says it is time for a little basketball spirit
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The only thing that really tells you it is mid-January around these parts is the basketball on TV. Read on.
Thu., Dec. 14, 2017, 8:34 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It wasn’t time then, it is now
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Talk about a blast from the past. Joe Albi Stadium is in the news again. And the idea is to replace it. It’s an idea …
Wed., Dec. 6, 2017
St. George’s establishing itself as State B soccer juggernaut
The Dragons had rolled into the final four, looking for their third consecutive title. After surviving a brutal semifinal match with archrival Preston, the boys threw everything but the mascot …
Wed., Dec. 6, 2017
Veteran spokane-area sports official tries to remain in background
The two teams facing off in Saturday’s State Class 4A championship football game, eventual state champ Richland and Woodinville, already were a band of brothers long before they headed to …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 4:12 p.m.
CV soccer coach hopes to build program to one of the best in the state
Central Valley High soccer coach aims to help the girls program, as well as the boys program, into one of the best in the state.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 4:05 p.m.
Win over Gonzaga Prep carries lesson for Central Valley team
Central Valley pounded out a rare win at home over Gonzaga Prep last week.
Tue., June 6, 2017, 8:14 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Common sense wins out as an Oregon school welcomed into Washington high school ranks
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The Mariners took Monday off. But the wheel in the sky kept on turning, and its journey allowed us to shine a light on other …
Wed., April 19, 2017, 2:54 p.m.
EV’s Fisher continues strong season at Pasco invite
We are coming into the time of the spring track season where numbers begin to pop.
Wed., March 1, 2017, 8:24 a.m.
Grip on Sports: New state high school tournament format a compromise, and that’s not a bad thing
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The Washington State high school basketball tournaments begin today at three sites. Why is that news? For the past few years they would not have …
Thu., Feb. 26, 2015
Bill Pierce’s prep almanac: 1943 Lewis and Clark Tigers
Coach Squinty Hunter and Lewis and Clark had a great basketball season in 1943. With the win over Rogers to close out City League play, the Tigers posted the first …
Sun., Dec. 28, 2014
Prep roundup: Reardan holds off Chewelah’s late rally for Lions Club tourney championship
Kamille Langford made a pair of free throws with 2 seconds left and the Reardan girls basketball team survived Chewelah’s second-half rally in a 49-48 win in the Lions Club …
Sun., Oct. 12, 2014
Prep roundup: NC’s Anderson first at Richland Invitational
North Central senior Tanner Anderson set a new meet record Saturday at the Richland Invitational cross country meet at Carmichael Middle School in Richland. Anderson took first place, covering the …
Fri., Sept. 19, 2014
Prep roundup: Abby Swanson’s penalty kick in second overtime leads West Valley to 3-2 GNL soccer win over Clarkston
Abby Swanson scored on a penalty kick in the second overtime Thursday to lift West Valley to a 3-2 Great Northern League victory over visiting Clarkston. The Eagles (4-1-0, 3-0-0 …
Wed., July 30, 2014
Mt. Spokane gets blanked, elminated by Yakima
Dustin Yates threw six innings, giving up just three hits while striking out seven, and scored a run to lead Yakima Valley past Mt. Spokane 2-0 in a junior American …
Sun., April 27, 2014
Machala a Hall of Famer
June Machala of Spokane, who didn’t start competitive running until she was in her 60s and then proceeded to be a dominant figure in long distance running in her age …
Sat., Dec. 14, 2013
CV boys overcome 12-point deficit to defeat Shadle
Adam Chamberlain scored a season-high 24 points, including 17 after halftime, as Central Valley rallied from a 12-point deficit Friday for a 64-44 Greater Spokane League victory at Shadle Park. …
Fri., Dec. 13, 2013
Roundup: Mt. Spokane edges NC with late pin, technical fall
Christian Nibarger’s pin at 145 pounds and Tanner Whetzel’s pin at 152 in the final match completed Mt. Spokane’s rally Thursday as the Wildcats edged host North Central 34-29 in …
Fri., Dec. 6, 2013
Post Falls boys break away from Rogers
Corey Koski finished with 18 points, 20 rebounds and six blocked shots Thursday, and Post Falls used a 19-5 second quarter to pull away from visiting Rogers in nonleague boys …
Wed., Nov. 27, 2013
Balanced Vikings pull away from Sandpoint
Sara Chalich led four players in double figures with 16 points Tuesday as the Coeur d’Alene Vikings (2-0) pulled away from the visiting Sandpoint Bulldogs (1-3) for a 59-46 nonleague …
Thu., Oct. 31, 2013
Coeur d’Alene girls favored at state cross country
Unlike Washington, the Idaho state cross country meets are rotated among three regions. The Coeur d’Alene girls captured the 5A state title in convincing fashion last year when the meets …
Wed., Oct. 9, 2013, 5:32 p.m.
Pick 6: Prep football picks of the week
Perfection. For the first time this fall, one of the competitors in Pick 6 had a perfect week. You can probably guess it was Yours Truly. There wouldn’t be this …
Thu., Oct. 3, 2013
CV’s girls win tiebreaker in thriller
Seldom are two cross country races run at the same site as compelling as those between host Central Valley and Mt. Spokane’s girls and boys on Wednesday. The girls’ outcome …
Thu., Oct. 3, 2013
Crossover Classic volleyball tourney renamed to honor Sheridan
The Crossover Classic is turning 20 years old and 1 year old at the same time. The 64-team tournament, called “the biggest all-high school tournament on the West Coast” by …
Thu., Oct. 3, 2013
LC girls soccer stops G-Prep in shootout
The Lewis and Clark Tigers worked overtime to defeat the Gonzaga Prep Bullpups 2-1 in a shootout at Spokane Falls Community College in Greater Spokane League girls soccer action on …
Sun., June 30, 2013
Some high school coaches queasy about players hitting streets
Rick Sloan used to have a line-in-the-sand stance when it came to any of his Central Valley boys basketball players participating in Hoopfest. The gist of it was he didn’t …
Sat., June 29, 2013, 9:16 p.m.
Some coaches wary of their players taking part in Hoopfest
Central Valley coach Rick Sloan isn’t as hard core as he used to be. But if he had his druthers none of his players would be involved at Hoopfest this …
Sat., May 25, 2013, 10:45 p.m.
Arlington wins 4A softball; CV ends tourney 2-2
The Arlington Eagles and senior pitcher Ronnie Ladines were barely challenged at the State 4A softball tournament, but they didn’t wither when the first challenge came.
Fri., May 24, 2013, 11:11 p.m.
CV keeps trophy hopes bubbling at 4A softball
After a long, blustery day that had turned somewhat disheartening, Joe Stanton gathered his Central Valley Bears together and instantly knew they weren’t ready to give up.
Thu., May 23, 2013, 9:33 p.m.
CV softball returns to state with team-first attitude
Bailey Bergdahl soaked up the scene as Central Valley claimed its first regional softball title last Saturday, realizing that the memory would mean more than the win itself.
Wed., May 22, 2013, 9:05 p.m.
Schuhs take aim at last state trip together
Jon Schuh occasionally thinks that he should have introduced himself twice to people connected with University High softball: once as coach of the team and once as parent of one …