Stories tagged: Rick Sloan
TUESDAY, FEB. 14, 2017, 11:48 P.M.
Billy Ames leads CV boys past LC in 4A subregional loser-out game
Billy Ames provided a spark in the final two quarters, and his hustle proved infectious as the Bears rallied to knock off visiting Lewis and Clark 53-46 in a 4A …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 4, 2017, 4:54 P.M.
Greg Lee: Second half of GSL basketball should be highly entertaining
Sean Mallon has made his presence known in a big way at his alma mater.
FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 2016, 9:40 P.M.
Better shooting, balanced attack leads CV boys past CdA
Considering how frigid the Central Valley boys basketball team’s shooting was three days earlier, the Bears were downright on fire Friday.
TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 2016, 11:11 P.M.
CV picks longtime assistant Ryan Butner as new football coach
Ryan Butner put his handprints on the Central Valley football program long before the head coaching job opened.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2016, 5:36 P.M.
Central Valley’s Cameron Tucker has matured as more balanced player
Cameron Tucker has learned a valuable lesson. It’s taken the 6-foot-4 Central Valley senior three years, but he’s discovered that by doing less he can do more.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 3, 2016, 11:21 P.M.
Eli Emerson flourishing after cardiac arrest
Eli Emerson has much to be grateful for.
SATURDAY, JAN. 30, 2016, 9:55 P.M.
GSL boys: CV pulls away in fourth, tops Ferris
It took the Central Valley boys team three quarters to score 25 points Saturday. Then it took the Bears just eight minutes to exceed it by one point.
FRIDAY, JAN. 29, 2016, 10:43 P.M.
GSL boys basketball: Emerson pours in career high 21, lifts CV past LC
Eli Emerson came off the bench to score a career high 21 points, leading visiting Central Valley to a big 55-45 victory over the Lewis and Clark Tigers in a …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 3, 2015
Central Valley’s Scott Peck ready to stand out
Scott Peck has been on quite an odyssey. For the first time since early in his sophomore year, the Central Valley senior will play sports injury free.
THURSDAY, JAN. 22, 2015
CV’s Michael Hannan took his shot when it came
Call him a late bloomer. Say he’s making up for lost time. More than anything, though, Central Valley basketball player Michael Hannan is making the most of his opportunity – …
THURSDAY, DEC. 11, 2014
Greg Lee: Laura Stockton sends shoe flying, nearly takes out tasty delight
If you’ve been around prep sports as long as I have – 30 years and counting – you’re bound to see odd things once in a while. Until Tuesday, though, …
FRIDAY, NOV. 28, 2014
Basketball preview: Idaho boys
Inland Empire League Outlook
WEDNESDAY, MAY 28, 2014
Washington State names Wayne Phipps as new track and field coach
The modern history of track and field at Washington State can be measured in eras, and it does not take very long to list them. Since 1946 there have been …
SUNDAY, MAY 11, 2014
Leaving bar set high
PULLMAN – It was the spring of 1967, and UCLA’s track team headed north for a dual meet at Washington State. Such a thing actually used to happen back then. …
SATURDAY, MAY 10, 2014, 10:10 P.M.
Blanchette: Sloan retiring after 41 years at WSU
Rick Sloan’s run as Wazzu’s track coach hits the finish line next weekend as the Cougars host the Pac-12 championships at Mooberry Track, a retirement from a position though not …
FRIDAY, FEB. 7, 2014
GSL boys: Three-way tie at the top thanks to Saxons’ win
With two games left in Greater Spokane League boys basketball, there’s a three-way tie at the top. Ferris forced the logjam Thursday, knocking off leader Central Valley 64-62 in a …
THURSDAY, JAN. 9, 2014
Benzel: Act III
When Ron and Molly Benzel began having children, they were blessed with a daughter and a son. They thought two children would suffice. Then 12 years after their second child …
SATURDAY, DEC. 21, 2013
Friendship helps programs prosper
The Central Valley head boys basketball coach and head football coach share more than a common first name. Rick Giampietri and Rick Sloan both are longtime coaches and longtime friends.
SATURDAY, DEC. 21, 2013
Central Valley boys storm past U-Hi
Except for some silly fouls in the first half, Central Valley boys basketball coach Rick Sloan saw a lot he liked Friday. He was surprised, though, by the final score.
THURSDAY, DEC. 19, 2013
‘Daisy’ Daines enjoying CV on, off court
The way Central Valley senior Austin Daines sees it, you only go through high school once so you might as well get every ounce of joy out of it. And …
TUESDAY, DEC. 3, 2013
Unselfishness part of Bears’ strength
Rick Sloan doesn’t compare teams. Sure, the Central Valley boys basketball coach admits that his Bears have the same ingredients of the team that took second at the State 4A …
TUESDAY, DEC. 3, 2013
GSL boys basketball preview
The Bears return four starters. They are seniors Adam Chamberlain, Beau Byus, A.J. Kundsen and Austin Daines. Two other seniors, Justin Fayant and Trey Carolan, will see considerable playing time. …
SUNDAY, 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 …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 27, 2013
Bears set to run
With seven seniors on his team that finished runner-up at the State 4A boys basketball tournament last year, Central Valley coach Rick Sloan knew there would be work to do …
MONDAY, FEB. 25, 2013
Tournaments feature rough roads to titles
St. George’s boys basketball coach Ryan Peplinski didn’t attend the draw Sunday for the final three days of the State 2B tournament. And he didn’t watch the live stream from …
MONDAY, FEB. 18, 2013
GSL teams make best of modified tourney format
Is it state or is it just a state of being? Technically, it is state. When the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association made radical changes to its state boys and girls …
THURSDAY, JAN. 17, 2013
U-Hi gives CV another scare
The Central Valley-University boys basketball game Tuesday was so good it’s worth a second look. For CV, the close call was its toughest test since, well, the first matchup against …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 16, 2013
Bears claw past Titans
No matter the sport, Austin Rehkow finds a way to perform in clutch situations. His latest installment took place at the Arena when he made 11 straight free throws in …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 9, 2013
Unbeaten Bears stifle Saxons
A.J. Knudsen isn’t so much making up for lost time as he’s making the most of his time. The Central Valley junior guard missed four games with a concussion. He …
THURSDAY, JAN. 3, 2013
CV Bears turn heads once again
We can’t look forward in 2013 without taking quick inventory of what transpired in 2012. And when it comes to prep athletic success in Eastern Washington and North Idaho, this …