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Germany Clinches Cup Berth

Three-time winner Germany earned its 14th World Cup spot with a 4-3 win over Hanover, and England - after missing out four years ago - claimed a place Saturday with …


Miscellany

Overcoming 70-degree temperatures, Andrew Musuva of Kenya and Lyubov Morgunova of Russia each won their first marathons, taking their divisions of the Twin Cities Marathon in St. Paul, Minn. Musuva, …


4 Added To World Cup

Argentina, Bulgaria, Colombia and Paraguay qualified for the 1998 World Cup and England moved past Italy to set up a dramatic game against the Italians in Rome next month to …


Shadow Aiming For Shot At Nationals Highlanders Offer Different Challenge For Host Spokane

Joe Ascolese, right, and the Shadow hope to trip up San Gabriel Valley tonight. Photo by Torsten Kjellstrand/The Spokesman-Review


Shadow Too Bright For Reds Spokane Survives Shootout, Gets Shutout

Joe Ascolese and Pete van de Ven were given a chance and they made the most of it. Sort of like the Spokane Shadow. After starring in an unconventional shootout …


Shootout Favors Shadow

The sun was baking the artificial turf in Albi Stadium at high noon on Sunday, but Jack Swanson was cool. That’s about as big a compliment as there could be …


Sports People

Veteran free-agent goalie Andy Moog agreed to a two-year contract with the Montreal Canadiens, after spending the past four seasons with the Dallas Stars. … Ed Jacoby, who retired in …


Shadow Get Best Of Bigfoot

Spokane Shadow fans got their money’s worth Saturday night at Joe Albi Stadium. Zane Higgins’ goal with 5:20 remaining in overtime gave Spokane a 2-1 victory over the Puget Sound …


Shadow To Hold Division Playoffs Top Four Nw Division Teams To Gather At Albi July 26-27

The spoils of winning continue to go to the Spokane Shadow. The Shadow announced Monday the USISL picked Spokane for the Premier League Northwest Division tournament. The four-team event will …


Road Games May Affect Shadow In The Playoffs

Although the Spokane Shadow have a title in hand, the USISL Premier League Northwest Division champions face two crucial road games this weekend. The Shadow, 11-2 in division soccer games …


America Cup Semifinals Set

Ronaldo scored two goals as Brazil beat Paraguay 2-0 to advance to the semifinals of the America Cup. Brazil, the defending World Cup champion, will face Peru on Wednesday in …


Shadow’s Plans To Celebrate Division Title Placed On Hold

The Spokane Shadow will have to wait at least until tonight if they are to celebrate a second consecutive USISL Premier League Northwest Division championship. The Shadow, having already clinched …


Berto’s Goal Lifts Shadow In Sudden Death

It was a combination of the right attitude and being at the right place at the right time. Dave Berto, the Shadow’s leading scorer, broke out of his quiet offensive …


Shadow Shut Out Orcas Fink Goal, Mullen Netminding Earn 1-0 Win Over Bellingham

Brett Finke, left, and Jim Martinson, who teamed on Spokane’s goal in a 1-0 win, pinch off Bellingham’s Greg Brisbon (6). Photo by Shawn Jacobson/The Spokesman-Review


Martinson Gives Shadow A Leg Up

Martinson


Shadow Respond To Loss By Dismantling Yakima

With the largest crowd in franchise history helping carry the weight, the Spokane Shadow ignored the giant bull’s e ye on its back. The Shadow played their best game of …


Shadow Suffer First Division Loss

Chad Brown scored on a Brett Fink-assisted goal, but the Cascade Surge answered with two second-half goals Friday to hand the Spokane Shadow their first USISL Premier League Northwest Division …


Miscellany

Mia Hamm scored three goals as the U.S. women’s national team romped to a 4-0 win over Canada in the opening game of U.S. Women’s Cup 1997 at New Britain, …


Shadow Look To Remain Unbeaten

The Spokane Shadow’s perfect record will be tested this weekend with a pair of home matches. The Shadow, 6-0 in the USISL Premier League Northwest Division, 7-0 overall, will play …


Shadow Trip Reds

Josh Fouts is 6-foot-2 and 190 pounds. Friday night, the Spokane Shadow keeper seemed to fill the entire goal, at least as far as the Yakima Reds are concerned. Turning …


Shadow Stay Unbeaten; Cascade At Albi Tonight

For 73 minutes Friday night, the Spokane Shadow were frustrated at Burlington-Edison High School. Frustrated by Bellingham’s clutch-and-grab defense, Orcas keeper Travis Enslow’s work in goal and a shorter, narrower …


Shadow Squeak Past Amigos In Ot Spokane Outplays Tucson, Finally Gets Elusive Winner

It was the kind of game the best team knows it’s lucky to win. Make that lucky it didn’t lose.


Shadow Fill In Blanks, Win Debut Spokane Takes Season Opener With Makeshift Lineup On Field

The starting goalkeeper wasn’t even on the roster before Friday. The finishing keeper didn’t arrive until halftime. And the guy who started the winning play was the director of operations …


Hobbled Shadow Kicks It Off Tonight Spokane Continues To Get Bad News As It Prepares To Defend Division Crown

Ready or not, the Spokane Shadow begins defense of its USISL Premier League division title tonight. And the team beset by injuries couldn’t have a tougher opening weekend. The Shadow …


Shadow Races To Early Lead, Holds On Late For 2-1 Win

In two halves of soccer, 1,325 fans got to see the good and bad of the Spokane Shadow. The USISL Premier League team played its last preseason game at Albi …


Shadow Hurting For Albi Opener Tonight Four Regulars On The Sideline; Kelowna Challenge Visits At 7

The Spokane Shadow are on display tonight. Unfortunately, the display won’t be quite as large as the soccer team had hoped. Injuries have depleted the Shadow for its final preseason …


U.S. Secures A 2-2 Tie On Mexico’s Own-Goal Mistakes Cost Each Side Dearly In World Cup Qualifying Match

USA’s John Harkes, left, and Alberto Coyote of Mexico head the ball during the first half. Photo by Associated Press


Shadow To Kick Off New Season With High Hopes First-Year Coach To Guide Usisl Premier League North Division Defending Champions

The 1997 edition of the Spokane Shadow has some big shoes to fill, so they’re going to do it with a lot of shoes. For their third season, the second …


Miscellany

Jamaica’s Steve Malcolm flies after the ball as Mexico’s Carlos Hermosillo tries to block him during their World Cup qualifier. Photo by Associated Press


Costa Rica Beats U.S. Both Will Make World Cup Field, Confident American Coach Says

Roy Lassiter, left, and teammate Claudio Reyna celebrate Lassiter’s second-half goal for the United States. Photo by Associated Press