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Mexico, Colombia Play To 2-2 Tie

Mexico and Colombia, which had played scoreless ties in four of their past five meetings, broke out of at least part of that rut on Wednesday, playing to a spirited …


Mead Stops Richland; Ferris Eliminated, 2-1

Mead’s first goal by Stacey Clinesmith off a Missy Strasburg pass was all the Panthers needed as they defeated Richland 3-0 in the GSL/Big Nine Regional state playoffs Saturday at …


Miscellany

In a pregame exhibition in Oakland, Calif., the Colorado Silver Bullets women’s team beat a men’s squad from the Alameda County Sheriff’s Department 9-1. The Silver Bullets have improved to …


Uruguay Downs Brazil

Uruguay, looking to reassert itself after missing the last World Cup, beat mighty Brazil 5-3 on penalty kicks to win the America Cup a record 14th time. After the teams …


First-Half Goals Sink Shadow In Finale

It was the final seconds of the first half that the Spokane Shadow would most like to forget as it closed out its inaugural season. That’s when the Seattle Hammers …


Colombia Reaches Semis

Colombia reached the semifinals of the America Cup, beating Paraguay 5-4 on penalties after the teams were tied at 1-1. In the second match, Uruguayan striker Daniel Fonseca scored the …


U.S. Readies For Action

Ecuador beat Peru 2-1 in the America Cup, clinching a a spot in the second round for Mexico and Colombia and putting the United States in precarious position. The Americans …


Copa Soccer Begins

Ronaldo scored on a header in the 72nd minute as World Cup champion Brazil beat Ecuador 1-0 in an opening game of Group B play in the Copa America soccer …


Miscellany

At Montevideo, Uruguay, Paraguay, which has not qualified for the World Cup since 1986, rallied past Mexico 2-1 in the America Cup. Mexico and the United States are in the …


American Women Collect Bronze At World Cup

Mia Hamm set up the first goal with a corner and scored in the second half as the United States beat China 2-0 Saturday to win the bronze medal in …


Akers Still Aching

Michelle Akers is ready to go. The question is if the world’s top female soccer player will ever get the chance to play in this women’s World Cup. She’ll be …


U.S. Women Advance At World Cup Tourney By Beating Australia

USA’s Tiffeny Millbrett tries to get the upper hand on Austria’s Alison Foreman during the women’s soccer World Cup in Helsingborg, Sewden. USA defeated Australia 4-1 to move into the …


Shadow Bumble Opportunities, Fall To Yakima

Spokane’s Tim Seely, left, turns the corner on a Yakima defender, but the Shadow can’t get past the Reds. Photo by Molly O’Hara/The Spokesman-Review


Shadow Return, ‘Willing To Work’

The Spokane Shadow, chomping at the bit after a long layoff, hope to chow down on Yakima tonight when they make their official home debut. The fledgling amateur team in …


Win Looks Costly For U.S. Women

The United States beat Denmark 2-0 in women’s World Cup soccer to all but clinch a spot in the next round. The Americans could be without goalkeeper Briana Scurry for …


Shadow Grabs First Victory

Keeper John Nagel made a diving save and then Zane Higgins scored to give the Spokane Shadow a live shootout victory over USISL league leader Portland Saturday night. There was …


Playoffs Extended To Limit Maple Leafs, Sharks, Blues Avoid Elimination With Wins

Randy Wood scored at 10 minutes of overtime as the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 Wednesday in Toronto and forced a decisive Game 7 in their first-round …


Prep Rubs Pasco Wrong Way, 2-1

Gonzaga Prep coach Christian Birrer may want to think about getting his mom a little something extra for Mother’s Day. She may have provided needed extra luck as the Bullpups …


East Valley Advances In Aa Soccer Playoffs

The East Valley soccer team is quite a collection of athletes. No, check that, they’re quite a collection that just happen to be athletes. East Valley posted a 1-0 win …


Rangers Close In On Second Round

Steve Larmer scored at 8 minutes, 9 seconds of overtime Friday and the New York Rangers beat the Quebec Nordiques 3-2 at Madison Square Garden to move within one game …


Gu Names Thorarinsson Men’s Soccer Coach

Einar Thorarinsson, head coach at Whitworth College the past nine years, has been hired as the first full-time men’s soccer coach at Gonzaga, the university announced Friday. Jeff Heimbigner has …


G-Prep Takes Gsl District Title With Win Over Mead

Mead may own all the Greater Spokane League’s regular-season titles, but for the second straight season, the Gonzaga Prep Bullpups own the GSL district crown. The Bullpups beat Mead 2-1 …


Gordon Back Up To Speed In Soccer After Knee Rehab

The odd thing about tearing an anterior cruciate ligament is that the overall pain isn’t excruciating, Andy Gordon said. The real pain, he said, comes during rehabilitation. “Trying to get …


Maradona Will Try Again

Diego Maradona, whose playing days appeared over after failing a drug test at last summer’s World Cup, is planning a comeback in September after his 15-month suspension expires. Maradona, 34, …


Miscellany

A day after winning with the closest margin of the 1995 America’s Cup trials, Stars & Stripes left no doubt when it beat Young America by 1 minute, 33 seconds. …


Spokane Gains Entry To Pro Soccer League Shadow, Six Other Teams Unite In Northwest Division Of Usisl

In the summer of 1994, the world watched. In May of 1995, Spokane Pro Sports and the United Systems of Independent Soccer League hope Spokane will, too.