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Kaylee Bishop hits 7 3-pointers and Lewis and Clark races past Bellarmine Prep in state regional

Kaylee Bishop hit seven 3-pointers for 24 points and third-seeded Lewis and Clark raced past sixth-seeded Bellarmine Prep 76-47 in 4A state regional clash at University HS on Saturday.

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 23, 2019, 8:31 p.m.

Locally: Spokane bowlers shine at Washington State High School Varsity Bowling Championship tournament

It went to the last ball in the 10th frame before Valley No. 1, comprised of students from West Valley and University, secured the Eastern Division I team title by …

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 23, 2019, 8:44 p.m.

Mariners’ Felix Hernandez satisfied despite strange spring start

For a strange start to spring training, Felix Hernandez seemed satisfied. The former Seattle Mariners ace gave up four runs and left after 1

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 23, 2019, 9:38 p.m.

Yusei Kikuchi is making adjustments and working toward his first Mariners start

New Mariners pitcher Yusei Kikuchi is still getting used to the different ball in MLB compared to Japan, not to mention the unseasonably cold and rainy weather in Arizona, but …

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 23, 2019, 5:12 p.m.

Kyle Busch sets Truck Series record with 52nd win

Kyle Busch broke a tie with Ron Hornaday Jr. for the NASCAR Truck Series victory record at Atlanta Motor Speedway, winning No. 52 in a race delayed by rain with …

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 23, 2019, 9:35 p.m.

No. 15 Gonzaga women clamp down on San Francisco 64-44

Chandler Smith scored 14 points, Zykera Rice added 12 and No. 15 Gonzaga handed San Francisco its seventh straight loss 64-44. Jill Townsend added 10 points for the Bulldogs (25-3, …

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 23, 2019, 4:29 p.m.

Harrison Butler scores 21 to lead Southern Utah over Idaho 85-76

Harrison Butler had a season-high 21 points plus 13 rebounds as Southern Utah stretched its home win streak to seven games, defeating Idaho 85-76 on Saturday. Cameron Oluyitan had 17 …

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 23, 2019, 4:36 p.m.

Tyler Kidd leads Eastern Washington past Northern Arizona 86-73

Tyler Kidd scored 19 points as Eastern Washington got past Northern Arizona 86-73. Jesse Hunt and Ty Gibson added 16 points each for the Eagles.

Central Valley girls draw on experience, pull away from Glacier Peak in state regional

Tomekia Whitman scored 18 points with nine rebounds and fourth-seeded Central Valley pulled away to beat fifth-seeded Glacier Peak 59-44 in a 4A state regional game at University HS.

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 23, 2019, 5:05 p.m.

Dustin Johnson overcomes tree trouble for 4-shot lead in Mexico

Dustin Johnson watches a six-shot lead shrink to two before putting together enough birdies Saturday for a 5-under 66 and a four-shot lead over Rory McIlroy in the Mexico Championship. …

Slowly, baseball rolls out pitch clock in spring training

Baseball’s new pitch clock debuted in spring training games in Florida and Arizona as the sport tries to speed up games that have been growing longer. Under the phased-in policy, …

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 23, 2019, 3:56 p.m.

Mississippi players kneel during anthem in response to rally

Eight Mississippi players kneeled during the national anthem in response to a Confederacy rally near the arena before the Rebels’ 72-71 victory over Georgia. With the teams lined up across …

Aaron Baddeley shoots 66 to take Puerto Rico Open lead

Aaron Baddeley shot a 6-under 66 at windy Coco Beach Golf and Country Club to take the third-round lead in the PGA Tour’s Puerto Rico Open. Baddeley had a 12-under …

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 23, 2019, 1:27 p.m.

Christopher Bell routs field at Atlanta to win Xfinity race

Christopher Bell led all but 20 laps to win the Xfinity Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Bell started third but took the lead on the first lap and was …

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 23, 2019, 1:11 p.m.

Amy Yang, Minjee Lee share 3rd-round lead in Thailand

Two-time champion Amy Yang of South Korea and Australian Minjee Lee shared the lead on 15-under 201 after the third round of the LPGA Thailand. Yang had six birdies for …

Wolf review bill passes state committee

A bill requiring the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife to immediately review the state’s wolf population, among other things, passed through the Rural Development, Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee, …

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 23, 2019, 12:37 a.m.

State gymnastics: Mead finishes fourth in team scoring as Camas runs away from field

Posting the third-highest team total at a state meet, 184.825 points, since the current scoring system was adopted in 1978-79, Camas rolled to a second straight 4A state gymnastics title …

College baseball roundup: After Gonzaga blows leads, game at CSUN suspended by darkness in 12th inning

The Gonzaga baseball team blew two-run leads in the ninth and 11th innings Friday and the Bulldogs’ game at Cal State Northridge was suspended because of darkness with the score …

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, 11 p.m.

Kelowna tops Chiefs in shootout after Spokane storms back to force overtime

For almost 55 minutes Friday night, the Spokane Chiefs were out of sorts. Sloppy passes and miscommunication ruled the night.

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, 11:01 p.m.

Area Sports Menu for Saturday, February 23

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UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, 10:09 p.m.

Girls regionals: Freeman, Medical Lake punch tickets to state

Roundup of Friday’s girls basketball state regional action.

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 23, 2019, 12:27 a.m.

Boys regionals: Clarkston falls to North Kitsap, faces first-round matchup at state

Roundup of Friday’s boys basketball state regional action.

Idaho boys: Donaven Santana leads Lewiston past Coeur d’Alene in overtime

Roundup of Idaho boys basketball district tournament action.

Aspyn Adams scores 20 points and Mt. Spokane shuts down Bethel in state regional clash

Aspyn Adams scored 20 points with six 3-pointers and second-seeded Mt. Spokane handled seventh-seeded Bethel 63-32 in a state regional round game at University HS.

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, 11 p.m.

John Blanchette: Aye, there’s the snub: Give these epic films a sporting chance

Columnist John Blanchette imagines this year’s Oscar-snubbed films with a sports twist.

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, 9:03 p.m.

Women’s basketball roundup: Peanut Tuitele scores 23, Colorado beats Washington State 72-61

Peanut Tuitele scored a season-high 23 points on 11-of-19 shooting to help Colorado beat Washington State 72-61 on Friday night.

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 23, 2019, 12:23 a.m.

Tyson Degenhart scores 25 points and Mt. Spokane overwhelms Prairie in state regional matchup

Tyson Degenhart scored 25 points and second-seeded Mt. Spokane (22-1) overwhelmed seventh-seeded Prairie (17-8) 71-52 in a state 3A regional round game at University HS on Friday.

Colville Tribe removes wolf hunting limits for members

Colville Tribal hunters may now hunt wolves year-round on tribal grounds. The rule change, posted Thursday, also removed a three-wolf season limit.

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, 7:42 p.m.

Former North Central standout Brianna King shows off high-scoring skill set at Montana Western

Brianna King stood on a slab of old shingles atop her mother’s Hillyard home, caught a pass, and hurled a shot toward a plastic backboard that flanked Nevada Street.

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, 10:59 p.m.

Still plenty to play for as Gonzaga women visit struggling San Francisco

Gonzaga coach Lisa Fortier has been saying it all year: There’s more parity this year in the West Coast Conference.