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  • Colton boys find key

    The progression of Colton’s quarterfinal game was writ large on Dalton Patchen’s face. At first there was a mix of bewilderment and frustration as Cedar Park Christian singed net cords …

  • State 1B boys capsules

    Pomeroy 62, Wellpinit 38 Cody LaMunyan had 16 points and seven rebounds, Riley Bott added 15 points and the Pirates took control in the second quarter Thursday to ease past …

  • St. George’s girls hold off Morton-White Pass to advance to State 2B semifinals

    St. George’s lost 10 of its first 16 girls basketball games this season with a starting lineup of three freshmen and two sophomores. Seven weeks after seeing their record slip …

  • Coach Talara Frost brings new dimension to Northwest Christian girls basketball

    Talara Frost brought quite a résumé when she was hired last year to coach the Northwest Christian girls basketball team. A former college player, coach, marketing manager and currently a …

  • Wellpinit boys basketball team traveled treacherous road to Spokane

    Washington 2B and 1B boys and girls basketball teams take all sorts of different routes to state. None was probably quite as tedious as the pothole-filled path by the Wellpinit …

  • Adversity helped shape St. George’s boys basketball team

    Actors and basketball players react differently to the phrase “break a leg.” What’s considered a good omen on the stage doesn’t translate well to the court, although the St. George’s …

  • Names of the game

    There’s something about the return of Liberty High School to the bracket that puts the B back in the Tournaments B. When it came time decades ago for a new …

  • Zoe and Jenna Moser have one final sister act at State B

    You can tell so much about Colton’s starting backcourt by watching them shoot. The way they set their feet, the way they launch themselves upward, the way they release the …

  • Sunnyside Christian defeats Neah Bay for eighth state title

    The contrast in styles was stark. Neah Bay likes to get up and go. Sunnyside Christian prefers to take its time. Chalk up another for the tortoise over the hare. …

  • Saturday’s State 2B results

    Boys First place/Second place

  • Reardan claims third 2B title in a row

    Chantel Heath hobbled around, Kelsey Moos fought foul trouble and Reardan entered halftime trailing Northwest Christian by two points. No problem.

  • St. George’s boys finally wear crown

    The St. George’s Dragons won their first State 2B boys basketball title Saturday night at the Arena and they may have a player who was on the court for only …

  • Colton wins fifth consecutive state girls basketball title

    Paige Vincent represented the departing seniors and Jenna Moser let it be known that the cupboard won’t be empty at Colton. Moser, a junior guard, scored a game-high 20 points …

  • Saturday’s State 1B results

    Boys First place/second place

  • Should B good

    Game on. The finale that was supposed to be is set for the State 1B girls basketball tournament.

  • NWC ‘planned’ for title matchup

    Chanel Knight made the most of her second chance, giving Northwest Christian its fifth chance at Reardan and its first chance at the state championship. Knight rebounded her missed layup …

  • Friday’s State 2B girls results

    DeSales 34, White Swan 33 Allison Wujek’s putback off an offensive rebound with 30 seconds to play proved to be the deciding basket in the Irish’s win over the Cougars …

  • Friday’s State 2B boys results

    La Conner 45, Winlock 31 Spencer Novak scored 16 points and the Braves took advantage of the cold-shooting Cardinals.

  • McCaulley shoots Neah Bay back to final

    On a team of gazelles, Neah Bay sophomore Tyler McCaulley is the antithesis. But McCaulley’s football lineman build (he’s actually a fullback and linebacker) belies a sweet basketball shot that …

  • St. George’s, Colfax meet again, this time for title

    It seemed sort of preordained two Northeast 2B schools would meet in tonight’s State 2B boys basketball final. After all, they’ve been atop the classification all season. Defending champion Colfax …

  • Thursday’s State 1B games

    Pateros 63, Yakama Tribal 36 Rhiannon Easter led a balanced scoring attack with 11 points and the Nannies dumped the Yakama Tribal Eagles.

  • Summers leads Tigercats

    Individual basketball scoring averages can be deceiving. LaCrosse-Washtucna/Kahlotus guard Austin Summers is a case in point.

  • Thursday’s State 2B games

    Morton-White Pass 35, DeSales 31 Ashley Kelly hit a running shot in the key to break a 31-31 tie with a minute remaining and preserve a first-round victory for the …

  • Thursday’s State 2B boys games

    Wahkiakum 62, Winlock 49 The Mules overcame an early 10-point deficit to beat the Cardinals.

  • W-C rallies; next is mighty Colton

    There is no question the State 1B girls basketball tournament has a theme. Call it the “Drive for Five” or “One for the Thumb” for four-time defending champion Colton. The …

  • Top-ranked Dragons avoid upset in overtime

    There is nothing easy about the State 2B boys basketball tournament. Ask the St. George’s players. Or Colfax’s. Or the guys from Lind-Ritzville/Sprague. And they were among Thursday’s winners. By …

  • A family affair

    Mac Mills and Jim Leifer might as well have a photographic memory for the State B basketball tournament. They remember how their tallest guy one year was only 6-foot-3. How …

  • W-C, Colton, SJE move on

    Jessica Boyer and Alexandra Potts scored eight points apiece and the Wilbur-Creston girls basketball team edged Moses Lake Christian 36-35 Friday in a state regional game at Eastmont High School …

  • Colton girls down Columbia to claim 4th title in row

    Irritating, like a fly that won’t go away. That’s the best way to describe the Colton defense.

  • Colfax boys win State 2B basketball crown

    The Spokane Arena nets were in pieces, the gold ball covered with fingerprints, the hoarse voices finally silenced. Colfax High’s Brandon Gfeller took a breath. And the junior guard explained …



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