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  • SUNDAY, MAY 26, 2013

    Northport’s Guglielmino captures fourth straight sprint triple

    As Kassie Guglielmino stepped atop the podium Saturday morning after winning her fourth state 1B 100-meter dash title, the announcer tried to put it all in perspective. “That’s one of …

  • SUNDAY, MAY 26, 2013

    Wellpinit claims first team championship in any sport

    When her assistant coach’s night-before math started adding up to a state championship, Jane Swiatek did everything but plug her ears. “I’m not the type who lets myself think about …

  • SATURDAY, MAY 25, 2013

    Chrisp leads Riverside into 1A lead

    Talk about rising to the occasion. By leaps and bounds, Jessica Chrisp and the Riverside girls have moved into contention for a high finish at the State 1A/2B/1B track and …

  • SATURDAY, MAY 25, 2013

    Best for last

    TACOMA – Damon Unland knows how to hold an audience until the end. The Ferris senior threw 185 feet, 5 inches on his final attempt to pull off a three-peat …

  • SATURDAY, MAY 25, 2013

    Buckner spears javelin crown

    TACOMA – Colville senior Joellee Buckner had never thrown a javelin until this year. She set a modest goal coming into the season.

  • SATURDAY, MAY 25, 2013

    Stamper wrings out win in rain

    The squall that blew over Roos Field late Friday afternoon was chilling enough. But there was little relief for Whitman County high jumpers Darcy Stamper and Tyler Blakely even after …

  • THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2013, 9:10 P.M.

    Gardner, Williams win 1,600 state titles

    It wasn’t roller derby, but it may have been the next closest thing.

  • TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2013

    Sasquatch men second, women third

    The Community Colleges of Spokane men are in second place and the women in third place after the first day of the NWAACC Track and Field Championships at Spokane Falls …

  • SUNDAY, MAY 19, 2013

    Lakeside girls emerge as regional team champs

    Lakeside’s Farrahn O’Hara and Lindy Jacobson claimed individual titles and the Eagle girls won the team title at a 1A regional Saturday at Riverside High School in Chattaroy. Jacobson won …

  • SUNDAY, MAY 19, 2013

    Johnson races to fourth All-Star win

    Auto Racing: Jimmie Johnson became the first four-time winner of NASCAR’s annual All-Star race Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. Johnson got a fast final pit stop …

  • MONDAY, MAY 13, 2013

    Blind pole vaulter misses out on medal

    AUSTIN, Texas – A legally blind 15-year-old pole vaulter cleared three heights at the Texas state championship but failed to win a medal. Charlotte Brown of rural Emory Rains High …

  • SUNDAY, MAY 12, 2013

    CdA sweeps track titles

    The Coeur d’Alene boys and girls claimed titles at the Idaho 5A Region I track and field meet Saturday at Lewiston. Makenzie Baker, Jake Jermyn, Samuel Lee, Mike Dunton and …

  • THURSDAY, MAY 9, 2013

    Several Sasquatch steal show at meet

    Dylan Seitz (Central Valley High) won the 110-meter hurdles in 15.07 seconds and the 400 hurdles in 54.74 Wednesday to highlight Community Colleges of Spokane’s effort at its Sasquatch Carnival …

  • SATURDAY, MAY 4, 2013

    Powerful group

    Alyssa Harmon knows there’s no margin for error if she wants to finish her high school track and field career at the state Class 2A meet. The senior distance runner …

  • SATURDAY, APRIL 20, 2013, 3:30 P.M.

    FBI interviewed Tamerlan Tsarnaev after 2011 tip

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A foreign government told the FBI in early 2011 about information that Tamerlan Tsarnaev, one of the brothers suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings, was a follower …

  • FRIDAY, APRIL 19, 2013, 8:46 A.M.

    Uncle urges bombing suspect to turn self in

    MONTGOMERY VILLAGE, Md. (AP) — The uncle of a Boston Marathon bombing suspect is urging his nephew to turn himself in. Ruslan Tsarni of Montgomery Village, Md., said Friday that …

  • WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17, 2013, 1:46 P.M.

    Source: Officials see potential suspect in bombing

    BOSTON (AP) — Investigators poring over photos and video from the Boston Marathon have an image of a potential suspect in the deadly bombing but do not know his name …

  • TUESDAY, APRIL 16, 2013

    WIAA shrine tabs Browning

    Dave Browning, who went from an All-Bi-County League senior season at Liberty High School to a six-year career in the NFL following stops at Spokane Falls Community College and the …

  • SUNDAY, APRIL 14, 2013

    Several area athletes win, but no team titles at Pasco

    PASCO – The 52nd Pasco Invite was a day for Inland Northwest track and field athletes to shine. On a partly cloudy day with a chilly breeze that steadily freshened …

  • FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 2013

    Eugene track trials host

    The U.S. Olympic track and field trials will return to Eugene in 2016, USA Track & Field announced Thursday at the Oregon Capitol in Salem. This will be Eugene’s sixth …

  • MONDAY, APRIL 1, 2013

    Records fall for Pirates

    The Whitworth men’s and women’s track teams combined for nine meet records Saturday at the Peyton Scoring Meet, hosted by the University of Puget Sound at Baker Stadium in Tacoma. …

  • MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2013

    Kane keeps Blackhawks’ streak alive

    NHL: Chicago extended its NHL-record, season-opening points streak to 22 games Sunday when Patrick Kane scored the tying goal on a power play with 2:02 left in regulation and had …

  • FRIDAY, FEB. 22, 2013

    UI’s Hocketstaller takes 2nd

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Idaho sophomore Johanna Hocketstaller finished second in the pentathlon with a career-best 3,733 points at the Western Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships on Thursday. Hockestaller …

  • THURSDAY, FEB. 21, 2013

    Yakima Valley sweeps CCS men, women

    Montero Rice totaled 22 points and nine rebounds Wednesday as the Yakima Valley men defeated Community Colleges of Spokane 82-72 at Spokane CC to complete the NWAACC regular season. The …

  • SUNDAY, FEB. 17, 2013

    Lagat regains U.S. indoor 2 mile record

    NEW YORK – Bernard Lagat lagged behind his planned pace for the entire 2 miles of his race at the Millrose Games. He still set the record he came to …

  • THURSDAY, FEB. 14, 2013, 5:16 A.M.

    Olympian Pistorius charged with murder

    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Paralympic superstar Oscar Pistorius was charged Thursday with the murder of his girlfriend who was shot inside his home in South Africa, a stunning development …

  • SUNDAY, JAN. 20, 2013

    Former WSU runner Samson Kimobwa dies

    Samson Kimobwa, who set a world record at 10,000 meters and was part of Washington State’s renowned line of great Kenyan distance runners, died last week in Nairobi, where he …

  • SUNDAY, JAN. 20, 2013

    Cougars enjoy Bronco Invite with 12 wins

    The Washington State men’s track and field team won seven events Saturday while the women claimed five at the Boise State Bronco Invitational at the Idaho Center in Nampa, Idaho. …

  • SATURDAY, DEC. 22, 2012

    Shawn Vestal: Title IX helped keep St. George’s girls on track

    In the spring of 1971, a handful of junior high and high school students at St. George’s prep school started competing on the school’s first girls track team. Coached by …

  • SUNDAY, NOV. 4, 2012, 12:55 A.M.

    Urgency added to superstorm recovery as temps drop

    NEW YORK (AP) — Falling temperatures on Sunday put more people at risk in a region already battling gasoline shortages, stubborn power outages and spasms of lawlessness in the wake …



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