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  • Anderson wins as Eaton takes fourth

    WALNUT, Calif. – Ashton Eaton learned the hard way that experience often trumps talent and athleticism. The reigning Olympic gold medalist and current world record holder in the decathlon competed …


  • Hanford edges Mead for crown

    PASCO – The Mead boys track team, the winningest team in the history of the Pasco Invite, came within a handful of points from winning its 13th championship. Hanford, a …


  • Steve Christilaw: Line between taking advantage, cheating sometimes hard to find

    We love to find sporting mismatches and work them to our advantage. Whether it’s pitting your tallest wide receiver against an opponent’s shortest defensive back or pinch hitting a left-handed …


  • CV Bears raise high jump bar with top scores

    Track and field is the ultimate numbers game – fast times, the highest heights and the longest distances. So far, the numbers look pretty good across the Valley – in …


  • GSL track: CV girls take care of LC with Mt. Spokane on horizon

    The usual spring weather returned Thursday, and Greater Spokane League track athletes persevered. In a matchup between two of the three girls teams that tied for the league championship last …


  • Gosselin heads JBT all-star team

    Jesse Covington and Nik Gosselin were the big winners when the Junior Bowlers Tour wound up its 2013-14 season last Sunday at Lilac Lanes. Covington came from the No. 2 …


  • Lagat sets U.S. record in 5,000-meter road race

    Road racing: Bernard Lagat set the American 5,000-meter road record by clocking 13 minutes, 19 seconds in the Carlsbad 5000. Lagat, a former track star at Washington State, finished second …


  • Track preview 2A-1B

    Great Northern State placers


  • Idaho high school track and field preview

    5A Inland Empire State placers


  • Area roundup: Gonzaga wins WCC baseball opener

    Jimmy Sinatro hit a three-run double as part of Gonzaga’s five-run second inning and the Bulldogs held on to beat San Francisco 6-5 in a West Coast Conference baseball opener …


  • U.S. relay team sets indoor world record for title

    SOPOT, Poland – Perhaps people know Calvin Smith Jr, and even then likely because his father was a famous runner a generation back. And David Verburg ran on the 4x400 …


  • International couple are medal-winning pair

    That’s what the Eatons call a fun day out at the world indoor championships in Sopot, Poland. Canadian Brianne Theisen Eaton already has a pentathlon world silver medal to show …


  • Hall of Fame track coach Dolphin dead at 86

    For nearly 60 years Howard Dolphin loomed large over Spokane Valley’s track and field landscape. So much so his son-in-law Jim McLachlan pointed out yesterday that his passing fittingly coincided …


  • College roundup: Idaho men win WAC indoor track and field crown

    The Idaho men’s track and field team claimed the Western Athletic Conference indoor title Friday in Moscow, beating Grand Canyon by one point. In the final event, Vandals freshman Arphaxad …


  • Area roundup: Whitworth’s Shea sets another weight-throw record

    Whitworth senior Keegan Shea took first place in the men’s weight throw Friday at the Washington State University Open II in Pullman. Keegan’s toss of 57 feet, 7 inches broke …


  • Bubka watches Lavillenie break his world record

    With Sergei Bubka in the crowd, there was perfect symmetry as Renaud Lavillenie broke Bubka’s indoor pole vault world record in the same Ukrainian city of Donetsk more than 20 …


  • Bernard Lagat, Genzebe Dibaba break marks

    Former Washington State University star Bernard Lagat set an unofficial American indoor record on Saturday, winning the inaugural Paavo Nurmi 2,000 meters in 4 minutes, 54.74 seconds at the Wanamaker …


  • Second-ranked Oregon State rallies to edge Gonzaga

    Jeff Hendrix hit a two-run single in the bottom of the eighth inning Friday and the second-ranked Oregon State baseball team held on to beat Gonzaga 4-3 in the season-opening …


  • Freshmen Dodig, Zmuda guide WSU at track invite

    Two freshmen led Washington State’s track and field team Saturday at the Cougar Indoor meet in Pullman. Dino Dodig won the men’s heptathlon after totaling 5,483 points, a freshman school …


  • In Brief: Bryan brothers keep U.S. alive in Davis Cup

    Tennis: Bob and Mike Bryan beat Dominic Inglot and Colin Fleming 6-2, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 Saturday in San Diego to pull the United States to 2-1 against Britain in the …


  • Jamaica sprinter Powell facing disciplinary panel

    Former 100-meter world record holder Asafa Powell has told a Jamaican panel that he did not inform anti-doping officials about most of the supplements he was taking because the products …


  • Newsmakers

    Announced Japanese baseball commissioner Ryozo Kato announced his resignation at an owners’ meeting in Tokyo. Kato, a former Japanese ambassador to the U.S., came under criticism in June when it …


  • Lewis tries coaching

    Olympic great and former University of Houston star Carl Lewis is joining the track and field coaching staff at his alma mater. The school said Thursday that the nine-time Olympic …


  • Azarenka, Williams set for rematch

    Tennis: Defending U.S. Open champion Serena Williams won the first seven games of Friday’s match at Flushing Meadows, then actually fell down a break early in the second set, before …


  • Expectations high at U.S. Olympic camp

    Hockey: Forty-eight professional players who hope to make the U.S. hockey team that competes in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, in February gathered at the Washington Capitals practice …


  • Bolt shakes rain to reign again in 100M

    Track and Field: His legs were hurting, the rain was pouring and he was trailing late in the race. Doesn’t matter. This is Usain Bolt.


  • Bolt is always the show when he steps on the track

    MOSCOW – Anytime Usain Bolt steps into the blocks he makes for compelling theater. And track and field these days can use some drama that has nothing to do with …


  • Gay left off roster

    As expected, Tyson Gay has been left off the U.S. roster for the upcoming world championships in Moscow. Gay qualified in the 100 and 200 meters at the nationals in …


  • Bolt triumphs in return to familiar site

    Track and Field: Usain Bolt returned to the site of his last Olympic triumph, recovering from a slow start to win the 100 meters Friday night in the Anniversary Games …


  • Gatlin wins 100 meters at Herculis

    Track and field: Justin Gatlin of the United States proved that he will be the toughest rival for Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt at next month’s world championships by running 9.94 …