Stories tagged: track and field
Sat., April 9, 2016, 10:18 p.m.
College roundup: Morgan fans 11 in four-hit shutout victory for Gonzaga
Eli Morgan struck out 11 in tossing a four-hit shutout and Gonzaga beat Portland 7-4 on Saturday night in Spokane for the Bulldogs’ season-best sixth consecutive victory.
Fri., April 8, 2016, 9:52 p.m.
Area roundup: Gonzaga routs Pilots 18-1; two Portland players injured in collision
Jeffrey Bohling had four hits, including a homer and two triples, plus five RBIs, and Gonzaga rolled to an 18-1 victory over Portland on Friday night in Spokane in a …
Tue., April 5, 2016, 9:03 p.m.
Area roundup: Vandals women win Wyoming Cowgirl Classic
Area roundup: The Idaho Vandals women shot three consecutive rounds of 291 to win the 19-team Wyoming Cowgirl Classic on Tuesday in Maricopa, Arizona.
Sat., April 2, 2016, 10:58 p.m.
Area roundup: Roberts sparks Gonzaga to 11th-winning win at Pacific
Jake Roberts drove in Tyler Jones with the tiebreaking run in a three-run 11th inning that lifted Gonzaga to a 5-3 victory over Pacific in a West Coast Conference baseball …
Sun., March 20, 2016, 7:06 p.m.
Teenager Cunningham steals the show at the world indoors
High school senior Vashti Cunningham, daughter of former NFL quarterback Randall Cunningham, became the youngest high jump champion ever at the world track and field championships on Sunday.
Wed., March 16, 2016
Christilaw: Sprinters always pushing to go faster
At the very highest levels of competition, the 100 meters is a testament to just how the human spirit pushes past any attempt to chart its limits.
Sat., March 12, 2016, 9:34 p.m.
Scandals force Shannon Rowbury to relive Olympic disappointment
With each new doping scandal, Shannon Rowbury relives her disappointment over the London Olympics.
Fri., March 11, 2016, 10:28 p.m.
In brief: Thompson, Curry combine for 15 3-pointers, Warriors drop Trail Blazers
Stephen Curry scored 34 points, Klay Thompson had 37 and the Warriors avenged their worst defeat of the season by beating the Portland Trail Blazers 128-112 in Oakland, California, extending …
Thu., March 3, 2016, 8:35 a.m.
Oscar Pistorius appeal dismissed by South Africa’s highest court
A lawyer for Oscar Pistorius says South Africa’s highest court has dismissed the former track star’s appeal of his murder conviction.
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 10:40 p.m.
Area roundup: NIC’s Reece makes semifinals at NJCAA wrestling
North Idaho’s Dajour Reece made it to the semifinals in the 165-pound weight class with three wins Friday on the first day of the NJCAA national wrestling tournament in Council …
Sat., Feb. 20, 2016, 5:28 p.m.
‘Blade Jumper’ Markus Rehm wins long jump at Glasgow GP
Paralympic champion Markus Rehm leaped 8.10 meters to win the long jump at the Glasgow Grand Prix on Saturday, boosting his profile while he attempts to prove his eligibility for …
Sat., Feb. 20, 2016, 5:17 p.m.
Matthew Centrowitz defends title in Wanamaker Mile at Millrose Games
Matthew Centrowitz defended his title in the Wanamaker Mile at the 109th Millrose Games.
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 7:35 p.m.
Genzebe Dibaba sets world record in women’s indoor mile
Genzebe Dibaba set a world record in the indoor mile on Wednesday, beating a record that had stood for 26 years.
Sun., Feb. 14, 2016, 8:44 p.m.
Area roundup: Whitworth men reclaim NWC swimming crown
The Whitworth men reclaimed the title at the Northwest Conference Swimming Championships while the women finished third as the three-day meet concluded Sunday in Federal Way, Washington.
Tue., Feb. 9, 2016, 7:22 p.m.
Area roundup: EWU’s Coleman, Tarbert earn Big Sky track and field honors
Sat., Feb. 6, 2016, 9:56 p.m.
Area roundup: Americans top Chiefs 4-1
A night after scoring six goals against the top team in the Western Hockey League, the Spokane Chiefs’ offense fell flat in a 4-1 loss to the Tri-City Americans Saturday …
Fri., Jan. 22, 2016, 6:19 p.m.
Banned from global track, Russians compete at small meets
Just five months ago, Maria Kuchina won the world high jump title in front of tens of thousands of fans in Beijing. On Friday, she competed at a low-key meet …
Sat., Jan. 16, 2016, 9:23 p.m.
Area roundup: Harper leads WSU women at UW Indoor meet
Washington State’s Liz Harper won the women’s high jump to lead the Cougar women at the University of Washington Indoor track and field meet Saturday at the Dempsey Indoor Facility …
Tue., Dec. 8, 2015, 5:57 p.m.
Track and field: Eastern’s Rebecca Tarbert, Aaron Pullin earn Big Sky awards
Eastern Washington sophomore Rebecca Tarbert and freshman Aaron Pullin were named Big Sky Conference track and field athletes of the week, the conference announced Tuesday.
Fri., Dec. 4, 2015, 8:37 p.m.
Track and field: EWU’s Kimes sets pentathlon records
Eastern Washington’s Jozie Kimes won the women’s pentathlon in record-setting fashion to lead the Eagles at the Candy Cane VIII in the Jim Thorpe Fieldhouse Friday in Cheney. Kimes racked …
Thu., Nov. 12, 2015, 7:36 p.m.
Russian officials admit to elements of doping scandal, vow not to boycott games
Confronted by allegations of widespread doping among its track and field athletes, Russia has given signs that it will admit to at least some wrongdoing and, regardless of future sanctions, …
Sun., Nov. 8, 2015, 9:04 p.m.
Coe: Track and field faces ‘long road to redemption’ over doping
IAAF President Sebastian Coe warned Sunday that athletics faces a “long road to redemption” as allegations of blackmail and doping scams in the sport – many linked to Russia – …
Sun., Oct. 4, 2015
Locally: Vanessa Vanderweide claims first Junior Bowlers Tour victory
When Vanessa Vanderweide got on a roll Sunday in the Junior Bowlers Tour stop at River City Lanes in Post Falls, there was no stopping her. The Omak High School …
Tue., Sept. 29, 2015
Newsmakers: Toronto Raptors sign former NBA No. 1 pick Anthony Bennett
Signed Former No. 1 pick Anthony Bennett signed with the Toronto Raptors on Monday, and the Canadian forward is looking toward a new start in his hometown. Bennett has had …
Fri., Sept. 4, 2015
In brief: American Pharoah to race again in Breeders’ Cup Classic
Horse racing: A few days of indecision over, Triple Crown winner American Pharoah is back on schedule for the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic in New York and a chance …
Mon., Aug. 31, 2015
Bolt shows he’s ready for Rio Olympics
BEIJING – Hard as this is to believe, there were questions about Usain Bolt when the world championships first started. Was he healthy enough? Was he fit enough? Was he …
Sun., Aug. 30, 2015
Ashton Eaton breaks world record, wins decathlon gold
BEIJING – This was going to hurt. No way around it for Ashton Eaton. To get where the American decathlete wanted to go, he had to endure just a little …
Sat., Aug. 29, 2015
In brief: Kidney disease can’t stop U.S. hurdler Aries Merritt
TRACK AND FIELD: When the doctors hooked Aries Merritt onto the dialysis machine two years ago, they told him his running days were over. The doctors were focused on his …
Wed., Aug. 26, 2015
In brief: While chasing Usain Bolt, Justin Gatlin shakes off criticism at worlds
TRACK AND FIELD: Usain Bolt returned to the track at world championships and eased his way through the preliminary round of his favorite race, the 200 meters. Justin Gatlin also …
Tue., Aug. 25, 2015
Early celebrations, different results
BEIJING – They both lifted their arms to celebrate before the finish line. For Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce in the 100 meters, this was no big deal. There was so much daylight …