Stories tagged: West Coast Conference
Tue., March 4, 2014
With the school’s 10th straight West Coast Conference regular-season championship trophy in hand, Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Kelly Graves earned another piece of hardware and three Bulldogs earned accolades, as …
Sat., March 1, 2014
With her team’s offense struggling and Gonzaga up only six points Thursday night against Saint Mary’s, senior guard Jazmine Redmon started driving to the basket. Gaels guard Kate Gaze hammered …
Thu., Feb. 20, 2014
She never played basketball, but Sara Fortier is pretty quick off the dribble. It’s halftime at Reese Court, and her grandson Calvin is twirling his milk straw all over Sara’s …
Wed., Feb. 19, 2014, 8:35 p.m.
Craig and Lisa Fortier work hard every day, raising a family against a full-court press of practices, games, meetings and recruiting trips – and they wouldn’t have it any other …
Wed., Jan. 8, 2014
Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Kelly Graves said it’s too early to read much in the league standings, but he prefers having every conference game turn into a grudge match. Coming …
Thu., Jan. 2, 2014
COMING UP: Tonight vs. Saint Mary’s, 6 (ESPN2); Saturday vs. Pacific, 5 p.m. (KHQ/Root) OUTLOOK: Saint Mary’s opened the season with seven straight home wins and nine overall before a …
Fri., Dec. 27, 2013
Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Kelly Graves stopped practice Thursday and had all his players gather around him. After a few days off to recharge after a 10-2 “preseason,” No. 24 …
Thu., Dec. 26, 2013
The West Coast Conference weekly release dutifully trumpets its non-conference winning percentage. It was nearly 69 percent just over a week ago but has slipped to 67. All 10 WCC …
Thu., Oct. 24, 2013, 9:53 p.m.
All of Kelly Graves’ West Coast Conference coaching peers believe his Gonzaga women’s basketball team has the talent to win its 10th conference championship in a row, according to a …
Wed., Sept. 4, 2013
The Whitworth soccer team is making a few adjustments this season. So is new coach Morgan Cathey, who can finally get back to the business of coaching after a house …
Fri., June 28, 2013
All things considered, Kelly Olynyk landed in the right spot in the NBA draft. Home.
Sat., March 2, 2013
MORAGA, Calif. – One of the most powerful midmajor programs in college basketball has been found guilty of breaking some big-time rules. The NCAA put Saint Mary’s on four years …
Tue., Jan. 1, 2013, 7:13 p.m.
The conference season hasn’t even started and it’s already been a pretty good year for West Coast Conference men’s basketball teams.
Sun., May 20, 2012
PULLMAN – Autograph-seekers found their man just outside the press box atop the Bailey Brayton-Field seats, an unlikely hero signing baseballs and T-shirts and game rosters. It was P.J. Jones, …
Thu., March 29, 2012
Does the West Coast Conference need to work on its expansion encores? The Church League made an outlandish splash in its first growth spurt in 30 years: Brigham Young. Even …
Wed., March 28, 2012, 10:37 p.m.
Does the West Coast Conference need to work on its expansion encores?
Wed., Feb. 29, 2012
Following the Gonzaga University women’s basketball team’s eighth straight West Coast Conference title victory, the individual accolades started flowing in. Kayla Standish, Katelan Redmon, Haiden Palmer and Sunny Greinacher were …
Sat., Feb. 25, 2012, 6:55 p.m.
If you’re going to play your best basketball, might as well bring it out for crunch time in a close game.
Sat., Feb. 25, 2012, 5:32 p.m.
Sharing just wasn’t something Katelan Redmon was prepared to do. Make no mistake, though – Redmon and the Bulldogs showed they were more than prepared to compete.
Sat., Feb. 18, 2012, 7:38 p.m.
Rashad Green scored on a short leaner with 3.3 seconds left to lift San Francisco to a 66-65 win over No. 24 Gonzaga on Saturday.
Sat., Feb. 18, 2012, 6:57 p.m.
Not more than two weeks ago, Gonzaga coach Kelly Graves was discussing the “gritty and tough” qualities Gonzaga redshirt sophomore guard Haiden Palmer possesses.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 4, 2012, 11:03 p.m.
Just when you thought Gonzaga was cruising toward a feel-good bounce-back win, Pepperdine started making every shot it attempted.
Sat., Jan. 28, 2012, 6:35 p.m.
Taelor Karr made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 2 minutes left then added three free throws in the final 31 seconds to help No. 22 Gonzaga beat Saint Mary’s 75-70 on …
Fri., Jan. 27, 2012
As fans exited the McCarthey Athletic Center, one aficionado felt the need to make a play of his own and vocalize the obvious pun. “She made the most of that …
Fri., Jan. 13, 2012
It was a night of individual firsts for the Gonzaga University women’s basketball team. Winning was not one of them, as those come quite often for the 23rd-ranked Bulldogs.
Tue., Jan. 10, 2012
Mon., Oct. 25, 2010
Beginning this evening in San Francisco, the same city where the Pac-10 recently announced its football divisions and scheduling plans, West Coast Conference administrators will zero in on scheduling issues …
Wed., Sept. 1, 2010
Here are some nuts and bolts of Brigham Young University’s withdrawal from the Mountain West Conference to accept an invitation to join the West Coast Conference: 1 BYU will begin …
Wed., Sept. 1, 2010
In case you never thought you’d see it, a Catholic family just invited a door-belling Mormon missionary into their home. Such is the influence of college athletics.
Tue., June 22, 2010, 11:11 a.m.
Oklahoma State has scheduled a home-and-home basketball series with Gonzaga.