Stories tagged: West Coast Conference
UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018, 10:56 p.m.
The Gonzaga Bulldogs have just one more team standing in the way of their eighth West Coast Conference championship in program history.
UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018, 7:29 p.m.
Jill Barta scored 19 of her 24 points in the first half to lead the Gonzaga Bulldogs (25-5) to an 81-70 win over the Pepperdine Waves (10-20) in the West …
Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 10:23 p.m.
You know the best fit for Gonzaga University in the college athletic universe? Easy. It’s the Big East Mountain West Coast Conference.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 24, 2018, 9:31 p.m.
The Zags honored Emma Stach and fifth-year senior Emma Wolfram in a Senior Day ceremony just before tipoff. Wolfram, who redshirted her freshman year under Kelly Graves, was sidelined for …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 9, 2018, 6:27 p.m.
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are looking for their 16th consecutive win when they host the Saint Mary’s Gaels on Saturday.
Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 9:08 p.m.
Gonzaga, which shared one-third of the West Coast Conference’s 2017 regular-season baseball title, was picked fourth in a poll by the coaches with 57 points.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 9:25 p.m.
The Gonzaga women are trending.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 9:29 p.m.
It’s the first meeting between the two rivals this season. The Zags possess a narrow 13-9 series lead over the second-place Cougars, who are three games behind Gonzaga in the …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 11:15 p.m.
With a 69-59 win over San Diego on Thursday, Gonzaga checked off another item from the to-do list this year. The 20th win marked the Bulldogs’ 21st straight season with …
Mon., Jan. 29, 2018, 8:54 p.m.
For the third time this year, Gonzaga’s Jill Barta is the West Coast Conference Player of the Week.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 11:14 p.m.
Asked to find any flaws in her players’ performance Saturday afternoon, Gonzaga women’s coach Lisa Fortier had to work harder than they did.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 11:27 p.m.
When they were high school kids, Rui Hachimura and Tahirou Diabate had the sizzle, the steak, the jam and the bread.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 10:58 p.m.
Their season scoring leader didn’t make a field goal and their 3-point shooting faltered.
Tue., Jan. 9, 2018, 5:37 p.m.
Just past the halfway mark of the regular season, one thing seems clear with the current Gonzaga men’s basketball team: It’s often unclear who is going to be their leading …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 10:48 p.m.
Jill Barta scored 27 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead the Gonzaga Bulldogs (10-4, 3-0 West Coast Conference) in a 73-51 win over the Pepperdine Waves (6-7, 2-1) on …
Thu., Dec. 28, 2017, 11:38 p.m.
Gonzaga began the West Coast Conference women’s basketball season with a bang on Thursday as five players scored in double figures during a 99-72 win over host Pacific.
Mon., Dec. 25, 2017, 8:07 p.m.
Gonzaga standout forward Jill Barta scored 21 points to go with 11 rebounds against Western Illinois for her fifth double-double in 10 games this season and earned WCC Player of …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 21, 2017, 9:51 p.m.
Basically, the Gonzaga women had a great game Thursday night. The Bulldogs beat Western Illinois, 80-65, the old-fashioned way; they hit the short jumper, crashed the boards and got to …
Sun., Dec. 10, 2017, 7:59 p.m.
Tra Holder scored 29 points on 8-for-16 shooting and No. 16 Arizona State upset No. 2 Kansas 95-85 on Sunday in Lawrence, Kansas, handing the Jayhawks their second straight loss.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 7, 2017, 4:58 p.m.
Perhaps it’s because Gonzaga just faced Villanova and Creighton in a five-day stretch, but chatter about the Zags and the Big East Conference resurfaced again this week.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 1, 2017, 6:38 p.m.
Make way – here comes Rui Hachimura. The Gonzaga forward didn’t have a say in the majority of Gonzaga’s wins last season, but this year, the sophomore has developed into …
Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 7:23 p.m.
Morgan Hughes finished with 22 kills and Saint Mary’s (8-19, 4-13 West Coast Conference) spoiled Sarah Penner’s career day with a 20-25, 25-12, 25-22, 16-25, 15-11 volleyball win over Gonzaga …
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 9:16 p.m.
Randy Bennett has been rewarded after successfully transforming the men’s basketball program at tiny Saint Mary’s College, receiving a new 10-year contract through the 2026-27 season. Bennett has built mid-major …
Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 5:49 p.m.
The Gonzaga women can’t wait to get this thing going.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 8:05 p.m.
Chris Watkins isn’t exactly getting lost in the euphoria of Gonzaga’s biggest women’s soccer moment in a decade.
Sat., May 27, 2017, 11:18 p.m.
Last week, Gonzaga won a share of the West Coast Conference baseball title by snatching it away from BYU.
UPDATED: Fri., May 26, 2017, 11:35 p.m.
Justin Vernia led top-seeded Gonzaga’s stellar efforts on the mound as the Zags shut down second-seeded Loyola Marymount during a 3-1 victory in the second round of the West Coast …
Thu., May 25, 2017, 7:09 p.m.
Jake Roberts and Troy Johnston each homered and had three hits apiece as Gonzaga blasted Saint Mary’s, 11-2, in the first round of the West Coast Conference Baseball Championships at …
UPDATED: Wed., May 24, 2017, 6:52 p.m.
Top-seeded No. 22 Gonzaga will take the first step toward securing a guaranteed berth to the NCAA Tournament at 3 p.m. Thursday when it faces fourth-seeded Saint Mary’s in the …
Tue., May 23, 2017, 4:37 p.m.
Gonzaga coach Mark Machtolf was named the West Coast Conference’s baseball Coach of the Year on Tuesday, one of many such honors for the Zags, who wrapped up their second …