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A very good roster for Saint Martin’s thanks to area players

When the basketballs stop bouncing for most of the Class of ’07 next spring it wouldn’t be too much of a stretch to say Saint Martin’s made out as well …


Gonzaga women win easily

Katelan Redmon scored a career-high 28 points and Kayla Standish poured in eight of her 13 points in the second half to help the Gonzaga Bulldogs women’s basketball team defeat …


In brief: Tourneys test mettle

It’s time for that fine holiday basketball tradition, where teams travel to Thanksgiving tournaments hoping they aren’t the main course. Idaho (3-0) is headed to Oregon’s tourney with Sacramento State …


Women off to tourney town

It’s time for that fine holiday basketball tradition, where teams travel to Thanksgiving tournaments hoping they aren’t the main course.


Stanford holds off Lady Zags

Stanford threw everything it had at Gonzaga, and if it wasn’t for senior guard Jeanette Pohlen it might not have been enough for the third-ranked women’s basketball team. Just when …


Roundup: Idaho begins basketball season 3-0

Yinka Olorunnife totaled 17 points and 12 rebounds and Idaho (3-0) overcame a sluggish start to escape with a 64-63 double-overtime nonconference win over UC Santa Barbara (0-4) Saturday in …


CCS beaten, but alive for title

Devan Belseh and Kyra Speer combined for 38 kills as Mt. Hood CC (36-7) dampened Community Colleges of Spokane’s (32-10) NWAACC volleyball title aspirations, beating the Sasquatch 3-1 in the …


Marquee team comes to town

Some women’s basketball history will be made when Stanford tips off against Gonzaga at McCarthey Athletic Center on Sunday. Third-ranked Stanford (2-0) will become the highest-ranked women’s team to play …


Area roundup: NIC Cardinals split at volleyball nationals

North Idaho College’s shot at a national title ended Thursday night with a 17-25, 27-25, 25-23, 25-20 loss to San Jacinto (Texas) at the NJCAA National Volleyball Championships in West …


Home is where … GU would like to be to start NCAA tourney

There are plenty of ways to put pressure on the Gonzaga University women’s basketball team, so a little thing like being host for the first weekend of the NCAA tournament …


Big season in store for women’s basketball

There are plenty of ways to put pressure on the Gonzaga women’s basketball team, so a little thing like being host for the first weekend of the NCAA tournament – …


Storm electric in rout of Shock

SEATTLE – Reserve Svetlana Abrosimova had 20 points, and Swin Cash added 18 to help lead the Seattle Storm to a 111-65 win over the Tulsa Shock on Saturday night …


Storm suffer back-to-back WNBA losses

Basketball: Scholanda Robinson scored 12 of her 21 points in the third quarter to lead the Tulsa Shock to a surprising 84-75 victory over the Seattle Storm on Tuesday night …


Lynx halt Storm’s 13-game streak

MINNEAPOLIS – Seimone Augustus scored 24 points and the Minnesota Lynx snapped the Seattle Storm’s 13-game winning streak with a 72-71 victory Sunday night. Augustus scored six quick points early …


Storm cruise past Tulsa, improve to 20-2

SEATTLE – Lauren Jackson had 16 points and nine rebounds to help the Seattle Storm cruise to their 20th victory of the season with a 75-59 win over the Tulsa …


Storm rally past Silver Stars for 10th straight victory

SAN ANTONIO – Lauren Jackson, Sue Bird and La’Coe Willingham hit key fourth-quarter 3-pointers Tuesday as the Seattle Storm extended their winning streak to 10 by rallying to defeat the …


Seattle Storm showcase talent from Australia

SEATTLE – Forgive Australians Abby Bishop and Lauren Jackson if they looked at rookie Alison Lacey strangely. The trio hails from Australia, Lacey born in Canberra, where Bishop and Jackson …


UConn tops Stanford for back-to-back titles

SAN ANTONIO – There was no panic in the locker room. No pep talk, either. Maya Moore and her Connecticut Huskies knew the score. “It couldn’t get any worse,” she …


Cardinal will play for title after edging Sooners

SAN ANTONIO – Stanford’s Nnemkadi Ogwumike was having one of the greatest performances ever at a women’s Final Four, yet her team was ahead by only three points with 16 …


UConn one win away from two straight unbeaten seasons

SAN ANTONIO – As soon as Connecticut was challenged, Maya Moore and the Huskies showed exactly why they’ve won 77 games in a row. One more and they’ll be the …


FSU is UConn’s 76th straight victim

The Connecticut Huskies swear they’re not perfect. Their last 76 opponents might disagree. Maya Moore scored 22 points to lead the Huskies past Florida State 90-50 on Tuesday night at …


Bulldogs leashed

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Gonzaga Bulldogs may have survived Xavier’s 1-2 punch of 6-foot-6 Ta’Shia Phillips and 6-5 Amber Harris, but not the knockout punch of a freshman. Katie Rutan …


Bulldogs’ magical season reaches end

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Gonzaga Bulldogs may have survived Xavier’s 1-2 punch of 6-foot-6 Ta’Shia Phillips and 6-5Amber Harris, but not the knockout punch of a freshman. Katie Rutan scored …


GU staff on baby watch as Zags head to Sweet 16

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – For Lisa Mispley Fortier, the Sweet 16 is a little sweeter. How sweet remains to be seen.


Graves ‘soaks it all in’ after Zags’ win over Texas A&M

The answer is 90. The question is how many text messages would Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Kelly Graves get after his Bulldogs upended Texas A&M Monday night to advance to …


Lady Volunteers cruise into round of 16

Alicia Manning scored a career-high 17 points and had 10 rebounds to help No. 1-seeded Tennessee beat eighth-seeded Dayton 92-64 in the second round of the NCAA women’s tournament on …


UConn cruises

Tina Charles scored 22 points and Maya Moore added 21 to help the Connecticut Huskies (34-0) beat the Southern University Jaguars (23-9) 95-39 in the Dayton Regional of the first …


Gonzaga women land second shot at Texas A&M

SEATTLE – Texas A&M women’s basketball coach Gary Blair knows he has an excellent team, which is a good thing – otherwise there would be no reason to play the …


Local products helped steer Vikings to Big Sky crown

There was no magic when Portland State coach Charity Elliott recruited the Greater Spokane League a few years ago. She just sold a dream. “They were looking to improve their …


Portland St. wins, earns first NCAA bid

All the frustrations of an underachieving women’s basketball season were erased Saturday afternoon when Portland State achieved its first berth in the NCAA tournament. Led by the determination of point …