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Tuesday, January 15, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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College roundup: Huskies down Vandals in women’s basketball

Regina Rogers scored 27 points and pulled down 14 rebounds as visiting Washington beat Idaho 66-49 in women’s basketball Wednesday night in Moscow. Stacy Barr scored 11 points for the …


Tarnowski turned tears into smiles at Washington State

Rosie Tarnowski cried when she had to visit Pullman the first time. It’s safe to say Pullman will probably make her cry again. “I honestly didn’t even want to come …


Holloway’s big OT burst leads Xavier to win

Men’s college basketball: Tu Holloway scored eight of his 24 points in overtime and No. 11 Xavier rallied from 10 down to beat 20th-ranked Vanderbilt 82-70 Monday night in Nashville, …


Redmon, Standish lead Gonzaga to easy win over Portland St.

Gonzaga coach Kelly Graves was pleased, and Portland State coach Sherri Murrell was impressed. Senior stars Katelan Redmon and Kayla Standish combined for an early 18 points as the Bulldogs …


Oklahoma State women earn emotional win

STILLWATER, Okla. – An emotionally exhausting nine days for the Oklahoma State Cowgirls ended Saturday with hugs, tears and a few smiles. In their first game since a plane crash …


WSU women win

ST. THOMAS, U.S.Virgin Islands – Sophomore forward Sage Romberg scored a game-high 19 points to lead Washington State to a 65-52 victory over Marquette in both teams’ opening game of …


Nelson returns as New Mexico starter after two knee injuries

Not much has gone right for Nikki Nelson since she took her basketball skills to New Mexico after graduating from Chewelah. As chronicled before, there was the anterior cruciate ligament …


Vandals lose in WAC semifinals

Meredith Hays and Stephanie Ziegler combined for 32 kills and 27 digs Tuesday as New Mexico State (23-8) swept Idaho in the Western Athletic Conference volleyball tournament semifinals at Las …


UConn follows freshman past Stanford

HARTFORD, Conn. – Geno Auriemma wasn’t ready to heap praise on freshman Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis just yet. She matched her career high with 25 points and Bria Hartley added 19 to …


In brief: Crosby set for long-awaited return to ice

NHL: Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby will make his season debut today against the New York Islanders, his first game in nearly a year since being sidelined with concussion-like symptoms. …


Graves records 300th career win in Gonzaga rout

Normally, there wouldn’t be anything memorable about the way Gonzaga defeated Idaho 91-42 in a women’s basketball game Thursday night in Memorial Gym at Moscow, Idaho. But the rout, ignited …


Area roundup: Whitworth lands nine on All-NWC football team

First-team selections Ronnie Thomas and Austin Ehlo led Whitworth’s contingent of nine players on the All-Northwest Conference football team, announced Wednesday. Junior running back Thomas was named to the first-team …


Vandals’ Overgaard continues charmed life in Moscow

There are enough rags-to-riches stories in athletics to erase the national deficit, but few can match that of Ana Overgaard. It’s not so much that the 5-foot-11 junior walk-on from …


Eastern Oregon’s rebounding edge sinks Whitworth

Korrie Bourn, a transfer from Community Colleges of Spokane, had 11 rebounds to guide a 42-33 advantage as Eastern Oregon knocked off host Whitworth 67-63 in nonconference women’s basketball Tuesday. …


Area roundup: Cougs get at-large berth in men’s cross country

The Washington State Cougars men received one of the 13 at-large berths for the NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships it was announced Sunday. A total of 31 schools – …


Stanford turns back Gonzaga on court

STANFORD, Calif. – Gonzaga set a school record for wins last year and reached the Elite Eight for the first time in history. Three starters are back, along with a …


Gonzaga women open with big win

Minus the best player in program history the Gonzaga women’s basketball team is going to be just fine.


Roundup: Gonzaga women land three standouts

The Gonzaga Bulldogs used the prominence gained from reaching the Elite Eight last year to land a top-50 women’s basketball recruiting class, according to one source. The Bulldogs picked up …


Hofstra comes to town with Post Falls’ Loper

A smile caught Krista Kilburn-Steveskey’s eye and she decided that was a player she should try to recruit for her Hofstra basketball team. Of course, it didn’t hurt that the …


Loper is Pride of Post Falls this weekend

A smile caught Krista Kilburn-Steveskey’s eye and she decided that was a player she should try to recruit for her Hofstra basketball team.


Gonzaga coach takes Halloween to scary limits

On a lawn in north Spokane, an in-the-ghouliday-spirit family has supplemented its bounty of fright night props with a 21st-century favorite – a chalk outline of a dead body, surrounded …


With a name like Graves maybe Halloween display isn’t surprise

Kelly Graves understands that while there is such a thing as going too far, a bigger Halloween misstep would be to not go far enough.


UConn’s Auriemma puts blame on Notre Dame

NEW YORK – UConn coach Geno Auriemma thinks that the Big East conference’s realignment issues could have been solved years ago with one simple move – Notre Dame’s football team …


Football section arrives Thursday

Football: Speed is of the essence and the main topic for our special football section that will be inserted into Thursday’s paper. The section features players of speed from every …


Summitt vows to coach Vols despite early onset dementia

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Pat Summitt struggled for several months with how to tell the women’s basketball players at Tennessee, recruits and fans that she was having memory loss problems. Finally, …


Jeshua Anderson advances to 400 hurdles final

Former Washington State University hurdler Jeshua Anderson advanced to the finals of the men’s 400-meter hurdles Thursday at the World University Games in Shenzhen, China. Anderson ran a conservative semifinal, …


Report: Pistons will hire Frank

NBA: The Detroit Pistons will offer Lawrence Frank their coaching position within two days, according to a person familiar with the situation. The person spoke to the Associated Press on …


In brief: Whitworth hires Bowman as assistant coach

Women’s basketball: Heather Bowman, the all-time leading scorer in the West Coast Conference while playing for Gonzaga, has been hired as an assistant coach at Whitworth University, Pirates head coach …


In brief: Gonzales, Carpenter lead way for Zags on WCC team

Baseball: Freshman Marco Gonzales (pictured) and junior Ryan Carpenter were among seven Gonzaga University baseball players to receive the West Coast Conference’s individual and team awards Wednesday. Gonzales was given …


Area roundup: CC Spokane splits baseball doubleheader

D.J. Smith pitched a four-hitter in the first game Wednesday to help Community Colleges of Spokane (13-13, 3-7) register a split with Blue Mountain (7-17, 1-9) in NWAACC baseball play …