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Thursday, January 17, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Gonzaga women clinch at least share of seventh straight WCC title

Courtney Vandersloot had 24 points and 11 assists, and No. 25 Gonzaga clinched at least a share of its seventh straight West Coast Conference title with a 93-65 win over …


Ferris graduate Galloway returns with NAU for final time

Jenna Galloway is coasting now, taking just enough credits to be eligible to finish up her senior season of basketball for Northern Arizona. That gives the communications major from Ferris, …


Galloway pays final visit to area

Jenna Galloway is coasting now, taking just enough credits to be eligible to finish up her senior season of basketball for Northern Arizona.


Area roundup: WSU women’s offense flies high in win

Katie Madison scored a season-high 17 points and Washington State recorded its highest point total in 12 seasons, beating Oregon 96-90 Saturday in Pullman. Rosetta Adzasu and Sage Romberg each …


WSU women post huge comeback to down Oregon State

Freshmen Sage Romberg and Ireti Amojo led Washington State (6-16, 4-6) with 17 points apiece and after trailing by as many as 13 points in the second half, the Cougars …


Gonzaga Prep grad Cronin prepares to cap stellar career at Portland

Tara Cronin never really saw herself as a Division I basketball player, even when she was a senior at Gonzaga Prep and earning first-team All-Greater Spokane League honors among the …


Cronin exceeds expectations

Tara Cronin never really saw herself as a Division I basketball player, even when she was a senior at Gonzaga Prep and earning first-team All-Greater Spokane League honors among the …


UW women hold off Cougars

SEATTLE – Kristi Kingma scored 29 points, including a 3-pointer with 3:16 to play that stopped a Washington State scoring surge, and Washington held off the Cougars 64-52 Sunday. It …


Taurasi continues to deny doping allegation

Former UConn women’s basketball star Diana Taurasi is adamant: No matter what the test results showed, she never used performance-enhancing drugs. “There’s no way I’ve ever taken anything,” she told …


Area roundup: Redmon scores 20 as Zags reach 7-0 in WCC

Katelan Redmon scored 10 of her game-high 20 points in the first half and added six rebounds as Gonzaga (19-4) finished the first half of West Coast Conference play 7-0 …


Redmon, Vandersloot lead high-scoring Gonzaga women past Saint Mary’s

Katelan Redmon and Courtney Vandersloot combined for 47 points Thursday and Gonzaga (18-4, 6-0 West Coast Conference) hit the century mark for the fifth time this season during a 106-77 …


Taleni on point for Idaho

No matter how the season ends for Idaho, Derisa Taleni is having a season to remember.


Gonzaga’s Raap contributes again

Claire Raap was recognized as the Most Improved Player her first two seasons on the Gonzaga women’s basketball team and she could be on her way to that honor again …


EWU’s Sparavalo keeps busy on court, beyond

As an Eastern Washington freshman, Tatjana Sparavalo had the usual issues adjusting to Division I basketball. From the sounds of it, life isn’t much easier for the 6-foot senior and …


Area teams gear up for league play

Conference play starts this week with Gonzaga expecting to take everyone’s best punch and Idaho and Eastern Washington hoping to deliver a few.


Bulldogs’ tuneup turns into a romp

Southern Utah, with a seven-game winning streak, appeared to be a good tuneup for the Gonzaga University women with West Coast Conference play opening Saturday. Instead, the Thunderbirds were barely …


Gonzaga women zip past Thunderbirds

Southern Utah, with a seven-game winning streak, appeared to be a good tuneup for the Gonzaga University women’s basketball team with West Coast Conference play opening Saturday. Instead, the Thunderbirds …


UCLA women add to streak vs. WSU

Jasmine Dixon and Darxia Morris each scored 12 points to help No. 8 UCLA beat error-prone Washington State 80-55 on Sunday in Pullman. UCLA (12-1, 2-0 Pac-10) has won 21 …


Bjorklund ties Tennessee mark

Angie Bjorklund scored 16 points and hit four 3-pointers, tying her with Shanna Zolman as Tennessee’s all-time 3-point scoring leader, as the No. 5 Lady Volunteers beat East Tennessee State …


UConn’s 88th straight win ties UCLA men’s record

NEW YORK – This piece of history has been in the making for more than two years. Now, the Connecticut women’s basketball team has just about made it. The top-ranked …


No. 6 Volunteers top Cardinal in OT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee coach Pat Summitt had plenty of strong messages for her players in practice this week following an embarrassing loss at Baylor. After the Lady Vols had …


Basketball Notebook: Change is good

Heidi Heintz didn’t hesitate when discussing why she left San Francisco after two seasons to play at UC Davis, although it’s old news by now. The senior from Central Valley …


Davis suits Heidi Heintz just fine

Heidi Heintz didn’t hesitate when discussing why she left San Francisco after two seasons to play at UC Davis, but she admitted, “I haven’t had to think about that in …


Bjorklund’s shooting lifts Volunteers

AUSTIN, Texas – Tennessee’s tough, two-game Texas swing got off to a rousing start. Angie Bjorklund scored 20 points in the first half and Meighan Simmons added 18 and the …


Zags’ Redmon, Standish sink Cougs

Washington State got Gonzaga’s attention in Hawaii and paid for it in Spokane. Exactly eight years after their previous scheduled meeting and 13 days after they met at a tournament, …


GU women defeat WSU 93-75

Washington State got Gonzaga’s attention in Hawaii and paid for it in Spokane. Exactly eight years after their last scheduled meeting and 13 days after they last played, the Bulldogs’ …


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.