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19-0 run lifts GU

The Gonzaga women’s basketball team used a 19-0 second-half run to rally for a 64-57 non-conference victory over Portland State in Portland on Sunday. Down 54-42 with 9 minutes, 25 …


Cougs’ loss mystifies

June Daugherty has been a head basketball coach for two decades and was an assistant at Stanford after an All-American career at Ohio State. Yet she was surprised by what …


GU women rout Matadors

Gonzaga’s women’s basketball team built a big lead early and never looked back in an 80-47 non-conference win over Cal State Northridge on Sunday at the McCarthey Athletic Center. Heather …


GU controls second half, beats EWU

What was the best moment for Eastern Washington in its women’s basketball game with Gonzaga may have turned out to be its worst. The underdog Eagles battled back from an …


Elite teams leave marks

Idaho and Gonzaga peeked into the penthouse of women’s basketball last weekend. Idaho’s Vandals went to Baylor’s tournament and absorbed an 82-37 shellacking at the hands of the eighth-ranked Bears …


Zags women stomp EWU

What was the best moment for Eastern Washington in its women’s basketball game with Gonzaga may have turned out to be its worse. The underdog Eagles battled back from an …


Roundup: Cougs finish second at Lady Rebel Roundup

April Cook scored 19 points and KiKi Moore added 18 in a losing cause as Boise State beat Washington State 68-64 in the championship game of the Lady Rebel Roundup …


GU women roll after slow start

Sophomore forward Kayla Standish made 11 of 13 field-goal attempts on her way to a career-high 25 points in just 19 minutes of play off the bench and the Gonzaga …


Notebook: Pirates women expect big things

If a half-dozen freshman can live up to the potential Helen Higgs sees, especially defensively, the Whitworth women’s basketball team should return to the upper echelon of the Northwest Conference. …


GU women roll

Those were the longest 20 minutes. For the Washington Huskies the first half of their 81-52 drubbing at the hands of Gonzaga had to feel like it lasted forever.


GU women cruise past USC

Senior forward Vivian Frieson helps the Gonzaga women’s basketball team get rolling in a victory over USC at the McCarthey Athletic Center Thursday night.


Start to finish, Otero puts the go in Vandals

At first glance, Charlotte Otero would seem the least likely basketball player to lead the NCAA in anything. Steals, maybe; pest, possibly.


Multilayered Shives finds home

Don’t be surprised if there are mixed messages coming from Tiffanie Shives when the Gonzaga senior is on the basketball court At times she will look, well, almost arrogant, or, …


Roundup: Eastern rolls over Central

Julie Piper buried 10 of 15 shots from the floor on her way to a game-high 23 points and Brianne Ryan came off the bench to score 20 as the …


Women’s tourney returns in 2011

It has become commonplace for Spokane to host NCAA basketball tournament games, but on Thursday the NCAA upped the ante. Not only will Washington State University and the Spokane Arena …


GU, WSU to host NCAA women’s tournament games

The NCAA Women’s Basketball Committee has selected Gonzaga to host the first two rounds of the 2011 tournament at McCarthey Athletic Center with the regional finals the next weekend at …


Former LC Tiger January enjoying life in the WNBA

Briann January was a starter for the first game of her rookie season in the WNBA and on the bench by the third game but the former Lewis and Clark …


Hunt, Hornets hold off EWU women

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Charday Hunt hit 10 of 17 field goals on her way to a game-high 25 points to lead the Sacramento State Hornets to a 74-67 Big Sky …


Stanford’s VanDerveer a changed coach

Tongues were wagging at the NCAA women’s basketball Final Four last March because Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer seemed to be enjoying the moment more than anyone else in Tampa, Fla. …


Idaho women win

The University of Idaho women’s basketball team overcame a sluggish start Sunday to put together one of its best shooting performances of the season in a 66-50 win over visiting …


Scott, Piper power Eastern

Julie Piper and Nicole Scott scored 19 points apiece and combined for 24 rebounds to lead the Eastern Washington Eagles to a 90-75 Big Sky Conference women’s basketball victory over …


15-0 run helps GU beat LMU

Comparing Gonzaga, leader of the West Coast Conference women’s basketball standings, and Loyola Marymount, the team that would seem to be the best bet to keep the Bulldogs from winning …


Gap between No. 1 and No. 2? 30 points

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Geno Auriemma isn’t interested in talking about the gap between No. 1 Connecticut and the rest of women’s college basketball. He might not have much of …


Gonzaga’s Stiles retires

Gonzaga University women’s soccer head coach Shannon Stiles announced her retirement Wednesday. Stiles, who just completed her 10th season as coach of the Bulldogs, plans to focus her time on …


Appleton sees WSU turnaround as senior

Take your pick for most famous native of Apple Valley, Calif. – Roy Rogers and Dale Evans or APHS graduate Cuba Gooding Jr., but one day soon Katie Appleton could …


Shadle boys roll past NC

Shadle Park used balanced scoring and controlled the boards to ease past North Central 63-46 in a Greater Spokane League boys basketball makeup game on Monday. Anthony Brown led all …


K-State pulls away from Cougars

PULLMAN – The young, upset-minded Washington State women’s basketball team was down two points as the clock dipped under the 10-minute mark of the second half, but it was no …


WSU’s Bemis has to bow out

The most valuable player on Washington State’s team is retiring midseason. Effective immediately Brynn Bemis is turning in her uniform.


Athletes need to be protected

Now that the college basketball season is over for local schools, a new season begins. It’s a season with ill-defined boundaries, really, but it’s well under way.