Stories tagged: zags
UPDATED: SUNDAY, FEB. 26, 2017, 12:29 A.M.
Rob Curley: Dewey defeats Zags? Not really
Those of us who love newspapers and the history of newspapers, have almost certainly seen the 1948 cover of the Chicago Tribune. You know the one.
THURSDAY, FEB. 23, 2017, 11:56 P.M.
Gonzaga women rally on Senior Night, secure WCC title
The excitement built up from the majority of wins throughout the regular season doesn’t usually linger for long. Sure, the Zags celebrate and they congratulate each other, but there’s no …
UPDATED: TUESDAY, JAN. 31, 2017, 2:57 P.M.
Zags’ secret to success? They like each other
This isn’t their first rodeo. Gonzaga knows exactly what it’s like to be the No. 1 team in the nation. And when it happened the first time back in 2013, …
MONDAY, JAN. 30, 2017, 10:57 P.M.
Former Zags from near and far celebrate GU’s top ranking
“Best team in the nation.” The Zags can say that about themselves now, and it only took 22 straight wins and an undefeated record.
SUNDAY, JAN. 22, 2017, 10:02 P.M.
Rare back-to-back matchups with Pilots give Zags shot at their 20th victory
A win for Gonzaga in its second game in three days with Portland would give the Bulldogs their 20th of the season.
UPDATED: SUNDAY, JAN. 15, 2017, 9:09 P.M.
Gonzaga isn’t going to be top dog … at least not yet
The Baylor Bears were promoted to No. 1 for the first time in program history last Monday. One day later, Baylor was flogged 89-68 by No. 10 West Virginia in …
SATURDAY, JAN. 14, 2017
Kennel ready to roar again: Dorms open early so Gonzaga students can bring it for Saint Mary’s game
Gonzaga University dorms open early so students can bring it for tonight’s Saint Mary’s game.
SATURDAY, DEC. 31, 2016, 11:15 P.M.
Gonzaga women lose to Pacific, fall to 0-2 in WCC
Laura Stockton has made that shot before. And surely will again. But not on Saturday afternoon.
SATURDAY, DEC. 24, 2016, 9:35 P.M.
Gonzaga’s foreign-born players make alternative plans for the holidays
For Emma Stach, a junior guard on Gonzaga’s basketball team, this time of year only reminds her how much she misses her family. Stach came to play for GU from …
TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016, 2:30 A.M.
Gonzaga women’s Kiara Kudron awarded player of the week
Gonzaga forward Kiara Kudron was named West Coast Conference player of the week Monday after her standout performances against Washington State on Thursday and Eastern Washington on Sunday.
MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2016, 8:51 P.M.
Villanova at No. 1 in AP Top 25 poll, Gonzaga stays at No. 8
Reigning national champion Villanova is No. 1 in the AP Top 25 men’s college basketball poll for the second time in school history.
MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2016, 3:11 P.M.
Penny Simonson: Gonzaga basketball saved my marriage
Initially just something to pass the time when we became empty-nesters, Gonzaga basketball has now become something we look forward to experiencing together as fans each winter.
THURSDAY, NOV. 24, 2016, 10:52 P.M.
No. 25 Gonzaga women fall to Michigan in Paradise Jam
Katelynn Flaherty made four 3-pointers and scored 22 points, Siera Thompson added five 3s and 21 points, and Michigan beat No. 25 Gonzaga 78-66 in the Paradise Jam on Thursday …
SUNDAY, JUNE 5, 2016, 10:56 P.M.
Arizona State eliminates Gonzaga in NCAA baseball regional
Gonzaga rallied from an early deficit but allowed two runs in the ninth inning of a 6-3 loss in an elimination game of the Forth Worth Regional.
FRIDAY, APRIL 1, 2016, 11:40 P.M.
Gonzaga women look toward future after challenging season
If adversity builds character, the Gonzaga women should be among the toughest teams in the nation next season.
MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2016, 6:21 P.M.
Doug Clark: Orange you glad I lost this bet?
Doug Clark makes good on his bet and paints his face orange and blue for a visit to the Gonzaga campus following the Zags’ loss to Syracuse.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2016, 11:48 A.M.
Doug Clark: Insanely talented Zags team has turned me into a believer
Doug Clark makes a bet with his old pal Jeff Kramer on the Zags-Syracuse outcome.
SUNDAY, MARCH 13, 2016, 11:58 P.M.
11th-seeded Gonzaga draws sixth-seeded Seton Hall in Denver
History didn’t repeat itself on Selection Sunday but familiarity was in the air.
SUNDAY, MARCH 13, 2016, 11:57 P.M.
Blanchette: Chilling lesson for WCC
When Edward Snowden or Julian Assange leaked the NCAA Tournament bracket over Twitter, Charles Barkley was still on CBS trying to distinguish Virginia Commonwealth from the Virginia ham he’d had …
SUNDAY, MARCH 13, 2016, 10:52 P.M.
NCAA matchup: Gonzaga vs. Seton Hall
Seton Hall (25-8) Seed, region: 6, Midwest
SUNDAY, MARCH 6, 2016, 10:24 P.M.
John Blanchette: Shots start falling for Gonzaga guard Silas Melson
The resurrection of Silas Melson can be illustrated with the most elementary distinction.
SUNDAY, FEB. 28, 2016, 7:18 P.M.
WCC men’s and women’s tournament bracket set
The Gonzaga women will play Thursday and the men on Saturday in their openers at the West Coast Conference basketball tournaments at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.
SATURDAY, FEB. 20, 2016, 11:52 P.M.
Blanchette on Zags: This had to happen sometime
If nothing else, Saint Mary’s carving up and smothering Gonzaga 63-58 —turning a championship showdown into an ambush — brought a certain clarity to the proceedings of this Bulldogs basketball …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 2, 2015
Zag women looking for healthy new year
Shaniqua Nilles just may be the best Christmas present the Gonzaga women’s basketball program gets this year.
SUNDAY, NOV. 29, 2015, 5:59 P.M.
Gonzaga women lose to North Carolina 67-62
Xylina McDaniel completed a three-point play to put North Carolina ahead with 42 seconds left and made four free throws after a pair of defensive rebounds after that, scoring the …
SUNDAY, NOV. 22, 2015, 5:33 P.M.
Freshmen help Gonzaga women rally past West Virginia
Laura Stockton and Jill Barta each scored 14 points off the bench, starters Elle Tinkle and Shelby Cheslek added 12 and 10 points each and Kiara Kudrow grabbed 13 rebounds …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, NOV. 6, 2015, 8:06 P.M.
Gonzaga hosts Eastern Oregon in men’s exhibition basketball game
The season officially starts next Friday, 5,900 miles away in Japan, but the Gonzaga Bulldogs have a dress rehearsal with an exhibition game against Eastern Oregon at 5 Saturday at …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 3, 2015
College soccer: GU men’s coach Einar Thorarinsson set to begin 20th season
Entering his 20th season as Gonzaga’s men’s soccer coach, Einar Thorarinsson’s favorite memories have more to do with his players than the matches they played. “It’s gone by fast,” said …
THURSDAY, AUG. 13, 2015
Bulldogs draw crowd to library program
Storytime is always a popular activity at Spokane Public Libraries – especially during the summer months when kids flock to sign up for the summer reading program. But on Aug. …
SATURDAY, MAY 30, 2015, 10:08 P.M.
Missouri’s Williams chooses Gonzaga
Johnathan Williams announced Saturday night that he will transfer to Gonzaga. Williams led Missouri in scoring (11.9) and rebounding (7.1) as a sophomore last season.