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So Near Yet So Far

ORG XMIT: WAET111 Gonzaga's Courtney Vandersloot reacts after tipping a ball out of bounds late in the second half of a second-round women's NCAA college basketball tournament game against Pittsburgh Monday, March 23, 2009, in Seattle. Pittsburgh won 65-60. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) (Elaine Thompson / The Spokesman-Review)
ORG XMIT: WAET111 Gonzaga's Courtney Vandersloot reacts after tipping a ball out of bounds late in the second half of a second-round women's NCAA college basketball tournament game against Pittsburgh Monday, March 23, 2009, in Seattle. Pittsburgh won 65-60. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) (Elaine Thompson / The Spokesman-Review)

Gonzaga's Courtney Vandersloot reacts after tipping a ball out of bounds late in the second half of a second-round women's NCAA college basketball tournament game against Pittsburgh Monday in Seattle. Pittsburgh won 65-60. Dave Trimmer/Sportslink provides a complete wrap-up of the game here. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

 



D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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