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THURSDAY, DEC. 7, 2006

Bowen digs down and shuts down Morrison

MORRISON WATCHThe Bobcats lost at home to San Antonio, 96-76, Wednesday night, with Adam Morrison held to four points by the defense of Bruce Bowen.Read what Bobcats' coach Bernie Bickerstaff had to say about Morrison's performance in the Charlotte Observer:"Meanwhile, Bobcats rookie Adam Morrison, who…

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Mariners make a blockbuster deal - just kidding

MARINERS, BASEBALL UPDATE: 11:10 A.M.No Jason Schmidt. No more Gil Meche. Freddy Garcia went elsewhere. Rafael Soriano is gone. Horacio Ramirez is here.That's the extent of the Mariners' winter meeting deals according to the Times, the P-I and News Tribune. Schmidt, of course, signed with…

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Wrestling with a Thursday section

PREPSIt's Thursday, so that mean's Prep Page day in the S-R.We'll start in Idaho, where wrestling was the sport of the day. There's a feature on Timberlake's David Hayes, a preview graphic and the preseason rankings. Greg Lee also has his column on Madison High…

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A special night at McCarthey Center

GONZAGA WOMENJust got back in after watching the Arizona State women defeat GU, 81-66, before 3,418 at the McCarthey Athletic Center. (You can read Dave Trimmer's game story here.)The game was special in a lot of ways. It marked the first time Sun Devils Emily…

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Lewis and Clark stays undefeated

PREPSMike Vlahovich covered Lewis and Clark's win over Gonzaga Prep in girls basketball along with the rest of the Greater Spokane League action Tuesday night.We also had a roundup of all the basketball action.But that's not all the prep coverage available Wednesday.Former Ferris High girls…

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TUESDAY, DEC. 5, 2006

Tempo is in Cougs favor

GONZAGA, 58-55, 7:40This tempo, this score, this pace, all of it is in WSU's favor. Slow the game down, make GU work for its points and be efficient on the other end, and take your time at all times. That's what WSU wants to do…

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More than Low, Clark carrying the Cougs

WSU, 45-44, 15:37One of the Bulldogs' biggest assets is their ability to get offense out of all five spots on the floor. But so far this half, it's been WSU that has shown the better offensive balance.Kyle Weaver, who came having succeeded on one of…

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Zags need to pick up the pace

GONZAGA 23-16, 11:35Sorry for missing the first TV break, but our server was down in the office, so nothing was being posted.The Zags are actually getting decent looks in transition, especially Raivio, who isn't afraid to pull the trigger right now.Expect them to shoot even…

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Seattle seems to be in the Manny market

MARINERSWe're a little bit behind in covering the M's moves, especially with that all-important signing of Jose Guillen (pictured from 2004; AP photo) – boy that's going to take them to the Series – so we'll try to catch up.According to the Times today, the…

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MONDAY, DEC. 4, 2006

Eagles lose another road game

COLLEGE BASKETBALLThe Eastern Eagles started a four-game road trip Sunday night and the results were similar to all their other road trips this year.They lost, this time 102-98 to Cal State Northridge in Southern California. Even Rodney Stuckey's 32 points and Paul Butorac's 20 couldn't…

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Starting over

TO OUR READERSIf you were on this site earlier today and read the posts on Eastern Washington's loss to Cal State Northridge, and the one on the BCS fiasco – with my tirade about Jim Tressel's lack of, ahem, guts, good for you.Because you are…

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SUNDAY, DEC. 3, 2006

SATURDAY, DEC. 2, 2006

How about Chadron State?

QUESTION OF THE DAYIt's been a while since we've hit you with a formal question – we've asked a lot of informal ones lately – but with USC choking the bit today against UCLA, we want to know …Who do you think should play Ohio…

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Cougars taste defeat for the first time

COUGARSThe Utah Utes handed Washington State its first loss of the season Saturday night, 69-55 in Salt Lake City.The Cougars shot 42 percent from the floor and were outrebounded by five in the defeat. Robbie Cowgill led WSU (7-1) with 16 points and Derrick Low…

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GU vs. Texas: Third break - 81-58 Gonzaga

GONZAGAOK, everyone who saw this coming raise your hand.No, not you. You either. Maybe Jeff Brown and Jim McPhee. This is a throwback. A dissection by a basketball-smarter team. Part of the GU tradition.Let's see if they can finish strong in the final 8 minutes.…

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