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SATURDAY, NOV. 18, 2006

A Husky win

APPLE CUPThe University of Washington put together a series of big plays to stop WSU, 35-32 in the 99th Apple Cup on Saturday in Pullman.You can find the game story here.More commentary to come.

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UW at WSU: Halftime

APPLE CUPThere were four touchdowns scored in the second quarter – and only one of them would be considered of the ordinary variety.That would be the first one the Cougars scored, the one that broke the 0-0 tie. It came at the end of a...

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UW at WSU: Pregame V

APPLE CUPOne last pregame note: High schools aren't the only ones to have a Senior Day. The families and special friends of the seniors are gathered at the west 35-yard line, greeting their sons as they come out of the tunnel.There are very few things...

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UW at WSU: Pregame III

APPLE CUPIt's confession time.This is the first Apple Cup I've watched in person.Over the past 20-plus years, I haven't missed a televised Cup, but in person … sorry, I've never made the trip.So far it hasn't been what I expected.The Husky fans walked around campus...

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More than Lake City's big win

PREPSAs we linked to last night, Lake City won the Idaho 5A state football title with a second-half surge that buried Highland of Pocatello.But that wasn't the only game going on Friday night.There were a couple of state semifinal girls soccer matches, but both Spokane...

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Pirates try to move on in Division III playoffs

COLLEGE FOOTBALLWhitworth is about ready to kick off one of the Pirates (10-0) most important games in the 100 years they've been playing football.As Steve Bergum points out in his advance, the Pirates opponent, Occidental College, isn't a pushover. The Tigers are undefeated as well,...

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FRIDAY, NOV. 17, 2006

Lake City wins Idaho state 5A title

PREPSThe Lake City Timberwolves were only tested once this year, and it wasn't in the state finals against perennial power Highland of Pocatello. The T-Wolves won 35-6 to earn their second state football crown and first since 2002.There will be more in the S-R in...

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Morrison in his own words

MORRISON WATCHWant to listen to an Adam Morrison interview?You can find one here on AOL's Mr. Irrelevant blogger site. It's part of his plugging of March Madness 2007 for EA Sports. Just follow the link.Morrison's big game against the Spurs is even more impressive because...

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Pfeifer earns first UI win

VANDALS, EAGLES, ZAGSThe University of Idaho got its first win under new coach George Pfeifer – but the Vandals had to go all the way to Brookings, S.D. to get it.And it took 26 points from Keoni Watson and a second-half rally to get past...

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THURSDAY, NOV. 16, 2006

And the winner would be ...

PREPSDon't forget to register your opinion on the mythical high school game of the season: Lake City vs. Gonzaga Prep. Just click here, read the post and then tell us what you think.We also have a poll question where, if you don't want to share...

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Morrison's performances changing minds

MORRISON WATCHCan you hear it? The shoes squeaking from all the backtracking from the so-called experts who were all over Adam Morrison for his shooting.By hitting 21 of his last 41 shots, Morrison has put that to rest for a while. But, even more importantly,...

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 15, 2006

Still a lot of questions about the Zags

GONZAGASo what do you think now?I'm sure if you are reading this you saw GU play Wednesday night either in person or on TV. If not Wednesday night, then some time in the Zags' first three games.What do you think?Even though Baylor exposed some of...

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WSU has a chance to do something special

APPLE CUPSay it with me.Three in a row. Three consecutive. Three straight.No matter how you say it, it's never been done by Washington State. Never.Glenn Kasses examines the Cougars lack of true Apple Cup winning streak in today's S-R, along with their knowledge that, for...

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TUESDAY, NOV. 14, 2006

Pressure, and injuries, build for WSU

APPLE CUPFor a game that features one team playing out the string (UW) and another limping – literally – to the finish (WSU), this Apple Cup has a lot of interesting subplots.There's the pressure under which the Cougars are now. As Glenn Kasses writes, three...

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MONDAY, NOV. 13, 2006

GM meetings kick off Hot Stove League

BASEBALLThe general managers are meeting this week in Florida, which is usually a week filled with news.So let's kick it off with some Mariners news.Gil Meche is no longer a Mariner, after he filed for free agency Sunday. But read deeper into the story. There...

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