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MONDAY, DEC. 11, 2006

A hard-nosed win for North Idaho College

COLLEGE BASKETBALLWhen I was covering community college basketball in Southern California a generation ago, I don't think I ever remember covering a game where both teams final score stopped in the 70s. And that was before the shot clock and the 3-point line.But JC basketball…

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NIC takes the lead

COLLEGE BASKETBALLNorth Idaho rained a bunch of 3-pointers to start the second half, and CCS had just one answer. So, with 10 minutes left, NIC leads 60-56.The Cardinals hit 3-pointers on three consecutive possessions and opened a 53-45 lead. The Sasquatch came back behind Clift,…

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Cardinals up by one

COLLEGE BASKETBALLNorth Idaho's size is taking a toll on CCS, which has only one player taller than 6-foot-6. NIC just has two, but a bunch of guys who play taller. Brian Morris, NIC's 6-8 freshman, can score anytime he wants – when he gets the…

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Early season showdown Tuesday in GSL

PREPSOne quick prep link for this Monday. It's to Mike Vlahovich's prep notebook, and it highlights Tuesday's big showdown between Greater Spokane League undefeated boys teams from Ferris (4-0) and Shadle Park (3-0).The first of two meetings this season, this one (7:30 p.m.) at Shadle…

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Spokane is tied for second in U.S. Division

CHIEFSSpokane moved into second place in the WHL's U.S. Division with Saturday night's 6-0 rout of the Portland Winter Hawks.And then last-place Portland turned around Sunday and did Spokane a huge favor: The Hawks went into Kennewick and defeated the Tri-City Americans 4-2. It was…

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