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SUNDAY, AUG. 12, 2007

The local news can be filling

MORNING NEWSThere is so much in the way of local news today, we had to take some time and link to the stories.• We'll start with college football and this Steve Bergum piece on Eastern Washington kicking off fall practice Monday. The Eagles are doing...

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SATURDAY, AUG. 11, 2007

Scrimmage has a lot on the line

COUGARSThere will be enough happening today at the first scrimmage of the fall that there's little need for me to write much this morning. However, there is a little I would like to share.• The first thing, of course, is a link to my story...

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FRIDAY, AUG. 10, 2007

THURSDAY, AUG. 9, 2007

Cougars will face Portland State next season

COUGARSOne note that will be in the S-R tomorrow.Washington State announced some schedule changes for the 2008 season, adding Big Sky Conference member Portland State, coached by former NFL head coach Jerry Glanville, in Pullman on Sept. 20. According to athletic director Jim Sterk, the...

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All the pads come out today

COUGARSJust a quick note – with a few links – before I head out to practice – the first with full pads – today.Before we get into the links, I noticed there were some pissy back-and-forth comments between posters yesterday. It wasn't too bad, but...

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Some Shocking news this morning

MORNING NEWSThere was an abundance of local sports stories in today's paper, so we wanted to get the links to you as quickly as possible.The most interesting story comes from columnist John Blanchette, who discovered Shock general manager Adam Nebeker's post on a Shock message...

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TUESDAY, AUG. 7, 2007

This WSU team battling to improve

COUGARSBefore we get into today's football practice – sneak preview: there were three altercations, which means the juices were flowing – this just in on the basketball front …The Cougars' Aron Baynes had 18 points and 12 rebounds in Australia’s 81-79 basketball loss to Korea...

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Everyone is looking forward to padding up

COUGARSFirst off, I'm sorry I didn't post yesterday afternoon. Instead, I spent two hours with a Cougar administrator digging holes in the University of Moscow golf course. Course 1, Vince 0.But then I thought about writing.And went to bed.So here is your Cougar update from...

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SUNDAY, AUG. 5, 2007

The first day of practice

COUGARSThe first practice of the college football season is a hodge-podge of activity.There's the new guys running around, often so overwhelmed with information it just doesn't compute. "Paralysis by analysis," is how head coach Bill Doba put it Sunday.There's the loss of players over the...

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SATURDAY, AUG. 4, 2007

No more waiting

COUGARSIt all starts tomorrow. Or today, if you are reading this on Sunday morning.Football practice begins at 3 p.m. with a helmet-only workout. Which means the 110 or so who turn out – we'll find out tomorrow if someone didn't show up or is not...

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FRIDAY, AUG. 3, 2007

Shock's Keefe expects a big encore

SHOCKAll the Spokane Shock did last year was sell Spokane on Arena football. And go 14-2. And win the af2 title.So why is Rob Keefe saying this year's team is better? You'll have to read John Blanchette's column to find out, but I'll give you...

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THURSDAY, AUG. 2, 2007

Price, Erickson in the news

COUGARSStill waiting on the official word concerning player eligibility, but there were these stories I wanted to pass on. They concern former Washington State coaches who are either embarking on a new job (Dennis Erickson) or who are embarking on a new part of life...

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M's don't let Angels come all the way back

MARINERSIt is the type of win that just might win a pennant. A resilient triumph, a shocking success, a never-say-ah-crap-we-blew-a-lead-now-we're-going-to-lose victory.Right. It was just another game in August.But it is obvious it meant a lot to the M's, winning like they did on Yunieksy Betancourt's...

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It may be hot, but football is about to start

COUGARS • UPDATED: 7:15 P.M.Football practice is just around the corner – it starts Sunday – but there are still some loose ends I'm trying to tie together.• There's the academic status of a few players. According to head coach Bill Doba, today's the day...

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Linebackers will try to douse Fire

SHOCKWith the first round of the playoffs coming up Saturday – the Shock (12-4) host the Louisville Fire (9-7) at 5 p.m. in the Arena – Jessica Brown talked with the middle of the Spokane defense: linebackers Kelvin Morris and Jermaine Harris.The two af2 rookies...

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