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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 12, 2007

Krause honored by alma mater

Gonzaga director of basketball operations Jerry Krause will be honored by his alma mater, Wayne State, with an alumni achievement award this weekend.Click here for more.Also, ex-Zag Dan Dickau had a season-high 11 points as the Clippers beat the Nets.

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TUESDAY, DEC. 11, 2007

Ferris tops Shadle in dandy

Ferris transition and ability to post its guards for easy baskets spelled the difference in Tuesday's 71-66 victory over Shadle Park in an entertaining Greater Spokane League boys basketball showdown.The Saxons built an early 8-point lead and led 41-29 in the first minute of the…

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Ulmer helps Austria to win

Spokane Chiefs import defenseman Stefan Ulmer and Team Austria are 2-0 at the IIHF Division IA U-20 World Championships after a 5-0 win over Norway on Monday and a 6-1 win over Poland in their opening game on Sunday.

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Tonight's the night

Ferris and Shadle Park, who in the early going appear the clear top-two boys in Greater Spokane League basketball square off tonight.Who will win? I'm sure you all have your thoughts out there - some have already been expressed. The matchups are intriguing, the teams…

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MONDAY, DEC. 10, 2007

Chiefs remain atop WHL poll

For the sixth time in as many weeks, the Spokane Chiefs are the Western Hockey League’s top-ranked team.Receiving 17 of 18 first-place votes for 395 total points, the U.S. Division-leading Chiefs remained atop the WHL writer’s poll released Monday by the Western Major Junior Hockey…

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Snow blankets the Palouse

COUGARSGood morning. The sun has decided not to make an appearance here in Pullman, though the snow certainly has. Getting around won't be easy today. Which probably adds another six days on the coaching search.There is some basketball news, stories from last night's game, and…

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SUNDAY, DEC. 9, 2007

Vandals push past Eastern

Eastern Washington's men's basketball team had trouble finding ways to score once again on Sunday, falling to Idaho 58-49 in a non-conference game played in Moscow.You can read more about here.

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SATURDAY, DEC. 8, 2007

FRIDAY, DEC. 7, 2007

Great game between LC-Mead

The expected girls powers in the Greater Spokane League put on an entertaining show Friday night. Two-time state champion Lewis and Clark held off host Mead 52-48 thanks a bunch to Oregon State-bound Brittany Kennedy, 17 points and a defensive masterpiece.But the future is bright…

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Four from Sky on Camp All-America team

Eastern Washington The Big Sky Conference put four players on the 2007 Walter Camp Football Championship Subdivision All-America team that was announced today, but none of them were from Eastern Washington.You can read more details and find a link to the complete team here.

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WSU moving forward with candidate interviews

COUGARSOklahoma co-offensive coordinator Kevin Sumlin interviewed in Pullman today and all indications are he impressed athletic director Jim Sterk and the group he met with.Also, sources confirmed John L. Smith interviewed Thursday and is also a viable candidate. You can find out more about Sumlin…

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THURSDAY, DEC. 6, 2007

One week and mat turmoil

First week of Greater Spokane League wrestling is over and already there's turmoil.League favorites Central Valley and University were both dumped, the Bears by East Valley, 29-28, the Titans by Mead 35-29.So - The Knights (2-0) have the early lead, along with Mt. Spokane. Mead,…

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We witnessed women's hoop history

Those of us who followed high school women's basketball closely over the past decade or so were treated to an exceptional wealth of talent. We got spoiled even. It may have peaked last year when eight signed with Division I colleges, bringing to 14 the…

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Jayhawks pound road-weary Eags

It didn't go well for Eastern Washington's men's basketball team in Lawrence, Kan., Thursday night as No. 3-ranked Kansas buried the Eags 85-47.You can read the Associated Press game story that ran in the S-R here, or check out the story filed on EWU's website…

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WSU fans watching at Beasley

I did a video the other day on Zags fans camping out for Wednesday's basketball game against WSU, so I decided to do a video on WSU fans watching the game at Beasley Coliseum. The university set up a giant screen in Beasley (where they…

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