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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 14, 2007

WSU throws a shutout in the final minutes

COUGARS, 65-61When Washington's Justin Dentmon drove the baseline with 23 seconds left and the Huskies trailing WSU 62-61 I figured he would either score or a whistle would blow.And he would walk to the line. After all, the Huskies had walked there enough for 21…

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Defense needs to pick up

COUGARS, 26-25The WSU defense tonight isn't up to its usual standard, yielding easy shots and second-chance opportunities. Part of that is the Huskies are playing more unselfishly than they usually do (six assists on their first nine baskets). But part of it is WSU's slower-than-normal…

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Huskies are as tough as anyone at home

COUGARS, PREGAMEThere are two faces to the Husky basketball team, almost as diametrically opposed as the faces of Janus.There is the Huskies' road face, headed south, just like their postseason hopes. In eight road games – it is Valentine's Day and UW has played just…

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Some prep news from the West Side

PREPSA couple of stories that I didn't link to earlier.The first comes from the Vancouver Columbian, and it's on girls' wrestling, which will have its first state tournament this weekend.The next advances the protest at Lincoln High in Tacoma over the suspension of girls' basketball…

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Sportsmanship and female team winners

PREPSThe first-ever Hoopfest sportsmanship of the year award was given to Shea Vucinich, Coeur d'Alene High quarterback whose display of sportsmanship after a defeat to Lake City was behind the honor. The junior female team of the year was won for the third consecutive year…

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Hall, Troxel take awards

PREPSThe senior awards, which have already been in the paper, have been acknowledged, including Becca Noble, Adam Morrison, the Spokane Shock and Brad Walker.The first junior award is the male athlete winner Adam Hall, state champion wrestler from Bonners Ferry who is now at Boise…

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It's time to pass out the awards

PREPSThe awards are about to be handed out and thank goodness, I'm afraid we are going to be killed by a falling food tray. Back here by the kitchen, it's a real possibility.There's been ice spilled, a tray went flying by our table, just barely…

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Tied in with sports award banquet

PREPSI'm wearing a tie right now.Yes a tie. And tying it was easy. Sort of like that old saying about riding a bike. Once you learn, no matter how many years you go without doing it, you still can.And it's been years since I rode…

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