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THURSDAY, JAN. 10, 2008

WHL rosters are set

The Western Hockey League trade deadline has passed, and general managers have certainly been busy around the league.Click below for a list of the transactions that occured from Jan. 1 through today.

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Chiefs aqcuire Glass

Just as we all suspected, the Spokane Chiefs have added some age to the blue line. The Chiefs have acquired 19-year-old defenseman Trevor Glass from the Medicine Hat Tigers for a pair of draft selections, a third-round pick in 2008 and a second-round choice in…

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WCC preview, predicted finish

At last, the WCC preview and capsules. They're in unedited, cut-and-paste form below. Space limitations will delay these items and a John Blanchette column from running until Saturday in the S-R.You will see my predicted order of finish. Feel free to make your predictions on…

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Ferris wrestlers jumble league

The Ferris Saxons were expected to make noise in Greater Spokane League wrestling and tonight they threw the league into a six-team turmoil. By beating East Valley 33-32 the league standings now look like this:Central Valley 7-1, EV and University 5-1, Ferris 6-2, Mead 5-2.Three…

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Gonzaga, programming notes

We mentioned that we'd post the WCC preview/team capsules as early as Tuesday afternoon, but those plans changed because the sports section was packed Wednesday and will be again Thursday. Since the WCC season doesn't begin until Saturday, the previews are being held and won't…

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Things get interesting in GSL

Comments on my post of GSL basketball last night degenerated into the ridiculous and has been removed. It goes up again only other these conditions. There will be no more denigrating (look it up) athletes or coaches, period. It is meant to generate thoughtful commentary…

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TUESDAY, JAN. 8, 2008

Game date changed

The Idaho men's basketball team's next home game against Louisiana Tech is Thursday not Wednesday as previously reported. Tipoff is at 7:05 p.m.Click the tab below to read more.

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Bouldin honored, Frahm waived

GU's Matt Bouldin has been named WCC player of the week. The sophomore guard scored a career-high 26 points in a 61-59 win over Utah and added 21 points in a 75-67 victory over Georgia. He made 62.5 percent of his shots and also had…

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MONDAY, JAN. 7, 2008

Gonzaga visits Ronald McDonald House

This is unchartered territory for yours truly. With the assistance of every available computer/blog guru in the western U.S., I'm attempting to post some photos of the Gonzaga basketball team's visit to the Ronald McDonald House in Spokane last week.(UPDATE: I must point out that…

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Picture the Cougars in the Final Four

COUGARSAn interesting discussion here yesterday. All the comments were interesting – except the one about my picture. Jeez. OK, I'm ugly. I know it. I'm also overweight. And I talk funny. Leave me alone. My sons give me enough crud.Before I venture down 195 at…

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SUNDAY, JAN. 6, 2008

GU follow up

A lot to cover in looking back at GU's 75-67 win over Georgia on Saturday. I was anxious to watch a recording of the game when I got home last night because I only saw the hard foul by Georgia's Corey Butler once live. No…

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WSU-UW post-game video

There were a lot of great quotes from all these guys, so I had a tough time pairing down this video. It's worth it to watch all the way through (about 3 minutes).Here's Tony Bennett, Aron Baynes, Robbie Cowgill, Derrick Low, Kyle Weaver, Taylor Rochestie…

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SATURDAY, JAN. 5, 2008

Gonzaga game story

Apologies for this being later than planned, but a few computer glitches slowed me down. Anyway, click below for an unedited S-R game story. Check back for updates on Jeremy Pargo when they become available.Also, we'll have our usual day-after post Sunday morning.

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Zags hold off Georgia

Gonzaga built an 18-point lead in the second half, but it wasn't able to cruise to victory.GU endured an uncomfortable final three minutes because of sloppy ballhandling and passing before hanging on for a 75-67 victory over Georgia on Saturday in the Ronald McDonald Charities…

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More from Eastern's press conference

As promised, I've typed up some additional comments from Friday's press conference introducing Beau Baldwin as Eastern Washington's new football coach that can be read by clicking on the extended entry line below.You can take another look at the story I wrote for Saturday's S-R…

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FRIDAY, JAN. 4, 2008

Shadle girls upset Mead

There's a four-team logjam vying for second place behind unbeaten Lewis and Clark in girls GSL basketball after Shadle Park outscored Mead 20-8 in the forth quarter for a 54-49 upset road victory.The Tigers are 9-0, Shadle, Mead and Central Valley 7-2 with University (7-3)…

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Bulldogs vs. Bulldogs

The Gonzaga Bulldogs and Georgia Bulldogs tangle in the Ronald McDonald House Charities Classic at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Spokane Arena.For an unedited game preview and more information on the Ronald McDonald House in Spokane, click below.

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