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FRIDAY, JAN. 4, 2008

Betts reassigned

Spokane Chiefs forward Luke Betts has been reassigned to a BCHL team to be determined. Betts appeared in six games in Spokane, scored one goal and recorded six penalty minutes after being acquired from the Red Deer Rebels in a trade for Cody Esposito. In…

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THURSDAY, JAN. 3, 2008

NAU holds off Eagles, 79-75

Eastern Washington's failure to secure a late-game rebound on the defensive end of the court cost them a chance to finish off a impressive comeback against Northern Arizona at Reese Court Saturday night.You can read an unedited version of the game story that will run…

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EWU coaching search reopens

In the wake of Jim McElwain's decision to turn down an offer to become EWU's next football coach, it is uncertain where Eagles AD Bill Chaves will turn next.You can read an updated but unedited version of the story that will appear in Friday's S-R…

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Chiefs hit rare skid

The Spokane Chiefs are on a different kind of streak right now - a losing streak.But they have a plan. And it's only a two-game skid. They had a good practice on Thursday and are looking forward to a couple of important matchups this weekend.…

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Are you ready for some basketball?

Sorry to break in with a basketball post amid all of the fallout on Eastern's never-ending football coaching search, but I did have a long talk with Eagles senior forward Kellen Williams earlier this week and wrote this feature story that ran in this morning's…

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Basketball rushes to conclusion

Second half of the Greater Spokane League basketball season is on us and will conclude in a rush. Beginning tomorrow teams must pack as many as a dozen games into a relatively short 35-day window. Included are two three-game weeks. The GSL plays Tuesday, Thursday…

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The first night of conference hoops

COUGARSAs Pac-10 Conference play kicks off tonight, there are about a dozen stories from up and down the coast to link to, and we will. We also have links to the S-R stories and our pieces on our Four Corners page, which runs every Thursday.…

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It's time for the Pac-10 to begin

COUGARSThis is going to be a long, long post.At the top is my unedited Pac-10 preview story that will run in tomorrow's Spokesman-Review. And below that are the capsules, a team-by-team look at the league. You get it all before it shows up in tomorrow's…

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TUESDAY, JAN. 1, 2008

Gonzaga-Georgia TV change

From GU sports information:SPOKANE, Wash. - Gonzaga University men's basketball game Saturday against the University of Georgia in the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena will now be televised on KAYU-TV Fox 28 in the Spokane area. The game was originally to have been televised on KHQ-TV…

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