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MONDAY, NOV. 16, 2009

Huge early season test awaits Bulldogs

It wasn’t the type of proposal that Mark Few could look at and say, ‘Geez, thanks, but no thanks.’And that’s one of the reasons why Gonzaga, with perhaps its most inexperienced team, will tangle with No. 2 Michigan State on Tuesday in the Breslin Center,…

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Roundup of Vandal/WAC news

After a nice win for the Idaho men's basketball team Friday over Utah, it was a rough weekend all around. First the loss to Boise State and then Sunday, UI hoops fell at Texas Southern. Below you'll find a quick roundup of Idaho- and WAC-related…

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SUNDAY, NOV. 15, 2009

Chiefs blank defending champions

In a tense, tight-checking game against the defending Western Hockey League champion Kelowa, James Reid make rookie Brady Brassart's second goal in as many games standup for a 1-0 lead Sunday night.The Chiefs head out at the end of the week for a five-game road…

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Last look at WSU loss to UCLA 

COUGARS We have a lot for you tonight. There's our usual look back at Saturday's game. Then there is the follow story. And an advance of Monday's basketball game with Eastern Washington. All, of course, will appear in tomorrow's S-R. Read on.

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WSU's loss to UCLA, the day after 

COUGARS One thing I hate about the middle of the month is all the bills for the end start to arrive. Open an envelope, cry a little. One thing I like about Sundays is all the stories from Saturday's games. I'm going to ignore the…

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Looking back on Eags' loss in opener

Saturday's season-opening men's basketball loss to Portland showed those in attendance at Reese Court that a lot of things have changed about Eastern Washington's men's basketball team since last winter.Third-year coach Kirk Earlywine has brought in some splendid young guards who have upped the athleticism…

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SATURDAY, NOV. 14, 2009



Chiefs dominate Kamloops

Veteran Kyle Beach had his second hat trick and rookie Brady Brassart scored his first Western Hockey League goal as the Spokane Chiefs whipped Kamloops 6-1 Saturday night at the Arena.Click on the link below for the unedited game story I filed for Sunday's paper.

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Looking at WSU's defeat 

COUGARS There really isn't much for me to add. You probably either heard or saw UCLA's 43-7 rout of Washington State. So I'll post my game story, my notebook and a link and leave it at that. Read on.

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Zags open with 92-74 victory 

GU looked every bit the part of a young, talented team in a 92-74 win over Mississippi Valley State on Saturday. The Zags looked great at times, rough at others, but it was more than enough to beat the Delta Devils.Read on for my unedited…

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NIchols comes up big in Eagles win over SUU 

Senior quarterback Matt Nichols had another record-setting performance on Saturday as Eastern Washington's football team kept its postseason hopes alive with a non-conference road win over Southern Utah.You can get more details here from the game story supplied by EWU's sports information department. And don't…

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Eagles open with home loss to Portland

Eastern Washington opened its men's basketball season on Saturday by losing at home to Portland 64-58. An unedited version of the game story that will run in Sunday morning's S-R can be found below, and you can read the gamer supplied by Eastern's sports information…

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Zags run away from Delta Devils 

Four Bulldogs scored in double figures as Gonzaga opened the regular season with a 92-74 victory over Mississippi Valley State at the MAC on Saturday.Freshman forward Elias Harris was 5 of 5 from the field and 6 of 6 from the free-throw line before he…

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BSU obliterates error-prone Idaho 

Brian Reader threw for over 300 yards. DeMaundray Woolridge gobbled up 145 yards on the ground. Daniel Hardy had 119 yards receiving. Idaho had to fare pretty well vs. Boise State with all those things happening, right? Uh, no -- not with most of the…

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WSU trails 26-0 at halftime 

COUGARS It's halftime and WSU trails again. This one started out badly, with Marshall Lobbestael throwing interceptions on WSU's first three possessions. UCLA turned those into 14 points, meaning the Cougars have been outscored 159-3 in the first quarter this season. Then it got worse.…

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A busy game day at WSU 

COUGARS Let's see. We have the basketball stories. We have the football advances. We have the UCLA stories. We have a Cougar soccer story. We've got pretty much everything covered. Read on.

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Idaho, Boise State square off 

Since Idaho began piling up wins in September and through October, the question started popping up: Is this the year the Vandals can perhaps topple Boise State? Well, we finally to get find out this afternoon. Kickoff at Bronco Stadium is at 12:30. Click below…

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FRIDAY, NOV. 13, 2009

Wildcats in a romp 

Mt. Spokane will face unbeaten Lakes Lancers here next Saturday after romping past Hanford as expected, 48-14. Lakes had 48 points through three quarters of its win in Tacoma.Here's the story from Richland on the Wildcats:

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