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SUNDAY, APRIL 12, 2009

Coeur d’Alene High School senior Amber Coburn practices her pitch Monday. (Kathy Plonka / The Spokesman-Review)

Handle Extra sports 

Here's a feature story on Coeur d'Alene pitcher Amber Coburn that appeared in Sunday's Handle Extra.Also, here's the first North Idaho track and field honor roll, which was published in Sunday's Handle Extra.

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Former Gonzaga University basketball star Frank Burgess, left, will have his No. 44 retired in ceremonies today in the McCarthy Athletic Center. 
 (File/ / The Spokesman-Review)

Burgess: Star on court and in court

Happy Easter and hope you have a few minutes to read this article on Gonzaga legend Frank Burgess, authored by former S-R staffer Dave Boling in today's Tacoma News Tribune. (Burgess is pictured above during the retirement ceremony of his No. 44 at the McCarthey...

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Ben McCombs of the Shock pressures Tri-Cities QB Joe Ayoob.  (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

Shock, Fever, Burn, Cowbells

A follow-up post to Spokane's 62-32 win over Tri-Cities on Saturday. Find the game story I posted last night here, game stats, game photos from Dan Pelle and John Blanchette's column that brings together cowbells, Gene Frenkle and armpit farts. Tri-Cities coach Richard Davis declined...

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A WSU link hunt for Easter morning 

COUGARS Given the surprising overlap of seasons – the spring football workouts were scheduled long ago; the new coach taking over the basketball offices was not – Holy Week was a lot more complicated this week than we ever could have expected. But it's over...

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