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WSU defensive back #21 Chima Nwachukwu gets just enough of the pass to knock it away from San Diege State tight end #81 Steve Schmidt in the endzone Saturday September 8, 2007  at QWest Field in Seattle.  CHRISTOPHER ANDERSON The Spokesman-Review (Christopher Anderson / The Spokesman-Review)

A different day at WSU 

COUGARS Practice is over for the day and I've put my story together for tomorrow. I had intended to write about one thing, but the news of the day necessitated shifting gears and putting together a notebook. Read on.

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Spokane’s Justin Warren lowers the boom on Tri-Cities QB Joe Ayoob in the first quarter. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

Shock notebook

Back with a Shock notebook. Topics of the day include Andy Olson's knee, Adam Shackleford's review of the Tri-Cities game and the af2 schedule that has Spokane facing Boise, Tri-Cities and Stockton three times each for the second straight season. Read on for the unedited...

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GSL baseball not quite like last year

Having watched a handful of Greater Spokane League games and corresponding with followers of other leagues, it is becoming apparant how special last year was, even if the GSL didn't advance anyone to the state's Final Four. Pitching is average at best, which will make...

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Tax day is also a basketball letter day 11 

COUGARS How was everybody's Monday? Mine, you ask? Well, I got my civic duty done yesterday. Yes, I finished my taxes and sent Uncle Sam his portion of the family income. In other words, my day was an abomination. But enough of that. On to...

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