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THURSDAY, DEC. 3, 2009

Idaho stumbles at Northridge

The Idaho Vandals started an important three-game portion of their schedule with a 95-93 loss at Cal State Northridge. UI (4-2) led by 14 in the second half, 63-49, but let it slip away and eventually trailed by eight before a furious (and ultimately futile)…

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Shock sign another Dillon

Spokane has added another Dillon, Ronald 'Rock' Dillon, to their roster, after announcing earlier this week the return of Charles Dillon.There's also more on Josh Leonard joining the Tampa Bay practice squad below.

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Shock grads

At least seven former Shock players have landed in the new arena league. They are: Palauni Ma'Sun (Chicago), Virgil Gray (Milwaukee) and five with Arizona (Nick Davila, John Booker, Kyle Young, Sergio Gilliam and Kelvin Morris).UPDATE: Make that eight: Andrico Hines (Tennessee Valley).UPDATED UPDATE: Make…

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Mead's Jazmine Redmon drives to the basket during Mead's loss Thursday to Kentwood at the WIAA Dairy Farmers of Washington State 4A Basketball Tournament in the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Wash., Mar. 1, 2007.  HOLLY PICKETT The Spokesman-Review (Holly Pickett / The Spokesman-Review)

GSL girls basketball 

Here is a feature on Mead multi-sport standout Jazmine Redmon, who is pictured above.Here's a glance with some notes.Here's a column by Greg Lee with a look at the Coeur d'Alene/Lewis and Clark matchup Friday.

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Iupati named to All-America team 

Mike Iupati, Idaho's dominant left guard, was the only WAC player to be named to the American Football Coaches Association All-America team. The 6-foot-6, 325-pound senior from American Samoa is viewed as an elite NFL prospect as an interior lineman and is a finalist for…

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Shadle's Hester resigns as football coach 

Mark Hester has resigned after 15 years as football coach at Shadle Park. He was third-longest tenured coach this year in the Greater Spokane League.I was here for 15 years and that was plenty of time," Hester said. "It was a great opportunity here. I…

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Gonzaga's Elias Harris and WSU's DeAngelo Casto chase a loose ball in the second half in McCarthey Athletic Center Wed. Dec. 2, 2009. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

Day after WSU 

Raise your hand if you expected Gonzaga to be 6-1 at this point. I'm typing so I can't, but I would have guessed 5-2. It's a razor-thin margin between Gonzaga possibly being 7-0 (and probably in the top 10) or 4-3.First, the links: Here's my…

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