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SATURDAY, DEC. 5, 2009

Skyline handles Ferris

The Skyline Spartans are a dazzling football team.The Sammamish team pulled away from Ferris in the second half with a 45-21 win in the 4A state championship game Saturday evening at the Tacoma Dome.Click below to read my unedited game story.

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Zags lose Harris, game 10 

Back with the game story from Wake Forest's 77-75 win over Gonzaga on Saturday. The game took a U-turn when GU freshman forward Elias Harris was tossed for a flagrant technical foul late in the first half.Read my unedited game story below, and check back…

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State 4A final: Skyline 45, Ferris 21

Coach Jim Sharkey's worst fears were realized. Skyline's defensive front caused problems but not as much as the offense's ability to run the football which made it more difficult to defend the pass. Kasen Williams and his fellow sure-handed mates complimented BYU-bound Jake Heaps and…

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Colfax Bulldogs fall TD short

Colfax moved the football, but four turnovers - two fumbles and two interceptions - came back to bite the Bulldogs in the 2B state championship game this afternoon at Gridiron Classic in the Tacoma Dome. They fell into a 26-10 hole, got back to within…

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Final: Adna 32, Colfax 24

Too many mistakes did in the No. 1-ranked Colfax Bulldogs, and the third-ranked Adna Pirates took advantage for a 32-24 victory in the State 2B football championship game Saturday afternoon at the Tacoma Dome.Colfax (12-1), playing in its fourth final, was seeking its first state…

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Eags' QB fourth in Payton voting

Matt Nichols won't be among the three finalists attending Thursday night's The Sports Network's Award Banquet in Chattanooga, Tenn., where the 2009 Walter Payton Award winner will be announced.But Eastern Washington's record-breaking senior quarterback can take some satisfaction in knowing he finished fourth in this…

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Eagles open Big Sky play tonight against PSU

Eastern Washington University's men's basketball team is just couple of hours away from opening Big Sky Conference play on the road against defending two-time champion Portland State.Eagles coach Kirk Earlywine has previously made it clear he is not a big fan of starting conference play…

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Zags fall to Demon Deacons

Wake Forest ended Gonzaga's five-game winning streak with a wild 77-75 win Saturday afternoon at the McCarthey Athletic Center.Gonzaga was in command, 31-22, late in the first half when Matt Bouldin was whistled for a foul contesting C.J. Harris' 3-pointer and Elias Harris was ejected…

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Eagles game, but fall short in 2A finale

West Valley and Lynden competed tooth and nail, defenses bending but not breaking in a game that wasn't decided until the final four minutes. The Eagles, however, came out on the short end of a 16-6 decision after leading 6-0 until the final 50 seconds…

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Lynden tops West Valley

Lynden defended its 2A state football championship, stopping West Valley 16-6 Saturday morning in the Gridiron Classic at the Tacoma Dome.Click the tab below for final statistics and highlights throughout the game.Mike Vlahovich will post his unedited game story in about 2 hours.

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