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MONDAY, DEC. 7, 2009

GU notes 

I was at GU's media day today, but the full-fledged notebook won't run until Wednesday, when the Bulldogs entertain Augustana. In the meantime, read on for a couple of items.

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Akey talks about contract extension

Robb Akey just wrapped up a teleconference with reporters about the Humanitarian Bowl and said he and athletic director Rob Spear have talked about a contract extension -- as recently as this morning. Akey was out last week recruiting and is gone again, so he…

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Alfred second-team All-Pac-10 

COUGARS The All-Pac-10 football teams were just announced, and WSU senior center Kenny Alfred was a second-team selection on the offensive line. He was the only Cougar to earn anything but honorable mention. There were five of those: junior punter Reid Forrest; senior free safety…

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Bulldogs drop to 21st 

Gonzaga slipped four spots in the A.P. Top 25, falling to No. 21 after losing to Wake Forest on Saturday. GU (6-2) is one spot behind Wisconsin, despite a convincing win over the Badgers in Maui, and two spots behind Cincinnati, whom the Zags beat…

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Fall prep sports officially over 15 

Fall prep sports officially ended with the conclusion of the 4A state football game late Saturday evening.And what a game it was. Skyline is arguably the best team I've seen in 25 years of covering prep sports for The Spokesman-Review. I realize most of those…

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Idaho football basks in bowl invite 

I took care of basketball duty tonight and John Blanchette will have a column on the football developments as far as Idaho is concerned. But I was able to sit in on an impromptu press conference with Robb Akey and several players during halftime. Keep…

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