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THURSDAY, JAN. 8, 2009

Whew! Bears take it to Knights

East Valley entered the Greater Spokane League season favored, but Central Valley - which won the title outright in 2007 and lost to the Knights by a point last year 29-28 when the two ended with 9-1 records - had other ideas. The Bears won...

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WSU struggles down the stretch 

COUGARS Well, if it's any consolation for Coug fans, this one came down to the wire. Not many of the Cougars six losses have. Usually, the problem stretch occurs a lot earlier than it did Thursday night. But once again WSU was unable to make...

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Vandals post biggest win of WAC era 13 

Idaho continued to impress in the early stages of the WAC season, bolting past Hawaii 67-47 at the Kibbie Dome on Thursday night. There were only 652 folks on hand, but I get the feeling more people will start showing up to the Dome.Keep reading...

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Stanojevic leads Eastern past ISU 

Eastern Washington used the 20-point outburst of Milan Stanojevic and some near-perfect work at the foul line to turn back visiting Idaho State 71-65 on Thursday night.I've attached an unedited version of the game story that will appear in Friday morning's S-R below.

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Cal pulls away late to stop WSU 

COUGARS There was just too much Patrick Christopher. The reigning Pac-10 player of the week looked like he wants to win the award two consecutive times Thursday. Not only did he finish with 22 points, but he stuck dagger after dagger into the Cougar second-half...

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Cal leads by two at half 

COUGARS The tweaks WSU has instituted in its offense – more on-ball screens, moving Daven Harmeling back to the 4, giving Abe Lodwick some time – have certainly helped the Cougars stay close, trailing 28-26 at the half. But maybe Taylor Rochestie had it right...

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Day after Tennessee 15 

Just arrived home (small leak in the basement not exactly the welcome back I was hoping for), so we'll get the day-after Tennessee post up. A lot to cover from Gonzaga’s 89-79 overtime victory. Read on.

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Nice having eastern WIAA presence 

It's nice having John Miller at the WIAA. The former Mead and Mt. Spokane teacher, coach and athletic director understands eastern Washington concerns and is always available to lend and ear and a voice. I talked with him this week about a number of things,...

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Idaho preps

The Coeur d'Alene girls and Post Falls boys basketball teams come into the new year playing the best ball. Click the link here to read more.

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WSU tries to end streak 15 

COUGARS Remember last season when WSU lost three consecutive home games? The Cougars avoided losing a fourth by thundering O.J. Mayo and USC, 74-50. Which means WSU hasn't lost four in-a-row at home since 2004, Dick Bennett's first year. But that is a possibility tonight...

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Gross AWOL as Eags prepare for ISU

Good afternoon.I have links to several items concerning EWU's men's basketball team, which entertains Big Sky Conference rival Idaho State at 7:05 tonight at Reese Court.The Eagles will be without Trey Gross, whose whereabouts are still a mystery to EWU coach Kirk Earlywine after the...

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