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SATURDAY, OCT. 24, 2009

Americans sneak away with win

Hockey games are three periods and Spokane Chiefs coach Hardy Sauter saw three different games Saturday night - which ended with a disappointing 4-3 loss to the Tri-City Americans."It was a tale of three games," he said. "The first portion we had to kill a...

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Fans fill MAC to watch Zags' debut 

Just filed a recap of GU's Kraziness in the Kennel, the public's first opportunity to watch the 2009-2010 team. The MAC was full and then some as several hundred stood in the upper concourse to view the 27-minute scrimmage.Read on for my unedited article about...

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Second half turns ugly for Vandals

Before Saturday, the Vandals' defensive blemishes were always masked by timely turnovers or last-gasp stands. Outside of the Washington game, the Idaho D wasn't a huge liability. But that all changed this afternoon in Reno -- in a big way. As Robb Akey put it...

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Late comeback lifts Eagles past MSU 

Eastern Washington used a big fourth-quarter comeback to post a 35-24 homecoming win over visiting Big Sky Conference rival Montana State at Woodward Field on Saturday.I've attached an unedited version of the game story that will appear in Sunday morning's S-R below, and I'll be...

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WSU trails 35-17 at half 

COUGARS A quick note here at halftime with WSU trailing 35-17. The Bears hit WSU with about three big right hands in the first quarter and knocked the Cougars to the canvas. But they got up and, with a couple good drives and one big...

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Vandals trail 28-24 at UNR

What a crazy first half in Reno. The Vandals fell behind 21-0 but three long touchdown strikes and a 55-yard field goal have sliced Nevada's lead to 28-24. The Vandals have yielded 324 yards to the Wolf Pack and at times looked completely helpless against...

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Some thoughts before WSU game 

COUGARS I love watching a football stadium come together before the game. That's one reason I get to away games up to three hours early. To walk through the students getting ready outside the stadium, to sit and watch the ones inside either getting ready...

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Bishop Sankey of Gonzaga Prep takes a handoff and finds the end for a first down run in the second half. (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)

Another wild night of HS football 35 

There was a lot of drama and plenty of surprises in high school football action Friday night. Gonzaga Prep kept its playoff hopes alive with the win at Central Valley and Mead also put itself in a good position for the playoffs and dashed University's...

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No way to watch WSU play today 

COUGARS Hope everyone is ready for a football Saturday. Sorry, you won't be able to watch the Washington State game today. You'll have to listen to Bob Robertson, Jim Walden and Bud Nameck describe it. Or wait until we can tell you what happened. Your...

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Idaho-Nevada a juicy WAC matchup 

Well, the moment has arrived for Idaho football. New Mexico State, San Jose State and Hawaii were nice appetizers, but now we’re going to really find out if the Vandals can hang with one of the WAC’s top-shelf programs. Keep reading for more on the...

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