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SATURDAY, OCT. 31, 2009

Notre Dame runs over WSU

COUGARS You saw it. This wasn't pretty, in the sense Washington State just got manhandled by Notre Dame. There's no other way to put it. The Irish dominated both lines of scrimmage, ran mostly within the tackles, put pressure on Jeff Tuel most every play...

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Chiefs strong effort goes for naught

Spokane Chiefs coach Hardy Sauter said his postgame talk to his team on Saturday was short and sweet."The guys played well, outcome wasn’t the way we wanted it," he said after the 2-0 home loss to Portland.The difference was 20-year old goalie Kurtis Mucha, who...

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Vandals craft memorable rally 

Another crazy afternoon/evening at the Kibbie Dome. The Vandals looked to be in a bad spot late against Louisiana Tech, but they came roaring back to win 35-34 for their seventh win of the season. Read on for my unedited game story.

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CdA's Gomez wins again

Coeur d'Alene's long-distance ace Kinsey Gomez returned to the top of the state championship podium at the State 5A cross country meet Saturday.Click the tab below to read my story.

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Eastern runs over Portland State in Seattle

Eastern Washington used Matt Johnson's four interceptions and another ultra-productive performace by quarterback Matt Nichols to trash Portland state 47-10 at Qwest Field in Seattle on Saturday.I've attached an unedited version of the game story that will appear in Sunday morning's S-R below. And don't...

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Chiefs win, set for Portland

No doubt hockey fans know the Chiefs picked up a big road win on Friday against defending Western Hockey League champion Kelowna. However, for your added enjoyment is the story from my friend Doyle Potenteau of the Okanagan. It focuses on Kelowna native Kyle Beach....

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Lethargic Vandals down by 14 

It's Louisiana Tech 28, Idaho 14 at halftime in the Kibbie Dome -- and it feels like the Vandals could be down by a lot more. The Bulldogs have abused Idaho's secondary, especially on corner routes into the end zone. LTU quarterback Ross Jenkins has...

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Homecoming hits Moscow

The season's stretch drive has arrived, and luckily for Idaho, it gets to play three of the last four games at the Kibbie Dome. First up: This afternoon against Louisiana Tech for a homecoming tilt. Keep reading for more about the game (2 p.m., ESPN...

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A busy Saturday of WSU football 

COUGARS With USC and Oregon facing off, all Pac-10 eyes will probably be on Eugene tonight. And that makes sense. Especially considering there are three teams not playing this week: Washington, Stanford and Arizona. So there is less to link to and to read about....

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