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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 14, 2009

Saxons edge NC for cross country title

The Ferris Saxons turned back a challenge by two time defending champion North Central today at Audubon Park, 26-29 to finish unbeaten in league. What went on in the GSL today made things a tad interesting entering next week's district meet, Wednesday at Plante's Ferry...

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Early look at Iupati, game change 

Mike Iupati's path from an American Samoan native who didn't play football until he was 14 to a top NFL prospect is pretty remarkable. I had a chance to talk to him and others for a pretty hefty-sized feature that you can find below. It...

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Looking back at WSU first half-season 

COUGARS We talked with Paul Wulff this week concerning his feelings about the season's first half. We have his thoughts on the link, with the unedited version of an S-R story and more information, including a player Wulff felt is helping immensely on special teams....

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Spokane Shock assistant coach Steve Emtman, once the overall No. 1 pick in the NFL draft, didn't think he would return to the area or to the coaching field. 
 (Brian Plonka / The Spokesman-Review)

Shock hire assistants

The Spokane Shock announced Wednesday that Steve Emtman will return as defensive line coach and Travis Crusenberry, a member of the 2006 staff, will coach the offensive line on Rob Keefe's staff.Crusenberry replaces Tom Ackerman. More here. When Arena Football 1 announced its formation in...

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Early morning WSU notes 

COUGARS We have a couple stories to write, including a look at WSU's football season at the halfway point, but before we get going on those we wanted to share a few links and some notes from this morning's practice. Read on.

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TUESDAY, OCT. 13, 2009

Vandal practice update

Thought I would pass along a quick update after getting back from Idaho practice. Perhaps the biggest story was that middle linebacker Paul Senescall was on the sideline and not practicing. Coach Robb Akey said he expects Senescall to play Saturday and that coaches were...

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Some WSU notes 

COUGARS As we work on our Pac-10 notebook for tomorrow's S-R, thought I would take a little time and catch you up on a couple things, including this morning's practice.

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MONDAY, OCT. 12, 2009

Akey offers joke when asked about Cable 

Robb Akey's Idaho football team just returned from the Bay Area, where former Vandal coach and current Oakland Raiders head man Tom Cable is under heat for his team's 1-4 record and a preseason fight he had with then-assistant Randy Hanson. Akey was asked today...

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Akey: Enderle is Idaho's starting QB

Robb Akey didn't hesitate this morning to proclaim Nathan Enderle as Idaho's starting quarterback for Saturday's home game with Hawaii. Enderle was pulled late in the fourth quarter in last week's win at San Jose State for backup Brian Reader, who directed the Vandals to...

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SUNDAY, OCT. 11, 2009

Wulff looks back at ASU 22 

COUGARS Want to read some more about Saturday's loss to Arizona State? We've got it on the link. Then we have some news for you. Not about WSU, but our schedule for the week ahead. Read on.

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Vandals receive vote in AP poll 

These are heady days for the Idaho football program. Fresh off a 29-25 come-from-behind win at San Jose State, the Vandals (5-1, 2-0) made a big enough impression in the eyes of one Associated Press top 25 poll voter to earn a vote in the...

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Three weeks of do or die in the GSL 30 

Took a Friday away from the Greater Spokane League to watch a wild Great Northern League game in Cheney, the Blackhawks winning 39-28 featuring one of the more improbable endings to any high school game I've seen. Cheney, behind remarkable athletes DeAngelo Jones and Alex...

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Looking back on Eags's first league loss 

There wasn't much to recommend -- for Eagles fans, at least -- about Saturday's 31-13 Big Sky Conference football loss to Weber State.A couple of school records were set, sure. And some fourth-quarter offensive fireworks that fizzled out in deep in the red zone were...

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WSU, ASU, the day after 

COUGARS Another loss, another Sunday. Sounds a little like that old Chicago song. Heck, if it were just raining, it would fit perfectly. It isn't. It's just colder than Soldier Field in December. We have your links. Read on.

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SATURDAY, OCT. 10, 2009

Vandals notch 4th straight win

Let's see. Nathan Enderle threw three interceptions (two in the fourth quarter) and was benched before the biggest drive of the season. Idaho was penalized 11 times for 113 yards. Linebacker Treshawn Robinson was ejected in the first half. Idaho squandered a scoring opportunity with...

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Mead captures Crossover 

A couple of area prep volleyball powers - Mead and Sandpoint - faced off in the Crossover Classic final Saturday with the Panthers prevailing in an entertaining match.Click the tab below to read my unedited story.

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WSU's lost Saturday 

COUGARS This one is in the books. Pretty interesting in a stop-to-watch-the-car-crash sort of way. We have our game story and the notebook on the link, unedited versions of course. Read on.

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Weber knocks Eagles out of Big Sky lead

A late first-half meltdown cost Eastern Washington dearly on Saturday as the Eagles suffered a disappointing 31-13 Big Sky loss to Weber State at Woodward Field.You can read an unedited version fo the game story that will appear in Sunday morning's S-R below.Leave any thoughts...

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WSU and ASU take field 

COUGARS We're back for our pregame post. It's a tradition here at SportsLink to write a bunch of stuff an hour or so before game time, then remember something we wanted to say while the opening kickoff is in the air. We'll try not to...

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WSU ready for homecoming 

COUGARS As I was driving around last night, I noticed the town was, well, rocking, if I can use a '70s term. And yet, as the night wore on, the number of sirens I heard were at an all-time low. Maybe the cold weather kept...

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