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SATURDAY, OCT. 10, 2009

Idaho treks to San Jose

Nothing like a quick round of bowling before boarding a flight and starting the WAC season in earnest, right? That's what the Vandals did yesterday in Lewiston, after their flight to San Jose was delayed. You can read more about the little side trip to...

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FRIDAY, OCT. 9, 2009


Chiefs end skid with 5-2 victory

Spokane put a two-game losing streak to bed with a 5-2 victory over Prince Albert on Friday at the Arena. The Chiefs will go for their first back-to-back wins of the young season tonight when they host Seattle at 7.Below, you can read my unedited...

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WSU prepares for ASU

COUGARS • UPDATED: 4 P.M. We pull together a lot of items each Friday for our Saturday morning game day, along with the advance story we run each week. We have the unedited version of both on the link. Read on.

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Snarling 'Cats next up for EWU 

It could be an angry bunch of Wildcats staring Eastern Washington University's 14th-ranked football team in the face on Saturday, when Weber State invades Woodward Field for potentially crucial Big Sky Conference game that kicks off at 12:34 p.m.Read on for more details, as well...

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Kraziness on Oct. 24 

Gonzaga officially opens practice next week and the Bulldogs will hold their annual Kraziness in the Kennel on Saturday, Oct. 24. More on the festivities here.A few quick notes below.

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A home Friday for WSU 

COUGARS A Friday at home. What a concept. After next week's bye, the Cougars will be on the road for three consecutive games. And they'll see a lot of different hotels. But for now, it's homecoming (though it would have been more appropriate to make...

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THURSDAY, OCT. 8, 2009

Wildcats live up to billing 22 

Mt. Spokane enjoys living dangerously, for the second straight game they won 35-28, but this time Travis Ward, on the hands team, hauled in the on-side kick, so the victory over Lewis and Clark wasn't quite as nail biting as last week at University.With the...

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How WSU feels about Saturday 

COUGARS What are you expect on Saturday? Tuesday, freshman quarterback Jeff Tuel said “We have a great chance to win this ballgame, and we all feel like we should win this game.” I asked Paul Wulff today what he thought of that statement and whether...

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WSU players talk about practice 

COUGARS As we near the halfway point of the season, there's one area that I've noticed hasn't changed. Despite a 1-4 record this year, the Cougars still practice almost every day with passion. There just hasn't been the going through the motions as I saw...

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Football games important this week 

Lewis and Clark's 4A playoff hopes go through a 3A team. This afternoon, 4:45 at Joe Albi Stadium, the Tigers take on Mt. Spokane and a win in this one would be huge. This is a prelude and the final three weeks the determinant for...

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Prep Page Thursday

Thursday's Prep Page in The Spokesman-Review today includes a story on soccer scoring machine Kellie Zakrzewski of Cheney, my take on polls and Greg Lee's preview of upcoming Idaho post-season events.

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Robertson a special coach 

I was sitting on the Mercer Island side - and talked with Scott Poole about this earlier in the fall - when Shadle Park's buzzer beater at state sent the 'burb into a decades long funk. Even the Islanders fans in the stands disagreed among...

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WSU about ready for hoops 

COUGARS I was going to write this up last night but, to be brutally honest, was too tired. So we'll catch you up with the Cougar men's basketball team, eight days before practice officially starts, now. Read on.

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WSU, Pac-10 links for Thursday

COUGARS The nice part about attending a Catholic grammar school? Most of the nuns were baseball fans – and yes, when I was young, there were still a few nuns teaching. As baseball fans, they wanted to know who was winning the World Series –...

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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 7, 2009

QBs in flux at ASU, WSU 

COUGARS We're going to combine our story and practice report into one big ol' post tonight. On the link you'll find the unedited version of my story about Arizona State quarterback Danny Sullivan and the quarterback situation in Tempe. Then I'll fill you in on...

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UI's Ashley to redshirt

A quick post here to pass along a link from the Idaho Statesman, which writes about how much success Boise State and Idaho have experienced -- and how little the rest of the WAC has had. The Statesman also has a blurb about safety Quin...

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Back to normal for WSU, Pac-10? 

COUGARS Let's see. Over the weekend we had the discussion concerning the Oregon game. That seemed to draw a lot of interest. Yesterday there was the ESPN ad. That seemed to draw a lot of interest. So what can we do today? So far, got...

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TUESDAY, OCT. 6, 2009

UW adds Eags to 2011 schedule 

Eastern Washington officially announced on Tuesday that it has agreed to play the University of Washington in Seattle in its 2011 season-opening football games. We have links to related stories below, along with an unedited version of the feature story on EWU's Brynsen Brown that...

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Thoughts about WSU's day 

COUGARS Practice today was quite energetic, maybe a little surprising considering the outcome last Saturday. Before practice, Paul Wulff met with the media. After, it was Jeff Tuel's turn. We've got both, plus some practice notes, including a starting linebacker who may be out. Read...

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Stanford sits atop Pac-10

COUGARS We've got some thoughts on today's practice ... OK, most of the thoughts will be from Jeff Tuel, who stood before the television cameras today and shared his feelings about starting – and getting hurt. But before we put that up, we're going to...

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WSU in the national spotlight 16 

COUGARS • UPDATED: 9:30 A.M.; 1:15 P.M. Most about everybody who reads this blog, I'm sure, watches ESPN. And the same number, probably, are aware of the WSU flag's streak on Game Day, ESPN's college football preview program. So you might be interested to learn...

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