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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 1, 2010


Chiefs Leedahl retires

Spokane Chiefs defenseman Garrett Leedahl retires because of repeated concussions."It was hard to come up with my decision," the 19-year old said in a team release. "My family, the team and I came to this point after talking to the doctors and neurologists. We realized…

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Day after EWU

Back with the day-after post following Gonzaga's 86-57 rout over Eastern Washington. Here's my game story. Couldn't find an S-R photo gallery on our site, other than this picture of Sacre blocking a shot.Also, here is a Chicago Tribune game story and another from the…

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Nelson keeps positive attitude 

You might recall, the girls basketball Class of 2007 around here was pretty special. It started with University's Angie Bjorklund going to Tennessee, but she was one seven Division I players from the Greater Spokane League alone. There were other players in that class as…

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Pullman isn't as snowed under as expected 10 

COUGARS And now time for Ollie Williams and the Pullman weather report. Ollie? ... OK, I admit it would be impossible for me to capture Ollie's trademark style on the digital page, but let's just say he wouldn't be screaming about snow. Yes folks, the…

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