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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 15, 2010


Chiefs fall in OT

With 45 seconds left in overtime, Travis Toomey collected a drop shot between the circles and beat James Reid to give Seattle a 5-4 win over Spokane, ending the Chiefs' six-game Western Hockey League winning streak. The Chiefs still picked up a point in the…

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Eags get first D-I victory

Eastern Washington squandered most of a 20-point second-half lead at Reese Court Wednesday night, held to edge visiting Seattle University 95-91 for its first victory over an NCAA Division-I opponent.You can get an early look at the game story that will appear in Thursday morning's…

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Cougars sign two JC linemen 

From WSU sports information officeOffensive linemen Rico Forbes and Taylor Meighen have each signed a National Letter of Intent to play football at Washington State University, Cougar coach Paul Wulff announced Wednesday. Both are expected to enroll in classes at WSU for spring semester, beginning…

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GU faces LCSC before schedule toughens again

I put together a notebook, instead of an advance of Thursday's Lewis-Clark State College game, that deals with Gonzaga's tough non-conference schedule and its 3-point defense. Here's a link.A few other items from Tuesday's media day. Keegan Hyland remains a spectator at practice following his…

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AP honors Eags' Sherritt, Jones

Eastern Washington's senior linebacker J.C. Sherritt and junior running back Taiwan Jones have both been named to the first team of the Associated Press FCS All-America Team.You can read more here, and get the details of Sherritt also being named to the Walter Camp All-America…

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Shadle's Chelsea Chandler, right, fouls Lewis and Clark's Taylor Howlett in the third period. (Colin Mulvany)

Lewis and Clark handles Shadle

I saw two of the better 4A and 3A girls basketball teams last night, and in time I think they will prove they're two of the best teams in the state in their respective classifications. Here's a link to my game story.Taylor Howlett of LC…

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Tight end Bubba Bartlett set Carroll’s single-season receptions record. (Associated Press)

Bubba doing just fine

I caught up with former Lakeland multisport standout Bubba Bartlett (pictured above), a starting tight end on the Carroll College football team. Carroll plays in the NAIA national championship game Saturday.Here's a link to the story.

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The Spokane Chiefs are ecstatic about having 6-foot-5, 220-pound Jared Cowen back to anchor their defense.  (File)

Cowen on Team Canada, Chiefs romp

It's official, Spokane Chiefs captain Jared Cowen is named to Team Canada for the World Junior tournament.Meanwhile, the Chiefs hammered Seattle last night (box score below) with a rematch in the Arena tonight. There was some fisticuffs so it might be interesting to see how…

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