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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 29, 2010


Johnson hattrick keys Chiefs romp

Tyler Johnson scored his third career hat trick and moved into second in the Western Hockey League scoring race (both goals and points) to highlight the Spokane Chiefs 8-2 win over the Seattle Thunderbirds before 5,816 fans at the Arena Wednesday night. (The long box…

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Vandals can't keep up with NMSU

Idaho had its chances -- just like the past three games, all of which have gone down to the last few minutes. Unfortunately for the Vandals, they are now 1-3 in those nail-biters. UI tumbled late to New Mexico State in its WAC opener, losing…

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Eastern turns back Hornets in OT

Cliff Ederaine scored a career-high 22 points and teammate Jeffrey Forbes added 21 as Eastern Washington opened Big Sky Conference play with an 88-79 overtime victory over Sacramento State at Reese Court Wednesday night. Eastern (4-8 overall, 1-0 in the Big Sky) also got 12…

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WSU leads 37-29 at half 

COUGARS For about 14 minutes, the guy in the 27th row was sound asleep. He woke up late in the second half to scream at the Bruins, saying "this is as bad as last year." He was exaggerating, but for a quick stretch late in…

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Johnson hattrick keys Chiefs romp

Tyler Johnson scored his third career hat trick and moved into second in the Western Hockey League scoring race (both goals and points) to highlight the Spokane Chiefs 8-2 win over the Seattle Thunderbirds before 5,816 fans at the Arena Wednesday night. The T-Birds, shut…

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Gonzaga wins fourth in a row

Four players scored in double figures as Gonzaga pulled away from Lafayette 83-55 on Wednesday. Elias Harris had 14 points, Kelly Olynyk and Demetri Goodson 13 and Mathis Monninghoff 12 as the Bulldogs led by 15 at half and cruised in the second half.Lafayette's Jim…

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Some pregame thoughts from Pauley 

COUGARS There is a lot of construction around Pauley Pavilion, with mud everywhere – it's been raining like Noah around here recently – and fences hiding an arena slowly being remodeled. Is that a metaphor? Read on.

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Gray suited up

I counted 15 cars that had slid off the road on my drive in for tonight's game (a couple of those appeared to be helping out those who were way off the road). It usually takes 25-30 minutes; this trip took 50 minutes. Can't wait…

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Chiefs win 2-0, rematch tonight at Arena

The Spokane Chiefs and goalie James Reid posted their second-straight shutout, winning 2-0 at Seattle, before 6,125 fans. (long box is below) The rematch is tonight at the Arena. Remeber, before Christmas break the Chiefs won 8-2 in Seattle then lost a lead to lose…

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On the way to WSU's game at UCLA 

COUGARS • UPDATED: 10 A.M. Well, this day has already been an adventure. We are at 30,000 feet finally en route to Seattle, as our flight out of Spokane left more than an hour late. That means will miss our LA connection at SeaTac and…

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