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THURSDAY, DEC. 30, 2010


Zags line up against Big 12 foe again

For the third time this season, Gonzaga will take on a Big 12 opponent. This time it's Oklahoma State, which visits Gonzaga on New Year's Eve. GU is 1-1 against the Big 12, losing to Kansas State and beating Baylor. My preview, which will run…

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Shock trade two, add WR Holmes

Spokane was busy Thursday, signing former Cleveland Gladiators receiver Brent Holmes, who returned a kick for a touchdown in the closing seconds to beat the Shock early in the 2010 season. Holmes, who will be entering his fourth AFL season, had 110 catches for nearly…

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Eags outlast Sac State in overtime

Eastern Washington University opened its Big Sky Conference men's basketball season Wednesday night with an 88-79 overtime win over Sacramento State at Reese Court. It was an ugly affair that saw 64 fouls called. You can read the game story that appeared in Thursday morning's…

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Day after Lafayette

The shoveling is done, now time for my day-after post following Gonzaga's 83-55 win over Lafayette. The links: S-R game story, A.P. photo of Kelly Olynyk,and A.P. gamer. Read on for more, and check back later for a preview of the Oklahoma State game on…

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UCLA loss, the day after for WSU 10 

COUGARS The long and winding road for Washington State continues tomorrow afternoon at USC, but before we get to the Galen Center – I wonder if the windows on the north side will have sunlight streaming in at that time of day? – let's touch…

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Gonzaga's Kelly Bowen crashes to the floor as she is fouled by Notre Dame's Devereaux Peters.  (Associated Press)

Notre Dame pulls away from Gonzaga

Gonzaga faded down the stretch in its battle with No. 16 Notre Dame in Seattle Wednesday afternoon. We ran the Associated Press story. The Seattle Times had a story by Jayda Evans with a sensational photo of Courtney Vandersloot and the South Bend Tribune was…

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