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SATURDAY, DEC. 11, 2010

Chiefs rout Kamloops again

Spokane Chiefs, behind Dominik Uher's hat trick and six points from acting captain Tyler Johnson, beat Kamloops 10-5. It's the second straight trip to Spokane the Blazers give up 10. Uher and Johnson were the first two stars, Brady Gaudet, a 16-year old D-man for…

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Mistake-prone Vandals fall at Seattle

Idaho's four-game winning streak came to an end in a 66-56 loss at Seattle University. The Vandals committed 20 turnovers and were just 3-of-14 from the 3-point line. UI is now 5-4, with a week off before a rematch with Montana next week in Moscow.…

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Zags rally, but fall short

Gonzaga staged a late rally, but it came up short as Ben Hansbrough hit 4 of 4 free throws in the final 11.6 seconds to lift No. 23 Notre Dame to an 83-79 victory in South Bend, Ind.GU (4-5) dropped its third straight. Notre Dame…

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Gonzaga beats Cougars

Katelan Redmon had 26 points, Kayla Standish had 22 while filling up the stat sheet and Courtney Vanderloot had a double double with 13 points and 14 assists as Gonzaga beat Washington State 93-75 in women's basketball Saturday afternoon before 3,908 fans.

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WSU-GU square off again

Washington State and Gonzaga have a rematch in women's basketball this afternoon. The first one in Hawaii was a two-point thriller won by the Zags.Saint Martin's is at Eastern Washington tonight after the Eagles' football playoff game.Friday night Portland whipped Montana State, with sophomore Sarah…

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WSU's start bodes well 

COUGARS After eight games this season, Washington State is 7-1. That's a simple statement that makes it clear the Cougars are playing pretty good basketball. But let's put it into perspective. How many times in the past 20 years other than this one has WSU…

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FRIDAY, DEC. 10, 2010

During a rebound, WSU's Brock Motum (12) gets tangled up with Texas-Pan American's Perry Petty (32) Ruben Cabrera, in back, and Josh Cleveland Friday, Dec. 10, 2010 in the Spokane Arena. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

WSU powers through to 74-52 win 

COUGARS If you like your basketball not-so-pretty, you would have loved being one of the 4,382 in the Spokane Arena on Friday night. Within its friendly confines, the lackluster turnout was treated to a lackluster game. For more, read on.

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WSU leads 36-24 at half 

COUGARS I tweeted this earlier, but there is a distinct lack of energy in the Spokane Arena tonight – in the stands and on the floor. But only with the guys in white. Only a 12-2 run near the end of the half allowed them…

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WSU, Pan Am a study in contrast

COUGARS As I write this, the Spokane Arena floor is being overrun by mites. As in mighty mites. It's full of youngsters going through a clinic with the women's basketball team, which will play Gonzaga in the McCarthy Athletic Center tomorrow afternoon. Tonight they are…

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Shock sign ex-Coug, Seahawk Bumpus

Spokane has signed former WSU and Seattle Seahawk receiver Michael Bumpus. Bumpus had 195 career catches with the Cougars. He played in four regular-season games with Seattle in 2008, making one start. He finished with five receptions.And a couple of days after losing RJ Archer…

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Eags face another built-to-run opponent 

For the second-straight weekend, the Eastern Washington's defense will be geared up to stop the run on Saturday when the No. 1-ranked Eagles play host to North Dakota State in the quarterfinals of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs.You can click here for an early look…

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Eags' Dean cleared to practice

Eastern Washington's sophomore point guard Glen Dean, who has missed the Eagles first seven games of the season with a stress fracture in his foot, was cleared to practice earlier this week and could be available for Sunday rematch against San Jose State in San…

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Baldwin keeps it going at Eastern

In only his third season as Eastern Washington University's head football coach, Beau Baldwin has the Eagles in the FCS playoffs for the second straight year and poised to advance to the semifinals for only the second time in school history.This story on EWU's successful…

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WSU set to play in Arena tonight 

COUGARS Good morning from the fine city of Spokane. A light snow fell last night, giving the neighborhood a Christmas look, which is probably darn appropriate for Dec. 10. Washington State has a basketball game here tonight, which is also darn appropriate for Dec. 10.…

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THURSDAY, DEC. 9, 2010

WSU in Spokane to host Pan American 

COUGARS Washington State is already in Spokane and going through practice tonight at the Spokane Arena. Tomorrow the Cougars will host Texas-Pan American before taking more than a week off for finals. The next game on the schedule is Santa Clara on Dec. 19 before…

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Chiefs add depth on defense

With captain Jared Cowen headed off to Toronto for Team Canada tryouts for the World Junior tournament after Friday's game in Vancouver and young D Reid Gow slated to be gone after Christmas for a prospects tournament in Canada, the Chiefs picked up a defenseman…

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Idaho buries Montana in second half

A little women's basketball news to catch up on, starting with a nice comeback win for Idaho over Montana on Wednesday night. On Tuesday, South Dakota State got the Cougars.Basketball Youth Day at the Spokane Arena: June Daugherty and the Cougars will join Ken Bone…

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Akey reflects on season, much more

Earlier today we did a postseason wrapup interview with Idaho football coach Robb Akey, who talked about how "aggravating" it was to be so close to another bowl bid -- the Vandals finished 6-7 -- and what UI is doing to position itself amid all…

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WSU's win over GU, the morning after 

COUGARS• UPDATED: 3:40 P.M. It was an interesting night in Pullman on Wednesday. With the Zags in town, the Beasley crowd of more than 10,000 was into it (the players were appreciative, as their comments show) and the Bulldogs were not, especially after halftime. We…

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