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SATURDAY, DEC. 4, 2010

FRIDAY, DEC. 3, 2010


Gray injured and out of NFR

PRCA bareback leader leader Ryan Gray of Cheney suffered a lacerated liver after being stepped on by Beutler & Son Rodeo’s Golden Dream during the second performance of the Nationals Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas Friday night. He was helped out of the Thomas &…

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Chiefs top Hat in OT

Anthony Bardaro scores a power play goal at 3:12 of overtime to give the Spokane Chiefs a 3-2 win over Medicine Hat. Bardaro got third star, Tigers goalie Tyler Bunz, who made 34 saves, was second and Tyler Johnson, with two goals, was first star.But…

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K-State, WSU about to battle 

COUGARS So where were all these students Tuesday night? Wouldn't it have been just as much fun to come out and watch your school rout an overmatched foe? Wait, it was a school night. That's it. They were all in the library. Silly of me.…

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3A: Bellevue champs again

The power of 3A football, the Bellevue Wolverines, made the Kamikin Braves look like a junior varsity team in a 38-0 romp at the Tacoma Dome.The No. 1-ranked Wolverines (13-1) scored on five Kamiakin (13-1) turnovers, bolting to a 31-0 lead by halftime.It's Bellevue's eighth…

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Sea-Tac media pick Skyline big

The Seattle/Tacoma media are picking the Skyline Spartans to handle the Ferris Saxons on Saturday. Mason Kelley with the Seattle Times picks Skyline to crush Ferris, 35-7, while his teammate, Sandy Ringer, picks Skyline to win 35-14. Doug Pacey of the Tacoma News Tribune also…

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WSU writes about new Martin Stadium plans 

COUGARS With the Apple Cup just around the corner, Washington State athletic director Bill Moos took the opportunity to tell the donors for Martin Stadium's Phase III expansion project he has some new ideas. For our story on what those ideas are, click here.

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GU at EWU tonight; record for Zack

Some women's basketball news to catch up with from Thursday, with several local players having big nights.First, the game tonight is Gonzaga at Eastern Washington. It's the first home game for the Eagles after five straight on the road. We'll miss that one for hockey…

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Not too long now to Apple Cup 

COUGARS If you are in, say, Kirkland, today and headed over, pack a lunch. After the snow we got last night, it is probably going to be an all-day trip. Sort of like the journey I embarked on this morning. It seemed to take me…

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THURSDAY, DEC. 2, 2010


Gray, Durfey out of the money

Ryan Gray of Cheney finished out of the money in the first round of the bareback riding competition at the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas on Thursday night. However, Gray still has the lead in the World standings, which is based on money won…

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Redmond to manage Single-A club

Mike Redmond, the former Gonzaga Prep and Gonzaga University star, will make his managing debut with the Lansing (Mich.) Lugnuts of the Midwest League, a Single-A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays. The 39-year-old played last season with the Cleveland Indians, appearing in 22 games.…

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The snow bowl of WSU practices 

COUGARS • UPDATED: 10:15 P.M. Spent the last hour and a half standing quietly in a light snow shower watching the Washington State Cougars going through their penultimate workout before Saturday's Apple Cup. Some thoughts on the link, so read on.

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No praying in the end zone? 

A Tumwater player scored a touchdown in the semifinal win over East Valley on Monday, then dropped to one knee and pointed to the sky. He was praying. Seconds later, a referee threw a flag for unsportsmanlike behavior.Check out this video posted by the Seattle…

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Shock games will be on KREM, KSKN

The Spokane Shock have a new home on the TV dial.Every Shock home game (except vs. Philadelphia on June 10, which will be on NFL Network) and selected road games for the 2011 season will be televised on KREM or its sister station KSKN. More…

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Not much longer until Apple Cup 11 

COUGARS This morning we'll begin with the weather report, though Ollie Williams has left the area for warmer climes. Don't blame him. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the area and it's in effect until tonight at 10. The problem…

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