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Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883

MONDAY, JAN. 11, 2010

Vandals lose 3rd straight

This wasn't the start to the WAC season that Idaho envisioned. The Vandals stumbled again down the stretch Monday night, falling to New Mexico State 75-72. Read on for a story I just filed for tomorrow's S-R.

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Half: NMSU 36, Idaho 34

The Idaho Vandals trail New Mexico State 36-34 at halftime here in Moscow. A very spotty crowd inside Cowan Spectrum watched the Vandals build an eight-point lead, at 30-22, after seven straight points from Mac Hopson and a nice three-point play from Kashif Watson. But…

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Zags move up in polls

A quick roundup of GU-related news. The Bulldogs climbed to No. 17 in A.P. and No. 14 in ESPN/USA Today top 25 polls. More here. Saint Mary's received enough votes to be 29th in the ESPN/USA Today poll, but didn't receive a single vote in…

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ASU defeat, the day after 

COUGARS Talk about a late night, well a really early morning. Got out of Phoenix at about 8 p.m. last night on the same Alaska flight with the WSU basketball team. Also made the same connection to Spokane in Seattle, which ran about 20 minutes…

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Katie Baker out for season 

Word from Montana, freshman Katie Baker (Lake City) is out for the season after suffering a knee injury late in the Lady Griz overtime loss at Eastern Washington Friday night. Baker had a double-double when she went down near the end of regular, her third…

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No deal for Chiefs

The Chiefs stood pat and then fell flat on Sunday.The Western Hockey League trade deadline came and went Sunday afternoon and the only move Spokane made was to reassign excess defenseman, 18-year old rookie defenseman Grant Leedahl. Then, in a battle with Everett, which is…

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