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FRIDAY, JAN. 15, 2010

NAU's big finish flattens Eagles 

Northern Arizona spoiled Eastern Washington's return to Reese Court Friday night by outscoring the Eagles 11-2 in the final two minutes and posting a 73-69 Big Sky Conference men's basketball win.You can read an unedited version of the game story that will appear in Saturday's…

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Troxel resigns 

No not that Troxel. Southridge football coach Andy Troxel resigned Thursday.Click the tab below to read a story by Rene Ferran of the Tri-City Herald.

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Mead boys stop Shadle 

Mead opened a big first-half lead, then had to hold on to thwart a rally in a 60-57 win over Shadle Park.Click the tab below to read my unedited game story and blurbs on the other boys games.

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WSU's Thompson faces a friend

COUGARS Tomorrow's game in Beasley will match the top two scorers in the Pac-10, Stanford's Landry Fields and WSU's Klay Thompson. We found out today the two worked out together over the summer, which helped Thompson share a scouting report with us. We have an…

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Northern Arizona next up for Eags

Eastern Washington University will try to build on the momentum generated by last weekend's road win over Montana State when it entertains Big Sky Conference rival Northern Arizona at Reese Court.The game tips off early than normal at 5:05 p.m., and we will post an…

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Drayson Bowman scores the first of his two goals against Seattle’s Calvin Pickard, tying the score at 1 in the second period of Friday’s playoff opener at the Arena.  (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

Bowman called up

Former Chief Drayson Bowman, pictured above, gets called up to the NHL, the second player from the 2008 Memorial Cup to make it to The Show this week.Just moments before the figure skating starts, I also wanted to share a story from Darren Steinke in…

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Zags day-after notebook

OK, a minor change of plans. The boss wanted a notebook in the aftermath of Gonzaga's entertaining 89-82 win over Saint Mary's on Thursday and we chose to tip it off with Elias Harris. So that's what you'll find below, in unedited form.

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