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MONDAY, MAY 31, 2010

WSU's thoughts on NCAAs 

COUGARS We talked with some of the Washington State baseball players and coach Donnie Marbut this morning and put together a story for tomorrow's S-R. You can read the rough draft on the link if you want.

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WSU headed to Arkansas

COUGARS Washington State earned a two seed and will be heading for Fayetteville, Arkansas, where the NCAA baseball tourney will start Friday. I am always astounded by the way the NCAA seeds teams, with Stanford a two seed at Cal State Fullerton. Though WSU finished…

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Waiting for WSU baseball

COUGARS We are sitting, waiting for the announcement of where Washington State and the other 47 schools will be heading in the NCAA baseball tournament (of course we know where 16 schools, the hosts, will be going). The last ESPN mock bracket has the Cougars…

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SUNDAY, MAY 30, 2010

SATURDAY, MAY 29, 2010

State tournament news 

News out of the state high school championships events Saturday:Mead boys and girls win 4A track titlesNorth Central boys win 3A track championship.Almira/Coulee-Hartline wins 1B baseball title.Ferris wins third-place game in 4A soccer; Cheney falls in 2A title game, 1-0.University loses twice and is eliminated…

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Rowley, Vijil lead Shock past Sharks 

Kyle Rowley tossed seven touchdown passes to Raul Vijil as the Spokane Shock defeated Jacksonville 67-57 in an AFL thriller Saturday night. Vijil's seven TD receptions is one short of Antwone Savage's franchise record, set in 2007. The two connected three times in the fourth…

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FRIDAY, MAY 28, 2010

Amazing Star Track 

Another great day for Spokane athletes at the State 4A/3A/2A track meet. Despite brutal weather that had reporters whining like babies, the kids came through.There's way too much to go into, and what you'll read on the link below is more than is going to…

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Rain pushes back softball  

University softball coach Jon Schuh enjoys coaching girls for many reasons. One of those reasons was quite evident Friday when the State 4A softball tournament in Tacoma was postponed.Click here for the story and here for the revised 4A bracket and revised 3A bracket.

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State track update 

Mead freshman Courtney Hutchinson became the third member of her family and second frosh in her family and the second Mead athlete this weekend to win a State 4A shot put with a throw of 42-6. DeAngelo Jones of Cheney won the 2A high jump…

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State 4A, 3A softball update 

The WIAA has postponed the State 4A and 3A softball tournaments at SERA Fields in Tacoma because of rain.They will attempt to start the tournaments Saturday morning - weather permitting, of course. The forecast calls for morning rain Saturday. In the 4A, University is scheduled…

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Big Memorial Day weekend for WSU 

COUGARS Looking forward to your long weekend? It starts today for the Washington State baseball team, as the Cougars try to help their NCAA seeding with wins against No. 7 UCLA at Jackie Robinson Stadium. We also have a track link for you and some…

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THURSDAY, MAY 27, 2010

Good start at Star Track 

A couple wins, a couple great races and a tough loss in the pole vault were among the first day highlights at the State 4A/3A/2A track meet at Mt. Tahoma HS on Thursday.Even with just two wins, there seemed to be more than enough to…

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The Spokane Shock's Huey Whittaker (17) lays a stiff arm on Bossier-Shreveport's Roland Cola while on his way to a 43-yard touchdown in the second quarter Saturday, April 17, 2010, in the Spokane Arena. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

Catching up with Huey Whittaker

Spokane receiver Huey Whittaker traveled a somewhat bumpy career path until his breakout AFL season in 2008 with Utah. He's Spokane's leading receiver and he's the subject of a feature story below that will run in Friday's S-R.Also, here's an update on Jacksonville, the Shock's…

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Thursday Prep Page

Dave Trimmer and Greg Lee arrived in Tacoma for state track, softball and soccer Thursday afternoon. The anticipated rain hit at about 7 p.m.Here's what appeared in Thursday's newspaper:Greg Lee salutes the North Idaho track athletes who survived winter-like conditions at state last Saturday, among…

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Prep track records

The area leaders for high school track are below. In sorting those out, we figure the six state meets, 12 if you separate boys and girls, is going to be quite a medal haul for area teams, which for some will translate into team trophies,…

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TUESDAY, MAY 25, 2010

Shock quarterback Kyle Rowley and coach Chris Siegfried make a pitch Friday for today's ArenaCup game. 
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Siegfried returning to Spokane

Former Shock coach Chris Siegfried will be back in town Saturday, trying to help Jacksonville beat Spokane as the Sharks' offensive coordinator. I touched base with Siegfried (that's him and Kyle Rowley pictured above in 2006) and filed an update on him and an assortment…

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MONDAY, MAY 24, 2010

WSU signs another basketball player 

COUGARS • UPDATED: 4:30 P.M. Just when you thought it was safe to say the basketball recruiting season was over, it isn't. Washington State University has added another player to the 2010 recruiting class. Read on for details.

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