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SATURDAY, JAN. 8, 2011

Tip in about 10 minutes

Gonzaga and Portland are about 10 minutes from tipping off at the Kennel. Live updates at, check back here at the final buzzer for a quick recap and then about two hours later for my game story.. GU starters: Gray, Goodson, Sacre, Harris and…

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WSU hasn't forgotten 

COUGARS Saturday mornings way back when were filled with cartoons, a bowl or six of Trix and putting together maniac plans for a day without school. Then we turned eight. Those were still the good old days. Nowadays, Saturday mornings are filled with reading the…

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FRIDAY, JAN. 7, 2011

Greet the Eagles 

Eastern Washington's charter flight to Spokane is expected to land at approximately 2:30 a.m Saturday morning at XN Air on the Geiger Field side of the Spokane International Airport. A celebration rally has been scheduled after the return of students to school for winter quarter,…

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Chiefs tame Hurricanes

The Spokane Chiefs have made their run up the standings in the Western Hockey League by throwing pucks at the opposition's net until they crack. They're out-shooting teams by more than 11 shots a game. Not all of those are good shots, but without shots,…

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Well Done! 

HEAVEN -- And we thought that hamburger was big. In the greatest game in the greatest season in the history of football--perhaps of all sports--our little Eastern Washington University won the Football Championship Subdivision title game here 20-19 over Delaware on Friday night in Frisco,…

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Eags down 12-0 at halftime of title game

Delaware used its precise short passing game and a couple of surprise option runs by quarterback Pat Devlin to dominate Eastern Washington and post a 12-0 halftime lead in the NCAA Division I Championship football game at Pizza Hut Park here in Frisco, Tex. The…

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Will Brandenburg of the United States takes a jump as he speeds down the course during the downhill portion of the Men's super-combined, at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada, Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010. (Luca Bruno / Associated Press)

Catching up with Will Brandenburg

Here is a story put out by the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association to update fans on World Cup skier Will Brandenburg, a Mead HS graduate who competed in the Vancouver Olympics. Thanks to Ferris grad Shannon Camp, who works for the USSA, for sending…

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Plenty of time to spare

Eastern Washington students Haley Tank, Cassandra Herdrick and Taylor Walker join friends at an EWU tailgate party after arriving in Frisco at 2 a.m. on Friday -- a full 30 hours after leaving Cheney. Kickoff in 1 hour, 30 minutes....

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Big win for Vandal women

Great win (Reno Journal Gazette story) for the Idaho women's basketball team Thursday night, on the road at 11-2 Nevada trying for its best start in school history. Clutch in OT. ... Washington State plays strong game at Oregon but can't close it in the…

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WHL trade deadline looming

Circumstances kept me from providing you Spokane Chief fans the story that ran in the Friday morning paper in advance of tonight's game with Lethbridge and Saturday's visit from Everett. The question is, with the Chiefs playing so well, do they make a move before…

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Game Day: Let's kick it!

Less than six hours until the NCAA Division I Championship football game between EWU and Delaware kicks off Pizza Hut Park here in Frisco, Texas. I just strolled over to the park, where the vendors are setting up shop. The tailgating should start shortly, and…

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