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THURSDAY, FEB. 24, 2011

Zags win a thriller 

Back with a game story from one of the better games I've seen in four years of covering Gonzaga basketball. The Bulldogs outlasted Saint Mary's 89-85 in overtime, moving into a first-place tie with the Gaels. Here's a link to my game story. I'll be...

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Vandals fend off Nevada in Reno

Before the season the Idaho Vandals were picked to finish eighth in the WAC, and no one seemed to quibble with their placement in the preseason polls. But look what's happened since: Idaho has won four of its last five games, including a key 67-59...

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Gonzaga women bury Saint Mary's

Gonzaga was, quite simply, senasational. The 23rd-ranked Zags, the nation’s top-scoring women's basketball team, broke 100 for the seventh time, running their winning steak to 15 games, by routing second-place Saint Mary's 106-66. Janelle Bekkering had 22 points, Standish had 19 points and 13 rebounds...

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Zags, Gaels coming up

Good evening from soggy Moraga. I left in a blizzard and landed in a puddle. Rained most of the day in the Bay Area and there's actually a chance of a snow, rare in these parts. Rob Jones was the first Gael on the court...

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State 4A boys and girls tourneys 

I'll be in Richland on Friday and Saturday for the Eastern Region first round of the State 4A boys and girls basketball tournaments. You can follow the action at I'll post updates as often as possible.

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WR Markee White returns to Shock

Wide receiver Markee White, who had 66 receptions last season to help the Shock win an ArenaBowl championship, has signed with Spokane. More here. The Shock made a bunch of moves Thursday, including the signing of QB Joe Ayoob and the trade of WR Eddie...

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Bone talks UW, sore knees and the NFL 

COUGARS With the lone game this week on Sunday – guess you probably already know that – coach Ken Bone held his media call today. Most of the questions, of course, had to do with the Washington game, but there was one with a totally...

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State basketball tourneys 15 

I'm re-posting this because a number have made some good comments. Here's a link to my column about the new state tourney format. All the play-in qualifiers and regional spots have been decided for the Washington state boys and girls basketball tournaments. You can check...

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Game on at GU despite weather

Wow, what a morning, but five clean driveways and a friend's rig now functional, it's time to get going. First news: game on. Despite no classes, Gonzaga women's basketball team is going to take the court tonight to face second-place Saint Mary's. Read on for...

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EWU hosts Bobcats in key Big Sky game

Eastern Washington, still entertaining thoughts of not only making the Big Sky Conference tournament, but perhaps hosting a first-round game, as well, takes on Montana State at 7 tonight at Reese Court in a game Eagles coach Kirk Earlywine calls a "monster." You can read...

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WSU still waiting for UW on Sunday 

COUGARS It's game day on the ... wait, no it isn't. Forgot, only one game this week. So we'll come back Saturday with ... wait, what? The game's Sunday? My word. OK, so we'll be back Sunday with the game-day items. As for today, well,...

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