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SATURDAY, FEB. 26, 2011

Gonzaga earns WCC title with victory

Back at the hotel, rental car gas tank has been re-filled and ready for an early call tomorrow. Here's my game story from GU's 68-31 drubbing of San Diego. Saint Mary's defeated Portland so the Zags and Gaels are co-champs. Saint Mary's will be the...

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Chiefs beat Tri-City again

In one of the most intense games of the season, the Spokane Chiefs got two goals from Dominik Uher, including an empty netter with 54 seconds to play, to pull out a 3-1 win over Tri-City before more than 10,000 fans at the Arena Saturday...

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Utah State thumps Vandals in Logan

It wasn't a pleasant return to Logan, Utah, for Idaho's Don Verlin or point guard Deremy Geiger. The Vandals were manhandled by No. 23 Utah State, which evened the season series with UI with a 84-68 conquest at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum. The Vandals moved...

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Zags clinch at least share of WCC title 

Gonzaga throttled San Diego 68-31 on Saturday night at the Jenny Craig Pavilion, locking up at least a share of its 11th consecutive WCC title, the second longest streak in NCAA Division I history. UCLA holds the top spot with a 13-year run from 1967-79....

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Looking ahead to UW 

COUGARS Just wanted to pass along our advance for tomorrow's game. That and we wanted to look at today's Pac-10 results and what they meant to the Cougars. ... UCLA's 71-49 win over Arizona moves the Bruins into a tie for first and gives third-place...

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Courtney Vandersloot, a Bulldog record holder in several categories, acknowledges the cheers of the crowd after being introduced on senior night on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2011, at Gonzaga University prior to the game against the San Diego Toreros. (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)

Zags wrap up Senior Day win

After an emotional Senior Day ceremony before a sold-out crowd of 6,000 at McCarthey Athletic Center Saturday afternoon, Courtney Vandersloot got the Gonzaga Bulldogs off to a fast start before the Zags groundout a 80-58 win over San Diego. The 23rd-ranked Bulldogs won their 16th...

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Lewis and Clark's Hayley Hendricksen, left, tries to fend off Chiawana's Malanie Valdez. (Tri-City Herald photo)

GSL goes 6-0 Friday 

The Greater Spokane League continued its dominance of the Columbia Basin Big Nine. I suspect the CBBN can't wait for baseball - since that's about the only sport the league can beat the GSL in these days. Here's my 4A girls story from Richland. LC's...

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Zags go for No. 11 

(Third attempt at posting this, first two thwarted by miserable hotel wireless....) Good morning from rainy San Diego. The game is drawing widespread attention, including four stories alone in the San Diego Union-Tribune and the arrival of's Gary Parrish,'s Jeff Goodman,'s Mike...

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WSU still preparing for UW 

COUGARS I was going to start today's post just like I did on Thursday, about it being game day, then pretending to remember the game is Sunday and all that crud. But then I decided that was too sophomoric and it would be better to...

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Vandals set for rematch with Utah State

Just a week remains in the college basketball regular season, and before the Idaho Vandals come home for two last games in Moscow they have a big-time challenge on their hands: a rematch with Utah State, ranked No. 23 in the coaches poll and a...

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