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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2011

TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2011

Eags give Hayford first DI win

Eastern Washington knocked off visiting South Dakota 70-61 in its home opener at Reese Court Saturday night, give first-year head coach Jim Hayford his first NCAA Division I victory. You can get an early look at the game story that will appear in Tuesday morning'...

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Late first-half run puts Eags up 38-24

Cliff Ederaine scored five of his nine first-half points during a 10-2 run Eastern Washington University used to close the opening period of its its home opener against South Dakota at Reese Court Tuesday night. That run gave the Eagles, who got a game-high 11...

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Washington State's Marcus Capers applies pressure to Gonzaga's Kevin Pangos, who tied a school record with nine 3-pointers in scoring a game-high 33 points in the Bulldogs’ 89-81 victory.

Day after WSU 

Sleep is overrated. Late night/early morning after witnessing Gonzaga’s entertaining 89-81 victory over Washington State, watching the replay 'til 2:30 a.m. and up early for a radio interview with KJR in Seattle. No chance of a nap with three cups of coffee in me, so...

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From late night to early morning with WSU 

COUGARS We're not going to bore you with the details, but it suffices to say starting a basketball game at 9 p.m. here on the Left Coast isn't the best formula for getting information to newspaper readers. Or even to blog readers, when your target...

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MONDAY, NOV. 14, 2011

Idaho gets first win in home opener

Kyle Barone had a double-double (11 points, 10 rebounds) and three other players had double-digit points to help nudge Idaho past NAIA foe Concordia (Ore.) 77-61 at Memorial Gym. The win in their home opener pushes the Vandals to 1-1. Concordia's Kevan West had 29...

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This week in preps 

We're down to just football in Idaho and Washington. The state title games in Idaho are this weekend. Central Valley travels to Skyline of Sammamish on Saturday. Game time has been set at 1 p.m. Originally CV was going to request a mid afternoon kickoff...

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It's Monday morning and all that entails 11 

COUGARS Talk about frost on the pumpkin. Well, it is almost the ides of November, so I guess a little cold at night is to be expected. What might not have been expected is, with two games remaining in its football season, WSU still has...

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Mixed bag on opening weekend

The definition of a good weekend: A miserable day outside so you have time when your best friend visits town, with lots of interesting games on in the background; a good day outside so you can get a lot of things done after your friend...

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SUNDAY, NOV. 13, 2011

Zags, Cougs renew rivalry

Gonzaga and Washington State are the opening contest of the College Hoops Tip-off Marathon on ESPN's family of networks. GU and WSU tip at 9 p.m. Monday, the first of 11 games on ESPN during a 25-hour hoops festival that will include 19 men's games...

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The win over ASU, morning-after edition 17 

COUGARS Got a solid, three-and-a-half hours of sleep before waking with a start. Looked outside and, though it was dark, it was still possible to see the snow was gone. Had Saturday, from the calming ride down the back way from Spokane, as we call...

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SATURDAY, NOV. 12, 2011


Skyline swats Mead, fly

The Skyline Spartans took advantage of key Mead mistakes in a 27-17 decision in a 4A state football playoff first-round game Saturday afternoon. Here's my story. Central Valley will travel to Skyline next week in the quarterfinals.

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Central Valley quarterback Gaven Deyarmin breaks into the open against Ferris for a long gain. Deyarmin finished with 91 yards rushing. (Christopher Anderson)

Friday night football

A very good night for Central Valley football. Here's a link to our story. Here's a link to our Coeur d'Alene story. The Vikings will play Eagle in the state championship game next Friday. Here's our area football roundup. Pictured above is CV quarterback Gaven...

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EWU’s Cliff Colimon, right, defends against GU’s Marquise Carter in the first half of Friday night’s season opener. (Associated Press)

Day after EWU 

Well, that was a tough one. Yes, the game, and YES, THE DEADLINE. Not a big fan of 8 p.m. starts, 11 p.m. deadlines, 33 fouls by the visiting team, 51 GU free throws and post-game interviews that begin at roughly 10:30. I jotted down...

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Saturday morning from WSU 

COUGARS Woke up to a light snowfall, though it's expected to get warm enough for a while today it will all melt off. But by game time tonight, expect a rematch, with snow winning once again. It's a busy day in college sports, so read...

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FRIDAY, NOV. 11, 2011

Zags hold off EWU, 77-69

Back with my game story from Gonzaga's 77-69 victory over EWU. The Eagles hit 13 3-pointers, led by Collin Chiverton's six 3s, while GU did much of its damage at the foul line. The Bulldogs were 36 of 51 (five Eags fouled out). Robert Sacre...

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