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MONDAY, NOV. 7, 2011

State football playoffs

Clck the tab below to see the semifinal matchups in the Idaho state playoffs and the first-round matchups from 4A to 2B in Washington. The 1B won't be set for another week. Some dates for games may change and I'll update as the WIAA posts...

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Everybody believes Brittney Griner is No. 1, or at least the 6-8 junior makes Baylor No. 1. Minus Courtney Vandersloot, sportswriters (AP poll) and coaches (ESPN/USA Today poll) don't believe Gonzaga is one of the Top 25 programs in the nation, but the writers for...

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A time out for morning post 29 

COUGARS At times, it's tough to get up in the morning. Not today. Rolled out of bed at 7 a.m. sharp and headed downstairs humming a Beatles' tune ("When I'm 64," which has special meaning in my family today). Opened up the computer ready to...

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SUNDAY, NOV. 6, 2011

Chiefs crush Everett 8-1

The Spokane Chiefs were in control from the beginning but didn't put the game away until they got a break, which opened the door to an 8-1 win over the Everett Silvertips. The break, a miscue by the Silvertips' goalie, gave the Chiefs a 3-1...

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4A state football games set

The dates and times have been set for the State 4A first-round football playoff games involving the three Greater Spokane League teams. Defending state champ Ferris (9-1) and Central Valley (8-2) square off Friday at Joe Albi Stadium. Kickoff is at 6 p.m. Mead (9-1)...

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SATURDAY, NOV. 5, 2011

Vandals rally from 20-point deficit, tip SJSU 

For the Idaho Vandals, the first quarter was a nightmare. And that's putting it mildly. They trailed 17-0 after three turnovers and eventually fell behind 20-0 early in the second period. But UI's offense -- behind new starting QB Taylor Davis and senior tailback Kama...

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We're at AT&T ... finally 45 

COUGARS After a 45-minute wait for a shuttle that took all of five minutes – and I probably could have walked in 10 – we're at AT&T Park for today's game. A few thoughts on the links, so read on.

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Friday night football 

UPDATED Wow, what a showing by the Greater Spokane League 4A teams. I said earlier in the year that I thought the GSL 4A would prove to be better than the Columbia Basin Big Nine 4A teams, and the GSL confirmed it last night. Mead...

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It's Saturday from San Francisco 

COUGARS It's game day once again and I'm sure the Cougar flag is flying in Alabama, Louisiana or some other southern state where they are holding this week's "Game Of The Century!" But we're not sure. The TV is off just yet so we can...

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FRIDAY, NOV. 4, 2011

High school games on SWX, Internet

If you can't be there in person, there are several high football games that you can watch anyway Friday night. From Albi Stadium, SWX has Mead vs. Davis at 5:30 and Ferris vs. Eisenhower at 8 p.m. has Lake City at Eagle at 6...

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West Valley’s Dylan Ellsworth dives into the end zone for an Eagles touchdown in the second quarter Thursday night at West Valley. (Colin Mulvany)

West Valley tops Cheney

Entertaining football game at Millwood last night. West Valley kept Cheney from capturing the Great Northern League championship with a 27-21 decision in overtime. Pictured above is WV running back Dylan Ellsworth scoring a touchdown in the second quarter. NOTE: I'll be tweeting updates tonight...

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A first post on a Friday morning 

COUGARS • UPDATED: 10:20 A.M.; 1:30 P.M. We're on the early flight to Seattle out of Spokane, so we'll post our Washington State links, then catch up with the rest of the Pac-12 after we get into the Emerald City (does anyone call it that...

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THURSDAY, NOV. 3, 2011

WSU is nearly ready for Cal 

COUGARS Washington State's Thursday walk-through is over so that means the preparation for California is pretty much over as well. We have some on that and how it relates to what coach Paul Wulff had to say at his short news conference as well. Read...

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Thursday morning from WSU 

COUGARS Another morning, another morning post. There aren't many things in the universe this regular. Now the quality of each one, that's up and down more often than United Airlines. But, as folks like to say these days, it is what it is. Read on.

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Cowen scores first; Chiefs make move

Former Spokane Chiefs captain Jared Cowen scored his first National Hockey League goal Tuesday night, a bittersweet moment because Ottawa's winning streak came to an end. The Chiefs have reassigned 17-year old rookie Cody Nelson, who only played in three games. Another story about Chiefs'...

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Nebeker steps down as Shock team president

Just got off the phone with Shock team president Adam Nebeker, who is stepping down to become executive director of Cancer Patient Care. Nebeker is one of three members of the original ownership group that brought arena football to Spokane in 2006. He will remain...

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