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THURSDAY, AUG. 16, 2012

Vandals scrimmage for final time

Two weeks ago, the Vandals started fall camp. And two weeks from Thursday, they’ll be opening the season at the Kibbie Dome against Eastern Washington. Where are the Vandals halfway through the preseason? The third scrimmage of fall camp gave some answers. Read more after…

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EWU football camp, Day 11

I'll start with a tease: team captains were named late Thursday, and I'll have that info with my story that will show up soon at spokesman,com. ... Speaking of which, if you missed today's online chat, you can go there to see the full transcript…

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Cougs scrimmage for a bit on Day 14

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Washington State held its 14th practice of camp in Martin Stadium on Thursday. The reason? A scrimmage of about 36 or so plays, complete with officials and some pumped-in crowd music. Read on for some details.

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Idaho opts for FBS independence 

UPDATED: 6:20 p.m. The University of Idaho will seek approval Friday from the Idaho State Board of Education to go independent in football and move to the Big Sky Conference in all other sports. According to the Idaho Statesman, UI presented to the board Wednesday…

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Mead coach Sean Carty hopes to point the Panthers toward the GSL football title. (Dan Pelle)

A tour of the Greater Spokane League

Wow, it's been next to forever since I posted something here. It must mean it's time to launch another school year. Wednesday was the first day of high school football practice in Washington so I decided to challenge myself. I went to all 10 Greater…

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A perfect ending to a perfect effort 

A GRIP ON SPORTS Yesterday was definitely not perfect. I did not win any sort of lottery. However it was perfect in one special way. And you already know what I'm talking about, because everybody (in this area at least) is talking about it. Read…

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EWU morning report and live chat

Don't forget: live chat here at NOON TODAY with EWU football beat writer Jim Allen (That would be me.) LAter this morning, just go the the Spokesman home page, then to "Topics" in the upper left of the page, and then to "SportsLink." The chat…

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