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SATURDAY, DEC. 29, 2012

Ice put chill on Spokane

Sam Reinhart, one of the top 17-year-old prospects in the Western Hockey League, had two goals and one assist Saturday night as the Kootenay Ice had their top offensive showing of the year in a 7-3 win over the Spokane Chiefs at the Arena. Read…

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Ice uncork offense, sink Chiefs

The Kootenay Ice, who have the worst record among 12 teams in the Western Hockey League's Eastern Conference, scored five uncontested goals during the second and third periods Saturday night to topple the Spokane Chiefs 7-3 at the Arena. Story to follow

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Nunez finds fit at Gonzaga

Angel Nunez spent a good portion of his 21st birthday Saturday roughly 35,000 feet in the air. Nunez, the former Louisville Cardinal who committed to Gonzaga on Friday night, flew from Spokane to his native New York on Saturday. In a telephone interview, Nunez said…

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Chiefs return to home ice

The Spokane Chiefs are about 15 minutes away from their first home game since Dec. 18. The Chiefs will play the Kootenay Ice, who lost to the Chiefs 1-0 on Friday night in Cranbrook, British Columbia.

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Gonzaga leads WSU at halftime

Gonzaga, boosted by scoring runs of 11-0 and 9-0, leads Washington State 32-26 at halftime Saturday at McCarthey Athletic Center. WSU trailed by 12 points until a 6-0 flurry to close the half. GU's Shelby Cheslek and Haiden Palmer have a game-high eight points.

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Thoughts from the Toyota Center 

COUGARS FROM KENNEWICK -- We've settled in on press row at the Toyota Center -- which is courtside, a different perspective than usual -- and have a few thoughts to share before Washington State and Idaho State take the court. Read on.

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Full house awaits WSU-Gonzaga

Washington State and Gonzaga will tip off in 20 minutes at a sold-out McCarthey Athletic Center. WSU enters with a 3-7 record while the Bulldogs are 10-3. For both teams, it's their final nonconference game before starting conference play next week. GU has won the…

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Gonzaga’s Kevin Pangos and Kelly Olynyk are all smiles on the walk back to the locker room after beating Baylor. (Tyler Tjomsland)

Day after Baylor

The most entertaining game of Gonzaga's season is in the books. It'll take some doing the rest of the way to match or surpass GU's 94-87 victory over Baylor that was the equivalent of a two-hour carnival ride. Here are the links: My game story,…

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A moment in time 

A GRIP ON SPORTS Like to be sitting in a movie theater and be able to find out who is winning the game you're missing? It's possible these days if you have the right app on your smart phone. Like to be able to find…

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Heading to Kennewick with some links

COUGARS FROM SAMMAMISH -- Our time on the west side is over, because it's time to head to the east side for a basketball game. But not to Pullman just yet. Washington State plays its first game in Kennewick since 2009 this afternoon. We have…

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