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SATURDAY, JAN. 19, 2013

Tale of the tape: Colorado 58, WSU 49

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Another loss that felt too familar for Washington State. The Cougars led in the second half, engaged in some back-and-forth, then wilted down the stretch before falling 58-49 to Colorado on Saturday night. We recap the loss. Read on.

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Chiefs lose in overtime

Malte Stromwall scored 21 seconds into overtime Saturday night to give the Tri-City Americans a 4-3 win over the Spokane Chiefs in Western Hockey League play at the Arena. Story to come

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Vandals snap 4-game losing skid

Kyle Barone notched his WAC-best eighth double-double of the season and gathered a career-high 18 rebounds to help Idaho breeze past UT Arlington 77-64 and break a four-game losing skid. The Vandals were dominant on the glass -- thanks in large part to Barone, a…

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Chiefs carry 2-1 lead into final period

Carter Proft's sixth goal of the season, at the 12:29 mark of the second period, snapped a tie and the Spokane Chiefs reached the end of the second period Saturday night with a 2-1 edge over Tri-City in Western Hockey League play. Spokane has outshot…

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Late goal ties game for Chiefs 

Todd Fiddler scored his team-high 30th goal with 11.1 seconds left in the first period Saturday night to allow the Spokane Chiefs to tie the Tri-City Americans at 1 after 20 minutes. Spokane outshot the Americans 18-6 during the period. Former Spokane Chief Luke Lee-Knight,…

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Chiefs welcome Americans

The Spokane Chiefs and Tri-City Americans will renew their long-standing Western Hockey League rivalry in 30 minutes at the Arena. Spokane leads the season series 4-2-0-1, but the Americans have won the last two matchups. By winning tonight, Tri-City (26-17-1-2, 55 points) would tie Spokane…

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Go sit in the corner young man 

A GRIP ON SPORTS Remember when you were a little kid and there was a word you could say that would really set mom or dad off? Just uttering it would earn a trip to bathroom (for soapy mouthwash) or the corner (for a little…

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Gameday variety from WSU

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- There's another big game tonight at Beasley Coliseum, as Washington State welcomes the mercurial Colorado Buffaloes at 7 p.m. But we also have some other reading for you, so read on.

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FRIDAY, JAN. 18, 2013

Kelowna increases lead at Arena

Ryan Olsen's second goal of the game and 23rd of the season highlighted the second period at the Arena on Friday night as Kelowna powered to a 4-1 lead over the Spokane Chiefs. The Rockets are looking for their 21st win in their last 24…

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Big game for both GU, Butler

You know you're in Indianapolis when the first store you see at the airport is Hoosiers' marketplace and down the concourse is a race car. But we're here for basketball, the Gonzaga-Butler showdown on Saturday night at Butler's historic Hinkle Fieldhouse. Here's my preview that…

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Chiefs trail 2-1 after one period

Jesse Lees and Ryan Olsen scored during the first period Friday night to give the Kelowna Rockets a 2-1 lead over the Spokane Chiefs in Western Hockey League play at the Arena. Brenden Kichton scored for Spokane, his 15th goal and team-leading 55th point. Rockets…

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Torrid Kelowna visits Chiefs

The Spokane Chiefs are home at the Arena tonight and 20 minutes away from facing the Kelowna Rockets in Western Hockey League play. Kelowna has taken over the lead in the Western Conference's B.C. Division by winning 20 of its last 23 games. The Rockets…

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Day after Portland

Better late than never. I was actually at the Portland airport even earlier than I anticipated this morning. That’s what happens when the person in the hotel room above yours for some reason decides to walk a marathon all night. Not sure of their official…

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Around the Pac-12 on a Friday 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- It's the second of a handful of two-day layoffs between conference games for Washington State this season. Have to wait another day for WSU's game against Colorado. But we still have a links roundup for you. Read on.

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THURSDAY, JAN. 17, 2013

Zags roll to 8th straight win 

Gonzaga dominated Portland 71-49 at the Chiles Center on Thursday for one of the easier wins in its current eight-game streak. The Bulldogs led by 14 in the first seven minutes. They were up 10 at half and then held the Pilots scoreless over the…

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Turnovers loom large in Idaho loss

The Idaho Vandals were once again in the thick of a Western Athletic Conference game down the stretch on Thursday night. And again they were doomed by turnovers. UI dropped a 72-66 decision at Louisiana Tech -- its fourth straight loss. The Vandals (6-10, 2-4)…

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Gonzaga defeats BYU in key WCC game

Sunny Greinacher (17 points) and Shelby Cheslek (16) scored career highs and Taelor Karr added 15 points Thursday night as Gonzaga (14-5, 4-1 West Coast Conference) defeated BYU (12-5, 3-1) 74-59 at McCarthey Athletic Center. Gonzaga led by as many as 27 points before BYU…

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Gonzaga holds huge halftime lead

Gonzaga started the game with a 10-0 run and continued to build its lead on BYU in a key West Coast Conference game at McCarthey Athletic Center on Thursday night. The Bulldogs (13-5, 3-1) lead the Cougars (12-4, 3-0) 37-19 at halftime, their biggest edge…

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