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THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 2013

Carson Murray, center, warms up for practice at Rogers High School. Murray broke his own school record in the high jump Saturday, clearing 6 feet, 8 inches. (Jesse Tinsley)

Thursday Prep Page

Here's our prep-related stories in Thursday's newspaper. Carson Murray of Rogers, pictured above, is a special student-athlete in many ways. Wednesday Walton, standout hurdler at Post Falls, is having an outstanding season. The Greater Spokane League does it right in honoring its scholar athletes. Here's...

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Former EWU star Erik Meyer has been named the starting quarterback in his second season with Shock. * Game times, TV and radio broadcasts are subject to change. (File)

Meyer making most of return

Erik Meyer had just mentioned Spokane's strong team chemistry during a television interview when 4 or 5 of his teammates snuck up behind him and starting imitating his touchdown dance, drawing chuckles from everyone nearby. After two frustrating, injury filled seasons, Meyer and the Shock...

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The M's, and us, aren't very lucky 

A GRIP ON SPORTS Those of us who write for "A Grip on Sports" are not a very lucky group. None have ever won the lottery. Success at bingo? Forget about it. And having to write a daily column during the last two Seattle Mariners'...

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Simmons retires, other WSU links

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Mansel Simmons wrote on his Facebook page yesterday that he has given up football due to head injuries sustained in a fight with an Idaho football player earlier this spring. Simmons, a third-year sophomore receiver, was knocked unconscious and suffered a...

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