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FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 2013

Shock knock off No. 1 Arizona

Second-ranked Spokane put together a dominating fourth quarter, scoring 24 points and registering two key defensive stops to pull away from No. 1 Arizona 66-49 on Friday at the Arena. Erik Meyer tossed eight touchdown passes, four to Adron Tennell and three to Kamar Jorden.…

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Shock, Rattlers battle for West lead

By 10ish tonight, Spokane and Arizona will have determined the early pecking order in the AFL West Division. Both teams are undefeated entering the 7 p.m. showdown at the Arena, the Shock's first home game of the season. The Rattlers were the best team in…

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Olynyk receives academic honor

Gonzaga junior forward Kelly Olynyk has been named the Division I-AAA Athletics Directors Association Scholar-Athlete of the Year for men’s basketball as well as being named to the Scholar-Athlete Team. More here.

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Day 10 goes to the defense

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Mike Leach appeared visibly frustrated with WSU's offense early in Thursday's team session, and he said afterward that the defense simply got the better of most of the drills today. Most, but not all. Keep reading.

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Tanner Lancona pursuing other options 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Tanner Lancona, a 6-foot-8 forward who signed with the Washington State basketball team in November, tweeted today that he has decommitted from the school and will pursue other options. Lancona wrote that it is a mutual agreement between he and WSU.…

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WSU's 10th practice awaits 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Today marks the two-thirds point in WSU's spring practice schedule. Only four more actual practices after today, plus the spring game. We shall attend each. Also, here are links.

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Chiefs couldn't counter Portland's dominance

The Portland Winterhawks advanced to the Western Hockey League Western Conference final by blanking the Spokane Chiefs 5-0 on Wednesday night for a 4-0 sweep of their semifinal series. Portland outscored Spokane 16-1 in the series after the teams were tied at 2 during the…

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Portland sweep ends Chiefs' season

Mac Carruth stopped 30 shots for his second shutout of the series and the Portland Winterhawks ended the Spokane Chiefs' season with a 5-0 victory Wednesday night at the Arena. Portland won the Western Hockey League Western Conference semifinal 4-0 and will move on to…

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Chiefs' season on the brink

Ty Rattie's power-play goal at 1:42 of the second period gave the Portland Winterhawks a 3-0 lead over the Spokane Chiefs with 20 minutes remaining in Game 4 of the Western Hockey League Western Conference semifinals at the Arena. The Chiefs trail the best-of-seven series…

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Winterhawks storm to 2-0 lead in Game 4

Chase De Leo scored at 10:53 and Taylor Peters added a shorthanded goal to give the Portland Winterhawks a 2-0 lead over the Spokane Chiefs after the first period of Game 4 of the WHL Western Conference semifinals at the Arena. Portland will win the…

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Now or never for Chiefs

The Spokane Chiefs will know in about three hours whether their Western Hockey League season is over or if it extends at least another three days. The Chiefs trail the Portland Winterhawks 3-0 in their best-of-seven Western Conference semifinal heading into tonight's Game 4 at…

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