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THURSDAY, AUG. 22, 2013

Indians drop out of first place

There must be better ways to make a playoff run than the Spokane Indians have shown during the last week. Thursday night's 7-2 loss to the Tri-City Dust Devils gave the Indians a 2-5 record for their current homestand, which ends Friday night at Avista…

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Thursday Night Football at WSU

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- With this being Washington State's mock game week, the Cougars' scout-team players had a chance for the first time this season to participate in coach Mike Leach's "Thursday Night Football" scrimmage at the end of practice. We also have a few…

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Shadle Park QB Brett Rypien, who set several GSL passing records last season, hopes an improved running game will add balance. (DAN PELLE PHOTOS)

Rypien sees himself throwing less

Wednesday was the first day Washington high school football teams could practice. We caught up with Shadle Park junior quarterback Brett Rypien (pictured above). He told us that for the Highlanders to be as successful as they want this year, he needs to throw less…

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Petrino: I know who will start at QB

Idaho football coach Paul Petrino won't announce who will start at quarterback for the Vandals in their season opener at North Texas. But he said after practice Thursday morning that he and the team know who will start, and so does "anyone who's around" practice…

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WCC explanation on Gonzaga's schedule

The WCC released the conference schedule earlier this week and it raised eyebrows, particularly at Gonzaga and Portland. Scheduling is never simple, but it figured to get easier with a 10-team model (with the addition of Pacific) and the return of travel partners. The Zags…

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Eastern and Big Sky links 

Here's this morning's story on the Eastern linebackers, which includes the finalized TV schedule. Also, don't forget today's live chat, right here at noon. Now, on with the links: lots of storylines out of the Oregon State camop, courtesy of the Oregonian. ...Montana QB Jordan…

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