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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 13, 2013

Ice cool off Royals

The Kootenay Ice picked up their 11th consecutive home win Wednesday night by defeating the Victoria Royals 5-1. Kootenay's victory allowed the Spokane Chiefs to tie Victoria for fourth place in the Western Hockey League's Western Conference. Read story

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Chiefs roar back to tackle Hitmen

The Spokane Chiefs trailed one of the Western Hockey League's best road teams, Calgary, 2-0 in the second period Wednesday when they caught fire. Four consecutive goals later, and solid play in goal by Eric Williams, and the Chiefs dispatched the Hitmen 4-3 at the…

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Chiefs knock down Hitmen

Eric Williams stopped 31 shots and Todd Fiddler and Dylan Walchuk had one goal and one assist apiece as the Spokane Chiefs held off the Calgary Hitmen 4-3 Wednesday night in Western Hockey League play at the Arena. Story to come

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Zags, Gaels await showdown

Four radio interviews this week, must be a big game coming up. It'll be a battle for first place tomorrow night in Moraga. A win would give Gonzaga a sweep over Saint Mary's a two-game lead in the loss column. A win by Saint Mary's…

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Chiefs fight back for 3-2 lead

Dylan Walchuk, Brenden Kichton and Carter Proft scored during the final 10:29 of the second period to give the Spokane Chiefs a 3-2 lead on the Calgary Hitmen in WHL play at the Arena. Calgary led 2-0 after Cody Sylvester's power-play goal at 1:59 of…

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Hitmen take 1-0 advantage

The Calgary Hitmen lead the Spokane Chiefs 1-0 after one period at the Arena. Brady Brassart's 23rd goal of the season is the difference. The Arena crowd booed the goal as Chiefs goalie Eric Williams appeared to be knocked away from makiing the play.

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Hitmen pack a punch

The Calgary Hitmen are one of the better teams in the Western Hockey League, as their record of 37-16-1-3 ranks second among 12 teams in the Eastern Conference. The Hitmen have won four consecutive games and have played better on the road (21-8-0-1) than at…

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Mike Ladd won't play against OSU 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- As if there wasn't enough pressure on Washington State already, the Cougars now must try to defeat Oregon State without the services of starting point guard Mike Ladd, who will miss tonight's game with a left knee injury. Read on for…

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GU women await big Saint Mary's rematch

The biggest remaining game of the West Coast Conference women's basketball season is Thursday at Gonzaga. The Bulldogs (10-1 WCC) can take a huge step toward wrapping up their ninth consecutive conference title by avenging last month's loss at Saint Mary's (8-2 WCC). Gonzaga has…

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Ken Wilson hired as WSU LBs coach 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Washington State officially announced Wednesday that Ken Wilson has been hired as the team's linebackers coach. Wilson, who spent the last 23 seasons at Nevada -- 19 as part of the coaching staff -- replaces Jeff Choate, who left after the…

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A misguided decision 

A GRIP ON SPORTS Let's get right to the crux of the matter. I am not a huge wrestling fan but the International Olympic Committee's decision to drop wrestling from the 2020 Games is incredibly stupid. And borders on the criminal. Read on.

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OSU, Part 2 for WSU

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Washington State has played every team in the conference exactly once. Tonight, the Cougars begin their seven-game second go-round with a home matchup against Oregon State. We have some links to start your day, so read on.

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