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TUESDAY, FEB. 19, 2013

Americans pass Chiefs into fourth place

The Tri-City Americans held off Vancouver 5-4 on Tuesday night to move past the Spokane Chiefs in the Western Hockey League's Western Conference. The Americans (34-22-1-2) have 71 points, one more than the Chiefs (34-24-2-0) and two more than Victoria (32-22-1-4). The three teams hold…

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GU entertains Santa Clara

Gonzaga is closing in on a WCC title and the top seed for the conference tournament. The Bulldogs (25-2, 12-0 WCC) have two home games this week, beginning with fourth-place Santa Clara (19-8, 7-5) on Wednesday.Two wins and GU claims the No. 1 seed for…

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Zeroing in: LC’s Riley Lupfer goes after G-Prep’s Laura Stockton for a block and jump ball during Prep’s 38-35 victory. Roundup of Tuesday’s area boys, girls action /B4 (Dan Pelle)

Most of the state berths set

Final 4A boys and girls state berths were determined yesterday for the round of 16 games Friday and Saturday at regional sites. Click the tab below to see matchups involving Eastern Washington teams. Great Northern League boys and girls teams are playing for state berths…

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Mike Hart (left) and Drew Barham warm up during practice. The two role players have recently been mixed into Gonzaga’s rotation. (Dan Pelle)

Mastering the classroom 

Good morning. Media day on Monday and we talked some basketball, but my focus was on three Zags who have already earned their degrees and face different academic challenges than their teammates. Kelly Olynyk, Mike Hart and Drew Barham are in Master's programs. Here's a…

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A blast from the past

A GRIP ON SPORTS You know what seems like a good idea this morning? Hunt down that darn groundhog with the good PR and make him pay. I thought we were promised an early spring. Yep, it's snowing here in the Inland Northwest this morning.…

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