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THURSDAY, FEB. 21, 2013

BYU looks toward Gonzaga game

Haley Steed and Jennifer Hamson scored 23 points apiece Thursday as BYU stormed past Portland 79-64. The game was barely over when the Cougars started thinking about Saturday's home game with Gonzaga. Read story

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Oil Kings come to Spokane

Here's a look at the Edmonton Oil Kings, who play the Spokane Chiefs at the Arena on Friday night. Edmonton boasts the best record in the Western Hockey League's Eastern Conference. It's the only time Spokane and Edmonton will play this season. Edmonton defeated the…

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Mead coach Quantae Anderson, offering advice to sophomore Sue Winger, believes in giving his players offensive freedom. (Colin Mulvany)

Postseason hoops, wrestling

The Mead girls basketball team is hitting on all notes. Here's a feature as the Panthers continue their journey to Tacoma. Pictured above is sophomore wing Sue Winger and coach Quantae Anderson. Post Falls wrestling standout Drake Foster is primed for a state repeat. The…

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Kelly Olynyk led the way for the Gonzaga big men, finishing with 14 points – highlighted by this razzle-dazzle dunk – and seven rebounds. (Colin Mulvany)

Day after Santa Clara

I confess: I really expected Santa Clara, a seasoned team with proven scorers playing well of late, to give Gonzaga a battle Wednesday night. The Broncos are an upper-echelon WCC team that will probably win 22-23 games and play in one of the smaller post-season…

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Right on cue ...

A GRIP ON SPORTS For those of you with excellent memories – and, by that, I mean those of you who can remember yesterday – last night's televised college basketball games could not have come at a better time. They were near-perfect bookends to my…

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