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THURSDAY, JULY 25, 2013

WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 2013

Indians endure second consecutive shutout

True Spokane Indians fans may remember that their team lost its first two (eventually three) games of the Northwest League baseball season. Spokane is also 0-2 to start the second half of the season, but this beginning is a bit more concerning. The Indians began…

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WSU taking part of fall camp to Lewiston

COUGARS Washington State will spend the first portion of its preseason training camp in nearby Lewiston, a source close to the program confirmed Wednesday. The Moscow-Pullman Daily News was the first to report the move. Exact dates haven't been established yet for WSU's trip to…

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TUESDAY, JULY 23, 2013

Indians kick off second half with shutout loss

Wipe the slate clean, the second half of the Northwest League baseball season has arrived. The Spokane Indians and Vancouver Canadians are in the same boat, trying to join North Division first-half champion Everett in the postseason. To do so, Spokane, Vancouver (or Tri-City) would…

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MONDAY, JULY 22, 2013

SUNDAY, JULY 21, 2013

There must be priorities 

A GRIP ON SPORTS To be honest, I would rather have my feet up, a donut and cup of coffee nearby, the TV on the British Open. The last part of that sentence is happening, but that's it. Instead, my fingers are flying over the…

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SATURDAY, JULY 20, 2013

FRIDAY, JULY 19, 2013

Hops stop Indians for second time

The Hillsboro Hops, a first-year franchise, are 8-25 against the rest of the Northwest League but 2-0 against the Spokane Indians. Spokane has outhit Hillsboro 17-14 during the first two games of the five-game series while being outscored 12-5, including Friday night's 7-2 setback. Four…

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Defense sparks Shock to easy win

Spokane's defense made Rohan Davey's Friday night miserable. The Shock forced seven turnovers, scored on a fumble recovery, interception return and safety as Spokane hammered the Talons 77-30 at the Arena. Davey tossed five interceptions and fumbled three times, losing two. I didn't keep an…

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Wiltjer talks about transferring to GU

Kyle Wiltjer took his time making a decision on whether to remain at Kentucky or transfer to Gonzaga. After a month of contemplating, the 6-foot-10 forward decided to join GU's program. He will sit out next season under NCAA transfer rules and then have two…

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Wiltjer will transfer to GU

Kyle Wiltjer, a former McDonald's All-American who played two years at Kentucky, has decided to transfer to Gonzaga, sources told The Spokesman-Review. Wiltjer will be an important addition at Gonzaga, adding to a thin frontcourt that will lose senior Sam Dower after the 2013-14 season.…

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A long-time connection 

A GRIP ON SPORTS I was a little disappointed to see Mark O'Meara shoot a 78 today in the British Open's second round. After all, his 67 on Thursday had me a bit nostalgic. Read on.

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THURSDAY, JULY 18, 2013

Hops' big seventh inning sinks Spokane

The first meeting between the Spokane Indians and Hillsboro Hops went in the Hops' winning column, but Spokane definitely had its chances. The Indians rapped out 12 hits, tying their best effort in the last 10 games, but couldn't get the big hit when they…

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 17, 2013

Indians come through in eighth inning

Until the eighth inning Wednesday, it looked as if the game between the Spokane Indians and Tri-City Dust Devils would be decided by three throws from the outfield, all three of which worked to T-C's benefit. But the Indians came up with three hits and…

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Zags draw Dayton for Maui opener

Gonzaga will open the Maui Invitational against Dayton. Brackets for the November tournament were released Wednesday. The Zags and Flyers collide at 9 p.m. Pacific (the time is listed incorrectly in the release) on Nov. 25th on ESPN2. Baylor faces Chaminade in the other half…

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The perfect scenario plays out

A GRIP ON SPORTS Even before the first pitch, you had a feeling Mariano Rivera would have a role in the outcome of Tuesday's All-Star Game. After all, it was the final All-Star Game for the greatest relief pitcher of all time (for once, that…

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TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2013

Indians pitchers allow just 2 hits in victory

Spokane Indians pitchers David Ledbetter (3-0), Abel De Los Santos, Ryne Slack and Mike Zouzalik (third save) combined on a two-hitter Tuesday night to end the Tri-City Dust Devils' four-game winning streak with a 2-1 decision at Avista Stadium. The quartet combined to strike out…

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Hey, look: an Auburn kickoff time

COUGARS Those making the trip to Auburn, Ala., for Washington State's football opener can finalize their tailgating plans. WSU and Auburn will kick off at 4 p.m. PT, or 6 p.m. CT., and the game will air on ESPNU. The SEC made its early-season TV…

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MONDAY, JULY 15, 2013

Dust Devils post first win over Spokane

The Tri-City Dust Devils have pulled off a quick turnaround since playing the Spokane Indians in Pasco on July 1-3. Spokane swept that series with scores of 3-1, 6-4 and 11-0 as the last-place Dust Devils fell to 6-14 overall and nine games behind Everett…

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