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SUNDAY, JUNE 30, 2013


FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 2013


Indians ends long homestand with setback

The Spokane Indians completed a significant homestand Thursday night with a 5-2 loss to Vancouver that left the team 5-6 for the season at Avista Stadium. The home cooking was mostly positive as Spokane won five of eight games against Boise and Vancouver to improve…

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Indians gain win on error in 10th inning

It's been an interesting homestand for the Spokane Indians, starting with the five victories in seven games that have helped the Northwest League team creep closer (6-7) to .500 after starting the year 1-6. The first game of the homestand was rained out, forcing Spokane…

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Vandals to play at USC in 2015 

Idaho continues to stack up big-name (and big-money) football opponents. The latest is USC, which announced Wednesday that it will host the Vandals in 2015. UI will net $1.1 million to play the Trojans, slightly more than they get to travel to Auburn the same…

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Oregon wins another day 

A GRIP ON SPORTS Today was supposed to be simple. I would wait until the NCAA released its sanctions on Oregon and then rail about how unfairly the Ducks were treated. Simple. But the NCAA didn't cooperate. Read on.

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A 7th player commits to Cougars 

COUGARS Reports yesterday indicate that Washington State picked up its seventh oral commitment for the class of 2014, as cornerback Kevin Griffin of De La Salle High School in Concord, Calif., told Braulio Perez that he's committed to WSU. Here's that story, as well as…

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TUESDAY, JUNE 25, 2013

What a comeback

A GRIP ON SPORTS Down a goal with a little more than a minute left and staring at an anything-can-happen Game 7, the Chicago Blackhawks scored twice to win the Stanley Cup on Monday night in a pretty darn riveting performance. It was a victory…

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MONDAY, JUNE 24, 2013

Garia does it again for streaking Indians

Make it four wins in a row for the Spokane Indians, who are moving their way up the Northwest League's North Division standings. Monday's 5-3 victory over Boise in 11 innings improved the Indians' record to 5-6 and put them just one game behind second-place…

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SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2013

Indians capture third consecutive win

The Spokane Indians started their Northwest League season 1-6, but they are now 4-6 after Sunday's 8-6 win over Boise at Avista Stadium. Spokane had been alone in last place in the North Division for five days, but the Indians ended the day tied with…

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Indians edge Boise twice

The first week of the Northwest League season had been a downer for the Spokane Indians, but the second week is looking up. The Indians played a pair of seven-inning games against Boise on Saturday, a way to make up for Thursday's rainout, and swept…

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FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 2013

Homers hand Indians another home loss

Friday night's 4-1 loss to the Boise Hawks left the Spokane Indians with the worst record (1-6) in the Northwest League. The Indians are also the lone NWL team still seeking its first home victory. Friday's culprit was two Boise home runs that accounted for…

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Game day: Shock entertain Blaze

It's been a long grind -- 14 games in 14 weeks -- but Spokane's mood entering next week's bye will be determined by tonight's outcome against Utah. Game time is 7 p.m. at the Arena. The Blaze have a new quarterback and a different look…

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Really, can it get any worse?

A GRIP ON SPORTS The Seattle Mariners have suffered some devastating defeats over the years. The one in August, 2001, in Cleveland, which ultimately cost the M's a chance to win more regular season games than any team in baseball history, comes to mind. But…

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This Gretzky's goal is the World Series

The Spokane Indians and Boise Hawks were scheduled to begin a five-game Northwest League series Thursday night at Avista Stadium. Persistent rain and cold weather forced the Indians to call for a postponement about 3 hours before the 6:30 start. The Hawks made their way…

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Tennell steps up game

Shock receiver Adron Tennell was coming off a record-setting 2012 season, but he's been even better through the first 13 games this season. More on Tennell, who many regard as the AFL's best receiver.

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