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Quick start allows Chiefs to take big step

The Spokane Chiefs defeated Prince George 6-4 on Tuesday night despite a third-period outburst by the Cougars that put Spokane back on its heels. Spokane now leads Tri-City by two points in the chase for fourth place and home-ice advantage in the playoffs. Read story…

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Chiefs take over fourth place alone

The Spokane Chiefs built a 5-0 lead and defeated the Prince George Cougars 6-4 in Western Hockey League play at the Arena on Tuesday night. Spokane improved to 86 points and took over fourth place alone in the Western Conference with Tri-City's loss to Seattle.…

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Chiefs extend lead

Mitch Holmberg scored his 38th goal, which ranks second on the team, and Brenden Kichton picked up his team-high 59th assist as the Spokane Chiefs scored once in the second period to increase their lead over the Prince George Cougars to 4-0 at the Arena…

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Olynyk, Few honored

Gonzaga junior forward Kelly Olynyk has been named District IX player of the year and Mark Few was named coach of the year by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association. Olynyk is the fourth Zag to receive the award, joining Dan Dickau (2002), Blake Stepp (2004)…

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Chiefs storm to 3-0 lead

Todd Fiddler scored his team-best 42nd goal, Markson Bechtold scored his first career goal, and Adam Helewka had one goal and one assist Tuesday night as the Spokane Chiefs burst to a 3-0 lead over the Prince George Cougars after one period in WHL play…

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Final sprint in race for fourth place

The Spokane Chiefs' regular season is down to four games in six days, including tonight's game at the Arena against Prince George. The Chiefs already know that they'll play the Tri-City Americans to open the Western Hockey League playoffs next week, but they are attempting…

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Eastern, Idaho begin NCAA quest

Eastern Washington and Idaho are both No. 3 seeds to their conference tournaments, both of which begin Wednesday. Neither school has made the NCAA tournament in a generation, but this year might be ripe for the taking. Read story

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Day after Saint Mary's

After seeing the sites in Las Vegas for a few days, I get to see the sites up and down the West Coast on my way home (Las Vegas to LAX to Phoenix to Spokane). Hardly alone, with numerous Zag fans on the same schedule.…

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Heading to Vegas

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- A 10:45 a.m. flight awaits yours truly, as it's time to matriculate to Las Vegas for the Pac-12 tournament. WSU coach Ken Bone and Washington coach Lorenzo Romar will be available to the media later tonight, and we'll have some notes…

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