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Shockers end GU's season

Gonzaga's historic season came to an unfulfilling conclusion Saturday when No. 9 Wichita State handed the top-ranked and top-seeded Bulldogs a 76-70 loss in the round of 32. The Shockers did it by making 14 of 28 3-pointers -- two nights after hitting 2 of…

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Chiefs head to Kennewick with 2-0 lead

Blake Gal scored twice, including the winner late in the third period, to ignite the Spokane Chiefs to a 6-4 win over the Tri-City Americans in a Western Hockey League playoff at the Arena on Saturday night. Gal has three goals in the best-of-seven series,…

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Chiefs take 2-0 series lead

Blake Gal scored twice, including the go-ahead goal with 3:29 left Saturday night, and the Spokane Chiefs defeated the Tri-City Americans 6-4 at the Arena to take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-7 WHL playoff series. Story to come

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Chiefs take lead after two periods

Blake Gal and Todd Fiddler scored second-period goals to give the Spokane Chiefs a 4-3 lead over the Tri-City Americans after two periods of Game 2 of their Western Hockey League playoff series. The Chiefs are aiming to take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven…

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Offense rules in first period

The Tri-City Americans lead the Spokane Chiefs 3-2 after one period of Game 2 of their Western Hockey League playoff at the Arena. All of the goals came during a span of 5 minutes, 27 seconds. Spokane has outshot the Americans 15-4.

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Welcome to Game 2 of March Iceness

We interrupt your Gonzaga basketball watching to announce Game 2 of the Western Hockey League playoff series between the Spokane Chiefs and Tri-City Americans at the Arena. Spokane won the opener 4-1 on Friday night, thanks to two goals by Mitch Holmberg. The best-of-seven series…

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Poor shooting dooms GU in NCAA opener

Gonzaga's stay at the NCAA tournament was short. The Bulldogs stuggled with their field-goal shooting and fell to Iowa State 72-60 in an opener Saturday afternoon at McCarthey Athletic Center. Gonzaga finished the season 27-6, with five losses coming when the Bulldogs shot 33 percent…

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Gonzaga drops NCAA tourney opener

Chelsea Poppens, Hallie Christofferson and Brynn Williamson combined for 54 points and Iowa State shot 52 percent from the field Saturday afternoon during a 72-60 win over Gonzaga to open the NCAA tournament at McCarthey Athletic Center. Gonzaga's defense forced 23 turnovers and its bench…

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Another busy Saturday awaits

A GRIP ON SPORTS What else is there to write about today than the NCAA tournament? I can't think about anything. Unless it's the women's tournament. Or playoff hockey. Or big Mariners news. Yep, it's one of those mornings. Read on.

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Saturday's tourney roundup 

COUGARS FROM SALT LAKE CITY -- There isn't much to report on the WSU front today (unless you're talking about Wichita State, but you're not). So what follows is a small dose of Pac-12 links. They aren't happy ones, especially if you're a Ben Howland…

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