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Moos: 'I really feel that Ken Bone can coach'

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- There were no ultimatums discussed. The coach wasn't made to plead for his job. Nor was he yelled at. No, Washington State athletic director Bill Moos says his meeting with men's basketball coach Ken Bone on Wednesday was devoid of much...

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Americans force OT with late flurry

Mitch Topping and Drydn Dow scored in the final 5:10 of regulation Thursday night to allow the Tri-City Americans to force overtime with the Spokane Chiefs in a 3-all game. Brenden Kichton's goal at 6:35 of the third had given Spokane a 3-1 lead. Topping's...

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Chiefs still lead after scoreless second

The Spokane Chiefs will carry a 2-1 lead into the final period of Game 4 of their WHL playoff with the Tri-City Americans at Kennewick. The Chiefs killed three Americans power-play opportunities during the scoreless second period. Spokane hasn't been on the power play. Shots...

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Gonzaga assistant Ray Giacoletti, left, puts his head together with head coach Mark Few. Giacoletti has accepted the head coaching position at Drake. (Jesse Tinsley)

Giacoletti hired at Drake

Every few years, Gonzaga head coach Mark Few loses one of his assistant coaches and one of his best friends in the process. Six years ago it was Billy Grier to San Diego (replaced at GU by Ray Giacoletti) and three years ago it was...

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WSU chips away on Day 4 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Things got a little heated on more than one occasion at Washington State's spring practice Thursday, though nothing too outlandish went down. Otherwise, things were pretty standard. Read on.

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Chiefs lead Americans 2-1 after 20 minutes

The Spokane Chiefs' offense, quiet for the equivalent of 60 minutes stretching back Tuesday's game, woke up during the final 4:22 of the first period Thursday in Kennewick. Adam Helewka and Todd Fiddler scored to give the Chiefs a 2-1 lead over the Tri-City Americans...

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Game 4 could be turning point

There's a definite sense that Game 4 of the Western Hockey League playoffs between the Spokane Chiefs and Tri-City Americans could be a tipping point. After tonight's game at Kennewick's Toyota Center the Chiefs will either hold a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven series or...

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Giacoletti new head coach at Drake 

Gonzaga assistant coach Ray Giacoletti will be introduced as the new head coach at Drake University at a press conference at 2:30 CDT, The Spokesman-Review has confirmed. Giacoletti interviewed for the job Sunday and was in Des Moines, Iowa, on Wednesday to meet with Drake...

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Courtney Hutchinson, a Mead High School thrower, is preparing for another season throwing both shot and discus for the Panthers. (Jesse Tinsley)

Thursday Prep Page

Here's the Prep Page menu Feature: Mead thrower Courtney Hutchinson (pictured above) poised for big senior season. Track glance: Here's a league-by-league breakdown of top returning state placers and other things. Column: Idaho state track not what it used to be. Prep notebook: Mead, Gonzaga...

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Mulder takes on new role

Former Spokane Shock defensive back William Mulder is back with the team in a new role. Mulder is the new defensive backs coach, following a career arc similar to his predecessor Stanley Franks. Franks, the former Idaho Vandal and Shock DB, suffered a horrific knee...

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