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Vandals bag key win at Texas State

February was a miserable month for the Idaho Vandals. They squeaked out a win at home over San Jose State on Feb. 2 ... then lost five straight WAC games. But even with the late-season swoon, the Vandals likely have done enough to avoid the…

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Elias Harris slam down two of his 12 points for the Bulldogs. (Colin Mulvany)

GU entertains Portland on Senior Day

It's usually Senior Night, but with tipoff at 2 to accommodate the WCC Game of the Week telecast, Gonzaga will celebrate Senior Day against Portland at the MAC. In addition to honoring Elias Harris, Mike Hart and Guy Landry Edi, the Bulldogs will try to…

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The final day of high school hoops

A GRIP ON SPORTS One more game. That's what's left in every high school basketball season. From the Mead girls through the Moscow boys and many places in-between, that final game may lead to a state championship. For others, it is just the end of…

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Saturday WSU links 

COUGARS FROM SEATTLE -- Remember Wednesday, when there were a bunch of Pac-12 games on and none involved Washington State? That's what today will be like, too. Read on.

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Chiefs take over fourth place

The Spokane Chiefs' win at Victoria on Friday night, coupled with Tri-City losing, allowed Spokane to leap past Tri-City into fourth place in the Western Hockey League Western Conference. Spokane plays at Victoria again Saturday night. Read story

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We're feeling lucky

A GRIP ON SPORTS In my spare time recently, I've been watching Ken Burns' documentary "Baseball" on my iPad. Man, I love NetFlix. Anyhow, I just got through the 1930s. Included in the archival film was Lou Gehrig's farewell speech at Yankee Stadium. You know…

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Day after BYU

Gonzaga has played better – much better – but even without its ‘A’ game (B-minus perhaps?), it still had enough to defeat BYU 70-65 on Thursday. Hopping on another flight, so we'll get right to it. Here are the links: S-R game story, Salt Lake…

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Live chat and end-of-week links 10 

COUGARS FROM SEATTLE -- Over on the west side a little early for Sunday's game between Washington State and Washington. That doesn't stop us from culling together as many links as we could find. There aren't a whole bunch, but there are a few. Read…

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