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SATURDAY, SEPT. 14, 2013

Idaho-Northern Illinois on tap in Moscow

After two weeks on the road, the Vandals' first game day in Moscow is here. Today's 2 p.m. matchup with Northern Illinois actually starts a stretch of four straight Saturdays on the Palouse for Idaho, counting next week's game at Washington State. But that doesn't…

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Eastern and Big Sky links

Can the Eagles do it again, knocking off a second FBS team in as many weeks? Here's my preview of today's game against Toledo. Also, here's a preview of the game from the Eastern athletic site, and from Toledo. ... Sam Houston State opens a…

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FRIDAY, SEPT. 13, 2013






Eastern and Big Sky links

It wasn't by design, but the story of Eastern Washington linebacker and former walk-on J.C. Agen contrasts nicely with all the ugly stuff going down at Oklahoma State. ... We also had a lively live chat; here's the transcript. ... One sure thing about Toledo:…

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Horton, notes and links

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- It's the day before Washington State's home opener, and you can begin it by reading a little more about Damante Horton, and looking at some highly artistic iPhone photos of new stuff in Martin Stadium. You will enjoy it. So keep…

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THURSDAY, SEPT. 12, 2013


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What you'll see at Martin Stadium 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Martin Stadium has changed a bit since the last time Washington State played a football game here. It's really the surroundings that have changed more so than the stadium itself, but those changes will certainly be noticeable. In the above photos,…

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A good night to see a prep game 

A GRIP ON SPORTS If you are going to see only one high school football game this year, today is probably the best day. After all, it's not often around here you get to watch a prep game and get a sun tan at the…

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Eastern and Big Sky links

So, who has the bigger chip on their shoulder, FCS power Eastern Washington or Toledo, which is off to an 0-2 start? Here's my story, along with an invitation to join today's Live Chat right here at noon. ... There's a lack of confidence in…

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Looking at SUU on a Thursday 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Does anyone else think Southern Utah's abbreviation just looks kind of weird? No? OK then. Regardless, we have a look at the Thunderbirds in today's newspaper, and we have our usual Pac-12 links below. Away we go.

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WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 11, 2013

Chiefs fall to Americans on EWU rink

It's wise not to put too much stock into preseason games, even when it means losing to a bitter rival. But the Spokane Chiefs still had a few concerns after Wednesday's 2-1 loss to the Tri-City American at the Eastern Washington University Recreation Center. Read…

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Gonzaga recruit McClard backs out

Gonzaga coach Kelly Graves confirmed Wednesday that the school has granted a release to touted recruit Bayli McClard of Hanford, Calif. McClard, a 6-foot-1 forward who was named the Fresno Bee’s Player of Year in 2012, spent one day in Spokane with her family in…

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Spokane stocks 2014 roster

The Spokane Shock have been busy assembling their 2014 roster, re-signing nine rookies from last year’s team, including seven who saw game action. That doesn't include the veterans already under contract for 2014. More below.

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Nothing better than a great rivalry 

A GRIP ON SPORTS If there is one thing Kim loves, it is a good rivalry. Dodgers/Giants. Nicklaus/Palmer. Chevy/Ford. Yep, anytime two entities were pitted together as she was growing up, she got a lot more interested. It hasn't changed. There is a rivalry this…

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Eastern and Big Sky links

So far, the ups and downs of the Eastern Washington football schedule haven't transferred to the players, who have kept an even keel. We can discuss that and other topics during our Live Chat at noon Thursday. Just go to spokesman.com/blogs/sportslink. ...The Eagles are getting…

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