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Former Chief Holmberg finishes runner-up twice

Mitch Holmberg, who just completed his stellar career with the Spokane Chiefs, finished runner-up for a pair of awards during Wednesday's Western Hockey League awards luncheon in Calgary, Alberta. Holmberg, the league's scoring champion, was up for player of the year and most sportsmanlike player.…

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Wednesday morning Pac-12 links

From Pullman -- Well, the 2013-14 Washington State football season is in the books. Or maybe we've just finished the first chapter of the 2014-15 one. The "chicken or the egg" of college football. The Cougars had practice No. 15 yesterday, kicking off the offseason.…

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Spring Practice Report: Day 15

From Pullman -- The Cougars held their 15th and final spring football practice of the year on Tuesday. That means no more football until fall camp in August. So that's not going to be fun. Our last practice report for far too long is after…

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Chiefs prepare for big week

The Spokane Chiefs will join the 21 other Western Hockey League teams this week in Calgary, Alberta, for important gatherings. Wednesday is the annual awards luncheon, at which former Chiefs player Mitch Holmberg is a finalist for player of the year and most sportsmanlike player.…

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MONDAY, APRIL 28, 2014

Report: Idaho WR Epps arrested for DUI

UPDATED (10:10 a.m) Idaho wide receiver Dezmon Epps, who had a breakout junior season in 2013, was arrested for driving under the influence early Sunday morning in Pullman, according to a report in Idaho's student newspaper. The arrest occurred at 800 NE Ruby St., adjacent…

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SUNDAY, APRIL 27, 2014

There was a lot going on Saturday 

A GRIP ON SPORTS Was it a busy Saturday? Well, you decide. The Cougars played their spring game. The Eagles played their spring game. It seems as if the Vandals played their bowl game Friday night. And there was an uproar in the NBA that…

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Sunday morning Pac-12 links

From Pullman -- It was a return to the spotlight for the Washington State football team, which played its spring game yesterday in Spokane in front of a few thousand fans and anyone who wanted to watch it on TV (except you poor DirecTV subscribers).…

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Spokane snags road win against Tampa Bay

Spokane took control in the fourth quarter, holding Tampa Bay scoreless on its last three possessions, to register a 53-41 AFL road win Saturday. Erik Meyer tossed six touchdown passes and added two more TDs rushing. Brandon Thompkins had 127 yards receiving and three touchdowns.…

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Ernie Kent lands another commitment

2014 Palos Verdes (CA) Rolling Hills Prep guard Jackie Davis has committed to #WashingtonState, his father informs — Josh Gershon (@JoshGershon) April 26, 2014 We're about to start the spring game here in Spokane but I wanted to pass along the news that Ernie…

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Saturday morning Pac-12 links

From Pullman -- Yesterday Washington State had a good, old-fashioned Friday news dump. Funny thing was, none of the news were bad. Ernie Kent got his first two recruits as WSU basketball coach. The first was a forward, Aaron Cheatum, who signed his NLI yesterday.…

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FRIDAY, APRIL 25, 2014

Idaho ends spring on explosive note

Things we learned on Friday night: Richard Montgomery is really fast. Idaho's quarterback battle likely won't be resolved soon after fall camp starts. The Vandals' defensive front could be special (Paul Petrino's words, not mine). And they have a stable of skilled wideouts. OK, most…

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Aaron Cheatum makes it official 

From Pullman -- After verbally declaring his intentions to sign with Washington State earlier this week, Aaron Cheatum made it official today, sending in his National Letter of Intent and becoming new coach Ernie Kent's first recruit at WSU. The 6-foot-7, 240 pound forward hails…

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Curtis Allen to remain at WSU 

From Pullman -- The third and final member of men's basketball coach Ernie Kent's staff is a familiar face. Curtis Allen came to WSU as an assistant under former coach Ken Bone and will remain in the same capacity under Kent. Allen was named the…

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WSU spring game rosters and info

From Pullman -- The Washington State football team will hold its annual Crimson and Gray game at 1 p.m. tomorrow in Spokane's Joe Albi Stadium. The event will be televised by the Pac-12 Networks and is one of the final spring games of the year.…

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