A GRIP ON SPORTS • Both Gonzaga teams win. Ditto for Eastern Washington, Idaho and Whitworth. The Cougar women win on the road. And Baltimore goes into Pittsburgh and knocks the Steelers from the playoffs. All in all, a really good Saturday. Read on.
The Spokane Chiefs were riding a seven-game winning streak and owned one of the WHL's best road records when they began a two-game series in Victoria on Friday. The Royals swept the weekend, but the Chiefs hope to rebound during three home games next week.…
Kevin Pangos and Przemek Karnowski carried Gonzaga to the finish line, combining to score 32 of the team's last 35 points in an 87-75 win over Portland on Saturday. My unedited game story is below. Back tomorrow with a day-after post.
Gonzaga is back on the road for another WCC game, this time against Portland at the Chiles Center. Here's my game preview. Here's a feature on Domas Sabonis, son of ex-Portland Trail Blazers' star Arvydas.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It's a bit different Saturday this week than it's been in a while. After all, there is very little college football to keep you company. Just the professional variety. And college basketball, of course. That should be enough. Read on.
The Spokane Chiefs did just about everything right during a seven-game winning streak that moved them within one point of first place in the Western Hockey League's U.S. Division. Everything was still fine Friday until halfway through their game at Victoria, British Columbia. Read story