Although the Rogers girls finished behind University for the 1986 track and field race in the GSL, coach Dick Kinzer found himself with a talented team of sprinters as his small contingent of five left for the state AAA tournament in Tacoma that year.
Gonzaga lost its grip on a nine-point lead in the final 6-plus minutes, undone by turnovers and numerous Syracuse offensive rebounds. The Orange moved on with a 63-60 win Friday at the United Center. Here's the S-R coverage: My game story, John Blanchette's column and…
A GRIP ON SPORTS • I received a text yesterday from a friend. He wanted to know whether I thought Gonzaga could deal with Syracuse’s 2-3 zone. It got me to thinking. And made me realize I really don’t know the answer. Read on.
We've got enough Gonzaga stories to keep you reading for a while. Here's my game preview and article on Eric McClellan, John Blanchette's column on Mark Few's coaching job this season, Dan Pelle's photos and a Meehan/Blanchette notebook.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Do you have a hobby? Playing golf? Woodworking? Chasing butterflies through the Amazon? Or maybe watching, in person, every game a college basketball team plays throughout an entire season. Read on.
Here's a roundup of Zag coverage that is on the S-R website and will appear in tomorrow's paper. I wrote about Syracuse's zone defense, John Blanchette wrote about Gonzaga's defense and Jim Allen featured dedicated fan Keith Sims, who has attended every GU game in…
Gonzaga and Syracuse will square off in the Sweet 16 on Friday in Chicago. I wrote about the Orange for today's S-R. I'm writing about Syracuse's zone defense for tomorrow's paper. I'll post that article later.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Spring is officially upon us, despite the snowfall that coated my driveway yesterday morning. And with spring comes the arrival of, well, spring sports and sporting events. What are you looking forward to watching over the next three months? Read on.