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SATURDAY, FEB. 20, 2016

GU falls at home to Gaels

Gonzaga missed an opportunity to take command of the WCC race, falling to the visiting Saint Mary's Gaels 63-58 on Saturday. GU had one of its worst offensive nights of the season -- maybe the worst -- shooting just 35.5 percent, making 5 of 26...

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FRIDAY, FEB. 19, 2016

Zags-Gaels and Senior Night

Gonzaga closes its regular-season home schedule with a visit from rival Saint Mary's on Saturday. Senior Night and a showdown with the Gaels has all the makings of an interesting night inside the McCarthey Athletic Center. I combined all those elements into one story: the...

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Spokane Empire coach Adam Shackleford is pointing his team in a new direction on the first day of practice on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016 at the Spokane Soccer Center. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

Spokane makes IFL debut at Tri-Cities

Spokane's 11th season of indoor football begins with a new league (the IFL), a new/familiar coach (Adam Shackleford, Shock coach from 2007-09) and the renewal of a regional rivalry with Tri-Cities (the franchises last squared off in 2009 as members of arenafootball2). After just two...

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Washington Mat Classic XXVIII

Washington Mat Classic XXVIII – FINAL RESULTS STATE 4A TEAM SCORES—Lake Stevens 121, Moses Lake 103, Tahoma 89, Curtis 74, Sunnyside 67.5, Union 66, Todd Beamer 61.5, Central Valley 61, Rogers (Puyallup) 59, Chiawana 56, Puyallup 53.5, Kent Meridian 53, Kentridge 53, Mead 53, University...

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Gonzaga guard Silas Melson (0) celebrates a 3-pointer during the second half of a NCAA college basketball game, Thurs., Feb. 18, 2016, in the McCarthey Athletic Center. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

Day after Pacific

Back with my day-after Pacific post following Gonzaga’s 90-68 home victory Thursday. Come to think of it, I don’t have a lot more to add than what I put into the game story but that’s not going to stop me. My game story, Colin Mulvany’s...

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THURSDAY, FEB. 18, 2016



Zags thump Pacific 90-68

Kyle Wiltjer and Domantas Sabonis combined for 49 points to power Gonzaga past visiting Pacific 90-68 on Thursday. My unedited game story is below. Here's Colin Mulvany's photo gallery. Day-after post coming in the morning.

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