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MONDAY, FEB. 20, 2017

Girls' Basketball Tournaments

In 1974 many schools were still in the process of starting their girls basketball programs. In spite of that, the first WIAA girls state tournament was held. Central Washington University was the site, where sixteen teams came together to decide the very first state...

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MONDAY, FEB. 6, 2017

1908 Basketball

The first year the city of Spokane had two public high schools was 1908. North Central opened that fall with approximately 325 students, all freshmen. South Central, formerly Spokane High, had a full component of students, totaling around 1,200.

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MONDAY, JAN. 30, 2017

1964 LC Basketball

Elra “Squinty” Hunter entered his 39th, and last, season as coach of the Lewis and Clark basketball team in 1963 with a strong group of returning players that went 20-5 the prior year. Led by Lance Brigham, Jay Bond and Bob Lobdell, the Tigers were...

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1965 Harrington Basketball

The Harrington High basketball team was on a mission for the 1964-65 season. It had just missed winning the state B championship the prior year, losing in the final seconds to Cathlamet in the championship game.

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MONDAY, JAN. 9, 2017

Gonzaga Bullpup Basketball 1940

Billy Frazier had just completed his first year as head coach for the Gonzaga High School football team. In December of 1939 he took on his second new job, coaching Bullpup basketball, replacing long time mentor, John “Puggy” Hunton. Since their 1932 City League championship...

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Great beginnings for GSL basketball

Forty years ago, on Dec.17, 1976, the Greater Spokane League started its initial basketball season with a triple header at the Spokane Coliseum. With the merger of the three Border League schools, CV, Mead and University, aligning with the six Spokane City League schools, a new era had begun.

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Bill Pierce
Bill Pierce is a sports blogger who writes the weekly nwprepsnow prep sports almanac.

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