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TUESDAY, JULY 27, 2010


Mead tied for best in state

Mead tied Kentwood in the Tacoma News Tribune's 22nd annual All-Sports Championship listings.Click here to see the story and listings.Lewis and Clark finished fifth and Ferris eighth among 4A schools.In 3A, Shadle Park tied for ninth; in 2A, Pullman was fifth; in 1A, Lakeside was…

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Idaho cuts some games

The Idaho High School Activities Association passed a measure requiring schools to cut some games in minor sports. It does not affect the revenue-producing sports.Also, just one Greater Spokane League 3A boys and girls basketball team will be able to earn a state berth in…

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MONDAY, JUNE 7, 2010

Metro bounces back

After seeing its 15-game winning streak snapped last year, Metro bounced back to handle Region 103-81 in the 17th annual Jack Blair Memorial Girls Basketball game Monday at University.Click the tab below to read my unedited story.

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Shadle names football coach 

Shadle Park's next football coach is Alan Stanfield, a former player and assistant at Whitworth who has been the head coach the past two years at Timberline High, a 5A school in Boise. Click here for the story.

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SATURDAY, MAY 29, 2010

FRIDAY, MAY 28, 2010

Rain pushes back softball  

University softball coach Jon Schuh enjoys coaching girls for many reasons. One of those reasons was quite evident Friday when the State 4A softball tournament in Tacoma was postponed.Click here for the story and here for the revised 4A bracket and revised 3A bracket.

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State track update 

Mead freshman Courtney Hutchinson became the third member of her family and second frosh in her family and the second Mead athlete this weekend to win a State 4A shot put with a throw of 42-6. DeAngelo Jones of Cheney won the 2A high jump…

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State 4A, 3A softball update 

The WIAA has postponed the State 4A and 3A softball tournaments at SERA Fields in Tacoma because of rain.They will attempt to start the tournaments Saturday morning - weather permitting, of course. The forecast calls for morning rain Saturday. In the 4A, University is scheduled…

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THURSDAY, MAY 27, 2010

Thursday Prep Page

Dave Trimmer and Greg Lee arrived in Tacoma for state track, softball and soccer Thursday afternoon. The anticipated rain hit at about 7 p.m.Here's what appeared in Thursday's newspaper:Greg Lee salutes the North Idaho track athletes who survived winter-like conditions at state last Saturday, among…

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MONDAY, MAY 24, 2010

State 4A and 3A softball

By now I would have posted the 4A and 3A state softball pairings. But the state fields haven't been determined yet.In fact, we won't know who plays who at state until Wednesday - weather permitting, of course.Click this link from the Seattle Times to see…

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SATURDAY, MAY 22, 2010

Post Falls captures state title 

The Post Falls softball team cruised to the 5A state championship. Click the tab below to read our unedited story.NOTE: A parade will take place Sunday, beginning just east of the Highway 41/Seltice Way intersection and contining west on Seltice Way to Spokane Street, up…

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FRIDAY, MAY 21, 2010

THURSDAY, MAY 20, 2010

Thursday Prep Page 

Dave Trimmer had this feature on Mead pole vaulter Tasha Clark.Here's a column on Lewis and Clark's Levi Taylor.Jim Meehan had this feature on Post Falls softball pitcher Richelle Ashburn.Lake City freshman pitcher Casey Stangel suffers appendectomy, plans to pitch at state.

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TUESDAY, MAY 18, 2010

Lewis and Clark advances 

The Lewis and Clark baseball team topped the Kennewick Lions 9-1 and advance to a regional matchup with defending state champ Richland.Click the tab below to read my unedited game story.

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MONDAY, MAY 17, 2010

FRIDAY, MAY 14, 2010

University trips Mead

The University softball team topped Mead 3-2 in the District 8 4A championship game Friday afternoon at Whitworth University.Meanwhile, I'm at Avista Stadium to catch the Ferris/Central Valley District 8 4A title game. In a loser-out game earlier, Lewis and Clark downed Mead 6-4. Mead…

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Greg Lee joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a prep reporter covering Eastern Washington and North Idaho schools.

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