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Dave Nichols
SPORTS WRITER
Dave Nichols daven@spokesman.com (509) 459-5441

Dave Nichols joined The Spokesman-Review in 2014. He currently is the prep writer covering Eastern Washington and North Idaho high school sports.


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June 4, 2019, 4:45 p.m.
Legumina made four starts this year, none after March 8, when he left after 73 pitches.

June 1, 2019, 4:05 p.m.
It’s tough to be positive about a team that for the past 44 games has played at a .250 clip – a 40.5 win pace over a full season.

May 30, 2019, 10:35 p.m.
The all-stars from the 4A and 3A Greater Spokane League took on players from 2A, 1A, 2B and 1B leagues on Thursday, and the big school team swept the small schools 2-1 and 3-0 before thunderstorms halted play early.

May 30, 2019, 6:18 p.m.
The fifth annual Iron Wood Classic, for professional and prep athletes, will be held this weekend at

May 29, 2019, 5:15 p.m.
All-league teams from area baseball, softball, track and field, soccer, tennis and golf teams.

May 22, 2019, 4:38 p.m.
How’s this for pressure? Colville third-year baseball coach Blake Sjordal leads his team to the state semifinal following football and wrestling teams winning State 1A titles this school year.

May 22, 2019, 2:06 p.m.
Sydney Zeiler of Davenport signed a national letter of intent to play basketball at Eastern Oregon University earlier this week.

May 18, 2019, 6:27 p.m.
Liam Kelly’s header – off a rebound off the crossbar – with less than a minute left in the second overtime lifted Ferris over visiting Pasco 3-2 to earn a spot in the final four at Sparks Stadium in Puyallup.

May 17, 2019, 8:45 p.m.
The start of the prep baseball season, as with most of the spring sports, got off to a slow start with the weather. It’s only fitting, then, that the end would be impacted as well.

May 16, 2019, 7:26 p.m.
Mt. Spokane sophomore Graham Clark has already name quite a name for himself on the Greater Spokane League tennis scene. Now he takes his act on to districts.

May 16, 2019, 2:42 p.m.
The Idaho state softball tournaments are in North Idaho this year. First- and second-round games are Friday at several locations hosting schools vying for a state title.

May 15, 2019, 7:47 p.m.
The WIAA Representative Assembly voted to pass eight amendments for the 2019-20 school year. One in particular will grab the attention of high school football fans in Eastern Washington.

May 14, 2019, 8:32 p.m.
It’s not uncommon for siblings to participate in the same or similar sports. But what Mt. Spokane’s Flesland siblings – senior Stu and sophomore Morgan – did on April 10 was particularly remarkable.

May 8, 2019, 11:42 a.m.
Kenny Hook, 43, becomes the seventh Indians manager since Spokane became an affiliate of the Texas Rangers.

May 5, 2019, 3:08 p.m.
Susannah Scaroni, the 28-year-old U.S. paralympian from Tekoa, Washington, set a course record in the women’s wheelchair division of 29:58, breaking Tatyana McFadden’s 2015 time of 30:42.

May 5, 2019, 1:40 p.m.
Rosemary Wanjiru, 24, of Kenya, was the only runner on Monroe Street as she crossed the finish line to win the 43rd annual women’s Lilac Bloomsday Elite 12K Run on Sunday.

May 4, 2019, 8:46 p.m.
We’re still weeks away from Memorial Day, but let’s talk about which pieces Jerry Dipoto might be tempted to sell off as we head toward summer and, eventually, the trade deadline at the end of July.

May 2, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
The field for the 2019 Elite Lilac Bloomsday Run is as star-packed as ever, with two-time defending women’s champion Buze Diriba and 2017 men’s champion Gabriel Geay wearing the No. 1 bibs and headlining the Elite runners.

May 2, 2019, 8:22 p.m.
Bridget Rieken could have gone Division I in any of the three sports she plays at Lake City. But the opportunity to play in the Pac-12 and stay relatively close at home to Washington State was one too great to pass up.

May 1, 2019, 10:30 p.m.
The race for the 4A boys soccer title in the Greater Spokane League was the difference of one game. The battle for the final two spots in the district playoffs was even closer than that.

April 26, 2019, 4:37 p.m.
Renee Stewart, who is in her fifth year as head softball coach at Northwest Christian, recorded her 100th career victory on April 12 following the Crusaders’ undefeated State 2B championship last season.

April 19, 2019, 2:38 p.m.
The Spokane Indians don’t begin their 2019 campaign for two months, but players from last year’s team are off to a good start with the Texas Rangers’ full-season affiliates.

April 18, 2019, 9:44 p.m.
The 36th annual Greater Spokane League scholar-athlete award luncheon was held on Thursday at the Spokane Club, highlighting some of the best and brightest young people that Spokane has to offer.

April 17, 2019, 6:02 p.m.
Xander Werkman is a busy guy. The 6-foot-6, 230-pound senior at St. George’s not only plays three sports, but excels at all. Last week he tossed a no-hitter against Liberty, striking out 16.

April 17, 2019, 5:45 p.m.
Lewis and Clark had eight student-athletes sign on the dotted line in a ceremony held in the school’s library before class on Wednesday, including a pair of girls basketball players from their state runner-up squad.