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Sept. 29, 2017, 10:40 p.m.
What was the Coeur d’Alene football team’s response to losing a heartbreaker in the final seconds a week ago? Six touchdowns and a 45-0 lead at halftime on Friday.

Sept. 27, 2017, 9:39 p.m.
COLFAX – Sue Doering walked into Top Notch Café and was immediately greeted by retired Colfax High boys basketball coach Bob Bafus.

Sept. 27, 2017, 5:27 p.m.
You need to look no further than last Friday to see that from week to week we pick the most competitive games possible.

Sept. 27, 2017, 1:31 p.m.
Timberlake head football coach Roy Albertson underwent open heart surgery Wednesday after collapsing at practice Tuesday. Assistant coaches used resuscitation measures including shocking Albertson’s chest, assistant Brian Kluss said. He was taken by helicopter to Kootenai Health.

Sept. 22, 2017, 11:07 p.m.
Mt. Spokane was in the red zone, threatening to cut into Gonzaga Prep’s one-touchdown lead.

Sept. 22, 2017, 8:01 p.m.
Hard to score when a team doesn’t have the ball. Or when it gives the ball to the other team. That summarizes the type of game it was for Lewis and Clark as University rolled to a 49-10 win in a 4A Greater Spokane League game at Joe Albi Stadium.

Sept. 20, 2017, 4:54 p.m.
For the first time this year, there’s some separation.

Sept. 15, 2017, 10:43 p.m.
Neither team had played in two weeks. It appeared the Central Valley Bears, though, took advantage the most of the down time and defeated Ferris 48-7.

Sept. 15, 2017, 8:58 p.m.
Defending 4A state high and low hurdles champion Joseph Heitman is a difficult matchup, and he showed why on Friday. Heitman tied a Greater Spokane League single-game record with five touchdown receptions, sparking the Mead Panthers to their first win – a 49-28 decision over the University Titans in a 4A opener at Albi Stadium.

Sept. 13, 2017, 5:50 p.m.
Central Valley boys cross country coach Kieran Mahoney knows his team has a chance to accomplish some special things this fall.

Sept. 13, 2017, 5:36 p.m.
What have we learned after two weeks of high school football for Greater Spokane League teams?

Sept. 13, 2017, 5:01 p.m.
Even through smoke-filled skies, the Pick 6 duo bounced back from pedestrian efforts the first week.

Sept. 9, 2017, 10:39 p.m.
It was a good news, good news and bad news development Saturday night for the Coeur d’Alene and Mead football teams. First, it was good news that they caught a break in the weather and played. Second, it was good news that uber talented senior quarterback Colson Yankoff made his season debut for Coeur d’Alene. Third, it was bad news that uber talented senior quarterback Colson Yankoff made his debut against Mead.

Sept. 9, 2017, 5:31 p.m.
Post Falls coach Blaine Bennett firmly believed his team’s freshness was the difference late, as the visiting Trojans rallied for a 37-27 win over the University Titans in a nonleague game on Saturday.

Sept. 7, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
All I can say after the opening week is misery appreciates company. Sam Adams and yours truly picked the same teams to win and we both stubbed our toes – maybe broke our toes is a better description – going 3-3.

Sept. 6, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
As soon as the Gonzaga Prep football team scored in the third overtime last Saturday in Seattle, pulling within a point of Eastside Catholic, coach Dave McKenna immediately called for a two-point conversion attempt. McKenna didn’t flinch.

Sept. 6, 2017, 4:03 p.m.
Miahna Waters laughs now when she recalls her introduction to volleyball. The Mt. Spokane senior was in the fourth grade. “I hated it,” Waters said. She didn’t play the following year.

Sept. 5, 2017, 10:32 a.m.
All outdoor games and practices were canceled by high schools throughout the Inland Northwest on Tuesday.

Sept. 2, 2017, 12:37 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene football coach Shawn Amos was relieved his team pulled out a 29-27 victory at Central Valley on Friday.

Sept. 1, 2017, 11:10 p.m.
Brady Thompson engineered a 98-yard scoring drive, capped when he hit Josh Wilson on a 14-yard pass to give the visiting Coeur d’Alene Vikings a two-score advantage with 6:23 remaining. The touchdown would prove vital as Central Valley cut the lead to 29-27 before the Vikings held on Friday.

Aug. 31, 2017, 10:16 p.m.
Blake Transue took two snaps at quarterback last year. One wouldn’t have known that by watching the West Valley senior’s debut Thursday.

Aug. 31, 2017, 8:42 p.m.
I’m starting my last fall in this corner. I’ll write more about my time here in a few weeks.

Aug. 31, 2017, 5:58 p.m.
The best game this weekend involving an area team is likely Gonzaga Prep’s showdown against 3A powerhouse Eastside Catholic.

Aug. 31, 2017, 4 a.m.
The St. Maries football team had a special group of seniors last year.

Aug. 31, 2017, 4 a.m.
Ever since the 3A classification came into existence, Mt. Spokane has been at the top or near the top in Greater Spokane League football. Expect more of the same this fall.