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Jess Brown

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Home-grown hero

Derek Ryan – on a clock that runs nine hours ahead of Spokane – is technically living in the future. But he thinks about the past – his hometown and all that happened to and for him here – on a daily basis. The Shadle Park graduate was the original Tyler Johnson, if you will. A home-grown hockey player who Spokane Chiefs general manager Tim Speltz made sure was staying home while he played out his Western Hockey League career.
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Ex-Chief Ryan holds Spokane in special place

Derek Ryan – on a clock that runs nine hours ahead of Spokane – is technically living in the future. But he thinks about the past – his hometown and all that happened to and for him here – on a daily basis. The Shadle Park graduate was the original Tyler Johnson, if you will. A home-grown hockey player who Spokane Chiefs general manager Tim Speltz made sure was staying home while he played out his Western Hockey League career. A home-grown hockey player who gave fans even more of a reason to back the team in the years it struggled. “The opportunity to play in Spokane is something I wouldn’t trade for the world,” Ryan said via telephone from his current home in Austria, where the 25-year-old is playing professional hockey.
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Central Valley upsets Gonzaga Prep

They won’t win a state title this year. They won’t even play for one. But sometimes, pride is more than enough – and on a cold and wet Friday night, in front of a home crowd at Central Valley and a televised audience, even the Gonzaga Prep Bullpups couldn’t rain on the Bears’ parade.

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CV on way to volleyball regionals

Sequoia Lofton is the person you love to play with and hate to play against. And she’s typically quite a “killer” for the Central Valley Bears. But it wasn’t the 5-foot-11 senior’s hitting that took center stage on Thursday night.
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LC grad January savors WNBA title

Briann January isn’t at Disneyland – and she won’t be any time in the near future. But who needs the happiest place on Earth when you’ve just made a lifelong dream come true?
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Spokane Chiefs forward Holmberg tabbed for Team WHL

Things have gone incredibly well for Spokane Chiefs forward Mitch Holmberg this season, and Thursday’s announcement was what you might call a reward for his efforts. Holmberg, 19, was picked to play for Team WHL in the annual Super Series, announced Thursday. 

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