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Jim Meehan

Jim Meehan

Current Position: sports writer

Jim Meehan joined The Spokesman-Review in 1990. Jim is currently a reporter for the Sports Desk and covers Gonzaga University basketball, Spokane Empire football, college volleyball and golf.

Most Recent Stories

Sports >  Gonzaga basketball

Analysis: Lots of options, but here’s our picks for Gonzaga’s small-ball starting five, rotation

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 6, 2022

When Timme, Bolton and Strawther opted to put their pro careers on hold and return to Gonzaga, it all but stamped the Zags as a viable national championship contender and likely firmed up three-fifths of the starting lineup. Few, and essentially every coach on the planet, has an affinity for proven players with longevity in the program and it’s no secret that “older” teams tend to thrive in the NCAA Tournament.
Sports >  Gonzaga basketball

Family, career and basketball camp keep former Gonzaga star Nigel Williams-Goss busy

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 2, 2022

The Nigel Williams-Goss youth basketball camp has always been a family affair. The former Gonzaga standout's dad, Virgil, helps run the event and nephew Kaden works with young campers. Williams-Goss added to the roster at this year’s camp, which concludes a three-day run Wednesday at The HUB Sports Center. His wife Kirstyn, a former University of Washington softball player, was Tuesday’s guest speaker, and 13-month-old son Naz showed impressive court coverage, usually with a ball in his hands and usually with Kirstyn, Virgil or Nigel’s mom, Valerie, in pursuit.

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