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Bulldog, Vandal collect POW honors

Volleyball: Savannah Blinn, a Gonzaga junior outside hitter from Lewiston, was named the West Coast Conference Player of the Week for the third time in her career.

As GU beat Pepperdine and Loyola Marymount on the same weekend for the first time in history, Blinn totalled 46 kills with a .379 hitting percentage and eight blocks.

• Meredith Coba, Idaho’s junior setter who had 86 assists in six sets in sweeps of Northern Arizona and Eastern Washington, collected the first Big Sky Player of the Week award of her career.

Coba boosted her BSC-leading average to 14.33 assists per set.

Shock schedule open tryout Nov. 15

Arena football: The Spokane Shock have scheduled another open tryout for Nov. 15 at the team’s training facility, 3212 N. Eden Rd. in Spokane Valley, beginning at 9 a.m.

Participants will be tested in the 40-yard dash, 20-yard shuttle and broad jump on the AstroTurf field. Players should dress in workout attire. Cleats will not be permitted.

Pre-registration, which will close three days before the tryouts, is open at a cost of $50. Registration will be accepted on-site beginning at 8 a.m. at a cost of $75 cash.

Info: 926-1075 or online at www.spokaneshock.com/team/tryouts

College football: Players from Western Michigan University knocked some locker room sinks loose, broke a trophy and caused other damage following the Broncos’ 45-33 victory over the University of Idaho in the Kibbie Dome in Moscow last month, according to emails between school officials.

The damage was bad enough that Idaho athletic director Rob Spear decided to bill Western Michigan $500 for cleanup and repair costs.

Kathy Beauregard, the director of athletics at Western Michigan, apologized and said Western Michigan would pay the requested $500.

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