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Women’s NCAA Tournament: Spokane products continue to reach the Final Four

Oregon senior forward Oti Gildon is the rare Spokane product to reach the NCAA women’s Final Four, which kicks off Friday when the No. 2 seed Ducks face top-seeded Baylor …


Angie Bjorklund looks back at Tennessee days while pondering her future

Ten years ago, Angie Bjorklund’s dream was becoming reality.


Area coaches had special connection with Pat Summitt

Pat Summitt’s historic career not only made Tennessee women’s basketball a household name, her influence marched out of Knoxville and destroyed any notion that a woman or a mother couldn’t …


Vols were glad they listened

Tennessee coach Holly Warlick said she wouldn’t complain if all of the 8,686 fans who attended Saturday’s epic game against Gonzaga would return to the Arena tonight to cheer for …


WSU’s Tia Presley, Lia Galdeira named 1st-team All-Pac-12

Washington State’s high-scoring guard tandem of Lia Galdeira and Tia Presley were named Tuesday to the Pac-12’s 15-member all-conference team, marking the first time in school history two players were …


WSU’s Presley, Galdeira make All-Pac-12 team

Washington State’s high-scoring guard tandem of Lia Galdeira and Tia Presley were named today to the 15-member All Pac-12 team. It marks the first time in school history that two …


Bjorklund reacts to Summitt stepping down

The news that Pat Summitt was stepping down as the Tennessee Lady Vols’ basketball coach didn’t shock former player Angie Bjorklund like the revelation last year that the legendary coach …


Bjorklund reacts to Summitt stepping down

The news that Pat Summitt was stepping down as the Tennessee Lady Vols’ basketball coach didn’t shock former player Angie Bjorklund like the revelation last year that the successful coach …


January, Bjorklund face uncertain professional future

While Courtney Vandersloot continues the whirlwind, finishing her first WNBA season before heading overseas, Spokane’s other two WNBA connections are in limbo. University grad Angie Bjorklund injured her foot and …


January’s Fever defeat Vandersloot’s Sky

INDIANAPOLIS – Tangela Smith took what the defense gave her. It sure seemed like she was greedy.


WNBA drafts familiar names

Though Gonzaga star Courtney Vandersloot and Spokane native Angie Bjorklund were surprised to be selected by the Chicago Sky in the WNBA Draft on Monday, for some reason it seems …


Vandersloot, Bjorklund await WNBA fate with draft on Monday

There was a little too much magic in the recently completed basketball season for Courtney Vandersloot’s next dream to come true. The All-America point guard who led Gonzaga to the …


Draft approaches for Vandersloot, Bjorklund

Gonzaga’s Courtney Vandersloot and University HS grad Angie Bjorklund, who played at Tennessee, anticipate Monday’s WNBA draft.


Notre Dame advance past Tennessee

DAYTON, Ohio – No team has ever been so happy to be 1-20. Skylar Diggins scored 24 points and second-seeded Notre Dame made up for 28 years of beatings at …


Volunteers down OSU after big second half

DAYTON, Ohio – There are halftime chats and then there are coach’s rants. Pat Summitt hasn’t won 1,071 games by not knowing when to let her team have it. Trailing …


Bjorklund scores 13 points as Tennessee women crush Stetson

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee coach Pat Summitt hopes her deep bench equals a long run in the NCAA tournament. All 13 Lady Volunteers played before halftime and all of them …


Bjorklund reflects on successful career at Tennessee

On a nice day in Knoxville, members of the Tennessee basketball team have a pretty good idea where to find teammate Angie Bjorklund, the Lady Vols’ first player from Washington. …


Angie Bjorklund makes her mark at Tennessee

Angie Bjorklund’s storied career at Tennesse is rapidly coming to a close as the Lady Vols prepare for the NCAA tournament.


Famed Dodger Duke Snider dies

Baseball: Hall of Fame outfielder Duke Snider has died. He was 84. The former Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers star died early Sunday of what the family called natural causes …


GU women return to Top 25

Gonzaga’s domination of the West Coast Conference has resulted in the Bulldogs’ return to the Associated Press Top 25 women’s basketball poll. After running their winning streak to 12 with …


GU women rated 25th by AP

With a 12-game winning streak and 26 straight in the WCC, the Gonzaga women’s basketball team has returned to the Top 25 for the first time since peaking at 14th …


Bjorklund ties Tennessee career record

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt thinks the Lady Volunteers got a good reminder that all opponents, ranked or otherwise, need to be respected. Three days after …


Bjorklund ties Tennessee mark

Angie Bjorklund scored 16 points and hit four 3-pointers, tying her with Shanna Zolman as Tennessee’s all-time 3-point scoring leader, as the No. 5 Lady Volunteers beat East Tennessee State …


No. 6 Volunteers top Cardinal in OT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee coach Pat Summitt had plenty of strong messages for her players in practice this week following an embarrassing loss at Baylor. After the Lady Vols had …


Bjorklund’s shooting lifts Volunteers

AUSTIN, Texas – Tennessee’s tough, two-game Texas swing got off to a rousing start. Angie Bjorklund scored 20 points in the first half and Meighan Simmons added 18 and the …


’07 class taking bow in arena near you

Tennessee senior Angie Bjorklund (University) has been the headliner of the big Spokane-area Division I class of 2007. Area fans got a chance to see Bjorklund two years ago when …


In brief: Bjorklund, Vandersloot, Bouldin chosen

Basketball: Gonzaga University senior guard Matt Bouldin, above, has been named an Associated Press honorable mention selection on the 2010 men’s basketball All-America squad. Tennessee junior Angie Bjorklund (University HS) …