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UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 20, 2019, 10:05 p.m.

Washington State volleyball drops five-setter to Arizona State

The No. 21 Washington State volleyball team was tripped up by Arizona State on Sunday, dropping a five-set decision to the Sun Devils in Pullman.


No. 24 Washington State volleyball rolls past Oregon State

No. 24 Washington State volleyball defeated Oregon State in four sets and the No. 15 WSU women’s soccer team played to a scoreless draw with Arizona State.


Makamae Gomera-Stevens scores in OT to lift WSU Cougars over Cal Bears

Makamae Gomera-Stevens scored 1 minute, 11 seconds into overtime and the 14th-ranked Washington State Cougars earned a 1-0 victory over the No. 20 California Golden Bears in Pac-12 Conference women’s …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 2, 2019, 8:05 p.m.

Women’s soccer notebook: Improved Gonzaga women proved ready for West Coast Conference play

Gonzaga’s women’s soccer team is ready to live up to its preseason West Coast Conference expectations.


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 28, 2019, 10:13 p.m.

Makamae Gomera-Stevens, Washington State women’s soccer rally past Oregon State

Makamae Gomera-Stevens scored the go-ahead goal in the 73rd minute, and Washington State rallied for a 2-1 victory over Oregon State in a Pac-12 Conference women’s soccer game Saturday night.


Locally: Allegheny College Athletic Hall of Fame honors local football coach Mike Ganey

Ganey, a history teacher at University High School and former head football coach of the Titans, was an Associated Press College Division All-America honorable mention at Allegheny in 1969s.


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 25, 2019, 8:51 p.m.

Washington State volleyball rallies to defeat No. 8 Washington

Hannah Pukis notched 41 assists and 10 digs, and Washington State rallied to defeat eighth-ranked Washington 22-25, 25-22, 25-20, 25-20 Wednesday in the Pac-12 opener at Bohler Gym.


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 24, 2019, 6:30 p.m.

Washington State goes extra thousands of miles to fortify volleyball roster

Coming off the best season in terms of wins and advancement in the NCAA Tournament in coach Jen Greeny’s eight-year tenure, Washington State volleyball needed reinforcements. Lots of them. So …


Elyse Bennett, Molly Myers lift No. 24 Cougars to 2-1 win over Pepperdine

Elyse Bennett and Molly Myers scored second-half goals and No. 24 Washington State held off red-hot Pepperdine 2-1 on Sunday at the Rainbow Wahine Shootout.


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 21, 2019, 7:07 p.m.

Locally: Former Idaho sprinter Chris Stokes receives Jamaica’s sixth-highest national honor

Chris Stokes, a sprinter on the University of Idaho track team in the mid-1980s, a four-time Olympian and an active member of the Jamaican Bobsleigh Team since its inception in …


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 21, 2019, 8:25 p.m.

Former Gonzaga coach Dan Fitzgerald headlines 2019 Inland Northwest Sports Hall of Fame induction class

Fitzgerald, who died in 2010 at the age of 67, took the Bulldogs to their first NCAA Tournament in 1995 and posted a 252-171 record in 15 years as head …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 19, 2019, 10:01 p.m.

College soccer notebook: Former Central Valley star Maggie Ames the latest in strong soccer bloodline at Concordia

Maggie Ames, a former Greater Spokane League MVP for the Bears, is already averaging 43 minutes a game as a true freshman.


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 14, 2019, 6:58 p.m.

Locally: Former soccer coach Sean Bushey among inductees into Whitworth Heritage Gallery hall of fame

The winningest soccer coach in school history, two NCAA Division III individual champions and the best women’s soccer player of her generation comprise the 30th class of the Whitworth Heritage …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 13, 2019, 10:25 p.m.

Area roundup: Michigan upsets No. 13 Washington State women’s soccer behind two early goals

Sarah Stratigakis and Meredith Haakenson scored first-half goals as Michigan upset No. 13 Washington State 2-1 Friday at Lower Soccer Field.


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 10, 2019, 9:23 p.m.

North Idaho athletic director Al Williams retires following administrative leave

North Idaho College athletic director Al Williams will retire this month, the school announced Monday, four weeks after the NIC men’s basketball program was hit with a series of sanctions …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 10, 2019, 6:23 p.m.

Community Colleges of Spokane volleyball wins big on, off court during Arizona road trip

As its past 52 opponents have found out, it’s tough to beat the Community Colleges of Spokane volleyball team. Some of the reasons why were evident on the Sasquatch’s recent …


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 9, 2019, 9:45 p.m.

AAU basketball strives to become more inclusive

The Amateur Athletic Union – or AAU – is often associated with travel teams, money and LaVar Ball. The Spokane Hoops Association is looking to change the negative connotations that …


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 7, 2019, 10:06 p.m.

Locally: South Kitsap names football field after longtime coach, Shadle Park grad Ed Fisher

In 23 years as head coach at South Kitsap High School, Ed Fisher turned the Port Orchard school into a state football powerhouse – 197 wins, 17 straight playoff appearances, …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 5, 2019, 10:57 p.m.

Averie Collins, Washington State quickly sink Gonzaga women’s soccer in overtime

Washington State’s senior midfielder went 90 minutes without seeing the 17th-ranked Cougars – the country’s top-scoring team – slip one by pesky Gonzaga on Thursday.


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019, 4:11 p.m.

WSU women’s basketball coach Kamie Ethridge first women’s sports jersey retired at Texas

The University of Texas will retire the No. 33 jersey of women’s basketball player Kamie Ethridge, the first time the school has so honored a female athlete.


UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 1, 2019, 9:21 p.m.

No. 23 Washington State scores six first-half goals, routs James Madison

Makamae Gomera-Stevens scored a goal just 21 seconds into the match and the 23rd-ranked Washington State Cougars (3-0) breezed to a 6-3 nonconference victory over the James Madison Dukes (1-2) …


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 31, 2019, 10:06 p.m.

Area roundup: WSU volleyball splits two matches at James Madison Invitational

Pia Timmer notched 16 kills and eight digs, and Washington State beat Stony Brook 25-12, 25-15, 25-21 Saturday at the season-opening James Madison Invitational.


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 31, 2019, 6:47 p.m.

Locally: ParaSport Spokane has impressive showing at 2019 Parapan American Games

Eight gold, four silver and one bronze. That’s the medal haul for a half-dozen members of ParaSport Spokane at the 2019 Parapan American Games last week in Lima, Peru.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 30, 2019, 9:57 p.m.

Area roundup: Morgan Weaver scores twice to lead No. 23 Washington State to women’s soccer win

Morgan Weaver scored twice in the first 12 minutes and No. 23 Washington State soccer routed Montana 6-0 on Friday night at the Lower Soccer Field in Pullman.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 29, 2019, 8:36 p.m.

College volleyball: Youthful rosters at Washington State, Idaho after strong 2018 seasons

The youth movement is on for the four area Division I volleyball programs, particularly on the Palouse.


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 27, 2019, 5:36 p.m.

Circling Raven lands Symetra Tour event starting next August

Circling Raven Golf Club will host a Symetra Tour event for three years, beginning with the inaugural Circling Raven Championship next August.


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 24, 2019, 6:32 p.m.

Locally: Travis Hughes, Jason Tebbets honored by National Wrestling Coaches Association

Hughes, the Mt. Spokane head coach since 2001, was named the 2019 NWCA High School Boys Coach of the Year for the state of Washington.


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 21, 2019, 7:33 p.m.

Led by Morgan Weaver, Washington State women’s soccer back and deeper than ever

To say Washington State’s 2018 soccer season was a roller coaster would be an understatement.


Manito Golf and Country Club boosted spirits 75 years ago, hosting 1944 PGA Championship

Seventy-five years ago, golf’s grand stage was Spokane’s Manito Golf and Country Club and the 1944 PGA Championship, the first major held in the state of Washington.


UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 18, 2019, 6:22 p.m.

SWX to carry six games among EWU, Idaho football

The television coverage of Eastern Washington and Idaho football games in 2019 is growing. SWX announced it will carry four Eagles and two Vandals home games, augmenting those announced earlier …