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Doug Clark: You love Gonzaga? Get in line, Przemek

Think you love the Zags? Really? Yeah. Yeah. You’ve got the posters and the T-shirts and ballcaps, all of which are adorned with that beloved Bulldog.


Celtics pleased with Olynyk’s progression

Boston Celtics president Danny Ainge stood in the middle of a tunnel near the Orleans Arena court, waiting for the postgame celebration to conclude following Gonzaga’s win over BYU in …


Area roundup: GU baseball suffers 4th straight defeat

Francisco Tellez finished 4 for 5 with three runs batted in Tuesday as UC Riverside handed Gonzaga its fourth consecutive baseball setback, 11-6 in nonconference play at Riverside, Calif. Mitch …


Gonzaga women collect 10th consecutive WCC title

Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Kelly Graves ran into the stands and high-fived fans as his players climbed a ladder to snip apart the net to celebrate their 10th consecutive conference …


Vandals stand in second place at WAC championships

Rachel Millet (Ferris High) won the 200-yard individual medley, Erica Anderson (Moscow) added a win in the 50 freestyle and Mairin Jameson was tops in the 3-meter diving competition to …


Gonzaga claims 13th WCC title with Few at helm

STOCKTON, Calif. – There is a tradition when Gonzaga clinches a West Coast Conference regular-season or tournament championship. It involves head coach Mark Few performing a locker-room celebration, a dance …


Area roundup: Whitworth’s Shea sets another weight-throw record

Whitworth senior Keegan Shea took first place in the men’s weight throw Friday at the Washington State University Open II in Pullman. Keegan’s toss of 57 feet, 7 inches broke …


In brief: Former Seattle U star Ed O’Brien dies at 83

COLLEGES: Former Seattle University star Ed O’Brien has died at age 83. The school announced O’Brien’s death on Friday afternoon. He died earlier in the day. The school did not …


GU must take care of business down the stretch

SAN DIEGO – Junior guard Kevin Pangos was asked earlier this week if Gonzaga has started thinking about seeding. He replied with a question: “Seeding for the big tournament?


Area women: Gonzaga women notch 13th consecutive win

Haiden Palmer led three players in double figures with 16 points Thursday and 15th-ranked Gonzaga moved closer to the West Coast Conference title with its 13th consecutive victory, 66-48 at …


Blanchette: GU women morph into defensive wizards

Among the 5,739 guests at Saturday’s Gonzaga women’s basketball game was Kelly Graves’ first point guard – and the eighth-grade team she coaches at Chelan Middle School. “He was the …


Gonzaga women have no trouble with LMU

In a game in which Loyola Marymount never challenged, the No. 20 Gonzaga women’s basketball team raced Saturday to an overpowering 88-51 victory. The same team that took the Bulldogs …


Blanchette: Gonzaga makes noise with ‘dive-bombing’ defense

In their latest narrow escape over Portland the other night, the Gonzaga Bulldogs sliced themselves a wedge of basketball as absorbing as any dunk-3-pointer-dunk sequence cluttering up SportsCenter. It came …


Gonzaga women hit triple figures in win over USF

Although they had trouble securing a halftime lead, the No. 22 Gonzaga women’s basketball team exploded in the second half Saturday to bury visiting San Francisco 101-66. Gonzaga (20-3, 10-1) …


Bulldogs’ defense badgers Broncos

Scrapping its way out of an early deficit, the No. 22 Gonzaga women’s basketball team turned on the jets Thursday night and raced away for a dominating 89-37 victory over …


Finally healthy, Zags ready to rock WCC

If the West Coast Conference isn’t necessarily a little slice of inferno, the Gonzaga Bulldogs had their backsides singed just enough in the first venture out of the Kennel to …


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Gonzaga stuffs BYU

David Stockton, Gary Bell Jr. and Kevin Pangos stuffed the stat sheet and Sam Dower Jr. added 18 points as the Bulldogs pulled away from BYU 84-69 on Saturday.


Gonzaga holds off Toreros with defense

Just enough offense, more defense. It’s been roughly six weeks since the Gonzaga Bulldogs had a game decided in the final minute, but they haven’t forgotten how to win a …


Bell could return to GU lineup this week

Gary Bell Jr. is healing and hopeful. The junior guard wants to play in Gonzaga’s two home games this week, which begins with San Diego’s visit Thursday, but it’s not …


Bell’s return to GU appears to be close

Gary Bell Jr. is healing and hopeful.


Women’s notebook: Zags memorize ‘the book’

For every game, Gonzaga women’s basketball players watch the condensed version of hours of video, sit through two team-scouting sessions and must memorize “the book” compiled by one assistant coach …


Bulldogs relish WCC competition

Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Kelly Graves said it’s too early to read much in the league standings, but he prefers having every conference game turn into a grudge match. Coming …


Blanchette: Zags’ play did the talking with students gone

So when does the first Kennel Clubber demand a tuition rebate? At the next tent campout, do they burn an effigy of Jamie Zaninovich’s schedule maker to stay warm?


Blanchette: This Gaels beatdown deserved proper heckling

So when does the first Kennel Clubber demand a tuition rebate? At the next tent campout, do they burn an effigy of Jamie Zaninovich’s schedule maker to stay warm? Surely …


Graves knows recruiting can be tricky

Recruiting on the Division I level never really stops as coaches try to stock their sidelines with the talent to improve or to have players ready to take over for …


Gonzaga women fall to Saint Mary’s in OT

Jackie Nared scored 27 points and Danielle Mauldin had 24 with 23 rebounds to lift Saint Mary’s to a 79-78 win over No. 24 Gonzaga in the West Coast Conference …


Gonzaga’s Dower battles back

Gonzaga senior forward Sam Dower Jr. feared the worst when he took a nasty fall late in the first half of Saturday’s loss to Kansas State.


GU women face challenge in WCC’s first half

Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Kelly Graves stopped practice Thursday and had all his players gather around him.


Gonzaga women look to avenge loss to WSU

The No. 25 Gonzaga women’s basketball team starts a brutal stretch of road games today with a game at Washington State in which coach Kelly Graves hopes to deliver some …


Nilles’ shot at end gives Zags victory

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Shaniqua Nilles made a baseline jumper at the buzzer to lift the 24th-ranked Gonzaga women’s basketball team to a 59-58 victory over Ohio State on Sunday afternoon. …