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At 76, Oregon woman still winning basketball championships

Patricia Ferguson’s success on the basketball court can’t be chalked up to the fact that everyone believed in her abilities.

On the hunt: Lithuanians race to pick wild mushrooms

Hundreds of Lithuanians ran around with baskets and buckets Saturday in a southeastern pine forest. Why you ask? It’s the national championship of wild mushroom picking – a competition always …

UPDATED: Sun., April 2, 2017, 7:25 p.m.

As Zags prep for championship battle, Spokane bars ready the kegs

With more than 24 hours to go before Gonzaga’s Monday evening championship game, Marcy Larson was standing at a bar, sorting through a stack of table reservations.

UPDATED: Sun., April 2, 2017, 5:45 p.m.

Gonzaga to host championship viewing party in McCarthey Athletic Center

Gonzaga University will host a viewing party in the McCarthey Athletic Center as the Zags take on North Carolina in the NCAA men’s basketball national championship Monday evening.

UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 10:04 p.m.

Coach Lisa Fortier guides Gonzaga women back to top of WCC Tournament

WCC commissioner Lynn Holzman handed out the championship hardware and asked Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier to address the crowd. Let me take this picture first,” said third-year coach …

Get ready for a blockbuster sequel: Alabama vs. Clemson for national championship

Get ready for a blockbuster sequel. It’s Alabama vs. Clemson, The Rematch.

Up-and-down Gonzaga holds off Iowa State, 73-71, for AdvoCare championship

It’s not often a basketball team can win against a high-level opponent by making just seven field goals in the second half.

Gonzaga-Iowa State: 3 keys to GU’s 73-71 win

The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from Gonzaga’s 73-71 win over Iowa State on Monday, Nov. 14, 2016 in Orlando, Florida.

TV Take: Gonzaga finds a way to hold off Iowa State’s ‘unbelievable’ comeback

As Gonzaga was frittering away all but one point of what had been an 18-point lead over Iowa State on Sunday, amazement seemed to be the one feeling Dick Vitale …

AFCA: Army likely to share 1945 title with Oklahoma St.

An executive with the American Football Coaches Association said Monday that Army will likely share the 1945 national title with Oklahoma State.

NYC boy, 16, is the fastest texter in America

NEW YORK — The reigning 16-year-old champion of cellphone texting has reclaimed the title of fastest texter in America.

In the clutch, Just Eastern

HEAVEN – And we thought that hamburger was big. In the greatest game in the greatest season in the history of football – perhaps of all sports – our little …

Galaxy Takes Conference Title

Mauricio Cienfuegos scored in the fifth shootout round to give the Los Angeles Galaxy a 2-1 victory over Kansas City and the Major League Soccer Western Conference title. Robin Fraser …

What Super Bowl Would Be Complete Without Matchups?

Steelers coach Bill Cowher has a matchless scowl. Photo by Associated Press

Will Afc Team Ever Win? Nfc Doesn’t Just Triumph, It Dominates The Super Bowl

Rocky Blier, left, Terry Bradshaw (12) and Franco Harris knew the winning formula in the Super Bowl, but failed to pass it on to most other AFC teams. Photo by …

Aaa-B Rides Dilger’s Bat To 15-0 Rout

Rob Dilger of Kamiakin High in Kennewick hit two home runs and three pitchers combined on a no-hitter as the Class AAA-B Nationals defeated the Class AAA Nationals 15-0 Saturday …

Post Falls’ Waltz Sails Discus 203-9 Trojans Star Also Wins Idaho A-1 Shot Put Title

Ian Waltz warms up for the discus after easily winning the shot put on Friday. Photo by Jesse Tinsley/The Spokesman-Review

Big Country, Big Event Ready To Go Final Four Worth $30 Million To Seattle Economy

When ceiling tiles tumbled from the Kingdome roof last July, they landed square on Mick McHugh’s wallet. Now that the Dome, site of this weekend’s NCAA basketball tournament, is back …