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UPDATED: Tue., June 5, 2018

Washington Huskies baseball to face Cal State Fullerton in program’s first Super Regional

The Titans hold an 8-0 all-time advantage over the Huskies. The teams last played in 2011 in Fullerton.

UPDATED: Sun., June 3, 2018

Huskies advance to super regionals for first time

Washington is headed to its first NCAA Tournament super regional after AJ Graffanino doubled in three runs to break a 6-6 tie in the eighth inning and rally past Connecticut …

Third-seed Washington tops host Coastal Carolina 11-5 in NCAA Tournament regionals

Nick Kahle hit a grand slam and drove in five runs as third-seeded Washington moved a win away from the NCAA Tournament’s super regional round with an 11-6 victory over …

UPDATED: Sat., June 2, 2018

Alek Jacob, Gunnar Schubert help Gonzaga avoid elimination in NCAA Baseball Tournament

Gunnar Schubert finished a double short of the cycle as No. 3 seed Gonzaga defeated fourth-seeded Canisius 8-2 in an elimination game on Saturday in the NCAA Tournament’s Minneapolis Regional.

Whitworth pitcher Hugh Smith expects big call on draft day

After high school, Hugh Smith had no college offers to play baseball and was ready to move on from the game to pursue a bio-engineering degree at the University of …

UPDATED: Fri., June 1, 2018

Gonzaga suffers ninth-inning rally by UCLA in NCAA baseball regional loss

Daniel Bies struck out nine for Gonzaga (32-22), but No. 2 seed UCLA rallied for four runs in the bottom of the ninth to win 6-5 in an NCAA Regional …

UPDATED: Thu., May 31, 2018

College baseball: Louisville hitting road after going 15-0 in last 5 regionals

The NCAA baseball tournament opens Friday with play in 16 regionals. Regional winners advance to super regionals next week, and the final eight go to the College World Series in …

UPDATED: Thu., May 31, 2018

Gonzaga baseball up to tough test UCLA presents ahead of NCAA regional opener

This is the 10th NCAA Tournament appearance for the Zags in school history and the third one under head coach Mark Machtolf (since 2004), one behind Larry Koentopp (1970-1977) for …

Gonzaga’s Jake Vieth knows all about hair-raising adventures

Facial hair and sports have long been a perfect pairing. If an athlete has the top facial hair in the game, it means automatic stardom, even if the talent isn’t …

UPDATED: Tue., May 29, 2018

Cory Voss’ three RBIs lift Lewis-Clark State over Antelope Valley at NAIA World Series

Cory Voss went 3 for 5 with three runs batted in to lead Lewis-Clark State to a 5-3 victory over Antelope Valley (California) in a loser-out game of the NAIA …

UPDATED: Tue., May 29, 2018

List of memorable Gonzaga-UCLA showdowns extends off the basketball court

As GU’s baseball team straps up for a Friday matchup with UCLA in the Minneapolis Regional of the NCAA baseball tournament, we flip back and browse through some other notable …

UPDATED: Mon., May 28, 2018

Sunshine state well-represented in NCAA baseball field

Losses in six of its last seven games didn’t diminish defending national champion Florida’s overall body of work when it came to seeding the NCAA baseball tournament.

UPDATED: Mon., May 28, 2018

John Blanchette: Zags take stellar pitching, suddenly explosive bats to Minneapolis

With 700 miles to travel, it took until Monday morning for the thunder – OK, the very, very loud pings – from Gonzaga’s bats heard over the weekend in California …

UPDATED: Mon., May 28, 2018

Gonzaga baseball opens NCAA tournament against UCLA on Friday in Minneapolis

The Gonzaga baseball team is headed to Minneapolis. The Bulldogs (32-22) will face UCLA (36-19) in a first-round NCAA Tournament game on Friday at 11 a.m. Minnesota meets Canisius in …

UPDATED: Sat., May 26, 2018

Gonzaga wins WCC tournament with 17-2 blowout of Pepperdine

The hits and the wins just keep coming for Gonzaga. As a result the Bulldogs are headed to the NCAA baseball tournament.

UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018

Austin Pinorini’s big eighth inning lifts Gonzaga baseball into West Coast Conference title game

Austin Pinorini hit the go-ahead RBI single in the eighth inning as second-seeded Gonzaga topped host Pepperdine 4-2 on Friday to reach the WCC Tournament championship game.

College baseball roundup: Cougars pounce on Utes for 14-5 victory

Washington State took an early three-run lead, fell behind in the fifth inning, then poured it on in the late innings to defeat Utah 14-5 on Thursday in a Pac-12 …

Area roundup: Community Colleges of Spokane baseball draws tough assignment at conference championships

Community Colleges of Spokane’s baseball team received a daunting task once it qualified for its first Northwest Athletic Conference Championship in 13 years.

College baseball: Gonzaga joins balanced field at West Coast Conference Championships

There’s not much separating the four baseball teams competing at the West Coast Conference Championships.

Gonzaga’s Daniel Bies, Casey Legumina named to All-West Coast Conference baseball first team

Gonzaga’s Daniel Bies and Casey Legumina earned All-West Coast Conference baseball first-team honors and were among five GU players honored by the league, WCC officials announced Tuesday.

CCS wins Super Regional baseball, advances to conference championships

Christian Padilla slugged two home runs and drove in five runs and Isaac Wersland added a grand slam to lead host CC Spokane to a 14-4 victory over Pierce on …

College baseball: Cougars score six in ninth, but come up short at Stanford

Washington State brought the tying run on deck after scoring six runs in the ninth inning but Stanford held on for a 9-6 Pac-12 Conference baseball victory at Sunken Diamond …

Gonzaga baseball clinches postseason berth behind Daniel Bies’ pitching, four solo homers

It was damp and dreary on a Spokane Friday night. The kind of drizzle that doesn’t get you soaked but definitely keeps you wet.

Illinois relies on student who geeks out on baseball analytics

Charlie Young, a student at the University of Illinois and a self-described baseball geek, was at the right place at the right time when the Illini became one of the …

UPDATED: Thu., May 17, 2018

Area roundup: Washington defeats Utah, moves into third place in Pac-12 baseball

Lucas Knowles pitched into the seventh inning and Willie MacIver drove in two runs Thursday as Washington defeated Utah 6-4 in Salt Lake City to move into third place in …

UPDATED: Wed., May 16, 2018

CC Spokane baseball hosts NWAC Super Regional tournament

The Community Colleges of Spokane baseball team placed second in the Northwest Athletic Conference Eastern Region and will host the NWAC East Super Regional at Spokane Falls CC.

UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018

Gonzaga steals marathon win over Washington State on 13th-inning balk

For 12 innings, the Washington State Cougars were able to extinguish just about every one of Gonzaga’s rallies.

College baseball: USC topples Washington State 8-6 in series opener

Southern California scored three runs in the sixth and ninth innings to overcome two home runs by Washington State’s Blake Clanton and defeat the Cougars 8-6 on Friday in a …

UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018

John Blanchette: Gonzaga’s Steve Hertz may retire, but he’ll be out standing in his field

He shook the trees – hard – for the money that built the joint.

UPDATED: Sun., May 6, 2018

Area roundup: WSU’s Brooks-Johnson wins her third Pac-12 heptathlon title

Washington State’s Alissa Brooks-Johnson tied a conference record by winning her third Pac-12 heptathlon title Sunday at the Combined Events Championships in Stanford, California.