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Redmon guides EWU rally

Sophomore Jade Redmon recorded her third career double-double Wednesday and the Eastern Washington women’s basketball team used a 28-10 second-half run to defeat Portland 72-65 at Reese Court in Cheney. …


Columnist Norman Chad says Florida State, North Carolina are embarrassments to higher learning

We already know that the new College Football Playoff to crown a national champion is rigged. (I said as much last month – I believe my exact words were, “The …


Eastern’s Kelsey Julian named to All-Big Sky second team

Eastern Washington University senior volleyball player Kelsey Julian received second-team All-Big Sky honors, the conference announced Wednesday. The Kennewick native earned her first all-conference honor after finishing the season with …


Fall signing period: WSU men’s coach Ernie Kent signs versatile quartet

The fashion these days is for college recruits to make the act of choosing a school as showy as possible. Television cameras are called to watch players select a hat …


Vandals women’s golfers win Aggie Invitational

The Idaho women’s golf team, led by co-medalist Kaitlyn Oster, won the New Mexico State Aggie Invitational on Wednesday. The Vandals finished at 14-under-par 850 for the three-round tournament, 10 …


Washington community colleges, universities face more budget cuts

KENNEWICK – Community college and university officials have been told to plan for more budget cuts to balance the state’s 2015-17 budget. The Office of Financial Management is expecting the …


Area roundup: Idaho men, women claim WAC track titles

The Idaho men’s and women’s track teams are leaving the Western Athletic Conference on top. The Vandals won seven events Saturday in Orem, Utah, and both the men and women …


Machala a Hall of Famer

June Machala of Spokane, who didn’t start competitive running until she was in her 60s and then proceeded to be a dominant figure in long distance running in her age …


Ferris graduate Duchow qualifies for NCAA fencing

Since he started fencing, Paul Duchow has thought of competing in the NCAA championships. Mission accomplished.


College roundup: Idaho men win WAC indoor track and field crown

The Idaho men’s track and field team claimed the Western Athletic Conference indoor title Friday in Moscow, beating Grand Canyon by one point. In the final event, Vandals freshman Arphaxad …


Landers: Gonzaga’s Rod & Gun Club was a long time coming

Gonzaga University has 164 organizations for activities ranging from the Actuarial Science Club to the Ultimate Frisbee Club. The newest club on the roster, surprisingly, is the Gonzaga Rod & …


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 …


Freshmen Dodig, Zmuda guide WSU at track invite

Two freshmen led Washington State’s track and field team Saturday at the Cougar Indoor meet in Pullman. Dino Dodig won the men’s heptathlon after totaling 5,483 points, a freshman school …


Huskies advance to NCAA volleyball regional final

Krista Vansant had 10 kills and seven digs as the third-seeded Washington volleyball team swept 14th-seeded Kansas Friday night in the third round of the NCAA tournament at the Galen …


College roundup: CC Spokane athletes earn three big awards

Community Colleges of Spokane athletes claimed three Baden Athlete of the Year awards, presented by the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges last month. Sasquatch freshman Daniel Schofield (Mead) was …


College scene

Area college players and teams that were honored on Monday: Freshmen of Week


College scene

Area college players and teams that were honored on Monday: Players of week


Blinn guides Gonzaga past San Francisco

Savannah Blinn sent home 23 kills to guide the Gonzaga volleyball team to a five-set win over San Francisco in a West Coast Conference match Saturday afternoon in Spokane. Scores …


Education Notebook: Princess ball set for dads, daughters

Shadle Park High School is hosting its annual Daddy-Daughter Princess Ball on Nov. 16, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The Shadle cheerleaders will host the evening for princesses ages 12 …


Colleges: Stanford women win invitational in Sammamish

Stanford teammates Mariah Stackhouse and Mariko Tumangan finished 1-2 and the Cardinal women breezed to 27-stroke victory over the second-place Washington Huskies in the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational at Sahalee Country …


Idaho volleyball team wins Bronco Classic

Jessica Hastriter and Katelyn Peterson had career highs in kills to lead the Idaho volleyball team to a five-set win over North Texas (6-6) in the Bronco Classic title match …


For WSU president, family is priority

PULLMAN – Walking around his university campus as an undergraduate, Elson S. Floyd remembers seeing leaders in suits who never spoke to him. Now putting on his own suit, WSU …


Gonzaga rowers earn NCAA berth

The Gonzaga women’s rowing team edged San Diego by four points and claimed its 13th West Coast Conference Championship Saturday in Gold River, Calif. The win snapped the Toreros’ three-year …


Tuition rising next fall at Idaho universities

BOISE – The State Board of Education voted Wednesday to hike the price of attending Idaho’s public universities, sustaining a trend of annual tuition increases yet still keeping tuition costs …


Rising cost of college puts more debt on students

WASHINGTON – Making college more affordable to more people continues to be elusive, and the recent recession hasn’t made it any easier. States have cut their support for public colleges …


College grads can learn and earn their way out of student loans

Scott Anderson knew he wanted to go into veterinary medicine, a profession shared by his father and his uncle. Affording the degree, however, posed a challenge. “It’s incredibly expensive,” said …


GOP plan would add $300 million to higher ed budget

OLYMPIA – Senate Republicans announced what they dubbed a bold plan to reverse the trend in the state’s public colleges and universities, saying they wanted to add $300 million to …


For some students, college is affordable

SEATTLE – It takes a little pluck and some ingenuity, but it’s possible to work the Washington state college system to shave thousands off the cost of a degree or …


Cougars record seven victories at UI

Seven Washington State competitors won events Saturday at the Idaho Open II indoor track and field meet in Moscow, Idaho. Shantae Young, competing for the first time this season after …


Universities not happy with Gregoire’s tuition plan

SEATTLE – Gov. Chris Gregoire’s goal of not raising college tuition over the next two years is not sitting well with the leaders of Washington’s universities, who say the proposal …