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Decade in Review: Gonzaga women stepped into national spotlight with strong teams, impressive individuals

For the Gonzaga women’s basketball program this past decade, the ride never stopped.

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 28, 2019

Former Gonzaga standout Courtney Vandersloot breaks own WNBA single-season assists record

On Tuesday night, the former Gonzaga All-American had 10 assists to bring her single-season total to 263 and break her WNBA record set last year.

UPDATED: Sat., July 27, 2019

Erica Wheeler leads Team Wilson to win at WNBA All-Star Game

Erica Wheeler hoped to make her All-Star debut an unforgettable one. She certainly did, walking away with the MVP award.

UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019

Teammates first, spouses second: Chicago Sky’s Courtney Vandersloot, Allie Quigley are flourishing

It’s always fun to see family and friends, but after nine years in the WNBA, a trip to Seattle doesn’t have the same allure that it once did for Courtney …

UPDATED: Sun., June 9, 2019

Cheyenne Parker, Courtney Vandersloot lead Chicago Sky past Seattle Storm

Cheyenne Parker came off the bench and scored 18 points with 11 rebounds and the Chicago Sky held off the Seattle Storm 78-71 on Sunday night.

UPDATED: Sat., June 1, 2019

Allie Quigley, Courtney Vandersloot give Sky win over Storm

Allie Quigley scored 25 points, Diamond DeShields added 21 and the Chicago Sky beat the defending champion Seattle Storm 83-79 on Saturday night.

Former Gonzaga guard Courtney Vandersloot selected to All-WNBA second team, Storm’s Breanna Stewart named to first team

For the second time in her career, former Gonzaga guard Courtney Vandersloot picked up All-WNBA second-team honors

Former Gonzaga standout Courtney Vandersloot reflects on record-breaking WNBA season

Courtney Vandersloot set the WNBA single-season assists record as the 2018 season wound down last month, just as John Stockton did in the NBA in 1991.

Former Gonzaga guard Courtney Vandersloot sets a WNBA assist record

Courtney Vandersloot hit two free throws with 2.2 seconds left and broke the WNBA’s single-season assists record, helping the Chicago Sky beat the Minnesota Lynx 91-88. Vandersloot set the record …

Courtney Vandersloot becomes 7th WNBA player with triple-double

Courtney Vandersloot became the seventh player to have a triple-double in WNBA history, finishing with 13 points, 10 rebounds and a career-best 15 assists in the Chicago Sky’s 114-99 victory …

Courtney Vandersloot has taken her game, leadership skills from Gonzaga to the WNBA

Courtney Vandersloot, who leads the league with 7.7 assists per game and ranks sixth in the league in 3-point percentage (42.3), continues to jockey with Minnesota’s Tanisha Wright for 12th …

Oregon’s Sabrina Ionescu soaks up advice from former Gonzaga stars Courtney Vandersloot, John Stockton

Kelly Graves had a special player at Gonzaga and now he has another at Oregon.

Seattle Storm beat Chicago Sky to finish regular season

Breanna Stewart scored 29 points, making two free throws with 15.6 seconds left for a three-point lead, and the Seattle Storm beat the Chicago Sky 85-80 on Sunday.

Ex-Zag Courtney Vandersloot’s 5th straight double-double leads Sky to win

Courtney Vandersloot had 21 points and 10 assists for her fifth straight double-double and the Chicago Sky cruised past the San Antonio Stars 94-74 on Thursday night in Rosemont, Illinois.

In Brief: Vandersloot keeps Chicago alive in WNBA playoffs

Courtney Vandersloot scored 17 points and the Chicago Sky held off visiting Los Angeles 70-66 on Sunday to force Game 4 in the best-of-5 WNBA semifinals.

Briann January, Courtney Vandersloot aim for 2016 Olympics in Rio

Courtney Vandersloot and Briann January will be reaching for gold this year.

Elena Delle Donne, Courtney Vandersloot lead Sky past Storm, 94-84

SEATTLE – Elena Delle Donne and former Gonzaga University star Courtney Vandersloot each scored 21 points to help the Chicago Sky beat the Seattle Storm 94-84 on Friday night. Delle …

Courtney Vandersloot signs long-term deal with Chicago

Former Gonzaga women’s basketball star Courtney Vandersloot signed a multiyear contract with the Chicago Sky, the team announced Tuesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Sky coach and general …

In brief: Courtney Vandersloot leads Sky to WNBA playoff win

Women’s basketball: Courtney Vandersloot hit the game-winning jumper from the top of the key with 20 seconds left to lead the Chicago Sky to an 80-77 win over the host …

Oosthuizen makes charge past McIlroy

Golf: Louis Oosthuizen ran off a flawless string of seven straight birdies Sunday to race by Rory McIlroy and take a three-shot lead into the final round of the Deutsche …

EWU’s 1997 football team headed to hall of fame

Eastern Washington University’s 1997 football team, which compiled a 12-2 record and advanced to the semifinals of the NCAA Division I-AA football playoffs, will be inducted into the Eastern Athletics …

Sunday Locals: 6 Spokane college football officials in postseason

Six members of the Spokane Collegiate Football Officials Association received postseason assignments, including Steve Hudson, who will work the Liberty Bowl on Dec. 31 in Memphis, Tenn., between Cincinnati and …

Vandersloot collects honor

Basketball: Former Gonzaga women’s star Courtney Vandersloot was named to the WNBA All-Rookie team on Friday. The No. 3 overall draft pick is surrounded by some familiar names, including top …

Vandersloot gets warm reception in Seattle

SEATTLE – There were a couple of minutes left in the first half when Courtney Vandersloot gathered in a long outlet pass and took off for the opposite end of …

Vandersloot’s rookie WNBA season ends in Seattle

SEATTLE – There were a couple of minutes left in the first half when Courtney Vandersloot gathered in a long outlet pass and took off for the opposite end of …

It’s been a whirlwind for Vandersloot

Take a deep breath and get ready for a dizzying recap. It was only 12 months ago that Courtney Vandersloot was enjoying the idyllic life of a college senior, savoring …

January, Bjorklund face uncertain professional future

While Courtney Vandersloot continues the whirlwind, finishing her first WNBA season before heading overseas, Spokane’s other two WNBA connections are in limbo. University grad Angie Bjorklund injured her foot and …

Vandersloot has shot at Olympics

Former Gonzaga University women’s basketball star Courtney Vandersloot has been added to the U.S. women’s national team pool. That makes the Chicago Sky all-star rookie one of 26 players in …

Vandersloot has shot at Olympics

Former Gonzaga University women’s basketball star Courtney Vandersloot has been named one of 26 players in the pool to make the 12-member U.S. Olympic team for next summer’s games in …

Woods to end 3-month layoff at Firestone

Golf: Tiger Woods finally gets back to golf next week at the Bridgestone Invitational, ending an 11-week break to heal injuries to his left leg. Woods used his website to …