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Education notebook: Ferris, G-Prep students semifinalists in National Merit Scholarship Program

Jacob M. Erdman, of Ferris High School and Jakob P. Nordhagen, of Gonzaga Prep, have both been announced as semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program.

Kwame Qadir throws TD pass and Ferris tops North Central

Kwame Qadir threw a second-quarter touchdown pass and Ferris (1-4) topped North Central (1-5) in a nonleague Greater Spokane League matchup.

Tre Phillips’ late TD helps Rogers knock off Ferris for first time in 20 years

Tre Phillips rushed for 140 yards on 28 carries with two touchdowns – including an 11-yard run in the fourth quarter – and Rogers (2-1) knocked off Ferris (0-3) in …

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 15, 2017

Central Valley overwhelms Ferris, 48-7 in GSL football

Neither team had played in two weeks. It appeared the Central Valley Bears, though, took advantage the most of the down time and defeated Ferris 48-7.

2017 GSL 4A preview: Gonzaga Prep loaded for another deep state run

Does Dave McKenna’s Gonzaga Prep Bulldogs have the makings of the team that went 14-0 and captured the State 4A championship two years ago? Time will tell.

Area high school football teams prep for openers

The high school football season is just now beginning its second week.

GSL Media Day: Sans blocking sled, Greg Lee takes tour of GSL football teams

The air in the SWX sports studio was chock full of optimism Monday. Powered by NWPrepsNow, The Spokesman-Review and SWX sponsored the first Greater Spokane League Football Media Day – …

UPDATED: Sat., May 27, 2017

State 4A track: Mead boys, behind three scorers, capture 8th title in school history

They brought five qualifiers, two alternates and three scored points – and the Mead boys track team captured the State 4A track and field championship Saturday afternoon.

UPDATED: Wed., May 24, 2017

Tom Yearout named Ferris head football coach

Tom Yearout is moving 33 blocks up South Hill. The former Lewis and Clark head football coach has accepted the Ferris head coaching job. He replaces Jim Sharkey.

Postseason track: Lewis and Clark girls, Ferris boys win 4A Regional titles

The Lewis and Clark girls track and field team spent the first week of the season shoveling snow off four lanes of its track. Coach Dan Hilsendeger called it conditioning. …

Postseason track roundup: Mead’s Joseph Heitman shines on toasty day

Joseph Heitman wanted to conserve all the fuel he could Friday during a busy afternoon at the 4A Regional track and field meet.

UPDATED: Tue., March 21, 2017

Ferris football coach accused of exposing himself to players being investigated in Shoshone County

The Shoshone County Sheriff’s Office is investigating allegations that Ferris High School coach Jim Sharkey exposed himself to players at a leadership camp last summer.

Ferris High School football coach suspended amid investigation into claims he exposed himself

Longtime Ferris football coach and teacher Jim Sharkey has been suspended with pay for the past six weeks as school officials investigate claims that he exposed himself to players at …

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 17, 2017

Jace VanLierop drains 3 to lead Ferris over Central Valley in 4A

With the score knotted up at 55 and the clock ticking down, Ferris guard Jace VanLierop figured the last shot would come from teammate Michael Ervin, what with Ervin’s team-high …

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 15, 2017

Area teams, individuals poised for state gymnastics meets

State gymnastics has expanded a day to accommodate an expanded 4A tournament.

GSL boys: Reece Van Lierop lifts Ferris late in overtime over Lewis and Clark

Reece van Lierop hit a 3-pointer and added a pair of free throws late in overtime to lift visiting Ferris (15-4, 13-4) past Lewis and Clark (11-8, 10-7) 48-47 on …

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 1, 2017

Gonzaga Prep boys, Central Valley girls brace for postseason with GSL titles secured

As his players cut downs the nets celebrating a second straight Greater Spokane League boys basketball championship Tuesday, Gonzaga Prep coach Matty McIntyre put the moment in perspective.

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 31, 2017

GSL boys: Gonzaga Prep beats Ferris to capture 2nd straight league championship

Defending their Greater Spokane League boys basketball championship was more important to the Gonzaga Bullpups than avenging their lone loss.

GSL rivalry basketball games feature special cause

The three traditional rivalry baketball games in the Greater Spokane League this week have an added component – ‘Three-pointers for a Cause’.

Jessica Harpel leads Ferris to team title at Greater Spokane League No. 5

Jessica Harpel took the individual honors and led Ferris to the team title in the Greater Spokane League No. 5 gymnastics meet on Thursday at North Central.

Greg Lee: Second half of GSL basketball should be highly entertaining

Sean Mallon has made his presence known in a big way at his alma mater.

GSL boys basketball: Ferris holds off Lewis and Clark in overtime

There were merciless student sections, a brief clock controversy, a buzzer beater and an intense overtime Thursday between Spokane’s two South Hill rivals.

Prep roundup: Bullpups upset Panthers in 4A regional loser-out girls soccer match

Prep roundup: Mia Payton and Trudi Thompson scored second-half goals to propel the visiting Gonzaga Prep Bullpups (12-6) to a 2-0 victory over the Mead Panthers (16-2) in a 4A …

Ferris’ ground game grinds out 24-9 victory over LC

Ferris and Lewis and Clark traded mistakes Friday night before Johnny Via took over and ran away with a 24-9 victory for the Saxons over their South Hill rivals.

Mead’s Loucks hits seven TD passes to beat Ferris 49-35

Behind seven touchdown passes from Mead’s Payton Loucks, the Panthers jumped all over Ferris early and then held on for a 49-35 Greater Spokane League victory.

Ferris takes advantage of turnovers, top U-Hi 35-6

The Ferris football team played turnover free, pulling away from the University Titans 35-6 in a 4A Greater Spokane League game Thursday at Albi Stadium.

CV rallies past Ferris, 38-17

Down by 10 points, Central Valley was still a confident football team at halftime Friday night.

A healthy Via leads Ferris past Shadle Park, 13-10

Ferris coach Jim Sharkey thought his football team was gaining traction. Now he’ll have to re-evaluate just where his team is, but he won’t turn back a 13-10 victory over …

G-Prep gets first win, handles Ferris 38-10

Winning can cure what ails a football team.

Mead, CV football teams brace for big showdown Friday

If the nonleague portion of the 4A Greater Spokane League has shown anything after two weeks regarding Mead and Central Valley, it’s inconclusive at best.