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UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019, 5:08 p.m.

Prep notebook: Mt. Spokane’s Niveya Henley goes camping; all-league lacrosse honors

Mt. Spokane sophomore Niveya Henley and Clarkston sophomore Ashlyn Wallace have been selected to the adidas Gauntlet All-American Camp as two of the top 50 players in America in the …


UPDATED: Wed., April 3, 2019, 6:40 p.m.

AP all-state: Gonzaga Prep’s Anton Watson named boys all-classification player of the year

Gonzaga Prep’s Anton Watson was named the Associated Press boys all-classification state player of the year, an honor announced on Wednesday.


UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019, 6:39 p.m.

All-Region teams: Anton Watson, Jacinta Buckley head The Spokesman-Review’s big school teams

Gonzaga Prep senior Anton Watson has been named The Spokesman-Review Region boys big school player of the year.


UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019, 6:10 p.m.

Winter sports 2018-19 high school all-league teams

Winter sports 2018-19 high school all-league teams


UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019, 8:17 p.m.

Steve Christilaw: High school rivalries breed serious respect, friendship

Athletic rivals show compassion time and time again in Spokane and Spokane Valley.


State basketball: All-tournament teams for state 2A, 1A, 2B and 1B boys and girls

Dakota Patchen led Colton to the State 1B girls championship, beating Pomeroy 51-43 on Saturday, and was selected by state high school print media as tournament MVP.


UPDATED: Sat., March 2, 2019, 10:35 p.m.

State 2A, 1A: East Valley girls see title bid fall shot as Washougal wins in overtime

Maybe, just maybe, Faith Adams had given the East Valley Knights the spark they so desperately needed as they chased a State 2A title in the SunDome on Saturday night.


UPDATED: Sat., March 2, 2019, 11:49 p.m.

State 2B girls: Behind young core, Tri-Cities Prep tops Liberty, earns first title in school history

Tri-Cities Prep called a timeout with 26.6 seconds left to clear its bench at the end of a championship game it never trailed, substituting in five players who were no …


UPDATED: Sat., March 2, 2019, 11:53 p.m.

State 4A girls: Eastlake holds off Lewis and Clark to claim title; Central Valley takes sixth

Eastlake captured the program’s first state championship, behind a double-double by Keeli Burton – 22 points and 12 rebounds. Sixteen of her 22 points came after halftime.


UPDATED: Sat., March 2, 2019, 11:55 p.m.

State 3A girls: Mt. Spokane falls to Prairie in rough-shooting title game

Brooke Walling – headed to Fresno State in the fall – scored 17 points and top-seeded Prairie outlasted second-seeded Mt. Spokane 37-35 in the State 3A championship game at the …


UPDATED: Sat., March 2, 2019, 11:53 p.m.

State 1B girls: Colton surges back in second half to topple Pomeroy for title

Colton’s run of success over the past decade has been so impressive, so dominant, it is almost difficult not to discredit the Wildcats to some degree.


UPDATED: Sat., March 2, 2019, 1:19 a.m.

State 4A girls: Lewis and Clark beats Kentridge in semis, keeps title game streak alive for GSL

Kaylee Bishop scored 22 points, Jacinta Buckley added 15 and third-seeded Lewis and Clark (22-3) beat second-seeded Kentridge 64-55 in a State 4A semifinal game at the Tacoma Dome on …


UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 10:57 p.m.

State 2A: East Valley’s girls power way to first championship game

After finishing third (twice), fifth and sixth since 2013, East Valley’s lengthy quest for that most elusive of trophies has just one step left.


UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 11:06 p.m.

John Blanchette: Balancing act driving changes for state hoops tournaments

This was the small-ball world when Mike Colbrese took on the job as executive director of the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association 25 years ago. Lots of things were simpler then, …


UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 11:54 p.m.

State 2B girls: Liberty holds off late push from Wahkiakum to earn spot in title game

In the closing seconds of the biggest game of her life, Maisie Burnham stood in a familiar spot: the free-throw line.


UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 11:52 p.m.

State 1B girls: Colton, Pomeroy set stage for another title-game showdown

Neah Bay’s future is as bright as any, but it was no match for Colton’s present. The upstart Red Devils found few answers to contend with the reigning state champions’ …


UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 11:27 p.m.

State 3A girls: Mt. Spokane clamps down on defense to beat Garfield in semifinal

Aspyn Adams scored 16 points, Jayda Noble added 12 and second-seeded Mt. Spokane (24-1) beat third-seeded Garfield 52-46 in a State 3A semifinal at the Tacoma Dome on Friday.


UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 9:53 p.m.

State 1A: Lynden Christian girls top Medical Lake in semifinals for second straight year

After two wins where opponents offensive problems allowed the Cardinals to work through their own difficulties Medical Lake’s struggle Friday were compounded by an opponent whose offensive proficiency forced them …


UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 11:23 p.m.

State 4A girls: Anika Chalich shoots Central Valley into 4th-place game

Anika Chalich scored a season-high 15 points and fourth-seeded Central Valley (22-4) outlasted seventh-seeded Inglemoor (21-8) in a State 4A consolation round game at the Tacoma Dome on Friday.


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 11:57 p.m.

State 2B girls: Liberty downs Davenport to earn spot in semifinals

What the Liberty Lancers lacked in tournament experience, they more than made up for in height.


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 9:44 p.m.

State 4A girls: Lewis and Clark advances to semis with physical win over Glacier Peak

Jacinta Buckley scored 17 points with nine rebounds and three steals and third-seeded Lewis and Clark held off fifth-seeded Glacier Peak in a State 4A quarterfinal 48-38 at the Tacoma …


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 10:43 p.m.

State 2A: East Valley girls upset top-seeded Lynden in quarterfinals

Playing to make certain her teammates dream of a state title stayed alive, East Valley senior Genesis Wilkinson took over the second half of Thursday’s State 2A quarterfinal game against …


UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 12:51 a.m.

State 4A girls: Central Valley knocked off by Bellarmine Prep in repeat of 2017 quarterfinal

Bellarmine Prep’s Ciara Gatpatan scored 19 points and the sixth-seeded Lions knocked off fourth-seeded Central Valley 46-44, sending the defending state champions into the fourth-place bracket.


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 6:41 p.m.

State 1A: Medical Lake dials up defense to top Meridian, advance to semifinals

Medical Lake girls coach Kyle Lundberg lived his own personal Groundhog Day on Thursday at the SunDome. But it was all good in the end as his Cardinals advanced to …


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 4:46 p.m.

State 3A girls: Mt. Spokane uses experience to pull away in quarterfinal win over West Seattle

Aspyn Adams scored 20 points with six 3-pointers, Emily Nelson added 15 and second-seeded Mt. Spokane handled ninth-seeded West Seattle 55-35 in a State 3A quarterfinal at the Tacoma Dome …


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 11:53 p.m.

State 1B girls: Almira/Coulee-Hartline girls shake off flu bug, top Mount Vernon Christian

Almira/Coulee-Hartline encountered adversity at the State 1B girls basketball state tournament before its first game had tipped off Thursday.


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 11:25 p.m.

State 2B girls: St. George’s uses second-quarter surge to top Ilwaco, advance to quarterfinals

Two years ago, a round further into the State 2B tournament, St. George’s had a halftime lead against Ilwaco, only to lose in overtime.


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 10:39 p.m.

State 2A: East Valley rolls past Anacortes, faces top-seed Lynden in quarterfinals

The East Valley Knights have a chance to bring home a trophy for the fifth time in six straight trips to state.


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 8:58 p.m.

State 1A: Medical Lake turns to 3-point shooting, tops King’s in loser-out contest

After having a nine-point first period lead reduced to two points heading in the fourth period, the Cardinals did what they’ve done all season according to coach Kyle Lundberg. They …


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 7:35 p.m.

State 1B girls: Sunnyside Christian downs Inchelium, advances to quarterfinals

The youngest sibling of three, there is little Sydney Banks can do on a basketball court that her older sisters didn’t accomplish during their respective prep careers at Sunnyside Christian.