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Bell’s return to GU appears to be close

Gary Bell Jr. is healing and hopeful.


Women’s notebook: Zags memorize ‘the book’

For every game, Gonzaga women’s basketball players watch the condensed version of hours of video, sit through two team-scouting sessions and must memorize “the book” compiled by one assistant coach …


Portland upsets No. 22 Gonzaga

PORTLAND – A number of Gonzaga winning streaks came to an end Thursday night. The Portland Pilots knocked off the 22nd-ranked Bulldogs 82-73, ending Gonzaga’s 17-game winning streak at the …


Bulldogs relish WCC competition

Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Kelly Graves said it’s too early to read much in the league standings, but he prefers having every conference game turn into a grudge match. Coming …


Blanchette: Zags’ play did the talking with students gone

So when does the first Kennel Clubber demand a tuition rebate? At the next tent campout, do they burn an effigy of Jamie Zaninovich’s schedule maker to stay warm?


Blanchette: This Gaels beatdown deserved proper heckling

So when does the first Kennel Clubber demand a tuition rebate? At the next tent campout, do they burn an effigy of Jamie Zaninovich’s schedule maker to stay warm? Surely …


Zags beat Dons, but eight fans lose to ticket scam Monday night

Eight Gonzaga fans were stung by a Craigslist ticket scam for the Monday night men’s basketball game. Spokane police are investigating, and department spokeswoman Monique Cotton said the fraud should …


Graves knows recruiting can be tricky

Recruiting on the Division I level never really stops as coaches try to stock their sidelines with the talent to improve or to have players ready to take over for …


Albanez leads Zags to win

Gonzaga may have lost its West Coast Conference opener on Saturday night, but the nine-time defending women’s basketball champions aren’t ready to abdicate just yet. Led by Junior Keani Albanez …


Gaels slip past Bulldogs in overtime

MORAGA, Calif. – Jackie Nared scored 27 points and Danielle Mauldin had 24 with 23 rebounds to lift the Saint Mary’s women’s basketball team to a 79-78 overtime victory over …


GU opens WCC vs. Broncos at Kennel

Gone are the last two seasons with occasional split weeks – one home game and one road game – and disjointed travel partners. The addition of Pacific brought WCC membership …


Gonzaga’s Dower battles back

Gonzaga senior forward Sam Dower Jr. feared the worst when he took a nasty fall late in the first half of Saturday’s loss to Kansas State.


GU women face challenge in WCC’s first half

Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Kelly Graves stopped practice Thursday and had all his players gather around him.


Gay slur costs CSU assistant

College football: Colorado State defensive line coach Greg Lupfer (above) has been suspended without pay for two weeks for using a gay slur when yelling at Washington State quarterback Connor …


Gonzaga women look to avenge loss to WSU

The No. 25 Gonzaga women’s basketball team starts a brutal stretch of road games today with a game at Washington State in which coach Kelly Graves hopes to deliver some …


Greinacher’s week earns WCC honor

Sunny Greinacher, a junior forward on the Gonzaga University women’s basketball team, was named West Coast Conference Player of the Week. Greinacher helped the 24th-ranked Bulldogs to three wins last …


Gonzaga women set defensive record

Even with a sloppy beginning, the No. 24 Gonzaga women’s basketball team gave up the fewest points in school history Saturday as it crushed visiting Colgate 81-31 in nonconference play. …


GU women crush Colgate

Even with a sloppy beginning, the No. 24 Gonzaga women’s basketball team gave up the fewest points in school history Saturday, crushing visiting Colgate 81-31 in nonconference play.


Vandals fall just shy of WAC title match

Desiree Scott and Stephanie Ziegler had 18 kills apiece Tuesday night as top-seeded New Mexico State (21-10) rallied past fourth-seeded Idaho 27-29, 26-24, 26-28, 25-12, 15-12 at the Western Athletic …


Group claims Gonzaga University losing focus on Catholic identity

While alumni revel in Gonzaga University’s basketball success and the growth of its campus and student body, a small, independent group called the 1887 Trust worries the Jesuit university is …


Clute killin’ it

Kennadie Clute’s goals for her freshman volleyball season at Montana State were simple: Play and help her team as much as possible. Check and check.


Clute shines as college freshman

Kennadie Clute, a 6-foot-1 outside hitter from Mt. Spokane High, not only leads the Big Sky Conference in kills and points, she’s the top freshman in the nation in both …


Tom Foley memorial service draws hundreds to Gonzaga University

Thousands of miles from his old congressional stomping grounds, friends and family of Tom Foley remembered the qualities that elevated the man to legendary statesman. “Thank you so much for …


Ex-Gonzaga basketball star Evans dies

Former Gonzaga Bulldogs men’s basketball player Rich Evans died Oct. 9 in Salina, Kan. Evans played for the Zags from 1947-50 and still ranks 13th on the school’s all-time scoring …


Coaches poll tabs Zags 14th

The Gonzaga University Bulldogs men’s basketball team has been ranked 14th in the preseason USA Today coaches poll released Thursday. The Bulldogs, who finished 12th in the final coaches poll …


Ugly ties? A matter of perspective

The Gonzaga men’s soccer team was fit to be tied Sunday. On the positive side, the Bulldogs are tied for first place in the West Coast Conference after a 3-3 …


Firsts have GU feelin’ good

First things first. First win over Loyola Marymount since 2010. First road win over San Francisco since 2007 and first win over the Dons since 2009. First win at Santa …


Ehlo pleads guilty to reckless burning

Craig Ehlo pleaded guilty to a charge of second-degree reckless burning Wednesday stemming from an incident at his home last month. Ehlo will be granted credit for a day served …


Men’s soccer preview: Pirates look to repeat as NWC champs

The Whitworth soccer team is making a few adjustments this season. So is new coach Morgan Cathey, who can finally get back to the business of coaching after a house …


College women’s soccer preview: Making strides

The Washington State soccer team got out of its comfort zone last season under new coach Keidane McAlpine, then found something even better: a return trip to the NCAA tournament. …