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Lakeside’s Callie Best signs with Gonzaga soccer

Callie Best of Lakeside (Nine Mile Falls) was among 11 players signing letters of intent to play women’s soccer for Gonzaga next season. Best scored 91 goals during her high …


Persistence pays dividends

Kevin Pangos was just doing what he usually does. He was putting up extra shots Wednesday night in the Martin Centre. Portland was practicing in the McCarthey Athletic Center. And …


Eastern’s Tyler Harvey named Big Sky Player of Week for third time this season

After a 61-point weekend, Eastern Washington guard Tyler Harvey has been selected a co-Big Sky Conference men’s basketball Player of the Week for the third time this season. On Thursday, …


Blanchette: Bulldogs open huge gap between them, rest of WCC

Back at the turn of the calendar, it wasn’t a night in front of the TV with the Gonzaga Bulldogs without a comfortable lead squandered or a sure thing rendered …


Gonzaga bounces Gaels to seize first place alone in WCC

It was a numbers game, and those generally favor Gonzaga’s depth and balance. The third-ranked Zags wore down Saint Mary’s in the second half, pulling away for a 68-47 victory …


Area women: Gonzaga posts ninth consecutive victory

When you’re on a roll, sometimes even a lowly point total won’t slow you down. Gonzaga scored its second-lowest point total of the season, but it was still enough as …


Gonzaga joins expanding analytics trend

You don’t need a bunch of numbers to understand that Gonzaga has a pretty good basketball team. The eye test confirms as much. But it doesn’t hurt to have statistical …


Four corners: Gonzaga

Coming up: Tonight vs. Saint Mary’s, 8 (ESPNU); Saturday vs. Pacific, 5 p.m. (KHQ) Outlook: The WCC’s top two teams square off for first place. It’s a matchup of the …


GU notebook: Saint Mary’s returns to title-chase mix

It wasn’t supposed to be like this. Preseason magazines and polls picked Gonzaga to win the WCC, but the primary challenger was expected to be BYU. That hasn’t materialized. Fourth-place …


No. 3 Gonzaga edges Pepperdine despite troubles at the line

MALIBU, Calif. – For a while, it had the feel of a comfortable Gonzaga victory. Pepperdine had other ideas.


Upsets help propel Gonzaga to No. 3 in men’s basketball polls

Gonzaga’s 2-0 week, coupled with upsets in the top five, helped the Zags reach No. 3 in the men’s college basketball polls. The Zags (16-1, 5-0 WCC), who visit Pepperdine …


Gonzaga men move up in AP poll to No. 6

Men’s basketball: Gonzaga moved up one spot in both polls, climbing to No. 6 in AP and No. 7 in the USA Today coaches rankings. The Zags (14-1, 3-0 WCC) …


Balanced Gonzaga women stroll past Portland

The Gonzaga women’s basketball team finally trailed in a conference game when Portland hit its opening shot Saturday. But it didn’t last long as the Bulldogs raced to a 79-57 …


Portland provides homey feel for No. 7 Bulldogs

PORTLAND – Another West Coast Conference road game for Gonzaga, but it’ll feel like home for several Zags. No. 7 Gonzaga finishes off a three-game road stretch to open the …


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COMING UP: Saturday at Portland, 6:30 p.m. (ESPN2) OUTLOOK: The Zags (13-1, 2-0) conclude a three-game road stretch to open conference play at the Chiles Center, where Portland thumped GU …


Elle Tinkle scores a career-high 26-points to lead Gonzaga to 67-49 win over San Diego

The Gonzaga women’s basketball team rode a career shooting night from Elle Tinkle all the way to a convincing 67-49 win Monday night over conference rival San Diego. After a …


Gonzaga expects rugged experience in Provo

PROVO, Utah – Gonzaga’s last three trips to the Marriott Center have produced one win, two losses and an indeterminate number of bruises. “It’s always one of the most physical …


Women’s basketball: Inland Northwest teams off to successful starts

The Eastern Washington women’s basketball team went into the Sunshine State this week as apparent alligator bait for Florida, which had a four-year run of claiming its own Gator Holiday …


A list of former Gonzaga Bulldogs in the pros

NBA • Austin Daye, sixth season, San Antonio, 3.7 ppg, 2.4 rpg


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 …


John Blanchette: GU’s Kyle Wiltjer begins transformation process

Just more than a month ago, Kyle Wiltjer carved out a blink – two, really – of viral fame on YouTube, where these things happen. One clip showed him making …


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 …


Gonzaga, WSU women win exhibition games

Gonzaga opened its women’s basketball season by presenting new head coach Lisa Fortier with a 92-44 exhibition victory over NAIA-opponent Eastern Oregon before 4,765 fans in Spokane on Sunday. Lindsay …


College soccer notes: Cougs, Eags, Zags regroup

For several regional women’s college soccer teams, it’s time to regroup. Washington State, Gonzaga and Eastern Washington all faced reverses last week – just as they were building some midseason …


College volleyball notes: Gonzaga breaking new ground

Gonzaga’s volleyball team is coming off another historic weekend. The Bulldogs defeated Pepperdine and Loyola Marymount on the same weekend for the first time. They knocked off Pepperdine for the …


Bulldog, Vandal collect POW honors

Volleyball: Savannah Blinn, a Gonzaga junior outside hitter from Lewiston, was named the West Coast Conference Player of the Week for the third time in her career. As GU beat …


Area roundup: Savannah Blinn key in GU volleyball win over LMU

Gonzaga junior Savannah Blinn had 29 kills and the Bulldogs edged No. 22 Loyola Marymount in four sets in a West Coast Conference volleyball match at the Martin Centre on …


Gonzaga pays $400,000 to settle deadly kayak trip

Gonzaga University paid $400,000 to the family of Christopher Gormley, a freshman at the university who died on a kayak trip organized by the university. The settlement adds to the …


WSU’s Bettinson earns MVP honors at Notre Dame volleyball tournament

Close followers of the Washington State University volleyball team know about Kyra Holt, Emmy Allen and Haley MacDonald, prized recruits in the Cougars’ nationally ranked 2013 class. They’re well aware …


Men’s soccer: Zags look to build on 2013 season

The Gonzaga men’s soccer team took some big strides last year, but will be counting on some fresh legs to take the Bulldogs further this year. “The team has been …