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Stories tagged: gonzaga

Gonzaga expects to see ‘real’ Musketeers

Xavier’s recent three-game losing streak and its slide out of the polls mean zilch to Gonzaga men’s basketball coach Mark Few. “They’re undefeated when they have their whole team intact,” …

Solid WCC should be tougher with addition of BYU

National pundits have suggested the West Coast Conference could be a three-bid league. Gonzaga, BYU and Saint Mary’s are a combined 30-7. Many have argued the WCC is better than …

Blanchette: rare meeting of midmajor powers

It is rare – in the same way that finding a touch of refinement on “Jersey Shore” is rare – that the Gonzaga Bulldogs hook up with one of their …

Pangos, Harris lead Zags past Butler

That’s three straight for Gonzaga. Wins, of course, but also three tough, grind-it-out efforts.

Haiden heroine for Zags

LAS VEGAS – Haiden Palmer’s 3-pointer with two-tenths of a second left gave Gonzaga a 71-68 victory over No. 13 Georgia in a Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Classic women’s basketball …

Haiden heroine for Zags

Haiden Palmer’s 3-pointer with two-tenths of a second left gave Gonzaga a 71-68 victory over No. 13 Georgia in a Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Classic women’s basketball game Monday night.

Battle in Seattle big for Bell, Edi

Gary Bell Jr. gets a chance to play in front of family and friends. Guy Landry Edi gets a chance to play, period.

Gonzaga’s women hold off Eastern

If Gonzaga had made another free throw, or two or three, Eastern Washington wouldn’t have been as disappointed after dropping a 75-69 decision at McCarthey Athletic Center Friday night.

Nothing spartan about friendship

On the nickname of “Magic” alone, it seems indisputable that the most significant recruit in the coaching career of Jud Heathcote was Earvin Johnson. A spot in the Hall of …

Zags take to Arena for charity game

Gonzaga coaches and players hear it from Spokanites all the time.

Graves records 300th career win in Gonzaga rout

Normally, there wouldn’t be anything memorable about the way Gonzaga defeated Idaho 91-42 in a women’s basketball game Thursday night in Memorial Gym at Moscow, Idaho. But the rout, ignited …

Gonzaga holds off scrappy Eastern in opener

The margin of victory in Gonzaga’s 77-69 men’s basketball victory over Eastern Washington on Friday night may have surprised some, but not Bulldogs head coach Mark Few.

Gonzaga women open with big win

Minus the best player in program history the Gonzaga women’s basketball team is going to be just fine.

Zags must rely on freshman guards

Freshman guards are not the third rail of college basketball. To hear tell, they might be even more lethal. It does not take much to inflate common wisdom into that …

Loper is Pride of Post Falls this weekend

A smile caught Krista Kilburn-Steveskey’s eye and she decided that was a player she should try to recruit for her Hofstra basketball team.

Area college athletic programs weigh in on NCAA reforms

The NCAA’s Board of Directors passed five major reform initiatives last week in Indianapolis, including allowing schools to supply some athletes with up to $2,000 per year in living expenses.

GU’s Landry Edi ruled ineligible for eight games

Gonzaga junior forward Guy Landry Edi has been ruled ineligible for eight games by the NCAA, Bulldogs athletic director Mike Roth said. Gonzaga knew during the recruiting process that Landry …

With a name like Graves maybe Halloween display isn’t surprise

Kelly Graves understands that while there is such a thing as going too far, a bigger Halloween misstep would be to not go far enough.

Young Bulldogs turn heads at Kraziness in the Kennel

Score one for the young pups. The Gonzaga men’s basketball team capped its annual Kraziness in the Kennel event with a 15-minute scrimmage won by the Red team, which featured …

Area Roundup: Gonzaga women capture soccer title

Sarah Rhodes scored her third goal of the weekend to give the Gonzaga women’s soccer team a 1-0 win over Boise State and the Bronco Invite title Sunday in Boise. …

Fews’ fundraiser set for 10th year

Mark and Marcy Few’s Coaches vs. Cancer turns 10 years old this weekend and they sound like proud parents when describing the event’s growth and impact.

NWC women’s soccer coaches tab Whitworth for second place

Northwest Conference women’s soccer coaches selected Whitworth to finish in second place in their preseason poll. The Pirates picked up 56 points and one first-place vote. Nine-time champion Puget Sound …

Ex-Zag Pargo raves about two seasons with teams in Israel

Jeremy Pargo’s goal hasn’t changed, just the route to get there. And he doesn’t mind the path he’s been on since completing his eligibility in the Gonzaga men’s basketball program …

Briefs: Gonzaga Prep, Ferris drop in to loser’s bracket

Frazier Krall tripled to lead off a four-run fourth inning Wednesday as the Lakeside Recovery Grays edged Gonzaga Prep 8-6 in Legion Junior State winner’s bracket play at G-Prep. In …

Virginia top seed in 64-team NCAA baseball field

NEW YORK – Virginia was selected Monday as the top seed for the 64-team NCAA Division I college baseball tournament. The Cavaliers (49-9) won the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament and …

Anti-noise plan deserves a hearing

How loud do you like your amplified blues harmonica? That’s the real question underlying the proposal to change Spokane Municipal Code 10.08.020.

WSU’s Arnold sees final season hit skids

Chad Arnold has no regrets. Yet he regrets plenty. The former is personal. The latter is about this Washington State University baseball season, the home portion of which ends this …

EWU men’s basketball signs 3-point specialist Hickert

College basketball: Jordan Hickert, the 17th-best junior college 3-point shooter in the nation during the 2010-11 season, has signed a letter of intent to attend Eastern Washington University and play …

Jager hired by WSU to coach swimming

Tom Jager, an NCAA and Olympic champion swimmer who has coached the University of Idaho since 2004, has been named the new head swimming coach at Washington State. “We are …

WNBA drafts familiar names

Though Gonzaga star Courtney Vandersloot and Spokane native Angie Bjorklund were surprised to be selected by the Chicago Sky in the WNBA Draft on Monday, for some reason it seems …