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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 …


Ex-Cougar LaToya Harris to coach Lewis-Clark State volleyball

Former Washington State volleyball standout LaToya Harris has been named head volleyball coach at Lewis-Clark State College, Warriors athletic director Gary Picone announced Monday. Harris played at WSU from 1999-2002 …


Vandersloot, Bjorklund await WNBA fate with draft on Monday

There was a little too much magic in the recently completed basketball season for Courtney Vandersloot’s next dream to come true. The All-America point guard who led Gonzaga to the …


Draft approaches for Vandersloot, Bjorklund

Gonzaga’s Courtney Vandersloot and University HS grad Angie Bjorklund, who played at Tennessee, anticipate Monday’s WNBA draft.


Durfey captures circuit finals tie down championship

Saving the best for last, Tyson Durfey put together his best run Sunday afternoon to win the tie-down roping championship at the Dodge National Circuit Finals Rodeo in Oklahoma City. …


Area roundup: GU’s Gonzales goes distance again

Freshman Marco Gonzales pitched his third straight complete game, helping Gonzaga beat New Mexico 6-2 on Sunday in Spokane to give the Bulldogs a three-game sweep. Gonzales (4-2) allowed two …


Gonzaga women zoom to first Elite Eight

They are Elite. The magical season for the Gonzaga women’s basketball team continued Saturday night – to the delight of 10,717 fans at the Spokane Arena – as the Bulldogs …


Bekkering steps up when Gonzaga needs new star

Say this about the Bulldogs’ 76-69 victory over Louisville on Saturday night in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA women’s basketball tournament: Routine went on vacation. But with the result …


Gonzaga women reach Elite Eight

The Gonzaga women’s basketball survived a frenetic Louisville second-half rally, and the Bulldogs are headed to their first Elite Eight.


Point guards are talk of the town in Spokane Regional

Like the pitcher in baseball and the quarterback in football, everything starts with the point guard in basketball. That’s why the Arena is the place to be tonight for the …


Gonzaga takes on Louisville at the Spokane Arena

Louisville has been through the Big East wars and just produced what is probably the biggest upset of the opening weekend of the NCAA women’s basketball tournament. The Cardinals believe …


Young fan makes friends with Gonzaga’s Schick

Kiandra Jacobsen went to her first Gonzaga women’s basketball game this season. It was the Bulldogs’ season opener. The 12-year-old sixth-grader from Sheridan Elementary was immediately hooked.


Matthews & Co. did prep work for today’s Gonzaga women’s basketball team

Sometime Friday, the 10,000th ticket was sold to tonight’s regional semifinals of the NCAA women’s basketball tournament at the Spokane Arena, so the latest cult of Gonzaga hoops is officially …


Matthews & Co. did prep work for today’s Bulldogs

Virtually every basketball phenomenon is rooted in some sort of early humility and marked by baby steps, stubbed toes or unrequited hopes which serve as a foundation for the sort …


Gonzaga women take on Louisville

The Louisville Cardinals, coming off an upset of Xavier, take on high-octane Gonzaga at the Spokane Arena on Saturday in their Sweet 16 matchup.