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Prep football: Ryan Blair tosses school-record 8 passing touchdowns in Mead win

Roundup of Friday’s high school football action from across Eastern Washington and North Idaho.

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 9, 2019, 5:59 p.m.

Mead volleyball team tests itself at Nike Tournament of Champions

The old adage, often misquoted, says that “the proof of the pudding is in the tasting.”

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 5, 2019, 6:41 p.m.

Keani Guthmueller stars on offense, defense for Lewis and Clark in win over Post Falls

Keani Guthmueller rushed for 142 with touchdown runs of 1, 31 and 65 yards and hauled in two interceptions, and Lewis and Clark held off Post Falls 43-36 at Albi …

Prep football: Kannon Katzer runs for two touchdowns, Mt. Spokane bounces back against University

Roundup of Friday’s prep football action from across Eastern Washington and North Idaho.

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 4, 2019, 11:21 p.m.

Sophomore Ryan McKenna takes charge, Gonzaga Prep downs Mead in Greater Spokane League showdown

Ryan McKenna carried 18 times for 147 yards with touchdown runs of 76 and 22 yards and Gonzaga Prep topped visiting Mead 31-7 to remain unbeaten in league play.

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 3, 2019, 4:40 p.m.

Week 5 prep football preview: Mead faces Gonzaga Prep in early battle for top of 4A league race

With all due respect to the three other teams in the Greater Spokane League 4A ranks, the league title could very well be determined by the three games between Mead, …

Girls soccer: Senior-laded Ferris learning from experience in tough GSL race

In Alex Bray’s first two seasons as girls soccer coach at Ferris, the Saxons have learned all about what it means to come up just a tad short.

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 28, 2019, 2:16 a.m.

Caleb Shawen toughs it out as Mead beats Mt. Spokane in ‘Battle of the Bell’

Caleb Shawen carried 20 times for 181 yards and Mead outlasted Mt. Spokane 34-28 in a Greater Spokane League showdown at Albi Stadium on Friday.

Week 4 prep football preview: ‘Battle of the Bell’ showcases two top teams in Mead, Mt. Spokane

The annual “Battle of the Bell” doesn’t mean anything toward postseason play, but it’s a rivalry game unparalleled in the area, with a five-figure crowd expected at Albi Stadium on …

Joe Albi Top 10: From long kicks to long shots, the stadium has seen it all

With the clock ticking on the current Joe Albi Stadium, John Blanchette looks back at the 10 most memorable football moments in the stadium’s history.

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 20, 2019, 11:28 p.m.

Central Valley holds off Ferris in matchup of unbeaten Greater Spokane League football teams

Central Valley escaped as the team still without a blemish on its record, outlasting Ferris 17-7 at Albi Stadium on Friday.

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 19, 2019, 11:04 p.m.

Ryan Blair guides Mead to overwhelming win over Lewis and Clark in Greater Spokane League 4A opener

Mead scored early, often, on the ground and through the air and handled Lewis and Clark 34-10 in the Greater Spokane League 4A opener at Albi Stadium on Thursday.

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 20, 2019, 5:19 p.m.

Prep notebook: Mt. Spokane star Tyson Degenhart announces commitment to Boise State basketball via social media

Junior Tyson Degenhart, a first team all-Great Spokane League selection and all-state tourney pick, committed to Boise State basketball on Thursday.

Week 3 prep football preview: Battle of unbeatens in Greater Spokane League 4A opener

There are only three undefeated teams left in the Greater Spokane League after two weeks of nonleague play – Central Valley and Ferris in the 4A ranks and Mt. Spokane …

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 14, 2019, 10:24 p.m.

Cameron Sheley helps Central Valley outrun Garfield; Bears overcome three-score deficit in fourth

Central Valley outscored Garfield 26-6 in the fourth quarter and pulled off a 40-39 comeback win over the visiting Bulldogs in a nonleague game on Saturday.

Week 2 Prep Football Preview: Ferris faces Lake City in battle of up-and-comers

Week 1 saw the Greater Spokane League have early success against some tough nonleague opponents. This week we’ll see if the impressive debuts were for real or merely a hot …

Tackling Rogers’ numbers game: Coach works to recruit, retain more players for Pirates football team

David Chambless, the second-year football coach at Rogers High School, is working hard to get more players out for his Greater Spokane League squad.

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 9, 2019, 10:56 p.m.

Prep Notebook: Greater Spokane League teams off to quick start

The Greater Spokane League came up with some impressive Week 1 nonleague wins last weekend, but two wins stood out for the local teams.

Week 1 Prep Football Preview: Gonzaga Prep hosts showdown against Coeur d’Alene

The first week of Washington high school football is finally upon us. There are great matchups around the region for Week 1, with many area schools getting tuneups against out-of-state …

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019, 9:30 p.m.

2019 Prep Football Preview: Mead hopes to step out from the pack in Greater Spokane League 4A race

If it seems like the Greater Spokane League 4A ranks have been hit harder this year with talent graduating, you might not be imagining things.

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019, 5:24 p.m.

2019 Prep Football Preview: Mt. Spokane looks to reclaim Greater Spokane League 3A title

After the dust settles when schools are allowed to reduce their attendance numbers for classification based upon free and reduced lunches, the Greater Spokane League 3A ranks could look drastically …

UPDATED: Thu., May 30, 2019, 10:39 p.m.

No secret: Ryan Montang is the new University wrestling coach

It’s not exactly a secret, but most of his classmates and former teammates don’t know that Ryan Montang is the new head wrestling coach at University High School.

State tennis: Brooke Fager of Lewis and Clark caps high school career at state tournament

Brooke Fager knows what it’s going to take at this weekend’s state Class 4A girls tennis tournament.

UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 3:38 p.m.

Mead senior golfer Zane Mularski propels Panthers to spot in state tournament

Zane Mularski played the first golf holes of his life at The Creek at Qualchan Golf Course, and the irony is not lost on him that he will play the …

UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019, 9:28 p.m.

WIAA allows football programs to petition to play down one classification

The WIAA Representative Assembly voted to pass eight amendments for the 2019-20 school year. One in particular will grab the attention of high school football fans in Eastern Washington.

CV girls credit eight straight GSL track and field championships to teamwork

At the start of every spring season, Central Valley girls track coach Geoff Arte posts a list of every athlete to have been part of the program since the 2010 …

Prep softball: University to host Central Valley in intense finale

There is no shortage of excitement when Central Valley and University High face off in a sport.

Girls golf: Mead’s Cami Culp works way to top of Greater Spokane League

Mead High senior Cami Culp transformed her golf game through countless hours on the course, one example being the four holes she squeezed in before darkness fell Sunday. Her triple-digit …

Greater Spokane League’s brightest stars gather for recognition at scholar-athlete awards

The 36th annual Greater Spokane League scholar-athlete award luncheon was held on Thursday at the Spokane Club, highlighting some of the best and brightest young people that Spokane has to …

Prep baseball: Ferris rookie baseball coach Samuel Brown finding his way

When Ferris hired former Gonzaga star Samuel Brown to be the Saxons’ coach, they found the right guy at the right time – in ways the South Hill school never …