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Adam Helewka’s hat trick leads Chiefs’ rout of first-place Seattle

The first meeting of the season between the Spokane Chiefs and the Seattle Thunderbirds couldn’t have gone any better for the home team.


Spokane Chiefs forward Dominic Zwerger tabbed for world juniors

Spokane Chiefs forward Dominic Zwerger has been selected to play for his home country of Austria in the upcoming IIHF World Junior Championship Tournament.


Adam Helewka carries load as hot Chiefs defeat Moose Jaw

The Spokane Chiefs are one of the hottest team in the Western Hockey League, winning eight out of their last 10, and last year’s leading goal scorer Adam Helewka has …


Backup goalie Lasse Petersen registers shutout in first game with Chiefs

After nearly a month on the road, it took a while for the Spokane Chiefs to find themselves Wednesday night, but they used two power-play goals to boost them to …


Beaver Valley tops Spokane Braves 3-2 in OT

Jace Weegar’s power-play goal in overtime lifted the Beaver Valley Nitehawks (14-3-1-0-0) past the Spokane Braves in a KIJHL game Friday at Eagles Ice-A-Rena in Spokane. Paxtone Malone and Connor …


Spokane Chiefs release 20-year-old goaltender Garret Hughson

The Spokane Chiefs released 20-year-old goaltender Garret Hughson on Wednesday.


Beaver Valley defeats Spokane Braves

Kyle Hope scored two goals as the Beaver Valley Nitehawks defeated the Spokane Braves 6-2 in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League play at Fruitvale, British Columbia on Tuesday.


Eastern Washington sweeps Idaho in Big Sky volleyball match

Ana Jakovljevic had 11 kills and Allie Schumacher added eight kills and 12 digs as the Eastern Washington volleyball team extended its winning streak to five matches with a straight-sets …


Rookie Jaret Anderson-Dolan scores hat trick to rally Chiefs past Tri-City

For a guy who had never scored a goal in the Western Hockey League before Saturday, Jaret Anderson-Dolan sure made people sit up and take notice. Anderson-Dolan not only scored …


Area roundup: Strong third period lifts Spokane Chiefs past Red Deer

The Spokane Chiefs overcame a 3-0 deficit with five consecutive third-period goals and beat the Red Deer Rebels 5-3 in Western Hockey League preseason action Saturday at the Tri-City Americans …


Area roundup: Dominic Zwerger leads Spokane Chiefs to first preseason win

Austrian forward Dominic Zwerger accounted for two goals and one assist Thursday as the Spokane Chiefs won their first preseason game by waltzing past the Portland Winterhawks 7-2 during the …


Blog matters: Spokane Indians depart Avista after odd summer

Friday: The Spokane Indians bid adieu Thursday to what was a strange Northwest League season at Avista Stadium. The summer at Avista Stadium included searing temperatures, often 90 degrees or …


Area roundup: Eastern hires Chris Victor as assistant men’s basketball coach

Chris Victor, a head men’s basketball coach the last five seasons for Citrus College in Glendora, California, accepted a position as assistant coach at Eastern Washington University, the school announced …


WHL notes: Spokane Chiefs wait another day to clinch

Ten teams have clinched postseason berths as the Western Hockey League’s regular season winds down to its final 1 1/2 weeks, but the Spokane Chiefs must wait to become the …


Spokane Chiefs move closer to postseason berth

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Riley Whittingham and Dominic Zwerger scored less than 3 minutes apart in the first period Tuesday to launch the Spokane Chiefs toward a 4-3 victory over …


Kelowna’s big second period stops Chiefs

KELOWNA, B.C. – Playing the Kelowna Rockets is never an easy task; especially when it’s on the road and on the second night of a back-to-back. The Chiefs (31-29-3-1, 66 …


Chiefs win on strength of Hughson shutout

Spokane’s Garret Hughson stopped 28 shots to earn his first shutout of the season in the Chiefs’ 4-0 Western Hockey League win over the Tri-City Americans on Friday night.


Area roundup: Gonzaga, Purdue split doubleheader

Mitchell Gunsolus and Tyler Frost each had four hits, Justin Jacobs hit a three-run home run and Gonzaga (5-5) bounced back from a 5-3 opening-game loss to Purdue (4-5) by …


Gonzaga bats lead sweep of UC Davis

The Gonzaga bats came alive Saturday and the Bulldogs baseball team turned it into a doubleheader-sweep of UC Davis in Davis, California. GU pounded out 18 hits in the opener …


Abby Regan of WSU sets school indoor mile record at Husky Classic

Washington State senior Abby Regan set a school record in the mile Saturday at the Husky Classic indoor track and field meet in Seattle. Regan crossed in 4 minutes, 43.91 …


Area roundup: Mead, U-Hi advance to 4A gymnastics regional

Jenna Schlosser made sure she and her Mead teammates had a repeat shot to make the State 4A gymnastics championships. Schlosser won the uneven bars, vault and floor exercise, claiming …


Cougars take multievent titles at Nampa meet

Washington State’s Dino Dodig and Kristine Felix won individual titles Saturday at the Ed Jacoby Invitational and Multis indoor track and field meet in Nampa, Idaho. Dodig claimed the men’s …


Chiefs rout Ams for 7th straight win

The Spokane Chiefs enter 2015 with a seven-game winning streak, the best in the Western Hockey League.


Chiefs hold off Thunderbirds 2-1

Kailer Yamamoto scored two goals, and Spokane continued its success on the road, holding off Seattle in a Western Hockey League game at Kent, Washington, Friday night. Yamamoto, a Spokane …


Whitworth women take third at West regional

The Whitworth women’s cross country team, led by Amanda Blankenship’s 20th-place finish, took third place at the NCAA Division III West Region Championships Saturday at Bush’s Pasture Park in Salem, …


Chiefs fall flat in turnaround game

In the Western Hockey League, nights spent in cramped buses after games far away from home are the norm.


Rebels clamp down on Chiefs

For the 10th time in 14 games, the Spokane Chiefs found themselves in a one-goal game. But despite putting 39 shots on net, the Chiefs could only manage to get …


EWU women’s soccer team qualifies for conference tournament

Kiana Hafferty scored in the 21st minute to give Eastern Washington a 1-0 soccer victory over host North Dakota on Sunday in Grand Forks and qualify for the Big Sky …


Area roundup: Whitworth volleyball extends streak to six

The Whitworth volleyball team ran its winning streak to six matches with a sweep of Pacific in a Northwest Conference match Saturday in Forest Grove, Oregon. Brenna Bruil had 10 …


Johnson lifts Cougars past Buffaloes

Kaitlyn Johnson’s 50th minute goal broke a 1-all tie and gave No. 24 Washington State a 2-1 win over Colorado (10-6, 3-4) in a Pac-12 women’s soccer match Friday in …