Stories tagged: lithuania
UPDATED: Fri., June 19, 2020
J.D. Salinger, the American writer best known for his 1951 novel “The Catcher in the Rye,” was honored Friday with a sculpture featuring a rye field near the Lithuanian village …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 15, 2019
Two Lithuanians and a Norwegian convicted of espionage in Russia were freed Friday in exchange for two Russians who had been in prison in Lithuania.
Mon., Sept. 9, 2019
Kyle Wiltjer heated up late and Kevin Pangos never got untracked as Canada closed the FIBA World Cup with an 82-76 loss to Germany.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 7, 2019
Former Gonzaga standout Kyle Wiltjer drains seven 3s in Canada’s record-setting win at FIBA World Cup
Canada entered its name in the FIBA World Cup record book Saturday with the help of a couple of former Gonzaga standouts.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 5, 2019
Team USA’s dominant performance made for a tough outing for former Gonzaga standout Rui Hachimura and his Japanese teammates Thurdsay at the FIBA World Cup in China.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 3, 2019
Domantas Sabonis helps Lithuania past Canada, ex-Zags teammates Kevin Pangos and Kyle Wiltjer at FIBA World Cup
Gonzaga’s international success in recruiting has been on display at the FIBA World Cup in China, including one matchup Tuesday involving three former Zag teammates.
Fri., Oct. 19, 2018
For many young Europeans, a post-high-school “gap year” has become a rite of passage, with many enjoying a year to travel the world and celebrate their newfound freedom. But a …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 20, 2018
Gonzaga’s latest international recruit, Martynas Arlauskas, adds to the program’s already impressive 2019 class. Arlauskas, a 6-foot-7, 195-pound small forward from Lithuania, is the Zags’ third 2019 commitment, joining Gonzaga …
UPDATED: Tue., June 5, 2018
Former Gonzaga guard Kevin Pangos is on the move and his paycheck is on the rise.
Sat., Sept. 23, 2017
Hundreds of Lithuanians ran around with baskets and buckets Saturday in a southeastern pine forest. Why you ask? It’s the national championship of wild mushroom picking – a competition always …
Thu., May 18, 2017
Gay Russian men are attempting to flee their country amid a wave of detention, torture, and killing in the country’s southern region of Chechnya. Now Lithuania has become one of …
Tue., Jan. 31, 2017
German troops and tanks are en route to central Lithuania as part of NATO’s move to enhance its presence in the alliance’s easternmost countries as a deterrent against Russian aggression.
Wed., Dec. 24, 2014
When her future husband took her to meet his Lithuanian grandmother, Kay Dixon got to sample the “magical” fruitcake for the first time. It was sweet, dark, moist and speckled …