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Wednesday, November 13, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Locally: Former Lewis and Clark guard Justin Martin off to quick start for Multnomah University

Justin Martin has started the 2019-20 basketball season the way to finished 2018-19.


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 2, 2019

Locally: Spokane’s Pat Dix to be inducted into the national Museum of Polo and Hall of Fame

When he was 10, Pat Dix would walk from the family home near 43rd and Hatch and climb down the hill toward the Palouse highway, down by where The Creek …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 26, 2019

Locally: Three area golfers earn player of the year honors

Three area golfers – Emily Baumgart, Reid Hatley and Russell Grove – have collected player of the year honors for 2019.


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 19, 2019

Locally: Spokane Valley’s Amy Brantner wins three medals at International Powerlifting Federation World Championships

Little did Amy Brantner know back in 2007 that the breath-sapping work of moving a couple shovels of dirt would lead to the perspiration that produced a gold medal in …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 12, 2019

Locally: Former Gonzaga Prep, Gonzaga pitcher Wyatt Mills named to USA Baseball roster

Wyatt Mills has his sight set on the Olympics.


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 5, 2019

Locally: Mead golfer Matt Jones participates in juniors event at PGA TOUR Champions stop at Pebble Beach

Jones, 17, had rounds of 4-under-par 67 at Poppy Hills Golf Course and 1-over 73 on the Pebble Beach Golf Links in the senior tour event that included 78 juniors …


Locally: Allegheny College Athletic Hall of Fame honors local football coach Mike Ganey

Ganey, a history teacher at University High School and former head football coach of the Titans, was an Associated Press College Division All-America honorable mention at Allegheny in 1969s.


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 21, 2019

Locally: Former Idaho sprinter Chris Stokes receives Jamaica’s sixth-highest national honor

Chris Stokes, a sprinter on the University of Idaho track team in the mid-1980s, a four-time Olympian and an active member of the Jamaican Bobsleigh Team since its inception in …


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 14, 2019

Locally: Former soccer coach Sean Bushey among inductees into Whitworth Heritage Gallery hall of fame

The winningest soccer coach in school history, two NCAA Division III individual champions and the best women’s soccer player of her generation comprise the 30th class of the Whitworth Heritage …


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 7, 2019

Locally: South Kitsap names football field after longtime coach, Shadle Park grad Ed Fisher

In 23 years as head coach at South Kitsap High School, Ed Fisher turned the Port Orchard school into a state football powerhouse – 197 wins, 17 straight playoff appearances, …


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 31, 2019

Locally: ParaSport Spokane has impressive showing at 2019 Parapan American Games

Eight gold, four silver and one bronze. That’s the medal haul for a half-dozen members of ParaSport Spokane at the 2019 Parapan American Games last week in Lima, Peru.


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 24, 2019

Locally: Travis Hughes, Jason Tebbets honored by National Wrestling Coaches Association

Hughes, the Mt. Spokane head coach since 2001, was named the 2019 NWCA High School Boys Coach of the Year for the state of Washington.


Locally: Former Eastern Washington standout Violet Kapri Morrow signs with pro team in Iceland

She should have an immediate positive impact. Breidablik won just one of 22 games last season, finishing last in the 12-team premier league.


Locally: Bob Castle named Whitworth’s interim softball coach for upcoming season

Director of athletics Tim Demant moved quickly to fill the position after Cristal Brown, who had been the head coach for eight seasons, resigned last week to become head coach …


UPDATED: Sat., July 27, 2019

Locally: Former Whitworth runner Andrew Bloom awarded postgraduate scholarship by the NCAA

Andrew Bloom, a Whitworth graduate who was a three-time NCAA Division III All-American and three-time Google Cloud Academic All-American, was awarded a postgraduate scholarship by the NCAA.


UPDATED: Sat., July 20, 2019

Locally: Spokane’s Kathleen Burns set for Washington Officials Association Hall of Fame induction

Kathleen Burns of Spokane has accumulated a mantle full of awards in 45 years of softball umpiring.


UPDATED: Sat., July 13, 2019

Locally: Area basketball, football players honored with Big Sky Conference Scholar-Athlete Awards

Recent graduates Violet Kapri Morrow and Roldan Alcobendas of Eastern Washington and Ed Hall and Mikayla Ferenz of Idaho were their school’s 2018-19 Big Sky Conference Scholar-Athlete Award recipients.


UPDATED: Sat., July 6, 2019

Locally: Eastern Washington-Idaho football game named first Root Sports Game of the Week

Eastern Washington and Idaho have the honor of kicking off the 2019 Big Sky Conference football television Game of the Week schedule on Root Sports.


UPDATED: Sat., June 29, 2019

Locally: Washington State’s Gardner Minshew, Taylor Mims earn Pac-12 Tom Hansen Conference Medal

The medal has been awarded annually since the 1960-61 academic year to each member school’s outstanding senior male and female student-athlete based on performance and achievement in scholarship, athletics and …


UPDATED: Sat., June 22, 2019

Locally: Dan Fitzgerald, Jason Hanson voted into Washington Sports Hall of Fame

Hanson is a Mead High School graduate who cut his football kicking teeth on the turf at Albi Stadium and perfected the skills in Martin Stadium at Washington State that …


Locally: Former Eastern Washington standout Dario Romero selected for school Hall of Fame induction

Dario Romero, who went from All-Greater Spokane League to All-American at Eastern Washington to an 11-year professional career, has been selected to be inducted into the EWU Athletics Hall of …


UPDATED: Sat., June 1, 2019

Locally: Bonners Ferry’s Emmaline Pinkerton named Idaho’s Spirit of Sport recipient

Emmaline Pinkerton has encountered more obstacles than a 400-meter hurdler on a cinder track as she has attempted to get her athletic career untracked at Bonners Ferry High School.


UPDATED: Sat., May 25, 2019

Locally: Former Northen Colorado standout Krystal Leger-Walker transferring to Washington State

Kamie Ethridge is being reunited with her former floor general.


UPDATED: Sat., May 18, 2019

Locally: Spokane’s April Johnston shines at USA Gymnastics Level 9 Western Championships

Johnston, in her sixth year with Spokane’s Dynamic Gymnastics, was the Washington state vault champion for a third straight year.


UPDATED: Sat., May 11, 2019

Locally: Spokane Sports Commission announces finalists for Spokane Youth Sports Awards

Finalists for the 2019 Spokane Youth Sports Awards have been announced by the Spokane Sports Commission.


UPDATED: Sat., May 4, 2019

Locally: Area collegiate tennis players to compete in NCAA singles and doubles championships

High national rankings have earned Gonzaga and Washington State’s top women’s tennis players invitations to the 2019 NCAA singles and doubles championships May 20-25 at the USTA National Campus in …


UPDATED: Sat., April 27, 2019

Locally: Gonzaga’s Sophie Whittle named WCC women’s tennis Player of the Year

Sophie Whittle, as she did much of the season on the court, cleaned up when the West Coast Conference honored its women’s tennis players.


UPDATED: Sat., April 20, 2019

Locally: Area gymnasts qualify for national Level 9 Western Championships in Spokane

USA Gymnastics is bringing its 2019 Level 9 Western Championships to the Spokane Convention Center May 10-12.


UPDATED: Sat., April 6, 2019

Locally: Tyson McGuffin takes home two medals at International Indoor Pickleball Championship

McGuffin, the top-ranked pickleball player in the world, captured the gold medal in men’s open singles and teamed with his Selkirk Sports coach, Morgan Evans, to take silver in men’s …


UPDATED: Sat., March 30, 2019

Locally: Match Burnham, Justin Martin earn NAIA All-America honors

Match Burnham, a 6-foot-8 forward and the Frontier Conference Player of the Year, was honorable mention a season ago. He led the Fighting Saints into the Division I tournament championship …