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Bill Jennings: Exploring Spokane’s rich skiing history

Cris Currie has been president of Friends of Mount Spokane for more than 20 years. He knows the place backward and forward and has channeled that passion into a 247-page …

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 4:32 p.m.

100 years ago in Spokane: County asked to chip in to complete road to Mount Spokane

Civic leaders asked the Spokane County commissioners for $3,500 to complete the road to Mt. Spokane.

Free presentation to focus on history of area skiing Jan. 17

The author of a book uncovering Spokane’s rich skiing history will give a free presentation Jan. 17 starting at 7 p.m.

Friends of Mt. Spokane looking for board members

The Friends of Mt. Spokane State Park board of directors is looking for new members.

UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 16, 2018, 8:21 p.m.

Mt. Spokane ski park adds seven new runs, launches chairlift

Skiers were able to venture to a new part of Mt. Spokane for the first time this weekend after the launch of a new, state-of-the-art chairlift connecting the park to …

Jennings: Longtime Mt. Spokane ski patrol member Gary Peck honored after April death

For anyone who crossed his path in life, Gary Peck was an unforgettable guy. He served four decades as a ski patrol member, patrol trainer and race coach at Mount …

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 6:40 p.m.

Mt. Spokane Wild win American Legion State AA baseball tournament

Mitchel Matson pitched six innings and the Mt. Spokane Wild overcame a late 3-1 deficit Thursday to defeat the Kennewick Phantoms 4-3 at Shadle Park’s Jackson Field to win the …

Mt. Spokane Wild advance to title game at American Legion AA baseball tournament

The Mt. Spokane Wild advanced to the championship game of the American Legion State AA baseball tournament Wednesday by holding off the Yakima Valley Peppers 4-3 at Gonzaga Prep.

UPDATED: Sun., March 4, 2018, 1:09 p.m.

Warming trends: Climate change to shorten Mt. Spokane’s season

Today’s young skiers could see significant changes in snowpack at Mt. Spokane Ski and Snowboard Park by the time they reach middle age. And by the end of this century, …

UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 18, 2018, 10 p.m.

From Langlauf: I’m not preternaturally good at cross-country skiing

Like many a mediocre high school athlete, I’ve long wondered if there was a sport out there for which I was perfectly suited.

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 9:21 p.m.

Mead voters agree to pay for new middle school, football stadium

Voters sided with school officials trying to keep up with growth in north Spokane and agreed gave the Mead School District another $114 million for a new middle school, elementary …

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 13, 2017, 7:13 p.m.

Skiers can take advantage of December deals at area resorts

With a little advance planning, skiers and snowboarders can save on lift ticket prices at Inland Northwest resorts. The five area resorts are offering December deals on multiple-day packs of …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 10:27 p.m.

Wet, warm, windy weather plays havoc on Inland Northwest ski areas

The triple threat of warm, rainy and windy weather the Pineapple Express has brought to the Inland Northwest this week may play havoc with your plans to hit the slopes, …

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 28, 2017, 10:08 p.m.

Mt. Spokane Ski Swap lets winter sports fans gear up on a budget

Money from the ski swap funds the Mt. Spokane Ski Patrol, whose efforts have helped keep skiers and boarders safe on the mountain for decades.

Brady Hill accounts for 4 TDs and Mt. Spokane handles Lewis and Clark

Brady Hill went 11 of 19 for 199 yards with two touchdown passes and the Mt. Spokane (4-1) topped Lewis and Clark (1-4) 38-17 in nonleague game

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 11:19 p.m.

Late fumble return for touchdown helps Gonzaga Prep hold off Mt. Spokane

Mt. Spokane was in the red zone, threatening to cut into Gonzaga Prep’s one-touchdown lead.

Greg Lee: Greater Spokane League football will be nothing short of entertaining

What have we learned after two weeks of high school football for Greater Spokane League teams?

Miahna Waters has rewritten Mt. Spokane’s volleyball records

Miahna Waters laughs now when she recalls her introduction to volleyball. The Mt. Spokane senior was in the fourth grade. “I hated it,” Waters said. She didn’t play the following …

2017 GSL 3A preview: Mt. Spokane, Shadle Park have lofty ambitions

Ever since the 3A classification came into existence, Mt. Spokane has been at the top or near the top in Greater Spokane League football. Expect more of the same this …

Area high school football teams prep for openers

The high school football season is just now beginning its second week.

GSL Media Day: Sans blocking sled, Greg Lee takes tour of GSL football teams

The air in the SWX sports studio was chock full of optimism Monday. Powered by NWPrepsNow, The Spokesman-Review and SWX sponsored the first Greater Spokane League Football Media Day – …

UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 4:25 p.m.

Oregon State first round pick Drew Rasmussen fails to sign with Tampa Bay Rays

Oregon State and Mt. Spokane right-hander Drew Rasmussen, drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays with the 31st overall pick in the 2017 MLB first-year player draft, failed to come to …

UPDATED: Thu., July 6, 2017, 5:56 p.m.

Greg Lee: An early peek at Greater Spokane League football

The first Thursday in July got me to thinking. It’s not too early to talk high school football, right?

UPDATED: Tue., June 27, 2017, 7:46 p.m.

Youth notebook: CdA’s Grady Leonard named Gatorade track and field athlete of year for Idaho

Coeur d’Alene thrower Grady Leonard had a record-breaking spring that garnered him national attention. Leonard has been named the Gatorade Boys Track and Field Athlete of the Year for Idaho. …

UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017, 8:46 p.m.

Spokane Youth Sports Awards: Glitz, glamor and honors for top athletes and their teams

The Oakesdale volleyball team arrived in a stretch Excursion limousine Monday evening for the fourth annual Spokane Youth Sports Awards. No matter how the team made the trek to Spokane, …

UPDATED: Thu., June 1, 2017, 10:43 p.m.

Post Falls standout Melody Kempton leads Region past Metro in Jack Blair Memorial

Melody Kempton is more than a year away from continuing her basketball playing career at Gonzaga University.

UPDATED: Sun., May 28, 2017, 4:38 p.m.

State 3A track: Mt. Spokane boys capture first state title in any sport in school history

The Mt. Spokane boys track and field team now has a special place in school history. The Wildcats are the first boys team to win a state championship. And they …

UPDATED: Sat., May 27, 2017, 9:46 p.m.

Prep state softball roundup: Mt. Spokane loses heartbreaker in 3A semifinal

Mt. Spokane’s dramatic weekend took a turn toward heartbreak late in the final act of a tense semifinal game Saturday at the State 3A fastpitch softball tournament in Lacey.

UPDATED: Fri., May 26, 2017, 8:52 p.m.

State 3A track: Mt. Spokane’s Dillon Lionello and Olivia Prewitt and Shadle Park’s Jakobe Ford take state titles

TACOMA – Mt. Spokane senior Dillon Lionello didn’t win the State 3A shot put championship by an inch Friday, but it probably felt like he did.

UPDATED: Thu., May 25, 2017, 10:35 p.m.

State track: Mt. Spokane boys out fast behind Cade Neumann, Hayden Dressel

Cade Neumann wanted one more jump Thursday. Not that it would have made a difference in the outcome of the State 3A pole vault. The Mt. Spokane junior had it …