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In brief: John Daly, Alex Prugh on Pebble Beach leaderboard

Golf: Sunshine is always a pleasant surprise at Pebble Beach, California, and Thursday brought a real stunner: John Daly was near the top of the leaderboard. With his best opening …


Eastern’s defense topples Hornets to take over first place

Defending the home court never felt this good. In the biggest game at Reese Court in more than a decade, Eastern Washington literally rose to the occasion Thursday night with …


WCC basketball: BYU defeats second-place Saint Mary’s

Kyle Collinsworth scored 17 points, including eight in a key first-half run, in helping BYU overwhelm Saint Mary’s 82-60 on Thursday night in Provo, Utah. Collinsworth’s eight points sparked a …


Blanchette: Big Sky also benefits from Eastern’s ascent to first

There was no sign of anyone from the Big Sky Conference hierarchy on hand to outwardly root against Sacramento State during Thursday’s big basketball summit at Reese Court – though …


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 12, 2015

Connor Hill pushes Idaho past Portland State

MOSCOW, Idaho – Walking out of the locker room at halftime, Connor Hill knew Idaho needed a spark.


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 12, 2015

Kyle Wiltjer scores 21, No. 3 Gonzaga cruises past LMU

This was shades of the first couple weeks of the season – Sacramento State, St. Joseph’s, St. Thomas Aquinas – when Gonzaga took suspense out of the equation before some …


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 12, 2015

Eastern Washington tops Sacramento St., leads Big Sky

Defending the home court never felt this good. In the biggest game at Reese Court in more than a decade, Eastern Washington literally rose to the occasion Thursday night with …


Whitworth women take on unbeaten George Fox

The Whitworth women’s basketball team is facing the biggest game of the year as No. 3 George Fox comes to Spokane tonight to dance with the No. 19 Pirates on …


Senior point guard Drew Brandon brings complete game to Eastern Washington

It wasn’t Drew Brandon’s idea to become one of the best rebounding point guards in the country. The notion was forced on him as a child, by his older brother …


Four corners: Gonzaga Bulldogs

Coming up: Tonight vs. LMU, 6 p.m. (KHQ); Saturday vs. Pepperdine, 6 p.m. (KHQ) Outlook: Gonzaga thumped the Lions 72-55 last month in Los Angeles, but LMU is making strides …


Four corners: Eastern Washington Eagles

Coming up: Tonight vs. Sacramento State, 6 p.m.; Saturday vs. Portland State, 2 p.m. Outlook: At stake tonight is sole possession of first place in the Big Sky Conference. Eastern …


Pac-12 Conference: Bryce Alford, Bruins dump Beavers

Bryce Alford made five 3-pointers while scoring 22 points, Tony Parker added 15 points and 10 rebounds, and UCLA led all the way in beating Oregon State 75-59 on Wednesday …


Four corners: Idaho Vandals

Coming up: Tonight vs. Portland State, 7 p.m.; Saturday vs. Sacramento State, 7 p.m. Outlook: The Vandals accomplished one goal during a trip to the state of Montana by winning …


Four corners: Washington State Cougars

Coming up: Friday vs. ASU, 8 p.m. (Pac-12); Sunday vs. Arizona, 3:30 p.m. (Fox Sports 1) Outlook: This season’s only matchup between Arizona State and Washington State holds some postseason …


Ernie Kent to cold Cougars: “keep shooting”

The Cougars have won just one of their last seven games and a cold-shooting streak is mostly to blame. During WSU’s one win in that span, over Stanford at home, …


Hall of Fame basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian dies in Vegas

LAS VEGAS – He couldn’t stop fighting the NCAA any more than he could give up chewing towels courtside. Jerry Tarkanian built a basketball dynasty in the desert, but it …


GU notes: Bulldogs battle during spirited Monday practices

The Seattle Seahawks have “Competition Wednesdays,” when the first-team offense tangles with the first-team defense. Gonzaga doesn’t have a catchy nickname for its Monday practices but the premise is similar.


Song remains the same for EWU football team

Judging by the football players’ attitude Monday afternoon, the cup is always half-full at Eastern Washington. Even as quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. announced that he was moving on to Oregon, …


In brief: No. 1 Kentucky holds off LSU

College men: Willie Cauley-Stein scored 15 points and top-ranked Kentucky stayed unbeaten with another tough road win, 71-69 over LSU when the Tigers missed a 3-pointer that could have won …


GU notes: Bulldogs battle during spirited Monday practices

The Seattle Seahawks have “Competition Wednesdays,” when the first-team offense tangles with the first-team defense.


Song remains the same for EWU football team

Judging by the football players’ attitude Monday afternoon, the cup is always half-full at Eastern Washington.


Women’s basketball notes: 4OT thriller proves invaluable for GU

Basketball, as a sport, rarely gets more entertaining than the four-overtime opus played by the Gonzaga women’s basketball team last Saturday against San Francisco.


Area roundup: WSU wins 12 events at Cougar Indoor

Dino Dodig claimed the heptathlon win and the Washington State men and women came away with 12 first-place finishes Saturday at the Cougar Indoor meet in Pullman. Despite struggling with …


Solid stretch leads No. 2 Gonzaga to win over San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO – Close games. They’ve been few and far between for Gonzaga, which ran into one against hot-shooting San Francisco on Saturday night at War Memorial Gym. Many have …


Women’s college basketball: Eagles beat Grizzlies, complete sweep of Montana schools

Eastern Washington completed the Montana sweep on Saturday. Two days after a narrow win over Montana, the Eagles erupted for 45 second-half points and beat Montana State 72-58 in a …


Sloppy Vandals fall at Montana

MISSOULA – Foul trouble and turnovers always are costly – even more so on the road as the Idaho Vandals found out Saturday night at Montana where 17 turnovers and …


Deal allows Pac-12 to stream men’s basketball games in China

The Pac-12 will stream 27 men’s basketball games in China this season. The deal with the Pac-12 Networks and LeTV will allow users to live stream Pac-12 games, including all …


Kelly Graves, Oregon hold off WSU women

Kelly Graves found a plethora of reasons to sport the boisterous smile he had postgame Friday night at Beasley Coliseum. Now three quarters of the way through his debut season …


Area roundup: WSU off to hot start at Cougar Indoor

Washington State’s Alissa Brooks-Johnson and Austin Sodorff claimed individual wins Friday at the Cougar Indoor Track & Field meet in Pullman. Brooks-Johnson won the women’s pentathlon. Sodorff won the men’s …


Kelly Graves, Oregon hold off WSU women

Kelly Graves found a plethora of reasons to sport the boisterous smile he had postgame Friday night at Beasley Coliseum.