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UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 20, 2019

Spokane schools aim to clear the air with vaping discussion

The evening-long symposium, “Cutting Through the Vapor,” begins at 5 p.m. Thursday. It is open to the public.

UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019

Track and field notebook: North Central sophomore Allie Janke among the nation’s best in the 1,600

Using her tall frame and long, fluid stride, Allie Janke recently ran a career-best 4 minutes, 51.48 seconds at the Eastmont Twilight Invitational, 4 seconds faster than her state championship …

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019

Former North Central standout Brianna King shows off high-scoring skill set at Montana Western

Brianna King stood on a slab of old shingles atop her mother’s Hillyard home, caught a pass, and hurled a shot toward a plastic backboard that flanked Nevada Street.

After years of bullying, virtual academy revives autistic student’s love of learning

Autism, and the bullying that came with it, has taken big pieces out of Kayleigh Lewis’ life. Thanks to her recent enrollment in a virtual academy, for the first time …

Spokane area high schools gifted dozens of guitars, piano keyboards from Future Song Foundation

The music programs at four Spokane high schools got a boost recently with a donation of 80 guitars and 20 keyboards from the Future Song Foundation.

Police arrest man suspected in at least three home burglaries in North Central

Police arrested a man Saturday evening who may be linked to several burglaries in Northeast Spokane.

Dramatic STEM: North Central stages ‘Silent Sky’ about astronomer Henrietta Leavitt

Drama teacher Sydney Baird Childers says production celebrates women in science. She plans to bring more STEM on Stage shows to the school.

Cheney sprinter Charles Johnson moves to head of pack

In any other year, Cheney High’s Charles Johnson III would have been the fastest sprinter in the state regardless of classification last spring.

UPDATED: Wed., April 4, 2018

North Central thrower Hailey Leeking dedicates season to mother

It was a week after the State 3A track and field meet last year and North Central thrower Hailey Leeking was understandably still celebrating.

Stuart Evey, credited with helping to launch ESPN, dies at 84 in Spokane

The family obituary said, “after negotiating the sale of ESPN in 1984, Stu went on to lending his expertise and name to multiple startups, never quite able to retire.”

UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 17, 2017

Spokane police arrest suspected North Central mail thief

Police arrested a woman Saturday suspected of mail theft in Spokane’s North Central neighborhood.

Kwame Qadir throws TD pass and Ferris tops North Central

Kwame Qadir threw a second-quarter touchdown pass and Ferris (1-4) topped North Central (1-5) in a nonleague Greater Spokane League matchup.

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 25, 2017

CV boys take 3rd, NC 10th at cross country meet in Boise

The Central Valley boys cross country team took third Saturday at the prestigious Bob Firman Invitatonal in Boise.

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 22, 2017

Grant Hannan leads Central Valley past North Central, 41-7

Grant Hannan is getting the hang of this starting quarterback thing. In Central Valley’s 41-7 Greater Spokane League pasting of visiting North Central on Friday, the former back-up looked like …

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 …

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: Fri., May 12, 2017

Prep track: Mt. Spokane’s Hayden Dressel rounding into postseason form

Hayden Dressel is a known product in Washington prep running circles.

UPDATED: Wed., April 12, 2017

Prep wrestling notebook: Coeur d’Alene’s Casey Randles wins national title

Coeur d’Alene wrestler Casey Randles has three state championships on his resume – two from when he was at Sandpoint.

North Central’s Clai Quintanilla finishes as first GSL four-time state wrestling champ

TACOMA – Clai Quintanilla of North Central did something Saturday that hasn’t been done in the 41-year history of the Greater Spokane League.

District wrestling: Mead, North Central, East Valley and Colville take titles

Mt. Spokane junior Jake Howerton is going to have to get by wrestling in the postseason on essentially one good knee.

GSL rivalry basketball games feature special cause

The three traditional rivalry baketball games in the Greater Spokane League this week have an added component – ‘Three-pointers for a Cause’.

Clai Quintanilla on path to be GSL’s first four-time state wrestling champ

It may be hard to believe – what with the Greater Spokane League’s wrestling success over the years – but the league has yet to produce a four-time state champ.

Area boys: North Central downed by Eastmont

Alex Guerra scored 16 points, J.R. Alvarez added 12 and visiting Eastmont (6-3) beat North Central (0-9) 57-53 in a nonleague game on Friday.

University pulls ahead early for GSL wrestling win over North Central

The University and North Central wrestling teams entered their match with identical 1-1 Greater Spokane League records. Fifty minutes later, the host Titanssecured a 52-26 victory, the first nine of …

NC cross country coach Jon Knight may find reason not to retire

It may have been the anger over penalties levied against his program that prompted North Central boys cross country coach Jon Knight to contemplate walking away from the sport he …

North Central boys cruise to 11th straight State 3A cross country championship

PASCO – If there were a year that the stranglehold the North Central boys cross country team has had on the State 3A field might come to an end, many …

NC boys cross country team has international flavor

The North Central boys cross country team has won 10 straight State 3A championships with mostly home-grown runners.

State prep cross country glance

State cross country glance When: Saturday

Shadle gets past North Central, heads to postseason

Eric Leavey picked off a pass and returned it 61 yards for what would prove to be the winning score with 7:30 remaining, and Shadle Park held off North Central …

Central Valley boys cross country team moves to No. 1 in state poll

The Central Valley boys cross country team moved atop the State 4A rankings for the first time this season.