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Wildcats end Panthers’ dual-meet win streak

Is there such a thing as a comeback in track? One happened Thursday afternoon as the Mt. Spokane boys took over first place in the Greater Spokane League and, in …


Central Valley restores Strandberg Invitational

The Strandberg Invitational is being revived after being mothballed for seven years. A core of Central Valley coaches and volunteers has worked hard to bring back Saturday’s meet, the 23rd …


Mead, Mt. Spokane ready for boys track showdown

They have spirit names for many of their in-district showdowns, but when the Mt. Spokane and Mead boys track teams face off at 4 p.m. today at Mead it will …


Baseball: Saxons get past Panthers, end skid

Mead batters jumped all over Ferris’ Griffin Davis to start the game Tuesday, but the Saxons’ bats rescued Davis who ended up getting a complete-game victory in the 10-2 win. …


U-Hi softball runs winning streak to five

They teach softball players how to strive for perfection at a young age at University. Titans freshman second baseman Kirsten Anstrom understands the motivation.


Softball notes: Sibling rivalry good for Spartans

Brittany Krampert’s initial response to her little sister showing an interest in softball was a bit short of welcoming. “For a while I was actually mad she was playing it …


Tennis notes: Ferris picks up star player out of the blue

Longtime Ferris girls tennis coach Mike McLauchlin thought he had a good idea what his varsity team would look like this spring. He wouldn’t have school courts for his kids …


High school track and field honor roll

Through Monday BOYS


Lee: LC’s Black selects big challenge at Cal

If you had asked Andrew Black six months ago where he’d be this fall, he would have talked about all sorts of possibilities. As recently as last week the Lewis …


Ferris triple jumpers finish 1-2 at Pasco, take aim at state

A pair of Ferris jumpers pulled off a first at the 53rd annual Pasco Invite last Saturday. Isaiah Troutt, a senior, and Jalen Hicks, a junior, took first and second, …


Area schools have basketball coaching spots to fill

Just as one Greater Spokane League girls basketball team filled a head coaching vacancy, two other jobs came open. And there are two regional boys basketball positions to be filled.


Mead boasts strong quartet in pole vault

It’s rare that a school has one state-caliber pole vaulter. It’s even rarer to have two. Imagine four.


Bullpups top Mt. Spokane, remain in lead of GSL

The marquee matchup in the Greater Spokane League baseball showdown never materialized, but there was no shortage of heroes. Evan Weaver’s two-run single in the top of the sixth inning …


Golf notes: Behind Eric Ansett and Tanner Comes, deep Ferris Saxons team on track for GSL repeat

Clarence Hough has been coaching the Ferris boys golf team for 15 years. He knows a good team when he sees one. He sees one.


GSL track: CV girls take care of LC with Mt. Spokane on horizon

The usual spring weather returned Thursday, and Greater Spokane League track athletes persevered. In a matchup between two of the three girls teams that tied for the league championship last …


Valley Christian’s Grant Marchant runs out front

Since Grant Marchant broke on to the high school running scene as a freshman, the Valley Christian senior has been by himself on the track. When he turned out for …


Ferris boys soccer tops CV in shootout

Robin Crain calls them his “super sophs,” the only two underclassmen on the Ferris boys soccer team. Too young, apparently, to feel the burden of Wednesday night’s big match – …


Softball notes: LC’s Sage Scheiwiller always weighs her options

Sage Scheiwiller’s choices are as plentiful as her talents. Scheiwiller is having a successful season as Lewis and Clark’s pitcher, but she began her high school career at second base, …


Six inducted into Idaho Athletic Hall of Fame

Six people were inducted into the Idaho Athletic Hall of Fame during the 52nd annual North Idaho Sports Banquet Saturday in Coeur d’Alene. The inductees were former Pittsburgh Steelers and …


Track and Field: NC seniors figure to challenge best in 3A

Megan Murphy and Deja Svastisalee have big goals this spring. The North Central seniors should be the best in their events in the Greater Spokane League, but they have higher …


Softball notes: Singing center fielder Ashlynn Bocook drives Mead

Greater Spokane League catchers can close their eyes and still know when Ashlynn Bocook is at the plate. Mead’s senior center fielder said she sings aloud in the batter’s box …


Shadle Park QB Brett Rypien commits to Boise State

Brett Rypien sidestepped family ties – like avoiding a blind-side, would-be tackler – making an oral commitment to play football at Boise State during an unofficial visit Saturday. The Shadle …


Shadle Park QB Brett Rypien commits to Boise State

Brett Rypien sidestepped family ties – like avoiding a blind side, would-be tackler – making an oral commitment to play football at Boise State during an unofficial visit Saturday.


Scheiwiller leads LC to tie for first place

Lewis and Clark is the early surprise in Greater Spokane League softball this season, but don’t tell that to Tigers senior pitcher Sage Scheiwiller. “We want to show that LC’s …


Mt. Spokane defeats Mead 2-0 in boys soccer

The Mt. Spokane boys soccer team enjoyed a few senior moments Wednesday afternoon, but only the best kind. From Jack Gularte’s early breakaway goal to Jack Zielinski’s 60-yard free kick …


Lee: State hoops should change back

So they’ve been “state” basketball games all along. And here I was getting used to just calling them regional games.


Central Valley softball rallies past Mead

Central Valley continues to mix in new players as it attempts to duplicate the Greater Spokane League softball championship season it shared with North Central last year. Luckily for the …


CdA star Idaho 5A Player of Year

Coeur d’Alene senior basketball standout Sydney Williams was honored for leading the Vikings to the State 5A girls championship. Williams, who has signed with the University of San Diego, was …


Local prep athletes get P.O.Y. awards

Four area basketball players were named players of the year for their respective classifications, the Associated Press announced Thursday. Race Martin of Pullman, who led the Greyhounds to a repeat …


Track & field preview GSL

Returning state placers Boys: Tanner Anderson, North Central (3,200 meters, state champ); John Dressel, Mt. Spokane (3,200, 2nd; 1,600, 6th); Carlos Riojas, MS (javelin, 5th); Frankie Hoerner, Gonzaga Prep (800, …