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Saturday, September 21, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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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 …


Mt. Spokane’s Ashlee Pedersen is the whole package

There probably isn’t a more adroit athlete in the Greater Spokane League than Ashlee Pedersen. If there were a Triple Crown award, the Mt. Spokane senior would be the runaway …


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, …


Amazing winter for area teams

Time to reflect on some of the highlights from the just-completed winter season. • We’re four weeks removed from the Washington state wrestling tournaments and I’m still in awe of …


State 3A/1A: Piper lifts Rainier Beach boys to title

Djuan Piper converted an off-balance jumper from just inside the foul line with 5.1 seconds remaining to lift Rainier Beach over Eastside Catholic 47-45 and earn a third straight State …


2A: Pullman boys capture second straight title

YAKIMA – Pullman’s David Ungerer knew he was the only player on the floor under 6-foot tall as the Greyhounds entered overtime against Lynden in the boys state 2A championship …


Idaho: Timberwolves fight back for 3rd place 5A

NAMPA, Idaho – Third-place state tournament games often come down to which team wants it most less than 24 hours after a disappointing semifinal loss. The Lake City boys answered …


1B girls capsules

Colton 60, Pateros 22 Jenna Moser recorded 22 points and nine rebounds and the Wildcats continued their tournament dominance with a win over the Nannies.


2B boys capsules

St. George’s 60, Liberty 40 The Dragons are headed to the championship after handling the Lancers.


2B Girls capsules

Colfax 47, St. George’s 27 The Bulldogs’ stifling defense held the Dragons to 24.4 percent shooting in a 47-27 win advance to the championship game against Toutle Lake.


1B Boys capsules

Colton 61, Shorewood Chr. 58 Jake Straughan scored 30 points and sealed the game at the free-throw line to send the Wildcats into the title game against Pomeroy after a …


Gonzaga Prep role players key 53-45 win over Skyview in 4A opener

TACOMA – A basketball team doesn’t advance to the state tournament semifinals because it rides the backs of the stars all season. The first day of the State 4A girls …


Length of Todd Beamer too much for G-Prep as Bullpups fall 57-49

TACOMA – A team’s length can manifest its effectiveness in many ways, not just turnovers. That was the case Thursday when athletic and long Todd Beamer rallied from a 12-point …


Pullman finishes off Mark Morris for 2A semifinal spot

YAKIMA – Pullman kept its drive for a second straight State 2A boys basketball title alive Thursday afternoon, struggling but eventually subduing a gritty Mark Morris squad 52-40 at the …


Nannies outmuscle Wildcats in thriller

The best game on opening day of the 1B girls was Pateros winning its 22nd straight by handing Wilbur-Creston its first loss in 25 games this season, 51-47. “We changed …


Colton boys find key

The progression of Colton’s quarterfinal game was writ large on Dalton Patchen’s face. At first there was a mix of bewilderment and frustration as Cedar Park Christian singed net cords …


Cold shooting downfall for East Valley girls in 53-37 loss to W.F. West

YAKIMA – East Valley believed its zone defense would provide a chance to upset highly regarded W.F. West on Thursday in the girls State 2A basketball tournament at the SunDome. …


State 1B boys capsules

Pomeroy 62, Wellpinit 38 Cody LaMunyan had 16 points and seven rebounds, Riley Bott added 15 points and the Pirates took control in the second quarter Thursday to ease past …


GSL drops all 3 in State 3A openers

TACOMA – It wasn’t a good day for 3A Greater Spokane League basketball teams at the state tournament Thursday. It wasn’t a particularly good start for Shadle Park’s Highlanders, who …


Pratt rescues Lake City with late 3-pointer as Timberwolves edge Skyline in 5A State opener

NAMPA, Idaho – Lake City senior Justin Pratt struggled to find his shooting touch for the first 31 minutes of the 5A State Tournament. He found it just in time …


Zoe and Jenna Moser have one final sister act at State B

You can tell so much about Colton’s starting backcourt by watching them shoot. The way they set their feet, the way they launch themselves upward, the way they release the …


Adversity helped shape St. George’s boys basketball team

Actors and basketball players react differently to the phrase “break a leg.” What’s considered a good omen on the stage doesn’t translate well to the court, although the St. George’s …