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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 …


Coach Talara Frost brings new dimension to Northwest Christian girls basketball

Talara Frost brought quite a résumé when she was hired last year to coach the Northwest Christian girls basketball team. A former college player, coach, marketing manager and currently a …


Wellpinit boys basketball team traveled treacherous road to Spokane

Washington 2B and 1B boys and girls basketball teams take all sorts of different routes to state. None was probably quite as tedious as the pothole-filled path by the Wellpinit …


NIC set to host prep all-star games

Idaho’s high school basketball season ends this weekend, but a select few will have one more game the following weekend. The 11th annual Idaho State High School All-Star boys and …


Rogers fills head coaching vacancy with assistant Ben Cochran

As expected, Rogers High stayed in-house to fill its head football coaching vacancy. Ben Cochran has been named to replace Matt Miethe, who resigned this winter to become an assistant …


Highlanders draw powerful Rainier Beach

Don’t offer any condolences to Shadle Park boys basketball coach Tim Gaebe. He doesn’t want them. Besides, he has much to be grateful about, what with his Highlanders bound for …


G-Prep boys run riot on South Kitsap

In its most important game to date, the Gonzaga Prep boys basketball team’s offense played the best all season. Couple the hot shooting with the usual tenacious defense and it’s …


Titans’ quest for State ends

ELLENSBURG – Odessa-Harrington’s quest for a State 2B tournament berth ended in the regional round for the second straight year, as the Titans were eliminated by Three Rivers Christian, 53-46, …


Colton romps past Yakama Tribal

There was definitely something in the air as Colton made certain it would be back to vie for a sixth straight State 1B girls basketball championship with a rout of …


Bullpups start fast, coast past Davis and onto Tacoma

Not their best but plenty good enough. The Gonzaga Prep girls basketball team won’t chalk its 61-46 win over Davis in the 4A Regionals Saturday afternoon as one of its …


Burland, East Valley girls hold off West Valley-Yakima

In a back and forth 2A Regional game the East Valley girls basketball team defeated West Valley-Yakima 45-42 and secured a State tournament berth on Saturday at Central Valley High …


Colfax in quarters

The name is the same, but the faces will be different when Colfax returns to the Arena in the quarterfinal round of the State 2B girls tournament on Thursday. The …


Bench sparks LRS’s rally

Coaches don’t like surprises. Lind-Ritzville-Sprague got one to open its regional showdown with Lake Roosevelt and it took some significant bailing by the Broncos’ bench to overcome the shock with …


Northwest Christian imposes will on Willapa Valley

ELLENSBURG – Northwest Christian girls coach Talara Frost warned her team before Saturday’s 2B regional game that Willapa Valley wasn’t going to be wowed by the defending state runner-up Crusaders. …


NWC holds off Hyaks

ELLENSBURG – It took Northwest Christian three quarters to break away from the North Beach Hyaks on Saturday at Ellensburg High School. Once the Crusaders opened up some distance, they …


Adaptable Greyhounds breeze back into State

The defending State 2A-champion Pullman boys are headed back to the state tournament, just don’t use that “D” word around the Greyhounds. “We don’t ever talk about ‘defending’ a state …


Defensive coordinator now Mt. Spokane head coach

Terry Cloer was hired as the second head football coach in Mt. Spokane history Friday. He succeeds Mike McLaughlin, who retired from coaching. Cloer, 40, was picked over two other …


Boys basketball: Badgers muster win over Tigers

Josh Pluid and Connor Bennett each scored nine points as visiting Bonners Ferry held on to beat Timberlake 36-33 in a 3A District I playoff at Spirit Lake. Keegan Scott …


T-wolves prevail

High school basketball games are decided by which team has the most points – not by how a team looks getting to the final margin. In that regard, the visiting …


GSL games aid Shadle, U-Hi

They finished fifth and sixth, respectively, in the always-tough Greater Spokane League, yet the University and Shadle Park boys basketball teams are on the brink of state berths. Victories on …


Possible dream

When it comes to wrestling, Hudson Staub says he’s more brain than athlete. “I’m not the most athletic guy,” the Coeur d’Alene senior 182-pounder said. “I just mastered the cartwheel …


Kellogg, Timberlake vie for title

The championship game in the Idaho 3A Region I boys basketball tournament is set: Timberlake and Kellogg at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday at North Idaho College with a spot in the …


Hoerner sparks Bullpups’ win

The first three times Gonzaga Prep and Ferris played this season, the differences were fingernail thin. The fourth time, with a single regional berth on the line, the difference was …


Super Six lead NC to state title

TACOMA – The State 3A wrestling championship is staying in Spokane. Behind six wrestlers who each earned medals, North Central captured its first state championship Saturday during Mat Classic XXVI …


Schlosser tops in floor ex

TACOMA – Jenna Schlosser made the most of her first state gymnastics meet. One day after she placed second in the 4A all-around, the junior from Mead claimed the 4A …


Boys basketball: Dragons top Crusaders

Dexter Sienko scored 21 points and grabbed 15 rebounds and defending State 2B-champion St. George’s routed Northwest Christian 58-36 in the 2B subregional title game Saturday at Mead. Erik Muelheims …


Girls basketball: Colfax shocks NW Christian

Colfax freshman Taylor Garcia hit a jumper with 6 seconds left to cap a furious comeback and the Bulldogs stunned Northwest Christian 50-49 in the 2B subregional title game Saturday …


Vikings defeat Rocky Mountain to claim 5A championship

NAMPA, Idaho – After three years of close calls and heartbreak, the Coeur d’Alene girls basketball team’s senior class was fixated on winning the ultimate prize. Mission accomplished.


3A boys basketball: Titans defeat Shadle

With state berths already locked up, the University and Shadle Park boys basketball teams locked arms for one more grudge match Saturday night. By the time it was over, the …


Titans top Highlanders in loser-out slugfest

The University and Shadle Park girls had plenty of skin in the game Saturday night. They even left some on the court, where the host Titans finally came away with …