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UPDATED: Fri., May 24, 2019, 9:35 p.m.

State 2A track and field: Pullman’s Tyrus Thomas holds on to win 110-meter hurdles title

Tyrus Thomas stood atop the podium Friday at the State 2A track and field meet at Mount Tahoma High, his smile beaming toward the near-capacity grandstand.

UPDATED: Fri., May 24, 2019, 9:17 p.m.

State 1A, 2B, 1B track and field: Tekoa-Rosalia’s Garrett Naught holds off league rival to claim 2B high jump title

Kettle Falls’ Charlie Andrews needed his rival to miss just one more attempt to stake his claim to a State 2B championship in the high jump on Friday.

UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019, 11:02 p.m.

State softball: Central Valley finds itself and returns to state tournament

CV lost two of its first four games but earned the league’s top seed into districts by sweeping the season series with University, including a 3-0 win in the regular-season …

UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019, 10:55 p.m.

State track and field: North Central’s Allie Janke breaks 3A meet record with win in 1,600

Nobody else was going to push North Central distance sensation Allie Janke, so one of the nation’s best sophomores pushed herself.

UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019, 6:56 p.m.

Prep track and field: Lakeside’s athletes vie for state titles while remembering late assistant coach Barry Sartz

The Lakeside track and field team didn’t get a chance to say goodbye to Barry Sartz before his life ended suddenly and without warning last fall.

State tennis: Brooke Fager of Lewis and Clark caps high school career at state tournament

Brooke Fager knows what it’s going to take at this weekend’s state Class 4A girls tennis tournament.

UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019, 10:17 p.m.

State golf: Gonzaga Prep’s bid for 4A championship comes up short

Players, coaches and parents jockeyed for position to get a clear look as the last few State 4A boys tournament scores were posted on the wall outside of The Creek …

UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019, 7:04 p.m.

State track and field: Five things to watch for local athletes at the 4A, 3A and 2A meets

The State 4A, 3A and 2A boys and girls track meets begin Thursday at Mt. Tahoma High School in Tacoma.

UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019, 4:48 p.m.

State baseball: Colville follows path set by football and wrestling teams

How’s this for pressure? Colville third-year baseball coach Blake Sjordal leads his team to the state semifinal following football and wrestling teams winning State 1A titles this school year.

UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019, 9:56 p.m.

Prep notebook: Davenport’s Sydney Zeiler signs letter of intent; all-state baseball feeder games in Spokane

Sydney Zeiler of Davenport signed a national letter of intent to play basketball at Eastern Oregon University earlier this week.

State golf: Gonzaga Prep boys take two-shot lead into final round

The Gonzaga Prep boys cruised to the State 4A championship last year, but the change to a team scoring format has created a crowded leader board after the first day …

UPDATED: Mon., May 20, 2019, 8:51 p.m.

GSL teams, individuals chase 4A state golf titles on home turf

It’s difficult to project which teams and individuals rate as girls 4A state golf tournament favorites, but the Greater Spokane League should have plenty of representation. GSL regular-season and District …

UPDATED: Mon., May 20, 2019, 10:45 p.m.

Central Valley’s Riley Hadley soars into state tournament

Central Valley’s Riley Hadley missed a golf practice recently, but he had a cool excuse. He was flying a Piper Cherokee 140-horsepower plane from Spokane to Moses Lake. Hadley caught …

UPDATED: Mon., May 20, 2019, 6:52 p.m.

State baseball: Dalton Kentner pitches Almira/Coulee-Hartline into 1B State title game

Dalton Kentner struck out 15 with no walks over six innings and Almira/Coulee-Hartline (21-1) blanked Sunnyside Christian (15-7) in a 1B State semifinal on Monday.

UPDATED: Sat., May 18, 2019, 10:24 p.m.

Prep softball: Central Valley places second in 4A districts

Roundup of Saturday’s district and state softball action from across Eastern Washington and North Idaho.

State baseball: Mt. Spokane ousted in quarterfinals of 3A tourney

Roundup of Saturday’s state baseball action from across the state.

UPDATED: Sat., May 18, 2019, 10:20 p.m.

Prep track and field: Late 4x400 win helps North Central girls earn share of district title

North Central’s girls racked up 134 points to share the 3A girls portion of the meet with Kamiakin. Mt. Spokane placed fourth with 85.

UPDATED: Sat., May 18, 2019, 11:16 p.m.

State boys soccer: Liam Kelly’s header in double overtime lifts Ferris over Pasco in quarterfinal

Liam Kelly’s header – off a rebound off the crossbar – with less than a minute left in the second overtime lifted Ferris over visiting Pasco 3-2 to earn a …

UPDATED: Fri., May 17, 2019, 10:29 p.m.

State baseball preview: Central Valley, Mt. Spokane carry the torch for Greater Spokane League

The start of the prep baseball season, as with most of the spring sports, got off to a slow start with the weather. It’s only fitting, then, that the end …

Idaho state baseball: Lakeland falls in semifinal, to play for third place

Roundup of Friday’s Idaho state baseball tournament action from across the state.

UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 8:24 p.m.

Prep golf: West Valley’s Alyssa Amann, Cheney’s Thomas Baycroft win 2A district titles

Roundup of Thursday’s prep golf action from across the region.

UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 8:41 p.m.

Idaho baseball state: Lakeland advances to semifinal with win over Minico

Roundup of Thursday’s Idaho State baseball tournament action.

Prep softball: Almira/Coulee-Hartline looks to use Inchelium loss as motivation heading into district tournament

Every sports fan has heard the phrase “good loss” and, typically, the kind of talk that follows is about providing the team that suffered said loss an opportunity to re-focus …

UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 8:04 p.m.

Prep tennis: Graham Clark leads large contingent from Mt. Spokane into districts

Mt. Spokane sophomore Graham Clark has already name quite a name for himself on the Greater Spokane League tennis scene. Now he takes his act on to districts.

UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 7:22 p.m.

Idaho state softball: Lake City puts undefeated season on the line

The Idaho state softball tournaments are in North Idaho this year. First- and second-round games are Friday at several locations hosting schools vying for a state title.

UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 3:38 p.m.

Mead senior golfer Zane Mularski propels Panthers to spot in state tournament

Zane Mularski played the first golf holes of his life at The Creek at Qualchan Golf Course, and the irony is not lost on him that he will play the …

Prep softball: Trinity Richardson comes up big late for Shadle Park in 3A district win

Roundup of Wednesday’s prep fastpitch softball district playoff action from across the region.

State boys soccer: Caden Martin scores twice, Ferris reaches quarterfinals

Caden Martin scored two goals and Ferris (17-2-0) beat visiting Auburn Mountainview (9-8-3) in a State 4A first-round match.

UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019, 9:49 p.m.

Jump city: Spokane-area long, triple and high jumpers among the state’s elite

Names of the Spokane area’s most-decorated leapers litter the pages of the WIAA’s track and field record book, some marks more recent than others.

UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019, 9:28 p.m.

WIAA allows football programs to petition to play down one classification

The WIAA Representative Assembly voted to pass eight amendments for the 2019-20 school year. One in particular will grab the attention of high school football fans in Eastern Washington.