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Stories tagged: pacific

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 26, 2019

West Coast fishery rebounds in rare conservation ‘home run’

A rare environmental success story is unfolding in waters off the U.S. West Coast.

UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019

House fire in Browne’s Addition causes no injuries

No one was hurt after a sparking dryer caused a house fire in Browne’s Addition on Thursday evening, residents said.

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 7, 2018

Four cyclones are churning across the Pacific. Here’s what they look like from space.

Four tropical cyclones are swirling in the Pacific Ocean this week, at least one of which is a significant threat to land.

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 12, 2018

Gonzaga’s Johnathan Williams named WCC player of the week

Gonzaga senior forward Johnathan Williams, who collected two more double-doubles last week, was named WCC player of the week.

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018

Whitworth Pirates more than ready to resume NWC play

In addition to a pair of wins, Whitworth picked up some valuable momentum by winning last weekend’s Whitworth Basketball Classic.

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 26, 2017

WCC preview: Gonzaga, Saint Mary’s or Saint Mary’s, Gonzaga?

WCC play begins Thursday and the top – or cluttered bottom, for that matter – looks no more settled than it did two months ago. Most agree the top two …

Four semitrailers go up in flames in Pacific, Washington

Four semitrailers burned in Pacific, Washington, and the loss in equipment is estimated to be about $2 million.

Gonzaga-Pacific key matchups

The Tigers are led by guards Ray Bowles and T.J. Wallace. Bowles averaged 12.5 points against the Zags but made just 10 of 29 shots. Wallace had 12 points on …

Gonzaga set to face Pacific in WCC tournament quarterfinals

Gonzaga will open the WCC tournament against No. 9 Pacific, which advanced with an 89-84 victory Friday over No. 8 Pepperdine on Friday at Orleans Arena.

UPDATED: Fri., March 3, 2017

Jill Barta points Gonzaga women in right direction at WCC tournament

What a difference two months, not to mention 366 days, made for Jill Barta.

NOAA plans to open federal waters in Pacific to fish farming

As traditional commercial fishing is threatening fish populations worldwide, U.S. officials are working on a plan to expand fish farming into federal waters around the Pacific Ocean.

Zags battling through sickness

The flu is making the rounds on the Gonzaga men’s basketball team. Guards Nigel Williams-Goss and Josh Perkins still contributed despite being under the weather during the Zags’ 81-61 win …

Gonzaga women lose to Pacific, fall to 0-2 in WCC

Laura Stockton has made that shot before. And surely will again. But not on Saturday afternoon.

Whitworth-Pacific football preview

Whitworth-Pacific football preview

College baseball: Brandon Bailey strikes out 13 to lead Gonzaga past Pacific

College baseball

Pacific knows its own kind of pain this season

Gonzaga had just absorbed a painful loss late Thursday night and expressionless players filed out of a silent locker room inside McKeon Pavilion.

WCC men’s basketball: Nick Emery, Kyle Collinsworth lead BYU past LMU

Nick Emery scored 24 points, Chase Fisher added 20, Kyle Collinsworth had his 10th career triple-double and BYU took control in the second half Thursday night to defeat Loyola Marymount …

Four Corners: GU, Saint Mary’s for first place

Something has to give in this showdown for first place.

West Coast men’s basketball: BYU easily handles Pacific

Chase Fischer scored 23 points with six 3-pointers and Kyle Collinsworth added 22 points as BYU defeated Pacific.

Men’s basketball: Late run sends Eastern Washington past Pacific

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Austin McBroom scored 20 and Venky Jois added 16 with seven rebounds and four assists to help the Eastern Washington men’s basketball team beat Pacific 70-63 Saturday …

Football preview: Pacific at Whitworth

The Pirates come into Saturday’s Northwest Conference football game against Pacific in the Pine Bowl after a crushing 52-10 defeat at No. 2 Linfield. The Boxers, which lost 77-10 to …

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 21, 2015

WCC champion GU women upset at home

Two nights after being fitted for the conference crown, the Gonzaga women’s basketball team was upset 71-59 Saturday by visiting Pacific in the final home game for four senior Bulldogs.

21st-ranked Whitworth men roll to 39-point victory to collect 20th win

The No. 21 Whitworth men sent out two seniors in style Saturday night by dominating Pacific (Oregon) in an 89-50 shellacking that marked the Pirates’ 20th win of the basketball …

Mighty Bulldogs tame Tigers

Pacific tried man-to-man defense, some zone, extending pressure into the back court. The Tigers tried to get physical. They burned three timeouts in the first 18 minutes. Nothing seemed to …

Gonzaga claims 13th WCC title with Few at helm

STOCKTON, Calif. – There is a tradition when Gonzaga clinches a West Coast Conference regular-season or tournament championship. It involves head coach Mark Few performing a locker-room celebration, a dance …

Coming up: Gonzaga men’s basketball

COMING UP: Tonight at Pacific, 7 (ESPNU); Saturday at Saint Mary’s, 7 p.m. (ESPN2) OUTLOOK: The Bulldogs are still in search of one victory that will clinch an outright WCC …

Perfect blend

Injuries, sickness, even food poisoning and four games in eight days. That’s not a favorable combination for a college basketball team’s win-loss record. Gonzaga managed just fine, relying on depth, …

Rugged road for Whitworth football

Smarting after three straight losses, the Whitworth Pirates boarded a bus after practice Thursday, headed to Salem to take on league foe Willamette Bearcats in a rare Friday night football …

Peterson leads Whitworth past Pacific 28-25

Bryan Peterson passed for a career-high 354 yards and three touchdowns to guide the Whitworth Pirates (5-0, 1-0) to a 28-25 victory over the Pacific Boxers (1-3, 0-1) in a …

Whitworth takes perfect record to Pacific

With four unbeaten teams and a combined 15-6 record, Northwest Conference football appears to be on an upswing. Whitworth (4-0) has already matched last year’s win total. Third-ranked Linfield, Willamette …