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Stories tagged: prep sports

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: 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.

Prep track and field: Greater Spokane League athletes punch tickets to district meet

The league’s 4A and 3A district-qualifying meets at CV serve a spectrum of purposes for coaches and athletes, but there’s one they all share: punching a ticket to Richland.

UPDATED: Wed., April 24, 2019, 7:15 p.m.

Prep tennis: Mead’s Bill Wagstaff to leave deep, rich legacy on Spokane tennis scene

After 42 years of heading the Mead boys tennis team, Bill Wagstaff is ready to transition into the next phase of his life. That will include more family time – …

UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019, 10:02 p.m.

Track and field notebook: North Central sophomore Allie Janke among the nation’s best in the 1,600

Using her tall frame and long, fluid stride, Allie Janke recently ran a career-best 4 minutes, 51.48 seconds at the Eastmont Twilight Invitational, 4 seconds faster than her state championship …

UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019, 6:26 p.m.

Prep softball: Post Falls shortstop Bubba Gleaves will pursue dream of Ivy League education

Nobody envisioned that when Bailey Gleaves left Post Falls it would be on a transcontinental, 2,500-mile trek. The shortstop known as “Bubba” by friends and family hadn’t even considered it.

UPDATED: Wed., April 3, 2019, 6:56 p.m.

Track-and-field notebook: First-year Cheney sprinter Camden VerStrate already among state’s best

All Camden VerStrate did in his first meet was was clock in a 10.74 seconds in the 100, the second-best mark in program history behind 2018 state champion Charles Johnson …

UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2019, 8:54 p.m.

Longtime University High wrestling coach Don Owen retires

Don Owen led the tradition-rich Titans to state titles in 2005, 2010 and 2013 and helped the program earn several other state trophies during his tenure.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 10:39 p.m.

State 2A: East Valley rolls past Anacortes, faces top-seed Lynden in quarterfinals

The East Valley Knights have a chance to bring home a trophy for the fifth time in six straight trips to state.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 8:58 p.m.

State 1A: Medical Lake turns to 3-point shooting, tops King’s in loser-out contest

After having a nine-point first period lead reduced to two points heading in the fourth period, the Cardinals did what they’ve done all season according to coach Kyle Lundberg. They …

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 26, 2019, 10:46 p.m.

State 2A, 1A preview: East Valley girls, Deer Park boys look to bounce back at state

The East Valley girls turned in their season-low scoring output and were knocked off by seventh-seeded Washougal and all-state post Beyonce Bea 52-45 in their 2A regional round clash at …

State 2B preview: St. George’s boys ready for challenge of taking on Brock Ravet, Kittitas

St. George’s lost to Kittitas and Brock Ravet 65-50 in the State 2B title game at the Spokane Arena last season, its only loss of last season.

State 1B preview: Top-seeded Colton girls have another title within their reach

The Wildcats (21-2) are the top team in 1B, earning a bye to Thursday. They are on the opposite side of the bracket from second-seeded Pomeroy and third-seeded Almira/Coulee-Hartline.

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 10:53 p.m.

State 3A/2A gymnastics: Mt. Spokane’s Gina Twenge second in all-around, Wildcats fifth in team standings

With Gina Twenge and Hana Hill, a pair of talented sophomores, on its roster, is it correct to say the Mt. Spokane gymnastics team challenges opponents with a double threat? …

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 9:26 p.m.

Idaho state wrestling: Post Falls, undefeated Ridge Lovett aim for another state title

Ridge Lovett has already pinned his way into Idaho wrestling lore for 5A power Post Falls.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 11:56 a.m.

State wrestling: Colville’s Trent Baun joins elite four-time champion group at Mat Classic XXXI

Trent Baun didn’t let himself think about it all that often. Only 15 boys in the history of Washington had won four wrestling state championships in four years.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, noon

State wrestling: Mead’s Chase Tebbets wins third Mat Classic title, Mt. Spokane cruises to 3A team crown

Reaching a cherished goal is always special, but Chase Tebbets added some drama to a moment he’ll never forget.

State wrestling: Day one results from Mat Classic XXXI

Team and individual results from day one of Mat Classic XXXI in Tacoma

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 11:24 p.m.

State wrestling: Colville takes first-day lead as area 1A schools start strong at Mat Classic XXXI

Jeff Friedman is a defending 1A state wrestling champion with a calm, business-like approach to the sport.

Boys basketball: Javon Williams and Tristan Cox score 16 points, Lakeside top Freeman

Recap of Saturday’s boys basketball action from around the region

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 26, 2019, 10:02 p.m.

Girls basketball: Macy Luhr’s 12 points helps Freeman defeat Lakeside on Reese Court at EWU

Recap of Saturday’s girls basketball action from around the region

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 19, 2019, 9:33 p.m.

Girls basketball: Ashlyn Wallace scores 30 points and Clarkston vaults into first place in GNL

Recap of Saturday’s girls basketball action from around the region

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 19, 2019, 11:01 p.m.

GSL boys basketball: Tyson Degenhart drops 36 points, Mt. Spokane game behind Gonzaga Prep

Recap of Saturday’s GSL boys basketball action

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 19, 2019, 11 p.m.

Boys basketball: Brandton Chatfield’s 20 points leads Clarkston over West Valley and into first place

Recap of Saturday’s boys basketball action from around the region

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 19, 2019, 10:20 p.m.

GSL girls basketball: Aspyn Adams scores 16 points, Mt. Spokane keep rolling

Recap of Saturday’s GSL girls basketball action

Prep wrestling: Mead wins Jug Beck Rocky Mountain Classic

Recap of Saturday’s wrestling action from around the region

Boys basketball: Gabe Quinnett scores 28 points to lead Moscow over Sandpoint

Recap of Saturday’s boys basketball action from around the region

Girls basketball: Christina Flett scores 1,000th career point to lead Wellpinit over Inchelium

Recap of Saturday’s girls basketball action from around the region

Spokane Park Board dedicates funding for potential purchase of land for Sportsplex site

The panel took the first step earlier this month toward signing an agreement that could finalize the orientation of the long-imagined $42 million prep sports facility on the north bank …

UPDATED: Fri., July 27, 2018, 6:14 p.m.

Youth sports notebook: Two Coeur d’Alene Little League baseball teams win state titles

Coeur d’Alene teams won Idaho State Little League baseball championships in 11- and 12-year-old divisions last weekend in Eagle, Idaho.