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UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 24, 2020

Gonzaga slips to No. 3, Kansas back in top spot in AP poll

Thanks to an upset-filled Saturday that included the Bulldogs falling to BYU 91-78, Gonzaga slipped just one spot to No. 3 in Monday’s AP Top 25.

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 22, 2020

Baylor loss opens door to No. 1: Will it be Gonzaga – if it wins at BYU tonight – or Kansas?

Top-ranked Baylor lost to Kansas 64-61 on Saturday, snapping the Bears’ 23-game winning streak and opening the door for a new No. 1 on Monday. Will it be No. 2 …

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 27, 2020

Gonzaga holds second spot in AP rankings, drops behind Baylor to No. 2 in coaches poll

In a rare week with few upsets, the AP top 10 stayed virtually intact, with No. 1 Baylor bolstering its margin over No. 2 Gonzaga. There was intrigue with the …

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 23, 2019

Top Dogs: Gonzaga ranked No. 1 for fifth time in program history

Gonzaga is the No. 1-ranked team in college basketball for the fifth time in program history. Make no mistake: It never gets old.

Every college football bowl game ranked

The 2019 bowl season won’t get underway for nearly two weeks, but one element of it already removes something for people to complain about: For the first time since 2013, …

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 28, 2019

Gonzaga hangs on to fourth in AP college basketball poll

Gonzaga barely hung on to the fourth spot in the latest AP men’s college basketball poll.

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 17, 2018

Gonzaga drops to No. 8 in AP poll following second straight loss

Gonzaga dropped four spots to No. 8 in the AP men’s college basketball poll after falling to North Carolina on Saturday.

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 28, 2018

Gonzaga’s No. 1 history comes with highs and lows

Gonzaga’s rise from 1999 NCAA Tournament party crashers to full-blown national power has been the product of numerous program firsts over the last two decades. One of the biggest milestones …

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018

Gonzaga takes over No. 1 ranking in AP, USA Today polls

Gonzaga is the top dog again in the AP college basketball poll. The Zags, on the strength of an 89-87 win over former No. 1 Duke, moved into the top …

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 25, 2018

Government ranks 18 U.S. volcanoes as ‘very high threat’

Government scientists have classified 18 U.S. volcanoes as “very high threat” because of what’s been happening inside them and how close they are to people.

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018

U.S. brands falter in Consumer Reports auto reliability survey

U.S. auto companies such as General Motors, Tesla and Ford faltered this year in Consumer Reports’ reliability rankings as readers reported more mechanical trouble with their vehicles.

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 8, 2018

Univ. of Idaho ranked #1 college in Idaho

University of Idaho was ranked the best 4-year university in Idaho by, according to a press release on Monday. This is the second year in a row the university …

UPDATED: Thu., May 31, 2018

Alaska Airlines again tops passenger satisfaction rankings among traditional air carriers

Alaska Airlines, in ever-tighter competition with Delta Air Lines, held on for the 11th year in a row to its top ranking among traditional North American carriers in the annual …

UPDATED: Wed., April 4, 2018

Gonzaga gets high marks in 2019 projections

Gonzaga is projected as a No. 1 seed, ranked in the top 10 and among the favorites to win the 2019 national title. So says bracketologist Joe Lunardi, seven …

Zags ranked sixth in ESPN’s ‘Way Too Early’ men’s basketball poll

It seems logical that fans of every college team, with the exception of those who favor Villanova, are saying “wait ’til next year.” Well, why wait? Gonzaga fans can get …

Toyota tops Consumer Reports’ auto reliability rankings

Toyota Motor Co. is continuing its reign at the top of Consumer Reports’ reliability rankings, a reward for its conservative approach to new technology.

UPDATED: Wed., June 28, 2017

Making six figures? says Spokane among the best places to live in the West

Spokane ranks fifth among the best places to live in the West for those earning $100,000, according to, a website that offers consumer reviews and comparisons of various financial …

Gonzaga No. 1 for program-record fourth consecutive week

Gonzaga is No. 1 in both major college basketball polls for the fourth straight week, eclipsing the 2013 team’s three-week stint as the longest in program history.

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 13, 2017

Gonzaga No. 1 in AP, USA Today polls for third straight week

Gonzaga stayed on top of the AP Top 25 for the third consecutive week, matching the 2013 team’s three-week stint at No. 1.

Top Dogs: Gonzaga No. 1 in AP, USA Today polls

For all the debate over the weekend about the possibility of Gonzaga reaching No. 1, the voting turned out like so many Zags’ games this season: It wasn’t all that …

Gonzaga’s Few doesn’t have one-track mind when it comes to rankings

Gonzaga coach Mark Few will not be refreshing Twitter every 3 seconds to see if the Zags are ranked No. 1 in the nation.

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 24, 2017

Gonzaga’s path to No. 1 opens up after Villanova, Kansas fall

Gonzaga’s path to No. 1 opened up Tuesday when upsets took down top-ranked Villanova and second-ranked Kansas.

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 15, 2017

Gonzaga isn’t going to be top dog … at least not yet

The Baylor Bears were promoted to No. 1 for the first time in program history last Monday. One day later, Baylor was flogged 89-68 by No. 10 West Virginia in …

Zags prominent in national picture

Baylor is poised to sit atop the college basketball rankings for the first time in program history when the AP poll is released Monday.

Gonzaga trying to nail down boards

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G-Prep tied with Chiawana at 7th in final AP football rankings

No area prep football team is ranked No. 1 in the final Associated Press polls released Wednesday. Gonzaga Prep (7-2) finished tied with Chiawana (8-1) at seventh in 4A. The …

G-Prep football team moves to seventh in AP rankings

The Gonzaga Prep football team climbed a notch from eighth to seventh in The Associated Press rankings released Wednesday.

Few changes in AP prep football rankings

There were few changes in the Associated Press football rankings released Wednesday. Gonzaga Prep (5-2) remained at No. 8 in 4A. Camas (7-0) got all 10 first-place votes and is …

Prep cross country: NC boys remain No. 1 in state

The 10-time State 3A champion North Central boys cross country team continued at the top of the rankings that were released Sunday.

Gonzaga Prep slips to No. 8 in 4A football rankings

Gonzaga Prep dropped one more spot in the 4A football rankings released Wednesday by The Associated Press.