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Gonzaga women’s rowing ends season on high note with fifth straight trip to NCAA Championships

After two days of traveling back from the three-day NCAA Championships in Indianapolis, Marisa Wortman enjoyed the quiet and calm of a relatively empty Gonzaga campus on Tuesday.


UPDATED: Fri., May 31, 2019, 10:30 p.m.

Area roundup: Gonzaga’s varsity eight boats place fifth during first day of NCAA Championships

The Gonzaga women’s rowing team finished fifth in the varsity eight and second varsity eight races Friday during the first day of the NCAA Championships at the Indianapolis Rowing Center …


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 29, 2018, 9:38 p.m.

Local briefs: Grey Sox of Spokane win world championship

Spokane has a world masters slowpitch softball champion. Grey Sox returned from the Senior Softball USA World Masters Championships in Las Vegas, Nevada, last week with the title in the …


U.S. teacher rows solo across Atlantic in record time

A high school science teacher from Cincinnati, Ohio, has rowed solo across the Atlantic Ocean, setting a record for a west-to-east crossing.


UPDATED: Sat., May 26, 2018, 11:06 p.m.

Area roundup: Washington State distance runners Chandler Teigen, Kaili Keefe qualify for NCAA Championships

Washington State 1,500-meter runners Chandler Teigen and Kaili Keefe qualified for the NCAA Championships Saturday during the third and final day of the NCAA West Regional track and field meet …


Area roundup: Washington State’s Stephanie Cho qualifies for NCAA track and field championships

Washington State’s Stephanie Cho qualified for the NCAA Championships on Friday by setting a personal best in the women’s 400-meter hurdles during the NCAA West Regional in Sacramento, California.


Freshman Moldau first Cougar to win conference pole vault title since 1964

Washington State freshman Sander Moldau won the men’s pole vault Sunday at the Pac-12 Track & Field Championships in Stanford, California


UPDATED: Sat., April 28, 2018, 10:40 p.m.

Area roundup: Idaho men’s, women’s tennis win Big Sky championships

Marianna Petrei completed an unbeaten run through the Big Sky Conference women’s tennis championships to lead Idaho to a 4-2 victory over Northern Arizona on Saturday in Phoenix.


UPDATED: Sat., April 14, 2018, 9:03 p.m.

Ex-UW women’s crew member to row across ocean for environmental awareness

As a member of the University of Washington’s elite women’s varsity crew, Eliza Dawson honed her athletic skills on the sometimes-choppy waters of Lake Washington. This summer, she’ll test her …


In Brief: Poaching rings charged in Washington and Alaska

Three men are accused of trying to poison wolves and leading illegal sheep and bear hunts at the hunting lodge built by Fairbanks hunting guide and aviator Urban Rahoi.


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 11:47 p.m.

Local briefs: Gonzaga grad Kara Soucek named to U.S. national team in rowing

Kara Soucek, a first-team All-American and two-time West Coast Conference Rower of the Year at Gonzaga, has been selected as an alternate for the U.S. National Team that will compete …


UPDATED: Sun., June 4, 2017, 10:06 p.m.

Area roundup: UW men sweep 3 of 4 rowing finals, win IRA title

A split second and about 2 feet abruptly ended Washington’s two-week quest to sweep the men’s and women’s collegiate rowing championships Sunday.


UPDATED: Sun., May 28, 2017, 9:32 p.m.

UW, WWU win women’s NCAA rowing titles; Huskies in softball WS

Washington and Western Washington won women’s NCAA rowing championships with the Huskies sweeping Sunday’s Division I grand finals.


Clarksville: Spokane’s Madison Kerr rowing for national college championship

Spokane’s Madison Kerr is part of the Western Washington University rowing team eyeing an 8th national championship


Official ruling: no result on disputed Harvard-Yale regatta

A committee investigating a disputed Harvard-Yale regatta last year has determined that nobody won the race and responded by codifying the first official rules for the event. The regatta committee …


Locally: WSU rower Ieva Adomaviciute wins gold for Lithuania

Washington State senior rower Ieva Adomaviciute won gold for Lithuania last week in the women’s single sculls at the Under 23 World Roaching Championships in Rotterdam, Netherlands.


Expert to Rio Olympic athletes: ‘Don’t put your head under water’

Just days ahead of the Olympic Games the waterways of Rio de Janeiro are as filthy as ever, contaminated with raw human sewage teeming with dangerous viruses and bacteria, according …


Area roundup: UW loses Pac-12 baseball showdown to Utah 21-7

Utah batted around and scored five runs in four different innings in beating Washington 21-7 on Sunday in a showdown in Salt Lake City that determined the Pac-12 regular-season title …


Area roundup: Gonzaga sweeps series from Pacific

Tyler Frost went 4 for 5, including a home run, and Gonzaga used a 15-hit attack to take a 10-5 victory and a series sweep over Pacific on Sunday in …


Area roundup: Roberts sparks Gonzaga to 11th-winning win at Pacific

Jake Roberts drove in Tyler Jones with the tiebreaking run in a three-run 11th inning that lifted Gonzaga to a 5-3 victory over Pacific in a West Coast Conference baseball …


Gonzaga sweeps Saint Mary’s for 2-0 WCC volleyball start

Fresh off an impressive win over No. 23 Pacific on Thursday, the Gonzaga volleyball team continued its stellar play with a straight-set win over Saint Mary’s Saturday in Spokane. Scores …


WSU rowers 8th in nation

The Washington State women’s rowing team finished eighth at the NCAA Championships at Lake Natoma in California, matching the second-best finish in program history. It was also the best finish …


Grande Ronde River boasts spectacular scenery, easy whitewater

MINAM, Ore. – Most folks don’t know it, but a three-day trip down the Grande Ronde River would do them a world of good. Out there, far from cell phones …


Jorgensen wins 800 title

Washington State senior Jesse Jorgensen won the men’s 800 meters on Sunday, the final day of the Pac-12 track and field championships held at UCLA’s Drake Stadium in Los Angeles. …


Area roundup: GU rowers claim WCC championship

Gonzaga’s win in the varsity 8-plus race gave the Bulldogs’ women’s rowing team the West Coast Conference title on Lake Natoma Saturday in Gold River, California. San Diego won the …


In brief: Chris Paul’s basket ousts Spurs in Game 7 win

NBA: Chris Paul banked in a shot over Tim Duncan with a second left to lift the Los Angeles Clippers to a 111-109 victory over the defending NBA champion San …


Former Courgar McCabe 10th at World Rowing Championships

Mollie McCabe, a former Washington State Cougar, competed at the 2014 World University Rowing Championships in Northern France, where her Canadian women’s four crew had a 10th-place finish. A native …


Area roundup: WSU’s Ian Hamilton named to 2014 Freshman All-America team

Washington State University closer Ian Hamilton was named a 2014 Freshman All-American by the National College Baseball Writers’ Association on Monday. The NCBWA placed Hamilton on its second team. Last …


WSU finishes 14 in NCAA rowing championships

The Washington State women’s rowing team placed 14th out of 22 teams as the NCAA championships concluded on Sunday at Indianapolis’ Eagle Creek Park The Cougars’ second varsity eight placed …


Shadow seeking first home victory

Unbeaten on the road in their last three games, the Spokane Shadow (2-2-1) return home tonight to play WestSound FC (1-3-1) in an Evergreen Premier League soccer match at Spokane …