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Sunday, December 8, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Dry tooling, a subdiscipline of climbing, brings climbers to Lincoln Park in all weather

Metal scratching rock. It’s an unnerving feeling.


Idaho Outfitters discuss grim salmon steelhead outlook

Clearwater River steelhead outfitter Jeff Jarrett summed up the state of Idaho’s famed B-run of steelhead in blunt language at a forum discussion Tuesday.


Coeur d’Alene Cancourse dodges bullet, will be managed as a city park

The 100-acre recreation dream of a former Facebook engineer will live on thanks to an agreement with the City of Coeur d’Alene.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 7, 2019

Spokane Chiefs use early goal, late surge to hold off rival Tri-City

But you wouldn’t know the team was a little sleep-deprived after putting 50 shots on net and gutting out a 4-3 win.


Boys basketball: Lakeland and Lake City sweep Border Clash games

Roundup of Saturday’s boys basketball action from across Eastern Washington and North Idaho.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 7, 2019

Area Sports Menu for Sunday, December 8

Todays menu


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 7, 2019

Area roundup: Spokane men rout Tacoma, advance to Bigfoot Classic championship game

Garrett White scored 24 points and Austin White added 19 off the bench as Community College of Spokane thumped Tacoma 93-69 in the Bigfoot Classic on Saturday at Spokane Community …


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 7, 2019

GSL boys: Tyson Degenhart’s 31 points power Mt. Spokane at The Fitz

Roundup of Saturday’s Greater Spokane League boys basketball action.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 7, 2019

FCS Playoffs: Record-breaking Montana swamps SE Louisiana 73-28

Dalton Sneed threw five touchdown passes and Marcus Knight rushed for three scores, leading the Montana Grizzlies’ 73-28 rout of Southeast Louisiana in a FCS second-round playoff game on Saturday.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 7, 2019

Girls basketball: Brie Holecek’s 19 points leads East Valley over Lake City

Roundup of Saturday’s girls basketball action from across Eastern Washington and North Idaho.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 7, 2019

Top 25 football roundup: No. 1 LSU locks up playoff spot, routing No. 4 Georgia

Joe Burrow finished off what seems like his Heisman Trophy coronation with another dazzling performance and No. 1 LSU locked up a spot in the College Football Playoff for the …


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 7, 2019

John Blanchette: Washington State sophomore CJ Elleby’s restraint a sign of maturity

The game’s final pass went deep beyond the defensive pressure to CJ Elleby, all alone in the frontcourt with but a few unimpeded steps between himself and the ritualistic exclamation-point …


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 7, 2019

State football: Marcus King rushes into record books as Odessa wins 1B title

After running over, through and around Central Washington 1B teams all season, Odessa’s Marcus King ended his season with a record-breaking performance Saturday.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 7, 2019

GSL girls: MJ Bruno scores 13 points and Central Valley picks up its first win of the season

Roundup of Saturday’s Greater Spokane League girls basketball action.


Sports letters: Women’s sports should be given their due

Title IX, with Persistence from WSU brought “equity” in providing equal access to sports for college women athletes. You would never know it by reading the Spokesman Review.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 7, 2019

No. 18 Gonzaga women expect tough test from regional foe Washington State

For as much success as 18th-ranked Gonzaga has had against Pac-12 neighbor Washington State, the Cougars have been a tough out in Pullman.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 7, 2019

CJ Elleby shines as Washington State outlasts New Mexico State at Spokane Arena

Elleby fired in a game-high 20 points after a slow start, and WSU (5-4) collected a nonconference win against the Aggies (5-5) in its annual trip to Spokane.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 7, 2019

‘Simplicity is genius’: Anthony Joshua boxes smart, beats Andy Ruiz, Jr. to reclaim titles

Anthony Joshua jumped up and down in the ring with his massive entourage, celebrating being around $70 million richer and having three world heavyweight belts back in his possession.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 7, 2019

Locally: Washington State middle blocker Magda Jehlářová named Pac-12 Freshman of the Year

In the volleyball-rich Pac-12 Conference, Washington State has some riches. Magda Jehlářová is one of the best.


North Spokane girls take sixth at Nike Cross Nationals Championship

Erinn Hill crossed the finish line in 18 minutes, 44.4 seconds to lead the North Spokane girls to a sixth-place finish at the Nike Cross Nationals Championship on Saturday at …


Seattle Seahawks visit Los Angeles Rams for rematch with playoff hopes on line

Greg Zuerlein has made plenty of tougher field goals than the 44-yarder he pushed barely wide right through the Seattle night air two months ago.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 7, 2019

No. 9 Gonzaga begins run of Top 25 tests at No. 22 Washington in revitalized rivalry

But a one-sided rivalry – GU has won five straight and 12 of the past 13 – was anything but one-sided on the floor. Another memorable matchup seems inevitable when …


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 7, 2019

Gonzaga-Washington key matchup: Clash of talented bigs in Bulldogs’ Filip Petrusev, Huskies’ Isaiah Stewart

No shortage of quality matchups in this one, but we’re going with the big men in the middle: Washington freshman Isaiah Stewart and Gonzaga sophomore Filip Petrusev. It isn’t necessarily …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 6, 2019

Girls basketball: East Valley and Lake City capture Border Clash wins

Roundup of Friday’s girls basketball action from across Eastern Washington and North Idaho.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 6, 2019

Boys basketball: Lake City and Lakeland defeat West Valley, East Valley in Border Clash

Roundup of Friday’s boys basketball action from across Eastern Washington and North Idaho.


GSL girls: Ellie Boni scores tourney-record 39 points; University outlasts St. Ignatius in double-OT thriller

Roundup of Friday’s Greater Spokane League girls basketball action.


Area Sports Menu for Saturday, December 7

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UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 6, 2019

Strong start carries Spokane Chiefs past Vancouver Giants

Spokane tallied two goals before 15 minutes had elapsed, and the Chiefs held on to a 2-1 victory over Vancouver in a Western Hockey League showdown Friday at the Langley …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 6, 2019

Area roundup: CC Spokane men use balanced scoring to top Air Force Base in Bigfoot Classic opener

Kobe Reese scored 13 points for Spokane (4-1), while Jaron Williams, Garrett White and Jaelon Stith added 12 points apiece.


NCAA Volleyball Tournament: San Diego eliminates Washington State; Washington advances

Washington State was unable to seize control of its match against San Diego and was eliminated in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday in Honolulu