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UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 11, 2019

Sportsplex to host 2022 national track championships, supporters announce at groundbreaking

The $53 million facility is still just a hole in the ground right now, but in a little more than two years it will play host to the over-40 national …

Christilaw: Push-pull not just for Dolittle

There are creatures that get caught in your imagination and stay with you for a lifetime. For earlier generations, the simple mention of Old Yeller or Bambi’s mother is enough …

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018

Students shake off jitters and start unpacking at Gonzaga move-in day

Move-in day at college is supposed to be a little stressful. There’s the packing and hauling, the long drive, the new environment, and at the end of it all, the …

UPDATED: Fri., March 30, 2018

Tennis preview: Depth gives University girls shot at repeat Greater Spokane League championship

A future Whitworth Pirate and Junior Olympian racquetball twins have set expectations high again for the University Titans, who are coming off a dominant Greater Spokane League girls tennis title …

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018

Foes won’t catch U-Hi heavyweight Lopez napping on mat

University High heavyweight wrestler Neftali Lopez likes feeling refreshed before a match. He says his routine does the trick.

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 5, 2017

Case stirs question of school liability for student suicides

Han Nguyen was consumed by depression and struggling to stay afloat at one of the world’s most prestigious universities. His mental health continued to decline until one day, moments after …

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 24, 2017

University beats Mead to take GSL slowpitch tourney title once again

University followed up its Greater Spokane League slowpitch regular season title with a 7-2 win over fourth-seeded Mead on Tuesday.

University’s Tanner Christensen makes oral commitment to Idaho basketball

University senior forward Tanner Christensen will continue his basketball career at Idaho after making an oral commitment to the Division I program over the weekend.

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 22, 2017

University dominates Lewis and Clark, pulls away 49-10

Hard to score when a team doesn’t have the ball. Or when it gives the ball to the other team. That summarizes the type of game it was for Lewis …

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 15, 2017

Joseph Heitman ties single-game record for TD receptions, leads Mead to victory

Defending 4A state high and low hurdles champion Joseph Heitman is a difficult matchup, and he showed why on Friday. Heitman tied a Greater Spokane League single-game record with five …

Berkeley closes streets, police align for conservative talk

Police in riot gear ringed the campus of the University of California, Berkeley and surrounding streets Thursday, helping to keep the peace as hundreds of protesters gathered outside a venue …

Greg Lee: Greater Spokane League football will be nothing short of entertaining

What have we learned after two weeks of high school football for Greater Spokane League teams?

Judge to rule on white nationalist’s speech at university

A federal judge will decide whether to force Michigan State University to allow campus space to be rented to white nationalist Richard Spencer so he can deliver a speech later …

2017 GSL 4A preview: Gonzaga Prep loaded for another deep state run

Does Dave McKenna’s Gonzaga Prep Bulldogs have the makings of the team that went 14-0 and captured the State 4A championship two years ago? Time will tell.

GSL Media Day: Sans blocking sled, Greg Lee takes tour of GSL football teams

The air in the SWX sports studio was chock full of optimism Monday. Powered by NWPrepsNow, The Spokesman-Review and SWX sponsored the first Greater Spokane League Football Media Day – …

Attorneys general to DeVos: Keep protections for sex assault victims

Attorneys general from Pennsylvania, New Mexico and more than a dozen other states are urging U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to keep in place protections for victims of sexual assault …

University of Oregon seeks tuition increase of 10.6 percent

The University of Oregon will again ask a state commission to approve a double-digit tuition increase.

Prep coaching carousel: Gabe Medrano named Lewis and Clark girls basketball coach

Gabe Medrano is returning as a head coach in Greater Spokane League girls basketball next year.

Georgia governor approves carrying concealed guns on campus

Gov. Nathan Deal signed legislation Thursday allowing people with permits to carry concealed handguns on Georgia’s public college campuses, despite the objections of state university leaders and his own veto …

UPDATED: Wed., March 22, 2017

U-Hi coach Jon Schuh found his niche coaching softball

When Jon Schuh got into coaching, he wanted a baseball job.

UPDATED: Wed., March 15, 2017

University girls basketball coach Mark Stinson steps down

Mark Stinson has ridden countless yellow school buses the last 18 years as the University girls basketball coach.

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 17, 2017

State 4A/3A wrestling: Transfer Dew Rogers of Shadle Park, Greater Spokane League off to good start

TACOMA – Shadle Park senior Dew Rogers was off the radar most of the season.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 15, 2017

Area teams, individuals poised for state gymnastics meets

State gymnastics has expanded a day to accommodate an expanded 4A tournament.

Yale renames Calhoun College because of historic ties to white supremacy, slavery

Yale University will rename one of its residential colleges, replacing the name of an alumnus remembered as an advocate of slavery with that of an alumna who was a pioneering …

District wrestling: Mead, North Central, East Valley and Colville take titles

Mt. Spokane junior Jake Howerton is going to have to get by wrestling in the postseason on essentially one good knee.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 1, 2017

Milo Yiannopoulos’ UC Berkeley talk canceled

A talk the University of California at Berkeley by Milo Yiannopoulos, a polarizing Breitbart News editor, was canceled Wednesday out of safety concerns after protesters hurled smoke bombs, broke windows …

GSL rivalry basketball games feature special cause

The three traditional rivalry baketball games in the Greater Spokane League this week have an added component – ‘Three-pointers for a Cause’.

University pulls ahead early for GSL wrestling win over North Central

The University and North Central wrestling teams entered their match with identical 1-1 Greater Spokane League records. Fifty minutes later, the host Titanssecured a 52-26 victory, the first nine of …

Season looks bright for GSL gymnasts

Early indications are this could be one of the best years for gymnastics in the Greater Spokane League.