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Two local residents gave up home runs to Barry Bonds. Here’s what they remember.

Spokane Police K-9 handler Todd Belitz and Coeur d’Alene real estate agent Kevin Pickford grew up in California before settling down in the Inland Northwest, commonplace among area residents.

UPDATED: Mon., June 15, 2020

Washington State’s A.J. Block signs with Kansas City Royals as free agent

A.J. Block wasn’t selected in the shortened Major League Baseball draft, but a professional career is still on the horizon for the left-handed pitcher from Washington State.

UPDATED: Sat., June 6, 2020

Local baseball standouts resume college season in special Texas tournament

It’s been a strange, familiar and welcome experience for Washington State shortstop Kodie Kolden and Boise State pitcher Stu Flesland.

Area roundup: Southern California defeats Washington State in women’s basketball

Alissa Pili poured in 32 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as Southern California held off Washington State 66-60 in Pac-12 Conference women’s basketball action on Sunday in Pullman.

UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019

College baseball notebook: CC Spokane pitcher, Boise State commit Reed Harrington continues to mow down NWAC foes

In seven appearances and a combined 10 innings of work, CCS pitcher Reed Harrington has stuck out 17 hitters and hasn’t given up a run.

UPDATED: Sun., March 24, 2019

College baseball: Whitworth moves into first-place tie; WSU falls to No. 22 UC Irvine

Ryan Kingma threw eight scoreless innings and Whitworth pounded out 18 hits in a 12-0 win over George Fox that boosted the Pirates into a first-place tie in the Northwest …

UPDATED: Sat., March 9, 2019

Locally: Former Washington State, Seattle Mariners standout John Olerud to be inducted into Pac-12 Conference Hall of Honor

John Olerud, a baseball star who was one of the finest student-athletes in any sport in Washington State history, will be inducted into the Pac-12 Conference Hall of Honor with …

Former WSU pitcher pulled in eighth by Marlins with no-hitter

Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly said it was an easy decision to pull Adam Conley after 116 pitches despite the lefty having not allowed a hit for 7

College baseball notes: Early Gonzaga wins show team doing little things correctly

The end of Gonzaga baseball’s five-game winning streak proved only to be a mound-sized bump, as the Bulldogs recovered from Saturday’s loss to Pepperdine to win Sunday’s matchup, and the …

Blanchette: Bobo Brayton a Cougar to the end

Blanchette: He taught generations to bunt and cover first, and he taught his best pitcher ballroom dancing. He’d zing an outfielder for playing a fly ball “like a blind dog …

Chleborad’s effort spoiled in WSU’s baseball loss

Everything went Tanner Chleborad’s way on Saturday, and nothing did at the same time.

Converted catcher Edman guides Gonzaga’s resurgence

Cameron Edman thought he was just helping out. Turns out, he may have created a career. When Edman straps on his gear and runs behind home plate tonight for the …

Extra season didn’t work out for WSU pitcher Arnold

PULLMAN – Chad Arnold has no regrets. Yet he regrets plenty. The former is personal. The latter is about this Washington State University baseball season, the home portion of which …

Whitworth baseball trends upward with 20-win season

Success has taken a while at Whitworth University. The Pirates last had a winning record in Northwest Conference play in 2006. They last won 20 games in 2002.

Cougars believe they can make run in Pac-10 baseball

As Derek Jones jogged in from third base in the bottom of the ninth last Sunday, carrying Washington State’s third run – and quite possibly the season – with him, …

Roundup: Zags hope strong play continues into WCC season

The preconference schedule has been productive for the Gonzaga Bulldogs. In their 26 games, GU has won 16, including 11 of its last 14, swept national power UC Irvine at …

Whitworth looks for better weather to go with better record

Early-season baseball games in the Inland Northwest can be iffy propositions at best. Just getting a snow-free field can be tough until mid-March. For proof, ask Whitworth baseball coach Dan …

College baseball season promises less pop because of new bats

As the Division I college baseball season begins around the nation this weekend, players will be facing an uncertainty each time they step into the batter’s box. The trusted bat …

Sooners end Washington State’s season

NORMAN, Okla. — The Norman Regional ended the way it began for Washington State. With a rocky outing from its bullpen. Top-seeded Oklahoma came up with a five-run seventh inning …