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Gleason benefit returns to ski resort

Former football star Steve Gleason “always wanted to inspire people,” says his stepmother, Jackie. A little perspiration is good too, Jackie reasoned. For the third straight year, she and other …


G&T Blog matters: Cougs get three more commits

Cougars Wednesday: Washington State received commitments from three football players from California, two of them in the class of 2016. But the first to announce his decision will take the …


Area roundup: Lia Galdeira leaving WSU to play in Europe

Lia Galdeira will skip her final season at Washington State to pursue professional basketball opportunities in Europe, the school announced in a press release on Friday. The 5-foot-11 guard has …


Cougs, led by Alivia Brown, dominate Washington Amateur

SEQUIM, Wash. – Washington State University golfers, led by champion Alivia Brown, dominated the Washington State Women’s Amateur Championship that concluded Thursday at The Cedars at Dungeness. Brown shot rounds …


Area roundup: Chiefs preseason schedule released

The Spokane Chiefs announced their seven-game 2015 preseason schedule on Tuesday. The Chiefs open at the annual Everett preseason tournament on Sept. 4, playing the Portland Winterhawks at 3 p.m.


G&T Blog matters: D’Jimon Jones signs with WSU football

Cougars Thursday: Washington State football picked up its sixth known commitment of the 2016 recruiting cycle on Thursday when D’Jimon Jones tweeted his intention of joining the Cougars.


Dan Spencer named WSU baseball associate head coach

In his first move since being named Washington State’s head baseball coach, Marty Lees named Dan Spencer the Cougars’ associate baseball head coach Thursday. The move reunites Spencer with Lee …


Give and Take: UI names Mike Breske defensive coordinator

Find blog items daily at spokesman.com/blogs /sportslink 1: “Coach Breske has been a coordinator for more than 20 years and he’s won three national championships,” Idaho coach Paul Petrino said. …


Confidence surrounds new Washington State baseball coach Marty Lees

PULLMAN – Marty Lees is adamant that the reality of his current situation has set in, despite the whirlwind week he just went through. The Oklahoma State baseball team on …


Confidence surrounds new Washington State baseball coach Marty Lees

PULLMAN – Marty Lees is adamant that the reality of his current situation has set in, despite the whirlwind week he just went through.


Washington State hires recruiting whiz Marty Lees as baseball coach

PULLMAN – Washington State athletic director Bill Moos announced the hiring of Marty Lees as the new Cougars baseball coach on Wednesday, citing Lees’ success as an assistant coach at …


Pac-12 Conference announces three starting times for WSU football games

PULLMAN – Washington State football fans making plans for the 2015 season can start preparing now, for three games at least. The Pac-12 announced its early television selections on Monday, …


G&T Blog matters: WSU’s athletic revenue, Cougs land Renard Bell

Cougars Tuesday: Washington State’s overall athletic revenue went up more than $7 million in 2014. However, that still left the Cougars last in the Pac-12.


Area roundup: Cougs’ Joe Pistorese, Ian Hamilton All-Pac-12

Washington State Cougars pitchers Joe Pistorese and Ian Hamilton were named to the All-Pac-12 first team it was announced Wednesday. WSU infielder Ian Sagdal received honorable mention.


Kent’s efforts keep WSU from APR penalties

The first thing Ernie Kent did when he and his staff arrived at Washington State wasn’t call recruits or install his scheme. Instead, he made sure the departing players that …


G&T guest column – Bill Moos: Recalling an Edwall superstar

Recently we lost an exceptional athlete and a wonderful man. Bob Simpson passed away on May 11 at the age of 68. Bob was raised in the small farm town …


Cougars lag way behind in baseball facilities race

PULLMAN – The longest, loudest base-race in baseball occurs every day of spring on Cougar Way in Pullman. In small groups of three or four, with gloves hung on bats …


Blanchette: Connor Halliday’s reversal puzzling, but his business

For someone who seemed easily reconciled to the glorious, communal possibilities of football and the inevitable beatings it delivers to the soul – to say nothing of the body – …


Area roundup: Whitworth baseball falls short at regional

The Whitworth Pirates baseball team battled back in the ninth inning before falling 7-6 to Millsaps in the opening round of the NCAA Division III West Regional in Tyler, Texas, …


Baseball notes: Mitchell Gunsolus happy with decision

Gonzaga coach Mark Machtolf thinks third baseman Mitchell Gunsolus is a bit of an oddball. Usually college juniors need a bit more convincing to turn down six-figure signing bonuses, but …


G&T Blog matters: Chris Sarbaugh fills hole at Idaho

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WSU’s Joe Pistorese shuts down Oregon after graduation ceremony

PULLMAN – There aren’t many legitimate Pac-12 aces that end their careers with a uniform and a graduation gown in their closets – most trade the pomp for a major …


WSU’s Joe Pistorese shuts down Oregon after graduation ceremony

PULLMAN – There aren’t many legitimate Pac-12 aces that end their careers with a uniform and a graduation gown in their closets – most trade the pomp for a major …


EWU’s Jake Rodgers impressed Falcons with natural talent

As Jake Rodgers figures it, he’ll be playing football on Sundays because he paid attention the rest of the week. Five years ago, Rodgers was playing tight end at Shadle …


EWU’s Jake Rodgers impressed Falcons with natural talent

As Jake Rodgers figures it, he’ll be playing football on Sundays because he paid attention the rest of the week.


Ian Hamilton worth the wait for Cougars’ baseball

PULLMAN – Ian Hamilton’s coaches and teammates at Vancouver’s Skyview High were surely shocked when he returned from a UCL tear and ensuing platelet-rich plasma treatment throwing almost 10-miles-per-hour faster. …


Ian Hamilton worth the wait for Cougars’ baseball

PULLMAN – Ian Hamilton’s coaches and teammates at Vancouver’s Skyview High were surely shocked when he returned from a UCL tear and ensuing platelet-rich plasma treatment throwing almost 10-miles-per-hour faster.


G&T Blog matters: Matt Linehan can’t rest easy as Idaho starter

Below is a sampling of blog reports from The Spokesman-Review sportswriters. Look for blog items daily at spokesman.com/blogs/ sportslink. 6:


Area roundup: Cougars cool down Wildcats, knot Pac-12 baseball series at 1 apiece

Washington State needed its firemen to douse Arizona’s red-hot bats, stifling the Wildcats for a 5-3 win on Saturday and ideally cooling them off long enough to secure a fifth …


Washington State quarterbacks in charge this offseason

PULLMAN – The last gasp of organized football for the academic year is done, and soon the fans who’ve paid attention this long will let their focuses drift to annual …