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Osborn’s Major Decision Keys University’s Win

Veteran Jared Osborn and newcomer Reggie Lee scored important wins Thursday to lift University to a 32-25 Greater Spokane League dual meet win over visiting Mead. Osborn secured a 14-4 …


International Stars Suleymanoglu, Indurain Retire

1. Suleymanoglu 2. Indurain


Wenatchee Wins Mead Meet

With nine finalists and three champions, Wenatchee’s wrestlers won the six-team Mead Tournament of Champions Saturday. The Panthers of the Big Nine Conference scored 200.5 points to outdistance the host …


Bears Hit Titans With Both Barrels

There is something different about Central Valley’s boys and girls basketball teams, as University High found out in a Greater Spokane League doubleheader on Saturday. The CV boys won 62-55 …


Inland Empire League

In predicted order of region finish Sandpoint Bulldogs 1995-96 record: 10-0 Coach: Dan Taylor


A-3 Independents

Wallace Miners Coach: Bob Schreiber Years coaching: 16 Top returners: Nick Sleezer, senior, 152 pounds; Steve Jemmings, sophomore, 119; Gian Ghigleri, so., 125. Newcomers: Josh Steed, so., 145; Nick Angle, …


Intermountain League

In predicted order of region finish Lakeland Hawks 1995-96 record: 3-1-1 IML Coach: Mark Johnson Years coaching: 7 Top returners: Nathan Pascoe, senior, 171 pounds; Brad Haney, sr., 130; Chad …


Nic Dominates Higher Weight Classes

North Idaho College dominated the higher weight classes at the North Idaho Take Down tournament Saturday. The Cardinals won four of the final five matches. Josh Morton beat Boise State’s …


Top Seeds

105.5 Rob Eiter Age: 28 Hometown: Clarion, Pa. College: Arizona State, 1991 Personal: Five-time national champion; bachelor’s degree in psychology; assistant coach, Clarion University; trains with Sunkist Kids in Phoenix.


Colville Wrestler Enters Guilty Plea

A former high school wrestler pleaded guilty to fourth-degree assault Monday for knocking a referee unconscious with a head butt after losing a match. Chad Hildebrandt reversed an earlier innocent …


Sandpoint Wrestler In Another ‘World’

He has conquered the United States. He takes on the world this summer. Jared Lawrence of Sandpoint captured titles at 112 pounds in freestyle and Greco-Roman at the Cadet World …


American Sumo Wrestlers Fall

The two best American sumo wrestlers in the Spring Grand Sumo Tournament were beaten. Musashimaru, a champion from Hawaii whose real name is Fiamalu Penitani, was sent to his fourth …


A Wrestling: Hilzer, Padayao Win

Now Andy Hilzer can wash his socks and retire his shoes. He’s done walking all over his brother. The Ritzville senior won the 158-pound championship at Mat Classic VIII in …


Phantom Call Proves Costly For CV Star

Rick Giampietri’s title opportunity, and perhaps Central Valley’s team championship as well, was squashed when referee Dan Jagla denied he penalized the CV wrestler’s foe a point for stalling. CV …


Gsl Wrestlers Back On Road

Greater Spokane League wrestlers got home at 1 a.m. Wednesday following the Region IV tourney. They’re on the road today for a 5-hour trip to Tacoma and Mat Classic VIII.


Mid-Valley Takes Control

Lakeside’s Anthony Layton defeats Quincy’s Angel Ramirez in their 122-pound bout at Friday’s Region IV A/B tournament. Photo by Sandra Bancroft-Billings/The Spokesman-Review


Wrestlers Head For Regionals

Led by Central Valley High School, local teams have qualified a bundle of wrestlers for regional competition this weekend. CV tied for third during the Greater Spokane League dual match …


Morton’s Pin Salts Away Nic Win

After watching his teammates fall in two of the first four matches, North Idaho College’s 150-pound wrestler Josh Morton stepped onto the mat with Josh Wright of Ricks College with …


Wrestler Takes Match In The Clutch

If nothing else, Mead wrestler Joel Edminster has a flair for the dramatic. The Panther senior kept his coaches and fans on edge last week, trailing his Central Valley opponent …


Gsl Gets Pinned By State State Makes Changes To Weight Classes; Gsl Coaches Opposed

Although Washington has added a new 215-pound weight class to its high school wrestling lineup, the “nays” among Greater Spokane League coaches nearly outscored the “yeas” by a major decision. …


Sports People

The St. Louis Blues recalled former Spokane Chiefs left wing Kevin Sawyer. … Los Angeles Kings left wing Eric Lacroix was suspended indefinitely for checking Dennis Vaske of the New …


Miscellany

Tom Kite, a former U.S. Open champion and the PGA Tour’s second all-time money winner, will be named captain of the 1997 U.S. Ryder Cup team according to published reports. …


Miscellany

Louisiana Tech, fourth in The Associated Press women’s preseason basketball poll last week, shot to the top after beating defending national champion Connecticut 83-81 in overtime in Sunday’s Hall of …


Marty Wittman Comes Off Mat To Create A New Life For Himself

The referee’s whistle rang out, the grappling began and before he knew what was happening, Marty Wittman was dropped on his head. On the day he’d waited for so long, …


Miscellany

Former first-round draft choice Ty Griffin of Class AA Arkansas saw his record streak of four consecutive leadoff home runs end when he grounded out to start a game with …


Sports People

At Twin Falls, Idaho, Hobo Boothe of Canoga Park, Calif., rolled his second 289 game of the tournament and earned the top seed in the $55,000 Twins Falls PBA Open. …


Tar Heels’ Jaworski Overshadows Iowa’s Title

Steve Marianetti of Illinois snapped a 57-match win streak by defending champion Lincoln McIlravy of Iowa, while North Carolina’s T.J. Jaworsky captured his third straight title Saturday at the NCAA …


Paulson’s Title Helps Nic Take Third

Sophomore 126-pounder Matt Paulson claimed the lone individual title for North Idaho College at the National Junior College Athletic Association Wrestling Tournament. Paulson was one of three Cardinals who reached …


Thornton’s Wins Good Enough For Spot In Semis

AA wrestling West Valley 135-pounder Jeremy Thornton has been told he wrestles like the NBA Cleveland Cavaliers play basketball. “It’s ugly, but effective,” the Eagles senior said.


Learning From Losses Stung By Defeat Last Year, Troy Campbell Was Determined To Make The Trip To State Championships This Year

Troy Campbell conditions himself by running through the halls of East Valley High School before practice begins. Photo by Steve Thompson/The Spokesman-Review