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UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019, 8:28 p.m.

Your guide to Orange County: More than amusement parks

Awesome eats at Anaheim Packing District It’s a throwback to when oranges actually ruled Orange County.


Rob Curley: ‘Orange’ you ready for the Sweet 16?

The good part about being an editor is that you typically see lots of the country, as you move from newspaper to newspaper. That’s also kind of the bad part, …


UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019, 5:39 p.m.

Going to see the Zags in Orange County? Here’s your Disneyland to-do list.

Gonzaga’s sweet road trip to Anaheim for the NCAA Tournament means a whole bunch of folks from Spokane just got unexpected travel plans to the land of the Real Housewives, …


UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 11:03 p.m.

Last Gonzaga fan in Vegas arena still believes Zags a team of destiny

Katherine Morgan, the former president and CEO of the Greater Spokane Valley Chamber – and current senior vice president at Bank of America – simply couldn’t bring herself to leave …


Gonzaga drops baseball doubleheader at Cal State Northridge

Gonzaga collected 22 hits Sunday but dropped a doubleheader to host Cal State Northridge, 7-4 and 15-12, on Sunday.


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 25, 2019, 7:58 a.m.

From State B to Gonzaga: Brock Ravet leads Kittitas back to defend 2B title; next season he’s a Zag

Little did anyone else know that this kid from the small town of Kittitas would years later earn a full-ride scholarship to one of the most prolific basketball programs in …


UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 16, 2018, 9:25 p.m.

Smith’s double-double helps No. 21 Gonzaga women hold on

Chandler Smith had 15 points and 10 rebounds, Zykera Rice added 13 and eight and No. 21 Gonzaga held off Missouri State 70-67 on Sunday.


Steve Christilaw: Spokane has rich history as basketball incubator

I’m trying to remember just exactly when Spokane turned itself into a hoops city.


Gonzaga loses regular-season finale, heads for WCC baseball tournament

Santa Clara played spoiler on a gorgeous day of matinee baseball as the Broncos beat the Zags (29-22, 16-11) 4-3.


Lardner turns in complete game in Gonzaga’s 10-2 victory

Mac Lardner threw a complete game and the Gonzaga Bulldogs (26-21) scored fourth runs in the seventh and three in the eighth in taking the rubber game of their series …


UPDATED: Fri., March 30, 2018, 4:37 p.m.

Gonzaga women’s basketball overcame long odds en route to another successful season

The Gonzaga women overachieved again this year, and probably will need to do it again next season.


UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018, 6:45 p.m.

Science behind nail-biters: What do neck-and-neck matches mean for the fans (and oddsmakers) who watch them?

What are the possible health ramifications and even the mathematical probabilities of rooting for a team that literally puts the cardiac into the nickname “


Rob Curley: The joy of watching college hoops … especially when you’re at school or work

It’s not often that a bit of misbehaving is such a community-bonding moment.


Zags win it all in Inslee’s bracket

Gov. Jay Inslee’s picks Gonzaga Bulldogs to win it all.


UPDATED: Mon., March 12, 2018, 5:15 p.m.

Gonzaga will play Stanford in first round of NCAA women’s tournament

The NCAA selection committee awarded the Gonzaga Bulldogs a No. 13 seed in the women’s 2018 NCAA Tournament on Monday. The Zags will play No. 4-seeded Stanford in the Lexington …


UPDATED: Sun., March 11, 2018, 11:21 p.m.

Gonzaga thrilled to open its NCAA Tournament close to home in Boise

Relief ensued once the Gonzaga Bulldogs discovered that they would be traveling to Boise for the first round of the NCAA Tournament.


Gonzaga sweeps to pair of baseball victories in California

Gonzaga used two solid pitching performances in defeating Milwaukee 4-1 and host Sacramento State 13-3 in California on Sunday.


UPDATED: Sun., March 4, 2018, 11:10 p.m.

Gonzaga women will need full-game effort against Dons

First lesson of the West Coast Conference tournament – never underestimate the underdog.


UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018, 7:29 p.m.

Jill Barta scores 19 in first half, Gonzaga tops Pepperdine 81-70 in WCC tournament quarterfinals

Jill Barta scored 19 of her 24 points in the first half to lead the Gonzaga Bulldogs (25-5) to an 81-70 win over the Pepperdine Waves (10-20) in the West …


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 25, 2018, 5 p.m.

Gonzaga women to face either Pepperdine, Santa Clara in WCC Tournament quarterfinals

The Gonzaga women (24-5, 17-1) earned the top seed in the West Coast Conference and will open WCC Tournament play against either No. 8 Pepperdine (9-19. 5-13) or No. 9 …


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 24, 2018, 9:31 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Emma Stach, Emma Wolfram celebrate Senior Day, but know there is more work ahead

The Zags honored Emma Stach and fifth-year senior Emma Wolfram in a Senior Day ceremony just before tipoff. Wolfram, who redshirted her freshman year under Kelly Graves, was sidelined for …


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 9, 2018, 6:27 p.m.

Gonzaga women face tough test in sharp-shooting Saint Mary’s

The Gonzaga Bulldogs are looking for their 16th consecutive win when they host the Saint Mary’s Gaels on Saturday.


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 9:29 p.m.

Gonzaga women take 13-game win streak into BYU showdown

It’s the first meeting between the two rivals this season. The Zags possess a narrow 13-9 series lead over the second-place Cougars, who are three games behind Gonzaga in the …


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 11:15 p.m.

Gonzaga notches 21st straight 20-win season with victory over San Diego

With a 69-59 win over San Diego on Thursday, Gonzaga checked off another item from the to-do list this year. The 20th win marked the Bulldogs’ 21st straight season with …


Former Gonzaga star Marco Gonzales returns to Spokane with Mariners caravan

Marco Gonzales stood quietly in front of a Spokane crowd dressed in Seattle Mariners apparel.


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 1, 2018, 8:05 p.m.

Ex-Gonzaga players know time doesn’t change what it means to be a Zag

Every year, former Gonzaga basketball player Ross Rettenmier makes his way to Spokane from his home in Seattle to watch the Zags play. Each time he steps inside the Kennel …


UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 17, 2017, 8:18 p.m.

Jenn Wirth steps up, Gonzaga topples Saint Francis 97-74

Just before finals week, Gonzaga coach Lisa Fortier sifted through her bench for a bandage against UNLV. With the Zags’ top shooter Jill Barta out with an ankle injury, Fortier …


Steve Christilaw: Sports have different a meaning across the country

College sports, high school sports – they both have different meanings in other parts of the country.


John Stockton, Tim Duncan headline college hoops Hall of Fame class

John Stockton and Tim Duncan made their names in college, polished their legacies in the NBA, and retired with resumes that made them a lock for induction into just about …


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 9:54 p.m.

Milwaukee company to release Gonzaga bobblehead commemorating Final Four trip

A Milwaukee company is releasing a new bobblehead to commemorate the Gonzaga Bulldogs’ inaugural trip to the Final Four last season.