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UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017

Zags take boat rides, make camp crafts and shoot hoops with kids at Camp Goodtimes

Being the kid with cancer can be tough. That’s why counselors and staff at Camp Goodtimes, which is hosted by YMCA’s Camp Reed, are working to create a space where …


‘Maddie the Bulldog’ says her last goodbyes to GU fans, family

Maddie the Bulldog made a sad announcement on her Facebook page Tuesday evening: The dog who has participated in Canines for Cancer and Relay for Life as often as she …


UPDATED: Thu., May 11, 2017

Media exposure from Zags’ tournament run valued at $406 million

As the Bulldogs advanced to the NCAA championship, Gonzaga University got a staggering amount of broadcast and online exposure. The value of the coverage exceeded $400 million, university officials say.


‘Remember the run’ shirt celebrates Gonzaga’s 37-win season

Zome Design has come up with a licensed T-shirt to commemorate Gonzaga’s historic men’s basketball season.


UPDATED: Sun., April 9, 2017

Success of men’s team source of inspiration for Gonzaga women

Watching Gonzaga in the championship game in the NCAA Tournament last week is something Laura Stockton won’t forget.


UPDATED: Wed., April 5, 2017

Proud Zags fans welcome team home from NCAA championship at rally

Minutes before the rally began, one Gonzaga fan held up her homemade sign high enough for all the fans to see its message. “We are proud,” it read.


UPDATED: Mon., April 3, 2017

Gonzaga loss will be a win for the hungry at N.C. food bank

Governors of Washington, North Carolina made bet on basketball game.


UPDATED: Mon., April 3, 2017

After Gonzaga’s loss, T-Shirts switch headlines

The Zag swag business changed gears after Gonzaga men lost the NCAA National Championship in a nailbiter of a game Monday evening.


Vegas might favor the Tar Heels, but Zags fans confident

When it comes to predicting the outcome of tonight’s game, there’s the Las Vegas line and then there’s the Zags line.


UPDATED: Sun., April 2, 2017

As Zags prep for championship battle, Spokane bars ready the kegs

With more than 24 hours to go before Gonzaga’s Monday evening championship game, Marcy Larson was standing at a bar, sorting through a stack of table reservations.


UPDATED: Sun., April 2, 2017

Gonzaga to host championship viewing party in McCarthey Athletic Center

Gonzaga University will host a viewing party in the McCarthey Athletic Center as the Zags take on North Carolina in the NCAA men’s basketball national championship Monday evening.


Symphony conductor Nakahara balances loyalty between Zags, Gamecocks

As resident conductor with the Spokane Symphony and music director of the South Carolina Philharmonic, Morihiko Nakahara has ties to both Gonzaga and the University of South Carolina and doesn’t …


UPDATED: Fri., March 31, 2017

Whereas, the Washington Senate believes the Zags are awesome

The Washington Senate adopted a resolution sponsored by Sen. Mike Baumgartner, R-Spokane, saying it “fully supports the Gonzaga Bulldogs in their game on Saturday and will be cheering for a …


UPDATED: Fri., March 31, 2017

Pop-up shops selling Zags gear across town as competition stiffens for fan dollars

Gonzaga University gear is flying off the shelves in advance of the Final Four game Saturday, even if the shelf is really a table set up under a tent in …


Gonzaga fans help drive soaring Airbnb rentals in Phoenix

Airbnb’s booking data from Phoenix indicates that the Final Four weekend will be one of the company’s biggest in the city this year. Typical Airbnb prices are $94 per night …


UPDATED: Thu., March 30, 2017

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers bets Congressman Joe Wilson a bottle of merlot that Zags will win

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers bets a bottle of wine against a jar of barbecue sauce on Saturday’s Zags game.


Zags put Spokane in the national spotlight as ESPN crew will film fans and the city

As the Zags prepare for the Final Four tip off Saturday, Spokane is gearing up for its own prime time moment. An ESPN crew will spend up to four days …


UPDATED: Wed., March 29, 2017

Enrollment, endowment soar with Gonzaga hoops success

As Gonzaga University prepares to make it first Final Four appearance, the university also is celebrating 20 years of off-the-court successes. Enrollments, endowments and budget increased since 1999, when Zags …


UPDATED: Tue., March 21, 2017

Zags also rank high in internet speeds, test reveals

Not only are the Zags the No. 1 seeded team in the West region, Gonzaga University has one of the fastest campus network speeds in the Sweet 16. That’s according …


UPDATED: Tue., March 21, 2017

What Spokane eats during Zags’ winning games

Grubhub has tracked foods that spike during basketball wins by the Bulldogs.


Updating coverage of (1) Gonzaga vs. (8) Northwestern in NCAA Tournament

Live updates from top-seeded Gonzaga’s second-round game against No. 8 seed Northwestern.


UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017

Gonzaga alumni share in the revelry at Zags’ tourney site

Jen Hansel was on her way to Amsterdam from her home in Denver when she found herself stuck in the Salt Lake City airport for a seven-hour layover. So she …


Gonzaga’s slow start shows on the glass before cleaning up in second half

The Zags struggled on the glass against South Dakota State in their first-round victory in the NCAA Tournament on Thursday.


Variety of ways to watch, stream and listen to March Madness games

There’s no shortage of ways to watch the March Madness basketball tournament, even for those games taking place when you’re supposed to be working.


Gonzaga basketball has second home with McCartheys in Salt Lake City

Inside the Walker-McCarthey Mansion, one of many great, old houses that share Salt Lake City’s South Temple street with spire-laden temples, vast stone administrative buildings and a Jimmy Johns, there …


UPDATED: Wed., March 15, 2017

Guardian reporter says Spokane city of desperation – except for Zags

Heads up Spokane: you are a town of gloom and doom.


UPDATED: Tue., March 14, 2017

Winning WCC tourney good omen for Gonzaga’s NCAA prospects

It was as close to a rough patch as Gonzaga experienced during its 32-1 march to a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament.


Rob Curley: It’s all academic for this No. 1 seed as Gonzaga puts class in class act

The Zags are likely the smartest team to be a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament.


Salt Lake City wasn’t so friendly to Zags in 2013

Five years ago when the 2013 Zags strolled into what was previously known as Energy Solutions Arena, they found themselves in a building full of fans that were jumping on …


UPDATED: Sun., March 12, 2017

Analysis: The surprise picks that will make or break your bracket

The blank bracket represents 63 predictions waiting to be made, with upsets and surprises lurking throughout.