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Cruz, Mariners beat Yankees in extra innings 6-5

SEATTLE (AP) - Nelson Cruz hit a winning single off Adam Warren in the 10th inning, and the Seattle Mariners beat the New York Yankees 6-5 Saturday night after Edwin Diaz allowed a tying hit to Ronald Torreyes in the ninth.      Masahiro Tanaka had another shaky outing and New York trailed 4-2 before Aaron Judge hit his major league-leading 32nd home run, a sixth inning drive against Steve Cishek. Matt Holliday's sacrifice fly tied the score in the eighth, but former Ya... More>>

Indians suffer worst loss of season, falling to Hops 15-0

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The Indians were blanked for the third time this season, as they fall to the Hops 15-0.

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Sounders prepare for clash with Earthquakes in Heritage Cup

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The Sounders have posted a 7-10-5 all-time record against the Earthquakes, including a 6-5-1 home record. Sunday's matchup has a lot more than conference positioning on the line, as the Heritage Cup - a yearly battle between the Earthquakes and the Sounders - is up for grabs.

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Vandals land three players on preseason All-Sun Belt team

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Idaho football placed three on preseason All-Sun Belt Conference teams - reigning Newcomer of the Year Aikeem Coleman and offensive lineman Jordan Rose took home first team honors, while linebacker Tony Lashley earned second team accolades.

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Luke Falk named to Walter Camp Player of the Year watch list

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Falk is one of 40 players, including five from the Pac-12 Conference, named to the watch list for the nation's fourth-oldest individual college football accolade. Falk was a semifinalist for the award last season.

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Mariners acquire former Zag Marco Gonzales from Cardinals

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Gonzales is a former Gonzaga University standout who was on the fast track to the Majors after getting drafted in the first round in 2013 until being sidelined by Tommy John surgery last year.

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Jake Browning named to Walter Camp Player of the Year watch list

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Browning was a finalist for the Walter Camp and Manning Awards in 2016 and also earned Academic All-America District VIII honors as a sophomore. Browning enters the 2017 season with 6,385 yards and 59 touchdown passes in his two seasons at Washington.
 

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Indians fall to Hops in walk-off fashion, 6-5

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The Spokane Indians are officially eliminated from the first half division title after falling to the Hillsboro Hops, 6-5.

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Mariners lose series opener to Yankees, 4-1

Mariners will play the Yankees again tomorrow in the second of their four-game series Mariners will play the Yankees again tomorrow in the second of their four-game series

Hernandez was as good as he's been in 2017, striking out a season-high nine and pitching at least seven innings for the second time.

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Vandals picked to finish 6th in Sun Belt

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Idaho football was picked to finish sixth in the Sun Belt Conference Preseason Poll, the league office announced on Thursday. The poll is compiled by the conference's 12 head coaches.

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First EWU football practice set for Aug. 3

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Players will report on July 31 and Aug. 1, then the team will practice together for the first time on Aug. 3 at 3:30 p.m. Eastern will practice in pads for the first time on Saturday, Aug. 5 at 3:30 p.m

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Myles Gaskin named to Doak Walker Award watch list

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Gaskin has surpassed 1,300 yards rushing in each of his first two seasons and was a first-team All-Pac-12 selection in 2016 after having earned freshman All-America in 2015.

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Jamal Morrow named to Doak Walker Award watch list

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Morrow was among the 61 players and one of ten Pac-12 Conference players named to the watch list for the award given annually to the best running back in college football.

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Mariners acquire veteran reliever from Marlins

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Phelps is a six-year Major League veteran who debuted with the Yankees in 2012 and was traded to Miami before the '15 season. He's 28-32 with a 3.90 ERA in 218 games, including 64 starts.

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Indians fail to complete comeback, fall to Volcanoes, 3-2

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Spokane saw its comeback attempt come up short after Melvin Novoa scored on a wild pitch in the ninth inning to cut the Salem-Keizer lead to 3-2.

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Sounders complete historic comeback, beating D.C. United 4-3

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The Seattle Sounders fell into a three-goal deficit, but staged a remarkable second-half comeback that saw them bag four goals in 27 minutes en-route to a 4-3 victory over D.C. United at CenturyLink Field on Wednesday night.

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Seven Zags make Summer baseball All-Star rosters

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Seven Gonzaga baseball players were named to All-Star teams in their respective summer baseball leagues recently, headed by a trio of Bulldogs in the Alaska Baseball League's Midsummer Classic and two more in the West Coast League's showcase game.

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Bodie Reeder takes over as EWU's Offensive Coordinator

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Reeder has been interim offensive coordinator since June 7 when Fred Salanoa resigned and returned to be with his family in Hawaii.

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WSU women's basketball announces non-conference schedule

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The Cougars bring back 12 players from their 2016-17 active roster while adding a pair of freshmen and a redshirt-freshmen to bring their totals to 15 for the new season.

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Vandals' Linehan named to Unitas Award watch list

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Linehan took home Famous Idaho Potato Bowl MVP honors after going 21-of-31 for 381 yards and four touchdowns to help Idaho take down Colorado State. On the season, Linehan finished first in the conference with 3,184 passing yards and second with 19 touchdowns.
 

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O'Brien Award preseason watch list includes Jake Browning

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Browning was named the Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Year and finished sixth in the Heisman Trophy voting last year after passing for 3,430 yards and a Pac-12, record-tying 43 touchdowns.

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Falk named to Davey O’Brien, Johnny Unitas watch lists

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Falk was a finalist for the Johnny Unitas award and a semifinalist for the Davey O'Brien last season after throwing for the third-most yards in the country (4,468) and tying a school-record with 38 touchdown passes, earning All-Pac-12 second team honors.

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Mariners beat Astros, 4-1 and win series

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Paxton (9-3) allowed six hits and one run in seven innings, after not allowing a run in his previous two starts against Houston this season. It's the fourth straight win for Paxton, who struck out seven.

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Indians beat Volcanoes in walk-off fashion, 2-1

Indians will wrap up series with Volcanoes Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Indians will wrap up series with Volcanoes Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

Isaias Quiroz hit a walk-off single with one out in the ninth inning, as the Spokane Indians topped the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes 2-1.

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Mariners snap winning streak after falling to Astros, 6-2

The Mariners move to 47-48 on the season. The Mariners move to 47-48 on the season.

Evan Gattis homered twice to help the Astros beat the Mariners, 6-2.

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Sounders prepare for matchup against D.C. United

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The Sounders are 7-2-2 all-time against D.C. United, including a 2-0 victory in their last meeting in June of 2016. Since 2011, the Sounders have shut out D.C. United six consecutive times, posting a 5-0-1 record during that span

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Eastern Washington picked to finish 2nd in Big Sky

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The Fighting Hawks and Eagles have been pegged to finish 1-2, respectively.

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WSU's Peyton Pelluer named to Wuerffel Trophy Award watch list

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Pelluer was among the 109 players named to the watch list for The Wuerffel Trophy, known as "College Football's Premier Award for Community Service."

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WSU's Tavares Martin Jr. named to Biletnikoff Award watch list

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Martin Jr. is one of 46 players named to the watch list, including five from the Pac-12 Conference.

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UW men's basketball announces non-conference schedule

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The University of Washington men's basketball 2017-18 non-conference schedule features 11 home contests.

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Michael Vick: Kaepernick needs a haircut for job search

LOS ANGELES - Michael Vick has some advice for Colin Kaepernick if he wants another shot in the NFL: Get a haircut. During an appearance Monday on Fox Sports 1's "Speak for Yourself," Vick said the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback needs to lose his Afro or cornrows for a "clean-cut" style in order to get a job.

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Back-to-back homers in the 10th lifts Mariners past Astros

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HOUSTON (AP) - Kyle Seager and Danny Valencia hit back-to-back homers in the 10th inning to lift the Seattle Mariners to a 9-7 win over the Houston Astros on Monday night. The wild back and forth game was tied at 7-7 entering the 10th when Seager, who finished with three hits, connected off Tony Sipp (0-1) on a shot to the seats in right field.

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EWU's Gubrud named preseason Big Sky Offensive Player of Year

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The Big Sky Conference announced on Monday that Eastern Washington Eagles quarterback Gage Gubrud has been selected as the preseason Offensive Player of the Year. Gubrud will look to win his second consecutive Big Sky Offensive Player of the Year Award after his record-breaking performance for the Eagles last season.

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UW's Pettis, Bierria & Victor earn watch list mentions

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Three more Washington football players earned spots on a pair of preseason watch lists today. Dante Pettis has been named to the preseason watch list for the Paul Hornung Award, given annually to the most versatile player in college football. Meanwhile, both Azeem Victor and Kieshawn Bierria were listed by the Butkus Award.

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WSU's Jamal Morrow named to Paul Hornung Award watch list

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Washington State running back Jamal Morrow was named to the 2017 Paul Hornung Award Watch List, the Louisville Sports Commission announced Monday.   Morrow was among the 46 players and one of six Pac-12 Conference players named to the watch list for the award.

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Trio of EWU Eagles selected to preseason All-Big Sky Team

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After a record-setting debut for the Eastern Washington University football team, junior quarterback Gage Gubrud has been picked to defend his title as the league's Offensive MVP, joining two other Eagles on the 2017 Big Sky Conference Preseason All-Conference Team announced Monday.

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Cruz leads Mariners to extra-innings comeback win in Chicago

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CHICAGO (AP) -- Nelson Cruz and Kyle Seager homered, and the sloppy Seattle Mariners beat the Chicago White Sox 4-3 on Saturday night for their third straight victory. Seattle committed three errors, and Felix Hernandez (5-3) plunked Jose Abreu twice and threw a wild pitch. But Cruz's two-run shot off Anthony Swarzak (4-3) - just the second homer allowed by the reliever this season - made it 4-3 Mariners in the sixth, and their bullpen shut down the lowly White Sox the rest of the wa... More>>

Indians drop high-scoring heartbreaker to Volcanoes Video included

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by Spokane Indians Spokane, WASH. - 3,931 fans saw a heartbreaker at Avista Stadium, as the Spokane Indians fell to the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes 10-9 on Sunday for the Daddy Daughter Day Game presented by MultiCare Health System, K-102 Country, and The Splash. The Spokane offense completely dominated early on, scoring in each of the first four innings of the game. Trailing 3-1 heading into the bottom half of the second inning, the Indians tied the game behind an Austin O'Banion RBI si... More>>

Cruz homers as Mariners edge White Sox 4-3

CHICAGO (AP) -- Nelson Cruz and Kyle Seager homered, and the sloppy Seattle Mariners beat the Chicago White Sox 4-3 on Saturday night for their third straight victory. Seattle committed three errors, and Felix Hernandez (5-3) plunked Jose Abreu twice and threw a wild pitch. But Cruz's two-run shot off Anthony Swarzak (4-3) - just the second homer allowed by the reliever this season - made it 4-3 Mariners in the sixth, and their bullpen shut down the lowly White Sox the rest of the wa... More>>

Mariners beat White Sox 4-2 to kick off second half of season

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CHICAGO (AP) -- Robinson Cano hit a three-run drive on his first swing since connecting for the winning homer in the All-Star Game, helping James Paxton and the Seattle Mariners beat the Chicago White Sox 4-2 on Friday night. Jean Segura added two hits and scored twice as Seattle started a six-game trip with its third win in four games.

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Canadians score 2 runs in the 12th, beat Indians 4-3

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Riley Adams had a walk-off double with one out in the 12th inning, as the Vancouver Canadians beat the Spokane Indians 4-3 on Friday. Logan Warmoth scored the game-winning run after he hit an RBI single. The Indians took a 3-2 lead in the top of the 12th when Matt Whatley hit an RBI single.

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Spokane Chiefs' 1st round pick, Milos Fafrak signs agreement

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SPOKANE, Wash. – Spokane Chiefs’ General Manager Scott Carter announced on July 14 that forward Milos Fafrak has signed a Standard Player Agreement and committed to playing in the Western Hockey League for the 2017-18 season. Fafrak was the Chiefs’ first round (18th overall) pick in June’s 2017 CHL Import Draft.

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UW's Taylor Rapp named to Jim Thorpe Award watch list

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Sophomore safety Taylor Rapp has been named to the preseason watch list for the Jim Thorpe Award, which is given annually to the nation's top college defensive back. Rapp was named to the Bronko Nagurski Award watch list yesterday. The Nagurski is given to the top overall defensive player.

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Spokane Empire RB Trevor Kennedy thanks Spokane for their support

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On Wednesday, the Spokane Empire announced that they will cease operations and not play football in 2018. This news came as a surprise to many players, including running back Trevor Kennedy, who said he was appreciative for all the support Spokane has given the Empire.

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Indians fail to complete comeback, fall to Canadians 5-3

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Riley Adams hit a three-run home run in the first inning, and Brandon Polizzi tripled and singled as the Vancouver Canadians beat the Spokane Indians 5-3 on Thursday.

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WSU's O’Connell and Mata'afa named to award watch lists

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DALLAS – Washington State defensive lineman Hercules Mata'afa and offensive lineman Cody O'Connell were each named to preseason watch lists for the Bronco Nagurski and Outland Trophy, respectively, the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) announced Thursday.

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Nagurski Trophy watch list includes four Huskies

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Four Husky football players have been named to the preseason watch list for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, given annually to the nation's best college defensive player. Defensive linemen Greg Gaines and Vita Vea, safety Taylor Rapp and linebacker Azeem Victor were all given a spot on the preseason list.

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Four Huskies named to Outland Trophy preseason watch list

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Four Washington football players have been named to the preseason watch list for the Outland Trophy, awarded annually to the nation's top interior lineman. Defensive linemen Greg Gaines and Vita Vea, and offensive linemen Coleman Shelton and Trey Adams were all among the 81 players on the watch list.

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Indians get 10 hits in 6-4 victory over Canadians

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Tyler Ratliff doubled and singled as the Spokane Indians defeated the Vancouver Canadians 6-4 on Wednesday. Spokane started the scoring with a big fourth inning, when it scored five runs, including a three-run single by Miguel Aparicio. Following the big inning, the Canadians cut into the deficit in the bottom of the frame when David Jacob hit a grand slam. The Indians tacked on another run in the seventh when Melvin Novoa hit a sacrifice fly, sc... More>>

Sounders' Jordan Morris scores twice in USA's victory over Martinique

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Jordan Morris' second goal of the game broke a tie in the 76th minute, and the United States edged tiny Martinique 3-2 Wednesday night in the CONCACAF Gold Cup after wasting a two-goal lead against a team that is not even a member of FIFA.

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Spokane Empire to cease operations and will not play football in 2018

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The Spokane Empire have announced that they will cease operations and will not be be playing football in the 2018 season. The Empire's franchise began as the Spokane Shock in the summer of 2005 as a part of the af2 league. During their time in the af2, the Shock won the league championship in 2006 and 2009, while also making the playoffs every year in the league (2006-2009).

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Gonzaga basketball players visit Camp Goodtimes to help kids touched by cancer

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Every year, Camp Goodtimes gives kids who have had cancer or been touched by cancer, the chance to just be kids. This year the Gonzaga men's basketball team paid a visit to the kids and gave the campers a chance to make some new friends.

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CWU football lands Division II Football Showcase game on ESPN3

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PORTLAND, Ore. – When Azusa Pacific and Central Washington meet on the football field for the second time in 2017, they will square off in front of a national audience. The Oct. 28 between the two games, which will take place in Ellensburg, Wash., will be one of 18 games selected this season for the 2017 NCAA Division II Football Showcase.

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Path to the Draft: NHL draft highlights Video included

Watch all of the NHL draft highlights here in the Path to the Draft, including the moments the four Tri-City Americans were selected. Brought to you by Russ Dean RV and Hockey Source.

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Mariners Cano wins All-Star Game MVP as AL beats NL 2-1

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MIAMI (AP) - A new-look All-Star Game ended with an old-time score. Robinson Cano homered off Cubs closer Wade Davis leading off the 10th inning and the American League beat the National League 2-1 Tuesday night in an All-Star Game dominated by this era's flame-throwers, rather than its standout sluggers.

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Seahawks No. 2 in ESPN's 'future' power rankings

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ESPN Insiders Field Yates, Louis Riddick and Mike Sando ranked the 32 teams across the league based on which ones they feel are in the best shape for the next three seasons. The panel scored teams based on their roster (excluding the quarterback), quarterback, draft, front office and coaching using a scale.

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UW's Kelsey Plum up for ESPY: Best Female College Athlete

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LOS ANGELES – Kelsey Plum is one of five nominees up for a 2017 ESPY award in the category of Best Female College Athlete. The ESPYS will be held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Wednesday (July 12).

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Spokane native Brett Rypien nominated for Allstate AFCA Good Works Team

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Spokane native Brett Rypien was one of 146 student-athletes nominated for the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team, the American Football Coaches Association announced on Monday. The former Shadle Park Highlander and current Boise State Broncos quarterback has made a name for himself on the field.

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UW's Sample and Shelton named to Mackey, Rimington Award watch lists

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Washington's Drew Sample and Coleman Shelton have been named to the preseason watch list for the Mackey Award and Rimington Trophy, respectively. The Mackey Award is given to the nation's top college tight end while the Rimington Trophy honors the top center in the country.  

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Cordero homers in 3rd straight game, as Indians beat Hops 6-3

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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Andretty Cordero hit a two-run homer in the third inning, leading the Spokane Indians to a 6-3 win over the Hillsboro Hops on Monday. The home run by Cordero capped a three-run inning and gave the Indians a 4-3 lead after Yonny Hernandez scored on a ground out earlier in the inning.

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Five WSU baseball players named West Coast League All-Stars

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BELLEVUE, Wash. – Five Washington State Cougars were named West Coast League All-Stars, league president Brian Sloan announced Monday. The five selections are the most from any school represented in the league. Outfielders Derek Chapman, JJ Hancock and Dugan Shirer, along with infielder Dillon Plew and right-handed pitcher Collin Maier each earned WCL All-Star selections.

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Former Spokane Chiefs star Tyler Johnson re-signs with Tampa Bay Lightning

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TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed forward Tyler Johnson a seven-year contract worth $5-million AAV, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Johnson, 26, skated in 66 games with the Lightning during the 2016-17 season, recording 19 goals and 45 points to go along with 28 penalty minutes.

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Three WSU Cougars land on Maxwell, Bednarik watch lists

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PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Three Washington State Cougars received spots on two national preseason award watch lists, the Maxwell Football Club announced Monday. Quarterback Luke Falk and offensive lineman Cody O'Connell were both placed on the Maxwell Award Watch List for the National Player of the Year

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Four UW players land on preseason Maxwell & Bednarik Award watch list

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Four Huskies earned a spot on one of two prestigious preseason watch lists today. Jake Browning and Myles Gaskin were named to the preseason Maxwell Award watch list, while Azeem Victor and Vita Vea made the list for the Bednarik Award.  

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WSU's Muzet & Subasic to play in FIBA U-20 European Championships

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PULLMAN, Wash. – Continuing to show off the Cougars long history of elite international talent, a pair of Washington State women's basketball players will be competing in the 2017 FIBA U-20 European Championships this summer.

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Vijarro wins Lilac City Invitational in dramatic fashion Video included

Bend, OR pro and former Oregon Duck golfer Andrew Vijarro fired a 9-under (63) on Sunday, catapulting him to a win at the 2017 Lilac City Invitational from The Fairways at West Terrace.

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Tillie, Hachimura in action at FIBA U19 World Cup in Egypt

Two of Gonzaga's top returning players are keeping busy this summer while representing their countries.

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Hernandez, Mariners shutout A's 4-0

SEATTLE (AP) - Felix Hernandez rediscovered some of his past form allowing two hits over six dominant innings, and Nelson Cruz hit his 17th home run of the season to give the Seattle Mariners a 4-0 win over the Oakland Athletics on Sunday.      Making his fourth start since coming off the disabled list late last month, Hernandez had the best command of his pitches perhaps all season.      Hernandez struck out a season-high eight, including a stretch with ... More>>

Mariners lose 4-3 heartbreaker to A's

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SEATTLE (AP) - Ryon Healy bounced a ground-rule RBI double to right-center with two outs in the ninth inning Saturday night to give the Oakland Athletics a 4-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners.      Rajai Davis opened the ninth with a slow-rolling infield single to third off Edwin Diaz (2-4), who relieved to open the inning. Davis stole second as Matt Joyce struck out. Yonder Alonso was walked intentionally with two outs and Healy then ripped an 0-2 pitch into the gap.... More>>

Indians lose heartbreaker to Hillsboro on SWX Video included

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Tra'mayne Holmes and Billy Endris scored on an error in the ninth inning to help the Hillsboro Hops secure a 6-5 victory over the Spokane Indians on Friday.

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Cruz hits 300th homer, powering M's past A's 7-2

SEATTLE -- Nelson Cruz hit his 300th home run and drove in five, James Paxton allowed two hits over seven innings and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 7-2 on Friday night.

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Eags add Richland-native Steven Beo from BYU

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High-scoring Steven Beo, a former two-time All-State guard from Richland, Wash., will transfer to Eastern Washington University from BYU and play for the Eagle men's basketball program.

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Indians defeat Hops 2-1; Spokane has won four of last six

Spokane Indians Spokane, WASH. - Runs were hard to come by in a pitcher's duel Thursday night at Avista Stadium, but the Spokane Indians came from behind to top the Hillsboro Hops 2-1. 6,327 fans were on hand to watch the Indians' comeback for the Fields of Green Sweepstakes presented by Wittkopf Landscape Supplies, KISS 98.1, and 590 KQNT. For the third-straight night, the Indians found themselves trailing midway through the game.

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Seattle's Safeco slump continues, losing 7-4 to Oakland

SEATTLE (AP) - Khris Davis hit a three-run homer, Paul Blackburn pitched one-run ball into the eighth inning for his first major league victory and the Oakland Athletics beat the slumping Seattle Mariners 7-4 on Thursday night.      Davis' 24th homer propelled a four-run fifth inning that put the Athletics in front 7-0. Marcus Semien, activated off the disabled list Thursday, singled to open the inning, and Yonder Alonso walked. Davis, who struck out in his first two at... More>>

Former Zag Kelly Olynyk agrees to 4-year deal with Heat

MIAMI (AP) — Kelly Olynyk has agreed to sign with the Miami Heat. Agent Greg Lawrence confirmed the agreement to The Associated Press, after ESPN first reported it would be a four-year deal worth in excess of $50 million. The deal has not been signed, though could be as early as Friday. A 7-foot center with 3-point range, Olynyk spent his first four NBA seasons with the Boston Celtics and played mostly as a reserve. He averaged 9.5 points in 278 regular-season games shot a c... More>>

Royals complete sweep over Mariners, winning 9-6 in extras

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SEATTLE (AP) - Salvador Perez hit a two-run homer in the 10th, Alex Gordon added a two-out RBI single later in the inning and the Kansas City Royals completed a three-game sweep with a 9-6 win over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday night. 

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Spokane Indians drop second straight against Vancouver Canadians, 3-2

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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Cullen Large scored on an error in the first inning to help the Vancouver Canadians secure a 3-2 victory over the Spokane Indians on Wednesday. The Canadians swept the short two-game series with the win. William Ouellette got Kole Enright to fly out with a runner on first to end the game for his second save of the season.

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Three Seahawks make NFL.com's top safeties of all time

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NFL.com senior analyst Gil Brandt published his 31 greatest safeties in NFL history and three Seahawks made the cut: Kam Chancellor (No. 23), Earl Thomas (No. 19) and Kenny Easley (No. 7). Kam Chancellor (No. 23).

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Former Mt. Spokane pitcher Drew Rasmussen fails to sign with Rays

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The Rays will not sign their second selection in the 2017 MLB Draft, Drew Rasmussen, the team announced on Wednesday and first reported by MLBPipeline.com's Jim Callis. Tampa Bay selected the Oregon State right-hander 31st overall with the first pick in Competitive Balance Round A. Full Game Coverage

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Indians drop series opener against Canadians, 5-0

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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Matt Morgan singled twice, and Dalton Rodriguez allowed just four hits over seven innings as the Vancouver Canadians defeated the Spokane Indians 5-0 on Tuesday. Rodriguez (2-2) struck out one and walked one to pick up the win.

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Mariners drop second straight to Royals, 7-3

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SEATTLE (AP) - Whit Merrifield hit the first pitch of the game from Felix Hernandez for his seventh home run, Mike Moustakas added his 24th homer of the season, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Seattle Mariners 7-3 on Tuesday for their fifth win in six games. .

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Mariners fall to Royals 3-1 in series opener

Seattle has now lost five straight games at home Seattle has now lost five straight games at home

SEATTLE (AP) - Ian Kennedy allowed one run pitching into the seventh inning, Mike Moustakas and Alex Gordon both hit solo home runs, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Seattle Mariners 3-1 on Monday night. Kennedy (3-6) won his third straight decision with one of his best performances of the season.

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Sounders to face Rapids in 2016 Western Conference Finals rematch

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The Seattle Sounders will kick off the month of July with a rematch of the 2016 Western Conference Finals when they visit the Colorado Rapids on Tuesday. The Sounders will look to get back on track, as they haven't won a game since June 13 against the Portland Timbers.

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Mariners recall pitcher Andrew Moore, will start vs. Royals

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SEATTLE -- The Mariners announced on Monday that Andrew Moore had been recalled, while right-handed reliever Dan Altavilla was optioned to Triple-A Tacoma. A roster move was imminent to allow Moore to join the 25-man roster after he was announced as Monday night's starter against the Royals at Safeco Field.

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Zach Collins officially signs with Portland Trailblazers

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PORTLAND, Ore. (July 3, 2017) – The Portland Trail Blazers have signed center Zach Collins, it was announced today by president of basketball operations Neil Olshey. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Acquired in a draft day trade with Sacramento, Collins (7-0, 230) was selected with the 10th overall pick in the first round of the 2017 NBA Draft.

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Cruz gets fourth All-Star nod in five years

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Nelson Cruz has been selected by the players to play for the American League in the 88th Major League Baseball All-Star Game on Tuesday, July 11 at Marlins Park in Miami. Cruz is making his 5th career All-Star Game appearance, his 4th in the last 5 years.

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Paxton leads Seattle past LA 5-3 as M's take three-game set

The last time the Mariners visited Angel Stadium on a sunny Sunday, Edwin Diaz and the Seattle bullpen turned a six-run lead in the ninth inning into an agonizing defeat.

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Mariners shut out as Nolasco pitches a complete game for LAA in 4-0 win

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Ricky Nolasco pitched a three-hitter for his second straight scoreless outing, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Seattle Mariners 4-0 on Saturday night. Nolasco (4-9) did not walk a batter and struck out seven in his first complete game of the season. He was coming off 6 1/3 scoreless innings in a 4-0 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers, a stark turnaround from a disappointing stretch that left manager Mike Scioscia defending Nolasco's place in the rotation. N... More>>

Mariners beat Angels 10-0, snap four-game losing streak

Mariners are now 40-41 on the season Mariners are now 40-41 on the season

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Robinson Cano hit two home runs, Ariel Miranda allowed only two hits in seven innings and the Seattle Mariners snapped a four-game losing streak with a 10-0 victory Friday over the Los Angeles Angels. Cano's 15th and 16th home runs of the season gave him five RBIs.

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Indians drop second straight to Hawks, 8-2

Indians move to 4-12 on the season Indians move to 4-12 on the season

BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Danny Edgeworth homered and had three hits as the Boise Hawks topped the Spokane Indians 8-2 on Friday. Boise started the scoring in the first inning when Daniel Jipping hit a two-run home run. Spokane answered in the next half-inning when Curtis Terry hit a solo home run to cut the deficit to one.

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Report: Domantas Sabonis heading to Pacers in blockbuster deal for Paul George

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Former Gonzaga basketball star Domantas Sabonis and Victor Oladipo are heading to Indiana, after the Oklahoma City Thunder traded the two players to the Pacers for Paul George, according to multiple sources.

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Two WSU football players land on Sports Illustrated's Top 100

Luke Falk came in at No. 79 on Sports Illustrated's Top 100 Luke Falk came in at No. 79 on Sports Illustrated's Top 100

Sports Illustrated released their list of the top 100 players in college football on Friday and two Washington State stars made the cut. Quarterback Luke Falk was ranked No. 79 and offensive lineman Cody O'Connell was ranked No. 18. In total, the Pac-12 had 12 players make the list, but not one in the top 10.

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Chiefs forward Ethan McIndoe invited to Maple Leafs' Development Camp

McIndoe scored 17 goals and 26 points last season McIndoe scored 17 goals and 26 points last season

Spokane Chiefs forward Ethan McIndoe has been invited to the Toronto Maple Leafs’ 2017 Development Camp, as announced by the Maple Leafs on Friday afternoon. The camp will begin July 7 at the MasterCard Centre for Hockey Excellence in Toronto. McIndoe, a 1999-born forward from Camrose, Alberta.

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Chiefs' February 27 home game rescheduled to February 20

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SPOKANE, Wash. – The Spokane Chiefs announced on Friday a home game date change for the 2017-18 regular season. The previously slated home game on Tuesday, February 27 versus the Everett Silvertips has been rescheduled to Tuesday, February 20. All other details for the game, including start time (7:05 p.m.) and opponent (Everett), remain the same. More>>

Spokane Indians give up 15 hits in loss to Boise Hawks

Spokane will play Boise again tomorrow at 6:15 Spokane will play Boise again tomorrow at 6:15

BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Ryan Metzler had four hits and three RBI, and Ryan Luna pitched six scoreless innings as the Boise Hawks defeated the Spokane Indians 11-4 on Thursday. Luna (1-0) allowed four hits while striking out four and walking two to pick up the win.

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Mariners look to bounce back against the LA Angels

Mariners begin a three-game series tomorrow against the Angels Mariners begin a three-game series tomorrow against the Angels

The Seattle Mariners look to get back on track Friday when they begin a three-game series against the Los Angeles Angels. The Mariners are currently on a four-game losing streak, including a sweep by the National League's Philadelphia Phillies.

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Cougars announce 2017-18 men's basketball non-conference schedule and Pac-12 matchups

WSU opens up regular season vs. Texas Southern on November 12 WSU opens up regular season vs. Texas Southern on November 12

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State men's basketball will host six nonconference games at Pullman, along with one at Spokane Arena, head men's basketball coach Ernie Kent announced Thursday, along with the complete 2017-18 WSU men's basketball nonconference schedule and the Pac-12 weekly matchups.

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ESPN ranks Seahawks' roster 11th best in NFL

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The Pro Football Focus staff dove into their database and ranked every NFL roster based on how they stand with the 2017 season approaching. The rankings were based on how the expected starters for each team compare in their metrics. The Seahawks’ current roster came in at No. 11 among the 32 NFL clubs, finishing just outside the top-10 behind the Carolina Panthers.

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Indians snap losing streak, beat Dust Devils 6-1

Indians snap eight-game losing streak Indians snap eight-game losing streak

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Kole Enright hit a two-run homer in the fourth inning, leading the Spokane Indians to a 6-1 win over the Tri-City Dust Devils on Wednesday. The home run by Enright scored Yohel Pozo to give the Indians a 2-0 lead.

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17 former LCSC Warriors continuing pro baseball career in minor leagues

The Warriors currently have 18 NAIA World Series Championships The Warriors currently have 18 NAIA World Series Championships

LEWISTON, Idaho – The highly successful Lewis-Clark State College baseball program currently has 17 former players in minor league baseball as of Wednesday, June 28, including three former major league players trying to get back to the show from the Class AAA level.

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Mariners pitcher Drew Smyly to undergo Tommy John surgery

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SEATTLE -- Drew Smyly, who was acquired to be a major part of this year's Mariners rotation, instead will not throw a pitch for Seattle this season and perhaps next as the club announced Wednesday the left-hander will undergo Tommy John surgery next week.

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Former Zag Kyle Wiltjer traded to LA Clippers in blockbuster deal

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Former Gonzaga star Kyle Wiltjer's time with the Houston Rockets is over, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. The Rockets trade away Kyle Wiltjer, Patrick Beverley, Lou Williams, Sam Dekker, Montrezl Harrell, Darrun Hilliard, DeAndre Liggins, a future first-round pick and $661,000 to the Los Angeles Clippers for their All-Star guard Chris Paul.

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Mariners blow lead in 9th inning, fall to Phillies 5-4

Mariners lose their fourth straight game Mariners lose their fourth straight game

SEATTLE (AP) - Tommy Joseph hit his 13th homer of the season leading off the ninth inning, Andrew Knapp followed with a two-out RBI single and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied for a 5-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday.

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Spokane Chiefs select Fafrak and Kral in CHL Import Draft

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The Spokane Chiefs selected 1999-born players Milos Fafrak (first round, 18th overall) and Filip Kral (second round, 78th overall) in Wednesday morning’s 2017 CHL Import Draft. After passes, Fafrak and Kral were the 15th and 59th players taken, respectively. “Fafrak is a skilled forward who gives us not only offensive ability but size up front with our forward group

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Two Spokane Empire defensive players named to All-IFL team

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Spokane, Washington – The Indoor Football League announced the All-IFL First and Second Team honors for the 2017 regular season. Two Empire players were selected. Both Empire players selected were members of the Empire defense that proved dominate throughout the 2017 season.

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Mariners drop below .500 after falling to Phillies 8-2

Mariners move to 39-40 on the season after their loss Mariners move to 39-40 on the season after their loss

SEATTLE (AP) - Maikel Franco and Arron Altherr homered and Aaron Nola allowed two runs over seven innings as the Philadelphia Phillies overcame an early deficit for an 8-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night. Franco opened the seventh with his 10th home run, sending a 1-0 pitch from James Paxton over the wall in left-center to put the Phillies up 3-2.

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Indians drop their 8th straight game, falling to Dust Devils 4-3

Indians will finish their three-game series against Dust Devils tomorrow Indians will finish their three-game series against Dust Devils tomorrow

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Emmanuel Ramirez allowed just five hits over seven innings, leading the Tri-City Dust Devils over the Spokane Indians in a 4-3 win on Tuesday. Ramirez (2-0) picked up the win after he struck out four and walked two while allowing two runs. Tri-City took the lead in the first when Tre Carter hit an RBI single and then scored on a two-run double by Chris Mattison.

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Seahawks place league-high eight players on NFL Network’s Top 100 Players of 2017

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The NFL Network finished announcing its Top 100 Players of 2017 Monday night with the final 10 players, and while no Seahawks cracked that Top 10, Seattle did finish with a league-best eight players on the Top 100 list:

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Mariners' Nelson Cruz in tight race for MLB All-Star game

The 2017 MLB All-Star game will be played in Miami on July 11 The 2017 MLB All-Star game will be played in Miami on July 11

SEATTLE -- Nelson Cruz has anchored the middle of the Mariners lineup in impressive fashion again this season, but now he needs Seattle fans to go to bat for their big designated hitter as he enters the final days of voting with a narrow margin for a starting spot on the American League team for the MLB All-Star Game

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Spokane Chiefs' 2017-18 regular season schedule unveiled

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SPOKANE, Wash. / CALGARY – The Spokane Chiefs’ 2017-18 regular season schedule was announced by the Western Hockey League on Tuesday afternoon, including all 36 home games to be played at Spokane Arena, beginning with Bud Light Opening Night on Saturday, September 30 versus Kootenay.

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Indians move to 3-9 on season after loss to Dust Devils

Indians fall in 10 innings to Dust Devils 5-4 Indians fall in 10 innings to Dust Devils 5-4

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Luis Asuncion hit a solo home run in the top of the 10th inning to lead the Tri-City Dust Devils to a 5-4 win over the Spokane Indians on Monday. The Indians tied the game 4-4 in the ninth when Yohel Pozo hit a two-run home run.

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UW's Kelsey Plum named finalist for Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year

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LOS ANGELES -- University of Washington women's basketball graduate Kelsey Plum was named a "Top Three" finalist for the 2016-17 Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year and prestigious Honda Cup during the 41st annual Collegiate Women Sports Awards (CWSA) ceremony Monday evening (June 26) at the Galen Center on the campus of the University of Southern California. 

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Gonzaga's Przemek Karnowski makes Hornets' summer league roster

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SPOKANE, Wash. – Former Gonzaga standout Przemek Karnowski made the Charlotte Hornets’ summer league roster the team released Monday. Charlotte announced the team’s 15-man roster for the 2017 Orlando Mountain Dew Pro Summer League beginning Saturday.

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WSU basketball player Josh Hawkinson signs with Japanese team

Hawkinson is WSU's all-time leader in double-doubles Hawkinson is WSU's all-time leader in double-doubles

Former Washington State Cougars forward Josh Hawkinson has signed with the Toyotsu Fighting Eagles of Japan's BL2, according to international basketball reporter David Pick. Hawkinson was named to the 2017 All-Pac-12 second team, after being named a Pac-12 honorable mention in both his sophomore and junior years.

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Former Zag Ryan Edwards to play final season of basketball at Portland State

Ryan Edwards to play basketball at Portland State Ryan Edwards to play basketball at Portland State

Portland State Basketball Coach Barret Peery has announced the addition of graduate transfer Ryan Edwards to the Viking program for the 2017-18 season. Edwards has signed a grant-in-aid contract and entered school for summer term. Edwards has played three seasons with one redshirt season at Gonzaga University.

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Spokane Chiefs’ 2017-18 home opener set for September 30

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SPOKANE, Wash. – The Spokane Chiefs announced on Monday that their 2017-18 regular season home opener – Bud Light Opening Night – will take place on Saturday, September 30 versus the Kootenay ICE. The Chiefs will begin their regular season schedule on the road at Prince George on Friday, Sept. 22.

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Sights from Sunday's 2017 Spokane Hoopfest

Charlies Gold beat ES Elite in the six-foot and under championship game. Charlies Gold beat ES Elite in the six-foot and under championship game.

Spokane Hoopfest brought many surprises and new champions this year. In the coed bracket, Bamm defeated FarmGirlFit, 20-9 for the championship. In the women's elite bracket, YYC Canada defeated Lady Monstars, 20-15 and and were crowned champions.

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Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant makes appearance at Hoopfest

Kevin Durant posing in front of screaming fans. Kevin Durant posing in front of screaming fans.

Golden State Warriors' star and NBA champion, Kevin Durant made an appearance Sunday at Spokane Hoopfest. The 2017 NBA champion played some basketball with kids and thanked the fans for their support. Here's some pictures of Kevin Durant at 2017 Spokane Hoopfest: More>>

Matt Hanson, Haley Chura win IRONMAN Coeur d'Alene 70.3 Video included

The pro triathlon athletes have crossed the finish line in Coeur d'Alene. After hitting the water at 6 a.m. the two champions, Matt Hanson and Haley Chura were crowned Sunday morning in the IRONMAN Coeur d'Alene 70.3 race. 

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Astros stop Mariners win streak at six, 5-2

SEATTLE -- Josh Reddick homered, Brian McCann added a three-run double and Lance McCullers pitched into the sixth inning in his return from the disabled list to lift the Houston Astros to a 5-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night.

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Spokane's Hoopfest brings many unique festivities

It's not all about the basketball. Spokane's Hoopfest has many other festivities to offer during the weekend.

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2017 Spokane Hoopfest sights: Men's Elite Bracket

Everyone's eyes were on the defending champions in the men's elite bracket: Bud Light and Desert Horse. Bud Light got a first-round bye and their first game didn't start until 11:00 a.m. against Spokanepsychandneuro

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Chiefs' McGrew drafted by Sharks in 6th round

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Spokane Chiefs forward Jake McGrew was selected 159th overall by the San Jose Sharks in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.

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Spokane's Anderson-Dolan drafted 41st overall by LA Kings

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Spokane Chiefs forward Jaret Anderson-Dolan was selected 41st overall (second round) by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft on Saturday in Chicago.

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Canadians score three runs in the 8th to beat Indians 8-5

Spokane Indians drop their 4th straight game Spokane Indians drop their 4th straight game

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Kacy Clemens hit a two-run single in the eighth inning, leading the Vancouver Canadians to an 8-5 win over the Spokane Indians on Friday.

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Gonzaga's Jordan Mathews takes alternate route to NBA, New Orleans Pelicans

New Orleans' Summer League begins on July 7 New Orleans' Summer League begins on July 7

Jordan Mathews is walking in the footsteps of former Gonzaga teammate Kyle Wiltjer, following the Houston Rocket's path to the NBA. After going undrafted in the 2017 NBA Draft, Mathews drew attention from three NBA teams about possibly playing for their Summer League team and ultimately chose the New Orleans Pelicans.

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Spokane Chiefs' Kailer Yamamoto selected 22nd overall by the Edmonton Oilers

Kailer Yamamoto is the 1st Chiefs player selected in first round since 2009. Kailer Yamamoto is the 1st Chiefs player selected in first round since 2009.

Spokane Chiefs star Kailer Yamamoto has been selected 22nd overall by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2017 NHL Draft. Yamamoto becomes the first Spokane Chiefs player to be selected in the first round of the NHL draft since Jared Cowen was taken by the Ottawa Senators in 2009.

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EWU's Jacob Wiley will join the Brooklyn Nets

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In a way, it was a blessing for former Eastern Washington University basketball player Jacob Wiley not to be chosen in the two rounds of the National Basketball Association Draft in Brooklyn, N.Y.   But he'll wind up in Brooklyn anyway, as the Nets.

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Gonzaga's Justin Jacobs & Jake Roberts sign pro baseball contracts

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SPOKANE, Wash.—Two more Gonzaga baseball players realized their dreams of signing a professional contract this week as Justin Jacobs signed as a free agent with the Texas Rangers and Jake Roberts came to terms with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Jacobs enters the pro ranks coming off a strong senior campaign.

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WATCH: Gonzaga's Zach Collins' path to the NBA through hard work and sacrifice

Gonzaga's Zach Collins was selected 10th overall in this year's NBA Draft. Gonzaga's Zach Collins was selected 10th overall in this year's NBA Draft.

Our Sam Adams got a chance to talk with Gonzaga's Zach Collins after he was selected 10th overall in this year's NBA Draft. Collins talks about how his work ethic brought him to the position he's in and how he plans to use that to help the Portland Trailblazers.

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WATCH: UW's Markelle Fultz talks about being the No. 1 draft pick

Fultz is the first-ever Husky to go No. 1 overall in the NBA Draft Fultz is the first-ever Husky to go No. 1 overall in the NBA Draft

Our Femi Abebefe got a chance to talk with Washington Huskies' Markelle Fultz about being drafted No. 1 overall in the NBA Draft. Fultz was the first-ever Husky taken first overall in the NBA Draft and talks about how he plans to help the Philadelphia 76ers this upcoming season.

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UW becomes 1st school to produce top pick in NBA and WNBA Drafts

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SEATTLE – Following tonight's NBA draft, the University of Washington became the first school to produce the top pick in the NBA and WNBA drafts in the same academic year as Markelle Fultz joined Kelsey Plum as the first overall draft pick.   The duo not only made history as the first tandem of top picks in the WNBA and NBA drafts to come from the same school, but also from the same conference.

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Gonzaga's Nigel Williams-Goss selected 55th overall by the Utah Jazz

Williams-Goss becomes the second Zag selected in this year's draft Williams-Goss becomes the second Zag selected in this year's draft

Former Gonzaga guard Nigel Williams-Goss was selected 55th overall by the Utah Jazz in this year's NBA Draft. Williams-Goss becomes the second Gonzaga player taken in the 2017 NBA Draft (Zach Collins, #10 to Portland) and the third Bulldogs' player selected in the past two years.

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Gonzaga's Zach Collins selected 10th overall by the Sacramento Kings

Portland Trailblazers finished 41-41 last season Portland Trailblazers finished 41-41 last season

Former Gonzaga forward Zach Collins was selected 10th overall by the Sacramento Kings in the 2017 NBA Draft. Collins becomes the Bulldogs' third lottery pick in the last five years, joining Kelly Olynyk (13th in 2013) and Domantas Sabonis (11th in 2016).

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UW's Markelle Fultz selected 1st overall by the Philadelphia 76ers

Fultz is the first Husky to be drafted 1st overall Fultz is the first Husky to be drafted 1st overall

NEW YORK (AP) -- Philadelphia 76ers select Washington guard Markelle Fultz with No. 1 pick in the NBA draft. Fultz set the UW freshman single-season points record with his 579 points.

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Spokane natives Yamamoto, Johnson breaking the mold on the ice Video included

The scouting reports on Kailer Yamamoto are pretty much all the same: speedy, skilled, a pure scorer -- and undersized. "It gives me that drive to want to push past everybody and be the best player I can be," Yamamoto says of constantly hearing about his 5-9, 160-lb. frame. "Ultimately my goal is to be the best player every time I step on the ice. It gets a little frustrating but it gives me that drive and helps me out in the end."   There's a small group of ...

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Indians drop second straight game to Dust Devils, 5-1

Indians drop second straight game to Dust Devils Indians drop second straight game to Dust Devils

PASCO, Wash. (AP) -- Aldemar Burgos homered and had three hits, driving in three, and Emmanuel Ramirez allowed just one hit over six innings as the Tri-City Dust Devils defeated the Spokane Indians 5-1 on Wednesday. Ramirez (1-0) allowed one run while striking out seven and walking two to pick up the win.

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Kraziness in the Kennel & FanFest dates announced

Kraziness in the Kennel is on Oct. 7 & FanFest is on Oct. 14 Kraziness in the Kennel is on Oct. 7 & FanFest is on Oct. 14

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Gonzaga basketball has finalized dates for Numerica Kraziness in the Kennel for Oct. 7, and Numerica FanFest on Oct. 14. Fans will get the early details on this year's Numerica Kraziness in the Kennel and Numerica FanFest events, and meet some of their favorite men's and women's basketball players

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Where will Gonzaga's Zach Collins land in the NBA Draft?

The NBA Draft will start Thursday at 4:00 p.m. The NBA Draft will start Thursday at 4:00 p.m.

Gonzaga forward Zach Collins is moments away from fulfilling his dream and being drafted in Thursday's NBA Draft. This year's NBA Draft could be historic for the Bulldogs, as they could potentially have a player selected in the first round in back-to-back years for the first time in school history.

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LCSC's Gunnar Buhner signs with Philadelphia Phillies

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LEWISTON, Idaho – The list of Lewis-Clark State College baseball players in the minor leagues continues to grow as Gunnar Buhner has signed a free-agent contract with the Philadelphia Phillies.   LCSC, which won its third straight Avista NAIA World Series title earlier this month and its 19th overall, had seven players selected in the Major League draft last week. Buhner, the son of former Major League outfielder Jay Buhner, wasn’t sel...

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Gonzaga's 2017 volleyball schedule released

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SPOKANE, Wash.--The 2017 volleyball season is coming up quickly, and Gonzaga head coach Diane Nelson announced the Bulldogs' schedule for the upcoming campaign on Wednesday. Gonzaga faces a balanced schedule this season, complete with 10 opponents that posted winning records last season and three that reached the NCAA Tournament - Denver, BYU, and San Diego. The Bulldogs will play 12 matches inside the Martin Centre, the first three of which will come at the Za...

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Indians fall to Dust Devils in road opener 10-0

Tucker Pennell had four hits and four RBI, and Jim McDade struck out 10 hitters over seven innings as the Tri-City Dust Devils defeated the Spokane Indians 10-0 on Tuesday.

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Christian Inoa walk-off leads Spokane past Boise 7-6

Cristian Inoa hit a walk-off single with one out in the ninth inning, as the Spokane Indians topped the Boise Hawks 7-6 on Monday. 

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Indians split Father's Day doubleheader with Hawks

Spokane Indians Spokane, WASH. - The Spokane Indians split Sunday's Father's Day doubleheader with the Boise Hawks, highlighted by an offensive explosion and dominant pitching in game two's 10-0 victory. 5,848 fans came out to Avista Stadium to enjoy Sunday's Luke, I Am Your Father's Day Game presented by Inland Imaging, KXLY 4 News, Rock 94 1/2, 700 ESPN and Family Guide. Game One Game one of Sunday's Father's Day doubleheader saw early offense and dominant pitching, as Boise top... More>>

Eric Dunmire Enters Butte Hall of Fame

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The Butte Sports Hall of Fame welcomed the Class of 2017 on Friday night in a ceremony at the Butte Civic Center. 

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Sights from Spokane Indians' opening day at Avista Stadium

Spokane will play Boise tomorrow at 6:30 Spokane will play Boise tomorrow at 6:30

The Spokane Indians held their season opener against the Boise Hawks on Friday, after their scheduled season opener was canceled on Thursday due to rain. The Indians' game against the Hawks went into extra innings, but Spokane fell to Boise 5-4 on opening day. Despite the loss, over 6,000 people showed up for opening day. Here's some sights from opening day at Avista Stadium.

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Spokane Empire prepare for biggest game of season

Empire take on Screaming Eagles Friday at 6:00 p.m. Empire take on Screaming Eagles Friday at 6:00 p.m.

The Spokane Empire (8-7, 7-4) will travel to Salt Lake on Friday to take on the Screaming Eagles (4-11, 3-8) and wrap up the 2017 regular season. This is a must-win game for the Empire if they want to make the Intense Conference playoffs.

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Spokane Chiefs send Morrisseau to Regina for draft picks

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SPOKANE, Wash. – The Spokane Chiefs announced Thursday that they have traded forward Koby Morrisseau to the Regina Pats in exchange for future draft picks. “Looking at our forward numbers and depth, we felt this was the right move for our organization at this time,

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Spokane Indians open season against Boise Hawks Thursday on SWX

The Indians take on the Hawks Thursday at 6:30 p.m. on SWX. The Indians take on the Hawks Thursday at 6:30 p.m. on SWX.

The Spokane Indians will kick off the 2017 season with a five-game series against the Boise Hawks beginning on Thursday. Cole Ragans will be the opening day starting pitcher for the Indians in a game you can see on SWX, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

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Helena Senators Fall to Missoula Mavericks

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Helena Senators hosted the Missoula Mavericks in a Legion AA baseball doubleheader at Kindrick Legion Field in Helena.

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Gonzaga's Frost and Bohling taken on final day of MLB Draft

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SECAUCUS. N.J.--Two more Gonzaga baseball players were selected on the final day of the 2017 MLB First Year Player Draft Wednesday as Tyler Frost and Jeff Bohling both went early in the day. In the 15th round, the Chicago White Sox selected Frost with the 12th pick of the frame.

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Three WSU Cougars selected on Day 3 of MLB Draft

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NEW YORK – Washington State redshirt-junior pitcher Damon Jones, junior third baseman Shane Matheny and junior pitcher Colby Nealy were selected in the Major League Baseball Draft Wednesday.

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Familiar faces selected on Day 3 of MLB Draft

The Lewis-Clark State Warriors had six players drafted on Day 3 of MLB Draft The Lewis-Clark State Warriors had six players drafted on Day 3 of MLB Draft

Day 3 (rounds 11-40) of the MLB Draft concluded today and many familiar faces were selected. The Lewis-Clark State Warriors had six players selected in rounds 11-40 and are coming of their 19th and third consecutive NAIA National Championship. The Washington State Cougars had three players drafted on Day 3 (Jones, Matheny, Nealy), while the Gonzaga Bulldogs had two drafted (Frost, Bohling).

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Gonzaga's Eli Morgan named first team All-American

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SPOKANE, Wash.—Junior starting pitcher Eli Morgan picked up the highest honor of his career Wednesday, earning Perfect Game/Rawlings First Team All-America accolades. Morgan, the eighth-round draft pick of Cleveland on June 13, earned the high national honor after a standout junior season.

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LCSC’s Brogdon selected by Phillies in 10th round of MLB draft

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LEWISTON, Idaho – Connor Brogdon, a 6-foot- senior right-handed pitcher, became only the eighth Lewis-Clark State College baseball player to be drafted in the 10th round or lower since 1999 when the Philadelphia Phillies selected him in the 10th round in the 2017 Major League Baseball draft.

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Pair of Gonzaga pitchers selected on day 2 of MLB Draft

Mills selected in 3rd round by Mariners, Morgan selected in 8th round by Indians. Mills selected in 3rd round by Mariners, Morgan selected in 8th round by Indians.

SECAUCUS, N.J.— A pair of star Gonzaga pitchers heard their names called on day two of the 2017 MLB First Year Player Draft Tuesday. Senior reliever Wyatt Mills was selected in the third round and 83rd overall pick by the Seattle Mariners while junior starter Eli Morgan went in the eighth round and 252nd overall to the Cleveland Indians.

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  • Tonight's Missoula Osprey game to be broadcasted on SWX

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    For the first time in the history of the Missoula Osprey, one of their games will be able to be seen on television. Tonight's game against the Ogden Raptors will be aired on SWX Montana.  You can find SWX Montana on Charter cable, channel 199. You can also find it on standard cable in Missoula/Kalispell 23.3.  Osprey radio play-by-play announcer Cooper Perkins will simulcast his radio broadcast on the air tonight for your viewing pleasure. First pitch is at 7:05 PM (MT) Y...More >>
    For the first time in the history of the Missoula Osprey, one of their games will be able to be seen on television. Tonight's game against the Ogden Raptors will be aired on SWX Montana.  You can find SWX Montana on Charter cable, channel 199. You can also find it on standard cable in Missoula/Kalispell 23.3.  Osprey radio play-by-play announcer Cooper Perkins will simulcast his radio broadcast on the air tonight for your viewing pleasure. First pitch is at 7:05 PM (MT) Y...More >>
  • Lewis-Clark State beats top-seeded Oklahoma City 8-7

    Lewis-Clark State beats top-seeded Oklahoma City 8-7

    Courtesy: NAIA World SeriesCourtesy: NAIA World Series

    LEWISTON, Idaho –Top seed Oklahoma City and No. 5 seed Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) decided to flirt with disaster in their winner’s bracket game at the 61st annual Avista-NAIA World Series on Monday night.

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    LEWISTON, Idaho –Top seed Oklahoma City and No. 5 seed Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) decided to flirt with disaster in their winner’s bracket game at the 61st annual Avista-NAIA World Series on Monday night.

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  • Lewis-Clark State College earns No. 5 seed in Avista NAIA World Series

    Lewis-Clark State College earns No. 5 seed in Avista NAIA World Series

    Courtesy: LCSC AthleticsCourtesy: LCSC Athletics

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The LCSC baseball now knows its path to a third-consecutive title and 19th overall National Championship.   The Warriors were named the No. 5 Seed in the 10-team 2017 Avista NAIA Baseball World Series. They will play No. 4 Keiser at 7 p.m. on Friday May 26.   LCSC finished the regular season with an overall record of 35-13.

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The LCSC baseball now knows its path to a third-consecutive title and 19th overall National Championship.   The Warriors were named the No. 5 Seed in the 10-team 2017 Avista NAIA Baseball World Series. They will play No. 4 Keiser at 7 p.m. on Friday May 26.   LCSC finished the regular season with an overall record of 35-13.

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