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Huskies historic season ends in loss In Omaha

Washington's historic baseball season, which culminated in the Huskies'  thrilling postseason run and first-ever trip to the College World Series, came to end Monday as the Huskies were eliminated in a 14-5 loss to Pac-12 rival Oregon State.

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Indians fall to Hawks, 9-3 on Father's Day

Indians fall 9-3 on Father's Day Indians fall 9-3 on Father's Day

The Indians kept fighting and snagged a run in the eighth. Diosbel Arias picked up his first RBI of the season.

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Red Sox snap Mariners winning streak, 2-1

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The Seattle Mariners snapped their four-game winning streak on Thursday night after falling to the Boston Red Sox, 2-1.

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Hans Crouse named Opening Day starter for Spokane Indians

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The 19-year-old was the Texas Rangers' 2017 2nd round pick and 66th overall selection in the MLB Draft.

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Mariners beat Angels on Haniger walk-off homer

Mariners have won 11 of their last 13 games Mariners have won 11 of their last 13 games

The Seattle Mariners notched their 44th victory on Wednesday after beating the Los Angeles Angels, 8-6 thanks to a walk-off home run by Mitch Haniger.

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United States, Mexico and Canada win bid to host 2026 World Cup

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For the first time since 1994, the World Cup is coming back to North America. The trio bid of the United States, Canada and Mexico beat out Morocco in a vote (134-65), at Wednesday's FIFA Congress.

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Spokane Chiefs preseason schedule announced

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The 2018 WHL preseason schedule was announced by the league on Wednesday afternoon, including the Spokane Chiefs’ six exhibition games.

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Tickets Available for Spokane Youth Sports Awards

The 2018 Spokane Youth Sports Awards will begin on Wednesday, June 13 at the historic Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox. Red carpet arrivals begin at 5pm, with the program beginning at 6pm.

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Eagles & Vandals ranked in HERO Sports FCS Top-25 Preseason Poll

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Idaho returns 11 starters for the 2018 season, including four all-league selections in 2017.

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Mariners open up series with 5-3 win over Angels

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The Mariners gave up two solo home runs in the first inning, but responded in the bottom half of the inning as Nelson Cruz tied the game with a two-run homer.

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Huskies to play Mississippi State in CWS

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Washington is making its first-ever trip to the Men's College World Series after beating Cal State Fullerton on Sunday in a winner-takes-all nail biter, 6-5, in 10 innings. 

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Former Zag Wyatt Mills named to California League All-Star team

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In his final season, the Spokane, Wash. native posted a 1.79 ERA and a minuscule 58/4 strikeout/walk ratio while saving 12 games for the Bulldogs, the second-most in a single season in program history.

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Sights from Spokane Indians Media day

Media members from around the Spokane area gathered at Avista Stadium on Monday for the Spokane Indians annual Media Day. The Indians will open up their season on Friday when they host the Boise Hawks. Here's a look at the sights from Monday's Media Day: More>>

Eagles schedule and pairings announced for 2018 2K Classic

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Eastern kicks off the classic, and the 2018 campaign, against the Orange at the Carrier Dome in New York as a part of the Syracuse Regional.

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Spokane Indians unveil roster for 2018 season

The Texas Rangers assigned 23 players to Spokane on Friday for the start of the Northwest League season, which opens Friday, June 15th at Avista Stadium. Six players return from the Indians 2017 roster that won the second half NWL North Division Championship. 

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Mariners beat Rays, 5-4 despite scare in 9th inning

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The Mariners have now won six of their last seven and have now 39-23 on the season.

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Emma Stach signs professional contract in Germany

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Former Gonzaga Bulldog Emma Stach has signed a contract to play professional basketball next season in her home country of Germany.

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Mariners winning streak snap after falling to Astros, 7-5

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Seattle scored first in the fourth inning thanks to a Nelson Cruz home run, but the Astros responded in the bottom half of the inning and scored three runs of their own.

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Gunnar Schubert & Casey Legumina selected on Day Three of MLB Draft

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Gunnar Schubert and right-handed pitcher Casey Legumina were both picked on the final day of the 2018 Major League Baseball Draft.

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Ernie Yake named to Collegiate Baseball's Freshman All-America Team

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Yake had a breakout rookie season for the Bulldogs, leading the squad with a .322 batting average for the season with a .378 on-base percentage.

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Eastern Washington women's basketball announces five new additions

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Eastern Washington University head women's basketball coach Wendy Schuller has announced the addition of five new players to the Eagle family.

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Huskies fall to Seminoles in National Championship, 8-3

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The Washington Huskies finished a record-breaking season tonight, falling just short of a national title in an 8-3 loss to Florida State.

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Mariners overpower Astros, winning 7-1

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The Mariners started out hot early, scoring four runs in the first inning, including a three-run home run by Kyle Seager.

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Daniel Bies selected in the 7th round by the New York Yankees

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Bies, a 6-foot-8, 245-pound right-handed pitcher, appeared in 16 games this season with 16 starts, posting a 7-4 record with 112.0 innings pitched.

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Hugh Smith selected in 6th round by Detroit Tigers

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The Detroit Tigers selected Whitworth University pitcher Hugh Smith in the sixth round of the MLB draft today, becoming the fifth Pirate player in school history to be selected in the draft.

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Huskies drop Game 1 of WCWS to Seminoles, 1-0

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The #5 Washington Huskies took their first loss of the postseason, falling 1-0 to #6 Florida State in the first game of the best-of-three Women's College World Series championship series.

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Mariners pick RHP Logan Gilbert at No. 14 in MLB Draft

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The 21-year-old junior went 11-1 with a 2.52 ERA in 15 starts for Stetson this year, with 157 strikeouts and 23 walks in 107 innings and was named the Atlantic Sun Conference Pitcher of the Year.

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Austin Pinorini & Branson Trube named NCAA All-Region

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Gonzaga baseball centerfielder Branson Trube and catcher Austin Pinorini earned NCAA Tournament All-Region honors for their efforts at the NCAA Minneapolis Regional over the weekend.

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Zags season ends with 10-4 loss to No. 18 UCLA

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Gonzaga baseball didn't get its offense going until late in a 10-4 loss to second-seeded UCLA to knock the Zags out of the NCAA Minneapolis Regional on Sunday.

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Huskies advance to College World Series Championship

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The #5 Washington Huskies need just two more wins to secure their second national championship, with the Women's College World Series championship series beginning Monday.

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Washington earns first Super Regional trip, beating UConn 9-6

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Washington rallied from down 6-1 with five runs in the third and three more in the eighth to escape the NCAA Conway Regional with a perfect 3-0 record.

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Gonzaga Baseball Stays Alive in NCAA Regional with 8-2 Win Over Canisius

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by Gonzaga Athletics MINNEAPOLIS — Freshman Alek Jacob pitched 8.0 innings in his NCAA Tournament debut and the Gonzaga offense ripped off 17 hits on the way to an 8-2 win over fourth-seeded Canisius on Saturday afternoon in the NCAA Minneapolis Regional. The game started two hours late due to heavy rain in the area, but the Gonzaga offense didn’t have any lull at all, posting six runs in the first four innings. “It was a great response by the guys today,” he... More>>

Zags fall to UCLA 6-5 in heartbreaker at Regionals

Gonzaga Athletics SPOKANE, Wash. — Third-seeded Gonzaga baseball fell 6-5 after a four-run ninth by second-seeded UCLA on Friday in the NCAA Minneapolis Regional in Minneapolis, Minn. GU (32-23) led 5-2 heading to the ninth, but wasn’t able to hold on as the Bruins (37-19) scored four runs on four hits to stun the Zags. “That was a heartbreaking loss,” head coach Mark Machtolf said. “I thought Daniel [Bies] pitched really well, and we battled. We need ... More>>

Mariners end May with 6-1 win over Rangers

Mariners bounce back with 6-1 win over Rangers Mariners bounce back with 6-1 win over Rangers

The Seattle Mariners snapped their two-game losing streak when they beat the Texas Rangers, 2-1 on Thursday night.

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WSU athletics commits to balanced budget by 2023

This approach will slow the rate of debt accumulation over the first four years, which is expected to reach a projected total of up to $85.1 million by FY 2022.

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Pac-12 Conference announces 2018 early TV selections

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The Cougars will open their 2018 season Saturday, Sept. 1 at Wyoming's War Memorial Stadium. Game time is set for 1:30 p.m. MT/12:30 p.m. PT and will be televised by CBS Sports Network.

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Blake Clanton & Scotty Sunitsch earn All-Pac-12 accolades

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Clanton, a senior from Clinton, Okla., led the team in hits (56), RBI (35), on-base percentage (.430), and was ninth in the Pac-12 in batting average (.350) and fourth in slugging (.644).

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Mariners drop 2nd straight to Rangers, 7-6

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The seventh inning was the dagger for the Mariners as they gave up four runs after Seattle had two outs

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Frederick Mauigoa named to Rimington Trophy Watch List

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Mauigoa is one of 57 centers named to the list and is one of 10 from the Pac-12 Conference.

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Ty Smith and Filip Kral invited to 2018 NHL Draft Combine

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Among North American skaters, Smith is ranked 14th by the NHL’s Central Scouting service ahead of June’s entry draft.

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Robert Franks to return to WSU for senior season

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Washington State University men's basketball forward Robert Franks announced today that he has withdrawn from the NBA Draft and will return to Washington State for his senior season. 

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Lewis-Clark State eliminates Antelope Valley, 5-3

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Lewis-Clark State punches a ticket into the round of four for the sixth-straight season, as the Warriors defeated No. 8 Antelope Valley (Calif.), 5-3.

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Brandon Marshall headed to Seattle Seahawks

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The 34-year-old receiver spent last season with the Giants, but had limited production after he suffered a season-ending ankle injury in 2017.

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Steve Oliver named Director of Football Operations

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Oliver will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the football program, including travel, meals, camps and community engagement. He will also serve as the recruiting coordinator.
 

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Robert Lewis granted sixth year of eligibility from NCAA

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Lewis is a three-year letterwinner and has appeared in 37 games, 22 as a starter and recorded 117 receptions for 1,254 yards and six touchdowns.

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Mike Leach reflects on recent trip to Cambodia and Taiwan Video included

WSU football coach Mike Leach spent some time this offseason visiting Cambodia and Taiwan along with lawmakers from Washington State. Coach Leach talks to SWX's Lindsay Joy about the highlights of the trip and where he'd still like to go now that he's checked those two countries off his list.  More>>

Gonzaga to face UCLA in NCAA Tournament

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The four-team, double elimination regional bracket will feature two games each day with an if-necessary seventh game on Monday. All NCAA Tournament games will be shown on the ESPN family of networks.

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Mariners win 3rd straight beating Twins, 3-1

Mariners sit 1.0 games back of the Astros in the AL West Mariners sit 1.0 games back of the Astros in the AL West

Seattle moves to 32-20 on the year and is only 1.0 games back of the Houston Astros for first place in the AL West.

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Gonzaga brings the big bats en route to 17-2 rout over Pepperdine in WCC Championship

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Gonzaga Athletics STOCKTON, Calif. — Senior Jake Vieth hit two homers and Gonzaga baseball rolled on offense to a WCC Tournament Championship and NCAA Tournament berth with a 17-2 win over top-seeded Pepperdine on Saturday in Stockton, Calif. “You can’t beat that, our pitchers have carried us all year and I loved the way our offense was dialed in this weekend,” head coach Mark Machtolf said. “The way the guys responded again this weekend was phenomenal.... More>>

Cougars hit four homers to take opener from Utah, 14-5

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WSU upped its season home run total 36, the most since 2010 (45).

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Zags score 13 runs in win over LMU in WCC Tournament

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Gonzaga had a 4-0 lead through five innings, but broke the game open with a seven-run sixth inning. Altogether the Zags pounded out 15 hits on the day and scored a season-high-tying 13 runs.

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Gonzales flawless in Mariners 1-0 win over Athletics

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Former Gonzaga Bulldogs pitcher Marco Gonzales was flawless in Wednesday's game against the Athletics, leading the Mariners to a 1-0 victory.

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Central Valley girls basketball team season in review

We take a look back at Central Valley's season that saw the Bears not only reach historic heights, but also become one of the country's best girls basketball team:

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Whitworth's Kayla Leland named Female Regional Track Athlete of the Year

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Leland is a four-time All-American in track & field (indoor and outdoor) and a two-time All-American in cross country.

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Seattle Mariners agree to 25 year lease for Safeco Field

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The new lease will take effect in 2019. The original ballpark 20-year lease expires at the end of 2018.

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Gonzaga's Bies & Legumina named to All-WCC First Team

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The First Team honors were the first all-conference awards of any kind for both Bies and Legumina, while redshirt freshman Ernie Yake was named to the All-WCC Second Team.

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Get to know the NAIA World Series teams

The first round of action in this year's NAIA World Series begins on Friday, May 25 and you can catch all the action live on SWX.

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Eagles announce 2018 soccer schedule

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The Eagles racked up a program-best 16-6-1 overall record with a 7-1-1 mark in conference play a year ago to win their first regular season championship title since 2004.

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Mariners place Dee Gordon on 10-day DL

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Gordon, 30, initially injured the toe when he fouled a ball off it during an at-bat on May 9 at Toronto, and further injured it in Sunday's 3-2 victory over the Tigers.

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Joial Griffith named as Whitworth's new women's basketball coach

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Whitworth is coming off a 10-15 record in 2017-18.  Griffith takes over for Higgs, who won 361 games in 24 years leading the Pirates and ranked 48th in total victories among active Division III coaches at the time of her retirement.

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Central Valley honored on MaxPreps Tour of Champions

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"It's an honor and a privilege to receive this award," said Central Valley head basketball coach Freddie Rehkow. "It's great for the Pacific Northwest to be recognized with this honor and accomplishment.

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Cougars fall 4-2 at No. 3 Stanford

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WSU (15-31-1, 7-19-1 Pac-12) outhit Stanford 10-6 but the Cardinal (43-8, 21-6 Pac-12) used three straight two-out hits in the sixth inning to even the game and take a 4-2 lead.

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Gonzaga falls 4-3 against Santa Clara on Senior Day

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Gonzaga will be back in action on Thursday at the WCC Tournament at a time to be determined. Live coverage will be available on GoZags.com.

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Gonzaga Runs Away Early in 9-0 Win Over Santa Clara

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SPOKANE, Wash. — Gonzaga baseball posted nine runs in the first two innings and Alek Jacob struck out 12 on the way to a 9-0 shutout win over Santa Clara on Saturday night. The win moved Gonzaga to 29-21 overall and 16-10 in the West Coast Conference, and kept them within one game of Pepperdine for the league lead. The Waves beat Portland 6-2 to hold on to the top spot. On Sunday, a Gonzaga win and Pepperdine loss would clinch the No. 1 seed...

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Paxton tosses complete game as Mariners earn 7-2 win over Tigers

James Paxton pitched a complete-game three-hitter and the Seattle Mariners took a 7-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night at Safeco Field. Paxton struck out eight and walked on, recording his second complete game of the season. He joins Cleveland’s Carlos Carrasco as the only pitchers in the Major Leagues with two complete games this season. This was his fifth straight start with at least six innings pitched and three or fewer runs al... More>>

Cougars comeback falls short; WSU loses to No. 3 Stanford 9-6

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WSU Athletics STANFORD, Calif. – Washington State brought the tying run on deck after scoring six runs in the ninth inning but No. 3 Stanford held on for a 9-6 victory at Sunken Diamond Saturday afternoon.   WSU (15-30-1, 7-18-1 Pac-12) received two-hit games from Andres Alvarez, Dillon Plew and Brody Barnum. Blake Clanton had a three-run triple as part of a six-run ninth inning for the Cougars who saw the game's final out made after Barnum singled to right field to drive ... More>>

Gonzaga baseball clinches WCC Tournament berth with 5-3 win over Santa Clara

Gonzaga baseball took care of business with a solid start from Daniel Bies and four home runs in a 5-3 win over Santa Clara Friday night that clinched a berth in next week’s four-team WCC Tournament. 

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Tigers get past Mariners after big 8th inning

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The Tigers had the bases loaded in the 8th inning with two outs when Jose Iglesias drove in two runs on a single to give the Tigers a 3-2 lead and ultimately the win.

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Washington State adds three to 2018 signing class

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McDougle (5-11, 295), played the 2017 season at West Virginia where he earned Freshman All-America honors from ESPN.com.

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Mariners fall to Rangers, giving up 5 runs in final innings

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The Mariners held the Rangers to only one run until the 9th inning when Texas scored two runs on a passed ball.

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Seahawks sign first-round pick Rashaad Penny

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Penny, who led the nation in rushing at San Diego State last season, was the No. 27 overall selection in the draft, marking just the second time in the past six drafts that the Seahawks have taken a player in the first round.

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Zags rally for 13-Inning win at WSU

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Gonzaga baseball erased a 2-0 deficit and collected a 13-inning win to take the season series over Washington State on Tuesday night in Pullman, Wash.

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Twitter reacts to Cano's 80-game suspension

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Mariners star Robinson Cano was hit with an 80-game suspension on Tuesday after he violated Major League Baseball's drug policy. Cano's suspension drew different reactions from fans and players alike - including Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander.

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Robinson Cano suspended 80 games for violating MLB's drug policy

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Seattle Mariners star second baseman, Robinson Cano has been suspended 80 games for violating Major League Baseball's drug policy on Tuesday.

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Spokane Sounders capture US Youth Soccer Washington State Championship title

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Winning this event qualifies the Sounders for the Far West Regional Championships to be held in Hawaii in this June and with the opportunity to qualify for the US Youth Soccer National Championships.

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Mariners beat Twins in low-scoring game, 1-0

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Starting pitcher Wade LeBlanc was flawless today throwing four strikeouts and giving up zero runs in six innings of work.

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Victor Sanders selected to participate in Draft Combine

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Sanders led the team at 19 points per game as the Vandals finished second in the Big Sky standings last year.  He picked up second team All-Big Sky honors, as well as second team NABC All-District 6 recognition.

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WSU men’s basketball signs second JC point guard

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As a sophomore, he was named to the NJCAA Division I All-America second team and was the Mid-Florida Conference Player of the Year, averaging 17.9 points and 4.7 assists.

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Cougars fall to USC, 8-4

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The Cougars host Gonzaga Tuesday at 5 p.m. on the Pac-12 Network.

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Gonzaga takes series with 10-2 win over NMSU

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Gonzaga will play its final non-conference game of the season on Tuesday at Washington State at 5 p.m. The game will be televised on Pac-12 Network.

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Vieth HR Lifts Baseball to 2-1 Win over NMSU on Steve Hertz Field dedication day

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Gonzaga baseball got a seventh-inning home run from Jake Vieth and a great staff pitching performance on the way to a 2-1 win over New Mexico State on Friday night. The Zags also honored longtime head coach Steve Hertz in the rededication of the field as Patterson Baseball Complex and Coach Steve Hertz Field. 

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Confero Sports Mixer Raises Money for Great Falls Facilities

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Paxton throws sixth no-hitter in Mariners history

Just five days after turning in a career-high 16 strikeout performance, Seattle Mariners starter James Paxton no-hit the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday to become first Canadian to accomplish the feat in home country. The Mariners picked up a 5-0 win in their series opener in Toronto. Paxton is the fifth pitcher in Mariners history to throw a no-hitter, the first since Hisashi Iwakuma in 2015. In his stellar outing, Paxton struck out seven, walked three and benefited fro... More>>

WATCH LIVE: The 42nd annual Bloomsday run

The 42nd annual Bloomsday Run is here! Thousands of runners are set to take to the streets of Spokane for the longtime tradition. KHQ and SWX will have you covered every step of the way on TV and online.

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Full Bloomsday 2018 coverage from SWX

SWX will be your home for Bloomsday this Sunday at 7 AM. Get ready for the 42nd edition of Spokane's favorite run with a series of previews from SWX Tonight. More>>

Chiefs select Graham Sward 17th overall in 2018 WHL Bantam Draft

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The Spokane Chiefs built for the future on Thursday morning in Red Deer, Alta., selecting 12 players in the 2018 WHL Bantam Draft, including defenseman Graham Sward with the 17th overall pick. 

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Paxton's 16 K's overshadowed by bullpen collapse in Mariners loss

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The Mariners bullpen collapsed in the final two innings after surrendering the lead in the 8th and 9th innings, giving up three runs on two home runs.

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Edwin Diaz wins AL Reliever of the Month Award

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Diaz was 11 for 11 in save opportunities in the month of April, his 11 saves were the most in baseball during that span.

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Ty Smith named WHL Scholastic Player of the Year

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Playing in his second full season with the Chiefs, Smith recorded 73 points (14G-59A) in 69 games, finishing second among all WHL defensemen in scoring during the 2017-18 WHL regular season.

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Vote for Student Athlete 2017-2018

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Voting for Student Athlete of the Year 2017-2018 begins May 1!

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Huskies get 13 hits in win over Seattle U

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Washington's offense pounded out 13 hits and led 7-0 to give freshman Jack DeCooman plenty of leeway to work with as the Huskies beat Seattle U, 7-2.

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Former Vandal Tony Lashley transfers to Boise State

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Over his four-year career in Moscow, the 6-foot-1, 236-lb. Lashley played in 35 games, totaling 261 tackles (168 solo), 26.0 TFL, and 3.0 sacks.

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Seahawks re-sign cornerback Byron Maxwell

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Maxwell, a sixth-round pick in the 2011 draft, spent his first four seasons in Seattle, a run that saw him play a big role on a defense that helped lead the Seahawks to back-to-back Super Bowls.

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Seahawks select 9 players in 2018 NFL Draft

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The Seahawks started Day 1 of the 2018 NFL Draft by trading back to acquire more picks, shipping the No. 18 overall pick in Round 1 and the No. 248 overall pick (Round 7) to the Green Bay Packers

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Albert Havili joins Los Angeles Chargers as free agent

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He was one of 21 collegiate free agents the Chargers signed, and they will report for a rookie mini-camp this week.

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Four homers power Zags to rainy win over LMU, 11-1

Gonzaga got on the board early and often in the rain-soaked day at the park. The two teams endured a 46-minute rain delay early in the third, and then a 59-minute rain delay at the start of the fourth.

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Washington State splits doubleheader against Huskies

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By Washington State Athletics SEATTLE – Washington State split its doubleheader with Washington, claiming a 4-1 win in game one before dropping a 6-5 decision after UW scored four runs in the ninth at Husky Ballpark Sunday afternoon.   Washington State dropped to 14-23 overall and 6-12 in Pac-12 play while Washington improved to 20-19 overall and 11-7 in league play. Blake Clanton homered in both games to push his season total to five while Justin Harrer homered in the ho... More>>

White team blanks the Red 17-0 in annual EWU spring game Video included

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EWU Athletics The Eagles were going to win regardless, but a true Eagle helped them do it.   On a week in which spring practice concluded and the school finalized its schedule, senior wide receiver Zach Eagle won the Golden Eagle Award as the game's MVP after he helped the White shut out the Red 17-0 in EWU's annual Red-White Game Saturday (April 28) at Roos Field in Cheney, Wash.   Eagle had the day's first touchdown on a 45-yard reception from sophomore wide receiver Jo... More>>

Washington State QB drafted in sixth round by Tennessee

Washington State quarterback Luke Falk had to wait a little longer than expected before he got the big phone call from the NFL. Falk was drafted Saturday afternoon in the sixth round of the 2018 NFL draft, No. 199 overall, to the Tennessee Titans. Falk is the 11th QB to get drafted in the history of Washington State football, and the first since Alex Brink in 2008.

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Washington State's Cole Madison drafted in fifth round by Green Bay

Washington State offensive lineman Cole Madison was selected in the fifth round as the 138th overall pick by the Green Bay Packers in the 2018 NFL Draft Saturday.

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Gold tops Silver in annual Idaho spring game

Roshaun Johnson rushed for 124 yards and three touchdowns, while Kaden Elliss starred on both sides of the ball in Team Gold's 55-19 win in the 2018 Silver & Gold Spring Game Friday, at the Kibbie Dome. Johnson scored twice from on one-yard plunges and added another red-zone score from six yards out.

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Aaron Best joins SWX Tonight to preview Eastern Washington's Red-White Spring Game

To help you get ready for Saturday's Red-White battle, EWU head coach Aaron Best stopped by SWX Tonight to take a look back at spring camp and tell you what to expect tomorrow at 2.

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Seahawks select USC defensive end Rasheem Green in third round

The Seahawks added to their defensive line in the third round of the 2018 NFL draft, selecting USC defensive end Rasheem Green with the 79th overall pick.

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Seahawks draft RB Rashaad Penny No. 27 overall in NFL Draft

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Penny, 22, led the nation in rushing last season, gaining 2,248 and scoring 23 touchdowns on 289 carries.

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Huskies Vita Vea drafted No. 12 by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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This is the first defensive lineman the Bucs have selected in the first round since Adrian Clayborn in 2011.

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EWU's five-game home schedule completed with addition of CWU

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Eagle fans and tailgaters hoping for a fifth home game can breathe a sigh of relief after Eastern Washington University announced the addition of regional rival Central Washington to its 2018 football schedule.

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Cougs let late lead slip away, falling to Seattle U 4-3

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Washington State surrendered the go-head run in the eighth inning in a 4-3 defeat against Seattle U at Bannerwood Park Wednesday afternoon.
 

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Mock draft has Seahawks trading first-round pick

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The Seahawks are without a second and third-round pick this year and haven't selected a player in the first round in four of the past five seasons.

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Felix picks up win as Mariners beat White Sox, 4-3

Edwin Diaz threw two strikeouts today and became the fifth fastest closer in MLB history to reach 200 strikeouts (Diaz 130.0 innings).

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Lynn Hickey named new Director of Athletics at EWU

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The interim tag has been removed from her title and Lynn Hickey will now become the permanent Associate Vice President/Director of Athletics at Eastern Washington University, effective immediately.

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Mariners snap losing streak, beating White Sox 1-0

Mariners snap losing streak beating White Sox, 1-0 Mariners snap losing streak beating White Sox, 1-0

Leading the way for the Mariners was former Gonzaga pitcher Marco Gonzales, who pitched 6.0 innings and threw eight strikeouts in the win.

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Spencer Blackburn repeats as top draft choice for Red-White Game

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Five of the players on the Red squad were starters on offense for the Eagles last season, including a trio of offensive linemen and All-Big Sky running back Antoine Custer Jr.

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Mariners give up 10 runs in loss to White Sox

Mariners drop 2nd straight to White Sox Mariners drop 2nd straight to White Sox

Starting pitcher Mike Leake gave up eight earned runs and 12 hits in just 3.1 innings.

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Parker McFadden named Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week

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McFadden threw the first five innings as four Cougar pitchers combined to no-hit Santa Clara in a 5-0 win Sunday, clinching a series sweep.

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Gonzaga's Daniel Bies named WCC Pitcher of Week

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Bies dominated league leader San Francisco in a 6-0 complete game shutout win for Gonzaga on Friday night.

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Sounders get 1st win of season, beating Minnesota FC 3-1

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It was the second straight positive result for the Sounders following their 0-3-0 start to the season coming off their 2-2 road draw at Sporting Kansas City last weekend.

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Zags fall 3-0 to San Francisco

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The Zags (20-18, 10-8) managed just six hits in the game, but weren’t able to get to USF starter Landen Bourassa and the USF (23-17, 12-6) bullpen.

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Cougars sweep Santa Clara behind combined no-hitter

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Washington State (13-20) recorded its second no-hitter of the season after Scotty Sunitsch no-hit Oregon three weeks ago April 8.

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Tinsley, Sweet Lead Crimson to Victory over Gray in WSU Spring Game Video included

by WSU Athletics SPOKANE, Wash. - Quarterback Trey Tinsley threw for 213 yards and three touchdowns while Kyle Sweet had game-highs of eight catches for 138 yards to led the Crimson team to a 34-24 victory over the Gray squad in the annual Crimson and Gray Game Saturday afternoon in front of 5,927 fans at Joe Albi Stadium.   Under sunny skies, the day began with the offense getting the better run of play. Tinsley led the Crimson team on an 11-play, 75-yard drive that culminated ... More>>

Gonzaga's Perkins undergoes shoulder surgery

In an offseason overflowing with unexpected good news, Gonzaga men's basketball caught a bad break on Friday when Josh Perkins had to undergo arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder.

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  • Senegal beats Poland 2-1, 1st African win at World Cup

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  • Winger Mike Hoffman traded twice, lands with Panthers

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