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WSU to induct six individuals and a team into Athletic Hall of Fame

PULLMAN, Wash. - Washington State University will induct six individuals and a team into its Athletic Hall of Fame Sept. 22-23, 2017, Director of Athletics Bill Moos announced Tuesday.   The honorees will join the current 210 individuals and teams in the WSU Athletic Hall of Fame. The induction dinner will be held Sept. 22

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Mariners activate Robinson Cano off DL

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The Seattle Mariners activated 34-year-old Robinson Cano off the disabled list on Tuesday. Cano was placed on the 10-day disabled list after he strained his right quad. The Mariners have lost eight of their last eleven games since Cano last played on May 10th. In their last eleven games without Cano, the Mariners have scored just 30 runs and have just hit .203 as a team.

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Gonzaga's Machtolf wins Coach of the Year, Morgan first team All-WCC

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SAN BRUNO, Calif.—Gonzaga head coach Mark Machtolf was named West Coast Conference Coach of the Year Tuesday, and six Bulldog players received All-WCC recognition, including ace Eli Morgan who was named First Team All-Conference in a vote by the league’s 10 head coaches. Machtolf received his third WCC Coach of the Year award

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Seahawks remember hall of fame defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy

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The Seattle Seahawks family has lost one of its most beloved individuals and proudest icons. Cortez Kennedy, the Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive tackle who spent all 11 of his NFL seasons in Seattle, died Tuesday. He was 48. "Cortez Kennedy has been a pillar of the Seahawks franchise since joining the team as a rookie in 1990...

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Zags drop final regular season game to Fresno State 9-2

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FRESNO, Calif.—The Gonzaga baseball team played one final regular season game Monday night, falling 9-2 to Fresno State at Pete Beiden Field at Bob Bennett Stadium in Fresno. The Fresno State Bulldogs took an early lead, scoring two in the first inning after loading the bases...

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Report: Gonzaga and Creighton agree to home-and-home series starting next season

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The Gonzaga Bulldogs men's basketball team has agreed to a home-and-home series against the Creighton Bluejays starting next season, according to The Spokesman-Review.

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WSU's Hercules Mata’afa named to Lott Impact Trophy watch list

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NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. - Washington State defensive lineman Hercules Mata'afa has been named to the 2017 Lott IMPACT Trophy, The Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation announced recently. Named after Pro Football Hall of Fame member, Ronnie Lott...

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Gonzaga's Pagdanganan wraps season up with 73 at the NCAA Championships

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SUGAR GROVE, Ill. – Bianca Pagdanganan ended her time at the 2017 NCAA Championships at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Ill., on Monday with a one-over 73 in the final round. Pagdanganan’s 73 was the best round in NCAA Championships history for the Zags, besting her first round of 76 from last year...

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Seahawks' roster status after rookie minicamp

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The Seahawks welcomed to Seattle last week a rookie class that included 11 draft picks and eight undrafted free agents, a group that took part in a rookie minicamp last weekend. Now that rookies have joined the team and free agency has for the most part wound down...

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Gonzaga secures #1 seed in WCC Baseball Tournament

The WCC Baseball Tournament Begins on Thursday The WCC Baseball Tournament Begins on Thursday

The Gonzaga Bulldogs have locked up the No. 1 seed in the WCC Baseball Tournament after completing the sweep against the BYU Cougars on Saturday. The 2017 WCC Baseball Tournament will be held in Stockton, California and will begin on Thursday.

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Gonzaga ranked #22 by Collegiate Baseball

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SPOKANE, Wash.—After going 5-1 over the last two weeks against two ranked teams, the Gonzaga baseball team has re-entered the Collegiate Baseball rankings at No. 22 of the national poll. The Bulldogs (31-17, 20-7 WCC) entered the poll thanks to a four-game win streak, including three straight games against then-No. 18 BYU...

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No. 1 Oregon State completes sweep of Washington State, 14-3

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Washington State dropped a 14-3 contest in the series-finale at No. 1 Oregon State Sunday afternoon. The Cougars saw their streak of four-straight Pac-12 series wins come to an end.

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Mariners lose third straight to White Sox, 8-1

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SEATTLE (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox offense staked Derek Holland to big lead before he took the mound, and Holland shut down the Seattle Mariners.

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Zags complete sweep of BYU to clinch share of WCC title Video included

SPOKANE, Wash.—Entering the weekend, the Gonzaga baseball team needed a historic sweep of No. 18 BYU in a home series against the Cougars. Saturday night, the Zags finished off the sweep with a 6-2 win over the Cougars, earning a share of the title and the No. 1 seed at next weekend’s West Coast Conference Championships.

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Mariners get shellacked by White Sox 16-1

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SEATTLE (AP) - Avisail Garcia homered in his first two at-bats and had a career-high six RBIs, and the Chicago White Sox battered Seattle's depleted pitching staff in a 16-1 win over the Mariners on Saturday night.      The White Sox knocked around Seattle starter Yovani Gallardo (2-4) and no one provided more shots than Garcia. He hit a three-run homer in the first inning, added a solo shot in the third and greeted reliever Dillon Overton with a two-run double in the f... More>>

Cougs shutout by #1 Oregon State 5-0

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CORVALLIS, Ore. – Washington State dropped a 5-0 decision to No. 1 Oregon State at Goss Stadium Saturday afternoon.

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Video Game Review: Out of the Park Baseball 18

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Hi, my name is Sam Adams... and I'm a baseball strataholic.  Ever since I was in middle school, I was obsessed with baseball strategy games.  My first foray came with the board game "Strat-o-matic Baseball," before I graduated to the PC universe with "Tony LaRussa Baseball."  I loved constructing a super team of baseball players long before LeBron and Curry were building their super teams in the NBA. 

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Pagdanganan and NCAA field challenged by difficult conditions in first round

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SUGAR GROVE, Ill. – Bianca Pagdanganan completed her first round at the 2017 NCAA Championships at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Ill. on Friday, shooting an eight-over 80 to sit in a tie for 56th.

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No. 1 Oregon State uses walk-off walk to rally past Cougars

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CORVALLIS, Ore. – Washington State nearly pulled the upset against No. 1 Oregon State but the Beavers scored twice in the ninth on bases-loaded walks to take the series-opener 4-3 in front of a sold out Goss Stadium crowd of 3,583 Friday afternoon

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Empire drop 3rd straight game against Crush

Empire in danger of dropping out of playoff contention Empire in danger of dropping out of playoff contention

The Spokane Empire (7-5, 6-3) dropped their third straight game when they lost to the Colorado Crush (3-9, 2-8) on Thursday. Turnovers were the demise for the Empire, as quarterback Charles Dowdell threw..

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Dustin Triano to leave Gonzaga as a graduate transfer

Dustin Triano appeared in 25 games for Gonzaga last season Dustin Triano appeared in 25 games for Gonzaga last season

Gonzaga basketball player Dustin Triano is leaving Gonzaga as a graduate transfer, but does not have a school choice yet. This was learned from an instagram post from Gonzaga teammate Rem Bakamus and was later confirmed to SWX by a source.

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

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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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NAIA World Series bracket revealed; all games Live on SWX

The defending champion Lewis-Clark State Warriors will look to win their 19th NAIA World Series The defending champion Lewis-Clark State Warriors will look to win their 19th NAIA World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – (Bracket – PDF | Schedule) The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced the seeds and bracket for the 2017 Avista-NAIA Baseball World Series, hosted by Lewis-Clark State (Idaho).

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Mariners win in walk-off fashion over White Sox 5-4

Guillermo Heredia's base hit in the 9th lifts Mariners past White Sox Guillermo Heredia's base hit in the 9th lifts Mariners past White Sox

SEATTLE (AP) -- Jarrod Dyson needed every bit of his speed to get into scoring position. Guillermo Heredia's clutch hit allowed Dyson a chance to jog home with winning run. Heredia's pinch-hit, two-out single in the ninth inning scored Dyson from second base to give the Seattle Mariners a 5-4 win over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night.

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Gonzaga punches their ticket to Stockton with 10-2 win over BYU

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SPOKANE, Wash.—Needing one win entering a three-game series against No. 18 BYU, the Gonzaga baseball team wasted little time in clinching a berth to the West Coast Conference Championships, taking a big lead early en route to a 10-2 win Thursday night at Patterson Baseball Complex & Washington Trust Field.

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Five Chiefs prospects to compete at U16 provincial camps in Canada

Two forwards, two defensemen and one goalie will be at the camp Two forwards, two defensemen and one goalie will be at the camp

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Spokane Chiefs will be represented by five of their 2017 WHL Bantam Draft selections at upcoming U16 provincial camps this summer in Canada. The Chiefs prospects – two forwards, two defensemen and one goalie – will compete to represent their respective provinces at the 2017 Western Canada U16 Challenge Cup in Calgary in October.

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Former UW player Isaiah Thomas makes 2016-17 All-NBA team

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Former Washington Huskies basketball player Isaiah Thomas has made the 2016-17 All-NBA team, his first of his career. Thomas joins Giannis Antetokounmpo, Kevin Durant, Rudy Gobert, and Stephen Curry as the selections for this year's All-NBA second team. Thomas was third in the NBA this season averaging 28.9 points per game

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Mariners blank Athletics in 4-0 win

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SEATTLE (AP) -- Christian Bergman pitched into the eighth inning for the best start of his career, Jean Segura extended his hitting streak to 16 games with a two-run single and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 4-0 on Wednesday night. Bergman (1-1) allowed two hits after holding Oakland hitless until the fifth inning.

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Empire look to get back to winning ways against Crush

Empire take on the Crush tomorrow at 6:30 p.m. Empire take on the Crush tomorrow at 6:30 p.m.

The Spokane Empire (7-4,6-2) will try and end their two-game losing streak when they take on the Colorado Crush (6-4,3-1) on Thursday. This will be the third time these two teams have played this season, with the Empire outscoring the Crush 106-61 in their previous two matchups. The Spokane Empire are coming off a 62-32 loss to the Sioux Falls Storm and a 49-35 loss to the Arizona Rattlers.  This is the first time the Empire have back-to-back losses since the end of the 2016 reg...

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Eli Morgan emerges as a star on the mound for Gonzaga

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There were big shoes to fill on the mound at Gonzaga heading into the 2017 season. Gone was all-conference pitcher Brandon Bailey, a sixth-round draft pick of the Oakland A's. Luckily, the Zags had an ace in the hole. "I think we felt comfortable about that coming into the season, and that's saying a lot about how comfortable we feel with Eli...

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Latest NBA mock drafts have both Collins & Williams-Goss getting drafted

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The 2017 NBA draft lottery was held on Tuesday, which means we're that much closer to the NBA draft on June 22nd. The winner of Tuesday's draft lottery was the Boston Celtics, as they secured the number one overall pick in this year's draft, followed by the Lakers at number two and the 76ers at number three.

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WSU prepares for series against top-ranked Oregon State

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Washington State (24-23, 10-14 Pac-12) heads to Corvallis for a three-game series against No. 1 Oregon State (42-4, 24-3 Pac-12) beginning Friday. All three games will be televised on the Pac-12 Network. WSU will be playing its first series against a top-ranked team since 2014, taking one of three at No. 1 Cal State Fullerton to open 2014.
 

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Gonzaga prepares for WCC matchup against BYU

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The Gonzaga Bulldogs prepare for their biggest series of the season when they take on the BYU Cougars tomorrow for a three-game series. The Gonzaga Bulldogs are currently tied with Loyola Marymount for second place in the WCC standings with a 17-7 record. The Cougars currently sit atop of the WCC, just three games above the Bulldogs, with a 20-4 record...

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Athletics score 5 runs in the 9th to beat Mariners 9-6

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SEATTLE (AP) -- Matt Joyce hit a two-run homer and Mark Canha added a three-run shot in a five-run ninth inning that rallied the Oakland Athletics to a 9-6 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night. Oakland squandered a 4-1 lead thanks to a key two-run error in the seventh and Kyle Seager's solo home run in the eighth that gave Seattle a 5-4 lead.

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Sounders look to regain momentum tomorrow against Sporting Kansas City

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The Seattle Sounders will try to end their two-game losing streak when they travel to take on Sporting Kansas City on Wednesday. The Sounders have not had much luck playing Sporting KC in the regular season going 0-3-2 in their last five contests dating back to 2014. Despite their history, the Sounders are 7-4-3 all time against Sporting KC, including a 4-2-1 record on the road.

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Mariners place Robinson Cano on 10-day disabled list

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Cano, 34, has missed the last 5 games with a sore right quad. He was hitting .296 (40x135) with 21 runs, 8 doubles, 8 home runs, 28 RBI, a .362 on-base percentage and an .895 OPS in 34 games with Seattle this season. In his last 21 games, he hit .349 (29x83) with 17 runs, 5 doubles, 7 home runs, 20 RBI and a 1.073 OPS. This is the first time he's been on the disabled list since June 27-Aug. 8, 2006 with a strained left hamstring

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Four Whitworth softball players earn All-Region honors

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SPOKANE, Wash. – Fresh off of the most successful season in school history, four Whitworth University softball players have received All-West Region recognition through the National Fastpitch Coaches Association, which released its list of all-region teams on Monday night. All-Region recognition is based on voting by NFCA member coaches.  Click here for the entire list of NCAA Division III All-Region teams. Senior pitcher Madi Perez and senior des...

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Gonzaga vs WSU baseball game cancelled due to rain

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The Washington State Cougars vs the Gonzaga Bulldogs baseball game has been cancelled due to rain. The game will not be rescheduled. Next up for the Zags is a three-game series against No. 18 ranked BYU on Thursday which will be broadcasted on SWX. The Washington State Cougars head to Corvallis to open a three-game Pac-12 Conference series against No. 1 ranked Oregon State beginning Friday.   More>>

Mariners escape near 9th inning collapse to beat Athletics 6-5

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SEATTLE (AP) -- Nelson Cruz and Kyle Seager each hit a two-run homer, and Yovani Gallardo pitched effectively into the seventh inning as the Seattle Mariners made the most of four hits to hold off the Oakland Athletics 6-5 on Monday night. Oakland scored twice in the ninth, when Mariners closer Edwin Diaz walked four of the five batters he faced to force in a run.

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Seahawks' Eddie Lacy earns $55K bonus by weighing in at 253 pounds

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Running back Eddie Lacy earned a nice bonus of $55,000 from the Seattle Seahawks for weighing under 255 pounds. Lacy's contract has seven weigh in bonus worth a total of $385,000 as a part of his contract. Eddie Lacy only weighed 237 pounds when he came out of Alabama in 2013 and ..

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Seahawks sign WR Speedy Noil and FB Kyle Coleman

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The Seahawks signed receiver Speedy Noil and fullback Kyle Coleman Monday, both of whom participated in last weekend’s rookie minicamp as tryout players. Quarterback Skyler Howard and fullback Brandon Cottom were waived to make room on the 90-man roster. Noil, who went undrafted out of Texas A&M, led the Aggies in all-purpose yardage as a freshman

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No. 6 seed Washington set to host NCAA Regional

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SEATTLE -- The No. 8-ranked University of Washington softball team will be the No. 6 overall seed for the 2017 NCAA Tournament and will host an opening round regional for the 11th time in program history, as announced by the NCAA on Sunday on ESPN2. Washington (43-11) is one of 16 schools to host a four-team NCAA Regional tournament with contests running Friday...

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Gonzaga to pause WCC title race to play Washington State

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Gonzaga picked up a big series win against Loyola Marymount last weekend, taking the Friday and Sunday games against the Lions at home...after Gonzaga led all of game one, the final two weren’t decided until the final at-bat...on Saturday, the Zags loaded the bases and brought the tying run to the plate before falling 4-0

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Zags hold off LMU 6-5 to win crucial WCC series

SPOKANE, Wash.—In another game that came down to the final out, the Gonzaga baseball team picked up a huge victory Sunday as the Zags downed Loyola Marymount 6-5 at Patterson Baseball Complex & Washington Trust Field.

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Cougs can't complete sweep of UCLA 12-2

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PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State dropped the series-finale with No. 28 UCLA 12-2 at Bailey-Brayton Field Sunday afternoon.

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Bucs fall to ETBU 7-5 as Whitworth's historic season ends in NCAA regional final

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MARSHALL, Texas – Tenth-ranked East Texas Baptist held on to defeat #17 Whitworth 7-5 in the championship of the Marshal, Texas NCAA Division III Softball Regional on Sunday afternoon.

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Blue Jays complete sweep of Mariners with walk-off win

  TORONTO (AP) -- Kevin Pillar homered with two outs in the ninth inning to give the Toronto Blue Jays a 3-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday and a sweep of their four-game series.

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Abbott hurls shutout as LMU beats Gonzaga to even crucial series Video included

SPOKANE, Wash.—With two of the best starting pitchers in the West Coast Conference on the hill, Saturday night’s game between Gonzaga and Loyola Marymount turned into the pitchers’ duel that everyone expected.

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WSU Beats UCLA to Clinch Fourth-Straight Pac-12 Series

by WSU Athletics PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State used 12 hits to post a 7-3 victory over No. 28 UCLA at Bailey-Brayton Field Saturday afternoon, clinching its fourth straight conference series for the first time since 1995. WSU (24-22, 10-13 Pac-12) saw four players record multiple-hit games led by sophomore shortstop Andres Alvarez with three hits and two runs scored. Junior designated hitter Blake Clanton had two hits including his third homer of the season. Junior outfi... More>>

Pirates Win to Force Winner-Take-All at NCAA Softball Regional

by Whitworth Athletics MARSHALL, Texas – Madi Perez and Rheanne Lewis led 17th-ranked Whitworth to a 3-1 win over 10th-ranked East Texas Baptist on Saturday afternoon, forcing a final winner-take-all game on Sunday for the championship of the Marshall, Texas NCAA Division III Softball Regional. Perez pitched a complete game to improve to 25-5 while Lewis went 3-3 at the plate with a home run to help the Pirates improve to 37-10 and earn their second win of the NCAA regional.... More>>

Mariners fall to red-hot Blue Jays 7-2

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TORONTO (AP) - Jose Bautista hit a three-run homer, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Seattle Mariners 7-2 on Saturday for their sixth win in seven games. Kendrys Morales also connected for Toronto, and Kevin Pillar had three hits, raising his AL-leading total to 47. Devon Travis became the first player to steal home for the Blue Jays since June 2, 2015, scoring on a double steal in the eighth. Dominic Leone (1-0) got one out for the win as Toronto improved to 8-4 in May. The Mari... More>>

Zags beat Lions 6-3, move into 2nd place in WCC

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SPOKANE, Wash.—The Gonzaga baseball team returned to Patterson Baseball Complex after 12 days off, but the Zags showed few signs of rust as they began a key West Coast Conference series against Loyola Marymount with a 6-3 win Friday. Gonzaga wasted little time in taking the lead, scoring in the bottom of the first. Leadoff man Sam Brown ripped a double down the right field line for an immediate runner in scoring position. Cleanup hitter Justin Jacobs broug...

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WSU wins opener 7-1 over #28 UCLA

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PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State recorded 13 hits and hit a pair of two-run home runs to back junior Damon Jones' strong start for a 7-1 win over No. 28 UCLA in the series-opener at Bailey-Brayton Field Friday night.   The Cougars (23-22, 9-12 Pac-12) saw five different players record two-hit games led by sophomore outfielder Justin Harrer who hit his team-leading fifth home run of the season, a two-run shot to centerfield in the third innings. Freshman c...

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Empire fall short against Arizona 49-35

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The Arizona Rattlers (7-4, 4-1) defeated the Spokane Empire (7-4, 6-2) in Week 13 of the 2017 IFL regular season at Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena by a score of 49-35.

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UW snaps losing streak, beats ASU 4-0

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SEATTLE – Junior Noah Bremer threw a one-hit, complete-game shutout and his offense scored three times in the first inning as Washington beat Arizona State, 4-0, Friday night at Husky Ballpark.   The only base runners Bremer allowed were a fourth inning, one-out single by Andrew Snow and a walk in the eighth inning to Zach Cerbo. Bremer stuck out 10 Sun Devils' hitters and threw 115 pitches in recording his first shutout – his third complete game &nd...

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Pirates split games at NCAA Regional

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MARSHALL, Texas – Whitworth University won the opener of the Marshal, Texas NCAA Division III softball regional on Friday afternoon, but the Pirates could not complete a comeback in the nightcap and ended up with a split. Whitworth, ranked 17th in the latest NFCA Division III poll, knocked off 6th-ranked Texas-Dallas 5-3 in the opener.

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Mariners fall to the Blue Jays 4-0

Mariners drop 2nd straight game to Blue Jays Mariners drop 2nd straight game to Blue Jays

TORONTO (AP) -- Joe Biagini and four relievers combined on a seven-hitter, Jose Bautista hit a two-run homer and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Seattle Mariners 4-0 on Friday night. Devon Travis had two RBIs despite a hitless night for the Blue Jays, who have won five of six. Seattle has lost two straight after winning the previous four.

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NAIA announces field for 2017 NAIA Baseball National Championship Opening Round

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – (Opening Round Schedule | Video Selection Show) The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has officially announced the 45-team field and brackets for the 2017 NAIA Baseball National Championship Opening Round. The event, which is a five-team, double-elimination format, takes place May 15 – 18 at nine host locations.

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Seahawks release rookie mini camp roster

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Below, take a look at the Seattle Seahawks' 2017 rookie minicamp roster. It includes 68 total players, including the team's 11 draft picks, eight players who were signed as undrafted rookie free agents, eight other Seahawks with rookie minicamp eligibility, and 41 tryout players, including a few who have spent time on Seattle's roster in the past. No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. College Hometown 1 ...

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Mariners fall to Blue Jays 7-2, Smoak 3-3, 4 RBI's

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TORONTO (AP) -- Steve Pearce hit a three-run home run, Justin Smoak had a solo homer and finished with four RBIs, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Mariners 7-2 on Thursday night, snapping Seattle's win streak at four. Marco Estrada (2-2) allowed two runs over six innings for the Blue Jays, who have won four of five.

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Empire and Rattlers battle for Intense Conference supremacy

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The Spokane Empire (7-3, 6-1) and the Arizona Rattlers (6-4, 3-1) will play each other tomorrow at the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena for first place in the Indoor Football League's Intense Conference. This is the second time these two teams have played each other this season, with the Empire coming out victorious 60-51 on April 22nd. During their last matchup, the Empire's Charles Dowdell threw for 204 yards and six touchdowns in route to Spokane's victory. The Rattlers entered the...

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Williams-Goss and Collins debut at NBA Combine

Williams-Goss and Collins debut at NBA Combine Williams-Goss and Collins debut at NBA Combine

After one of the most memorable seasons in Gonzaga history, forward Zach Collins and Nigel Williams-Goss made their debut at the NBA Combine. Despite Collins being a higher touted prospect, it was Williams-Goss who turned some heads at this year's combine. Williams-Goss was the fastest payer at the combine in the lane agility test

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Bucs to play in NCAA Division III tournament Friday

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SPOKANE, Wash. – The Whitworth University softball team will be playing in the NCAA Division III tournament for the third time in school history and for the second straight season when the Pirates take on the University of Texas – Dallas and East Texas Baptist University this weekend in the Marshall, Texas regional.  The field includes just three teams and the winner will advance to the Super Regional round next weekend.  Check the onlin...

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Gonzaga to host LMU in key WCC matchup

Gonzaga will host a three-game series vs LMU Gonzaga will host a three-game series vs LMU

GU is 10-5 at home this season, with 12 of those 15 games coming in WCC play...the Bulldogs have seven more games at Patterson Baseball Complex & Washington Trust Field: three against both Loyola Marymount and BYU and one more versus Washington State. The Zags have now reached 10 home wins in nine of Patterson's 11 seasons, and they're one win away from clinching a .500 season at home,

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Empire's Nick Haag gets shot with New York Giants

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Spokane Empire's Nick Haag will get another shot at the NFL, this time with the New York Giants. Haag received an invite to the Giants' rookie mini camp with hopes of making the final 53-man roster. The Giants' mini camp begins on Friday, which will mean Haag will miss the Empire's matchup against the Arizona Rattlers.

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Washington State hosts No. 28 UCLA on Friday

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Washington State owns a 22-22 record including an 8-13 mark in Pac-12 play after taking two of three from Oregon last week. The Cougars have won their last three series after recording a series win over No. 30 Washington three weeks ago and at Utah two weeks ago. WSU has surpassed last season's win total and enters the weekend second in the Pac-12 in doubles (90).

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2015-16 Academic Progress Rates released by the NCAA

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SPOKANE, Wash. -- Gonzaga's athletic programs continued to thrive in the latest release of the Academic Progress Rate by the NCAA on Wednesday with seven teams earning a perfect 1,000 score and all GU teams combining for a 997 mark. That mark is tied for the second-best combined average for any school in the nation, behind only the Ivy League's Dartmouth.

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Nick Booker hired as EWU's associate head men’s basketball coach

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With seven years of NCAA Division I basketball experience, Nick Booker has been hired as the associate head coach on the staff of new Eastern Washington University men's basketball head coach Shantay Legans.   Booker spent the 2016-17 season at his alma mater, Davidson College, as director of basketball operations. The previous six seasons he was at UC Irvine in California, including the last five as an assistant coach.   As a player and coach, he has been...

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Mariners move to .500 after 11-6 win over Phillies

Mariners are now 17-17 on the season Mariners are now 17-17 on the season

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Carlos Ruiz hit a three-run double against his old team, Robinson Cano and Danny Valencia homered and the Seattle Mariners beat the Philadelphia Phillies 11-6 Wednesday. Ruiz earned another standing ovation a day after he returned and was honored with a video tribute that highlighted his career with the Phillies.

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WSU's Flynn invited to attend USA Basketball U19 junior national team training camp

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PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State men's basketball rising-sophomore, Malachi Flynn, has been invited to attend the USA Basketball U19 Junior National Team Training Camp, June 18-20, WSU head coach Ernie Kent, announced Monday Following the trials, the USA Basketball Men's Junior National Team Committee is expected to announce finalists for the USA U19 National Team roster. Training camp for the selected finalists will begin June 21, with the USA roster being ...

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Late UW rally comes up short in 7-5 loss to Seattle U

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SEATTLE – Seattle U beat Washington, 7-5, Tuesday night at Husky Ballpark to claim the yearly city battle between the two schools.   The Huskies (24-21) scored four times in the eighth inning to make things close but could not complete the late rally.   Tyler Oldenburg (3-1) allowed one run over five innings to pick up the win and shortstop Griffin Andreychuck drove in three runs for the Redhawks (17-28-1) on a pair of doubles.   Washingto...

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Ben Gamel's four hits leads Mariners past Phillies 10-9.

Mariners get 16 hits in 10-9 win over Phillies Mariners get 16 hits in 10-9 win over Phillies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Taylor Motter had the go-ahead RBI double in the ninth inning, Ben Gamel had four hits and the Seattle Mariners overcame a four-run deficit to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 10-9 on Tuesday night. Gamel went 4 for 5 with a three-run home run, two singles, a double and scored three runs.

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WSU Cougars crack Sports Illustrated's way-too-early top 25

WSU opens up the 2017 season vs Montana State on September 2nd WSU opens up the 2017 season vs Montana State on September 2nd

 The Washington State Cougars football team is ranked number 22 in Sports Illustrated's way-too-early top 25. These rankings come after the conclusion of spring practices for most of college football leaving the countdown to kickoff just over three months away. The 2016 season for the Cougars

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Gonzaga baseball looks to make back-to-back NCAA tournaments

Gonzaga will play LMU on Friday Gonzaga will play LMU on Friday

The Gonzaga Bulldogs baseball team is on the verge of making school history. With only eight regular season games left in the season, Gonzaga has a chance to make back-to-back NCAA tournament appearances for just the third time ever. The Bulldogs are currently sitting in third place (15-6) in the West Coast Conference standings, behind second-place Loyola Marymount (16-5) and first-place Brigham Young University (17-4).

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Whitworth claims 10th straight NWC All-Sports Trophy

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SPOKANE, Wash. – The Northwest Conference has announced the final standings for the 2016-17 McIlroy-Lewis All-Sports Trophy and Whitworth University has won the award for the tenth year in a row. The Pirates have extended the record for consecutive McIlroy-Lewis victories that they set last year. 

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Spokane umpire Nolan Earley one step closer to MLB dream

Nolan Earley played baseball through high school, but hung up the bat and glove when he left the Tri Cities for Eastern Washington University. Little did he know he'd be back in the game in a different way.

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Seahawks' Doug Baldwin ranked #88 in NFL top 100

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Seattle Seahawks' wide receiver Doug Baldwin has been ranked 88th in NFL Network's list of the top 100 NFL football players. Last season, Doug Baldwin posted a career high 1,128 receiving yards and 94 catches in route to help the Seahawks capture the NFC West title with an 10-5-1 record. Baldwin also was the Seahawks' leading receiver in catches, targets, receiving yards and touchdown catches. This year Baldwin is down 16 spots from 2016 when he was ranked 72nd..

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Where Does Kupp Fit in Rams' Plans?

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The Los Angeles Rams spent three of their first four picks in this year's NFL Draft on offensive skill positions -- two receivers and a tight end. Among those players was Eastern Washington University graduate Cooper Kupp.  The record-breaking wide receiver was drafted 69th overall in the third round by the Rams.  Will the Rams' commitment to upgrading their offense help the team, and where does Kupp fall into that mix?

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Mariners get ready for 6-game road strech vs Phillies & Blue Jays

Mariners Currently Sit 2.5 Games Back From Wild Card Mariners Currently Sit 2.5 Games Back From Wild Card

The Mariners are now 32 games into their 2017 campaign, sitting two games below .500 and only 2.5 games back from the second wild card spot in the American League. This comes after Seattle won four out of their last six games, including a series win against both the Texas Rangers and the Los Angeles Angels. This comes after injuries have plagued many of the Mariners' pitching staff, including Felix Hernandez, James Paxton and Hisashi Iwakuma.  Now Seattle has a day of rest befor...

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Whitworth to play at ETBU as part of the NCAA Division III tournament

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SPOKANE, Wash. – Whitworth University will travel to play in the Marshall, Texas regional as part of the NCAA Division III softball tournament on Friday.  East Texas Baptist University will host the three-team regional and the University of Texas at Dallas is the third school participating and the region's top-seed. .

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Empire fall to Storm 62-32, will play Rattlers Friday

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SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Empire (7-3, 6-1) fell to the Sioux Falls Storm (9-1, 6-1) by a score of 62-32 in Week 12 of the 2017 IFL regular season at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.  The first half of play showcased why these two teams are ranked at the top of their respective conferences.  Spokane jumped out to a quick seven-point lead as Empire kicker Brendon Garcia’s first half kickoff took a weird bounce away fro...

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Thousands participate in Bloomsday 2017 Video included

KHQ and SWX were once again proud to be your home for all things Bloomsday 2017. Try to find yourself crossing the finish line in the videos above!

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Epic elite races highlight Bloomsday 2017 Video included

Elite winners Buze Diriba and Gabriel Geay. Elite winners Buze Diriba and Gabriel Geay.

Before the masses took to the course, the elite races started the 41st Bloomsday with a bang.

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Cougs complete wild rally with walk-off win over Oregon

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PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State sophomore Justin Harrer pulled a walk-off two-out two-run double down the left field line to give the Cougars a 6-5 series-clinching win over Oregon at Bailey-Brayton Field Sunday afternoon.

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Mariners rally past Rangers 4-3

SEATTLE (AP) - Kyle Seager hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning and the Seattle Mariners rallied late to beat the Texas Rangers 4-3 Sunday. Down 3-0, the Mariners scored three times in the seventh. Seager connected with one out in the eighth off Sam Dyson (0-4) for his second homer of the season. Marc Rzepczynski (1-0) got one out for the win. Edwin Diaz worked a perfect ninth for his sixth save. Texas starter Andrew Cashner was pulled after issuing a leadoff walk to Sea... More>>

Mariners use 7-run 7th inning to beat Rangers

The Mariners used a big 7th inning to top Texas. The Mariners used a big 7th inning to top Texas.

SEATTLE (AP) -- Danny Valencia drove in two during Seattle's seven-run seventh inning and the Mariners beat the Texas Rangers 8-2 on Saturday night. The Mariners sent 11 batters to the plate during their biggest inning of the season, getting five hits, a walk and a hit by pitch. Valencia's single came off reliever Dario Alvarez, who then allowed an RBI double to Taylor Motter and a two-run single to Ben Gamel. The inning started with Gamel's single off Martin Perez (1-5). Texas got ... More>>

Locals react to LaVar Ball's $495 shoe

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LaVar Ball's Big Baller Brand unveiled the ZO2 shoe line that he designed for his son and UCLA basketball star Lonzo Ball on Thursday. This has caused mixed reactions among many people because the shoes retail for $495 and that is not the most expensive pair. A Lonzo Ball-autographed pair of the shoes, in the "Wet" color scheme, are being sold for $995.

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Empire face challenge in Storm's ball hawking defense

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The Spokane Empire and the Sioux Falls Storm will play each other Saturday in the Denny Sanford Premier Center for Indoor Football League supremacy. The Empire are currently in first place in the Intense Conference with a 6-1 conference record and a 7-2 overall record. The Storm sit in first place in the United Conference at 6-1, and are 8-1 overall.  The Empire will have a tough task ahead defending the run as the Storm's quarterback Lorenzo Brown and running back Robbie ... More>>

Legendary Jim Ryun to be Bloomsday's official starter

Ryun was 1st high school runner to break four-minute mile Ryun was 1st high school runner to break four-minute mile

Spokane, WA—The man who many consider the greatest miler of all time will be in Spokane on Bloomsday weekend to share the story of his world record and help start the Bloomsday crowd on Sunday. Jim Ryun, the first high school runner to break the legendary four-minute barrier, and who later set the world record of 3:51.3 (later lowered to 3:51.1)

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Sounders set to host Reds for rematch of 2016 MLS Cup

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The Seattle Sounders are set to have one of the most anticipated matchups of the season when they host the Toronto Reds on Saturday. Last season, these two teams played each other in the 2016 MLS Cup that had one of the most dramatic finishes in MLS history.

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Eastern Washington Eagles spring football wrap up

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The first set of spring practices for Aaron Best as a head coach had a memorable ending he won't soon forget.   But the progress and improvement of his Eastern Washington University football team was first and foremost on his mind when the Eagles wrapped-up four weeks of spring practices last week with a competitive Red-White Spring Game. 

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Spokane Chiefs' WHL Bantam draft history

Looking Back at the Chiefs' WHL Bantam Draft History Looking Back at the Chiefs' WHL Bantam Draft History

Two years removed from a #1 overall pick in the WHL Bantam Draft, the Spokane Chiefs used their first round pick to address their offense by selecting center Jake Finley with the #6 choice in Thursday's draft.  Finley is a 15-year-old from Kelowna and just played for POE Bant Prep this past season. Here's a look at all of the first round selections made by the Spokane Chiefs since 2000.

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Mariners end series against Angels winning 11-3

Ben Gamel went 3 for 3 with 2 RBI's Ben Gamel went 3 for 3 with 2 RBI's

SEATTLE (AP) -- Danny Valencia homered and had four hits, Ariel Miranda pitched seven strong innings and the Seattle Mariners beat the Los Angeles Angels 11-3 on Thursday night. Miranda (3-2) settled in after a rocky second inning, giving up two runs, seven hits and a walk while striking out five for the game.

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Empire look to end Sioux Falls' 66-game home winning streak

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The Spokane Empire are preparing for arguably their toughest matchup of the Indoor Football League season when they travel to South Dakota to take on the Sioux Falls Storm on Saturday.  The pairing features the IFL's two conference leaders, with Spokane atop the Intense Conference standings, while Sioux Falls boasts the top mark in the United Conference.

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Two fastest women in world set sights on Bloomsday victory

Diriba and Daska Expected to Battle at 41st Bloomsday Diriba and Daska Expected to Battle at 41st Bloomsday

Spokane, Washington—Two of the fastest women on the planet, Ethiopians Buze Diriba and Mamitu Daska, are expected to battle for the win this weekend in the 41st running of the Lilac Bloomsday Run. The men’s race, meanwhile, will feature all of last year’s top five finishers, including champion Philip Langat of Kenya,

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Bantam Draft Recap: Chiefs’ 2017 class headlined by Finley at sixth overall

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CALGARY – The Spokane Chiefs selected forward Jack Finley with the sixth overall pick of the 2017 WHL Bantam Draft in Calgary on Thursday morning. Finley was one of 11 players selected by the Chiefs in the annual draft, including five forwards, five defensemen and one goaltender. 

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Mariners score 4 runs in 8th inning to beat Angels

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SEATTLE (AP) -- Jarrod Dyson's two-out, two-run double in the eighth inning pulled Seattle even, Jean Segura followed with a two-run single to take the lead and the Mariners rallied late for an 8-7 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night. Seattle watched an early 4-0 lead evaporate because of shaky relief pitching.

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Ernie Kent's contract rolled over by WSU

Kent To Stay in Pullman until 2022 Kent To Stay in Pullman until 2022

WSU athletic director Bill Moos enacted a rollover provision in men's basketball head coach Ernie Kent's contract, keeping in Pullman until 2022, according to Jacob Thorpe of The Spokesman Review. Kent's contract earns his $1.4 million annually guaranteed. Yesterday, Kent landed Roberto Gittens, making him the first four-star recruit for the Cougs since Klay Thompson.

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WSU hosts Oregon for three-game series starting Friday

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Washington State (20-21, 6-12 Pac-12) hosts a Pac-12 Conference series with Oregon (25-15, 8-10) on Graduation Weekend. The series starts Friday at 5 p.m., continues Saturday at 4 p.m. and wraps up Sunday at 1 p.m.

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Spokane Chiefs NHL draft history since 2000

Hudson Elynuik Was Picked By Carolina in the 2016 NHL Draft Hudson Elynuik Was Picked By Carolina in the 2016 NHL Draft

With the 2017 WHL Bantam draft starting tomorrow, we take a look back at the Spokane Chiefs drafted in the NHL since the turn of the century in 2000. Hudson Elynuik was the most recent Chief drafted when he was picked by the Carolina Hurricanes in 3rd round of the 2016 NHL draft.

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Spokane Chiefs prepare for WHL Bantam draft

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The Spokane Chiefs will select their future stars on Thursday morning as all 22 WHL teams will participate in the 2017 WHL Bantam Draft, beginning at 9 a.m. MT/8 a.m. PT in Calgary. Spokane holds the sixth overall pick in the draft, marking just the 14th top-10 pick in franchise history. Fans can watch the first round of the draft online at whl.ca with the stream beginning at 7:30 a.m. PT.

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Four former Spokane Chiefs make hockey headlines

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Mike Babcock (pictured), who coached in Spokane from 1994-2000 and ranks first in franchise history in playoff wins, was named one of three finalists for the Jack Adams Award, given annually to the top coach in the NHL. Babcock led the Toronto Maple Leafs to the playoffs for the first time since 2013 while fielding a young team featuring six rookies with over 75 games played.

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Former WSU QB Tyler Bruggman to leave Montana State

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Tyler Bruggman, who started six games at quarterback for Montana State in 2016, has informed Bobcats coach Jeff Choate that he plans to forego his senior season to pursue an advanced degree closer to his hometown of Phoenix, Arizona.   Bruggman, who transferred from Scottsdale (Arizona) College in January, 2016, threw for 888 yards and six touchdowns last fall.

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Seahawks re-sign former Skyline QB Jake Heaps

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While the Seahawks did not draft a quarterback over the weekend, they are, as expected, adding depth to that position group, starting with the signing of Jake Heaps, a local product who spent time with Seattle last year. Heaps, who was a standout at Skyline High School, spent training camp and the preseason with the Seahawks in 2016.

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Chief's forwards Najman and Kousal sign Czech pro contracts

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The Spokane Chiefs would like to congratulate forwards Ondrej Najman and Pavel Kousal on signing professional contracts with BK Mlada Boleslav of the Czech Extraliga.

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Lewis-Clark State Warriors to skip conference tournament

Lewis-Clark State To Skip Conference Tournament Lewis-Clark State To Skip Conference Tournament

The Lewis Clark State Warriors ended their regular season yesterday with a 11-4 loss to Corban University and has elected to skip the upcoming conference tournament.  The Warriors have already secured a berth in the Avista NAIA World Series as the host team, which will leave them with a 26-day break before the world series.

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Mariners prepare for 6-game home stretch

Mariners Take On Angels Tomorrow Mariners Take On Angels Tomorrow

The Seattle Mariners have an off-day today in preparation for a six-game home stretch between the Texas Rangers and Los Angeles Angels respectively. This comes after Seattle finished up a three-game series between Detroit and then Cleveland where they went 3-3 during that time.

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Report: Carolina Panthers rescind offer to WSU DT Robert Barber

Panthers Rescind Offer For Robert Barber Panthers Rescind Offer For Robert Barber

The Carolina Panthers have rescinded their offer to Washington State's Robert Barber after learning he was facing trial on second-degree assault charges, according to the Charlotte Observer. Barber allegedly punched a student during an altercation last summer that ultimately led him being expelled from school for a short period of time.

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Shaq Hill, Kendrick Bourne & Jordan West heading for NFL Rookie camps

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Marking the fifth time in school history a quartet of players have joined National Football League teams in the same year, Eastern Washington University All-America wide receivers Kendrick Bourne and Shaq Hill are expected to join a pair of Eagle draftees at NFL mini-camps starting May 12.

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WSU men's basketball signs Washington State player of the year

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PULLMAN, Wash. – The Associated Press's Washington State 2A Player of the Year, Roberto Gittens (6-5, 215, Guard, Tacoma, Wash./Foss High School) has signed a National Letter of Intent to play basketball at Washington State University beginning in the fall of 2017, head coach Ernie Kent announced Monday. Gittens marks the third-straight AP State Player of the Year

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Empire gets late win over Screaming Eagles 31-29 Video included

SPOKANE, WA - The Empire (7-2, 6-1) edged the Salt Lake Screaming Eagles (1-8, 1-7) in Week 11 of the 2017 IFL regular season at Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena by a score of 31-29.

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Zags avoid sweep against SMC; defeat Gaels 12-11 in 10 innings Video included

SPOKANE, Wash.—In another wild extra-innings game, the Gonzaga baseball team salvaged a win Sunday against Saint Mary’s, downing the Gaels 12-11 in 10 innings at Patterson Baseball Complex & Washington Trust Field.

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Mariners fall to Indians in series finale 12-4

Mariners Beat Tigers 8-0 Mariners Beat Tigers 8-0

CLEVELAND (AP) - Michael Brantley homered and Francisco Lindor had a two-run double as the Cleveland Indians scored eight times in the third inning of a 12-4 win over the weary Seattle Mariners on Sunday.      Brantley led off the big inning with a single and capped it with a two-run homer. Lindor, who had three RBIs, hit a solo homer in the third and preceded Brantley's homer with his double.      The inning included three singles, a double, a triple tha... More>>

Eastern's Ebukam drafted by Rams, joining Kupp in LA Video included

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Samson Ebukam is going to get the opportunity of a lifetime too. And with the same team.   The former Eastern Washington University All-America defensive end joined wide receiver Cooper Kupp as the highest-drafted duo in school history when the Los Angeles Rams picked him in the fourth round with the 125th pick overall.

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Raiders draft Washington State's Luani in 7th round Video included

Washington State defensive back Shalom Luani was selected in the seventh round as the No. 221 overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft by the Oakland Raiders Saturday.

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Undrafted Marks leads group of local NFL free agent signings Video included

Washington State's record-setting wide receiver Gabe Marks was the biggest of many local names which weren't called in the 2017 NFL Draft. In the few hours after the draft concluded, several Inland Northwest standouts quickly found NFL homes as undrafted free agents.

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Eagles end Spring with Red-White game Video included

All-America quarterback Gage Gubrud had a customary big day, but Brandon Montgomery had an even bigger one.   The backup Eagle cornerback returned an interception 67 yards for a touchdown and had a 47-yard fumble return to set up another score and spark the Red to a 24-17 victory over the White in Saturday's (April 29) Red-White Game.

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After big first, Mariners no-hit through final eight in 4-3 loss

CLEVELAND -- Danny Salazar appeared to be in for a short outing Saturday. Instead, the Seattle Mariners ended up having a tough day. Salazar got off to a rocky start, then combined with two Cleveland relievers to hold the Mariners hitless over the final eight innings and give the Indians a 4-3 win.

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Gaels drop Zags 9-8 in back and forth game Video included

SPOKANE, Wash.—In a game of tie scores and momentum swings, Saint Mary’s got the last say as the Gonzaga baseball squad fell 9-8 in 10 innings to the Gaels Saturday afternoon at Patterson Baseball Complex & Washington Trust Field.

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Gonzaga's win streak ends as Saint Mary's wins 7-3

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SPOKANE, Wash.—The No. 19 Gonzaga baseball team’s win streak ended at eight games Friday night as the Zags fell 7-3 to Saint Mary’s during game one of a key West Coast Conference series at Patterson Baseball Complex & Washington Trust Field. The Gaels broke up a scoreless game in the fourth, scoring three runs on four hits, all singles off GU starter Eli Morgan.

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Huskies score three runs in 8th inning to beat Cal 5-2

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SEATTLE  –  Willie MacIver hit a go-ahead RBI single in the eighth and two batters later, freshman Nick Kahle provided some insurance with a two-run home run as Washington broke a 2-2 tie and went on to beat visiting California, 5-2, in the first game of the series Friday night at Husky Ballpark. 

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Mariners beat Indians 3-1, extend winning streak to three games

Mariners beat Indians 3-1 Mariners beat Indians 3-1

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Ariel Miranda allowed two hits and pitched into the sixth inning, Robinson Cano and Ben Gamel homered and the Seattle Mariners defeated the Cleveland Indians 3-1 on Friday night. Miranda (2-2) didn't give up a hit until Jose Ramirez's one-out homer in the fourth. The left-hander, making his first career appearance against the Indians, struck out seven in 5 1/3 innings Cano hit a two-run homer in the fourth. Gamel added a solo shot in the sixth, a towering drive to ... More>>

Los Angeles Rams draft Cooper Kupp in 3rd round Video included

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Eastern Washington's record-setting wide receiver Cooper Kupp has found his NFL home. With the 69th pick in the 2017 NFL draft, the Los Angeles Rams select Cooper Kupp. 

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Seahawks select LSU OL Ethan Pocic with No. 58 pick

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The Seahawks used their second pick in the second round to add to their offensive line, selecting Louisiana State offensive lineman Ethan Pocic. Pocic, who was named first-team All-American by the Football Writers Association of America, was a three-year starter for the Tigers, primarily at center though he also has experience at right guard and right tackle. He was also named a second-team All-American by Walter Camp, the Sporting News and the American Foo...

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Seattle Seahawks select Michigan State DE Malik McDowell with No. 35 pick

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RENTON — With their first selection in the 2017 NFL Draft, the Seattle Seahawks selected defensive end Malik McDowell from Michigan State University. McDowell is the Seahawks’ first draft pick after the team traded back twice in the first round on Day 1. Seattle first completed a trade with Atlanta and moved back from the No. 26 overall pick to the No. 31 pick, then completed a deal with San Francisco to move from 31 to 34. On Day 2, Seattl...

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Zags prepare for three-game homestand vs Saint Mary's

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Friday, April 28 vs. Saint Mary's Spokane, Wash. 6:00 p.m. Live Stats Live Video RHP Eli Morgan (7-1, 2.34) vs.LHP Johnny York (4-2, 3.79) Saturday, April 29 vs. Saint Mary's Spokane, Wash. 3:00 p.m. Live Stats Live Video RHP Justin Vernia (5-2, 2.55) vs. RHP Conner Loeprich (5-1, 2.87) Sunday, April 30 vs. Saint Mary's Spokane, Wash. 12:00 p.m. Live Stats ...

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Cougs score 6 runs in 7th inning to beat Utah 10-1

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SALT LAKE CITY – Washington State used a seven-run sixth inning and a five no-hit innings from freshman starter Isaac Mullins to post a 10-1 win at Utah Friday afternoon.   The Cougars (19-21, 5-12 Pac-12) evened the series with the defending conference champion Utes (19-18, 9-11 Pac-12) after tallying 13 hits while holding Utah to just two hits. Junior first baseman James Rudkin tallied three hits and drove in two runs including an RBI-triple while junio...

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Seahawks trade out of first-round, add three additional picks in 2017 NFL Draft

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Stop me if you’ve heard this one before… When the Seahawks were on the clock for the first time in the 2017 NFL draft, they decided to trade back rather than make a selection, this time sending the 26th pick to Atlanta for the Falcons’ first-round pick, No. 31 overall, as well as third- (95 overall) and seventh-round (249) picks.

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Ayayi signs men's basketball letter-of-intent with Gonzaga

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SPOKANE, Wash. – Joel Ayayi has signed a letter-of-intent to attend Gonzaga University this fall, Zags’ head coach Mark Few announced Thursday. The 6-5, 160-pound guard, trains with the French sports institute (INSEP) and played for France in the FIBA under-16 European championships last year. In seven games there, the athletic, quick Ayayi averaged 11.3 points, 6.7 rebounds and 2.1 assists as France finished sixth in the 16-team tournament.

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Gamel's 9th inning RBI lifts Mariners past Tigers 2-1

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DETROIT (AP) -- Ben Gamel had an RBI single in the ninth inning to help the Seattle Mariners beat the Detroit Tigers 2-1 on Thursday.

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Utah takes series opener, beating WSU 2-1 in 10 innings

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SALT LAKE CITY – Washington State dropped the opening game of the series at Utah 2-1 in 10 innings after a game-ending error allowed the winning run to score at Smith's Ballpark Thursday afternoon.

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EWU drafts team for Saturday's Red-White game

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It's NFL Draft week, but why should Cooper Kupp and his former Eagle teammates have all the fun?   The Eastern Washington University football team had its own draft Wednesday (April 26) to select teams for this Saturday's Red-White Game, which will conclude four weeks of spring practices for the Eagle football team.  

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Paxton shuts out Tigers as Seattle beats Detroit 8-0

Mariners Beat Tigers 8-0 Mariners Beat Tigers 8-0

DETROIT (AP) -- A night after his team allowed 19 runs and lost a star pitcher to injury, James Paxton took the mound for Seattle and performed like an ace. Paxton struck out nine in seven outstanding innings, and Nelson Cruz and Guillermo Heredia homered to lift the Mariners to an 8-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday.

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Seahawks trade Marshawn Lynch to Raiders

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After a year away from football, running back Marshawn Lynch is coming out of retirement to play for the Oakland Raiders. Because there were years remaining on the contract extension Lynch signed with Seattle two years ago, the Seahawks still controlled Lynch’s rights, so to facilitate Lynch returning to play with his hometown team,

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Cooper Kupp ready for the NFL draft

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Former Eagle wide receiver Cooper Kupp is among the former Eastern Washington University football players waiting to hear their name called in the National Football League Draft which takes place this Thursday through Saturday (April 27-29), and is followed by subsequent free agent signings.  

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#19 Gonzaga beats Washington State 7-3

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PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State dropped a 7-3 nonconference contest to No. 19 Gonzaga at Bailey-Brayton Field Tuesday evening.   The Cougars (18-20) received a two-hit game from freshman centerfielder Danny Sinatro who doubled in a run and scored while sophomore shortstop Andres Alvarez recorded a single and stolen base.

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Mariners give up 19 runs in loss to Tigers

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DETROIT (AP) -- James McCann, Justin Upton and Alex Avila homered for Detroit - and that was before the Tigers added nine runs in the fifth inning en route to a 19-9 rout of the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night. Felix Hernandez (2-2) allowed four runs in two innings in his shortest outing since 2015, and Seattle's next two pitchers fared even worse. Detroit finished with 24 hits, 19 of which came in the first five innings.

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Washington State to host #19 Gonzaga Bulldogs

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No. 19 GONZAGA at WASHINGTON STATE Pullman, Wash.  |  Bailey-Brayton Field (3,500)  |  April 25, 2017 Tuesday, 5 p.m.  |  Pac-12 Network WASHINGTON STATE HOSTS No. 19 GONZAGA TUESDAY Washington State (18-19, 4-11 Pac-12) wraps up a five-game homestand Tuesday with a nonconference contest against Gonzaga (24-14, 9-3 WCC, ranked No. 19 by Collegiate News.

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Gonzaga ranked 19th by Collegiate Baseball

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SPOKANE, Wash. - The Gonzaga baseball team leapt into the Collegiate Baseball poll Monday after sweeping Portland over the weekend and extending its win streak to seven games. The Zags (24-14, 14-4 WCC) entered the poll at No. 19 after being unranked in last week’s edition. They are the highest-rated West Coast Conference team in the poll as San Diego is No. 24.

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Eli Morgan named national player of the week

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SPOKANE, Wash.—After another 15-strikeout performance April 21 at Portland, junior RHP Eli Morgan is garnering further national recognition. For the third time this year, Morgan was named one of Collegiate Baseball’s National Players of the Week, and he’s once again up for USA Baseball’s Golden Spikes Gold Standard Performance.

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Ryan Edwards forgoing senior season at Gonzaga

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Former WSU player Robert Barber found not guilty of assault

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Former Washington State defensive lineman Robert Barber has been been found not guilty of assault in the second-degree and assault in the fourth-degree after he was connected to a brawl last summer.  Barber was charged with second-degree felony assault in February after he allegedly punched a WSU student at a party last July.

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  • Gonzaga's Machtolf wins Coach of the Year, Morgan first team All-WCC

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    SAN BRUNO, Calif.—Gonzaga head coach Mark Machtolf was named West Coast Conference Coach of the Year Tuesday, and six Bulldog players received All-WCC recognition, including ace Eli Morgan who was named First Team All-Conference in a vote by the league’s 10 head coaches. Machtolf received his third WCC Coach of the Year award

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  • Zags drop final regular season game to Fresno State 9-2

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    FRESNO, Calif.—The Gonzaga baseball team played one final regular season game Monday night, falling 9-2 to Fresno State at Pete Beiden Field at Bob Bennett Stadium in Fresno. The Fresno State Bulldogs took an early lead, scoring two in the first inning after loading the bases...

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