Women’s doubles teams from Gonzaga and Washington State saw their seasons come to a close Wednesday after setbacks at the NCAA Tennis Doubles Championship at the USTA National Campus.
The setting was familiar for North Idaho College softball coach Don Don Williams, but the stakes were different.
During summers at Priest Lake, Randy Burkhart was known to drag his son Jackson down to the boat before breakfast, motor offshore of Kalispell Island, bring a megaphone to his lips and holler, “Arise and shine, everyone!”
Johnston, now third in the country in doubles (26), is one away from the Gonzaga single-season record.
Tiffany Mylonas and Hikaru Sato became the first Washington State pair to win a match at the NCAA Tennis Doubles Championship when they rallied for a 1-6, 7-5, 10-7 victory over Winthrop’s Lauren Proctor and Megan Kauffman in the first round Tuesday at the USTA National Campus.
Gonzaga’s athletics programs combined to post the nation’s second-highest Academic Progress Rate (APR) score of 997, according to data released by the NCAA.
The Spokane Chiefs announced Tuesday that head coach Dan Lambert has signed a contract extension to remain with the Western Hockey League team.
Marty Lees is out as baseball coach at Washington State University. The fourth-year coach has been fired with three games left on the Cougars’ schedule, WSU athletic director Pat Chun announced Tuesday. WSU is 11-39-1 this season.
Sarah Williams hit two home runs as North Idaho defeated Edmonds 9-1 to win its second consecutive NWAC Softball Championship on Monday at the Dwight Merkel Sports Complex.
Maddy Mott threw a five-hitter, and North Idaho topped Clackamas 5-1 Saturday in a second-round game at the NWAC Softball Championship at Merkel Complex.
When Community Colleges of Spokane closer Reed Harrington’s fastball smacked into the leather of catcher Justin Lutz last week in Pasco, it retired a Columbia Basin hitter and signaled the Sasquatch’s first Northwest Athletic Conference East Region title in 14 years.
Johnston, in her sixth year with Spokane’s Dynamic Gymnastics, was the Washington state vault champion for a third straight year.
Nick Trogrlic-Iverson pitched seven shutout innings and Nick Nyquist hit a solo homer Friday to lead Gonzaga to a 1-0 win over Loyola Marymount to open a West Coast Conference baseball series at Page Stadium in Los Angeles.
Sometimes, all it takes is a step back to make a leap forward – and that’s what the Spokane Shadow women’s first team has done after taking a season off in 2018.
Matt Richardson’s RBI single to right field in the seventh inning Friday snapped a 1-all tie and Utah held on to defeat Washington State 2-1 in the middle game of a three-game Pac-12 baseball series at Smith’s Ballpark.
Gonzaga or BYU – perhaps both – will earn the 2019 regular-season WCC title.
Briley Knight hit a three-run home run in the seventh inning, and Utah rallied to defeat Washington State 6-4 Thursday at Smith’s Ballpark in the opener of a three-game series.
Jack Bloxom was the face of North Idaho College’s baseball program for 30 years and a fixture in the region’s baseball scene.
Utah Valley overcame a 13-5 deficit Tuesday and shocked Washington State 20-13 in nonconference baseball play in Orem, Utah.
Most read stories
- Gonzaga-bound Anton Watson earns invite to USA U19 World Cup training camp …
- Murray says Trump’s action on infrastructure shows he’s in midst of tantrum; Newhouse blames Democrats for ‘partisan attacks’ …
- Is it time for Spokane to redesign its Expo-era flag? Kate Burke thinks so. …
- Supreme Court: “Faithless electors” can be fined $1,000 …
- Rogers High School students learned the hard way and now they’re off to college …