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Chuck Stewart
COPY EDITOR/EXTRABOARD
Chuck Stewart chucks@spokesman.com (509) 459-5500

Chuck Stewart edits stories for the Sports department.


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Oct. 9, 2019, 6:23 p.m.
A curveball that didn’t curve. That’s how I met Spike Grosvenor.

Sept. 1, 2019, 6:58 p.m.
Memories. That’s what three teams of 12U players from Spokane brought home with them after playing in the 2019 American Youth Baseball Hall of Fame Invitation Tournaments this summer at Cooperstown Dreams Park in New York.

Aug. 2, 2019, 5:03 p.m.
From a 0-16 record to 49-10 and a trip to the Babe Ruth Baseball World Series.

July 26, 2019, 4:26 p.m.
Mt. Spokane Wild are sending a team to state in each of the three American Legion baseball divisions.

July 19, 2019, 6:21 p.m.
Zach Pearsall was a Good Samaritan, which enhanced his coolness under pressure that helped deliver a national championship to the Spokane Junior Rifle Club.

July 12, 2019, 3:54 p.m.
Strong and deep pitching was the key as Spokane Expos 19U went 9-0 and won the annual Spokane/Coeur d’Alene Wood Bat Classic baseball tournament that wound up a four-day run Monday.

July 5, 2019, 3:58 p.m.
Spokane Sounders 18U girls had the best showing of five area teams that qualified for the US Youth Soccer Far West Regionals last month in Boise.

June 28, 2019, 3:37 p.m.
With the defending champions in the field, 64 teams – 32 in each the Senior and Junior divisions – are entered in the annual Spokane/Coeur d’Alene Wood Bat Classic for 17U and 18U boys baseball teams next weekend, July 5-8.

June 21, 2019, 5:47 p.m.
Makenzie Nelson’s RBI single capped a two-run third inning and provided the winning margin as Washington Elite of Spokane overcame Spokane Stealth-Shores 5-4 Sunday to win the Gold Division championship of the Summer Warmup 16U/18U girls softball tournament in Selah, Washington.

June 14, 2019, 3:52 p.m.
Jordan Rabe of Northwest Christian and Jailyn Strauss of Ferris, all-stars on the field and Spokane Scholars honorees off, were named 2019 recipients of the Spokane Girls Fastpitch Softball Association Scholarship Awards.

June 7, 2019, 4:36 p.m.
Five of eight Eastern Washington Elite boys teams won bracket championships, three of them going unbeaten, in the Kingwood Classic boys basketball tournament in Houston.

April 18, 2019, 5:38 p.m.
Cal Riemcke, who spent the last seven years of a 26-year basketball coaching career at Whitworth and the last 23 years of his life in the Spokane area, died March 26 after a bout with pneumonia. He was 92.

Aug. 17, 2018, 6:14 p.m.
Hayden Gamache of Gonzaga Prep and Zane Mularski of Mead won flight championships and Gunnar Knutson of Mt. Spokane tied for second in qualifying to lead the showing by area entries in the Pacific Northwest Golf Association Junior Boys Amateur Championship that ended Friday at TimberStone Golf Course.

Aug. 10, 2018, 5:09 p.m.
Matt Jorgensen and Todd Slater, two longtime high school wrestling coaches in the area, have been recognized by the National Wrestling Coaches Association.

Aug. 3, 2018, 6:28 p.m.
Spokane Stealth-Tibbits placed second in 16U B to lead the showing of four Spokane-area teams in the National Softball Association (NSA) girls fastpitch Northwest World Series last weekend in Tacoma.

July 27, 2018, 5:24 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene teams won Idaho State Little League baseball championships in 11- and 12-year-old divisions last weekend in Eagle, Idaho.

July 20, 2018, 3:59 p.m.
Lily Foster of Coeur d’Alene, who helped lead Sting Timbers 00/01 into the championship match of the girls 18U division at the U.S. Youth Soccer National President’s Cup last weekend in Westfield, Indiana, received the Golden Glove as the best goalkeeper in the 2018 tournament.

June 8, 2018, 8:33 p.m.
It was with his voice, strong and professional, that Tom Mableson painted pictures of scenes on the ice that captivated and informed hockey followers in Spokane and small Canadian cities just North of the border from the late 1940s into the late 1980s.

March 18, 2018, 10:34 p.m.
“The Natural” was miscast. Norm Harding should have played the lead role in the 1984 baseball movie. Harding, a 1957 graduate of Rogers High School and one of the more gifted “natural” athletes to come out of Spokane, died Saturday. He was 79.

March 4, 2018, 8:01 p.m.
Earl Wham, a motorsports legend in the Spokane area who impacted auto and hydroplane racing for more than half a century, died Friday. He was 87.

Dec. 23, 2017, 5:12 p.m.
The family obituary said, “after negotiating the sale of ESPN in 1984, Stu went on to lending his expertise and name to multiple startups, never quite able to retire.”

Aug. 15, 2017, 7:03 p.m.
Anna Davis, 11, shot a 2-under-par 70 over 5,393 yards from Chewelah Golf and Country Club’s red tees to set the women’s course record.

Aug. 11, 2017, 5:12 p.m.
Daniel Roy lived up to his billing on Friday in the 2017 Speedo Junior National swimming championships in East Meadow, New York.

Aug. 8, 2017, 7:02 p.m.
Two members each from the Spokane Diamonds and Spokane Mudhens and one from Spokane Stealth programs were selected for the Region 9 Red team that will participate in the inaugural USA Softball 12U All-American Games on Aug. 18-20 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Aug. 2, 2017, 6:02 p.m.
For the second time in three years, Spokane has a USA Softball national-level girls fastpitch champion. Spokane Diamonds won the USA Softball 16U A Western National championship Friday following a week-long run in Lake Elsinore, California.