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Jim Meehan
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Jim Meehan joined The Spokesman-Review in 1990. Jim is currently a reporter for the Sports Desk and covers Gonzaga University basketball, Spokane Empire football, college volleyball and golf.

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Sept. 19, 2019, 8:56 p.m.
Chet Holmgren, a skilled 7-foot center from Minneapolis who recently moved up to No. 2 in’s class of 2021 rankings, plans on visiting Gonzaga on Saturday, Oct. 5, for Kraziness in the Kennel,

Sept. 19, 2019, 4:40 p.m.
The WCC announced an extension with ESPN through the 2027 season and a new multiyear arrangement with CBS Sports Network that debuts this season.

Sept. 19, 2019, 11:58 a.m.
It’s another marquee matchup for Gonzaga basketball, but this one won’t go down in the win-loss column. Gonzaga and Michigan State, which will likely be No. 1 in the AP preseason rankings, will square off in a closed scrimmage for the second straight season.

Sept. 16, 2019, 9:30 p.m.
Gonzaga could enjoy some home cooking in the NCAA Tournament, according to a couple of early bracket projections with the season opener about 50 days away.

Sept. 13, 2019, 4:55 p.m.
Paolo Banchero, considered a top-five recruit in the 2021 class, has Gonzaga among his top nine schools.

Sept. 12, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
About the only thing Hurricane Dorian didn’t destroy or damage was Quentin Hall’s spirit. “All I can say is I’m alive and well,” the Bahamas native said in a telephone interview Wednesday. “You know me, I’m a real upbeat person.”

Sept. 10, 2019, 5:28 p.m.
As its past 52 opponents have found out, it’s tough to beat the Community Colleges of Spokane volleyball team. Some of the reasons why were evident on the Sasquatch’s recent trip to Arizona, where the team also made quite an impression during a special visit to an area school.

Sept. 9, 2019, 6:24 p.m.
Kyle Wiltjer heated up late and Kevin Pangos never got untracked as Canada closed the FIBA World Cup with an 82-76 loss to Germany.

Sept. 7, 2019, 11:30 a.m.
Canada entered its name in the FIBA World Cup record book Saturday with the help of a couple of former Gonzaga standouts.

Sept. 6, 2019, 12:22 p.m.
Rui Hachimura is getting a much-needed break from basketball.

Sept. 5, 2019, 10:52 a.m.
Team USA’s dominant performance made for a tough outing for former Gonzaga standout Rui Hachimura and his Japanese teammates Thurdsay at the FIBA World Cup in China.

Sept. 3, 2019, 8:03 p.m.
The South Bay Lakers, the Los Angeles Lakers’ G League team, announced they have traded for the returning player rights to former Gonzaga Bulldog David Stockton.

Sept. 3, 2019, 6:40 p.m.
Gonzaga’s international success in recruiting has been on display at the FIBA World Cup in China, including one matchup Tuesday involving three former Zag teammates.

Aug. 31, 2019, 7:38 p.m.
After a two-year absence, it appears arena football is returning to Spokane, along with the popular Shock name. Spokane is expected to return to the Indoor Football League for the 2020 season, a league source confirmed.

Aug. 30, 2019, 11:08 p.m.
Post Falls and Sandpoint put on an offensive show in the first half. The Trojans’ defense stole the show in the second half as host Post Falls outlasted the Bulldogs 49-28 in the season opener for both teams Friday night.

Aug. 29, 2019, 7:41 p.m.
The youth movement is on for the four area Division I volleyball programs, particularly on the Palouse.

Aug. 28, 2019, 5:25 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene High football coach Shawn Amos has been through this too many times to count. Amos has mastered the reloading-not-rebuilding process after losing an outstanding quarterback and numerous all-Inland Empire League and all-state players.

Aug. 28, 2019, 4:45 p.m.
There are only three teams in the 4A Inland Empire League, but that doesn’t make projecting the eventual champion any easier.

Aug. 27, 2019, 5:13 p.m.
Stephen Gentry is leaving his role as Gonzaga’s director of operations to reunite with his former boss Brad Underwood at Illinois.

Aug. 27, 2019, 4:36 p.m.
Circling Raven Golf Club will host a Symetra Tour event for three years, beginning with the inaugural Circling Raven Championship next August.

Aug. 26, 2019, 7:38 p.m.
Gonzaga released its full non-conference schedule Monday but its marquee matchups have been known for some time. GU will play nine of its 15 non-conference games at the McCarthey Athletic Center.

Aug. 20, 2019, 4:58 p.m.
Paolo Banchero, one of the top recruits in the 2021 class, has scheduled a January visit to Gonzaga.

Aug. 20, 2019, 4:50 p.m.
Seventy-five years ago, golf’s grand stage was Spokane’s Manito Golf and Country Club and the 1944 PGA Championship, the first major held in the state of Washington.

Aug. 16, 2019, 9:59 p.m.
Nate Plaster outlasted longtime friend and Gonzaga Prep teammate Tommy Kimmel to claim the Pacific Northwest Golf Association (PNGA) Junior Amateur championship Friday.

Aug. 15, 2019, 9 p.m.
Gonzaga Prep teammates Tommy Kimmel and Nate Plaster will square off Friday for the Pacific Northwest Golf Association Junior Boys Amateur title.