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Jim Meehan
SPORTS WRITER
Jim Meehan jimm@spokesman.com (208) 659-3791

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.


Most Recent Stories

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.

Aug. 14, 2019, 4:08 p.m.
A knee injury has ended former Gonzaga standout Kelly Olynyk’s stint with the Canadian national team.

Aug. 13, 2019, 12:08 p.m.
Gonzaga on Tuesday learned its WCC schedule for the 2020 season and most of its toughest contests figure to fall over the final three weeks.

Aug. 12, 2019, 7:15 p.m.
Former Gonzaga Bulldog forward Jeremy Jones will begin his professional basketball career in Austria. Jones has signed with the Kapfenberg Bulls, according to the team’s Website.

Aug. 8, 2019, 7:38 p.m.
Gonzaga continues to fill out its nonconference basketball schedule.

Aug. 8, 2019, 7:02 p.m.
The 30-year-old Sacre announced his retirement recently, surprising many in Japan because he was at the top of his game, but not those who know what means the most to the personable center.

Aug. 6, 2019, 6:09 p.m.
The former Gonzaga star jogs between five courts Monday at the HUB Sports Center to check on 122 youngsters at his third annual skills camp, leaning over to high-five one kid who barely comes up to his waist.

Aug. 6, 2019, 1:59 p.m.
Former Gonzaga point guard Josh Perkins has signed another contract with the Charlotte Hornets. The NBA team on Tuesday announced the signing of Perkins and guard Joe Chealey, but didn’t disclose contract terms.

Aug. 5, 2019, 3:53 p.m.
Former Gonzaga Bulldog Johnathan Williams is heading overseas to continue his professional basketball career. Williams signed recently with Maccabi Rishon in Israel.

July 28, 2019, 5 a.m.
You can find the two nonagenarians hitting fairways, dropping putts and wowing playing partners most Wednesdays in the 9-hole ladies club at Hangman Valley.

July 25, 2019, 12:10 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Mark Few will serve as an assistant coach for USA Basketball’s select team, a 13-player squad that will train with and help the national team prepare for the FIBA World Cup.

July 22, 2019, 8:50 p.m.
A handful of Gonzaga players considered professional options versus returning to school following the 2019 season. So did a member of the Zags’ coaching staff, minus the fanfare and headlines.

July 22, 2019, 11:14 a.m.
Former Gonzaga guard Geno Crandall has signed to play professionally in the Czech Republic, according to Eurobasket.com.

July 21, 2019, 9:28 p.m.
Scott Erdmann played the par-5 18th at Indian Canyon twice in the pro-am earlier in the week and four times during the Rosauers Open Invitational. His scores: eagle, birdie, birdie, birdie, birdie and birdie. Erdmann’s fina two birdies came Sunday afternoon, the first helping him get into an all-Oregon three-man playoff and the second, roughly 30 minutes later, completing his improbable comeback to win the tournament.

July 20, 2019, 9:13 p.m.
Jared Lambert will tee off Sunday in the final group as the leader in a PGA Pacific Northwest Section major.

July 19, 2019, 10:12 a.m.
Walker Kessler, one of top centers in the 2020 class, has narrowed the list of schools he’s considering to six.

July 17, 2019, 4:04 p.m.
Four Gonzaga Bulldogs were named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches’ 2018-19 Honors Court.

July 16, 2019, 5:54 p.m.
Indian Canyon has undergone significant changes since hosting the Rosauers Open Invitational last July.

July 16, 2019, 5:48 p.m.
Brandon Clarke, Kelly Olynyk, Kevin Pangos and Kyle Wiltjer are among the 29 players invited to the early August training camp in Toronto.