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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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June 3, 2020, 4:48 p.m.
Gonzaga coach Mark Few is on board with former Portland coach Eric Reveno’s idea to make election day Nov. 3 a mandatory off day for NCAA student-athletes.

June 3, 2020, 2:29 p.m.
Goodson, an intern last season, has been named a college scout covering the Midlands region, the NFL team announced.

June 2, 2020, 7:03 p.m.
Dower sees the pain, frustration and outrage in his hometown. He feels it. He’s experienced it firsthand. What he hasn’t seen is what he wants the most: substantive change.

June 1, 2020, 1:48 p.m.
Gonzaga’s 16-game WCC schedule includes single-game matchups with Portland and Loyola Marymount and two-game sets with the remaining seven schools.

May 28, 2020, 4:37 p.m.
“It’s the million dollar question,” said Kispert, when asked what would keep him in the draft and what would bring him back to GU.

May 26, 2020, 10:23 p.m.
They competed, they joked around with teammates and they complimented playing partners after hitting a quality shot.

May 26, 2020, 3:54 p.m.
Jalen Suggs added another prestigious honor to his growing awards collection.

May 24, 2020, 5 a.m.
Grove enjoys trick shots because they serve as a study break – something to fend off the monotony after 25 consecutive practice chips from the same spot – and require him to think outside the box and visualize an imaginative shot.

May 24, 2020, 5 a.m.
It’s not business as usual for Spokane area golf courses, but it’s moving in the right direction.

May 23, 2020, 5:42 p.m.
Ira Brown knew he wasn’t feeling right. He wasn’t too alarmed, but he sensed his body was fighting off something.

May 20, 2020, 6:47 p.m.
“My parents and my brother totally got it, ‘You should stay there, the weather is nice, play golf,’ ” Hausmann said. “But some of my friends were like, ‘You’re not coming home? No, you can still play golf?’ ”

May 20, 2020, 6:10 p.m.
The former Washington State Cougar is playing some of his finest golf, but the virus’ widespread impact on the sport has Bayley contemplating the next step in his career, like so many others grinding on tours other than the PGA.

May 20, 2020, 2:33 p.m.
ESPN bumped Gonzaga into the top spot in its latest rankings released Wednesday.

May 19, 2020, 3:15 p.m.
Wake Forest transfer Chaundee Brown picked Michigan over Gonzaga and Illinois.

Sports >  NBA
May 17, 2020, 5 a.m.
Morrison was born in 1984, exactly one month after Jordan was drafted third overall by the Chicago Bulls. Morrison collected Jordan’s sports cards and posters as his formative years coincided with Jordan guiding the Bulls to six NBA championships.

May 13, 2020, 6:20 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Corey Kispert, Filip Petrusev and Joel Ayayi and Washington State’s CJ Elleby will get more time to decide whether to stay in the NBA draft or return to school.

May 13, 2020, 6:10 p.m.
Dates for the 56th annual Lilac City Invitational have been pushed back in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The golf tournament at the Fairways has been rescheduled from June 4-7 to July 31-Aug. 2.

May 13, 2020, 3:40 p.m.
Eastern Washington head coach Shantay Legans is No. 11, Gonzaga assistant Brian Michaelson is No. 12 and Washington State’s John Andrzejek is No. 39.

May 12, 2020, 9:20 p.m.
Ten Gonzaga sports teams earned Annual Progress Rate (APR) Public Recognition Awards, according to NCAA. Gonzaga paced the WCC with the most teams honored, edging out Santa Clara (nine).

May 11, 2020, 10:32 p.m.
Kerr was a guest on Dickau’s Scorebook Live quarantine series podcast recently when Dickau steered the conversation from questions to fessing up about a 2002 prank phone call schemed by Dickau’s friend and fellow Gonzaga alum Eric “Big Ed” Edelstein.

May 9, 2020, 3:16 p.m.
A score of 59 is both magical and rare in golf. Joel Dahmen went one better Friday at Mesa (Arizona) Country Club.

May 7, 2020, 12:31 p.m.
The Zags and Volunteers will square off in the Jimmy V Classic on Dec. 8 at Madison Square Garden. It marks the fourth meeting in six years between the schools since Barnes took over the SEC program before the 2015-16 season.

May 6, 2020, 7:13 p.m.
Gonzaga’s incoming class of Jalen Suggs, Julian Strawther and Dominick Harris – self-dubbed the Tricky Trio – is No. 11 in 247sports’ composite final rankings for 2020. That edges out last year’s six-player class that checked in at No. 13 as the highest in school history.

May 2, 2020, 4:55 p.m.
Eight months after being slammed for days by Hurricane Dorian’s sustained 185-mph winds, life is slowly returning to normal for Quentin Hall and his family in his native Bahamas. There is always something that requires his attention, whether it’s replacing the family car that finally gave out or finding the rare available carpenter to work on the bathroom.

April 30, 2020, 7:47 p.m.
Courses haven’t absorbed a divot or ballmark in five-plus weeks so they’re in pristine shape. Phones are ringing constantly at pro shops, a strong indication that golfers are eager to return.