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Nov. 25, 2013, midnight
By the end of next year another gap in the Centennial Trail will be gone. Almost 2 miles of the trail was paved this year from Riverfront Park through Kendall Yards in the West Central Neighborhood, offering some of the most dramatic views along the 60-mile trail.
Oct. 15, 2013, midnight
A ball sailed through the uprights during practice at the Rogers High School football field one day, drawing the kind of cheers from players that normally would be reserved for a game-winning field goal. The kicker, a tall, blond Danish exchange student, lined up in a different spot on the field and did it again. Then again. And again.
Sept. 29, 2013, midnight
Jacob Meusy held it together as the seconds ticked off the clock of a homecoming game that appeared won, but somehow slipped to defeat in the final minutes. He held it together as he reprimanded a teammate who had thrown his helmet as tears ran down his face – angry, the player said, at his lack of playing time. Meusy told the teammate to shape up and grabbed him to line up and shake the hands of the celebrating players from North Central who had just beaten them.
Sept. 18, 2013, midnight
A Gonzaga student who died after his kayak tipped in treacherous conditions on Rock Lake last year had signed up for a trip advertised as “a calm kayak” on “flatwater,” according to a lawsuit filed by the man’s mother. Christopher Gormley, 18, died from hypothermia after his kayak capsized in the frigid waters of Rock Lake in northern Whitman County on April 1, 2012. He was one of seven people on the trip organized by Gonzaga Outdoors, which contracted with the city of Spokane parks department to provide the equipment and guide for the trip.