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Former Gonzaga great J.P. Batista is returning to his native Brazil to continue his professional basketball career after signing with Minas Tenis Clube in Belo Horizonte.
The former Gonzaga great has agreed to a one-year contract with BC Zenit, based in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
J.D. Salinger, the American writer best known for his 1951 novel “The Catcher in the Rye,” was honored Friday with a sculpture featuring a rye field near the Lithuanian village where his ancestors lived.
Two Lithuanians and a Norwegian convicted of espionage in Russia were freed Friday in exchange for two Russians who had been in prison in Lithuania.
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.
Canada entered its name in the FIBA World Cup record book Saturday with the help of a couple of former Gonzaga standouts.
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.
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.
For many young Europeans, a post-high-school “gap year” has become a rite of passage, with many enjoying a year to travel the world and celebrate their newfound freedom. But a growing number of those young men and women face a much different post-graduation interlude: military service.
Gonzaga’s latest international recruit, Martynas Arlauskas, adds to the program’s already impressive 2019 class. Arlauskas, a 6-foot-7, 195-pound small forward from Lithuania, is the Zags’ third 2019 commitment, joining Gonzaga Prep forward Anton Watson and Kittitas guard Brock Ravet.
Former Gonzaga guard Kevin Pangos is on the move and his paycheck is on the rise.
Hundreds of Lithuanians ran around with baskets and buckets Saturday in a southeastern pine forest. Why you ask? It’s the national championship of wild mushroom picking – a competition always held on the last Saturday in September.
Gay Russian men are attempting to flee their country amid a wave of detention, torture, and killing in the country’s southern region of Chechnya. Now Lithuania has become one of the first countries to grant two of those persecuted refuge, while the United States denied their visa requests.
German troops and tanks are en route to central Lithuania as part of NATO’s move to enhance its presence in the alliance’s easternmost countries as a deterrent against Russian aggression.
When her future husband took her to meet his Lithuanian grandmother, Kay Dixon got to sample the “magical” fruitcake for the first time. It was sweet, dark, moist and speckled with raisins, prunes and nuts.