Stories tagged: area sports
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 6, 2020
Like Washington high school athletes statewide, John Sisser has his fingers crossed that 2020-21 sports seasons are in the cards.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 22, 2020
For coaches accustomed to meticulously plotting every aspect of their program from practice drills to travel itineraries, it’s yet another round of revisions as they await an official spring timeline. …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 17, 2020
Fans of the Gonzaga University women’s basketball team considered Jessie Loera bulldog, both of the upper-case and lower-case variety; a Bulldog who played with the energy, grit and doggedness of …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 2, 2020
Jo Ann Wagstaff, a fixture in the athletic department at Whitworth University for 35 years, has been honored by the Northwest Conference with its Distinguished Service Award.
UPDATED: Sun., July 26, 2020
The Whitworth men were well represented when the National Association of Basketball Coaches released its Academic Team and Honors Court awards for Division III schools last week.
UPDATED: Sun., July 19, 2020
One of the greatest players in Washington State women’s basketball history is taking her game back to Europe to play professionally.
UPDATED: Mon., July 13, 2020
Jamie Siegler and Owen Lempert of Whitworth were named 2019-20 Scholar All-Americans by the College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association and two Pirates teammates and four from Washington State received …
Mon., July 6, 2020
For the third time in four years, Victoria Fallgren of Spokane is the Washington Women’s Mid-Amateur golf champion.
UPDATED: Thu., June 25, 2020
Bayley came up clutch with birdies on 17 and 18 Thursday at Toiyabe Golf Club in Washoe Valley, about 25 miles south of Reno, to take the title by two …
UPDATED: Sun., June 14, 2020
Anthony Gordon and Morgan Weaver were back in the spotlight last week.
UPDATED: Mon., June 8, 2020
Bobby Suarez, an assistant at Eastern Washington for three seasons, has been selected by the National Association of Basketball Coaches to the Under Armour 30-Under-30 Team.
UPDATED: Mon., May 25, 2020
Locally: Area programs have strong showings at Intercollegiate Tennis Association Northwest Regional Awards
With Melisa Ates of Washington State and Marta Heinen of Eastern Washington leading the way, area programs made a strong showing when the Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced its 2020 Division …
Wed., May 20, 2020
Playing through the pandemic: Derek Bayley has golf game in order, but coronavirus limits summer options
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 …
UPDATED: Mon., May 11, 2020
Three of the area’s longest-running USA Softball-sanctioned girls fastpitch tournaments have fallen victim to the Coronavirus pandemic.
UPDATED: Sun., May 3, 2020
For eight of his 11 seasons in the Canadian Football League, Spokane’s Jerry “Soupy” Campbell enhanced his legendary status on and off the field in Ottawa, Ontario. In ceremonies scheduled …
UPDATED: Sun., April 26, 2020
A couple of international players, who Washington State women’s basketball coach Kamie Ethridge said can play all three guard positions, have signed with the Cougars’ 2020 recruiting class.
UPDATED: Mon., April 20, 2020
Spokane Chiefs defenseman Noah King has signed a professional contract with the Stockton Heat of the American Hockey League, an affiliate of the NHL’s Calgary Flames.
UPDATED: Sun., April 12, 2020
Forward Adam Beckman, the Chiefs’ Player of the Year who led the WHL in scoring, and Ty Smith, who shared the team’s Defensive Player of the Year award, were named …
Sun., April 5, 2020
Community Colleges of Spokane has filled coaching vacancies in two women’s sports.
UPDATED: Sun., March 29, 2020
Locally: Former Gonzaga standout Zykera Rice earns several honors in first professional season overseas
Impressive. In a word, that describes the rookie professional basketball season of Zykera Rice.
UPDATED: Sun., March 22, 2020
Locally: Former Washington State and NFL kicker Jason Hanson set for induction into College Football Hall of Fame
Surreal is the word Jason Hanson used to describe his journey from walk-on kicker at Washington State to stepping onto the big stage in New York City.
UPDATED: Sat., March 14, 2020
Three former University of Idaho standouts and two individuals with strong ties to local high school sports comprise the 2020 inductees into the North Idaho Athletic Hall of Fame.
UPDATED: Sat., March 7, 2020
Locally: Former Washington State great Jeanne Eggart Helfer to be inducted into Pac-12 Hall of Honor
Jeanne Eggart Helfer, the first woman to receive an athletics scholarship at Washington State in 1978 and a basketball and track and field standout for the Cougars, is the school’s …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 29, 2020
Gonzaga battled back from an early hole and ran away late in a 13-3 victory over South Alabama in a college baseball game Saturday in Mobile, Alabama.
Sat., Feb. 29, 2020
Former Shadle Park standout Nick Hauger finished ninth, and was the fourth American, in the 2020 Pan Am Cross Country Cup on Saturday in Langford, British Columbia.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 22, 2020
Locally: Washington State, Eastern Washington volleyball players at U.S. Women’s National Team open tryouts
The volleyball seasons of Eastern Washington’s Catelyn Linke and Washington State’s Hannah Pukis and Alexcis Lusby are resuming in mid-winter at the U.S. Women’s National Team open tryouts this weekend …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 15, 2020
Washington State’s NCAA Women’s Final Four soccer program has reloaded. It’s coaching staff.
Fri., Feb. 14, 2020
Garrett Gouldsmith’s two-out single in the top of the ninth inning plated Kyla Monzardo with the go-ahead run, and Washington State pulled away late for a 5-2 season-opening win over …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 10, 2020
The composition of a curling team is often a fluid process, changing with players’ circumstances from year to year. Work complicates schedules. People move across the country. Family gets busier.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 8, 2020
Dan Philp, a longtime club coach in the Spokane Shadow organization, has been appointed the new head coach for the Shadow’s National Premier Soccer League team for the 2020 season.