Stories tagged: area sports
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 14, 2019, 6:58 p.m.
Locally: Former soccer coach Sean Bushey among inductees into Whitworth Heritage Gallery hall of fame
The winningest soccer coach in school history, two NCAA Division III individual champions and the best women’s soccer player of her generation comprise the 30th class of the Whitworth Heritage …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 9, 2019, 9:45 p.m.
The Amateur Athletic Union – or AAU – is often associated with travel teams, money and LaVar Ball. The Spokane Hoops Association is looking to change the negative connotations that …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 7, 2019, 10:06 p.m.
In 23 years as head coach at South Kitsap High School, Ed Fisher turned the Port Orchard school into a state football powerhouse – 197 wins, 17 straight playoff appearances, …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 31, 2019, 6:47 p.m.
Eight gold, four silver and one bronze. That’s the medal haul for a half-dozen members of ParaSport Spokane at the 2019 Parapan American Games last week in Lima, Peru.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 24, 2019, 6:32 p.m.
Hughes, the Mt. Spokane head coach since 2001, was named the 2019 NWCA High School Boys Coach of the Year for the state of Washington.
Sat., Aug. 10, 2019, 4:37 p.m.
She should have an immediate positive impact. Breidablik won just one of 22 games last season, finishing last in the 12-team premier league.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 10, 2019, 4:26 p.m.
Sprague LL, the Oregon representative, tied the game in the top of the sixth when Andrew Mhoon stole home following a CdA out.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 9, 2019, 6:38 p.m.
Youth notebook: Spokane Valley’s Presley Faherty wins three golds at U.S. Figure Skating National Showcase
In an event that combines theatrical artistry with the skill and technique of figure skating, Presley’s skating style and personality were in their element.
Thu., Aug. 8, 2019, 6:02 p.m.
Hatley birdied holes three and six on the front nine and then birdied holes 10, 11 and 12 to begin the back.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 8, 2019, 4:28 p.m.
Gavin Price hit a bases-clearing double in the fourth inning to lead Sprague Little League of Salem past Coeur d’Alene 8-5 at the Little League World Series Northwest regional on …
Sat., Aug. 3, 2019, 4:46 p.m.
Director of athletics Tim Demant moved quickly to fill the position after Cristal Brown, who had been the head coach for eight seasons, resigned last week to become head coach …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 2, 2019, 9:48 p.m.
From a 0-16 record to 49-10 and a trip to the Babe Ruth Baseball World Series.
UPDATED: Sat., July 27, 2019, 5:32 p.m.
Andrew Bloom, a Whitworth graduate who was a three-time NCAA Division III All-American and three-time Google Cloud Academic All-American, was awarded a postgraduate scholarship by the NCAA.
UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Mt. Spokane Wild are sending a team to state in each of the three American Legion baseball divisions.
Sun., July 21, 2019, 7:05 p.m.
Pullman graduate Hawa (Mayyi) Mahama, an upcoming sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania, took the silver medal in the women’s hammer throw on Sunday afternoon at the Under-20 Pan-American Games …
UPDATED: Sat., July 20, 2019, 9:30 p.m.
Kathleen Burns of Spokane has accumulated a mantle full of awards in 45 years of softball umpiring.
UPDATED: Fri., July 19, 2019, 6:39 p.m.
Youth notebook: Spokane Junior Rifle Club wins title at Civilian Marksmanship Program National Championships
Zach Pearsall was a Good Samaritan, which enhanced his coolness under pressure that helped deliver a national championship to the Spokane Junior Rifle Club.
UPDATED: Sat., July 13, 2019, 4:27 p.m.
Recent graduates Violet Kapri Morrow and Roldan Alcobendas of Eastern Washington and Ed Hall and Mikayla Ferenz of Idaho were their school’s 2018-19 Big Sky Conference Scholar-Athlete Award recipients.
Fri., July 12, 2019, 3:54 p.m.
Strong and deep pitching was the key as Spokane Expos 19U went 9-0 and won the annual Spokane/Coeur d’Alene Wood Bat Classic baseball tournament that wound up a four-day run …
UPDATED: Sat., July 6, 2019, 8:28 p.m.
Eastern Washington and Idaho have the honor of kicking off the 2019 Big Sky Conference football television Game of the Week schedule on Root Sports.
Fri., July 5, 2019, 3:58 p.m.
Youth sports notebook: Spokane Sounders 18U girls make it to quarterfinals at US Youth Soccer Far West Regionals
Spokane Sounders 18U girls had the best showing of five area teams that qualified for the US Youth Soccer Far West Regionals last month in Boise.
UPDATED: Sat., June 29, 2019, 9:59 p.m.
The medal has been awarded annually since the 1960-61 academic year to each member school’s outstanding senior male and female student-athlete based on performance and achievement in scholarship, athletics and …
UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019, 5:10 p.m.
With the defending champions in the field, 64 teams – 32 in each the Senior and Junior divisions – are entered in the annual Spokane/Coeur d’Alene Wood Bat Classic for …
UPDATED: Sat., June 22, 2019, 7:48 p.m.
Hanson is a Mead High School graduate who cut his football kicking teeth on the turf at Albi Stadium and perfected the skills in Martin Stadium at Washington State that …
UPDATED: Fri., June 21, 2019, 8:02 p.m.
Youth notebook: Spokane’s Washington Elite softball team wins division title at Summer Warmup tournament
Makenzie Nelson’s RBI single capped a two-run third inning and provided the winning margin as Washington Elite of Spokane overcame Spokane Stealth-Shores 5-4 Sunday to win the Gold Division championship …
Sat., June 15, 2019, 4:49 p.m.
Dario Romero, who went from All-Greater Spokane League to All-American at Eastern Washington to an 11-year professional career, has been selected to be inducted into the EWU Athletics Hall of …
Fri., June 14, 2019, 3:52 p.m.
Youth notebook: Jordan Rabe, Jailyn Strauss win Spokane Girls Fastpitch Softball Association Scholarship Awards
Jordan Rabe of Northwest Christian and Jailyn Strauss of Ferris, all-stars on the field and Spokane Scholars honorees off, were named 2019 recipients of the Spokane Girls Fastpitch Softball Association …
UPDATED: Sat., June 1, 2019, 9:40 p.m.
Emmaline Pinkerton has encountered more obstacles than a 400-meter hurdler on a cinder track as she has attempted to get her athletic career untracked at Bonners Ferry High School.
UPDATED: Sat., May 25, 2019, 6:52 p.m.
Kamie Ethridge is being reunited with her former floor general.
UPDATED: Sat., May 18, 2019, 8:43 p.m.
Johnston, in her sixth year with Spokane’s Dynamic Gymnastics, was the Washington state vault champion for a third straight year.