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UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 11, 2020

Locally: Kyle Groves wins first Junior Bowlers Tour tournament of 2020

Kyle Groves saved his best for last to win the first Junior Bowlers Tour tournament of 2020 last Sunday at North Bowl.

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 30, 2019

Washington State extends volleyball coach Jen Greeny through June 2025

Washington State volleyball coach Jen Greeny has agreed to a contract extension, director of athletics Pat Chun announced Monday. The agreement will run through June of 2025.

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 21, 2019

Locally: Washington State soccer staff named NCAA Division 1 Women’s National Staff of the Year

Washington State’s ascent to the throne room in women’s soccer has brought a crowning honor to the Cougars.

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 14, 2019

Locally: Former Idaho, Coeur d’Alene High quarterback John Friesz named to inaugural Big Sky Hall of Fame class

A three-sport star at Coeur d’Alene, Friesz was a three-time All-American at Idaho, earning first-team honors as a junior and senior, and was one of the most prolific passers in …

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 30, 2019

Area men’s basketball: Garrett White leads CC Spokane to Red Devils Classic final

Garrett White totaled 38 points and 11 rebounds, and CC Spokane beat Everett 94-84 Saturday in the semifinal of the Red Devils Classic in Longview, Washington.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 30, 2019

Locally: Spokane Chiefs celebrate 35th anniversary with ‘Top 35’ list

The Spokane Chiefs have a new “best of …” list.

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 24, 2019

Locally: Whitworth players gather honors

Emiko Kahler, Whitworth’s senior outside hitter who was the Northwest Conference Player of the Year, has been named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association 2019 Division III All-West Region team.

Cross Country: John Dressel takes 7th at Division I Championships

John Dressel (Mt. Spokane) of Colorado finished seventh at the Division I Championships in Terre Haute, Indiana, with a 10K time of 30:52.2. Gonzaga’s James Mwaura ran in 32:16.2 for …

Area basketball: Whitworth bounces back, beats Coe College

Garrett Paxton notched 17 points, Ben College added 16, and Whitworth beat Coe College 73-59 Saturday in the consolation game of the Lopata Classic in St. Louis.

CC Spokane beats Lane, now one win from NWAC title

Lindsey Russell had 33 assists and 17 digs, and CC Spokane rallied from two sets down to defeat Lane 21-25, 17-25, 25-19, 25-15, 15-8 Saturday at the NWAC Championships in …

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 23, 2019

Locally: Spokane awarded 2020 USA BMX Lumberjack Nationals

Spokane BMX has a grand party planned to celebrate its 10th anniversary.

College volleyball: No. 22 Washington State falls at Arizona State

Washington State got off to a slow start it was unable to overcome in a 25-23, 25-20, 19-25, 25-21 loss to Arizona State in a Pac-12 Conference women’s volleyball match …

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 20, 2019

Women’s college basketball: Borislava Hristova leads Washington State to win over Boise State

Borislava Hristova notched 25 points and 10 rebounds, and Washington State defeated Boise State 80-68 Wednesday in Boise.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 16, 2019

Locally: Alex Holodnick wins Junior Bowlers Tour stop at Players & Spectators

Kyle Groves had the place buzzing when he rolled his first 300 game to kick off the match-play portion of qualifying to highlight an 804 three-game series and 995 four-game …

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 15, 2019

Area roundup: Makamae Gomera-Stevens leads Washington State soccer past Memphis in NCAA first round

Averie Collins assisted on the goal for the Cougars (12-6-1), who outshot the Tigers 16-4.

Locally: Former Lewis and Clark guard Justin Martin off to quick start for Multnomah University

Justin Martin has started the 2019-20 basketball season the way to finished 2018-19.

Ben College leads Whitworth men’s basketball to season-opening win over Claremont-Mudd-Scripps

Ben College scored 24 points as Whitworth opened its season with a 93-83 win over Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on Friday in the Tip-Off Classic at the Whitworth Fieldhouse.

College soccer: Eastern Washington books spot in Big Sky Tournament title game with overtime win

Maddie Morgan scored off a corner kick in the 101st minute, and third-seeded Eastern Washington women’s soccer upset No. 2 Sacramento State 2-1 in double overtime of the Big Sky …

Danae Marquez leads San Jose State women’s basktball past Eastern Washington

Danae Marquez scored 20 points off the bench, leading San Jose State to an 84-66 victory over Eastern Washington on Friday at the Provident Credit Union Event Center.

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 5, 2019

College women’s soccer notebook: Gonzaga set for visit from fourth-ranked BYU

BYU is to women’s soccer what Gonzaga is to men’s basketball.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 2, 2019

Locally: Spokane’s Pat Dix to be inducted into the national Museum of Polo and Hall of Fame

When he was 10, Pat Dix would walk from the family home near 43rd and Hatch and climb down the hill toward the Palouse highway, down by where The Creek …

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 26, 2019

Locally: Three area golfers earn player of the year honors

Three area golfers – Emily Baumgart, Reid Hatley and Russell Grove – have collected player of the year honors for 2019.

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 24, 2019

College volleyball: No. 24 Washington State sweeps Colorado

Magda Jehlarova and Pia Timmer posted 11 kills apiece, and No. 24 Washington State swept Colorado 25-17, 25-23, 25-16 in a Pac-12 Conference women’s volleyball match Thursday at the CU …

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 19, 2019

Locally: Spokane Valley’s Amy Brantner wins three medals at International Powerlifting Federation World Championships

Little did Amy Brantner know back in 2007 that the breath-sapping work of moving a couple shovels of dirt would lead to the perspiration that produced a gold medal in …

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019

XFL draft: Former Idaho, Central Valley kicker Austin Rehkow selected by Houston Roughnecks on second day

Former Central Valley and Idaho kicker Austin Rehkow’s professional career will continue.

Draft League encourages older softball players to put fun, fairness before competition

David Smith wanted to participate in a softball league more aligned with his skill set and competitive desires, so he seized the initiative and created his own.

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 8, 2019

College volleyball: Coaches eager to see how teams respond after North Idaho ends CC Spokane’s 62-match winning streak

One of region’s most impressive winning streaks in recent memory came to an end Friday night when North Idaho College volleyball upended Community Colleges of Spokane.

Locally: Allegheny College Athletic Hall of Fame honors local football coach Mike Ganey

Ganey, a history teacher at University High School and former head football coach of the Titans, was an Associated Press College Division All-America honorable mention at Allegheny in 1969s.

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 21, 2019

Locally: Former Idaho sprinter Chris Stokes receives Jamaica’s sixth-highest national honor

Chris Stokes, a sprinter on the University of Idaho track team in the mid-1980s, a four-time Olympian and an active member of the Jamaican Bobsleigh Team since its inception in …

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 14, 2019

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 …