Stories tagged: spokane
UPDATED: Sat., July 18, 2020
She wanted to be the next Mickey Mantle, and no one told 8-year-old Christine Wren she couldn’t. Born in Seattle, raised in Spokane, Wren had outsized major-league dreams. And like …
UPDATED: Sun., June 28, 2020
I am, friends and family constantly remind me, quite elderly. So old, in fact, that I have witnessed a large percentage of the greatest teams, athletes and events in Inland …
UPDATED: Sat., May 30, 2020
Among the lesser and self-evident lessons from our ongoing limbo is just how much sports can be missed when they’ve been furloughed.
Sun., May 17, 2020
Spokane’s hometown outdoor consignment shop expanded its inventory and rebranded this month.
Fri., May 1, 2020
There’s an unofficial creed among Bloomsday’s Perennials, a group with the rare distinction of entering Spokane’s popular road race every year since its 1977 inception.
UPDATED: Fri., April 3, 2020
The show originated in 1986 when KXLY-TV sports veterans Dennis Patchin, Rick Lukens and Bud Nameck, joined by local broadcaster Chuck DeBruin, began Sports Tonight. Over the years the cast …
UPDATED: Fri., April 3, 2020
Hoopfest issued a news release on Wednesday stating its hope to play as scheduled on June 27-28.
UPDATED: Tue., March 24, 2020
The four city and three county golf courses are expected to be shut down for at least two weeks under Gov. Jay Inslee’s order as the state tries to slow …
Sun., March 8, 2020
Two weeks ago I was skiing in the North Idaho backcountry, floating through knee-deep powder. Last weekend, I climbed in the desert high above a lake in a setting reminiscent …
Sat., Feb. 8, 2020
Cheney is hosting the USA Curling National Championships as teams vie for shot at fame.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 8, 2020
Marco Gonzales is only a few years removed from arriving at spring training hopeful he could carve out a role in the back end of the Seattle Mariners’ rotation.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 11, 2019
The Bulldogs have won the last two matchups after the Wildcats claimed six of the first seven. For the sixth-ranked Zags to continue their recent success, they’ll have to find …
Tue., Dec. 3, 2019
Trails in the Waikiki Spings area got new signage in late October.
Thu., Nov. 14, 2019
Through the first two games of the season the Wildcats had run, well, wild. Senior do-everything-back Kannon Katzer had run for 471 yards and scored nine touchdowns.
Fri., Nov. 8, 2019
In Glacier National Park, little camouflaged cameras are hidden throughout the trails, not to see hiker’s antics but to capture the elusive lynx.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 20, 2019
The largest individual donation in Eastern Washington University history has given an early boost to the university’s ambitious plan to raise $25 million for renovations of Roos Field.
Wed., Aug. 14, 2019
It’s hot. My lungs are burning. And everything I thought I knew about fitness is expiring on the waves of ragged breath.
UPDATED: Sat., July 13, 2019
Two Eastern Washington football players were shot early Saturday in downtown Spokane’s central bar district, at the intersection of West Main Avenue and North Division Street.
Thu., July 11, 2019
By the time midnight rolled around June 26, Michael Woodruff was out of bed and in the woods listening intently in the morning darkness.
UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019
The Spokane Indians honored longtime Albertsons employee and Special Olympian Andrew Vathis, who died in January, by having 30 members of his Special Olympics team, the Wolfpack, and 80 other …
UPDATED: Thu., June 27, 2019
Steven Gray was one of four former Zags participating in Gonzaga Legends, a panel part of The Spokesman-Review’s Northwest Passages Book Club series.
Mon., June 24, 2019
Spokane’s Sandy Zimmerman is the first mother to ever complete an American Ninja Warrior obstacle course.
UPDATED: Mon., June 24, 2019
In late May, Dutchman Freek Borlee visited me for three weeks. During that time I saw the landscape through his eyes and found myself falling back in love with the …
Thu., June 20, 2019
About 40 million Americans watched the final match of the 1999 Women’s World Cup, and they’ll struggle to recall the score or the opponent.
Mon., June 3, 2019
Spokane’s Alex Prugh is returning to the U.S. Open for the first time since 2007, when he competed as an amateur.
Sun., May 26, 2019
Last year was my first full golf season in Spokane. The only course I had played previously was Indian Canyon, and that was in the previous millennium.
Sun., May 26, 2019
2019 course guide for Spokane-area golf courses
UPDATED: Fri., May 24, 2019
The Ferris High School wrestling coach resigned earlier this month after an investigation was launched into whether he had inappropriate interactions with a female student. The incident marks the third …
UPDATED: Fri., April 26, 2019
Had Becky Nelson been born just a decade later, we just might be celebrating her as an Olympic athlete.
UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019
Assistant Donny Daniels is leaving Gonzaga, but he’s not quite ready to completely call it quits after four decades in the coaching profession. He’s expected to join Utah’s staff as …