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UPDATED: Sun., July 26, 2020

Locally: Whitworth men’s basketball earns national academic honors

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: Mon., July 13, 2020

Locally: Whitworth swimmers Owen Lempert, Jamie Siegler named Scholar All-Americans

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 …

UPDATED: Sun., June 28, 2020

Locally: Former Central Valley standout Riley Sine honored for athletic, academic acheivements

Riley Sine had a highly successful four-year running career at Northwest University in Kirkland, Washington, that was capped by a stellar senior season.

UPDATED: Sun., June 14, 2020

Locally: Former Washington State standouts Anthony Gordon, Morgan Weaver honored by Pac-12

Anthony Gordon and Morgan Weaver were back in the spotlight last week.

UPDATED: Sun., May 31, 2020

Locally: Five Washington State athletes earn NCAA All-American honors in track and field

It turns out a canceled national championship didn’t prevent track and field athletes their opportunity to earn All-America recognition.

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 …

UPDATED: Mon., May 11, 2020

Locally: Three area USA Softball-sanctioned girls fastpitch tournaments postponed

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

Locally: Spokane’s Jerry Campbell to receive CFL honors

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: Sat., March 14, 2020

Locally: Three former Idaho athletes set for induction into North Idaho Athletic Hall of Fame

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 …

Locally: Former Shadle Park standout Nick Hauger places ninth at 2020 Pan Am Cross Country Cup

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. 8, 2020

Locally: Spokane Shadow name Dan Philp coach of National Premier Soccer League team

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.

Locally: Former Shadle Park, Portland runner Nick Hauger finishes fifth at USATF Cross Country Championships

Nick Hauger’s professional career is off and running, you should pardon the expression.

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 18, 2020

Locally: Former Lakeside standout Kate Reome entering Central Washington University Athletic Hall of Fame

A two-time All-Great Northwest Athletic Conference selection, Reome was the 2004 GNAC Player of the Year and an NCAA Division II third-team All-American as a senior after leading the Wildcats …

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: Sat., Jan. 4, 2020

Locally: Former Eastern Washington receiver Cooper Kupp named FCS Player of the Decade

Cooper Kupp continues to catch recognition for his record-breaking football career at Eastern Washington.

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., Dec. 7, 2019

Locally: Washington State middle blocker Magda Jehlářová named Pac-12 Freshman of the Year

In the volleyball-rich Pac-12 Conference, Washington State has some riches. Magda Jehlářová is one of the best.

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: Sat., Nov. 23, 2019

Locally: Spokane awarded 2020 USA BMX Lumberjack Nationals

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

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 …

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.

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: 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: Sat., Oct. 12, 2019

Locally: Former Gonzaga Prep, Gonzaga pitcher Wyatt Mills named to USA Baseball roster

Wyatt Mills has his sight set on the Olympics.

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 5, 2019

Locally: Mead golfer Matt Jones participates in juniors event at PGA TOUR Champions stop at Pebble Beach

Jones, 17, had rounds of 4-under-par 67 at Poppy Hills Golf Course and 1-over 73 on the Pebble Beach Golf Links in the senior tour event that included 78 juniors …

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 …