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    WSU’s 9th inning rally held off by No. 8 Stanford

    PULLMAN, Wash. - Washington State put runners on first and second in ninth inning but No. 8 Stanford turned away the rally to post a 5-3 victory at Bailey-Brayton Field Friday afternoon.   The Cougars (24-28, 10-19 Pac-12) put runners on with one out in the ninth but the Cardinal (39-14, 20-9 Pac) ended the game with a strikeout and groundout.

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    Gonzaga one win away from a NCAA Tournament berth

    STOCKTON, Calif.--A host of scouts came out to Friday's WCC Championships game between top-seeded Gonzaga and second-seed Loyola Marymount to see LMU starter Cory Abbott Friday afternoon, but it was Gonzaga starter Justin Vernia who stole the show as he powered the Zags to a 3-1 win and a berth in the tournament title game.

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    Bennie Seltzer returns to WSU as assistant basketball coach

    PULLMAN, Wash. – A former Cougar standout on the basketball court and 20-year coaching veteran, Bennie Seltzer returns to Pullman to join Ernie Kent's staff as an assistant men's basketball coach, Kent announced Friday.

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    Cougars Drop Series-Opener to No. 8 Stanford

    PULLMAN, Wash. - Washington State dropped the series-opener with No. 8 Stanford 13-2 at Bailey-Brayton Field Thursday evening. The Cougars (24-27, 10-18 Pac-12) collected 10 hits led by junior Shane Matheny’s 3-for-4 performance, recording his third 3-hit game of the season. WSU also received two-hit games from sophomore shortstop Andres Alvarez, junior Cory Meyer and junior left fielder Blake Clanton. Meyer and Clanton each drove in a run in the ninth. S...

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    Offensive Surge Pushes Zags into Winner’s Bracket at WCC Tournament

    STOCKTON, Calif.—It took a few innings, but the Bulldog offense hit top gear Thursday afternoon, propelling the top-seeded Gonzaga baseball team past fourth-seed Saint Mary’s 11-3 and into the winners’ bracket of the West Coast Conference Championships at Banner Island Ballpark in Stockton, Calif. Saint Mary’s scored the game’s first runs, scoring twice in the top of the third off atypical wildness from GU starter Eli Morgan. Afte...

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    7-foot graduate transfer Benas Griciunas to play for Eagles

    Seven-foot center Benas Griciunas from UNC Charlotte will spend his senior season as a graduate transfer at Eastern Washington University and play for Shantay Legans, the new EWU head men's basketball coach announced Thursday (May 25).

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    Former Gonzaga player Vivian Frieson named NAU assistant coach

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona women's basketball head coach Loree Payne completed her staff on Wednesday with former Gonzaga standout Vivian Frieson announced as assistant coach. "We're very excited to add Vivian to our coaching staff," Payne said. "The culture that she has been around playing at Gonzaga

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    Huskies host USC for final regular season series

    SEATTLE - Husky Ballpark will be abuzz starting Thursday as the Huskies have a big weekend in store for the final home series of the year. On the field, UW (26-25, 12-15 Pac-12) hosts USC (20-32, 7-20) in an important series, starting Thursday

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    No. 1 seeded Gonzaga begins WCC Championships against Saint Mary's

    This is the second time the Zags have been the championship’s top seed, also taking No. 1 in the very first tournament in 2013...Gonzaga has reached Banner Island Ballpark four times in the competition’s five-year history...Gonzaga and BYU are the only two schools to qualify for four WCC tournaments.

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    Gonzaga's Johnathan Williams will return for senior season

    SPOKANE, Wash. – Johnathan Williams will return to Gonzaga for his senior season after initially submitting his name into the NBA Draft without hiring an agent.   By not signing with an agent, Williams retained his collegiate eligibility to keep the option to return to Gonzaga in 2017-18. A key player in last season’s run to the national championship game.

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    Idaho's Victor Sanders returns for senior season

    MOSCOW, Idaho – After working out with a handful of NBA teams, junior guard Victor Sanders has elected to return to Idaho for his senior season in 2017-18.   He led the Vandals with 20.9 points per game a season ago, helping Idaho to a Big Sky Tournament Semifinal appearance and a first round win in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament.

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    WSU hosts No. 8 Stanford for final home series of season

    Washington State (24-26, 10-17 Pac-12) hosts No. 8 Stanford (37-14, 18-9 Pac-12) to close out the regular season. The series begins Thursday at 6 p.m., continues Friday at 4 p.m. and wraps up Saturday at 1 p.m., all on the Pac-12 Network.

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    WSU to induct six individuals and a team into Athletic Hall of Fame

    PULLMAN, Wash. - Washington State University will induct six individuals and a team into its Athletic Hall of Fame Sept. 22-23, 2017, Director of Athletics Bill Moos announced Tuesday.   The honorees will join the current 210 individuals and teams in the WSU Athletic Hall of Fame. The induction dinner will be held Sept. 22

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    Gonzaga's Machtolf wins Coach of the Year, Morgan first team All-WCC

    SAN BRUNO, Calif.—Gonzaga head coach Mark Machtolf was named West Coast Conference Coach of the Year Tuesday, and six Bulldog players received All-WCC recognition, including ace Eli Morgan who was named First Team All-Conference in a vote by the league’s 10 head coaches. Machtolf received his third WCC Coach of the Year award

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    Zags drop final regular season game to Fresno State 9-2

    FRESNO, Calif.—The Gonzaga baseball team played one final regular season game Monday night, falling 9-2 to Fresno State at Pete Beiden Field at Bob Bennett Stadium in Fresno. The Fresno State Bulldogs took an early lead, scoring two in the first inning after loading the bases...

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    Report: Gonzaga and Creighton agree to home-and-home series starting next season

    The Gonzaga Bulldogs men's basketball team has agreed to a home-and-home series against the Creighton Bluejays starting next season, according to The Spokesman-Review.

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    WSU's Hercules Mata’afa named to Lott Impact Trophy watch list

    NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. - Washington State defensive lineman Hercules Mata'afa has been named to the 2017 Lott IMPACT Trophy, The Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation announced recently. Named after Pro Football Hall of Fame member, Ronnie Lott...

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    Gonzaga's Pagdanganan wraps season up with 73 at the NCAA Championships

    SUGAR GROVE, Ill. – Bianca Pagdanganan ended her time at the 2017 NCAA Championships at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Ill., on Monday with a one-over 73 in the final round. Pagdanganan’s 73 was the best round in NCAA Championships history for the Zags, besting her first round of 76 from last year...

  • Update on college basketball's top transfers and what it means for Gonzaga

    Update on college basketball's top transfers

    The Gonzaga Bulldogs men's basketball team has notoriously been a hot spot for potential transfers and this year was no different. After the departures of players like Nigel Williams-Goss, Zach Collins and Przemek Karnowski, the Bulldogs are looking to reload for the 2017-18 season. The Bulldogs currently have three scholarships

  • Robert Barber found not guilty to assault

    Former WSU player Robert Barber found not guilty of assault

    Former Washington State defensive lineman Robert Barber has been been found not guilty of assault in the second-degree and assault in the fourth-degree after he was connected to a brawl last summer.  Barber was charged with second-degree felony assault in February after he allegedly punched a WSU student at a party last July.

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    Gonzaga secures #1 seed in WCC Baseball Tournament

    The Gonzaga Bulldogs have locked up the No. 1 seed in the WCC Baseball Tournament after completing the sweep against the BYU Cougars on Saturday. The 2017 WCC Baseball Tournament will be held in Stockton, California and will begin on Thursday.

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    Gonzaga ranked #22 by Collegiate Baseball

    SPOKANE, Wash.—After going 5-1 over the last two weeks against two ranked teams, the Gonzaga baseball team has re-entered the Collegiate Baseball rankings at No. 22 of the national poll. The Bulldogs (31-17, 20-7 WCC) entered the poll thanks to a four-game win streak, including three straight games against then-No. 18 BYU...

  • No. 1 Oregon State completes sweep of Washington State, 14-3

    CORVALLIS, Ore. – Washington State dropped a 14-3 contest in the series-finale at No. 1 Oregon State Sunday afternoon. The Cougars saw their streak of four-straight Pac-12 series wins come to an end.

  • Zags complete sweep of BYU to clinch share of WCC title

    SPOKANE, Wash.—Entering the weekend, the Gonzaga baseball team needed a historic sweep of No. 18 BYU in a home series against the Cougars. Saturday night, the Zags finished off the sweep with a 6-2 win over the Cougars, earning a share of the title and the No. 1 seed at next weekend’s West Coast Conference Championships.

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    Cougs shutout by #1 Oregon State 5-0

    CORVALLIS, Ore. – Washington State dropped a 5-0 decision to No. 1 Oregon State at Goss Stadium Saturday afternoon.

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    Pagdanganan and NCAA field challenged by difficult conditions in first round

    SUGAR GROVE, Ill. – Bianca Pagdanganan completed her first round at the 2017 NCAA Championships at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Ill. on Friday, shooting an eight-over 80 to sit in a tie for 56th.

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    No. 1 Oregon State uses walk-off walk to rally past Cougars

    CORVALLIS, Ore. – Washington State nearly pulled the upset against No. 1 Oregon State but the Beavers scored twice in the ninth on bases-loaded walks to take the series-opener 4-3 in front of a sold out Goss Stadium crowd of 3,583 Friday afternoon

  • Dustin Triano appeared in 25 games for Gonzaga last season

    Dustin Triano to leave Gonzaga as a graduate transfer

    Gonzaga basketball player Dustin Triano is leaving Gonzaga as a graduate transfer, but does not have a school choice yet. This was learned from an instagram post from Gonzaga teammate Rem Bakamus and was later confirmed to SWX by a source.

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    Lewis-Clark State College earns No. 5 seed in Avista NAIA World Series

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The LCSC baseball now knows its path to a third-consecutive title and 19th overall National Championship.   The Warriors were named the No. 5 Seed in the 10-team 2017 Avista NAIA Baseball World Series. They will play No. 4 Keiser at 7 p.m. on Friday May 26.   LCSC finished the regular season with an overall record of 35-13.

  • The defending champion Lewis-Clark State Warriors will look to win their 19th NAIA World Series

    NAIA World Series bracket revealed; all games Live on SWX

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – (Bracket – PDF | Schedule) The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced the seeds and bracket for the 2017 Avista-NAIA Baseball World Series, hosted by Lewis-Clark State (Idaho).

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    Gonzaga punches their ticket to Stockton with 10-2 win over BYU

    SPOKANE, Wash.—Needing one win entering a three-game series against No. 18 BYU, the Gonzaga baseball team wasted little time in clinching a berth to the West Coast Conference Championships, taking a big lead early en route to a 10-2 win Thursday night at Patterson Baseball Complex & Washington Trust Field.

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    Former UW player Isaiah Thomas makes 2016-17 All-NBA team

    Former Washington Huskies basketball player Isaiah Thomas has made the 2016-17 All-NBA team, his first of his career. Thomas joins Giannis Antetokounmpo, Kevin Durant, Rudy Gobert, and Stephen Curry as the selections for this year's All-NBA second team. Thomas was third in the NBA this season averaging 28.9 points per game

  • Morgan leads Gonzaga in both ERA and Wins

    Eli Morgan emerges as a star on the mound for Gonzaga

    There were big shoes to fill on the mound at Gonzaga heading into the 2017 season. Gone was all-conference pitcher Brandon Bailey, a sixth-round draft pick of the Oakland A's. Luckily, the Zags had an ace in the hole. "I think we felt comfortable about that coming into the season, and that's saying a lot about how comfortable we feel with Eli...

  • Both Collins and Williams-Goss are projected to be drafted

    Latest NBA mock drafts have both Collins & Williams-Goss getting drafted

    The 2017 NBA draft lottery was held on Tuesday, which means we're that much closer to the NBA draft on June 22nd. The winner of Tuesday's draft lottery was the Boston Celtics, as they secured the number one overall pick in this year's draft, followed by the Lakers at number two and the 76ers at number three.

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    WSU prepares for series against top-ranked Oregon State

    Washington State (24-23, 10-14 Pac-12) heads to Corvallis for a three-game series against No. 1 Oregon State (42-4, 24-3 Pac-12) beginning Friday. All three games will be televised on the Pac-12 Network. WSU will be playing its first series against a top-ranked team since 2014, taking one of three at No. 1 Cal State Fullerton to open 2014.
     

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    Gonzaga prepares for WCC matchup against BYU

    The Gonzaga Bulldogs prepare for their biggest series of the season when they take on the BYU Cougars tomorrow for a three-game series. The Gonzaga Bulldogs are currently tied with Loyola Marymount for second place in the WCC standings with a 17-7 record. The Cougars currently sit atop of the WCC, just three games above the Bulldogs, with a 20-4 record...

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    Four Whitworth softball players earn All-Region honors

    SPOKANE, Wash. – Fresh off of the most successful season in school history, four Whitworth University softball players have received All-West Region recognition through the National Fastpitch Coaches Association, which released its list of all-region teams on Monday night. All-Region recognition is based on voting by NFCA member coaches.  Click here for the entire list of NCAA Division III All-Region teams. Senior pitcher Madi Perez and senior des...

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    Gonzaga vs WSU baseball game cancelled due to rain

    The Washington State Cougars vs the Gonzaga Bulldogs baseball game has been cancelled due to rain. The game will not be rescheduled. Next up for the Zags is a three-game series against No. 18 ranked BYU on Thursday which will be broadcasted on SWX. The Washington State Cougars head to Corvallis to open a three-game Pac-12 Conference series against No. 1 ranked Oregon State beginning Friday.  
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    No. 6 seed Washington set to host NCAA Regional

    SEATTLE -- The No. 8-ranked University of Washington softball team will be the No. 6 overall seed for the 2017 NCAA Tournament and will host an opening round regional for the 11th time in program history, as announced by the NCAA on Sunday on ESPN2. Washington (43-11) is one of 16 schools to host a four-team NCAA Regional tournament with contests running Friday...

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    Gonzaga to pause WCC title race to play Washington State

    Gonzaga picked up a big series win against Loyola Marymount last weekend, taking the Friday and Sunday games against the Lions at home...after Gonzaga led all of game one, the final two weren’t decided until the final at-bat...on Saturday, the Zags loaded the bases and brought the tying run to the plate before falling 4-0

  • Montana to play Washington in NCAA Tournament

    After winning their first ever Big Sky Conference title on Saturday, the Montana Grizzly softball team decided the only way to celebrate was with a party; a watch party with the entire team and their new shiny trophy. 

  • Zags hold off LMU 6-5 to win crucial WCC series

    SPOKANE, Wash.—In another game that came down to the final out, the Gonzaga baseball team picked up a huge victory Sunday as the Zags downed Loyola Marymount 6-5 at Patterson Baseball Complex & Washington Trust Field.

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    Cougs can't complete sweep of UCLA 12-2

    PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State dropped the series-finale with No. 28 UCLA 12-2 at Bailey-Brayton Field Sunday afternoon.

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    Bucs fall to ETBU 7-5 as Whitworth's historic season ends in NCAA regional final

    MARSHALL, Texas – Tenth-ranked East Texas Baptist held on to defeat #17 Whitworth 7-5 in the championship of the Marshal, Texas NCAA Division III Softball Regional on Sunday afternoon.

  • Abbott hurls shutout as LMU beats Gonzaga to even crucial series

    SPOKANE, Wash.—With two of the best starting pitchers in the West Coast Conference on the hill, Saturday night’s game between Gonzaga and Loyola Marymount turned into the pitchers’ duel that everyone expected.

  • WSU Beats UCLA to Clinch Fourth-Straight Pac-12 Series

    by WSU Athletics PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State used 12 hits to post a 7-3 victory over No. 28 UCLA at Bailey-Brayton Field Saturday afternoon, clinching its fourth straight conference series for the first time since 1995. WSU (24-22, 10-13 Pac-12) saw four players record multiple-hit games led by sophomore shortstop Andres Alvarez with three hits and two runs scored. Junior designated hitter Blake Clanton had two hits including his third homer of the season. Junior outfi...
  • Pirates Win to Force Winner-Take-All at NCAA Softball Regional

    by Whitworth Athletics MARSHALL, Texas – Madi Perez and Rheanne Lewis led 17th-ranked Whitworth to a 3-1 win over 10th-ranked East Texas Baptist on Saturday afternoon, forcing a final winner-take-all game on Sunday for the championship of the Marshall, Texas NCAA Division III Softball Regional. Perez pitched a complete game to improve to 25-5 while Lewis went 3-3 at the plate with a home run to help the Pirates improve to 37-10 and earn their second win of the NCAA regional....
  • Griz softball wins Big Sky championship

    In just their third ever season as a program, the Montana Grizzly softball team is champions of the Big Sky Conference. Behind a great pitching performance by freshman Michaela Hood and the timely hitting, the Griz beat Weber State 9-4 in the championship game, extracting revenge on the team that beat them in the last regular season game to take the regular season crown.

  • Cats representing well at Big Sky Championships

    The Montana State Bobcats track and field put together a solid performance at the 2017 Big Sky Track and Field Championships.

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    Zags beat Lions 6-3, move into 2nd place in WCC

    SPOKANE, Wash.—The Gonzaga baseball team returned to Patterson Baseball Complex after 12 days off, but the Zags showed few signs of rust as they began a key West Coast Conference series against Loyola Marymount with a 6-3 win Friday. Gonzaga wasted little time in taking the lead, scoring in the bottom of the first. Leadoff man Sam Brown ripped a double down the right field line for an immediate runner in scoring position. Cleanup hitter Justin Jacobs broug...

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    WSU wins opener 7-1 over #28 UCLA

    PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State recorded 13 hits and hit a pair of two-run home runs to back junior Damon Jones' strong start for a 7-1 win over No. 28 UCLA in the series-opener at Bailey-Brayton Field Friday night.   The Cougars (23-22, 9-12 Pac-12) saw five different players record two-hit games led by sophomore outfielder Justin Harrer who hit his team-leading fifth home run of the season, a two-run shot to centerfield in the third innings. Freshman c...

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    UW snaps losing streak, beats ASU 4-0

    SEATTLE – Junior Noah Bremer threw a one-hit, complete-game shutout and his offense scored three times in the first inning as Washington beat Arizona State, 4-0, Friday night at Husky Ballpark.   The only base runners Bremer allowed were a fourth inning, one-out single by Andrew Snow and a walk in the eighth inning to Zach Cerbo. Bremer stuck out 10 Sun Devils' hitters and threw 115 pitches in recording his first shutout – his third complete game &nd...

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    Pirates split games at NCAA Regional

    MARSHALL, Texas – Whitworth University won the opener of the Marshal, Texas NCAA Division III softball regional on Friday afternoon, but the Pirates could not complete a comeback in the nightcap and ended up with a split. Whitworth, ranked 17th in the latest NFCA Division III poll, knocked off 6th-ranked Texas-Dallas 5-3 in the opener.

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    NAIA announces field for 2017 NAIA Baseball National Championship Opening Round

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – (Opening Round Schedule | Video Selection Show) The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has officially announced the 45-team field and brackets for the 2017 NAIA Baseball National Championship Opening Round. The event, which is a five-team, double-elimination format, takes place May 15 – 18 at nine host locations.

  • Williams-Goss and Collins debut at NBA Combine

    Williams-Goss and Collins debut at NBA Combine

    After one of the most memorable seasons in Gonzaga history, forward Zach Collins and Nigel Williams-Goss made their debut at the NBA Combine. Despite Collins being a higher touted prospect, it was Williams-Goss who turned some heads at this year's combine. Williams-Goss was the fastest payer at the combine in the lane agility test

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    Bucs to play in NCAA Division III tournament Friday

    SPOKANE, Wash. – The Whitworth University softball team will be playing in the NCAA Division III tournament for the third time in school history and for the second straight season when the Pirates take on the University of Texas – Dallas and East Texas Baptist University this weekend in the Marshall, Texas regional.  The field includes just three teams and the winner will advance to the Super Regional round next weekend.  Check the onlin...

  • Gonzaga will host a three-game series vs LMU

    Gonzaga to host LMU in key WCC matchup

    GU is 10-5 at home this season, with 12 of those 15 games coming in WCC play...the Bulldogs have seven more games at Patterson Baseball Complex & Washington Trust Field: three against both Loyola Marymount and BYU and one more versus Washington State. The Zags have now reached 10 home wins in nine of Patterson's 11 seasons, and they're one win away from clinching a .500 season at home,

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    Washington State hosts No. 28 UCLA on Friday

    Washington State owns a 22-22 record including an 8-13 mark in Pac-12 play after taking two of three from Oregon last week. The Cougars have won their last three series after recording a series win over No. 30 Washington three weeks ago and at Utah two weeks ago. WSU has surpassed last season's win total and enters the weekend second in the Pac-12 in doubles (90).

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    2015-16 Academic Progress Rates released by the NCAA

    SPOKANE, Wash. -- Gonzaga's athletic programs continued to thrive in the latest release of the Academic Progress Rate by the NCAA on Wednesday with seven teams earning a perfect 1,000 score and all GU teams combining for a 997 mark. That mark is tied for the second-best combined average for any school in the nation, behind only the Ivy League's Dartmouth.

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    Nick Booker hired as EWU's associate head men’s basketball coach

    With seven years of NCAA Division I basketball experience, Nick Booker has been hired as the associate head coach on the staff of new Eastern Washington University men's basketball head coach Shantay Legans.   Booker spent the 2016-17 season at his alma mater, Davidson College, as director of basketball operations. The previous six seasons he was at UC Irvine in California, including the last five as an assistant coach.   As a player and coach, he has been...

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    WSU's Flynn invited to attend USA Basketball U19 junior national team training camp

    PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State men's basketball rising-sophomore, Malachi Flynn, has been invited to attend the USA Basketball U19 Junior National Team Training Camp, June 18-20, WSU head coach Ernie Kent, announced Monday Following the trials, the USA Basketball Men's Junior National Team Committee is expected to announce finalists for the USA U19 National Team roster. Training camp for the selected finalists will begin June 21, with the USA roster being ...

  • Former Bobcat Martrel Johnson desperately searching for new heart, kidney

    It's a bright, sunny day in Bozeman as Martrel Johnson is out with his dog, Piper. He has a calm exterior demeanor, but the one-time Montana State basketball player is now in desperate need of heart and kidney transplants.

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    Late UW rally comes up short in 7-5 loss to Seattle U

    SEATTLE – Seattle U beat Washington, 7-5, Tuesday night at Husky Ballpark to claim the yearly city battle between the two schools.   The Huskies (24-21) scored four times in the eighth inning to make things close but could not complete the late rally.   Tyler Oldenburg (3-1) allowed one run over five innings to pick up the win and shortstop Griffin Andreychuck drove in three runs for the Redhawks (17-28-1) on a pair of doubles.   Washingto...

  • WSU opens up the 2017 season vs Montana State on September 2nd

    WSU Cougars crack Sports Illustrated's way-too-early top 25

     The Washington State Cougars football team is ranked number 22 in Sports Illustrated's way-too-early top 25. These rankings come after the conclusion of spring practices for most of college football leaving the countdown to kickoff just over three months away. The 2016 season for the Cougars

  • Gonzaga will play LMU on Friday

    Gonzaga baseball looks to make back-to-back NCAA tournaments

    The Gonzaga Bulldogs baseball team is on the verge of making school history. With only eight regular season games left in the season, Gonzaga has a chance to make back-to-back NCAA tournament appearances for just the third time ever. The Bulldogs are currently sitting in third place (15-6) in the West Coast Conference standings, behind second-place Loyola Marymount (16-5) and first-place Brigham Young University (17-4).

  • Sammy Evans: Jumping to new heights

    Coming out of Class A Havre, Montana track athlete Sammy Evans only had two division one scholarship offers. “There were definitely a lot of people that looked at me and said she is alright, there are a lot of things she does that are messy, including her running,” said Evans. One of the people who thought she was messy was her future coach Brian Schweyen. “Average, she was an average track athlete out of high school for sure,” said Schweyen. Even Evans hig...
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    Whitworth claims 10th straight NWC All-Sports Trophy

    SPOKANE, Wash. – The Northwest Conference has announced the final standings for the 2016-17 McIlroy-Lewis All-Sports Trophy and Whitworth University has won the award for the tenth year in a row. The Pirates have extended the record for consecutive McIlroy-Lewis victories that they set last year. 

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    Where Does Kupp Fit in Rams' Plans?

    The Los Angeles Rams spent three of their first four picks in this year's NFL Draft on offensive skill positions -- two receivers and a tight end. Among those players was Eastern Washington University graduate Cooper Kupp.  The record-breaking wide receiver was drafted 69th overall in the third round by the Rams.  Will the Rams' commitment to upgrading their offense help the team, and where does Kupp fall into that mix?

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    Whitworth to play at ETBU as part of the NCAA Division III tournament

    SPOKANE, Wash. – Whitworth University will travel to play in the Marshall, Texas regional as part of the NCAA Division III softball tournament on Friday.  East Texas Baptist University will host the three-team regional and the University of Texas at Dallas is the third school participating and the region's top-seed. .

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    Cougs complete wild rally with walk-off win over Oregon

    PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State sophomore Justin Harrer pulled a walk-off two-out two-run double down the left field line to give the Cougars a 6-5 series-clinching win over Oregon at Bailey-Brayton Field Sunday afternoon.

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    Eastern Washington Eagles spring football wrap up

    The first set of spring practices for Aaron Best as a head coach had a memorable ending he won't soon forget.   But the progress and improvement of his Eastern Washington University football team was first and foremost on his mind when the Eagles wrapped-up four weeks of spring practices last week with a competitive Red-White Spring Game. 

  • Kent To Stay in Pullman until 2022

    Ernie Kent's contract rolled over by WSU

    WSU athletic director Bill Moos enacted a rollover provision in men's basketball head coach Ernie Kent's contract, keeping in Pullman until 2022, according to Jacob Thorpe of The Spokesman Review. Kent's contract earns his $1.4 million annually guaranteed. Yesterday, Kent landed Roberto Gittens, making him the first four-star recruit for the Cougs since Klay Thompson.

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    WSU hosts Oregon for three-game series starting Friday

    Washington State (20-21, 6-12 Pac-12) hosts a Pac-12 Conference series with Oregon (25-15, 8-10) on Graduation Weekend. The series starts Friday at 5 p.m., continues Saturday at 4 p.m. and wraps up Sunday at 1 p.m.

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    Former WSU QB Tyler Bruggman to leave Montana State

    Tyler Bruggman, who started six games at quarterback for Montana State in 2016, has informed Bobcats coach Jeff Choate that he plans to forego his senior season to pursue an advanced degree closer to his hometown of Phoenix, Arizona.   Bruggman, who transferred from Scottsdale (Arizona) College in January, 2016, threw for 888 yards and six touchdowns last fall.

  • Lewis-Clark State To Skip Conference Tournament

    Lewis-Clark State Warriors to skip conference tournament

    The Lewis Clark State Warriors ended their regular season yesterday with a 11-4 loss to Corban University and has elected to skip the upcoming conference tournament.  The Warriors have already secured a berth in the Avista NAIA World Series as the host team, which will leave them with a 26-day break before the world series.

  • Panthers Rescind Offer For Robert Barber

    Report: Carolina Panthers rescind offer to WSU DT Robert Barber

    The Carolina Panthers have rescinded their offer to Washington State's Robert Barber after learning he was facing trial on second-degree assault charges, according to the Charlotte Observer. Barber allegedly punched a student during an altercation last summer that ultimately led him being expelled from school for a short period of time.

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    Shaq Hill, Kendrick Bourne & Jordan West heading for NFL Rookie camps

    Marking the fifth time in school history a quartet of players have joined National Football League teams in the same year, Eastern Washington University All-America wide receivers Kendrick Bourne and Shaq Hill are expected to join a pair of Eagle draftees at NFL mini-camps starting May 12.

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    WSU men's basketball signs Washington State player of the year

    PULLMAN, Wash. – The Associated Press's Washington State 2A Player of the Year, Roberto Gittens (6-5, 215, Guard, Tacoma, Wash./Foss High School) has signed a National Letter of Intent to play basketball at Washington State University beginning in the fall of 2017, head coach Ernie Kent announced Monday. Gittens marks the third-straight AP State Player of the Year

  • Zags avoid sweep against SMC; defeat Gaels 12-11 in 10 innings

    SPOKANE, Wash.—In another wild extra-innings game, the Gonzaga baseball team salvaged a win Sunday against Saint Mary’s, downing the Gaels 12-11 in 10 innings at Patterson Baseball Complex & Washington Trust Field.

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    Eastern's Ebukam drafted by Rams, joining Kupp in LA

    Samson Ebukam is going to get the opportunity of a lifetime too. And with the same team.   The former Eastern Washington University All-America defensive end joined wide receiver Cooper Kupp as the highest-drafted duo in school history when the Los Angeles Rams picked him in the fourth round with the 125th pick overall.

  • Raiders draft Washington State's Luani in 7th round

    Washington State defensive back Shalom Luani was selected in the seventh round as the No. 221 overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft by the Oakland Raiders Saturday.

  • Undrafted Marks leads group of local NFL free agent signings

    Washington State's record-setting wide receiver Gabe Marks was the biggest of many local names which weren't called in the 2017 NFL Draft. In the few hours after the draft concluded, several Inland Northwest standouts quickly found NFL homes as undrafted free agents.

  • Eagles end Spring with Red-White game

    All-America quarterback Gage Gubrud had a customary big day, but Brandon Montgomery had an even bigger one.   The backup Eagle cornerback returned an interception 67 yards for a touchdown and had a 47-yard fumble return to set up another score and spark the Red to a 24-17 victory over the White in Saturday's (April 29) Red-White Game.

  • Gaels drop Zags 9-8 in back and forth game

    SPOKANE, Wash.—In a game of tie scores and momentum swings, Saint Mary’s got the last say as the Gonzaga baseball squad fell 9-8 in 10 innings to the Gaels Saturday afternoon at Patterson Baseball Complex & Washington Trust Field.

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    Gonzaga's win streak ends as Saint Mary's wins 7-3

    SPOKANE, Wash.—The No. 19 Gonzaga baseball team’s win streak ended at eight games Friday night as the Zags fell 7-3 to Saint Mary’s during game one of a key West Coast Conference series at Patterson Baseball Complex & Washington Trust Field. The Gaels broke up a scoreless game in the fourth, scoring three runs on four hits, all singles off GU starter Eli Morgan.

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    Huskies score three runs in 8th inning to beat Cal 5-2

    SEATTLE  –  Willie MacIver hit a go-ahead RBI single in the eighth and two batters later, freshman Nick Kahle provided some insurance with a two-run home run as Washington broke a 2-2 tie and went on to beat visiting California, 5-2, in the first game of the series Friday night at Husky Ballpark. 

  • Cooper Kupp Will Be Playing in Los Angeles

    Los Angeles Rams draft Cooper Kupp in 3rd round

    Eastern Washington's record-setting wide receiver Cooper Kupp has found his NFL home. With the 69th pick in the 2017 NFL draft, the Los Angeles Rams select Cooper Kupp. 

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    Zags prepare for three-game homestand vs Saint Mary's

    Friday, April 28 vs. Saint Mary's Spokane, Wash. 6:00 p.m. Live Stats Live Video RHP Eli Morgan (7-1, 2.34) vs.LHP Johnny York (4-2, 3.79) Saturday, April 29 vs. Saint Mary's Spokane, Wash. 3:00 p.m. Live Stats Live Video RHP Justin Vernia (5-2, 2.55) vs. RHP Conner Loeprich (5-1, 2.87) Sunday, April 30 vs. Saint Mary's Spokane, Wash. 12:00 p.m. Live Stats ...

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    Cougs score 6 runs in 7th inning to beat Utah 10-1

    SALT LAKE CITY – Washington State used a seven-run sixth inning and a five no-hit innings from freshman starter Isaac Mullins to post a 10-1 win at Utah Friday afternoon.   The Cougars (19-21, 5-12 Pac-12) evened the series with the defending conference champion Utes (19-18, 9-11 Pac-12) after tallying 13 hits while holding Utah to just two hits. Junior first baseman James Rudkin tallied three hits and drove in two runs including an RBI-triple while junio...

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    Ayayi signs men's basketball letter-of-intent with Gonzaga

    SPOKANE, Wash. – Joel Ayayi has signed a letter-of-intent to attend Gonzaga University this fall, Zags’ head coach Mark Few announced Thursday. The 6-5, 160-pound guard, trains with the French sports institute (INSEP) and played for France in the FIBA under-16 European championships last year. In seven games there, the athletic, quick Ayayi averaged 11.3 points, 6.7 rebounds and 2.1 assists as France finished sixth in the 16-team tournament.

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    Utah takes series opener, beating WSU 2-1 in 10 innings

    SALT LAKE CITY – Washington State dropped the opening game of the series at Utah 2-1 in 10 innings after a game-ending error allowed the winning run to score at Smith's Ballpark Thursday afternoon.

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    EWU drafts team for Saturday's Red-White game

    It's NFL Draft week, but why should Cooper Kupp and his former Eagle teammates have all the fun?   The Eastern Washington University football team had its own draft Wednesday (April 26) to select teams for this Saturday's Red-White Game, which will conclude four weeks of spring practices for the Eagle football team.  

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    Cooper Kupp ready for the NFL draft

    Former Eagle wide receiver Cooper Kupp is among the former Eastern Washington University football players waiting to hear their name called in the National Football League Draft which takes place this Thursday through Saturday (April 27-29), and is followed by subsequent free agent signings.  

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    #19 Gonzaga beats Washington State 7-3

    PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State dropped a 7-3 nonconference contest to No. 19 Gonzaga at Bailey-Brayton Field Tuesday evening.   The Cougars (18-20) received a two-hit game from freshman centerfielder Danny Sinatro who doubled in a run and scored while sophomore shortstop Andres Alvarez recorded a single and stolen base.

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    Washington State to host #19 Gonzaga Bulldogs

    No. 19 GONZAGA at WASHINGTON STATE Pullman, Wash.  |  Bailey-Brayton Field (3,500)  |  April 25, 2017 Tuesday, 5 p.m.  |  Pac-12 Network WASHINGTON STATE HOSTS No. 19 GONZAGA TUESDAY Washington State (18-19, 4-11 Pac-12) wraps up a five-game homestand Tuesday with a nonconference contest against Gonzaga (24-14, 9-3 WCC, ranked No. 19 by Collegiate News.

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    Gonzaga ranked 19th by Collegiate Baseball

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Gonzaga baseball team leapt into the Collegiate Baseball poll Monday after sweeping Portland over the weekend and extending its win streak to seven games. The Zags (24-14, 14-4 WCC) entered the poll at No. 19 after being unranked in last week’s edition. They are the highest-rated West Coast Conference team in the poll as San Diego is No. 24.

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    Eli Morgan named national player of the week

    SPOKANE, Wash.—After another 15-strikeout performance April 21 at Portland, junior RHP Eli Morgan is garnering further national recognition. For the third time this year, Morgan was named one of Collegiate Baseball’s National Players of the Week, and he’s once again up for USA Baseball’s Golden Spikes Gold Standard Performance.

  • Ryan Edwards forgoing senior season at Gonzaga

    Gonzaga center Ryan Edwards has decided to forgo his redshirt senior season, according to SWX's Lindsay Joy. The 7-1 295-pound center from Kalispell, Mont., plans to graduate from Gonzaga this May with a degree in broadcasting, and then start working.

  • Whitworth wins first ever Northwest Conference Tournament title

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Whitworth softball team sealed its first ever Northwest Conference Tournament title and a trip to the 2017 NCAA Division III National Tournament with a 3-2 win over Pacific Lutheran in a winner take all game seven.

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    Huskies edge Cougs 7-1 to avoid sweep

    PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State dropped the series finale 7-1 to No. 30 Washington at Bailey-Brayton Field Sunday afternoon. The Cougars won the series after taking two of three games to notch their third straight series win against the rival Huskies.

  • Crimson defeats Gray 35-10 in WSU spring game

    WSU Athletics SPOKANE, Wash. – Redshirt-senior quarterback Luke Falk tossed two touchdown passes to lead the Crimson team to a 35-10 victory in the 2017 Washington State Crimson & Gray Game in front of 9,135 fans at Joe Albi Stadium Saturday afternoon. Of those fans, 7,135 watched from inside the stadium with another 2,000 working on their tailgating from outside the venue.   Falk went 21-of-30 for 191 yards along with the two scores. Junior Tavares Martin finished wit...
  • Whitworth falls to Willamette 13-8 in NWC baseball tournament

    Willamette Athletics McMINNVILLE, Ore. -- Eric Del Prado (Jr., 1B) smacked a grand slam home run over the center field fence and finished the game with seven RBIs to lead Willamette University to a 13-6 victory over Whitworth University in the winner's bracket game at the 2017 NWC Baseball Tournament on Saturday, April 22 at Roy Helser Field. The Bearcats improved to 28-12 on the season, while Whitworth fell to 23-13. Del Prado went 3 for 5 on the day. He was one of eight Bearcats w...
  • Both sides show well in EWU's 2nd spring scrimmage

    It was a different week, but much of the same for the Eastern Washington University football team and first-year head coach Aaron Best.

  • Whitworth beats PLU to reach NWC championship

    SPOKANE, Wash. - With a 7-0 win over Pacific Lutheran in game four of the 2017 Northwest Conference Softball Tournament, the Pirates advance to play the winner of Pacific Lutheran and George Fox.

  • Yellowjacket Bats Come Alive in Game 2 for DH Split Friday

    Bella Rovens tied the Montana State University Billings career hit record, going 5-for-7 to help the Yellowjackets split a Great Northwest Athletic Conference doubleheader at Northwest Nazarene University.

  • Pirates knock off top-seeded Linfield 4-3 in 11 innings at NWC baseball tournament

    Whitworth Athletics McMINNVILLE, Ore. - JT Phelan hit a solo home run in the 11th inning to give Whitworth a 4-3 win over #1 seed and tournament host Linfield in round one of the 2017 Northwest Conference Baseball Tournament.  The Pirates (23-13, 12-12 NWC) will return to action against the winner of the 5 p.m. game between Willamette and Pacific Lutheran on Saturday, April 22 at 3 p.m.  With runners on first and second, Garrett Hughes loaded the bases for Nicholas Nerud....
  • Whitworth tops George Fox 2-0 in opener of NWC softball tournament

    SPOKANE, Wash. – Madi Perez tossed a five-hit shutout to lead top-seeded Whitworth to a 2-0 win over fourth-seeded George Fox in the opening game of the 2017 Northwest Conference softball tournament on Friday afternoon at Diana Marks Field.

  • Sanders declaring for NBA draft without representation

    MOSCOW, Idaho – Junior guard Victor Sanders has declared himself eligible for the 2017 NBA Draft, as announced by head coach Don Verlin and the team on Friday.

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  • WSU

    • WSU’s 9th inning rally held off by No. 8 Stanford

      PULLMAN, Wash. - Washington State put runners on first and second in ninth inning but No. 8 Stanford turned away the rally to post a 5-3 victory at Bailey-Brayton Field Friday afternoon.   The Cougars (24-28, 10-19 Pac-12) put runners on with one out in the ninth but the Cardinal (39-14, 20-9 Pac) ended the game with a strikeout and groundout.

    • Bennie Seltzer returns to WSU as assistant basketball coach

      PULLMAN, Wash. – A former Cougar standout on the basketball court and 20-year coaching veteran, Bennie Seltzer returns to Pullman to join Ernie Kent's staff as an assistant men's basketball coach, Kent announced Friday.

    • Cougars Drop Series-Opener to No. 8 Stanford

      PULLMAN, Wash. - Washington State dropped the series-opener with No. 8 Stanford 13-2 at Bailey-Brayton Field Thursday evening. The Cougars (24-27, 10-18 Pac-12) collected 10 hits led by junior Shane Matheny’s 3-for-4 performance, recording his third 3-hit game of the season. WSU also received two-hit games from sophomore shortstop Andres Alvarez, junior Cory Meyer and junior left fielder Blake Clanton. Meyer and Clanton each drove in a run in the ninth. S...

    • WSU hosts No. 8 Stanford for final home series of season

      Washington State (24-26, 10-17 Pac-12) hosts No. 8 Stanford (37-14, 18-9 Pac-12) to close out the regular season. The series begins Thursday at 6 p.m., continues Friday at 4 p.m. and wraps up Saturday at 1 p.m., all on the Pac-12 Network.

    • WSU to induct six individuals and a team into Athletic Hall of Fame

      PULLMAN, Wash. - Washington State University will induct six individuals and a team into its Athletic Hall of Fame Sept. 22-23, 2017, Director of Athletics Bill Moos announced Tuesday.   The honorees will join the current 210 individuals and teams in the WSU Athletic Hall of Fame. The induction dinner will be held Sept. 22

    • WSU's Hercules Mata’afa named to Lott Impact Trophy watch list

      NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. - Washington State defensive lineman Hercules Mata'afa has been named to the 2017 Lott IMPACT Trophy, The Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation announced recently. Named after Pro Football Hall of Fame member, Ronnie Lott...

    • Former WSU player Robert Barber found not guilty of assault

      Former Washington State defensive lineman Robert Barber has been been found not guilty of assault in the second-degree and assault in the fourth-degree after he was connected to a brawl last summer.  Barber was charged with second-degree felony assault in February after he allegedly punched a WSU student at a party last July.

    • No. 1 Oregon State completes sweep of Washington State, 14-3

      CORVALLIS, Ore. – Washington State dropped a 14-3 contest in the series-finale at No. 1 Oregon State Sunday afternoon. The Cougars saw their streak of four-straight Pac-12 series wins come to an end.

    • Cougs shutout by #1 Oregon State 5-0

      CORVALLIS, Ore. – Washington State dropped a 5-0 decision to No. 1 Oregon State at Goss Stadium Saturday afternoon.

    • No. 1 Oregon State uses walk-off walk to rally past Cougars

      CORVALLIS, Ore. – Washington State nearly pulled the upset against No. 1 Oregon State but the Beavers scored twice in the ninth on bases-loaded walks to take the series-opener 4-3 in front of a sold out Goss Stadium crowd of 3,583 Friday afternoon

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  • Gonzaga

    • Gonzaga one win away from a NCAA Tournament berth

      STOCKTON, Calif.--A host of scouts came out to Friday's WCC Championships game between top-seeded Gonzaga and second-seed Loyola Marymount to see LMU starter Cory Abbott Friday afternoon, but it was Gonzaga starter Justin Vernia who stole the show as he powered the Zags to a 3-1 win and a berth in the tournament title game.

    • Offensive Surge Pushes Zags into Winner’s Bracket at WCC Tournament

      STOCKTON, Calif.—It took a few innings, but the Bulldog offense hit top gear Thursday afternoon, propelling the top-seeded Gonzaga baseball team past fourth-seed Saint Mary’s 11-3 and into the winners’ bracket of the West Coast Conference Championships at Banner Island Ballpark in Stockton, Calif. Saint Mary’s scored the game’s first runs, scoring twice in the top of the third off atypical wildness from GU starter Eli Morgan. Afte...

    • Former Gonzaga player Vivian Frieson named NAU assistant coach

      FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Northern Arizona women's basketball head coach Loree Payne completed her staff on Wednesday with former Gonzaga standout Vivian Frieson announced as assistant coach. "We're very excited to add Vivian to our coaching staff," Payne said. "The culture that she has been around playing at Gonzaga

    • No. 1 seeded Gonzaga begins WCC Championships against Saint Mary's

      This is the second time the Zags have been the championship’s top seed, also taking No. 1 in the very first tournament in 2013...Gonzaga has reached Banner Island Ballpark four times in the competition’s five-year history...Gonzaga and BYU are the only two schools to qualify for four WCC tournaments.

    • Gonzaga's Johnathan Williams will return for senior season

      SPOKANE, Wash. – Johnathan Williams will return to Gonzaga for his senior season after initially submitting his name into the NBA Draft without hiring an agent.   By not signing with an agent, Williams retained his collegiate eligibility to keep the option to return to Gonzaga in 2017-18. A key player in last season’s run to the national championship game.

    • Gonzaga's Machtolf wins Coach of the Year, Morgan first team All-WCC

      SAN BRUNO, Calif.—Gonzaga head coach Mark Machtolf was named West Coast Conference Coach of the Year Tuesday, and six Bulldog players received All-WCC recognition, including ace Eli Morgan who was named First Team All-Conference in a vote by the league’s 10 head coaches. Machtolf received his third WCC Coach of the Year award

    • Zags drop final regular season game to Fresno State 9-2

      FRESNO, Calif.—The Gonzaga baseball team played one final regular season game Monday night, falling 9-2 to Fresno State at Pete Beiden Field at Bob Bennett Stadium in Fresno. The Fresno State Bulldogs took an early lead, scoring two in the first inning after loading the bases...

    • Report: Gonzaga and Creighton agree to home-and-home series starting next season

      The Gonzaga Bulldogs men's basketball team has agreed to a home-and-home series against the Creighton Bluejays starting next season, according to The Spokesman-Review.

    • Gonzaga's Pagdanganan wraps season up with 73 at the NCAA Championships

      SUGAR GROVE, Ill. – Bianca Pagdanganan ended her time at the 2017 NCAA Championships at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Ill., on Monday with a one-over 73 in the final round. Pagdanganan’s 73 was the best round in NCAA Championships history for the Zags, besting her first round of 76 from last year...

    • Update on college basketball's top transfers

      The Gonzaga Bulldogs men's basketball team has notoriously been a hot spot for potential transfers and this year was no different. After the departures of players like Nigel Williams-Goss, Zach Collins and Przemek Karnowski, the Bulldogs are looking to reload for the 2017-18 season. The Bulldogs currently have three scholarships

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  • EWU

    • 7-foot graduate transfer Benas Griciunas to play for Eagles

      Seven-foot center Benas Griciunas from UNC Charlotte will spend his senior season as a graduate transfer at Eastern Washington University and play for Shantay Legans, the new EWU head men's basketball coach announced Thursday (May 25).

    • NAIA World Series bracket revealed; all games Live on SWX

      KANSAS CITY, Mo. – (Bracket – PDF | Schedule) The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced the seeds and bracket for the 2017 Avista-NAIA Baseball World Series, hosted by Lewis-Clark State (Idaho).

    • 2015-16 Academic Progress Rates released by the NCAA

      SPOKANE, Wash. -- Gonzaga's athletic programs continued to thrive in the latest release of the Academic Progress Rate by the NCAA on Wednesday with seven teams earning a perfect 1,000 score and all GU teams combining for a 997 mark. That mark is tied for the second-best combined average for any school in the nation, behind only the Ivy League's Dartmouth.

    • Nick Booker hired as EWU's associate head men’s basketball coach

      With seven years of NCAA Division I basketball experience, Nick Booker has been hired as the associate head coach on the staff of new Eastern Washington University men's basketball head coach Shantay Legans.   Booker spent the 2016-17 season at his alma mater, Davidson College, as director of basketball operations. The previous six seasons he was at UC Irvine in California, including the last five as an assistant coach.   As a player and coach, he has been...

    • Where Does Kupp Fit in Rams' Plans?

      The Los Angeles Rams spent three of their first four picks in this year's NFL Draft on offensive skill positions -- two receivers and a tight end. Among those players was Eastern Washington University graduate Cooper Kupp.  The record-breaking wide receiver was drafted 69th overall in the third round by the Rams.  Will the Rams' commitment to upgrading their offense help the team, and where does Kupp fall into that mix?

    • Eastern Washington Eagles spring football wrap up

      The first set of spring practices for Aaron Best as a head coach had a memorable ending he won't soon forget.   But the progress and improvement of his Eastern Washington University football team was first and foremost on his mind when the Eagles wrapped-up four weeks of spring practices last week with a competitive Red-White Spring Game. 

    • Shaq Hill, Kendrick Bourne & Jordan West heading for NFL Rookie camps

      Marking the fifth time in school history a quartet of players have joined National Football League teams in the same year, Eastern Washington University All-America wide receivers Kendrick Bourne and Shaq Hill are expected to join a pair of Eagle draftees at NFL mini-camps starting May 12.

    • Eastern's Ebukam drafted by Rams, joining Kupp in LA

      Samson Ebukam is going to get the opportunity of a lifetime too. And with the same team.   The former Eastern Washington University All-America defensive end joined wide receiver Cooper Kupp as the highest-drafted duo in school history when the Los Angeles Rams picked him in the fourth round with the 125th pick overall.

    • Undrafted Marks leads group of local NFL free agent signings

      Washington State's record-setting wide receiver Gabe Marks was the biggest of many local names which weren't called in the 2017 NFL Draft. In the few hours after the draft concluded, several Inland Northwest standouts quickly found NFL homes as undrafted free agents.

    • Eagles end Spring with Red-White game

      All-America quarterback Gage Gubrud had a customary big day, but Brandon Montgomery had an even bigger one.   The backup Eagle cornerback returned an interception 67 yards for a touchdown and had a 47-yard fumble return to set up another score and spark the Red to a 24-17 victory over the White in Saturday's (April 29) Red-White Game.

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  • Whitworth

    • Four Whitworth softball players earn All-Region honors

      SPOKANE, Wash. – Fresh off of the most successful season in school history, four Whitworth University softball players have received All-West Region recognition through the National Fastpitch Coaches Association, which released its list of all-region teams on Monday night. All-Region recognition is based on voting by NFCA member coaches.  Click here for the entire list of NCAA Division III All-Region teams. Senior pitcher Madi Perez and senior des...

    • Bucs fall to ETBU 7-5 as Whitworth's historic season ends in NCAA regional final

      MARSHALL, Texas – Tenth-ranked East Texas Baptist held on to defeat #17 Whitworth 7-5 in the championship of the Marshal, Texas NCAA Division III Softball Regional on Sunday afternoon.

    • Pirates Win to Force Winner-Take-All at NCAA Softball Regional

      by Whitworth Athletics MARSHALL, Texas – Madi Perez and Rheanne Lewis led 17th-ranked Whitworth to a 3-1 win over 10th-ranked East Texas Baptist on Saturday afternoon, forcing a final winner-take-all game on Sunday for the championship of the Marshall, Texas NCAA Division III Softball Regional. Perez pitched a complete game to improve to 25-5 while Lewis went 3-3 at the plate with a home run to help the Pirates improve to 37-10 and earn their second win of the NCAA regional....
    • Pirates split games at NCAA Regional

      MARSHALL, Texas – Whitworth University won the opener of the Marshal, Texas NCAA Division III softball regional on Friday afternoon, but the Pirates could not complete a comeback in the nightcap and ended up with a split. Whitworth, ranked 17th in the latest NFCA Division III poll, knocked off 6th-ranked Texas-Dallas 5-3 in the opener.

    • Bucs to play in NCAA Division III tournament Friday

      SPOKANE, Wash. – The Whitworth University softball team will be playing in the NCAA Division III tournament for the third time in school history and for the second straight season when the Pirates take on the University of Texas – Dallas and East Texas Baptist University this weekend in the Marshall, Texas regional.  The field includes just three teams and the winner will advance to the Super Regional round next weekend.  Check the onlin...

    • Whitworth claims 10th straight NWC All-Sports Trophy

      SPOKANE, Wash. – The Northwest Conference has announced the final standings for the 2016-17 McIlroy-Lewis All-Sports Trophy and Whitworth University has won the award for the tenth year in a row. The Pirates have extended the record for consecutive McIlroy-Lewis victories that they set last year. 

    • Whitworth to play at ETBU as part of the NCAA Division III tournament

      SPOKANE, Wash. – Whitworth University will travel to play in the Marshall, Texas regional as part of the NCAA Division III softball tournament on Friday.  East Texas Baptist University will host the three-team regional and the University of Texas at Dallas is the third school participating and the region's top-seed. .

    • Whitworth wins first ever Northwest Conference Tournament title

      SPOKANE, Wash. - The Whitworth softball team sealed its first ever Northwest Conference Tournament title and a trip to the 2017 NCAA Division III National Tournament with a 3-2 win over Pacific Lutheran in a winner take all game seven.

    • Whitworth falls to Willamette 13-8 in NWC baseball tournament

      Willamette Athletics McMINNVILLE, Ore. -- Eric Del Prado (Jr., 1B) smacked a grand slam home run over the center field fence and finished the game with seven RBIs to lead Willamette University to a 13-6 victory over Whitworth University in the winner's bracket game at the 2017 NWC Baseball Tournament on Saturday, April 22 at Roy Helser Field. The Bearcats improved to 28-12 on the season, while Whitworth fell to 23-13. Del Prado went 3 for 5 on the day. He was one of eight Bearcats w...
    • Whitworth beats PLU to reach NWC championship

      SPOKANE, Wash. - With a 7-0 win over Pacific Lutheran in game four of the 2017 Northwest Conference Softball Tournament, the Pirates advance to play the winner of Pacific Lutheran and George Fox.

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  • Idaho

    • Idaho's Victor Sanders returns for senior season

      MOSCOW, Idaho – After working out with a handful of NBA teams, junior guard Victor Sanders has elected to return to Idaho for his senior season in 2017-18.   He led the Vandals with 20.9 points per game a season ago, helping Idaho to a Big Sky Tournament Semifinal appearance and a first round win in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament.

    • Lewis-Clark State College earns No. 5 seed in Avista NAIA World Series

      KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The LCSC baseball now knows its path to a third-consecutive title and 19th overall National Championship.   The Warriors were named the No. 5 Seed in the 10-team 2017 Avista NAIA Baseball World Series. They will play No. 4 Keiser at 7 p.m. on Friday May 26.   LCSC finished the regular season with an overall record of 35-13.

    • NAIA World Series bracket revealed; all games Live on SWX

      KANSAS CITY, Mo. – (Bracket – PDF | Schedule) The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced the seeds and bracket for the 2017 Avista-NAIA Baseball World Series, hosted by Lewis-Clark State (Idaho).

    • NAIA announces field for 2017 NAIA Baseball National Championship Opening Round

      KANSAS CITY, Mo. – (Opening Round Schedule | Video Selection Show) The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has officially announced the 45-team field and brackets for the 2017 NAIA Baseball National Championship Opening Round. The event, which is a five-team, double-elimination format, takes place May 15 – 18 at nine host locations.

    • 2015-16 Academic Progress Rates released by the NCAA

      SPOKANE, Wash. -- Gonzaga's athletic programs continued to thrive in the latest release of the Academic Progress Rate by the NCAA on Wednesday with seven teams earning a perfect 1,000 score and all GU teams combining for a 997 mark. That mark is tied for the second-best combined average for any school in the nation, behind only the Ivy League's Dartmouth.

    • Lewis-Clark State Warriors to skip conference tournament

      The Lewis Clark State Warriors ended their regular season yesterday with a 11-4 loss to Corban University and has elected to skip the upcoming conference tournament.  

    • Undrafted Marks leads group of local NFL free agent signings

      Washington State's record-setting wide receiver Gabe Marks was the biggest of many local names which weren't called in the 2017 NFL Draft. In the few hours after the draft concluded, several Inland Northwest standouts quickly found NFL homes as undrafted free agents.

    • Sanders declaring for NBA draft without representation

      MOSCOW, Idaho – Junior guard Victor Sanders has declared himself eligible for the 2017 NBA Draft, as announced by head coach Don Verlin and the team on Friday.

    • Vandals first scrimmage a balanced effort

      MOSCOW, Idaho – It's a good day when the offense is happy, the defense is happy and the head coach is happy. And that was exactly the feeling Saturday at the Kibbie Dome after the University of Idaho's first football scrimmage of the spring.

    • Vandals fall to Texas State 64-55, season comes to an end

      SAN MARCOS, Texas – The wild ride that was the 2016-17 season officially came to an end on Wednesday night as Idaho fell to Texas State, 64-55, in the second round of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament.   "You have to give Texas State a lot of credit tonight," said head coach Don Verlin.  "I knew they were a good basketball team, they're very good defensively.  When it came down to it they shoot 66 percent from 2-point...

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