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    Vandals picked to finish 6th in Sun Belt

    Idaho football was picked to finish sixth in the Sun Belt Conference Preseason Poll, the league office announced on Thursday. The poll is compiled by the conference's 12 head coaches.

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    First EWU football practice set for Aug. 3

    Players will report on July 31 and Aug. 1, then the team will practice together for the first time on Aug. 3 at 3:30 p.m. Eastern will practice in pads for the first time on Saturday, Aug. 5 at 3:30 p.m

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    Myles Gaskin named to Doak Walker Award watch list

    Gaskin has surpassed 1,300 yards rushing in each of his first two seasons and was a first-team All-Pac-12 selection in 2016 after having earned freshman All-America in 2015.

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    Jamal Morrow named to Doak Walker Award watch list

    Morrow was among the 61 players and one of ten Pac-12 Conference players named to the watch list for the award given annually to the best running back in college football.

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    Seven Zags make Summer baseball All-Star rosters

    Seven Gonzaga baseball players were named to All-Star teams in their respective summer baseball leagues recently, headed by a trio of Bulldogs in the Alaska Baseball League's Midsummer Classic and two more in the West Coast League's showcase game.

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    Bodie Reeder takes over as EWU's Offensive Coordinator

    Reeder has been interim offensive coordinator since June 7 when Fred Salanoa resigned and returned to be with his family in Hawaii.

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    WSU women's basketball announces non-conference schedule

    The Cougars bring back 12 players from their 2016-17 active roster while adding a pair of freshmen and a redshirt-freshmen to bring their totals to 15 for the new season.

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    Vandals' Linehan named to Unitas Award watch list

    Linehan took home Famous Idaho Potato Bowl MVP honors after going 21-of-31 for 381 yards and four touchdowns to help Idaho take down Colorado State. On the season, Linehan finished first in the conference with 3,184 passing yards and second with 19 touchdowns.
     

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    O'Brien Award preseason watch list includes Jake Browning

    Browning was named the Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Year and finished sixth in the Heisman Trophy voting last year after passing for 3,430 yards and a Pac-12, record-tying 43 touchdowns.

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    Falk named to Davey O’Brien, Johnny Unitas watch lists

    Falk was a finalist for the Johnny Unitas award and a semifinalist for the Davey O'Brien last season after throwing for the third-most yards in the country (4,468) and tying a school-record with 38 touchdown passes, earning All-Pac-12 second team honors.

  • Montana ranked 6th, Montana State ranked 8th in preseason poll

    The Big Sky conference released their annual preseason coaches and media poll today, and for the first time in a long time, the Montana State Bobcats and Montana Grizzlies are nowhere near the top.

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    Eastern Washington picked to finish 2nd in Big Sky

    The Fighting Hawks and Eagles have been pegged to finish 1-2, respectively.

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    WSU's Peyton Pelluer named to Wuerffel Trophy Award watch list

    Pelluer was among the 109 players named to the watch list for The Wuerffel Trophy, known as "College Football's Premier Award for Community Service."

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    WSU's Tavares Martin Jr. named to Biletnikoff Award watch list

    Martin Jr. is one of 46 players named to the watch list, including five from the Pac-12 Conference.

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    UW men's basketball announces non-conference schedule

    The University of Washington men's basketball 2017-18 non-conference schedule features 11 home contests.

  • Three Griz, One Bobcat placed on All-Big Sky Team

    The Big Sky Conference released their preseason all-conference teams. Three Montana Grizzly players made the list: Offensive Tackle David Reese, Wide Receiver Jerry Louie-McGee, and Outside Linebacker Josh Buss. One Montana State Bobcat player made the list as well, middle linebacker Mac Bignell.

  • Gubrud looks to win the award for the second consecutive season

    EWU's Gubrud named preseason Big Sky Offensive Player of Year

    The Big Sky Conference announced on Monday that Eastern Washington Eagles quarterback Gage Gubrud has been selected as the preseason Offensive Player of the Year. Gubrud will look to win his second consecutive Big Sky Offensive Player of the Year Award after his record-breaking performance for the Eagles last season.

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    UW's Pettis, Bierria & Victor earn watch list mentions

    Three more Washington football players earned spots on a pair of preseason watch lists today. Dante Pettis has been named to the preseason watch list for the Paul Hornung Award, given annually to the most versatile player in college football. Meanwhile, both Azeem Victor and Kieshawn Bierria were listed by the Butkus Award.

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    WSU's Jamal Morrow named to Paul Hornung Award watch list

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Washington State running back Jamal Morrow was named to the 2017 Paul Hornung Award Watch List, the Louisville Sports Commission announced Monday.   Morrow was among the 46 players and one of six Pac-12 Conference players named to the watch list for the award.

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    Trio of EWU Eagles selected to preseason All-Big Sky Team

    After a record-setting debut for the Eastern Washington University football team, junior quarterback Gage Gubrud has been picked to defend his title as the league's Offensive MVP, joining two other Eagles on the 2017 Big Sky Conference Preseason All-Conference Team announced Monday.

  • Big Sky Media Days Kickoff in Park City, Utah

    The 2017 Big Sky Conference football season officially begins Sunday in Park City, Utah. For the next two days, representatives from all 13 football members of the conference will gather to meet with the media, and kick off another exciting season of Big Sky Conference Football. Our Shaun Rainey and Ben Wineman will join you every day with news and analysis from Park City, including the pre-season offensive and defensive MVPs, first and second team selections, and the pre-season rank...
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    UW's Taylor Rapp named to Jim Thorpe Award watch list

    Sophomore safety Taylor Rapp has been named to the preseason watch list for the Jim Thorpe Award, which is given annually to the nation's top college defensive back. Rapp was named to the Bronko Nagurski Award watch list yesterday. The Nagurski is given to the top overall defensive player.

  • Gabe Sulser shares influence going Griz after announcing commitment to UM Football

    Billings Senior standout Gabe Sulser, one of the most recruited prep players coming out of our area, announced via Twitter Thursday that he is committed to the University of Montana Football program.

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    WSU's O’Connell and Mata'afa named to award watch lists

    DALLAS – Washington State defensive lineman Hercules Mata'afa and offensive lineman Cody O'Connell were each named to preseason watch lists for the Bronco Nagurski and Outland Trophy, respectively, the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) announced Thursday.

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    Nagurski Trophy watch list includes four Huskies

    Four Husky football players have been named to the preseason watch list for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, given annually to the nation's best college defensive player. Defensive linemen Greg Gaines and Vita Vea, safety Taylor Rapp and linebacker Azeem Victor were all given a spot on the preseason list.

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    Four Huskies named to Outland Trophy preseason watch list

    Four Washington football players have been named to the preseason watch list for the Outland Trophy, awarded annually to the nation's top interior lineman. Defensive linemen Greg Gaines and Vita Vea, and offensive linemen Coleman Shelton and Trey Adams were all among the 81 players on the watch list.

  • The Gonzaga men's basketball team helped make memories for kids touched by cancer.

    Gonzaga basketball players visit Camp Goodtimes to help kids touched by cancer

    Every year, Camp Goodtimes gives kids who have had cancer or been touched by cancer, the chance to just be kids. This year the Gonzaga men's basketball team paid a visit to the kids and gave the campers a chance to make some new friends.

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    UW's Kelsey Plum up for ESPY: Best Female College Athlete

    LOS ANGELES – Kelsey Plum is one of five nominees up for a 2017 ESPY award in the category of Best Female College Athlete. The ESPYS will be held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Wednesday (July 12).

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    UW's Sample and Shelton named to Mackey, Rimington Award watch lists

    Washington's Drew Sample and Coleman Shelton have been named to the preseason watch list for the Mackey Award and Rimington Trophy, respectively. The Mackey Award is given to the nation's top college tight end while the Rimington Trophy honors the top center in the country.  

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    Five WSU baseball players named West Coast League All-Stars

    BELLEVUE, Wash. – Five Washington State Cougars were named West Coast League All-Stars, league president Brian Sloan announced Monday. The five selections are the most from any school represented in the league. Outfielders Derek Chapman, JJ Hancock and Dugan Shirer, along with infielder Dillon Plew and right-handed pitcher Collin Maier each earned WCL All-Star selections.

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    Three WSU Cougars land on Maxwell, Bednarik watch lists

    PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Three Washington State Cougars received spots on two national preseason award watch lists, the Maxwell Football Club announced Monday. Quarterback Luke Falk and offensive lineman Cody O'Connell were both placed on the Maxwell Award Watch List for the National Player of the Year

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    Four UW players land on preseason Maxwell & Bednarik Award watch list

    Four Huskies earned a spot on one of two prestigious preseason watch lists today. Jake Browning and Myles Gaskin were named to the preseason Maxwell Award watch list, while Azeem Victor and Vita Vea made the list for the Bednarik Award.  

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    WSU's Muzet & Subasic to play in FIBA U-20 European Championships

    PULLMAN, Wash. – Continuing to show off the Cougars long history of elite international talent, a pair of Washington State women's basketball players will be competing in the 2017 FIBA U-20 European Championships this summer.

  • Tillie, Hachimura in action at FIBA U19 World Cup in Egypt

    Two of Gonzaga's top returning players are keeping busy this summer while representing their countries.

  • Yellowjacket baseball adds 8 more recruits for 2018

    Eight more players will join the Montana State University Billings baseball team for the 2018 season announced head coach Aaron Sutton on Sunday.

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    Eags add Richland-native Steven Beo from BYU

    High-scoring Steven Beo, a former two-time All-State guard from Richland, Wash., will transfer to Eastern Washington University from BYU and play for the Eagle men's basketball program.

  • Former Zag Kelly Olynyk agrees to 4-year deal with Heat

    MIAMI (AP) — Kelly Olynyk has agreed to sign with the Miami Heat. Agent Greg Lawrence confirmed the agreement to The Associated Press, after ESPN first reported it would be a four-year deal worth in excess of $50 million. The deal has not been signed, though could be as early as Friday. A 7-foot center with 3-point range, Olynyk spent his first four NBA seasons with the Boston Celtics and played mostly as a reserve. He averaged 9.5 points in 278 regular-season games shot a c...
  • Tee It Up: Old Works

    In the fourth installment of Tee It Up, the boys head to Old Works to play the par 5 6th hole. Shaun Rainey, Ben Wineman and David Winter get some tips from Griz Head Golf Coach Matt Higgins on how to fix your swing tempo, club selection in the rough, and choking up on wedges. Go to our community tab and hit contests to enter to win two free rounds of golf at Old Works!

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    Zach Collins officially signs with Portland Trailblazers

    PORTLAND, Ore. (July 3, 2017) – The Portland Trail Blazers have signed center Zach Collins, it was announced today by president of basketball operations Neil Olshey. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Acquired in a draft day trade with Sacramento, Collins (7-0, 230) was selected with the 10th overall pick in the first round of the 2017 NBA Draft.

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    Report: Domantas Sabonis heading to Pacers in blockbuster deal for Paul George

    Former Gonzaga basketball star Domantas Sabonis and Victor Oladipo are heading to Indiana, after the Oklahoma City Thunder traded the two players to the Pacers for Paul George, according to multiple sources.

  • Luke Falk came in at No. 79 on Sports Illustrated's Top 100

    Two WSU football players land on Sports Illustrated's Top 100

    Sports Illustrated released their list of the top 100 players in college football on Friday and two Washington State stars made the cut. Quarterback Luke Falk was ranked No. 79 and offensive lineman Cody O'Connell was ranked No. 18. In total, the Pac-12 had 12 players make the list, but not one in the top 10.

  • WSU opens up regular season vs. Texas Southern on November 12

    Cougars announce 2017-18 men's basketball non-conference schedule and Pac-12 matchups

    PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State men's basketball will host six nonconference games at Pullman, along with one at Spokane Arena, head men's basketball coach Ernie Kent announced Thursday, along with the complete 2017-18 WSU men's basketball nonconference schedule and the Pac-12 weekly matchups.

  • The Warriors currently have 18 NAIA World Series Championships

    17 former LCSC Warriors continuing pro baseball career in minor leagues

    LEWISTON, Idaho – The highly successful Lewis-Clark State College baseball program currently has 17 former players in minor league baseball as of Wednesday, June 28, including three former major league players trying to get back to the show from the Class AAA level.

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    UW's Kelsey Plum named finalist for Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year

    LOS ANGELES -- University of Washington women's basketball graduate Kelsey Plum was named a "Top Three" finalist for the 2016-17 Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year and prestigious Honda Cup during the 41st annual Collegiate Women Sports Awards (CWSA) ceremony Monday evening (June 26) at the Galen Center on the campus of the University of Southern California. 

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    Gonzaga's Przemek Karnowski makes Hornets' summer league roster

    SPOKANE, Wash. – Former Gonzaga standout Przemek Karnowski made the Charlotte Hornets’ summer league roster the team released Monday. Charlotte announced the team’s 15-man roster for the 2017 Orlando Mountain Dew Pro Summer League beginning Saturday.

  • Hawkinson is WSU's all-time leader in double-doubles

    WSU basketball player Josh Hawkinson signs with Japanese team

    Former Washington State Cougars forward Josh Hawkinson has signed with the Toyotsu Fighting Eagles of Japan's BL2, according to international basketball reporter David Pick. Hawkinson was named to the 2017 All-Pac-12 second team, after being named a Pac-12 honorable mention in both his sophomore and junior years.

  • Ryan Edwards to play basketball at Portland State

    Former Zag Ryan Edwards to play final season of basketball at Portland State

    Portland State Basketball Coach Barret Peery has announced the addition of graduate transfer Ryan Edwards to the Viking program for the 2017-18 season. Edwards has signed a grant-in-aid contract and entered school for summer term. Edwards has played three seasons with one redshirt season at Gonzaga University.

  • New Orleans' Summer League begins on July 7

    Gonzaga's Jordan Mathews takes alternate route to NBA, New Orleans Pelicans

    Jordan Mathews is walking in the footsteps of former Gonzaga teammate Kyle Wiltjer, following the Houston Rocket's path to the NBA. After going undrafted in the 2017 NBA Draft, Mathews drew attention from three NBA teams about possibly playing for their Summer League team and ultimately chose the New Orleans Pelicans.

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    EWU's Jacob Wiley will join the Brooklyn Nets

    In a way, it was a blessing for former Eastern Washington University basketball player Jacob Wiley not to be chosen in the two rounds of the National Basketball Association Draft in Brooklyn, N.Y.   But he'll wind up in Brooklyn anyway, as the Nets.

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    Gonzaga's Justin Jacobs & Jake Roberts sign pro baseball contracts

    SPOKANE, Wash.—Two more Gonzaga baseball players realized their dreams of signing a professional contract this week as Justin Jacobs signed as a free agent with the Texas Rangers and Jake Roberts came to terms with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Jacobs enters the pro ranks coming off a strong senior campaign.

  • Gonzaga's Zach Collins was selected 10th overall in this year's NBA Draft.

    WATCH: Gonzaga's Zach Collins' path to the NBA through hard work and sacrifice

    Our Sam Adams got a chance to talk with Gonzaga's Zach Collins after he was selected 10th overall in this year's NBA Draft. Collins talks about how his work ethic brought him to the position he's in and how he plans to use that to help the Portland Trailblazers.

  • Fultz is the first-ever Husky to go No. 1 overall in the NBA Draft

    WATCH: UW's Markelle Fultz talks about being the No. 1 draft pick

    Our Femi Abebefe got a chance to talk with Washington Huskies' Markelle Fultz about being drafted No. 1 overall in the NBA Draft. Fultz was the first-ever Husky taken first overall in the NBA Draft and talks about how he plans to help the Philadelphia 76ers this upcoming season.

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    UW becomes 1st school to produce top pick in NBA and WNBA Drafts

    SEATTLE – Following tonight's NBA draft, the University of Washington became the first school to produce the top pick in the NBA and WNBA drafts in the same academic year as Markelle Fultz joined Kelsey Plum as the first overall draft pick.   The duo not only made history as the first tandem of top picks in the WNBA and NBA drafts to come from the same school, but also from the same conference.

  • Williams-Goss becomes the second Zag selected in this year's draft

    Gonzaga's Nigel Williams-Goss selected 55th overall by the Utah Jazz

    Former Gonzaga guard Nigel Williams-Goss was selected 55th overall by the Utah Jazz in this year's NBA Draft. Williams-Goss becomes the second Gonzaga player taken in the 2017 NBA Draft (Zach Collins, #10 to Portland) and the third Bulldogs' player selected in the past two years.

  • Portland Trailblazers finished 41-41 last season

    Gonzaga's Zach Collins selected 10th overall by the Sacramento Kings

    Former Gonzaga forward Zach Collins was selected 10th overall by the Sacramento Kings in the 2017 NBA Draft. Collins becomes the Bulldogs' third lottery pick in the last five years, joining Kelly Olynyk (13th in 2013) and Domantas Sabonis (11th in 2016).

  • Fultz is the first Husky to be drafted 1st overall

    UW's Markelle Fultz selected 1st overall by the Philadelphia 76ers

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Philadelphia 76ers select Washington guard Markelle Fultz with No. 1 pick in the NBA draft. Fultz set the UW freshman single-season points record with his 579 points.

  • Kraziness in the Kennel is on Oct. 7 & FanFest is on Oct. 14

    Kraziness in the Kennel & FanFest dates announced

    SPOKANE, Wash. -- Gonzaga basketball has finalized dates for Numerica Kraziness in the Kennel for Oct. 7, and Numerica FanFest on Oct. 14. Fans will get the early details on this year's Numerica Kraziness in the Kennel and Numerica FanFest events, and meet some of their favorite men's and women's basketball players

  • The NBA Draft will start Thursday at 4:00 p.m.

    Where will Gonzaga's Zach Collins land in the NBA Draft?

    Gonzaga forward Zach Collins is moments away from fulfilling his dream and being drafted in Thursday's NBA Draft. This year's NBA Draft could be historic for the Bulldogs, as they could potentially have a player selected in the first round in back-to-back years for the first time in school history.

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    LCSC's Gunnar Buhner signs with Philadelphia Phillies

    LEWISTON, Idaho – The list of Lewis-Clark State College baseball players in the minor leagues continues to grow as Gunnar Buhner has signed a free-agent contract with the Philadelphia Phillies.   LCSC, which won its third straight Avista NAIA World Series title earlier this month and its 19th overall, had seven players selected in the Major League draft last week. Buhner, the son of former Major League outfielder Jay Buhner, wasn’t sel...

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    Gonzaga's 2017 volleyball schedule released

    SPOKANE, Wash.--The 2017 volleyball season is coming up quickly, and Gonzaga head coach Diane Nelson announced the Bulldogs' schedule for the upcoming campaign on Wednesday. Gonzaga faces a balanced schedule this season, complete with 10 opponents that posted winning records last season and three that reached the NCAA Tournament - Denver, BYU, and San Diego. The Bulldogs will play 12 matches inside the Martin Centre, the first three of which will come at the Za...

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    Gonzaga's Frost and Bohling taken on final day of MLB Draft

    SECAUCUS. N.J.--Two more Gonzaga baseball players were selected on the final day of the 2017 MLB First Year Player Draft Wednesday as Tyler Frost and Jeff Bohling both went early in the day. In the 15th round, the Chicago White Sox selected Frost with the 12th pick of the frame.

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    Three WSU Cougars selected on Day 3 of MLB Draft

    NEW YORK – Washington State redshirt-junior pitcher Damon Jones, junior third baseman Shane Matheny and junior pitcher Colby Nealy were selected in the Major League Baseball Draft Wednesday.

  • The Lewis-Clark State Warriors had six players drafted on Day 3 of MLB Draft

    Familiar faces selected on Day 3 of MLB Draft

    Day 3 (rounds 11-40) of the MLB Draft concluded today and many familiar faces were selected. The Lewis-Clark State Warriors had six players selected in rounds 11-40 and are coming of their 19th and third consecutive NAIA National Championship. The Washington State Cougars had three players drafted on Day 3 (Jones, Matheny, Nealy), while the Gonzaga Bulldogs had two drafted (Frost, Bohling).

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    Gonzaga's Eli Morgan named first team All-American

    SPOKANE, Wash.—Junior starting pitcher Eli Morgan picked up the highest honor of his career Wednesday, earning Perfect Game/Rawlings First Team All-America accolades. Morgan, the eighth-round draft pick of Cleveland on June 13, earned the high national honor after a standout junior season.

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    LCSC’s Brogdon selected by Phillies in 10th round of MLB draft

    LEWISTON, Idaho – Connor Brogdon, a 6-foot- senior right-handed pitcher, became only the eighth Lewis-Clark State College baseball player to be drafted in the 10th round or lower since 1999 when the Philadelphia Phillies selected him in the 10th round in the 2017 Major League Baseball draft.

  • Mills selected in 3rd round by Mariners, Morgan selected in 8th round by Indians.

    Pair of Gonzaga pitchers selected on day 2 of MLB Draft

    SECAUCUS, N.J.— A pair of star Gonzaga pitchers heard their names called on day two of the 2017 MLB First Year Player Draft Tuesday. Senior reliever Wyatt Mills was selected in the third round and 83rd overall pick by the Seattle Mariners while junior starter Eli Morgan went in the eighth round and 252nd overall to the Cleveland Indians.

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    WSU football locks in nonconference schedule through 2021 season

    PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State football has completed its nonconference schedule through the 2021 season and it will have the Cougars playing seven home games in four of the next five years, WSU Director of Athletics Bill Moos announced Monday. 

  • Brooks-Johnson earns All-America honors; finishing 6th in heptathlon at NCAA Track & Field Championships

    EUGENE, Ore. -- Washington State’s Alissa Brooks-Johnson overcame a strong national field and deplorable weather conditions to capture sixth place in the heptathlon Saturday at the NCAA DI Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Hayward Field in Eugene. Brooks-Johnson, a redshirt junior from Doty, Wash., and two-time Pac-12 Champion, ended the first day’s four events in 12th position with 3,251 points. Saturday she had solid performances in the final three events to scor...
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    Gonzaga's Fraley becomes Bulldogs' first-ever track All-American

    EUGENE, Ore. -- Gonzaga's Troy Fraley placed seventh in the 3,000-meter steeplechase national final at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Friday. Fraley crossed the line with a time of 8:35.38 at Historic Hayward Field on the campus of the University of Oregon.

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    Cougs add grad transfer Drick Bernstine from North Dakota

    PULLMAN, Wash. – Graduate transfer Drick Bernstine (6-8, 220, Aurora, Colo./North Dakota) has signed a Financial Aid Agreement (FAA) to join the Washington State men’s basketball program for the 2017-18 season, WSU head coach Ernie Kent announced Friday.

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    WSU WBB's Ivana Kmetovska signs pro contract with CD Zamarat

    PULLMAN, Wash. – Former Washington State women's basketball forward Ivana Kmetovska will continue her basketball journey on the professional level as the 2017 graduate has signed a professional contract to play with CD Zamarat in Spain.

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    Quartet selected as co-captains for 2017 EWU football season

    Seniors Albert Havili, Andre Lino and Nic Sblendorio will join junior Gage Gubrud as the first captains in the head coaching career of Aaron Best, the first-year Eastern Washington University football coach announced Thursday (June 8).  

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    EWU's Ashli Payne to play professional basketball in Australia

    CHENEY, Wash. – Recent Eastern Washington University women's basketball alumna Ashli Payne has signed a contract to play basketball professionally for the Gold Coast Rollers of the Queensland Basketball League in Gold Coast, Queensland.
     

  • Fraley will be the first-ever Zag in a national final in program history

    Gonzaga's Troy Fraley advances to Steeplechase National Finals

    EUGENE, Ore. -- Gonzaga's Troy Fraley moved onto Friday's 3,000-meter steeplechase national final with a sixth-place finish in the semifinals at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Wednesday. He will be the first-ever Zag in a national final in program history.

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    UW's Ali Aguilar named to WCWS All-Tournament Team

    OKLAHOMA CITY -- At the conclusion of the 2017 Women's College World Series, Washington senior Ali Aguilar was named to the All-Tournament Team as announced by the NCAA on Tuesday, June 6.  Aguilar knocked two sixth inning, lead-off home runs in Washington's first WCWS appearance since 2013 to lead the team to the semi-finals

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    EWU offensive coordinator Fred Salanoa resigns to return to family in Hawaii

    Eastern Washington University offensive coordinator and tight ends coach Fred Salanoa submitted his resignation this week and will return to Hawaii to be near his family, Eastern first-year head coach Aaron Best announced Wednesday.

  • J.J. Robinson is the only Warriors' player honored

    J.J. Robinson earns NAIA Honorable Mention honors

    LEWISTON, Idaho – Lewis-Clark State College designated hitter J.J. Robinson earned honorable mention honors from the NAIA-Baseball Coaches Association All-America Committee.   Robinson, who was a second-team selection a year ago, was the only Warrior to earn honors. 

  • WSU beat Houston 24-22 in the 1988 Aloha Bowl

    Flashback: 1988 Aloha Bowl

    Washington State University and the University of Houston announced on Monday that they have agreed to a home-and-home series beginning in 2019. It's been nearly 29 years since Washington State and Houston last played in the 1988 Aloha Bowl. We revisit that 1988 Aloha Bowl, when Washington State came away with a 24-22 victory over Houston. 

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    WSU football schedules series with Houston beginning in 2019

    PULLMAN, Wash. - Washington State University and the University of Houston have agreed to a home-and-home football series beginning in 2019, WSU Director of Athletics Bill Moos announced Monday.  

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    Florida ends UW's season in WCWS semifinals

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Washington softball's season came to an end Sunday afternoon in Oklahoma City after a 5-2 loss in the semifinals of the Women's College World Series to No. 1 seeded Florida at USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium.

  • Alvelo, Huskies shutout UCLA 1-0 to advance to WCWS semifinals

    UW Athletics OKLAHOMA CITY — After a loss to No. 10 seeded Oklahoma last night in the Women's College World Series, Washington (50-13) needed a win over UCLA to advance to the semifinals, and they got just that. Taran Alvelo and Ali Aguilar led the Huskies to a 1-0 victory over the Bruins (48-15) Saturday night at USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium.   "Kind of a surreal game for us in terms of our pitching and our defense," said Washington head coach Heather Tarr....
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    Huskies fall to Sooners 3-1 in Women's College World Series

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Sydney Romero hit a solo homer to help defending national champion Oklahoma defeat Washington 3-1 on Friday night in the Women's College World Series.

  • Gonzaga made their first Final Four in school history last season

    Gonzaga receives their Final Four rings

    After a historic run to their first Final Four and National Championship appearance in school history, the Gonzaga men's basketball team received their Final Four rings on Thursday. The Bulldogs have been to every NCAA Tournament since 1999.

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    Washington softball opens up World Series with win over Oregon

    OKLAHOMA CITY— Sixth seeded Washington (49-12) opened the Women's College World Series with a win over third-seeded Oregon (52-7), 3-1, Thursday night at USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium.

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    Eight Huskies receive All-Pac-12 recognition

    SAN FRANCISCO – Eight different Huskies received All-Conference recognition the Pac-12 Conference announced on Thursday. Junior pitcher Noah Bremer, senior outfielder MJ Hubbs and junior catcher Joey Morgan received All-Pac-12 honors.

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    Gonzaga pitcher Eli Morgan earns second team All-American accolades

    TUCSON, Ariz.--Junior RHP Eli Morgan earned a national postseason honor Thursday as he picked up Second Team All-American accolades from Collegiate Baseball. Morgan, a starting pitcher from Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., went 10-2 with a 2.86 ERA in 2017, striking out 138 batters in 100.2 innings of work.

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    WSU's Matheny named All-Pac-12, Alvarez, Harrer named honorable mention

    SAN FRANCISCO – Washington State junior third baseman Shane Matheny was named to the All-Pac-12 Conference Team, headlining three Washington State players who earned all-conference recognition after a vote by the league's coaches, conference commissioner Larry Scott announced Thursday.

  • Gonzaga will take on Ohio State in the PK80

    Bracket revealed for the men's basketball PK80 Tournament

    PORTLAND, Ore. – The brackets and first round matchups have been released for the PK80 Presented by State Farm and Gonzaga will take on Ohio State in the evening session in its first game at Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Nov. 23. The Zags and Buckeyes are part of the “Motion” Bracket along with Butler, Duke, Florida, Portland State, Stanford and Texas.

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    Washington opens up Women's College World Series play against Oregon

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The No. 6 seed Washington Softball team will continue their season after being named the Seattle Super Regional Champions. They will open play in the 2017 Women's College World Series on Thursday evening at USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium.

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    Pac-12 announces early 2017 football early TV selections

    PULLMAN, Wash. - Five Washington State University football games, four at Martin Stadium and one road contest at California, have been selected as part of the Pac-12 Conference's early television selections, the conference announced Wednesday. 

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  • Who is the best quarterback in the Pac-12 right now?

  • Thank you for participating in our poll. Here are the results so far:

    Luke Falk
    47%
    61 votes
    Jake Browning
    41%
    54 votes
    Davis Webb
    2%
    2 votes
    Other
    11%
    14 votes
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  • Gonzaga

    • Seven Zags make Summer baseball All-Star rosters

      Seven Gonzaga baseball players were named to All-Star teams in their respective summer baseball leagues recently, headed by a trio of Bulldogs in the Alaska Baseball League's Midsummer Classic and two more in the West Coast League's showcase game.

    • Gonzaga basketball players visit Camp Goodtimes to help kids touched by cancer

      Every year, Camp Goodtimes gives kids who have had cancer or been touched by cancer, the chance to just be kids. This year the Gonzaga men's basketball team paid a visit to the kids and gave the campers a chance to make some new friends.

    • Tillie, Hachimura in action at FIBA U19 World Cup in Egypt

      Two of Gonzaga's top returning players are keeping busy this summer while representing their countries.

    • Former Zag Kelly Olynyk agrees to 4-year deal with Heat

      MIAMI (AP) — Kelly Olynyk has agreed to sign with the Miami Heat. Agent Greg Lawrence confirmed the agreement to The Associated Press, after ESPN first reported it would be a four-year deal worth in excess of $50 million. The deal has not been signed, though could be as early as Friday. A 7-foot center with 3-point range, Olynyk spent his first four NBA seasons with the Boston Celtics and played mostly as a reserve. He averaged 9.5 points in 278 regular-season games shot a c...
    • Zach Collins officially signs with Portland Trailblazers

      PORTLAND, Ore. (July 3, 2017) – The Portland Trail Blazers have signed center Zach Collins, it was announced today by president of basketball operations Neil Olshey. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Acquired in a draft day trade with Sacramento, Collins (7-0, 230) was selected with the 10th overall pick in the first round of the 2017 NBA Draft.

    • Report: Domantas Sabonis heading to Pacers in blockbuster deal for Paul George

      Former Gonzaga basketball star Domantas Sabonis and Victor Oladipo are heading to Indiana, after the Oklahoma City Thunder traded the two players to the Pacers for Paul George, according to multiple sources.

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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. 

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  • Idaho

    • Vandals picked to finish 6th in Sun Belt

      Idaho football was picked to finish sixth in the Sun Belt Conference Preseason Poll, the league office announced on Thursday. The poll is compiled by the conference's 12 head coaches.

    • Vandals' Linehan named to Unitas Award watch list

      Linehan took home Famous Idaho Potato Bowl MVP honors after going 21-of-31 for 381 yards and four touchdowns to help Idaho take down Colorado State. On the season, Linehan finished first in the conference with 3,184 passing yards and second with 19 touchdowns.
       

    • 17 former LCSC Warriors continuing pro baseball career in minor leagues

      LEWISTON, Idaho – The highly successful Lewis-Clark State College baseball program currently has 17 former players in minor league baseball as of Wednesday, June 28, including three former major league players trying to get back to the show from the Class AAA level.

    • LCSC's Gunnar Buhner signs with Philadelphia Phillies

      LEWISTON, Idaho – The list of Lewis-Clark State College baseball players in the minor leagues continues to grow as Gunnar Buhner has signed a free-agent contract with the Philadelphia Phillies.   LCSC, which won its third straight Avista NAIA World Series title earlier this month and its 19th overall, had seven players selected in the Major League draft last week. Buhner, the son of former Major League outfielder Jay Buhner, wasn’t sel...

    • Familiar faces selected on Day 3 of MLB Draft

      Day 3 (rounds 11-40) of the MLB Draft concluded today and many familiar faces were selected. The Lewis-Clark State Warriors had six players selected in rounds 11-40 and are coming of their 19th and third consecutive NAIA National Championship. The Washington State Cougars had three players drafted on Day 3 (Jones, Matheny, Nealy), while the Gonzaga Bulldogs had two drafted (Frost, Bohling).

    • LCSC’s Brogdon selected by Phillies in 10th round of MLB draft

      LEWISTON, Idaho – Connor Brogdon, a 6-foot- senior right-handed pitcher, became only the eighth Lewis-Clark State College baseball player to be drafted in the 10th round or lower since 1999 when the Philadelphia Phillies selected him in the 10th round in the 2017 Major League Baseball draft.

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