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Spokesman-Review Oct 21, 2014

Prep’s Harrington headed to Carroll - Tue, 21 Oct 2014 PST

Oona Harrington, a third Gonzaga Prep girls basketball standout, has given an oral commitment. Harrington is headed to Carroll College in Helena. The 6-foot forward chose Carroll over Lewis-Clark State College, Whitman and Concordia of Portland.

Columbia Basin invades Spokane City League

In 1951, the four members of the Spokane City League -- Gonzaga, Lewis and Clark, North Central and Rogers -- mixed with Walla Walla and Yakima High School (currently Davis) to create the Columbia Basin Conference. The second games of the City League’s round-robin schedule counted for double because the second game would also be recognized in the CBC. The City League however, remained as it had been. No Walla Walla or Yakima games would count there. The Walla Walla Blue Devils dominated in 1951, going undefeated to win the new conference title. The following season, they shared the...
Spokesman-Review Oct 19, 2014

Fans get peek at new-look GU women - Sun, 19 Oct 2014 PST

The McCarthey Athletic Center was rocking Saturday as the Gonzaga women’s basketball team took the court. Spike the Bulldog was marching around the crowd. Someone even brought a face photo of Lindsay Sherbert to wave about. And, the Gonzaga pep band did its best to honor Bon Jovi and others.
Spokesman-Review Oct 18, 2014

Today’s menu: Saturday’s area sports schedule - Sat, 18 Oct 2014 PST

Cross country College: Washington State, Eastern Washington at Pre National Invitational at LaVern Gibson Championship Course, Terre Haute, Ind., 8 a.m.; Washington State, Idaho, Eastern Washington, Gonzaga, CC Spokane at Inland Empire Challenge, Lewiston Orchards, Whitworth at Lewis & Clark Invitational, McIver Park, Estacada, Ore., both 11.

Gonzaga Prep defeats Central Valley 49-24

S-R photojournalist Jesse Tinsley covered the Gonzaga Prep vs. Central Valley game.  Check out this big picture gallery of game photos.
Spokesman-Review Oct 17, 2014

College roundup: Pacific snaps Gonzaga’s four-match volleyball winning streak - Fri, 17 Oct 2014 PST

Gonzaga’s four-match winning streak came to an end Thursday night against Pacific. Lexi Elman had 19 kills and 11 digs as the Boxers (15-5, 4-3) rallied to beat the Bulldogs in five sets in a West Coast Conference match in Spokane. Scores were 18-25, 25-14, 23-25, 25-20 and 15-12.
SWX Oct 16, 2014
Gonzaga Women's Basketball To Host Fan Fest

Gonzaga Women's Basketball To Host Fan Fest

The Gonzaga University women's basketball team will make its 2014-15 public debut this upcoming Saturday, Oct. 18, when the squad partakes in their annual Fan Fest. The event will take place in the McCarthey Athletic Center and is free to the public. Doors will open at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday while the show will start an hour later.
Spokesman-Review Oct 16, 2014

Gonzaga men ranked 13th in first coaches poll - Thu, 16 Oct 2014 PST

Gonzaga men’s basketball team will begin the season ranked 13th in the Preseason USA Today coaches poll, released today.
Spokesman-Review Oct 16, 2014

Bill Pierce’s prep almanac - Thu, 16 Oct 2014 PST

With only a narrow 7-0 loss to Gonzaga, the Rogers Pirates were undisputed City champions in 1942. To end the season, a game was arranged with undefeated Ellensburg for Thanksgiving Day. There were no playoffs to determine a state champion in 1942, however Ellensburg was 7-0 and the game was advertised as for the state crown.
Spokesman-Review Oct 15, 2014

College soccer notes: Cougs, Eags, Zags regroup - Wed, 15 Oct 2014 PST

For several regional women’s college soccer teams, it’s time to regroup. Washington State, Gonzaga and Eastern Washington all faced reverses last week – just as they were building some midseason momentum.

Rogers' unofficial 1942 state championship

With the country less than a year into World War II, the 1942 high school football season started off with the 5th annual Vic Dessert Merry Go Round spectacle at Gonzaga University’s football field. It was an early version of today’s jamborees and 17,000 showed up for the event won by Lewis and Clark. At halftime, each school put on stunts.  Gonzaga High advertised the nearly $97,000 the school had raised in War Bonds. Rogers High suffered the only major casualty that evening with returning back, Ernie Cress, being sidelined for the season with a broken leg. As it turned out, even...
Spokesman-Review Oct 11, 2014

Blinn continues run as GU beats Santa Clara - Sat, 11 Oct 2014 PST

Savannah Blinn racked up 25 kills for the third straight match, Jordan Gasser added 17 kills with just two errors and Gonzaga stormed back from a two-set deficit to beat Santa Clara in a West Coast Conference volleyball match Friday night in Santa Clara, California, 22-25, 18-25, 25-15, 25-14, 18-16. Gonzaga’s Lauren Joseph dished out a career-high 60 assists and Morgan Douglass led the Bulldogs defensively with 19 digs.
Spokesman-Review Oct 10, 2014

College roundup: Gonzaga rallies past San Francisco for five-game volleyball victory - Fri, 10 Oct 2014 PST

The Gonzaga volleyball team rallied to beat San Francisco in a West Coast Conference match Thursday in San Francisco. Scores were 23-25, 25-17, 17-25, 25-19 and 15-9. The Bulldogs (12-4, 3-2) were led by Savannah Blinn, who had a match-high 25 kills, and Jordan Gasser, who had 16 kills and 12 digs.
SWX Oct 9, 2014
Gonzaga's Kyle Wiltjer Exhibits His Downtown Skills

Gonzaga's Kyle Wiltjer Exhibits His Downtown Skills

Gonzaga men's basketball fans will get a kick out of the video above, and maybe a little extra hope heading into the Zags upcoming season, when they see the three-point skills of transfer forward Kyle Wiltjer.