12:39 AM EDT, Wed September 03, 2014

Zags on ESPN networks at least 13 times

Gonzaga will appear at least 13 times on ESPN’s family of networks during the 2014-15 college basketball season. GU’s non-conference matchups against SMU, Arizona, Washington State, UCLA and Memphis are among a minimum of 44 ESPN telecasts involving WCC teams. The Zags’ showdowns with BYU (Dec. 27 and Feb. 28) and Saint Mary’s (Jan. 22 and Feb. 21) are on ESPN’s schedule. The ESPN networks will have expanded coverage of the WCC Tournament in Las Vegas, beginning with a pair of quarterfinal games Saturday, March. 7. More here. --Below, find ticket information for the GU-WSU game...
Spokesman-Review 21 hours ago

Sky win OT thriller, force third game - Tue, 02 Sep 2014 PST

WNBA: Sylvia Fowles scored 27 points and the Chicago Sky beat the Indiana Fever 86-84 in two overtimes to even the best-of-3 Eastern Conference finals Monday. Former Gonzaga standout Courtney Vandersloot had 18 points and Allie Quigley added 16 for the fourth-seeded Sky, who rallied from 14 points down to earn their first home playoff victory. Both of Chicago’s victories in the first round against Atlanta came on the road.
Spokesman-Review Aug 30, 2014

Area roundup: No. 6 Washington scores 4 on Gonzaga - Sat, 30 Aug 2014 PST

Darwin Jones scored twice from the penalty spot and the No. 6 Washington Huskies rolled past the host Gonzaga Bulldogs 4-0 at Luger Field on Friday in the opener for both teams. Jones, a product of the Seattle Sounders Academy, converted his first penalty in the 31st minute to double the Huskies lead after Christian Roldan was brought down in the box by GU goalkeeper Chris Lowrimore. Jones added his second, the final goal of the game, in the closing minutes after drawing a foul in the penalty area.
Spokesman-Review Aug 28, 2014

Target on Pups, Saxons - Thu, 28 Aug 2014 PST

It may not be unanimous but the Greater Spokane League’s 4A coaches believe Gonzaga Prep will capture the league championship. The team the coaches believe will earn the other play-in berth is Ferris. The coaches believe all six teams will be competitive.
Spokesman-Review Aug 27, 2014

Former GU, Mead standout Jazmine Redmon to play basketball in Germany - Wed, 27 Aug 2014 PST

One of the most popular basketball players in Spokane history will get another chance on the hardwood. Former Gonzaga University great Jazmine Redmon has signed a professional contract to play for the Rhein-Main Baskets of the German Bundesliga.
Spokesman-Review Aug 25, 2014

EWU, GU post road wins in women’s soccer - Mon, 25 Aug 2014 PST

Gonzaga defeated host Fresno State 3-0 in a nonconference women’s soccer match on Sunday to begin the season 2-0 for the first time since 2009. Karley Baggerly scored two goals and the Zags picked up an own goal. Baggerly, who was the team’s co-leader in goals last season, scored at 12:19 off an assist from Katey Pennington and at 82:35 off an assist from Heather Johnson.
Spokesman-Review Aug 24, 2014

Blog matters: Zags start WCC play on road; Lots of questions as Chiefs open camp; New impact players for WSU? - Sun, 24 Aug 2014 PST

A sampling from the past week of posts in the S-R blog SportsLink at spokesman.com/ sportslink. 2: Last year, Gonzaga opened the WCC with four consecutive home games.
Spokesman-Review Aug 21, 2014

G-Prep’s Otiona Gildon commits to Oregon - Thu, 21 Aug 2014 PST

The Greater Spokane League girls basketball reigning most valuable player is headed to the University of Oregon. Gonzaga Prep senior-to-be Otiona Gildon has given Ducks and former Gonzaga University coach Kelly Graves an oral commitment.
Spokesman-Review Aug 20, 2014

Bulldogs picked sixth in WCC men’s soccer - Wed, 20 Aug 2014 PST

The West Coast Conference announced on Tuesday that the Gonzaga Bulldogs men’s soccer team was selected to finish sixth in a preseason poll of the league’s coaches. GU received 23 points. After capturing its first outright WCC championship in 2013, Loyola Marymount was picked as the favorite to win the 2014 title. LMU was a nearly unanimous selection earning 48 out of a possible 49 points to go along with six first-place votes. Santa Clara received the remaining two first-place votes, collecting 43 points.
SWX Aug 19, 2014
Gonzaga Women's Basketball Announces WCC Slate

Gonzaga Women's Basketball Announces WCC Slate

First-year Gonzaga University head women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier will make her West Coast Conference debut at home as the 2014-15 WCC schedule was announced Tuesday.
Spokesman-Review Aug 19, 2014

Zags hit road to begin WCC play - Tue, 19 Aug 2014 PST

The Gonzaga Bulldogs men’s basketball team will hit the road for three games when West Coast Conference play begins, according to the schedule released on Monday. The defending WCC champions open their conference slate at Brigham Young on Dec. 27, before traveling to San Diego (Dec. 29) and Portland (Jan. 3).

Zags open WCC with three road games

The WCC released its 2014-15 schedule -- yes, GU plays conference games in late December again -- and it looks nothing like last years slate. The Zags open with three straight road games, including a WCC lid-lifter at BYU, followed by dates with San Diego and Portland. GU plays five of its first seven on the road. Last year, Gonzaga opened the WCC with four consecutive home games. BYU is picked second behind Gonzaga in most preseason polls (Im picking Saint Marys at No. 2). San Diego and Portland are contenders to finish in the top five. The Zags home opener will be against USF, which...
Spokesman-Review Aug 17, 2014

Give and Take: Tweets of the week - Sun, 17 Aug 2014 PST

@ Srpreps (Greg Lee) For my money the best opening game in this area is Richland at Gonzaga Prep with Wenatchee/Mead and CV/CdA close #nwprepsnow. @Jacob_ThorpeSR It’s pouring rain in Lewiston’s 80-degree heat. We’ve seen almost everything this camp. Still have time for snow before the scrimmage.
Spokesman-Review Aug 16, 2014

Former Gonzaga forward Coleman joins NAIA powerhouse - Sat, 16 Aug 2014 PST

Former Gonzaga Bulldog Gerard Coleman will play his senior season of basketball for Georgetown (Kentucky) College. Tigers coach Chris Briggs expects Coleman to be a productive player for the NAIA program, which won the national championship two years ago.

Coleman headed to Georgetown (Kent.) College

  Former Gonzaga Bulldog Gerard Coleman will play his senior season of basketball for Georgetown (Kent.) College. Tigers coach Chris Briggs expects Coleman to be a productive player for the NAIA program, which won the national championship two years ago. Coleman transferred to Gonzaga from Providence, where he was a double-digit scorer for two seasons. The 6-foot-4 wing from Boston averaged 6 points and 1.6 rebounds as a Zag last season. He reached double figures five times in the first nine games, including a 21-point effort versus New Mexico State. Coleman’s playing time and...