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Truong leads Gonzaga past Maine as Lady Zags crack top 25

Nov. 28, 2022 23:23 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Kaylynne Truong scored 15 points, Brynna Maxwell scored 13 shooting 4 for 6 and No. 23 Gonzaga stifled Maine 62-43 on Monday just hours after breaking into the AP Top 25 poll. Gonzaga (6-1) outscored Maine 10-2 in the final 3:45 of the second quarter and...

No. 12 Washington looks for payback vs Washington State

Nov. 23, 2022 10:56 AM EST

One moment summed up the frustration of seven straight losses last November, when then-Washington State quarterback Jayden de Laura took a giant flag with the famous Cougar head logo and spiked it on the purple ‘W’ at Husky Stadium. Names and faces have changed in the 12 months...

Mullins, WSU ride parade of 3s past E. Washington 82-56

Nov. 21, 2022 23:32 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Jabe Mullins scored a career-high 24 points on 8-for-11 shooting from 3-point range and Washington State avenged last year's loss beating Eastern Washington 82-56 on Monday night. Last year, Pac-12 Washington State led the Big Sky Eagles (1-4) 40-28 at...

Bolton's 24 points lead No. 2 Gonzaga over No. 4 Kentucky

Nov. 20, 2022 22:46 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Gonzaga coach Mark Few wasn't sure how the No. 2 Bulldogs would play against No. 4 Kentucky after losing at No. 11 Texas earlier in the week. He needn't have worried. Rasir Bolton scored 24 points, Drew Timme added 22, and Gonzaga beat...

Coroner: Idaho students were stabbed to death in their beds

Nov. 18, 2022 22:32 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Four University of Idaho students who were found dead in a rental house near campus were stabbed to death in their beds and likely were asleep when they were attacked, a county coroner told a cable news channel. Latah County Coroner Cathy Mabbutt also told...

Mystery surrounds stabbing deaths of 4 Idaho students

Nov. 17, 2022 18:44 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Autopsies performed on four University of Idaho students who were found dead inside a rental house near campus showed that all four were stabbed to death, the Latah County coroner said Thursday. The killings have shaken Moscow, an Idaho Panhandle college town of...

Idaho police: No suspect in slaying of 4 college students

Nov. 16, 2022 20:16 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Police in the college town of Moscow said Wednesday they have not identified a suspect or found a weapon in the weekend slayings of four University of Idaho students in a rental house near campus. Authorities continue to believe the attack was targeted but...

Spokane County deputies fatally shoot man after standoff

Nov. 15, 2022 20:14 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Spokane County Sheriff’s Office deputies have shot and killed a man after a 12-hour standoff at a home in the Greenacres area. According to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office, the man was fatally shot after he started a fire at the home Tuesday and then...

Rolovich sues Washington St over firing for refusing vaccine

Nov. 15, 2022 15:29 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Former Washington State football coach Nick Rolovich has sued the university and Gov. Jay Inslee after he was fired last year for refusing to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The lawsuit, filed last week in Whitman County Superior Court, names the university,...

Feds resume study of restoring grizzlies to North Cascades

Nov. 10, 2022 15:48 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Environmental groups on Thursday hailed a decision by the Biden administration to resume studying whether grizzly bears should be restored to the remote North Cascades mountains in Washington state. The National Park Service and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife...