Sunday, September 23, 2018

NWAC East Tonight 9.22.18: All Tied Up

Ties were the theme of the night. In Spokane and Coeur d'Alene the leading teams of the division all played to scoreless stalemates in women's action. In men's action, a one-goal decision for Spokane and Wenatchee Valley win created a three-way tie on points in the men's table.

Saturday, September 22, 2018

College Notebook 9.22.18: WSU, Boise State & Idaho Open League Play with Wins

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It was a busy Friday around the region with quite a few teams opening up league play in the Big Sky, Mountain West and Pac-12 Conferences. Most came away with quite the celebrations with #14 Washington State topping the Bruins at UCLA, Boise State getting a brace from McKenna Kynett and Idaho enjoying a Bridget Daley hat-trick. Here's a recap of Friday's action...

Friday, September 21, 2018

HS UPDATE 9.21.18: Gonzaga Prep Rallies for Road Win vs LC in GSL Opener

The Greater Spokane League opened with a thriller Wednesday as Gonzaga Prep and Lewis & Clark battled in a contest decided in overtime with a golden goal from Kyah Le. In a battle of the usual 3A contenders Mt Spokane prevailed 2-0 against North Central, and out in the valley both Central Valley and University found themselves trailing early but rallied to big victories.

There were a couple big games on Thursday as well with the valley rivals squaring off in the GNL and another contender showdown in the NEA. East Valley pulled away in the second half of a back-and-forth affair for a 6-3 win over West Valley and Deer Park posted a 2-1 road win at Freeman to remain atop the league as the lone unbeaten.

College Notebook 9.21.18: Nighthawks Men Defeat SPU in GNAC Opener

Quick Round-Up of Thursday's games and news, which included the opening night of league play for the GNAC men.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

INWsn College Best XI - Week 5: Haro & Espinoza Honored

Defender Maddy Haro continues to be the consistent presence for the Cougars. In addition to leading the back line her ability to serve the ball has been a repeated threat for the opposition. In the Cougars' final week of non-league play she set up three goals for a pair of victories that helped push WSU up to #14 in the nation.

At the other end of the pitch, freshman Johan Espinoza played a key role for Wenatchee Valley last week in leading the Knights to a pair of wins in the NWAC East. Despite his team being outshot by visiting Spokane on Wednesday he gave he Knights the win with a pair of goals. Later in the week he scored twice more in leading them to a 3-0 victory at North Idaho College to even out their conference record to 2-2.

College Notebook 9.20.18: Pirates Top Rival Whitman; Four Leagues Set to Begin Play

Quick Round-Up of mid-week games and news...

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

NWAC East Tonight 9.19.18: Spokane Sweeps as NIC, Walla Walla Split

The Spokane ladies moved to 5-0-0 in the division with a comeback win at Columbia Basin, but it was the Bigfoot men with the bigger result as their victory over the previously unbeaten Hawks moved them into the number two spot in the table at 3-1-0. Meanwhile in Walla Walla the Warriors split with North Idaho with the men winning 2-0 after the ladies suffered their worst loss since the end of 2016.