Why Gonzaga has success developing prospects into NBA players

Why Gonzaga has success developing prospects into NBA players

When Gonzaga was trying to land top recruit Zach Collins, who had ambitions for the NBA, the program didn't need an elaborate pitch to convince him that coming to Spokane could lead him to the pros. 

Embrace the hate, Zags fans

Historically speaking, Gonzaga basketball has been very successful during the month of March.

Spokane is Reading 2019 event to feature Circe author Madeline Miller

The author and title chosen for this year's Spokane is Reading community literature initiative is a big get: Madeline Miller, and her New York Times bestselling novel Circe. Circe was inspired by ancient Greek mythology, specifically a minor character in Homer's Odyssey: Circe, a witch goddess and the outcast daughter of Helios.

The NBA careers of former Zags, ranked

When you judge or rank players of any sport, you can end up diminishing their accomplishments instead of celebrating all they've done.

Three keys to Gonzaga making a run to a national championship

The Gonzaga Bulldogs head to the NCAA Tournament for the 21st consecutive season hoping to pull off something the program has never done: win it all.

The Zags' five most important games this season

89-87 win vs. Duke Maui Invitational Championship, Nov. 21

Gonzaga's women have already made history this year, but they're not done yet

Gonzaga has an embarrassment of riches when it comes to the programs that play their games in the McCarthey Athletic Center. As dominant as the men have been in the West Coast Conference, the women are turning into every bit as imposing an annual force in the league.

At Lake City Playhouse, a contemporary classic like True West is also a way to create opportunity for actors and audiences

There's a pivotal scene in True West, Sam Shepard's Pulitzer-nominated 1980 play about the turbulent relationship between two brothers, when the eldest, Lee, is dictating a screenplay to Austin, his younger sibling. He describes a Western-style vignette in which two men on horseback "take off after each other straight into an endless black prairie" just as the sun is setting.

A rundown of the best sites to (legally) watch free movies

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Cutting cable can be a relief, but relying on multiple streaming services to fill the gaps might not save all that much cash.

Debra Gwartney's memoir I Am a Stranger Here Myself is a distinctly Northwest story

This is the story of growing up in a family of strong men and tough women. Sturdy Westerners attached to the landscape and their heritage in Salmon, Idaho.

Hail Mary's: Gaels upset the Zags 60-47, winning the WCC championship

Tuesday was the 100th all-time meeting between the Zags and the Gaels, a lopsided rivalry dominated by Gonzaga, and it showed that they can’t always end in the same way. Saint Mary’s was facing an unpleasant situation.

Tillie's return sparks Zags' big win; WCC championship on the line for Gonzaga Tuesday

Pepperdine found itself in perhaps the most unenviable position in college basketball: having to face Gonzaga in the WCC Tournament semifinals. Gonzaga has played in the semifinals for 22 consecutive seasons.

The Bulldogs face the underdogs in the WCC semifinals

Zag fans should be hoping that luck has run out for the underdogs in Las Vegas.

Five comics-based streaming TV series

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Back in my day, comic book stories stayed on comic book pages.

Women's March founder Teresa Shook shares her unlikely path to activism as she visits Spokane

The Washington Post has called her "the woman who started the Women's March with a Facebook post," yet nearly three years after she pressed "send" on her computer, Teresa Shook still gets asked how it happened.


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