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Air Stagnation Advisory issued February 09 at 1:46PM PST until February 13 at 10:00AM PST by NWS

...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST SATURDAY... * AIR QUALITY...LIGHT EAST WINDS AND A TEMPERATURE INVERSION WILL HEIGHTEN THE POTENTIAL FOR ELEVATED POLLUTION LEVELS IN CENTRAL WASHINGTON AND NORTHEAST WASHINGTON TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. WEAK WEATHER DISTURBANCES WILL PASS THROUGH

Overnight

Lo28° Mostly Cloudy

Wednesday

Hi40° Patchy Fog then Mostly Cloudy

Wednesday Night

Lo33° Mostly Cloudy then Slight Chance Rain

Thursday

Hi40° Chance Rain

Thursday Night

Lo34° Chance Rain

Friday

Hi44° Chance Rain

Friday Night

Lo35° Chance Rain

Saturday

Hi46° Mostly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo34° Slight Chance Rain

Sunday

Hi45° Slight Chance Rain

Gonzaga clenches its first on WCC, crushes San Diego

SPOKANE, Wash. — Kyle Wiltjer scored 25 points and fellow forward Domantas Sabonis added 14 points and 15 rebounds as 25th-ranked Gonzaga rolled to an 88-52 win over San Diego on Saturday night.

Wild fall to Centennials Saturday

WENATCHEE -- After scoring seven goals in the last two periods on Friday, the Wenatchee Wild were hoping to carry that momentum over to the next game. No such luck for Wenatchee who lost to the Merritt Centennials 5-2 Saturday at Town Toyota Center.

Knights basketball teams make statements

WALLA WALLA — Coming into Saturday’s contests against the Walla Walla Warriors, the WVC Knights basketball teams were going in different directions.

Sun Devils have no problem with Cougars in the desert

TEMPE, Ariz. — Sun Devils sophomore guard Tra Holder scored 20 points and Arizona State snapped a three-game losing streak with an 84-73 victory over Washington State on Thursday in Pac-12 play.

Arizona destroys UW

TUCSON, Ariz. — Arizona forward Ryan Anderson had 21 points and nine rebounds and center Kaleb Tarczewski had a double-double as the No. 18 Wildcats punished Washington inside in a 99-67 Pac-12 victory over the Huskies at McKale Center on Thursday. Tarczewski had 16 points and 13 rebounds as the Wildcats (14-3, 2-2) broke a two-game losing streak while handing Washington (11-5, 3-1) its first Pac-12 loss. Tarczewski had his third consecutive double-double, a career best run.

Nike extends sponsorship deal with Ohio State University

Columbus, Ohio — Nike Inc signed a $252 million deal with Ohio State University to extend its sponsorship by 15 years, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. Ohio State University, home to the Buckeyes sports teams, will receive $112 million in Nike product and the rest in cash, according to terms of the contract reviewed by the Wall Street Journal.

WVC women edge Columbia Basin College, Knights men fall

WENATCHEE -- The Wenatchee Valley College basketball teams hosted Columbia Basin College on Wednesday evening in Wenatchee. The women’s team (14-3, 2-0 NWAC) gritted out a close win thanks to balanced scoring and offensive efficiency. The men’s team (3-12, 0-2 NWAC) came out on the wrong end of a close game but saw its two top scorers combine for 39 points in the loss.

Prep Wednesday: Cascade hoops sweeps Wahluke

LEAVENWORTH — The Cascade boys basketball team rebounded from a tough loss at the hands of Cashmere on Tuesday to earn a 10-point win over visiting Wahluke on Wednesday evening.

Crimson Tide tames Tigers in thriller

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Alabama won a fourth national title in seven years with a thrilling 45-40 victory over Clemson on Monday, the victory built on a quartet of long-range scoring plays and the recovery of an onside kick in the fourth quarter. Heisman Trophy-winning running back Derrick Henry sealed the outcome with a one-yard touchdown run with 1:07 remaining, stretching Alabama’s lead to 45-33.
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UW senior guard Andrews opens up about his game, his name and his fame

The News Tribune had the chance to sit down with Washington Huskies guard Andrew Andrews for a bit last week, and the result was Saturday’s story about his so-far stellar senior season. But we talked about quite a few things that didn’t make the story, so I figured I would pass along our conversation here.

Prep Tuesday: Chelan boys basketball stifles host Omak

OMAK – The Chelan boys basketball team (1-0 Caribou Trail League) beat host Omak (0-1 CTL) 52-28 on Tuesday night. Goats junior Donny Watson led all scorers with 16 points and Chelan held Omak’s top scorer Gabe Timentwa to 13 points, all of which came in the second half.
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UW senior guard Andrews opens up about his game, his name and his fame

The News Tribune had the chance to sit down with Washington Huskies guard Andrew Andrews for a bit last week, and the result was Saturday’s story about his so-far stellar senior season. But we talked about quite a few things that didn’t make the story, so I figured I would pass along our conversation here.
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Combs finds a home in the Wenatchee Valley

Many of Charlie Combs’ childhood memories recently drowned. When visiting his home state of Missouri during the Wenatchee Wild’s Christmas break, the 19-year-old forward drove past the hockey rink he used to play at and saw it completely underwater due to record rains in December. The consistent downpour led to the devastating flooding of the mighty Mississippi River that dramatically affected the Midwest. Seeing his old rink submerged, many memories came flooding back.

WSU’s Yost to Oregon

According to Bruce Feldman from Fox Sports, Washington State inside receivers coach David Yost is leaving to join Mark Helfrich's staff at Oregon. Yost was hired at WSU in 2013 after spending 12 years at Missouri under Gary Pinkel.

Commentary | Opinion: The NCAA cannot be morally justified the way it is

WASHINGTON, D.C. — I didn't like the late Walter Byers, the man who single handedly created the modern National Collegiate Athletic Association. Many decades ago he misused my university to solidify his power and make it clear his word was law. It was an outrageous abuse of his authority and I wondered why Indiana, an original member of the Big Ten, had accepted it at such a high cost.

Zags beat Pilots

Domantas Sabonis and Kyle Wiltjer, until further notice.