The pandemic period has put Division I sports on the line, but Gonzaga students rely on the Zags to keep the culture vibrant.
Self-lacing shoes are no longer a thing of the future. Nike's HyperAdapt shoes, which can lace themselves, may help basketball players across the board.
After attending Gonzaga basketball games over winter break, staff writer Karlie Murphy has determined that the McCarthey Athletic Center is lacking when students aren't on campus.
In line with the school's Jesuit values, Gonzaga Athletics provides student-athletes with ample care and respect. Professional sports leagues and teams could learn from the GU way.
Since debuting in 2016, The Athletic has added numerous high-profile writers from other outlets. Is the company a threat to the journalistic landscape?
Following her saga at the US Open, Serena Williams has raised awareness of the double standard between male and female tennis players.
Prior to the season, Josh Perkins made clear he wouldn’t label himself as a leader. He would accept the moniker if bestowed upon him, but he wasn’t going to categorize himself as such.
As the semester comes to a close, so does my reign as coach, general manager, team commissioner and head cheerleader for my fantasy football team.
Last week, I gave some of my closest friends and family the great honor of choosing my starting lineup for the prestigious fantasy football team I have been cultivating throughout the fall semester. I sought out the advice from neither the athletic elite nor seasoned fantasy football veteran…
Nigel Williams-Goss was named to the Bob Cousy watch list, an award given to the top point guard in Division I men’s basketball. He is one of 20 players on the list.
The Gonzaga women’s basketball team has hired Nneka Enemkpali as the team’s new video coordinator. She joins the Zag family after an unlikely journey to basketball, a stellar college career and a short stint in the Women’s National Basketball Association.
Don’t get me wrong: Football season is like Christmas in September. I love everything from anxiously watching training camp updates to the smell of hot dogs on the grill at a tailgate. And coming from a university without a football program makes the NFL all the more exciting for me. But th…
I’m suddenly awoken by a harsh ringing sound. This can’t be right. I grab my phone to turn off my alarm, and to my dismay, see the time displayed as 5:15 a.m. I groan and struggle to get out of bed. My head is in a fog as I dress in the dark while attempting to make as little noise as possib…
The two top boxers of the modern era are (finally) set to fight. After five plus years of negotiation, deliberation and what appeared to be a western style standoff, Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will enter the ring this Saturday and engage in what many are calling the fight of the 21s…
A gray-haired maestro sits stoic on the sideline. Three Hall of Famers’ bones ache and creak while roaming around the court, each step a precious, calculated output of energy. The latter days of spring have arrived, reminding us of a mantra that has been a product of 17 years of dominance: D…
A tradition of inviting faces and colorful posters paint Bulldog Alley with spirit at the beginning of the academic year. Clubs of all shapes and sizes hug the edges of the walkway, looking for new members to continue building the ever-rising reputation of the Gonzaga student body.
Mark Few sullenly tilted his head toward the variety of cameras that were attempting to capture postgame emotion. Typically, it would be appropriate to insert an offhand “or lack thereof” comment regarding the stoic demeanor of a coach with the highest winning percentage in college basketbal…
GU’s thrilling NCAA Tournament run came to a close Sunday night, as Duke defeated the Zags 66-52 to advance to the Final Four. Here are five points that stand out from the game:
A North Dakota State team that pulled off one of the NCAA Tournament’s biggest upsets last year — in Spokane, no less — doesn’t appear to be a cupcake first opponent for GU this season.
Sometimes hard work, dedication and talent are not enough. Without a little luck, it can be tough to thrive or advance in any facet of life, especially in the world of sports. Even some of the world’s best basketball players were never able to reach their full potential because they weren’t …
The inevitable happened. Frequent stretches of subpar play in February finally caught up to the Zags, but it’s a damn shame that lesson was learned on Senior Night for two of the most decorated guards in program history.
The Zags remain undefeated in West Coast Conference play, moving to 24-1 despite a rocky road trip to California. GU struggled in both contests, and was down during the second half against both Santa Clara and San Francisco.
Russell Wilson lined up in the shotgun formation. Ricardo Lockette flanked right, two yards deep of the line of scrimmage. Mere inches to his left stood Jermaine Kearse, going face-to-face with ex-Legion of Boom member Brandon Browner.
The biggest game in the McCarthey Athletic Center over the last year and a half turned into a blowout. A pair of airtight defensive stretches in the second half, culminating in a 22-2 run over a seven-minute span, guided the Zags to a 68-47 win last Thursday night in front of a raucous Kennel.
Although my daily diet of sports-watching was much too low for my liking while I studied abroad in Florence last fall, I did make it to a few notable sports-related sites around Europe.
The habitually stoic quarterback remained calm and collected while delivering blow after blow in the waning minutes of a historic comeback. Mere seconds following the Seattle Seahawks NFC Championship victory, Russell Wilson faced one battle he could not overcome: controlling his emotions. W…