In a perfect narrative, the first game in Gonzaga and Washington’s renewed rivalry would have gone down to the wire and GU’s Nigel Williams-Goss, who transferred from Washington, would have been the hero.
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — After a one-day hiatus, the Bulldogs are gearing up to play their third game in four days Sunday, facing Iowa State in the championship game of the AdvoCare Invitational.
In the semifinals of the AdvoCare Invitational, the Bulldogs will face off against the University of Florida after the Gators beat Seton Hall 81-76 Thursday night.
The Quinnipiac Bobcats, a team predicted to finish second to last in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, gave Gonzaga all it could handle for the first 15 minutes of Thursday’s game in Orlando. A close game turned into an easy 82-62 win for the Bulldogs once they settled in.
Forty minutes prior to the match Saturday, the Gonzaga volleyball team took the floor for pregame warmups. Six of those players had banners hanging in the Martin Centre as well as friends and family galore in the stands. Those six players — seniors — looked loose and relaxed just as if it we…
After a combined 1,687 sets played, 2,665 kills and 2,368 digs, the six seniors on the Gonzaga volleyball team head into their final two home matches of their careers.
Whether it was nerves or rust, who knows, the start of Gonzaga's highly anticipated Monday night game against San Diego State at the McCarthey Athletic Center was nothing pretty.
Make no mistake: Gonzaga women’s tennis is a powerful, united team ready to show just how far it can go. After a six-win day to cap off the Gonzaga Invitational and their fall season, the Zags cannot wait to see what their hard work and team chemistry will help them accomplish in the spring.
It’s been a long time waiting for Gonzaga women’s basketball to take the court in the McCarthey Athletic Center. But after a turbulent 2015-2016 season, a hardworking offseason, and a long preseason, the Zags finally made their return.
Gonzaga will not renew the contract of women’s soccer head coach Amy Edwards, the school announced Wednesday. Shannon Strahl, GU’s senior associate director of athletics, will lead the search for her successor.
Gonzaga blew the door open in its exhibition game against West Georgia on Saturday, chipping well past the century mark in a 122-76 showing.
For the first time at home this season, a volleyball match went longer than three sets, as Gonzaga took down West Coast Conference foe Pepperdine.
With all eyes on the return of Elle Tinkle and the debut of transfers Makenlee Williams and Chandler Smith, Jill Barta reminded fans why she was named All-West Coast Conference as a freshman last season.
After last season, which was filled with injuries, struggles and heartbreak, the Zags — slated to finish first in the WCC — have a fresh and strong team and are ready to hit the reset button.
Karley Baggerly, who steps on the field for the last time Saturday, knew she wanted to be a soccer player the first time she took the pitch.
As the saying goes, it’s not about how you start, it’s about how you finish. The Gonzaga women’s golf team put that into action last Tuesday in their final round of the fall season, shooting a school record. As a team, they finished three under par at 285 in the final round of the Las Vegas …
First-year head coach Diane Nelson took the reins of the Gonzaga volleyball team in May, and one of the offseason programs she encouraged her players to partake in was sand volleyball.
Fifty fans stormed center field to embrace the women’s soccer team after a hard-fought and aggressive win over Pacific on Sunday, where the mindset was “don’t get mad, get even.”
Gonzaga’s five game losing streak may have felt like an eternity for the players. But it took less than ten minutes for the Zags (5-7-2, 1-4-0) to break through for a 2-1 win over Saint Mary’s (2-12-2, 0-5-0) on Friday night at Luger Field.
Sports fans often hear about an athlete who embodies what it means to be a perfect teammate. That player is the one cheering the others on and encouraging teammates. Fans also hear about the most valuable player, the one who carries the team by filling up the scoreboard and being dominant on…
In their first collegiate tournaments freshmen Kate Ketels, Haruna Tsuruta and Katie Day proved they are ready for the big stage of college tennis. Ketels and Tsuruta walked away from the SMU Invite in Dallas Oct. 9 as bracket winners while Day made it to the championship of her consolation …
For one day, members of the men’s and women’s crew teams left the familiar confines of the Harry A. Green Rowing Facility and instead rowed outside of the Hemmingson Center on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the Row-A-Thon, the programs’ annual fundraising event.
The stands weren’t filled to the max, but there was an electric energy throughout Fan Fest in the McCarthey Athletic Center on Saturday afternoon. Fans stood in their seats, and cheered along to the player introductions of the 2016-17 women’s basketball team.
It’s time for Connor Murray to work on his baseball swing, and what better practice partner than his younger brother, Collin Murray. Rather than opt for a tee to set the baseball, Connor has a better idea. To the juvenile mind, it’s a simple and easy plan. Collin will hold the ball from his …
There are 357 miles between University of Portland and Gonzaga. That shakes out to about five hours and 15 minutes in the car, or in the Villa Drum Squad’s case, seven cars.
Going into Saturday night, women’s soccer (4-6-2, 0-3-0 WCC) was seeking its first win against Portland (7-3-3, 1-1 WCC) in team history and its first WCC win of the season.
GU men’s golfers played their second tournament of the season last week in Erie, Colorado. As a team, they tied for 12th overall at 6 over par. This came off a first tournament where they shot 30 over par as a group. Head coach Robert Gray is happy with the improvement his team made, but kno…
The GU women golfers stayed close to home last weekend, playing their only tournament in Spokane of the season. After a tough 4-2 loss to Idaho on Saturday, the Zags responded with an impressive 5-1 win over Portland State the next day. Against PSU, Nina Novilla, Jessica Mangrobang, Jena Gao…
Entering Sunday’s match against No. 25 Pepperdine, Gonzaga was the clear underdog. Fighting to even their WCC record at 1-1, the Zags were hoping for a huge upset and a chance to turn a disappointing start to the weekend into a strong finish.