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Our Favorite Stories

What makes Gonzaga special isn't just the win-loss records of our teams. It's stories about the personalities, camaraderie and community that have created a culture of success.

Success On and Off The Court

Our Favorite Stories from This Year

Ejim: Driven to Be Her Best in Life
The West Coast Conference Player of the Year’s drive is not limited to basketball. And her impact is not felt only on the hardwood. (Gonzaga University)

Retro TV Ads
Combing the archives, Gonzaga found a few fun retro TV ads from our early days on the national basketball stage. (Gonzaga University)

‘He Never Quits’
Behind the quiet determination and enduring strength of Gonzaga’s Graham Ike. (The Spokesman-Review)

‘Lisa Has Elevated It to Another Level’
With a family-first culture, Gonzaga women’s basketball under Fortier keeps climbing. (The Spokesman-Review)

Nolan Hickman Puts on Clinic for Local Youth
Gonzaga guard spends MLK Day teaching basketball fundamentals to a younger generation. (Gonzaga Nation)

The Road Less Traveled By
Gonzaga’s Jun Seok Yeo following lightly-treaded path of South Koreans to play Division I. (The Spokesman-Review)

Sport and Community for the Next Seven Generations
In partnership with Nike's N7 initiative, Gonzaga’s basketball teams honor Native American heritage and culture. (Gonzaga Stories)

‘Really Proud of Her’
Gonzaga coach Lisa Fortier makes pit stop in Vegas to watch former player Courtney Vandersloot at WNBA Finals. (The Spokesman-Review)

Spokane's Favorite Son
After four years as a Gonzaga Prep Bullpup and four more as a Gonzaga Bulldog, hometown hero Anton Watson returns for one last season. (Inlander)

Our Favorite Stories from Last Year

Pringles Celebrates Sensational 'Staches with New March Mustache Collection
Just in time for the tournament, Pringles sidelines Mr. P's iconic mustache with a new starting line-up of 'stache superstars including Gonzaga's Drew Timme. (PR Newswire)

Drew Timme’s Final Ride with Gonzaga: A Love Story
A reflection on Drew Timme's extraordinary career as he prepares for his last trip to the Big Dance. (The Athletic)

"He's Just a Zag, Man"
The untold stories of Drew Timme's singular, legendary Gonzaga career. (CBS Sports)

Life of Spike: The Story of Gonzaga's Mascot
A behind the scenes look at the life and times of Gonzaga's bulldog mascot Spike. (Gonzaga Stories)

Drew Timme Owes Me An Apology
Mark Robbins, the actor who performs with Drew Timme in the Northern Quest Resort & Casino commercials, writes about his relationship with the Gonzaga big man. (Gonzaga Stories)

Palpable Energy, Contagious Spirit for ESPN College GameDay
At 3 a.m. on a bitterly cold Saturday morning, a roar steadily grew in intensity just outside the doors of McCarthey Athletic Center at Gonzaga University. (Gonzaga Stories)

Burgess Will Move Down a Peg, but He’ll Always Be Top-Notch
Lenny Wilkens, others praise Frank Burgess as Drew Timme closes in on the Gonzaga great’s hold on scoring mark. (The Spokesman Review)

How Rasir Bolton Captured a Community’s Heart
Nonprofit leader Rick Clark shares how senior guard Rasir Bolton left a lasting impact on him and the greater Spokane community. (Gonzaga Stories)

‘Courtney will forever be linked with Gonzaga’
Former coach, teammates reflect on WNBA star Courteny Vandersloot’s impact ahead of jersey ceremony. (The Spokesman-Review)

Truong Sisters Look to Empower Young Asian American Athletes
Twin sisters Kayleigh and Kaylynne Truong fight against stereotypes and share their story to inspire the next generation of Asian American athletes. (The Spokesman-Review) 

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