Gonzaga honored John and Donna Luger with its Ignatian Spirit Award at the eighth annual Ignatian Gala at the downtown Convention Center on April 9.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University alumna Karen Krantz has won the 2014-15 Milken Educator Award, which includes an unrestricted $25,000 award. Krantz, who earned a bachelor’s degree in general studies from Gonzaga in 2000, is a sixth-grade teacher at Adams Elementary School in Spokane.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Farmgirlfit is not your average fitness gym. Exclusively for women and 100-percent owned by Gonzaga University alumni, the gym offers workout classes, yoga, and a community focused on maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
HOUSTON – Stephen Gentry, a member of the Gonzaga team that lost to UCLA in the 2006 Sweet 16, dropped into town Friday to watch the Zags defeat the Bruins in the regional semifinal and advance to play No. 1 seed Duke on Sunday.
HOUSTON – Desean Garnett, an attorney and Gonzaga University undergraduate alumnus, is the first president of the burgeoning Houston Chapter of the Gonzaga Alumni Association. He sees plenty of growth ahead for this 10-member chapter launched only five months ago in the nation’s fourth most-populated city.
SPOKANE, Wash. – For Gonzaga’s Mark Few the 2015 NCAA Tournament is his sweet 16th as head coach of the 7th-ranked and No. 2-seeded Bulldogs. But he was on the bench as associate head coach on March 18, 1999, when mighty Casey tipped in the basket heard around the world to send GU into its only Elite Eight appearance in program history.
SEATTLE – Gonzaga Coach Mark Few employed a few boxing metaphors today on the eve of the No. 2-seeded Bulldogs’ second-round NCAA Basketball Tournament game vs. the No. 15-seed North Dakota State Bison that tips off at 6:50 p.m. (9:50 p.m. EDT) Friday at KeyArena.
LAS VEGAS – Ed Gibbs (’01) transitioned from pushing heavy-duty trucks last week to extreme basketball viewing this week at the West Coast Conference Basketball Championships that culminate in tonight’s (Tuesday) men’s championship game at the Orleans Arena.