The Spokane Stars program has helped improve and promote women's basketball in the Inland Northwest. Each year the team consists of players who demonstrate more than just basketball talent. Equally important are such characteristics as player development, academia achievement, team play, attitude, sportsmanship, and the ability to relate with teammates, opponents, coaches and officials. More than 237 girls  have participated in the program have received scholarships to NCAA Division I, II colleges.



The Stars have developed into one of the best basketball programs in the nation. After finishing second in Regionals in 1982, the 18-U Stars have run a string of 18 straight State and Regional Championships along with 12 top seven finishes at Nationals. They placed second in the 1987 National Tournament and third in 1997. The Spokane Stars elite U-16 are back to back BCI National Champions and in 2005 compiled a win loss record of 51-1 in winning their third National Championship.

Here are a few of the (237) graduates from the Spokane Stars program receiving Collegiate Basketball Scholarships.


Lisa Comstock West Valley EWU
Annette Helling Central Valley UofIdaho/Whitworth/SFCC
Lynda Clegg Central Valley WSU
Andrea Lloyd Moscow U of Texas
Tanya Lamb Pasco U of North Carolina
Darla Williamson Colville WSU
Trisha Stevens Philomath Stanford U
Karen Alcorn Oregon City U of Utah
Shannon Cate Billings Central U of Montana
Colleen Flanigan Mead Santa Clara U
Courtney Hepton Central Valley St. Mary's U
Tabitha Bailey Post Falls Pepperdine U
Ari skorpik Kamiakin U of Idaho
Deana Lansing Kamiakin U of Portland
Kate Starbird Lakes Stanford U
Kristen Hepton Central Valley U of Portland
Regan Freuen Mead Stanford U
Kari Hutchinson St. George's U of Notre Dame
Jennifer Stinson Davenport WSU
Heather Owen Moscow Stanford U
Tanya Kirk Central Valley North Idaho/EWU
Jen Kerns Lake City WSU
Alli Nieman Sandpoint U of Idaho
Stacy Clinesmith Mead U of California at Santa Barbara
Holly Turner Mead Gonzaga U
Tricia Lamb St. John/Endicott WSU
Crystal Lee Central Valley U of Hawaii
Jennifer Williams Gonzaga Prep U of New Mexico
Theresa Palmer Gonzaga Prep Loyola Marymount U
Rikki Jackson Central Valley U of Idaho
Alison Asher Lake City U of Portland
Janelle Ruen Post Falls EWU
Carey Sauer Newport U of San Francisco
Emily Autrey Kamiakin U of Washington
Loree Payne Havre, MT U of Washington
Nikki Petticrew Lakeside Portland State U
Morgan Bennett Mead Air Force
Christa Brossman Pullman U of Hawaii
Courtney Furguson Mead Gonzaga U
Shaylia Davis Coeur d'Alene Boise State U
Courtney Goetz Moscow Cal Poly
Sydney Williams Coeur d'Alene USD
Mariah Cunningham Central Valley EWU
McKenzie Peterson University SDCC
Hailey Christopher Central Valley University of Idaho
Lacie Hull Central Valley Stanford University
Laxie Hull Central Valley Stanford University