A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s another college football Saturday. We will quickly get out of the way, so you can prep yourself for today’s games – or read up on last night’s prep games. Or both. And, lest we forget, we have some basketball news. Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Yes, fan is short for “fanatic,” a word that is synonymous for zealot or partisan. But I wonder if it wouldn’t be better if the word fan didn’t have something to do with worry or apprehension. That would seem more appropriate. Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The cat left us a present at the back door today, as cats will. The poor mouse – being a boomer, in these situations I always think of Stuart Little, or maybe Ralph and his motorcycle – was no more alive than the Mariners’ wild-card chances. Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • When will this incessant rain end? The hazy heat of summer is already forgotten as the rains fall and so do the temperatures. Can’t we go back about a week and leave everything the same as it was then for a while? I’m sure there are football players in the area that are wishing the same. Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Woke up to the sound of rain. Rain. In Spokane. It’s been 80 days since it last rained here. How good would it be if, say, the Mariners went 80 days without a loss? Or the Seahawks went that long between touchdowns? Wait, scratch that last one. Read on.
Chloe Williams scored two goals in setting a conference record while Devan Talley had the winner in the 86th minute to give Eastern Washington a 3-2 victory on Sunday over Fairleigh Dickinson in Cheney.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Washington State rolls in Pullman. Eastern Washington rolls in New York City. Whitworth rolls in the Pine Bowl. And Idaho ... well, the Vandals led by nine in the fourth quarter. Read on.
Washington State volleyball picked up a couple of wins on Friday at the Missouri State Dr. Mary Jo Wynn Invitational in Springfield, Missouri, including Jen Greeny’s 100th win as head coach of the Cougars.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We don’t venture into the realm of political discussion in this space all that often, but some times the hypocrisy of government makes it unavoidable. One of those times happened this week in Seattle. Read on.
ENDANGERED SPECIES -- Wolves have kept Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife field staff busy this suummer, especially in Stevens, Ferry and Asotin counties. Gray wolves are protected in Washington ...