The Gonzaga men’s basketball team continued to bolster its future frontcourt by landing a verbal commitment Saturday from forward Killian Tillie. The 6-foot-8 native of France chose Gonzaga over Georgia Tech and Utah. Tillie’s older brother Kim played for the Utes. More below.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s raining in Seattle this morning, washing the streets clean. The wind is expected to blow as well, but not with the ferocity it blew through the Mariners’ front office yesterday. Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is an old Simon and Garfunkel song – wait, is there any other kind? – with a lyric that runs through my head often. It’s from Paul Simon and it is contained in “The Only Living Boy in New York:” “I get all the news I need on the weather report.” Me too. Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Washington State University said goodbye to President Elson Floyd yesterday in a ceremony at Beasley Coliseum. The governor gave the eulogy. Stories were told. Memories were shared. Read on.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Who would have thought the most important number associated with Washington State football right now would be 100. As in the air quality index and the line between healthy and unhealthy air. Read on.
When fans think of Eastern Washington football, the first thing that comes to mind is the passing game. But the Eagles need to keep opposing defenses honest, and that task will fall to what looks like a solid group of running backs.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Is a five-run lead safe? For most baseball teams, yes. Is a baseball game that starts on time in perfect weather conditions and those weather conditions don’t change, a game that should finish? Not necessarily. Baseball in the Northwest had a strange day yesterday. Read on.