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MONDAY, MAY 19, 2014

Monday morning links

From Pullman -- Hey there, it's been awhile. Spring sports are coming to a close and we spent this week wrapping up track and field with the Pac-12 championships, which were held in Pullman at Mooberry Track and Field Complex this year. Runners, jumpers, throwers...

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MONDAY, JUNE 25, 2012

An uplifting Monday post 

A GRIP ON SPORTS Mondays always hold a special place in the workingman/woman's heart. The first day of the workweek is usually the toughest day to attack with fervor, especially this time of year. The light at the end of the tunnel – Friday –...

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SUNDAY, JUNE 24, 2012

Late night, late post

A GRIP ON SPORTS I usually hit the sack pretty early, even on Saturday nights. A product of having walked the planet quite a few years I presume. But last night was different. As I prepared for my typical 9 p.m. bedtime I turned on...

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SATURDAY, JUNE 23, 2012

Three for a June Saturday 

A GRIP ON SPORTS So where to start as the month of June winds down? The Mariner results are starting to get a bit redundant (though we offer some discussion today on Felix Hernandez's future with the team). The other major sports are basically in...

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FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 2012

Basketball is finished

A GRIP ON SPORTS As the confetti rained down onto the floor in Miami last night, I wanted to get on my horse and ride around Spokane yelling, "the NBA is over, the NBA is over." Then I realized I don't have a horse. Read...

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THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2012

Sliding inexorably toward winter 

A GRIP ON SPORTS Yesterday was the longest of the year in the northern climes. The sun was over the horizon for more minutes than any other, though I can't give you the exact figure. What I can tell you, however, is that means one...

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SUNDAY, JAN. 15, 2012

SATURDAY, MAY 28, 2011

FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2011

Officials get in the way of a good meet 

Spokane coaches were still fuming on Friday because both the Mt. Spokane boys and Mead girls were disqualified in the prelims of the 1,600-meter relay Thursday night. The Wildcats are the second-fastest quartet in the state, the Panthers two-time defending champions. Both, who easily qualified...

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