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UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 21, 2017, 11:04 p.m.

Spokane Chiefs pound Kootenay Ice to erase recent struggles

Whether it was a lack of rest, practice time, consistency, effort or structure, there were several reasons for the Spokane Chiefs recent struggles.

Grip on Sports: This Saturday isn’t all that packed, sports-wise, but with Zags, Cougars, Eagles and others, there is still plenty

A GRIP ON SPORTS • If your Saturday isn’t jam-packed, then you are probably doing it wrong. Or right. Maybe the best way to enjoy a weekend is to not …

Grip on Sports: WSU gets whipped, Edgar gets close and undefeated Gonzaga heads out of town

A GRIP ON SPORTS • One thing about Thursdays this time of year: There is a lot going on. College basketball is the main element, of course, but today also …

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 18, 2017, 12:07 p.m.

Wednesday’s Spokane Chiefs game postponed due to road conditions

Due to road conditions throughout the state, The Spokane Chiefs game against the Seattle Thunderbirds at the Arena on Wednesday is postponed.

Grip on Sports: Eastern’s Baldwin takes a neccesary step on the road to success

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Beau knows football, that’s for sure. And Beau knows how to be successful at football. Yesterday, Beau showed he knows the steps that have to …

Chiefs’ Andy Reid believes holding should have been no-call

Chiefs coach Andy Reid doesn’t believe the holding penalty on left tackle Eric Fisher that cost Kansas City a tying 2-point conversion against Pittsburgh on Sunday night should have been …

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 17, 2017, 10:30 a.m.

Filling holes, building future was priority for Spokane Chiefs GM Soctt Carter at trade deadline

Chiefs general manager Scott Carter is hoping to build something great in Spokane.

Grip on Sports: If the Seahawks win another Super Bowl some day, will the rest of the country be in mourning?

A GRIP ON SPORTS • So what are your holiday plans? You have any sporting events you must see? Or are you still in mourning, professional football variety? And I’m …

Spokane Chiefs give up three power-play goals in 6-4 loss to Seattle Thunderbirds

Kailer Yamamoto scored a pair of goals but the Spokane Chiefs lost in their final stop of a four-game road trip, 6-4, to the Seattle Thunderbirds on Sunday night.

Grip on Sports: Gonzaga, Seahawks make it hard to sleep – for different reasons

A GRIP ON SPORTS • It was impossible to fall asleep last night. After that nail-biter of a Gonzaga game, I was just too wired to call it a night. …

Jaret Anderson-Dolan scores twice to help Spokane Chiefs break losing skid at Portland

Jaret Anderson-Dolan scored his second goal of the game and 22nd of the season midway through the third period and the Spokane Chiefs held on the rest of the way …

Grip on Sports: Any top 25 matchup is big but Gonzaga and Saint Mary’s is especially so

A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is a matchup in Spokane tonight pitting two of college basketball’s top 25 teams and, no matter who is participating, such an occurrence will …

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 9:59 p.m.

Spokane Chiefs comeback bid falls short against Portland Winterhawks

Despite a furious comeback attempt, the Spokane Chiefs dropped the second of a four-game road trip – and fourth overall – in a 5-4 decision to the Portland Winterhawks in …

Grip on Sports: Mariners, Cougars and Seahawks all improved yesterday, which seems like a good thing – and day

A GRIP ON SPORTS • The Mariners got better yesterday. The Cougars did too. Maybe even the Seahawks. In other words, it was a good day for Northwest sports. Which, …

Spokane Chiefs blanked by Evertt Silvertips to start 4-game roadtrip

Brandson Hein scored his first goal of the season 2 minutes, 40 seconds into the second period to start a string of five straight and the Everett Silvertips handed the …

Grip on Sports: Seahawks have given us the highest of highs and some terrible lows. What will happen this week?

A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is a certain rhythm to the NFL season. Week by week, the better teams rise to the top until the playoff participants are decided. …

Spokane Chiefs trade Tanner Wishnowski to Prince George

Spokane made it’s first move of the trade deadline on Tuesday, trading 19-year-old forward Tanner Wishnowski to Prince George for a conditional eighth round pick, the Chiefs announced.

Grip on Sports: Is college football’s national title format still falling down on the job?

A GRIP ON SPORTS • We thought long and hard about taking a snow day. After careful deliberation, which included, but was not limited to, looking out the front window …

New-look Spokane Chiefs get younger and smaller; stumble into important roadtrip

Due to a string of recent trades and acquisitions, the Spokane Chiefs are leaning toward a younger, smaller roster.

Seattle T-Birds score twice in third to beat Spokane Chiefs

The Spokane Chiefs took a one-goal lead heading into the third period, only for it to fall apart late in a crucial 2-1 loss to against Western Hockey League conference …

Grip on Sports: Gonzaga’s icy reception in Portland will mean another trip later

A GRIP ON SPORTS • What is that old joke about the weather? Everybody talks talks about it, but no one does anything? It’s funny because it’s true. Well, no, …

Chiefs lose to Kootenay after nine-round shootout

Sometimes defeating a team by three goals can lead to complacency.

Grip on Sports: Two TVs are a must at times on this crowded Saturday

A GRIP ON SPORTS • There aren’t enough hours in some Saturdays to get finished what we all want to accomplish. That is, if the to-do list includes anything other …

Kailer Yamamoto and Hudson Elynuik both score twice in Spokane Chiefs win over Kootenay

Kailer Yamamoto scored twice – his team-leading 24th and 25th of the season – Hudson Elynuik had two goals and two assists, and the Spokane Chiefs handled the Kootenay Ice …

Grip on Sports: Don’t get caught up with the ‘ya, but’ folks of the world

A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s hard for sports fans to live in the moment. If you’re team is good or bad, the last game is never, seemingly, as important …

Spokane Chiefs snap two-game skid, beat Kelowna in OT on Riley Woods’ goal

Riley Woods scored in overtime and the Spokane Chiefs edged the Kelowna Rockets 3-2 at Prospera Place in Kelowna, B.C., snapping a two-game skid.

Grip on Sports: Gonzaga, WSU, Eastern and Idaho begin to get to the meat of their schedules

A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s cold around these here parts. Really cold. But we do have some basketball coming up that will keep us warm. And some news from …

Grip on Sports: Rarely, if ever, does the Rose Bowl disappoint

A GRIP ON SPORTS • The Rose Bowl was sure exciting yesterday. Especially if you consider it was just one of those meaningless bowl games. Sure didn’t seem that way …

Chiefs bolster offense with trade

The Spokane Chiefs announced Monday that they have acquired forwards Riley Woods and Rykr Cole in exchange for Wyatt Sloboshan and a third-round pick in the 2017 WHL Bantam Draft.

Grip on Sports: If 2016 didn’t end the way you wanted, we’re here to help – sort of

A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s the first day of 2017 so we are resolved to help you get over the trauma of having to explain Mariah Carey’s comments to …