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Grip on Sports: The past and the future collided a bit yesterday at Idaho and around the area

A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you like news instead of games, then yesterday was your day in the Inland Northwest sports world. But don’t despair if that is not …


Grip on Sports: Villanova ended the college basketball season by proving its superiority again

A GRIP ON SPORTS • The college basketball season ended last night in an unexpected manner: chalk prevailed. After a season of uncertainty and upsets, the best team in the …


Grip on Sports: No need for hyperbole, what Central Valley accomplished is special no matter what

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Being accurate is probably the most important aspect of journalism. Accuracy builds trust. Trust is the foundation of knowledge. And knowledge is crucial in a …


Grip on Sports: We won’t make you hunt for news on this Easter Sunday

A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Easter Sunday and all that entails, so we won’t force you to sit here all that long. Call it our Easter basket for you. …


Grip on Sports: Yes, April is about to begin, but basketball will still shower over us today

A GRIP ON SPORTS • We are on the cusp of April, the month of showers, flowers and the Masters. And yet, today, the last day of March, we are …


Grip on Sports: M’s begin the season the right way despite a few bobbles

A GRIP ON SPORTS • The Mariners won their season opener last night, 2-1. It marks the 10th time since 2001 they have won their opener. Not to be too …


Grip on Sports: Baseball begins to tie together generations again today

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Down in our basement sits a ragged hardbound copy of one the original Baseball Encyclopedias, billed as the bible of baseball. It was my father’s. …


Grip on Sports: WSU’s basketball defections gives us another reason to exercise our right to complain

A GRIP ON SPORTS • One of the eternal rights given to us by our Founding Fathers is the ability to complain about local sports teams. Heck, about all sports …


Grip on Sports: We may have said bye-bye to other area success stories, but Felix Hernandez keeps chugging along

A GRIP ON SPORTS • I woke up this morning with the lyrics from an old, old song running through my head. Lyrics from an old musical, actually, one I …


Grip on Sports: Could it be this is the last Sunday without baseball for a while? Yes it is

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Springtime Sunday mornings are different than Sunday mornings in winter. Especially this weekend. Read on.


Grip on Sports: No, college basketball around here isn’t finished just yet

A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Saturday. You have a long list of things to do, good and bad. I get it. So let’s get right to the news. Wait, …


Grip on Sports: There are many reasons as Gonzaga is excused from the NCAA Tournament

A GRIP ON SPORTS • What’s the difference between excuses and reasons? Point of view, maybe. Or perspective. Read on.


Grip on Sports: Gonzaga, Florida State will test each others’ strengths, weaknesses

A GRIP ON SPORTS • The Sweet Sixteen begins tonight. Gonzaga has earned its invitation. Again. So it’s appropriate a guy who was nicknamed “Snacks” as a youngster may play …


Grip on Sports: Outside of Gonzaga, the West is the opposite of best in college basketball these days

A GRIP ON SPORTS • There once was a time when the western states dominated college basketball. Transformed it from a sleepy game to the product we see on our …


Grip on Sports: Games like Gonzaga’s make us realize college basketball is our best friend

A GRIP ON SPORTS • You remember your best friend from grade school? You know the one, for a while there you were inseparable, no matter how many times you …


Grip on Sports: No matter how long you’ve watched, the NCAA Tournament continues to show you things you haven’t seen before

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Watched a lot of basketball yesterday. But decided, due to other commitments, not to sit at home and watch the night games. Did I miss …


Grip on Sports: Here’s a little something to get you prepared before your day in front of the television set

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Today and tomorrow are two of the best days of the year for the sports fan. Very little compares. So we will get out of …


Grip on Sports: Once again, the Inland Northwest is a one-bid region

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Gonzaga will find out its NCAA fate today. But that’s it for Inland Northwest representation this college basketball season. Read on.


Grip on Sports: Sherman’s departure reminds us of sports’ impermanence

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Nothing in sports last forever. Nothing. We are being reminded of that fact just about every day this week. Read on.


Grip on Sports: Sunday afternoon is always the best time to serve your finest whine

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Is it Friday already? And the end of the college basketball regular season? Yes it is. Read on.


Grip on Sports: The past is always there for the Mariners, even if it’s not all that pretty

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Thursday seems like a good day to have thoughts on three subjects, so we do. We’ll lead off with Ichiro’s return, which seems appropriate, and …


Grip on Sports: It was a pretty productive Tuesday for Gonzaga’s basketball programs

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Being that everything needs to have a nickname these days, we have settled on Twofer Tuesday for yesterday. After all, Gonzaga won two West Coast …


Grip on Sports: From Gonzaga’s win to prep title games, Saturday was filled with hoops

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Let’s see. There were college basketball games early. Then high school games. And then more college and high school games. It was a basketball-filled Saturday, …


Grip on Sports: No matter what the level, basketball’s postseason games always deliver

A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is something special about postseason basketball. The playoffs are different in every sport, sure, but basketball, with its intensity level ratcheted up to 12 …


Grip on Sports: It’s awards season and the WCC does its best to give us something to argue about

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Every sport has an awards season. It comes as the competition winds down and honors an ever-increasing number of players at every level. We are …


Grip on Sports: There’s so much happening in the world of sports, we need to stay positive or we may get kicked out

A GRIP ON SPORTS • It seems like a good morning to cover a lot of ground, quickly. Let’s travel from basketball to golf, from the baseball field to the …


Grip on Sports: Steely Whitworth may be forced to go back, Jack, and do it again this weekend

A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s playoffs time in (much of) college basketball. In fact, one local school, Whitworth, is set to find out where it is headed in the …


Grip on Sports: As more details emerge, college basketball’s most recent scandal threatens to derail the postseason

A GRIP ON SPORTS • It was hard to get out of bed this morning. But it was probably harder for Arizona basketball coach Sean Miller. Read on.


Grip on Sports: If you can pull yourself away from the Olympic drama tonight, there are some important college basketball games

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Not sure how I was able to do it, but I pulled myself away from watching Jocelyne Lamoureux’s gold-medal winning shootout goal this morning with …


Grip on Sports: At the Olympics, a 10th of a second can change the next four years – and a lifetime

A GRIP ON SPORTS • The best part of the Winter Olympics? That’s hard to say. It varies from person to person, taste to taste. The worst part, though, is …