Stories tagged: Chiefs
Mon., Feb. 12, 2018, 8:34 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is, basically, one month left in college basketball’s regular season. To celebrate, the NCAA tournament selection committee gave us a present: something to argue …
Sun., Feb. 11, 2018, 8:50 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Gonzaga shows sometimes success doesn’t lie in the numbers alone, but how they work together
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Up until last night, Saint Mary’s last loss was in November, by two to Georgia in overtime. The Gaels worst loss was by five points …
Sat., Feb. 10, 2018, 7:48 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Looking back – and ahead to tonight’s showdown in Moraga – it’s been a good week in college basketball. It must be mid-February. Read on.
Thu., Feb. 8, 2018, 8:41 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is a check list of items that need to be covered today. There are the letter-of-intent signings from yesterday. And there are basketball games …
Sat., Feb. 3, 2018, 6:45 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is a big game in McCarthey tonight. How do we know? Two reasons: BYU is in town and there are tents set up outside. …
Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 8:43 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is so much going on right now, it’s hard to know where to begin. But we have to start somewhere, so let’s make it …
Mon., Jan. 29, 2018, 8:45 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Another loss to Washington illustrates where the Cougar basketball fortunes lie these days
A GRIP ON SPORTS • A family member asked me last night after dinner what there was to write about today. He thought it was a virtual desert out there. …
Sun., Jan. 28, 2018, 8:40 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It may be just another winter Sunday but, thanks to college basketball, that’s always OK
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is Easter Sunday, which is a big deal. As is its antecedent, Palm Sunday. There is Selection Sunday and Super Bowl Sunday, both of …
Thu., Jan. 25, 2018, 8:49 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • As anyone who follows college hoops around these parts knows, the weekend really begins on Thursday night. And this week is no different. Read on.
Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 8:13 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Today is a day for looking forward. And back. Today will either be really exciting or as disappointing as possible. In other words, your typical …
Sun., Jan. 21, 2018, 8:48 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Saturday marked the end of a tough week in this area. We are so ready to turn the page. Read on.
Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 8:59 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you didn’t believe Saint Mary’s was much of a rival any more for Gonzaga, let’s hope last night’s Gael win in the Kennel changed …
Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 8:57 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Yesterday was hard. Hopefully, today will be easier. Read on.
Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 8:19 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The only thing that really tells you it is mid-January around these parts is the basketball on TV. Read on.
Sun., Jan. 14, 2018, 8:58 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Keith Jackson was our connection to college football and part of this area’s rich broadcasting history
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Nuggets have a way of showing up in out-of-the-way places. Which is my meandering way of saying goodbye to Keith Jackson, one of, if not …
Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 7:55 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The rivalry between Eastern and Idaho is growing and will take another step in the fall
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you wanted to know why Idaho is such a good fit in the Big Sky Conference, all you had to do last night was …
Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 8:53 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Usually sports can be counted on to give you something unexpected. On the surface, last night’s local college basketball results didn’t do that. But dig …
Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • All weekends in the Pac-12 basketball race matter. Some just matter more than others. Such is the case with Washington State this weekend. Read on.
Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 8:11 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you looked out your window this morning and saw a bunch of people in Seahawks’ jerseys dancing in the street, there is a reason. …
Sun., Dec. 31, 2017, 8:58 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Even a win might not be enough for the Seahawks today, which is a result of missteps throughout the season
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s the biggest day of the year for the Seattle Seahawks, a day filled with irony. Read on.
Sat., Dec. 30, 2017, 7:25 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • So what’s happening this weekend? Just about anything you could want. Read on.
Thu., Dec. 28, 2017, 8:58 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There was a time when college football’s bowl games brought together teams from different parts of the country to showcase their area’s style of football. …
Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 8:10 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It may have started in the heat of August, but football season around these parts is about to end
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It seems as if football in the Inland Northwest this season has been going on for forever. At least since last summer, which, by the …
Mon., Dec. 18, 2017, 8:07 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There was supposed to be a big showdown game in Seattle yesterday. Problem was, the home team forgot to show up. Read on.
Sun., Dec. 17, 2017, 7:52 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Gonzaga escapes trap, WSU snaps a streak and Seahawks hope to continue their dominance
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It was the classic “trap” game, tucked between the rivalry game at Washington and the showdown with IUPUI on Monday. Wait, what? Read on.
Sat., Dec. 16, 2017, 7:02 a.m.
Grip on Sports: We may end up with a white Christmas, but there are more holiday treats than just snow
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It snowed yesterday in the Spokane area, a lot in some place (read, our house). Sports fans know what the white stuff heralds. Yep, it …
Wed., Dec. 13, 2017, 8:20 a.m.
Grip on Sports: By the time the snow covers up last summer’s weeds, the sports landscape will change a bit too
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Seems awfully calm out there today. There must be a storm on the horizon. We are being figurative here, but also a bit literal. Read …
Sun., Dec. 10, 2017, 8:18 a.m.
Grip on Sports: From about 1 p.m. on today, there are hours and hours of important games to watch – if you can
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The Seattle Seahawks play another important game today, this one in the home of the Waffle House, Jacksonville, Florida. The Gonzaga Bulldogs play another important …
Sat., Dec. 9, 2017, 7:19 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It may be a relatively quiet day, locally, in the collegiate sports arena, but there is no letup in the drama for this Saturday. Read …
Thu., Dec. 7, 2017, 8:56 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s another busy day. They all will be between now and the 25th of the month, right? So let’s get right to your sports news. …