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Grip on Sports: The recipe for a sports fan to get through winter includes two or three key ingredients

A GRIP ON SPORTS • What makes up a perfect winter? We think there are a few ingredients that are important and we want to share our recipe. Read on.

Grip on Sports: Despite Wilson’s off night, the Seahawks smothered Minnesota

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Let’s get this out of the way quickly. Russell Wilson had his worst professional game passing last night. And yet the Seahawks still won 21-7. …

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 10, 2018, 8:23 p.m.

Eastern Washington kicker Roldan Alcobendas wins Fred Mitchell Award

Alcobendas was named the winner of the 2018 Fred Mitchell Award on Monday, an honor given to the top collegiate kicker at the NCAA Division I FCS, NCAA II, NCAA …

Grip on Sports: When you get knocked down, it is your teammates who are supposed to pick you up

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Every once in while people need to vent. Sort of like a volcano. Today’s that day for me. Read on.

Grip on Sports: When there are so many college basketball games on, there is little time for the playoff games

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Every year we hit this spot in the major college football schedule. Call it a hiatus or a pause. The regular season is over, the …

Grip on Sports: It seems like a good day to cover mistakes and misses, crowds and the lack of crowds

A GRIP ON SPORTS • There was a joke that has traveled around every newsroom from the beginning of time. As far as I know, it is still swirling around …

Grip on Sports: Bulldogs come within a second of being trapped by Washington’s zone

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Yes, we know football season is, in the NFL at least, in mid-season form. But this morning we are going to talk basketball. College basketball. …

Grip on Sports: In a world that is constantly changing, Gonzaga has been remarkably consistent against UW

A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is one constant in life – and in college basketball. That constant is there is no constant. Everything changes. Heck, there was a time …

Grip on Sports: Cougars caught up in NCAA hypocrisy

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Headaches are a part of life. They are what keep pain reliever companies in the black. But when they come from trying to determine how …

Grip on Sports: Eagles fly, Gonzaga shoots down Jays, M’s turn over their roster and a visit from an old friend

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh sure, contemplating a franchise-changing M’s trade. Or wondering if Gonzaga would survive its first true road test. Maybe it was thinking …

Grip on Sports: The Mariners are on the precipice of changing the franchise for years to come

A GRIP ON SPORTS • The Mariners made an inconsequential trade yesterday. And moved forward on one that holds the possibility of remaking their franchise. Read on.

Grip on Sports: Washington State needs all the help it can get to ascend high enough in the College Football Playoff rankings and make a top-tier bowl

A GRIP ON SPORTS • There are many subjects we can delve into this morning, so let’s get right to it. After all, you’re busy. If you aren’t, lucky you. …

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 28, 2018, 10:27 p.m.

Eclectic receiver Terence Grady has been a constant for Eastern Washington

Since growing up in his great grandparents’ home in the Seattle suburb of Kent, Terence Grady has wanted a life of variety. Faith and football have been his two constants. …

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 28, 2018, 7:51 p.m.

Cal Poly Mustangs hold off Eastern Washington 59-55

Dye Stahley scored 19 points on 7-of-11 shooting from the floor and the Cal Poly Mustangs held off the Eastern Washington Eagles 59-55 in nonconference women’s basketball action on Wednesday.

Grip on Sports: ‘Follow the money’ is not only a good tip for reporting but it also seems appropriate advice for college football’s major conferences

A GRIP ON SPORTS • As a former editor, I would like to present an edited version of a saying everyone knows: Money is the root of all. The word …

Grip on Sports: Cougars will emerge from the Apple Cup avalance and end up someplace warm for the holidays

A GRIP ON SPORTS • A 10-win regular season is something pretty rare around these parts. And with it probably comes a rare reward. Read on.

Grip on Sports: If you want to bet on the Apple Cup, bet on another amazing memory being burned into our collective consciousness

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Apple Cup Friday. It’s a holiday, right? A day when people all over the nation take time to pause, reflect and spend a whole heck …

Grip on Sports: There is so much to be thankful for all year

A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s a holiday. One in which we are all supposed to take a moment and say thanks for … well, that’s a personal preference. In …

Teddy bear medicine: Project aims to ease kids’ fear of medical equipment

Medical equipment, shots and being in the hospital can be scary for children. Two students at Eastern Washington University created a kids workshop on Saturday, with activities and art projects, …

Grip on Sports: It’s hard to concentrate on making the perfect green bean casserole when so much is going on in the world of sports

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Honestly, this week is getting a bit overwhelming. And it’s not even the holiday yet. Read on.

Grip on Sports: An ‘empty’ Sunday never turns out to be as empty as you might think

A GRIP ON SPORTS • With no Seahawks yesterday, the day was filled with DIY and RedZone. And the evening with magical beasts. But now it’s back to apples and …

Grip on Sports: Even without a signature event today, this weekend’s football has been on point

A GRIP ON SPORTS • What, there’s no Seahawk game today? What do we do? Well, there’s always another Saturday of college football to reflect upon. And why not? The …

Grip on Sports: College football’s weekend gets off to a roaring start around the area

A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Saturday morning. College football’s big day. Let’s get right to it. Read on.

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 6:59 p.m.

Big Sky picks: Eastern Washington won’t let Big Sky title, first-round bye slip from its hands

Week 12 Big Sky Conference football predictions

Grip on Sports: A mustache might make the difference in whether Washington State has a legitimate Heisman candidate, but wins are probably a better indicator

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Could a Washington State football player win the Heisman Trophy? In this day and age, it seems nearly impossible, doesn’t it? But thanks to a …

Grip on Sports: The weekend gets off to a running start tonight

A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Thursday, which means, in sports-speak, the weekend begins. And it begins in Seattle, where the Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers get together for …

Grip on Sports: Washington State could use a little disruption, something GU fans might see soon

A GRIP ON SPORTS • The word of the day is chaos. Chaos, other than within its own games, is what Washington State needs over the next few weeks if …

Grip on Sports: As years rank, this one is pretty much on the top of the list

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Woke up this morning and realized something I should have realized long ago: There are three area teams in football and basketball ranked in the …

Grip on Sports: The Seahawks get close again but fumble away their chances to makes something of the season

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Time was running out. The Seahawks were moving down the field. One last chance presented itself. Would they grab it? Ah, no. Read on.

Grip on Sports: It’s hard to see how this fall’s football fortunes could be much better

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Call it a Golden Age if you want to. Why not? For Inland Northwest sports fans, there may never have been a better time to …