Stories tagged: EWU
Wed., Oct. 10, 2018, 6:42 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The college basketball season can’t start fast enough for some but is too early for others
A GRIP ON SPORTS • College basketball games are right around the corner. Seems awful early, doesn’t it? Not anymore it doesn’t. Read on.
Tue., Oct. 9, 2018, 7:02 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There was some baseball to watch last night, including three teams with as much pedigree in the major leagues. But the biggest star? Replay. Read …
Sun., Oct. 7, 2018, 7:27 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It may not have been as easy as everyone wanted, but it was a successful Saturday for the Cougars and others
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Another Sunday morning begins with all the finesse of a steamroller. Don’t they all? Not this time of the year, with the college football to …
Sat., Oct. 6, 2018, 8 a.m.
Grip on Sports: College football’s day games are even more appreciated when you are in a different time zone
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh ya, talking about time. Being on the east side of the nation makes you appreciate one thing as it relates to …
Thu., Oct. 4, 2018, 8:56 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Sports brings people together, right? And just as often drives them apart. Read on.
Tue., Oct. 2, 2018, 8:06 a.m.
Grip on Sports: If the question is ‘what region is experiencing the most college football success,’ we have the answer
A GRIP ON SPORTS • You have any questions today? We do. And answers as well. Read on.
Sun., Sept. 30, 2018, 8:55 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Sunday morning. Again. But unlike last Sunday, every college football fan in the Inland Northwest woke up this morning with a smile on their …
Sat., Sept. 29, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
Grip on Sports: If Washington State takes care of the football today it will be really tough for Utah to win
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is a storyline heading into today’s Homecoming game in Pullman. Can the Utah offense outscore Washington State’s? Hate to be a contrarian, but what …
Fri., Sept. 28, 2018, 8:31 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The world of sports is a smaller place these days. Heck, the world seems smaller. Read on.
Thu., Sept. 27, 2018, 8:17 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Sometimes members of the media are accused of grabbing onto something and not letting go. That accusation is true. But it is also, in most …
Wed., Sept. 26, 2018, 7:30 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Never be concerned about the Cougars’ returning receivers as there will always be talent in Pullman
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If there is one lesson that had to be learned over and over again in Mike Leach’s tenure at Washington State, it is to never …
Tue., Sept. 25, 2018, 7:20 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • So where are we now? That’s always a good question for a Tuesday morning. It’s especially apropos on this Tuesday morning. Read on.
Mon., Sept. 24, 2018, 8:37 a.m.
Grip on Sports: A couple of eagerly awaited wins allows us to celebrate the present without worrying about the past – or future
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Another Monday morning. This one seems different. Why? A couple of wins yesterday. Read on.
Sun., Sept. 23, 2018, 9:46 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We’re going to try something new today: Quick-hitting, short thoughts on the news of the weekend. Let’s see how it works out. Read on.
Sat., Sept. 22, 2018, 8:38 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There are a lot of reasons Washington State lost to USC last night in Southern California, some of them self-inflicted, some of them not. Care …
Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 8:53 a.m.
Grip on Sports: If WSU defeats USC for the second consecutive year and no one is in the stadium to see it, does it count?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Ever been to a night football game at the Coliseum in downtown Los Angeles? I have, more than once. It’s not easy getting there. And …
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 8:41 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Sign of the apocalypse No. 1,720: An email arrived in the inbox this morning wondering if I wanted to play fantasy hockey. Yes, fantasy hockey. …
Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 8:34 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Sorry to be the one to break it to you, but the M’s are not winning the American League West this season. That and other …
Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 9:07 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The Seahawks have lost their first two games and everyone seems to have questions. Why should we be any different? There is one big one, …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 10:35 p.m.
Pullman police arrested a 19-year-old Cheney man Monday for allegedly starting several fires on Washington State University’s Greek Row.
Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 8:27 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Monday Night Football. Dandy Don, Frank and Howard. Those were the days. Appointment television. It’s appointment television tonight as well, if only to see Khalil …
Sun., Sept. 16, 2018, 9:05 a.m.
Grip on Sports: After denying the importance of the game, WSU denies Eastern much of a chance for another upset
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Washington State’s week of denial ended Saturday night with its defense denying Eastern Washington much of a chance to score. And the Cougars showing on …
Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 8:48 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • A Pac-12 showdown in Salt Lake City. A big local showdown in Pullman. Intersectional games on the television. Yep, fall Saturdays are here, even if …
Fri., Sept. 14, 2018, 8:46 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s just one of those fall Fridays, isn’t it? You take a look at the television schedule, check the weather report, say a little pray …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 7:41 p.m.
EWU beat writer Ryan Collingwood predicts this week’s Big Sky Conference games
Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 8:39 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Wednesday was about winning. And losing. And about the past and the future. Read on.
Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 8:45 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is a bit of rhythm to a college football week. It starts with a slow shuffle and moves with a quicker beat as Saturday …
Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 8:36 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It has come to this: The Mariners need a miracle and the Seahawks were raving about their punter. This wasn’t the scenario we thought we …
Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 7:57 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The first Sunday of NFL football is over. Why is it that, despite wholesale changes in the offseason, so many teams haven’t really changed at …
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 9:17 a.m.
Grip on Sports: From emotional releases to penalties to calling off the fight, yesterday’s action kept our attention
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It may not have been officially be Flag Day, but that’s how it felt Saturday around here. Washington State raised its Cougar one in an …