Stories tagged: Gonzaga
Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 8:31 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Before the week is half over, you may need to catch up on a few items
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Hold on to your Mariners’ cap. We’ve got a lot to pass along and not a lot of time to do it. So we’re going …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 9:44 p.m.
Gonzaga University student, friend die in fall from Pacific Crest Trail
A Portland school is remembering two 19-year-old women who died in an apparent fall along the Pacific Crest Trail.
Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 8:29 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Our oasis has turned into a mirage, though maybe it always was
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Let’s check the sports pages, shall we? What is there to talk about? An anthem protest. OK. Worries about the Winter Olympics in South Korea, …
Sun., Aug. 13, 2017, 8:24 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Edgar’s number is now on the wall, but will he ever be in the Hall?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • A little cold front is making its way through the Inland Northwest today, bringing with it some change. But before it gets here, let’s do …
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 8:38 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The Mariners aren’t running away with anything, but they don’t have to
A GRIP ON SPORTS • What do we make of the Mariners, tied for the final playoff spot in the American League? We have some thoughts on the matter. Read …
Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 8:02 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Don Baylor could really hit – and be hit – but was also a hit with those younger than him
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There are some days we feel a bit like Forrest Gump. Today is one of those days. Read on.
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 7:06 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Clark’s temper turns up the heat on the Seahawks
A GRIP ON SPORTS • No surprise, because it is mid-August, but it’s going to be hot around here for the next week or so. In fact, the next five …
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 8:48 a.m.
Grip on Sports: August is always hot – in inumerable ways
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There are about 437 subjects we could focus upon today, ranging from the Seahawks to the Mariners, from Pac-12 football to the Big Sky, from …
Sun., July 30, 2017, 7:44 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The Seahawks are about to begin their quest for another Super Bowl berth
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It may be in the high 90s outside, but that doesn’t mean fall’s most dominant sport isn’t ready to get started. Believe it or not, …
Sat., July 29, 2017, 8:14 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Mariners need to figure out a way to break through
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s almost as if there is an invisible ceiling for the Mariners this season. It’s becoming almost comical what happens when they near the break-even …
Sun., July 23, 2017, 8:02 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Sunday mornings are still a time to connect with the world
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The British Open is on the television. The computer is filled with sports stories to read, from the Mariners’ walk-off win to Clint Dempsey’s record-tying …
Sat., July 22, 2017, 7:20 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The up-and-down Mariners make an up-and-down trade
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh, ya, playing Whack a Mole with the Mariners every time they peek their head above .500. Read on.
Wed., July 19, 2017, 9 a.m.
Grip on Sports: One of these weeks the M’s are going to blast past the .500 mark … maybe
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The answer to the eternal question, 2017 edition, is no. At least not yet. Read on.
Tue., July 18, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Long journeys can lead to even longer memories
A GRIP ON SPORTS • A local kid’s journey to the major leagues sent us on one of our own. While Andrew Kittredge prepares himself for his first big league …
Mon., July 17, 2017, 7:56 a.m.
Grip on Sports: In golf, it really isn’t over until it’s over – or even later
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Sometimes, the way the rules of golf are adjudicated seems unfair. And can cause some bad blood. Read on.
Sun., July 16, 2017, 8:15 a.m.
Grip on Sports: A couple wins allows for some hopeful wondering
A GRIP ON SPORTS • A friend asked me last night the question that is on everyone’s mind: Is there still a chance this year for the Mariners? A 2-0 …
Fri., July 14, 2017, 6:51 a.m.
Grip on Sports: If you know how the M’s second half will go, please share
A GRIP ON SPORTS • A nice, sunny and warm weekend beckons. So does the Mariners’ second half of the season. One is guaranteed to have some fun. Read on.
Thu., July 13, 2017, 8:02 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The end of the Empire shouldn’t have come as a shock
A GRIP ON SPORTS • So long Spokane Empire. We hardly knew you. Read on.
Wed., July 12, 2017, 7:20 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It may not be as classic as it once was, but the All-Star Game is still fun
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Another All-Star Game has come and gone. For more than 80 years the Midsummer Classic has broken the baseball season in half. And added an …
UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017, 5:37 p.m.
Zags take boat rides, make camp crafts and shoot hoops with kids at Camp Goodtimes
Being the kid with cancer can be tough. That’s why counselors and staff at Camp Goodtimes, which is hosted by YMCA’s Camp Reed, are working to create a space where …
Tue., July 11, 2017, 7:08 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Everyone digs the long ball when it travels as far as it did last night
A GRIP ON SPORTS • You like to see baseballs travel a long way? Then last night was for you. Read on.
Mon., July 10, 2017, 6:56 a.m.
Grip on Sports: When the cloud refuses to rain, things can get sticky
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The Internet has become ubiquitous in our daily sports life. From watching highlight videos on our phones, to sending emails to our favorite athletes to …
Sun., July 9, 2017, 7:42 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Before you get your hands dirty in the yard this Sunday, check out this handful of items
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Sunday in the middle of July, so we’ll be quick about it today and get you outside where you can enjoy the heat. Or …
Sat., July 8, 2017, 8:27 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Younger Zags have shined in the past week
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Let’s talk basketball, shall we? Yep, it’s more than 90 degrees out there – I’m pretty confident no matter where you are reading this, it …
Fri., July 7, 2017, 7:57 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It’s nearly time for a break from the summer’s least fun story
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Are you tired of reading about the Mariners’ troubles? Think how tiring it is to write about them. Read on.
Thu., July 6, 2017, 8:21 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Should we be preparing the Mariners’ epitaph already?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is a tombstone in the cemetery of Placerville, Calif., that actually made my dad laugh out loud. “See Martha,” it reads, “I told you …
Wed., July 5, 2017, 7:04 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Take a day off and the M’s mountain gets harder to climb
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh ya, wondering about the Mariners and their postseason chances. Isn’t that the summer raison d’etre around these parts? Read on.
UPDATED: Mon., July 3, 2017, 6:22 p.m.
Moses Lake basketball standout Jamie Loera choses ASU
A third Loera sister will play NCAA Division I basketball, Moses Lake senior-to-be Jamie Loera has given Arizona State University an oral commitment.
Mon., July 3, 2017, 8:11 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Mariners flash some leather in win over Angels
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There’s an underrated aspect of baseball these days. It’s defense. When guys can hit the ball out of Yosemite at will, it doesn’t seem all …
Sun., July 2, 2017, 7:57 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Let’s take a quick spin around the dial, shall we?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Sunday morning, right? So let’s slow down just a bit and take a whirl around the world of sports, locally and internationally. Read on.