Stories tagged: Gonzaga
Tue., March 28, 2017
Past opinions provide perspective
Looking Back reviews opinions published in The Spokesman-Review during this week in history Ike’s death. April 1, 1969
UPDATED: Mon., March 27, 2017, 11:11 p.m.
Gonzaga Final Four gear quickly sells out at campus store, but more is on the way
Gonzaga Final Four gear quickly sold out.
UPDATED: Mon., March 27, 2017, 10:57 p.m.
Gonzaga student’s dramatic video (narrated by Christopher Walken) compiles Zags’ tournament successes, ‘heartbreaks’
A Gonzaga student made this video compilation of some Gonzaga’s greatest tournament successes and failures.
Mon., March 27, 2017, 8:25 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It’s been a long time, but Gonzaga’s run to the Final Four isn’t the first one for the Inland Northwest
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The bulbs are popping up and the rain continues to come down. It is March, late March actually, after all. That’s normal. You want to …
Sun., March 26, 2017, 10:34 p.m.
Gonzaga fans flocking south to watch Zags in Final Four in Phoenix
Gonzaga head coach Mark Few grabbed the West Region championship trophy on Saturday a held it high in the air for all the GU fans to see. Few took the …
Sun., March 26, 2017, 7:13 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Yesterday was a huge day for Gonzaga, Spokane
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Was Saturday the biggest day in Spokane sports history? There are a lot of contenders, sure, but the small university by the river reaching the …
Sat., March 25, 2017, 8:15 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The one where we talk about primates, backs, the Final Four and Gonzaga
A GRIP ON SPORTS • For the third time in program history and the second time in three years, Gonzaga is playing an Elite Eight game. The reward for the …
Fri., March 24, 2017, 8:58 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Gonzaga displays a key character trait as they survive West Virginia and advance to the Elite Eight
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The cliché is simple. Survive and advance. And that’s exactly what Gonzaga did Thursday night. The Bulldogs survived. And they advanced to their second Elite …
Thu., March 23, 2017, 8:56 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Perkins, Gonzaga have to respond positively to West Virginia’s pressure to advance
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s back on tonight. The NCAA tournament. The Sweet Sixteen. And Gonzaga’s run. Does it end in San Jose, brought down by West Virginia’s pressure? …
Wed., March 22, 2017, 5:04 p.m.
Gonzaga grad, Shadle Park native earns spot on Spokane Library board
Casey Linane-Booey, a 29-year-old attorney, said the city’s libraries should continue to expand services improving residents’ quality of life, including community courts.
UPDATED: Tue., March 21, 2017, 5:59 p.m.
Zags also rank high in internet speeds, test reveals
Not only are the Zags the No. 1 seeded team in the West region, Gonzaga University has one of the fastest campus network speeds in the Sweet 16. That’s according …
UPDATED: Tue., March 21, 2017, 7:20 p.m.
What Spokane eats during Zags’ winning games
Grubhub has tracked foods that spike during basketball wins by the Bulldogs.
Tue., March 21, 2017, 8:19 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The M’s still have a few unanswered questions even though the regular season is just a fortnight away
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We interrupt this college basketball lovefest that is late March to bring you some really important news. In two weeks the major league baseball season …
UPDATED: Mon., March 20, 2017, 11:14 p.m.
Villanova loss, ACC flameout reshape NCAA Sweet 16
The Atlantic Coast Conference’s strong regular season only stood to set up a first-weekend flameout in the NCAA Tournament.
Mon., March 20, 2017, 8:17 a.m.
Grip on Sports: What do we do for the next three days without NCAA games to fill our time?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Mondays are the worst. The Monday after the first NCAA basketball tournament weekend? The worst of the worst. If today wasn’t the first day of …
Sun., March 19, 2017, 8:28 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The modern equivalent of the gathering around the burning stake just may be college basketball officials and the internet
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The question isn’t how but why. The subject? Missed calls in the NCAA tournament and the officials who are making – or not making – …
Sat., March 18, 2017, 8:45 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Will Gonzaga turn Northwestern’s NCAA ride back into a pumpkin today?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Had enough basketball yet? Or are you just getting started? We are halfway through the 64 teams that started the four-day weekend of NCAA hoop, …
UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017, 11:19 p.m.
John Blanchette: He who wore the purple just has to root for ’Cats
SALT LAKE CITY – He went to Gonzaga basketball camps as a kid. He sat in the stands at the old Kennel in the prehistoric days, admiring Jim McPhee’s jump …
UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017, 11:46 p.m.
Gonzaga alumni share in the revelry at Zags’ tourney site
Jen Hansel was on her way to Amsterdam from her home in Denver when she found herself stuck in the Salt Lake City airport for a seven-hour layover. So she …
Fri., March 17, 2017, 8:35 a.m.
Grip on Sports: There has always been a connection between St. Patrick’s Day and sports
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s St. Patrick’s Day. I have bad memories of St. Patrick’s Day. And it has nothing to do with green beer. At least not with …
Thu., March 16, 2017, 6:49 p.m.
Gonzaga’s slow start shows on the glass before cleaning up in second half
The Zags struggled on the glass against South Dakota State in their first-round victory in the NCAA Tournament on Thursday.
Thu., March 16, 2017, 11:18 a.m.
Variety of ways to watch, stream and listen to March Madness games
There’s no shortage of ways to watch the March Madness basketball tournament, even for those games taking place when you’re supposed to be working.
Thu., March 16, 2017, 8:52 a.m.
Grip on Sports: As the NCAA tournament begins, a reminder fame is fleeting everywhere but at Gonzaga these days
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It is called March Madness, right? Well, the madness part of it started yesterday. Well, actually earlier this week. As we march to the NCAA …
UPDATED: Wed., March 15, 2017, 8:45 p.m.
Guardian reporter says Spokane city of desperation – except for Zags
Heads up Spokane: you are a town of gloom and doom.
Wed., March 15, 2017, 7:49 p.m.
BBB warns of March Madness scams
Whether you’re looking for tickets to root on the Gonzaga Bulldogs, Oregon Ducks or another favorite team, be on the defense for ticket scammers.
UPDATED: Wed., March 15, 2017, 9:56 p.m.
Watch party tips for Gonzaga game
It’s March Madness and the No. 1-seed Gonzaga Bulldogs tip off Thursday at … 11 a.m.
Wed., March 15, 2017, 8:32 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Today is the day to get chores done, because the rest of the week is NCAA basketball
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The Madness has begun, albeit only in fits and starts. The first two of the four NCAA tourney play-in games – call them what you …
Tue., March 14, 2017, 8:37 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Maybe we should just wait until Gonzaga’s NCAA run is over before worrying about the Mariners
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The weather around here has been downright spring-like the past couple days, so that got us thinking about baseball. And realizing we haven’t really checked …
Mon., March 13, 2017, 8:56 a.m.
Grip on Sports: As soon as you turned the TV on, you knew Gonzaga was a No. 1 seed – if you were observant
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Did you turn on CBS’ NCAA selection show yesterday afternoon with one main objective? You know, to find out if Gonzaga was a No. 1 …
Sun., March 12, 2017, 10:43 p.m.
Salt Lake City wasn’t so friendly to Zags in 2013
Five years ago when the 2013 Zags strolled into what was previously known as Energy Solutions Arena, they found themselves in a building full of fans that were jumping on …