Stories tagged: Gonzaga
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 8:53 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Just another Monday? Not if Gonzaga, Russell Wilson and the Cougars have anything to say about it
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Most work weeks don’t start out as crowded as this one did. From Gonzaga’s behind-kicking of San Diego State to news from Seattle to Pullman, …
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016, 8:55 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Seahawks overcome Patriots because they refused to move
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Back in the day, the nuns at St. Rita’s elementary taught us a song in unity with California’s striking farm workers. We learned the lyrics …
Sun., Nov. 13, 2016, 9:53 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The Inland Northwest is having a college football season for the ages
A GRIP ON SPORTS • You may not have been awake to see it, but Washington State crushed California last night 56-21. And, unless you were in Cheney, you probably …
Sat., Nov. 12, 2016, 7:42 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Even as football season rolls on, college basketball elbowed its way in yesterday
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The new thing is always shiny and attractive. The old thing? Dust-bin ready. Well that’s not exactly the case with college basketball, which started off …
Fri., Nov. 11, 2016, 8:19 a.m.
Grip on Sports: An early Christmas as Gonzaga, WSU and EWU begin basketball season
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Today is my Christmas. College basketball begins again. And the presents keep on coming until April. Aren’t we lucky? Read on.
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016, 3:23 p.m.
Shawn Vestal: The humanities can bridge learning and healing for veterans
It seems that the entire national discussion about education has been taken over by four letters: STEM. The performance of American students on STEM subjects – science, technology, engineering, mathematics …
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016, 8:47 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Beau Baldwin, Mike Kramer and the deep roots of Eastern Washington football
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Beau Baldwin is a heck of a football coach. The Eastern Washington head man has accomplished things that no other Eagle coach has ever done, …
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016, 3:41 p.m.
Women’s soccer: Amy Edwards out as Gonzaga coach
The contract GU women’s soccer coach Amy Edwards has not been renewed.
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016, 9:10 a.m.
Grip on Sports: 2016 will be remembered for a long time - in sports
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Kind of wild year, huh? Got thinking about 2016 and it’s off-the-wall quality somewhere around midnight or so last night. Being that this is on …
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 7:11 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Whether you believe the Seahawks are snakes or lizards, they are Monday Night winners – again
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Ever feel like an iguana surrounded by a bunch of snakes? Ya, me too. Almost every day. But I never seem to escape. Not like …
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 8:01 a.m.
Grip on Sports: So what will we see tonight from the Seahawks?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Monday night means Monday Night Football. Has for as long as most of us can remember. For the Seahawks and their fans, Monday Night Football …
Sun., Nov. 6, 2016, 5:28 p.m.
Grip on Sports: Each week the Apple Cup seems to grow in importance
A GRIP ON SPORTS • As Washington State and Washington play a weekly game of “can you top this,” the Apple Cup looms ever larger in our front window. Sort …
Sat., Nov. 5, 2016, 6:29 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Will WSU be the big Pac-12 favorite that has a tough time today?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There are four football games in the Pac-12 today. All of them, including the one in Pullman this afternoon, include a double-digit favorite. What happened …
Fri., Nov. 4, 2016, 8:16 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Seahawks’ Richard Sherman has his views on the NFL today
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Professional sports on Nov. 4: Baseball is in bed for the year. Basketball isn’t really in full swing yet, though there was an interesting matchup …
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 8:18 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The Cubs gave us something to see after 108 years of futility
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We have a rule around these here parts. We don’t write about the same subject two consecutive days. Hah. We also don’t see the Cubs …
Wed., Nov. 2, 2016, 8:27 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Baseball season comes down to the final game and nothing is better
A GRIP ON SPORTS • With apologies to every other event in sports, there is nothing better than a Game Seven in the World Series. The most grueling test in …
Tue., Nov. 1, 2016, 8:14 a.m.
Grip on Sports: WSU’s Luke Falk will make a decision on the NFL some day, but probably not today
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We have some breaking news here. Sources are telling me Luke Falk will attempt to play in the NFL at some point. Read on.
Sun., Oct. 30, 2016, 7:19 p.m.
Men’s soccer: Whitworth clinches NWC title and NCAA tournament berth
Kyle Morris launched a shot from Whitworth’s side of midfield that bounced over the Willamette goaltender’s head for a 1-0 double-overtime victory Sunday in Salem that clinched the Northwest Conference …
Sun., Oct. 30, 2016, 8:53 a.m.
Grip on Sports: WSU rallies over Oregon State and keeps a possible epic Apple Cup on track
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The college football season is anything but a holiday. Yet you can mark the time via holidays. And, after Washington State’s wild comeback win in …
Wed., Oct. 26, 2016, 8:27 a.m.
Grip on Sports: From WSU to Seahawks and everywhere in between, we’re trying to link your world
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Have you ever moved from one place to another and decided this was a good time to re-invent your image? It’s a habit deeply ingrained …
Sun., Oct. 23, 2016, 10:11 p.m.
Central Valley Hull twins give Stanford oral commitments
Central Valley twins Lacie and Lexie Hull have dreamed of playing basketball for Stanford University. That dream will be fulfilled. The multitalented Hulls gave Stanford oral commitments during an unofficial …
Sun., Oct. 16, 2016, 6:51 p.m.
Men’s soccer: Gonzaga loses on golden goal; Whitworth ties Pacific
San Francisco scored in the 86th minute to tie visiting Gonzaga before winning 2-1 with a golden goal in the 104th minute.
Sun., Oct. 16, 2016, 4 a.m.
Front and Center: Tim Culpepper is the bark behind Gonzaga’s ROTC program
Leading ROTC programs at colleges used to be a job for officers in the sunset of their career. Not so at Gonzaga, where Maj. Tim Culpepper took the coveted military …
Fri., Oct. 14, 2016, 3 a.m.
Gonzaga continues to build on success
While football boosters apparently are taking their support away from Idaho, Gonzaga’s growth has shown what the exposure from a successful sports program can bring to a university.
Wed., Oct. 12, 2016, 10:15 p.m.
A family friend gave the Douglass clan special hats – half Gonzaga, half San Diego – to satisfy their two volleyball rooting interests that could come in handy Thursday.
Sun., Oct. 9, 2016, 6:16 p.m.
Portland beats Gonzaga men’s soccer team 5-1 in WCC opener.
The Portland Pilots scored five goals within a 13-minute stretch and beat Gonzaga 5-1 in a West Coast Conference men’s soccer opener in Spokane.
Sat., Oct. 1, 2016, 5:18 p.m.
Sunday locally: Paige Montgomery, Jonni Dorr lead way for Carroll College
Paige Montgomery and Jonni Dorr, Carroll College seniors from Mead, swept Frontier Conference volleyball player of the week awards after leading the Saints to 3-0 sweeps of Montana State-Northern and …
Thu., Sept. 22, 2016, 10:11 p.m.
EWU Eagles open conference volleyball season with 3-1 win over Montana Grizzlies
Jessica Gilbert hit .360 and had 11 kills, Sophie Miller handed out 40 assists and Eastern Washington flew past Montana for a 25-20, 19-25, 25-13, 15-11 victory in Missoula in …
Tue., Sept. 20, 2016, 11:17 p.m.
WSU volleyball tries to carry winning ways into conference
Three titles in four volleyball tournaments, and a fourth just slipped through Washington State’s fingertips. Receiving votes in the national poll for three consecutive weeks. A 10-2 record, matching rival …
Sun., Sept. 18, 2016, 7:03 p.m.
Women’s soccer: WSU beats Boise State while Gonzaga, Idaho, Whitworth lose
Alysha Overland’s fourth goal of the season in the 70th minute snapped a tie and sent Washington State to a 2-1 victory Sunday over Boise State in Pullman.