Stories tagged: Gonzaga
Sun., Dec. 23, 2018, 8:24 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The Seahawks will have their hands full trying not to be snowed under by Kansas City and Patrick Mahomes
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We woke up this morning to some weird-looking white stuff on the back deck. The dog didn’t like stepping in it. Neither did I. I’m …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 22, 2018, 7:43 p.m.
The two most important foundations of player improvement are the coaches’ leadership and teaching abilities.
Sat., Dec. 22, 2018, 8:56 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We have questions. Some of which even have answers. Others, not so much. Read on.
Fri., Dec. 21, 2018, 8:42 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Though Christmas is just on the other side of the weekend, there is still plenty of sports action to enjoy
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The weekend is almost on tap. The final weekend before Christmas. Will everyone be busy? If I were a betting man, I would take the …
Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 8:46 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If there is one personality trait that angers us, it’s hypocrisy. Doing one thing. Saying the opposite. Covering oneself in a cloak of righteousness while …
Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 8:54 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s a big day around the nation for a segment of the high school sporting community. It’s football signing day, once the only day of …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 10:14 a.m.
Shawn Vestal: Hey Ben Shapiro, you think media exaggerate abuse by priests? Take a stroll to the Bea House at Gonzaga.
Here’s an idea. Gonzaga University could invite professional conservative martyr Ben Shapiro to reprise the topic of one of his recent Daily Wire podcasts: Has Catholic Church Sex Abuse Been …
Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • This is your official one-week warning. Yep, Christmas is in a week. Get your shopping done. And while you are at it, pick up these …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 6:32 a.m.
The last chapter in the Rev. James Poole’s story reveals a twist in the Catholic abuse scandal: Poole was sent to live out his retirement years on Gonzaga University’s campus …
Mon., Dec. 17, 2018, 8:50 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Seahawks’ bad loss in Santa Clara may not keep them from the playoffs but shows some of their real deficiencies
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Turned on the Mac this morning. Brewed a cup of Dunkin. Clicked on Firefox. Went directly to Dictionary.com. Typed in “bad loss.” Guess what came …
Sun., Dec. 16, 2018, 8:04 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The road to Frisco, Texas, wasn’t a smooth one for the Eastern Eagles this season. And it wasn’t as direct as they might have liked. …
Sat., Dec. 15, 2018, 7:43 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Gonzaga faces another of those tough road tests the Bulldogs have thrived on over the years
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It is hard to say Gonzaga basketball shies away from facing any type of nonconference challenge – though you will get an argument from the …
Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 6:52 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Traveling can be fun. Or not. It depends on your outlook going in, I guess. Read on.
Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 8:48 a.m.
Grip on Sports: How the heck did Washington State give its fans such a great football season as a Christmas present?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Time is running short. Christmas will be here before you know it. Heck, it is so close, Washington State has begun practicing for the Alamo …
Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 8:08 a.m.
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.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 11, 2018, 7:22 p.m.
A case against Gonzaga University that reached the Supreme Court in 2002 resurfaced this week when Justice Clarence Thomas referenced the case in dissent.
Tue., Dec. 11, 2018, 7:40 a.m.
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. …
Mon., Dec. 10, 2018, 8:26 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The snow wouldn’t be such a bother if Sunday’s Gonzaga, WSU results had been a bit different
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Monday mornings are bad enough. But they are even worse when they include a too-small-for-skiing snowfall. And the hangover from losses by local college basketball …
Sun., Dec. 9, 2018, 8:31 a.m.
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.
Sat., Dec. 8, 2018, 7:04 a.m.
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 …
Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 8:57 a.m.
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 …
Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 8:57 a.m.
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. …
Wed., Dec. 5, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
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 …
Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 8:34 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Nothing is final until it’s final. Didn’t Yogi Berra say that? Well, he should have. I do know one thing. If Yogi had been a …
Mon., Dec. 3, 2018, 8:46 a.m.
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 …
Sun., Dec. 2, 2018, 8:54 a.m.
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 …
Fri., Nov. 30, 2018, 8:52 a.m.
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.
Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 8:58 a.m.
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. …
Wed., Nov. 28, 2018, 8:45 a.m.
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 …
Tue., Nov. 27, 2018, 6:56 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Gonzaga wins again. If you want the condensed version of what happened against North Dakota State, this isn’t the place to look
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh ya, in the same place we are now. With Gonzaga winning. Read on.