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Grip on Sports: Tonight’s NFL Draft marks the beginning of the future for Dillard and others from the area

A GRIP ON SPORTS • You would think it is football season with what starts tonight in Nashville. Yep, it’s the NFL Draft. The biggest off-season event in professional sports. …


Grip on Sports: If cloning were possible, Tuesday would have been a good night for sports fans to utilize it

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Some nights there are just too many games to watch. Last night was one of them. Read on.


UPDATED: Tue., April 23, 2019, 10:23 p.m.

College baseball: Troy Johnston, Slade Heggen lead Gonzaga past Washington State

Troy Johnston hit a two-run home run, Slade Heggen singled in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning, and Gonzaga defeated Washington State 8-5 Tuesday at the Patterson Baseball Complex.


Grip on Sports: Gonzaga players are wise to realize if the door is open, and it won’t be locked in the future, why not walk through it?

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Think about it this way. If someone at, say, Microsoft or Amazon offered to give a free evaluation of your employable assets while you were …


Grip on Sports: Is the early season success for the Sounders and Mariners built on a firm foundation or quicksand?

A GRIP ON SPORTS • After watching the somewhat-local professional soccer team play yesterday, it hit me. The regional pro teams competing this summer have great records. But they may …


Grip on Sports: You know spring football’s hits are over when the weather begins to turn really nice

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Spring is really starting to kick into high gear around here, just in time for college football to put itself into park. Still, things happened …


Grip on Sports: Washington State’s spring game returns to Pullman and Martin Stadium today

A GRIP ON SPORTS • The Washington State Cougars will hold their final scrimmage of the spring today. For the first time in almost a decade, it will be in …


Grip on Sports: With the M’s this season, games will never be over until they’re over

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Did the Mariners win last night? By the strictest definition, by the one that matters today, yes. But in a lot of ways, no. Read …


Grip on Sports: Brandon Clarke’s shining moments for Gonzaga will live in Bulldog lore

A GRIP ON SPORTS • There have been many bright, shining stars in the Gonzaga basketball constellation the past two decades. But has there ever been one that has shined …


Grip on Sports: Leaving is just something college coaches do

A GRIP ON SPORTS • As we transition into the second half of April, a time for spring football to wind down and baseball to wind up, the most fascinating …


Grip on Sports: Wilson, Seahawks reach agreement on a contract extension

A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you stayed up to midnight on Monday, as I did, hoping to hear something about Russell Wilson’s contract, you were sadly disappointed. Then elated …


UPDATED: Mon., April 15, 2019, 5:54 p.m.

Embers like stars: Gonzaga student describes scene at Notre Dame

Shocked silence. That is how Winston Holyfield, a Gonzaga University student, described the scene at the burning of Notre Dame Cathedral, one of the most iconic structures in Paris. Holyfield …


Grip on Sports: No matter what happens in the future, Tiger Woods’ Sunday at Augusta will live on in his fans’ memories

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh yes, watching Tiger Woods compete at the Masters. And wondering if there will ever be a more iconic color to pair …


Grip on Sports: Winning the Erving Award was just another of Hachimura’s amazing feats for Gonzaga

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Awards are always quite interesting, from who wins them to what they represent. But there was an interesting twist to Rui Hachimura’s winning the Julius …


Grip on Sports: Forget the robins, it’s another type of birdie that really lets us know spring is here

A GRIP ON SPORTS • The Norway maples in the backyard are blooming. You know what that means, right? In six months there will be leaves everywhere. If your glass …


Grip on Sports: Nothing seems to stop spring football practice in Pullman

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Whoever designed the Washington State University campus knew the importance of high ground. Even biblical-like floods didn’t stop Mike Leach and his group from holding …


Grip on Sports: From first-round failure to first NCAA title, it’s been quite a year for former WSU coach Bennett and Virginia

A GRIP ON SPORTS • It was an historic defeat. But there was no running, no hiding. Take accountability, learn from it and move on to the next challenge. And …


Grip on Sports: It won’t be as tasty as usual, so fans may not eat up tonight’s NCAA title game

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Hot dogs, hamburgers or a vegetable platter? When you sit down to watch the NCAA Tournament title game tonight, what will you be eating for …


Grip on Sports: Beauty is in the eye of the viewer when it comes to NCAA hoops

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Football players specialize on one side of the ball. Baseball? There is even a position where you never play defense and another where you never …


Grip on Sports: Klay Thompson’s WSU number will be retired and hang in a place where he came of age

A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you were up late last night, you might have seen the news. In a nod to modern times, Washington State athletic director Pat Chun …


Grip on Sports: College basketball’s last hurrah will dominate the extended weekend

A GRIP ON SPORTS • The weekend doesn’t really begin today, but in a basketball sense it does. The women tipoff their Final Four tonight, the men tomorrow and by …


Grip on Sports: All eyes may have been on Andre Dillard, but WSU’s Pro Day was about others being seen as well

A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is an old saying about a rising tide lifts all boats, which seems a little hard-to-understand for someone, like me, who gets seasick in …


Grip on Sports: No one needs to be angry at Russell Wilson but the Seahawks really do need to extend him

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Sometimes anger is better fuel in the morning than coffee. But, like the effects of caffeine, it’s better to let the anger dissipate and concentrate …


Grip on Sports: Mr. Smith comes to Washington State

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Welcome to Washington State, Mr. Smith. Now win games, graduate players, fill Beasley and drive a combine just north of Colton in August. That’s all. …


Grip on Sports: The Mariners will score runs, though holding on to leads might be an adventure

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Now that the college basketball season is officially done in these parts – no one else is still playing, are they? – we can focus …


Grip on Sports: Gonzaga experiences the one constant in sports – the pain of losing

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Two years ago, Gonzaga’s season ended a couple points short of every college basketball team’s ultimate goal, the NCAA title. Last night, this season ended …


UPDATED: Sat., March 30, 2019, 8:08 p.m.

Gonzaga students react to loss at campus watch party

With about two minutes left in the game, all the students in Gonzaga’s Cataldo Hall stood up as they watched their men’s basketball team fall to Texas Tech, knocking the …


Grip on Sports: Immovable, irresistible, whatever label you want to use, today’s Gonzaga matchup with Texas Tech pits the best in what they do

A GRIP ON SPORTS • If this is the final day of Gonzaga basketball in the 2018-19 season, at least it will end in a fitting manner. No. 1 vs. …


Grip on Sports: As soon as one NCAA test ends, another awaits Gonzaga on Saturday

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Not to get ahead of ourselves, but Gonzaga’s win last night over Florida State, while a big one, was just prelude. Now the team that …


Grip on Sports: Between baseball and college basketball, you better stretch well before you settle in to enjoy today’s competitions

A GRIP ON SPORTS • The calm is over. Now comes the storm. The Sweet 16 storm. The baseball storm. It’s almost as if time is beginning again today. Read …