Stories tagged: Grip on sports
Tue., Jan. 23, 2018, 8:34 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Patrick Chun takes over a tough job in Pullman
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is going to be new leadership in Pullman, that’s for sure. What’s not sure is exactly what that means. Read on.
Mon., Jan. 22, 2018, 8:27 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It’s time to look ahead, not behind us
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Let’s start the workweek by looking forward, not back. By trying to figure out what’s going to happen, not what’s happened. Read on.
Sun., Jan. 21, 2018, 8:48 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Last week is now behind us and we’re probably all thankful for that
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Saturday marked the end of a tough week in this area. We are so ready to turn the page. Read on.
Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 8:53 a.m.
Grip on Sports: No matter what happens one game, the basketball season just keeps bouncing along
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Funny thing about basketballs. You drop them, they always bounce back. That’s not always true about basketball teams. Read on.
Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 8:59 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Saint Mary’s seniors attack down the stretch and help Gaels overcome rival Gonzaga
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you didn’t believe Saint Mary’s was much of a rival any more for Gonzaga, let’s hope last night’s Gael win in the Kennel changed …
Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 8:57 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The first in a series of West Coast Conference showdowns is tonight at the Kennel
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Yesterday was hard. Hopefully, today will be easier. Read on.
Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 8:29 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Competition takes a back seat after what happened in Pullman yesterday
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The news from Pullman concerning Tyler Hilinski last night made it hard to sleep. Three words, all of them beginning with the letter “S,” kept …
Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 8:19 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The calendar says it is time for a little basketball spirit
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The only thing that really tells you it is mid-January around these parts is the basketball on TV. Read on.
Mon., Jan. 15, 2018, 8:16 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Whether it seems glacial or way-too-quick, change is coming
A GRIP ON SPORTS • When you are young, it seems change comes slowly. When you are no longer in that age category, it’s hard to believe sometimes how much …
Sun., Jan. 14, 2018, 8:58 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Keith Jackson was our connection to college football and part of this area’s rich broadcasting history
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Nuggets have a way of showing up in out-of-the-way places. Which is my meandering way of saying goodbye to Keith Jackson, one of, if not …
Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 7:55 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The rivalry between Eastern and Idaho is growing and will take another step in the fall
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you wanted to know why Idaho is such a good fit in the Big Sky Conference, all you had to do last night was …
Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 8:53 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The expected happened in unexpected ways Thursday night
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Usually sports can be counted on to give you something unexpected. On the surface, last night’s local college basketball results didn’t do that. But dig …
Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Grip on Sports: With Stanford, Cal visiting, this is a crucial weekend for Washington State
A GRIP ON SPORTS • All weekends in the Pac-12 basketball race matter. Some just matter more than others. Such is the case with Washington State this weekend. Read on.
Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 8:11 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Darrell Bevell is out as the Seahawks’ offensive coordinator
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you looked out your window this morning and saw a bunch of people in Seahawks’ jerseys dancing in the street, there is a reason. …
Tue., Jan. 9, 2018, 8:11 a.m.
Grip on Sports: College football season ends on a rainy night in Georgia
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The college football season, which began in the heat of August, ended last night indoors in Georgia. We have a recap. Read on.
Mon., Jan. 8, 2018, 8:45 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The college football season comes to an end tonight, though the champion will still be debatable
A GRIP ON SPORTS • After an up-and-down weekend of NFL football, quite possibly illustrated completely in one Cam Newton sack and his post-play stumble to the ground, Monday brings …
Sun., Jan. 7, 2018, 8:29 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Gonzaga rolls, Washington State rolls over late and the Seahawks want Schneider to continue in his role
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh yeah, observing Gonzaga’s Sherman-like march through the L.A. Basin, Washington State’s recent basketball downturn and wondering where the Seahawks were headed. …
Fri., Jan. 5, 2018, 8:32 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Zags are resolute during their march through WCC’s less fortunate
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If resolutions are made to be broken, then there were some accomplishments coming out of yesterday. Otherwise, not so much. Read on.
Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 7:51 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Another great weekend of college basketball kicks off tonight
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you love college basketball, you must be a really big fan of Thursdays around these parts. Read on.
Wed., Jan. 3, 2018, 8:05 a.m.
Grip on Sports: We have thoughts about the Mariners to the Seahawks … and beyond
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s the middle of the workweek already, which seems like a good time to bounce from thought to thought for a while. Read on.
Tue., Jan. 2, 2018, 8:03 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The Rose Bowl game left us exhausted – and also helped deliver an all-SEC championship matchup
A GRIP ON SPORTS • On the first day of January, the new year gave to us one incredible college football game. And then another Alabama win. Read on.
Mon., Jan. 1, 2018, 7:47 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The Seahawks lack of consistency a monster that destroyed their playoff hopes this season
A GRIP ON SPORTS • You like consistency? OK, then. This year, 2018, will start in this space the same way the last few have, with some grumbling about something …
Sun., Dec. 31, 2017, 8:58 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Even a win might not be enough for the Seahawks today, which is a result of missteps throughout the season
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s the biggest day of the year for the Seattle Seahawks, a day filled with irony. Read on.
Sat., Dec. 30, 2017, 7:25 a.m.
Grip on Sports: No matter what, or how, you want to watch, there is something for you today
A GRIP ON SPORTS • So what’s happening this weekend? Just about anything you could want. Read on.
Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, 7:20 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The bowl blues envelop Washington State fans one more time
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Maybe it’s just us, but Washington State’s recent history in bowl games seems to mirror the time of year. And, no, this isn’t one of …
Thu., Dec. 28, 2017, 8:58 a.m.
Grip on Sports: When Cougars and Spartans meet it’s a clash of styles as well as teams
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There was a time when college football’s bowl games brought together teams from different parts of the country to showcase their area’s style of football. …
Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 8:10 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It may have started in the heat of August, but football season around these parts is about to end
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It seems as if football in the Inland Northwest this season has been going on for forever. At least since last summer, which, by the …
Tue., Dec. 26, 2017, 8:13 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Playing catch up so we don’t get kicked to the curb
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh yeah, wondering why athletes who are compensated well need to use a seeming lack of respect as motivation. Or as a …
Sun., Dec. 24, 2017, 8:03 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Seahawks are in Dallas for a way-too-early season-deciding game
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We are going to keep this short. It is Christmas Eve, after all, and we know you have other things to do. There’s all the …
Sat., Dec. 23, 2017, 8:58 a.m.
Grip on Sports: You want to be entertained? Then catch a high school basketball game
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Pre-Christmas checklist: finish shopping (not done); pay December’s bills (not done); hock television (not done); watch high school basketball games (done). Read on.