Stories tagged: Nic
Sun., May 21, 2017, 7:58 a.m.
Grip on Sports: A blowout wasn’t what the Mariners needed
A GRIP ON SPORTS • One night it is 1-0, the next 16-1. The common denominator: The Mariners didn’t win. At home. With a decent crowd at Safeco Field. Read …
Fri., May 19, 2017, 7:47 a.m.
Grip on Sports: May the force be with you this month, because not much else is
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is something uplifting about the month of May. New growth maybe. Or the promise of spring warmth finally fulfilled. But there is no May …
Tue., May 16, 2017, 8:19 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Man-bun aside, former Gonzaga star Kelly Olynyk is a certified Boston hero
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Back in the day, when Noah checked his weather app and saw the rain coming, he built an ark. These days, we mow the lawn. …
Tue., April 25, 2017, 8:33 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Never let your sports memories degrade over the years
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The Mariners had the day off. Spring football is either basically over or on a break. Basketball is down to the NBA playoffs. It’s too …
Fri., March 10, 2017, 8:38 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Idaho and Eastern hold Inland Northwest’s banner up today
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Gonzaga’s regular season is finished. The NCAA tournament awaits. Washington State’s season is over. So is Whitworth’s and the area’s community colleges. Even high school …
Thu., March 9, 2017, 8:48 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Though WSU finished another basketball season under .500, Ernie Kent is locked in for a few more years
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Another Washington State University basketball season is over. And like most before this one, it wasn’t all that successful. But whether or not that changes …
Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 7:36 a.m.
Grip on Sports: And you thought Honest Abe was tall …
A GRIP ON SPORTS • You know why everything was better years and years ago? Instead of a Presidents’ Day, honoring all of the folks who have held that office …
Sun., Feb. 19, 2017, 8:47 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Gonzaga, WSU fill in the blanks over the past 48 hours
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh ya, documenting Gonzaga’s inexorable march through the WCC. And wondering if the Cougars could sweep a Pac-12 basketball foe this season. …
Tue., Jan. 31, 2017, 8:32 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Enjoy it, because we are living in the Golden Age of Inland Northwest sports
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We’ve been doing this feature for going on six years now. In that time, Washington State has gone to three bowl games, Eastern Washington has …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 31, 2017, 3:31 p.m.
Area roundup: Markus Golder scores 18 points and North Idaho cruises past Columbia Basin
Markus Golder scored 18 points to lead five players in double figures and the North Idaho Cardinals men (18-3, 6-2) cruised to an 81-55 win over the Columbia Basin Hawks …
Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 7:22 a.m.
Grip on Sports: WSU gets whipped, Edgar gets close and undefeated Gonzaga heads out of town
A GRIP ON SPORTS • One thing about Thursdays this time of year: There is a lot going on. College basketball is the main element, of course, but today also …
Tue., Jan. 17, 2017, 8:59 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Eastern’s Baldwin takes a neccesary step on the road to success
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Beau knows football, that’s for sure. And Beau knows how to be successful at football. Yesterday, Beau showed he knows the steps that have to …
Sun., Dec. 4, 2016, 5:38 p.m.
CCS men win Bigfoot-Cardinal Classic; NIC fourth
Cesar Sandoval scored 17 points to lead five Sasquatch in double figures and CC Spokane defeated the Pierce Raiders 89-80 to win the Bigfoot-Cardinal Classic at Spokane Community College on …
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 4:41 a.m.
NIC men dealing with accident that decimated coaching staff
A month ago, head coach Corey Symons and the North Idaho College men’s basketball team were unsure George Swanson was going to live.
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016, 4:56 p.m.
New college career and technical ed building to open Wednesday in Rathdrum
North Idaho College will open its new Career and Technical Education Facility in Rathdrum on Wednesday.
Wed., Sept. 14, 2016, 9:25 p.m.
Women’s soccer: NIC tops Treasure Valley, EWU in scoreless draw at Omaha
Meg Lowery took a pass from Sadie Schmeling and scored the only goal of the match and North Idaho College took a 1-0 NWAC soccer victory over Treasure Valley in …
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016, 8:14 p.m.
Area volleyball teams trying to improve poll position
Coaches generally don’t put much stock in preseason polls, which is probably for the better given the gloomy projections for the area’s four Division I volleyball teams.
Wed., May 18, 2016, 11:56 a.m.
Maryland college administrator to lead North Idaho College
Richard MacLennan, president of Garrett College in Maryland, will be the new president of North Idaho College in Coeur d’Alene. The NIC Board of Trustees announced Wednesday it had selected …
Mon., March 14, 2016, 10 p.m.
NIC opens in NJCAA tournament on Tuesday
North Idaho College will face Southwest Tennessee in the second round of the NJCAA men’s basketball tournament at 6:30 p.m. PDT Tuesday in Hutchinson, Kansas.
Thu., March 10, 2016, 9:10 p.m.
College softball: Raynor home run powers North Idaho past SW Oregon in opener
Analisa Raynor hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the fourth inning and Katie Barron shut down Southwestern Oregon’s bats Thursday as the North Idaho Cardinals defeated the host Raccoons 3-1 …
Fri., Dec. 11, 2015, 8:44 p.m.
NIC wrestlers take down Northwest College
Host North Idaho College defeated Northwest College 30-16.
Sun., Dec. 6, 2015, 7:50 p.m.
North Idaho wins Bigfoot-Cardinal Classic men’s basketball tournament; CCS third
NIC wins Bigfoot-Cardinal Classic championship; CCS third
Tue., Jan. 6, 2015, midnight
Reardan product Kelsey Moos helps lead Arizona State women past WSU
Katie Hempen hit four 3-pointers and all seven of her free throws for a career-high 21 points, leading No. 18 Arizona State to its ninth-straight win as the Sun Devils …
Fri., Jan. 24, 2014, midnight
NIC rolls to wrestling victory over Simon Fraser
North Idaho defeated Simon Fraser 29-15 in wrestling on Thursday night in Coeur d’Alene. Kit Major (141 pounds) won by pin for the Cardinals and Nicholas Moreno (157) and Taylor …
Sun., Jan. 12, 2014, midnight
Cougars reach 4-0 in Pac-12 for first time
Sage Romberg’s 3-pointer with 2 minutes and 19 seconds remaining Saturday snapped a 73-all tie and keyed a 10-3 run as visiting Washington State topped Washington 85-79 in Pac-12 play …
Mon., Dec. 30, 2013, midnight
Whitworth triumphs at Las Vegas tournament
Colton McCargar scored 21 points in leading Whitworth to an 84-77 victory over Wisconsin-Platteville on Sunday at the D3hoops.com Classic in Las Vegas. Dustin McConnell added 13 points, George Valle …
Sun., Dec. 8, 2013, midnight
College basketball: CCS, NIC advance to Bigfoot title game
The Community Colleges of Spokane and North Idaho men’s basketball teams both won Saturday at the Bigfoot Classic at Spokane Falls Community College and will meet today for the title. …
Tue., Nov. 19, 2013, midnight
Cougs kept fighting to overcome USC
On any given Sunday is a phrase generally used to describe parity in the NFL, but it certainly applied to Sunday’s Washington State-USC volleyball match. It looked grim for the …
Tue., Oct. 22, 2013, midnight
Not giving in to the ‘Big C’
Hugh Watson is back coaching basketball, this time at his alma mater, Hiwassee College in Madisonville, Tenn. Yes, doctors told him more than two years ago when he was diagnosed …
Fri., Oct. 18, 2013, midnight
‘Anne Frank’ director returns to familiar territory
Tracey Vaughan first experienced “The Diary of Anne Frank” in 1993, playing the title role in North Idaho College’s production of Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett’s play. Twenty years later, …