Stories tagged: Steve Christilaw
Thu., Oct. 4, 2018, 6 a.m.
The WIAA executive board’s new rule requiring game film within 30 minutes of announced football playoff brackets gets every team on the same playing field.
Thu., Sept. 27, 2018, 6 a.m.
There are days when you just have to wonder just what, exactly, is wrong with some people.
Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 6 a.m.
Steve Christilaw: Fall season kicks off, some players will set themselves apart, and all deserve praise
Yes, it’s technically still August for another day and summer remains in full swing.
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 6 a.m.
August in Spokane has a new theme.
Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 6 a.m.
If job security is a priority for you, if you like knowing where your next paycheck is coming from and you like the idea of a nice, secure retirement someday, …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 9, 2018, 2:19 p.m.
There’s an old joke that says “everyone complains about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.”
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 1, 2018, 4:42 p.m.
I try to keep track of the young athletes I write about.
Thu., July 26, 2018, 6 a.m.
One more week.
Thu., July 19, 2018, 6 a.m.
The crystal ball shows this happening any day now: kids everywhere will learn to flop like the best of them
Thu., July 12, 2018, 6 a.m.
You reach a certain age when nostalgia becomes commonplace.
UPDATED: Wed., June 27, 2018, 4:08 p.m.
There’s something mythical about riding a bus.
Thu., June 21, 2018, 6 a.m.
There are moments that make you just plain feel old.
Thu., May 24, 2018, 12:58 p.m.
There are teachers and coaches I wish my grandkids could have the chance to learn from and play for as they grow up.
Thu., May 17, 2018, 6:57 a.m.
Eras come and eras go. In a twist of logic, it’s generally the going that sets and defines the era. Apparently it’s difficult to recognize an era when you are …
Thu., May 10, 2018, 6:25 a.m.
But I do have a healthy appreciation for actual well-rounded athletes.
UPDATED: Thu., May 3, 2018, 5:18 p.m.
One of the things that comes to us with age is a new perspective. I’m not sure when it changed, but I suddenly found that my measurement of a place …
Thu., April 26, 2018, 6:39 a.m.
There are more than a few numbers that will forever be identified with something related to sports. They are the true magic numbers, digits that transport memory to another time …
Thu., April 19, 2018, 6:02 a.m.
The coaching carousel has been extra sweet for Freddie Rehkow. The Central Valley coach was named Monday the National High School Girls Basketball Coach of the Year by the National …
Thu., April 5, 2018, 11:03 a.m.
Oh, do we so love champions.
Wed., March 28, 2018, 4:09 p.m.
With one season of eligibility left, star Gonzaga women’s player is leaving the bright lights of the McCarthey Athletic Center for her home state of Montana and beginning her post-basketball …
Wed., March 14, 2018, noon
Mother Nature dangles a nice day here and there. She entices you with a little morning sunshine after weeks of gloomy, foggy mornings. Next thing you know you’ve slipped on …
Wed., March 7, 2018, 3:33 p.m.
There are a lot of memories that come to me during a State B.
Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, noon
It’s state tournament week. If there are any games over the course of a season, even over the course of a career, that out-sized, it is this slate of games. …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 10:36 p.m.
Chad Ripke wasn’t entirely sure what he had when he walked into the Freeman wrestling room for the first practice of the 2017-18 season.
Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, noon
There’s something about quarterbacks and coaching that just seems to fit. Not always. But often enough to take notice. There have been a few notable quarterbacks who turned to coaching …
Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 11:06 p.m.
I have a love-hate relationship with labels.
Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, noon
Still, rivalries have been with us as long as there have been siblings.
Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 2:32 p.m.
You hear proclamations of great faith all the time in the wide, wide world of sports.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 12:02 a.m.
Now that we’re a couple days into a new year, and before 90 percent of my New Year’s Resolutions can go down the drain, I am marking my calendar for …
Wed., Dec. 13, 2017, 3:54 p.m.
The first high school wrestling match I ever attended is burned forever in my memory.