Stories tagged: Whitworth
Thu., Feb. 22, 2018, 8:55 a.m.
Grip on Sports: If you can pull yourself away from the Olympic drama tonight, there are some important college basketball games
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Not sure how I was able to do it, but I pulled myself away from watching Jocelyne Lamoureux’s gold-medal winning shootout goal this morning with …
Sun., Feb. 18, 2018, 8:27 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It may be cold outside, but watching sports is nice way to stay warm
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s going to get cold in the Spokane area this week. Not Havre, Montana, cold, but pretty close. Let’s hope there are some really good …
Fri., Feb. 16, 2018, 8:57 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It was a night of wins, wins and more wins for the Inland Northwest’s college basketball teams
A GRIP ON SPORTS • As Thursdays go, it couldn’t have been any better for the college basketball teams around these parts. Read on.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 15, 2018, 5:26 p.m.
Plenty at stake for Whitworth basketball in weekend homestand against Linfield, Willamette
At the end of a crazy week, the Whitworth players kept their composure. Going forward, that might be worth as much as any win, though the Pirates would have taken …
Sat., Feb. 10, 2018, 7:48 a.m.
Grip on Sports: One of the best college basketball weeks of the year rolls on tonight
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Looking back – and ahead to tonight’s showdown in Moraga – it’s been a good week in college basketball. It must be mid-February. Read on.
Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 8:03 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The calendar has been stretching the truth about a lot lately, including today’s importance
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It seems just about every day of the sporting calendar has to have a name, like Super Sunday or Moving Day or whatever. Today is …
Tue., Feb. 6, 2018, 7:38 a.m.
Grip on Sports: If you didn’t know, there is a top-four college basketball showdown tonight in Spokane
A GRIP ON SPORTS • This is a big week for college basketball in this area and it begins tonight. Yes, tonight. Read on.
Sun., Feb. 4, 2018, 8:47 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It’s Super Bowl Sunday, which means Tom Brady is starring on TV again
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Have anything super planned for today? Besides overeating, over-imbibing and over-the-top commercials I mean. Read on.
Sat., Feb. 3, 2018, 6:45 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The Zags have three big reasons to want to hand BYU a McCarthey defeat tonight
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is a big game in McCarthey tonight. How do we know? Two reasons: BYU is in town and there are tents set up outside. …
Sun., Jan. 28, 2018, 8:40 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It may be just another winter Sunday but, thanks to college basketball, that’s always OK
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is Easter Sunday, which is a big deal. As is its antecedent, Palm Sunday. There is Selection Sunday and Super Bowl Sunday, both of …
Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 8:50 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Gonzaga once again shows it transcends the rest of the WCC
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Watching Gonzaga take apart another overmatched West Coast Conference opponent last night, some thoughts passed through our mind. And found there way here. 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.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 9:54 p.m.
Whitworth pushes past Linfield with strong second half
Trailing 40-38 with 11 minutes to play, visiting Whitworth used a 13-0 run over the next six minutes to take control in a 63-55 win at Linfield College on Saturday …
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 …
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 …
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. …
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.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 8, 2018, 10:46 a.m.
‘Stressful. Overwhelming. Confused’: Whitworth, EWU students undergo refugee resettlement simulation
A teaching simulation at Whitworth, EWU is helping students understand the complicated road refugees must take on their way to the United States.
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.
Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 8:46 a.m.
Grip on Sports: We don’t really need any more demands on our attention this time of year
A GRIP ON SPORTS • You want to know the worst thing about the new, earlier college football letter-of-intent signing period? It’s timing. Read on.
Tue., Dec. 19, 2017, 9:06 a.m.
Grip on Sports: As Washington State gives Mike Leach a large raise, maybe it’s time to re-examine our priorities
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Washington State University announced yesterday Mike Leach had agreed to a contract revision that will pay him somewhere in the neighborhood of $20 million. There …
Mon., Dec. 18, 2017, 8:07 a.m.
Grip on Sports: There was nothing interesting about the way the Seahawks played yesterday
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There was supposed to be a big showdown game in Seattle yesterday. Problem was, the home team forgot to show up. Read on.
Sun., Dec. 3, 2017, 8:33 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Don’t forget which group is really the most important in college football
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh yes, a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. Read on.
Fri., Dec. 1, 2017, 8:54 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It doesn’t look as if Mike Leach is going to Tennessee but there still will be changes at WSU
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Times are changing in Pullman. That is true whether or not Mike Leach decides to put Tennessee out of its misery. Read on.
Sun., Nov. 26, 2017, 6:46 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It was a Saturday to remember – or forget – depending on which side of the Apple Cup you reside
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It is Sunday morning. Your fantasy team needs a win to get into the playoffs. You want to get to the games. So we will …
Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 8:54 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Other than another Friday Apple Cup, next year’s Pac-12 football schedule seems a bit better
A GRIP ON SPORTS • This year’s football schedule isn’t even over. But we know what our favorite Pac-12 school’s schedule is for 2018. Is it any better? Read on.
Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 8:24 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Dipoto continues to gather ingredients for what he hopes will be a winning recipe
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Yesterday the subject was cupcakes. Today it is another baked good. And it has to do with the Mariners. Read on.
Mon., Nov. 13, 2017, 7:43 a.m.
Grip on Sports: A Sunday without the Seahawks is like a year without an NFC West title
A GRIP ON SPORTS • What an odd November Sunday it was. No Seahawks. And there won’t be any Seahawks next Sunday either. It’s hard to settle into a routine …