Stories tagged: Whitworth
Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 6:40 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Another busy Saturday awaits as the seasons overlap
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Every Saturday is busy. That’s a given. But Saturdays this time of year are busier than, say, in mid-June. So let’s get right to it. …
Sat., Nov. 11, 2017
After more than half a century, GI Bill still helping vets transition to life beyond war
It’s been 73 years since Congress passed the first GI Bill – landmark legislation that transformed the way the nation treats its military veterans. In observance of Veterans Day, local …
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 8:45 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Are the profits from Thursday night games worth the cost to the NFL?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We asked one question yesterday when we tweeted out the link to our column: Who will survive? Little did we know the answer was no …
Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 7:01 a.m.
Grip on Sports: No matter the hour, college football finds a way to be a bit cheeky
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The idea is, in the spring, to lose an hour of sleep that can only be made up in November. Which is a decent plan. …
Sat., Nov. 4, 2017, 6:59 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Let’s have some appreciation for snow – and Luke Falk
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is no reason to dawdle. You are busy. We are busy. Let’s get right to your Saturday morning reading. Read on.
Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 8:58 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It’s hard to play for a title with both hands around your neck
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It was hard to get out of bed this morning. Being depressed will do that to you. Read on.
Sun., Oct. 29, 2017, 8:50 a.m.
Grip on Sports: When Washington State made mistakes against Arizona, they were huge ones
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Let’s see if we have this right. Washington State loses on the road again. The Cougars are really good on defense – except for eight …
Sat., Oct. 28, 2017, 8:37 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The only upset would be if there were no upsets on a college football Saturday
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We can guarantee one thing: There will be upsets today. College football is built upon them. It’s been that way since Yale ran past Harvard …
Sun., Oct. 22, 2017, 8:48 a.m.
Grip on Sports: A late rainy night in Pullman is followed by a short Sunday summary
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It was a rainstorm that would have been at home in Noah’s time. From south of Rosalia to just north of Spangle, between the hours …
Sat., Oct. 21, 2017, 8:50 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Are you ready for another long, long day of college football?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Saturday. A fall football Saturday. We have a few thoughts. Read on.
Sun., Oct. 15, 2017, 8:49 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Upsets are the rule on another great fall Saturday
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Let’s spend this NFL-less Sunday – in the Northwest – with a few thoughts on a variety of subjects, ranging in importance from upsets to …
Sat., Oct. 14, 2017, 8:32 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Maybe nobody actually saw WSU lose to California, so it won’t count
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Who says late-night football games are such a bad thing? At least no one east of the Mississippi saw the Cougars’ collapse in Berkeley in …
Sun., Oct. 8, 2017, 8:56 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It’s a cliché, but Saturdays in the fall are really fun
A GRIP ON SPORTS • A quick spin around the cliché dial for your Sunday morning – and my birthday. You can send presents – if the following column doesn’t …
Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 8:35 a.m.
Grip on Sports: An NFL career can end in a moment, even one that doesn’t look all that bad
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Just about everybody enjoys watching football. The television ratings tell us that. But something happened Sunday in the Seahawks game that also tells us something …
Tue., Oct. 3, 2017, 8:39 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It was a September to remember for the area’s college football fans
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Walk around any city or town in the Inland Northwest and you’ll realize there are a lot of old-timers out there. So here’s the question …
Sun., Oct. 1, 2017, 9:04 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Saturdays always reaffirm our faith in mankind’s ability to obsess over sports
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We all know college football fans are a bit obsessed. But yesterday showed another level to it. Read on.
Sat., Sept. 30, 2017, 8:41 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Cougars’ upset of No. 5 Southern California deserved a celebration
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There are usually parties on Friday night in Pullman. Nothing strange about that. But a noisy rave on the Martin Stadium turf that included about …
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 7:16 p.m.
College volleyball notes: WSU enters rugged Pac-12 after strong preconference run
A quality record, a good feel for new lineup combinations and a ton of frequent flyer miles.
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 8:42 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Football’s cruelest aspect showed itself again this week
A GRIP ON SPORTS • When will this incessant rain end? The hazy heat of summer is already forgotten as the rains fall and so do the temperatures. Can’t we …
Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, 8:40 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It was a near-perfect college football Saturday, until it wasn’t
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Washington State rolls in Pullman. Eastern Washington rolls in New York City. Whitworth rolls in the Pine Bowl. And Idaho … well, the Vandals led …
Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 8:35 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The M’s are mathematical OK, but September isn’t all about the numbers
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is mathematical reality and then there is September reality. They aren’t the same. Read on.
Tue., Sept. 12, 2017, 8:46 a.m.
Grip on Sports: At least the state’s college football teams are (mostly) doing well
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Let’s do this. Let’s focus on what’s working and avoid what isn’t. Which means, in the Northwest this week, we should probably be talking about …
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 8:56 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Three overtimes take the whole #Pac12AfterDark idea to a different level
A GRIP ON SPORTS • After less than four hours sleep, we’re not going to get all X and O on you about Washington State’s 47-44 triple-overtime victory over visiting …
Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 8:56 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It’s a busy day in college football around these hazy parts
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s just another college football Saturday. Another fun day. And night. Let’s get to it. Read on.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 8:26 p.m.
Smoke and poor air quality play havoc with college, high school teams
From Pullman to the Canadian border, from colleges to high schools, smoky skies played havoc with local sports teams Tuesday.
Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 8:32 a.m.
Grip on Sports: If you can’t see the ball, there is a good chance you won’t be able to catch it
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Cruddy air is nothing new for me. Not after growing up in the pre-catalytic converter days in Los Angeles. But the air the past 24 …
Sun., Sept. 3, 2017, 9 a.m.
Grip on Sports: College football’s first Saturday touched nearly all the bases – if you don’t mind the mixed sports metaphors
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There are, seemingly, a million different ways for college football games to play out. Among the multitude are easy wins and workmanlike ones. And there …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 5:01 p.m.
Whitworth routs Central Iowa in season opener
Ian Kolste completed 37 of his 47 passes for 473 yards and six touchdowns to help Whitworth rout Central Iowa 56-13 in a season opener at Schipper Stadium.
Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 8:28 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The sun is shining today, mainly because college football is back
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Remember today in late November. Remember how this first full Saturday of college football dawned clear and bright, the sun ready to warm the area …
Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 10:35 p.m.
College soccer: Gonzaga women earn draw with SMU after double-overtime
Maddie Kinkaid scored in the 38th minute and Gonzaga (2-0-1) held on for a 1-1 draw after double-overtime against SMU in a nonconference matchup on Thursday. Isabel Jones made five …