Stories tagged: Whitworth
Sat., Jan. 7, 2017, 7:25 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Two TVs are a must at times on this crowded Saturday
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There aren’t enough hours in some Saturdays to get finished what we all want to accomplish. That is, if the to-do list includes anything other …
Sun., Jan. 1, 2017, 9:14 a.m.
Grip on Sports: If 2016 didn’t end the way you wanted, we’re here to help – sort of
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s the first day of 2017 so we are resolved to help you get over the trauma of having to explain Mariah Carey’s comments to …
Sat., Dec. 31, 2016, 8:36 a.m.
Grip on Sports: If you want the Pac-12 to have some football success this postseason, you want the Huskies to win today
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There are a lot of you ready to say good riddance to 2016. It’s time to move on to 2017 and put all the fighting …
Fri., Dec. 30, 2016, 9:12 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Is there a health risk involved with sitting in front of your TV set for 12 hours every day?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Why is it there are some nights when the only thing available to watch on the TV even remotely related to sports is reruns of …
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016, 8:43 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Do college sporting events mean anything and other existential questions
A GRIP ON SPORTS • A college football player announced a personal decision about 24 hours ago and it immediately made me think of the meaning of words. Words like …
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016, 8:11 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Need help? We have Christmas gift suggestions for WSU, Gonzaga, Eastern fans
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The final week begins. No, not the final week of the year, but the final week before Christmas. The last chance to get what you …
Sat., Dec. 10, 2016, 7:07 a.m.
Grip on Sports: For EWU, today’s FCS playoff game is all a matter of perspective
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Will the snow that is blanketing the Inland Northwest this morning affect Eastern Washington’s FCS quarterfinal playoff game with the University of Richmond. Yes and …
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 8:46 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Winning teams attract the most interesting ‘long-time’ fans
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Do you know somebody here in town that is all in with the University of Washington this year? That you didn’t know was a Husky …
Sun., Dec. 4, 2016, 8:02 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Though football is king, basketball has a princely role
GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh, ya. Wondering about the college football playoffs. At least a day away didn’t change that. Or, probably, the teams that will be …
Sat., Dec. 3, 2016, 10:35 p.m.
Area men: Whitworth beats Willamette in its Northwest Conference opener
Kyle Roach matched his career-high 28 points, making 15 of 18 at the line, with seven rebounds and visiting Whitworth (4-0, 1-0) beat Willamette (1-6, 0-2) 91-79 in the 12th-ranked …
Sun., Nov. 27, 2016, 8:37 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Have the remote handy; this Sunday is packed with sports
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Is anything still called “super-sized” anymore? Well, if the term is still used then it is appropriate for today. It’s “Super-Sized Sunday.” (Not to be …
Sat., Nov. 26, 2016, 8:35 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The Dawgs take a big bite out of the Cougars’ season
A GRIP ON SPORTS • What is that old saying about the amount of fight in the dog? Something about size, right? But what happens when the bigger dog puts …
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 11:20 p.m.
Kyle Roach scores 28 points to guide Whitworth rally
Graduating George Valle, a National Association of Basketball Coaches third-team All-American and Northwest Conference Player of the Year, was undoubtedly a big loss for the Whitworth Pirates.
Sun., Nov. 20, 2016, 8:35 a.m.
Grip on Sports: No, WSU’s loss wasn’t a good thing but, yes, the Apple Cup is still huge
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh ya, talking about the Apple Cup. Well, at least that hasn’t changed. This year’s rivalry game between Washington and Washington State …
Sat., Nov. 19, 2016, 9:59 p.m.
Kyle Roach scores 20 points as Whitworth edges St. Olaf in opener
Sophomore guard Kyle Roach might only have a year under his belt at Whitworth, but he’s already proved his place on the starting roster alongside the Pirates’ four senior captains.
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 8:38 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The best receiver in the land isn’t eligible for the biggest award
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s that time of year. When everyone is angry at everyone else because of their voting choices. No, not those choices. We’re talking about college …
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 2:06 a.m.
Former Whitworth runner and area soccer official Ermek Danielson accustomed to navigating the road less traveled
If you play or coach soccer in Spokane, you know Ermek Danielson. He’s the young referee who never loses his cool or his positive outlook, who skillfully adjusts his decisions …
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 8:53 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Just another Monday? Not if Gonzaga, Russell Wilson and the Cougars have anything to say about it
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Most work weeks don’t start out as crowded as this one did. From Gonzaga’s behind-kicking of San Diego State to news from Seattle to Pullman, …
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016, 6:01 p.m.
Whitworth not picked for NCAA playoffs but 15 players honored
The Whitworth football team did not receive an at-large bid to the NCAA Division III tournament, but the record-setting Pirates did have 15 players recognized by the Northwest Conference.
Sun., Nov. 13, 2016, 9:53 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The Inland Northwest is having a college football season for the ages
A GRIP ON SPORTS • You may not have been awake to see it, but Washington State crushed California last night 56-21. And, unless you were in Cheney, you probably …
Fri., Nov. 11, 2016, 5:46 p.m.
Washington, Idaho and Whitworth football previews
The Pirates face the ultimate trap game by traveling to take on a Pioneers team trying to do anything it can to notch its first win of the season.
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016, 3:41 p.m.
Women’s soccer: Amy Edwards out as Gonzaga coach
The contract GU women’s soccer coach Amy Edwards has not been renewed.
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 8:01 a.m.
Grip on Sports: So what will we see tonight from the Seahawks?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Monday night means Monday Night Football. Has for as long as most of us can remember. For the Seahawks and their fans, Monday Night Football …
Sun., Nov. 6, 2016, 5:28 p.m.
Grip on Sports: Each week the Apple Cup seems to grow in importance
A GRIP ON SPORTS • As Washington State and Washington play a weekly game of “can you top this,” the Apple Cup looms ever larger in our front window. Sort …
Sat., Nov. 5, 2016, 6:29 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Will WSU be the big Pac-12 favorite that has a tough time today?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There are four football games in the Pac-12 today. All of them, including the one in Pullman this afternoon, include a double-digit favorite. What happened …
Sat., Nov. 5, 2016
Whitworth has chance to rewrite several records on offense
The postseason hopes of the Whitworth football team likely ended by the inch, or centimeter, it took for Central (Iowa) to convert a 2-point conversion to hand the Pirates a …
Fri., Nov. 4, 2016, 11:32 p.m.
Football preview: Willamette at Whitworth
Football preview: Willamette at Whitworth
Fri., Nov. 4, 2016, 9:38 p.m.
Women’s basketball: Whitworth loses to alumni team in exhibition
KC McConnell led four players in double figures with 17 points Friday as Whitworth’s alumni team defeated Whitworth 67-62 in women’s basketball exhibition play.
Fri., Nov. 4, 2016, 9:33 p.m.
Men’s basketball: Idaho topples Lewis-Clark State in exhibition
Jordan Scott and Brayon Blake scored 14 points apiece Friday as Idaho completed its men’s basketball exhibition schedule with an 80-66 win over Lewis-Clark State in Moscow, Idaho. Blake also …
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 8:18 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The Cubs gave us something to see after 108 years of futility
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We have a rule around these here parts. We don’t write about the same subject two consecutive days. Hah. We also don’t see the Cubs …