Stories tagged: WSU
Tue., July 3, 2018, 7:48 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • No, the corn isn’t as high as an elephant’s eye just yet, but we are one day away from the Fourth of July. Right smack …
Mon., July 2, 2018, 8:11 a.m.
Grip on Sports: A Sunday with a regional legend saying goodbye and a national one saying hello to a new home
A GRIP ON SPORTS • When you admire an athlete, it doesn’t matter what uniform he or she wears. But when they wear a uniform of a team you support, …
Fri., June 29, 2018, 8:26 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There are many good weekends around here. Memorial Day weekend is always fun. Labor Day weekend means college football is beginning. The weekend that includes …
Thu., June 28, 2018, 8:43 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The past tells us the Mariners will have a fall-off in the second half but the numbers say it shouldn’t be all that bad
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The Seattle Mariners are halfway through the 2018 baseball season. And it’s been an exemplary first half. Does it bode well for the second – …
Wed., June 27, 2018, 8:16 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Yesterday was another tough day for fans of Washington State football. Heck, for all of us, really. Once again we are trying to answer a …
Tue., June 26, 2018, 7:46 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It seems too early to be in the dog days of summer, and not nearly hot enough, but we may be in the puppy part …
Mon., June 25, 2018, 7:26 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • When you are young, you have goals. Dreams even. Realizing them is hard. But that doesn’t mean you forget them. Read on.
Sun., June 24, 2018, 7:47 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We may not be all that far away from July, but today is a good day to touch base with football. Indoor and outdoor football. …
Sat., June 23, 2018, 8:28 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • What’s on tap for your Saturday? Is there any chance you’ll be digging a big hole in the backyard, preparing a place to bury your …
Fri., June 22, 2018, 8:27 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you are a baseball fan in the Spokane area, this hasn’t been a real good week for you. Read on.
Thu., June 21, 2018, 7:57 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The Yankees can still drop the late-inning hammer and they pounded the Mariners’ bullpen last night
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Thunderstorms are in the forecast today around the Inland Northwest, but the lightning hit last night in New York. Read on.
Thu., June 21, 2018
‘Modern-day medicine people:’ Students get hands-on experience at Na-ha-shnee Health Sciences Institute
The Na-ha-shnee Health Sciences Institute, a fusion of summer camp and in-depth health education for Native American high school students, is underway this week.
Wed., June 20, 2018, 7:35 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The calendar tells us we are on the cusp of summer. In reality, we’ve been there for a while. At least in our mind. Read …
Tue., June 19, 2018, 8:09 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Mike Leach has picked up a lot of wins the past few years in Pullman. But he suffered another loss over the weekend and it …
UPDATED: Mon., June 18, 2018, 3:31 p.m.
WSU fiddles while football coach Mike Leach burns university’s credibility with hoax Obama post on Twitter.
Mon., June 18, 2018, 7:34 a.m.
Grip on Sports: If the USGA can stop messing up its championship, maybe then the organization and the world’s best golfers can kiss and make up
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There are only four major golf tournaments each year. When mistakes by the people in charge screw one up, it isn’t just a travesty, it’s …
Sun., June 17, 2018, 7:22 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Happy Father’s Day, Spokane’s contribution to the calendar of holidays. Of all those special days, it is the warm-weather one with the tightest connection to …
Sat., June 16, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you gave up on the Mariners last night, you are forgiven. At least in this column. Something about not casting the first stone and …
Fri., June 15, 2018, 8:24 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • For those of us who have to estimate such things, today is one of four tax days. Days we send money to the feds and …
Thu., June 14, 2018, 8:49 a.m.
Grip on Sports: From no way to cautiously optimistic to all in, local M’s fans are excited to see what the rest of the season holds
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The Mariners won again last night, with Mitch Haniger hitting another home run to end a game. There could be something special brewing on the …
Wed., June 13, 2018, 7:30 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It’s time to plan for warm summer nights watching the Spokane Indians fly around Avista Stadium
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The weatherman tells us it’s going to get real warm around here soon. Which is appropriate, considering summer is officially just around the next bend. …
Tue., June 12, 2018, 6:57 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The sun is shining, it’s warm, the days are long – it’s a perfect time to think about football
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We’re not even officially to summer yet. That doesn’t happen for another 10 days or so. But that doesn’t stop the football talk. Nothing does, …
UPDATED: Tue., June 12, 2018, 11:49 a.m.
Based on research by WSU and UI, amount of magma under the Yellowstone caldera may be as much as double as what scientists previously thought.
Mon., June 11, 2018, 7:45 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We couldn’t stay away. Though we aren’t here long. Just a few thoughts and a couple links. Read on.
Sun., June 10, 2018, 7:48 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It was just three years ago when horse racing aficionados wondered if there would ever be another Triple Crown winner. After all, 37 years had …
Sat., June 9, 2018, 9:19 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Now this is the type of June (weather) we remember. Except, in our memories, there was nothing like the Warriors. Read on.
UPDATED: Fri., June 8, 2018, 11:15 p.m.
The Washington State University regents unanimously approved a plan to balance the school’s athletics department budget.
Fri., June 8, 2018, 7:26 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you were busy last night and missed the final game of the NHL season, sorry. You missed competitive sports at its finest. Read on.
Thu., June 7, 2018, 7:22 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If there was ever a term invented for what happened to the Mariners last night in Houston, “that’s baseball” is it. Nothing more is needed. …
Wed., June 6, 2018, 7:33 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Mariners, Paxton get the drop on Houston and now know they will leave town still on top in the West
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There was an old-time showdown in Houston last night, but the script lacked a bit of drama. If you are a Mariners’ fan, it’s pretty …