Stories tagged: WSU
Fri., April 28, 2017, 8:32 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The Seahawks did what they do on the draft’s first day, but today has to be different
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Raise your hand if you were surprised John Schneider traded the Seahawks first-round draft pick last night. Put it down, quickly. Don’t admit it. Nobody …
UPDATED: Thu., April 27, 2017, 6:56 p.m.
Pullman-Moscow Airport has gone to the birds
Work to re-configure the runway at the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport has inadvertently created habitat for wildlife and a potential hazard for aircraft.
Thu., April 27, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
Locals to march for the planet
As the People’s Climate Movement gets underway Saturday in Washington, D.C., hundreds locally are expected to march across Moscow as part of the Lori Batina Memorial Climate March.
Thu., April 27, 2017, 8:22 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The Seahawks’ future may just hang in the balance tonight
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The NFL holds its draft starting at 5 p.m. (PDT) tonight. Did you know there are odds about who will be the first pick, first …
UPDATED: Thu., April 27, 2017, 10:46 p.m.
Former WSU student sentenced to 12 years in federal prison on drug charges
A former Washington State University student was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Coeur d’Alene for possessing heroin and methamphetamine with the intent …
Wed., April 26, 2017, 8:03 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Yes, the Mariners lost 19-9, but that wasn’t the only reason it was a dark day in Detroit
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Will April 25, 2017 go down into Mariner annals as one of those dark days? You know, along with May 26, 1995, when Ken Griffey …
Tue., April 25, 2017, 8:33 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Never let your sports memories degrade over the years
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The Mariners had the day off. Spring football is either basically over or on a break. Basketball is down to the NBA playoffs. It’s too …
Tue., April 25, 2017, 6 a.m.
It’s a homeless shelter that folds like an accordion: These WSU students think it’s perfect for Spokane
A team of architecture students at Washington State University has designed and built a portable homeless shelter that can be folded like an accordion into a variety of shapes and …
Mon., April 24, 2017, 8:12 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Another Gonzaga player leaves before his eligibility expires but that’s just the way of the college basketball world
A GRIP ON SPORTS • No one in college sports bats 1.000 in recruiting. Not even Alabama in football or the blue blood basketball powers like Kentucky or Duke. Read …
Sun., April 23, 2017, 7:57 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It’s the time of year when sports worlds coliide
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Sunday. For more than a third of the year that means NFL football. But we are in the other two-thirds right now, which means …
Sat., April 22, 2017, 7:52 a.m.
Grip on Sports: A rite of spring arrives today with the Cougars
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s going to be a typical spring day in Spokane, with one atypical event: Washington State will hold its spring football game this afternoon at …
Fri., April 21, 2017, 7:44 a.m.
Grip on Sports: If you are keeping track, the M’s James Paxton is still undefeated
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is a term in finance called “reverting to the mean.” No, it doesn’t have anything to do with cowardly people. But we did see …
Thu., April 20, 2017, 8:41 a.m.
Grip on Sports: As a Mariner star of the past exits, is another one stepping forward?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Let’s keep this simple. The Mariners won yesterday afternoon. And Ichiro, in what may have been his last plate appearance in Safeco Field, hit a …
UPDATED: Wed., April 19, 2017, 1:15 p.m.
WSU fraternities shut down in 2012, 2014 may be reinstated
A pair of fraternities shut down in 2012 and 2014 will return to Washington State University’s Greek Row this fall as associate members and may earn full membership by spring …
Wed., April 19, 2017, 8:44 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Gonzaga’s Williams-Goss decides to turn pro, making a decision that is never easy
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It was just a year ago when Gonzaga fans were lamenting the loss of stars Domantas Sabonis and Kyle Wiltjer. It sure didn’t bode well …
Tue., April 18, 2017, 8:17 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The M’s are on a roll as their former star finds an opponent he can’t run past
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Four consecutive wins. That’s a good thing, right? Especially when you are the only game in the state right now. Read on.
Mon., April 17, 2017, 7:56 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The week begins with a visit from an old friend, Ichiro
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s pretty nice outside. Not really. Rain is pounding the pavement like Buddy Rich on the snare in 1943. Way to skew young, right? Well, …
Sun., April 16, 2017, 8:41 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It’s Easter, which is a day for family – and a whole bunch of stories
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Easter. New bonnets, dresses, bow ties, baskets, church services. All that goes into celebrating. And don’t forget time with the family. Read on.
Sat., April 15, 2017, 8:53 a.m.
Grip on Sports: NCAA always seems to be breaking the law of unintended consequences
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The NCAA is a reactive organization. Bad things happen and the monolith calls in its troops, discusses remedies and then, after years of hemming and …
UPDATED: Fri., April 14, 2017, 10:04 p.m.
WSU sleep researchers discover why some people may toss and turn more than others
A research team led by a Washington State University biochemist could help scientists shed light on why we need to sleep, and why some people have an easier time resting …
Fri., April 14, 2017, 8:59 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Even Easter week isn’t immune to speculation and rumor
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Easter weekend looms, with the specter of little ones roaming the neighborhood in search of eggs. Yep, for those of you who believe life began …
Thu., April 13, 2017, 8:45 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Don’t worry, it gets worse next week – when your taxes are due
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s an ugly time, isn’t it? Not only is there a check due the IRS next week, but it’s been raining, off and on, since …
UPDATED: Wed., April 12, 2017, 11:16 p.m.
WSU student wants to challenge Cathy McMorris Rodgers
A student of political science and physics at Washington State University will run for Congress next year, pushing the message that anybody can run for office, no matter his or …
Wed., April 12, 2017, 8:08 a.m.
Grip on Sports: With Collins leaving Gonzaga, where does that leave the Zags?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The Gonzaga basketball team achieved a handful of firsts this season. First GU group to finish non-conference play undefeated. First to enter the last game …
UPDATED: Tue., April 11, 2017, 11:14 p.m.
Seattle biotech firm to train WSU medical students in ‘bold, audacious and visionary’ approach
Washington State University announced Tuesday it’s partnering with a Seattle biotech firm to train the school’s inaugural class of medical students in “scientific wellness.”
Tue., April 11, 2017, 8:11 a.m.
Grip on Sports: We try to fill the dish every day, though some days are harder than others
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Sometimes it feels as if my only job in this world is to feed the dogs. There they are in the morning, loitering by their …
UPDATED: Mon., April 10, 2017, 11:01 p.m.
WSU under fourth investigation for its handling of sexual assault claims
Federal officials are investigating how Washington State University handled a female student’s allegations of sexual assault and harassment to determine whether the school violated the federal gender-equity law known as …
Mon., April 10, 2017, 8:04 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It had to happen yesterday, but the anticipated meltdown came from an unexpected source
A GRIP ON SPORTS • As the afternoon wore on yesterday, I expected a meltdown. At some point, I was sure, it would happen. But I picked the wrong horse. …
Sun., April 9, 2017, 8:02 a.m.
Grip on Sports: If you don’t want to be depressed, maybe it’s better to skip the M’s games right now
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Decided to watch the M’s last night. But it was too depressing. So I switched back and forth between the game and a Mel Gibson …
Sat., April 8, 2017, 8:20 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Gonzaga’s Karnowski is officially the center of attention in college hoops
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s appropriate the award for the best center in college basketball is named after Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. After all, he is the best center in college …