Stories tagged: WSU
Fri., April 6, 2018, 5 a.m.
WSU researchers look to fish for insight on human skull development
Fish research at Washington State University could lead to advances for human health by increasing the knowledge of some developmental disorders that cause facial deformities.
Thu., April 5, 2018, 8:36 a.m.
Grip on Sports: As times change, even the most ancient of traditions need to change as well
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Tradition and history are crucial elements in every sport. But none celebrate it more than golf, which traces its roots back to sheepherders and sailors …
Wed., April 4, 2018, 7:47 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The past and the future collided a bit yesterday at Idaho and around the area
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you like news instead of games, then yesterday was your day in the Inland Northwest sports world. But don’t despair if that is not …
UPDATED: Tue., April 3, 2018, 9:19 p.m.
WSU, national laboratory to join forces on nuclear research
Students at Washington State University will take part in research on nuclear science and technology, power grids and utilizing bioproduct waste in a partnership between WSU and Pacific Northwest National …
Tue., April 3, 2018, 7:49 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Villanova ended the college basketball season by proving its superiority again
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The college basketball season ended last night in an unexpected manner: chalk prevailed. After a season of uncertainty and upsets, the best team in the …
Mon., April 2, 2018, 8:34 a.m.
Grip on Sports: No need for hyperbole, what Central Valley accomplished is special no matter what
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Being accurate is probably the most important aspect of journalism. Accuracy builds trust. Trust is the foundation of knowledge. And knowledge is crucial in a …
Sun., April 1, 2018, 8:11 a.m.
Grip on Sports: We won’t make you hunt for news on this Easter Sunday
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Easter Sunday and all that entails, so we won’t force you to sit here all that long. Call it our Easter basket for you. …
Sat., March 31, 2018, 8:35 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Yes, April is about to begin, but basketball will still shower over us today
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We are on the cusp of April, the month of showers, flowers and the Masters. And yet, today, the last day of March, we are …
Fri., March 30, 2018, 8:50 a.m.
Grip on Sports: M’s begin the season the right way despite a few bobbles
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The Mariners won their season opener last night, 2-1. It marks the 10th time since 2001 they have won their opener. Not to be too …
Fri., March 30, 2018, 6 a.m.
Walking his darkest path: Mark Rypien’s long struggle with traumatic brain injury
Mark Rypien doesn’t know if he has CTE: diagnosis can only be made with an autopsy. But both he and his wife, Danielle, can identify the signposts.
Thu., March 29, 2018, 8:32 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Baseball begins to tie together generations again today
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Down in our basement sits a ragged hardbound copy of one the original Baseball Encyclopedias, billed as the bible of baseball. It was my father’s. …
Wed., March 28, 2018, 8:55 a.m.
Grip on Sports: WSU’s basketball defections gives us another reason to exercise our right to complain
A GRIP ON SPORTS • One of the eternal rights given to us by our Founding Fathers is the ability to complain about local sports teams. Heck, about all sports …
Tue., March 27, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Coincidence or not, WCC changes seem to fit what Gonzaga wants
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Do you believe in coincidence? Or do all things happen for a reason? If you are in the coincidence camp, some changes released yesterday from …
Mon., March 26, 2018, 8:07 a.m.
Grip on Sports: We may have said bye-bye to other area success stories, but Felix Hernandez keeps chugging along
A GRIP ON SPORTS • I woke up this morning with the lyrics from an old, old song running through my head. Lyrics from an old musical, actually, one I …
Sun., March 25, 2018, 7:52 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Could it be this is the last Sunday without baseball for a while? Yes it is
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Springtime Sunday mornings are different than Sunday mornings in winter. Especially this weekend. Read on.
Sat., March 24, 2018, 8:15 a.m.
Grip on Sports: No, college basketball around here isn’t finished just yet
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Saturday. You have a long list of things to do, good and bad. I get it. So let’s get right to the news. Wait, …
Fri., March 23, 2018, 8:28 a.m.
Grip on Sports: There are many reasons as Gonzaga is excused from the NCAA Tournament
A GRIP ON SPORTS • What’s the difference between excuses and reasons? Point of view, maybe. Or perspective. Read on.
Thu., March 22, 2018, 8:01 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Gonzaga, Florida State will test each others’ strengths, weaknesses
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The Sweet Sixteen begins tonight. Gonzaga has earned its invitation. Again. So it’s appropriate a guy who was nicknamed “Snacks” as a youngster may play …
Wed., March 21, 2018, 8:19 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Catch your breath, get the chores done, take a hike today because tomorrow is spoken for
A GRIP ON SPORTS • You could call today the storm before the hurricane. And the hurricane’s name? The NCAA. Read on.
Tue., March 20, 2018, 8:56 a.m.
Grip on Sports: A virus is spreading through college sports and all the money in the world won’t find a cure
A GRIP ON SPORTS • First it was lower tier football bowl games. Now it is the lower tier postseason basketball tournaments. Players are sitting because they don’t want to …
Mon., March 19, 2018, 8:05 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Outside of Gonzaga, the West is the opposite of best in college basketball these days
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There once was a time when the western states dominated college basketball. Transformed it from a sleepy game to the product we see on our …
Sun., March 18, 2018, 8:43 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Games like Gonzaga’s make us realize college basketball is our best friend
A GRIP ON SPORTS • You remember your best friend from grade school? You know the one, for a while there you were inseparable, no matter how many times you …
Sat., March 17, 2018, 8:53 a.m.
Grip on Sports: No matter how long you’ve watched, the NCAA Tournament continues to show you things you haven’t seen before
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Watched a lot of basketball yesterday. But decided, due to other commitments, not to sit at home and watch the night games. Did I miss …
Fri., March 16, 2018, 8:54 a.m.
Grip on Sports: A tribute to Gonzaga’s consistency, the Pac-12’s inability and the best college baseball coach ever
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Yes, Gonzaga survived and, as the cliché goes, advance. And yes, the Pac-12’s historically bad basketball season culminated in Arizona giving up in the NCAA’s …
Thu., March 15, 2018, 9:58 p.m.
WSU student pleads guilty to bomb threats at dorm
A former Washington State University student arrested in connection with a series of bomb threats against the campus has pleaded guilty to a felony.
Thu., March 15, 2018, 8:36 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Here’s a little something to get you prepared before your day in front of the television set
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Today and tomorrow are two of the best days of the year for the sports fan. Very little compares. So we will get out of …
Wed., March 14, 2018, 9:03 a.m.
Grip on Sports: College basketball is all about connections and Gonzaga isn’t unusual in that regard
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The NCAA basketball tournament began last night in Dayton, Ohio. The Inland Northwest’s one representative begins tomorrow morning. We are stuck in-between, so it seems …
Tue., March 13, 2018, 8:36 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The Pac-12 would like you to know First Four participants have had some success in the past
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The NCAA basketball tournament begins today, with Radford and Long Island University-Brooklyn having the honors. And the honor of losing to Villanova on Thursday. Read …
Mon., March 12, 2018, 8:51 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Despite all the selection process’ flaws, the NCAA tourney is still the best sporting event we have
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is a lot to complain about concerning the NCAA bracket reveal yesterday, from teams included (or those not) to the inability of folks at …
Sun., March 11, 2018, 8:28 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Once again, the Inland Northwest is a one-bid region
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Gonzaga will find out its NCAA fate today. But that’s it for Inland Northwest representation this college basketball season. Read on.