Stories tagged: WSU
Tue., Jan. 9, 2018, 8:11 a.m.
Grip on Sports: College football season ends on a rainy night in Georgia
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The college football season, which began in the heat of August, ended last night indoors in Georgia. We have a recap. Read on.
Mon., Jan. 8, 2018, 8:45 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The college football season comes to an end tonight, though the champion will still be debatable
A GRIP ON SPORTS • After an up-and-down weekend of NFL football, quite possibly illustrated completely in one Cam Newton sack and his post-play stumble to the ground, Monday brings …
Sun., Jan. 7, 2018, 8:29 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Gonzaga rolls, Washington State rolls over late and the Seahawks want Schneider to continue in his role
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh yeah, observing Gonzaga’s Sherman-like march through the L.A. Basin, Washington State’s recent basketball downturn and wondering where the Seahawks were headed. …
Sun., Jan. 7, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
Elk hoof disease research in hands of Washington State University Veterinary School
Washington State University is poised to take over inconclusive research on elk hoof disease that’s been plaguing elk west of the Cascades in Washington and Oregon.
Fri., Jan. 5, 2018, 8:32 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Zags are resolute during their march through WCC’s less fortunate
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If resolutions are made to be broken, then there were some accomplishments coming out of yesterday. Otherwise, not so much. Read on.
Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 7:51 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Another great weekend of college basketball kicks off tonight
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you love college basketball, you must be a really big fan of Thursdays around these parts. Read on.
Wed., Jan. 3, 2018, 8:05 a.m.
Grip on Sports: We have thoughts about the Mariners to the Seahawks … and beyond
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s the middle of the workweek already, which seems like a good time to bounce from thought to thought for a while. Read on.
Tue., Jan. 2, 2018, 8:03 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The Rose Bowl game left us exhausted – and also helped deliver an all-SEC championship matchup
A GRIP ON SPORTS • On the first day of January, the new year gave to us one incredible college football game. And then another Alabama win. Read on.
Mon., Jan. 1, 2018, 7:47 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The Seahawks lack of consistency a monster that destroyed their playoff hopes this season
A GRIP ON SPORTS • You like consistency? OK, then. This year, 2018, will start in this space the same way the last few have, with some grumbling about something …
Sun., Dec. 31, 2017, 8:58 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Even a win might not be enough for the Seahawks today, which is a result of missteps throughout the season
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s the biggest day of the year for the Seattle Seahawks, a day filled with irony. Read on.
Sat., Dec. 30, 2017, 7:25 a.m.
Grip on Sports: No matter what, or how, you want to watch, there is something for you today
A GRIP ON SPORTS • So what’s happening this weekend? Just about anything you could want. Read on.
Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, 7:20 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The bowl blues envelop Washington State fans one more time
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Maybe it’s just us, but Washington State’s recent history in bowl games seems to mirror the time of year. And, no, this isn’t one of …
Thu., Dec. 28, 2017, 8:58 a.m.
Grip on Sports: When Cougars and Spartans meet it’s a clash of styles as well as teams
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There was a time when college football’s bowl games brought together teams from different parts of the country to showcase their area’s style of football. …
Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 8:10 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It may have started in the heat of August, but football season around these parts is about to end
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It seems as if football in the Inland Northwest this season has been going on for forever. At least since last summer, which, by the …
Tue., Dec. 26, 2017, 8:13 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Playing catch up so we don’t get kicked to the curb
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh yeah, wondering why athletes who are compensated well need to use a seeming lack of respect as motivation. Or as a …
Sun., Dec. 24, 2017, 8:03 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Seahawks are in Dallas for a way-too-early season-deciding game
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We are going to keep this short. It is Christmas Eve, after all, and we know you have other things to do. There’s all the …
Sat., Dec. 23, 2017, 8:58 a.m.
Grip on Sports: You want to be entertained? Then catch a high school basketball game
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Pre-Christmas checklist: finish shopping (not done); pay December’s bills (not done); hock television (not done); watch high school basketball games (done). Read on.
Fri., Dec. 22, 2017, 8:56 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Give the gift that keeps on giving and builds memories
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Got your Christmas shopping done? Me neither. I spend way too much time watching sports on TV to get it finished on time. I’m guessing …
Thu., Dec. 21, 2017, 7:54 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Washington State rallies in the Arena last night but the Cougars’ effort runs out of steam
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s starve a cold, feed a fever, right? So which one do you drown in coffee? And what happens when your sickness is basketball-related? Read …
Thu., Dec. 21, 2017
University of Idaho students impose ban on Greek Row drinking parties
The student-run organizations that oversee the University of Idaho’s Greek system have approved an indefinite ban on parties involving alcohol, following the lead of counterparts at Washington State University in …
Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 8:46 a.m.
Grip on Sports: We don’t really need any more demands on our attention this time of year
A GRIP ON SPORTS • You want to know the worst thing about the new, earlier college football letter-of-intent signing period? It’s timing. Read on.
Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 5 a.m.
First Night planners crossing fingers for large turnout to keep Spokane event going
If the event doesn’t attract close to 10,000 people, Miller said this year’s First Night could be its last night.
Tue., Dec. 19, 2017, 9:06 a.m.
Grip on Sports: As Washington State gives Mike Leach a large raise, maybe it’s time to re-examine our priorities
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Washington State University announced yesterday Mike Leach had agreed to a contract revision that will pay him somewhere in the neighborhood of $20 million. There …
Mon., Dec. 18, 2017, 8:07 a.m.
Grip on Sports: There was nothing interesting about the way the Seahawks played yesterday
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There was supposed to be a big showdown game in Seattle yesterday. Problem was, the home team forgot to show up. Read on.
Sun., Dec. 17, 2017, 7:52 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Gonzaga escapes trap, WSU snaps a streak and Seahawks hope to continue their dominance
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It was the classic “trap” game, tucked between the rivalry game at Washington and the showdown with IUPUI on Monday. Wait, what? Read on.
Sat., Dec. 16, 2017, 7:02 a.m.
Grip on Sports: We may end up with a white Christmas, but there are more holiday treats than just snow
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It snowed yesterday in the Spokane area, a lot in some place (read, our house). Sports fans know what the white stuff heralds. Yep, it …
Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 9:41 p.m.
Petition for salary cuts delivered to WSU president
A petition calling on Washington State University to significantly cut its administrators’ salaries was officially delivered to President Kirk Schulz’s office Wednesday night and on Thursday to the Washington State …
Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 8:37 a.m.
Grip on Sports: I have a very bad feeling about this column …
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you aren’t a fan of Star Wars, then picking up the newspaper’s print edition might just make you shake your head. Read on.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 14, 2017, 8:52 p.m.
Ritzville family donates $1 million for cancer research at WSU
After losing their daughter to cancer, a Ritzville couple have donated $1 million to Washington State University’s College of Medicine to support cancer research and establish a professorship.
Thu., Dec. 14, 2017, 8:34 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It wasn’t time then, it is now
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Talk about a blast from the past. Joe Albi Stadium is in the news again. And the idea is to replace it. It’s an idea …