Stories tagged: WSU
Sat., April 1, 2017, 9:03 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Today is Gonzaga and Spokane’s shining moment, though Monday may even be brighter
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If Gonzaga wins this afternoon, will they burn Bernhardt couches up at the Manito Center? Or will they think it’s just an elaborate April Fools’ …
Fri., March 31, 2017, 8:59 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Gonzaga’s shine has a tendency to overpower the area’s other big news
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s been sort of a complicated work week, hasn’t it? Gonzaga is in Phoenix getting ready for Saturday’s NCAA semifinal, Eastern Washington changed basketball coaches …
Thu., March 30, 2017, 8:59 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Former EWU coach Hayford has been a part of the Spokane basketball scene for a long time
A GRIP ON SPORTS • In the midst of the “Gonzaga-to-the-Final-Four” narrative (or is it hysteria?) another college basketball story broke out around here yesterday. A coach who had become …
UPDATED: Fri., March 31, 2017, 3:56 p.m.
Pink mold plagues Washington wheat fields, surprising farmers and a WSU expert
As snow melted away in the first glimmers of spring sunshine, wheat farmers in southeastern Washington were surprised to find their crops damaged by an unusual culprit: pink snow mold.
Wed., March 29, 2017, 8:18 a.m.
Grip on Sports: There will be more memories built this week for Gonzaga, but what type will they be?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is no longer wait in sports than the two-week buildup to the Super Bowl. But this week, after the Elite Eight ends and the …
Tue., March 28, 2017, 7:44 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Some college coaching traditions are heartwarming; others just give us heartburn
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s funny how life’s little journeys lead us down the road to the future. It showed yesterday as the Final Four coaches met the media …
Tue., March 28, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
WSU considers selling land to build ‘village’ of housing, shopping developments on Pullman campus
Washington State University is working with a private developer to build a “village” of apartments, condos, townhouses, retail stores and dining options on the Pullman campus just west of the …
Mon., March 27, 2017, 8:25 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It’s been a long time, but Gonzaga’s run to the Final Four isn’t the first one for the Inland Northwest
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The bulbs are popping up and the rain continues to come down. It is March, late March actually, after all. That’s normal. You want to …
Sun., March 26, 2017, 7:13 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Yesterday was a huge day for Gonzaga, Spokane
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Was Saturday the biggest day in Spokane sports history? There are a lot of contenders, sure, but the small university by the river reaching the …
Sat., March 25, 2017, 8:15 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The one where we talk about primates, backs, the Final Four and Gonzaga
A GRIP ON SPORTS • For the third time in program history and the second time in three years, Gonzaga is playing an Elite Eight game. The reward for the …
Fri., March 24, 2017, 8:58 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Gonzaga displays a key character trait as they survive West Virginia and advance to the Elite Eight
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The cliché is simple. Survive and advance. And that’s exactly what Gonzaga did Thursday night. The Bulldogs survived. And they advanced to their second Elite …
UPDATED: Thu., March 23, 2017, 10:40 p.m.
Video lands WSU’s Jake Sirianni an internship with “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”
WSU junior Jake Sirianni lands coveted “Tonight Show” internship with rap video
Thu., March 23, 2017, 8:56 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Perkins, Gonzaga have to respond positively to West Virginia’s pressure to advance
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s back on tonight. The NCAA tournament. The Sweet Sixteen. And Gonzaga’s run. Does it end in San Jose, brought down by West Virginia’s pressure? …
UPDATED: Tue., March 21, 2017, 10:48 p.m.
Opioids contributed to deaths of three WSU students
Overdoses involving opioid drugs killed three Washington State University students in the closing months of 2016. All three were men in their 20s.
Tue., March 21, 2017, 8:19 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The M’s still have a few unanswered questions even though the regular season is just a fortnight away
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We interrupt this college basketball lovefest that is late March to bring you some really important news. In two weeks the major league baseball season …
UPDATED: Tue., March 21, 2017, 11:29 a.m.
Three WSU students charged in connection to Snake River Fire
Three Washington State University students were charged Monday with gross misdemeanors for allegedly starting an illegal campfire that sparked the Snake River Fire that burned roughly 11,000 acres of land …
Mon., March 20, 2017, 8:17 a.m.
Grip on Sports: What do we do for the next three days without NCAA games to fill our time?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Mondays are the worst. The Monday after the first NCAA basketball tournament weekend? The worst of the worst. If today wasn’t the first day of …
Sun., March 19, 2017, 4 p.m.
Ask Dr. Universe: Chlorophyll makes plants green and creates the fuel they need to grow
Nadia asks: Why are plants green?
Sun., March 19, 2017, 8:28 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The modern equivalent of the gathering around the burning stake just may be college basketball officials and the internet
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The question isn’t how but why. The subject? Missed calls in the NCAA tournament and the officials who are making – or not making – …
Sun., March 19, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
Bill would give WSU lead role on elk hoof disease
Legislation directing Washington State University involvement in monitoring and assessing elk hoof disease in Southwest Washington got solid support Wednesday before the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee.
Sat., March 18, 2017, 8:45 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Will Gonzaga turn Northwestern’s NCAA ride back into a pumpkin today?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Had enough basketball yet? Or are you just getting started? We are halfway through the 64 teams that started the four-day weekend of NCAA hoop, …
Fri., March 17, 2017, 8:35 a.m.
Grip on Sports: There has always been a connection between St. Patrick’s Day and sports
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s St. Patrick’s Day. I have bad memories of St. Patrick’s Day. And it has nothing to do with green beer. At least not with …
Thu., March 16, 2017, 8:52 a.m.
Grip on Sports: As the NCAA tournament begins, a reminder fame is fleeting everywhere but at Gonzaga these days
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It is called March Madness, right? Well, the madness part of it started yesterday. Well, actually earlier this week. As we march to the NCAA …
Wed., March 15, 2017, 8:32 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Today is the day to get chores done, because the rest of the week is NCAA basketball
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The Madness has begun, albeit only in fits and starts. The first two of the four NCAA tourney play-in games – call them what you …
Tue., March 14, 2017, 10 a.m.
Savor St. Patrick’s Day with recipes from WSU’s executive chef Jamie Callison
Corned beef and cabbage is the traditional dish of St. Patrick’s Day. Or, at least it is on this side of the pond, where we’re all Irish for a day …
Tue., March 14, 2017, 8:37 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Maybe we should just wait until Gonzaga’s NCAA run is over before worrying about the Mariners
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The weather around here has been downright spring-like the past couple days, so that got us thinking about baseball. And realizing we haven’t really checked …
Mon., March 13, 2017, 8:56 a.m.
Grip on Sports: As soon as you turned the TV on, you knew Gonzaga was a No. 1 seed – if you were observant
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Did you turn on CBS’ NCAA selection show yesterday afternoon with one main objective? You know, to find out if Gonzaga was a No. 1 …
Sun., March 12, 2017, 7:42 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It’s the matchups, not the seeding, that really matters to Gonzaga
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Today’s the day we finally find out the answer to all of the important questions in the universe. Well, at least one of them. Is …
Sat., March 11, 2017, 8:05 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Some days in Reno are like Friday, though probably only a few have been worse
A GRIP ON SPORTS • That was a bad day in the world’s biggest little city. At least for teams from around the Inland Northwest. The Big Sky Conference basketball …
Fri., March 10, 2017, 8:38 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Idaho and Eastern hold Inland Northwest’s banner up today
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Gonzaga’s regular season is finished. The NCAA tournament awaits. Washington State’s season is over. So is Whitworth’s and the area’s community colleges. Even high school …