Stories tagged: WSU
Thu., June 1, 2017, 8:17 a.m.
Grip on Sports: There is a lot to look forward to and we’re not just talking about summer vacation
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Thursday is probably the best day of the week to look ahead. After all, the weekend sits just over the Friday hill. So let’s do …
Wed., May 31, 2017, 7:08 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The weather has been better and so have Mariners
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you had a three-day weekend, I’m sure yesterday was miserable. You looked out the window, saw the sunshine, the heat radiating off the street …
Tue., May 30, 2017, 7:48 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Mariners play their part in making the holiday memorable
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Holidays usually put a damper on the sports news. But yesterday was, as someone younger than me would say, lit. Mainly because of baseball, but …
Mon., May 29, 2017, 7:27 a.m.
Grip on Sports: There are many different ways to honor the fallen on Memorial Day
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Abraham Lincoln was a great man. Not just for what he did, but also for how he expressed himself – and the thoughts of those …
Sun., May 28, 2017, 8:02 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The prep sports season ends its long run with a cornucopia of championships
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Memorial Day weekend is the last gasp of non-summer. The end of the prep sports season. And the beginning of the next. Read on.
Sat., May 27, 2017, 7:56 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The season is slip-sliding away in the East Coast rain
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Yes, it is not yet June. And we don’t want to get a reputation as a Negative Nancy, Mariners’ division. But, honestly, what the heck …
Fri., May 26, 2017, 8:23 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It seems like a good time to catch up with an old friend
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Summer, we’ve missed you. Waited so long for you to return. And now that you are back, even if it is only for the weekend, …
Thu., May 25, 2017, 3:37 p.m.
WSU seeks more host families for Iraqi students program in July
WSU’s Office of International Programs is in search of families or individuals to host 25 students from the Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program, sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad …
Thu., May 25, 2017, 7:13 a.m.
Grip on Sports: May 10th was such a special day with special memories
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Remember that glorious day a couple weeks ago? You know the one I mean. Wednesday, May 10th. The day the Mariners were at .500. The …
Wed., May 24, 2017, 2:20 p.m.
WSU’s investigation into racist video hits dead end
Washington State University police have “hit a dead end” on who created a racist video that surfaced three weeks ago, but WSU President Kirk Schulz says he has “a lot …
UPDATED: Wed., May 24, 2017, 9:45 p.m.
WSU task force recommends changes to student conduct code
After months of deliberation, a task force at Washington State University has proposed changes to the school’s student conduct code to make it fairer, less punitive and more transparent.
Wed., May 24, 2017, 8:34 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Cortez Kennedy anchored the Seahawks at a time when they were barely above water
A GRIP ON SPORTS • You may not remember, but there was a time when the Seahawks were no better than the Mariners are now. In other words, they were …
Tue., May 23, 2017, 8:18 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Here’s a fishing story about the son who wouldn’t take the bait
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There were few activities my dad loved more than fishing. His only son? Not so much. Read on.
Mon., May 22, 2017, 7:13 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It’s too bad we can’t start the M’s season over
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We interrupt the unending wet and cool spring with a summer interlude of a couple days. And some sports news. Read on.
Sun., May 21, 2017, 6:49 p.m.
Outpouring of cash and love go to dog rescued by Tri-Cities group
Tri-Cities area residents opened their hearts and wallets to help a dog left for dead on the side of an Idaho road.
Sun., May 21, 2017, 7:58 a.m.
Grip on Sports: A blowout wasn’t what the Mariners needed
A GRIP ON SPORTS • One night it is 1-0, the next 16-1. The common denominator: The Mariners didn’t win. At home. With a decent crowd at Safeco Field. Read …
UPDATED: Fri., May 19, 2017, 7:51 p.m.
Volunteers needed to smoke pot for science
Researchers at Washington State University need volunteers for a study to develop a breathalyzer for pot.
Fri., May 19, 2017, 7:47 a.m.
Grip on Sports: May the force be with you this month, because not much else is
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is something uplifting about the month of May. New growth maybe. Or the promise of spring warmth finally fulfilled. But there is no May …
Thu., May 18, 2017, 7:49 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Nothing Cooper Kupp does anymore should come as a surprise
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Honestly, are any of you surprised Cooper Kupp was impressive in his first weekend with the Los Angeles Rams? Read on.
Wed., May 17, 2017, 8:17 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Mariners better get their bullpen act together before the season falls apart
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Of all the problems the Mariners have already have had to work through in the 2017 season, the one they are facing now may be …
UPDATED: Tue., May 16, 2017, 10:43 p.m.
Acquitted of assault, former WSU lineman Robert Barber ‘hoping to get on with his life and into the NFL’
A jury acquitted Robert Barber, a former Washington State University football player, of second-degree assault on Tuesday, nearly 10 months after he was involved in a brawl at a backyard …
UPDATED: Tue., May 16, 2017, 10:03 a.m.
Assault trial begins for former WSU player Robert Barber
The trial for a former Washington State University football player accused of second-degree assault began Monday morning in the Whitman County Courthouse.
Tue., May 16, 2017, 8:19 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Man-bun aside, former Gonzaga star Kelly Olynyk is a certified Boston hero
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Back in the day, when Noah checked his weather app and saw the rain coming, he built an ark. These days, we mow the lawn. …
Mon., May 15, 2017, 7:30 a.m.
Grip on Sports: There will come a day when a Yankee player will be wearing No. 139
A GRIP ON SPORTS • My doctor told me I needed to keep my blood pressure down. His recommendation: quit writing about the Mariners. But it’s baseball season, doc. I …
Sun., May 14, 2017, 7:23 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Thanks mom (and grandma) for always being there to cheer for us
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Mother’s Day, so it seems mandatory to write about mom. And sports. Or there will be heck to pay. Read on.
Sat., May 13, 2017, 8:08 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It’s not sunny everywhere, including the Mariners’ injury report
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The weekend beckons. It’s not supposed to be warm, but sunshine expected around here. None in Seattle however, especially not around the Mariners’ offices. Read …
Fri., May 12, 2017, 8:21 a.m.
Grip on Sports: It took a team effort for the Mariners to lose last night
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Some baseball losses are shouldered by the hitters. Some are the fault of the pitchers. And some, like the M’s defeat last night in Toronto, …
Thu., May 11, 2017, 10:25 a.m.
Keith Moo-Young leaving WSU Tri-Cities’ top job
WSU Tri-Cities’ Chancellor Keith Moo-Young is stepping down.
Thu., May 11, 2017, 8:28 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Like most things the NCAA does, the APR is not perfect but it does help us keep score
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The NCAA wants everyone to believe college athletics are played by student/athletes, with the emphasis on the last word. And that those student/athletes are at …
Wed., May 10, 2017, 8:30 a.m.
Grip on Sports: For the M’s to be truly successful, they are going to need a moniker to hang their hats on
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Maybe all they need is a cute nickname to rally around. Maybe something like “The Comeback Kids” or “The Hair Bunch.” Maybe that’s all it …