Idaho heads to Cheney on Saturday afternoon with revenge in mind after dropping three straight to the conference rival just up the road.
THURSDAY, JAN. 7, 2016
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Yesterday was dominated by a couple of guys who haven’t played baseball in the past five years or so. That’s fine. Looking back is OK once in a while. Read on.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 6, 2016
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Today’s the day. The day a Mariner finally makes it to the Hall of Fame. The day Ken Griffey Jr., the greatest player in Mariners’ history, is voted in. It’s been a long time coming. Forever, actually. Read on.
By most accounts, the WCC is down this season but the conference has retained its reputation for skilled players. In my notebook that ran in today's S-R, I looked at the WCC's dependence on 3-point accuracy, how the league is going smaller while GU is…
TUESDAY, JAN. 5, 2016
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Looking ahead to the next few days, it is going to be a strange week. And we’re not referring to the weather. College basketball is basically dormant around here until the weekend, which is a good thing, I guess. It gives us more time to dissect the Seahawks playoff game. Read on.
University High School opened its doors in the fall of 1962 and chose Valley native Marv Ainsworth to guide its basketball fortunes. It turned out to be a very good choice.
MONDAY, JAN. 4, 2016
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The Seattle Seahawks showed yesterday they are not going to go gently into that good night. In more ways than one. Read on.
SUNDAY, JAN. 3, 2016
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Sunday morning. Do you have a hangover? I do. A sports-induced hangover. Talk about too much to watch yesterday. Which is, I guess, a really good thing. Read on.
SATURDAY, JAN. 2, 2016
Washington State has clarified the NCAA's position on a charitable account set up to assist the family of offensive lineman Riley Sorenson.
Idaho coach Don Verlin shook up the starting lineup and came out of Big Sky play with an undefeated record.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • What is going on over at Gonzaga? Why are there so many injured basketball players? I’m sure Mark Few and Lisa Fortier would like to know the answer to those questions. Read on.
FRIDAY, JAN. 1, 2016
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Goodbye 2015. Hello 2016. How did we get here? Hard work. And how are we going to get through this new year? The same. What has that have to do with what follows? Nothing. Read on.
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