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A bit distracted today

A GRIP ON SPORTS As I type this, Tiger Woods is teeing it up for his second round at the U.S. Open. Like a lot of you, I am trying to work and keep tabs on what's happening in Pennsylvania. And it isn't easy. Read...

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SUNDAY, SEPT. 23, 2012

This is how not to wave the flag 

A GRIP ON SPORTS Sometime in the fourth quarter Saturday at Martin Stadium, public address announcer Glenn Johnson asked what was left of the crowd of 31,668 to grab the WSU flags left on their seat for homecoming and wave them. It was an impressive...

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Rain pushes back softball  

University softball coach Jon Schuh enjoys coaching girls for many reasons. One of those reasons was quite evident Friday when the State 4A softball tournament in Tacoma was postponed.Click here for the story and here for the revised 4A bracket and revised 3A bracket.

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TUESDAY, APRIL 28, 2009

Courageous Kennedy catcher

Here's a interesting softball story from The Seattle Times by Sandy Ringer about outstanding Kennedy catcher Lindsy Dugan, who, beginning at age 12, contracted Alopecia Areata, which causes total baldness.Kennedy, the defending State 3A champions are ranked sixth in state in a poll compiled by...

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, 2009

A new view of softball 

Took a departure from the norm to watch Inland Empire League softball yesterday. While it's difficult to compare, teams from Lake City and Coeur d'Alene doubleheader seemed a little stronger than what I've witnessed in the Greater Spokane League. Maybe it was because of my...

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THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 2009

Will GSL softball pitching be as strong? 46 

When I did my Greater Spokane League softball preview this week, the thesis was, what with two-time Washington Gatorade Player of the Year Samantha Skillingstad and Kelsie Vallies graduated, had a pitching era come to an end?The GSL swept all four state team berths back...

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