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Vince Grippi
Vince Grippi

Vince Grippi is a freelance local sports blogger for He also contributes to the <a href="">SportsLink Blog</a>.

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Aug. 21, 2019, 8:02 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • My book of choice this month? It’s a history of America’s presidents, put out by C-SPAN. It’s full of presidential historians and scholars sharing their thoughts on presidents from George Washington to Barack Obama. So it’s probably little wonder one story in today’s paper really caught my eye.

Aug. 20, 2019, 8:37 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Stop whatever it is you are doing. Take a moment – and a deep breath. Isn’t it grand? That’s August in the Northwest right there. The smell of a pine tree. Freshly cut grass. Asphalt baking in the sun. Yep, summer is still holding the area tightly in its grip. But fall, and all that entails, is only a month away.

Aug. 19, 2019, 8:37 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • You know when this work week is half over, high school football in this area will be in full swing, don’t you? Yep. All that work the neighbor kid has been putting in since school got out in June is about to be put into practice.

Aug. 18, 2019, 7:41 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There was a bit of a chill in the air this morning, almost as if autumn was making an early appearance. Or was that just our imagination, fueled by the fact the Seahawks are playing a football game today in Minnesota?