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A GRIP ON SPORTS • It is possible to love and hate something at the same time. As evidence we present our cat, which forced us to get out of bed sometime south of 5:30 this morning. Or, to hit more of your hot buttons, college football, which plays the role of the biggest tormentor in this year of the coronavirus.
Half the schedule, twice the anticipation.
Bourne, who went undrafted in 2017 before catching on with the 49ers, has played all eight games with four starts. He has 25 catches for 352 yards and a touchdown.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Seven games into the 2020 season, the Seattle Seahawks earned what can only be termed an easy win. And yet there was plenty of anxiety for adrenaline junkies – or worry warts, if you don’t mind a term out of 1925.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s hard to believe it’s All Saints’ Day already. It was my favorite Catholic day of observance, as our elementary school was closed – though we were supposed to trundle off to Mass – and we could stay out later on Halloween than our public school counterparts. Hey, the tail end of the Baby Boom was a tough time to be a kid. You took your joy where you could find it.
Late, go-ahead touchdown drives involving quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell and his trusty, 6-foot-5 target – short-time NFL receiver Brandon Kaufman – were almost regular in Eastern Washington's national championship season a decade ago.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Some days, news comes at you in unexpected ways. Thank goodness, yesterday wasn’t one of those days.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Let’s keep this short and sour, shall we? After all, you want to get to the NFL on a Sunday in which the Seahawks play the day’s final game. That leaves all of the daylight hours to watch RedZone, snack and prepare yourself for whatever happens in the Phoenix area tonight.
The Eagles crushed eighth-ranked Portland State 50-17 at Hillsboro Stadium on the eve of Halloween 2010, improving to 7-2 and 6-1 in Big Sky play.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Not sure if we are going to get snowed under this afternoon – the forecast calls for 3-to-5 inches of the stuff and it’s only late October – but I do know this: we were snowed under by the amount of stories available to link this morning.
EWU interim president David May recently buckled a chinstrap, ran a route and proceeded to haul in a pass from All-American quarterback Eric Barriere, capping off the grab with a celebratory end zone dance.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • For years, winter hit without a warning. Then HBO turned a cult novel into a phenomenon and the season lost its anonymity. Yes, winter is coming, and with it comes a bunch of new questions for the local sports community.
Last week the Big Sky revealed its schedule format for the 2020-21 basketball season. We sat down with EWU Men's Basketball Head Coach Shantay Legans to discuss what this season will look like for the Eagles.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It seems like a lifetime ago, but it really wasn’t. Last night’s World Series opener kindled memories here of the same event just three years ago. Before noisy trash cans. Before COVID-19. Just plain before.
When the Mountain West begins its abbreviated football season on Saturday, Reeder's Aggies will visit Schmedding's Broncos on BSU's famed blue turf.Their friendship started on EWU's red turf.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • College football has seen a plethora of game postponements and cancellations this season. The culprit? COVID-19, of course. So why would Pac-12 fans think their conference will be different?
Many Big Sky Conference schools have had fall practice, but EWU, Portland State, Cal Poly, UC Davis, Sacramento State and Idaho State have yet to buckle a chinstrap since the March shutdown.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • No matter the sports, a seventh game in a best-of-seven series is fun. At least a week’s worth of work coming down to three or four hours. In baseball, however, one person can make all the difference. As it did again last night.
Like the junior Southern Methodist transfer did several times in the Eagles' historic season, Mitchell manufactured a late, go-ahead touchdown drive to dispatch Sacramento State 28-24 in a Big Sky Conference nailbiter at Roos Field.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • You know what? October feels eerily familiar. Sure, even the guy on the River Styx ferry is wearing a mask, but the rest of the goings-on fit right in. It’s cold in the mornings. There is football on the tube. Lee Corso’s picks make us scratch our head in wonderment. And baseball makes you want to tear your hair out. See, familiar.