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Grip on Sports: Seahawks overcome Patriots because they refused to move

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Back in the day, the nuns at St. Rita’s elementary taught us a song in unity with California’s striking farm workers. We learned the lyrics …


Grip on Sports: The Inland Northwest is having a college football season for the ages

A GRIP ON SPORTS • You may not have been awake to see it, but Washington State crushed California last night 56-21. And, unless you were in Cheney, you probably …


Chiefs rally for overtime win over Everett

Playing from behind most of the night, the Spokane Chiefs turned to their leading scorer Saturday night to tie the game and Kailer Yamamoto also delivered in overtime to earn …


Grip on Sports: An early Christmas as Gonzaga, WSU and EWU begin basketball season

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Today is my Christmas. College basketball begins again. And the presents keep on coming until April. Aren’t we lucky? Read on.


Chiefs face tough challenge from Everett

After completing the longest road trip of the season, Spokane got the benefit of a full week of practice.


Grip on Sports: So what will we see tonight from the Seahawks?

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Monday night means Monday Night Football. Has for as long as most of us can remember. For the Seahawks and their fans, Monday Night Football …


Grip on Sports: Each week the Apple Cup seems to grow in importance

A GRIP ON SPORTS • As Washington State and Washington play a weekly game of “can you top this,” the Apple Cup looms ever larger in our front window. Sort …


Chiefs give up lead with 6 seconds to play, lose in OT to Tri-City

The Spokane Chiefs overcame a 3-1 deficit to take a 4-3 lead Saturday night over Tri-City. But the Americans scored with six seconds left in regulation and then took 55 …


Grip on Sports: Will WSU be the big Pac-12 favorite that has a tough time today?

A GRIP ON SPORTS • There are four football games in the Pac-12 today. All of them, including the one in Pullman this afternoon, include a double-digit favorite. What happened …


Chiefs score late to force overtime, but fall 4-3 to Red Deer

The Spokane Chiefs got a late goal from Kailer Yamamoto to take Red Deer to overtime, but the Rebels scored with only 29 seconds left in the extra period for …


Grip on Sports: Seahawks’ Richard Sherman has his views on the NFL today

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Professional sports on Nov. 4: Baseball is in bed for the year. Basketball isn’t really in full swing yet, though there was an interesting matchup …


NFL notes: Star receiver Andre Johnson retires

Andre Johnson called Tennessee coach Mike Mularkey, asking if they could talk Monday morning. After 14 NFL seasons, the man with more catches than anyone else currently playing had made …


Grip on Sports: WSU rallies over Oregon State and keeps a possible epic Apple Cup on track

A GRIP ON SPORTS • The college football season is anything but a holiday. Yet you can mark the time via holidays. And, after Washington State’s wild comeback win in …


Spokane Chiefs drop last game of long road trip to Swift Current

Tyler Steenburgen scored with 31 seconds left in overtime to give the Swift Current Broncos a 3-2 win over the Spokane Chiefs on Saturday in Western Hockey League action.


Jaret Anderson-Dolan helps Chiefs knock off Prince Albert

Jaret Anderson-Dolan capped a three-goal second period and the Spokane Chiefs held off the Prince Albert Raiders 4-2, in Western Hockey League action on Friday.


Kailer Yamamoto sparks Chiefs to WHL road win over Blades

Kailer Yamamoto scored a pair of goals – giving him 10 on the season – and the Spokane Chiefs breezed to a 6-2 victory over the Saskatoon Blades in Western …


Grip on Sports: From WSU to Seahawks and everywhere in between, we’re trying to link your world

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Have you ever moved from one place to another and decided this was a good time to re-invent your image? It’s a habit deeply ingrained …


Three-goal barrage at start of second period lifts Spokane Chiefs over Moose Jaw

Hudson Elynuik scored twice and a three-goal barrage at the start of the second period lifted the Spokane Chiefs over the Moose Jaw Warriors 6-2 in WHL action on Tuesday.


Regina’s second-period outburst downs Spokane Chiefs

The Regina Pats scored three times in the second period and beat the Spokane Chiefs 4-2 in Regina in a penalty-filled affair on Friday in Western Hockey League action.


WHL suspends Spokane Chiefs’ Elynuik for Friday hit

Spokane Chiefs forward Hudson Elynuik has been suspended by the WHL for a hit he delivered in Friday’s 4-3 overtime loss to the Everett Silvertips.


Spokane Chiefs give up two late goals and fall 4-3 in overtime to Everett

The Spokane lost 4-3 in overtime to the Everett Silvertips after the Chiefs game up two power play goals in the last six minutes of a game they controlled from …


Last-place Chiefs return for 3-game homestand

Spokane’s seesaw of a hockey season continues Friday night as the Chiefs welcome U.S. Division rival Everett Silvertips to the Spokane Arena in the first of a two-night home stand.


Tired Chiefs stumble in Kamloops

The Spokane Chiefs discovered something on Wednesday at the Interior Savings Centre – they don’t play well on five hours of sleep.


Chiefs place three on Hockey Canada’s roster for international tournament

The Spokane Chiefs have had three players selected for Hockey Canada’s 2016 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge. Forwards Koby Morrisseau, Eli Zummack and defenseman Ty Smith have been named to the …


Kailer Yamamoto’s third-period goal carries Chiefs past Thunderbirds

Kailer Yamamoto scored a go-ahead goal just 40 seconds into the third period and Curtis Miske added an empty-netter with 14 seconds left in the game to propel the Spokane …


Victoria Royals down the Spokane Chiefs 4-1

A game of missed passes and disorganized defense caught up to the Spokane Chiefs on Saturday as the Victoria Royals came to town and beat the Chiefs 3-1.


Lethbridge takes advantage of penalties to defeat Chiefs

The first rule for when you’re having trouble dealing with an opponent’s power play: Stop committing penalties.


Spokane Chiefs show flashes in 5-2 home win over Tri-City in home opener

Spokane beat Tri-City, 5-2, to win its ninth straight home opener on Saturday night in front of 8,108 in the Arena – breaking open a game that was tied 2-2 …


Chiefs trade rights to goalie Verhelst for younger goalie

The Spokane Chiefs on Wednesday traded the rights to a goalie, who wasn’t playing, for a younger goalie who they expect to compete for a job now or help in …


Chiefs trade Zwerger, get Elynuik back

The Spokane Chiefs announced they have traded Austrian forward Dominic Zwerger to the Everett Silvertips in exchange for a third round pick in the 2017 WHL Bantam Draft. The move …