Stories tagged: dave nichols
Tue., Jan. 21, 2020
A lot of folks were disappointed about the demise of the Jack Blair girls all-star basketball game. We figured, why not do something about it? And add a boys game …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 23, 2019
With two weeks left in Washington and one in the Idaho, seemingly every game on the packed schedule will impact a league race in each of the classifications.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019
It’s hard to imagine there are just three weeks left in the football regular season, but here we are. The “finding out who we are” phase of the season is …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 10, 2019
It’s a 4A/3A week in the Greater Spokane League, so there are no playoff implications on the line – but there are a few interesting matchups.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 3, 2019
With all due respect to the three other teams in the Greater Spokane League 4A ranks, the league title could very well be determined by the three games between Mead, …
Mon., Sept. 30, 2019
For high school sports, the local paper is still the primary place to get the previous day’s scores. It’s the only place to get them organized and together.
Fri., Sept. 27, 2019
The annual “Battle of the Bell” doesn’t mean anything toward postseason play, but it’s a rivalry game unparalleled in the area, with a five-figure crowd expected at Albi Stadium on …
Sun., Aug. 11, 2019
After several years of the Seattle Mariners farm system bringing up the rear in national rankings, the M’s pipeline has been widely praised as a top-10 group following this season’s …
Sat., July 13, 2019
Allow us to gaze into the future to envision how draft picks, trade chips might shape what the Seattle Mariners might look like three years down the road.
UPDATED: Sat., June 1, 2019
It’s tough to be positive about a team that for the past 44 games has played at a .250 clip – a 40.5 win pace over a full season.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018
On Monday, Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto signaled to all in baseball that the M’s aren’t competing to end the longest playoff drought in American professional team sports for …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018
The overworked and underpaid preps writer and the debonair and charming TV anchor both went 5-1 last week, so it’s a one-game lead heading into Week 8
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 12, 2018
Perhaps the overworked and underpaid preps writer should spend less time waxing philosophical or theoretical and more time actually looking at the games ahead of him.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 8, 2018
The Greater Spokane League has an increasingly troublesome problem. It has do to with competitive disparity between members – especially in its 3A ranks – and there’s no easy answer.
Wed., Oct. 3, 2018
All credit where it’s due: The debonair and charming TV anchor knocked the overworked and underpaid (and still injured) preps writer off his lofty pedestal – at least for a …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 26, 2018
Gonzaga Prep and Mt. Spokane, both ranked by the AP in their respective classifications, square off on Thursday at Albi Stadium.
Wed., Sept. 19, 2018
Mt. Spokane gets one of its toughest draws of the season with a road game at Central Valley, which is anxious to bounce back from a stunning home loss.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 15, 2018
The competitive portion of the Seattle Mariners schedule is over. It has been for a while, really.
Wed., Sept. 12, 2018
The Greater Spokane League schedule features all six 4A teams against each other in Week 3 in an interesting slate of games.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 5, 2018
The overworked and underappreciated preps writer got off to a two-win lead over the debonair and charming TV anchor, but as we all know these things can turn on a …
Thu., Aug. 30, 2018
Now that the skies have cleared and the air is a bit cooler, thoughts turn to football. The Washington high school season starts tonight in some places and on Friday …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018
The start of high school football debuts a new chapter in the ongoing saga that is “Pick 6,” brought to you by The Spokesman-Review and SWX.
Sun., Aug. 12, 2018
Out of Right Field: Distractions abound for Mariners as Felix Hernandez moves to pen and Robinson Cano returns
As if the Seattle Mariners didn’t have enough to deal with on the field, off-field issues with their two stars and highest paid players will complicate anything the team does …
UPDATED: Sat., April 21, 2018
No one involved wants Ichiro Suzuki’s storied big-league career to end this way, but it may be unavoidable.
Sun., Oct. 29, 2017
The football regular season in over, yet the 4A Greater Spokane League playoff seedings still have not been completely settled.
Mon., Oct. 9, 2017
My editors have graciously allowed me to use this space on Mondays to use pretty much as I see fit – as a column, update league races after games over …
Sun., Oct. 5, 2014
I’ve been a fan of the Washington Redskins since I was a child. One of my first memories was Super Bowl VII, huddled around a small black and white television …