Stories tagged: EWU
Sun., Aug. 18, 2019, 7:41 a.m.
A Grip on Sports: It’s better to play in Minnesota this time of year, though how many key Seahawks will see the field is still up in the air
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 …
Sat., Aug. 17, 2019, 8:42 a.m.
A Grip on Sports: When old (in more ways than one) friends gather, even the Mariners future seems bright
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Memory Lane is a fun walk, especially when you are accompanied by a bunch of former friends and co-workers. Especially if there is pizza and, …
Fri., Aug. 16, 2019, 8:16 a.m.
A Grip on Sports: The weekend actually has a lot of different sports-viewing options, if you don’t want to risk a sunburn
A GRIP ON SPORTS • What is the first thing you think about when you get up on Friday? Is it what to do on the weekend? We are here …
Thu., Aug. 15, 2019, 8:40 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where did the week go? As far as I can remember, it was Sunday about three hours ago. And here it is, Thursday already. For …
Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 8:20 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Are you the type of person who puts together a list of everything you want to do each summer? Me neither, but some are. And …
Fri., Aug. 9, 2019, 8:28 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you had told your neighbor as you ran into each other at the mailbox Thursday afternoon you thought Paxton Lynch would be key for …
Thu., Aug. 8, 2019, 8:35 a.m.
A Grip on Sports: Will you know half the names playing in tonight’s Seahawks’ exhibition? Don’t bet on it
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Does it seem to you August is just flying by, or is that just the view from here? Maybe it’s the heat, as much of …
Wed., Aug. 7, 2019, 8:19 a.m.
A Grip on Sports: The journey WSU’s football program has taken the past decade towers over the Palouse
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Driving south on U.S. Highway 195 is something akin to taking a trip back in time. The wheat fields that line both sides look no …
Tue., Aug. 6, 2019, 7:21 a.m.
A Grip on Sports: If heat is a prerequisite for football improvement, than WSU should be taking great strides
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Load the family truckster. Pack the bags. Make sure you grab the sunscreen and lots and lots of water. We are headed south for a …
Mon., Aug. 5, 2019, 8:03 a.m.
A Grip on Sports: Sure it’s still early August, but who among us can’t wait to watch the games play out this football season?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s hard to stay in the present this time of year. The days are getting shorter, which is a harbinger of winter. And football practice …
Sun., Aug. 4, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
A Grip on Sports: Asking questions about football’s popularity is a little like asking about the chicken or the egg
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Today’s column will start with a question, somewhat rhetorical in nature but also meant to elicit a response. Are you a football fan? We mean …
Sat., Aug. 3, 2019
The following undergraduate students have achieved Dean’s Honor Roll at Eastern Washington University for spring quarter 2019.
Thu., Aug. 1, 2019, 8:49 a.m.
A Grip on Sports: The month ahead will be full of heat, sure, but football is what really takes over
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Hold on to you baseball cap. You know the one. It has a Seahawks or Cougar or Eagle or Vandal logo on it. Hold on …
Wed., July 31, 2019, 7:45 a.m.
A Grip on Sports: All the hot coffee in Seattle might not be enough to invigorate folks for a 9 a.m. college football kickoff
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s early this morning. And yet, even though it is right around 6, it would be late for the Cougars if they were playing a …
Sat., July 20, 2019, 7:16 a.m.
A Grip on Sports: Mike Leake nearly turned in a perfect performance in the midst of the Mariners’ less-than-perfect season
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Perfection is hard to come by. Almost impossible, as Mike Leake found out to open the ninth inning Friday night.
Thu., July 18, 2019, 7:09 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where has the month of July gone? You blink for a moment and it’s more than halfway done. And with it goes our chances to …
Wed., July 17, 2019, 8:12 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you love golf, this is a good week for you. Even if your love goes no further than infatuation with local courses.
Tue., July 16, 2019, 7:19 a.m.
A Grip on Sports: Once again, Eastern Washington is expected to finish atop the Big Sky Conference football standings
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Summer, we hardly knew you. But, sadly, we have to say goodbye. Fall is unofficially here. How do we know? A local conference held the …
Sun., July 14, 2019, 7:04 a.m.
A Grip on Sports: If only the Mariners’ record was a mirror image of reality, we could be looking forward to the rest of the season
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We arose early enough to watch the men’s final from Wimbledon. But there is too much to get done for that. Nope, we have to …
Sat., July 13, 2019, 7:51 a.m.
A Grip on Sports: A teary tribute, a longtime rivalry and a world record highlight a eclectic day in sports
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Let’s see, what’s going on? How about a incredibly emotional no-hitter? And a couple of other interesting thoughts, from salaries to a fast runner.
Wed., July 10, 2019, 7:20 a.m.
A Grip on Sports: Baseball puts strikeouts on display in an All-Star Game that was broadcast everywhere
A GRIP ON SPORTS • While traveling last night, I was able to watch bits and pieces of baseball’s All-Star Game on my telephone. At 39,000 feet in the air. …
Sun., July 7, 2019, 8:04 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The most anticipated sporting event of the day may be over before you even read this. That doesn’t mean it isn’t important.
UPDATED: Sat., July 6, 2019, 6:25 p.m.
Former University of Washington tight end and outside linebacker Jusstis Warren has transferred to Eastern Washington, according to his Instagram account.
Tue., July 2, 2019, 8:24 a.m.
A Grip on Sports: England the latest European country trying to knock the United States women’s soccer team off its perch
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s a match that would have been more appropriately held on July 4th, don’t you think? The U.S. versus England – there is a bit …
UPDATED: Mon., July 1, 2019, 11:06 p.m.
Much has changed since Colin Cowherd toed the red turf of his alma mater in 2014, a trip to Cheney to help boost a former Roos Field renovation project. Cowherd, …
UPDATED: Thu., June 27, 2019, 10:34 p.m.
Eastern Washington University’s board of trustees on Thursday approved a 3% cut to the school’s operating budget for fiscal 2020. A presentation from the trustees’ meeting documents indicates about half …
Mon., June 24, 2019, 8:27 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Another week of work begins. And it will probably take forever to finish. Anticipation of the weekend makes Monday through Friday move all that much …
Thu., June 20, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Over the past 20 years, Gonzaga’s basketball program has made stride after stride. It has gone from your typically obscure West Coast Jesuit university with …
Wed., June 19, 2019, 8:23 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Are you still watching the Mariners? Or has the professed step-back philosophy given you an excuse to spend your summer evenings doing something else?
Sun., June 16, 2019, 8:32 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • This is my 62nd Father’s Day as either a son or a dad. That long run doesn’t make me an expert, of course, but it …