Stories tagged: ewu
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 …
Sat., June 8, 2019, 8:38 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s always fun to see someone you’ve known since they were young hit it big. It happens more than you might think – and less …
Wed., June 5, 2019, 8:02 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Over the years, legends have been created in Spokane, even if those who made them leave
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The Spokesman-Review is holding another one of those Gonzaga events at the end of the month that will be … wait for it … legendary. …
UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 11:46 a.m.
Thousands of Washington college students are hungry. Washington State University, Eastern Washington University and the Spokane Community Colleges are are struggling with the problem, despite varied approaches to dealing with …
Sat., May 11, 2019, 7:09 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The M’s step-back officially kicks in as they fall below .500 for the first time this season
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The day we knew was coming finally arrived. The Mariners, 11 games over the break-even mark after the season’s first 15 games, are now on …
Wed., May 8, 2019, 8:33 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Isn’t May supposed to be a relatively quiet month in college sports? Well, it is not anymore, even if it ever was.
Fri., May 3, 2019
Eastern Washington University is taking the lead in exploring best practices on how to serve its growing Hispanic student population
Sun., April 28, 2019, 4:59 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Where were we? Oh yes, following the NFL Draft. And other things. Read on.
Wed., April 24, 2019, 8:36 a.m.
Grip on Sports: If cloning were possible, Tuesday would have been a good night for sports fans to utilize it
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Some nights there are just too many games to watch. Last night was one of them. Read on.
Mon., April 22, 2019, 7:53 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Is the early season success for the Sounders and Mariners built on a firm foundation or quicksand?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • After watching the somewhat-local professional soccer team play yesterday, it hit me. The regional pro teams competing this summer have great records. But they may …
Sun., April 21, 2019, 8:37 a.m.
Grip on Sports: You know spring football’s hits are over when the weather begins to turn really nice
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Spring is really starting to kick into high gear around here, just in time for college football to put itself into park. Still, things happened …
UPDATED: Sat., April 20, 2019, 10:21 p.m.
A red-blazer-clad Lynn Hickey strolled through Eastern Washington’s athletic offices Tuesday, proceeding to make the short walk around the parking lot toward Reese Court.
Sat., April 20, 2019, 8:32 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The Washington State Cougars will hold their final scrimmage of the spring today. For the first time in almost a decade, it will be in …