Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Saturday, August 24, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Clear Night 68° Clear

Tags


Stories tagged: indians


Grip on Sports: We interrupt this summer of baseball with a bit of football

A GRIP ON SPORTS • We may not be all that far away from July, but today is a good day to touch base with football. Indoor and outdoor football. …


Grip on Sports: The Mariners’ bullpen is ‘seriously regressing’

A GRIP ON SPORTS • What’s on tap for your Saturday? Is there any chance you’ll be digging a big hole in the backyard, preparing a place to bury your …


Grip on Sports: No reason to hide after a poor week, though it seems to be all the rage

A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you are a baseball fan in the Spokane area, this hasn’t been a real good week for you. Read on.


Grip on Sports: The Yankees can still drop the late-inning hammer and they pounded the Mariners’ bullpen last night

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Thunderstorms are in the forecast today around the Inland Northwest, but the lightning hit last night in New York. Read on.


Grip on Sports: If there is a competition for being lazy on a summer’s day, we have a chance to win

A GRIP ON SPORTS • The calendar tells us we are on the cusp of summer. In reality, we’ve been there for a while. At least in our mind. Read …


Grip on Sports: WSU’s Mike Leach shows once again social media is not his best friend

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Mike Leach has picked up a lot of wins the past few years in Pullman. But he suffered another loss over the weekend and it …


Grip on Sports: If the USGA can stop messing up its championship, maybe then the organization and the world’s best golfers can kiss and make up

A GRIP ON SPORTS • There are only four major golf tournaments each year. When mistakes by the people in charge screw one up, it isn’t just a travesty, it’s …


Grip on Sports: Would today, Father’s Day, be a good one to ‘have a catch’ with your favorite dad?

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Happy Father’s Day, Spokane’s contribution to the calendar of holidays. Of all those special days, it is the warm-weather one with the tightest connection to …


Grip on Sports: Mariners rally and save the day in more ways than one

A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you gave up on the Mariners last night, you are forgiven. At least in this column. Something about not casting the first stone and …


UPDATED: Fri., June 15, 2018, 11:23 p.m.

Spokane Indians opening night at Avista always special

Although the Spokane Indians fell short 7-4 to Boise on opening night, the crowd was in full force with old and new fans and even a lucky winner of a …


Grip on Sports: For one night the M’s had to pay up for all their one-run wins earlier this season

A GRIP ON SPORTS • For those of us who have to estimate such things, today is one of four tax days. Days we send money to the feds and …


Grip on Sports: From no way to cautiously optimistic to all in, local M’s fans are excited to see what the rest of the season holds

A GRIP ON SPORTS • The Mariners won again last night, with Mitch Haniger hitting another home run to end a game. There could be something special brewing on the …


Grip on Sports: It’s time to plan for warm summer nights watching the Spokane Indians fly around Avista Stadium

A GRIP ON SPORTS • The weatherman tells us it’s going to get real warm around here soon. Which is appropriate, considering summer is officially just around the next bend. …


Grip on Sports: Before we hit the links we have some links to share

A GRIP ON SPORTS • We couldn’t stay away. Though we aren’t here long. Just a few thoughts and a couple links. Read on.


Grip on Sports: This Triple Crown thing is getting a bit redundant … or at least it seems that way

A GRIP ON SPORTS • It was just three years ago when horse racing aficionados wondered if there would ever be another Triple Crown winner. After all, 37 years had …


Grip on Sports: The Warriors win again and this time it isn’t even close

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Now this is the type of June (weather) we remember. Except, in our memories, there was nothing like the Warriors. Read on.


Grip on Sports: The Caps finally win a Stanley Cup after years of frustration

A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you were busy last night and missed the final game of the NHL season, sorry. You missed competitive sports at its finest. Read on.


Grip on Sports: It seems like a good day for you to pick your own adventure

A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you were in my slippers today and had to write something for this column, which subject would you pick to emphasize? It isn’t an …


Grip on Sports: Another loss to Washington illustrates where the Cougar basketball fortunes lie these days

A GRIP ON SPORTS • A family member asked me last night after dinner what there was to write about today. He thought it was a virtual desert out there. …


Grip on Sports: The college football season comes to an end tonight, though the champion will still be debatable

A GRIP ON SPORTS • After an up-and-down weekend of NFL football, quite possibly illustrated completely in one Cam Newton sack and his post-play stumble to the ground, Monday brings …


Grip on Sports: From bottom to top to middle, the NFL’s parity can lead to games like the Seahawks had yesterday

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Take a look at the NFL standings this morning. Nine weeks into the season the four NFC division leaders are the Rams, Eagles, Vikings and …


Grip on Sports: The only upset would be if there were no upsets on a college football Saturday

A GRIP ON SPORTS • We can guarantee one thing: There will be upsets today. College football is built upon them. It’s been that way since Yale ran past Harvard …


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 1, 2017, 9:57 p.m.

General Council focuses on police staffing

Day three of the Nez Perce Tribe’s General Fall Council simmered to an end, and several agenda items were disregarded in favor of robust public comment.


Grip on Sports: Oregon State seems stuck in the weeds as it tries to get back to winning

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Ever start a project one day and realize it is going to take a lot longer than you thought if you want to get it …


Grip on Sports: At least the state’s college football teams are (mostly) doing well

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Let’s do this. Let’s focus on what’s working and avoid what isn’t. Which means, in the Northwest this week, we should probably be talking about …


Grip on Sports: We may be used to the Seahawks’ offensive line woes, but that doesn’t mean we have to like them

A GRIP ON SPORTS • A bit of normality has returned to our region this fine Monday morning. The air is clear and crisp, the roads are crowded and stressful, …


Grip on Sports: With the NFL season beginning, our weekends are no longer our own

A GRIP ON SPORTS • The NFL opened its season last night. All hope of getting anything done on a weekend is over until late January – at the earliest. …


Grip on Sports: American women prove that U.S. tennis is still alive

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Let’s switch gears today. No football. No baseball. Tennis. Yes, tennis. Specifically, women’s tennis, where something is happening at the U.S. Open that hasn’t happened …


Grip on Sports: The future is hard to see this week

A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s lucky today is Wednesday and not Saturday. There are still more than 72 hours until college football games are scheduled to start in the …


Grip on Sports: If you can’t see the ball, there is a good chance you won’t be able to catch it

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Cruddy air is nothing new for me. Not after growing up in the pre-catalytic converter days in Los Angeles. But the air the past 24 …