Stories tagged: steve christilaw
Thu., Aug. 29, 2019
The game of football loves its blood lines.
Thu., Aug. 22, 2019
I am one of those people who has spent their entire career trying hard to avoid meetings.
Thu., Aug. 15, 2019
Some are referees. Others are umpires. Still more go by (something) judge. Some are casually referred to as zebras while others are simply “Blue.”
Thu., Aug. 8, 2019
Some things in Nature are just plain awe-inspiring. Mountains. Lakes. Beaches.
Wed., July 24, 2019
Anyone who’s ever spent a prolonged amount of time in the Tri-Cities knows what a summer along the Columbia River means.
Thu., July 4, 2019
No one has ever confused former Seattle Pilot Jim Gosger with Mark Twain.
Thu., June 27, 2019
Some lessons are harder to learn than others.
Thu., June 20, 2019
A person can tell a great deal about people by the jokes they like to tell.
Thu., May 16, 2019
Where does the time go?
UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2019
There are things in life that go together so well that you just can’t separate them.
Wed., April 24, 2019
One thing you learn early on about sports is that the box score never, ever tells you the whole story. Neither does the record book.
Thu., April 18, 2019
You meet some incredible, memorable athletes in this business.
Thu., April 4, 2019
Welcome to the REAL March Madness in the Pacific Northwest, where our motto is: “We Dare You to Take Off Those Snow Tires!”
Thu., March 21, 2019
There’s that adage that gets thrown around all the time about life and lemons and some kind of drink recipe. You know the one.
Thu., March 14, 2019
Very few of the coaches that I have worked with over the years have I been able to call by their first name.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 27, 2019
College recruiting is like panning for gold, Christilaw says. Recruiters sift through hundreds of players before they find the right nugget.
Thu., Feb. 21, 2019
The greatest of sports streaks always have an end point.
Wed., Feb. 13, 2019
We throw words around so often that they too-often lose some of the impact.
Thu., Feb. 7, 2019
Steve Christilaw: Former Spokane boxer Andrea Kallas passing on love of sport to youngsters in Washington, D.C.
Spokane women’s boxing great Andrea Kallas is passing on her love and knowledge of the sport to children at a Washington, D.C., parochial school.
Thu., Jan. 31, 2019
We might not be as avid as our neighbors north of the border, but we have always loved our hockey here in the upper left-hand corner of the country.
Thu., Jan. 24, 2019
Raising a child is expensive. But raising an athlete?
Thu., Jan. 17, 2019
Indulge me while I bring up a topic that has weighed heavily on my mind since the day after Christmas.
Thu., Jan. 10, 2019
Another football season in the beautiful Pacific Northwest can be put to bed.
Thu., Jan. 3, 2019
I’ve been told that vertical stripes make you look slimmer.
Thu., Dec. 20, 2018
Disney had it right. This is a small, small world. I found out just how small it really was at Thanksgiving.
Thu., Nov. 22, 2018
I’m trying to remember just exactly when Spokane turned itself into a hoops city.
Wed., Nov. 14, 2018
There are creatures that get caught in your imagination and stay with you for a lifetime. For earlier generations, the simple mention of Old Yeller or Bambi’s mother is enough …
Wed., Nov. 14, 2018
There comes a moment where a team suddenly realizes that it just might be better than they originally thought. An “Aha!” moment.
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018
They may be maligned in some circles and treated as cliches in others, they may face unimaginable horrors in Halloween movies at a rate far greater than most and they …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018
It is elusive as it is essential, but if there is one thing that qualifies as the magic elixir of life, it is simply this: passion.