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Grip on Sports: Beau Baldwin, Mike Kramer and the deep roots of Eastern Washington football

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Beau Baldwin is a heck of a football coach. The Eastern Washington head man has accomplished things that no other Eagle coach has ever done, …

WSU students stage dueling election demonstrations

Students at WSU staged dueling demonstrations on Wednesday, with some rejoicing and some protesting Donald Trump’s election.

Grip on Sports: 2016 will be remembered for a long time - in sports

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Kind of wild year, huh? Got thinking about 2016 and it’s off-the-wall quality somewhere around midnight or so last night. Being that this is on …

Grip on Sports: Whether you believe the Seahawks are snakes or lizards, they are Monday Night winners – again

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Ever feel like an iguana surrounded by a bunch of snakes? Ya, me too. Almost every day. But I never seem to escape. Not like …

WSU student-run Greek councils ban all fraternity and sorority events until spring semester

Citing too many alcohol-related incidents at Greek parties this semester, Washington State University’s Greek community has imposed a ban on all social events hosted by fraternities and sororities – regardless …

Grip on Sports: So what will we see tonight from the Seahawks?

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Monday night means Monday Night Football. Has for as long as most of us can remember. For the Seahawks and their fans, Monday Night Football …

Grip on Sports: Will WSU be the big Pac-12 favorite that has a tough time today?

A GRIP ON SPORTS • There are four football games in the Pac-12 today. All of them, including the one in Pullman this afternoon, include a double-digit favorite. What happened …

Grip on Sports: Seahawks’ Richard Sherman has his views on the NFL today

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Professional sports on Nov. 4: Baseball is in bed for the year. Basketball isn’t really in full swing yet, though there was an interesting matchup …

Grip on Sports: The Cubs gave us something to see after 108 years of futility

A GRIP ON SPORTS • We have a rule around these here parts. We don’t write about the same subject two consecutive days. Hah. We also don’t see the Cubs …

WSU Running Start enrollment nearly triples in Tri-Cities

The number of Running Start students at WSU Tri-Cities nearly tripled this year.

Grip on Sports: Baseball season comes down to the final game and nothing is better

A GRIP ON SPORTS • With apologies to every other event in sports, there is nothing better than a Game Seven in the World Series. The most grueling test in …

Cougar volleyball team trying to regain aggressive mindset

Washington State climbed to the top of the Pac-12 volleyball standings in early October with a 5-0 record that included wins over three top 10 opponents.The Cougars have dropped five …

Grip on Sports: WSU’s Luke Falk will make a decision on the NFL some day, but probably not today

A GRIP ON SPORTS • We have some breaking news here. Sources are telling me Luke Falk will attempt to play in the NFL at some point. Read on.

Grip on Sports: Seahawks had no trouble talking about what went on in New Orleans yesterday and that’s a problem for the NFL

A GRIP ON SPORTS • You want to know what is one of Monday’s favorite pastimes in the Land of the Free? Expressing disdain for the weekend’s football officiating. Most …

Grip on Sports: WSU rallies over Oregon State and keeps a possible epic Apple Cup on track

A GRIP ON SPORTS • The college football season is anything but a holiday. Yet you can mark the time via holidays. And, after Washington State’s wild comeback win in …

Doug Clark: Impressive butterfly collection wings its way home to WSU

The last part of one of the state’s largest butterfly collections has been given to Washington State University.

WSU Tri-Cities holds inauguration for new college

A small car sat in the lobby of the WSU Tri-Cities’ wine science center building. The vehicle represents what makes the new School of Engineering and Applied Sciences special, said …

Pullman police: Not enough evidence to prove women were drugged at WSU fraternity

Pullman Police say they were unable to find sufficient evidence three women were drugged at the Delta Upsilon fraternity in early September.

Grip on Sports: For the Cubs, a curse will be lifted tonight but it remains to be seen if they can actually win

A GRIP ON SPORTS • The World Series returns to Wrigley Field tonight for the first time in 71 years. How long has that been? So long neither of our …

Grip on Sports: From WSU to Seahawks and everywhere in between, we’re trying to link your world

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Have you ever moved from one place to another and decided this was a good time to re-invent your image? It’s a habit deeply ingrained …

Student found dead at WSU fraternity house

A 21-year-old Washington State University student was found dead early Monday at a fraternity house on Pullman’s College Hill.

Doug Clark: Keep eyes, nose alert for counterfeit WSU gear

Counterfeit t-shirts are the tip of the iceberg. Doug Clark rounds up other counterfeit WSU products.

‘Trump Wall’ on WSU campus draws hundreds of supporters and protesters

Washington State University became a hotbed of political activism Wednesday when a small group of students erected a plywood wall in the center of campus to show support for Donald …

Newsmakers: Pistons’ Aron Baynes has surgery to repair broken nose

Former WSU basketball player Aron Baynes has had surgery to repair a broken nose, ruling him out for the Detroit Pistons’ Wednesday night preseason game against the Toronto Raptors.

Rise in crime on Pullman’s College Hill

Reports of crime on Pullman’s College Hill have increased by 18.5 percent during the past four years, according to figures presented by Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins during a Tuesday …

Samoan talent at WSU ushered in by Thompson

Jack Thompson made Samoans a hot commodity in Pullman. Tali Ena stood out as a Cougar tailback. Samoa Samoa, a transfer quarterback from Long Beach City College, and Dave Pritchard, …

WSU student critically injured in fall from balcony

A Washington State University student was hospitalized with serious head injuries after falling from a second-floor balcony during a party Friday night, marking the third time someone has fallen from …

WSU police seize counterfeit Cougar gear on game day

Washington State University police seized counterfeit Cougar wear outside the football game against UCLA on Saturday.

Shawn Vestal: Why isn’t cutting athletics spending at WSU part of the budget-balancing plan?

WSU has lots of plans to bring in more revenue to help dig the athletics department out of its $50.7 million hole, but no plans to cut spending.

WSU volleyball: Plenty of feel-good to go around for 10th-ranked Cougars

Two mesmerizing weeks, years in the making.