Stories tagged: column
UPDATED: Tue., June 23, 2020
The WIAA issued guidelines for the state’s high school sports to return to play this fall. It doesn’t – rather, can’t – answer the question everyone wants to know: When …
Sun., June 21, 2020
My pop passed away in 2011 due to leukemia and a bit of his own stubbornness, so when Father’s Day rolls around each year it’s always a melancholy day. I …
Fri., June 19, 2020
When it comes to fishing, stereotypes are very real. Make a mental tally next time you go fishing, and odds are, most everyone around you will fit into one of …
Fri., June 12, 2020
“Do you have an eyelash curler?” asked the woman behind the makeup counter. She has the kind of symmetric eyebrows that Mother Nature is not entirely responsible for. I looked …
Fri., June 5, 2020
Fear has no place in my thoughts when I go to the water, and it shouldn’t have a place in the minds of any American legally recreating in the outdoors.
Wed., June 3, 2020
In my six years at the S-R, I’ve taken on a lot of different roles. For the next three months I’ll be returning to where I started, editing the Outdoors …
Fri., May 29, 2020
Any time I get arrogant, Mother Nature or the full moon or Mercury work their strange ways to reacquaint me with humility. The pattern is so reliable, I only buy …
UPDATED: Fri., May 15, 2020
Dave Nichols: WIAA proposals for state basketball tournaments leave open possibility of State B venue moving to lowest bidder
Have we already witnessed the last State B tournament in Spokane? It’s entirely possible.
UPDATED: Sat., May 9, 2020
It’s hard to say what is more startling, seeing Mike Tyson hitting a bong or watching him hitting the mitts in a boxing gym like he was getting ready to …
Sat., April 18, 2020
Rob Curley: It’s all about family as Dodgers pitcher Blake Treinen seems headed for a Hollywood ending
We grew up in a small-town where 50 people in your graduating class was considered huge. Our extended family all lived nearby and we were a fairly tight-knit bunch. Even …
Tue., Jan. 21, 2020
A lot of folks were disappointed about the demise of the Jack Blair girls all-star basketball game. We figured, why not do something about it? And add a boys game …
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., May 16, 2019
Where does the time go?
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.
UPDATED: Sun., March 3, 2019
It was a special week for high school basketball in Eastern Washington. Maybe not quite as special as some would have hoped, but special nonetheless.
Thu., Aug. 30, 2018
Now that the skies have cleared and the air is a bit cooler, thoughts turn to football. The Washington high school season starts tonight in some places and on Friday …
Thu., April 5, 2018
Larry Stone: Who’s the most underappreciated player on the UW Huskies roster? That would be QB Jake Browning
I come to you today slightly puzzled, which, granted, is not an uncommon state of mind for me. The subject this time is Jake Browning.
Wed., March 14, 2018
Mother Nature dangles a nice day here and there. She entices you with a little morning sunshine after weeks of gloomy, foggy mornings. Next thing you know you’ve slipped on …
Wed., March 7, 2018
There are a lot of memories that come to me during a State B.
Wed., Feb. 28, 2018
It’s state tournament week. If there are any games over the course of a season, even over the course of a career, that out-sized, it is this slate of games. …
Mon., Oct. 30, 2017
In 10 seasons as New York Yankees manager, Joe Girardi produced 10 winning records, six playoff appearances and a World Series title.
UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017
I was sitting on my back deck, sipping on an iced tea the other afternoon. And I actually broke a sweat.
Wed., July 12, 2017
Baseball, like everything else in our society, is prone to fads.
Wed., Aug. 17, 2016
Yellow jackets generally are known for their stings and the venom they can deliver in multiple stings. They come to our attention when trapped in a bicycle helmet vent as …
Wed., April 6, 2016
“I feel bad for the kid that goes out with his uncle and gets a buck the first time out hunting over bait. That’s the only way that kid knows …
Tue., March 29, 2016
Coming to Houston this week with hopes of another national championship is North Carolina, a school embroiled in one of the biggest NCAA academic scandals ever for enrolling athletes in …
Thu., Jan. 14, 2016
Curious behavior trending at McCarthey Athletic Center these days: the customers are cutting out with the outcome still in doubt.
Wed., Nov. 18, 2015
Elk, deer and fish were hot topics when Idaho Fish and Game Department staffers reported to sportsman at a monthly breakfast meeting Tuesday in Coeur d’Alene.
Thu., April 19, 2007
Attendance at state basketball tournaments isn’t what it used to be. Or is it? This year the 4A tournament drew 26,859. Overall numbers for six tournaments were 121,004. Those figures …