Stories tagged: dave nichols
Thu., Sept. 17, 2020
Despite looking the part with my “Grizzly Adams” beard, I’m not much of an outdoorsman, if I’m being honest.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 12, 2020
With 16 games left in the 2020 season entering play on Saturday, the Seattle Mariners sat five games behind the New York Yankees (LOL) for the eighth and final playoff …
Sun., Aug. 23, 2020
When Major League Baseball, in its infinite wisdom, expanded the playoffs this season – further gimmicking up an already gimmicky proposition to begin with – pundits theorized that teams needed …
Sat., Aug. 15, 2020
All across the country, high school administrators are faced with a difficult decision – whether to allow students some sense of normalcy and return to athletic competition, while trying to …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 3, 2020
SEATTLE – Stop me if you’ve heard this one.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 2, 2020
SEATTLE – This year was always going to feature some growing pains for the Seattle Mariners. The pandemic shortening the season to 60 games (or whatever they end up with) …
Sun., Aug. 2, 2020
When my editors asked if I wanted to drive over to Seattle to cover the Mariners’ home opening series this weekend, I honestly had mixed emotions. Of course, I jumped …
Fri., July 24, 2020
I have to admit, I feel uneasy about the return of baseball – and even writing about it – while positive COVID-19 cases across the country are rising at an …
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 …
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 …
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., April 25, 2020
MLB wants to drastically streamline the minor league and how franchises operate, as soon as next season. The Spokane Indians figure to be impacted as much as anyone.
UPDATED: Mon., March 2, 2020
The Spokesman-Review High School Basketball Showcase in March 17 at Lewis and Clark High School. Here are the rosters and coaches for the all-star games.
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 …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 23, 2019
With two weeks left in Washington and one in the Idaho, seemingly every game on the packed schedule will impact a league race in each of the classifications.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019
It’s hard to imagine there are just three weeks left in the football regular season, but here we are. The “finding out who we are” phase of the season is …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 10, 2019
It’s a 4A/3A week in the Greater Spokane League, so there are no playoff implications on the line – but there are a few interesting matchups.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 3, 2019
With all due respect to the three other teams in the Greater Spokane League 4A ranks, the league title could very well be determined by the three games between Mead, …
Mon., Sept. 30, 2019
For high school sports, the local paper is still the primary place to get the previous day’s scores. It’s the only place to get them organized and together.
Fri., Sept. 27, 2019
The annual “Battle of the Bell” doesn’t mean anything toward postseason play, but it’s a rivalry game unparalleled in the area, with a five-figure crowd expected at Albi Stadium on …
Sun., Aug. 11, 2019
After several years of the Seattle Mariners farm system bringing up the rear in national rankings, the M’s pipeline has been widely praised as a top-10 group following this season’s …
Sat., July 13, 2019
Allow us to gaze into the future to envision how draft picks, trade chips might shape what the Seattle Mariners might look like three years down the road.
UPDATED: Sat., June 1, 2019
It’s tough to be positive about a team that for the past 44 games has played at a .250 clip – a 40.5 win pace over a full season.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2018
On Monday, Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto signaled to all in baseball that the M’s aren’t competing to end the longest playoff drought in American professional team sports for …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018
The overworked and underpaid preps writer and the debonair and charming TV anchor both went 5-1 last week, so it’s a one-game lead heading into Week 8
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 12, 2018
Perhaps the overworked and underpaid preps writer should spend less time waxing philosophical or theoretical and more time actually looking at the games ahead of him.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 8, 2018
The Greater Spokane League has an increasingly troublesome problem. It has do to with competitive disparity between members – especially in its 3A ranks – and there’s no easy answer.
Wed., Oct. 3, 2018
All credit where it’s due: The debonair and charming TV anchor knocked the overworked and underpaid (and still injured) preps writer off his lofty pedestal – at least for a …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 26, 2018
Gonzaga Prep and Mt. Spokane, both ranked by the AP in their respective classifications, square off on Thursday at Albi Stadium.