Stories tagged: gonzaga
Tue., Jan. 21, 2020
A Grip on Sports: The Zags messed up their poll ranking by – and we’re not joking – winning two games at home by big margins over good-to-decent teams
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Let’s see how this worked. Team A won two games at home against teams ranked quite a bit higher in the metric the NCAA uses …
Sat., Dec. 28, 2019
A Grip on Sports: Washington State’s Cheez-It Bowl defeat drains Cougars’ ability to have a successful season
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Yes, the 2019 Washington State Cougar football season ended in a bowl game – though Phoenix this week didn’t really qualify as a “warm-weather bowl …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 4, 2019
It was a little too quiet Monday afternoon as the Gonzaga women warmed up for practice in the Volkar Center. The Zags were two days removed from a 60-point exhibition …
UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2019
Warner spent 37 years as the pro at Esmeralda, simultaneously running the busy city course while providing instruction to players of all levels and life lessons to young employees. Warner …
Tue., June 25, 2019
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We spent part of our Monday morning watching the U.S. women fight its way to a 2-1 victory over Spain in the knockout round of …
Tue., May 28, 2019
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We lost a valued member of our household over the weekend, one that served us well from nearly 25 years. It’s hard to let go.
Sat., May 18, 2019
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There’s a lot going on today. Let’s get right to it.
UPDATED: Tue., April 23, 2019
Troy Johnston hit a two-run home run, Slade Heggen singled in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning, and Gonzaga defeated Washington State 8-5 Tuesday at the Patterson Baseball Complex.
Tue., March 26, 2019
The good part about being an editor is that you typically see lots of the country, as you move from newspaper to newspaper. That’s also kind of the bad part, …
UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019
Gonzaga’s sweet road trip to Anaheim for the NCAA Tournament means a whole bunch of folks from Spokane just got unexpected travel plans to the land of the Real Housewives, …
UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019
Awesome eats at Anaheim Packing District It’s a throwback to when oranges actually ruled Orange County.
UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019
Gonzaga has produced a Who’s Who of top women in the courtroom, many of whom meet in Las Vegas for WCC Tournament
If you could pick an era’s Dream Team of successful and powerful women lawyers from Gonzaga, you’d be hard-pressed to find anything quite like what was happening on the banks …
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019
Katherine Morgan, the former president and CEO of the Greater Spokane Valley Chamber – and current senior vice president at Bank of America – simply couldn’t bring herself to leave …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019
Those wanting a good West Coast hoops fix the past two months have turned to Gonzaga and Nevada. The Zags won the Maui Invitational. Nevada ran the table in nonconference …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 22, 2018
The two most important foundations of player improvement are the coaches’ leadership and teaching abilities.
Thu., Nov. 22, 2018
I’m trying to remember just exactly when Spokane turned itself into a hoops city.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018
Gonzaga ‘felt like home’ to Anton Watson as Gonzaga Prep standout makes official decision to join Bulldogs
Gonzaga Prep’s Anton Watson officially signed his National Letter of Intent to join the Gonzaga men’s basketball program next season on Wednesday after orally committing last June.
Sun., Sept. 16, 2018
Gonzaga women play to 1-1 soccer draw while men lose 2-0
Thu., Sept. 13, 2018
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Wednesday was about winning. And losing. And about the past and the future. Read on.
Wed., Sept. 12, 2018
A GRIP ON SPORTS • There is a bit of rhythm to a college football week. It starts with a slow shuffle and moves with a quicker beat as Saturday …
Mon., Sept. 10, 2018
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The first Sunday of NFL football is over. Why is it that, despite wholesale changes in the offseason, so many teams haven’t really changed at …
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018
Grip on Sports: From emotional releases to penalties to calling off the fight, yesterday’s action kept our attention
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It may not have been officially be Flag Day, but that’s how it felt Saturday around here. Washington State raised its Cougar one in an …
Sat., Sept. 8, 2018
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Another college football Saturday awaits. But if you want to watch it all, you better be ready to give it about 18, 19 hours. Wait, …
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018
Grip on Sports: As Washington State opens its home football season, the Cougars move forward instead of moving on
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Everyone has experienced sadness mixed in with the joy sports can bring. That’s part of how sports mirror life. But one would hope a certain …
Wed., Sept. 5, 2018
A GRIP ON SPORTS • A lot happened in the regional sports scene yesterday, much of it self-evident. But the most important items were a bit hidden. Read on.
Tue., Sept. 4, 2018
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The long stretch run is upon us. We’re not really referring to the baseball season, but that too. It coincides with the unofficial end of …
Mon., Sept. 3, 2018
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It may be the beginning of football season, but it’s still a bit early to give up on baseball, isn’t it? Especially when the local …
Sun., Sept. 2, 2018
Grip on Sports: College football’s first full Saturday at times made us sore, but also offered some exercise
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Is your backside sore? You know, after spending from 9 in the morning until after 11 at night sitting and watching college football? No way …
Sat., Sept. 1, 2018
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It is here. Finally. It is the first full Saturday of college football season. Everyone plays. And everyone gets to cheer. Or moan. Read on.
Fri., Aug. 31, 2018
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s still August, isn’t it? For a few more hours at least. But yet high school football is in full-go mode. It’s not something that’s …