Stories tagged: steve christilaw
Thu., Aug. 22, 2019
I am one of those people who has spent their entire career trying hard to avoid meetings.
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?
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: 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., 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., 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.
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.
Thu., Oct. 4, 2018
The WIAA executive board’s new rule requiring game film within 30 minutes of announced football playoff brackets gets every team on the same playing field.
Thu., Sept. 27, 2018
There are days when you just have to wonder just what, exactly, is wrong with some people.
Thu., Aug. 30, 2018
Steve Christilaw: Fall season kicks off, some players will set themselves apart, and all deserve praise
Yes, it’s technically still August for another day and summer remains in full swing.
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018
August in Spokane has a new theme.
Thu., Aug. 16, 2018
If job security is a priority for you, if you like knowing where your next paycheck is coming from and you like the idea of a nice, secure retirement someday, …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 9, 2018
There’s an old joke that says “everyone complains about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.”
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 1, 2018
I try to keep track of the young athletes I write about.
Thu., July 26, 2018
One more week.
Thu., July 19, 2018
The crystal ball shows this happening any day now: kids everywhere will learn to flop like the best of them
Thu., July 12, 2018
You reach a certain age when nostalgia becomes commonplace.
UPDATED: Wed., June 27, 2018
There’s something mythical about riding a bus.
Thu., June 21, 2018
There are moments that make you just plain feel old.