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 By Dale Anderson    Sports 

Choose your side

It is hard to imagine that any team that is playing today doesn’t have a uniform to wear. Not only that but all of the extra needed items like shin guards for soccer or sweat... — Updated 7/10/2020

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Child's play

There is a lot of back and forth as to how the sports seasons should begin again. Since we have so many positive tests for COVID-19 (C-19) it is presumed that we will never be free... — Updated 7/1/2020

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Word of the Year: Normal

I know that it is only June but I think it is important to start thinking about what this year’s word of the year will be. At the end of the year the dictionary folks get... — Updated 6/11/2020

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Missing

I was thinking the other day that there are a lot of things that haven't happened because of the pandemic. This shutdown is not good for any of us especially small businesses. I'm... — Updated 5/26/2020

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Food for Thought

These are unprecedented times and a lot of strange decisions have been made - good and bad - in the name of science. Whatever your thoughts here is merely some food for thought. It'... — Updated 5/21/2020

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Worst Seat in the House

If only Ritzville would have hosted the 15th Annual Undeberg Invitational Track Meet on Saturday, had there not been a stay at home order. The COVID-19 interruption of so many thing... — Updated 4/30/2020

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

It's Time

I think if you took a survey right now there would be a lot of people who would say let’s try to get back to some sort of semblance of what things used to be. I’m sure there... — Updated 4/23/2020

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Worst Seat in the House

There comes a point when you run out of ideas for a sports column because there are no sports to talk about. So, I’m going to just talk about a few things I’ve noticed or... — Updated 4/16/2020

 
 By Dale Anderson    News

Kind of been there

Since we are supposed to be staying close to our humble abodes through this crazy virus, have any of you decided to do any trash talking to significant others such as, “This is... — Updated 4/9/2020

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Worst Seat in the House

As I wrote the title to this column, I realized that I am actually sitting in the best seat in my house. Yes, a very comfortable Lazy Boy for me, with a laptop at hand. Always... — Updated 4/3/2020

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Worst Seat in the House

At this point in time, I would have been really excited about the NCAA first round match-up for Gonzaga in Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena. Gonzaga, with a No. 1 seed, would be... — Updated 3/18/2020

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Worst Seat in the House

As usual I made it to another State ‘B’ Basketball tournament last week. There was some great basketball played over four days and I saw most of the games. Had a chance to... — Updated 3/11/2020

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Worst Seat in the House

Okay, it has been a couple of weeks and there is my picture displayed with my column. I’ve been writing the Worst Seat for a little over 15 years now and I really wish that a... — Updated 3/4/2020

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Worst Seat in the House

I’m not a real big fan of “what ifs” because these are just things that will never happen — even though we all know that they could have and if they had… what would have... — Updated 2/20/2020

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Worst Seat in the House: So what?

So what if... Well, up until a week ago last Sunday I watched all of the last 53 Super Bowls. This was a run that I was most proud of but more importantly it basically it says,... — Updated 2/12/2020

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Worst Seat In The House: A long, long wait

There was a time many, many years ago when Saturday nights in the fall was set aside for college football as in Jr. College (JC) football. I know, today there are all kinds of... — Updated 1/30/2020

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Worst Seat In The House: A sporting week

To say the least, last week was certainly filled with varying sports information and drama. It started off with the NCAA championship football game between the LSU Tigers and the... — Updated 1/23/2020

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Worst Seat In The House: Goodbye, Hello

It’s been about 55 years ago or so when then Beatles had a hit song titled Goodbye, Hello. Considering what has happened in the last week at WSU I think the title of the song is... — Updated 1/16/2020

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Worst Seat In The House: The long wait

When you have that many bowl games you hope that at least some of them would be exciting and fun to watch. 40 bowl games are a bit much and when that many 6-6 teams make it to a... — Updated 1/8/2020

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Worst Seat In The House: That time of year

I’ve noticed that the news media is doing its best to remind us what happened in the last decade, as in 2010-2019. We are reminded of all the good and bad things that took place... — Updated 1/2/2020

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Worst Seat In The House: We're good

They say that time flies when you are having fun. I’m not sure who this they is and I’m not sure how that fun is actually measured. But if it is true I am having the time of my... — Updated 12/26/2019

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Worst Seat In The House: For Eagle fans...

I was meaning to write this update last week but with the Christmas season upon us there can be changes in plans rather abruptly. But sometimes that can also be good for any number... — Updated 12/19/2019

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Worst Seat in the House: If I were coach...

This is the time of year that we hear grumblings about the coach because it is the end of a really bad season; the team didn’t become bowl eligible; lost to their biggest rival... — Updated 12/5/2019

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Worst Seat In The House: A life well lived

I sometimes wonder if we fully appreciate living in a small town where we get to know people as well as we do. We get to know so many members of our communities and rural areas it w... — Updated 11/26/2019

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Worst Seat In The House: It's easy to second guess with hindsight

If you don’t already know, I am a big college football fan. When I get the chance I enjoy watching several games on any given Saturday or Thursday or Friday for that matter. Many... — Updated 11/21/2019

 

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