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 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Closeout time

We are nearing another sports season change in the next week with spring sports officially beginning on February 26th in the state of Washington. The Washington State basketball... — Updated 2/20/2024

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

A better game

As the youngest of five I grew up with basketball, football and baseball. My older brothers taught me how to play and to take a few lumps along the way. I loved to play and work on... — Updated 2/13/2024

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Making mistakes

It's kind of interesting when you watch championship games especially at the professional level and think that the players will be so focused and there won't be many mistakes. But... — Updated 1/30/2024

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Let them play

I know the NFL playoffs are happening right now and we are down to four teams. There were some good games over the weekend and the AFC and NFC championship games should be really... — Updated 1/23/2024

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

That's a bit much

It is hard to fathom what all happened last week. We know that the UW Huskies were humbled by the Michigan Wolverines. I was looking forward to a good game. I started listening to t... — Updated 1/16/2024

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

A pretty good team

It is hard to predict what type of team that the Eastern Washington Eagles will field each season especially with the transfer portal changing rosters all over the country. The... — Updated 1/9/2024

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Wondering what's next

As a retiree, having a deadline to work with can be a real burden. A guy like me needs to think about what to write three days earlier than normal in order for the paper to be put... — Updated 1/2/2024

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Trust map, not GPS

I remember growing up that a person could stop at a gas station and pick up a map of most nearby states or the city they were in if it was a large one. Whenever we travelled my dad... — Updated 12/26/2023

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Going shopping

Are you the type of person that sees an advertisement that uses a Hollywood star or famous athlete and think, “I need to get some of that stuff because I just love the actor (or... — Updated 12/19/2023

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Getting it right

It certainly was a wild weekend for college football. Of course, if everything would have played out according to who was favored then we wouldn’t have such a controversial final... — Updated 12/5/2023

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Finding one's niche

The regular season for college football is over except for the Army-Navy game in about ten days. The conference championship games will be played on Friday and Saturday and the... — Updated 11/28/2023

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Wrapping up fall sports

Before I get into this week’s sports update, let me wish all of you faithful readers of this column a very Happy Thanksgiving. And may I remind you to not eat too much — but def... — Updated 11/20/2023

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Let the Firing begin

There were a couple of interesting events that took place following Saturday’s college football games. On Sunday, Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher was fired after a 51-10 shellacking... — Updated 11/14/2023

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Finding a weakness

Athletic competition is interesting because it focuses on building to a team’s strengths but during competition a team tries to find the other team’s weakness. Once that... — Updated 11/7/2023

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Sports fans time of year

Well, it looks like the last of the warm weather will be leaving us until spring. We always seem surprised, but we shouldn’t be. Once October is past the midway point, we should... — Updated 10/24/2023

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Getting old

There are a few expressions when we talk about getting older. One is ‘It’s hell getting old!’ Another is ‘Getting old ain’t for sissies.’ I happen to like the second... — Updated 10/17/2023

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Taking care of business

Around about this time of the football season many teams have a bye or are coming off a bye week. The long 11-12 game seasons call for a break to heal up and catch your breath. This... — Updated 10/10/2023

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

What happened?

I have a few things to talk about after this past weekend. First off, I went to Cheney on Saturday and watched a highly entertaining game between EWU and Idaho. A few years ago... — Updated 10/2/2023

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Very Entertaining Saturday

I certainly hope you had a great weekend, especially if your favorite college team won on Saturday. Since it is finally fall with a chill in the air it does feel like football... — Updated 9/26/2023

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Go Eags

The Eastern Washington Eagles were back in Cheney last Saturday defending the Red at Roos Field. At 0-2 I’m sure most people wondered how good this year’s team was. When a... — Updated 9/19/2023

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

What it takes

We are a couple of weeks into the football and volleyball season and fans can start to see where the experienced teams are and where those that maybe rebuilding will eventually end... — Updated 9/12/2023

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Team Training

This time of year before the first football game is played, it is important to scrimmage or if available get in a jamboree against other teams. Last Saturday at Jimmie Snider Field... — Updated 8/29/2023

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

The Grim Reaper

I’m going to take a week off talking about sports in one manner or another. At our last museum meeting our group suggested that I write about a project that I have been working on... — Updated 8/22/2023

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Happy new season

It happens every year about this time when the first day of high school football begins. The heat of August is also part of the deal. I’m sure you are thinking, “What about pro... — Updated 8/15/2023

 
 By Dale Anderson    Sports

Sucks to be you

On Halloween day in 1992 my brother Larry and I went to the UW-Stanford football game in Seattle. I could get complimentary tickets as a coach and let’s just say that Larry was my... — Updated 8/8/2023

 

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