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Eastern soccer gets season underway Aug. 18

Eastern Washington University's other football team - or futbal to be more precise - is also busy preparing to defend a Big Sky Conference title. Coming off the most successful season in program...

 

EWU practices reach halfway point, move to Roos Field

This week marks a transition for the Eastern Washington University football team that moves closer to actual preparation for their Sept. 2 season opening game at Texas Tech University in Lubbock. The Eagles wrapped up practices on the grass fields...

 

Preseason volleyball rankings have Eastern at No. 9 in BSC

Following its second consecutive Big Sky Conference Tournament appearance, the Eastern Washington University volleyball team has been picked ninth in the 2017 BSC Preseason Coaches’ Poll, the conference announced on Aug. 11. The Eagles earned 44...

 

EWU football ranked No. 5 in preseason poll

The reigning national champion James Madison Dukes were picked Aug. 7 as an overwhelming preseason No. 1 in the STATS NCAA Football Championship Subdivision Top 25. Eastern Washington is ranked fifth. James Madison, which won the Colonial Athletic...

 

Eastern soccer picked No. 1 in preseason Big Sky Conference poll

Following its first Big Sky Conference tournament championship in program history, the Eastern Washington University women’s soccer team was picked to finish first in the Big Sky Conference Preseason Soccer Poll, the conference announced Aug. 7. Th...

 

Southwest starts non-stop service to Sacramento

Spokane International Airport announced Aug. 1 that Southwest Airlines launched new daily year round nonstop service to Sacramento International Airport. The flight is operated with a 143-seat Boeing 737-700 aircraft. In addition to service to the...

 

Blue Waters Bluegrass Festival turns 16

One of the driving forces of bluegrass music in the Inland Northwest reaches a milestone birthday in 2017. Medical Lake's Blue Waters Bluegrass Festival celebrates its 16th season as the Inland...

 

Eastern basketball to open season in Las Vegas tourney

The Eastern Washington University men’s basketball team will play Georgia State and either Prairie View or Eastern Kentucky as part of the fourth-annual MGM Resorts Main Event on Nov. 20-22 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. Ole Miss, Rice, U...

 

BBB warns of scammers trying to ruin your vacation

As summer blazes on and our minds frazzle in the heat, the Better Business Bureau of the Northwest warns that con artists are plotting to target consumers looking for the best travel deals. Consumers across the Northwest reporting to BBB Scam...

 

Eastern football set to open summer training Aug. 3

The Eastern Washington University football team will begin practices for the 2017 season on Thursday, Aug. 3 on the Sports and Recreation Center practice fields. Players will report on July 31 and Aug...

 

Game times announced for 2017 Eagle football

Game times for all 11 Eastern Washington University football games have been set, as well as television coverage for EWU’s five home contests. Eastern’s Sept. 9 (North Dakota State), Oct. 14 (Montana State) and Nov. 4 (Weber State for...

 

Reeder named EWU offensive coordinator

Five months into his tenure as Eastern Washington University's quarterbacks coach, Bodie Reeder will also officially assume the role of offensive coordinator, head coach Aaron Best has announced....

 

Gubrud predicted to repeat; Eastern football picked No. 2 behind UND

There will likely be no surprise attacks in 2017 from the Eastern Washington University offense. Last season, Eagles' sophomore quarterback Gage Gubrud shocked just about everyone - except, perhaps,...

 

Airport, county, Spokane city form partnership

A unique partnership involving three governmental entities hopes its combined resources will be able to fuel a new aerospace engine for the West Plains. The designation, known as a Public Development Authority (PDA), is a partnership between the...

 

Beo transfers to Eastern

High-scoring Steven Beo, a former two-time All-State guard from Richland, Wash., will transfer to Eastern Washington University from BYU and play for the Eagle men’s basketball program. New EWU head coach Shantay Legans announced July 7 that Beo ha...

 

EWU VB adds assistant coach

Eastern Washington University volleyball head coach Michael King has announced the addition of Tyler Fenton to his staff as an assistant coach. Fenton comes to Eastern Washington following a stint as the head women’s volleyball coach at Treasure...

 

Kupp, Ebukam both picked in NFL draft

Eastern Washington University teammates Cooper Kupp and Samson Ebukam are now together again as members of the Los Angeles Rams following last week's NFL draft. Kupp, the record-setting wide...

 

EWU soccer release 2017 schedule

Seven-straight home matches and a trip to the East Coast highlight the 2017 Eastern Washington University women’s soccer schedule as announced by head coach Chad Bodnar, April 20. The defending Big Sky Champions play a total of 20 regular season...

 

Eastern's Jacob Wiley named Big Sky Most Valuable Player

After a league season to remember, Jacob Wiley, a senior graduate transfer from Newport, Wash., was rewarded with Big Sky Conference Most Valuable Player honors as chosen by the league's head...

 

News briefs

Cheney seeks applications for lodging tax grant funding The city of Cheney is accepting applications for grant funding from its lodging tax fund for events that promote tourism to the city. Revenue for the fund comes from lodging taxes collected on...

 

Zak Designs' HydraTrak Straw Tumbler wins award

Zak Designs, headquartered in Airway Heights, announced in a Jan. 20 news release that its patented HydraTrak Straw Tumbler has received a coveted “Good Design” Award from The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design and The European...

 

Eastern men sweep, hit the road

Earning a crucial Reese Court sweep last weekend with wins over Northern Arizona, 83-68, and then a win over Southern Utah, 84-62, the Eastern Washington men’s basketball team is back on the road in Montana this weekend. The Eagles play at Montana...

 

EWU women host Montana schools

The Eastern Washington University women’s basketball team returns home to face both Montana schools. Eastern takes on Montana, tonight (Thursday, Jan. 26) at 6 p.m., before hosting Montana State Saturday at 2 p.m. in Big Sky Conference action....

 

Eagle men need home wins

Last time out at Reese Court, the Eastern Washington men’s basketball team got half the job done when it came to “protecting home court” as head coach Jim Hayford likes to say. Following a convincing 82-64 win over Montana State, the Eagles fad...

 

Eastern women chase leader on road

Following a home sweep where they defeated Idaho State, 58-41 on Jan. 12 and Weber State, 99-85 two days later, the Eastern Washington women’s basketball team hits the road for a pair of Big Sky Conference games. Trailing 6-0 Northern Colorado by...

 

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