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 By PAUL DELANEY    Neighborhood    September 11, 2014 

Goofy's still serves up softball memories

For some 20 years between about 1970 and 1990, a tradition built both fond memories and relationships that last to this day. It centered around a tavern, but really had little to do with quaffing the...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    September 11, 2014 

Tappero leads Cardinals over Orofino 40-31

Medical Lake head football coach Wes Hobbs had a questions as his team approached their season opening game last Friday against visiting Orofino, from Idaho. When the horn sounded following the...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    September 11, 2014 

Eagles fall short – again – against Huskies

In a game dominated by big numbers on the scoreboard and stats report, the latest non-conference loss by the Eastern Washington University football team to the Pac-12's University of Washington was...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    September 11, 2014 

Cards tune-up at Davenport, play in Freeman Tourney

Medical Lake’s girl’s volleyball team kicked off its 2014 season competing in the Davenport Tournament last Saturday. “We played Bridgeport, Davenport, Omak and Almira-Coulee-Hartline,” head coach Amanda Higgins said. “We lost all four...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Front Page    September 4, 2014

Nadine Arévalo leaves Cheney with many pleasant memories

The official face of Eastern Washington University the past eight years has been that of recently retired president Dr. Rodolfo Arévalo. But those most familiar with the school might argue there was...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Opinion    September 4, 2014

Reflecting on time spent with the real friends in one's life

This Labor Day weekend offered up a little bit of everything. There was some family and fun time. I tinkered and got caught up on all kinds of nagging little projects. Worked a little, too, getting up close and personal — as much as the side judge...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    September 4, 2014

Eastern will try again against UW at Husky Stadium

There's not much remaining of the place where Eastern Washington University first met the University of Washington on the football field and where the Eagles nearly pulled off its first win over a...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    September 4, 2014

Eagles roll, then wobble, but beat Bulldogs 41-9

As expected, the Eastern Washington University football team handled their National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics brethren from Montana Western University with ease in Saturday night's...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    September 4, 2014

Cards look good in Ritzville Jamboree, open at home Friday versus Orofino

Medical Lake head football coach Wes Hobbs got a nice sneak-peek at his 2014 Cardinals last Friday night against some notable opponents in the Ritzville Jamboree. "It was a good measuring stick," Hobb...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    More News    August 28, 2014

Special delivery

A skydiver from West Plains Skydiving delivers the game ball to Roos Field prior to Eastern Washington's nationally-televised season opener with Sam Houston State last Saturday....

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    August 28, 2014

Big fourth quarter leads Eagles past Bearkats

The Kat is finally off the Eagles' back. Using the second of two Blair Bomber touchdown catches to break a 21-all tie, and then a Zach Wimberly run for a score that gave Eastern Washington University...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    August 28, 2014

Eastern follows right script in win over Sam Houston

There was little evidence of stage fright in the No. 1-ranked Eastern Washington University Eagles last Saturday. They, in fact, performed quite well on ESPN's national television spotlight where...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    August 28, 2014

Pep-rally helps get football weekend underway

Eastern Washington University graduate and national ESPN radio personality Colin Cowherd said the last time he remembers attending a football game at his alma mater, the crowd in front of him at last...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    August 28, 2014

Big challenge for Eastern's next opponent, Montana Western

The last time the Montana Western Bulldogs came to Cheney it rained both cats and dogs, and touchdowns. That was Aug. 31, 2007, when after nearly a one-hour weather delay due to lightning and a heavy downpour, Eastern sophomore quarterback Matt...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Front Page    August 21, 2014

Tailgating also starts here, Saturday

Eastern Washington University has gotten some notable visibility with their “Football Starts Here,” campaign that centers around the season’s first football game Saturday at Roos Field versus Sam Houston State University and its broadcast...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Front Page    August 21, 2014

Eastern Washington University's active shooter training tests new skills

First responders got to test out a new concept in training last week as elements of area law enforcement and fire departments combined at the annual "Active Shooter" training presented by the Eastern...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    August 21, 2014

What will this Eastern, Sam Houston game bring?

The cross-country Football Championship Subdivision rivalry between Eastern Washington University and Sam Houston State University has produced plenty to talk about in the three previous games....

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    August 21, 2014

It's been a good journey for Chaves, EWU

(Author's Note: When Cheney Free Press reporter Paul Delaney came on board in August 2007, his first assignment was covering the press conference announcing the appointment of Bill Chaves as Eastern...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    August 21, 2014

Back-ups get their reps in final scrimmage

Beau Baldwin dug out his insurance policy last Saturday and got a good look at its coverage. For his football team that is. In the Eagles final scrimmage at Roos Field, the Eastern Washington head foo...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Front Page    August 14, 2014

'Dr. A' left his mark at Eastern Washington

He weathered the storm of the nation's worst recession and successfully piloted the Eastern Washington University ship through rough waters. The school now has record enrollment and national notoriety on many fronts. Perhaps bigger yet, in the midst...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    August 14, 2014

Eastern tops voting in Sports Network poll

For the past few years, Eastern Washington has lived in the shadow of three-time defending Football Championship Subdivision champ North Dakota State. With a recent habit of making deep runs in the FCS playoffs the past two years, the Eagles may...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    August 14, 2014

Eagles get ground game going

Eastern Washington has been trying to get true balance into its prolific pass-oriented offense for several years. Not since 2010 when Taiwan Jones rocketed out of the backfield in electrifying...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    More News    August 7, 2014

This time, storm misses Cheney area

For a second time in less than two weeks Mother Nature showed her wrath marching a damaging thunderstorm through Spokane County. The difference between the July 23 storm and the one Saturday afternoon, Aug. 2 was the latter largely missed Cheney, a...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    More News    August 7, 2014

July 2014 ranks second hottest in history

If this summer has felt exceedingly hot, you’re right. July 2014 finished second on the all-time list of the hottest on record, according to the National Weather Service. The average temperature for those 31 days during the seventh month of the...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    August 7, 2014

Mixing it up in the mud for the mutts

Normally mud and dogs are not a good combination. Unless you put a bunch of grown men in close proximity of a soupy mix of dirt and water. Add in trucks with monster-sized tires and the end result is...

 

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