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 By PAUL DELANEY    Education    April 16, 2015 

NCUR brings thousands of students to EWU

Eastern Washington University’s campus, and Cheney, will be a very busy place in the next few days as the school and community host the 29th annual National Conference on Undergraduate Research, or NCUR, April 16-18. Eastern will host NCUR for the...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 16, 2015 

Medical Lake girls seek NEA tennis title repeat

Medical Lake’s girls tennis team has some unfinished business they hope to complete this spring. The two-time defending Northeast A League co-champions want to take things one more step and qualify for state, their longtime coach, Dawn Eliassen...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 16, 2015 

Defense dominates in first Eastern spring scrimmage

Defense has not been much of a point of conversation in recent years for the Eastern Washington University football team. Unless it was the times opponents piled on the points, such as in last Decembe...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 16, 2015 

Oh what stories Orville Moe might have wanted to share

Now there’s one less item on the always seemingly endless to-do list. While I should be happy, the opposite is true and I am kicking myself for being such a procrastinator. Over the many years in this writing and reporting business I’ve had the...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Opinion    April 9, 2015

The numbers just don't add up in STA ballot request

Just three-tenths of one percent, that’s all the Spokane Transit Authority is asking you to say “yes” to in an April 28 special election. At the same time many county voters will be asked to support various school measures along with funding a...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 9, 2015

Tyler Harvey exits Eastern Washington for NBA

Tyler Harvey tested some very good college basketball teams in his three years at Eastern Washington University. Now he plans to take is deadly fade-away 3-point shot to the highest level as the...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 9, 2015

Cardinal softball big bats go crazy in wins over Newport, Chewelah

The Medical Lake girls softball team got the wins they needed, and tossed in what might be considered some critical live game practice along the way last week. The Cardinals finished the week 2-1, beating two Northeast A League foes handily before...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 9, 2015

Medical Lake completes 2-1 week on the diamond

After a busy and productive week of baseball, the Medical Lake Cardinals can enjoy their spring break. With a pair of Northeast A League wins, 17-2 at Newport, March 31 and 7-4 over Chewelah, April 2, the Cardinals finished with split against...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 9, 2015

Cardinals strong at Deer Park Invite track

The Medical Lake boy’s track team finished second at the Deer Park Invitational, April 3. The Cardinals were outscored by host, and fellow Northeast A League member, Deer Park, 93.75-79.5, even though they ran distance runners in events in which...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Education    April 2, 2015

Pacific Northwest FIRST Robotics Competition Championships returns to EWU

The jump shots, jams, spikes and digs are done for the season at Reese Court. But the competition heats up in a different way this weekend at Eastern Washington University’s basketball and volleyball arena with the Pacific Northwest FIRST Robotics...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 2, 2015

Crawford Memorial tourney caps Mat Maulers season

A small seed planted four decades ago has grown into a strong and healthy tree, and perhaps, a forest. Sprouted from the idea that Medical Lake boys could use an outlet for their energy, and a place...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 2, 2015

Seasons to remember for EWU basketball

Two berths in the post season for the first time in a long time — perhaps ever. Two Big Sky Conference Freshmen of the Year selections and multiple all-conference team selections. The 2014-15 basketball season for both men and women was certainly m...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 2, 2015

Cardinals toughened up by rugged preseason soccer slate

The Medical Lake boys’ soccer team might be winless as they completed their preseason, but the Cards’ head coach Zane Higgins is not in a panic. Following nonleague losses this past week, 3-2 at Clarkston in a shootout, and 2-1 this past Monday...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 2, 2015

Medical Lake track has strong finish at Ezra Gordon

The Medical Lake High School track team was looking for a way to get some individual improvement in performances. It appears they found it last Saturday, March 28 in Colville at the Ezra Gordon Memorial. With limited entries for each event, co-head...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 2, 2015

Road is rough on Cardinal baseball club

Home was sweet, but the road continues to be rugged for the Medical Lake baseball team as it opened play in the Northeast A League last week. With rain playing havoc with a number of contests, among them their NEA opener March 24 versus Newport, and...

 
 By Paul Delaney    Sports    April 2, 2015

Cardinal girls split matches

The Medical Lake girls battled both the weather, and their opponents last week, earning a split in a pair of Northeast A League tennis matches. The Cardinals lost at Colville 3-2 March 24, but beat Freeman 4-1 and evened their league record at 1-1...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 2, 2015

Medical Lake boys top Freeman

Playing what his coach called the match of his life, Medical Lake’s Tyler Krivolavy scored a 6-2, 6-4 victory at No. 1 singles in a 4-1 Northeast A League boy’s tennis victory March 26 over Freeman. “There was an extra spark of life in him...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    March 26, 2015

Huge Hoyas halt Eastern's postseason, 84-74

In Eastern Washington's first return trip to the NCAA Tournament, they ran out of that prescription of rally pills. Or, perhaps, in last Thursday's opening round 84-74 loss to the No. 4 seeded and...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    March 26, 2015

Sac State storms past EWU women in WNIT game

The Eastern Washington women’s basketball team’s longest postseason run came to a definite halt March 23 at the Hornet’s Nest in Sacramento, Calif. After cold starts in both halves the Eagles were hammered 84-49 by their Big Sky Conference...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    March 26, 2015

Medical Lake looks strong again in 1A track

Medical Lake co-head track coach Gene Blankenship was quick to say this time there would be none of the boastful predictions for his defending state 1A track team that got him in a little hot water last fall in advance of the cross country season....

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    March 26, 2015

Medical Lake makes walks work in win

It's certainly early, just one game into the season, but Medical Lake softball coach Tim Blakely got some reassurances in last Thursday's 11-1 nonleague victory over Kellogg, Idaho. Going into the...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Front Page    March 19, 2015

Second-round smiles

An afternoon of nervously waiting to hear the name of Eastern Washington University called during Selection Sunday for the NCAA Basketball Tournament ended with smiles from players and coaches...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Front Page    March 19, 2015

Pacific Northwest Qualifier volleyball major event for area

Quick, name one of the area's sporting events that makes interest in hotel rooms spike and something area merchants dig.  Nope, it's not Hoopfest, nor is it Bloomsday.  Months in advance teams...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    More News    March 19, 2015

EWU Surplus Store set to reopen on campus April 3

There are changes ahead for the Eastern Washington University Surplus Store. First, the facility will be finally making a long-anticipated move from its current location in downtown Cheney on 120 G...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Education    March 19, 2015

PUB renovation gets slim student approval to proceed

Students at Eastern Washington University recently gave their approval, albeit by a relatively small margin, to move ahead with plans to remodel the Pence Union Building on campus. By a vote in late...

 

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