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 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 11, 2014 

Defense carries the day for Eagles

Defense set the tone early in last Saturday's Football Championship Subdivision Playoff game between No. 5-ranked Eastern Washington and No. 12 University of Montana. And in the end it was defense...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 11, 2014 

Dealing with December's distractions

NASCAR calls it their “silly season.” That’s a time when drivers are jumping from race team to race team in advance of the new season. It’s a time when stock car fans speculate who will end up where. College football doesn’t seem to have...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 11, 2014 

The Redbirds return to Roos

If the Illinois State Redbirds from Normal sound vaguely familiar they should. ISU made the trek to Cheney Dec. 8, 2012 where they absorbed a 51-35 loss to the Eagles in another quarterfinal Football Championship Subdivision playoff game....

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 11, 2014 

Cardinal boys fall to Crusaders in opener, 68-55

Defense was disappointing and turnovers a turning point. That was the short version of Medical Lake’s season-opening boys’ non-league 68-55 basketball loss last Saturday, Dec. 6 at home to 2B North member Northwest Christian. “D isn’t there r...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 11, 2014 

Offense falters for Medical Lake girls

The head-coaching debut of Medical Lake girls’ head coach Kyle Lundberg came with a thud in a 60-34 nonleague loss to the 2B North Northwest Christian Crusaders last Saturday, Dec. 6. The Cardinals stayed with the Crusaders through the first...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 11, 2014 

Eagles fall to buzzer-beating Bulldogs, 61-60

It was replays 2, Eastern Washington 0 last Wednesday night at Reese Court. One of the consultations of video was simply to affirm an out of bounds play, but the last of those officials' reviews was a...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 11, 2014 

Jois powers Eagles again in win over Seattle University

Venky Jois turned in his second consecutive 38-point night last Saturday, Dec. 6 leading Eastern Washington to an 87-75 nonleague basketball victory over Seattle University at Key Arena. Eastern, which remains on the road for the next four games, is...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 4, 2014

Indiana victory just might top them all

Arguably, Eastern Washington's 88-86 men's basketball victory over Indiana University, Nov. 24 at Assembly Hall in Bloomington, was one of the program's high points. The Eagles went on the road and...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 4, 2014

Eastern stays focused, earns pair of wins at Reese

Eastern Washington followed their latest program-defining basketball win, that 88-86 victory Nov. 24 at Indiana that ended the Hoosiers' 43-game home court nonconference winning streak, with two more...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 4, 2014

Eagles, Griz primed for playoff rematch

The NCAA likes to seed teams into the initial rounds of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs with the geography — and face it, money — in mind. With the potential of cross-country junkets in the future for teams that advance, college...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 4, 2014

Bo Levi Mitchell leads Calgary to Grey Cup victory

Former Eastern Washington University quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell put together an MVP afternoon Nov. 30 at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, British Columbia, leading the Calgary Stampeders to a 20-16...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 4, 2014

Adams repeats as Big Sky Conference's top offensive player

Not much can keep Vernon Adams out of the minds of the Big Sky Conference’s head football coaches. Even a broken foot that sidelined him for four games did not dissuade voters from naming the Eagles’ junior quarterback as the conference’s...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 4, 2014

Second half surge keys EWU women

Eastern Washington used a big run to open the second half, putting enough distance between themselves and the visiting Central Washington Wildcats and earned an 83-70 nonconference women’s basketball victory Nov. 30 at Reese Court. The Eagles, 3-2,...

 
 By Paul Delaney    More News    November 27, 2014

Buri's report sends mixed messages to EWU board

David Buri, director of government relations at Eastern Washington University, brought the school’s board of trustees up to date on his work across the mountains in Olympia during the group’s Nov. 21 meeting. Buri offered his thoughts on how the...

 
 By Paul Delaney    Sports    November 27, 2014

Eastern's big second half keys 56-34 win over PSU

Start strong, finish fast. That's the motto by which the Eastern Washington University football team lives. And it's exactly what they did last Friday night in a 56-34 Big Sky Conference football win...

 
 By Paul Delaney    Sports    November 27, 2014

History to be made in Eastern's playoff match-up

Regardless of which team emerges from Saturday’s opening round Football Championship Subdivision playoff in Missoula between the University of Montana and the University of San Diego Toreros, history will be made in the next round. Either USD and...

 
 By Paul Delaney    Sports    November 27, 2014

Eastern men stumble at Southern Methodist, 77-68

Eastern Washington found out what it's like to really play catch–up in a basketball game. Facing a formerly No. 22 ranked Southern Methodist University (2-2) team that had just finished a two-game...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    November 20, 2014

Eagles, Jois finally get it rolling in opener

Maybe the 8 a.m. start was just a few ticks of the clock too early and the caffeine hadn't kicked in. But once it all came together there was no stopping the Eastern Washington University men's...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    November 20, 2014

How will Hayford's new harvest fare?

It's harvest time at Hayford Farms. And if the initial inspection - two convincing victories over teams that dabbled in the postseason last season - is telling us anything, it just might be a good...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    November 20, 2014

Vikings stand in Eagles way - again - in quest for Big Sky title

Just when the Big Sky Conference football tie-breaking procedure had people comparing it to one of those headache-causing story problems — remember, the ones dealing with trains traveling in opposite directions? — along came UC Davis and North...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    November 20, 2014

Higgins still looking ahead with ML volleyball

What is Amanda Higgin’s take on her recently completed season as the head coach for the Medical Lake girls’ volleyball season? After completing her second season on the job with a 0-14 finish and also winless in matches, too, Higgins is still...

 
 By Paul Delaney    Education    November 20, 2014

Reverse transfer deal to help both two-, four-year students

The path from community college to a four-year higher education institution has been, for many, one full of obstacles and unexpected bumps in the road. And to go in reverse and fill in some blanks, was more-or-less impossible. But a recent agreement...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Front Page    November 13, 2014

The new Missoula Flood

Once upon a time the Lake Missoula Floods covered Cheney with water over 100 feet high. Now, every other year, another flood from Missoula covers Cheney, this one with quite a bit of cash. That's...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Front Page    November 13, 2014

Medical Lake's Dingfields dish out second chances

When Audry and Jim Dingfield decided to step into the world of adoption, their mission seemed simple. To give some deserving children from across the globe a fresh start in the land of opportunity. Li...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    November 13, 2014

Encore performance for Cardinals at State CC

The team helped him cover his bet - and more. When Medical Lake cross country coach Gene Blankenship boldly predicted his team would successfully defend their 1A state championship way back in August...

 

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