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 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 over Portland State at soggy Providence Park...

 
 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 road trip winless — including a 72-56 loss at...

 
 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...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    November 13, 2014

Eastern holds off Montana for 36-26 Roos Field win

In the moments following Eastern Washington's enormously important 36-26 Big Sky Conference football victory over the Montana Grizzlies, Eagles' quarterback Vernon Adams once again found himself the c...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    November 13, 2014

Cardinals find building blocks in soccer season

The start and the finish were encouraging. And believe it or not, even the middle, 14 consecutive losses, offered something of a positive. That’s pretty much how Medical Lake girls’ soccer head coach Zane Higgins summed up a year where his team...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Front Page    November 6, 2014

Eastern deals with potentially bleak 2015-17 budget

Arguably, the Great Recession ended in 2010. But don’t tell revenues in the state of Washington, which still limp along, forcing agencies to look everywhere to fund their programs. And higher education is once again one of the first places the...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Opinion    November 6, 2014

Some clocks just can't be reset when the time changes

There it was, that familiar thump in the night. I rolled over in the bed in the darkness this past Sunday to check the time on my phone. A touch of the “on” button and 4:22 a.m. flashed back at me. While still groggy from being roused out of a...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    November 6, 2014

Cardinals cruise to district title at Chewelah

The Medical Lake Cardinals are not only on a roll as they head to Pasco this Saturday to defend their state 1A cross country championship, but arguably their best runner is too. Fresh off a...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    November 6, 2014

Eastern has it easy against North Dakota in 54-3 victory

North Dakota, the team without a nickname, also came to Cheney and Roos Field without any answers, too. UND could not contend with a relentless Eastern Washington defense nor a potent offense as the...

 
 By Paul Delaney    Sports    November 6, 2014

EWU quarterback question has no immediate answers

Beau Baldwin the gambler/football coach is playing some of his best poker in the lead up to the visit to Cheney of the Montana Grizzlies for their annual Big Sky Conference football showdown. Kickoff is 12:10 p.m. in the game at maxed out — not...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    November 6, 2014

Medical Lake dominates Chewelah 44-0 in finale

Medical Lake was scary good on Halloween in their Northeast A League season finale, rolling up a 44-0 win over the Chewelah Cougars. The Cardinals saved their best football for last as they offered up their most complete defensive game, and not a...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    October 30, 2014

Eastern falls in final seconds at Northern Arizona

Eastern Washington's trip to Flagstaff, Ariz. to play the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks in a Big Sky Conference football game didn't begin on a good note, and it certainly didn't end on one, either. Th...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    October 30, 2014

Cardinals cruise past Rams 42-23 behind Tappero

One football playing member of Medical Lake's class of 2015 certainly had an evening to remember on Senior Night. Jackson Tappero was nearly unstoppable, rolling up 252 yards on 32 carries - a full...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    October 30, 2014

Medical Lake wins CC showdown with Deer Park

The big Northeast A League cross country showdown went just as Medical Lake head coach Gene Blankenship boldly predicted it would at the beginning of the season. His look into the future back in...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    October 30, 2014

Once upon a time, Eastern had its' own mascot controversy, too

Long before the University of North Dakota was making headlines for having one of the most controversial mascots, The Fighting Sioux, Eastern Washington State College found itself in its own storm over the use of the name Savages. The mascot issue...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    October 30, 2014

Clutch goal

Medical Lake's Katelynn Houger (white shorts) watches as her goal in the 69th minute sails by the Freeman keeper in last Thursday's Northeast A League soccer match. Twice the Cardinals rallied to...

 

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