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 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 18, 2014 

Redbirds end Eagles' season, 59-46

Eastern Washington's latest journey to Frisco, Texas, was put off yet another year. Behind the punishing and virtually unstoppable running game of Marshaun Coprich who rushed for 258 yards, the...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 18, 2014 

Adams is once again Walter Payton Award runner-up

Despite missing a significant percent of his season due to injury, Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams still impressed Walter Payton Award voters. Just not quite enough, however, as for the...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 18, 2014 

Cards' rookie coach's first victory is notable one

For new Medical Lake girls’ basketball head coach Kyle Lundberg, his milestone initial high school victory could not come soon enough. He had to wait three games into his career but got that memorable “W” last Friday, 39-35 at Freeman in the...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 18, 2014 

Cardinals collect a pair of road victories

Medical Lake got stellar performances on different nights from two of its veteran team leaders and emerged from their week’s work with a 2-0 record with both games on the road. Last Tuesday, Dec. 9, the Cardinal boys earned a 68-52 nonleague win...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 18, 2014 

Newcomer Fissette gets wrestling win for Cards

Newcomer Storm Fissette, a transfer from Rogers High in Spokane, earned Medical Lake’s lone victory at 220 pounds in the Cardinals’ 78-6 Northeast A League wrestling loss to Freeman, Thursday, Dec. 11. Fissette took 2 minutes, 53 seconds to top...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 18, 2014 

Washington rallies to edge Eastern men 81-77

The odds and statistics just didn’t play out. Two members of the No. 17-ranked Washington Huskies who had 3-point shooting statistics that were routine to non-extant at best nailed long-range shots to rally the home team to an 81-77 nonconference...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 18, 2014 

Eagle women hit road until Jan. 10 meeting with Idaho

The Eastern Washington women’s basketball team bid farewell to Reese Court until after the New Year following a Dec. 17 contest against the University of Portland Pilots of the West Coast Conference. The Eagles, 4-4 prior to Wednesday, split a...

 
 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...

 

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