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 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    October 16, 2014 

Eastern collects big 42-30 win at Southern Utah

The spare parts Eastern Washington University has collected for its football team appear to be working just fine. In the absence of All-American quarterback Vernon Adams and rushing leader Quincy...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    October 16, 2014 

Northern Colorado visits for first time since 2010

Who are those strangers out on the red turf? Because of the addition of new teams to the Big Sky, the rotating schedule has left the University of Northern Colorado off the Eastern Washington...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    October 16, 2014 

Medical Lake ends skid with win over Newport

Medical Lake's defense got pretty banged up over the past few weeks in one-sided losses. But last Friday night during the Cardinals' annual Homecoming and Hall of Fame football game it was the...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    October 16, 2014 

Cardinals cruise in cross country

The Medical Lake cross country team hoped they would get their first glimpse of how the Northeast A League competition might shape up when Riverside and Colville visited last Wednesday. They’ll have to wait for another day, likely this past...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Education    October 9, 2014

Cullinan gives State of University address

New Eastern Washington University president Dr. Mary Cullinan has been on a dead run since arriving in Cheney some six weeks ago. But she slowed down long enough last Friday, Oct. 3 to address a...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    October 9, 2014

Hobbled Adams leads Eagles over Bengals

Vernon Adams likened last Saturday's Big Sky Conference football game to a boxing match, one that went the entire 10 rounds. Because that's what it took, virtually the entire 60 minutes for Eastern...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    October 9, 2014

Hoping not to miss a beat in Adams' absence

In typical unassuming Vernon Adams fashion, when he stepped up to face multiple microphones last Saturday following Eastern Washington’s 56-53 football escape against Idaho State, Adams deflected praise to his teammates at becoming the Big Sky...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    October 9, 2014

Eagles try to keep 'Sky streak alive

The last time the Eastern Washington Eagles took the long journey to Cedar City, Utah was October 2012 and they sat atop the Football Championship Subdivision polls. Eastern emerged on the short end of s 30-27 score after a field goal in the final...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    October 9, 2014

Goal scoring returns for ML soccer

One streak continued but another ended for Medical Lake soccer last week in Northeast A League play. While their losing streak reached six following losses of 5-0 to Lakeside (4-1, 4-3) and 5-2 to...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    October 9, 2014

Lakeside strikes fast, often, in 48-12 win over Medical Lake

Medical Lake head football coach Wes Hobbs knew going into their game with Lakeside last Friday night in Suncrest that they had to make it a game of keep away. The Cardinals did a pretty good job of that but still it took just nine minutes for the...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    October 9, 2014

Cardinals fall to Freeman, Riverside in volleyball

Medical Lake volleyball fell in a pair of Northeast A League matches, losing 3-0 both at Freeman last Tuesday and Riverside Thursday at home. Cassidy Hagel led the Cardinals with 11 assists as Medical Lake dropped a 15-25, 18-25, 11-25 decision to...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Opinion    October 2, 2014

Canada: Land of great inventions and fond memories

Let’s see, there’s Insulin, Superman, basketball, the snowmobile, the telephone, peanut butter and, among others, IMAX and instant replay. Oh, add beer with a punch, some great candy and hockey, too. Canada, and those with Canadian ancestry have...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    October 2, 2014

Eastern starts slow, finishes strong

It took a while, but once the Eastern Washington University offense finally pried the ball away from the University of California-Davis to start the second half, the Eagles cruised to a 37-14 Big Sky...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    October 2, 2014

Visit from rebuilding Idaho State worries Baldwin

Eastern Washington head coach Beau Baldwin is quick to point out that the Idaho State team, which visits Roos Field Saturday for a 1:35 p.m. kickoff for Hall of Fame Day, is not the same Bengals you might be used to seeing. The Mike Kramer-coached...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    October 2, 2014

Cardinal volleyball trying to put all the parts together

The parts seem to be there for Medical Lake volleyball. It seems to be a matter of just finding how they all fit together. The Cardinals are winless after four Northeast A League matches, losing 3-0 each to Colville, Deer Park, Lakeside and Newport....

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    October 2, 2014

Cardinal girls, boys, bring home solid finishes at Nike Pre Nats

This past Saturday in Portland, Medical Lake head cross country coach Gene Blankenship and his team got to see what the future just might look like come November at the state championships. Both the Cardinal boys and girls ran at the Nike Pre...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    October 2, 2014

Medical Lake melts in final quarter at Deer Park

Suffice to say the Medical Lake football team ran out of gas and bodies last Friday in their 34-20 Northeast A League football loss at Deer Park. After building a 20-7 lead going into the final quarter, the Cardinals (0-2 NEA, 1-3 overall) simply cou...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    September 25, 2014

Eagles top Bobcats in the end at Bozeman

All things pointed to last Saturday being the day Montana State head coach Rob Ash and his Bobcats just might figure out a way to send Eastern Washington home disappointed. The Eagles' engine, star...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    September 25, 2014

Cardinal girls have strong finish in Wenatchee

Medical Lake’s cross country team took a big step forward, and a little one back at the Wenatchee Invitational staged at Walla Walla Park along the Columbia River. The Cardinal girls surprised their coach with their runner-up finish in a six-team...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    September 25, 2014

Medical Lake crushed 50-14 by Colville, Colton Vining

As Medical Lake head football coach Wes Hobbs sized up the Colville Indians prior to their meeting in last Friday's Northeast A League opener at Holliday Field he knew about their size and power....

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    September 25, 2014

Eagles travel to meet UC Davis Aggies for first time

There are not many places new to the Eastern Washington University football team these days. They’ve traveled across the country to far away places in West Virginia and Texas, among others. Grand Forks, N.D. is not an easy place to reach, nor is...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Front Page    September 18, 2014

The art and science of fighting wildfires from above

Eric Johnson likens the tool he uses to do his job as "A little like flying an 80-knot shopping cart." Johnson works for Aero Spray out of Appleton, Minn. and helps crews battle wildfires from the...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    September 18, 2014

Medical Lake runners rule day at Super One

Medical Lake's runners have done a good job so far of backing up their coach's boastful predictions. The latest example came last Saturday when the Cardinals won the small school division and...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    September 18, 2014

URC ice melts out from under Cheney's new hockey team

Cheney's new hockey team, the Ice Hawks, made their home debut last Friday night. It was a preseason game that ended in disappointing fashion in a 4-3 double-overtime loss to the Tri-City Outlaws....

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    September 18, 2014

Medical Lake comes out flat at St. Maries in 29-18 loss

Lost somewhere in the 76-mile journey between Medical Lake and St. Maries, Idaho are the legs and energy that propelled the Cardinals to a pleasing opening week victory over Orofino. By the time Medical Lake head football coach Wes Hobbs saw what was...

 

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