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 By Paul Delaney    Sports    July 17, 2014 

Medical Lake finishes season on a roll, will miss playoffs

Medical Lake completed an important series of games in Spokane American Legion AA play winning five of six games last week. But they'll still come up short of making the postseason. Head coach Kerry K...

 
 By Paul Delaney    Sports    July 17, 2014 

Blue Devils reach playoffs

The Spokane Blue Devils accomplished what they set out to do — make the Spokane AAA American Legion playoffs. Now it’s a matter of how long they stay and it’s so far so good. Following a must-have sweep of the Northeast 49ers last week that...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Front Page    July 10, 2014

Market music

Megumi Call (left) helps violinist Alex Brown (right) tune her instrument during a break from playing at this past Tuesday's Cheney Farmers Market. The two are part of a new Cheney band, "The...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Opinion    July 10, 2014

Fourth of July holiday a great time to reminisce

Seems that the Fourth of July is the perfect time to revisit history. So as I sat around the campfire at Apgar Campground along the shores of Lake McDonald, just inside the confines of Glacier National Park, it got me thinking about Independence...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    July 10, 2014

Wheels come off in Medical Lake's Woodbat pod

As far as Medical Lake head coach Kerry Kelly was concerned, his team accomplished at least part of their mission in last weekend's Spokane American Legion Woodbat Classic Tournament. Despite a 1-4...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    July 10, 2014

Blue Devils get to see top teams in their 2014 Woodbat journey

If there was one thing the Spokane Blue Devils took away from their 2-3 finish at the Spokane Woodbat Classic it was the sneak peek at some of the pitching those who will move on to play collegiate baseball might face. But Blue Devils’ head coach S...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Front Page    July 3, 2014

New EWU president Cullinan meets, greets and chats

When new Eastern Washington University President Dr. Mary Cullinan was officially introduced June 26 at a reception at Hargreaves Hall, not only did her unveiling draw a standing-room-only crowd inside but Mother Nature seemed to pause outside and...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    More News    July 3, 2014

EWU has new prominence in Spokane's University District

Eastern Washington University will no longer be hidden away in downtown Spokane's University District. The university recently announced that the Phase 1 building at 668 N. Riverpoint Blvd., located...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    July 3, 2014

Shorthanded Blue Devils are runners-up at Belgrade

The Spokane Blue Devils accomplished quite a lot this past weekend and they did so with limited resources. The Senior AAA team finished second to Pac Tech from Longview/Kelso, Wash. in the Boys of...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    July 3, 2014

Lilac Invite still has a lot of spring in its 50 year-old step

If 50 is the new 30 then there’s good reason for the Lilac City Invitational Golf Tournament to have some new spring in its step. Given a new lease on life in 2012 with its renewal at The Fairways Golf Course after a five-year hiatus, this year’s...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    July 3, 2014

Lakeside rolls over Medical Lake in AA Legion play

It was pretty much over shortly after it started for Medical Lake’s AA American Legion baseball team this past Monday in Suncrest. With Lakeside scoring six runs in the first inning, two more in the second and three in the third, the home team...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    June 26, 2014

Area teams face tough competition in Woodbat

Cheney and Medical Lake will once again be hosts for the 2014 Spokane/Coeur d’Alene American Legion Woodbat Classic July 3-6 with AA games at the Ballpark in Cheney and ML’s Holliday Field. The Spokane Blue Devils, with their Cheney connections,...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    June 26, 2014

New coach, new look for Spokane Blue Devils

The bright red jerseys are not the only thing different about the Spokane Blue Devils AAA American Legion baseball team in 2014. Outside of the look, the Blue Devils are being led by a new head coach,...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    June 26, 2014

Cardinals rebound for wins against Rogers after loss to Colville

Medical Lake's ability to rebound has made their coach take notice. No, we're not talking basketball, either, but about the AA American Legion baseball team who following a crushing loss last Friday,...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Front Page    June 19, 2014

Mary Cullinan named EWU president

The first woman president in the 132-year history of Eastern Washington University is set to take over her new job Aug. 1. Dr. Mary Cullinan, Ph.D, currently serving as the President of Southern Orego...

 
 By Paul Delaney    Front Page    June 19, 2014

Liquid sun screen

Cold, gray and drizzling weather brought out the bumbershoots last Saturday during Eastern Washington University's morning commencement exercise. Eastern had 2,682 undergraduates and 598 graduate...

 
 By Paul Delaney    Education    June 19, 2014

Grant designed to help students become college-ready

Improving the path to and through college is the goal of how a nearly $150,000 College Spark Grant that Eastern Washington University has received will be utilized. EWU will partner with Community Colleges of Spokane and K-12 school districts in the...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Opinion    June 19, 2014

So I never knew dogs could tell time, among other things

I’m not sure if my beagle, Ringo’s muffled woof last Sunday was the kind he uses to remind me it’s time for him to be fed. Or because it was 5:45 a.m. and not the usual 5:15 and that he was letting me sleep in a little on Father’s Day? Ringo...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    June 19, 2014

Medical Lake back on track with wins over EV

Medical Lake's AA American Legion baseball team kept on the heels of Federal League-leading Freeman this past Monday with their doubleheader sweep of East Valley. With their 4-3 nail-biter win in...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    June 19, 2014

Fairways greens are a cut above the rest of courses in the area

The Fairways Golf Course takes a lot of grief for the wind that is as constant as are the divots its golfers carve. But the wind and the West Plains are pretty synonymous in these parts. However, one...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Front Page    June 12, 2014

Move to president's office easy one for Fuller

Becoming the next president of Eastern Washington University would seem to be a simple transition and easy move for Rex Fuller. The office vacated in July by Dr. Rodolfo Arévalo, is just a few doors...

 
 By Paul Delaney    Front Page    June 12, 2014

Retention, college costs crucial to Cullinan

If Eastern Washington University presidential finalist Mary Cullinan were to have parents have the final say on who would succeed Dr. Rodolfo Arévalo, who is retiring this summer, she might have an...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    June 12, 2014

Blankenship has blueprint for cross country, track success

Like most everyone who has been passed over for a job that they thought was the perfect fit, Gene Blankenship admitted "I was pretty upset at first," when he was passed over to replace longtime West V...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    June 12, 2014

Kyle Lundberg named new Medical Lake girls' basketball coach

Family is at the center of life both on and off the court for new Medical Lake girls' basketball coach Kyle Lundberg. The former U.S. Air Force hospital administrator was named to replace Carey...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    June 12, 2014

Medical Lake bats are working hard in early Legion play

While he won’t return a victory for a refund, Medical Lake’s AA American Legion baseball coach Kerry Kelly said the focus and real end result of summer baseball is simple — improvement. Medical Lake has opened its season winning four of its fi...

 

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