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 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    March 26, 2015 

Huge Hoyas halt Eastern's postseason, 84-74

In Eastern Washington's first return trip to the NCAA Tournament, they ran out of that prescription of rally pills. Or, perhaps, in last Thursday's opening round 84-74 loss to the No. 4 seeded and...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    March 26, 2015 

Sac State storms past EWU women in WNIT game

The Eastern Washington women’s basketball team’s longest postseason run came to a definite halt March 23 at the Hornet’s Nest in Sacramento, Calif. After cold starts in both halves the Eagles were hammered 84-49 by their Big Sky Conference...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    March 26, 2015 

Medical Lake looks strong again in 1A track

Medical Lake co-head track coach Gene Blankenship was quick to say this time there would be none of the boastful predictions for his defending state 1A track team that got him in a little hot water last fall in advance of the cross country season....

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    March 26, 2015 

Medical Lake makes walks work in win

It's certainly early, just one game into the season, but Medical Lake softball coach Tim Blakely got some reassurances in last Thursday's 11-1 nonleague victory over Kellogg, Idaho. Going into the...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Front Page    March 19, 2015

Second-round smiles

An afternoon of nervously waiting to hear the name of Eastern Washington University called during Selection Sunday for the NCAA Basketball Tournament ended with smiles from players and coaches...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Front Page    March 19, 2015

Pacific Northwest Qualifier volleyball major event for area

Quick, name one of the area's sporting events that makes interest in hotel rooms spike and something area merchants dig.  Nope, it's not Hoopfest, nor is it Bloomsday.  Months in advance teams...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    More News    March 19, 2015

EWU Surplus Store set to reopen on campus April 3

There are changes ahead for the Eastern Washington University Surplus Store. First, the facility will be finally making a long-anticipated move from its current location in downtown Cheney on 120 G...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Education    March 19, 2015

PUB renovation gets slim student approval to proceed

Students at Eastern Washington University recently gave their approval, albeit by a relatively small margin, to move ahead with plans to remodel the Pence Union Building on campus. By a vote in late...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    March 19, 2015

Eagles rally again to win Big Sky championship

Exam week came a few days early for the Eastern Washington University men's basketball team and they aced all three of their huge tests. While other students - including the Eagle basketball players...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    March 19, 2015

EWU basketball team shares spotlight

For the longest time athletics at Eastern Washington University, and before that Eastern Washington State College, and in any number of renditions of the school's name throughout history, have...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    March 19, 2015

Medical Lake youth brings experience to diamond

Perhaps the beard Cory Wagner grew during basketball season is proof of Medical Lake baseball coach Kerry Kelly’s observation made a few days ago about his team’s experience. “Even though we’re still a young team on paper, we’re not young...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    March 19, 2015

Cardinal softball reloading after state appearance

Medical Lake head softball coach Tim Blakely is pretty amped up for the 2015 season. And at least for now it has nothing to do with his team’s qualifying for the state playoffs and seeing the bulk of those players return this season. “I’m...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    March 12, 2015

Eagles' sweep nets tie for Big Sky title

The never say die guys from Eastern Washington University's men's basketball team pulled another massive comeback. Down by as many as 19 points in the first half, and never having led in regulation, t...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    March 12, 2015

Eastern women get gut-check wins to close season

A pair of hold-your-breath victories moved the Eastern Washington University women's basketball team into the Big Sky Conference tournament with both momentum and lessons to possibly carry them. The...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    March 12, 2015

Technology has greatly enhanced the recruiting process

Back behind the showers in the Eastern Washington University football locker room is a non-descript grey steel door. Inside the door is a catch-all storage area for stuff no one knows what to do...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Front Page    March 5, 2015

Someone CARES

The story of the beginnings of Eastern Washington University’s CARES Program is maybe not all that different from a memorable television commercial. Remember, the one with the lines, “You got your chocolate in my peanut butter,” followed by...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    March 5, 2015

Another Saturday stumble stifles EWU title chase

A troubling pattern has emerged with the Eastern Washington University men's basketball team. In the last three weeks, the Eagles have won on Thursday, but lost each Saturday - and by excruciatingly...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    March 5, 2015

Roos left impressions on many

Perhaps giving back is just in Michael Roos’ genes. Along with being grounded, humble, grateful and who knows what else. In today’s world of professional, and even college sports, those traits are sometimes lost — or have never been found with...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    March 5, 2015

The battle plan behind Eastern Washington football recruiting

Think you have a hard time picking out clothes to wear in the morning? Or choosing just the right item on the menu — not to mention the wine list? Then how about putting yourself in the shoes of Eastern Washington University football coaches, who...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    March 5, 2015

Eastern women run into roadblock in Montana

The road had been reasonably smooth for the Eastern Washington women’s basketball team this season. After last week’s trip — with a pair of 10-point losses 63-53 at Montana State and to Montana, 69-59 — the operative word is “had.” Prior...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Opinion    February 26, 2015

Inslee's carbon fuels folly could halt transportation bill

You had to like that nice Christmas present, and maybe some of the extra cash with gas costing under $1.75 a gallon provided, right? I know my wife and I enjoyed saving about $300 a month from the fuel bills that were nothing short of overwhelming...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    February 26, 2015

Cardinal girls bumped in third-round game

Four more wins and a berth in the district playoffs have first-year Medical Lake girls' basketball head coach Kyle Lundberg pumped and wishing the 2015-16 season started tomorrow. A 58-41 loss to Colv...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    February 26, 2015

Medical Lake flames out in 1A district playoffs

One of the hottest teams in the 1A basketball ranks had its flame quickly snuffed. The Medical Lake boys, winners of eight of their last nine games exited the District 7 tournament Friday, Jan. 20 at...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    February 26, 2015

Eastern women win streak at six

Getting back to some basics has been the fuel that has propelled the Eastern Washington women’s basketball team back into contention for a Big Sky Conference regular season title. The Eagles won for the sixth straight time this past week at Reese...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    February 26, 2015

EWU men lose lead

The going got a little rugged for the Eastern Washington men’s basketball team in their journey to the southwest part of the Big Sky Conference. And the stumble the Eagles took tumbled them out of the league lead with four games remaining. Eastern...

 

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