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 By PAUL DELANEY    Education    April 23, 2015 

Eastern's Fuller named new Western Oregon president

Dr. Rex Fuller, who was a finalist to become Eastern Washington University’s new president a little less than a year ago, was named the 23rd president of Western Oregon University in Monmouth, Ore., April 16. Fuller, an economist and professor of...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 23, 2015 

Offense dominates second scrimmage

Eastern Washington’s spring football scrimmages were never meant to be a best 2 out of 3 series, but that’s the way it will shake out this year. Following the Eagles’ offense dominating performance in last Saturday’s second scrimmage of...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 23, 2015 

ML soccer loses heartbreaker to Lakeside, slams Riverside

Medical Lake head soccer coach Zane Higgins had been looking for consistency in his team. And despite splitting a pair of Northeast A League matches last week, he thinks he’s found it. The Cardinals lost a heartbreaking contest in the final...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 23, 2015 

Medical Lake boys finish week 3-0 in NEA tennis

The Medical Lake boy’s tennis team concluded a perfect week in the Northeast A League with perfect play from Isiah Farmen and Austin Brown. The Cardinals’ No. 1 doubles team helped Medical Lake top Chewelah 3-2 on April 14, Riverside 5-0, April...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 23, 2015 

It's feast or famine for Medical Lake softball

The bats were either booming, or deathly quiet last week for the Medical Lake girls' softball team. The week started and ended in a similar fashion - with one-sided losses and dominating pitching...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 23, 2015 

Cardinals 'rebound' to collect NEA split with Freeman

Rebounding is generally a term reserved for basketball. But for the Medical Lake baseball team, rebounding meant being able to quickly bounce back from a tough loss, fix what went wrong and win a key Northeast A League game. That exercise took place...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 23, 2015 

Medical Lake track accomplishes mission at Pasco Invitational

Members of the Medical Lake High School track team had one goal in mind when they ventured to the elite competition found at the Pasco invitational. It was simply to get better, and according to head coach Gene Blankenship they did just that. With...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Education    April 16, 2015

NCUR brings thousands of students to EWU

Eastern Washington University’s campus, and Cheney, will be a very busy place in the next few days as the school and community host the 29th annual National Conference on Undergraduate Research, or NCUR, April 16-18. Eastern will host NCUR for the...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 16, 2015

Medical Lake girls seek NEA tennis title repeat

Medical Lake’s girls tennis team has some unfinished business they hope to complete this spring. The two-time defending Northeast A League co-champions want to take things one more step and qualify for state, their longtime coach, Dawn Eliassen...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 16, 2015

Defense dominates in first Eastern spring scrimmage

Defense has not been much of a point of conversation in recent years for the Eastern Washington University football team. Unless it was the times opponents piled on the points, such as in last Decembe...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 16, 2015

Oh what stories Orville Moe might have wanted to share

Now there’s one less item on the always seemingly endless to-do list. While I should be happy, the opposite is true and I am kicking myself for being such a procrastinator. Over the many years in this writing and reporting business I’ve had the...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Opinion    April 9, 2015

The numbers just don't add up in STA ballot request

Just three-tenths of one percent, that’s all the Spokane Transit Authority is asking you to say “yes” to in an April 28 special election. At the same time many county voters will be asked to support various school measures along with funding a...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 9, 2015

Tyler Harvey exits Eastern Washington for NBA

Tyler Harvey tested some very good college basketball teams in his three years at Eastern Washington University. Now he plans to take is deadly fade-away 3-point shot to the highest level as the...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 9, 2015

Cardinal softball big bats go crazy in wins over Newport, Chewelah

The Medical Lake girls softball team got the wins they needed, and tossed in what might be considered some critical live game practice along the way last week. The Cardinals finished the week 2-1, beating two Northeast A League foes handily before...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 9, 2015

Medical Lake completes 2-1 week on the diamond

After a busy and productive week of baseball, the Medical Lake Cardinals can enjoy their spring break. With a pair of Northeast A League wins, 17-2 at Newport, March 31 and 7-4 over Chewelah, April 2, the Cardinals finished with split against...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 9, 2015

Cardinals strong at Deer Park Invite track

The Medical Lake boy’s track team finished second at the Deer Park Invitational, April 3. The Cardinals were outscored by host, and fellow Northeast A League member, Deer Park, 93.75-79.5, even though they ran distance runners in events in which...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Education    April 2, 2015

Pacific Northwest FIRST Robotics Competition Championships returns to EWU

The jump shots, jams, spikes and digs are done for the season at Reese Court. But the competition heats up in a different way this weekend at Eastern Washington University’s basketball and volleyball arena with the Pacific Northwest FIRST Robotics...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 2, 2015

Crawford Memorial tourney caps Mat Maulers season

A small seed planted four decades ago has grown into a strong and healthy tree, and perhaps, a forest. Sprouted from the idea that Medical Lake boys could use an outlet for their energy, and a place...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 2, 2015

Seasons to remember for EWU basketball

Two berths in the post season for the first time in a long time — perhaps ever. Two Big Sky Conference Freshmen of the Year selections and multiple all-conference team selections. The 2014-15 basketball season for both men and women was certainly m...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 2, 2015

Cardinals toughened up by rugged preseason soccer slate

The Medical Lake boys’ soccer team might be winless as they completed their preseason, but the Cards’ head coach Zane Higgins is not in a panic. Following nonleague losses this past week, 3-2 at Clarkston in a shootout, and 2-1 this past Monday...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 2, 2015

Medical Lake track has strong finish at Ezra Gordon

The Medical Lake High School track team was looking for a way to get some individual improvement in performances. It appears they found it last Saturday, March 28 in Colville at the Ezra Gordon Memorial. With limited entries for each event, co-head...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 2, 2015

Road is rough on Cardinal baseball club

Home was sweet, but the road continues to be rugged for the Medical Lake baseball team as it opened play in the Northeast A League last week. With rain playing havoc with a number of contests, among them their NEA opener March 24 versus Newport, and...

 
 By Paul Delaney    Sports    April 2, 2015

Cardinal girls split matches

The Medical Lake girls battled both the weather, and their opponents last week, earning a split in a pair of Northeast A League tennis matches. The Cardinals lost at Colville 3-2 March 24, but beat Freeman 4-1 and evened their league record at 1-1...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    April 2, 2015

Medical Lake boys top Freeman

Playing what his coach called the match of his life, Medical Lake’s Tyler Krivolavy scored a 6-2, 6-4 victory at No. 1 singles in a 4-1 Northeast A League boy’s tennis victory March 26 over Freeman. “There was an extra spark of life in him...

 
 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...

 

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