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 By Paul Delaney    Sports    August 27, 2015 

Young talent to tackle veterans on the track

Never in recent local auto racing history has such a crop of young local up-and-coming talent existed. And the group of three drivers — Medical Lake’s Braeden Havens, 21, Newman Lake’s Blake Williams, 20, and hopefully Nicole Behar, an...

 
 By NEWS SERVICE REPORTS    Sports    August 27, 2015 

Offense, defense have their day in EWU scrimmage

Eastern Washington’s first football scrimmage of fall camp last Saturday seemed to bring out the best on both sides of the ball. On offense the Eagles racked up 329 yards through the air, but the defense surrendered just 361 yards of total...

 
 By NEWS SERVICE REPORTS    Sports    August 27, 2015 

EWU women announce 2015-16 schedule

A trip to the Lone Star State and tilts against six teams that appeared in last year’s NCAA Championship highlight the Eastern Washington University women’s basketball 2015-16 schedule, as announced by head coach Wendy Schuller on Aug. 18....

 
 By NEWS SERVICE REPORTS    Sports    August 27, 2015 

Offense, defense have their day in EWU scrimmage

Eastern Washington's first football scrimmage of fall camp last Saturday seemed to bring out the best on both sides of the ball. On offense the Eagles racked up 329 yards through the air, but the...

 
 By Paul Delaney    Sports    August 27, 2015 

Benson's happy to be back

It wasn't the kind of second year back in Cheney Wade Benson envisioned. A diagnosis of throat cancer can tend to change one's focus in life a great deal. Fresh from a season off the bench - but...

 
 By NEWS SERVICE REPORTS    Sports    August 27, 2015 

EWU soccer returns from road undefeated; best start in history

Off to its best start in school history, the Eastern Washington University soccer team will play its first home game of the 2015 regular season this Friday, Aug. 28, against California State-Bakersfield at 4 p.m. The Eagles earned a pair of road...

 
 Sports    August 27, 2015 

EWU's Taylor earns Big Sky defensive award

After an impressive weekend between the pipes, junior goalkeeper Mallory Taylor has been named the Big Sky Conference Defensive Player of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday, Aug. 25. Taylor, a transfer from Hastings College, made her...

 
 Sports    August 27, 2015 

Sports Week

(Note: All schedules subject to change. Consult school or facility websites to confirm.) COLLEGE FOOTBALL EWU practice Thursday, Aug. 27 – 9:15 a.m. Friday, Aug. 28 – 9:15 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 29 – Scrimmage, approximately 9:45 a.m., Roos...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    August 20, 2015

Bandits win 'Hot August' title

The West Plains Bandits 16U fastpitch softball team had one more tournament in them this summer - last weekend's Hot August Nights played Aug. 14 – 16 at Selah's Carlon Park sports complex. The uniq...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    August 20, 2015

Mayweather forgoes tradition for easy fight

If you think boxing world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. couldn’t irate boxing fans any more than he did before, during or after his lackluster bout with Manny Pacquiao in May — dubbed the “Fight of the Century” — think again. Mayweather is...

 
 By Paul Delaney    Sports    August 20, 2015

Getting right mix is key for EWU soccer success

In his rookie season as head soccer coach at Eastern Washington University in 2014, Chad Bodnar had plenty on his plate as he transitioned from the community college level in Walla Walla to NCAA...

 
 By NEWS SERVICE REPORTS    Sports    August 20, 2015

Eagles don the pads in practice

Fall camp for the Eastern Washington University football team got down to business last Saturday. After two days of workouts to open practices in advance of their Sept. 5 season opener at the...

 
 By Al Stover    Sports    August 20, 2015

Wunder women

Spokane's Cassady Hantz (right) races to the bicycle area after completing the swimming portion of the West Plains Wunder Woman Triathlon, Aug. 16. Hantz was a member of the Tri Tip Steaks team in...

 
 Sports    August 20, 2015

Sports Briefs

Mitchell honored by CFL  Former Eastern Eagle and current Calgary Stampeders quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell has been named the player of the week in the Canadian Football League.  Mitchell earned the nod after throwing for two touchdowns and rushing...

 
 Sports    August 20, 2015

Sports Week

(Note: All schedules subject to change. Consult school or facility websites to confirm.) COLLEGE FOOTBALL EWU practice Thursday, Aug. 20 – 9:15 a.m. Friday, Aug. 21 – 9 a.m. & 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22 – Scrimmage, approximately 9:45 a.m., Roos...

 
 By Paul Delaney    Sports    August 13, 2015

Lives touched measure Krause's career

He didn't invent the term student-athlete but for former Eastern Washington basketball coach Jerry Krause, one might think so because rare is the time it is not part of a conversation. Krause, 79,...

 
 By Paul Delaney    Sports    August 13, 2015

Eastern hockey sees improvement with returnees, recruits

There appears to be plenty of reason for optimism as Eastern Washington University prepares for its fifth season of play in the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League. For starters, the Eagles...

 
 By Paul Delaney    Sports    August 13, 2015

Feeling on top of the world after hike

Uneventful and memorable. Those two words seem to best sum up five days of real sweat, some tears, and just a tad bit of blood following the outdoor challenge — that trip back in time to the Wallowa Mountains — I previewed last week in Write to...

 
 By NEWS SERVICE REPORTS    Sports    August 13, 2015

EWU soccer is seventh in Big Sky preseason poll

Fresh off one of the best seasons in program history, the Eastern Washington University women’s soccer team has been picked to finish seventh in the 2015 Big Sky Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll, the league office announced Aug. 6. EWU’s...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    August 13, 2015

West Plains battles in 16U Western B Nationals

The West Plains Bandits 16U fastpitch softball team wrapped up its summer schedule after competing in the 16U/18U Western B Nationals July 28 – Aug. 1 in Spokane. The Bandits went 3-3 in the tournament that included teams from California, Oregon...

 
 Sports    August 13, 2015

Sports Week

(Note: All schedules subject to change. Consult school or facility websites to confirm.) COLLEGE FOOTBALL EWU practice Thursday, Aug. 13 – 9:15 a.m. (team photo at 1 p.m., plus possible media availability) Friday, Aug. 14 – 9:15 a.m. Saturday,...

 
 Sports    August 13, 2015

Sports Briefs

EWU hockey fundraiser golf tournament is Aug. 29 The Eastern Washington University hockey team will present a fundraiser golf tournament Saturday, Aug. 29 at The Fairways Golf Course beginning at 9 a.m. Cost is $75 per person or $300 for a foursome...

 
 By NEWS SERVICE REPORTS    Sports    August 13, 2015

Eagles' volleyball picked eighth in Big Sky

The Eastern Washington University volleyball team has been tabbed to finish eighth in the 2015 Big Sky Conference preseason coaches’ poll, the league office announced, Aug. 11. EWU received 52 points in a vote by the conference’s coaches, finishi...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    August 6, 2015

Krause, basketball will remain close

Even in retirement, Jerry Krause will never be very far from the game of basketball he's coached, taught and written about so widely in the past half century. His new Fish Lake home features...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    August 6, 2015

Coming to terms with Nog's looming retirement

Last weekend’s UFC 190 generated a lot of buzz, mostly because women’s bantamweight champion “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey knocked out Brazilian prospect Bethe Correia in 34 seconds - something I wouldn’t have believed had I not seen it several...

 

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