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 Sports    December 18, 2014 

Eagle men face California

The Eastern Washington University men's basketball team visits Haas Pavilion in Berkley, Calif. tonight to take on the University of California Golden Bears of the Pac-12 Conference. The 8-3 Eagles are coming off a pair of road losses, a close 81-77...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 18, 2014 

Redbirds end Eagles' season, 59-46

Eastern Washington's latest journey to Frisco, Texas, was put off yet another year. Behind the punishing and virtually unstoppable running game of Marshaun Coprich who rushed for 258 yards, the...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    December 18, 2014 

Even in defeat, Eagle football is still moving upward

Right from the start, something didn't look right last Saturday at Roos Field. Sitting in our season ticket seats for the Eastern Washington - Illinois State FCS quarterfinal playoff game, I felt...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 18, 2014 

Adams is once again Walter Payton Award runner-up

Despite missing a significant percent of his season due to injury, Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams still impressed Walter Payton Award voters. Just not quite enough, however, as for the...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    December 18, 2014 

Blackhawks triple 2013-2014 pre-season win record in five games

After the first five games of the 2013-2014 season, the Cheney High boys basketball team was still looking for its second win. One year later, things are different for the 3-2 Blackhawks. “Realistically, we’re about a quarter and a half from...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    December 18, 2014 

Lady Blackhawks earn split of road action last week

The Cheney Lady Blackhawks girls’ basketball team ran their non-league, pre-season record to 2-3 with a split of hard court action last week. The girls had little trouble knocking off former Great Northern League opponent Deer Park on the road...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    December 18, 2014 

Pederson, Wirth take second in Liberty Invite

What was supposed to be a busy week for the Cheney High wrestling team turned into a short one. The Blackhawks were scheduled to face Colville, Dec. 9, in a nonleague dual match and then compete in the Inland Empire Classic tournament, Dec. 12-13,...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    December 18, 2014 

Nadeau qualifies for state at first meet of season

The Cheney Blackhawks boys’ swimming team began their season, Dec. 11 with a 129-53 loss against 4A Moses Lake. Despite losing in team points, several Cheney swimmers took the top three spots at the meet. Junior Scott Nadeau qualified for state and...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 18, 2014 

Cards' rookie coach's first victory is notable one

For new Medical Lake girls’ basketball head coach Kyle Lundberg, his milestone initial high school victory could not come soon enough. He had to wait three games into his career but got that memorable “W” last Friday, 39-35 at Freeman in the...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 18, 2014 

Cardinals collect a pair of road victories

Medical Lake got stellar performances on different nights from two of its veteran team leaders and emerged from their week’s work with a 2-0 record with both games on the road. Last Tuesday, Dec. 9, the Cardinal boys earned a 68-52 nonleague win...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 18, 2014 

Newcomer Fissette gets wrestling win for Cards

Newcomer Storm Fissette, a transfer from Rogers High in Spokane, earned Medical Lake’s lone victory at 220 pounds in the Cardinals’ 78-6 Northeast A League wrestling loss to Freeman, Thursday, Dec. 11. Fissette took 2 minutes, 53 seconds to top...

 
 Sports    December 18, 2014 

West Plains Scoreboard

FOOTBALL FCS Playoffs Quarterfinal Games Friday, December 12, 2014 (1) New Hampshire 35, (8) Chattanooga 30 Saturday, December 13, 2014 (2) at North Dakota St. 39, (7) Coastal Carolina 32 Sam Houston St. 34, (6) Villanova 31 (5) Illinois State 59,...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 18, 2014 

Washington rallies to edge Eastern men 81-77

The odds and statistics just didn’t play out. Two members of the No. 17-ranked Washington Huskies who had 3-point shooting statistics that were routine to non-extant at best nailed long-range shots to rally the home team to an 81-77 nonconference...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 18, 2014 

Eagle women hit road until Jan. 10 meeting with Idaho

The Eastern Washington women’s basketball team bid farewell to Reese Court until after the New Year following a Dec. 17 contest against the University of Portland Pilots of the West Coast Conference. The Eagles, 4-4 prior to Wednesday, split a...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 11, 2014

Defense carries the day for Eagles

Defense set the tone early in last Saturday's Football Championship Subdivision Playoff game between No. 5-ranked Eastern Washington and No. 12 University of Montana. And in the end it was defense...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 11, 2014

Dealing with December's distractions

NASCAR calls it their “silly season.” That’s a time when drivers are jumping from race team to race team in advance of the new season. It’s a time when stock car fans speculate who will end up where. College football doesn’t seem to have...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 11, 2014

The Redbirds return to Roos

If the Illinois State Redbirds from Normal sound vaguely familiar they should. ISU made the trek to Cheney Dec. 8, 2012 where they absorbed a 51-35 loss to the Eagles in another quarterfinal Football Championship Subdivision playoff game....

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    December 11, 2014

Blackhawks basketball teams off to identical starts

Both the Cheney High boys and girls basketball teams opened their 2014-2015 seasons with a five-day home stand in which they posted identical 1-2 records. The boys found their way into the win column...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    December 11, 2014

Ferguson, Randolph, Waterman place at Deer Park Invite

The Cheney High wrestling team had a busy start to the season as they got in some early licks at a Dec. 3 jamboree against both Shadle Park and Kettle Falls, then traveled north for the Deer Park...

 
 Sports    December 11, 2014

CHS Fall Team Sports Awards

Cheney High School fall sports teams recently finished their end of season award banquets and finalized list of winners. The team awards are as follows: Cross Country Captains – Kameron Galm, Mattie McNair, Linsay Sweitzer and Carson Kerr Most...

 
 Sports    December 11, 2014

Sports Week

COLLEGE BASKETBALL Men Thursday, Dec. 11, EWU at Univ. of San Francisco, 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14, EWU at U. of Washington, 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16, EWU at Sam Houston State, Huntsville, Texas, 4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19, EWU at California, Berkeley....

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 11, 2014

Cardinal boys fall to Crusaders in opener, 68-55

Defense was disappointing and turnovers a turning point. That was the short version of Medical Lake’s season-opening boys’ non-league 68-55 basketball loss last Saturday, Dec. 6 at home to 2B North member Northwest Christian. “D isn’t there r...

 
 Sports    December 11, 2014

West Plains Scoreboard

FOOTBALL Offensive Player of the Year FCS Playoffs Round-Two Games of Saturday, Dec. 6 New Hampshire 44, Fordham 19 Chattanooga 35, Indiana State 19 Coastal Carolina 36, Richmond 15 Illinois State 41, Northern Iowa 21 Sam Houston 37, Jacksonville...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 11, 2014

Offense falters for Medical Lake girls

The head-coaching debut of Medical Lake girls’ head coach Kyle Lundberg came with a thud in a 60-34 nonleague loss to the 2B North Northwest Christian Crusaders last Saturday, Dec. 6. The Cardinals stayed with the Crusaders through the first...

 
 Sports    December 11, 2014

Sports Briefs

EWU’s Jois shares Big Sky Player of Week honors  Eastern Washington’s Venky Jois and Idaho’s Mike Scott have been selected as the Co-Big Sky Conference men’s basketball Players of the Week.  Jois, a 6-foot-9 junior forward from Boronia,...

 

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