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 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    September 11, 2014 

Tappero leads Cardinals over Orofino 40-31

Medical Lake head football coach Wes Hobbs had a questions as his team approached their season opening game last Friday against visiting Orofino, from Idaho. When the horn sounded following the...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    September 11, 2014 

Fans choose football teams for variety of reasons

The NFL kicked off another regular season last week with last year’s Super Bowl champions the Seattle Seahawks defeating the Green Bay Packers, Thursday, Sept. 4. My social media feeds were flooded with pictures of friends donning their blue and...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    September 11, 2014 

Eagles fall short – again – against Huskies

In a game dominated by big numbers on the scoreboard and stats report, the latest non-conference loss by the Eastern Washington University football team to the Pac-12's University of Washington was...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    September 11, 2014 

Blackhawks drop season opener at Colville

For the first game of the season, Cheney High School football head coach Bobby Byrd doesn’t think his Blackhawks did all that bad. Cheney played well defensively but couldn’t get rolling on the offensive side of the ball in a 12-10 non-league...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    September 11, 2014 

Cheney drops soccer opener to Ferris at Albi Stadium

If there’s a silver lining in the Cheney High School girls soccer team’s 6-0 loss Monday against Ferris, head coach Nels Radtke thinks he’s found it. “It was a good thing for us to see where we’re at,” Radtke said Tuesday. The Saxons of t...

 
 Sports    September 11, 2014 

Sports Week

(Note: All schedules subject to change. Consult school websites to confirm.) COLLEGE FOOTBALL Saturday, Sept. 13, EWU bye. Saturday, Sept. 20, EWU at Montana State,12:10 p.m.. HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL Friday Sept. 12, Cheney at Deer Park, 7 p.m. Medical...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    September 11, 2014 

Cards tune-up at Davenport, play in Freeman Tourney

Medical Lake’s girl’s volleyball team kicked off its 2014 season competing in the Davenport Tournament last Saturday. “We played Bridgeport, Davenport, Omak and Almira-Coulee-Hartline,” head coach Amanda Higgins said. “We lost all four...

 
 Sports    September 11, 2014 

Sports Briefs

Eastern volleyball plays at Idaho tourney Off to its best start in eight years, the Eastern Washington University women’s volleyball team looks to continue its winning ways with a trio of matches this weekend as part of the Idaho Tournament in Mosc...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    September 4, 2014

Eastern will try again against UW at Husky Stadium

There's not much remaining of the place where Eastern Washington University first met the University of Washington on the football field and where the Eagles nearly pulled off its first win over a...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    September 4, 2014

Eagles roll, then wobble, but beat Bulldogs 41-9

As expected, the Eastern Washington University football team handled their National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics brethren from Montana Western University with ease in Saturday night's...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    September 4, 2014

It's time to take supporting Eagles to a higher level

It’s September and you know what that means? Cooler nights and days, that fall crispness beginning to hang in the air. Leaves changing splashing the landscape with paint pallets of color. The daily ritual of the school bus processionals...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    September 4, 2014

Cards look good in Ritzville Jamboree, open at home Friday versus Orofino

Medical Lake head football coach Wes Hobbs got a nice sneak-peek at his 2014 Cardinals last Friday night against some notable opponents in the Ritzville Jamboree. "It was a good measuring stick," Hobb...

 
 Sports    September 4, 2014

Sports Briefs

Eastern Washington women’s soccer senior goalkeeper Nathalie Schwery was picked by the Big Sky Conference as the Co-Defensive Player of the week after her 4-0 shutout against Idaho, Aug. 29. Schwery was impressive in the net in Friday’s match...

 
 Sports    September 4, 2014

Sports Week

(Note: All schedules subject to change. Consult school websites to confirm.) COLLEGE FOOTBALL Saturday, Sept. 6, EWU at University of Washington, noon. Saturday, Sept. 13, EWU bye. HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY Saturday, Sept. 13, Cheney at Highlander...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    August 28, 2014

Big fourth quarter leads Eagles past Bearkats

The Kat is finally off the Eagles' back. Using the second of two Blair Bomber touchdown catches to break a 21-all tie, and then a Zach Wimberly run for a score that gave Eastern Washington University...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    August 28, 2014

Eastern follows right script in win over Sam Houston

There was little evidence of stage fright in the No. 1-ranked Eastern Washington University Eagles last Saturday. They, in fact, performed quite well on ESPN's national television spotlight where...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    August 28, 2014

Pep-rally helps get football weekend underway

Eastern Washington University graduate and national ESPN radio personality Colin Cowherd said the last time he remembers attending a football game at his alma mater, the crowd in front of him at last...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    August 28, 2014

Big challenge for Eastern's next opponent, Montana Western

The last time the Montana Western Bulldogs came to Cheney it rained both cats and dogs, and touchdowns. That was Aug. 31, 2007, when after nearly a one-hour weather delay due to lightning and a heavy downpour, Eastern sophomore quarterback Matt...

 
 Sports    August 28, 2014

Sports Week

(Note: All schedules subject to change. Consult school websites to confirm.) COLLEGE FOOTBALL Saturday, Aug. 30, EWU hosts Montana Western, 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, EWU at University of Washington, noon. HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL Friday, Sept. 5, Cheney...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    August 21, 2014

What will this Eastern, Sam Houston game bring?

The cross-country Football Championship Subdivision rivalry between Eastern Washington University and Sam Houston State University has produced plenty to talk about in the three previous games....

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    August 21, 2014

It's been a good journey for Chaves, EWU

(Author's Note: When Cheney Free Press reporter Paul Delaney came on board in August 2007, his first assignment was covering the press conference announcing the appointment of Bill Chaves as Eastern...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    August 21, 2014

Back-ups get their reps in final scrimmage

Beau Baldwin dug out his insurance policy last Saturday and got a good look at its coverage. For his football team that is. In the Eagles final scrimmage at Roos Field, the Eastern Washington head foo...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    August 21, 2014

WunderWoman triathlon is a wondrous event

It’s normal to see people at Waterfront Park on the weekend. It’s a good place for families to have a picnic in the early afternoon or to do some swimming. This past weekend I was surprised to see over 600 women from all over the Inland...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    August 21, 2014

Running for strong bones

Runners blast off the starting line to begin the Strides for Strong Bones 5K run, which took place Saturday, Aug. 16, at Waterfront Park in Medical Lake....

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    August 14, 2014

Eastern tops voting in Sports Network poll

For the past few years, Eastern Washington has lived in the shadow of three-time defending Football Championship Subdivision champ North Dakota State. With a recent habit of making deep runs in the FCS playoffs the past two years, the Eagles may...

 

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