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 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...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    August 14, 2014

Knocking off Sam Houston would be big for Eagles

One of the best football analogies I've ever heard came from Eastern Washington University head coach Beau Baldwin at last Thursday morning's West Plains Chamber of Commerce breakfast held outdoors...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    August 14, 2014

Eagles get ground game going

Eastern Washington has been trying to get true balance into its prolific pass-oriented offense for several years. Not since 2010 when Taiwan Jones rocketed out of the backfield in electrifying...

 
 By FROM NEWS SERVICE REPORTS    Sports    August 14, 2014

North Dakota State, EWU will meet in 2016, 2017

The dream matchup that hasn’t taken place the last three years will occur in 2016 and 2017. Eastern Washington and North Dakota State — the only NCAA Football Championship Subdivision teams to win a national title since 2009 — will play a...

 
 By FROM NEWS SERVICE REPORTS    Sports    August 14, 2014

Eastern Washington releases 2014-15 men's basketball schedule

Eastern Washington University basketball has announced its 2014-15 schedule, Aug. 12, which includes five home games in their first seven outings, plus a trip to another one of the Mecca's of the...

 
 By FROM NEWS SERVICE REPORTS    Sports    August 14, 2014

Eastern volleyball head coach Benson to take indefinite leave of absence

After spending much of the spring battling throat cancer, Eastern Washington women’s volleyball head coach Wade Benson will take an indefinite leave of absence beginning Friday, Aug. 8. Associate head coach Michael King will lead the program in Ben...

 
 Sports    August 14, 2014

Sports Week

(Note: All schedules subject to change. Consult school websites to confirm.) COLLEGE FOOTBALL Thursday, Aug. 14, 9 a.m. Friday, Aug. 15, 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, scrimmage, Roos Field, approx. 9:50 a.m. Monday, Aug. 18, noon. Tuesday,... Full story

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    August 7, 2014

Mixing it up in the mud for the mutts

Normally mud and dogs are not a good combination. Unless you put a bunch of grown men in close proximity of a soupy mix of dirt and water. Add in trucks with monster-sized tires and the end result is...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    August 7, 2014

Preparation goes on for Eastern, Sam Houston opener, Aug. 23

Both Eastern Washington and Sam Houston State Universities are busily preparing to take the national stage and the curtain that will raise Saturday, Aug. 23 on the official start of the 2014 college...

 
 By NEWS SERVICE REPORTS    Sports    August 7, 2014

Eagles No. 2 ranked in first pre-season poll

Three-time defending Football Championship Subdivision national champion North Dakota State University earned the pre-season No. 1 ranking in the FCS Coaches Poll released Aug. 4. The other major poll — The Sports Network Top 25 — will be...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    August 7, 2014

Summer baseball's future on West Plains may have different look

The 2014 American Legion Baseball season unfortunately finished with a sour taste when it came to the AA teams from Cheney and Medical Lake. Despite solid finishes and winning records, they were left to watch as last place teams took their place in...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    August 7, 2014

Rough landing

Leonardo Lopez loses his grip on the ropes and falls off his steer during the Junior Boys' Steer Riding Contest at last Saturday's Cheney Junior Rodeo staged at the Bi Mart Arena....

 
 Sports    August 7, 2014

ML 'Booster Club Five' is Aug. 16

The Medical Lake cross country team is presenting a fundraising fun run called the “Booster Club Five,” Saturday, Aug. 16. The 5K race started at 9 a.m. at Medical Lake High School and travels through the streets of town. Proceeds of the event...

 
 By STAFF AND NEWS SERVICE REPORTS    Sports    July 31, 2014

EWU's 2014 fall football camp gets underway

It's been seven months ­- 222 days to be exact - since Eastern Washington University football players left foggy Roos Field stunned by another gut-wrenching loss, 35-31 to Towson, in the Football...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    July 31, 2014

K.C. Keeler gets new start at Sam Houston State

The joke floated around following the 2010 Football Championship Subdivision championship, won by Eastern Washington University 20-19 over Delaware, Jan. 7, 2011 in Frisco, Texas that Blue Hens' head...

 

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