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 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    January 29, 2015 

EWU seniors get memorable sendoff at banquet

From A as in All-American to W for walk-ons, the most successful senior class in the history of Eastern Washington University football earned special recognition Jan. 24 at the team's annual banquet...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    January 29, 2015 

Deflate-gate is deflating The Game and all of us

Two things about “Deflate-gate,” this issue with 11 of 12 of the New England Patriots footballs used during their American Football Championship blowout of the Indianapolis Colts being under the NFL requirement for proper inflation. One,...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    January 29, 2015 

Cardinals breeze through week at 3-0

Medical Lake boy's basketball head coach Arnold Brown is hoping his team is peaking at the right time. And last week's perfect 3-0 record might be the indicator he's looking for to further assure him....

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    January 29, 2015 

Eagle men struggle, soar in Big Sky sweep over N. Colorado, UND

The Eastern Washington men's basketball team played a couple of good halves of hoops last week. And it's a good thing they did as it salvaged a Big Sky Conference Reese Court sweep of Northern...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    January 29, 2015 

West Valley, Pullman knock off Lady Blackhawks

A pair of losses last week left the Cheney High girls' basketball team searching for its first Great Northern League win of the season. The Lady Blackhawks dropped home games to West Valley and...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    January 29, 2015 

Blackhawks fall to West Valley and Pullman

The Cheney High boys' basketball team losing streak extended to eight games with home losses to West Valley, 52-40, last Tuesday and 50-29 to 2A state-ranked Pullman Friday. The Blackhawks stayed...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    January 29, 2015 

Cheney drops 61-21 dual to East Valley

The Cheney High wrestling team had a short, but tough week where they lost 61-12 to Great Northern League kingpin East Valley Jan. 21. The Knights, who are 4-0 in league competition and claimed the GNL regular season title for the second year. “We...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    January 29, 2015 

Blackhawks swimming defeats Prosser 105-20

The Cheney High boys’ swim team enjoyed home field advantage for the first time this season with a 105-20 win over Prosser Jan. 24. Grandview was scheduled to compete at the meet, but they withdrew before the competition. Trevor Babcock finished...

 
 Sports    January 29, 2015 

Sports Week

(Note: All schedules subject to change. Consult school websites to confirm.) COLLEGE BASKETBALL Men Saturday, Jan. 31, EWU hosts Idaho, 2:05 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5, EWU at Montana , times TBA. Saturday, Feb. 7, EWU at Montana State, times TBA. Women...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    January 29, 2015 

Medical Lake girls end five-game skid with Omak win

Getting back to basics paid off for the Medical Lake girl’s basketball team last week as the Cardinals ended a five-game losing streak with a 49-42 nonleague victory at Omak last Saturday, Jan. 24. The downside of the good finish was part of that...

 
 Sports    January 29, 2015 

West Plains Scoreboard

FOOTBALL Eastern Washington 2014 Awards Scout Team Players of the Year • Defense – Linebacker Alek Kacmarcik (Woodinville, Wash.) • Offense – Offensive Lineman Spencer Blackburn (Bellingham, Wash.) Team Players of the Year • Freshman of the...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    January 29, 2015 

Eagle women take rugged trip to Northern Colorado, North Dakota

Just getting to and from the most eastern part of the Big Sky Conference is a challenge. But combine it with a 0-2 record and that makes the journey all the more difficult to handle. The Eastern Washington University womens’ basketball team first...

 
 Sports    January 29, 2015 

Sports Briefs

Cheney High’s Williams commits to EWU for football Cheney High School senior Keenan Williams has made an oral commitment to Eastern Washington University to play football for the three-time defending Big Sky Conference champion Eagles. The 6-foot-3...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    January 22, 2015

It was certainly a week for super special finishes

The stages were significantly different. But the parallels were indeed strikingly similar. Between Medical Lake's Golden Feather Spirit Game win over Cheney and the Seattle Seahawks' 28-22 overtime...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    January 22, 2015

Cardinals edge Blackhawks in Spirit Game thriller

Medical Lake got the victory they wanted, but not the wins they needed most last week. The Cardinals lost a pair of Northeast A League games 57-52 at home to Lakeside last Tuesday and 54-43 at...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    January 22, 2015

Lady Blackhawks shoot their way to Golden Feather win

Despite a cold shooting night, the Cheney High School girls' basketball team found a way to take control of the annual Golden Feather Spirit Game at Medical Lake. With the basketball not falling...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    January 22, 2015

Sacramento State hands Eastern women first Big Sky loss

Any number of things might have played a major part in Sacramento State handing Eastern Washington its first Big Sky Conference home court loss of the season. But a couple of statistical categories seem to really tell the story in the Hornets’...

 
 By AL STOVER    Sports    January 22, 2015

Ferguson claims Westberg Invitational wrestling title

The Cheney High wrestling team continued their season after a 51-27 loss to Clarkston Jan. 14 in their first home dual of the season. The night started off with Billy Bakke (160 pounds) picking up the first win for Cheney after he defeated Issac...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    January 22, 2015

Cheney boys lose last-minute heart breaker

For Cheney High School boys’ basketball head coach Chris Dunn, the key for the Blackhawks re-entry into the win column after six straight losses is twofold — play four quarters of basketball and finish the game. Up by one after three quarters at...

 
 Sports    January 22, 2015

Sports Week

(Note: All schedules subject to change. Consult school websites to confirm.) COLLEGE BASKETBALL Men Thursday, Jan. 22, EWU hosts Northern Colorado, 6:05 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, EWU hosts North Dakota, 2:05 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, EWU hosts Idaho,...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    January 22, 2015

Offense falters for Medical Lake girls in losses

It was an oh-for week for Medical Lake's girls on the basketball court. And that was not just because they finished last week winless, falling in a pair of Northeast A League games, 60-14 to Lakeside...

 
 Sports    January 22, 2015

Rough week for Card wrestlers

Medical Lake faced the state’s No. 1 ranked 1A wrestling team last Wednesday at Colville, falling 60-18 in a Northeast A League dual match. Jackson Tappero’s pin in 2 minutes, 24 seconds was the lone victory outside of forfeits in the 185-pound...

 
 Sports    January 22, 2015

West Plains Scoreboard

BASKETBALL HIGH SCHOOL Great Northern League Boys Team W L W L Clarkston 5 1 13 1 Pullman 4 1 11 2 West Valley 3 2 9 4 East Valley 2 4 5 9 Cheney 0 6 4 10 Boys Hawks Box 1 2 3 4 Final East Valley 13 15 13 10 51 Cheney 9 13 13 12 47 Graham 0, Jaylen W...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    January 22, 2015

Eastern men fall at Sac State; end losing streak at PSU

The Hornet's Nest lived up to its name last Saturday for the Eastern Washington University men's basketball team. The cracker-box gymnasium, home of the Sacramento State Hornets, was the site of the...

 
 Sports    January 22, 2015

Sports Briefs

Moseley EWU’s new interim cross country, distance coach Eastern Washington University has hired Camille Moseley as its new interim cross country and distance coach, replacing Chris Zeller who resigned Dec. 30. Moseley will also coach the women’s...

 

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