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 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 6, 2018 

Eastern rallies - again - past Nicholls State

Dylan Ledbetter’s finger popped the filling balloon of Nicholls State last Saturday and the air gushed out of the Colonels. With his team trailing 14-3 and hoping not to be further behind as the...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 6, 2018 

Big Sky co-champs meet again in FCS quarterfinals

Used to be that the Football Championship Subdivision playoff committee sent all kinds of teams to Cheney that you had to Google to know where they were from. Southeast Missouri, Wagner and Jacksonville State come to mind. Now, in an effort to cut...

 
 By SHANNEN TALBOT    Sports    December 6, 2018 

Cheney wrestlers kick off season with big win over Deer Park

The Cheney High School varsity wrestling team racked up its first win of the season on Friday, Nov. 30, edging out Deer Park 31-30 in non-league action for the first time in several years. The Blackhawks came out on top in about half the weight class...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 6, 2018 

Seattle completes long, strange trip to National Hockey League

Know who the first U.S.-based team was to win hockey’s coveted Stanley Cup? New York, Boston, Chicago or Detroit? Nope! The Seattle Metropolitans captured the “Cup” over 100 years ago at the culmination of the 1916-17 season, defeating the...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    December 6, 2018 

Blackhawks turnovers lead to opening loss to Rogers

Cheney commits 17 miscues in 64-54 non-league setback Fueled by the 3-point shooting of senior forward Gavyn Betholf, the visiting Rogers Pirates used a 16-8 second quarter run to open a 36-21 halftime margin en route to sending Cheney High School...

 
 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports    December 6, 2018 

Lady Blackhawks trounce Rogers

Cheney High School’s girls basketball game with visiting Rogers of the Greater Spokane League was close for a while — until the jump ball to start the non-league contest took place. The Lady Blackhawks shutout the Pirates 27-0 in the first...

 

Sports Week

(Note: All schedules subject to change. Consult school, club or facility websites to confirm.) COLLEGE BASKETBALL Men Saturday, Dec. 8, EWU at North Dakota State, 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, EWU at Univ. of San Francisco, 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, EWU...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 6, 2018 

Cardinal girls charge hard out of starting gate

For a team that lost their top two scorers from a year ago, it certainly did not show for the Medical Lake girls basketball team. The Cardinals raced by the 2B Liberty Lancers 47-34 at home on...

 
 By PAUL DELANEY    Sports    December 6, 2018 

Medical Lake boys split with Liberty, Okanogan

Speed got the better of size, and nothing seemed to make up for “bus legs” for the Medical Lake boys who earned a split in their opening weekend of nonleague basketball play. The Cardinals opened...

 

EWU's Jim Townsend on ballot for Piesman Trophy

Little did Jim Townsend know that his 62-yard fumble return for a touchdown against Cal Poly in September would be up for an award in December. The Eastern Washington University junior defensive end...

 

Cheney 2018 Fall All-Great Northern League

Twenty-seven Cheney High School athletes were named to various fall sports all-league teams. Nineteen were All-Great Northern League selections, with eight swimmers being named to All-GNL/Central...

 

Apple Cup band incident shows true meaning of football

Growing up in the Spokane area, chances are good you’ll be a Cougar fan. When you add in a WSU alumni parent, that chance increases tenfold. I was no exception. My family rooted for the Cougs for decades, wearing our crimson and gray with pride....

 

Eastern hosts Nicholls State

Eastern Washington meets a team they have only played one time in school history and which travels from the Gulf Coast of Louisiana in the first round of the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision playoffs. The Nicholls State Colonels from Thibodaux,...

 

Who, where is Nicholls State?

Fans of Eastern Washington University football know at least a few things about their opponents in the regular season. But when it comes to playoffs where sometimes schools are shipped across multiple time zones to experience “The Red,” the who,...

 

Sports Briefs

TRACK & FIELD Candy Cane XI opens EWU indoor season The Eastern Washington University track and field teams begin their 2018-19 indoor season this Friday and Saturday (Nov. 30, Dec. 1) hosting the Candy Cane Xl at the Jim Thorpe Fieldhouse. “The...

 

Sports Week

(Note: All schedules subject to change. Consult school, club or facility websites to confirm.) COLLEGE BASKETBALL Men Saturday, Dec. 1, EWU at Seattle Univ. 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, EWU at North Dakota State, 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, EWU at Univ. of...

 

Turkey Bowl business

At their final practice before the Thanksgiving break on Nov. 21, members of the Eastern Washington football team participated in what was called the Turkey Bowl. Offensive line coach Jase Butorac...

 

EWU's Tiuli lands Big Sky's top defender honor

In a program generally known for its offense, the Big Sky Conference spotlight this year shines on Eastern Washington University, particularly Jay-Tee Tiuli. The senior nose tackle was named as the le...

 

Mitchell is Grey Cup MVP

Former Eastern Washington University and Calgary Stampeders quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell was named the 106th Grey Cup Most Valuable Player after leading his team to a victory over Ottawa 27-16 in the 106th Grey Cup played Nov. 25 in Edmonton....

 

Best earns league's top coach award

Two head football coaches in their second year on the job share the honor as the Big Sky Conference’s Coach-of-the-Year. Eastern Washington’s Aaron Best and California-Davis’ Dan Hawkins were...

 

Swoop-straction

Swoop, the Eastern Washington mascot, has a variety of jobs at the many events and activities at which he attends. At last Saturday’s 2K Empire Classic basketball game between Eastern and...

 

Waiting game

Eastern Washington head football coach Aaron Best and daughter Tenli wait patiently on Sunday for the news that the Eagles would earn a berth in the upcoming Football Championship Subdivision playoffs. Not only did Eastern receive that good news,...

 

Eagles riding high in the Big Sky again

The Thanksgiving feast for all those associated with the Eastern Washington University football team ought to taste much better this year. Gone is the indigestion and bad taste from their snub...

 

Eastern brings December football back to Cheney

So, here we go again. Eastern Washington University’s No.3 seed in the Football Championship Subdivision 24-team playoffs bodes well for a return trip to the national title game in Frisco, Texas if it weren’t for one thing. We have to play other...

 

Eastern's playoff history at-a-glance

2016 – (No. 2 seed, ranked #3) #13 Youngstown State – L, 40-38 (Semifinals/Cheney) #12 Richmond – W, 38-0 (Quarterfinals/Cheney) #14 Central Arkansas – W, 31-14 (Second Round/Cheney) 2014 – (No. 4 seed, ranked #4) #7/No. 5 seed Illinois...

 

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