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Eagle women lose in net action at Gonzaga

SPOKANE —The Eastern Washington University women’s tennis team traveled to nearby Spokane to take on Gonzaga Jan. 17 and fell short of notching their first match win, dropping the decision 5-2 to begin the new season. The... — Updated 1/21/2021


EWU men open tennis season against Gonzaga

CHENEY – The Eastern Washington University men’s tennis team returns to competition, opening against the Gonzaga Bulldogs on Jan. 23. The Eagles look to compete against nine non-conference opponents and five Big Sky Conference... — Updated 1/21/2021


GSL adjusts Season 1 sports start times

SPOKANE – The Greater Spokane League has adjusted its sports schedule to comply with changes made to reopening phases by the state Department of Health. The changes were also made in conjunction with the Washington... — Updated 1/21/2021


All-time EWU football teams to be announced

CHENEY - With over 1,600 football letter winners in school history, choosing the best is a difficult task. But Eastern Washington University will honor 219 of them when four... — Updated 1/14/2021


Eagle women's tennis picked third in Big Sky

FARMINGTON, UTAH - With its highest prediction since 2011, the Eastern Washington University women's tennis squad is selected to finish third in the 2021 Big Sky Preseason Coaches'... — Updated 1/14/2021


Former Eagles DC Schmedding heads to Auburn

BOISE — Former Eastern Washington University assistant coach Jeff Schmedding is headed to the Southeast – as in the NCAA’s powerhouse Southeastern Conference. The Boise State defensive coordinator is one of two Broncos on the... — Updated 1/14/2021


Eagle men, women picked eighth in Big Sky track and field

OGDEN, UTAH – The Eastern Washington University indoor track team, both men and women, have been picked eighth in the Big Sky Conference preseason polls released Tuesday (Jan. 5... — Updated 1/14/2021


EWU loses sub-four minute miler Maplestone

CHENEY – Legendary Eastern Washington University miler Bob Maplestone — a member of multiple halls of fame — passed away Saturday, Jan. 2. University Athletics Department... — Updated 1/7/2021


Malden-Pine City Gun Club trap shoot scores

PINE CITY — Here are the single-score results from the Jan. 3 Malden-Pine City Gun Club trap shoot. The event was the start of an eight-week trap shoot league, officials said. Men 25 — Mike Deife, 25 24 — David McDowell and... — Updated 1/7/2021

 By DREW LAWSON    Sports

EWU men's basketball shuts down program through Jan. 10

CHENEY — Few teams in college basketball appear to have been as affected by COVID-19 as the Eastern Washington men’s basketball team. Having already had several players sidelined due to positive tests and contact tracing... — Updated 1/7/2021


Eagles football signs 17 to letters of intent

CHENEY – Eastern Washington University football signed 17 high school seniors to letters of intent during the national signing period last Wednesday, Dec. 16. The list includes... — Updated 1/7/2021

 By DREW LAWSON    Sports

EWU women grab two wins at Portland State

PORTLAND - Two wins may not seem like much, but the Eastern Washington women's basketball team's pair of victories at Portland Stat Dec. 31 and Jan. 2 to open Big Sky Conference roa... — Updated 1/7/2021

 By DREW LAWSON    Sports

Cardinal state champ to wrestle at San Francisco State

MEDICAL LAKE—Two-time individual state champion Ethan Davis, a senior who has grown up here his whole life, is heading to the Bay Area to wrestle collegiately for the San Francisc... — Updated 12/30/2020

 By DREW LAWSON    Sports

EWU unveils 11 game Fall 2021 football schedule

CHENEY-If Eastern Washington University manages to fulfill all Eagle fans' ultimate dream and win two national championships in the same calendar year, it will have played over 20... — Updated 12/30/2020

 By The Gazette    Sports

Hunting drawing for fall 2021 season

SPOKANE — Hunters reporting their 2020 black bear, deer, elk or turkey results by Jan. 10 will have the opportunity to win one of nine deer and elk incentive permits for fall 2021. State Department of Fish and Wildlife Game... — Updated 12/30/2020


Sports Briefs

Steptoe Butte improvements coming in early 2021 OAKESDALE — Steptoe Butte State Park will close for 12-16 weeks later this winter for improvements. Washington State Parks officials said the entire park will be closed beginning in... — Updated 12/30/2020


Carr's grandchildren, champions corrected

Last week’s sports feature on former Medical Lake High School wrestling coach Mike Carr contained a couple errors regarding family and career. Carr has seven grandchildren, not three as reported. Also, while former Cardinal... — Updated 12/24/2020


Cheney's McGourin commits to University of Montana

MISSOULA – Cheney High School senior Ben McGourin signed a letter of intent to play football where his older brother is now playing — the University of Montana. Ben McGourin, 6... — Updated 12/24/2020


Another Kupp is bound for Cheney

YAKIMA – Five seniors from the Central Washington Sounders made their intentions to play college soccer official Wednesday night, Dec. 9 – including one with a pretty well-known pedigree at Eastern Washington University.... — Updated 12/24/2020

 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports

Eagle women break into the win column

CHENEY — It took a while, but Eastern Washington University’s women’s basketball team finally got into the win column. The Eagles started slow, but combining an offensive... — Updated 12/24/2020

 By DREW LAWSON    Sports

Groves has career night as Eagles chop Jacks

FLAGSTAFF, AZ—If any Eastern Washington fans were reminded of last year’s Big Sky MVP, Mason Peatling, when watching junior Tanner Groves put up career-highs of 26 points and 13 rebounds in EWU’s 80-64 road win over the... — Updated 12/24/2020

 By DREW LAWSON    Sports

Carr to be inducted in National Wrestling Hall of Fame

MEDICAL LAKE - Former Cardinals wrestling coach Mike Carr, who spent 25 years at the helm of a highly successful program and 38 years teaching world and United States history in... — Updated 12/21/2020

 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports

Eagle women searching for first season win

CHENEY – The Eastern Washington women are still looking for their first victory of the season on the hardwood after losses to Boise State and Grand Canyon University. The Eagles fell 84-64 to the Broncos of the Mountain West... — Updated 12/17/2020

 By DREW LAWSON    Sports

Balance brings EWU past College of Idaho

CHENEY-When sophomore forward Jacob Groves thundered down the lane and threw down a one-handed dunk in traffic around several College of Idaho Coyotes, he opted not to perform the... — Updated 12/17/2020

 By DREW LAWSON    Sports

EWU drops pair of games to PAC-12 foes

CHENEY-The third time wasn't a charm for EWU men's basketball's attempt to vanquish a PAC-12 opponent. The Eagles (0-3) fell to Oregon 69-52 Dec. 7 after hanging tough with Arizona... — Updated 12/10/2020


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