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Spring bear hunts, fishing and more on tap

OLYMPIA — The state Fish and Wildlife Commission is expected to consider approving a land transaction and hear updates on a wide variety of topics during its Dec. 3-5 virtual commission meeting. The commission will begin with... — Updated 12/30/2020


EWU professor and former Eagle Raphael Guillory passes away

CHENEY – Raphael Guillory, the starting free safety on the first Eastern Washington University team to win the Big Sky Conference football championship, passed away Sunday, Nov.... — Updated 12/3/2020

 By DREW LAWSON    Sports

WIAA delays start of winter sports season

RENTON — The pandemic has struck another blow to local athletics. The WIAA voted to delay the start of winter sports to Feb. 1, 2021 and shorten each sports season to seven weeks... — Updated 11/25/2020


Eagle women tip-off hardwood schedule Nov. 25

CHENEY – The Eastern Washington University women’s basketball team only has 16 more days to wait until the first highly-anticipated game day since March 2020, as the 2020-21... — Updated 11/19/2020


Eagles volleyball to play 15 Big Sky Conference matches

CHENEY – The start of the season comes five months later than expected, but the Eastern Washington University volleyball team is now preparing for a 16-match Big Sky Conference schedule that includes everyone except Idaho State... — Updated 11/19/2020


Eastern men picked to win Big Sky basketball title

CHENEY – Eastern Washington University has emerged as a clear favorite to repeat as Big Sky Conference men’s basketball regular-season champions in 2021. According to a Nov. 11 news release, the Eagles garnered nine of 11 first... — Updated 11/19/2020

 By Charles Dunn    Sports

First success

Cheney nine-year-old Sloane Dunn got her deer this season on Oct. 25 on her first hunt. Dunn and her dad were in the Mt. Spokane area when she brought down this buck with a... — Updated 11/5/2020


Eastern names Lipold men's assistant coach

CHENEY – The 2020-21 Eastern Washington University men’s basketball season will include a new assistant coach, as T.J. Lipold moves from an operations position to a coaching role for the Eagles. Replacing Lipold as EWU’s... — Updated 11/5/2020


WIAA outlines process for determining possible sport seasons

RENTON – The WIAA (Washington Interscholastic Activities Association) Executive Board approved a process for determining the status of upcoming WIAA seasons during the 2020-21 school year Nov. 2. The process outlines a timetable... — Updated 11/5/2020


EWU unveils six-game spring football schedule

CHENEY--Eastern Washington University is scheduled to host a trio of teams starting this February as the result of an abbreviated 2020-21 football schedule announced by the Big Sky Conference on Nov. 4. Montana is scheduled to... — Updated 11/4/2020


Eagle women's basketball adds two to coaching staff

CHENEY – Eastern Washington University head women’s basketball coach Wendy Schuller has added two new additions to her coaching staff, as announced in an Oct. 20 news release. Both serving in assistant coaching... — Updated 10/29/2020


Women's roughstock events gain renewed interest

They may be on a bucking horse in Montana, or riding bulls in Colorado or parking their gear bag behind the chutes at practice pens near Reardan. They are sometimes smaller than the... — Updated 10/29/2020

 By Drew Lawson    Sports

Gearing up

Junior quarterback/defensive back Eugene Haas runs between pads before practicing diving on a fumble during sport-specific training Oct. 19 as freshman Josh Henry, junior Landon... — Updated 10/26/2020

 By Garth Meyer    Sports

Cougars to return to gridiron Nov. 6

PULLMAN - The Rolovich era will begin in 2020 after all for WSU football as the Pac-12 CEO Group voted Thursday, Sept. 24, to resume athletics competition Nov. 6. The team will... — Updated 10/23/2020


Eastern Washington releases Big Sky basketball schedules

By JOHN McCALLUM Managing Editor CHENEY — The good thing about the Eastern Washington University men’s preliminary Big Sky Conference basketball scheduled released Oct. 14 is it calls for very little time on the bus. Or a plane... — Updated 10/22/2020


Sacramento State opts out of spring football

By JOHN McCALLUM Managing Editor SACRAMENTO, CALIF. – University officials announced last Thursday, Oct. 15, that they had decided to opt out of the proposed Big Sky Conference 2021 spring football season, becoming the first... — Updated 10/22/2020

 By DREW LAWSON    Sports

EWU wheelchair basketball team assembles

CHENEY—When EWU wheelchair basketball head coach David Evjen was hired in January, one of his first tasks as the leader of the fledgling program was to assemble a roster. Seven... — Updated 10/20/2020


EWU releases men's Big Sky basketball schedule

CHENEY -- Road trips will be few and far between for the Eastern Washington University men's basketball team, as the preliminary 2020-21 Big Sky Conference schedule has been released. On Wednesday (Oct. 14) the Big Sky Presidents'... — Updated 10/15/2020

 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports

State, WIAA issue new sports guidance plans

OLYMPIA — New guidance released Oct. 6 by Gov. Jay Inslee’s office and the state Department of Health could provide assistance for the return of both school and non-school sports and activities. The updates to Washington’s... — Updated 10/15/2020

 By DREW LAWSON    Sports

Ammo shortfall result of rising gun sales, virus shutdowns

Gun owners anticipating the fall hunting season or hoping to get in some target practice are having more difficulty than normal acquiring the ammunition necessary to operate their firearms. Fox Business reported in early August... — Updated 9/17/2020


Bass tournament announced

OTHELLO — MarDon Resort will host a bass fishing tournament Oct. 3 on the Potholes Reservoir. The Northwest Berkley Big Bass Tournament is open to a single fisherman or a team of two. Boats are allowed and there is a $300 entry... — Updated 9/17/2020


Snake River fishery opens

ALMOTA — Sections of the Snake River are now open for fishermen to catch and keep fall Chinook salmon and steelhead. The Chinook fishery opened Tuesday, Sept. 1, and will close Oct. 31, state Department of Fish and Wildlife... — Updated 9/17/2020


Mommy's first buck

Seven months pregnant, Jess Warwick of Finley, took her first deer Saturday north of Davenport. She shot the buck with a bow just off State Highway 25.... — Updated 9/17/2020

 By DREW LAWSON    Sports

District 2's fall hunting options

The pandemic may have put an axe in many sporting activities this fall, but nothing is stopping hunters in Eastern Washington from enjoying the outdoors and trekking down some wildlife as the season gets underway. Some hunting seas... — Updated 9/17/2020

 By Roger Harnack    Sports

Sprague tune up

Todd Miller of Spokane Valley rides his race "boat" Saturday, Aug. 22, during a weekend of tuning, riding and camping at Four Seasons Campground and Resort on Sprague Lake.... — Updated 8/27/2020


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