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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 Drew Lawson    Sports

Reardan basketball coach resigns

REARDAN – A basketball coach for the Reardan School District will not be returning in the coming year, following an investigation that he made inappropriate race-based comments to a student. Coach Damon Dewey was investigated by... — Updated 9/2/2020

 By Drew Lawson    Sports

Big Sky pushes conference season to early spring

OGDEN, Utah — A conference football season in which Big Sky powers Montana, Montana State and Weber State were slated to visit Eastern Washington University's newly-turfed Roos... — Updated 8/7/2020

 By DREW LAWSON    Sports

EWU at Florida football opener canceled

CHENEY—The biggest scheduled “money” game between a FCS and FBS school in 2020 is no more. Eastern Washington football’s season opener at Florida was canceled Thursday after the Southeastern Conference announced its... — Updated 7/30/2020

 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

 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


State agencies ban target shooting

OLYMPIA — Two state agencies have banned target shooting on the lands they manage. The state Department of Fish and Wildlife and the state Department of Natural Resources have banned shooting until further notice. "We... — Updated 8/24/2020

 By DREW LAWSON    Sports

Big Sky pushes conference season to spring

OGDEN - A conference football season in which Big Sky powers Montana, Montana State and Weber State were slated to visit Eastern Washington University's newly-turfed Roos Field... — Updated 8/13/2020

 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports

Fall sports now spring time competitions

WEST PLAINS – Cheney High School will have to wait a few more months to make its second appearance in the Greater Spokane League. At a July 30 meeting, the consensus among District 8 athletic directors — which includes the... — Updated 8/13/2020

 By Jackson Kissack    Sports

Raising funds in spite of COVID

The Medical Lake 24-hour Tennis-A-Thon had a different look this year with COVID-19 restrictions. Despite the challenges, the annual fundraiser collected $11,109 and 350 pounds of... — Updated 8/7/2020

 By DREW LAWSON    Sports

Havens takes third at Idaho 200 despite car issues

POST FALLS — Braeden Havens of Airway Heights placed third out of 26 racers at the Idaho 200 race at Stateline Speedway Event Center in Post Falls over the weekend. He overcame a lost alternator, motor issues and only seven... — Updated 8/6/2020


Barriere and Taylor named Big Sky All-Conference

CHENEY – A pair of seniors on the Eastern Washington University football team have been selected to the 2020 Big Sky Conference Preseason All-Conference Team as announced Friday,... — Updated 7/31/2020

 By JOHN McCALLUM    Sports

Cheney shutters pool for the season, pauses Spray Days

CHENEY – City officials have made the decision to close the community's municipal pool for the 2020 season as well as put a pause in an activity recently launched to compensate... — Updated 7/23/2020


Eagles golf team receives national top-25 award

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – Eastern Washington University’s womens golf team finished tied for 15th out of all Division I institutions to earn a Womens Golf Coaches Association all-Scholar Team GPA award. The award was announced... — Updated 7/23/2020

 By DREW LAWSON    Sports

WIAA announces delay to start of fall sports practices

RENTON — The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) announced Tuesday, July 7, that the start of fall sports practices will be delayed to Sept. 5 for football and Labor Day, Sept. 7 for all other fall sports.... — Updated 7/16/2020


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