TUESDAY, AUG. 26, 2008
Tue., Aug. 26, 2008, 1:39 a.m.
SHOCKHere's what Adam Shackleford, Raul Vijil, Rico Ochoa and Tennessee Valley Vipers coach Dean Cokinos had to say after the Spokane Shock lost the Arena Cup championship game in overtime. Get the Flash Player to see this video.
MONDAY, AUG. 25, 2008
Mon., Aug. 25, 2008, 6:02 p.m.
New Gonzaga Prep football coach Dave McKenna is now on the offensive side of the Bullpups ball, but Monday he couldn’t resist returning to his defensive roots during tackling practice where he was coordinator before becoming head man. This is day five of practice. The...
Mon., Aug. 25, 2008, 8:43 a.m.
COUGARSWith no practice today, it's our day to catch up on laundry, bills and Oklahoma State. We do it all down here in the Palouse. However, we're only going to share the OSU stuff with you, unless you want to pay the bills. For more...
SUNDAY, AUG. 24, 2008
Sun., Aug. 24, 2008, 7:48 p.m.
Another training camp for the Spokane Chiefs has come and gone. Camp wrapped up on Sunday with the annual Red-White scrimmage at the Arena. White won 3-1 thanks to goals from veterans Dustin Donaghy, Justin Falk and Seth Compton.You can read about the game, and...
Sun., Aug. 24, 2008, 8:44 a.m.
COUGARSThe first day of game week means one thing: Lots of stories to read about of the Cougars - and even something out of Oklahoma. Read on. By the way, I'm watching the DVR of the gold medal basketball game and the USA is trailing...
SATURDAY, AUG. 23, 2008
Sat., Aug. 23, 2008, 4:13 p.m.
SHOCKThe Spokane Shock had a media day out at their practice facility today. Jessica and I went down to talk to some of the players and coaches about their upcoming championship game and what it's been like being on the Shock this season. Here's my...
Sat., Aug. 23, 2008, 10:55 a.m.
Curious about what the Spokane Shock are up against on Monday night? The Shock and Tennessee Valley Vipers will go head-to-head Monday at the Arena for the arenafootball2 league's ArenaCup championship.Jim Meehan has this look at what the Vipers are all about.
Sat., Aug. 23, 2008, 7:17 a.m.
COUGARSA week from today Washington State will open the 2008 season. In the four practices and one walk-through the Cougars have left, there are a lot of decisions left to be made, and Saturday's scrimmage probably didn't make them any easier. Read on.
FRIDAY, AUG. 22, 2008
Fri., Aug. 22, 2008, 6:55 p.m.
COUGARSIf you were in Martin Stadium on Friday afternoon, you were part of a surprisingly small crowd, considering the students are back – the all-campus picnic was held earlier just a few hundred yards away and the line stretched for a block or more. If...
Fri., Aug. 22, 2008, 10:33 a.m.
The Sports Network has released its 2008 pre-season Football Championship Subdivision All-America team, and four players from Eastern Washington University -- more than any other FCS school in the country -- have been honored.I have attached a story issued by EWU sports information director Dave...
Fri., Aug. 22, 2008, 9:52 a.m.
Some reading material for Eastern fans before heading to this afternoon's scrimage at Gonzaga Prep.The Sports Network All-America team is dominated by the Big Sky Conference with 18 players on its three-team list, including four Eagles.
Fri., Aug. 22, 2008, 9:26 a.m.
Central Valley practice had ended as a squall passed through sending assistant coaches scurrying to the gym (thank goodness this wasn’t the ark-necessitating gully washer that followed later – I beat it to my car). Though his assistants bolted, Rick Giampietri remained, standing Moses-like atop...
Fri., Aug. 22, 2008, 7:23 a.m.
COUGARSWith a little more than a week left until the season opener against Oklahoma State, WSU will hold it's last day of two practices today, though the second one will be a scrimmage. The first? That starts at 9 a.m., so we better get this...
THURSDAY, AUG. 21, 2008
Thu., Aug. 21, 2008, 4:37 p.m.
Eastern Washington has changed both the time and location of the football scrimmage it plans to stage today.The scrimmage, the second of fall camp, will be held at Gonzaga Prep High School instead of Woodward Field and will start at 2:30 p.m. instead of 10:30...
Thu., Aug. 21, 2008, 4:23 p.m.
The rumors are true, Eastern Washington is moving its football scrimmage on Friday to the afternoon at Gonzaga Prep. And for those interested, the volleyball team faces the alumni on Saturday.For some notes about the Big Sky Conference, and an outsider's look at the league,...
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 20, 2008
Wed., Aug. 20, 2008, 6:25 p.m.
Today was the first day of high school grid practice so I took a tour of defending 4A state champion Lewis and Clark and defending Greater Spokane League champ and 4A semifinalist Ferris.First day always offers little indication since, for safety reasons, schools are relegated...
Wed., Aug. 20, 2008, 5:35 p.m.
Eastern Washington will stage its second football scrimmage of fall camp on Friday morning at approximately 10:30.Head coach Beau Baldwin said the scrimmage will be highly controlled and situational.
Wed., Aug. 20, 2008, 5:10 p.m.
Prior to heading out to Eastern's practice Tuesday afternoon, I stopped by the sports information office and picked up the stack of opponents' media guides Dave Cook has sitting on his desk.When I got home, I took a quick look at the 208-page tome published...
Wed., Aug. 20, 2008, 10:18 a.m.
The University of Idaho football team held its final scrimmage with good results.You can link to my story here.BSU NAMES QUARTERBACK: Click the tab below to read a release from Boise State about its starting quarterback.
TUESDAY, AUG. 19, 2008
Tue., Aug. 19, 2008, 9:02 p.m.
Tuesday afternoon’s football practice at Eastern Washington was conducted in helmets, shoulder pads and shorts, and didn’t give much in the way of an insight into what EWU fans might expect in the Eagles’ Aug. 30 season opener at Texas Tech, a team that is...
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