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EWU volleyball coach Benson takes leave of absence

After spending much of the spring battling throat cancer, Eastern Washington women's volleyball head coach Wade Benson will take an indefinite leave of absence beginning Friday, the school announced Thursday.

Associate head coach Michael King will lead the program in Benson's absence.

“Eastern Washington Volleyball is in great hands,” Benson said. “The players are ready for a great season. I want to thank EWU for its outstanding support of myself and my family.”

NFL teams meeting with Deone Bucannon


Deone Bucannon's career as a Washington State football player may be over, but his professional journey is just beginning. He's currently in Mobile, Ala., practicing for the Senior Bowl, an annual showcase of NFL draft hopefuls. The game takes secondary importance, however, to the week preceding it, in which NFL scouts can evaluate the players while they practice and meet with them afterwards.

More after the jump.

EWU defeats Montana State 54-29

Spokesman-Review photojournalist Tyler Tjomsland covered the EWU vs. Montana State game Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, in Cheney, Wash. Check out his large-format gallery

EWU defeats Southern Utah 34-10 (Oct. 19)

S-R photojournalist Tyler Tjomsland covered the EWU home game against Southern Utah. Check out this big picture gallery of his photos. 

EWU defeats Weber State 41-19

S-R photojournalist Tyler Tjomsland  covered the Eagles' home game against Weber State.  Check out this big picture gallery of his photos.

EWU vs. Western Oregon (Sept. 7)

S-R photojournalist Tyler Tjomsland covered EWU's home game against Western Oregon.  Check out this big picture gallery of his photos.  Eastern won the game 43-14. 

EWU women fall shy in overtime at semifinal

Eastern Washington came roaring back to force overtime on Friday afternoon, but the Eagles fell in overtime to Northern Colorado at the Big Sky Conference tournament semifinal in Missoula. Read Colter Nuanez's story:

Montana defeats EWU 65-46

S-R photojournalist Tyler Tjomsland covered the EWU home game against Montana.  Check out a big picture gallery of his photos.

EWU beats Portland State

S-R photojournalist Colin Mulvany covered the Eagles' win over Portland State.  Check out a big picture gallery of his game photos.

Q-and-A with EWU reporter Jim Allen


FROM PULLMAN — We like to ask five questions of a reporter who covers WSU's opponent each week. And we weren't going to be stopped this week by the fact that Jim Allen, the primary beat reporter for Eastern Washington, is a colleague and an S-R employee. To give some perspective on the Eagles, Jim stopped by to answer some questions. Read on.

Eastern dominates Idaho in opener

This wasn't close, and it could have been worse. Eastern Washington was that good. Idaho was that bad. Our game story is below.

Game day in Moscow is here

We have so much on Idaho football and its home opener tonight vs. Eastern Washington that we're going to get right to it. Check out our Vandal season preview and primer at tonight's matchup after the jump.

Linfield no match for Eagles

Collin Chiverton scored a game-high 25 points and four of his teammates also finished in double figures Thursday night as Eastern Washington University blew away NCAA Division III Linfield College 102-54 at Reese  Court.

You can get an early look at the game story that will appear in Friday morning's S-R here.

Eags up big at halftime

Collin Civerton scored 13 points, Cliff Colimon added 12 and Cliff Ederaine chipped in 12 at Eastern Washington cruised to a 52-29 halftime lead over NCAA Division III Linfield College at Reese Court Thursday night.

This one was over early as Eastern scored at will inside against the smaller, slower Wildcats, who got 12 of their 29 first-half points from Zach Anerson.

The Eagles shot 52.5 percent (21-40) from the field in the opening period and turned the ball over only twice.  The only Eastern starter who did not score in the first half was Laron Griffin, who picked up a couple of early fouls and took only one shot in the eight minutes he was on the floor.

Early look at EWU game story

You can get an early look at the S-R game story on Eastern Washington's non-conference men's basketball win over vistin UC Davis on Sunday here

And by the way … this could be a pretty special year for the Eags.

Ederaine leads Eags past UC Davis

Senior forward Cliff Ederaine scored a career-high 23 points and added a career-high seven assists, eight rebounds and three blocks in leading Eastern Washington to a 79-59 non-conference men's basketball win over UC Davis at Reese Court Sunday afternoon.

Cliff Colimon and Tremayne Johnson each added 13 points for the Eagles. 

Check back later for link to game story that will appear in Monday morning's S-R.

Eastern blows early lead, up by 2 at half

Eastern Washington looked sharp in building an early 17-9 lead in its non-conference matchup against UC Davis at Reese Court Sunday afternoon.

But shortly after Cliff Ederaine scored his 11th point less than 7 minutes into the game, the Eagles' offense flatlined, letting the Aggies to storm back to take a brief 24-23 lead.

Still, Eastern managed to regain a slim 31-29 advantage at intermission, thanks to a 3-pointer by Kevin Winford and a pair of free throws by Collin Chiverton in the final 3 minutes of the opening period.

Ederaine finished the first half with 12 points  and three rebounds, but no other Eagle scored more than seven.

UC Davis got eight first-half points from Josh Richart, and outrebounded Eastern 15-12.

Eags give Hayford first DI win

Eastern Washington knocked off visiting South Dakota 70-61 in its home opener at Reese Court Saturday night, give first-year head coach Jim Hayford his first NCAA Division I victory.  You can get an early look at the game story that will appear in Tuesday morning' s S-R here.

Vikings end EWU’s playoff hopes

Visiting Portland State used a strong running game to knock of Eastern Washington 43-26 and spoil the Eagles' Senior Day at Roos Field on Saturday.

You can eventually check out the game story that will appear in Sunday's S-R here

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