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SATURDAY, NOV. 24, 2007

Oldies 101.1 FM to carry EWU playoff game

Gonzaga's basketball loss to Texas Tech on Saturday night has forced a change in the planned radio broadcast of Eastern's FCS playoff game against McNeese State.The EWU-McNeese game will air on Oldies 101.1 FM in Spokane at 5 p.m. (PST). Get more details here.

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Gonzaga suffers first loss

There will be no rematch with Butler. Gonzaga was outplayed by Texas Tech and suffered a 73-63 loss Friday in the semifinals of the Great Alaska Shootout. A GU win would have set up a showdown with No. 22 Butler, which defeated Gonzaga in the...

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FRIDAY, NOV. 23, 2007

EWU falls again in Alaska

Obviously, being confined to a Holiday Inn in Lafayette, La., to report on Saturday FCS football playoff game between Eastern and McNeese State, I don't have any first-hand information on EWU's 61-53 loss to Michigan in the consolation bracket of the Carrs/Safeway Great Alaska Shootout...

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A chat with some legends

COUGARSI'm here in the Spokane Arena waiting for the first game of the Cougar Hispanic College Fund Challenge to begin and watching my Internet access go in and out. Kinda cool.As I said earlier in the week, I wanted to share with you some thoughts...

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Eagles rally falls just short

EWU climbed out of a big first-half hole and closed within 54-53 with 1:27 left before Michigan escaped with a 61-53 victory Friday at the Great Alaska Shootout.We'll post the game story in the next hour or so.

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Look back, ahead

An update, while watching Michigan put on a shooting clinic against EWU (8 3-pointers and a 34-21 lead at half) and still wondering how Jeremy Pargo got called for a charge while dunking over a WKU player that was trying to get out of his...

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Last chance for Vandal seniors

Good morning Vandal fans. I trust you had a wonderful holiday and got up bright and early today to start the rush to Christmas.Keep reading to see the story we ran yesterday on the positive attitude of the Vandal seniors, and more.

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THURSDAY, NOV. 22, 2007

Eags back up off-season talk

Happy Thanksgiving out there.I'm about to head to the kitchen to start carving the turkey, but thought I would post an unedited version of the story about Eastern's turnaround football season that will run in Friday morning's S-R.You can read it by clicking on the...

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 21, 2007

Eagles down 12 at half

Eastern Washington was within 12-11 after Adris DeLeon buried a 3-pointer, but the offense went dry and Virginia Tech started connecting from the perimeter. The result? The Hokies built a 30-18 lead at half behind a stingy defense, five 3-pointers and a 19-14 rebounding edge...

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Sturdy's no-huddle approach works for Eags

We have a story running in Thursday's S-R on Eastern's first-year offensive coordinator and Todd Sturdy and the no-huddle offense he brought with him from the Midwest.You can read an unedited version of the story by clicking on the extended entry line below.

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Vandals face happy Utah State

Spirits are much higher around Utah State after the Aggies ended a 17-game losing streak in football.What that means for Idaho, when the Vandals end their season Saturday in the Kibbie Dome against USU - a game billed as the "pillow fight" between 1-10 teams.Idaho...

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TUESDAY, NOV. 20, 2007

Eags preparing to defend the run

Eastern Washington's football team practiced on the artificial turf at Gonzaga Prep Tuesday afternoon in preparation for Saturday's FCS playoff opener against McNeese State in Lake Charles, La.The Eagles have no lights on their practice fields, and Woodward was too chewed up following Saturday's win...

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Transfers: Here we go again

The rumors in the blog-o-sphere that Lewis and Clark sophomore quarterback Connor Halliday would become a Ferris Saxon are true.Tom Yearout confirmed that he left the team and enrolled at Ferris on Friday when the LC was traveling to Seattle. It was verified by Ferris...

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MONDAY, NOV. 19, 2007

Chiefs hold on to top ranking

The Spokane Chiefs scored a hat trick Monday, earning their third-straight top ranking in the Western Hockey League poll released by the Western Major Junior Hockey Writer's Association.The U.S. Division-leading Chiefs are on a four-game winning streak and are atop the Western Conference with a...

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Chiefs make roster moves

You've all been wondering when it will happen, and what the details would be. Here it is.The Spokane Chiefs have released goaltender James Reid from their roster and he is awaiting reassignment. Reid will remain on the Chiefs 50-player protected list.The Chiefs also traded forward...

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Vandal kickoff moved up

Because the Utah State-Idaho football game has been picked up to be broadcast by Altitude Sports, kickoff has been moved up to 12:30 p.m. It will be the last game for 15 seniors.

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SUNDAY, NOV. 18, 2007

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