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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 23, 2009

Vandals focus on BGU's Barnes

While the first two weeks of bowl prep focused on everything other than Bowling Green, game planning started in earnest today for the Idaho Vandals. That's the lead item in a notebook that will appear in tomorrow's paper. You can see an early look below.

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Meyer joins Shock 

Former Eastern Washington standout quarterback Erik Meyer will take his shot at arena football with the Spokane Shock. Meyer threw for 10,261 yards and 84 touchdowns with only 17 interceptions in 42 games with Eastern, winning two Big Sky Conference offensive player of the year…

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Eagles stagger home for Christmas 

The members of Eastern Washington University's men's basketball team head for Christmas break in a major funk after losing to previously winless Jackson State in the Las Vegas Classic on Wednesday.You can read an unedited version of the game story that will appear in Thursday…

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Johnson makes Team USA

Spokane Chiefs forward Tyler Johnson made the USA Hockey 22-player roster the 2010 U.S. National Junior Team that will compete at the International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship Dec. 26, 2009-Jan. 5, 2010, in Saskatoon and Regina, Sask. Click here for the press release.

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WSU's win over LSU, the day after 15 

COUGARS The nonconference portion of Washington State's basketball season is now officially behind us. The Cougars' record after a dozen games? 10-2, with the losses at Gonzaga (ranked) and Kansas State (ranked even higher). After last night's win over LSU, only the second BCS school…

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Shoot! Eagles can't; lose again

Eastern Washington men's basketball coach Kirk Earlywine was probably wondering how his team would respond following last Saturday's 91-34 loss to Brigham Young.In any event, he found out Tuesday evening, when the cold-shooting Eagles were upset by lowly Chicago State in the opening round of…

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