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FRIDAY, APRIL 19, 2013


EWU offensive line commands respect

This is the fourth of an eight-part series on Eastern Washington spring football: the offensive line. The Eastern Washington offensive linemen got some healthy respect year. But first they had to get healthy . A year after being one of the biggest question marks on…

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THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 2013



Report: Dean to transfer to Idaho

Glen Dean, the former Eastern Washington University guard and brother of Idaho signee Perrion Callandret, will graduate from Utah and transfer to UI, the Salt Lake Tribune reported. Dean has one year of eligibility left and can play immediately for the Vandals under NCAA rules.…

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Eastern Washington receiver Ashton Clark sprints downfield in the first half of Saturday’s game in Cheney. (Tyler Tjomsland)

EWU receivers gaining stature

This is the third in an eight-part look at Eastern Washington spring football: the wide receivers. Junior Adams is ready to branch out. The Eastern Washington University wide receivers coach doesn’t have a lot of tall players this spring, but he does have guys “who…

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17, 2013


Idaho men sign two guards, two bigs

After signing two players in the early signing period, the Idaho men's basketball team added four more Wednesday -- three junior college signees and prep guard Suki Wiggs from Seattle. The four signees include two point guards and two power forwards. Click below for more…

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Danny Lawhorn signs NLI

UPDATE: Here's an updated story we filed with quotes from Ken Bone. COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- The addition of Washington State’s new point guard is official. Danny Lawhorn, a 5-foot-10 transfer from San Jacinto (Junior) College in Pasadena, Texas, signed a National Letter of Intent…

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Shock rookie Kamar Jorden (12) has nine touchdown receptions. (Colin Mulvany)

Jorden catches on with Shock

Spokane is off to a 4-0 start, thanks in part of a highlly efficient offense -- one turnover in four games, one quarterback sack, Erik Meyer's 32 touchdown passes. Kamar Jorden, who joins Adron Tennell to give Spokane a strong 1-2 combination at receiver, has…

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Now that one was awful 

A GRIP ON SPORTS One of the games Mariners fans play is titled "Name the Worst Trade." There has always been a lot of contenders, from the Heathcliff Slocumb deal to the Erik Bedard debacle, thanks in large part to the legacy of Bill Bavasi.…

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EWU QB’s Kyle Padron, left, and Vernon Adams have helped the Eagles return to glory this season and find the fans. (Tyler Tjomsland)

No QB questions for Eastern

This is the second in an eight-part look at Eastern Washington spring football. Part Two: the quarterbacks. Vernon Adams isn’t your little brother anymore. Last year, he was looking up - literally and figuratively - to wide receivers Brandon Kaufman, Nick Edwards and Greg Herd,…

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TUESDAY, APRIL 16, 2013

WSU offense sharp in team session

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- The Cougars went with just shoulder pads and helmets today (and jerseys and shorts and shoes, too, for those of you scoring at home), but they also brought out some officials and ran through a fairly competive team session. You can…

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The Eagles will be counting on the versatile Quincy Forte, pounding the ball inside during Saturday’s scrimmage, to carry a big load this fall. (Dan Pelle)

EWU offense is well-grounded

This is the first in a series of eight stories on Eastern Washington University spring football. Today: the running backs. Kiel McDonald knows the drill. Lots of them. During practice at Roos Field, the Eastern Washington running backs coach moves almost as fast as his…

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Our spirit should never be cowed 

A GRIP ON SPORTS The Monday after the Masters is usually a quiet day in the world of sports. But that quiet was shattered yesterday by the explosive devices at the Boston Marathon that killed at least three people and injured scores more. Such events…

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MONDAY, APRIL 15, 2013


Sparse WSU links on a Monday

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- As we grind toward the end of spring, the links in this space will be at a premium. Soon enough, we'll taper down the blog activity as spring turns to summer. For now, we have a few items to pass along.

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SUNDAY, APRIL 14, 2013

Who was Tiger's savior?

A GRIP ON SPORTS • UPDATED: 11:15 A.M. Believe it or not, a television viewer may have saved Tiger Woods' opportunity to win another Masters. Just by calling Augusta National. Read on.

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