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FRIDAY, AUG. 16, 2013

Indians run winning streak to six

The Spokane Indians have caught fire at the right time, fashioning a six-game winning streak that puts them in strong position to qualify for the Northwest League's postseason. The most direct route for Spokane would be to win the North Division's second-half title. After Friday…

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Dockery done at WSU, plus scrimmage notes 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Washington State scrimmaged for roughly 52-55 plays this afternoon, and we have plenty to pass along from that. But the bigger news tonight is that coach Mike Leach confirmed the departure of redshirt freshman cornerback Rahmel Dockery, who Leach said will…

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Eastern and Big Sky links

It was a busy day in Cheney, what with practice in the morning (here's my feature on the defensive line) and an afternoon live chat with athletic director Bill Chaves. The Eagles will hold their first scrimmage on Saturday morning, and I'll file a report.…

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THURSDAY, AUG. 15, 2013

Day 13 from WSU 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Another day, another practice for the Washington State football team, which is now only 15 days away from its season opener at Auburn. The Cougars will scrimmage tomorrow at roughly 4:30 p.m. in Martin Stadium. For now, we have notes and…

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EWU and Big Sky links

I'm off to Cheney for practice and later for a live chat with special guest, athletic director Bill Chaves, but first a few links, includuing today's story on EWU special teams, specifically the kickoff return and punt return teams.And speaking of our Live Chat, it's…

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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 14, 2013


Eastern Washington football players Ashton Clark, left, and Steven Forgette model new home uniforms. (Photo courtesy EWU)

Eagles unveil new home uniforms

Eastern Washington unveiled its new home football uniforms today, The Adidas TechFit feature a 30-percent weight reduction and increased mobility and comfort, allowing players to move more freely and at a faster pace, according to Adidas. Along with the new duds, the Eagles will wear…

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Linking Tuesday to Wednesday 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Practice is back in session for the Cougars, who go again this afternoon at 3 p.m. We started our annual position previews today with a look at WSU's quarterbacks. Read on for that and more.

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Eastern and Big Sky links

I'll be back in Cheney for two-a-days today (OK, the morning session, the cooler session). To warm up, here's this morning's feature on the quarterbacks, specifically the backups, highlighting senior Anthony Vitto. ... This is also a great time to put in a plug for…

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TUESDAY, AUG. 13, 2013

WSU returns to Martin for Day 11 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- It was back to normal surroundings for the Washington State football team earlier this afternoon, as the Cougars returned to Rogers Field and Martin Stadium and practiced for a couple of hours on either side of the construction site. We've got…

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Eastern and Big Sky links

Just in from walking my dog here on the South Hill, and it was raining - something I'm sure that would be welcome weather for college football players struggling through steamy two-a-days. The rain just stopped, unlike our coverage of Eastern Washington football. Here's my…

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Tuesday links from WSU 

COUGARS FROM PULLMAN -- Washington State resumes practice on campus this afternoon at 2:30 p.m. It will split its sessions between Rogers Field and Martin Stadium for the rest of the season, just as it did during spring practice. Read on for some links. (EDIT:…

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MONDAY, AUG. 12, 2013


EWU and Big Sky links

The Eagles start two-a-days today, and I'll be joining them. For the morning session only. On the sidelines, With a cold beverage. Then I'll be driving back to my air-conditioned office to write about the experience. Sorry, that's as good as it gets. Until then,…

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