THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2013
THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 2013
Thu., April 18, 2013, 6 a.m.
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...
TUESDAY, APRIL 16, 2013
Tue., April 16, 2013, 9:26 a.m.
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...
SATURDAY, DEC. 15, 2012
Sat., Dec. 15, 2012, 7:51 a.m.
Game Day,Cheney, a chance for the Eagles to return to the national spotlight with a win today over Sam Houston State, a chance for a title game against North Dakota State that would match the last two national champions. Here's our pre-game package, including story...
THURSDAY, DEC. 13, 2012
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 12, 2012
Wed., Dec. 12, 2012, 8:22 a.m.
It's a big week in Cheney, and our hopefully our coverage will live up to the moment. Three stories today, including John Blanchette's column on football attendance, my report from practice and a look at the Sam Houston State triple/double-option/pistol. Whatever it is, you get...
TUESDAY, DEC. 11, 2012
Tue., Dec. 11, 2012, 7:27 a.m.
'Tis the season ... for two seasons of sports at the same time at Eastern Washington University. On Monday night, the Eagle men's basketball team fell to visiting Seattle University. Meanwhile, the football team is preparing for the FCS semifinals. So are their opponents, the...
MONDAY, DEC. 10, 2012
Mon., Dec. 10, 2012, 7:43 a.m.
It' FCS semifinal week in Cheney, where the Eagles are riding momentum from a 51-35 win over Illinois State last weekend. Two more stories: John Blanchette's column on EWU quarterback Kyle Padron, and the official EWU release from the game. This week it's Sam Houston...
FRIDAY, DEC. 7, 2012
Fri., Dec. 7, 2012, 7:46 a.m.
As I'm writing this the snow is falling on the South Hill in Spokane. Thoughts turn to trimming the tree and who the heck can handle the snow in tomorrow's FCS playoff game between Eastern Washington and Illinois State. Eagle wide receiver Nick Edwards can...
THURSDAY, DEC. 6, 2012
Thu., Dec. 6, 2012, 6:40 a.m.
It's Thursday, which means another Live Chat at noon today on Eastern Washington football - quarterfinal edition. Until then, here's my weekly notebook and a look ahead to tonight's men's basketball game with Idaho. Back to football, Illinois State just came out with its official...
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 5, 2012
Wed., Dec. 5, 2012, 7:17 a.m.
It's a big football weekend in Cheney, not least of all for Luke Huard,the younger brother of Damon and Brock and also the offensive coordinator for Illinois State. The host Eagles earned another award on Tuesday, and later practiced at Roos Field as finals week...
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 21, 2012
Wed., Nov. 21, 2012, 6:43 a.m.
The honors are pouring in for Eastern Washington players, especially wide receiver Brandon Kaufman; Here's our story. There's more to come, including today's Coach of the Year announcement from the Big Sky. Will Beau Baldwin win the award, or will it go to Tim Walsh...
TUESDAY, NOV. 20, 2012
Tue., Nov. 20, 2012, 7:37 a.m.
In addition to the big prize - a No.2 seed in the FCS playoffs- Eastern is collection some individual recognition. Here's my story. From Dave Cook at Eastern, more details on awards. Today, the Big Sky Conference will hand out its biggest hardware, including MVPs...
THURSDAY, NOV. 15, 2012
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14, 2012
Wed., Nov. 14, 2012, 7:12 a.m.
The Eagles are ready to fly south, if only to Portland for the final game of the regular season. Tuesday night's practice was intense; here's my report, plus a feature on senior linebacker Tyler Washburn. There's a big game in Missoula this week, with plenty...
SATURDAY, NOV. 10, 2012
Sat., Nov. 10, 2012, 7:46 a.m.
It's Senior Day at Eastern Washington, which hopes this won't be the last home game this year. A win today vs. UC Davis and next week at Portland State will do the trick. A Big Sky title is also possible, but the Eagles need some...
FRIDAY, NOV. 9, 2012
Fri., Nov. 9, 2012, 7:49 a.m.
The best EWU-related story of the day: John Blanchette's profile of fomer Eag and current CFL star J.C. Sherritt. We had a live Live Chat yesterday, and here is the transcript. The Eags play UC Davis tomorrow, and here are the details from EWU and...
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7, 2012
Wed., Nov. 7, 2012, 7:39 a.m.
The Election is over, but pollsters are still busy, and the Eastern Washington football coaches and players are paying attention. I also have a feature on Eagle kicker Jimmy Pavel, and don't forget our Live Chat tomorrow. The Eagles face UC Davis on Saturday: here's...
TUESDAY, NOV. 6, 2012
Tue., Nov. 6, 2012, 7:17 a.m.
The Election season is almost over: final FCS ballots will be cast in just 12 days. I'll be at Eastern practice this afternoon; until then, here are a few links from around the Big Sky Conference - starting with the official release from Dave Cook...
THURSDAY, NOV. 1, 2012
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 31, 2012
Wed., Oct. 31, 2012, 7 a.m.
The Eagles got back to work Tuesday, and here's my story. Here's the official release from Dave Cook at Eastern, packed with info on EWU and Cal Poly. ...From the San Luis Obispo newspaper, here's a notebook ... Out of Missoula, a Montana player faces...
SATURDAY, OCT. 27, 2012
Sat., Oct. 27, 2012, 8:33 a.m.
I'm late posting by blog, because 'connectivity,' as they call it in Verizon-land, isn't too great here in Cedar City. But the weather's great for today's Eastern Washington game against Southern Utah. Here's my preview, and a preview of the game from Dave Cook at...
THURSDAY, OCT. 25, 2012
Thu., Oct. 25, 2012, 9 a.m.
The Eagles are concerned, rightly, about stopping Southern Utah quarterback Brad Sorensen, who is the focus of today's Big Sky notebook, which is loaded with information. So is this week's release from Dave Cook at Eastern Washington; it has more informnation about this week's game...
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24, 2012
Wed., Oct. 24, 2012, 7:54 a.m.
The Eagles began their second week atop the FCS poll by preparing for Saturday's game at Southern Utah. ...There's a lot of respect for SUU quarterback Brad Sorensen, whose Thunderbirds almost upset the Eagles two years ago in Cheney. More on Mr. Sorensen tomorrow, I...
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