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Gonzaga women use their length to shut down Eastern Washington

Before the season began, Gonzaga women’s coach Lisa talked at length about … well, length.


Chiefs trade for forward

The Spokane Chiefs announced have acquired 19-year-old forward Tanner Wishnowski from the Kelowna Rockets in exchange for the rights to 16-year-old forward Colum McGauley.


Gonzaga hosts WNIT; EWU snubbed

The Gonzaga women’s basketball team earned its 10th straight postseason appearance Monday night, when the Women’s National Invitation Tournament extended an invitation to the Bulldogs. The Bulldogs (18-13) will host …


Eastern Washington women win offensive showdown with Sacramento State

After hitting the gas pedal all night long, the Eastern Washington women picked the right time to find the clutch.


Eagles, Vandals ready for Big Sky tournaments

It’s full-speed ahead on the Road to Reno.


Women’s basketball: Eastern Washington settles for second seed in Big Sky tourney

Kailie Quinn and Deeshyra Thomas scored 19 points apiece and Weber State beat Eastern Washington 80-74 in Ogden, Utah. With the table set for a share of the Big Sky …


GU’s Shelby Cheslek grows into leadership role

Shelby Cheslek is having another growth spurt.


Gonzaga freshman Jill Barta makes impact off the bench

The Gonzaga women haven’t won five out of their last six games without making a few adjustments.


Shelby Cheslek, Elle Tinkle carry Gonzaga women past Eastern Washington

Shelby Cheslek and Elle Tinkle made big plays down the stretch Thursday night to help Gonzaga pull away for a 78-56 women’s basketball win over Eastern Washington at the McCarthey …


Gonzaga, Eastern women square off on Thursday

Reflecting on Gonzaga’s loss to Stanford on Sunday, women’s coach Lisa Fortier said the game got away from the Bulldogs partly because they got away from team concepts, especially on …


EWU replenishes roster with four signees

Eastern Washington women’s basketball announced Monday the signing of four players which will fill out a roster depleted by departures following one of the best seasons in Eagles history


Give and Take: Sunday letters

How about Hadway? Congratulations to the Ferris boys track and field team in winning the 4A district title. The Spokesman-Review had a great article about their thrilling finish to capture …


Big Sky selects Reno for basketball tournaments

Spokane lost out on the chance to host the Big Sky Conference men’s and women’s basketball tournaments during the next three years, but Eastern Washington University officials said they’re getting …


Reno chosen to host Big Sky basketball tournaments

Spokane lost out on the chance to host the Big Sky Conference men’s and women’s basketball tournaments during the next three years, but Eastern Washington University officials said they’re getting …


EWU defeats WSU in Women’s NIT

Jade Redmon was nervous. Washington State threw everything it had at her on an inbounds pass with 24 seconds remaining, forcing Eastern Washington coach Wendy Schuller to call a timeout.


Eastern Washington women make semifinals after 20th win

MISSOULA – As Wendy Schuller sees it, her first 20-win season at Eastern Washington was earned years ago. Moments after the Eagles dispatched Northern Arizona 73-57 in the Big Sky …


Eastern Washington basketball transfers Morganne Comstock, Kylie Huerta and Chenise Peone team up to put Hawaii Pacific on Division II map

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. – Friendships forged in the Inland Northwest made a historic season possible for a basketball team across the ocean. Morganne Comstock, Kylie Huerta and Chenise Peone – …


Women’s basketball: EWU climbs to third in Big Sky

Melissa Williams hit a turnaround jumper with 27 seconds remaining, lifting the Eastern Washington women to a 62-58 Big Sky Conference victory over Idaho State at Reese Court in Cheney …


Women’s basketball notes: Eagles on rise, Sky championship within reach

The Eastern Washington women’s basketball team may have to wrestle a grizzly bear on its own turf if the Eagles hope to convert their winning streak into a Big Sky …


Women’s basketball notes: Eagles set to make run at Big Sky title

Riding a four-game winning streak, the Eastern Washington women’s basketball team has played its way into a shot at winning the Big Sky Conference.


Women’s basketball notes: 4OT thriller proves invaluable for GU

Basketball, as a sport, rarely gets more entertaining than the four-overtime opus played by the Gonzaga women’s basketball team last Saturday against San Francisco.


Women’s college basketball: Eagles beat Grizzlies, complete sweep of Montana schools

Eastern Washington completed the Montana sweep on Saturday. Two days after a narrow win over Montana, the Eagles erupted for 45 second-half points and beat Montana State 72-58 in a …


Women’s basketball: EWU posts seventh consecutive win

Eastern Washington pushed its winning streak to seven on Thursday night, cruising to a 101-54 Big Sky Conference victory over visiting Portland State. The triple-digit point total was the third …


EWU women withstand Vandal change, win 71-65

In a Big Sky thriller, Eastern Washington women’s basketball team lost a big lead but found a way to rally late in the game to defeat Idaho Saturday with a …


Women’s basketball: Inland Northwest teams off to successful starts

The Eastern Washington women’s basketball team went into the Sunshine State this week as apparent alligator bait for Florida, which had a four-year run of claiming its own Gator Holiday …


Area roundup: Trio sparks EWU women’s basketball to win over Wichita State

The Eastern Washington Eagles (2-0) used a three-pronged attack – Jade Redmon, Hayley Hodgins, Lexie Nelson – to cruise to an 86-58 victory over the Wichita State Shockers (1-1) in …


Women’s basketball: Lia Galdeira, takeaways propel Cougars over No. 22 Dayton

Lia Galdeira made 9 of 10 free throws and finished with 21 points and eight rebounds as Washington State beat No. 22 Dayton 76-60 in a nonconferce women’s basketball opener …


Eagles treat hoops fans

Clearly there was a method behind Eagle Madness: Raise some interest in Eastern Washington basketball by raising the roof at Reese Court. From the T-shirt giveaway to the slam-dunk contest …


Women’s basketball: Titles, seeding up for grabs for area teams

With visions of postseason dancing in their heads, two area Division I women’s basketball teams hope to wrap up conference titles while the other two continue to fight to upgrade …


No. 24 Gonzaga improves to 3-1 with win over Eastern

The Eastern Washington Eagles twice scratched within distance, but the Gonzaga women’s basketball team pulled away at the end for a 78-58 victory. The win puts No. 24 Gonzaga at …