This Week's Luncheon Moves to Spokane Valley

Oct. 27, 2008

This week’s Eastern Washington University Coaches Luncheon will take place at the Mirabeau Park Hotel in the Spokane Valley as Homecoming Week at Eastern Washington University gets started.

The weekly luncheon takes place this Tuesday (Oct. 28) at noon and will feature basketball coaches Kirk Earlywine and Wendy Schuller as the EWU football team did not play last week. Cost of the buffet-style lunch is $15 and includes video highlights. The Mirabeau Hotel is located off I-90 at N. 1100 Sullivan Road.

The luncheons resume at the Holiday Inn Spokane Airport (1616 S. Windsor Drive) on Nov. 4 with football coach Beau Baldwin featured through Nov. 25. The luncheons then switch to basketball and other sports on a monthly basis (Dec. 2, Jan. 6, Feb. 3, March 3, April 7 and May 5).

All luncheons will take place at the Holiday Inn Spokane Airport, except for Oct. 28 and Dec. 2. The Dec. 2 luncheon will take place at the Red Lion River Inn (700 N. Division) in Spokane.

This week, Eastern’s football, soccer, men’s basketball and women’s basketball teams will all be in action during Homecoming Week at EWU. Below is a schedule of events for Friday and Saturday. A complete schedule may be found at: and



Friday, October 31 

Women’s Soccer - EWU vs. Montana - 3:30 p.m. - EWU Sports and Recreation Center - FREE admission.

Homecoming Parade - 6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. - First Street, Downtown Cheney

Bonfire & Pep Rally - 7:30 p.m. - Surplus Building Parking Lot, Downtown Cheney

5th Annual Homecoming Jazz Concert with Cheney High School - 7:30 p.m. - Music Building Recital Hall - $10 General Admission, $5 Seniors/Non- EWU Students

Bed Races - 8:00 p.m. - First Street, Downtown Cheney


Saturday, November 1

Alumni and Friends Brunch - Start your day off right with a hardy brunch before you cheer on the Eagles! We’ve cooked up a delicious menu fit for the hungriest of Eagle fans. You’ll enjoy scrambled eggs, omelets, red potatoes, carved hickory ham, fresh pastries, specialty salads, juice bar, hot tea and gourmet coffee.
10 a.m.- noon - 206 PUB - $15 Adults, $8.50 Kids 10 and under - To Register: (via event calendar)

University Recreation Center Open House - Check out the newest building on campus. This new facility is complete with climbing wall and indoor hockey rink!
Noon-12:30 p.m. - Student Recreation Center (Across from PUB)

Alumni Tailgate Competition - Showcase your team spirit by decorating your tailgate party the Eastern way! Interested competitors see registration form and rules at The competition will award prizes to tailgates that exemplify EWU’s spirit as well as outstanding food variety and decorations. This is a family friendly event. Judging starts at 1 p.m.
- Parking Lot 12 only (behind Woodward Field) - To Register: (via event calendar)

Eastern Ice Cream Unveiling - Cheney Delights will be on hand in parking lot 12 to unveil the new, exclusive Eagle Blend Ice Cream! Swing by the Alumni Tent in lot 12 to get your sample and vote for the best ice cream name.
1:30-2:05 - Alumni Tent in Parking Lot 12

Football - EWU vs. Sacramento State - Cheer your Eagles to victory as they go head-to-head with Sac State!
2:05 p.m. Kickoff - Woodward Field - For Tickets: 866.4GO.EAGS, or at the gate

Men’s Basketball - EWU Exhibition Game vs. Carroll College - 6:05 p.m. - Reese Court - For Tickets: 866.4GO.EAGS, or at the gate - Free Admission with EWU Football Ticket Stub from Sac State game


Sunday, November 2

Women’s Basketball - EWU Exhibition Game vs. Central Washington - 2:05 p.m. - Reese Court - For Tickets: 866.4GO.EAGS, or at the gate

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