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Blackburn granted sixth year of eligibility

February 15, 2019

One of EWU’s five senior co-captains from its 2018 FCS runner-up campaign is returning for another season. All-American center Spencer Blackburn was...

Eagles promote Eti Ena to defensive coordinator

Eagles promote Eti Ena to defensive coordinator

January 23, 2019

The Eagles’ filled their defensive coordinator position by promoting associate head football coach Eti Ena, head coach Aaron Best announced on Jan. 22. Ena...

Best signs extension through 2024

Best signs extension through 2024

January 10, 2019

Fresh off the second best finish in EWU football history, that saw the Eagles lose 38-24 in the FCS National Championship game, second-year head coach...

Bison run over Eagles to repeat as champions

Bison run over Eagles to repeat as champions

January 5, 2019

North Dakota State University added another National Championship to the Bison’s ever-growing trophy cabinet, powering through EWU in the Eagle’s second-ever...

Frisco Bound

Frisco Bound

December 15, 2018

No last second plays, no heartbreaks and no doubt. After powering through Maine, EWU will go to Frisco, Texas to play for the program’s second FCS nati...

Late drive sends Eagles to Semifinal

Late drive sends Eagles to Semifinal

December 8, 2018

Blood pressures in the Inferno stands were on the rise in the fourth quarter, as EWU trailed with the season on the line. Senior running back Sam McPherson...

All momentum blocked

All momentum blocked

December 1, 2018

With the offense stalling and momentum waning at the end of the first half, Nicholls State lined up for a 37-yard field goal to give them a 14-point lead,...

Playoffs make heroes and heartbreak

Playoffs make heroes and heartbreak

November 28, 2018

There have been 11 playoff games on Roos field since the Eagles won the National Championship in 2010. EWU has won seven of those games, losing three times...

Championship push starts in Cheney

Championship push starts in Cheney

November 28, 2018

Roos Field is no stranger to playoff football, with 11 postseason games being hosted by EWU since winning the National Championship in 2010. The Eagles...

No doubt about it

No doubt about it

November 14, 2018

Elation, excitement and relief became more visible with each turnover and subsequent score during the second half of EWU’s 59-20 win over UC Davis last...

Eagles batter Aggies in second half

Eagles batter Aggies in second half

November 10, 2018

With the year’s first snowfall comes the fact that winter is coming, and games on the football schedule become increasingly important. EWU welcomed UC ...

Top five showdown for first place in Big Sky

Top five showdown for first place in Big Sky

November 7, 2018

A group of 27 seniors will stand and be honored on the Inferno this Saturday, in the midst of a clash between Big Sky title hopefuls and FCS championship...

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