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Offense shines as EWU survives PSU on Senior Day

Offense shines as EWU survives PSU on Senior Day

November 26, 2019

The EWU offense scored 53 points in 19:59 of possession time and the Eagles (6-2, 7-5) outlasted the Portland State Vikings (3-5, 5-7) 53-46 Saturday on Se...

EWU takes on Portland State for potential final game of the year

EWU takes on Portland State for potential final game of the year

November 20, 2019

The EWU football team hasn’t finished at or below .500 in 13 years.  The Eagles (5-2, 6-5) will try and extend that streak Saturday in the likely seas...

Eagle offense hums in win over NAU

Eagle offense hums in win over NAU

November 2, 2019

The points came easily for the EWU football team (3-2, 4-5) Saturday. The Eagles scored six touchdowns and kicked a field goal on their first seven possessions...

Second half unraveling spells another EWU road loss

Second half unraveling spells another EWU road loss

October 26, 2019

When senior running back Tamarick Pierce ran in a 5-yard touchdown to give the EWU football team a 14-3 lead over the Montana Grizzlies with 6:29 left...

EWU heads to Missoula for crucial rivalry bout

EWU heads to Missoula for crucial rivalry bout

October 25, 2019

There’s nothing better than a good rivalry in sports. The storylines are cliche, but classic: Neither team likes the other. Legacies are on the line...

EWU decimates Northern Colorado in Homecoming onslaught

EWU decimates Northern Colorado in Homecoming onslaught

October 13, 2019

“Protect the Red.” That is what the EWU football home mantra states. The Eagles (2-1, 3-4) certainly did that Saturday, dominating the Northern...

EWU looks to turn the tide during Homecoming

EWU looks to turn the tide during Homecoming

October 12, 2019

Famous author Charles Dickens once said, “Every traveler has a home of his own, and he learns to appreciate it the more from his wandering.”  Tha...

Q & A with EWU football radio announcer Larry Weir

Q & A with EWU football radio announcer Larry Weir

October 11, 2019

Larry Weir is the radio play-by-play announcer for the EWU football and men’s basketball teams. Games are broadcast on 700 ESPN. Weir also hosts the P...

Road woes continue for EWU in Sacramento

Road woes continue for EWU in Sacramento

October 6, 2019

If the field isn't red, the results haven't been good thus far for the EWU football team (1-1, 2-4) in 2019. The Eagles fell to the Sacramento State Hornets...

Dre’ Sonte Dorton takes advantage of time to shine

Dre’ Sonte Dorton takes advantage of time to shine

October 5, 2019

Dre’ Sonte Dorton spent three years waiting in the wide receiver ranks behind EWU greats such as Cooper Kupp, Shaq Hill, Nic Splendorio and Nsimba Webst...

EWU grinds out win over North Dakota

EWU grinds out win over North Dakota

September 28, 2019

EWU head coach Aaron Best didn’t have the reaction many would have to playing in gusting winds, snow and rain during a September football game. ...

Struggling Eagles host North Dakota in Big Sky Conference opener

Struggling Eagles host North Dakota in Big Sky Conference opener

September 27, 2019

After a four-game nonconference schedule in which the only positive result came against Division II Lindenwood, No. 21 EWU (1-3) is hoping a little ho...

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