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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 junior wide receiver Talolo Limu-Jones celebrates a touchdown. Limu-Jones had a career-high three touchdowns in EWU's 54-21 victory over Northern Colorado Saturday.

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 senior running back Antoine Custer Jr. stiff-arms a defender during the Eagles' 35-20 victory over North Dakota on Sept. 28. Custer leads EWU in rushing this season.

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...

Larry Weir, the radio voice of EWU football and men's basketball.

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...

EWU junior quarterback Eric Barriere walks onto the field on Sept. 7. Barriere missed five offensive series in EWU's 48-27 loss at Sac State Saturday.

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 breaks Cooper Kupp's record.

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 takes the field in snowy and windy conditions. EWU beat UND 35-20 Saturday.

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. ...

The EWU sideline looks on as Idaho marches down the field during EWU's 35-27 loss in Moscow on Sept. 21.

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...

The EWU offense watches from the sidelines during the fourth quarter of Idaho's 35-27 upset victory over the Eagles Saturday.

Disastrous first half dooms EWU

September 21, 2019

In 2018, the EWU football team lost a total of two games. Through four games in 2019, the No. 11 Eagles (1-3) have already lost three after getting upset...

EWU takes the field for its home opener against Lindenwood on Sept. 7. EWU won the game 59-31.

EWU wraps up nonconference play with conference rival Vandals

September 19, 2019

Yes, you read that headline right. The No. 11 EWU football team (1-2) travels 90 minutes southeast to Moscow this weekend to take on the Idaho Vandals...

EWU junior QB Eric Barriere scrambles during EWU's game against Lindenwood on Sept. 7. Barriere threw for five touchdowns but had two key interceptions in EWU's Sept. 14 loss at Jacksonville State.

EWU loses big lead, falls at Jacksonville State

September 14, 2019

After EWU junior quarterback Eric Barriere threw his third touchdown pass of the first quarter to give the Eagles a 28-7 lead, it appeared No. 4/5 EWU...

EWU takes the field prior to its 59-31 victory over Lindenwood Sept. 7. EWU takes on Jacksonville State on Sept. 14.

Trip down South should test EWU football team

September 12, 2019

During EWU’s 2018 FCS semifinal victory over Maine, this Eagle fan made a bold proclamation with this sign, stating “We Want Bama” in reference to...

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