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Senior wide receiver Dre Dorton breaks away for a 78-yard touchdown on EWU's first play from scrimmage Saturday. Dorton broke Cooper Kupp's school record for receiving yards in a game with 289.

Dorton, EWU offense set records in victory over Lindenwood

September 7, 2019

There's a new wide receiver wearing the No. 10 and breaking records for EWU. Senior Dre Dorton broke Cooper Kupp's school record for receiving yards...

One of the renderings of the proposed football stadium renovation. Construction will begin as soon as the $25 million is raised.

Ready or not, here comes a Roos renovation

September 6, 2019

EWU announced plans on Friday, Sept. 6 to move forward with a $25 million renovation of its football stadium. The EWU Board of Trustees unanimously approved...

The EWU football team huddles before its season opener against Washington. EWU lost 47-14.

EWU seeks red-emption in home opener

September 5, 2019

The EWU football team didn’t kick off its season with the desired results. After a 47-14 shellacking suffered at the hands of the Washington Huskies...

EWU Quarterback Eric Barriere stands on the sideline during the Eagles' 47-14 loss to the UW Huskies | Richard N. Clark IV for The Easterner

Eagles thrashed by Huskies in football opener

August 31, 2019

The EWU football team’s upset bid was quickly snuffed out by the Washington Huskies Saturday in each team’s season opener. UW found the endzone on...

The EWU football team enters Roos Field on Oct. 6, 2018 before a victory over Southern Utah.

Eagles fly west to kick off season

August 28, 2019

Football is back. EWU’s quest to return to Frisco, Texas for the FCS National Championship begins at the FBS level. The Eagles kick off the campaign...

Two EWU football players shot in downtown Spokane

Two EWU football players shot in downtown Spokane

July 13, 2019

EWU football defensive starters Dehonta Hayes and Keith Moore were reportedly shot early Saturday morning in Spokane in the central bar district. Both...

Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Nsimba Webster catches one of his four touchdowns in the FCS semifinal game against Maine on Dec. 15. Webster signed with the Rams as an undrafted free agent on April 27.

Undrafted players have that special chip, and Webster fits the bill

May 1, 2019

Taylor Newquist is the Sports Editor for The Easterner. The overtly hyperbolic opinion expressed in this article is his own and does not necessarily refl...

Senior wide receiver Jayson Williams earned the Red-White game's MVP award after catching four passes for 67 yards and two touchdowns.

EWU concludes spring camp with annual Red-White game

April 28, 2019

Wind gusts as high as 28 mph took center stage in EWU’s annual Red-White game on Saturday, blowing kickoffs, extra points and passes awry. “The...

That one time at EWU football camp

That one time at EWU football camp

April 25, 2019

Taylor Newquist is the Sports Editor for The Easterner. The overtly hyperbolic opinion expressed in this article is his own and does not necessarily ref...

EWU Athletics' summer camps connect future students with teams' staff and players

EWU Athletics’ summer camps connect future students with teams’ staff and players

April 25, 2019

Youths spending their school vacation at a summer camp may experience all the same suburban cliches of open fires, rope swings over a green lake and close...

Woodward Field was originally constructed in 1967 for $1.5 million and was renamed Roos Field in 2010 after former Eagle lineman Michael Roos. Roos funded half of the 2010 project to bring in the iconic red turf that makes EWU's football venue different than every other in the nation.

Opinion: Roos field is in need of a face-lift

April 22, 2019

        Taylor Newquist is the Sports Editor for The Easterner. The hyperbolic opinion expressed in this article is his...

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