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Junior running back Tamarick Pierce and senior lineman Beau Byus celebrate a touchdown against UC Davis on Nov. 10. EWU scored six rushing touchdowns in the game.

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...

Senior cornerback Nzuzi Webster celebrates as he runs in an interception to open the scoring in the second half. Webster's touchdown was his first of his career.

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 ...

Senior linebacker Ketner Kupp celebrates a tackle against Idaho on Oct. 27. Kupp leads the Eagles with 56 tackles this season.

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...

Sophomore Eric Barriere takes a snap against Idaho on Oct. 27. Barriere finished the game with a career-high 326 yards passing.

Eagles to face Northern Colorado as Barriere takes starting QB role

October 31, 2018

Questions looming around the Eagles’ quarterback situation have come to a close, as senior Gage Gubrud undergoes season-ending foot surgery, and sophomore Eri...

Sophomore Eric Barriere throws a pass against Idaho. Barriere threw for a career high 326 yards in the game.

Eagles win, Barriere era begins

October 27, 2018

The Eric Barriere era officially began today, as head coach Aaron Best announced that senior quarterback Gage Gubrud will undergo season-ending surgery...

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

Opinion: Will EWU football leave a doubt this season?

October 24, 2018

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

Senior cornerback D'londo Tucker smiles as he leaves the field against Southern Utah on Oct. 6. Tucker has 24 tackles and an interception this year.

Vandals come to Cheney for the first time in 24 years

October 24, 2018

After a month of training camp and seven straight weeks of games, EWU finally had a chance to catch its breath and tend to its wounds last week with a ...

Senior Roldan Alcobendas attempts a field goal against Washington State on Sept. 15. Alcobendas is one of six kickers in the nation to make every field goal attempt this year.

Kicking his way into the record books

October 17, 2018

No EWU kicker has ever scored more than Roldan Alcobendas, tallying 263 points in his career. The sixth-year senior joined the Eagles from Camas High School, ...

Junior running back Antoine Custer Jr. stiff-arms an SUU defender in the Eagles 55-17 win last Saturday. Custer Jr. has 237 rushing yards through three games this season.

Eags prepare for Weber State

October 11, 2018

With uncertainty looming around the starting quarterback position, EWU will travel to Ogden, Utah to play defending Big Sky Conference co-champion Webe...

EWU sophomore QB Eric Barriere drops back to pass against Southern Utah University on Oct. 6. The Eagles beat the Thunderbirds 55-17.

Barriere leads Eagles over Thunderbirds

October 6, 2018

The EWU offense did not skip a beat without starting quarterback Gage Gubrud suited up for the game against Southern Utah today, totalling 648 yards of o...

Sam McPherson avoids tacklers in last Saturday's away game against WSU. McPherson ended the game with 4.1 yards per carry.

Sam McPherson leads by strong example, perseverance

September 19, 2018

Running back Sam McPherson is a leader on and off the field. He aims to put people before himself, which has led him to be one of 169 football players ...

Johnny Edwards IV and Sam McPherson in EWU's 59-24 loss to WSU. The Eagles have started the year 2-1.

EWU football prepares for Cal Poly Big Sky opener

September 19, 2018

The EWU football team came home from Pullman with its first loss of the season last Saturday, and now are preparing for its first Big Sky Conference ga...

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