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Sam McPherson leads by strong example, perseverance

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 ...

EWU football prepares for Cal Poly Big Sky opener

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...

Eagles claw, but can’t dig out of first half hole

Eagles claw, but can’t dig out of first half hole

September 15, 2018

The EWU football team was unable to re-create the special upset victory it had in Pullman just two years ago. Tonight, WSU led the entire game, result...

Nsimba roars past the Wildcat defense

Nsimba roars past the Wildcat defense

September 1, 2018

A 50-yard touchdown pass from Gage Gubrud to Nsimba Webster opened the Eagles’ 2018 season, and Webster was not done yet. He racked in ten receptions...

Freshmen feel a part of the Eagle family

Freshmen feel a part of the Eagle family

August 25, 2018

The EWU football team stepped onto Roos field today for its second scrimmage of training camp, one week before the season opener against Central Washingt...

Eagles get back to business

Eagles get back to business

August 7, 2018

The fields behind Reese Court were filled with a high energy group of Eagles yesterday as the EWU football team flew through its second practice of the...

EWU Football No. 1 in Big Sky coaches and media pre-season polls

EWU Football No. 1 in Big Sky coaches and media pre-season polls

July 17, 2018

  The Big Sky Conference’s annual summer meetings found a new home in downtown Spokane this year, as players, coaches and media members gathered...

Aaron Best ready for second season at the helm

Aaron Best ready for second season at the helm

June 7, 2018

Aaron Best has been a part of the EWU football program for 20 of the last 21 years, beginning with his playing career in 1996. This fall, Best will star...

Gage Gubrud, EWU offense primed for productive 2018

Gage Gubrud, EWU offense primed for productive 2018

May 10, 2018

After being snubbed from the FCS playoffs in November, the EWU football team has a new motto for the upcoming season: Leave No Doubt. In 2017, the Eagle...

Defense shines in EWU’s Red-White spring game

Defense shines in EWU’s Red-White spring game

May 2, 2018

For the first time in a handful of months, the Eagles finally strapped up for four quarters of action on The Inferno on April 28. In the EWU footbal...

Rain dampens EWU football’s first full scrimmage

Rain dampens EWU football’s first full scrimmage

April 18, 2018

After two weeks of drills, which included a handful of practices and a short 30-play scrimmage, the EWU football team went through its first full scrimmag...

EWU football opens spring drills with familiar feel

EWU football opens spring drills with familiar feel

April 4, 2018

As second-year EWU head football coach Aaron Best likes to say: “Practice makes permanent.” Fortunately for Best, his 2018-19 team has a haul of players wit...

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