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Agony at the Inferno: Eagles lose semifinal game in final second to Youngstown State

Agony at the Inferno: Eagles lose semifinal game in final second to Youngstown State

December 17, 2016

The EWU football team saw its season come to an end on a freezing December night in Cheney, falling to the Youngstown State Penguins 40-38 in the ...

EWU defeats Spiders to advance to FCS semifinals

EWU defeats Spiders to advance to FCS semifinals

December 10, 2016

EWU football booked its ticket to the semifinals of the FCS playoffs for the first time since 2013, squashing the Richmond Spiders 38-0 at Roos Field to...

EWU head football coach Beau Baldwin negotiates new five-year contract

EWU head football coach Beau Baldwin negotiates new five-year contract

December 9, 2016

Eastern Washington University announced on Dec. 9 that the school and head football coach Beau Baldwin were in the process of finalizing a new five-year c...

EWU scores 31 unanswered points, advance to quarterfinals of FCS playoffs

EWU scores 31 unanswered points, advance to quarterfinals of FCS playoffs

December 3, 2016

A slow start to the game momentarily threatened EWU’s national championship hopes, but the Eagles took control and reeled off 31 unanswered points to eas...

Cooper Kupp breaks the NCAA FCS all-time receptions record in victory over Idaho State

Cooper Kupp breaks the NCAA FCS all-time receptions record in victory over Idaho State

November 17, 2016

Cooper Kupp took center stage on Senior Day, breaking the NCAA FCS all-time record with 396 career passing receptions as EWU defeated Idaho State 48-17 ...

Cooper Kupp’s historic college football career nears its end

Cooper Kupp’s historic college football career nears its end

November 17, 2016

Cooper Kupp will be playing in his final regular season game as an EWU Eagle tomorrow at Portland State. His illustrious career has garnered him nume...

EWU beats Cal Poly for seventh straight win

EWU beats Cal Poly for seventh straight win

November 10, 2016

The Eagles won their seventh straight game in their takedown of fourteenth-ranked Cal Poly by a score of 42-21 to improve to 6-0 in conference play. W...

Gage Gubrud: EWU’s newest quarterback sensation

Gage Gubrud: EWU’s newest quarterback sensation

October 20, 2016

Gage Gubrud did not have a single Division I scholarship offer coming out of high school. Now as a sophomore at EWU, Gage has already earned Big Sky Conf...

Another exciting win for the Eagles

Another exciting win for the Eagles

October 10, 2016

For the second straight week, the fourth-ranked EWU Eagles lit up the Inferno in the second half to pull away from another Big Sky opponent, adding to...

EWU football mounts second straight home comeback, dispatches UC Davis

By Brandon Cline, Sports Editor

October 1, 2016

Filed under Football, Sports

For the second time in three weeks at Roos Field, the fourth-ranked EWU Eagles erased a multiple possession deficit at halftime, storming back to dismantle the UC Davis Aggies 63-30 to improve to 2-0 in Big Sky play and 4-1 overall on the season. Heading into halftime, the Eagles trailed the Aggies 14-23 before ripping off 49 points in the second half, 35 of which were unan...

Quarterback competition igniting the Inferno

Quarterback competition igniting the Inferno

April 21, 2016

After winning the Big Sky Championship in each of the past three seasons, the EWU football team stumbled in the 2015-16 season, finishing 5-3 in conference...

All offense at EWU football Pro Day

By Grace Pohl, Staff Writer

April 7, 2016

Filed under Carousel, Football, Photos, Showcase, Slideshow, Sports, Sports Showcase

Pro Day came to EWU on April 1. Four former EWU football players were a part of the testing for professional football scouts, with offensive linemen Clay DeBord and Aaron Neary being the main attractions. Scouts tested speed, agility, weight-lifting, height and weight, among other measurements. The main outcome these players hope for are possible professional football opportunities...

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