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Lights, Camera, Action

Lights, Camera, Action

April 19, 2017

With the 2017 NFL Draft set to happen next week, teams are visiting with prospects everyday as they prepare for the seven-round, three-day affair. This year’s...

Sblendorio Ready to Step Into New Role as Dean of Wide Recievers

Sblendorio Ready to Step Into New Role as Dean of Wide Recievers

April 19, 2017

Nic Sblendorio, a name not many EWU football fans may know. Nonetheless, he’s out to prove he has what it takes to lead the Eagles offense and the EWU ...

EWU Football Springs Into Action as Practices for 2017 Season Begin

EWU Football Springs Into Action as Practices for 2017 Season Begin

April 12, 2017

Spring is in the air, and now, so are footballs as they fly across The Inferno at Roos Field. EWU spring football practices began on April 4, and there is a l...

For EWU Football, the Best Choice has Always Been In-House

For EWU Football, the Best Choice has Always Been In-House

February 15, 2017

On Feb. 13, EWU’s new head football coach, Aaron Best, officially signed his new contract, which pays a base salary of $180,000 in 2017 and increases ...

Cooper Kupp Razzles and Dazzles at Senior Bowl

Cooper Kupp Razzles and Dazzles at Senior Bowl

February 1, 2017

Cooper Kupp. For residents of Eastern Washington and fans of EWU football, the name carries a legendary significance -- 73 TDs (NCAA FCS record); 6,464...

FCS Playoffs a ‘Break Even’ Proposition for EWU

By Riley Baker, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2017

EWU football finished with an overall record of 12-2 on the year they advanced to the semifinals of the FCS playoffs and had two finalists for the Walter Payton award, along with six All-Americans. With the accolades and three extra home games in the playoffs, one would think that the athletic department would make a little extra money. But, believe it or not, they do not. ...

Eagles of a Feather Stick Together

Eagles of a Feather Stick Together

January 25, 2017

EWU football ended last season in the playoffs with a heartbreaking, last-second loss. Yet, with a new coach and returning starters, the mood surrounding th...

EWU Offensive Coordinator Accepts Job at Utah

EWU Offensive Coordinator Accepts Job at Utah

January 11, 2017

After spending his first year in a collegiate coaching position as EWU’s offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, Troy Taylor is headed to the Pa...

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...

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