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EWU football 4-2 overall

EWU football 4-2 overall

October 23, 2015

The eighth-ranked Eastern Washington Eagles extended their winning streak to four games on Oct. 17 with a 45-28 win at Idaho State University. Eastern...

EWU football beats Cal Poly for third win in a row

EWU football beats Cal Poly for third win in a row

October 15, 2015

For the third-straight game, the seventh-ranked Eastern Washington Eagles found a way to come away with a gritty victory. In front of the twelfth sold-out...

EWU football grinds way to 28-20 road victory against Hornets

By Brandon Cline, Sports Editor

October 5, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

The Eastern Washington football team opened up conference play with a gritty road win over the Sacramento State Hornets, 28-20. EWU got off to a slow start on a hot night in Northern California, entering the half trailing 7-20. The Eagles were just 2-6 on third down conversions in the first half, and a Hornets interception in their own end zone halted a potential Eagles...

First win of season, 55-50

First win of season, 55-50

September 28, 2015

After starting the season with two road losses the fifteenth-ranked Eastern Washington Eagles returned to The Inferno, where their offense caught fire...

Jake Rodgers headed to ATL

Jake Rodgers headed to ATL

May 12, 2015

  Jake Rodgers is one step closer to playing football on Sundays. The Eagles All-American offensive tackle was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons...

Despite slow start, Eagles offense still rolls on during annual Red-White game

Despite slow start, Eagles offense still rolls on during annual Red-White game

May 3, 2015

EWU football showed positive signs during the annual Red and White game on both sides of the ball on April 25 at Roos Field for the final scrimmage of...

Defense proving its potential at first scrimmage

Defense proving its potential at first scrimmage

April 15, 2015

Eastern’s football team has many new faces, but the impact of new defensive coordinator Jeff Schmedding was on display at the team’s first spring scrimmage...

Spring football training begins at Roos Field

Spring football training begins at Roos Field

April 9, 2015

Spring is in the air and so is football season. The Eagles spring practices began on April 2. With nine starters departed and Vernon Adams Jr. transferring...

Adams Jr. leaving for University of Oregon

Adams Jr. leaving for University of Oregon

February 11, 2015

EWU’s football team and Vernon Adams Jr. have known for months they would be facing new and daunting challenges at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon,...

Athletes commit to EWU football class of 2015

By Fetlew Gebreziabher, Online Sports Editor

February 11, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

As a FCS powerhouse, it is not surprising EWU football had yet another successful year on national signing day, Feb. 4. EWU’s class of 2015 will welcome in 21 new athletes next fall, including Ketner Kupp from Davis High School in Yakima, Washington, brother of wide receiver All-American Cooper Kupp, hometown defensive lineman Keenan Williams from Cheney High School and...

McDonald invited to NFL combine

By Sam Deal, Sports Editor

February 11, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

Eagles safety Tevin McDonald will join 27 Football Championship Subdivision players at this year’s NFL combine in Indianapolis on Feb. 17-23. Representatives from every NFL team are at the combine evaluating over 300 NFL hopefuls. McDonald and the other defensive backs invited will work out on Feb. 23, where they will run through several workouts testing their athleticism...

“Oregon it is.” Vernon Adams to transfer

“Oregon it is.” Vernon Adams to transfer

February 9, 2015

FCS All-American quarterback Vernon Adams announced Monday morning via his Instagram page that he will be transferring to the University of Oregon for...

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