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EWU senior running back Antoine Custer Jr. cuts in the open field. Custer had a career-high 218 rushing yards and two touchdowns in EWU's 53-46 win over PSU Saturday.

Offense shines as EWU survives PSU on Senior Day

November 26, 2019

The EWU offense scored 53 points in 19:59 of possession time and the Eagles (6-2, 7-5) outlasted the Portland State Vikings (3-5, 5-7) 53-46 Saturday on Se...

EWU senior running back Antoine Custer Jr. cuts upfield. Custer had 139 rushing yards and three touchdowns in EWU's 66-38 win over NAU Saturday.

Eagle offense hums in win over NAU

November 2, 2019

The points came easily for the EWU football team (3-2, 4-5) Saturday. The Eagles scored six touchdowns and kicked a field goal on their first seven possessions...

EWU junior quarterback Eric Barriere surveys the defense during the Eagles' 34-17 loss at Montana Saturday.

Second half unraveling spells another EWU road loss

October 26, 2019

When senior running back Tamarick Pierce ran in a 5-yard touchdown to give the EWU football team a 14-3 lead over the Montana Grizzlies with 6:29 left...

EWU heads to Missoula for crucial rivalry bout

EWU heads to Missoula for crucial rivalry bout

October 25, 2019

There’s nothing better than a good rivalry in sports. The storylines are cliche, but classic: Neither team likes the other. Legacies are on the line...

EWU junior wide receiver Talolo Limu-Jones celebrates a touchdown. Limu-Jones had a career-high three touchdowns in EWU's 54-21 victory over Northern Colorado Saturday.

EWU decimates Northern Colorado in Homecoming onslaught

October 13, 2019

“Protect the Red.” That is what the EWU football home mantra states. The Eagles (2-1, 3-4) certainly did that Saturday, dominating the Northern...

EWU senior running back Antoine Custer Jr. stiff-arms a defender during the Eagles' 35-20 victory over North Dakota on Sept. 28. Custer leads EWU in rushing this season.

EWU looks to turn the tide during Homecoming

October 12, 2019

Famous author Charles Dickens once said, “Every traveler has a home of his own, and he learns to appreciate it the more from his wandering.”  Tha...

EWU takes the field in snowy and windy conditions. EWU beat UND 35-20 Saturday.

EWU grinds out win over North Dakota

September 28, 2019

EWU head coach Aaron Best didn’t have the reaction many would have to playing in gusting winds, snow and rain during a September football game. ...

The EWU sideline looks on as Idaho marches down the field during EWU's 35-27 loss in Moscow on Sept. 21.

Struggling Eagles host North Dakota in Big Sky Conference opener

September 27, 2019

After a four-game nonconference schedule in which the only positive result came against Division II Lindenwood, No. 21 EWU (1-3) is hoping a little ho...

The EWU offense watches from the sidelines during the fourth quarter of Idaho's 35-27 upset victory over the Eagles Saturday.

Disastrous first half dooms EWU

September 21, 2019

In 2018, the EWU football team lost a total of two games. Through four games in 2019, the No. 11 Eagles (1-3) have already lost three after getting upset...

EWU football reigns over Big Sky heading into spring camp

EWU football reigns over Big Sky heading into spring camp

April 10, 2019

The Eagles had 87 days to reflect on their heartbreaking season, which they finished as FCS runners-ups, before starting spring camp on April 2. Like...

Sophomore defensive tackle Keith Moore celebrates the Eagles 50-19 victory over Maine on Saturday. Moore forced and recovered a fumble, playing in a bigger role with Big Sky player of the year Jay-Tee Tuili sidelined due to a team rule violation.

Frisco Bound

December 15, 2018

No last second plays, no heartbreaks and no doubt. After powering through Maine, EWU will go to Frisco, Texas to play for the program’s second FCS nati...

Head football coach Aaron Best leads the football team out after halftime against Weber State last season. Best has been a part of the Eagles' last eight Big Sky Championships - one as a player and seven on the coaching staff | Bailey Monteith for The Easterner

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...

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