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Offense shines as EWU survives PSU on Senior Day

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...

Eagle offense hums in win over NAU

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...

Second half unraveling spells another EWU road loss

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 decimates Northern Colorado in Homecoming onslaught

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 looks to turn the tide during Homecoming

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 grinds out win over North Dakota

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. ...

Struggling Eagles host North Dakota in Big Sky Conference opener

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...

Disastrous first half dooms EWU

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...

Frisco Bound

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...

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...

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