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EWU players take the field during the 2019 season. As of press time, no EWU players had signed a UDFA contract or been invited to a rookie minicamp with an NFL team.

Laying the Law-COVID-19 didn’t do small school football players any favors

April 28, 2020

Drew Lawson is The Easterner's sports editor/co-managing editor. His opinions expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of ...

EWU seniors in spring sports, including Madalyn Ardueser of the golf team and Mikayel Kachatryan of the men's tennis team, saw their final seasons at EWU come to an abrupt end this year.

EWU spring seniors face decision regarding a return

April 14, 2020

The EWU men’s and women’s track teams were busy preparing for what promised to be a competitive outdoor season. The golf team was in the middle of ...

EWU senior forward Mason Peatling attempts a shot in the Eagles' 98-82 victory over North Dakota on Dec. 8. Peatling scored a conference-record 54 points Friday against Multnomah.

EWU, Peatling achieve conference records in rout of Multnomah

December 14, 2019

Mason Peatling exited Friday’s game against Multnomah University with 12:28 to play and received a loud ovation from the EWU crowd. The applause was...

EWU athletics seeks to balance budget with stadium proposal impending

EWU athletics seeks to balance budget with stadium proposal impending

April 10, 2019

As qualifiers of seven of the past 10 FCS Playoffs, the EWU football team is no stranger to program success. It is also familiar with the costs of that...

Seniors Sam McPherson and Terrence Grady, and junior Chris Schlichting celebrate one of McPherson's two touchdowns against Cal Poly. McPherson has five touchdowns this year.

Eagles return to EWU to play SUU Thunderbirds

October 3, 2018

The EWU offense is rolling. After 490 total yards against Montana State last week, it is No. 4 in the FCS in yards per game with 554, and is averaging...

Seniors Kaleb Levao, D'londo Tucker and Matt Meyer lead the run-out for the Eagles against Cal Poly last Saturday. EWU won the game 70-17.

Record-breaking Eagles prepare for Bozeman battle

September 26, 2018

EWU made history against Cal Poly last week, breaking the school record for most points scored against a Division I opponent with 70, and the Big Sky Confer...

Sophomore forward Taylor Matheny sends in a pass in the Eagles 3-2 win over Portland State. Matheny played on the same high school team as sophomore goalkeeper Kelsey Winston.

Big Sky soccer opens with even results

September 26, 2018

Big Sky Conference soccer has started, and after a weekend that saw all but two teams play a pair of contests, EWU joined several others in splitting its...

Goalkeeper Kelsee Winston hits a goal kick against South Dakota State. The keeper has four clean sheets this season.

EWU soccer: a Big Sky preview

September 19, 2018

Nine games into the 2018 season, the EWU soccer team is feeling the loss of all-time leading scorer Chloe Williams, who graduated after last season. ...

New head coach Leslie Flores-Cloud and Kaitlin Sugai confer during EWU's home opener against the Vandals. Sugai led the team with seven kills in the loss.

New coach Flores-Cloud brings fresh mindset to EWU Volleyball

September 19, 2018

The 2017 season was not an easy one for EWU volleyball. The Eagles went 7-18, lost 10 out of their last 11 games and missed the postseason. Despite only...

The Eagles lost to the University of Idaho Vandals in the Big Sky Conference opening match

EWU Volleyball loses Big Sky opening match

September 19, 2018

The EWU volleyball team opened BSC play on Tuesday with a 3-0 loss to Idaho. The loss was EWU head coach Leslie Flores-Cloud’s first home match. EWU starte...

EWU quarterback Gage Gubrud and safety Mitch Fettig at the Big Sky Conference’s summer meetings | Taylor Newquist for The Easterner

EWU Football No. 1 in Big Sky coaches and media pre-season polls

July 17, 2018

  The Big Sky Conference’s annual summer meetings found a new home in downtown Spokane this year, as players, coaches and media members gathered...

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