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EWU football player faces charges of hit-and-run to unattended property

EWU football player faces charges of hit-and-run to unattended property

April 1, 2018

EWU football player Keenan Williams has been suspended indefinitely following an incident that occurred in the late hours of March 9. According to wit...

On-the-field success isn’t reaping off-the-field rewards

By The Easterner, Editorial Board

January 17, 2018

Despite a string of successful years for Eastern athletes and teams, the state of the affairs for the school’s athletic department is grim. As it stands, the future is shaping up to be a tumultuous one for EWU athletics. Bill Chaves was just hired away to the University of North Dakota to be their athletic director, leaving EWU in a time of financial hardship. That is not mea...

From EWU to the NFL: Kendrick was Bourne for this

From EWU to the NFL: Kendrick was Bourne for this

January 10, 2018

Back in September 2014, then-sophomore wide receiver Kendrick Bourne was relatively unknown to most people. The 19-year-old Bourne barely saw the field in ...

EWU football misses out on FCS playoffs

EWU football misses out on FCS playoffs

November 19, 2017

The EWU football season is over. On Sunday morning, the FCS committee announced the 24-team playoff bracket on ESPNU, and the Eagles were left out. Head...

No. 18 EWU football flattens Portland State on Senior Night

No. 18 EWU football flattens Portland State on Senior Night

November 18, 2017

On Senior Night at Roos Field, the No. 18 ranked EWU football team demolished Portland State University 59-33. The Eagles outscored the Vikings 28-0 in...

EWU vs Weber State

EWU vs Weber State

November 17, 2017

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No. 19 EWU football keeps playoff hopes alive with road win over North Dakota

No. 19 EWU football keeps playoff hopes alive with road win over North Dakota

November 13, 2017

There is an old saying in competitive sports: "A win is a win." No matter how the team gets the job done, as long as they end up in the left side of the...

Police report offers new details on EWU quarterback Gage Gubrud’s contentious arrest

Police report offers new details on EWU quarterback Gage Gubrud’s contentious arrest

November 7, 2017

[UPDATE: On Dec. 6, 2017, the obstruction charges against Gage Gubrud and Kurt Calhoun were dismissed. The two had been scheduled to appear in Cheney Mun...

No. 11 EWU football stumbles again, falls to Weber State on Homecoming night

No. 11 EWU football stumbles again, falls to Weber State on Homecoming night

November 4, 2017

Snow—as well as the EWU football team—fell in Cheney on Saturday afternoon. On a brisk 33-degree afternoon at Roos Field, the Eagles lost to Weber...

No. 8 EWU football toppled in Cedar City, snap five-game winning streak

No. 8 EWU football toppled in Cedar City, snap five-game winning streak

October 22, 2017

As it turns out, EWU football can only escape by the skin of its teeth so many times. Entering the game on a five-game winning streak—including two come-from-behind...

For EWU tailgaters, gamedays are about more than just football

For EWU tailgaters, gamedays are about more than just football

October 19, 2017

For many college football fans, Saturday is the best day of the week. And it’s not just about football, it’s about the entire experience. Fans don...

No. 10/9 EWU football wins fifth straight, outlasts Montana State

No. 10/9 EWU football wins fifth straight, outlasts Montana State

October 14, 2017

If there's one characteristic EWU football head coach Aaron Best points out most, it's resiliency. And the first-year coach had much to rave about after...

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