The Easterner

Former EWU safety Dehonta Hayes is hoping to get an opportunity with an NFL team.

Several former EWU football players anticipate NFL Draft amidst COVID-19 chaos

April 20, 2020

This upcoming weekend, hundreds of college football players will see their professional dreams come true as they hear their name called during one of the seve...

EWU and Northern Arizona players at the line of scrimmage during a play on Nov. 2, 2019.

Discussing CTE with an EWU expert

February 21, 2020

A CTE Q&A with a psychology professor    Would you let your child play football? This is a question many parents are attempting to answer wit...

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

National Signing Day produces 12 new Eagles

February 15, 2020

  Feb. 5 was National Signing Day across the college football world, and EWU announced the signing of nine players who signed national letters of ...

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...

The 24 playoff teams will be announced Sunday, Nov. 24.

EWU takes on Portland State for potential final game of the year

November 20, 2019

The EWU football team hasn’t finished at or below .500 in 13 years.  The Eagles (5-2, 6-5) will try and extend that streak Saturday in the likely seas...

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...

Larry Weir, the radio voice of EWU football and men's basketball.

Q & A with EWU football radio announcer Larry Weir

October 11, 2019

Larry Weir is the radio play-by-play announcer for the EWU football and men’s basketball teams. Games are broadcast on 700 ESPN. Weir also hosts the P...

EWU junior quarterback Eric Barriere walks onto the field on Sept. 7. Barriere missed five offensive series in EWU's 48-27 loss at Sac State Saturday.

Road woes continue for EWU in Sacramento

October 6, 2019

If the field isn't red, the results haven't been good thus far for the EWU football team (1-1, 2-4) in 2019. The Eagles fell to the Sacramento State Hornets...

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. ...

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