The Easterner

Ready or not, here comes a Roos renovation

Ready or not, here comes a Roos renovation

September 6, 2019

EWU announced plans on Friday, Sept. 6 to move forward with a $25 million renovation of its football stadium. The EWU Board of Trustees unanimously approved...

EWU seeks red-emption in home opener

EWU seeks red-emption in home opener

September 5, 2019

The EWU football team didn’t kick off its season with the desired results. After a 47-14 shellacking suffered at the hands of the Washington Huskies...

Opinion: Roos field is in need of a face-lift

Opinion: Roos field is in need of a face-lift

April 22, 2019

        Taylor Newquist is the Sports Editor for The Easterner. The hyperbolic opinion expressed in this article is his...

EWU students weigh in on impending Roos Field renovation proposal

EWU students weigh in on impending Roos Field renovation proposal

April 17, 2019

In less than a month, EWU football fans will know more about the future of Roos Field. To outline the plans for an impending renovation project, Athletic...

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...

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...

Gallery: EWU Spring Football Scrimmage (April. 22)

Gallery: EWU Spring Football Scrimmage (April. 22)

April 22, 2017

  Defense wins the day in EWU's second spring scrimmage on Saturday.

EWU Football Springs Into Action as Practices for 2017 Season Begin

EWU Football Springs Into Action as Practices for 2017 Season Begin

April 13, 2017

Spring is in the air, and now, so are footballs as they fly across The Inferno at Roos Field. EWU spring football practices began on April 4, and there is a l...

FCS Playoffs a ‘Break Even’ Proposition for EWU

By Riley Baker, Staff Reporter

January 26, 2017

EWU football finished with an overall record of 12-2 on the year they advanced to the semifinals of the FCS playoffs and had two finalists for the Walter Payton award, along with six All-Americans. With the accolades and three extra home games in the playoffs, one would think that the athletic department would make a little extra money. But, believe it or not, they do not. ...

EWU’s Rugby team may be forced off their home field

By Alla Drokina, for The Easterner

October 26, 2016

“What’s rough is that no other school is in our position, so it’s hard [for them] to find empathy for how much this could ruin our team” -Chris Skinner, EWU men’s rugby team captain

First win of season, 55-50

First win of season, 55-50

September 28, 2015

After starting the season with two road losses the fifteenth-ranked Eastern Washington Eagles returned to The Inferno, where their offense caught fire...

Multiple vehicles willfully damaged on campus

Multiple vehicles willfully damaged on campus

May 15, 2015

EWU University Police are looking for leads concerning vandalism in lot 16 near Roos Field. On April 28, a parking enforcement officer discovered 21...

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