The Easterner

Chaves to review transfer eligibility

By Sam Deal, Sports Editor

April 15, 2015

EWU Athletic Director Bill Chaves has been appointed to an NCAA committee to review and research collegiate transfer rules. Chaves was appointed to the NCAA Division I council in December of 2014 and has a sense of familiarity with this issue. Former Eagle Vernon Adams Jr. sparked debate earlier this year when he transferred to University of Oregon to compete in his final...

EWU players practice at Roos Field for the annual Red-White game occuring on April 25.

Spring football training begins at Roos Field

April 9, 2015

Spring is in the air and so is football season. The Eagles spring practices began on April 2. With nine starters departed and Vernon Adams Jr. transferring...

“Oregon it is.” Vernon Adams to transfer

February 9, 2015

FCS All-American quarterback Vernon Adams announced Monday morning via his Instagram page that he will be transferring to the University of Oregon for...

Vernon Adams Jr.  looking to pass the ball

ISU defeats EWU in Quarterfinal, 59-46

January 11, 2015

The Eagles watched their championship aspirations run away from them on Dec. 3 when the team lost to the Illinois State University Redbirds, 59-46. Run...

Vernon Adams Jr.  looking to pass the ball

Eagles defeat Montana, advance to FCS quarterfinals versus Illinois State

December 8, 2014

For the second time in less than a month, the Eastern Washington Eagles (11-2) defeated the University of Montana (9-5), 37-20, ending the Grizzlies’...

Eastern seeded fourth in Division 1: How FCS seeds the playoffs

By Mike Hantho, Staff Writer

December 3, 2014

Eastern recently received number four seed for the Football Championship Subdivision. Eastern earned a bye through the first week of the tournament and will play the University of Montana after the Grizzlies beat the University of San Diego. Bill Chaves, the athletic director at EWU, said the top eight schools in the division would be seeded while the other 16 schools...

Sophomore wide reciever Cooper Kupp

Adams returns, Eagles defeat Grizzlies on senior day

November 10, 2014

For the fourth time in five years, the EWU Eagles came out victorious on Senior Day over the University of Montana, defeating the Grizzlies, 36-26, on...

Quarterback Vernon Adams at practice

Eagles face Grizzlies on senior day

November 7, 2014

The fifth-ranked Eagles will take on No. 11 University of Montana Grizzlies on Saturday at Roos Field for senior day. The Eagles, who graduate 20 seniors,...

Running back Quincy Forte breaking a tackle versus University of North Dakota on Nov. 1

Eagles dominate in homecoming win versus North Dakota

November 3, 2014

The Eagles dominated the Inferno on Nov. 1 routing the University of North Dakota, 54-3. Eastern’s offense, defense and specials teams all scored...

PREVIEW: Eagles take on UND for Homecoming

By Samuel Deal, Sports Editor

October 31, 2014

The Eastern football team is looking to rebound Saturday during the homecoming game after losing its first conference game in over two years. “After the game [the players] were hurting,” said head coach Beau Baldwin. “It is not okay what happened but is going to be okay moving forward if we are willing to fight back.” The game is against the University of North...

Vernon Adams Jr., quarterback for EWU, mindfully prepares a throw during the August 23 game against Sam Houston State University.

West looks to lead in Adams absence

October 9, 2014

The Eagles will look to move past Southern Utah Thunderbirds without record setting quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. Adams broke two bones in his right...

Eagles break the will of the red hot South Dakota State Jackrabbits, advance to quarterfinals

Eagles break the will of the red hot South Dakota State Jackrabbits, advance to quarterfinals

December 14, 2013

Yet another lopsided third quarter sparks the Eagles to a 41-17 victory over the South Dakota State Jackrabbits in the second round of the FCS playoffs...

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