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SUNDAY, NOV. 22, 2009

Eagles land at-large berth in FCS playoffs 

Eastern Washington University, after winning its final four regular-season games, was awarded on of the eight at-large berths in the 16-team Football Championship Subdivision playoffs on Sunday.The Eagles (8-3) will travel to Nacogdoches, Texas, on Saturday to face Stephen F. Austin (9-2), which earned an...

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SATURDAY, NOV. 21, 2009

Forbes leads EWU men past Mavericks

Eastern Washington's men's basketball team evened its record at 2-2 with a 72-68 road win over Texas Arlington on Saturday. You can read details supplied by EWU's sports information department here, and check out what UT Arlington's sports info department posted on the game here.Next...

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Eags win wild one, keep playoff dreams alive 

Eastern Washington University rolled up a hugh halftime lead over Northern Arizona in Flagstaff on Saturday, but needed a late touchdown to turn back the Lumberjacks 49-45 and keep their FCS playoff hopes alive.You can read the game story supplied by EWU's sport information office...

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FRIDAY, NOV. 20, 2009

EWU announces early basketball signees

Eastern Washington University men's basketball coach Kirk Earlywine has announced the signing of three high school recruits to national letters of intent and confirmed that JC transfer Tremayne Johnson, who was expected to be available this winter, will enroll at Eastern in January after clearing...

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Eags looking for road win, FCS playoff berth

Eastern Washington University's closes its 2009 regular-season football schedule against Northern Arizona in Flagstaff on Saturday.I've have attached an unedited version of the game advance that will appear in Saturday morning's S-R below, and I've included this link to the game notes supplied by EWU's...

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TUESDAY, NOV. 17, 2009

Weary Eagles pick up first win

Eastern Washington University, playing its third game in four days, held off Whitman at Reese Court Tuesday night to pick up its first men's basketball win of the season.It was a wild contest that you can read more about below in the unedited version of...

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SUNDAY, NOV. 15, 2009

Looking back on Eags' loss in opener

Saturday's season-opening men's basketball loss to Portland showed those in attendance at Reese Court that a lot of things have changed about Eastern Washington's men's basketball team since last winter.Third-year coach Kirk Earlywine has brought in some splendid young guards who have upped the athleticism...

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SATURDAY, NOV. 14, 2009

NIchols comes up big in Eagles win over SUU 

Senior quarterback Matt Nichols had another record-setting performance on Saturday as Eastern Washington's football team kept its postseason hopes alive with a non-conference road win over Southern Utah.You can get more details here from the game story supplied by EWU's sports information department. And don't...

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Eagles open with home loss to Portland

Eastern Washington opened its men's basketball season on Saturday by losing at home to Portland 64-58. An unedited version of the game story that will run in Sunday morning's S-R can be found below, and you can read the gamer supplied by Eastern's sports information...

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THURSDAY, NOV. 12, 2009

Big weekend for Eagles 

It's a big weekend coming up for both Eastern Washington's football and men's basketball teams.The Eagles football team will try to keep its postseason playoff hopes alive on Saturday when they travel to Cedar City, Utah, to take on Southern Utah in a non-conference game....

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SUNDAY, NOV. 8, 2009

Eagles hold off MSUB in basketball exhibition

Eastern Washington University's men's basketball team outlasted NCAA Division II Montana State University-Billings in the last of its two exhibition games at Reese Court on Sunday.I've attached an unedited version of the short game story that will appear in Monday morning's S-R below.

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SUNDAY, NOV. 1, 2009

Looking back EWU's big win in Seattle

Eastern Washington's 47-10 win over Big Sky Conference rival Portland State at Qwest Field in Seattle on Saturday seemed to work in a lot of ways.Not only did the Eagles (6-3 overall, 5-2 in the Big Sky) keep their postseason playoff hopes alive by climbing...

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SATURDAY, OCT. 31, 2009

Eastern runs over Portland State in Seattle

Eastern Washington used Matt Johnson's four interceptions and another ultra-productive performace by quarterback Matt Nichols to trash Portland state 47-10 at Qwest Field in Seattle on Saturday.I've attached an unedited version of the game story that will appear in Sunday morning's S-R below. And don't...

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TUESDAY, OCT. 27, 2009

SUNDAY, OCT. 25, 2009

Looking back on EWU's wild win 

Eastern Washington's 35-24 comeback win over Montana State on Saturday felt like a carnival ride to many of those involved. Ups and downs, huge momentum swings and another crazy ending to the first half made it seem that way.We have additional thoughts and post-game comments...

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SATURDAY, OCT. 24, 2009

Late comeback lifts Eagles past MSU 

Eastern Washington used a big fourth-quarter comeback to post a 35-24 homecoming win over visiting Big Sky Conference rival Montana State at Woodward Field on Saturday.I've attached an unedited version of the game story that will appear in Sunday morning's S-R below, and I'll be...

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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 21, 2009

Plenty to read about EWU, Big Sky officials

There is no shortage of midweek news concerning Eastern Washington University's football team -- which will play at Woodward Field for the final time this season on Saturday -- and the Big Sky Conference, which admitted its officials did a shabby job in last weekend's...

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TUESDAY, OCT. 20, 2009

Big Sky officials admit refs blew calls in Missoula 

Think the officiating in last Saturday's Big Sky Conference game between Eastern Washington and Montana in Missoula was bad?So, apparently, did Big Sky officials, who issued this release, pointing out a couple of obvious mistakes -- both of which went againt the Eagles.Let us know...

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SUNDAY, OCT. 18, 2009

SATURDAY, OCT. 17, 2009

Third-ranked Griz hold off Eags

Third-ranked and unbeaten Montana scored a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns Saturday to beat Eastern Washington University 41-34 at Washington-Grizzly Stadium in Missoula.Click here for my game story, and be sure to check back tomorrow for addition comments and links to other stories about the game.

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FRIDAY, OCT. 16, 2009

Eags set to open basketball practice

If it's October and the college football season is almost half over, it must be time for .... college basketball!Eastern Washigton University is scheduled to hold its first official practice in preparation for the 2009-10 season at 5 p.m. on Friday. The Eagles, hoping to...

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EWU vs. Montana: How big is it? 

Will is mean anything come November?That remains the question on the minds of many Eastern Washington University football fans as they look toward Saturday's 12:05 p.m.Big Sky Conference game against unbeaten and third-ranked Montana at Washington-Grizzly Stadium in Missoula.Read on.

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THURSDAY, OCT. 15, 2009

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 14, 2009

SUNDAY, OCT. 11, 2009

Looking back on Eags's first league loss 

There wasn't much to recommend -- for Eagles fans, at least -- about Saturday's 31-13 Big Sky Conference football loss to Weber State.A couple of school records were set, sure. And some fourth-quarter offensive fireworks that fizzled out in deep in the red zone were...

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