SUNDAY, NOV. 18, 2018
EWU (9-2) will face the winner a first-round game between Nicholls State (8-3) and San Diego (9-2) on Dec. 1 at 2 p.m. at Roos Field
SATURDAY, NOV. 17, 2018
The fifth annual Dam Cup, given to the winner of the young EWU-Portland State rivalry game, was a bonus, much like the milestone marks a handful of Eagles reached in their lopsided victory.
Wide open in the corner in the final minute overtime, Eastern Washington forward Jesse Hunt squared up, hesitated, then remembered he had the hot hand.
FRIDAY, NOV. 16, 2018
Eastern Washington wasn’t about to let a called-back touchdown impede its momentum. Not in this setting. Not with this much on the line.
Winnipeg quarterback Matt Nichols has been one of the more steady arms in CFL, but the nine-year veteran has yet to reach Canada’s Super Bowl equivalent: The Grey Cup.
Week 12 Big Sky Conference football predictions
THURSDAY, NOV. 15, 2018
After lopsided losses to a pair of college basketball heavyweights, Eastern Washington is ready to take on someone its own size. And in its own arena. The Eagles (0-2) host Wisconsin-Green Bay (1-2) on Friday at 4:45 p.m. in their home opener at Reese Court as part of the 2K Empire Classic.
Beating Portland State on Friday night would also sweeten Eastern Washington’s postseason pot, likely giving the Eagles a first-round bye and second-round home game.
His burst and confidence affected by a series of leg injuries, Eastern Washington running back Sam McPherson had finally come into own.
TUESDAY, NOV. 13, 2018
When fourth-ranked Eastern Washington (8-2, 6-1 Big Sky) visits Portland State (4-6, 3-4) Friday night at Hillsboro Stadium, Tysen Prunty will be starting for one of the top FCS defenses in the country.
SATURDAY, NOV. 10, 2018
Twin brothers Nsimba and Nzuzi Webster sat down in front of a group of reporters Saturday following No. 5 Eastern Washington’s 59-20 thrashing of fourth-ranked UC Davis, their smiles lighting up the school’s designated press conference room.
EWU (8-2, 6-1), UC Davis (8-2, 6-1), Weber State (8-2, 6-1) are currently tied atop the standings going into the final week of the regular season.
FRIDAY, NOV. 9, 2018
UC Davis, which has never beaten EWU, brings one of the most potent offenses in the country to Cheney, along with some of the FCS level’s most decorated players.
Eastern Washington center Spencer Blackburn, a three-year starter and team captain, has received much of his respect for his detail-oriented approach, his technique and preparation, the ability to spot an ensuing blitz, and an affinity for the weight room. He puts up to 540 pounds the squat rack.
THURSDAY, NOV. 8, 2018
O’Neill’s career came to a close after suffering a herniated disc in the Cougars’ 4-2 win against California on Oct. 25, a recurring injury that nearly shelved her senior season.
ALSC designed Washington State’s Cougar Football Complex, Gonzaga’s McCarthey Athletic Center and dozens of other notable buildings in the region.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 7, 2018
When fifth-ranked Eastern Washington (7-2, 5-1 Big Sky) plays host to fourth-ranked UC Davis (8-1, 6-0) at 1:05 p.m. Saturday at Roos Field in a key conference battle, the Eagles’ secondary will face the best receiver who has stepped on the red turf since Cooper Kupp
Napping on a flight from Spokane to Denver, Ashley Valdivieso, a freshman on the Eastern Washington women’s soccer team en route to last week’s Big Sky Conference Tournament, woke up to a woman’s screams.
MONDAY, NOV. 5, 2018
As a player, second-year Eastern Washington head coach Shantay Legans often locked up with the nation’s premier basketball institutions. Legans has never crossed paths with longtime power Syracuse, though. That changes Tuesday at 4 p.m. PST when the Eagles face Jim Boeheim’s 16th-ranked Orange, both teams’season opener at Syracuse’s 33,000-seat Carrier Dome.
FRIDAY, NOV. 2, 2018
Second-seeded Kamiakin forced four first-half turnovers, scored 39 unanswered points and handled No. 1 seed Shadle Park 55-13 in front of a sparse crowd at Albi Stadium
Roldan Alcobendas is often tempted to use his crafty footwork on the pitch, but Eastern Washington’s record-breaking kicker refrains.
As Eastern Washington begins its late-season push for a Big Sky Conference crown, one can’t help but think of a key Nov. 10 date in Cheney with sixth-ranked UC Davis.
Big Sky Conference football predictions
THURSDAY, NOV. 1, 2018
When EWU begins its 2018-19 campaign Nov. 6 at national power Syracuse, the Eagles will have four returning starters who averaged less than double figures.
The 2018-19 edition of the Pirates, who return all five starters from last year’s Northwest Conference tournament championship team, could be the best yet.