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Eagles feeling good about 2009

Eastern Washington University will open its 2009 college football season at home against Western Oregon on Saturday.

You can get a first read of the unedited version of the Eagles’ season preview that will appear in Wednesday morning’s S-R below.  And don’t be shy about leaving your thoughts on how the Eags will fare.

Eags hold final preseason scrimmage

Eastern Washington University held its final football scrimmage of fall camp on Saturday, and head coach Beau Baldwin once again used the hour-long scrimmage to get a closer look at some of the young players on his roster.

You can read an unedited version of the story that will appear in Sunday’s S-R below.  And check back on Tuesday night for a first-read of the EWU season preview that is scheduled to run in Wednesday’s S-R.


Eags’ first workout sloppy, but spirited

Eastern Washington staged its first full practice of fall camp Friday afternoon, running through a two-workout without pads.  You can read the story about the practice session that ran in this morning’s S-R here.

And you can read on for additional information, including a suprise appearance by last year’s FCS Buck Buchanan Award winner Greg Peach.

Eagles will open camp, season without Leahy

Eastern Washington will open fall football practice this afternoon, and you can an early look at the unedited version of the pre-camp story that will appear in Friday’s S-R below.

The biggest news heading into the fall is the knee injury that will keep Brice Leahy, a projected returniing starter on the offensive line, out for the 2009 season.

Read on.


Eagles former OC lands at Fresno State

Joe Wade, who served as the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Eastern Washington last fall, has taken a new job as running backs coach at Fresno State.

You can read an unedited version of the story — which also includes Coach Beau Baldwin’s comments about winter conditioning and a note on the start of spring practice — that  will appear in Thursday morning’ s S-R below.  And I’ve included this link to additional details on the Killin feed that annually marks the end of spring practice and the role Michael Roos is playing in this year’s event.


Eagles sign 33 football recruits

Beau Baldwin’s second recruiting class at Eastern Washington University is both big in numbers and loaded with talent.

The Eagles’ second-year coach, coming off a 6-5 season, announced the signing of 33 high school seniors to national letters of intent on Wednesday.  I’ve posted an unedited version fo the recruiting story that will appear in Thursday morning’s S-R below. And I’ve also included a complete list of recruits.

As promised, I’ve updated this post with this link to the recruiting story on EWU’s website, which includes additional information on all of the new signees and additional comments from Baldwin. Please read on, and feel free to leave your thoughts on Baldwin’s latest recruiting efforts here.