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UPDATED: Wed., March 20, 2019, 7:02 p.m.

Eastern Washington basketball: Up-and-down seasons ended strongly for young, talented men’s, women’s teams

The Eagles’ deep tournament runs in Boise last week – the first time both programs played in the Big Sky championship game in the same season – didn’t equate to …


UPDATED: Sat., March 16, 2019, 11:26 p.m.

Big Sky Tournament: Déjà vu for EWU as Montana surges past Eagles for second straight title

Sayeed Pridgett scored 18 points and Montana overcame a 12-point deficit to beat Eastern Washington 68-62 for its second straight Big Sky Tournament title and NCAA bid. Donaven Dorsey and …


UPDATED: Fri., March 15, 2019, 11:16 p.m.

Big Sky Tournament: Eastern Washington cruises past Southern Utah, earns championship rematch with rival Montana

Eastern Washington got what it wanted Friday, and its 77-61 dispatching of Southern Utah in the Big Sky Tournament semifinals was only part of the equation.


UPDATED: Fri., March 15, 2019, 10:59 p.m.

Portland State’s late surge denies Eastern Washington women their first NCAA Tournament berth in 32 years

Desirae Hansen hit a 12-foot jumper with 3.1 seconds remaining to lift Portland State to a 61-59 victory over Eastern Washington and claim the Big Sky Conference tournament title and …


UPDATED: Thu., March 14, 2019, 10:55 p.m.

Big Sky Tournament: Eastern Washington holds off Montana State, advances to semifinals

Don’t tell Mason Peatling that Eastern Washington relies solely on its long-range shooting.


UPDATED: Thu., March 14, 2019, 11:18 p.m.

Big Sky Tournament: Eastern Washington a win away from ending its 32-year NCAA Tournament drought

The last time EWU qualified for the NCAA women’s tournament (1987), longtime Eagles coach Wendy Schuller was a high school basketball player in Southern California.


UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019, 10:55 p.m.

Big Sky Tournament: Eastern Washington punches ticket to first championship game since 1988

The difference between elimination and Eastern Washington’s first Big Sky Conference Tournament championship game appearance in 31 years? A heads-up play by a crafty Australian point guard.


UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019, 8:27 p.m.

Report: QB Gage Gubrud suffers injury, could miss entirety of Washington State spring camp

The Spokesman-Review confirmed a Cougfan.com report that the Washington State quarterback suffered a lower-body injury during the team’s Midnight Maneuvers training regimen earlier this month and could miss the entirety …


UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 11:06 p.m.

Big Sky Tournament: Eastern Washington women upset Idaho State in overtime

Violet Kapri Morrow’s steal and layup at the 1:33 mark gave the Eagles their first lead against Idaho State, one the sixth-seeded Eagles wouldn’t relinquish in a 67-65 upset of …


UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 5:52 p.m.

Big Sky Tournament: Eastern Washington hopes to stay hot in Boise; Idaho looks to pull off upset

EWU (14-17) begins tournament play Thursday, facing the winner of Wednesday’s first-round game between sixth-seeded Montana State (14-16) and No. 11 seed Idaho (6-25).


All-Big Sky men: Eastern Washington trio of Mason Peatling, Jacob Davison and Jesse Hunt honored

Jesse Hunt averaged 14.6 points, 8.9 rebounds and 3.3 assists during the regular season for EWU, the No. 3 seed in this week’s Big Sky Conference Tournament in Boise.


UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019, 10:34 p.m.

Big Sky Tournament: Big fourth quarter lifts Eastern Washington women past Weber State

EWU (11-19) will face No. 3 seed Idaho State (20-9) in the quarterfinals Tuesday.


UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019, 5:43 p.m.

All-Big Sky women: Idaho guard Mikayla Ferenz, coach Jon Newlee earned top honors

Ferenz, the conference’s all-time leading scorer (2,371 points), led the Vandals to a Big Sky regular-season title and the No. 1 seed in this week’s Big Sky Conference Tournament in …


UPDATED: Sat., March 9, 2019, 11:24 p.m.

Women’s college basketball: Idaho falls in regular-season finale, still clinches top seed in Big Sky Tournament

A pair of losses turned into a positive for the Idaho Vandals on Saturday.


UPDATED: Sat., March 9, 2019, 9:37 p.m.

Eastern Washington holds off Weber State 80-77 in regular-season finale

Mason Peatling had 23 points and Jesse Hunt added 22 with 12 rebounds as Eastern Washington held off Weber State.


UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019, 10:34 p.m.

Eastern Washington’s run to 2004 NCAA Tournament ‘set the bar for the program’

Since then, EWU has returned to the Big Dance once (2015). It came close a year ago, falling to rival Montana in the Big Sky Conference tournament championship.


UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019, 10:24 p.m.

Eastern Washington guard Andie Easley has stayed the course throughout injury-riddled career

The fourth-year sophomore’s series of stress fractures in her left tibia is what’s made an otherwise enjoyable EWU experience rife with uncertainty.


UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019, 9:32 p.m.

EWU football announces spring practice schedule

The Eastern Washington football team will return to the Inferno April 2 for spring practice.


UPDATED: Fri., March 8, 2019, 4:37 p.m.

Eastern Washington-Weber State preview: Eagles seek revenge on Wildcats

Weber State goes for the season sweep over Eastern Washington after winning the previous matchup in Cheney.


UPDATED: Thu., March 7, 2019, 10:51 p.m.

Women’s basketball: Mikayla Ferenz, Taylor Pierce help Idaho surge past Weber State

Mikayla Ferenz and Taylor Pierce netted 24 points apiece as Idaho closed on a 13-2 run to defeat Weber State 86-78 and earn at least a share of the Big …


UPDATED: Thu., March 7, 2019, 10 p.m.

Cody Benzel’s big night leads Eastern Washington over Idaho State 91-62

Cody Benzel scored a career-high 30 points and Jesse Hunt scored 14 with 16 rebounds and Eastern Washington pulled away from Idaho State in the second half for a 91-62 …


UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019, 10:16 p.m.

Women’s basketball notebook: Ex-North Central star Brianna King named Frontier Conference MVP again

The 5-foot-5 senior led the Frontier in scoring (22.3 points per game) and steals (80) and was also among the best in assists (91) for the fourth-ranked Bulldogs (25-4).


UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019, 8:56 p.m.

Eastern Washington-Idaho State preview: Bengals seek revenge on Eagles

Eastern Washington goes for the season sweep over Idaho State after winning the previous matchup in Cheney.


UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2019, 10:18 p.m.

Bryan Mills promoted to Eastern Washington safeties coach

The Eagles recently promoted Bryan Mills, who was on EWU’s staff the last two seasons as a defensive analyst.


Fast food at White House for FCS football champ North Dakota State

The smell of burgers and fries wafted through the State Dining Room as President Donald Trump celebrated the championship football players from North Dakota State on Monday with fast food, …


UPDATED: Sat., March 2, 2019, 10 p.m.

Women’s basketball: Mikayla Ferenz’s late 3 lifts Idaho to win over Sacramento State

Mikayla Ferenz scored 25 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer with 30 seconds left, and Idaho defeated Sacramento State 69-65 in Sacramento, California, on Saturday.


UPDATED: Sat., March 2, 2019, 10:02 p.m.

Kim Aiken Jr. lifts Eastern Washington past Portland St. 68-66

Kim Aiken Jr. drained a 3-pointer from the corner at the buzzer to give Eastern Washington a 68-66 win over Portland State on Saturday. Aiken finished with 19 points to …


UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 8:55 p.m.

Versatile forward Jesse Hunt has been a steady presence for injury-plagued Eastern Washington

Jesse Hunt’s Australian accent is noticeable, but not as thick as it was a decade ago when his basketball-centric family moved to California.


UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 4:49 p.m.

Eastern Washington-Portland State preview: Eagles look for home win vs Vikings

Eastern Washington looks for its fourth straight win over Portland State at Reese Court


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 10:44 p.m.

Area roundup: Mikayla Ferenz sets Big Sky scoring record in Idaho win over Portland State

Mikayla Ferenz broke the Big Sky career scoring record Thursday as she scored 14 points in Idaho’s 81-68 women’s basketball win over host Portland State.