Stories tagged: Eastern Washington Eagles
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 7:19 a.m.
With an offense as efficient as Eastern Washington’s, it’s defense – one of the most experienced in the Big Sky Conference – just has to do a serviceable job.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 7:20 a.m.
When Northern Arizona quarterback Case Cookus was forced to kick the game’s opening snap out of bounds near his own end zone Saturday, the No. 18 Lumberjacks’ chalked it up …
Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 10:20 p.m.
Eastern Washington won its final two matches at the Pirate Invitational in Greenville, North Carolina, to improve to 7-3 for the first time since 2006.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 11:03 p.m.
Week 2 Big Sky Conference football predictions
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 10:42 p.m.
Strong-armed showdown: Eastern Washington’s Gage Gubrud, Northern Arizona’s Case Cookus set to air it out
Two of the country’s top FCS quarterbacks share a conference, gaudy statistics and the amount of Division I scholarship offers coming out of high school: Zero.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 9:47 p.m.
Brittany Delridge and Brooke Dunbar scored their first goals of the season Friday to lift Eastern Washington to a 2-0 nonconference women’s soccer win over Colorado State in Fort Collins, …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 6:05 a.m.
Eastern Washington notebook: Northern Arizona star receiver Emmanuel Butler poses a major threat to EWU’s experienced secondary
The first time Eastern Washington head coach Aaron Best met Emmanuel Butler, he threw the Northern Arizona receiver a red jersey and jokingly requested his services in Cheney.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 8:50 p.m.
Toya Osuegbu finished with a match-high 12 kills Thursday to guide host East Carolina’s 3-0 volleyball sweep over Eastern Washington at the Pirate Invitational in Greenville, North Carolina.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 10:54 a.m.
Locals in the NFL: Idaho’s Jesse Davis, Eastern Washington’s Kendrick Bourne make most of opportunities
For every Deone Bucannon, Cooper Kupp and Mike Iupati there’s a surplus of of Washington State, Eastern Washington, Idaho alums fighting for permanence in the National Football League. Over a …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 8:56 p.m.
On an almost annual basis, Eastern Washington has produced some of the Big Sky Conference’s most dynamic pass catchers. Senior Nsimba Webster, a shifty, athletic former high school quarterback, appears …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 9:13 p.m.
The ninth-ranked Eagles scored on the first play from scrimmage, jumped out to a swift 20-point lead, and kept their foot on the throttle in a 58-13 rout of NCAA …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 31, 2018, 5:21 p.m.
There’s a glaring disparity in scholarships, depth, resources and, at many positions, talent between the Eastern Washington and Central Washington football programs.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 9:13 p.m.
Eastern Washington notebook: Aaron Best expects another pesky, talented Central Washington team Saturday
Eastern Washington head coach Aaron Best still shakes his head when recalling the play. Three months before EWU captured the program’s first national title in 2010, the Eagles edged NCAA …
Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 4:57 p.m.
Jordan Vail totaled 16 kills and nine blocks Thursday to power North Dakota to a 3-0 volleyball sweep over Eastern Washington to open the UND Classic in Grand Forks, North …
Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 6 a.m.
Action flick: High-powered Eastern Washington has eyes set on a January trip north of Dallas for FCS title game
With one of its most experienced and talent-stocked rosters in recent history, Eastern Washington has no intention of letting the FCS Playoff Committee dictate its postseason fate.
Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 6 a.m.
Block buster: Back from injury, Eastern Washington’s Jay-Tee Tiuli ready to wreak havoc in Big Sky backfields
Over the last four years, Jay-Tee Tiuli, a preseason All-American, has bullied centers, guards and ballcarriers with his ferocity, size and off-the-ball speed. He’s establishing himself as one of the …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 10:52 p.m.
Central Washington quarterback Reilly Hennessey ready to face his old squad in season opener at Eastern Washington
Reilly Hennessey respected the decision, but he didn’t like it. Before the strong-armed Central Washington quarterback guided the Wildcats to a 11-0 regular season last fall, he spent two years …
Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Eastern Washington kicker Roldan Alcobendas was named to the Fred Mitchell Award watch list, an honor given to the nation’s top collegiate place-kicker among FCS, NCAA II, III, NAIA and …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 26, 2018, 8:41 a.m.
In the Eagles’ second and final scrimmage Saturday, the defense tallied three interceptions, yielded two scoring drives and surrendered just 269 yards.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 11:13 p.m.
Here are 11 individuals that could pose the most trouble for EWU.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 9:04 p.m.
Leslie Flores-Cloud’s first match as Eastern Washington’s head volleyball coach couldn’t have turned out much better.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 9:35 p.m.
Roldan Alcobendas, the Eagles’ kickoff and place-kicker the last three seasons, hopes for similar results. He’ll be punting this fall, too.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 5:49 p.m.
For the last three years, Mitch Fettig, a 6-foot, 175-pound senior, has been a key cog in the Eagles’ 4-2-5 defense, leading the team in tackles last season (92) and …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 10:31 p.m.
The return of Jay-Tee Tiuli, a preseason All-American, along with five starters and 10 letterwinners has this group expecting a dramatic improvement.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 18, 2018, 9:41 p.m.
Of Eastern Washington’s 16 scripted and situational drives Saturday at Roos Field, just two resulted in the offense – first-, second- and third-team units – reaching the end zone.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 17, 2018, 9:59 p.m.
All-American quarterback Gage Gubrud has witnessed the growth of his top targets.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 9:04 p.m.
Increased carries coupled with the return of proven ballcarriers Antoine Custer and Sam McPherson could end the 1,000-yard-back drought this fall.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 15, 2018, 10:15 p.m.
His coaching career in its genesis, 26-year-old Eastern Washington offensive line coach Jase Butorac has already lived a charmed life at the position.
Wed., Aug. 15, 2018, 2:57 p.m.
The Buffalo Bills have claimed defensive lineman Albert Havili off waivers, and also signed fullback Sam Rogers. Havili was claimed a day after he was waived by the Los Angeles …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 15, 2018, 4:16 p.m.
Kurt Calhoun and Ketner Kupp, a pair of Yakima-area products, combined for 139 tackles a year ago, EWU’s second-and third-leading ballstoppers. They’ve been key cogs in the Eagles’ 4-2-5 scheme.