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Big Sky notes: Extra week helps EWU prepare for Montana State

After emotional games against Sam Houston State and Washington, this week’s bye comes at a perfect time for Eastern Washington.


Eastern defense gets time to regroup

SEATTLE – As the Eastern Washington football players exited the big stage Saturday afternoon, they did it to mixed reviews. The offense was staggering; the defense, simply staggered – by …


Eastern defense gets a chance to regroup

As the Eastern Washington football players exited the big stage Saturday afternoon, they did it to mixed reviews.


Eastern’s Vernon Adams shines vs. Huskies, but ‘we lost’

SEATTLE – Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams always shines brightest in the limelight. And what better opportunity than a sun-drenched day at Husky Stadium, in front of a national television …


Huskies outlast Eastern in high-flying showdown

SEATTLE – For one day, track was back at Husky Stadium. In a sprint from start to finish Saturday afternoon, Washington had just enough kick to outlast Eastern Washington 59-52, …


EWU notes: Late turnover helps Huskies slip by Eags

SEATTLE – In a game that offered Eastern Washington little margin for error, the Eagles committed just enough mistakes Saturday to make an upset over Washington that much tougher. Eastern …


Eastern won’t necessarily pass on every down to keep up with Huskies

SEATTLE – As they took the field on a sunny Friday afternoon at Husky Stadium, the Eastern Washington football players paused to appreciate the scenery – and a few intangibles …


Eastern plans to run with the Huskies

As they took the field on a sunny Friday afternoon at Husky Stadium, the Eastern Washington football players paused to appreciate the scenery – and a few intangibles – for …


EWU-UW: For a change, most eyes on other QB

For once, Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams is flying under the radar. Earlier this week, new University of Washington coach Chris Petersen faced a roomful of reporters to deliver the …


Eagles slip to No. 2; Adams, Miller honored

Football: Despite a 2-0 start, Eastern Washington has slipped to second in The Sports Network FCS Top 25 poll. North Dakota State, the three-time FCS champion which opened its season …


Huskies have work to do after Hawaii

HONOLULU – With a Hawaiian lei draped around his neck as he stood on the Aloha Stadium field, John Timu’s evaluation of the Washington Huskies’ 17-16 victory over Hawaii on …


Eastern erratic in rout of NAIA’s Montana Western

What’s not to like about a 32-point win? That depends on whom you spoke with after Eastern Washington’s 41-9 win Saturday night over Montana Western, a victory that was comfortable …


Eastern erratic in rout of Montana Western

What’s not to like about a 32-point win?


After years of battling injuries, Eagles’ Blair Bomber finally unleashed

Talk about seizing the moment. Eastern Washington wide receiver Blair Bomber hadn’t played football in almost four years when the Eagles took the field last year at Oregon State.


Bomber perseveres, makes big plays for Eagles

For Blair Bomber, the “grind” lasted almost four years, and he felt it more than most. But his patience has paid off with some big moments on the field for …


EWU football sees plenty of spots for improvement

The Eastern Washington football team is perfectly unsatisfied. As practice began Tuesday afternoon at Roos Field, the top-ranked Eagles were as self-critical as it gets despite a 56-35 win in …


EWU football sees plenty of spots for improvement

The Eastern Washington football team is perfectly unsatisfied. As practice began Tuesday afternoon at Roos Field, the top-ranked Eagles were as self-critical as it gets despite a 56-35 win in …


Slow-starting Eagles

Never mind the billboards: Eastern Washington football didn’t really start until the third quarter of Saturday’s season opener against Sam Houston State. After squirming for 30 minutes under the microscope …


ESPN makes it a win-win for Eags

There’s nothing like TV to turn a town upside down. So agog were the city fathers of Cheney over the Worldwide Leader’s visit on Saturday that First Street was renamed …


EWU notebook: Strip and pick by free safety gives Eagles needed boost

After dying by the big play in the first half, the Eastern Washington defense positively thrived by it in the third quarter against Sam Houston State. No play was bigger …


ESPN makes for a great opening day in Cheney

The EWU majority among the 10,310 witnesses at Roos Field was even more jazzed by the top-ranked Eagles’ 56-35 romp over Sam Houston State than the visit by ESPN and …


EWU outlasts Sam Houston State 56-35

Never mind the billboards: Eastern Washington football didn’t really start until the third quarter of Saturday’s season opener against Sam Houston State.


Area roundup: Eastern great George Gablehouse dies at 91

Hall of Famer George Gablehouse, a standout basketball player on Eastern Washington teams that advanced to the NAIA tournament in each of his first three seasons in Cheney, passed away …


EWU’s undersized, underrecruited QB Vernon Adams enjoys meteoric rise

Vernon Adams wants to explain his actions: the high-stepping, the gyrating, the sudden change of direction. In other words, his dance steps during warmups before every Eastern Washington football game, …


EWU’s undersized, underrecruited QB Vernon Adams enjoys meteoric rise

Vernon Adams wants to explain his actions: the high-stepping, the gyrating, the sudden change of direction.


Eagles ready to adjust to new-look Sam Houston State

The best advice the Eastern Washington football players could get this week? Be yourself. To a man, the top-ranked Eagles understood that game-day adjustments may the biggest factor in who …


Quality, quantity at QB for Eagles

Zak Hill’s plate is full. It’s Five Guys every day, with double helpings for two-a-days – and he wouldn’t have it any other way.


In brief: Connor Halliday named to Manning Award Watch List

College football: Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday has been named to the 2014 Manning Award Watch List, announced by the Allstate Sugar Bowl Thursday. Halliday is one of seven Pac-12 …


Quality, quantity at QB for Eagles

Zak Hill’s plate is full. It’s Five Guys every day, with double helpings for two-a-days – and the EWU quarterbacks coach wouldn’t have it any other way.


Matthew Sommer, Samson Ebukam are EWU’s sophomore ‘old-timers’

On a muggy August morning, Matthew Sommer was soaking it all in – and not just his own sweat. “It’s fun being an older guy, getting quality reps and watching …