Stories tagged: EWU football
Fri., Sept. 23, 2016, 2:26 a.m.
Senior receiver Kendrick Bourne brings ‘wow’ factor to Eastern offense
The fun factor is alive and well at Roos Field, thanks partly to wide receiver Kendrick Bourne
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016, 11:14 p.m.
NAU’s Case Cookus off to another strong start
EWU needs to find anwers against nation’s top-rated passer
Tue., Sept. 20, 2016, 11:19 p.m.
QB race always is wide-open, EWU coach says
There are no quarterback controversies at Eastern Washington, only opportunities
Mon., Sept. 19, 2016, 10:15 p.m.
Big Sky honors Zamora, Custer as Eagles move up in polls
Two Eastern football players won honors from the Big Sky Conference on Monday for their roles in the Eagles’ 34-30 win over Northern Iowa on Saturday.
Sat., Sept. 17, 2016, 10:53 p.m.
EWU scores winning touchdown on fake field goal to defeat Northern Iowa
With the game on the line in the final minute, Eastern Washington disdained a field goal as holder Reilly Hennessey threw a 23-yard touchdown pass to Beau Byus to cap …
Sat., Sept. 17, 2016, 10:52 p.m.
Fake field goal was the right call no matter what, Baldwin says
Beau Baldwin knows football, but he’s also knows math.
Fri., Sept. 16, 2016, 11:12 p.m.
High-flying EWU faces rugged Northern Iowa Panthers in home opener
Looking for some common denominators for Eastern Washington from last year’s game against Northern Iowa? You’ll need to search pretty hard.
Thu., Sept. 15, 2016, 11:04 p.m.
Wilson ready for breakout senior year at EWU
More than almost anyone on the Eastern Washington football team, running back Jabari Wilson has felt the highs and lows of the game he loves.
Wed., Sept. 14, 2016, 11:07 p.m.
UNI quarterback Bailey as athletic as it gets
It’s only mid-September, but Eastern Washington’s defenders are seeing the gamut of quarterback styles.
Tue., Sept. 13, 2016, 10:37 p.m.
Eagles calm despite spate of injuries
As Eastern Washington football fans wring their hands over the recent spate of injuries, the players are decidedly calmer.
Mon., Sept. 12, 2016, 10:58 p.m.
Kupp questionable for Northern Iowa
Two games into the football season, Eastern Washington is dealing with more than its share of injuries.
Sat., Sept. 10, 2016, 11:52 p.m.
North Dakota State tops Eastern Washington in overtime
Tre Dempsey intercepted Eastern Washington quarterback Gage Gubrud on the first possession of overtime and Lance Dunn ran 25 yards on North Dakota State’s first offensive play as the Bison …
Sat., Sept. 10, 2016, 5:37 p.m.
Sports letters to the editor
What is it with the Washington State coaching staff and their players that they have to get kicked in the teeth on opening day every season before they decide they …
Sat., Sept. 10, 2016, 5:34 p.m.
Box Score: North Dakota State 50, EWU 44 (OT)
Box score from the North Dakota State Bison’s 50-44 win over the Eastern Washington Eagles on Saturday, Sept. 10 in Fargo, N.D.
Fri., Sept. 9, 2016, 11:46 p.m.
Six years later, Bison want payback for playoff loss to EWU
They haven’t forgotten. North Dakota State has won five straight national titles, but Bison fans believe they were cheated out of a possible sixth on a snowy day in Cheney …
Thu., Sept. 8, 2016, 11:23 p.m.
Hard work pays off for EWU safety Zach Bruce
Zach Bruce’s favorite football moment? That’s easy.
Wed., Sept. 7, 2016, 11:12 p.m.
EWU football notes: New Bison quarterback already a winner
Easton Stick is no Carson Wentz. He’ll never have Wentz’s arm strength or be a No. 2 NFL draft pick, but he might just lead North Dakota State to a …
Tue., Sept. 6, 2016, 10:09 p.m.
Eastern looks for improvement after big win over WSU
Three days after one of the biggest wins in school history, the Eastern Washington football players had no problem staying humble
Mon., Sept. 5, 2016, 10:29 p.m.
Three Eagles honored for efforts against Cougars
A trio of Eastern Washington football players were honored for their efforts in the Eagles’ shocking 45-42 upset of the Washington State Cougars on Saturday in Pullman.
Sat., Sept. 3, 2016, 11:05 p.m.
Blanchette: Eastern deserves credit for showing talent, moxie
The biggest football victory in Eastern Washington football history … well, don’t kid yourselves. It was six years ago when there was a national championship at stake.
Sat., Sept. 3, 2016, 10:35 p.m.
Eagles celebrate big upset win over Washington State
No, this wasn’t the biggest win in Eastern Washington football history. Then again, none of these Eagles were around when the program won a national title in 2010.
Sat., Sept. 3, 2016, 10:30 p.m.
WSU-EWU notebook: Gabe Marks says team needs to find own identity
While fans are surely frustrated that the Cougars lost their second consecutive opener to a Big Sky opponent – and fifth consecutive opener overall – many will doubtlessly take solace …
Sat., Sept. 3, 2016, 9:15 p.m.
EWU 45, WSU 42: How they scored
First quarter WSU 7, EWU 0
Fri., Sept. 2, 2016, 11:53 p.m.
WSU can’t escape significance of game with EWU
The Cougars can’t escape this game’s significance, try as they might to ignore it. Washington State coach Mike Leach does not have to dip deep into his bag of Leachisms …
Fri., Sept. 2, 2016, 4:31 p.m.
EWU at WSU: Two-minute drill
The Cougars will have more talent at every position except for one. Cooper Kupp is probably the best receiver WSU will face all season, and he will make a case …
Fri., Sept. 2, 2016, 11:40 a.m.
Overachieving Gage Gubrud ready to take quarterback reins at EWU
You could say that Gage Gubrud had that underdog mentality even before he was born.
Fri., Sept. 2, 2016, 9:50 a.m.
EWU will need solid line play to hang with WSU
It may be a surprise to some Eastern Washington fans, but the Eagles are a four-score underdog in Saturday’s season opener at Washington State.
Thu., Sept. 1, 2016, 3 a.m.
EWU football by the numbers
It’s trite but true – win the turnover battle and you likely win the game. Last year the Eagles went 6-5 while giving up seven more turnovers than their opponents. …
Thu., Sept. 1, 2016, 3 a.m.
EWU’s new quarterbacks coach Troy Taylor likes depth at QB
The quarterback tradition at Eastern Washington helped lure a top coach to Cheney last year.
Thu., Sept. 1, 2016, 3 a.m.
EWU senior defensive tackle Matt Sommer wants to get back to playoffs
Matt Sommer is ready to go out the way he came in – as a champion. The 300-pound defensive tackle was part of two straight Big Sky Conference title teams …