Stories tagged: EWU football
Sat., Nov. 21, 2015, 8:19 p.m.
Eastern Washington’s frustrating football season ends with loss to Portland State
As the Portland State players broke from victory formation one last time, cold reality sunk in for the the Eastern Washington players and coaches after a 34-31 Big Sky Conference …
Sat., Nov. 21, 2015
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Fri., Nov. 20, 2015, 1:54 p.m.
It’s win-or-go-home time for Eastern football
The playoffs have arrived early this year at Roos Field, the product of circumstances that no self-described expert on Big Sky Conference football could have predicted. On Saturday afternoon, preaseason …
Thu., Nov. 19, 2015, 4:42 p.m.
EWU’s Cooper Kupp may be headed to NFL, but Saturday’s game is the focus
Cooper Kupp is looking to his future, but for now that doesn’t extend past Saturday. That’s when Kupp and his Eastern Washington teammates face Portland State in a must-win football …
Tue., Nov. 17, 2015, 8:08 p.m.
Reilly Hennessey gets starting nod at QB for Eastern
Redshirt freshman Reilly Hennessey will start at quarterback for Eastern Washington when the Eagles face Portland State on Saturday in the final regular-season game of the season, coach Beau Baldwin …
Tue., Nov. 17, 2015, 2:38 p.m.
Portland State’s Bruce Barnum has fond memories of Eastern
Ask Portland State football coach Bruce Barnum about his playing days at Eastern Washington and he’ll give you a simple answer: “I didn’t.”
Mon., Nov. 16, 2015, 2:55 p.m.
Eastern needs win and some help from playoff committee
There’s plenty to play for in Saturday’s regular-season finale against Portland State, and the Eastern Washington Eagles should be able to summon the necessary emotion on Senior Day with their …
Sat., Nov. 14, 2015, 6:11 p.m.
EWU humbled in blowout loss to Montana
Eastern Washington has spent a season living on the edge.
Fri., Nov. 13, 2015, 9:47 p.m.
Must-win time for Eagles and Grizzlies
Their fans might be offended at the notion, but the Montana and Eastern Washington football teams are looking very much alike these days
Wed., Nov. 11, 2015, 2:44 p.m.
Both Montana and Eastern face QB issues
Eastern Washington isn’t the only team with a quarterback quandary.
Tue., Nov. 10, 2015, 8:50 p.m.
Eastern Washington Eagles struggling to adapt on the fly in recent weeks
In so many ways, football practice at Roos Field on Tuesday was all about adjusments.
Mon., Nov. 9, 2015, 9:27 p.m.
Eagles threaten to unleash two-headed monster at quarterback against Montana
Call it a quarterback controversy, if you will. Beau Baldwin doesn’t see it that way.
Sat., Nov. 7, 2015, 10:13 p.m.
Eastern couldn’t stop NAU on third-down plays
For Eastern Washington’s defense, the tone was set early in Saturday’s 52-30 loss to Northern Arizona.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 7, 2015, 10:54 p.m.
Northern Arizona rolls past Eastern Washington
Corbin Jountti rushed for three touchdowns, Casey Jahn ran for two and Marcus Alford returned an interception 70 yards for a score as Northern Arizona defeated Eastern Washington 52-30 on …
Fri., Nov. 6, 2015, 7:39 p.m.
Eastern Washington Eagles young defense learning on the fly
Eastern Washington’s young defense has been learning on the fly. More often than not, the halftime adjustments have paid off, keeping the Eagles in games and keeping them in contention …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 5, 2015, 8:12 p.m.
Former EWU star Taiwan Jones finds a home in Oakland Raiders backfield
Oakland running back and former EWU player Taiwan Jones is in a good place these days, both from a mental standpoint and his role in the Raiders offense.
Thu., Nov. 5, 2015, 4:35 p.m.
EWU’s Aaron Neary refuses to be overlooked
Aaron Neary is getting noticed – again. Most of the pro scouts who drop by Eastern Washington football practices are there to check on Neary, an All-American left guard with …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 4, 2015, 7:24 p.m.
Big Sky notebook: Lumberjacks enter EWU game on hot streak
Call it bad timing, but Eastern Washington will face the hottest team in the Big Sky Conference when it hosts Northern Arizona on Saturday.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 3, 2015, 11:06 p.m.
Fourth-ranked Eastern awaits emergence of running game
The football season is in the home stretch – the perfect time for Eastern Washington’s running game to hits its stride.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 31, 2015, 8:25 p.m.
EWU notebook: Defense figured it out
For the fifth time in as many Big Sky Conference games, Eastern Washington’s defense found a way to turn the tide in the second half of the Eagles’ 14-13 win …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 31, 2015, 6:44 p.m.
Eastern holds on for narrow win over Weber State
Mother Nature didn’t play favorites Saturday afternoon at Roos Field.
Fri., Oct. 30, 2015, 3:07 p.m.
EWU football hosts Weber State on Saturday as regular season hits homestretch
As Eastern Washington football fans contemplate the future health costs of one heart-stopping win after another, coach Beau Baldwin has some advice.
Thu., Oct. 29, 2015, 12:03 p.m.
Success rewarded for EWU kicker Jordan Dascalo
The hard work paid off last weekend for Eastern Washington football player Jordan Dascalo. Seconds after Dascalo’s 44-yard field goal gave the Eagles a last-second win at Northern Colorado, teammates …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 28, 2015, 6 p.m.
Big Sky notes: Weber State’s fortunes tied to QB Jadrian Clark
As Weber State coach Jay Hill puts it, his team’s fortunes follow those of quarterback Jadrian Clark.
Tue., Oct. 27, 2015, 8:19 p.m.
Eastern Washington Eagles relish high-pressure situations
Football teams are seldom given to self-reflection, especially in late October.
Mon., Oct. 26, 2015, 6:32 p.m.
Kupp’s big number earn more accolades
The numbers and the awards keep piling up for Eastern Washington wide receiver Cooper Kupp.
Sat., Oct. 24, 2015, 6:32 p.m.
Eastern edges Northern Colorado on last-second field goal
Eastern Washington backup kicker Jordan Dascalo booted a 44-yard field goal as time expired to give the Eagles a 43-41 Big Sky Conference win at Northern Colorado on Saturday.
Fri., Oct. 23, 2015, 2:06 p.m.
Eastern Washington not overlooking surprising Northern Colorado
On paper, Saturday’s game at Northern Colorado figured to be one of the two easiest on Eastern Washington’s schedule.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 22, 2015, 10:03 p.m.
EWU’ lineman Thomas Gomez thrives after getting second chance
By his sophomore year at Eastern Washington, Thomas Gomez had hit rock-bottom. Struggling in the classroom, the Eagle offensive lineman also had violated school drug policies.
Wed., Oct. 21, 2015, 1:59 p.m.
Big Sky notebook: Northern Colorado no longer a pushover
Have the Northern Colorado Bears finally come out of hibernation? Long one of the most downtrodden football programs in the Big Sky Conference, UNC is 4-2 overall and 2-2 in …