Stories tagged: EWU football
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 9:22 p.m.
Why not Eastern? In retrospect, that seems like the logical question my wife, Chris, and I should have asked ourselves at the onset of our search for a college athletic …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 1, 2019, 11:07 p.m.
Twenty years after meeting as assistant coach and player at University High School, Jeff Schmedding and Heath Pulver are key assistants in EWU’s run at a second FCS national title.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 31, 2018, 7:57 p.m.
Gage Gubrud, other injured Eastern Washington players played important roles in run to national title game
The first time Gage Gubrud made the trip to Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas, he pledged to return.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 4:03 p.m.
Eastern Washington (12-2) of the Big Sky Conference meets North Dakota State (14-0) of the Missouri Valley Conference in the FCS national championship game.
Sun., Dec. 30, 2018, 5 a.m.
From ESPN GameDay finally visiting Pullman to the success of Central Valley’s Lexie and Lacie Hull, here’s our top sports stories of 2018.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 10:04 p.m.
If Eastern Washington receiver Jayson Williams is dropping anything, it’s a defender.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 22, 2018, 7:22 p.m.
Best earned 2,078 fan votes, nearly 40 percent of the total. North Dakota State’s Chris Klieman finished second with 1,127 votes.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 9:34 p.m.
Over the span of three seasons, Vegas oddmakers have pegged the Eagles to lose four FCS games. Each was against North Dakota State, a program that’s captured six of the …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 6:38 p.m.
The playing status of Eastern Washington star defensive tackle Jay-Tee Tiuli remains in question following his arrest earlier this month for felony assault after a police officer said he witnessed …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 8:27 p.m.
Pittsburg (California) High quarterback Trey Turner’s recruiting took a hit when the talented dual-threat suffered a season-ending knee injury as a junior.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 9:53 p.m.
Honors continue to roll in for Eastern Washington kicker Roldan Alcobendas, nose tackle Jay-Tee Tiuli and center Spencer Blackburn.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 7:35 p.m.
Eastern Washington wants to make sure the 4,100 tickets it’s been allotted stay out of green and gold hands.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 15, 2018, 11:10 p.m.
Eastern Washington’s veteran offensive front wasn’t fazed in Saturday’s semifinal by Maine, which came to Cheney leading the country in run defense and was second in sacks.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 15, 2018, 11:09 p.m.
Dan Thompson: Eastern Washington likely in this position with healthy Gage Gubrud, but Eagles are happy with Eric Barriere under center
But in the long run, the progression of Eric Barriere – still just a redshirt sophomore – is going to pay off big time for the Eastern Washington football team.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 15, 2018, 11:08 p.m.
Eric Barriere’s record-tying performance leads Eastern Washington to rout of Maine, spot in FCS national championship game
Barriere completed 21 of 30 passes for 352 yards and a seven touchdowns for the Eagles (12-2), who will face top-ranked North Dakota State (14-0) on January 5, 2019 at …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 9:17 p.m.
5 keys to an Eastern Washington victory: Limiting mistakes, strong finish are points of emphasis for Eagles
Here are 5 keys to Eastern Washington’s success against Maine in the FCS semifinals.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 9:15 p.m.
All Eastern Washington center Spencer Blackburn could do was watch the from the freezing sidelines as Youngstown State marched down Roos Field in the closing seconds of the 2016 FCS …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 10:24 p.m.
They’re paired on the left side of Eastern Washington’s offensive line, but Beau Byus and Jack Hunter spent their teenage years separated by a Greater Spokane League rivalry.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 7:59 p.m.
Ralph Walter: With Frisco at stake, there’s no better time to catch Eastern Washington football at the Inferno
For the fourth time since the National Championship run of 2010, Eastern Washington University is just a win away from a return trip to the FCS title game in Frisco, …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 7:07 p.m.
Since the installation of “The Inferno,” as the red turf at Roos Field in Cheney is called, Eastern Washington has been one of the best FCS teams in the country.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 11, 2018, 10:22 p.m.
The third-seeded Eagles, playing in their fifth FCS semifinal since 2010, have to get past a staunch Maine defensive unit that upset second-seeded Weber State 23-18 on the road last …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 10, 2018, 8:23 p.m.
Alcobendas was named the winner of the 2018 Fred Mitchell Award on Monday, an honor given to the top collegiate kicker at the NCAA Division I FCS, NCAA II, NCAA …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 8, 2018, 11:46 p.m.
Eastern Washington quarterback Eric Barriere said he often dreams of orchestrating game-winning drives, but he’s rarely had the opportunity.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 8, 2018, 10:21 p.m.
When Eastern Washington promoted Aaron Best to head coach 22 months ago, he said at the time that he had no intention of changing the team’s pass-first identity.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 8, 2018, 11:44 p.m.
Eastern Washington scores 20 points in the fourth quarter to top UC Davis, earn spot in FCS semifinals
Sam McPherson’s 35-yard touchdown run with 26 seconds left lifted the Eagles to 34-29 win over UC Davis in a wild FCS quarterfinal Saturday at Roos Field.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 10:22 p.m.
Moments after UC Davis quarterback Jake Maier had one of the worst performances of his college career last month in 59-20 thumping at Eastern Washington, he made a premonition of …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 10:21 p.m.
Earning a criminal justice degree is often a joyous occasion, but Josh Lewis, EWU’s trusty defensive back, had yet to shake the grief that consumed him the night before.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 5, 2018, 9:48 p.m.
Twenty-eight days separate Eastern Washington’s 59-20 throttling of UC Davis at Roos Field and their rematch at the same chilly venue.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 10:30 p.m.
When Eastern Washington linebacker Ketner Kupp ran back a 95-yard interception return in the closing minutes of the Eagles’ 42-21 dispatching of Nicholls State on Saturday, it was a familiar …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 1, 2018, 10:31 p.m.
Consider Eastern Washington’s defense the Timex watch of the FCS.