Stories tagged: EWU football
Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 5 a.m.
Add Eastern Washington safety Cole Karstetter to the growing list of Eagles with Idaho ties.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 26, 2018, 10:32 p.m.
Blast from the past: Eastern Washington’s wins over Idaho helped build program into national powerhouse
Was Idaho and Eastern Washington an unrequited rivalry? Depends who you ask. There was never a question of who had the better football program, though.
Fri., Oct. 26, 2018, 6:53 p.m.
When the Vandals (3-4, 2-2 Big Sky) visit fifth-ranked EWU (5-2, 3-1) Saturday at noon at Roos Field – their first meeting in Cheney since 1994 – the Eagles expect …
Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 5:14 p.m.
Plenty of area high school players are participating in the Eastern Washington-Idaho football rivalry.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 11:07 a.m.
Brian Strandley remembers lining up against a behemoth Eastern Washington offensive line when Idaho’s annual tilt with the Eagles was more than just a Big Sky Conference affair.
Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, 9:08 p.m.
From fourth grade to his freshman year at Moscow High, Criner shadowed his father, Mark Criner, Idaho’s defensive coordinator from 2007-2012.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 9:07 p.m.
Over half the teams in the 13-member Big Sky Conference have been affected by an injury at quarterback at this season, some cases more serious than others.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 10:38 p.m.
After the 13th-ranked Wildcats’ 14-6 dispatching of the fourth-ranked EWU on Saturday at Stewart Stadium, Hill’s unit has now allowed an average of 13.3 points against the Eagles since 2015.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 10:51 p.m.
No. 13 Weber State and its vaunted defense had its way with fourth-ranked EWU in a 14-6 slugfest, holding the typically explosive Eagles to a paltry 247 yards and their …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 9:41 a.m.
Week 7 of Big Sky Conference football predictions.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 12, 2018, 10:10 p.m.
His offense has seen better days, but Weber State head coach Jay Hill still boasts one of the best defenses in the land.
Fri., Oct. 12, 2018, 5 a.m.
It was a freak play, but Ketner Kupp blames himself. The last time the Eastern Washington linebacker suited up his with now-budding NFL receiver brother, Cooper Kupp, he was on …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 9, 2018, 9:35 p.m.
EWU head coach Aaron Best said he’ll know more about Gubrud’s injury this week and if he’ll be ready to go Saturday.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 6, 2018, 10:43 p.m.
When Eric Barriere was thrust into the starting quarterback role in a game at North Dakota last November, it was a trial-by-fire scenario for the then-freshman.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 6, 2018, 9:30 p.m.
The face of its program in street clothes and a medical boot, fifth-ranked Eastern Washington still throttled the defending Big Sky Conference co-champion Saturday.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 5, 2018, 8:17 p.m.
EWU corner Josh Lewis has also been champing at the bit for another crack at Southern Utah, the defending conference co-champion whose winless September included to games against Pac-12 Arizona …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 5, 2018, 5:15 p.m.
Week 6 Big Sky Conference football predictions.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 4, 2018, 10:44 p.m.
FCS pundits know Eastern Washington for its video game-like numbers, golden-arm quarterbacks and fleet-footed receivers, even when their counterpart is providing ample opportunities. The Eagles’ defense just hasn’t had the …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 3, 2018, 10 p.m.
The left side of Eastern Washington’s offensive line became 65 pounds lighter when junior Tristen Taylor (6-foot-6, 315 pounds) suffered a knee injury last month.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 29, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
Hard-running junior Tamarick Pierce may not get the lion’s share of Eastern Washington’s carries, but he’s made the most of his limited opportunities.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 29, 2018, 8:44 p.m.
Fifth-ranked Eastern Washington held the run-heavy Montana State Bobcats to just 155 yards on the ground and Eagles quarterback Gage Gubrud passed for 311 yards and a touchdown in a …
Fri., Sept. 28, 2018, 5:08 p.m.
When EWU locks up with the third-year head coach Jeff Choate’s ascending program at Bobcats Stadium – MSU went 4-7 in 2016, 5-6 last season and is now off to …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 28, 2018, 8:14 p.m.
The Eagles, who have won 14 of their last 18 meetings with Montana State, have had some their most clutch moments in Bozeman in recent years.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 28, 2018, 6:18 p.m.
Week 5 Big Sky Conference football predictions.
Thu., Sept. 27, 2018, 5 a.m.
The 6-foot-3, 240-pound Gilder, whose fifth-ranked Eagles (3-1, 1-0 Big Sky) visit Montana State (3-1, 1-0) at noon on Saturday, is the rare Montana native who took his services to …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 25, 2018, 10:58 p.m.
Quarterback. Running back. Linebacker. The statuesque 6-foot-3, 215-pound Troy Andersen has done it all for the resurgent Bobcats (3-1, 1-0 Big Sky), who are off to their best start since …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 22, 2018, 11:06 p.m.
Eastern Washington notebook: Ex-Cal Poly coach Eti Ena’s defensive ends step up to slow Mustang rushing attack
Just three years removed from his stint as a Cal Poly assistant, Ena knew the chore the Eagles’ defensive line would have in stopping the Mustangs’ triple-option offense, an old-school …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 22, 2018, 8:22 p.m.
John Blanchette: Eastern Washington proves its ground game is plenty potent in throttling of Cal Poly
Eight guys packed it for 19 yards or more on a single play Saturday – and this against a team that’s supposed to be the runningest thing this side of …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 22, 2018, 10:50 p.m.
Defensive touchdowns, return of Antoine Custer Jr. leads Eastern Washington to 70-17 rout of Cal Poly
Cole Karstetter and Jim Townsend cashed in on a pair of first-half Cal Poly fumbles, sparking the sixth-ranked Eagles’ 70-17 rout of Mustangs in their Big Sky Conference opener.
Sat., Sept. 22, 2018, 5 a.m.
As college football continues its high-octane, throw-it-all-over-the-field evolution, Cal Poly’s triple-option offense offers a rare, throwback look for modern defenses. Sixth-ranked Eastern Washington (2-1), which opens Big Sky Conference play …