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Bo Levi Mitchell wins third Big Sky Player of Week award

Football: Eastern Washington senior quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell is the Big Sky Conference Offensive Player of the Week for the third time this season after recording the ninth-most yards in …


Eagles outlast Cal Poly in three OTs

Bo Levi Mitchell threw for 436 yards and five touchdowns, and Eastern Washington stopped Cal Poly on a two-point conversion in triple overtime to hang on for a 53-51 victory …


Eastern, Cal Poly playing for pride

There was a time, much earlier this fall, when tonight’s non-conference college football matchup between defending NCAA Division I national champion Eastern Washington University and future Big Sky Conference member …


Eastern prepares for Cal Poly’s classic spread option

Eastern Washington’s defense has dealt with its share of option offenses this fall. But the one the Eagles (4-5) will face in Saturday’s 6 p.m. nonconference game against Cal Poly …


Perhaps bye arrived too late for EWU football team

The Nov. 5 bye on Eastern Washington University’s top-loaded 2011 football schedule is listed directly below the name of last Saturday’s Roos Field opponent Portland State – and under the …


Eastern could have used a bye last week

The Eastern Washington football team has a much-needed bye on Saturday, considering the injury woes it endured this fall. But coming prior to next Saturday’s non-conference road game against future …


Eastern’s playoff hopes end in loss to Portland State

It was difficult to determine the most fitting omen for Eastern Washington University’s 43-26 Senior Day loss to Portland State at Roos Field Saturday afternoon. For some in a sellout …


Eagles not ready to hang up the cleats

Coach Beau Baldwin continues to be impressed by the resiliency of his Eastern Washington University football team.


Detour turns into blessing for EWU’s Gabriel Jackson

On Saturday, 6-foot-4, 280-pound offensive lineman Gabriel Jackson will make his 34th career and 26th consecutive start for Eastern Washington University. He was on a completely different path prior to …


Big Sky Notes: Eastern’s defense zeros in on PSU’s Kavanaugh

John Graham is convinced the trigger man in Portland State’s pistol offense is much more important that any single bullet. That’s why Eastern Washington’s associate head coach and defensive coordinator …


Eastern defense focused on Portland State QB

John Graham is convinced the trigger man in Portland State’s pistol offense is much more important that any single bullet.


Eastern loses senior safety Johnson for season

Eastern Washington’s still-flickering postseason FCS playoffs hopes received another huge blow on Wednesday when it was learned that senior strong safety Matt Johnson will be lost for the rest of …


EWU dominates Northern Colorado for third straight win

It had been a long time – too long in the minds of many of Eastern Washington football players – since the Eagles had been able to build a comfortable …


Baldwin wary of winless Bears

Beau Baldwin knows all about the hunger pangs that can motivate a winless football team. That’s why Eastern Washington’s head coach is extremely wary of the Northern Colorado team that …


EWU wary of winless Northern Colorado

Beau Baldwin knows all about the hunger pangs that can motivate a winless football team. Which is why Eastern Washington’s head coach is extremely wary of the Northern Colorado team …


Preparation makes EWU receiver Edwards one of the best

As complimentary comparisons go, it doesn’t get much better than the one Eastern Washington University’s starting quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell slapped on Eagles wide receiver Nicholas Edwards earlier this week. …


EWU receiver Edwards won’t be denied

As complimentary comparisons go, it doesn’t get much better than the one Eastern Washington University’s starting quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell slapped on Eagles wide receiver Nicholas Edwards earlier this week. …


Eastern’s season has familiar feel

Eastern Washington has been here before – sort of. The big difference is that the Eagles (2-4 overall, 2-2 Big Sky Conference) frittered away their margin for error earlier this …


Mitchell’s big day leads Eagles past Lunberjacks in Big Sky

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Bo Levi Mitchell threw for 356 yards and three touchdowns and added a score on the ground as Eastern Washington capitalized on Northern Arizona’s turnovers to win …


Williams’ strong return lifts Eastern’s spirits

There was a much- anticipated, and welcomed – for Eastern Washington University football fans, at least – Renard Williams sighting at Roos Field last weekend. And it couldn’t have come …


EWU’s Williams makes presence known

There was a much-anticipated, and welcomed – for Eastern Washington University football fans, at least – Renard Williams sighting at Roos Field last weekend.


Eagles break through for first win of season

In a frenzied week, filled with the distractions of an assistant coach’s dismissal and the realization that two more starters would not be available because of injuries, Eastern Washington University’s …


Weber State figures to run against EWU

On paper, it looks like Weber State could toss Eastern Washington University’s defense a change-of-pace pitch Saturday afternoon when the two Big Sky Conference football rivals square off at 12:35 …


Sources claim EWU football assistant Hansen resigns

Chris Hansen, a longtime assistant and current running backs coach and camps coordinator for Eastern Washington’s football team, has resigned his position, according to several sources close to the program. …


Blanchette: For Eagles, whatever can go wrong will

In front of 10,422 witnesses done medium- well, Eastern Washington returned to the red Saturday in an atmosphere charged with possibility as anxious as it was eager. Soon we discovered …


Elusive first win remains out of Eastern’s grasp

Talk to the coaches and players on Eastern Washington’s still-winless football team, and, to a man, they’ll tell you that things don’t feel that far off. They do feel 0-4, …


EWU football fans urged to arrive early

The Eastern Washington University Athletic Department is encouraging fans to arrive early for football games this fall at Roos Field in Cheney because of increased season-ticket sales and a sold-out …


Blanchette: Eagles hang from cliff with 8 bullets to dodge

MISSOULA – So what do you think? Ball on the 50, 8:46 to go, 17-14 Montana. This is going to be the drive that puts Eastern Washington on top and …


Eastern falls to 0-3, misfires on key opportunities

MISSOULA – Eastern Washington University dramatically improved its rushing numbers against the University of Montana Saturday afternoon. But it wasn’t enough to improve that all important victory number – which …


Angry Eastern players vow to show passion

Disappointment. Disbelief. Even a little distress. The emotions on Eastern Washington University’s 0-2 football team are all over the board this week as the Eagles attempt to flush away any …