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Coyotes shock top-ranked Eagles

That massive target on the back of Eastern Washington University’s defending NCAA Division I championship football team – a target players embraced from the opening day of fall camp – …


No letdown in sight for EWU Eagles

Heading into last Saturday’s season opener against the University of Washington, with a chance to play up against a Football Bowl Subdivision school in front of 60,000 fans in Husky …


Clock management may have cost Eagles

SEATTLE – There was certainly no shortage of key decisions and key plays in Saturday afternoon’s Husky Stadium showdown between visiting Eastern Washington University and the Washington Huskies. From the …


Blanchette: Eagles prove riffraff can play rough

SEATTLE – Class warfare can be fun. Naturally, this was a tough sell to the aristocratic tastes of Seattle, where never until Saturday had the University of Washington deigned to …


Late interception in end zone prevents EWU win

SEATTLE – Heading into its football season opener against the University of Washington, it has been more than 11 months, 11 games and a national championship since Eastern Washington University …


EWU QB says he’s million times better than last year

Ask Bo Levi Mitchell where he is in his college football career compared to this same time last year, and you get an immediate and confident answer. “A million times …


EWU’s second, third strings see action as starters rest

And on the 18th day, the starters rested. But head coach Beau Baldwin, the creator of Eastern Washington University’s 2010 NCAA Division I championship football team, remained hard at work …


Opinions vary after first Eastern scrimmage

Eastern Washington University head coach Beau Baldwin put his Eagles through what he described as a “choppy” 90-minute situational scrimmage – the first of fall camp for the defending Division …


Eastern’s cornerbacks turn corners

Eastern Washington practiced in full pads Saturday afternoon for the first time since last spring, and did so – according to defensive coordinator John Graham – with fewer concerns at …


Eastern opens practice welcoming challenge of being target

Don’t be surprised if Eastern Washington University’s football team goes a bit retro this fall and adopts Pat Benetar’s early 1980’s hit single “Hit Me With Your Best Shot” as …


EWU’s Red-White Game features battle to back up Mitchell

The competitive battle that was waged all spring for the chance to back up Eastern Washington University’s starting quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell next fall was not decided during the Eagles’ …


EWU’s Red-White Game features battle to back up Mitchell

The competitive battle that was waged all spring for the chance to back up Eastern Washington University’s starting quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell next fall was not decided during the Eagles’ …


EWU concludes spring football with Red-White Game

A game it will be. Eastern Washington University head coach Beau Baldwin confirmed as much Thursday morning, saying he and his staff were able to round up enough healthy bodies …


EWU-Montana football rivalry preserved

Despite the decision of the Big Sky Conference to expand to 13 football-playing schools and a radically unbalanced league schedule in 2012, the Eastern Washington-Montana rivalry will continue on an …


‘Other’ Mitchell impresses at Eastern Washington scrimmage

With the talent and depth Eastern Washington University has returning at wide receiver from last year’s NCAA Division I championship football team, it probably isn’t time to cue in “the …


Jones looked like ‘a million’ for scouts

Chris Hansen, his former position coach at Eastern Washington University, called it “a million-dollar day.” But when Taiwan Jones looks back on the stunning performance he put on for nearly …


EWU football players battle for open spots at scrimmage

The competition at several key positions on Eastern Washington University’s football team has been as interesting as it has been intense this spring.


Eagles high on running back Bronson

As a first-year transfer from the University of Washington, Demitrius Bronson is still in the process of familiarizing himself with the way Eastern Washington University’s football program does things.


EWU football enters spring with high hopes, standards

Eastern Washington coach Beau Baldwin said there is a different feel around his program as his Eagles prepare for today’s start of spring football practice. And why shouldn’t there be?


National champion EWU Eagles back on field

For the first time in school history, Eastern Washington opens spring football drills as the NCAA Division I national champion.


Eastern football dominates SWABs awards

Eastern Washington University’s national championship football team captured the imagination of the Spokane area community. Inland Northwest Sportswriters and Broadcasters rewarded its success.


Sunday Locals: NIC volleyball’s Strahinic earns AVCA award

Tina Strahinic, North Idaho College’s 6-foot-1 sophomore outside hitter from Metlika, Slovenia, has added another honor following her outstanding volleyball season. Strahinic was selected a first-team All-American among two-year colleges …


Eastern’s Baldwin has luxury of recruiting for selective needs

With remarkably few pressing needs coming off a national championship season, Eastern Washington coach Beau Baldwin had the luxury of being highly selective during a recruiting process abridged by his …


National exposure offsets EWU’s late recruiting start

Turns out, there is a downside to winning an NCAA Division I national football championship. But Beau Baldwin can certainly live with the feeling of being a little behind with …


EWU football recruiting not hurt by late start

Turns out, there is a downside to winning an NCAA Division I national football championship. But Beau Baldwin can certainly live with the feeling of being a little behind with …


Only four home games next season for EWU football

Eastern Washington football coach Beau Baldwin insists he is fine with the fact that his Eagles, who won the school’s first NCAA Division I football title by edging Delaware 20-19 …


Eagles’ Jones changes agent, starts training

Electrifying Eastern Washington running back Taiwan Jones did many special things for the Eagles on the football field. After they won the FCS championship game with a thrilling come-from-behind 20-19 …


Jones gets NFL blessing from teammates

Electrifying Eastern Washington running back Taiwan Jones says his team made it possible for him to leave school early and enter the NFL draft.


Risk-reward

Eastern Washington junior running back Taiwan Jones, who was the Big Sky Conference co-Offensive Most Valuable Player, plans to enter the National Football League draft, but he is likely a …


Taiwan Jones entering NFL draft

Eastern Washington junior running back Taiwan Jones, who was the Big Sky Conference co-Offensive Most Valuable Player, plans to enter the National Football League draft, but he is likely a …