Stories tagged: EWU football
Sun., Dec. 18, 2016, 9:16 p.m.
Eastern Washington’s semifinal loss won’t overshadow stellar season
In a few days, the just-completed Eagles football season will look a whole lot better and won’t be defined by Saturday’s 40-38 semifinal loss to Youngstown State.
Sat., Dec. 17, 2016, 11:08 p.m.
Youngstown State advances to FCS title game after beating Eastern Washington on touchdown with 1 second remaining
This one hurt. Eastern Washington’s players, coaches and the 5,233 hardy souls who endured the coldest game in school history could only watch the other guys coldly take the prize. …
Sat., Dec. 17, 2016, 11:07 p.m.
Thorpe: Astounding legacy of Eagles seniors marred by blown semifinals leads
Perhaps the only time college football coaches can understandably feel undercompensated anymore is when they are tasked with addressing a locker room full of heartbroken people whose lives are just …
Sat., Dec. 17, 2016, 10:10 p.m.
Gage Gubrud’s record-setting season ends in bittersweet fashion
Eastern Washington quarterback Gage Gubrud set the FCS records for passing yards (5,160 yards) and total offense (5,766 yards) in a season on Saturday.
Sat., Dec. 17, 2016, 9:07 p.m.
EWU-YSU notes: Last-second loss leaves Eagles in disbelief
Was it a catch, that impossible, last-second, game-winning grab by Youngstown State tight end Kevin Rader?
Fri., Dec. 16, 2016, 11:27 p.m.
Eagles face Youngstown St. with title game berth on the line
At some point Saturday afternoon, Eastern Washington football fans will stop talking about the weather and enjoy the heat of the moment.
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 10:57 p.m.
EWU prepares for Penguins – and the big chill
Gage Gubrud doesn’t care how cold it is – he won’t wear a glove on his throwing hand. Not even at 3 degrees. That’s the forecast for Saturday afternoon when …
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 10:56 p.m.
1997 Eagles reached for the stars, but fell to Youngstown State in semifinals
Harry Leons has waited almost two decades for this moment: Eastern Washington against Youngstown State, with a spot in the national title game on the line – again.
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 10:55 p.m.
EWU’s Cooper Kupp wins fourth straight FCS All-America honor
Eastern Washington record-breaking wide receiver Cooper Kupp is a first-team Associated Press FCS All-America selection for the fourth straight year, the first time that’s been accomplished.
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016, 4:11 p.m.
EWU football notes: QB Hunter Wells, RB Jody Webb center of Youngstown State offense
After spending most of the season with a two-headed monster at their two most important offensive positions, the Youngstown Penguins have settled on Hunter Wells at quarterback and Jody Webb …
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016, 6 a.m.
EWU defensive line gets better when it matters most
Yes, that Eastern Washington defensive line was every bit as dominant last week on film as it looked from the stands.
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 12:10 a.m.
Resurgent Penguins challenge EWU in FCS semifinals
The students were screaming it at the top of their lungs on a chilly Saturday afternoon in northeastern Ohio: “Youngstown is back, baby!”
Sun., Dec. 11, 2016, 10:25 p.m.
Eastern Washington handles adversity just fine in FCS playoffs
For the last two weeks of Eastern Washington’s football postseason, most the talk has been about how the
Sat., Dec. 10, 2016, 11:54 p.m.
Eastern Washington shuts out Richmond to advance to FCS semifinals
The Eagles forced five turnovers – four fumbles and one interception – in a 38-0 pounding of Richmond in the FCS playoff quarterfinals on a snowy Saturday afternoon at Roos …
Sat., Dec. 10, 2016, 11:53 p.m.
Blanchette: Samson Ebukam helps change tone of game for Eagles
What a gift is the game-changing player.
Sat., Dec. 10, 2016, 6:53 p.m.
Eastern Washington defense thrives under next-man-up philosophy
Eastern’s defense has taken its lumps at times, but losing starters throughout the season has increased the Eagles’ depth. A season of injury woes culminated in a shut out performance …
Sat., Dec. 10, 2016, 5:34 p.m.
EWU-Richmond notes: Cooper Kupp perseveres, breaks all-division career record
Eastern Washington football fans have grown accustomed to games like this from wide receiver Cooper Kupp.
Fri., Dec. 9, 2016, 11:54 p.m.
Eagles face gritty Richmond in FCS quarterfinals
If the Eastern Washington football coaches haven’t brought it up, the Eagle seniors surely have: Remember Towson.
Fri., Dec. 9, 2016, 5:21 p.m.
EWU finalizing new deal for football coach Beau Baldwin
Eastern Washington football coach Beau Baldwin didn’t get the head coaching job at Nevada earlier this week, but he is getting plenty of love from the Eagles.
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016, 11:08 p.m.
Eagles move past Nevada distraction, focus on FCS quarterfinal
The news broke late Wednesday night that the Wolf Pack has selected Arizona State assistant Jay Norvell, and many Eastern fans awoke to the news with mixed emotions: relief that …
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 11:52 p.m.
EWU notes: Beau Baldwin doesn’t get Nevada’s head coaching job
In three weeks, Richmond quarterback Kevin Johnson has gone from scout to starter
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 4:22 p.m.
EWU’s Cooper Kupp, Shaq Hill, Gage Gubrud are FCS All-Americans
Eastern Washington wide receiver Shaq Hill, the only player in school history to win four Big Sky Conference championships, is one of three Eagles football players to earn All-America honors …
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 11:31 p.m.
Beau Baldwin, Eagles try to focus on Richmond
They were circling the wagons pretty tightly in Cheney on Tuesday.
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 7:05 p.m.
Eagles coach Beau Baldwin interviews at Nevada
Eastern Washington football coach Beau Baldwin is one of three finalists for the vacancy at Nevada and has interviewed for the position
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 2:16 p.m.
Richmond on a roll as EWU looms
The Richmond Spiders are flying by the seat of their pants this week.
Sat., Dec. 3, 2016, 11:37 p.m.
Eastern Washington stops Central Arkansas to advance in FCS playoffs
“Yeah, I got a lot of battle scars,” Tiuli said with a smile after the Eagles took a 31-14 second-round FCS playoff win at Roos Field.
Sat., Dec. 3, 2016, 8:46 p.m.
Cooper Kupp plays through pain as EWU marches on in FCS playoffs
A sprained AC joint in his left shoulder – whichCooper Kupp suffered against Portland State two weeks ago – wasn’t going to keep him out in EWU’s second-round playoff game.
Sat., Dec. 3, 2016, 6:52 p.m.
EWU notes: Calculated risk pays off for Eastern Washington in playoff opener
The risk-and-reward aspect of football was on full display late in the first half of Saturday’s FCS playoff game at Roos Field.
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 11:46 p.m.
EWU cornerbacks fresh for the FCS playoffs
As football’s second season begins at Eastern Washington, the Eagle cornerbacks feel like they’re still halfway through the first
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 6:30 p.m.
Sources: EWU coach Beau Baldwin a finalist for Nevada head-coaching position
ESPN.com and FootballScoop.com both claim to have sources indicating that Eastern Washington head football coach Beau Baldwin and Vanderbilt offensive coordinator Andy Ludwig are the leading candidates for the Nevada …