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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 16, 2013

Eastern and Big Sky links

I was at Eastern football practice yesterday, and have this story on six true freshmen who are seeing action this season. The Eagles will put their No. 4 ranking on the line Saturday against Southern Utah. Here are the official releases from Eastern and from...

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SATURDAY, OCT. 12, 2013

Eastern and Big Sky game day links

Will the Eagles finally unleash their pass rush in today's Homecoming game at North Dakota? Will quarterback Vernon Adams avoid cramping in the warmth of the Alerus Center? Will I ever get a better schnitzel than the one I ate last night at the Blue...

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TUESDAY, OCT. 8, 2013

Eastern and Big Sky links

The sixth-ranked Eagles are back at it again. Fresh off a big win over Weber State, Eastern is preparing for its first trip to North Dakota. In the meantime, I will be at practice later today. ... Last week, North Dakota struggled past Idaho State,...

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SATURDAY, OCT. 5, 2013

Eastern and Big Sky links

The Eagles are back home today for the first time in four weeks. Here's my game preview from earlier this week, and a game capsule. Also, a preview from Eastern Washington, and Weber State. Oddly enough, today's game at Idaho State is the first road...

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TUESDAY, OCT. 1, 2013

Eastern and Big Sky links

Finally, the Eagles are getting into the Big Sky Conference portion of their season, starting with Saturday's home game against Weber State. I'll be at practice later today, but in the meantime, here's an early look at the game from Eastern sports information director Dave...

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FRIDAY, SEPT. 13, 2013

Eastern and Big Sky links

It wasn't by design, but the story of Eastern Washington linebacker and former walk-on J.C. Agen contrasts nicely with all the ugly stuff going down at Oklahoma State. ... We also had a lively live chat; here's the transcript. ... One sure thing about Toledo:...

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THURSDAY, SEPT. 12, 2013

Eastern and Big Sky links

So, who has the bigger chip on their shoulder, FCS power Eastern Washington or Toledo, which is off to an 0-2 start? Here's my story, along with an invitation to join today's Live Chat right here at noon. ... There's a lack of confidence in...

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TUESDAY, SEPT. 10, 2013

Eastern and Big Sky links

I'll be at practice later today, but in the meantime, here are a few links from Eastern opponents: The biggest news came out of Bozeman, where Montana State announced that quarterback DeNarius McGhee is out indefinitely with a separated shoulder. ... At Toledo, head coach...

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SUNDAY, SEPT. 8, 2013

Eastern and Big Sky links

There was no letdown Saturday for Eastern Washington, which soared past Western Oregon. Here's my story. We also have the story in pictures from our own Tyler Tjomsland. ... The Eagles' next opponent, Toledo, put a scare into Missouri of the SEC. ... Sam Houston...

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SATURDAY, SEPT. 7, 2013

Eastern and Big Sky links

Seven days after the big win in Corvallis, the Eagles are home for Western Oregon. Here is my preview story, plus another from SWX. ... Western Oregon's team is covered in the school web site. ... Eastern's next opponent, Toledo, faces Missouri and former Rockets'...

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TUESDAY, SEPT. 3, 2013

Following up on Eastern's big win

After a day off I'm back on the links, and I don't mean golf. Who has the time, what with Eastern Washington football still making news after the big win over Oregon State? In case you missed it, here's Monday's follow-up story, and this morning's...

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FRIDAY, AUG. 30, 2013

Eastern and Big Sky links

My name is Jim Allen, and I'm a college football junkie. The signs were obvious yesterday as the clock moved toward 3 o'clock in The Spokesman-Review newsroom: my palms were sweaty and I was pacing in front of the TV, waiting for South Carolina and...

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THURSDAY, AUG. 29, 2013


Eastern and Big Sky links

Today's links are the meatiest of the preseason, thanks mainly to our special football section, which was published today. Our college section focuses on program-building at WSU, Idaho and most importantly, Eastern. We also have story lines and a look at why Eastern's schedule is...

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MONDAY, AUG. 26, 2013

Eastern and Big Sky links

Is it really game week? Must be, because Eastern head coach Beau Baldwin told his players just that after Saturday's scrimmage. In case you missed it, here's my story from that scrimmage. I'm off today, but will be back at practices Tuesday and Wednesday, then...

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FRIDAY, AUG. 23, 2013

EWU and Big Sky links

I couldn't make it to Eagle football practice on Thursday because of, well, Eagle football. First, there was our live chat (here's the transcript), but mostly I had to finish my stories for next week's special football section (That comes next Thursday, so watch for...

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THURSDAY, AUG. 22, 2013

Eastern and Big Sky links 

Here's this morning's story on the Eastern linebackers, which includes the finalized TV schedule. Also, don't forget today's live chat, right here at noon. Now, on with the links: lots of storylines out of the Oregon State camop, courtesy of the Oregonian. ...Montana QB Jordan...

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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 21, 2013

Eastern and Big Sky links

Time is flying - it's only nine days until the season opener at Oregon State - and so are the Eastern Washington receivers. Here's a look at this year's group. It's the penultimate (I love that word) day of two-a-days, and I'll be there for...

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