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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 14, 2009

SUNDAY, OCT. 11, 2009

Looking back on Eags's first league loss 

There wasn't much to recommend -- for Eagles fans, at least -- about Saturday's 31-13 Big Sky Conference football loss to Weber State.A couple of school records were set, sure. And some fourth-quarter offensive fireworks that fizzled out in deep in the red zone were...

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SATURDAY, OCT. 10, 2009

Weber knocks Eagles out of Big Sky lead

A late first-half meltdown cost Eastern Washington dearly on Saturday as the Eagles suffered a disappointing 31-13 Big Sky loss to Weber State at Woodward Field.You can read an unedited version fo the game story that will appear in Sunday morning's S-R below.Leave any thoughts...

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FRIDAY, OCT. 9, 2009

Snarling 'Cats next up for EWU 

It could be an angry bunch of Wildcats staring Eastern Washington University's 14th-ranked football team in the face on Saturday, when Weber State invades Woodward Field for potentially crucial Big Sky Conference game that kicks off at 12:34 p.m.Read on for more details, as well...

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TUESDAY, OCT. 6, 2009

UW adds Eags to 2011 schedule 

Eastern Washington officially announced on Tuesday that it has agreed to play the University of Washington in Seattle in its 2011 season-opening football games. We have links to related stories below, along with an unedited version of the feature story on EWU's Brynsen Brown that...

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SUNDAY, OCT. 4, 2009

SATURDAY, OCT. 3, 2009

ISU no match for Eagles 

As expected, Eastern Washington University roughed up winless Idaho State in Pocatello on Saturday. You can read more about the Eagles' 38-3 win in this game story, supplied by EWU's sports information department.And check back on Sunday for additional details.

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FRIDAY, OCT. 2, 2009

EWU receivers worry Zamberlin

The Big Sky Conference schedule has been one of Eastern Washington University's best friends in the early stages of the 2009 college football season. And it serves up another highly beatable opponent on Saturday, when the Eagles (3-1 overall, 2-0 in the Big Sky) travel...

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Eags' Johnson to miss season

Eastern Washington University football coach Beau Baldwin has learned that sophomore linebacker Zach Johnson will miss the rest of the season because of a blood clot in his left calf.I used the status update on Johnson as the lead to the Big Sky Conference notebook...

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MONDAY, SEPT. 28, 2009

EWU's Jones earns national honor 

Eastern Washington's football team picked up a few individual awards following Saturday's Big Sky Conference road win over Sacramento State. You can read more details here and here. Then you might want to consider how it is that the Eagles' Taiwan Jones can be named...

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SUNDAY, SEPT. 27, 2009

Eags' offense has its way with Hornets

Taiwan Jones and Matt Nichols had big offensive nights for Eastern Washington University Saturday and Eagles' linebacker J.C. Sherritt was a monster on defense once again as the Eagles rolled to a 56-30 Big Sky Conference win over Sacramento State.Follow the links below for day-after...

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SATURDAY, SEPT. 26, 2009

Jones leads Eagles to rout of Sac State 

Sophomore running back Taiwan Jones accounted for for 279 yards and Eastern Washington University kept its record at Hornet Stadium unblemished with a 56-30 rout of Big Sky Conference rival Sacramento State on Saturday night.You get more details, supplied by the EWU sports information office...

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SUNDAY, SEPT. 20, 2009

Eagles far from perfect in victory

Eastern Washington's 16-0 win over Big Sky Conference rival Northern Colorado on Saturday, while satisfying to most of those watching from the Woodward Field stands, was far from a masterpiece in the minds of the Eagles' players and coaches.Granted, the defensive effort was as good...

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SATURDAY, SEPT. 19, 2009

Eagles open Big Sky play with win over UNC 

Eastern Washington opened Big Sky Conference football play on Saturday with a 16-0 win over Northern Colorado at Woodward Field.You can read an unedited version of the game story that will appear in Sunday's S-R below, and be sure to check back tomorrow for additional...

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FRIDAY, SEPT. 18, 2009

EWU, UNC kick off Big Sky play

Eastern Washington opens the Big Sky Conference portion of its 2009 football schedule against visiting Northern Colorado on Saturday. Kickoff is set for 1:05 p.m. at Woodward Field, and we've got some links below to more information on the game.

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THURSDAY, SEPT. 17, 2009

Wide receiver Brynsen Brown, left, and his EWU teammates lost at home to Sacramento State.  (Christopher Anderson / The Spokesman-Review)

Eagles move Brown to defense

Brynsen Brown, a three-year letterwinner as a wide receiver on Eastern Washington University's football team, has been moved to the Eagles' defensive line. I didn't get a chance to talk to Brown about the position change, but Eastern coach Beau Baldwin said he is catching...

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SUNDAY, SEPT. 13, 2009

Catching up on EWU's loss to Cal

Tenth-ranked California made Eastern Washington's weekend swing through the Bay Area anything but pleasant on Saturday, rolling the Eagles 59-7You can read more on the game, and catch up on what else happened around the Big Sky Conference by checking out the links below.

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FRIDAY, SEPT. 11, 2009

Cal presents big challenge for Eagles

After disposing of Division II Western Oregon 35-14 last weekend, Eastern Washington University takes a dramatic step up the competitive ladded on Saturday when it goes on the road to face 10th-ranked California, an NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision power that is expected to challenge USC...

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SUNDAY, SEPT. 6, 2009

A look back at Eags' season-opening win

Here's hoping Eastern Washington football coach Bean Baldwin and his staff took at least a couple of hours to enjoy Saturday's season opening 35-14 win before checking out the telecast of the abuse next Saturday's opponent, California, put on Maryland.52-13? Ouch!But before we start delving...

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Jones makes impressive debut as Eagles roll 

Eastern Washington's offense opened the 2009 college football season in spectacular fashion Saturday, getting an 87-yard touchdown run from sophomore Taiwan Jones on its first play from scrimmage.The Eagles went on to defeat NCAA Division II Western Oregon 35-14 at Woodward Field and did some...

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FRIDAY, SEPT. 4, 2009

Wolves first test for Eagles 

Eastern Washington University will open it's 2009 football season against Western Oregon, an NCAA Division II school based in Monmouth, Ore., at Woodward Field on Saturday. Kickoff is set for 12:05 p.m.Due to the shrinking news hole in The Spokesman-Review, we will not be running...

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TUESDAY, SEPT. 1, 2009

Eagles feeling good about 2009 

Eastern Washington University will open its 2009 college football season at home against Western Oregon on Saturday.You can get a first read of the unedited version of the Eagles' season preview that will appear in Wednesday morning's S-R below. And don't be shy about leaving...

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SATURDAY, AUG. 29, 2009

Eags hold final preseason scrimmage

Eastern Washington University held its final football scrimmage of fall camp on Saturday, and head coach Beau Baldwin once again used the hour-long scrimmage to get a closer look at some of the young players on his roster.You can read an unedited version of the...

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SATURDAY, AUG. 15, 2009

Eags' first workout sloppy, but spirited 

Eastern Washington staged its first full practice of fall camp Friday afternoon, running through a two-workout without pads. You can read the story about the practice session that ran in this morning's S-R here.And you can read on for additional information, including a suprise appearance...

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TUESDAY, AUG. 11, 2009

Eags to open football practice on Friday

Eastern Washington University will open its fall football camp on Friday in preparation for its Sept. 5 season and home opener against Western Oregon. You can get more detail here.I will attend Friday afternoon's first practice, which starts at 2:15 and post a story as...

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