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Eastern Washington coach Jim Hayford welcomes back good talent

By Eastern Washington coach Jim Hayford’s reckoning, the pieces are in place for another big year at Reese Court. Now he needs to put them together. Judging by the Big Sky Conference men’s basketball preseason poll, most experts expect that to happen.

Eastern Washington selected third in Big Sky men’s basketball preseason poll

Eastern Washington University is predicted to finish third and Idaho in the middle of the pack, according to the Big Sky Conference preseason men’s basketball poll released Thursday. It was a split decision at the top of the poll. The media picked defending regular-season champ Montana over Weber State, while the coaches had the top two picks reversed.

Eastern coach Beau Baldwin looks beyond big numbers

The numbers are nice, Eastern Washington football coach Beau Baldwin admits. His offense is putting up some ridiculous stats – again. The Eagles rank third in the nation in total offense, averaging 590 yards per game.

EWU coach Baldwin looks beyond the big numbers

The numbers are nice, Eastern Washington football coach Beau Baldwin admits. The numbers are dizzying, but Baldwin is a coach with his feet planted in the reality of winning games.

Eastern Washington won’t worry about losing momentum

The Eastern Washington football team is on a two-game winning streak, but coach Beau Baldwin isn’t worried about losing momentum going into this week’s bye. “We’ve had an emotional and physical four games,” Baldwin said before Tuesday’s practice at Roos Field. “We’ve had more than our share of injuries … with injuries comes youth playing more, and with youth comes things to work on.”

EWU football: When going got tough, Eags’ defense got going

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Eastern Washington’s young defense didn’t exactly come of age Saturday night, but there was a discernible growth spurt. Indeed, defense made the difference in the second half of the Eagles’ 28-20 Big Sky Conference win over Sacramento State, a game that was threatening to get out of hand early in the second half.

EWU football: Eagles recover to sting Hornets

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Big Sky Conference football race will be a grind, Eastern coach Beau Baldwin predicted last week, a few days before his Eagles were almost ground up by Sacramento State. Instead, the Eagles recovered to beat the Hornets 28-20 on Saturday night by making the same plays that earned them the last three conference titles: the big plays, the game-changers that have separated the Eagles from the pack for all of those years.

Georgia Southern capitalizes on big plays to subdue Vandals

MOSCOW, Idaho – A familiar script is starting to develop for Idaho when it comes to Sun Belt Conference games within the confines of the Kibbie Dome. Momentum swings gone awry and leaving with the feeling of “what if?”

EWU begins quest for fourth straight Big Sky football title

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – As they stretched on the turf at Hornet Stadium on Friday afternoon, the Eastern Washington players felt the heat. It was 96 degrees in the shade but decidedly warmer on the turf where Saturday night against Sacramento State the Eagles will open defense of the Big Sky Conference title they won last year, the year before and the year before that.

Eagles-Vandals capsule

Godspeed to Idaho’s rushing defense in this one. A week after being gashed by Wofford for 326 yards on the ground, albeit in a 41-38 win, the Vandals will play host to the top rushing attack in the Sun Belt Conference.

Eagles fly south for Big Sky opener

With the nonconference portion of the season behind them, the Eastern Washington football players focus on their annual goal: winning the Big Sky Conference