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Broken foot sidelines RB for Friday’s semifinal at Cheney

Eastern Washington University’s Bo Levi Mitchell didn’t transfer from Southern Methodist just to play 11 regular-season games and sack up the footballs. “This is exactly why I came here,” the …


EWU overcomes odds

Trailing by a touchdown with the snow-covered end zone a distant 90 yards away, Taiwan Jones huddled under a parka on the sideline with an injury and just less than …


Jones’ injury creates angst

The Taiwan Jones Watch is nothing new for Eastern Washington football fans who waited anxiously for several weeks earlier this fall for the Eagles’ All-American junior running back to fully …


Blanchette: Mitchell brushes off mistakes

By the way, the red turf does turn pink. If you order up a blizzard. And then if the skies really empty, the whole thing turns white and you forget …


Villanova reaps matchup with EWU

Receiver Matt Szczur rushed for three touchdowns, passed for one and caught another to lead Villanova to a 42-24 win over Appalachian State in Boone, N.C., on Saturday in the …


EWU’s Baldwin uses life’s experiences to create success

Beau Baldwin was only 11 years old at the time, but still vividly remembers that gray March day in 1984 and the eerie feeling that came over him when his …


EWU coach Baldwin keeps a healthy balance

The strength gained in having to deal with the death of his father when Beau Baldwin was just 11, and his mother’s example of dealing with the tragedy set Baldwin …


North Dakota State’s Anderson never backed down

Even while wearing the halo brace that was attached to his skull following surgery to repair a bulging disc in his neck, Matt Anderson never considered the real possibility that …


Blanchette: EWU’s Sherritt keeps ’em guessing

J.C. Sherritt will not tell you what the initials stand for, but he will tell you why he won’t tell you. “My two older sisters,” he said. “When they got …


Eastern denied Bobcat rematch in playoffs

Mixed in with the euphoria surrounding Eastern Washington’s 37-17 second-round Football Championship Subdivision playoff win over visiting Southeast Missouri State on Saturday was a faint air of disappointment. No. 1-ranked …


Eagles pitch shutout in 2nd half to storm ahead to quarterfinals

The best halftime adjustment doesn’t always have to be the biggest – or the most complex, for that matter. That fact was hammered home again Saturday afternoon at Roos Field, …


Redhawks junior quarterback will test EWU in multiple ways

Matt Scheible won’t be the fastest, strongest or most athletic player scampering around on the red turf at Roos Field on Saturday. But Southeast Missouri State’s junior quarterback will still …


EWU running back reached potential after dyslexia diagnosis

Considering all he has accomplished during his 3½-year stay at Eastern Washington University, the scarcity of college football options available to Taiwan Jones coming out of Deer Valley High School …


Snow shouldn’t impact FCS playoff at Eastern

The sub-zero temperatures and heavy blanket of snow that punched the region in the stomach last week certainly wasn’t what Beau Baldwin would have ordered up, given the chance. But …


No. 1 Eagles dominate Big Sky awards

One might expect the No. 1-ranked Football Championship Subdivision team in the country to collect a good share of the hardware when its league hands out its annual postseason awards. …


Top-ranked Eastern gets No. 5 seed

Eastern Washington University’s unprecedented rise to the No. 1 spot in the most prestigious Football Championship Subdivision top-25 rankings didn’t seem to matter much to the FCS playoffs selection committee …


EWU whips Idaho State to become Big Sky co-champions

The downside to winning a Big Sky Conference football championship in Cheney in late November? That celebratory Gatorade “shower” can leave the winning coach tad bit uncomfortable – which is …


EWU coach thanks Zamberlin for help

Beau Baldwin’s lower lip was quivering late Saturday afternoon just moments Eastern Washington University’s head football coach had watched his Eagles earn a share of the Big Sky Conference title …


EWU senior Martin adjusted to nuances of 11-man game

It might seem as if Eastern Washington University took a big gamble on Matt Martin, considering the Eagles’ senior tight end never played a down of 11-man football during his …


Martin “goes to work everyday”

It might seem like Eastern Washington University took a big gamble on Matt Martin, considering the Eagles’ senior tight end never played a down of 11-man football during his four …


No. 3 Eagles wary of Idaho State University

To Beau Baldwin’s way of thinking, Idaho State didn’t need any extra motivation heading into this weekend’s Big Sky Conference football showdown against his Eastern Washington University Eagles at EWU’s …


No. 3 Eagles wary of Idaho State

To Beau Baldwin’s way of thinking, Idaho State didn’t need any extra motivation heading into this weekend’s Big Sky Conference football showdown against his Eastern Washington University Eagles at Roos …


Blanchette: Eagles’ ‘playoff’ should pay off

Count it. Already Eastern Washington is 1-0 in the Football Championship Subdivision stepladder. By decree of the athletic director, at least.


EWU’s late push too much for Southern Utah

The downside to breaking a 62-yard touchdown run on the game’s first play from scrimmage is the stark realization that there is a good chance that’s as good as your …


Transfer Mitchell has guided Eagles toward new heights

As Eastern Washington University headed into winter workouts following a highly successful 2009 football season in which the Eagles advanced to the FCS playoffs for the fourth time in six …


Strong finish for Eagles should enhance playoff bid

The sense of urgency might not measure up to what Eastern Washington University was feeling last fall when it needed to put together a dramatic late-season run – much like …


EWU football recruit shot to death

Devin Topps, a former football standout at Kentridge High School and member of Eastern Washington University’s 2010 recruiting class, was beaten and shot to death early Sunday morning, after a …


Eagles learning to rely less heavily on star running back

Eastern Washington football coach Beau Baldwin hinted prior to last Saturday’s Big Sky Conference matchup against Northern Colorado that it might have been a good thing – for some of …


Sherritt and Co. rally Eagles to victory at Northern Colorado

GREELEY, Colo. – With its offense struggling to establish any kind of rhythm for the second week in a row, Eastern Washington University’s defense came up huge again Saturday, lifting …


Running back for EWU defies foster care’s higher ed record

The letters arrive on a semiregular basis, sometimes as often as twice a month. Scrawled on each are the words, “I love you.” Occasionally, there’s a reminder to “brush your …