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Eastern Washington’s cornerbacks stand out as savvy, experienced

The best unit at Eastern Washington this fall just might be the cornerbacks.

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017

Eastern Washington, Idaho to play men’s-women’s doubleheaders this season

The Eastern Washington-Idaho basketball rivalry just got bigger. The Eagles and Vandals will play a pair of men’s and women’s double-headers this winter, in Cheney on Jan. 12 and in …

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017

Cooper Kupp’s Madden 18 numbers are well, maddening, his former Eastern Washington teammates say

It’s only a video game, but Cooper Kupp is getting dissed again.

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 5, 2017

Any worries, Eastern Washington football fans? We’re here to help

Eastern Washington football coach Aaron Best says he sleeps pretty well these days, no matter what might worry him on the field.

Last year’s Eastern Washington redshirts are ready to prove themselves on the field

Conner Crist is ready to get back in the game. The lineman is one of 14 Eagles who redshirted last year as freshmen, a college football rite of passage that …

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017

Eastern Washington QB Gage Gubrud on Payton Award watch list

There are at least 5,160 reasons why Eastern Washington quarterback Gage Gubrud is among the favorites to win the Walter Payton Award.

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017

Eastern Washington opens football practice with typical high expectations

Christmas in August? Why not, says Eastern Washington football coach Aaron Best, who likened the first day of fall camp to opening a bundle of presents

UPDATED: Mon., July 17, 2017

Gage Gubrud picked to repeat Big Sky MVP season

After a record-setting debut for the Eastern Washington University football team, junior quarterback

Jeremy Senglin powers Weber State into Big Sky semifinals against Eastern Washington

Jeremy Senglin scored 24 points and third-seeded Weber State pulled away for a 90-70 went over 11th-seeded Southern Utah in the Big Sky Conference tournament on Thursday night.

UPDATED: Thu., March 9, 2017

Victor Sanders, inside game carry Idaho past Montana in Big Sky men’s quarterfinal

His Idaho coaches and teammates knew it: Victor Sanders would make the big plays when it mattered most.

UPDATED: Thu., March 9, 2017

Top-seeded North Dakota cruises past Portland State in Big Sky tourney quarterfinal

Corey Baldwin had his first career double-double, Quinton Hooker scored 17 points with seven assists and No. 1 seed North Dakota cruised to a 95-72 win over Portland State on …

UPDATED: Sun., March 5, 2017

EWU’s Hodgins, Idaho’s Ferenz on All-Big Sky women’s basketball first team

Eastern Washington junior forward Delaney Hodgins, who led the Big Sky Conference scoring race for much of the season, is a first-team all-conference selection, the league announced Sunday. Hodgins, was …

Dropping down may help Vandals with recruiting, says high school coach of UI recruit

Capital High School football coach Todd Simis gets it. He understands the angst that many Idaho football fans feel about the Vandals transitioning to the Big Sky Conference in the …

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 26, 2017

Tyler Hall scores 31 points as Montana State holds off Idaho in double overtime

Tyler Hall scored five of Montana State’s last seven points, finished with 31 and kicked off the second overtime with a steal and an assist as the Bobcats held on …

Bogdan Bliznyuk’s 28 points lead Eastern Washington over Montana

Bogdan Bliznyuk had 28 points on 11-of-16 shooting and grabbed 10 rebounds to help Eastern Washington split the season series with a 72-60 win over Montana on Thursday night.

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 20, 2017

Vic Sanders matches career high with 33 points as Vandals men triumph

Vic Sanders wasn’t supposed to be a point guard this season. Nor was he supposed to be the Idaho Vandals’ only premier scorer.

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 19, 2017

Eastern Washington women go cold in loss to Northern Arizona

Raina Perez scored 15 points and Northern Arizona topped Eastern Washington 56-47 in Big Sky Conference play. The Eagles (9-8, 4-2) shot just 26.8 percent, hitting 4 of 19 from …

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 19, 2017

Idaho women nail school-record 18 3-pointers in win over Southern Utah

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UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 17, 2017

EWU’s Jacob Wiley named co-Big Sky Conference player of the week

Jacob Wiley, a Newport, Washington, native and senior graduate transfer forward for the Eastern Washington Eagles, was named co-Big Sky Conference men’s basketball player of the week after scoring 63 …

Idaho tops Idaho State behind Victor Sanders’ 22 points

Victor Sanders scored 14 of his 22 points from the free-throw line, Chad Sherwood added 13 points and Idaho rolled to a 77-62 win over Idaho State on Saturday night.

Despite Jacob Wiley’s career night, Weber State edges Eastern Washington to stay perfect in Big Sky

Cody John sank four 3-pointers and scored 24 points, Kyndahl Hill tallied 15 points and 15 boards, and Weber State hung on for a 70-67 win on Saturday night to …

Injury-depleted Vandals make too many turnovers in loss to Montana

After he fouled out in the closing minute, Idaho’s Victor Sanders untucked his jersey and made his way to the second-to-last seat on the Vandals’ bench.

Utes lure EWU coach Troy Taylor to Utah

Utah’s next offensive coordinator was scheming against high school teams two years ago.

Stats don’t matter to Eastern defenders

Statistically speaking, the Eastern Washington defensive players would rather not.

Women’s soccer: Williams becomes EWU’s all-time leading goal scorer in 3-0 victory

Chloe Williams became Eastern Washington’s all-time career goal scorer in the Eagles’ 3-0 victory over Weber State in Cheney on Sunday.

EWU wide receiver Hill honored

Eastern Washington senior wide receiver Shaq Hill was named the Big Sky Conference Player of the Week by College Sports Madness.

Gubrud honored as EWU Eagles move to No. 2 in FCS total offense

Eastern Washington quarterback Gage Gubrud was selected as College Sports Madness’ Big Sky Conference Player of the Week on Sunday for his performance in the Eagles’ 63-30 win over UC …

Email reveals Spear wanted to delay FCS move

A week before the University of Idaho announced that it would become the first school to drop from the highest level of college football, athletic director Rob Spear wanted to …

Big Sky roundup: Dano Graves throws 3 TDs as Cal Poly nips Montana 42-41

Dano Graves connected with Kyle Lewis on a 39-yard touchdown with 4:39 to play and Cal Poly spoiled a record-breaking day for Montana with a 42-41 win on Saturday.

UNI quarterback Bailey as athletic as it gets

It’s only mid-September, but Eastern Washington’s defenders are seeing the gamut of quarterback styles.