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Eastern Washington readies for spring football

Having something to prove – but not too much – may be the best situation for the Eastern Washington football team, which opens five weeks of spring practice on Thursday. …


EWU readies for spring football

Having something to prove – but not too much – may be the best situation for the Eastern Washington football team, which opens five weeks of spring practice on Thursday. …


Injuries hurt EWU men throughout season

It happened Feb. 28 at Reese Court: the final insult added to the injuries that defined the Eastern Washington University men’s basketball season. Inside a minute to play, a 30-footer …


Jamar, Cherry lead Montana to Big Sky title, NCAA tournament berth

MISSOULA – Kareem Jamar scored 20 points, Will Cherry had 18 and Montana held off Weber State 67-64 Saturday night to win the Big Sky tournament title for the second …


Montana, Weber in title game

Will Cherry scored 21 points, and top-seeded Montana rolled into the Big Sky Conference men’s basketball tournament final with a 70-56 victory over Northern Colorado in Missoula on Friday night. …


EWU women lose Big Sky semifinal in OT

MISSOULA – Wendy Schuller’s team battled to the bitter end, but D’Shara Strange and the Northern Colorado Bears were too much to overcome.


Huerta’s all-around game leads Eastern women

MISSOULA – The smallest Eagle on the court was anything but little on Wednesday evening at Dahlberg Arena.


Eagle top freshman

In almost every respect, American basketball was an unknown quantity for Venky Jois. The same could be said of Jois himself, who on Monday was named the Big Sky Conference …


EWU’s Hayford to coach 400th game

Coaches made a lasting impression on a young Jim Hayford, and he’s trying to do the same for others. “I wanted to get into coaching because the people who had …


Griz survive at S. Utah in OT

CEDAR CITY, Utah – Kareem Jamar scored 26 points and Montana maintained first place in Big Sky Conference men’s basketball by defeating Southern Utah 86-74 in overtime Monday night. Spencer …


UPDATED: Sat., March 2, 2013

North Dakota holds off Eastern

Troy Huff scored a career-high 34 points, including a game-sealing three-point play with 7 seconds left, to give North Dakota a 78-74 victory over Eastern Washington on Saturday afternoon.


EWU clings to hope for Big Sky berth

There’s already plenty on the line Saturday at Reese Court, including the last game for four Eastern Washington seniors and a chance for guard Jeffrey Forbes to equal the school …


Eagles’ Jois quickly picked up American game

The education of Venky Jois in the ways of American basketball began last fall. In Canada. The stamps on his Australian passport were barely dry when Jois joined his new …


Eagles’ Jois quickly picked up American game

The education of Venky Jois in the ways of American basketball began last fall. In Canada.


Eastern’s Hodgins has hoops bloodline

Hayley Hodgins knows that her mother’s influence extends far beyond the basketball-crazy Hodgins family.


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 16, 2013

Eastern beats Southern Utah

Collin Chiverton scored 18 points and Parker Kelly had 15 as Eastern Washington defeated Southern Utah 86-72 Saturday.


Eastern lands top running back

In perhaps the most high-profile football signing in Eastern Washington history, the Eagles landed one of the top high school running backs in the nation Wednesday. D.J. Martin, a 5-foot-10, …


Eagles land top running back Martin

In perhaps the most high-profile football signing in Eastern Washington history, the Eagles landed one of the top high school running backs in the nation Wednesday.


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 2, 2013

Montana cruises past Eastern

Will Cherry and Mathias Ward scored 13 points apiece to lead Montana to its 12th consecutive victory, 65-46 over Eastern Washington on Saturday night.


Eagles defeat PSU

The two-pronged attack of redshirt freshman Hayley Hodgins and senior Carrie Ojeda sparked the Eastern Washington women to their third straight Big Sky Conference victory, 68-56 at Portland State on …


Unruh guides N. Colorado past EWU 72-56

Freshman Venky Jois tied the Eastern Washington record with seven blocked shots but the Eagles still couldn’t overcome Northern Colorado, which defeated the Eagles 72-56 in a Big Sky Conference …


EWU misses critical shots in loss to Sacramento State

Every defeat has a simple explanation. And then there is the more complex one. For Eastern Washington University, finding the simple one Saturday night was, well, simple.


Ducks hold off Beavers

Damyean Dotson scored 21 points and Oregon used a 9-0 second-half run to hold off rival Oregon State 79-66 in Corvallis, Ore., on Sunday night in the Pac-12 Conference opener …


EWU men lose in overtime at Montana State

BOZEMAN – Montana State rallied from a 15-point deficit to score a 70-68 victory in overtime over the Eastern Washington Eagles in a Big Sky Conference men’s basketball game on …


EWU men lose at Montana State

Montana State rallied from a 15-point deficit to score a 70-68 victory in overtime over the Eastern Washington Eagles in a Big Sky Conference men’s basketball game on Saturday night.


Griz handle Eagles late

MISSOULA – Jordan Gregory hit four 3-pointers and scored 17 points Thursday night, helping Montana stay unbeaten in Big Sky Conference play with an 81-66 victory over Eastern Washington. Gregory …


Montana rolls past EWU

The Eagles played their first game without point guard Justin Crosgile, who according to an EWU spokesman has left the team.


Huerta leads Eastern women past Idaho State

Kylie Huerta led three players in double figures with 15 points and the Eastern Washington women’s basketball team built a comfortable first-half lead and held on late to beat Idaho …


Free throw gives Montana victory over Hornets

Will Cherry sank a free throw with 2 seconds left in the game, enabling Montana to escape with a 61-60 Big Sky Conference road basketball victory over Sacramento State on …


Eagles turn page

Turning the page shouldn’t be this hard – not when the book is the thrill-a-minute story of Eastern Washington football. But coach Beau Baldwin and his staff struggled this week …