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EWU’s secondary looks for opportunities

This is the last in an eight-part series on Eastern Washington football. Today: Defensive backs.


Eastern expects big things from linebackers

This is the seventh of an eight-part series on Eastern Washington football. Today: Linebackers. Inside running drills are the bread-and-butter of linebacker practice, and Zach Johnson is hungry.


Strandley adapts to new position at EWU

Brian Strandley crossed two time zones last month to join the Eastern Washington football staff. Then he took an even bigger leap – across the line of scrimmage.


Eastern builds chemistry on offensive line

This is the fourth in an eight-part series on Eastern Washington football. Today: the offensive line After last season, Aaron Best is taking nothing for granted.


Defensive effort pleased Baldwin

The Eastern Washington football coaches didn’t need film to confirm the obvious: Defense dominated Friday’s scrimmage. “There were some unforced things out there,” said head coach Beau Baldwin, “but there …


EWU defense catching up to offense

The Eastern Washington football coaches didn’t need film to confirm the obvious: Defense dominated Friday’s scrimmage. “There were some unforced things out there,” said head coach Beau Baldwin, “but there …


EWU overflows with quality receivers

This is the second in an eight-part series on Eastern Washington football. Today: Wide receivers and tight ends Eastern Washington wide receivers coach Junior Adams doesn’t have the easiest job …


Eastern QB candidates attempt to seize the moment

The night before the first practice of spring, Vernon Adams was so nervous he couldn’t sleep. And that’s a good thing, Eastern Washington head football coach Beau Baldwin said.


Adams, Vitto in spotlight at EWU

The night before the first practice of spring, Vernon Adams was so nervous he couldn’t sleep. And that’s a good thing, Eastern Washington head football coach Beau Baldwin said. “You’re …


Padron confirms he’ll enroll at Eastern

Former Southern Methodist quarterback Kyle Padron confirmed Thursday that he will enroll at Eastern Washington University this summer regardless of the outcome of his pending appeal for an additional year …


Ferris alum Stockton ends Montana career in NCAAs

For Shawn Stockton, basketball has always been about family. Along the way, the family got bigger and so did the stage.


Eagles face Grizzlies at Missoula in Big Sky tournament

MISSOULA – The Eagles are happy to be here, but not in the usual sense. “I was hoping for Montana,” said Eastern Washington freshman guard Parker Kelly, who will get …


Eastern men advance in Big Sky tourney

Fittingly, it was Jeffrey Forbes who punched Eastern’s ticket Saturday afternoon. With the Eagles clinging to a two-point lead with 40 seconds to play, Forbes punched the ball away from …


Eastern men guarding against overconfidence

Eastern Washington has beaten Idaho State twice in the last week, which in terms of Saturday’s Big Sky Conference quarterfinal game means exactly …. nothing.


EWU’s Colimon on All-Big Sky first team

Senior point guard Cliff Colimon earned first team All-Big Sky honors, while junior forward Collin Chiverton earned honorable mention and was the league’s Newcomer of the Year.


EWU’s Ederaine knows virtues of hard work, waiting

Childhood taught Cliff Ederaine the virtues of Patience. That would be his mother, who along with husband Albert brought three children into the world in Nigeria.


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EWU’s rally comes up short in loss to Sacramento State

There was no way to sugarcoat this one, and Jim Hayford didn’t even try. His Eastern Washington men’s basketball team played perhaps its worst first half of the season en …


Familiar name and look for EWU football

Eastern Washington unwrapped its package of football recruits Wednesday. This one has a Bowe on top.


EWU men cruise to win over Montana St.

Defending the home court never felt so good. Eastern Washington put up season-best numbers on defense in a crucial 69-52 Big Sky Conference win over Montana State win Saturday night …


Big Sky, Eastern adds TV exposure

More football fans may be adjusting their television sets this fall. In a deal that Big Sky Conference Commissioner Doug Fullerton said “solidifies our position as a major player in …


Hughes, Ojeda lift Eagles women to victory over Hornets

Laura Hughes and Carrie Ojeda finished with double-doubles to propel the Eastern Washington Eagles (10-8, 4-1) to a 78-62 victory over the Sacramento State Hornets (7-10, 2-2) in Big Sky …


Chiverton’s hot shooting leads Eastern to win

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Collin Chiverton scored 21 points and made six 3-point shots as Eastern Washington defeated Sacramento State 65-60 on Thursday night. Cliff Colimon added 17 points – including …


Weber State’s Lillard lights up Eastern

The winter quarter is three days away, but Eastern Washington coach Jim Hayford was already handing out some tough grades after the Eagles’ 76-69 loss to Weber State on Thursday …


Cold half costly for Eastern

MISSOULA – Eastern Washington University suffered through another one of those dreadful halves against Montana here Friday afternoon, and it cost the Eagles an excellent chance to secure their first …


Big run lifts Montana past Eastern

Eastern Washington University suffered through another one of those dreadful halves against Montana here Friday afternoon, and it cost the Eagles an excellent chance to secure their first Big Sky …


EWU will try to contain ISU’s Rumble

Eastern Washington University will get back to trying to defend the pass – make that many passes – when its travel to Pocatello on Saturday to take on Big Sky …


Eastern bracing for power football

Eastern Washington’s defense has dealt with its share of option offenses this fall. But the one the Eagles (4-5) will face in Saturday’s 6 p.m. non-conference showdown against Cal Poly …


Perhaps bye arrived too late for EWU football team

The Nov. 5 bye on Eastern Washington University’s top-loaded 2011 football schedule is listed directly below the name of last Saturday’s Roos Field opponent Portland State – and under the …


Eastern could have used a bye last week

The Eastern Washington football team has a much-needed bye on Saturday, considering the injury woes it endured this fall. But coming prior to next Saturday’s non-conference road game against future …


Around the Big Sky

Montana 33, Idaho St. 0: Brody McKnight kicked four field goals to lead the 16th-ranked Grizzlies to a win over the Bengals on Saturday in Pocatello, Idaho. Montana’s (4-2, 3-1 …