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UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 26, 2019

Eastern Washington football finished strongly in 2019 but fell below expectations

The Eagles, who finished 7-5 overall and 6-2 in conference play, missed the playoffs for the second time in head coach Aaron Best’s three seasons.


Numbers add up well for Gonzaga women

Numbers don’t mean much at this point in the Gonzaga women’s basketball season, but they make for entertaining reading. Consider what the Zags have done to earn a 3-1 record …


Eastern Washington notebook: A look back at the Eagles’ decorated senior class

Eastern Washington’s steady senior class had a 27-5 record in Big Sky Conference play, advanced to the FCS national title game appeared in the 2016 FCS semifinals.


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 23, 2019

Idaho hits century mark in rout of Walla Walla

Idaho has rarely dominated opponents the past two seasons. But when it was presented the opportunity Saturday, it took full advantage.


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 23, 2019

Eastern Washington tops Portland State in final chance to impress FCS Playoff committee

Eastern Washington’s 53-46 dispatching of Portland State was representative of its fluctuate campaign.


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 23, 2019

Mason Petrino, Jeff Cotton have record game as Idaho tops Northern Arizona in OT

Mason Petrino threw for a career-high 491 yards and tied the school record with six touchdown passes to lead Idaho past Northern Arizona 60-53 in overtime.


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 23, 2019

Big Sky football roundup: Isaiah Ifanse leads Montana State past Montana

Isaiah Ifanse ran for 171 yards and three touchdowns to lead Montana State to a resounding 48-14 win over Montana in Bozeman on Saturday in the 119th Cat-Griz game


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 23, 2019

Kim Aiken Jr., Jacob Davison lead Eastern Washington past High Point

Mason Peatling added 15 points with eight rebounds for Eastern Washington (3-2). Magnuson had scored just four points in the first four games of his career.


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 22, 2019

Washington finds its footing, breaks free to top Montana 73-56

The Washington Huskies got a glimpse of life without prized freshman forward Isaiah Stewart and for a while things looked pretty hairy on Friday night.


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 22, 2019

Gonzaga heads into holiday tournament on a high note with 84-44 victory over Eastern Washington

All things considered, Gonzaga just had one of the best .500 weeks in recent memory.


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 23, 2019

Portland State looks to spoil Senior Day, playoff hopes for Eastern Washington

When Eastern Washington (6-5, 5-2 Big Sky) plays host to the Vikings (5-6, 3-4) on Saturday in a regular-season finale at Roos Field, the Eagles have a lot more to …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 22, 2019

One final win would sweep any clouds away for Idaho football

With a nod to “Sesame Street,” this game is brought to you by the number 5.


Idaho seniors use Northern Arizona game as last chance to make strong impression for professional scouts

At the conclusion of practice Wednesday, Jeff Cotton and Noah Johnson were dripping sweat. Cotton was the last guy off the field after catching a few passes from Idaho’s freshman …


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 20, 2019

Boston College holds off Eastern Washington in first meeting between schools

Nik Popovic scored 13 points that included two clutch free throws with 8.2 seconds left and became the 45th player at Boston College to reach 1,000 career points in a …


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 19, 2019

Playoffs or no playoffs? That is the question for surging Eastern Washington

Of the several dominoes that will likely need to fall for Eastern Washington to crack the Football Championship Subdivision playoff field, the biggest is respect from the playoff committee.


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 16, 2019

Eastern Washington avoids road upset as Cal Poly misses winning field-goal attempt

Quarterback Eric Barriere fumbled on EWU’s last two possessions Saturday, giving the run-heavy Mustangs ample opportunity to pull off the late-season upset.


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 16, 2019

Sacramento State wears down Idaho in final home game for Vandals seniors

Being held to a net 16 yards of offense in the first half and finding itself trailing 24-0 should have left Idaho demoralized against Sacramento State.


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 16, 2019

Big Sky football roundup: Dalton Sneed throws 3 TDs in Montana’s win over Weber State

Senior quarterback Dalton Sneed threw three touchdowns passes, all to Samori Toure, to lead Montana over Weber State 35-16 in Missoula on Saturday


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 15, 2019

Surging Eastern Washington faces another work-in-progress defense at Cal Poly

High-powered Eastern Washington has recently embarrassed some of the Football Championship Subdivision’s worst defenses.


Idaho seniors look to conjure upset of No. 6 Sacramento State in their last Kibbie Dome game

Idaho has two games remaining to validate a season that has come up short on expectations.


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 15, 2019

Trevon Allen scores 16, lifting Idaho over VMI 68-67 at Red Wolves Classic

Trevon Allen records 16 points and eight rebounds as Idaho narrowly beats VMI, 68-67.


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 14, 2019

Caleb Fuller, Ezra Manjon lift UC Davis over Idaho 65-64

Caleb Fuller scores 18 points as UC Davis narrowly beats Idaho, 65-64.


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 14, 2019

Vandals defensive lineman Nate DeGraw always feels right at home

While the clock is ticking down for Idaho seniors, who have two games remaining, sophomore defensive tackle Nate DeGraw is enjoying late-season success that can be the foundation for his …


St. Louis hands EWU first loss of season

Hasahn French scored 19 points and host Saint Louis beat Eastern Washington 82-60 on Wednesday night.


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 12, 2019

Eastern Washington notebook: Talolo Limu-Jones’ emergence boosts Eagles’ passing game

For the first three years of Talolo Limu-Jones’ career at Eastern Washington, the redshirt junior receiver’s name was often in the same sentence as “upside,” “potential” or “prototype.”


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 9, 2019

Eastern Washington notches first road win of season with 48-5 victory over Idaho State

Eastern Washington’s offense roared to life, notching the Eagles’ first road victory of 2019 with a 48-5 trouncing of the Idaho State Bengals in Pocatello.


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 9, 2019

Big Sky football roundup: Sacramento State rallies to stun Northern Arizona

Pierre Williams recovered an onside kick that led to his to his game-winning touchdown reception with 23 seconds left – the Hornets’ second score in the final 1:38 – and …


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 9, 2019

Dalton Sneed’s return sends Montana past Idaho 42-17

Senior quarterback Dalton Sneed came off the bench and threw for 241 yards and a touchdown to push the Montana Grizzlies past the Idaho Vandals 42-17 Saturday. Sophomore Marcus Knight …


Idaho heads into rivalry showdown against Montana clinging to FCS playoff hopes

Losses in winnable games against Northern Colorado and Portland State have left the Vandals without a cushion if they have any hope of making the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs.


Eastern Washington carries offensive momentum into game against inconsistent Idaho State

Eastern Washington isn’t sure which quarterback it will face when the Eagles face explosive, up-and-down Idaho State on Saturday at Holt Arena in Pocatello.