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UPDATED: Wed., May 20, 2020

Former Eastern Washington quarterback, CFL veteran Matt Nichols has made Cheney his family’s permanent home

Facing cameras, microphones and a throng of reporters in Canada’s most populous city, quarterback Matt Nichols fielded questions in February after signing a three-year deal with the Toronto Argonauts.

UPDATED: Fri., March 27, 2020

Ex-Eastern Washington standouts in Canadian Football League face uncertainty about upcoming season

Vernon Adams Jr. is making the most of his days in self-quarantine.

Ex-Canadian football player admits to college scam

A former Canadian Football League player pleaded guilty Friday to participating in a college admissions cheating scheme by hiring someone take the SATs in place of his two sons.

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 4, 2019

Eagles in Canada: Rising CFL star Vernon Adams takes on the league’s best, Bo Levi Mitchell

Bo Levi Mitchell, who returned last month from an injury and has the Calgary Stampeders on a four-game win streak in the CFL, has to face another former EWU star …

UPDATED: Sun., April 21, 2019

Q&A: Catching up with former EWU and Oregon quarterback Vernon Adams

Vernon Adams placed a knee onto Eastern Washington’s red turf, grabbed a football and proceeded to fire short, quick passes to Miles Richardson, his friend and former backup quarterback. Behind …

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 25, 2018

Bo Levi Mitchell leads Calgary Stampeders to Grey Cup victory

Terry Williams and Bo Levi Mitchell helped the Calgary Stampeders end their Grey Cup misery.

Johnny Manziel traded from Hamilton to Montreal in CFL

Johnny Manziel is headed to the Montreal Alouettes in a reunion with the coach who recruited him to Texas A&M.

UPDATED: Tue., June 12, 2018

Rough week for ex-Eastern Washington players in Canadian Football League

It’s been a rough few days for Eastern Washington University products in the Canadian Football League.

UPDATED: Mon., May 21, 2018

Former Eagles flying high north of the border

For several former Eastern Washington stars, the upcoming Canadian Football League season offers more than a little drama. The storylines span the country as CFL fans await the season opener …

UPDATED: Mon., May 21, 2018

Vernon Adams Jr. on outside looking in with Tiger-Cats

Vernon Adams Jr. can’t catch a break. Now with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats – his third Canadian Football League team in as many seasons – the former Eastern Washington and Oregon …

Edminton Eskimos QB Mike Reilly honored as CFL’s outstanding player

Edmonton Eskimos quarterback Mike Reilly is the Canadian Football League’s outstanding player.

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017

Jerry Campbell, football star at LC, Idaho and the CFL, dead at 73

Jerry “Soupy” Campbell, an overachiever at Lewis and Clark High School, the University of Idaho and the Canadian Football League, died Wednesday.

UPDATED: Sun., May 7, 2017

WSU’s Alissa Brooks-Johnson wins her second Pac-12 heptathlon championship

Washington State’s Alissa Brooks-Johnson won her second Pac-12 Combined Events Championships title in three years Sunday, scoring a season-high 5,638 points in the heptathlon at Oregon State in Corvallis. Brooks-Johnson, …

Ottawa wins Grey Cup, beating Calgary 39-33 in OT

Henry Burris threw an 18-yard touchdown pass to Ernest Jackson in overtime and the Ottawa Redblacks won the Grey Cup on Sunday night, upsetting the Calgary Stampeders 39-33.

Bo Levi Mitchell, Calgary Stampeders lead West sweep of CFL awards

Bo Levi Mitchell and the Calgary Stampeders led a West Division sweep at the CFL awards banquet Thursday night.

Montreal Alouettes acquire rights to former Oregon, EWU quarterback Vernon Adams

The Montreal Alouettes acquired the Canadian Football League rights to former Oregon quarterback Vernon Adams on Friday from the British Columbia Lions for a first-round pick next year.

Edmonton Eskimos win Grey Cup, beating Ottawa 26-20

Jordan Lynch scored on a 1-yard sneak with 3:17 left and the Edmonton Eskimos rallied to beat the Ottawa Redblacks 26-20 on Sunday night for their 14th Grey Cup title.

Area roundup: Cory Mitchell joins brother Bo Levi with CFL’s Calgary Stampeders

Former Eastern Washington Eagles wide receiver Cory Mitchell will join his brother Bo Levi Mitchell as a member of the Canadian Football League’s Calgary Stampeders after signing a free-agent contract …

Winner up North

Once again, Bo Levi Mitchell is rising to the occasion. Four years after leading Eastern Washington to a national title, Mitchell is poised to grab another brass ring, this time …

Ex-WSU DB Tyron Brackenridge gets rough with Roughriders

REGINA, Saskatchewan – Saskatchewan Roughriders free safety Tyron Brackenridge, acknowledged by his peers as one of the hardest-hitting players in the Canadian Football League, might be the sport’s equivalent to …

Mitchell recently in Cheney to work with EWU staff

Bo Levi Mitchell saw his first Lilac Parade last weekend, and predictably found himself in the middle of it. Never a bystander, the former Eastern Washington quarterback joined girlfriend Madison …

Ex-EWU Eagle Mitchell makes Calgary’s roster

Bo Levi Mitchell is in a new offense, a new team, a new country. But he’s still at home in the pocket, where on Friday he directed the Calgary Stampeders …

Spokane Shock: Geathers joins CFL’s Lions

The Spokane Shock announced Tuesday that defensive lineman Jeremy Geathers has signed with the British Columbia Lions of the Canadian Football League. In only nine regular-season Arena Football League games, …