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PSU has given Eagles fits of late

Among other things, the Eastern Washington football players used the recent bye week to get healthy. They also rediscovered a healthy respect for Portland State, their final regular-season opponent Friday …


Rested Eagles have plenty at stake

Among other things, the Eastern Washington football players used the recent bye week to get healthy.


EWU-UM notes: Freshman Jake Hoffman sets EWU record for pass breakups

Almost from the opening kickoff Saturday afternoon, Montana was going after Eastern Washington cornerback Jake Hoffman. Hoffman’s reward: a school-record six pass breakups and a big boost of confidence.


Montana defense aims to just slow Eagles

The Montana defense is hitting its stride and answering a few critics’ questions along the way. A bigger question: Will Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. find his stride – …


Eagles play guessing game with Griz

The question was on everyone’s lips, but Eastern Washington football coach Beau Baldwin had the answer before anyone could ask it. “They’ll both practice and it will be a game-time …


Big Sky notes: NAU running game ‘work in progress’

Northern Arizona’s running game is still a “work in progress,” coach Jerome Souers said Wednesday as the Lumberjacks prepared for Saturday’s home game against second-ranked Eastern Washington. That may have …


Big Sky notes: Eastern will face trio of running backs

Northern Arizona’s running game is still a “work in progress,” coach Jerome Souers said Wednesday as the Lumberjacks prepared for Saturday’s home game against second-ranked Eastern Washington.


Young Eagles defense beginning to hit stride

Perhaps a few Eastern Washington football fans are guilty of judging a book by its cover, coach Beau Baldwin says. That book would be the story of this year’s Eagle …


Eagles add flavor to victory over Bears

Even if the final score was plain-vanilla, the Eastern Washington coaches added a few delicious toppings to the Eagles’ 26-18 win over Northern Colorado on Saturday. With the underdog Bears …


Closer than appears

For one game at least, Eastern Washington football was flung back to an earlier age, a time when 500-plus yards of offense was a surprise, not an expectation. Instead, the …


Big Sky notes: Despite record, Northern Colorado should give Eastern a test on Saturday

Besides four turnovers, Northern Colorado football coach Earnest Collins Jr. took away something even more important from the Bears’ season-opening 13-12 loss this year at UNLV. “We knew in that …


EWU will have to protect football against opportunistic Northern Colorado

Besides the four turnovers, Northern Colorado football coach Earnest Collins Jr. took away something even more important from the Bears’ season-opening 13-12 loss this year at UNLV.


Adams toughed it out

More than anything, it was Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams’ warrior mentality that kept him playing through pain last weekend. “That’s where his mindset was” at halftime of Saturday’s game …


EWU quarterback Vernon Adams to miss 3-6 weeks with broken foot

Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. will miss at least three weeks with a broken foot, the school announced Sunday afternoon.


Eastern not taking Idaho State lightly

Football is “making strides” at Idaho State, coach Mike Kramer will tell you. Last week’s three-touchdown win over Sacramento State “was a validation of how far we’ve come,” said Kramer, …


Eagles get untracked in 2nd half

DAVIS, Calif. – It didn’t take a stirring halftime speech to get the Eagle Express out of the station Saturday night. All Eastern Washington needed was the ball, which after …


EWU transfer Tevin McDonald excels in completely different atmosphere

Tevin McDonald learned at a glance that Cheney looks nothing like Los Angeles. After losing his spot on the UCLA football team following the 2012 season, McDonald looked near and …


EWU transfer Tevin McDonald excels in completely different atmosphere

Tevin McDonald learned at a glance that Cheney looks nothing like Los Angeles. After losing his spot on the UCLA football team following the 2012 season, McDonald looked near and …


More fun times for Eagles

BOZEMAN – As Vernon Adams likes to say, this game is supposed to be fun. And so it was Saturday afternoon – even with 1:55 to play, the Eagles down …


Eastern Washington tops Montana State in Big Sky shootout

BOZEMAN – As the fourth quarter began Saturday afternoon at Bobcat Stadium, the fans broke into a chant. “Rock this House,” the overflow crowd of 19,377 roared with expectation as …


Forte has big day in Eastern’s win

BOZEMAN – After one of the biggest days of his college career, it was almost unfair that Eastern Washington running back Quincy Forte was consigned to the sidelines at the …


EWU’s Jake Miller has big leg, but aims for placement

For four years, Eastern Washington punter Jake Miller has heard the cheers, the sighs and everything in between – sometimes on the same play. Booming kicks that take a bad …


Big Sky notes: Bobcats QB Prukop proves exciting

Look out, Vernon Adams: There’s a new kid on the block. He’s quick on his feet, short on experience, but gaining fast – sort of like Adams was two years …


With target on their backs, No. 2 Eagles expect tough game at No. 14 Montana State

By all accounts, the Eastern Washington football players and coaches put last week’s bye to good use. The Eagles got healthy and got in some extra time in the weight …


Big Sky notes: Extra week helps EWU prepare for Montana State

After emotional games against Sam Houston State and Washington, this week’s bye comes at a perfect time for Eastern Washington. “It’s good to get refocused, get regrouped,” linebacker Cody McCarthy …


Baldwin calls Adams’ play against UW his best yet

On further review, Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams looked as good on film as he did to 62,861 fans last weekend in Seattle. “That was probably the best I’ve ever …


Adams was sensational versus UW on film, too

On further review, Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams looked as good on film as he did to 62,861 fans last weekend in Seattle.


Huskies outlast Eastern in high-flying showdown

SEATTLE – For one day, track was back at Husky Stadium. In a sprint from start to finish Saturday afternoon, Washington had just enough kick to outlast Eastern Washington 59-52, …


Eastern’s Vernon Adams shines vs. Huskies, but ‘we lost’

SEATTLE – Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams always shines brightest in the limelight. And what better opportunity than a sun-drenched day at Husky Stadium, in front of a national television …


EWU notes: Late turnover helps Huskies slip by Eags

SEATTLE – In a game that offered Eastern Washington little margin for error, the Eagles committed just enough mistakes Saturday to make an upset over Washington that much tougher. Eastern …