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Jackrabbits, Eagles accustomed to cold

Always his own worst critic, Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams regrets every turnover. Even on a day when he was named one of three finalists for the Walter Payton Award, …


Jackrabbits leap up in FCS

John Stiegelmeier is in his 17th year as head football coach at South Dakota State, but won’t take credit for the Jackrabbits’ prodigious leap in the last decade, from Division …


Jackrabbits hope to take next leap vs. Eastern

John Stiegelmeier is in his 17th year as head football coach at South Dakota State, but won’t take credit for the Jackrabbits’ prodigious leap in the last decade, from Division …


EWU’s Beau Baldwin named Big Sky coach of year

Unburdened by high expectations for his Eastern Washington football team this year, head coach Beau Baldwin and his staff went out and exceeded them. From the shocking win in the …


Study buddy

For Eastern Washington football players Ronald Baines, Anthony Larry and T.J. Lee III, the first bonds of friendship were forged in study hall. That’s where the the former Prop 48 …


Big Sky honors Adams, Kupp

Their numbers were so jaw-dropping that no one raised an eyebrow Tuesday when Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams and wide receiver Cooper Kupp won two of the biggest awards in …


These Eagles won’t be forgotten

They’ve been joined at the hip for almost five years now, the overachieving football coach and his record- breaking group of seniors at Eastern Washington University. They’re Beau Baldwin’s ringleaders, …


These Eagles won’t be forgotten

They’ve been joined at the hip for almost five years now, the overachieving football coach and his record- breaking group of seniors at Eastern Washington University.


Eastern’s Pulu makes most of second chance

When Andru Pulu talks about his Eastern Washington football teammates, it’s usually in future tense, as if he doesn’t want it to end. “We have something special here, the offense …


Big Sky notes: Portland State has given Eagles fits in recent seasons

As Portland State football coach Nigel Burton sees it, the difference between his 6-5 team and Big Sky Conference champion Eastern Washington is obvious. “We’ve just got to be more …


Murphy unexpected gift to EWU secondary

Eastern Washington has a 12th man too. The news came out of the blue early this week, much like the recent injuries in the Eastern Washington secondary: Former Eagle safety …


Eagle football benefits from depth charge

The Eastern Washington offense put up some staggering numbers last weekend against Montana State: eight touchdowns in as many possessions, 12.3 yards a play and not a single punt. And …


Lines should play major factor in EWU-MSU game

Once you get past the hype, you still have to get past the line of scrimmage. That’s coach Beau Baldwin’s message for today’s showdown between Eastern Washington and Montana State, …


Sweat the details

Raised by women since he was a toddler, T.J. Lee III learned to pay attention to the little things. “Like keeping the toilet seat down,” said Lee, who’s now an …


Top-five matchup first in Big Sky since 1994

Even on the coldest football practice of the season, the Eastern Washington players and coaches had no problem warming to the subject of Saturday’s game against Montana State. How could …


Kramer oversees rebuilding process

So, Mike Kramer, how is the rebuilding going at Idaho State? As only a former lineman could put it, the Bengals football coach explained in concrete terms that he’s barely …


EWU in good hands with receiver Kupp

As long as he can remember, the ball has been in Cooper Kupp’s hands. It started with Nerf basketball in the living room, with easy alley-oops tossed from father to …


EWU in good hands with receiver Kupp

As long as he can remember, the ball has been in Cooper Kupp’s hands.


Big Sky football: Eagles get turnover margin in the black

The Eastern Washington defense made a positive statement last week. Going into the North Dakota game, the Eagles had forced just six turnovers in five football games, and the turnover …


Young Eagles seeing action for EWU football team

Life is moving faster than an oncoming tailback for Albert Havili, who is embracing them both. Two months out of high school, Havili celebrated his 18th birthday on the first …


Eastern’s Miller earning master’s in playing center

Ashton Miller can’t help himself. As he lays his hand on the football before the start of each play, the Eastern Washington center indulges in a bit of guesswork.


Eagles put major focus on North Dakota receiver Hardin

One reason Eastern Washington cornerback T.J. Lee is an All-American? He loves to watch film. “I’m always looking for clues,” Lee said.


Lineman Will Katoa makes self at home with Cheney ‘family’

Even at 310 pounds the tough-guy look doesn’t come easily for Will Katoa. Katoa is the run-stopper in the middle of the Eastern Washington defensive line, but the only immovable …


Weber State head coach Sears keeps humor intact

At least Jody Sears hasn’t lost his sense of humor. His Weber State football team is 1-4, has been outscored 214-22 in its last four games and is coming off …


Eastern Washington finds motivation in that 45-42 score

As if they needed any more motivation for this week’s game at Sam Houston State, the Eastern Washington football players are getting a little more from the scoreboard at Roos …


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 7, 2013, 8:40 p.m.

Adams tosses 5 TD passes in EWU win

Good defense was its own reward Saturday afternoon at Roos Field. Eastern Washington cruised to a 43-14 non-conference win over Western Oregon thanks partly to a big first quarter by …


Eastern careful not to overlook DII Western Oregon

History begs the Eagles to remember 2010, the FCS championship season that included a 3-point win over Central Washington.


Brown proves size doesn’t matter

So, Allen Brown, has anyone ever said you’re too small to play college football? Brown, a 5-foot-10, 170-pound senior safety at Eastern Washington, considers the question.


Eastern Washington football team faces another daunting, but necessary schedule

Another Eastern Washington football season, another challenging schedule. This one is a little more so, with trips to Oregon State, Toledo and Sam Houston State that offer a financial shot …


Eastern receivers rely on quickness, zone reads to move the football

New faces, new looks They don’t have the stature of the departed “Trio” of Brandon Kaufman, Nick Edwards and Greg Herd, but this year’s wide receivers have the quickness, which …