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Eastern Washington’s offensive line features depth, talent

In some ways, Jase Butorac and the Eastern Washington offensive linemen are growing up together.

Eastern Washington football to focus on situational drills in second spring scrimmage

Consider Saturday’s Eastern Washington scrimmage as a dry run for next week’s Red-White Spring Game.

UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018

Eastern Washington ‘on the precipice of greatness,’ athletic director candidate Vince Otoupal says

Vince Otoupal didn’t need a microphone Tuesday night.

UPDATED: Mon., April 16, 2018

As choices narrow, Eastern Washington all but sure to fill schedule with D-II or NAIA opponent

The window has all but closed on Eastern Washington’s chances of completing its football schedule against an FCS opponent.

UPDATED: Mon., April 16, 2018

ROOT TV to show four Eastern Washington, three Idaho football games this fall

Eastern Washington football will appear on four ROOT sports telecasts this fall, the Big Sky Conference announced Monday.

Pro Vision Academy gives high school football players clear view of potential

It was a classic case of 99 percent perspiration and 1 percent inspiration, but Greg Peach didn’t know it yet.

UPDATED: Sat., April 14, 2018

Eastern Washington football faces tough slate this season, even with incomplete schedule

For all the hand-wringing over Eastern Washington’s incomplete football schedule, one thing is certain: The Eagles could fill one of their opens dates with a high school team and this …

UPDATED: Sat., April 7, 2018

Eastern Washington offense primed for another big season with return of nine starters

Eastern Washington running back Antoine Custer Jr. never seems to have a grumpy moment. You get the sense that he does squats with a big fat grin.

Eastern Washington interim AD Lynn Hickey praises department, keeps mum on future status

After six weeks on the job, Eastern Washington interim athletic director Lynn Hickey said she’s “very impressed” with the quality of people in her department.

UPDATED: Wed., April 4, 2018

Eastern Washington deputy athletic director Marc Hughes steps down

After nearly 20 years at Eastern Washington, deputy athletic director Marc Hughes is resigning to pursue other interests, the school announced Wednesday.

Eastern Washington begins spring football practice with emphasis on positives

Aaron Best was more than ready to spring forward Tuesday afternoon.

Eastern Washington football enters spring with impressive numbers

Eastern Washington is coming into spring football with an attitude.

UPDATED: Wed., March 28, 2018

EWU football player accused of crashing truck into Cheney apartment building, then fleeing

An Eastern Washington football player faces hit-and-run charges after crashing his truck into a Cheney apartment building, causing significant damage, then fleeing the scene.

UPDATED: Wed., March 28, 2018

Eastern Washington still working to complete football schedule for upcoming season

Eastern Washington’s football schedule is still a less-than-perfect 10.

UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018

Albert Havili headlines list of hopefuls for Eastern Washington’s pro day

Nine former Eastern Washington football players will take part in the school’s annual Pro Day on Friday, with weight and agility testing held indoors and outdoor tests set for Roos …

UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018

Former Eastern Washington defensive coordinator John Graham joins Idaho staff as linebackers coach

John Graham is back in the game – and back in the Big Sky Conference. The former Eastern Washington defensive coordinator is the new linebackers coach at Idaho, he announced …

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 21, 2018

After playoff snub last season, Eastern Washington football ready to return for spring practices

Beginning April 3, the Eagles will spread 15 practices over 26 days, culminating in the annual Red-White Spring Game on April 28.

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 13, 2018

Southern Oregon’s Matt Sayre offers intriguing choice for Eastern Washington AD

Could a former Eastern Washington quarterback be lured back to become its next athletic director? Matt Sayre isn’t saying, but his name has surfaced as a potential candidate at EWU.

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 13, 2018

Eastern Washington interim AD Lynn Hickey is off and running, though not necessarily running for the permanent position

For those following Eastern Washington’s search for a new athletic director, it’s already been an intriguing week.

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 12, 2018

Eastern Washington seeks public comment this week on athletic director search

Eastern Washington University is hosting three public listening sessions this week as it begins the search for a new athletic director.

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 9, 2018

Eastern Washington football signing class looking better with each day

With a little hindsight, this year’s Eastern Washington football recruiting class looks even better than it did on signing day.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 7, 2018

Eastern Washington recruiting haul bigger than expected

For the Eastern Washington football fans gathered Wednesday morning at Northern Quest, it was Christmas all over again.

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 6, 2018

Meridian High quarterback Simon Burkett among dynamic offensive recruiting class for Eastern Washington football

After 44 years of coaching, Bob Ames isn’t given to gushing about his players at Bellingham’s Meridian High School. Unless that player is quarterback Simon Burkett.

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 5, 2018

Eastern Washington initiates the search for a new athletic director

The help-wanted ad went up last week on the Eastern Washington University web site. Two-thirds of the way down the list – just below ads for a custodian and food …

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 29, 2018

Eastern Washington gets commit from explosive two-way star Tre Weed

For Sumner High School football coach Keith Ross, the toughest part of National Signing Day will be saying goodbye to Tre Weed.

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 27, 2018

Before leaving, Bill Chaves reflects on positive times as Eastern Washington’s athletic director

For Bill Chaves, it’s never been about the trophies – even the one he passes several times a day outside his office.

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018

Eastern Washington moves forward with process to replace departing athletic director

Sometime next week, Eastern Washington University president Mary Cullinan is expected to publicly announce formation of a search committee and an interim athletic director to replace the departing Bill Chaves.

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 16, 2018

More road games ‘on the table’ for Eastern Washington football

Will Eastern Washington play just four home football games this year?

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 16, 2018

Eastern Washington ponders next move as Bill Chaves introduced at North Dakota

While his current employer was making tentative plans to search for a successor, Bill Chaves was introduced Tuesday as the new athletic director at the University of North Dakota,

Eastern Washington tries to address $5.8 million athletic department budget deficit

Eastern Washington football fans can wish all they want for a better stadium, but that dream appears further away than ever.