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EWU’s Kaufman primed for second playoff run

Getting separation is easy for Brandon Kaufman, who has 1,270 yards and 10 touchdowns to prove it. But memories of the 2010 season are harder to shake than Deion Sanders; …


EWU, Kaufman primed for second playoff run

Getting separation is easy for Brandon Kaufman, who has 1,270 yards and 10 touchdowns to prove it. But memories of the 2010 season are harder to shake than Deion Sanders; …


Eastern grateful to be home for playoff opener

Ten days after it was earned, Evan Cook appreciated the reward of home-field advantage in the upcoming Football Championship Subdivision playoffs. That included Thanksgiving at home, a hard-earned bye week, …


Blanchette: Hurricane Sandy defined Wagner

Sometimes you don’t know how much you’re a part of things until things come apart. Wagner College sits atop a bump on Staten Island called Grymes Hill, a relatively safe …


Blanchette: Ex-EWU star Sherritt comes up big when sold short

J.C. Sherritt woke up the other morning to the mortal brown of a Canadian November, the streets of Edmonton, Alberta, still bare. By midafternoon, it was under 10 inches of …


EWU puts offensive balance against pass-happy T-birds

CEDAR CITY, Utah – Quarterback Brad Sorensen and the Southern Utah football team are putting up some impressive numbers this year. The Thunderbirds are averaging 270 yards per game through …


Freshman Shaq Hill recovers onside kick to help Eagles win

Wide receiver Shaquille Hill wouldn’t have been the guy the Eastern Washington University football coaching staff picked as the player most likely to recover an onside kick late in the …


Eastern Washington hangs on to defeat Weber State

The secret is out: This will be another wild football season at Eastern Washington.


Notebook: Coen earns his keep for Cougars

Once a walk-on, outside linebacker Cyrus Coen was rewarded for his hard work during the spring with a scholarship once the school year began. He earned it in Washington State’s …


Blanchette: Cougs will remain work in progress

What we saw was a Pac-12 team that had to send its prime-time receiver in on defense to bat down a Hail Mary on the game’s last play and preserve …


EWU goes for two FBS victories in a row

Beating the big boys never gets old, mainly because it’s never easy. Eastern Washington is ready to find out whether it can be done twice in nine days.


EWU defense dominant against Vandals

MOSCOW, Idaho – Another opening day, another FBS-FCS mismatch. Sparked by a defensive showing that bordered on overwhelming, Eastern Washington came away with an easy 20-3 victory Thursday night over …


Ex-Coug football player lining up for Eastern

For Zackary Johnson, the only thing tougher than walking on at Washington State was walking away. Johnson – last seen starting on the offensive line in the WSU spring game …


EWU football player dismissed from team after gun incident

An Eastern Washington University football player was dismissed from the team Friday after he allegedly drew a pistol during a confrontation with police. Chandler Gayton, 21, a reserve defensive back, …


Mitchell signs with Calgary of the CFL

The gunslinger will soon be in the middle of the stampede. Former Eastern Washington quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell confirmed Monday that he has agreed to play this fall for the …


EWU defense carries the day in Red-White Game

All things considered, it’s been a pretty good month for Ronnie Hamlin.


Red-White Game caps EWU’s spring football camp

Eastern Washington head football coach Beau Baldwin just put his offense in a big hole. That’s a good thing, because fans will be seeing a Red-White Spring Game today that …


Red-White Game caps EWU’s spring football camp

Eastern Washington head football coach Beau Baldwin just put his offense in a big hole. That’s a good thing, because fans will be seeing a Red-White Spring Game today that …


EWU running backs compete for top spot

This is the third in an eight-part spring series on Eastern Washington football. Today: running backs Running back by committee at Eastern Washington? That was so last year, Quincy Forte …


Variety is spice of spring for Eastern football

For Aaron Best, spring practice offers another chance to get creative – even with some players on the mend and an icy wind pulling at hamstrings Wednesday afternoon at Roos …


Spirited Eagles get set for competitive spring

The Eagles begin spring football practice Tuesday and conclude with the annual Red-White Spring Game on April 28. The Eagles will hold 15 practices and scrimmages with an eye toward …


Eastern attracts another QB from SMU

College football: Another Southern Methodist University quarterback is headed to Eastern Washington. Former SMU junior quarterback Kyle Padron told ESPN on Thursday he will enroll at Eastern Washington this summer.


Another SMU quarterback transferring to EWU

Another Southern Methodist University quarterback is headed to Eastern Washington.


Familiar name and look for EWU football

Eastern Washington unwrapped its package of football recruits Wednesday; this one has a Bowe on top. The Eagles signed 20 players, including seven in the defensive secondary and 12 overall …


Weber State tabs Belford as defensive line coach

Jason Belford, a former Eastern Washington football captain and Washington State graduate assistant, has been named defensive line coach at Weber State, the Wildcats’ new head coach, John L. Smith, …


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 19, 2011, 8:14 p.m.

Mitchell passes EWU to easy win

Bo Levi Mitchell passed for 397 yards and four touchdowns to lead Eastern Washington to a 45-14 victory over Idaho State on Saturday.


EWU closes season at ISU

Eastern Washington’s 2011 college football season – once filled with so much promise – will come to an earlier-than-anticipated close this afternoon when the Eagles take on Idaho State in …


EWU will try to contain ISU’s Rumble

Eastern Washington University will get back to trying to defend the pass – make that many passes – when its travel to Pocatello on Saturday to take on Big Sky …


Eastern wins in three overtimes

Bo Levi Mitchell threw for 436 yards and five touchdowns, and Eastern Washington stopped Cal Poly on a two-point conversion in triple overtime to hang on for a 53-51 victory …


EWU, Cal Poly play for pride

There was a time, much earlier this fall, when tonight’s nonconference college football matchup between defending NCAA Division I national champion Eastern Washington University and future Big Sky Conference member …