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EWU’s second, third strings impressive as starters rest

EWU head football coach Beau Baldwin was hard at work at Roos Field Saturday morning, coaching up the twos, threes and rookies during a crisp scrimmage.


Mixed reviews at EWU scrimmage

Eastern Washington University’s fourth-year head coach Beau Baldwin put his Eagles through what he described as a “choppy” 90-minute situational scrimmage – the first of fall camp for the defending …


EWU’s cornerbacks turn corners

Eastern Washington practiced in full pads Saturday afternoon for the first time since last spring, and did so – according to defensive coordinator John Graham – with fewer concerns at …


Eastern opens practice welcoming challenge of being target

Don’t be surprised if Eastern Washington University’s football team goes a bit retro this fall and adopts Pat Benetar’s early 1980’s hit single “Hit Me With Your Best Shot” as …


Schmidt represents Central Valley at East/West Classic

Branson Schmidt knows his work is cut out for him. The Central Valley football lineman has accepted a preferred walk-on invitation to attend Eastern Washington University. That means in time …


Former Eagles star Jones happy he was drafted by Raiders

As far as his experience with the NFL Draft was concerned, Taiwan Jones liked the where much better than the when. The former Eastern Washington University All-American running back, who …


‘Other’ Mitchell impresses at EWU scrimmage

With the talent and depth Eastern Washington University has returning at wide receiver from last year’s NCAA Division I championship football team, it probably isn’t time to cue in “the …


Taiwan Jones did self big favor at his pro day

When former Eastern Washington football star Taiwan Jones looks back on the stunning performance he put on for nearly 50 National Football League scouts during his pro day in Pittsburg, …


EWU dominates SWABS awards

Eastern Washington University’s national championship football team captured the imagination of the Spokane area community. Inland Northwest Sportswriters and Broadcasters rewarded its success. The SWABs nearly unanimously chose the Eagles …


Delaware was perfect place for Devlin

Pat Devlin didn’t just drop out of the sky and land under center as the University of Delaware’s starting quarterback. Having grown up in Downingtown, Pa., just 40 miles from …


EWU football seniors persevered

They arrived in Cheney in the fall of 2006, some 30 naïve freshmen, harboring a good measure of uncertainty, hope and a desire to leave a lasting impression on Eastern …


Eastern A.D. supports new format

Now that he’s had a chance to see exactly how the new Football Championship Subdivision playoff format plays out, Bill Chaves is an admitted convert.


Before the Big Game, the Big Wait

Eastern (12-2) is looking at nearly a three-week layoff before traveling to Frisco, Texas, to face second-seeded Delaware (12-2) – a 27-10 semifinal winner over Georgia Southern on Saturday – …


Brown does job

There may have been some doubters in Eagle Nation when Eastern Washington took on defending national champion Villanova, ranked seventh in rush defense in the Football Championship Subdivision, without All-American …


Onward to Texas

The red-turf mystique, if it does indeed exist, will live on at least until next fall. Eastern Washington University made sure of that at Roos Field on Friday night, taking …


What a huge difference a game makes

There’s something different now about this place, this program. Maybe one victory shouldn’t do that, necessarily. Maybe it won’t be completely true without one more.


EWU headed to title game

The Eastern Washington Eagles will make their first appearance in the Football Championship Series title game after scoring a 41-31 victory over the Villanova Wildcats at Roos Field in Cheney …


Eagles won’t have Taiwan Jones

Eastern Washington’s No. 1-ranked football team will be without the services of all-American running back Taiwan Jones for Friday night’s FCS semifinal playoff matchup against visiting Villanova.


Eastern plays Villanova on Friday at Roos

The Eastern Washington University football team, coming off a 38-31 overtime triumph over North Dakota State on Saturday at Roos Field, will play host to Villanova on Friday on ESPN2 …


EWU wins in overtime, heads to semis

Bo Levi Mitchell threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Tyler Hart on the first play of overtime and Eastern Washington recovered a goal-line fumble by quarterback Brock Jensen to beat …


Bison: Let’s get physical

For a second consecutive weekend, the defensive unit on Eastern Washington University’s No. 1-ranked and fifth-seeded football team is preparing to drop anchor, settle in and gear up to stop …


EWU coach Baldwin keeps a healthy balance

The strength gained in having to deal with the death of his father when Beau Baldwin was just 11, and his mother’s example of dealing with the tragedy set Baldwin …


Bison’s Anderson never backed down

Even while wearing the halo brace that was attached to his skull following surgery to repair a bulging disc in his neck, Matt Anderson never considered the real possibility that …


EWU’s Sherritt knows his defense

J.C. Sherritt will not tell you what the initials stand for, but he will tell you why he won’t tell you. “My two older sisters,” he said. “When they got …


Eastern won’t get chance at redemption

Mixed in with the euphoria surrounding Eastern Washington’s 37-17 second-round Football Championship Subdivision playoff win over visiting Southeast Missouri State on Saturday was a faint air of disappointment. No. 1-ranked …


This game stars Flash & Smash

Two Walter Payton Award candidates, with running styles as different as their teams’ postseason pedigrees, will put their considerable talents on display at Roos Field this afternoon when No. 1-ranked …


Taiwan Jones unwanted, except by EWU

Considering all he has accomplished during his 3½-year stay at Eastern Washington University, the scarcity of college football options available to Taiwan Jones coming out of Deer Valley High School …


In brief: Kramer selected to coach Bengals

College football: Former Montana State and Eastern Washington coach Mike Kramer is making his third stop in the Big Sky Conference. Kramer was named the 25th head coach at Idaho …


Harry Leons: Then & Now

Harry Leons’ college football career didn’t start out great but by the time he left Eastern Washington he led the Eagles to their first outright Big Sky title. Catch up …


No. 1 Eastern draws 1st-round bye

Eastern Washington University’s unprecedented rise to the No. 1 spot in the most prestigious Football Championship Subdivision top-25 rankings didn’t seem to matter much to the FCS playoffs selection committee …