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Stories tagged: eastern washington football

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 11:12 p.m.

Eastern Washington’s Bill Chaves named athletic director at North Dakota

Bill Chaves, who presided over more than a decade of unprecedented athletic success at Eastern Washington University, will now attempt to do the same at North Dakota.

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 5:47 p.m.

Sources say Eastern Washington AD Bill Chaves a front-runner for North Dakota job

The odds are good that Eastern Washington University may soon be looking for a new athletic director.

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 5:51 p.m.

Eastern Washington AD Bill Chaves a finalist at North Dakota

Eastern Washington athletic director Bill Chaves is a finalist for the same position at the University of North Dakota, the school announced Thursday afternoon.

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 5:25 p.m.

Eastern Washington football adds eight players in early signing period

This could turn out to be signature recruiting class for Eastern Washington football. All the Eagles need are a few more signatures.

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 19, 2017, 7:44 p.m.

EWU freshman football players Anfernee Gurley, Antoine Custer Jr. honored

Eastern Washington defensive back and special teams player Anfernee Gurley was chosen to the Hero Sports All-America freshman first team. He had 37 tackles, three broken-up passes and two forced …

Obstruction charges dropped against Eastern Washington football players Gage Gubrud, Kurt Calhoun

Obstruction charges against two Eastern Washington football players have been dismissed.

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 28, 2017, 6:53 p.m.

Cooper Kupp, Rams met challenge posed by New Orleans Saints

They raised the bar on Cooper Kupp and the Los Angeles Rams last weekend. They cleared it rather nicely, thank you.

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 3:34 p.m.

Eastern Washington’s Bo Levi Mitchell continues winning ways in CFL

At Eastern Washington, quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell will forever be remembered as the ultimate winner.

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 1:37 p.m.

Gubrud, league-leading Eastern Washington offense snubbed in All-Big Sky balloting

The hits keep coming for Eastern Washington football.

‘It’s a gut punch,’ Eastern Washington AD says of FCS snub

A day after Eastern Washington’s exclusion from the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs, athletic director Bill Chaves said he was still “confused and stunned” by the decision.

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 19, 2017, 6:20 p.m.

Fuzzy math? Eastern FCS snub doesn’t quite add up

For Eastern Washington football fans, this was a real head-scratcher: Why didn’t the Eagles make the field for the FCS playoffs? The selection committee will never say, but apparently the …

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 19, 2017, 11:33 a.m.

Eastern Washington football fails to make FCS playoff field

Despite a 7-4 overall record and a third-place finish in the Big Sky Conference, the Eastern Washington football team was left out of the 24-team field for the FCS playoffs.

Eastern Washington states case, waits to hear playoff field

Eastern Washington won the battle in convincing fashion. Was it enough to win the campaign? The Eagles will know soon enough: the NCAA will reveal the 24-team Football Championship Subdivision …

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 9:45 p.m.

Eastern Washington rolls past Portland State, keeps playoff hopes alive

Gage Gubrud passed for 445 yards and four touchdowns, Antoine Custer Jr. ran for a career-high 177 yards and three scores and Eastern Washington defeated Portland State 59-33 on Saturday …

Eastern Washington’s Nic Sblendorio splendid on Senior Day

In perhaps his final home game, senior wide receiver Nic Sblendorio rose to the occasion Saturday night to help Eastern Washington beat Portland State. His 273 yards receiving are the …

Pre-trial hearing scheduled Dec. 7 for Eastern Washington football players Gage Gubrud, Kurt Calhoun

Spokane attorney Bevan Maxey will represent Eastern Washington football players on obstruction charges stemming from an incident earlier this month in Cheney.

It’s been quite a journey for Eastern Washington seniors Jake Hoffman, Marcus Saugen

Jake Hoffman got the good news Thursday morning. Just in time for Senior Day, the pins would be coming out of his left arm.

EWU chat from Nov. 16, the full replay

Here’s the full replay from the live chat with Eastern Washington beat writer Jim Allen of The Spokesman-Review

EWU Chat, Nov. 16

Join Spokesman-Review beat writer Jim Allen as he talks about about Eastern Washington sports

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 6:36 p.m.

Eastern Washington football tries to focus on Portland State, seventh win

Come Saturday, will the Eastern Washington football players be guilty of playing while distracted?

Analysis: Eastern Washington needs a win and some help to reach FCS playoffs

Will Eastern Washington make the FCS playoffs if the Eagles beat winless Portland State? It’s complicated.

First look: Portland State at Eastern Washington

The air went out of Barney Ball this year.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 6:58 p.m.

Eric Barriere has solid debut at quarterback for Eastern Washington in win over North Dakota

Eric Barriere wasn’t expected to win this game by himself. As it turned out, he didn’t need to.

Eastern Washington faces critical football game at North Dakota

This game was supposed to mean so much more, for both teams.

New Eastern Washington QBs have a history of rising to the occasion

If recent history is any guide, quarterback Eric Barriere will come up big in his debut for the Eagles this weekend.

EWU chat from Nov. 9, the full replay

Here’s the full replay from Thursday’s live chat on EWU sports with Spokesman-Review beat writer Jim Allen

EWU Chat, Nov. 10

Join Spokesman-Review beat writer Jim Allen as he talks about about Eastern Washington sports

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 10:54 p.m.

Eastern Washington kicker Jordan Dascalo gets the hang of it

Most football players measure success by the yard. Not Jordan Dascalo.

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 10:36 p.m.

Eastern Washington will turn to backup quarterback Eric Barriere against North Dakota

For Eastern Washington’s quarterback of the future, tomorrow has arrived.

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 6:58 p.m.

Police report: Eastern Washington quarterback Gage Gubrud was heavily intoxicated at crime scene

Eastern Washington quarterback Gage Gubrud was heavily intoxicated and cursed at Cheney Police officers at a crime scene last weekend, according to a police report released Tuesday afternoon.