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UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 16, 2019

Viral sensations: Eastern Washington basketball plays catch nation’s attention

For the third time in nine months, EWU made an appearance on ESPN SportsCenter’s “Top 10 Plays of the Day” segment while also generating hundreds of thousands of views on …

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 30, 2019

Big Sky Picks: Eastern Washington will have its hands full with big, talent-stocked Huskies in Week 1

EWU beat writer Ryan Collingwood predicts Saturday’s Big Sky Conference football games.

Eastern Washington Eagles season predictions: Third-ranked Eagles have eyes set on another trip to Frisco

Will it be a trip to the playoffs or an early offseason for the Eagles this year?

Eastern Washington Eagles have some fun at Big Sky Kickoff

With a free-flowing mullet matching his father’s college hairdo, Eastern Washington defensive lineman Dylan Ledbetter was the life of the Big Sky Kickoff party.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019

EWU guard Jacob Davison as proud of his Eagle Scout status as he is of his basketball accolades.

For all of his hoops-related praise, EWU’s Jacob Davison is just as proud to be among the 4 percent of Boy Scout members to earn the 109-year-old organization’s highest rank …

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019

Jacob Davison’s 41 points leads EWU over Northern Arizona

Jacob Davison scored a career-high 41 points Monday night in Eastern Washington’s 82-64 win over Northern Arizona, EWU’s fifth victory in six contests.

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 26, 2019

Eastern Washington recovers to beat Sacramento State 94-92 in overtime

Jesse Hunt scored 22 points with 17 rebounds and six assists and Eastern Washington pulled out a 94-92 win over Sacrament State in overtime on after blowing a 10-point lead …

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 19, 2019

Area roundup: Violet Kapri Morrow lifts Eastern Washington women in OT

Violet Kapri Morrow’s three-point play in the closing seconds of overtime capped her career-high 37-point effort, lifting Eastern Washington over Montana State 89-87 in Bozeman on Saturday.

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 6, 2019

Plenty of talent and high hopes returning for EWU

By the time Eastern Washington reached the program’s second FCS national title game Saturday at Toyota Stadium – it fell 38-24 to juggernaut North Dakota State – the Eagles’ best …

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 1, 2019

EWU assistants, U-Hi grads Jeff Schmedding and Heath Pulver share many common threads

Twenty years after meeting as assistant coach and player at University High School, Jeff Schmedding and Heath Pulver are key assistants in EWU’s run at a second FCS national title.

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 29, 2018

Eastern Washington football notebook: Tamarick Pierce adds depth to Eagles’ running game

Hard-running junior Tamarick Pierce may not get the lion’s share of Eastern Washington’s carries, but he’s made the most of his limited opportunities.

EWU men first, women second in WAR XI track and field meet

The Eastern Washington men won the team title at the WAR XI track and field meet Saturday while the women placed second.

UPDATED: Sun., March 4, 2018

EWU’s Hodgins, Idaho’s Ferenz are again All-Big Sky first-teamers

Eastern Washington senior forward Delaney Hodgins and Idaho junior guard Mikayla Ferenz were named to the All-Big Sky women’s basketball first team for the second straight season, it was announced …

UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018

Eastern Washington women assured of first-round bye in Big Sky Tournament

With one game left at Northern Arizona on Friday, the Eagles (16-13 overall and 11-6 in the Big Sky) can finish no higher than second place but no lower than …

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018

Eastern Washington defeats Portland State as Bogdan Bliznyuk scores 28

In the closing moments of Eastern Washington’s 81-74 win over Portland State on Thursday night, Bogdan Bliznyuk raised his arms in triumph and the Reese Court crowd responded in kind.

UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 31, 2017

Bogdan Bliznyuk scores 29 as Eastern Washington tops North Dakota 77-64

Bogdan Bliznyuk went on a tear in the second half, scored 29 points on 12-for-18 shooting and Eastern Washington defeated North Dakota 77-64 on Sunday.

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 19, 2017

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 …

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017

Hebard leads No. 10 Oregon to 81-40 win over EWU

Ruthy Hebard scored 22 points, while not missing a shot, and Lexi Bando added 14 to lead No. 10 Oregon to an 81-40 victory over Eastern Washington on Tuesday night.

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017

Eastern Washington men top Stanford 67-61 to end Pac-12 drought

Bogdan Bliznyuk scored 23 points to help Eastern Washington, which hit 11 3-pointers, beat Stanford 67-61 on Tuesday night and get its first win against a Pac-12 team in nearly …

EWU men take exhibition win over Portland

Graduate transfer Benas Griciunas scored 18 points in leading Eastern Washington to a 76-70 victory over host Portland on Sunday in Portland in an exhibition game benefiting the American Red …

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017

WSU, EWU goalkeepers earn conference soccer honors

Goalkeepers Ella Dederick of Washington State and Kelsee Winston of Eastern Washington were given conference soccer honors on Tuesday.

UPDATED: Sun., March 5, 2017

EWU’s Hodgins, Idaho’s Ferenz on All-Big Sky women’s basketball first team

Eastern Washington junior forward Delaney Hodgins, who led the Big Sky Conference scoring race for much of the season, is a first-team all-conference selection, the league announced Sunday. Hodgins, was …

Gabe Marks candid as ever at NFL combine

The NFL combine is a chance for NFL front office executives and national media members to figure out how far former college players can jump, how fast they can run, …

If you love NCAA tourney action in Spokane, thank the University of Idaho

Like Bloomsday and Hoopfest, March Madness is becoming a staple of the Spokane sports calendar. And for that Spokanites can thank the area’s only out-of-state Division 1 university.

Beau Baldwin leaving EWU to become offensive coordinator at Cal

His voice choking at times, Eastern Washington football coach Beau Baldwin confirmed Monday afternoon that he’s joining new California coach Justin Wilcox’s staff as offensive coordinator.

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 16, 2017

Blanchette: Baldwin leaves behind blueprint for success

Blanchette: With a date in the national championship game at stake in 2010, Beau Baldwin called a timeout and summoned quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell to his side. Just 91 seconds …

Eastern Washington women put up season-high 99 in win over Weber State

Delaney Hodgins and Ashli Payne scored 26 points apiece and Eastern Washington recorded its season-high in points in a 99-85 victory over Weber State in a Big Sky showdown on …

Ashli Payne’s season high helps Eastern Washington top Idaho in Big Sky opener

Eastern Washington women’s version of the Big Three helped the Eagles score a 67-57 victory over defending Big Sky Conference champion Idaho to open up league play on Saturday in …

Area roundup: WSU women dropped by No. 18 Kentucky

A last ditch effort and a pair of career efforts proved not to be enough as Washington State dropped a 69-67 decision to No. 18 Kentucky on Wednesday in Lexington, …

Women’s basketball: Plum sets UW record in Huskies’ win; EWU game canceled

Kelsey Plum scored 23 points with eight rebounds and eight assists and broke the school 3-point record, leading No. 11 Washington to an 87-36 win over Savannah State on Sunday …