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Eastern Washington Eagles outlook

RECORD: 5-14 overall, 2-5 Big Sky COMING UP: Tonight vs. Portland State (SWX), 7 p.m.; Saturday vs. Idaho State, 7 p.m.


Fans flock to celebrate EWU

Hundreds of Eagles fans flocked to downtown Spokane Saturday to continue celebrating Eastern Washington University’s NCAA Division I national football title. The rally included a parade from Washington Street and …


Sacramento State edges Eastern Eagles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Duro Bjegovic’s offensive rebound and layup with 1 second remaining gave Sacramento State its first Big Sky Conference men’s basketball win of the season, a 57-55 decision …


Bomb doesn’t change parade plan

Less than a week after a bomb was found along the route of the annual march commemorating Martin Luther King Jr., police are planning for another walk through downtown by …


Eastern Washington Eagles outlook

RECORD: 4-13 overall, 1-4 Big Sky COMING UP: Today, vs. Northern Arizona 7 p.m.; Saturday at Sacramento State, 7


Eastern still can’t buy win on the road

After an outstanding first half, the switch was flipped in the second half for the Eastern Washington University men’s basketball team. Montana State went from 30 percent shooting in the …


Eagles’ Jones changes agent, starts training

Electrifying Eastern Washington running back Taiwan Jones did many special things for the Eagles on the football field. After they won the FCS championship game with a thrilling come-from-behind 20-19 …


Eastern Washington Eagles’ outlook

RECORD: 4-11 overall, 1-2 Big Sky COMING UP: Tonight at Montana, 6; Sunday, at Montana St., 1 p.m.


Blanchette: Eagles get their own nation

Connecting in the Denver airport for a flight to Dallas last week, D.J. Sigurdson – attired in Eastern Washington University red – passed by one of those snug-but-soulless concourse lounges …


Clark: Title game trip with EWU band a rootin’, tootin’ success

(Second and final episode in an odyssey of self-delusion and collegial glory.) This Eagle has landed!


Vikings hold off Eagles on court

PORTLAND – Chris Harriel scored 16 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Portland State to a 74-58 victory over Eastern Washington on Saturday night. Charles Odum had 15 points …


16 EWU starters could return from title team

FRISCO, Texas – Beau Baldwin, when pressed about the future of Eastern Washington University’s football program following Friday night’s 20-19 win over Delaware in the NCAA Division I Championship at …


In the clutch, Just Eastern

HEAVEN – And we thought that hamburger was big. In the greatest game in the greatest season in the history of football – perhaps of all sports – our little …


Projected Delaware lineups

Projected offensive starters Pos. Name Yr. QB Pat Devlin Sr. RB Andrew Pierce Fr. WR Rob Jones So. LT Shea Allard Jr. LG Gino Gradkowski Jr. C Rob McDowell Jr. …


Sherritt wins Buchanan Award

FRISCO, Texas – After being “completely surprised” by his second-place finish is last year’s voting for the Buck Buchanan Award, Eastern Washington’s J.C. Sherritt was equally shocked to learn he …


3 Delaware players to watch

• QB Pat Devlin (17): The numbers this 6-foot-4 second-year transfer from Penn State have posted this fall are incredible. His amazing pass efficiency rating of 155.37 includes a completion …


Alums hope burger Eagles’ only defeat

FRISCO, TEXAS, US of A – All day long, the anticipation weighed on us. Would we be ready? Were we up to the challenge? Not the big game. That’s today, …


EWU’s Jones limited to highlights

FRISCO, Texas – Eastern Washington University football coach Beau Baldwin might have coined a new injury assessment term on Thursday afternoon when he called Taiwan Jones’ status for today’s NCAA …


Blanchette: Eagles scaled heights with gratitude attitude

FRISCO, Texas – As in any college locker room, posted on the wall just inside Eastern Washington’s football sanctum is the usual paper blizzard of schedules, rules compliance cautions, academic …


Eagles can write own chapter tonight

FRISCO, Texas – In any national championship game, there is a tendency among some to get caught up in the history of the two schools involved. Which, in the case …


Brothers saved EWU school spirit for big time

CANTINA GRILL, DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT – This fall, my brother and I had a secret. We were in love.


Clark: Ticket to Frisco definitely worth the brass

(Part 1 of a two-part odyssey of self-delusion and collegial glory.) Hold onto your stadium cushions!


Johnson twins sharpen EWU defense

FRISCO, Texas – A package deal? No way. At least that’s the stand Matt and Zach Johnson took during the early stages of the football recruiting process that played out …


Blanchette: Colonial never goes out of style

FRISCO, Texas – The best thing about Eastern Washington playing for a national championship is … well, Eastern playing for a national championship. There doesn’t even have to be a …


Eastern Washington Eagles basketball outlook

RECORD: 4-9 overall, 1-1 Big Sky COMING UP: Tonight at Seattle University, 7:10; Saturday at Portland State, 7:05 p.m.


EWU defense must contend with UD’s 6-foot-4 QB 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 …


See ya’ there

A list of former players and athletic department personnel who have made it known to EWU that they will be attending Friday’s national championship football game: Michael Roos (’01-’04)


Roos: Red turf motivated Eagles

The major long-term investment former Eastern Washington University offensive lineman Michael Roos and his wife, Katherine, made in their alma mater’s football program in late-January 2010 has paid some very …


EWU’s working class

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. warms to title game timing

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. Eastern Washington University’s athletic director …