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Beau Baldwin leaving EWU for offensive coordinator position at Cal

Beau Baldwin leaving EWU for offensive coordinator position at Cal

By Brandon Cline, Sports Editor
January 16, 2017
Filed under Carousel, Sports

In a press conference this afternoon, EWU football head coach Beau Baldwin announced that he has accepted the offensive coordinator job at the University of California, Berkeley. The position has been vacant since Jan. 8, when Cal fired former head coach Sonny Dykes and his staff. On Jan. 14, Cal... Read more »

EWU Women’s Basketball shows promising results in early season play

EWU Women’s Basketball shows promising results in early season play

By Brandon Cline, Sports Editor
January 12, 2017
Filed under Carousel, Sports, Uncategorized

The EWU women’s basketball team has only just begun Big Sky Conference play, but they are quickly proving that they are legitimate contenders for a conference championship and a berth to the NCAA Tournament come March. The Eagles opened conference play on Dec. 31, decisively knocking off an Idaho Va... Read more »

EWU Men’s basketball defeats Montana State but falls to Montana in weekend play

EWU Men’s basketball defeats Montana State but falls to Montana in weekend play

By Riley Baker, Staff Reporter
January 12, 2017
Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The Eagles matched up against both Montana and Montana State over the weekend, going 1-1 in the two games while putting up an impressive showing on defense. EWU allowed 64 points to MSU and 65 to UM while totaling 57 defensive rebounds and seven blocked shots between the two games. The defense al... Read more »

EWU Offensive Coordinator Accepts Job at Utah

EWU Offensive Coordinator Accepts Job at Utah

By Riley Baker, Staff Reporter
January 12, 2017
Filed under Football, Sports, Uncategorized

After spending his first year in a collegiate coaching position as EWU’s offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, Troy Taylor is headed to the Pac-12. One year removed from being a head coach at the high school level for Folsom High School in Sacramento, California, Taylor has accepted the ... Read more »

Agony at the Inferno: Eagles lose semifinal game in final second to Youngstown State

Agony at the Inferno: Eagles lose semifinal game in final second to Youngstown State

By Brandon Cline, Sports Editor
December 17, 2016
Filed under Carousel, Football, Sports

The EWU football team saw its season come to an end on a freezing December night in Cheney, falling to the Youngstown State Penguins 40-38 in the FCS semifinals. The Eagles led for much of the game, but the Penguins broke the Eagles heart with one second left in the game as wide receiver Kevin Rader caught and pinne... Read more »

EWU defeats Spiders to advance to FCS semifinals

EWU defeats Spiders to advance to FCS semifinals

By Brandon Cline, Sports Edtor
December 10, 2016
Filed under Carousel, Football, Sports

EWU football booked its ticket to the semifinals of the FCS playoffs for the first time since 2013, squashing the Richmond Spiders 38-0 at Roos Field to improve to 12-1 on the season. The temperature was a chilling 19 degrees at game time, but neither the weather nor the Spiders could slow down a ... Read more »

EWU head football coach Beau Baldwin negotiates new five-year contract

EWU head football coach Beau Baldwin negotiates new five-year contract

By Brandon Cline, Sports Editor
December 9, 2016
Filed under Carousel, Football, Sports

Eastern Washington University announced on Dec. 9 that the school and head football coach Beau Baldwin were in the process of finalizing a new five-year contract that will keep the offensive guru in Cheney through the 2021 season. Baldwin’s current contract was originally set to expire at the end of the 2019 s... Read more »

EWU scores 31 unanswered points, advance to quarterfinals of FCS playoffs

EWU scores 31 unanswered points, advance to quarterfinals of FCS playoffs

By Brandon Cline, Sports Editor
December 3, 2016
Filed under Carousel, Football, Sports

A slow start to the game momentarily threatened EWU’s national championship hopes, but the Eagles took control and reeled off 31 unanswered points to easily dispatch the Central Arkansas Bears 31-14 in the second round of the FCS playoffs. Trailing 14-0 after the Bears scored on back-to-back... Read more »

Cooper Kupp breaks the NCAA FCS all-time receptions record in victory over Idaho State

Cooper Kupp breaks the NCAA FCS all-time receptions record in victory over Idaho State

By Riley Baker, Staff Writer
November 17, 2016
Filed under Football, Sports

Cooper Kupp took center stage on Senior Day, breaking the NCAA FCS all-time record with 396 career passing receptions as EWU defeated Idaho State 48-17 on Saturday. "It was great to see everybody here, especially a day like this when it's Senior Day," said head coach Beau Baldwin. "There was a lot ... Read more »

EWU soccer’s memorable season ends in NCAA tournament

EWU soccer’s memorable season ends in NCAA tournament

By Karen McCormick, For the Easterner
November 17, 2016
Filed under Carousel, Sports, Uncategorized

What has been the most successful season for EWU Women’s Soccer has come to an end. The Eagles lost 3-1 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament against the University of Southern California (USC) on Nov. 12. However, the 2016 season was filled with several firsts and record-making statistics, inclu... Read more »

EWU basketball begins 2016-17 season

By Brandon Cline, Sports Editor
November 17, 2016
Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

Men's Basketball The EWU men’s basketball team opened up the 2016-17 season with a pair of drastically different games, beating the Division III Linfield Wildcats 70-47 at home and falling to the Big Ten’s Northwestern Wildcats 86-72 on the road. Senior Felix Von Hofe led the Eagles in scoring against Linfi... Read more »

Cooper Kupp’s historic college football career nears its end

Cooper Kupp’s historic college football career nears its end

By Riley Baker, Staff Writer
November 17, 2016
Filed under Carousel, Football, Sports

Cooper Kupp will be playing in his final regular season game as an EWU Eagle tomorrow at Portland State. His illustrious career has garnered him numerous records and awards and even national attention, but now it is almost time to say goodbye to the Eagle great. "It's been a long road to get he... Read more »

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