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EWU Football Springs Into Action as Practices for 2017 Season Begin

EWU Football Springs Into Action as Practices for 2017 Season Begin

April 13, 2017

Spring is in the air, and now, so are footballs as they fly across The Inferno at Roos Field. EWU spring football practices began on April 4, and there is a l...

For EWU Football, the Best Choice has Always Been In-House

For EWU Football, the Best Choice has Always Been In-House

February 16, 2017

On Feb. 13, EWU’s new head football coach, Aaron Best, officially signed his new contract, which pays a base salary of $180,000 in 2017 and increases ...

Eagles of a Feather Stick Together

Eagles of a Feather Stick Together

January 26, 2017

EWU football ended last season in the playoffs with a heartbreaking, last-second loss. Yet, with a new coach and returning starters, the mood surrounding th...

Long-time assistant coach Aaron Best tapped as next EWU head football coach

Long-time assistant coach Aaron Best tapped as next EWU head football coach

January 21, 2017

EWU Athletic Director Bill Chaves announced via Twitter on Jan. 21 that EWU alum and offensive line coach Aaron Best had been named the school’s next ...

Beau Baldwin leaving EWU for offensive coordinator position at Cal

Beau Baldwin leaving EWU for offensive coordinator position at Cal

January 16, 2017

In a press conference this afternoon, EWU football head coach Beau Baldwin announced that he has accepted the offensive coordinator job at the University...

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

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

December 9, 2016

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 c...

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

November 17, 2016

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 ...

EWU beats Cal Poly for seventh straight win

EWU beats Cal Poly for seventh straight win

November 10, 2016

The Eagles won their seventh straight game in their takedown of fourteenth-ranked Cal Poly by a score of 42-21 to improve to 6-0 in conference play. W...

Despite slow start, Eagles offense still rolls on during annual Red-White game

Despite slow start, Eagles offense still rolls on during annual Red-White game

May 3, 2015

EWU football showed positive signs during the annual Red and White game on both sides of the ball on April 25 at Roos Field for the final scrimmage of...

Defense proving its potential at first scrimmage

Defense proving its potential at first scrimmage

April 15, 2015

Eastern’s football team has many new faces, but the impact of new defensive coordinator Jeff Schmedding was on display at the team’s first spring scrimmage...

Adams Jr. leaving for University of Oregon

Adams Jr. leaving for University of Oregon

February 11, 2015

EWU’s football team and Vernon Adams Jr. have known for months they would be facing new and daunting challenges at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon,...

McDonald invited to NFL combine

By Sam Deal, Sports Editor

February 11, 2015

Filed under Football, Sports

Eagles safety Tevin McDonald will join 27 Football Championship Subdivision players at this year’s NFL combine in Indianapolis on Feb. 17-23. Representatives from every NFL team are at the combine evaluating over 300 NFL hopefuls. McDonald and the other defensive backs invited will work out on Feb. 23, where they will run through several workouts testing their athleticism...

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