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Gallery: Red-White Spring Game

Gallery: Red-White Spring Game

May 1, 2017

  Team Red defeated Team White 24-17 in the annual EWU football Red-White game as the team concludes spring practice before preseason practice...

EWU Football Shows Depth in Red-White Spring Game

EWU Football Shows Depth in Red-White Spring Game

April 29, 2017

Team Red defeated Team White 24-17 in the annual EWU football Red-White game as the team concludes spring practice before preseason practice begins in Au...

EWU Women’s Basketball Fight to Secure First-round Bye in Big Sky Conference

By Brandon Cline, Sports Editor

March 2, 2017

Filed under Sports

With only two regular season conference games left on the schedule, the EWU women’s basketball team is painstakingly close to securing a coveted first-round bye in the Big Sky Conference (BSC) Tournament. The Eagles’ efforts to secure a bye were replenished this past weekend, with the team sweeping the Weber State Wildcats and the Idaho State Bengals on a roadtrip to ...

Women’s Basketball Clawing Their Way Through Big Sky Road Games

By Brandon Cline, Sports Editor

January 26, 2017

Filed under Sports

No matter the opposing team’s record, schools in the Big Sky Conference (BSC) know that only a fool takes conference road games lightly. Through the team’s first four road games, EWU women’s basketball has navigated itself to a respectful 2-2 record, splitting their latest road trip against the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks and the Southern Utah Thunderbirds. The Eagle...

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 scores 31 unanswered points, advance to quarterfinals of FCS playoffs

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

December 3, 2016

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 eas...

Cooper Kupp’s historic college football career nears its end

Cooper Kupp’s historic college football career nears its end

November 17, 2016

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 nume...

Eagle soccer defeats Northern Arizona Lumberjacks for program’s first-ever conference championship

Eagle soccer defeats Northern Arizona Lumberjacks for program’s first-ever conference championship

November 7, 2016

It took regulation, two overtime periods and a penalty kick shootout to do it, but the EWU women’s soccer team was crowned the Big Sky Conference tourname...

EWU women’s soccer is ready for a Big Sky Tournament comeback on their home field

EWU women’s soccer is ready for a Big Sky Tournament comeback on their home field

November 2, 2016

The EWU women’s soccer team is seeking redemption in this week’s Big Sky Conference Championship after a 3-2 overtime loss at home in the final regul...

Eagles top Grizzlies as defense continues to shine

Eagles top Grizzlies as defense continues to shine

October 29, 2016

Senior wide receiver Cooper Kupp hauls in a 40-yard pass | Ivone Garza for The Easterner   Despite the rain, The Inferno was ablaze again as the Ea...

Eagle Football goes 4-0 in conference after defeating the Montana State Bobcats

By Riley Baker, Staff Writer

October 26, 2016

Filed under Sports

EWU defeated the Montana State Bobcats 41-17 to win their fifth game in a row and improve to 4-0 in conference play. The Eagles remain in first place atop the Big Sky Conference along with North Dakota and Weber State which remain undefeated. EWU’s defense played tough again, keeping Montana State out of the end zone throughout the final three quarters. They won the turn...

EWU women’s soccer team struggles in weekend games

By Brandon Cline, Sports Editor

October 20, 2016

Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The EWU women’s soccer team stumbled on the road over the weekend, recording just one point in two games despite scoring four goals. The Eagles drew with the Southern Utah Thunderbirds on October 14, while the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks handed EWU their biggest regular season conference loss since 2014 on October 16. The goals came fast and furious in the game against the Thunderb...

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