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2017 Big Sky Indoor Track and Field Championships

2017 Big Sky Indoor Track and Field Championships

February 23

Championship season has arrived for track and field athletes, with many of the nation’s best runners, jumpers and throwers competing in the final portion ...

Women’s Basketball Splits Home Stand Against Pair of Big Sky’s Best

Women’s Basketball Splits Home Stand Against Pair of Big Sky’s Best

February 16

The EWU women’s basketball team split a pair of Big Sky Conference (BSC) home matchups against the North Dakota Fighting Hawks and the Northern Colorado...

Eagles Put the Clamps on the Bears After Shootout Loss to the Fighting Hawks

Eagles Put the Clamps on the Bears After Shootout Loss to the Fighting Hawks

February 16

With only a handful of games remaining, the EWU men’s basketball team looks to close out the regular season on a high note. A 70-44 victory over the ...

Aaron Best’s Contract and Salary are Under Negotiation

Aaron Best’s Contract and Salary are Under Negotiation

February 9

Following 20 seasons with the EWU football team, as both a player and a coach, EWU named Aaron Best as head coach on Jan. 21. Best spent 14 of those year...

One for the Record Books

One for the Record Books

February 9

Wiley takes home national honors as he and Bliznyuk combine for 90 points against Portland State

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Aaron Best and EWU Lock in 2017 Recruiting Class

By Riley Baker, Staff Writer

February 9

Filed under Sports

EWU football signs 19 players to letters of intent on national signing day

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Gallery: EWU mens basketball outlasts Portland State in 3 OT thriller, 130-124 (Feb. 4)

Gallery: EWU mens basketball outlasts Portland State in 3 OT thriller, 130-124 (Feb. 4)

February 5

  EWU defeated Portland State in a wild and historic 3 OT game. Forwards Bogdan Bliznyuk and Jake Wiley each scored 45 points, tying the school...

EWU’s Beau Wooed by Cal

EWU’s Beau Wooed by Cal

January 20

In a press conference on Jan. 16, EWU football head coach Beau Baldwin announced that he had accepted the offensive coordinator job at the University of Califo...

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

December 17

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 ...

EWU defeats Spiders to advance to FCS semifinals

EWU defeats Spiders to advance to FCS semifinals

December 10

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...

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

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

December 3

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...

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

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...

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