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Gallery: EWU Spring Football Scrimmage (April. 22)

Gallery: EWU Spring Football Scrimmage (April. 22)

April 22, 2017

  Defense wins the day in EWU's second spring scrimmage on Saturday.

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...

FCS Playoffs a ‘Break Even’ Proposition for EWU

By Riley Baker, Staff Reporter

January 26, 2017

Filed under Football, Sports

EWU football finished with an overall record of 12-2 on the year they advanced to the semifinals of the FCS playoffs and had two finalists for the Walter Payton award, along with six All-Americans. With the accolades and three extra home games in the playoffs, one would think that the athletic department would make a little extra money. But, believe it or not, they do not. ...

EWU’s Rugby team may be forced off their home field

By Alla Drokina, for The Easterner

October 26, 2016

Filed under Sports

“What’s rough is that no other school is in our position, so it’s hard [for them] to find empathy for how much this could ruin our team” -Chris Skinner, EWU men’s rugby team captain

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First win of season, 55-50

First win of season, 55-50

September 28, 2015

After starting the season with two road losses the fifteenth-ranked Eastern Washington Eagles returned to The Inferno, where their offense caught fire...

Multiple vehicles willfully damaged on campus

Multiple vehicles willfully damaged on campus

May 15, 2015

EWU University Police are looking for leads concerning vandalism in lot 16 near Roos Field. On April 28, a parking enforcement officer discovered 21...

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...

EWU Track and Field sets 14 qualifying marks over weekend

EWU Track and Field sets 14 qualifying marks over weekend

April 8, 2015

A busy weekend for the EWU track and field team culminated in 14 more qualifying marks for the Big Sky Outdoor Conference Championships, which will be...

Football 2014

Football 2014

June 20, 2014

Here are some photos taken by Sam Sargeant at a Eastern Washington University football game in January of 2014.

Football meets philanthropy at Alpha Xi Delta fundraiser

Football meets philanthropy at Alpha Xi Delta fundraiser

November 4, 2013

By Kailee Dunn contributing writer easterner.eaglelife@gmail.com We are all human. We just tend to think a little differently. That is the message that...

Turnovers spark EWU rout of North Dakota

Turnovers spark EWU rout of North Dakota

October 12, 2013

After a dominating performance at home on Oct. 7 against the Weber State Wildcats, EWU turned its focus to the North Dakota University Football team, the...

Eagles rebound at home 41-19 against downtrodden Wildcats

Eagles rebound at home 41-19 against downtrodden Wildcats

October 5, 2013

After a mistake riddled trip to Houston, Texas in week five of the season, the Eagles were looking to find their groove again in the friendly confin...

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