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EWU football misses out on FCS playoffs

EWU football misses out on FCS playoffs

November 19, 2017

The EWU football season is over. On Sunday morning, the FCS committee announced the 24-team playoff bracket on ESPNU, and the Eagles were left out. Head...

No. 18 EWU football flattens Portland State on Senior Night

No. 18 EWU football flattens Portland State on Senior Night

November 18, 2017

On Senior Night at Roos Field, the No. 18 ranked EWU football team demolished Portland State University 59-33. The Eagles outscored the Vikings 28-0 in...

No. 19 EWU football keeps playoff hopes alive with road win over North Dakota

No. 19 EWU football keeps playoff hopes alive with road win over North Dakota

November 13, 2017

There is an old saying in competitive sports: "A win is a win." No matter how the team gets the job done, as long as they end up in the left side of the...

Police report offers new details on EWU quarterback Gage Gubrud’s contentious arrest

Police report offers new details on EWU quarterback Gage Gubrud’s contentious arrest

November 7, 2017

Two EWU football players, junior quarterback Gage Gubrud and junior linebacker Kurt Calhoun, were arrested on charges of obstruction in the early hours ...

No. 11 EWU football stumbles again, falls to Weber State on Homecoming night

No. 11 EWU football stumbles again, falls to Weber State on Homecoming night

November 4, 2017

Snow—as well as the EWU football team—fell in Cheney on Saturday afternoon. On a brisk 33-degree afternoon at Roos Field, the Eagles lost to Weber...

No. 8 EWU football toppled in Cedar City, snap five-game winning streak

No. 8 EWU football toppled in Cedar City, snap five-game winning streak

October 22, 2017

As it turns out, EWU football can only escape by the skin of its teeth so many times. Entering the game on a five-game winning streak—including two come-from-behind...

No. 10/9 EWU football wins fifth straight, outlasts Montana State

No. 10/9 EWU football wins fifth straight, outlasts Montana State

October 14, 2017

If there's one characteristic EWU football head coach Aaron Best points out most, it's resiliency. And the first-year coach had much to rave about after...

No. 10 EWU Football Stages Late Comeback to Beat UC Davis, 41-38

No. 10 EWU Football Stages Late Comeback to Beat UC Davis, 41-38

October 8, 2017

A couple weeks ago, after the EWU football team came back from a 24-6 halftime deficit to beat Montana 48-41, head coach Aaron Best marveled at his team’s...

No. 8 EWU Football Thumps Sacramento State, 52-31

No. 8 EWU Football Thumps Sacramento State, 52-31

September 30, 2017

As EWU football's sophomore running back Antoine Custer Jr. stood in the makeshift postgame interview area at Roos Field on Saturday, he uttered a simple...

No. 11 EWU Football Outlasts Rival Montana, 48-41

No. 11 EWU Football Outlasts Rival Montana, 48-41

September 24, 2017

MISSOULA, MT. — It was a tale of two halves for the EWU football team on Saturday evening against the University of Montana. After trailing 24-6 at halftime...

No. 12 EWU Football Takes Down Fordham, 56-21

No. 12 EWU Football Takes Down Fordham, 56-21

September 16, 2017

The Eastern Washington University football team marched into New York on Saturday afternoon and flattened the Fordham University Rams, 56-21. After dropping the...

EWU drops second consecutive game, loses 40-13 to NDSU

EWU drops second consecutive game, loses 40-13 to NDSU

September 9, 2017

CHENEY, WA. — Another week, and another lackluster performance from the Eastern Washington University Eagles. Just like against Texas Tech, the Eastern...

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