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UPDATED: Sat., July 13, 2019, 4:27 p.m.

Locally: Area basketball, football players honored with Big Sky Conference Scholar-Athlete Awards

Recent graduates Violet Kapri Morrow and Roldan Alcobendas of Eastern Washington and Ed Hall and Mikayla Ferenz of Idaho were their school’s 2018-19 Big Sky Conference Scholar-Athlete Award recipients.


UPDATED: Sat., July 13, 2019, 7:14 p.m.

Two Eastern Washington football players seriously injured in downtown shooting

Two Eastern Washington football players were shot early Saturday in downtown Spokane’s central bar district, at the intersection of West Main Avenue and North Division Street.


UPDATED: Tue., July 9, 2019, 10:12 p.m.

Former Eastern Washington standout Tyler Harvey has taken a winding path back to the NBA Summer League

Tyler Harvey didn’t envision it this way, his basketball career trudging through Pennsylvania, France, Italy and Tennessee.


Former Big Sky Conference players well represented at Hoopfest

A decade removed from his last Hoopfest appearance, former Post Falls High and Montana State standout Marcus Colbert quickly regained his familiarity with the world’s 3-on-3 basketball tournament on Saturday …


UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019, 10:15 p.m.

Aaron Neary happy to have home with Los Angeles Rams, but is far from satisfied

Since the former FCS All-American entered the NFL as an undrafted free-agent in 2016, he’s earned relative longevity in the league, but has rarely suited up on Sundays.


Nsimba Webster aims to be the next ex-Eastern Washington receiver to stick in the NFL

Los Angeles Rams backup quarterback Blake Bortles fired passes Tuesday to a series of undersized, fleet-footed receivers trying to extend their stay with the flourishing organization.


Importance of Father’s Day extends three generations in football-loving Kupp family

Cooper Kupp is worried about the health of his younger, stouter younger brother.


Locally: Former Eastern Washington standout Dario Romero selected for school Hall of Fame induction

Dario Romero, who went from All-Greater Spokane League to All-American at Eastern Washington to an 11-year professional career, has been selected to be inducted into the EWU Athletics Hall of …


UPDATED: Thu., June 13, 2019, 7:52 p.m.

Eagles have landed: Nsimba Webster, Ketner Kupp add to heavy Eastern Washington presence on Rams roster

Nsimba Webster caught an inside screen pass and proceeded to bolt upfield past a host of defenders, including inside linebacker Ketner Kupp.


UPDATED: Thu., June 13, 2019, 7:14 p.m.

Cooper Kupp says knee a ‘work in progress’ after Rams minicamp

Rams head coach Sean McVay said Cooper Kupp has been smart in his recovery, which isn’t always easy for someone as competitive as the former Walter Payton Award winner.


Former Eastern Washington standout J.C. Sherritt makes transition from player to coach in Canadian Football League

The former Pullman High and Eastern Washington linebacker shelved his eight-year Canadian Football League career in January, a year after recovering from a devastating Achilles injury that took away the …


Eastern Washington’s Keshun McGee places 18th at NCAA Track and Field Championships

Eastern Washington junior Keshun McGee placed 18th in the men’s triple jump Friday during the third day of the NCAA Track and Field Championships at Mike A. Myers Stadium.


UPDATED: Tue., June 4, 2019, 9:52 p.m.

After a season plagued with injuries, Eastern Washington men’s basketball coach Shantay Legans tears Achilles

Eastern Washington men’s basketball coach Shantay Legans can finally empathize with anyone who’s torn their Achilles tendon.


UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019, 8:29 p.m.

Before dominating in the NBA, ‘unguardable’ Damian Lillard was a nightmare matchup for Eastern Washington

Damian Lillard played six games against Eastern Washington in his four-year career at Weber State. The Wildcats won all six matchups.


UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019, 6:45 p.m.

Kupple of Rams: Ketner Kupp signs with Los Angeles, joining brother Cooper and three other ex-EWU standouts

When asked last season about the professional football prospects of his younger brother, Los Angeles Rams receiver and former Eastern Washington star Cooper Kupp saw a potential self-made NFL linebacker.


Five predictions for Washington Huskies’ football team heading into Aug. 31 opener against EWU

Regardless of the program, spring football and its 15 practices provide very little in the way of stone-cold certainties. But here are five predictions as coach Chris Petersen and his …


UPDATED: Fri., May 10, 2019, 5:49 p.m.

Saying it needs ‘further review,’ Eastern Washington University doesn’t reveal renderings, price for revamped Roos Field

Saying it needs ‘further review,’ Eastern Washington University doesn’t reveal renderings, price for revamped Roos Field.


UPDATED: Thu., May 9, 2019, 4:58 p.m.

Before he became Washington’s new receivers coach, Junior Adams helped Eastern Washington’s Cooper Kupp launch NFL career

Cooper Kupp’s results are indisputably impressive. But this is a story about a process – and a person – that made them possible.


Big Sky Conference announces football schedules for 2020 through 2023 seasons

There will be more Montana on Idaho’s football schedule and less Montana on Eastern Washington’s.


UPDATED: Fri., May 3, 2019, 10:43 p.m.

Eastern Washington record-breaking jumper Keshun McGee wants more than Big Sky Conference titles

Before Eastern Washington record-breaking leaper Keshun McGee flies into the sand pit at Roos Field, he sinks his track spikes into the school’s famed red turf to get there.


UPDATED: Sat., April 27, 2019, 9:53 p.m.

Gunner Talkington, Jayson Williams shine in Eastern Washington’s Red-White Game

Gunner Talkington completed 10 of 17 passes for 155 yards and a touchdown to help the Red team edge the White team 20-14 at windy Roos Field.


UPDATED: Fri., April 26, 2019, 6:23 p.m.

Five things to watch at Eastern Washington’s Red-White Game

Eastern Washington’s annual Red-White spring game will be a platform for the unproven. Young cornerbacks and kickers top that list.


UPDATED: Tue., April 23, 2019, 8:57 p.m.

New Eastern Washington cornerbacks coach Allen Brown happy with talented, inexperienced group

Allen Brown couldn’t turn down the opportunity to return to Cheney – his third Big Sky job in five months – to coach at his alma mater and the conference …


UPDATED: Sat., April 20, 2019, 10:21 p.m.

Eastern Washington athletic director Lynn Hickey reflects on her first year on the job

A red-blazer-clad Lynn Hickey strolled through Eastern Washington’s athletic offices Tuesday, proceeding to make the short walk around the parking lot toward Reese Court.


UPDATED: Sat., April 20, 2019, 10:22 p.m.

Ex-high school teammates Chris Ojoh, Johnny Edwards shine in Eastern Washington’s second spring scrimmage

When junior linebacker Chris Ojoh wasn’t delivering loud, pad-popping hits during Eastern Washington’s second spring scrimmage Saturday, he was terrorizing the first-team offense by other means.


UPDATED: Sat., April 20, 2019, 8:39 p.m.

Gonzaga and Eastern Washington to resume basketball series after eight-year drought

The EWU athletic department confirmed Saturday that the Eagles will face the Bulldogs at the McCarthey Athletic Center during the 2019-2020 season.


UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019, 9:59 p.m.

New Eastern Washington defensive coordinator Eti Ena doesn’t plan many changes from Eagles’ schemes

A third move to Cheney has been the charm for new Eastern Washington defensive coordinator Eti Ena.


UPDATED: Tue., April 9, 2019, 9:33 p.m.

New Eastern Washington offensive coordinator Ian Shoemaker looks to keep Eagles buzzing

Heavy raindrops poured onto Ian Shoemaker as he doled advice to a group of quarterbacks Tuesday at Roos Field, but his smile still beamed through the dreary spring football weather.


Former Eastern Washington standout Jesse Hunt helps Big Sky advance to Sweet 16 of 3X3U National Championship

Despite going 1-2 in pool play, the four-man team representing the Big Sky will face the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference in Sunday’s knockout round.


UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019, 9:38 p.m.

Ex-Eastern Washington standout Jesse Hunt teams up with Big Sky rivals at 3X3U National Championship in Minneapolis

The winner of the 3-on-3 tournament gets a $100,000 grand prize. Each tournament win nets a team $1,000.