Stories tagged: Eastern Washington Eagles
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 20, 2019, 5:39 p.m.
‘Bigger, faster, stronger’ Tre Walker fills big hole in the middle of Idaho’s defense in sophomore season
As a freshman last year, the linebacker from Dos Palos, California, played in all 11 of Idaho’s games on special teams.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 20, 2019, 5:56 p.m.
Eric Barriere passed for 326 yards and three touchddowns in Eastern Washington’s 38-14 rout of the Vandals in Cheney last year, totaling 70 rushing yards and a rushing touchdown in …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 19, 2019, 7:19 p.m.
After surviving offseason shooting, Eastern Washington safety Dehonta Hayes plays like there’s no tomorrow
There’s a 9-millimeter bullet lodged inside Dehonta Hayes’ neck. It’s not coming out.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 18, 2019, 6:35 p.m.
Eastern Washington looks to win its third straight game at Idaho’s Kibbie Dome, a once-rare occurrence
As much as Eastern Washington left guard Will Gram wants to darken the mood of the Kibbie Dome on Saturday when the 11th-ranked Eagles visit Idaho, it’s a special venue …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 17, 2019, 7:38 p.m.
When Eastern Washington makes the 75-mile trek to the Kibbie Dome on Saturday to face fellow Big Sky Conference member and – depending on whom you ask – rival Idaho, …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 14, 2019, 10:46 p.m.
Antoine Custer had reason to grimace following Eastern Washington’s gut-punching 49-44 loss at Jacksonville State on Saturday, but the senior running back smiled through the discomfort.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 14, 2019, 9:08 p.m.
The fourth-ranked Eagles were held scoreless in the fourth quarter, allowing No. 17 Jacksonville State to run in late touchdown with less than a minute left to complete its 49-45 …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 13, 2019, 5:57 p.m.
Late-summer afternoon kickoffs in northeast Alabama are inherently hot, but a game featuring two of the country’s tradition-rich Football Championship Subdivision programs – it’s the STATS FCS Game of the …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 10:20 p.m.
Eastern Washington’s Eric Barriere, Jacksonville State’s Zerrick Cooper set for showdown of elite FCS quarterbacks
When fourth-ranked EWU makes the 2,350-mile trek to Jacksonville, Alabama on Saturday to face No. 17 Jacksonville State – the STATS Football Championship Subdivision Game of the Week – it …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 10, 2019, 10:03 p.m.
After the Eastern Washington senior broke former teammate and Los Angeles Rams receiver Cooper Kupp’s school single-game receiving record on Saturday, praise flooded the Pasco native’s phone faster than his …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 7, 2019, 9:25 p.m.
Teammates took a knee Saturday as burgeoning Eastern Washington running back Dennis Merritt was carted off the Roos Field turf, some emotional after he suffered what appeared to be a …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 7, 2019, 8:45 p.m.
Eric Barriere may have found his next reliable, big-play receiver.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 6, 2019, 11:37 p.m.
Just another reminder that the old-school household economics learned as mom and dad balanced the checkbook at the kitchen table just don’t have much application in today’s world of college …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 6, 2019, 10:03 p.m.
The Eastern Washington University Board of Trustees unanimously approved a proposal by the school’s athletic department on Friday for renovations to its football stadium, Roos Field, a privately funded project …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 6, 2019, 6:52 p.m.
Eastern Washington ready to rebound from season-opening loss to Washington with visit from D-II Lindenwood
Eastern Washington center Spencer Blackburn was on the wrong end of the Eagles’ 47-14 loss to defending Pac-12 champion Washington last week, a game in which Eagles totaled a meager …
Thu., Sept. 5, 2019, 7:24 p.m.
Eastern Washington beat writer Ryan Collingwood predicts Week 2 games in the Big Sky Conference.
Wed., Sept. 4, 2019, 7:19 p.m.
If not for the switch from defense in 2016, Levao, who swiftly developed into an All-Big Sky Conference right guard, his college career would likely be over.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 3, 2019, 8:35 p.m.
Eastern Washington notebook: Defensive back Joe Lang the latest small-town walk-on to start for the Eagles
The previous time Joe Lang saw his name in the starting lineup, he was helping Washington small-school power Royal cruise to a 1A state title at the Tacoma Dome.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 31, 2019, 11:42 p.m.
When budding Eastern Washington linebacker Chris Ojoh reported to fall camp 15 pounds heavier than he was a year ago, his teammates felt sympathy for opposing ballcarriers.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 31, 2019, 8:40 p.m.
Behind quarterback Jacob Eason’s 349 passing yards and four touchdowns, 13th-ranked Washington handled EWU 47-14 in front of 65,000 fans.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 30, 2019, 9:03 p.m.
Eastern Washington quarterback Eric Barriere ‘can’t wait’ to face his first Pac-12 school as a starter
Eric Barriere smiled and anxiously rubbed his hands together as he envisioned himself stepping up to Washington’s traditionally salty defense.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 31, 2019, 4:56 p.m.
Live thread: Updates on which Washington State, Eastern Washington, Idaho and Spokane-area prep players made NFL 53-man rosters
These next 24 hours are some of the most nerving on the football calendar for NFL hopefuls. All 32 teams will have their rosters trimmed to 53 players by 1 …
Thu., Aug. 29, 2019, 8:50 p.m.
The sixth-highest paid state employee in Washington, North Central and Eastern Washington graduate Jimmy Lake, has had the luxury of avoiding Seattle’s gridlock traffic by taking his boat to work. …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 29, 2019, 8:36 p.m.
The youth movement is on for the four area Division I volleyball programs, particularly on the Palouse.
Thu., Aug. 29, 2019, 5 a.m.
A season removed from a FCS runner-up finish, Eastern Washington returns with its sights again set squarely on finishing ‘Uno’
With the return of electric junior quarterback Eric Barriere, a star-studded offensive line and over a dozen other proven skill players and defensive stalwarts, coaches and national pundits agree: The …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 28, 2019, 8:01 p.m.
It’s based in Cheney, but Eastern Washington’s FCS power football program is quite western, widely comprised of talent from the Seattle-Tacoma metropolitan area.
Tue., Aug. 27, 2019, 9:58 p.m.
Eastern Washington linebacker Jusstis Warren brings experience, knowledge of Washington Huskies to Eagles defense
By the time Washington outside linebacker Jusstis Warren got acclimated to his talent-rich position group, the writing on the wall was in pencil.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 24, 2019, 9:45 p.m.
One of the Big Sky Conference’s top true freshmen in 2017, Anfernee Gurley looked on in frustration as his Eastern Washington cohorts advanced to the 2018 FCS national championship without …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 23, 2019, 9:24 p.m.
Of the four cornerbacks who shared reps in Eastern Washington’s ball-hawking 2018 secondary, the youngest were fifth-year seniors.
Tue., Aug. 20, 2019, 9 p.m.
Third-year Eastern Washington running backs coach Kevin Maurice was forthright Tuesday when discussing his group of experience-rich ballcarriers.