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Eagles upset Stanford winning 67-61

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In just the third game of Legans' short head coaching career, the Eastern Washington University men's basketball team pulled off one of the biggest victories in school history by beating Stanford 67-61 Tuesday.

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Eags open long road trip with 79-69 loss at UW

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Eastern's defensive effort was good enough to win.  But 11 missed free throws and 40 percent shooting by the Eagles helped the University of Washington survive for a 79-69 victory over the Eastern Washington University men's basketball team Sunday.

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Eastern beats North Dakota 21-14 in Eric Barriere’s first start

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The No. 19/21 Eastern Washington University football team had huge contributions by its defense, punter Jordan Dascalo and running back Sam McPherson as the Eagles beat North Dakota Saturday.

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Eagles fall in 2OT to USC as season comes to end

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The No. 14 Eastern Washington University soccer team battled No. 3 Southern California to a double-overtime contest in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday.

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Eagles women's basketball drops season opener to Fresno State

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The Eastern Washington University women's basketball team opened up the 2017-18 campaign on Friday night (Nov. 10) at Fresno State. The Eagles were unable to top the Bulldogs, falling by a score of 81-56.

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Eagles get 1st win of season beating Walla Walla 82-61

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The head coaching career for Shantay Legans got off to a defensive-minded start, as the Eastern Washington University men's basketball team officially opened the 2017-18 season with an 82-61 victory over Walla Walla University from Walla Walla.

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Eagles to play conference foe North Dakota Saturday

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A year after both schools went undefeated to share the Big Sky Conference football title and were picked to finish 1-2 this year as well, Eastern Washington University will play for its postseason life this Saturday.

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Bogdan Bliznyuk named to Lou Henson Award Watch List

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Bliznyuk was named to the preseason All-Big Sky team, and is one of 10 returning players for EWU, which opens its season Friday (Nov. 10) at 1:05 p.m. against Walla Walla.

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2017-18 season begins on Friday for Eagles

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Under 17th year head coach Wendy Schuller, the Eagles return three starters from a team that went 19-14 overall last season

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Eagles to play USC in NCAA Tournament for 2nd straight year

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The rematch will take place in Los Angeles on Nov. 11 at noon. EWU earned a No. 14 seed and received an automatic bid after winning the Big Sky Conference Tournament title for the second year in a row.

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EWU to face USC in NCAA Tournament for second straight season

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It's déjà vu all over again for the Eastern Washington University women's soccer team as they are headed to take on the No. 2 seeded University of Southern California at the NCAA Division I Soccer Tournament for the second year in a row.

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Eags make it back-to-back Big Sky tourney titles with 3-0 win over N. Colorado Video included

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The Eastern Washington University women's soccer team was crowned the Big Sky Champions for the second year in a row with a 3-0 win over No. 3 Northern Colorado on Sunday.

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Weber State Hands Eastern Washington 28-20 Home Loss Video included

by EWU Athletics In a defensive battle and a nearly turnover-less game, the little things count.   The 11th-ranked Eastern Washington University football team led 7-0 and 14-7 in the first half, but No. 19/14 Weber State scored 14 unanswered points and went on to beat the Eagles 28-20 in an important Big Sky Conference game at Roos Field on Saturday (Nov. 4) in EWU's 91st Homecoming Game.   After a pair of EWU field goals cut Weber State's lead to one with 7:01 to play, th... More>>

Eagles beat Portland State to move to Big Sky title game

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EWU improves their best record in program history to 15-5-1 overall and will play in the championship game for the second year in a row.

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Eagles to host Weber State Saturday on SWX

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Entering the stretch run with three important Big Sky Conference games yet to play, the 11th-ranked Eagles host No. 19/14 Weber State at Roos Field on Saturday.

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Eagles Soccer to take on Portland State in Big Sky Championship Semifinals

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After winning the Big Sky Conference Regular Season Champions, the Eagles earned a first round bye with an automatic bid into the semifinals round in the BSC Tournament.

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Chloe Williams named Big Sky Offensive MVP for third-straight Season

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She becomes the first player in Big Sky history to earn the award three times (2015, 2016, 2017), the conference announced on Tuesday (Oct. 31).

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Eagles to play Jacksonville State in home-and-home series

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The first game will take place at Burgess-Snow Field in Jacksonville, Ala., on Sept. 14, 2019, followed by a return game two seasons later on Sept. 11, 2021.

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Eagles basketball will play at Portland Sunday in Disaster Relief Exhibition

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The Eagle men's basketball team has agreed to play at Portland this Sunday (Oct. 29) in an exhibition game benefitting the American Red Cross Hurricane Maria disaster relief efforts.

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Eastern Washington head coach Aaron Best joins SWX Tonight

The Eags are on a bye, but there's no rest for a college football head coach. Eastern Washington head coach Aaron Best stopped by SWX Tonight on Monday to take a look back at his team's hard fought loss to Southern Utah, take a look ahead at the team's bye week, and so much more. More>>

Eastern drops first Big Sky game at Southern Utah 46-28

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The first quarter seemed to come easy for the No. 8 Eastern Washington University football team. But the last three were excruciating.

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Eagles to play Southern Utah in Big Sky Conference matchup

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After a 31-19 home triumph versus Montana State, the Eagles are now 4-0 in the Big Sky Conference standings just ahead of Northern Arizona at 3-0.

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Eagles continue Big Sky dominance with win over Montana State

Eagles extend their Big Sky Conference winning streak to 12 games. Eagles extend their Big Sky Conference winning streak to 12 games.

After nearly giving away the lead with fumbles on back-to-back possessions, the defense for No. 10/9 Eagles did the same moments later to help preserve a 31-19 EWU victory over Montana State.

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Delaney Hodgins tabbed Big Sky Conference preseason MVP

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The senior was tabbed to the All-Big Sky First Team following the conclusion of the 2016-17 season after averaging 17.5 points per game. During her junior season.

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Eagles women's basketball picked to finish 6th in Big Sky

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Last season, the Eagles stayed true to their fourth-place Preseason Coaches Poll prediction, as they racked up their third-consecutive 19-win season with a 19-14 overall record.

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Eagles men's basketball picked to finish 6th in Big Sky Conference

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Led by Big Sky Conference Player of the Year candidate Bogdan Bliznyuk, the Eagles feature a team with size throughout their lineup. Bliznyuk was named to the preseason All-Big Sky team, and is one of 10 returning players to the Eagle roster.

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EWU's Bogdan Bliznyuk selected to preseason All-Big Sky team

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A two-time co-captain for the Eagles, Bliznyuk was a second-team All-Big Sky and All-District 6 performer last year, and was the league's Freshman of the Year in 2014-15. 

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Eagles look to keep winning streak alive against Bobcats

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Two of the top teams in the Big Sky Conference in recent years pair off this week when the No. 10/9 Eastern Washington University football team hosts Montana State,

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No. 10 Eagles rally past Aggies for 41-38 win

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The Eastern Washington University football team rallied from an 11-point deficit in the fourth quarter by scoring 21 points in the period and went on to spoil the upset hopes of UC Davis with a heart-stopping 41-38 victory over the Aggies.

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Jim Hayford talks about 2017 SYSA Annual Event

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Former Eastern Washington men's basketball head coach Jim Hayford talked with our Sam Adams about the Spokane Youth Sports Association and his contributions towards the community.

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Eagles look for 4th straight win vs UC Davis

Eagles started the year 0-2 and now look for their 4th straight win. Photo: EWU Athletics Eagles started the year 0-2 and now look for their 4th straight win. Photo: EWU Athletics

The top two offenses in the Big Sky Conference will square off when the 10th-ranked Eastern Washington University football team plays at UC Davis and new Aggie head coach Dan Hawkins this Saturday.

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Eagles roll to a 52-31 victory over Sacramento State

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"It's a great team win," said Eastern head coach Aaron Best, whose team improved to 3-2 overall and 2-0 in the league."

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Eagles to host Sacramento State on SWX

Both teams come into Saturday's game with a 2-2 record. Photo: EWU Athletics Both teams come into Saturday's game with a 2-2 record. Photo: EWU Athletics

The No. 8/9 EWU football team will play its Big Sky Conference home opener on Saturday (Sept. 30) when the Jody Sears and Paul Wulff coached Sacramento State Hornets visit for a 1:35 p.m. game at "The Inferno."

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Gubrud honored by Big Sky after record-breaking performance

Gubrud threw for shool-record 549 yards. Photo: EWU Athletics Gubrud threw for shool-record 549 yards. Photo: EWU Athletics

A school-record 549-yard passing performance – both as a team and by Gubrud – helped EWU extend its Big Sky Conference winning streak to nine games last week.

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Eagles beat Grizzlies 48-41 in Big Sky opener Video included

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The 11th-ranked Eastern Washington University football team scored 42 second-half points to rally from a 24-6 halftime deficit and opened the 2017 Big Sky Conference season with a 48-41 victory over Montana.

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Eagles open up Big Sky play against Grizzlies

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The Eagles are 10-1 since 2012 against its rivals from the Treasure State – UM and Montana State. However, EWU's last venture to Missoula yielded a 57-16 thumping at the hands of the Griz.

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Eagles break school record for sacks in 56-21 win over Rams

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The Eastern Washington University football team found a little history on the school's first ever venture to New York. With EWU's defense registering a school-record 10 sacks and the offense piling up 650 total yards, the No. 12 Eagles defeated Fordham of the Patriot League Saturday.

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Eagles look for 1st victory against Fordham

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After a pair of close games that got away from them after halftime, the No. 12 Eagles travel to New York City this Saturday (Sept. 16) for a game versus Fordham of the Patriot League.

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EWU's 2017-18 women's basketball schedule set

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The campaign features 30 games, 14 of which will be contested at home on Reese Court. The Eagles play one lone exhibition on Reese Court against NAIA member Master's University on Nov. 5.

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North Dakota State rolls past Eastern Washington 40-13

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Eastern Washington University suffered its second-straight defeat on the young season as NDSU used a 35-3 scoring run and 375 rushing yards to roll past the No. 7/6 Eagles 40-13.

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EWU soccer beats Gonzaga for 1st time since 2002

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The Eagles outshot Gonzaga 19-7. EWU has now outshot every opponent so far this season. This win pushes head coach Chad Bodnar's career home record to 21-6-5 since he took over in 2014.

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EWU and NDSU to play in 50th Game on the Red Turf on SWX

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In what will be the 50th game on the famed red turf of Roos Field, kickoff is 1:05 p.m. in a game televised live by SWX

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Boys & Girls Club promotes "Born Great" campaign with EWU

Every "Born Great" Fan pack purchased at the game ensures a child can attend the Club for an entire year. Every "Born Great" Fan pack purchased at the game ensures a child can attend the Club for an entire year.

The Boys & Girls Club of Spokane will host Eastern Washington football's first home game against North Dakota State as a part of their inaugural "Born Great" campaign.

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Tech too much for Eastern as Red Raiders cruise to 56-10 win in opener

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Texas Tech scored touchdowns on seven-straight possessions and rolled past Eastern Washington University 56-10 Saturday (Sept. 2) at Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock, Texas, in the season-opener for both teams.

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EWU soccer travels to New York for road trip

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This will be the first time Eastern has competed against Hofstra and Cornell. In fact, Eastern has never faced an Ivy League or a Colonial Athletic Association opponent in program history.

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EWU women's basketball adds Lea Wolff to 2017-18 roster

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Wolff is a 5-7 guard that brings success and experience from several German national teams, including the three-on-three U-18 National Team and the three-on-three Women National Team. 

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Eagles men's basketball release non-conference schedule

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Three Pac-12 Conference opponents and a stretch of 10-straight games away from home are the task ahead for the Eagles as their 2017-18 schedule was announced on Friday (Aug. 25). The Eagles are coming off a third-straight appearance in a national postseason tournament, and were 22-12 overall a year ago.

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Eagles to close preseason camp with scrimmage on Friday

The scrimmage is expected to be 70 plays. Photo: EWU Athletics The scrimmage is expected to be 70 plays. Photo: EWU Athletics

The Eastern Washington University football team will close its preseason camp with a game-like scrimmage Friday (Aug. 25) at Roos Field in Cheney, Wash. "Kickoff" in what is expected to be about a 70-play scrimmage.

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EWU soccer prepares for first road trip of season at Montana Cup

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Opening weekend was successful for the Eagles as they defeated Omaha 5-1 last Friday (Aug. 18) and shutout South Dakota 1-0 the following Sunday (Aug. 20) to open the season 2-0-0.

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Defense dominates in Eastern's first Fall scrimmage

There were only compliments being passed around after Eastern Washington University defensive units held EWU's vaunted offense without a touchdown in EWU's 72-play scrimmage Saturday at Roos Field.

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Danielle Mauldin joins Eagles women's basketball coaching staff

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Mauldin is Saint Mary's and the West Coast Conference's all-time leading rebounder with 1,282 over four years and also set a SMC program record for double-doubles.

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Eagles prepare for most important scrimmage at the Inferno

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The Eagles will wrap-up practices on the grass fields on Wednesday, then move to Roos Field for practices on Thursday and Friday. On Saturday (Aug. 19) at approximately 10:30 a.m., the Eagles will have its most important scrimmage at the "Inferno."

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Eagles volleyball picked to finish 9th in Big Sky

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Eastern Washington opens the 2017 campaign at the UNLV Tournament on Aug. 25 where they face UC Davis and Binghamton on the opening day of competition before playing hosts UNLV on Aug. 26.

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Eagles ranked No. 4 in preseason FCS Coaches Poll

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The Eagles return quarterback Gage Gubrud who will try and bring Eastern Washington its fifth Big Sky title in the last six years. Gubrud threw for an FCS single-season record 5,160 yards in 2016 and is one of 14 returning starters for the Eagles this season.

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Eagles No. 5 in STATS Preseason Top 25 poll

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Eastern Washington will seek its fifth Big Sky title in six seasons as another of the national title contenders. The Eagles (12-2) no longer have coach Beau Baldwin leading the way, but veteran offensive line coach Aaron Best has taken over in a likely seamless transition.

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Gubrud is among 22 players on Walter Payton Award Watch List

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Gubrud broke the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision record for passing yards with 5,160 last season. In all, he broke three FCS records, seven Big Sky Conference marks and 18 EWU records.

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Gubrud, Tiuli named to STATS preseason All-America team

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Gubrud broke the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision record for passing yards with 5,160. In all, he broke three FCS records, seven Big Sky Conference marks and 18 EWU records. He finished with 48 touchdown passes and a Big Sky record of 5,766 yards of total offense.

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Pulver hired as EWU tight ends coach & special teams coordinator

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Pulver was at Cal with former Eagle head coach Beau Baldwin since April as an offensive quality control coach. Previously, he spent five seasons at Colorado State working with special teams, including the 2012-14 seasons under former Eagle assistant coach Jim McElwain, who is now head coach at Florida.

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EWU football announces '17 kickoff times; SWX to air four home games

Game times for all 11 Eastern Washington University football games have been set, as well as television coverage for EWU's five home contests.

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First EWU football practice set for Aug. 3

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Players will report on July 31 and Aug. 1, then the team will practice together for the first time on Aug. 3 at 3:30 p.m. Eastern will practice in pads for the first time on Saturday, Aug. 5 at 3:30 p.m

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Bodie Reeder takes over as EWU's Offensive Coordinator

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Reeder has been interim offensive coordinator since June 7 when Fred Salanoa resigned and returned to be with his family in Hawaii.

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Eastern Washington picked to finish 2nd in Big Sky

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The Fighting Hawks and Eagles have been pegged to finish 1-2, respectively.

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EWU's Gubrud named preseason Big Sky Offensive Player of Year

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The Big Sky Conference announced on Monday that Eastern Washington Eagles quarterback Gage Gubrud has been selected as the preseason Offensive Player of the Year. Gubrud will look to win his second consecutive Big Sky Offensive Player of the Year Award after his record-breaking performance for the Eagles last season.

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Trio of EWU Eagles selected to preseason All-Big Sky Team

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After a record-setting debut for the Eastern Washington University football team, junior quarterback Gage Gubrud has been picked to defend his title as the league's Offensive MVP, joining two other Eagles on the 2017 Big Sky Conference Preseason All-Conference Team announced Monday.

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Eags add Richland-native Steven Beo from BYU

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High-scoring Steven Beo, a former two-time All-State guard from Richland, Wash., will transfer to Eastern Washington University from BYU and play for the Eagle men's basketball program.

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EWU's Jacob Wiley will join the Brooklyn Nets

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In a way, it was a blessing for former Eastern Washington University basketball player Jacob Wiley not to be chosen in the two rounds of the National Basketball Association Draft in Brooklyn, N.Y.   But he'll wind up in Brooklyn anyway, as the Nets.

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Quartet selected as co-captains for 2017 EWU football season

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Seniors Albert Havili, Andre Lino and Nic Sblendorio will join junior Gage Gubrud as the first captains in the head coaching career of Aaron Best, the first-year Eastern Washington University football coach announced Thursday (June 8).  

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EWU's Ashli Payne to play professional basketball in Australia

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CHENEY, Wash. – Recent Eastern Washington University women's basketball alumna Ashli Payne has signed a contract to play basketball professionally for the Gold Coast Rollers of the Queensland Basketball League in Gold Coast, Queensland.
 

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EWU offensive coordinator Fred Salanoa resigns to return to family in Hawaii

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Eastern Washington University offensive coordinator and tight ends coach Fred Salanoa submitted his resignation this week and will return to Hawaii to be near his family, Eastern first-year head coach Aaron Best announced Wednesday.

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7-foot graduate transfer Benas Griciunas to play for Eagles

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Seven-foot center Benas Griciunas from UNC Charlotte will spend his senior season as a graduate transfer at Eastern Washington University and play for Shantay Legans, the new EWU head men's basketball coach announced Thursday (May 25).

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