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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

This will be EWU's fourth game ever in the Eastern time zone. Photo: EWU Athletics This will be EWU's fourth game ever in the Eastern time zone. Photo: EWU Athletics

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

Season will feature 30 games. Photo: EWU Athletics Season will feature 30 games. Photo: EWU Athletics

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

NDSU ran for 375 yards in their win over EWU. Photo: EWU Athletics NDSU ran for 375 yards in their win over EWU. Photo: EWU Athletics

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

Eagles outshot Gonzaga 19-7. Photo: EWU Athletics Eagles outshot Gonzaga 19-7. Photo: EWU Athletics

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

You can watch the 50th game live on SWX. Photo: EWU Athletics You can watch the 50th game live on SWX. Photo: EWU Athletics

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

EWU to take on Hofstra and Cornell. Photo: EWU Athletics EWU to take on Hofstra and Cornell. Photo: EWU Athletics

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

Wolff is a 5'7 guard from Germany. Photo: EWU Athletics Wolff is a 5'7 guard from Germany. Photo: EWU Athletics

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

Gubrud looks to win the award for the second consecutive season Gubrud looks to win the award for the second consecutive season

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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