7-foot graduate transfer Benas Griciunas to play for Eagles
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).
NAIA World Series bracket revealed; all games Live on SWX
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – (Bracket – PDF | Schedule) The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced the seeds and bracket for the 2017 Avista-NAIA Baseball World Series, hosted by Lewis-Clark State (Idaho).
2015-16 Academic Progress Rates released by the NCAA
SPOKANE, Wash. -- Gonzaga's athletic programs continued to thrive in the latest release of the Academic Progress Rate by the NCAA on Wednesday with seven teams earning a perfect 1,000 score and all GU teams combining for a 997 mark. That mark is tied for the second-best combined average for any school in the nation, behind only the Ivy League's Dartmouth.
Nick Booker hired as EWU's associate head men’s basketball coach
With seven years of NCAA Division I basketball experience, Nick Booker has been hired as the associate head coach on the staff of new Eastern Washington University men's basketball head coach Shantay Legans. Booker spent the 2016-17 season at his alma mater, Davidson College, as director of basketball operations. The previous six seasons he was at UC Irvine in California, including the last five as an assistant coach. As a player and coach, he has been...
Where Does Kupp Fit in Rams' Plans?
The Los Angeles Rams spent three of their first four picks in this year's NFL Draft on offensive skill positions -- two receivers and a tight end. Among those players was Eastern Washington University graduate Cooper Kupp. The record-breaking wide receiver was drafted 69th overall in the third round by the Rams. Will the Rams' commitment to upgrading their offense help the team, and where does Kupp fall into that mix?
Eastern Washington Eagles spring football wrap up
The first set of spring practices for Aaron Best as a head coach had a memorable ending he won't soon forget. But the progress and improvement of his Eastern Washington University football team was first and foremost on his mind when the Eagles wrapped-up four weeks of spring practices last week with a competitive Red-White Spring Game.
Shaq Hill, Kendrick Bourne & Jordan West heading for NFL Rookie camps
Marking the fifth time in school history a quartet of players have joined National Football League teams in the same year, Eastern Washington University All-America wide receivers Kendrick Bourne and Shaq Hill are expected to join a pair of Eagle draftees at NFL mini-camps starting May 12.
Eastern's Ebukam drafted by Rams, joining Kupp in LA
Samson Ebukam is going to get the opportunity of a lifetime too. And with the same team. The former Eastern Washington University All-America defensive end joined wide receiver Cooper Kupp as the highest-drafted duo in school history when the Los Angeles Rams picked him in the fourth round with the 125th pick overall.
Undrafted Marks leads group of local NFL free agent signings
Washington State's record-setting wide receiver Gabe Marks was the biggest of many local names which weren't called in the 2017 NFL Draft. In the few hours after the draft concluded, several Inland Northwest standouts quickly found NFL homes as undrafted free agents.
Eagles end Spring with Red-White game
All-America quarterback Gage Gubrud had a customary big day, but Brandon Montgomery had an even bigger one. The backup Eagle cornerback returned an interception 67 yards for a touchdown and had a 47-yard fumble return to set up another score and spark the Red to a 24-17 victory over the White in Saturday's (April 29) Red-White Game.
Los Angeles Rams draft Cooper Kupp in 3rd round
Eastern Washington's record-setting wide receiver Cooper Kupp has found his NFL home. With the 69th pick in the 2017 NFL draft, the Los Angeles Rams select Cooper Kupp.
EWU drafts team for Saturday's Red-White game
It's NFL Draft week, but why should Cooper Kupp and his former Eagle teammates have all the fun? The Eastern Washington University football team had its own draft Wednesday (April 26) to select teams for this Saturday's Red-White Game, which will conclude four weeks of spring practices for the Eagle football team.
Cooper Kupp ready for the NFL draft
Former Eagle wide receiver Cooper Kupp is among the former Eastern Washington University football players waiting to hear their name called in the National Football League Draft which takes place this Thursday through Saturday (April 27-29), and is followed by subsequent free agent signings.
Both sides show well in EWU's 2nd spring scrimmage
It was a different week, but much of the same for the Eastern Washington University football team and first-year head coach Aaron Best.
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