Tag: Eastern Washington

CSJ’s 2018 Week 3 Game Preview: Eastern Washington at Washington State

  Eastern Washington at Washington State When: Saturday, September 15, 8:00 PM EDT Where: Martin Stadium, Pullman, WA TV/Streaming: Pac 12 Networks / Pac 12 Live (subscription req’d) Eastern Washington (2-0, 0-0 Big Sky) – Week 2 – W, 31-26, at Northern Arizona The Eagles return to the scene of one of the program’s greatest triumphs as Eastern […]

Highlights: CSJ FCS Top 5 Games of Week 2

Here is my take on the top 5 games of the week with video highlights from Week 2. Eastern Washington survived a test on the road against Northern Arizona, Maine blocked a field goal on the very last play to preserve FCS’s sixth upset over an FBS team in 2018, and South Dakota State defended […]

CSJ’s 2018 Week 2 Game Preview: Eastern Washington at Northern Arizona

Eastern Washington at Northern Arizona When: Saturday, September 8th, 4:00 PM MST Where: Walkup Skydome, Flagstaff, Ariz TV/Streaming Coverage: Your Phoenix CW/SWX-Spokane, Pluto tv (Channel 239) Eastern Washington (1-0, 0-0 Big Sky, last week W 58-13 vs Central Washington) The Eagles are now a more balanced offensive team showing this in its win over Top 10 ranked DII Central […]

FCS Week 6 Top Ten Twitter Highlights

  Top 10 Twitter Highlights No. 10. The Stetson University football team earned their first win in 2017 as the Hatters dueled to a hard fought victory over Brown University 17-13 at Spec Martin Stadium. The win improves the Hatters to 1-5 overall this season and snaps a nine game overall losing streak dating back […]

FCS Week 4 Top Ten Twitter Highlights

Top 10 Twitter Highlights The Bryant University football team put up a program-record 608 yards of total offense and came from 11 points down in the third quarter to defeat Fordham University, 45-40, in front of a raucous crowd of 7,532 fans on Homecoming and Reunion Weekend. The Bulldogs (2-2) flexed their offensive muscles on […]

CSJ’s FCS Week 2 Game of the Week, Spotlight, And Fearless Predictions

FCS Game of the Week: No. 2 North Dakota State vs. No. 6 Eastern Washington Last week, it was about hurricanes. This week, it’s about wildfires. Last week was the rescheduled game between nationally-ranked foes, Sam Houston State vs. Richmond. This week’s nationally-ranked matchup between FCS title contenders, North Dakota State and Eastern Washington, will […]

2017 Season FCS College Football Picks: Big Sky Conference

CSJ’s Predicted Order of finish: North Dakota Eastern Washington Weber State Cal Poly Northern Arizona Montana Southern Utah Montana State Northern Colorado Portland State UC Davis Sacramento State Idaho State   North Dakota Fearless Prediction: UND is the Big Sky preseason favorite according to both the media and coaches polls. The Fighting Hawks are coming […]

Thirteen Breakout Players in the Big Sky Conference in 2017

The largest conference in the FCS ranks with 13 schools had a team to the semi-final round of the playoffs last year after not getting a team past the second round in 2015 so the Big Sky Conference is definitely getting closer to its usual high standard. The league, however, is also hoping to get […]

Youngstown State Defeats Eastern Washington 40-38 in Unbelieveable Fashion to Advance to the National Championship Game

CHENEY, Wash.–Youngstown State dramatically beat #2 seeded Eastern Washington in a Division I FCS national semifinal on Saturday night, 40-38, to advance to the national championship game against James Madison on Jan. 7 in Frisco, Texas. It happened on a momentous play on a frigid day at Roos Field with game temperatures hoovering around 0 […]

Instead of Offense, Eastern Washington Wins With Defense, Shuts Out Richmond 38-0

CHENEY, WA – Up 7, with a 4th and 1 at the Eastern Washington 3 yard line, Richmond head coach Danny Rocco, wearing an uncharacteristic hat on a characteristically cold, snowy, and frigid day on the red turf at Roos field, decided to go for it. He knew that his offense was struggling to get […]

CSJ Big Sky Conference Power Rankings — Week 10

Its hard to believe but we have just two weeks left in the regular season. Playoff positions loom for several Big Sky schools. In my opinion, Eastern Washington and North Dakota are already in the field. Cal Poly likely needs one more win in its final two (@ Weber State & vs. Northern Colorado) to […]

CSJ Big Sky Conference Power Rankings — Week 9

The Big Sky title race appears to be down to three teams, with two of them facing off this week in Eastern Washington at Cal Poly. This game looks like the last chance for an upset for the Eagles. EWU has on paper to be two relatively easy games to end the season as the […]

CSJ Big Sky Conference Power Rankings — Week 8

  The Big Sky title race appears to be down to four teams, with two of them facing off this week. Surprisingly, that game isn’t Montana vs. Eastern Washington, which would have been the preseason pick for the game of the year. While Grizzly-Eagle match-up might have more national appeal and could have some major […]

CSJ Big Sky Conference Power Rankings — Week 7

Here is the College Sports Journal’s Big Sky Conference Power Rankings for the week of 10/18/2016. (Last week’s ranking in parenthesis. 1. (1) Eastern Washington (5-1, 3-0) Last week: Bye This Week: @ Montana State The Eagles got a bye and now get likely the worst team in the league this week. 2. (3) North […]

CSJ Big Sky Conference Power Rankings, Week 5

At College Sports Journal, we proudly present our this week’s Big Sky Conference Power Rankings for the week of 10/4/2016. (Last week’s ranking in parenthesis.) 1. (1) Eastern Washington (4-1, 2-0) Last week: Beat UC Davis, 63-30 at home This week: vs. Northern Colorado After starting slow in the first half, the Eagles put up 35 […]

CSJ Big Sky Conference Power Rankings – Week 4

Here at College Sports Journal, we are trying something new. Each week I will give my rankings of the thirteen Big Sky Conference schools. I will give the team, its record, its prior ranking in the week and a summary of what each team did the week before, as well as what each team has […]

College Sports Journal Players of the Week, Sept. 18

Four players including Nick Shafnisky from Lehigh, Eli Jenkins from Jacksonville State, MJ Stumpf from North Dakota State, and Antoine Custer from Eastern Washington have been selected as the College Sports Journal All-Stars for the week ending September 18th, 2016 in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision. The honorees are listed here with their achievements […]

Mid-America Classic Pits Two FBS Winners This Week

It is rare that a FCS team beats an FBS team. It is even rarer for two FCS teams that defeated an FBS team in the previous week to meet the following week. But that is the case when Eastern Illinois and Illinois State meet this Saturday afternoon in Normal. This game pits the oldest […]

Lance Dunn of North Dakota State University scores the game-winning touchdown in overtime during the Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, game against Eastern Washington at the Fargodome. Dave Wallis / The Forum

Eastern Washington Comes Close To Pushing Bison Over Cliff, Fall 50-44 In Overtime

By Dave Cook Special to College Sports Journal This story is courtesy of Eastern Wahington athletics FARGO, N.D. — The Eagles nearly pushed the Bison over the cliff. Top-ranked and five-time defending national champion North Dakota State rallied in the final minutes and beat No. 8 Eastern Washington University 50-44 Saturday in overtime in a […]

Big Sky versus Missouri Valley Match-ups Highlight This Week

The two most western conferences and arguably the top two FCS team will highlight this week’s top match-up. In total, this season will see six such Big Sky vs. MVFC matchups. NDSU and UNI both play Eastern Washington, UNI plays Montana, South Dakota state squares off against Cal Poly, Western Illinois will tussle with Northern […]

University of Richmond's Garrett Hudson (11) collides with University of Virginia's Quin Blanding (3) as UVA's Chris Peace (13) defends after a first quarter reception at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville VA Sat. Sept. 3, 2016. (Mark Gorman/Richmond Times-Dispatch)

Week 1 Roundup From Around FCS: Not-All-That-Surprising FCS over FBS Upsets

Richmond 37, Virginia (FBS) 20 Richmond TImes-Dispatch: Richmond outclasses Virginia in Bronco Mendenhall’s first game as Cavs’ coach Virginia’s new huddle-less offense bothered the Spiders not a bit, and quarterback Kurt Benkert looked unsure as a passer early, though he finished 26 for 34 with three touchdowns. The Cavaliers, who rushed for 38 yards, committed four […]