Getting Connected With The Eagles This Fall
Aug. 28, 2008
Here is how to get connected with Eastern Eagles Football and other sports this fall (all times Pacific) . . .
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Eagle Football Live Television Broadcasts
Saturday, Sept. 27 - 12:30 p.m. - Altitude Sports & Entertainment (DirecTV 681/682; Dish Network 410) - vs. Idaho State
Saturday, Oct. 11 - 2 p.m. - KSKN Channel 22 (Spokane) - vs. Montana
Eagle Football Live Radio Broadcasts
Eagle Radio Broadcasts in 2008 may be heard live throughout the Inland Northwest on the Eagle Radio Network as Larry Weir returns for his 18th season calling the play-by-play. Paul Sorensen will handle analysis and color on the broadcasts, and Paul Seebeck will serve as the host of the pre-game show. Broadcasts begin one hour prior to kickoff and the post-game show continues for about a half-hour after games conclude. Stations on the network include:
KGA 1510-AM - Spokane
-- Note: Due to programming conflicts, some games will be carried on alternate stations in Spokane. They include Aug. 30 vs. Texas Tech (101.1-FM) and Sept. 20 vs. Western Washington (790-AM) and possibly others later in the season.
KITZ 1400-AM - Port Orchard/Seattle
KGTK 920-AM - Olympia/Tacoma
FREE Internet Streaming of Radio Broadcasts
Eagle Football Radio Broadcasts on the road in 2008 (as well as men's basketball road contests in 2008-09) may be heard live, FREE of charge, via the internet. For football, men's basketball and women's basketball home games, internet access for radio broadcasts may be obtained via Big Sky TV.Org (information below).
FREE Big Sky TV.Org/Comcast on Demand
All Big Sky Conference football, men's basketball, women's volleyball and women's basketball games, as well as non-league games hosted by Big Sky schools, will be video streamed live on the internet. Eastern home football and men's basketball games will include play-play by radio broadcaster Larry Weir. In 2008-09, games will be provided FREE to viewers with archives and enhanced services available for a fee. All Eastern home football games will also be made available the following week in Spokane via Comcast on Demand.
Weekly Radio Shows
Beau Baldwin will be a regular guest weekly on Spokane Sports with Sean Widmer (KGA 1510-AM) and on the Dennis Patchin show (ESPN Radio 700-AM).
Monday - 3:25 p.m. - ESPN Radio 700-AM
Monday - 4:15 p.m. - KGA 1510-AM
2008 Football Season Preview
This half-hour preview show features highlights from 2007 and previews the 2002 season. Hosted by Paul Seebeck and produced by Davin Perry, the show includes interviews with head coach Beau Baldwin, offensive coordinator Joe Wade, defensive coordinator John Graham and players Aaron Boyce and Greg Peach.
Saturday, Aug. 30 - 4:30 p.m. - KSKN Channel 22 (Spokane)
Various Showings from 7-8 p.m. - Comcast TV Channel 16 and 79 (Spokane)
Various Showings from 7-10 p.m. - Cheney-Medical Lake Cable Channel 12
Eagle Coaches Luncheons
Eagle Coaches Luncheons, featuring head football coach Beau Baldwin and special guests, will take place Tuesdays at noon. The first luncheon takes place on Sept. 16 and include video from the previous week's football game. They will feature information on football and other current sports through Nov. 25, then switch to basketball and other sports on a monthly basis (Dec. 2, Jan. 6, Feb. 3, March 3, April 7 and May 5). All luncheons will take place at the Holiday Inn near the Spokane Airport, except for Oct. 28 and Dec. 2 which will take place at a location to be determined. Cost for the buffet lunch is $15. The Holiday Inn Spokane Airport is located off the Sunset Highway at 1616 S. Windsor Drive. From Interstate 90, take exit 277 (Highway 2, Sunset Highway) to the West Spokane exit. Turn right (east) to Windsor Drive and turn right at the hotel.
Tuesdays - Noon - Holiday Inn Spokane Airport - $15 per person
Note: Luncheons on Oct. 28 and Dec. 2 will not take place at the Holiday Inn Spokane Airport, but will take place at location to be determined.
Football Team/Individual Photos
Dorian Studio in Spokane will once again take team and individual photos of EWU Football players (photos will be taken on Sept. 19). The order form with packages available and instructions may be found on the football index page at:
The Eastern Sports Information office now offers action photos and other items to be purchased. If you have questions or can't find the photos you are looking for, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
or, you can go to http://www.printroom.com, click on "find photos" and enter "Eagle Athletics" (be sure "Exact UserID" is not checked. If you have questions, send an e-mail to email@example.com.
Hall of Fame Day/Recognition of "100 for 100" Team
Four individuals, including two former student-athletes who went on to professional careers in their respective sports, will comprise the ninth class of inductees into the Eastern Washington University Athletics Hall of Fame in ceremonies that will take place on Sept. 27, 2008, in Cheney, Wash. No teams will be inducted in this class, however, the "100 for 100" All-Time Football Team will be honored on Sept. 27. That team was announced in June to commemorate the upcoming 100th season of football at Eastern. Public voting on the top player at each position continues at least through August, with results announced on Sept. 27. Information may be found at: http://www.goeags.com. The inductees and "100 for 100" team will be honored with a breakfast and ceremony that starts at 9 a.m. on Sept. 27 at the Pence Union Building. The public is invited to attend (RSVP to 509-359-2463 or 1-800-648-7697) and the cost is $15 per person.
Hall of Fame Website: http://goeags.cstv.com/hallfame
The Eastern Washington University Alumni office hosts several pre-game functions during the season. Those scheduled thus far are listed below, as well as tentative information for Homecoming on Nov. 1. For more information on the EWU Alumni Office, go to: http://www.ewu.edu/x365.xml
Portland State Pre-Game - Oct. 4
Location: McMenamins Ringlers Pub, 1332 W. Burnside, Portland, OR
Time(s): Pre-game: 11 a.m.-12:45 p.m., Kickoff 1:05 p.m.
Cost: Pre-game and ticket- $28, Pre-game only $8
Register by September 22 at http://www.ewu.edu/x59369.xml or by phone (888) EWU-ALUM
Beer Cup Invitational - Oct. 10
Location: Northern Quest Casino in Airway Heights, Wash.
Time: 7:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m.
Cost: $20 per person
Register by October 1 at http://www.ewu.edu/x59392.xml or by phone (888) EWU-ALUM
Updated schedule and information will be available at: http://www.ewu.edu/x59396.xml
OCTOBER 31 . . .
Homecoming Jazz Concert Featuring Jazz Ensemble and Mark Taylor, Saxaphone
Tickets can be purchased by calling the Music Dept (509.359.7073) -- Alumni/Adults $15, Student/Seniors $5
NOVEMBER 1 . . .
Enjoy scrambled eggs, omelets, red potatoes, carved hickory ham, fresh pastries, specialty salads, juice bar, hot tea and gourmet coffee. The event takes place from 10 a.m.-noon at Tawanka Hall, room 215. Cost is $15, with pre-registration required.
Student Recreation Center Tour
Check out all the great new fitness equipment, climbing wall, ice rink and much, much more at the new recreation center.
Tailgate Decoration Contest
Battle your fellow alumni for tailgate superiority! We'll be judging that most spirited, unique and genuinely Eastern tailgate displays. Contact limited to parking lot 12 behind Woodward field.
Eastern Ice Cream Giveaway
Sample the new EWU inspired and alumni named ice cream flavor from Cheney Delights!
Alumni Spirit Item Spree
Stop by the Alumni Association booth at the upper entrance of Woodward Field for your FREE EWU spirit item.
EWU football vs. Sacramento State
Kickoff 2:05 p.m . - Single game tickets go on sale September 1 at www.goeags.com