Stories tagged: Aaron Best
Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 4:44 p.m.
Eastern Washington receivers share spotlight while piling up numbers
Spreading the wealth certainly has enriched the lives of a few wide receivers at Eastern Washington.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 14, 2017, 10:16 p.m.
Eastern Washington’s clutch scoring drive turns back Montana State, 31-19
Antoine Custer Jr. ran for 147 yards and two touchdowns and the Eastern Washington Eagles all but split their rushing and passing yards down the middle in a 31-19 victory …
Fri., Oct. 13, 2017, 4:57 p.m.
Montana State coach Jeff Choate marvels at Eastern Washington’s consistency
Jeff Choate has Montana State moving in the right direction, but he figures the Bobcats need to make a few more strides to catch up with Eastern Washington
Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 5:06 p.m.
Eastern Washington’s best football rivalry in recent years has been Montana State
With all the hot talk lately about football rivalries, Eastern Washington football fans might want to take a step back and re-evaluate exactly what that means.
Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 6:02 p.m.
For Eastern Washington football, the only numbers that matter are 3-0
Football coaches have been saying it for as long as the game has been played: “Statistics are for losers.”
Sat., Oct. 7, 2017, 10:39 p.m.
Eastern Washington prevails over UC Davis despite allowing 551 yards, 38 points
Eastern Washington gave up 551 yards of offense, including a career-high 208 on 15 catches by Aggies wide receiver Keelan Doss, but managed to hold on for 41-38 Big Sky …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 8:05 p.m.
UC Davis covets breakthrough win against Eastern Washington
Eastern Washington will face another surprising team Saturday night.
Sat., Sept. 30, 2017, 9:07 p.m.
Eastern Washington overcame stiff wind with crucial drive before halftime
Eastern Washington’s early lead was almost gone with the wind.
Sat., Sept. 30, 2017, 7:14 p.m.
Eastern Washington’s difference maker: Sam McPherson
Did anyone have more fun Saturday than Eastern Washington running back Sam McPherson?
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 30, 2017, 9:25 p.m.
Gage Gubrud accounts for 6 TDs as Eastern Washington tops Sacramento State, 52-31
Gage Gubrud threw two touchdown passes and had a third receiving, all in the first quarter, and Eastern Washington went on to defeat Sacramento State 52-31. Gubrud finished with 447 …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 9:22 p.m.
Eastern Washington expects more out of Sacramento State
Before the season began, this looked liked one of the easier games on the Eastern Washington schedule. Not anymore.
Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 5:38 p.m.
Eastern Washington will hold open tryout Thursday night for offensive linemen
Who wants to be the “Rudy” of the Inland Northwest?
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 6:10 p.m.
Eastern Washington defense learned from early mistakes against Montana
Lost in the Eastern Washington’s second-half comeback last weekend at Montana was a remarkable third quarter for the Eagles’ defense.
Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, 11:36 p.m.
Eastern Washington digs deep for win over Montana in Missoula
These are the kind of Saturday night memories that will last a lifetime. Eastern Washington’s 48-41 win at Montana was that good.
Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 5:23 p.m.
Eastern Washington tries to keep momentum going in Big Sky opener at Montana
Like it or not, Montana fans, it’s a rivalry.
Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 4:55 p.m.
First things first: Eagles get first win for first-year head coach Aaron Best
The biggest takeaway from Eastern Washington’s trip to New York was the only one that mattered. A victory.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 8:43 p.m.
Eastern Washington records 10 sacks in 56-21 rout of Fordham
Gage Gubrud passed for three touchdowns and ran for two more and the Eastern Washington defense had a school-record 10 sacks to help the Eagles beat Fordham 56-21 on Saturday.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 8:17 p.m.
Fordham has been waiting for chance to challenge Eastern Washington
New Yorkers will barely bat an eye when Eastern Washington takes the football field Saturday.
Tue., Sept. 12, 2017, 5:47 p.m.
It’s rise and shine as Eastern Washington prepares for East Coast trip
The alarm clocks went off early Tuesday morning at Eastern Washington. By 9:30 a.m. the Eagles were practicing at Roos Field, trying to get in the zone.
Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 8:11 p.m.
EWU’s Jack Sendelbach leads defense with 13 tackles, recovers two fumbles
Even during a 27-point loss, the Eastern Washington defense found some things to build on Saturday afternoon. Many of them involved reserve linebacker Jack Sendelbach, who had a game-high 13 …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 8:07 p.m.
Eastern Washington’s offense struggles through 0-2 start to season
What’s wrong with the Eastern Washington offense? For the second week in a row, the Eagles moved in fits and spurts, with a disconnected passing game, anemic running and an …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 9:36 p.m.
North Dakota State runs over Eastern Washington 40-13
Bruce Anderson and Lance Dunn combined for more than 300 yards rushing and four touchdowns, and North Dakota State rolled to a 40-13 win over Eastern Washington in a matchup …
Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 8:47 p.m.
Eastern Washington faces different challenge in North Dakota State
Eastern Washington football coach Aaron Best isn’t one for empty flattery.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 8:04 p.m.
Eastern Washington tries to regroup – indoors – as North Dakota State game looms
Eastern Washington just can’t catch a break. On Tuesday afternoon, the Eagles couldn’t even catch a healthy breath at Roos Field and were forced to practice in the fieldhouse.
Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 7:17 p.m.
Eastern Washington players feel cool, confident headed into Texas Tech game
The Eastern Washington football players weren’t exactly sweating with nerves as they walked onto the Texas Tech campus Friday night
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 4 a.m.
2017 football: Eastern Washington Eagles preview
The Eagles are coming off another Big Sky Conference championship season, their fourth in five years, and are picked to contend for another despite a major coaching change and the …
Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, 7:13 p.m.
Eastern Washington hopes physical approach pays off this season
According to Aaron Best’s master plan, an emphasis on physicality will pay off for Eastern Washington come playoff time, in the bitter cold of December.
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 9:09 p.m.
Eastern Washington offense gets untracked in scrimmage
One play spoke volumes in Friday night’s scrimmage at Roos Field.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 6:46 p.m.
Plenty at stake at Eastern Washington’s final football scrimmage
It’s the next best thing to a game, and almost as important. On the field and off, Friday’s twilight scrimmage at Roos Field will set the tone for Eastern Washington’s …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 4:12 p.m.
Eastern Washington players stay focused during eclipse
While the rest of the country was staring off into space, the Eastern Washington football players were a focused bunch Monday morning.