Stories tagged: Aaron Best
UPDATED: Sat., June 16, 2018, 6:20 p.m.
Perhaps it was the proverbial seven-year itch to do something different, or a chance to spend more weekends with my wife. Either way, I’m now the K-12 education reporter for …
UPDATED: Fri., June 15, 2018, 5:02 p.m.
HERO Sports, Athlon Sports and Street and Smith’s magazine have the Eagles ranked No. 4, No. 6 and No. 14, respectively, in their recent preseason Top 25 polls.
UPDATED: Fri., June 1, 2018, 11:42 p.m.
Football season is three months away, but Eastern Washington already is on a winning streak.
UPDATED: Tue., May 1, 2018, 6:32 p.m.
More than anything, the Eastern Washington players and coaches emerged from four weeks of spring football with a sense of completeness.
Sat., April 28, 2018, 8:20 p.m.
Eastern Washington’s Red-White Game opened with a sweet trick play for a touchdown and closed with a treat for dozens of children gathered on the red turf.
UPDATED: Sat., April 28, 2018, 6:50 p.m.
No matter the challenge, Lynn Hickey seemingly has a plan for that.
UPDATED: Fri., April 27, 2018, 5:07 p.m.
Even on a Tuesday afternoon in April, the Eastern Washington football players had their game faces on.
Thu., April 26, 2018, 6:10 p.m.
All those months of work finally paid off Thursday.
UPDATED: Sat., April 21, 2018, 6:49 p.m.
Eastern Washington had a clear idea of what it wanted to accomplish during Saturday morning’s scrimmage at Roos Field: Put the players in some tough situations and see how they …
Wed., April 18, 2018, 6:34 p.m.
Consider Saturday’s Eastern Washington scrimmage as a dry run for next week’s Red-White Spring Game.
UPDATED: Mon., April 16, 2018, 1:40 p.m.
The window has all but closed on Eastern Washington’s chances of completing its football schedule against an FCS opponent.
UPDATED: Sat., April 14, 2018, 6:36 p.m.
For all the hand-wringing over Eastern Washington’s incomplete football schedule, one thing is certain: The Eagles could fill one of their opens dates with a high school team and this …
UPDATED: Fri., April 13, 2018, 6:54 p.m.
The offense rolled up 398 yards and the defense broke up seven passes and made a pair of interceptions, highlighting Eastern Washington’s first full scrimmage of spring camp on Friday …
UPDATED: Sat., April 7, 2018, 5:59 p.m.
Eastern Washington running back Antoine Custer Jr. never seems to have a grumpy moment. You get the sense that he does squats with a big fat grin.
Tue., April 3, 2018, 6:38 p.m.
Aaron Best was more than ready to spring forward Tuesday afternoon.
Sat., March 31, 2018, 8:14 p.m.
Eastern Washington is coming into spring football with an attitude.
UPDATED: Wed., March 28, 2018, 9:37 p.m.
An Eastern Washington football player faces hit-and-run charges after crashing his truck into a Cheney apartment building, causing significant damage, then fleeing the scene.
UPDATED: Wed., March 28, 2018, 7:03 p.m.
Eastern Washington’s football schedule is still a less-than-perfect 10.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 9:54 p.m.
Beginning April 3, the Eagles will spread 15 practices over 26 days, culminating in the annual Red-White Spring Game on April 28.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 9, 2018, 6:23 p.m.
With a little hindsight, this year’s Eastern Washington football recruiting class looks even better than it did on signing day.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 9:24 p.m.
For the Eastern Washington football fans gathered Wednesday morning at Northern Quest, it was Christmas all over again.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 5:25 p.m.
This could turn out to be signature recruiting class for Eastern Washington football. All the Eagles need are a few more signatures.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 7:15 p.m.
That wasn’t bad for a rebuilding year, right? Some would say there’s no such thing at Eastern Washington, which has done nothing but win during the last decade.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 19, 2017, 6:20 p.m.
For Eastern Washington football fans, this was a real head-scratcher: Why didn’t the Eagles make the field for the FCS playoffs? The selection committee will never say, but apparently the …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 6:36 p.m.
Come Saturday, will the Eastern Washington football players be guilty of playing while distracted?
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 4:47 p.m.
This game was supposed to mean so much more, for both teams.
Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 9:24 p.m.
If recent history is any guide, quarterback Eric Barriere will come up big in his debut for the Eagles this weekend.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 10:36 p.m.
For Eastern Washington’s quarterback of the future, tomorrow has arrived.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 9:09 p.m.
Eastern Washington football players Gage Gubrud and Kurt Calhoun were arrested last weekend on charges of obstruction of a public servant, a Cheney Police officer told The Spokesman-Review on Monday.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 10:10 p.m.
Eastern Washington All-American quarterback Gage Gubrud and starting linebacker Kurt Calhoun have been suspended for this week’s Big Sky Conference game at North Dakota, coach Aaron Best said Sunday afternoon.