Stories tagged: Aaron Best
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 8:17 p.m.
New Yorkers will barely bat an eye when Eastern Washington takes the football field Saturday.
Tue., Sept. 12, 2017, 5:47 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
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 football coach Aaron Best isn’t one for empty flattery.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 8:04 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
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.
One play spoke volumes in Friday night’s scrimmage at Roos Field.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 6:46 p.m.
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.
While the rest of the country was staring off into space, the Eastern Washington football players were a focused bunch Monday morning.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 4:38 p.m.
Eastern Washington offensive lineman Nick Ellison, a projected starter at left tackle, has left the team for personal reasons, coach Aaron Best said Wednesday.
Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 1:18 p.m.
Physically, the worst is over for the Eastern Washington football players in fall camp. Mentally, not so much.
Sun., Aug. 13, 2017, 1:45 p.m.
Jase Butorac had it all figured out. By the age of 25, he’d be putting that Eastern Washington marketing degree to good use and making a little money.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 12:33 p.m.
Eastern Washington’s football schedule appears to be one of the most forgiving in recent years.
Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 9:10 p.m.
The weather isn’t the only thing heating up fall camp at Eastern Washington. Coaches are paying close attention to the scorching competition at several positions.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 8:04 p.m.
Christmas in August? Why not, says Eastern Washington football coach Aaron Best, who likened the first day of fall camp to opening a bundle of presents
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 5:04 p.m.
His first game as a college head coach is barely a month away, but Aaron Best is sleeping just fine these days.
Wed., July 26, 2017, 5:20 p.m.
Heath Pulver will return to Eastern Washington and serve as tight ends coach and special teams coordinator, Eastern head coach Aaron Best announced on Wednesday.
Tue., July 18, 2017, 5:17 p.m.
There won’t be an undefeated tie this year between North Dakota and Eastern Washington University in the race to the Big Sky Conference football championship, but they are expected to …
Fri., June 16, 2017, 5:57 p.m.
Spring football has wrapped up around the Big Sky Conference, but it’s never too early to look ahead.
UPDATED: Thu., June 8, 2017, 7:47 p.m.
The football season is less than three months away, but Eastern Washington coach Aaron Best isn’t sure who’ll be calling the Eagles’ offensive plays.
Sun., May 7, 2017, 5:18 p.m.
From Aaron Best’s perspective, spring football at Eastern Washington was nothing short of incomparable.
UPDATED: Sat., April 29, 2017, 8:01 p.m.
From the pregame trash-talking to the celebratory ice bath for winning coach Jeff Schmedding, this felt like the real thing.
UPDATED: Sat., April 15, 2017, 8:24 p.m.
Aaron Best was in a generous mood Saturday.
UPDATED: Fri., April 7, 2017, 10:51 p.m.
The ball is back in Fred Salanoa’s hands, and the former Eastern Washington quarterback couldn’t be happier.
UPDATED: Thu., April 6, 2017, 4:58 p.m.
Tamarick Pierce has a message for pass-happy Eastern Washington football fans: Running the ball can be fun, too.
UPDATED: Fri., April 14, 2017, 5:02 p.m.
Everyone had an extra spring in their step Tuesday afternoon at Roos Field.