Stories tagged: Aaron Best
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.
UPDATED: Fri., March 3, 2017, 5:16 p.m.
Eastern Washington football coach Aaron Best has reached deep into the Eagles’ past – and his own – to find a new offensive coordinator.
Sat., Jan. 28, 2017, 8 a.m.
Cerebral and salty but also a gifted teacher, the 38-year-old Best represents the best of Eastern football’s past and present. Now he’s the face of the future.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 4:59 p.m.
New coach Aaron Best will be coming full circle when he takes the Eastern Washington football team to Lubbock, Texas, for the season opener on Sept. 3.
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 11:47 p.m.
Aaron Best still brought his playbook to Monday’s introductory press conference on the EWU campus.
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 11:42 p.m.
Aaron Best rose to his own occasion Monday afternoon. Eastern Washington’s new football coach was both witty and charming at his on-campus introduction.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 21, 2017, 9:53 p.m.
Continuing a tradition of rewarding success, Eastern Washington announced Saturday evening that offensive line coach Aaron Best will become the school’s 21st head coach.