Stories tagged: Big Sky Conference
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: Mon., April 16, 2018, 5:40 p.m.
Eastern Washington football will appear on four ROOT sports telecasts this fall, the Big Sky Conference announced Monday.
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: Thu., April 12, 2018, 6:16 p.m.
Cameron Tyson of Bothell, Washington, signed his National Letter of Intent on Thursday to join the Idaho men’s basketball program this summer.
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018, 6:58 p.m.
Austin Fadal can do a little of everything, and next year he’ll be doing it at Eastern Washington.
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.
Fri., April 6, 2018, 6:16 p.m.
After six weeks on the job, Eastern Washington interim athletic director Lynn Hickey said she’s “very impressed” with the quality of people in her department.
Wed., April 4, 2018, 4:24 p.m.
While Eastern Washington continues the search process for a new athletic director, vacancies in the department are threatening to reach double digits.
UPDATED: Wed., April 4, 2018, 4:40 p.m.
After nearly 20 years at Eastern Washington, deputy athletic director Marc Hughes is resigning to pursue other interests, the school announced Wednesday.
Tue., April 3, 2018, 6:38 p.m.
Aaron Best was more than ready to spring forward Tuesday afternoon.
UPDATED: Wed., March 28, 2018, 7:03 p.m.
Eastern Washington’s football schedule is still a less-than-perfect 10.
UPDATED: Mon., March 12, 2018, 8:33 p.m.
Whitworth Pirates junior Kyle Roach was named the 2018 Division III West Region Player of the Year by the National Association of Basketball Coaches, it was announced on Monday.
UPDATED: Mon., March 12, 2018, 7:19 p.m.
With five seniors who had a hand in Idaho winning 62 games over the past three seasons, but who were not of one mind that they had anything left to …
UPDATED: Sun., March 11, 2018, 7:48 a.m.
While stepping through the wreckage, Eastern Washington was already picking up the pieces Saturday night.
UPDATED: Sat., March 10, 2018, 9:25 p.m.
The Big Sky Conference’s automatic bid belongs to Montana. The Grizzlies rallied from an 11-point halftime deficit to defeat Eastern Washington 82-65 on Saturday night in the championship game of …
Sat., March 10, 2018, 3:31 p.m.
After a game like this, the Idaho women can’t wait to get back on the court. And the sooner the better, Vandals coach Jon Newlee said after his team lost …
UPDATED: Fri., March 9, 2018, 11:21 p.m.
Bogdan Bliznyuk becomes Big Sky’s all-time leading scorer while leading Eastern Washington to title game
By the end of the night, every basketball fan in the Big Sky Conference had to wonder: How much more history can Bogdan Bliznyuk and Eastern Washington make in one …
UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 10:57 p.m.
On a day when the favorites played down to the level of the competition, the Eastern Washington Eagles elevated their game to new heights Thursday night.
UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 11:03 p.m.
After two narrow wins against the 10th-place team in the Big Sky Conference, surely the Idaho Vandals would take care of business when it mattered most.
UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018, 6:50 p.m.
Eastern Washington forward Bogdan Bliznyuk was honored Monday as the Big Sky Conference Most Valuable Player, joining former Eagles Alvin Snow, Rodney Stuckey and Jacob Wiley as conference MVPs.
UPDATED: Sun., March 4, 2018, 9:11 p.m.
Eastern Washington senior forward Delaney Hodgins and Idaho junior guard Mikayla Ferenz were named to the All-Big Sky women’s basketball first team for the second straight season, it was announced …
UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018, 11:04 p.m.
Besides the obvious ones – the Eagles routed Southern Utah 74-51 in front of an appreciative crowd at Reese Court – they reinforced what coach Shantay Legans already knew: This …
Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 5:05 p.m.
Besides the chance to build on a four-game winning streak, the Eagles have a chance to earn a first-round bye in next week’s Big Sky Conference tournament and send three …
Thu., Feb. 22, 2018, 9:26 p.m.
Delaney Hodgins scored 30 points and surpassed 2,000 for her career Thursday to power Eastern Washington to a 77-68 win over visiting Weber State in Big Sky Conference women’s basketball.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 17, 2018, 7:33 p.m.
Eastern Washington was coming off its biggest win over the season, Thursday night over Big Sky Conference leader Montana. But if this were a trap game, the Eagles barely noticed. …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 4:58 p.m.
Eastern Washington basketball coach Shantay Legans couldn’t believe his ears. The telephone call came last November from a proud mother who needed some tickets for a special event.
Mon., Feb. 12, 2018, 9:25 p.m.
In late February, the University of Idaho’s Cowan Spectrum will be transformed for a few days into the performance hall for the annual Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival. Up and coming …
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: Tue., Feb. 6, 2018, 5:56 p.m.
Meridian High quarterback Simon Burkett among dynamic offensive recruiting class for Eastern Washington football
After 44 years of coaching, Bob Ames isn’t given to gushing about his players at Bellingham’s Meridian High School. Unless that player is quarterback Simon Burkett.