Stories tagged: Big Sky Conference
Fri., May 6, 2016, 6:32 p.m.
College tennis: Idaho’s Marianna Petrei named Big Sky women’s MVP
Idaho freshman Marianna Petrei was named Big Sky Conference women’s tennis Most Valuable Player, the conference announced Friday.
Tue., May 3, 2016, 3:39 p.m.
Vernon Adams keeps his NFL options open
Figuratively speaking, former Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. is still in the pocket, looking for an opportunity.
Tue., May 3, 2016, 2:19 p.m.
New Big Sky commissioner faces immediate challenges
New Big Sky Conference commissioner Andrea Williams will count on her “transformational and collaborative” management style to carry the league forward, she said Tuesday.
Tue., May 3, 2016, 2:13 p.m.
EWU’s Aaron Neary, Clay DeBord head for NFL rookie camps
Aaron Neary and Clay DeBord – two All-Americans from tiny Washington towns – are still living parallel lives.
Mon., May 2, 2016, 11:05 p.m.
Records falling for EWU hammer thrower Kaytlyn Coleman
The tattoo on Kaytlyn Coleman’s right arm says it all.
Fri., April 29, 2016, 3:33 p.m.
Andrea Williams named Big Sky commissioner
The Big Sky Conference is making big news this week.
Thu., April 28, 2016, 10:54 a.m.
Idaho Vandals dropping to FCS, joining Big Sky in 2018 season
Idaho will drop to the Football Championship Subdivision beginning in 2018 and intends to join the Big Sky Conference.
Wed., April 27, 2016, 4:43 p.m.
Idaho football expected to announce decision to join Big Sky Conference
Idaho fans will no longer be arguing over speculation of whether it’s better to stay FBS or drop to the FCS level and the Big Sky Conference. Instead, they’ll get …
Tue., April 19, 2016, 6:43 p.m.
College sports: Four area athletes receive weekly honors
Eastern Washington senior Kaytlyn Coleman received her third consecutive athlete of the week honor Tuesday when the Big Sky Conference saluted her performance at the Mt. Sac Relays.
Sat., April 16, 2016, 10:49 p.m.
EWU receivers have good day at scrimmage
As the ball left quarterback Reilly Hennessey’s hand late in Saturday’s scrimmage, Eastern Washington receiver Simba Webster knew he had to make the catch.
Sat., April 9, 2016, 11:29 p.m.
EWU spring football: Gage Gubrud places himself in QB mix
As the Eastern Washington coaches assess this year’s quarterback competition, one thing is certain: There are a lot more things to Gage.
Thu., April 7, 2016, 11:11 p.m.
EWU spring football: Quarterback competition heats up
This year, there really is a quarterback controversy at Eastern Washington. He didn’t use that word – “controversy” – but coach Beau Baldwin said as much last week as returnees …
Tue., April 5, 2016, 11:16 p.m.
Eagles’ Albert Havili thrilled to be back on football field
A year ago, Albert Havili was in pain – and not just from a knee injury that kept him out of spring ball and last year’s football season at Eastern …
Tue., March 22, 2016, 2:32 p.m.
Eastern football to open spring practice on March 31
Eastern Washington will kick off spring football on March 31, coach Beau Baldwin announced Tuesday. Over the next 29 days, the Eagles will hold 14 practices as they try to …
Sun., March 20, 2016, 11:22 p.m.
Eastern needs inside strength against Nevada in Monday’s CBI game
On one hand, Venky Jois’ sore right knee couldn’t come at a worse time for Eastern Washington.
Tue., March 15, 2016, 11:12 p.m.
Pepperdine offers big challenge for Venky Jois, Jim Hayford
There’s a lot to celebrate Wednesday tonight at Reese Court for the program-building fifth-year coach and his senior forward, who also happens to be the leading scorer in school history.
Sat., March 12, 2016, 9:42 p.m.
Weber State wins Big Sky, advances to NCAA tournament
Jeremy Senglin scored 20 points and top-seeded Weber State beat second-seeded Montana 62-59 in the Big Sky Conference tournament championship game Saturday night and earned an NCAA tournament berth.
Sat., March 12, 2016, 3:17 p.m.
Idaho women surge past ISU, advance to 3rd NCAA tournament in 4 years
RENO, Nev. – Freshman Mikayla Ferenz scored 18 points and third-seeded Idaho beat Idaho State 67-55 in the Big Sky Conference Tournament championship game to advance to its third NCAA …
Fri., March 11, 2016, 11:53 p.m.
Eastern Washington men expect to receive postseason nod
Eastern Washington didn’t earn the big prize at this year’s Big Sky Conference tournament, but the Eagles are getting some nice parting gifts.
Thu., March 10, 2016, 11:44 p.m.
Big Sky tournament: Vandals use defense to hold off Eagles
RENO, Nev. – Martin Breunig scored 24 points and grabbed 16 rebounds and second-seeded Montana defeated No. 10 seed Sacramento State 70-53 in a Big Sky tournament quarterfinal Thursday night.
Thu., March 10, 2016, 10:34 p.m.
Idaho clamps down on Eastern Washington for 77-73 win in Big Sky tournament
RENO, Nev. – Nate Sherwood scored 19 points, Victor Sanders 17 and third-seeded Idaho beat sixth-seeded Eastern Washington 77-73 in a Big Sky tournament quarterfinal Thursday night.
Wed., March 9, 2016, 7:20 p.m.
Healthy Vandals aiming for Big Sky tournament title, but first must get past EWU
By some accounts, the play happened just as then-Idaho coach Kermit Davis drew it up. The Vandals’ Ricardo Boyd caught the inbounds pass to the left of the 3-point circle …
Tue., March 8, 2016, 11:20 p.m.
Eagles dispatch Lumberjacks with strong second half
The easy part is over.
Tue., March 8, 2016, 10:13 p.m.
Sacramento State upsets Montana State
Cameron Forte had 26 points and 12 rebounds for his 12th double-double this season, De’Sean Parsons scored a career-high 21 points and eighth-seeded Portland State beat ninth-seeded Northern Colorado 74-67 …
Mon., March 7, 2016, 10:21 p.m.
Eastern men face Northern Arizona in Big Sky tournament opener
“I’m the most confident coach in the world on a four-game losing streak,” Eastern Washington men’s basketball coach Jim Hayford joked as the sixth-seeded Eagles (16-14 overall and 10-8 in …
Sun., March 6, 2016, 10:22 p.m.
Eagles, Vandals ready for Big Sky tournaments
It’s full-speed ahead on the Road to Reno.
Sat., March 5, 2016, 11:08 p.m.
Vandals celebrate 20-win season
When Don Verlin accepted the Idaho men’s basketball coaching job in 2008, the Vandals had won 16 games the previous three seasons. He immediately infused life into the program – …
Sat., March 5, 2016, 11:03 p.m.
Big Sky roundup: Northern Colorado upsets Montana
Anthony Johnson scored 29 points and Jordan Wilson had 17 and Northern Colorado took control in the second half to end the regular-season with a 78-72 win over conference co-leader …
Sat., March 5, 2016, 6:24 p.m.
EWU men fall to Weber State in regular-season finale
The Wildcats hit 32 of 43 foul shots in a 79-77 win that gave them the Big Sky Conference regular-season title and sent Eastern Washington to its fourth straight defeat …
Fri., March 4, 2016, 10:01 p.m.
Women’s basketball: Eastern Washington settles for second seed in Big Sky tourney
Kailie Quinn and Deeshyra Thomas scored 19 points apiece and Weber State beat Eastern Washington 80-74 in Ogden, Utah. With the table set for a share of the Big Sky …