Stories tagged: Big Sky Conference
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016, 11:15 p.m.
EWU’s young offensive line is making progress
If all goes according to plan for Tristen Taylor, he’ll be an All-American left tackle before he hits 20.
Fri., Aug. 19, 2016, 7:36 p.m.
North Dakota to explore change in conference affiliation
The University of North Dakota is looking for ways to save money in its athletic department, and it could include a change in conference affiliation.
Mon., Aug. 15, 2016, 5:06 p.m.
Eastern’s receiver corps is deep and talented, which is a nice problem to have
As the torch is being passed to a new generation of Eastern Washington receivers, many hands are reaching out.
Wed., Aug. 10, 2016, 8:48 p.m.
Grizzlies tab Shannon Schweyen as women’s basketball coach
Shannon Schweyen has been promoted to head coach of the Montana women’s basketball team that she played on and has helped coach for the past 24 seasons.
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016, 6:12 p.m.
Eagles start fall practice with determination, upbeat mood
Beau Baldwin figures he’s a lucky man.
Mon., Aug. 8, 2016, 8:59 p.m.
Eastern football ranked 14th and 17th, with tough schedule ahead
Based on the Football Championship Subdivision preseason polls, it should be a September to remember for Eastern Washington. On the eve of their first practice, the Eagles were ranked 14th …
Sat., Aug. 6, 2016, 11:12 p.m.
EWU football vows to return to championship level
For Eastern Washington football fans, it was a November to forget: three straight losses and no postseason.
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016, 11:28 p.m.
Eagles increase home games
For the first time in several years, Eastern Washington basketball fans will get to see their team play early and often at Reese Court. “If Eastern fans want to enjoy …
Wed., July 27, 2016, 6:56 p.m.
Montana women’s basketball coach Robin Selvig retires
Montana women’s basketball coach Robin Selvig announced his retirement Wednesday after 38 years at the school.
Mon., July 25, 2016, 10:19 p.m.
Vandals picked to finish eighth in Sun Belt football poll
Idaho is picked to finish eighth among 11 football teams in the Sun Belt Conference, the league announced Monday.
Sun., May 15, 2016, 4 a.m.
Field of dreams: EWU considers farmer’s land for new football stadium
The answer to Eastern Washington’s football stadium problems may be near.
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.