Stories tagged: Big Sky Conference
UPDATED: Fri., June 23, 2017, 5:37 p.m.
Eastern Washington star Jacob Wiley agrees to sign with Brooklyn Nets
He didn’t get drafted, but Jacob Wiley’s trip to New York this week turned out just fine.
Fri., June 16, 2017, 5:57 p.m.
An early look at how the 2017 Big Sky Conference football race shapes up
Spring football has wrapped up around the Big Sky Conference, but it’s never too early to look ahead.
UPDATED: Fri., June 16, 2017, 5:55 p.m.
Former EWU star Adris DeLeon returns to Cheney for graduation
Before he became a streetball hero and played basketball on three continents, Adris DeLeon was an Eastern Washington Eagle.
Thu., June 15, 2017, 6:56 p.m.
Cooper Kupp’s 24th birthday even sweeter with $3.8 million contract with Rams
Besides his 24th birthday, Cooper Kupp had a lot to celebrate on Thursday.
Tue., June 13, 2017, 10:39 p.m.
Analysis: Fans will have to contribute even more to get EWU athletics on par with rivals
Some EWU football fans are missing the point in the school’s hiring of an outside fundraising consultant.
UPDATED: Thu., June 8, 2017, 7:47 p.m.
Eastern Washington football ‘not in panic mode’ after offensive coordinator resigns
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.
Wed., June 7, 2017, 2:05 p.m.
Eastern Washington offensive coordinator Fred Salanoa abruptly resigns
Without coaching a single game, Fred Salanoa has resigned as Eastern Washington’s offensive coordinator after three months, head coach Aaron Best said Wednesday afternoon.
Wed., June 7, 2017, 11:46 a.m.
Former Eastern Washington coach Beau Baldwin to make $570,000 annually as Cal OC
By moving up to the Pac-12, former Eastern Washington football coach Beau Baldwin also moved up a few tax brackets.
UPDATED: Wed., May 17, 2017, 6:16 p.m.
Former Eastern Washington football star Cooper Kupp quickly impresses Los Angeles Rams
At every stop, Cooper Kupp has converted the doubters. Now it’s SoCal’s turn.
Tue., May 16, 2017, 5:52 p.m.
Eastern Washington starts new basketball head coach Shantay Legans at $130,000 annual salary
New Eastern Washington basketball coach Shantay Legans will earn a base salary of $130,000 in his first season.
Sun., May 14, 2017, 6 a.m.
EWU women’s basketball coach Wendy Schuller a full-time mom on two courts
Basketball season is in the rearview mirror, which makes Mother’s Day the perfect time for some positive reflection at the Schuller home in Cheney.
UPDATED: Fri., May 12, 2017, 10:46 p.m.
EWU initiates process to examine fundraising prospects for athletics facilities
Eastern Washington has taken the first steps in exploring the feasibility of improving the school’s athletic facilities.
UPDATED: Thu., May 11, 2017, 8:28 p.m.
Spokane entrepreneurs respond to growing number of graduate transfers
CollegeFreeAgent.com is one of those “why-didn’t-I-think-of-that?” ideas.
Sun., May 7, 2017, 5:18 p.m.
Best, Eastern Washington look back on successful month of spring football
From Aaron Best’s perspective, spring football at Eastern Washington was nothing short of incomparable.
UPDATED: Sat., April 29, 2017, 8:01 p.m.
Brandon Montgomery leads Red to 24-17 win in Eastern Washington spring game
From the pregame trash-talking to the celebratory ice bath for winning coach Jeff Schmedding, this felt like the real thing.
UPDATED: Sat., April 29, 2017, 6:01 p.m.
L.A. Rams pick Eastern Washington’s Samson Ebukam in fourth round of NFL Draft
In one of the most surprising developments of the NFL Draft, former Eastern Washington stars Samson Ebukam and Cooper Kupp will be teammates again.
UPDATED: Fri., April 28, 2017, 9:03 p.m.
L.A. Rams pick Eastern Washington’s Cooper Kupp in third round of NFL Draft
The Los Angeles Rams selected Eastern Washington’s record-breaking wide receiver early in the third round of the NFL Draft, capping a dramatic Friday night for Kupp and his family.
UPDATED: Thu., April 27, 2017, 6:20 p.m.
Eastern Washington set for game-like Red-White contest
Don’t expect the see a lot of mysteries to be revealed Saturday afternoon at Roos Field.
Wed., April 26, 2017, 6 a.m.
Former Eastern Washington star Cooper Kupp, family have high hopes for NFL Draft
Family and faith have carried Cooper Kupp this far, so why stop now?
UPDATED: Mon., April 24, 2017, 5:49 p.m.
Eastern Washington secondary is tough, experienced
Those young Eastern Washington cornerbacks sure have grown up.
UPDATED: Mon., April 24, 2017, 5:41 p.m.
Former Eastern Washington star Jacob Wiley making an impression with NBA scouts
The basketball season is over, but life has moved with fastbreak speed this month for former Eastern Washington star Jacob Wiley.
UPDATED: Sat., April 22, 2017, 8:44 p.m.
Eastern Washington defense highlights Eagles’ second scrimmage
There was a lot to like at Eastern Washington’s second spring scrimmage Saturday.
Thu., April 20, 2017, 4:01 p.m.
Eastern Washington football plans longer scrimmage for Saturday
Eastern Washington’s scrimmage on Saturday will be longer and more comprehensive than last week’s 61-play affair, coach Aaron Best said.
UPDATED: Thu., April 20, 2017, 3:59 p.m.
Eastern Washington linebackers enjoy running downhill
Miquiyah Zamora is gone, but he’s still offering pointers to the returning Eastern Washington linebackers.
Wed., April 19, 2017, 4:37 p.m.
Eastern Washington defensive line ready to take the next step
New schemes and newfound physicality made a big difference last year for Eastern Washington’s defensive line.
Tue., April 18, 2017, 6 p.m.
New Eastern Washington offensive line coach Jase Butorac inherits young but experienced group
Eastern Washington’s new offensive line coach is a former center, and Jase Butorac believes that’s no coincidence.
Sun., April 16, 2017, 8 a.m.
Shantay Legans finds basketball success at Eastern Washington with hard work, winning personality
Shantay Legans had accepted the inevitable back in the spring of 2011: He was out of a job. Now he’s the head coach at Eastern Washington
UPDATED: Fri., April 14, 2017, 11:21 p.m.
New coach Aaron Best, Eastern Washington ready for first spring football scrimmage
This is Aaron Best’s team now, although he doesn’t think of it that way.
UPDATED: Wed., April 12, 2017, 9:20 p.m.
New Eastern Washington running backs coach Kevin Maurice ready for challenge
How badly did Kevin Maurice want to coach to coach at Eastern Washington?
UPDATED: Fri., April 14, 2017, 5:02 p.m.
Eastern Washington, new coach Aaron Best open spring football practice
Everyone had an extra spring in their step Tuesday afternoon at Roos Field.