Stories tagged: Big Sky Conference
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1, 2017, 9:04 P.M.
Eastern Washington faces tough home stand against Sac State and PSU
Eastern Washington and coach Jim Hayford have a lot to play for this week at Reese Court.
SATURDAY, JAN. 28, 2017, 8 A.M.
New Eastern Washington head coach Aaron Best defined by work ethic, smarts
By his own admission, Aaron Best is old-school, but not incorrigibly so.
THURSDAY, JAN. 26, 2017, 5:32 P.M.
North Dakota moving basketball, football to new conferences
The University of North Dakota is moving its basketball teams to the Summit League and its football team to the Missouri Valley Football Conference.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25, 2017, 8:41 P.M.
Eastern Washington faces key trip to Montana
A cornered Grizzly is a dangerous thing. That’s what Eastern Washington faces Thursday night in Missoula as the Eagles try to stay in the upper echelon of the Big Sky …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25, 2017, 4:59 P.M.
Eastern Washington announces 2017 football schedule
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.
TUESDAY, JAN. 24, 2017, 9:23 P.M.
Ferenz, Idaho Vandals on a roll
It’s no coincidence. Mikayla Ferenz is on a run, and so are the Idaho Vandals
MONDAY, JAN. 23, 2017, 11:47 P.M.
New coach Aaron Best impresses at Eastern Washington press conference
Aaron Best still brought his playbook to Monday’s introductory press conference on the EWU campus.
MONDAY, JAN. 23, 2017, 11:42 P.M.
‘The right fit at the right time,’ Aaron Best introduced as Eastern Washington’s new football coach
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: SATURDAY, JAN. 21, 2017, 5:57 P.M.
Eastern Washington rolls past Southern Utah, 83-68
Saturday was Alumni Family Day at Eastern Washington – all the better to make a positive impression on the little ones watching at Reese Court.
UPDATED: SATURDAY, JAN. 21, 2017, 9:53 P.M.
Aaron Best named head coach at Eastern Washington
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.
FRIDAY, JAN. 20, 2017, 11:45 P.M.
Eastern Washington coaches, players ponder their future
As the Eastern Washington basketball team was playing Northern Arizona on Thursday night, all was quiet down the hall.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, JAN. 20, 2017, 8:52 P.M.
Former Eastern Washington stars Bourne, Ebukam chase NFL dreams Saturday
Three former Eastern Washington football players will chase their dreams in postseason all-star games over the next two weekends.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, JAN. 19, 2017, 8:10 P.M.
Eastern Washington will soon interview in-house football coaches Aaron Best, Jeff Schmedding
Eastern Washington athletic director Bill Chaves is keeping to his promise of an “expedited search” for the successor to football coach Beau Baldwin.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, JAN. 18, 2017, 6:53 P.M.
Jacob Wiley, Eagles have momentum despite loss to Weber State
Jim Hayford scoffs at the notion that the Eagles won’t be challenged this week against Northern Arizona and Southern Utah.
TUESDAY, JAN. 17, 2017, 11:22 P.M.
Eastern Washington faces tough choice in new head football coach
Eastern Washington just lost its head coach, but athletic director Bill Chaves said he hopes to preserve the program’s identity. Which is what, exactly?
TUESDAY, JAN. 17, 2017, 11:22 P.M.
Eagles work hard to keep recruiting class intact
Perhaps the best news for Eastern Washington football on Tuesday was delivered by a 17-year-old via social media.
MONDAY, JAN. 16, 2017, 10:28 P.M.
Eastern Washington plans ‘expedited search’ for Beau Baldwin’s successor
Eastern Washington football is running its hurry-up offense – in January.
SUNDAY, JAN. 15, 2017, 8 A.M.
New contract rewards Beau Baldwin’s winning ways with Eastern Washington football
Even at $240,000 a year, Beau Baldwin is one of the biggest bargains in college football. Baldwin’s 85-32 record is seventh best in the history of the Big Sky Conference. …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 11, 2017, 10:46 P.M.
Eastern coach Jim Hayford, Eagles prepare for tests from guards Ethan Telfair, Jeremy Senglin
The outlook for Eastern Washington this week? Guarded as Jim Hayford and the Eagles head to ISU and Weber
SATURDAY, JAN. 7, 2017, 11:11 P.M.
Late foul shots lift Montana past Eastern, 65-59
The Eastern Washington players will move on from this one. They don’t have a choice. Presumably so will the officials.
THURSDAY, JAN. 5, 2017, 10:17 A.M.
Cooper Kupp wins national award from athletic directors
Former Eastern Washington wide receiver Cooper Kupp won another big honor Thursday.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 4, 2017, 2:13 P.M.
EWU basketball hosts Montana schools this week
After taking a big win on the road, Eastern Washington gets a chance to protect its perfect home record this week against the Montana schools.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 28, 2016, 11:24 P.M.
Big Sky race should be competitive
Trying to pick a favorite to win the Big Sky Conference basketball title? Don’t look at the records.
SATURDAY, DEC. 24, 2016, 3:26 P.M.
Stellar season for Eastern Washington football could lead to another
It’s been almost a week since the tough loss to Youngstown State, so the cups should be half-full again for Eastern Washington football fans.
SATURDAY, DEC. 24, 2016, 5 A.M.
On the field and off, Kupp brought out the best at EWU
Moments after a crushing last-second defeat that ended his storied Eastern Washington University college football career, Cooper Kupp kept his poise and perspective.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 21, 2016, 1 A.M.
North Dakota extends contract of football coach through 2021
North Dakota has extended the contract of football coach Bubba Schweigert through the 2021 season.
TUESDAY, DEC. 20, 2016, 1:06 P.M.
Cooper Kupp, Gage Gubrud, Samson Ebukam win more national honors
For the second straight day, a trio of Eastern Washington University football players won national recognition when STATS released its postseason All-America squad on Tuesday.
MONDAY, DEC. 19, 2016, 9:45 A.M.
Eagles Kupp, Ebukam, Gubrud continue to collect major honors
Their college careers are over, but Eastern Washington wide receiver Cooper Kupp, defensive end Samson Ebukam and quarterback Gage Gubrud earned big consolation prizes Monday.
SUNDAY, DEC. 18, 2016, 9:16 P.M.
Eastern Washington’s semifinal loss won’t overshadow stellar season
In a few days, the just-completed Eagles football season will look a whole lot better and won’t be defined by Saturday’s 40-38 semifinal loss to Youngstown State.
FRIDAY, DEC. 16, 2016, 11:27 P.M.
Eagles face Youngstown St. with title game berth on the line
At some point Saturday afternoon, Eastern Washington football fans will stop talking about the weather and enjoy the heat of the moment.