Stories tagged: Big Sky Conference
Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 7:10 p.m.
Influx of Texas Tech transfers makes it harder for Eastern Washington to prepare
These are desperate times at Texas Tech, and the Red Raiders have responded in kind.
Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, 7:13 p.m.
Eastern Washington hopes physical approach pays off this season
According to Aaron Best’s master plan, an emphasis on physicality will pay off for Eastern Washington come playoff time, in the bitter cold of December.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 28, 2017, 6:34 p.m.
First look: Eastern Washington at Texas Tech
Texas Tech football coach Kliff Kingsbury knows it better than most: Football Championship Subdivision programs are not created equal.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 6:46 p.m.
Plenty at stake at Eastern Washington’s final football scrimmage
It’s the next best thing to a game, and almost as important. On the field and off, Friday’s twilight scrimmage at Roos Field will set the tone for Eastern Washington’s …
Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 6:02 p.m.
Eastern Washington assistant coach Heath Pulver followed his instincts back to Cheney
It’s been quite a year for Heath Pulver.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 4:12 p.m.
Eastern Washington players stay focused during eclipse
While the rest of the country was staring off into space, the Eastern Washington football players were a focused bunch Monday morning.
Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, 3:09 p.m.
Defense dominates Eastern Washington scrimmage
As Eastern Washington wide receiver Terence Grady struggled to find words to describe Saturday’s scrimmage, a group of Eagle defenders ran by, whooping and hollering.
Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 5:43 p.m.
Eastern Washington’s defense plans to keep pressure on opposing quarterbacks
With all due respect to Samson Ebukam, a good pass rush is more than one freakishly good player on the edge.
Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 5:55 p.m.
Eastern Washington backup QB Eric Barriere honing his craft and biding his time
The most-scrutinized player in Eastern Washington football probably won’t even see action in the season opener.
Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 6:34 p.m.
‘Lean on us,’ say Eastern Washington offensive linemen
The Eastern Washington offensive linemen didn’t get much time to rest on their laurels.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 6:27 p.m.
Former Eastern Washington WR Kendrick Bourne making noise in NFL preseason
The biggest surprise from the first week of the NFL preseason might beformer Eastern Washington wide receiver Kendrick Bourne.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
Former Eastern Washington star Vernon Adams Jr. traded to Sasketchewan
The Saskatchewan Roughriders have acquired former Eastern Washington All-American quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. in a trade with Montreal, the Canadian Football League teams announced Tuesday
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 2:33 p.m.
Former Eastern Washington star Jacob Wiley signs two-way contract with Brooklyn Nets
Thanks partly to the NBA’s introduction of a new salary wrinkle, former Eastern Washington star Jacob Wiley will make a decent living this year playing the game he loves.
Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 1:18 p.m.
Eastern Washington looks to scrimmage to set two-deeps
Physically, the worst is over for the Eastern Washington football players in fall camp. Mentally, not so much.
Sun., Aug. 13, 2017, 1:45 p.m.
Former Eastern Washington lineman Jase Butorac has his dream job
Jase Butorac had it all figured out. By the age of 25, he’d be putting that Eastern Washington marketing degree to good use and making a little money.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 12:33 p.m.
Sizing up Eastern Washington’s football opponents, from easiest to toughest
Eastern Washington’s football schedule appears to be one of the most forgiving in recent years.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 5:41 p.m.
Eastern Washington ranked fourth in FCS preseason coaches’ poll
Eastern Washington is getting even more love from coaches than from national media.
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 6:42 p.m.
Eastern Washington practices high-energy despite the heat
With temperatures in the mid-90s and no place to hide from the sun, “warm-ups” seemed an afterthought Monday afternoon at Eastern Washington football practice.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 5:04 p.m.
Eastern Washington, new head coach Aaron Best open fall football camp on Thursday
His first game as a college head coach is barely a month away, but Aaron Best is sleeping just fine these days.
UPDATED: Sat., July 29, 2017, 11:28 p.m.
Former Eastern Washington star Cooper Kupp ready to make the most of his NFL career
Southern California looks and feels nothing like Cheney, but Cooper Kupp is settling in just fine.
UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017, 5:13 p.m.
Bodie Reeder named Eastern Washington offensive coordinator
Five months into his tenure as Eastern Washington University’s quarterbacks coach, Bodie Reeder will also officially assume the role of offensive coordinator, head coach Aaron Best announced Tuesday.
UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 8:47 p.m.
Graduate transfer Randy Onwuasor hears from Gonzaga, three other colleges
Gonzaga is among four schools that has shown interest in Southern Utah grad transfer Randy Onwuasor, according to ESPN.com’s Jeff Goodman.
Tue., July 18, 2017, 5:17 p.m.
North Dakota edges Eastern Washington in Big Sky coaches, media polls
There won’t be an undefeated tie this year between North Dakota and Eastern Washington University in the race to the Big Sky Conference football championship, but they are expected to …
Thu., June 29, 2017, 4:55 p.m.
Former Eastern Washington football players want to make financial impact
Hundreds of Eastern Washington football players are ready to get back in the game.
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.