Stories tagged: Big sky
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 1, 2018, 10:31 p.m.
Consider Eastern Washington’s defense the Timex watch of the FCS.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 1, 2018, 10:43 p.m.
John Blanchette: Eastern Washington players haven’t blocked importance of special teams magic from memories
Not to slide the Eagles’ greatest hits album onto the turntable yet again, but consider what might be the most forgotten defining play in Eastern Washington football history.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 1, 2018, 10:45 p.m.
Jake Constantine threw for four touchdowns and ran for another and the Weber State defense picked off four passes to lead the second-seeded Wildcats to a 48-23 win over Southeast …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 1, 2018, 10:27 p.m.
Eastern Washington turns to defense, special teams in FCS playoff-opening victory over Nicholls State
Linebacker Ketner Kupp’s 95-yard interception return in the final minutes put an exclamation point on the rout.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 30, 2018, 11:05 p.m.
Washington State advanced to the second round of the NCAA volleyball tournament against Tennessee with a four-game win against a smaller but defensively tough Northern Arizona Friday in Bohler Gym …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 24, 2018, 9:39 p.m.
FCS Playoffs: Montana State tops Incarnate Word in opener; Nicholls State to face Eastern Washington
Troy Andersen ran for a touchdown and threw for another, leading Montana State to a 35-14 win over Incarnate Word in the first round of the FCS playoffs. His touchdown …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 17, 2018, 9:50 p.m.
The fifth annual Dam Cup, given to the winner of the young EWU-Portland State rivalry game, was a bonus, much like the milestone marks a handful of Eagles reached in …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 17, 2018, 10:36 p.m.
Senior running back Logan Jones’ 13-yard touchdown run with 2:19 left pushed Montana State into the lead, and a goal-line fumble with under 10 seconds left sealed the Bobcats’ 29-25 …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 17, 2018, 10:03 p.m.
Feleipe Franks passed for 274 yards and three touchdowns – all in the first half – and No. 13 Florida ran up 600 total yards to rout overmatched Idaho 63-10. …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 11:27 p.m.
No doubt about it: Eastern Washington wins at least share of Big Sky crown after thumping Portland State
Eastern Washington wasn’t about to let a called-back touchdown impede its momentum. Not in this setting. Not with this much on the line.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 10:05 p.m.
Eastern Washington welcomed the Wisconsin-Green Bay Phoenix to Reese Court on Friday for its first home game of the season. After struggling against two top-20 teams (Syracuse and Oregon) on …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 15, 2018, 9 p.m.
After lopsided losses to a pair of college basketball heavyweights, Eastern Washington is ready to take on someone its own size. And in its own arena. The Eagles (0-2) host …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 15, 2018, 9:29 p.m.
Beating Portland State on Friday night would also sweeten Eastern Washington’s postseason pot, likely giving the Eagles a first-round bye and second-round home game.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 15, 2018, 6:45 p.m.
In his senior year at the University of Idaho, where four years of a disciplined approach to the classroom and the football field should have paid off in a sunset …
Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 10:52 p.m.
The Vandals fell to 0-2 with the 83-80 loss in their first home game. But the freshman Tyson introduced himself to Idaho’s fans with a flourish.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 9:39 p.m.
When fourth-ranked Eastern Washington (8-2, 6-1 Big Sky) visits Portland State (4-6, 3-4) Friday night at Hillsboro Stadium, Tysen Prunty will be starting for one of the top FCS defenses …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 10:51 p.m.
Eastern Washington notebook: Eagles secondary steps up in win over UC Davis; Webster twins relish big Senior Day
Twin brothers Nsimba and Nzuzi Webster sat down in front of a group of reporters Saturday following No. 5 Eastern Washington’s 59-20 thrashing of fourth-ranked UC Davis, their smiles lighting …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Josh Davis ran for 225 yards and two touchdowns and Weber State kept pace in the Big Sky Conference race with a 31-18 victory over Southern Utah on Saturday night …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 11:42 p.m.
Dalton Sneed threw for 220 yards and three touchdowns, linebacker Dante Olson set a program record and Montana beat Idaho 46-27 on Saturday for the Little Brown Stein.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 11:04 p.m.
EWU (8-2, 6-1), UC Davis (8-2, 6-1), Weber State (8-2, 6-1) are currently tied atop the standings going into the final week of the regular season.
Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 5 a.m.
As he headed off the field after practice to a team meeting Thursday, with his father sitting in the Kibbie Dome stands watching, Idaho senior running back Isaiah Saunders must …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 9, 2018, 9:07 p.m.
Bol Bol’s double-double, his second for the Ducks, was capped by a spinning drive from the left wing that sent his defender sprawling and led to a rim-hanging, two-hand dunk …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 9, 2018, 7:33 p.m.
Eastern Washington center Spencer Blackburn, a three-year starter and team captain, has received much of his respect for his detail-oriented approach, his technique and preparation, the ability to spot an …
Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 8:45 p.m.
When fifth-ranked Eastern Washington (7-2, 5-1 Big Sky) plays host to fourth-ranked UC Davis (8-1, 6-0) at 1:05 p.m. Saturday at Roos Field in a key conference battle, the Eagles’ …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 5, 2018, 9:02 p.m.
The preseason rankings and hype surrounding Gonzaga basketball take a backseat to an actual basketball game Tuesday. The third-ranked Zags entertain Idaho State at the McCarthey Athletic Center, which hasn’t …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 3, 2018, 11:04 p.m.
Jake Constantine passed for two touchdowns and Trey Tuttle added a pair of field goals and Weber State defeated Sacramento State 26-14 on Saturday in Ogden, Utah to win its …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 3, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
In an era of run-pass options and spread offenses, Idaho and North Dakota met in a Kibbie Dome battle that could have been played on tall grass, outdoors under a …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 3, 2018, 5:16 p.m.
Fifth-ranked Eastern Washington (7-2, 5-1 Big Sky) tallied six sacks, three interceptions and held Northern Colorado (2-8, 2-4) to just 259 total yards, extending its win streak against the Bears …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, 9:28 p.m.
Roldan Alcobendas is often tempted to use his crafty footwork on the pitch, but Eastern Washington’s record-breaking kicker refrains.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
As Eastern Washington begins its late-season push for a Big Sky Conference crown, one can’t help but think of a key Nov. 10 date in Cheney with sixth-ranked UC Davis.