Stories tagged: Big sky
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.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, 7:23 p.m.
After practice one day early this week, when everyone had jogged into the locker room, Idaho senior linebackers Kaden Elliss and Ed Hall and a couple of teammates reassembled on …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, 4:15 p.m.
Big Sky picks: Don’t expect Northern Colorado to give Eastern Washington trouble in Greeley this time
Big Sky Conference football predictions
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 6 a.m.
When EWU begins its 2018-19 campaign Nov. 6 at national power Syracuse, the Eagles will have four returning starters who averaged less than double figures.
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 6 a.m.
An Idaho Vandals team that was going to be light on experience in the best of circumstances has the additional challenge of managing the loss of its best returning player …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 31, 2018, 9:05 p.m.
Whether it’s in casual conversation or the moments following one of his electric touchdown runs, Eastern Washington quarterback Eric Barriere is smiling.
Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 7:46 p.m.
EWU head coach Aaron Best announced that two-time All-American quarterback Gage Gubrud would miss the rest of the season due to a toe injury he sustained in a win at …
Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 6:33 p.m.
Leading up to the renewal of the Big Sky rivalry with Eastern Washington, Idaho coach Paul Petrino preached about the importance of getting off to a good start and limiting …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 10:25 p.m.
Junior quarterback Jake Maier threw for three touchdowns and ran for another, leading a second-half rally that carried UC Davis past Montana 49-21 on Saturday in Missoula.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 7:02 p.m.
Eastern Washington coach Aaron Best confirms that quarterback Gage Gubrud will undergo season-ending surgery.
Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 5 a.m.
Add Eastern Washington safety Cole Karstetter to the growing list of Eagles with Idaho ties.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 26, 2018, 10:32 p.m.
Blast from the past: Eastern Washington’s wins over Idaho helped build program into national powerhouse
Was Idaho and Eastern Washington an unrequited rivalry? Depends who you ask. There was never a question of who had the better football program, though.