Stories tagged: Bill Chaves
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 24, 2018, 4:22 p.m.
Former Eastern Washington University athletic director Bill Chaves was honored Thursday by the Washington Senate in Olympia with an adopted resolution.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 5, 2018, 5:43 p.m.
The help-wanted ad went up last week on the Eastern Washington University web site. Two-thirds of the way down the list – just below ads for a custodian and food …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 27, 2018, 5:36 p.m.
For Bill Chaves, it’s never been about the trophies – even the one he passes several times a day outside his office.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 7:54 p.m.
Longtime athletics administrator Lynn Hickey will serve as interim athletic director at Eastern Washington University, president Mary Cullinan said in a release Friday morning.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 6:10 p.m.
Sometime next week, Eastern Washington University president Mary Cullinan is expected to publicly announce formation of a search committee and an interim athletic director to replace the departing Bill Chaves.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 5:46 p.m.
While his current employer was making tentative plans to search for a successor, Bill Chaves was introduced Tuesday as the new athletic director at the University of North Dakota,
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 11:12 p.m.
Bill Chaves, who presided over more than a decade of unprecedented athletic success at Eastern Washington University, will now attempt to do the same at North Dakota.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 5:47 p.m.
The odds are good that Eastern Washington University may soon be looking for a new athletic director.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 5, 2018, 11:30 p.m.
As her athletic director pursues a similar position elsewhere, Eastern Washington University president Mary Cullinan declined to comment Friday on Bill Chaves’ future status.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 5:51 p.m.
Eastern Washington athletic director Bill Chaves is a finalist for the same position at the University of North Dakota, the school announced Thursday afternoon.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 22, 2017, 5:18 p.m.
Eastern Washington no longer has a cross country coach following the abrupt departure of Chris Shane earlier this week.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 11:07 p.m.
Eastern Washington will play Big Sky Conference football rival Northern Arizona in nonconference games in 2018 and 2020, athletic director Bill Chaves announced Thursday.
Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 5:39 p.m.
Eastern Washington football fans don’t care much for Montana, which makes the Grizzlies such perfect rivals. So why mess up a good thing?
Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 5:26 p.m.
The athletic directors of the Big Sky Conference considered several choices in handling the departure of North Dakota and the arrival of Idaho in football in 2018.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 10:48 p.m.
Eastern Washington and Montana will not meet on the football field next year, the Big Sky Conference confirmed Thursday.
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 6:52 p.m.
As Eastern Washington flies across the country in search of its first football win of the season, it’s fair to wonder when the Fordham Rams will return the favor.
Tue., June 13, 2017, 10:39 p.m.
Some EWU football fans are missing the point in the school’s hiring of an outside fundraising consultant.
UPDATED: Thu., March 30, 2017, 9:46 p.m.
Shantay Legans got his dream job, but Eastern Washington athletic director Bill Chaves figures he’s the lucky one.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 21, 2017, 9:53 p.m.
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.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 8:10 p.m.
Eastern Washington athletic director Bill Chaves is keeping to his promise of an “expedited search” for the successor to football coach Beau Baldwin.
Tue., Jan. 17, 2017, 11:22 p.m.
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?
Mon., Jan. 16, 2017, 11:05 p.m.
His voice choking at times, Eastern Washington football coach Beau Baldwin confirmed Monday afternoon that he’s joining new California coach Justin Wilcox’s staff as offensive coordinator.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 16, 2017, 11:06 p.m.
Blanchette: With a date in the national championship game at stake in 2010, Beau Baldwin called a timeout and summoned quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell to his side. Just 91 seconds …
Mon., Jan. 16, 2017, 10:28 p.m.
Eastern Washington football is running its hurry-up offense – in January.
Sun., Jan. 15, 2017, 8 a.m.
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. …
Sun., May 15, 2016, 4 a.m.
The answer to Eastern Washington’s football stadium problems may be near.
Fri., July 10, 2015
Game times for all 11 Eastern Washington football games this season have been finalized, the school announced Thursday. All five Eagles home games will be played in the afternoon, starting …
Thu., April 9, 2015
Eastern Washington athletic director Bill Chaves has been named to a committee that will study Division I transfer rules, the NCAA announced this week. It’s an issue that struck close …
Thu., May 29, 2014
Rooting for the underdog comes a little easier at Eastern Washington University, especially when your leader is one. On Wednesday night at Showalter Hall, the athletic department held its sixth …
Thu., Dec. 20, 2012
Eastern Washington’s toughest opponent next year may be the schedule, which again includes two road trips to FBS schools. But instead of a short hop to the Palouse against Idaho …