Stories tagged: Eastern Washington basketball
UPDATED: Sat., June 16, 2018, 7:11 p.m.
Five years ago, Sir Washington somehow made it through high school, despite every obstacle life placed in his way. Two years later, he overcame injury and was on the court …
UPDATED: Sat., June 16, 2018, 6:20 p.m.
Perhaps it was the proverbial seven-year itch to do something different, or a chance to spend more weekends with my wife. Either way, I’m now the K-12 education reporter for …
UPDATED: Tue., May 15, 2018, 6:36 p.m.
Eastern Washington has added a high-scoring guard from Southern California, coach Shantay Legans announced Tuesday.
UPDATED: Thu., May 3, 2018, 8:42 p.m.
New Eastern Washington University athletic director Lynn Hickey will earn $178,566 annually during the course of a five-year contract signed last week. Hickey, who served as interim athletic director beginning …
Thu., April 19, 2018, 8:25 p.m.
Eastern Washington athletic director candidate Lynn Hickey talks funding, facilities, future in public forum
Lynn Hickey has a resume as big as Texas. For better than four decades, she’s coached big-time women’s basketball, helped lead the athletic department at one of the biggest schools …
Wed., April 18, 2018, 6:09 p.m.
Bogdan Bliznyuk is doing his best to follow in the footsteps of former Eastern Washington teammate Jake Wiley.
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018, 6:58 p.m.
Austin Fadal can do a little of everything, and next year he’ll be doing it at Eastern Washington.
Fri., April 6, 2018, 6:16 p.m.
After six weeks on the job, Eastern Washington interim athletic director Lynn Hickey said she’s “very impressed” with the quality of people in her department.
Wed., April 4, 2018, 6:15 p.m.
Former Eastern Washington men’s basketball star Bogdan Bliznyuk is making the most of his opportunities.
UPDATED: Wed., March 21, 2018, 6:42 p.m.
After successful season, Eastern Washington basketball coach Shantay Legans ready to roll into next year
With the season over, you’d think Eastern Washington basketball coach Shantay Legans could relax. Not so fast – his wife Tatjana is due soon with their second child.
UPDATED: Sat., March 10, 2018, 9:25 p.m.
The Big Sky Conference’s automatic bid belongs to Montana. The Grizzlies rallied from an 11-point halftime deficit to defeat Eastern Washington 82-65 on Saturday night in the championship game of …
UPDATED: Fri., March 9, 2018, 11:21 p.m.
Bogdan Bliznyuk becomes Big Sky’s all-time leading scorer while leading Eastern Washington to title game
By the end of the night, every basketball fan in the Big Sky Conference had to wonder: How much more history can Bogdan Bliznyuk and Eastern Washington make in one …
UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 10:57 p.m.
On a day when the favorites played down to the level of the competition, the Eastern Washington Eagles elevated their game to new heights Thursday night.
UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018, 11:04 p.m.
Besides the obvious ones – the Eagles routed Southern Utah 74-51 in front of an appreciative crowd at Reese Court – they reinforced what coach Shantay Legans already knew: This …
Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 5:05 p.m.
Besides the chance to build on a four-game winning streak, the Eagles have a chance to earn a first-round bye in next week’s Big Sky Conference tournament and send three …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 9:03 p.m.
Another weekend, another milestone for Eastern Washington forward Bogdan Bliznyuk.
Mon., Feb. 19, 2018, 10 a.m.
Eastern Washington forward Bogdan Bliznyuk capped another big week with another weekly award Monday.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 17, 2018, 7:33 p.m.
Eastern Washington was coming off its biggest win over the season, Thursday night over Big Sky Conference leader Montana. But if this were a trap game, the Eagles barely noticed. …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 15, 2018, 9:43 p.m.
Bogdan Bliznyuk scored 19 points with six rebounds and five assists and Eastern Washington ended Montana’s 13-game winning streak 74-65 on Thursday night.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 4:58 p.m.
Eastern Washington basketball coach Shantay Legans couldn’t believe his ears. The telephone call came last November from a proud mother who needed some tickets for a special event.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 12, 2018, 8:53 p.m.
Eastern Washington University is hosting three public listening sessions this week as it begins the search for a new athletic director.
Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 9:32 p.m.
Bogdan Bliznyuk continued his climb up the Big Sky scoring ladder, pouring in 40 points on 15-of-18 shooting and Eastern Washington turned back Sacramento State in the second half for …
Mon., Jan. 29, 2018, 9:03 p.m.
Records and honors are going hand-in-hand this week for Bogdan Bliznyuk
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 29, 2018, 10 p.m.
In the past year, Jake Wiley has learned much about basketball, life and himself. Most of all, he discovered that he loves peace and quiet – a rare commodity in …
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.
Mon., Jan. 22, 2018, 5:41 p.m.
Jerry Krause was recently selected to help write a 2018 curriculum for the National Association of Basketball Coaches for youth basketball. At the center of the curriculum is a pilot …
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: 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: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 5:41 p.m.
The idea was so good, Wendy Schuller wondered why they hadn’t done it sooner.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 5:39 p.m.
Quietly but surely, Bogdan Bliznyuk and Delaney Hodgins are about to become the leading career scorers in Eastern Washington basketball history.