Stories tagged: Eastern Washington football
UPDATED: MONDAY, MARCH 13, 2017, 10:56 P.M.
Eastern football staff complete with hire of North Dakota running backs coach Maurice
Two months after the departure of football coach Beau Baldwin and several of his assistants, Eastern Washington’s staff is whole again.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 2017, 4:54 P.M.
Former Eastern Washington center Jase Butorac to coach Eagles offensive line
Two years after ending his playing career at Eastern Washington, former center Jase Butorac has joined the Eagle coaching staff as offensive line coach.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 2017, 5:16 P.M.
Former EWU quarterback Fred Salanoa is Eagles’ new offensive coordinator
Eastern Washington football coach Aaron Best has reached deep into the Eagles’ past – and his own – to find a new offensive coordinator.
MONDAY, FEB. 13, 2017, 9:17 P.M.
EWU football coach Aaron Best signs $180,000 contract, works on assembling staff
Football at Eastern Washington University isn’t slowing down for the winter.
MONDAY, FEB. 13, 2017, 8 A.M.
Shooting victim Alden Gibbs Jr. stays positive with help of friends, Eastern Washington teammates
Super Bowl Sunday found Alden Gibbs Jr. the way it always does: surrounded by friends.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1, 2017, 11:47 A.M.
Eastern Washington hires Big-12 assistant as new quarterbacks coach
With its first coaching hire of the offseason, Eastern Washington sent a message Wednesday that passing the football will remain a priority in Cheney.
SATURDAY, JAN. 28, 2017, 8 A.M.
New Eastern Washington head coach Aaron Best defined by work ethic, smarts
By his own admission, Aaron Best is old-school, but not incorrigibly so.
FRIDAY, JAN. 27, 2017, 11:54 P.M.
Former Eastern Washington star Cooper Kupp making big impression at Senior Bowl
Eastern Washington football fans have seen this before from Cooper Kupp. Now it’s the NFL’s turn.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25, 2017, 4:59 P.M.
Eastern Washington announces 2017 football schedule
New coach Aaron Best will be coming full circle when he takes the Eastern Washington football team to Lubbock, Texas, for the season opener on Sept. 3.
UPDATED: SATURDAY, JAN. 21, 2017, 9:53 P.M.
Aaron Best named head coach at Eastern Washington
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.
FRIDAY, JAN. 20, 2017, 11:45 P.M.
Eastern Washington coaches, players ponder their future
As the Eastern Washington basketball team was playing Northern Arizona on Thursday night, all was quiet down the hall.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, JAN. 20, 2017, 8:52 P.M.
Former Eastern Washington stars Bourne, Ebukam chase NFL dreams Saturday
Three former Eastern Washington football players will chase their dreams in postseason all-star games over the next two weekends.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, JAN. 19, 2017, 8:10 P.M.
Eastern Washington will soon interview in-house football coaches Aaron Best, Jeff Schmedding
Eastern Washington athletic director Bill Chaves is keeping to his promise of an “expedited search” for the successor to football coach Beau Baldwin.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, JAN. 18, 2017, 7:51 P.M.
EWU coaches, players cope with uncertainty
After two days of tumult, it’s mostly quiet on the Eastern front.
TUESDAY, JAN. 17, 2017, 11:22 P.M.
Eastern Washington faces tough choice in new head football coach
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?
TUESDAY, JAN. 17, 2017, 11:22 P.M.
Eagles work hard to keep recruiting class intact
Perhaps the best news for Eastern Washington football on Tuesday was delivered by a 17-year-old via social media.
UPDATED: MONDAY, JAN. 16, 2017, 11:06 P.M.
Blanchette: Baldwin leaves behind blueprint for success
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 …
MONDAY, JAN. 16, 2017, 10:28 P.M.
Eastern Washington plans ‘expedited search’ for Beau Baldwin’s successor
Eastern Washington football is running its hurry-up offense – in January.
SUNDAY, JAN. 15, 2017, 8 A.M.
New contract rewards Beau Baldwin’s winning ways with Eastern Washington football
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. …
SATURDAY, DEC. 24, 2016, 3:26 P.M.
Stellar season for Eastern Washington football could lead to another
It’s been almost a week since the tough loss to Youngstown State, so the cups should be half-full again for Eastern Washington football fans.
SATURDAY, DEC. 24, 2016, 5 A.M.
On the field and off, Kupp brought out the best at EWU
Moments after a crushing last-second defeat that ended his storied Eastern Washington University college football career, Cooper Kupp kept his poise and perspective.
TUESDAY, DEC. 20, 2016, 1:06 P.M.
Cooper Kupp, Gage Gubrud, Samson Ebukam win more national honors
For the second straight day, a trio of Eastern Washington University football players won national recognition when STATS released its postseason All-America squad on Tuesday.
MONDAY, DEC. 19, 2016, 9:45 A.M.
Eagles Kupp, Ebukam, Gubrud continue to collect major honors
Their college careers are over, but Eastern Washington wide receiver Cooper Kupp, defensive end Samson Ebukam and quarterback Gage Gubrud earned big consolation prizes Monday.
FRIDAY, DEC. 16, 2016, 11:27 P.M.
Eagles face Youngstown St. with title game berth on the line
At some point Saturday afternoon, Eastern Washington football fans will stop talking about the weather and enjoy the heat of the moment.
TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016, 12:10 A.M.
Resurgent Penguins challenge EWU in FCS semifinals
The students were screaming it at the top of their lungs on a chilly Saturday afternoon in northeastern Ohio: “Youngstown is back, baby!”
MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2016, 7:05 P.M.
Eagles coach Beau Baldwin interviews at Nevada
Eastern Washington football coach Beau Baldwin is one of three finalists for the vacancy at Nevada and has interviewed for the position
MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2016, 2:16 P.M.
Richmond on a roll as EWU looms
The Richmond Spiders are flying by the seat of their pants this week.
FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 2016, 11:46 P.M.
EWU cornerbacks fresh for the FCS playoffs
As football’s second season begins at Eastern Washington, the Eagle cornerbacks feel like they’re still halfway through the first
FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 2016, 2:02 A.M.
History of Roos Field and list of Big Sky football facilities
A timeline detailing the history of Roos Field and a list of the other football facilities in the Big Sky Conference
FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 2016, 2:01 A.M.
As debate about Roos Field continues, other facilities receive upgrades
While Eastern Washington considers its options, other FCS schools have moved decisively toward expanding their football facilities with relatively modest expenditures.