Stories tagged: EWU football
UPDATED: Mon., July 16, 2018, 10:28 p.m.
The Big Sky Conference’s top players know each other in name, mostly, but on Sunday and Monday in Spokane, they fraternized at the Big Sky Football Kickoff, an annual gathering …
UPDATED: Mon., July 16, 2018, 8:17 p.m.
The Eagles were picked first in the both the preseason Big Sky Conference coaches and media polls released Monday. It’s the first time the program was first in both polls …
Thu., July 12, 2018, 6:05 p.m.
On Monday at the DoubleTree Spokane, the Big Sky Conference’s 13 head football coaches along with 26 players will begin answering the media’s questions at 9 a.m. The interviews will …
Sat., June 30, 2018, 9:09 p.m.
Former Eastern Washington football players take their games from the gridiron to the asphalt for Hoopfest
Ex-EWU football players Shaq Hill, Stu Stiles and Nick Ellison team up Saturday for Hoopfest.
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: Fri., June 15, 2018, 5:02 p.m.
HERO Sports, Athlon Sports and Street and Smith’s magazine have the Eagles ranked No. 4, No. 6 and No. 14, respectively, in their recent preseason Top 25 polls.
UPDATED: Tue., June 12, 2018, 6:29 p.m.
It’s been a rough few days for Eastern Washington University products in the Canadian Football League.
UPDATED: Tue., June 5, 2018, 4:43 p.m.
The Big Sky Conference has adopted a rule that would ban student-athletes with convictions for violent crimes from participating in sports or receiving athletic scholarships at league schools.
UPDATED: Fri., June 1, 2018, 11:42 p.m.
Football season is three months away, but Eastern Washington already is on a winning streak.
UPDATED: Wed., May 23, 2018, 3:19 p.m.
With women’s basketball and women’s tennis leading the way, Eastern Washington has earned high grades from the NCAA.
UPDATED: Mon., May 21, 2018, 11:29 p.m.
For several former Eastern Washington stars, the upcoming Canadian Football League season offers more than a little drama. The storylines span the country as CFL fans await the season opener …
UPDATED: Mon., May 21, 2018, 11:28 p.m.
Vernon Adams Jr. can’t catch a break. Now with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats – his third Canadian Football League team in as many seasons – the former Eastern Washington and Oregon …
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 …
UPDATED: Tue., May 1, 2018, 6:32 p.m.
More than anything, the Eastern Washington players and coaches emerged from four weeks of spring football with a sense of completeness.
Sat., April 28, 2018, 8:20 p.m.
Eastern Washington’s Red-White Game opened with a sweet trick play for a touchdown and closed with a treat for dozens of children gathered on the red turf.
UPDATED: Sat., April 28, 2018, 6:50 p.m.
No matter the challenge, Lynn Hickey seemingly has a plan for that.
UPDATED: Fri., April 27, 2018, 5:07 p.m.
Even on a Tuesday afternoon in April, the Eastern Washington football players had their game faces on.
UPDATED: Fri., April 27, 2018, 4:42 p.m.
This time last year, Cooper Kupp was feeling a bit restless.
Thu., April 26, 2018, 6:10 p.m.
All those months of work finally paid off Thursday.
UPDATED: Wed., April 25, 2018, 9:09 p.m.
Lynn Hickey’s improbable journey to Eastern Washington University began with a late-January phone call from the parking lot at a Dairy Queen in south Texas. On the other end was …
UPDATED: Wed., April 25, 2018, 5:49 a.m.
Her first choice was the right one, Eastern Washington President Mary Cullinan has decided. Lynn Hickey, whom Cullinan hired as interim athletic director 10 weeks ago, is now the school’s …
UPDATED: Mon., April 23, 2018, 8:24 p.m.
Eastern Washington football coach Aaron Best seldom has trouble fielding questions about football – or anything else. However, Best opted for a fair catch when asked this week how the …
UPDATED: Mon., April 23, 2018, 10:41 a.m.
These are exciting times for Eastern Washington University sports fans. Anxious ones too.
UPDATED: Sat., April 21, 2018, 6:49 p.m.
Eastern Washington had a clear idea of what it wanted to accomplish during Saturday morning’s scrimmage at Roos Field: Put the players in some tough situations and see how they …
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, 7:08 p.m.
In some ways, Jase Butorac and the Eastern Washington offensive linemen are growing up together.
Wed., April 18, 2018, 6:34 p.m.
Consider Saturday’s Eastern Washington scrimmage as a dry run for next week’s Red-White Spring Game.
UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018, 9:21 a.m.
Vince Otoupal didn’t need a microphone Tuesday night.
UPDATED: Mon., April 16, 2018, 1:40 p.m.
The window has all but closed on Eastern Washington’s chances of completing its football schedule against an FCS opponent.
UPDATED: Mon., April 16, 2018, 5:40 p.m.
Eastern Washington football will appear on four ROOT sports telecasts this fall, the Big Sky Conference announced Monday.