Stories tagged: EWU football
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 11:42 p.m.
‘The right fit at the right time,’ Aaron Best introduced as Eastern Washington’s new football coach
Aaron Best rose to his own occasion Monday afternoon. Eastern Washington’s new football coach was both witty and charming at his on-campus introduction.
UPDATED: Sat., 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.
Fri., 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: Fri., 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: Fri., Jan. 20, 2017, 12:07 a.m.
Jacob Wiley rolls and Eastern Washington topples Northern Arizona
There was no letdown Thursday night at Reese Court – not for Eastern Washington and certainly not for Jacob Wiley.
UPDATED: Thu., 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: Wed., 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.
Tue., 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?
Tue., 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.
Mon., Jan. 16, 2017, 11:05 p.m.
Beau Baldwin leaving EWU to become offensive coordinator at Cal
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: 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 …
Mon., 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.
Sun., 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. …
Mon., Jan. 9, 2017, 8:36 p.m.
Eastern Washington ranked fourth in final FCS polls
The Eastern Washington University football team ended the postseason 10 positions higher than the way it started by ranking fourth in a pair of final NCAA Football Championship Subdivision polls …
Fri., Jan. 6, 2017, 11:32 p.m.
Chosen over Cooper Kupp, Sam Houston State QB Jeremiah Briscoe is FCS player of year
Sam Houston State junior quarterback Jeremiah Briscoe has been named the top offensive player in the Football Championship Subdivision, defeating Eastern Washington’s Cooper Kupp and Gage Gubrud in voting for …
Thu., Jan. 5, 2017, 10:17 a.m.
Cooper Kupp wins national award from athletic directors
Former Eastern Washington wide receiver Cooper Kupp won another big honor Thursday.
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 2:29 p.m.
Troy Taylor, EWU gained from one-year partnership
Troy Taylor made the most of his one year as passing game coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Eastern Washington, and so did the Eagles.
Mon., Jan. 2, 2017, 10:11 p.m.
Utes lure EWU coach Troy Taylor to Utah
Utah’s next offensive coordinator was scheming against high school teams two years ago.
Sat., 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.
Sat., Dec. 24, 2016, 5 a.m.
On the field and off, Cooper 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.
Tue., 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.
Mon., 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.
Sun., Dec. 18, 2016, 9:16 p.m.
Eastern Washington’s semifinal loss won’t overshadow stellar season
In a few days, the just-completed Eagles football season will look a whole lot better and won’t be defined by Saturday’s 40-38 semifinal loss to Youngstown State.
Sat., Dec. 17, 2016, 11:08 p.m.
Youngstown State advances to FCS title game after beating Eastern Washington on touchdown with 1 second remaining
This one hurt. Eastern Washington’s players, coaches and the 5,233 hardy souls who endured the coldest game in school history could only watch the other guys coldly take the prize. …
Sat., Dec. 17, 2016, 11:07 p.m.
Thorpe: Astounding legacy of Eagles seniors marred by blown semifinals leads
Perhaps the only time college football coaches can understandably feel undercompensated anymore is when they are tasked with addressing a locker room full of heartbroken people whose lives are just …
Sat., Dec. 17, 2016, 10:10 p.m.
Gage Gubrud’s record-setting season ends in bittersweet fashion
Eastern Washington quarterback Gage Gubrud set the FCS records for passing yards (5,160 yards) and total offense (5,766 yards) in a season on Saturday.
Sat., Dec. 17, 2016, 9:07 p.m.
EWU-YSU notes: Last-second loss leaves Eagles in disbelief
Was it a catch, that impossible, last-second, game-winning grab by Youngstown State tight end Kevin Rader?
Fri., 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.
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 10:57 p.m.
EWU prepares for Penguins – and the big chill
Gage Gubrud doesn’t care how cold it is – he won’t wear a glove on his throwing hand. Not even at 3 degrees. That’s the forecast for Saturday afternoon when …
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 10:56 p.m.
1997 Eagles reached for the stars, but fell to Youngstown State in semifinals
Harry Leons has waited almost two decades for this moment: Eastern Washington against Youngstown State, with a spot in the national title game on the line – again.