Stories tagged: EWU football
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 6:31 p.m.
Southern Oregon’s Matt Sayre offers intriguing choice for Eastern Washington AD
Could a former Eastern Washington quarterback be lured back to become its next athletic director? Matt Sayre isn’t saying, but his name has surfaced as a potential candidate at EWU.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 6:36 p.m.
Eastern Washington interim AD Lynn Hickey is off and running, though not necessarily running for the permanent position
For those following Eastern Washington’s search for a new athletic director, it’s already been an intriguing week.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 12, 2018, 8:53 p.m.
Eastern Washington seeks public comment this week on athletic director search
Eastern Washington University is hosting three public listening sessions this week as it begins the search for a new athletic director.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 9, 2018, 6:23 p.m.
Eastern Washington football signing class looking better with each day
With a little hindsight, this year’s Eastern Washington football recruiting class looks even better than it did on signing day.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 9:24 p.m.
Eastern Washington recruiting haul bigger than expected
For the Eastern Washington football fans gathered Wednesday morning at Northern Quest, it was Christmas all over again.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 6, 2018, 5:56 p.m.
Meridian High quarterback Simon Burkett among dynamic offensive recruiting class for Eastern Washington football
After 44 years of coaching, Bob Ames isn’t given to gushing about his players at Bellingham’s Meridian High School. Unless that player is quarterback Simon Burkett.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 5, 2018, 5:43 p.m.
Eastern Washington initiates the search for a new athletic director
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: Mon., Jan. 29, 2018, 4:39 p.m.
Eastern Washington gets commit from explosive two-way star Tre Weed
For Sumner High School football coach Keith Ross, the toughest part of National Signing Day will be saying goodbye to Tre Weed.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 27, 2018, 5:36 p.m.
Before leaving, Bill Chaves reflects on positive times as Eastern Washington’s athletic director
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.
Eastern Washington names former UTSA athletic director Lynn Hickey to interim AD role
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.
Eastern Washington moves forward with process to replace departing athletic director
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, 5:23 p.m.
More road games ‘on the table’ for Eastern Washington football
Will Eastern Washington play just four home football games this year?
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 5:46 p.m.
Eastern Washington ponders next move as Bill Chaves introduced at North Dakota
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,
Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 5:21 p.m.
Eastern Washington tries to address $5.8 million athletic department budget deficit
Eastern Washington football fans can wish all they want for a better stadium, but that dream appears further away than ever.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 11:12 p.m.
Eastern Washington’s Bill Chaves named athletic director at North Dakota
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.
Sources say Eastern Washington AD Bill Chaves a front-runner for North Dakota job
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.
EWU president declines to comment on status of AD Bill Chaves
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 AD Bill Chaves a finalist at North Dakota
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: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 5:25 p.m.
Eastern Washington football adds eight players in early signing period
This could turn out to be signature recruiting class for Eastern Washington football. All the Eagles need are a few more signatures.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 19, 2017, 7:44 p.m.
EWU freshman football players Anfernee Gurley, Antoine Custer Jr. honored
Eastern Washington defensive back and special teams player Anfernee Gurley was chosen to the Hero Sports All-America freshman first team. He had 37 tackles, three broken-up passes and two forced …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 5:11 p.m.
Former Eastern Washington star Cooper Kupp returns to home state wearing uniform of the enemy
One year to the day after his last game at Eastern Washington, Cooper Kupp will be back in his home state, playing against the team he rooted for as a …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 4:44 p.m.
Mt. Spokane’s Risone Ama eager to sign with Eastern Washington football
For Risone Ama and the Eastern Washington football program, the NCAA’s new early signing period is the best of both worlds. Ama, a standout offensive lineman at Mt. Spokane High …
Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 6:14 p.m.
Obstruction charges dropped against Eastern Washington football players Gage Gubrud, Kurt Calhoun
Obstruction charges against two Eastern Washington football players have been dismissed.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 28, 2017, 6:53 p.m.
Cooper Kupp, Rams met challenge posed by New Orleans Saints
They raised the bar on Cooper Kupp and the Los Angeles Rams last weekend. They cleared it rather nicely, thank you.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 7:15 p.m.
2018 Eastern Washington Eagles will be loaded with experience
That wasn’t bad for a rebuilding year, right? Some would say there’s no such thing at Eastern Washington, which has done nothing but win during the last decade.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 3:34 p.m.
Eastern Washington’s Bo Levi Mitchell continues winning ways in CFL
At Eastern Washington, quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell will forever be remembered as the ultimate winner.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 1:37 p.m.
Gubrud, league-leading Eastern Washington offense snubbed in All-Big Sky balloting
The hits keep coming for Eastern Washington football.
Mon., Nov. 20, 2017, 3:40 p.m.
‘It’s a gut punch,’ Eastern Washington AD says of FCS snub
A day after Eastern Washington’s exclusion from the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs, athletic director Bill Chaves said he was still “confused and stunned” by the decision.
Mon., Nov. 20, 2017, 8:31 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Eastern’s snub by playoff committee teaches some unwanted lessons
A GRIP ON SPORTS • No matter how old you are, you can still learn lessons. One was taught yesterday, if anyone was willing to absorb it. Read on.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 19, 2017, 6:20 p.m.
Fuzzy math? Eastern FCS snub doesn’t quite add up
For Eastern Washington football fans, this was a real head-scratcher: Why didn’t the Eagles make the field for the FCS playoffs? The selection committee will never say, but apparently the …