Stories tagged: EWU football
UPDATED: Wed., May 23, 2018, 12:33 p.m.
Eastern Washington teams get high academic marks from NCAA
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.
Former Eagles flying high north of the border
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. on outside looking in with Tiger-Cats
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.
Five-year deal with Eastern Washington will pay A.D. Lynn Hickey $179k annually
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.
Eastern Washington football ends spring camp with feeling of completeness
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 football displays flash, substance in Red-White game
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.
Lynn Hickey wasting no time checking items off her to-do list at Eastern Washington
No matter the challenge, Lynn Hickey seemingly has a plan for that.
UPDATED: Fri., April 27, 2018, 5:07 p.m.
Eastern Washington football bringing game-day intensity to Red-White Game
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.
Press Box Podcast: Cooper Kupp reflects on his first year in the NFL, Draft experience
This time last year, Cooper Kupp was feeling a bit restless.
Thu., April 26, 2018, 6:10 p.m.
Eastern Washington completes football schedule, will host CWU on Sept. 1
All those months of work finally paid off Thursday.
UPDATED: Wed., April 25, 2018, 9:09 p.m.
Lynn Hickey introduced as new athletic director at Eastern Washington
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.
Lynn Hickey named athletic director at Eastern Washington University
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.
New rule will alter kickoff plans for Eagles
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.
Analysis: EWU A.D. decision looms, as do questions over athletic funding
These are exciting times for Eastern Washington University sports fans. Anxious ones too.
UPDATED: Sat., April 21, 2018, 6:49 p.m.
Defense – and wind – dominate Eagles scrimmage
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.
Eastern Washington’s offensive line features depth, talent
In some ways, Jase Butorac and the Eastern Washington offensive linemen are growing up together.
Wed., April 18, 2018, 6:34 p.m.
Eastern Washington football to focus on situational drills in second spring scrimmage
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.
Eastern Washington ‘on the precipice of greatness,’ athletic director candidate Vince Otoupal says
Vince Otoupal didn’t need a microphone Tuesday night.
UPDATED: Mon., April 16, 2018, 1:40 p.m.
As choices narrow, Eastern Washington all but sure to fill schedule with D-II or NAIA opponent
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.
ROOT TV to show four Eastern Washington, three Idaho football games this fall
Eastern Washington football will appear on four ROOT sports telecasts this fall, the Big Sky Conference announced Monday.
Sat., April 14, 2018, 6:49 p.m.
Pro Vision Academy gives high school football players clear view of potential
It was a classic case of 99 percent perspiration and 1 percent inspiration, but Greg Peach didn’t know it yet.
UPDATED: Sat., April 14, 2018, 6:36 p.m.
Eastern Washington football faces tough slate this season, even with incomplete schedule
For all the hand-wringing over Eastern Washington’s incomplete football schedule, one thing is certain: The Eagles could fill one of their opens dates with a high school team and this …
UPDATED: Fri., April 13, 2018, 6:54 p.m.
Eastern Washington defense owns the day in first scrimmage of spring camp
The offense rolled up 398 yards and the defense broke up seven passes and made a pair of interceptions, highlighting Eastern Washington’s first full scrimmage of spring camp on Friday …
UPDATED: Fri., April 13, 2018, 6:18 p.m.
Lynn Hickey, Vince Otoupal named finalists for Eastern Washington athletic director job
After a nationwide search that produced 50 applicants from NCAA Division I institutions across the country, Eastern Washington University on Friday revealed the two finalists for its vacant athletic director …
UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018, 4:58 p.m.
Eastern Washington plans 70-80 plays for first spring scrimmage
Eastern Washington coach Aaron Best says the Eagles will “push the envelope” on Friday in their first spring scrimmage.
UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018, 5:09 p.m.
Jay-Tee Tiuli leads group of Eastern Washington players ready to bounce back from injury-filled 2017 season
Jay-Tee Tiuli, all 330 pounds of him, walked slowly but purposefully toward the practice field on Wednesday afternoon. The purpose: to raise a little havoc.
UPDATED: Sat., April 7, 2018, 5:59 p.m.
Eastern Washington offense primed for another big season with return of nine starters
Eastern Washington running back Antoine Custer Jr. never seems to have a grumpy moment. You get the sense that he does squats with a big fat grin.
Fri., April 6, 2018, 6:16 p.m.
Eastern Washington interim AD Lynn Hickey praises department, keeps mum on future status
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, 4:24 p.m.
Athletic department vacancies nearing double digits at Eastern Washington
While Eastern Washington continues the search process for a new athletic director, vacancies in the department are threatening to reach double digits.