Stories tagged: Northern Arizona Lumberjacks
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 7:19 a.m.
With an offense as efficient as Eastern Washington’s, it’s defense – one of the most experienced in the Big Sky Conference – just has to do a serviceable job.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 7:20 a.m.
When Northern Arizona quarterback Case Cookus was forced to kick the game’s opening snap out of bounds near his own end zone Saturday, the No. 18 Lumberjacks’ chalked it up …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 10:42 p.m.
Strong-armed showdown: Eastern Washington’s Gage Gubrud, Northern Arizona’s Case Cookus set to air it out
Two of the country’s top FCS quarterbacks share a conference, gaudy statistics and the amount of Division I scholarship offers coming out of high school: Zero.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 6:05 a.m.
Eastern Washington notebook: Northern Arizona star receiver Emmanuel Butler poses a major threat to EWU’s experienced secondary
The first time Eastern Washington head coach Aaron Best met Emmanuel Butler, he threw the Northern Arizona receiver a red jersey and jokingly requested his services in Cheney.
Fri., March 9, 2018, 8:47 a.m.
Northern Arizona guard Omar Ndiaye dishes out inspiration to his teammates and beyond. Born without a right hand, he fused talented and determination to become a Division I basketball player.
UPDATED: Sat., March 3, 2018, 6:52 p.m.
Eastern Washington’s Bogdan Bliznyuk breaks NCAA single-season record for consecutive free-throw makes
With three minutes, 46 seconds left in Eastern Washington’s 85-68 win over Northern Arizona on Saturday afternoon, Bogdan Bliznyuk made two foul shots to set the Division I record for …
UPDATED: Sat., March 3, 2018, 7:08 p.m.
Saturday afternoon at Reese Court was all about saying bye to a trio of seniors, including career scoring leader Bogdan Bliznyuk, Sir Washington and Benas Griciunas. Then the Eagles went …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 9:17 p.m.
Bogdan Bliznyuk hit four free throws in the final six seconds to cement Eastern Washington’s 81-76 victory over Northern Arizona in a Big Sky Conference battle Thursday night.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 5:18 p.m.
Last March, in the final game of the regular season, Eastern needed a win at last-place Northern Arizona to earn a share of the Big Sky Conference title. Instead, the …
Mon., Nov. 20, 2017, 7 p.m.
Bob Stitt is out as Montana’s football coach after three seasons, athletics director Kent Haslam said Monday.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 11:46 p.m.
What are the odds of Eastern making the 24-team FCS field? Here’s a quick breakdown.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 11:07 p.m.
Eastern Washington will play Big Sky Conference football rival Northern Arizona in nonconference games in 2018 and 2020, athletic director Bill Chaves announced Thursday.
Sat., Oct. 14, 2017, 11:47 p.m.
The battle of green quarterbacks went to freshman Gresch Jensen Saturday, after he threw for a career-best 423 yards to lead Montana past banged-up North Dakota 41-17 in Big Sky …
Sat., Feb. 6, 2016, 4:13 p.m.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Mike Green and Chris Yanku each scored 17 points as Northern Arizona held on to beat Idaho 72-70 on Saturday to snap a seven-game skid. Marcus DeBerry …
Thu., Feb. 4, 2016, 8:15 p.m.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Austin McBroom scored 28 points, Bogdan Bliznyuk added 22 points and 10 rebounds and Eastern Washington beat Northern Arizona 84-73 on Thursday night for its third straight …
Thu., Jan. 14, 2016, 9:48 p.m.
Victor Sanders pumped in a career-high 33 points to lead Idaho to an 83-76 win over Northern Arizona on Thursday night.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 7, 2015, 10:54 p.m.
Corbin Jountti rushed for three touchdowns, Casey Jahn ran for two and Marcus Alford returned an interception 70 yards for a score as Northern Arizona defeated Eastern Washington 52-30 on …
Fri., July 3, 2015
DENALI NATIONAL PARK AND PRESERVE, Alaska – Northern Arizona football player Michael DeGroote died after apparently shooting himself with a gun while vacationing with his family in Alaska. The 22-year-old …
Sun., March 15, 2015
MISSOULA – As the confetti rained down Saturday night and Eagle Nation celebrated a Big Sky Conference championship, a few fans watched the fun – and had some of their …
Thu., March 12, 2015
MISSOULA – As Wendy Schuller sees it, her first 20-win season at Eastern Washington was earned years ago. Moments after the Eagles dispatched Northern Arizona 73-57 in the Big Sky …
Thu., Feb. 19, 2015, 8:01 p.m.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Quinton Upshur’s 3-pointer with just under two minutes to play gave Northern Arizona the lead and the Lumberjacks padded it in the final minute to beat Idaho …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 25, 2014, 9:35 p.m.
Picking up the pieces? That will have to wait another day. After their shocking 28-27 Big Sky Conference loss to Northern Arizona on Saturday afternoon, the Eastern Washington players and …
Sat., Oct. 25, 2014
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – After another close game, the Eastern Washington football team could use a breather today. It probably won’t happen. Not against a Northern Arizona team that has a …
Sun., Feb. 16, 2014
Suddenly, the long-range outlook looks bright for the Eastern Washington basketball team. While it rained outside, the Eagles unleashed a monsoon of 3-point shots on hapless Northern Arizona in an …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 15, 2014, 8:32 p.m.
Tyler Harvey had 37 points in his fifth 30-point game of the season to lead Eastern Washington to an 84-65 win over Northern Arizona.
Thu., Feb. 13, 2014
COMING UP: Tonight vs. Sacramento State, 6; Saturday vs. Northern Arizona, 2 p.m. OUTLOOK: Despite a road breakthrough at Montana State last week, the Eagles (11-13 overall, 5-7 Big Sky) …
Fri., Jan. 17, 2014
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Quinton Upshur contributed a season-high 26 points and Northern Arizona remained atop the Big Sky Conference in drubbing Eastern Washington 84-65 on Thursday night. Northern Arizona (7-9, …
Thu., Jan. 16, 2014
COMING UP: Tonight at Northern Arizona, 6:05; Saturday at Sacramento State, 7:05 p.m. OUTLOOK: After winning two at home, the Eagles hope to steal one on the road. The Eagles …