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Stories tagged: big sky

Email reveals Spear wanted to delay FCS move

A week before the University of Idaho announced that it would become the first school to drop from the highest level of college football, athletic director Rob Spear wanted to …

Big Sky roundup: Dano Graves throws 3 TDs as Cal Poly nips Montana 42-41

Dano Graves connected with Kyle Lewis on a 39-yard touchdown with 4:39 to play and Cal Poly spoiled a record-breaking day for Montana with a 42-41 win on Saturday.

UNI quarterback Bailey as athletic as it gets

It’s only mid-September, but Eastern Washington’s defenders are seeing the gamut of quarterback styles.

Washington State well aware of talented Eastern Washington receiver Cooper Kupp

During his time at Eastern Washington, senior receiver Cooper Kupp has collected quite a few pelts of Pac-12 defensive backs and given conniptions to more than a couple FBS defensive …

EWU wraps up fall camp with high-energy scrimmage

The offense and defense battled to a draw, but emotion carried the day in Eastern Washington’s final scrimmage Friday morning. With no music blaring from the Roos Field speakers, the …

Gubrud solidifies chances to start EWU opener

With every eye in Roos Field fixed on him, Eastern Washington quarterback Gage Gubrud turned in a stellar performance in Saturday’s scrimmage.

College track and field: Washington’s Katie Knight wins women’s 10,000 at Pac-12 Championships

Washington junior Katie Knight (North Central High) won her first Pac-12 Conference Championships title Saturday when she cruised to a 20-second victory in the women’s 10,000 meters at Husky Track …

Men’s golf: Gonzaga’s Sean Walsh selected as individual qualifier for NCAA regional in Tucson, Arizona

Gonzaga’s Sean Walsh was selected as an individual qualifier for the first portion of the NCAA Championships, which open play May 16 with regional rounds at the Gallery Golf Club …

Gage Gubrud front-runner at quarterback after EWU spring game

Jarring hits, a 100-yard interception return and the emergence of a new quarterback gave Eastern Washington football fans a reason to stick around Roos Field through a windy Saturday afternoon.

Women’s golf: Sophie Hausmann’s record round leads Idaho into first place at Big Sky tourney

Idaho’s Sophie Hausmann shot the lowest round in Big Sky Conference Championship history, a 7-under-par 65, to help put the Vandals in the lead after the second round at Boulder …

EWU to host Pepperdine, Idaho goes to Seattle for CBI

The season isn’t over for Eastern Washington and Idaho, who fell short of the NCAAs at last week’s Big Sky Tournament in Reno.

Montana shoots 65 percent, beats Vandals in Big Sky men’s semis

The Idaho Vandals picked the wrong time for a defensive letdown.

EWU’s Venky Jois, Austin McBroom named All-Big Sky

Eastern Washington seniors Venky Jois and Austin McBroom were selected to the All-Big Sky Conference basketball team, the league announced Monday.

Eastern men face Northern Arizona in Big Sky tournament opener

“I’m the most confident coach in the world on a four-game losing streak,” Eastern Washington men’s basketball coach Jim Hayford joked as the sixth-seeded Eagles (16-14 overall and 10-8 in …

Sun Belt decides to drop Idaho after 2017 season

The Sun Belt has decided on Tuesday it does not want Idaho as a member after the 2017 season, which leaves the Vandals scrambling to find a place to call …

Montana State topples Eastern with outside shooting

Tyler Hall scored 24 points and Marcus Colbert had 23 to lead Montana State to an 85-71 win over Eastern Washington on Thursday night.

Colfax grad Brandon Gfeller named Big Sky player of week

University of Montana junior Brandon Gfeller has been named the Big Sky Conference men’s basketball Player of the Week after leading the Grizzlies to a 2-0 start in conference play.

Men’s basketball: South Dakota gets hot late to nip EWU; CCS wins tournament

Shy McClelland scored 18 points and South Dakota made its last seven shots to defeat Eastern Washington 77-71 on Sunday at the Sacramento State Basketball Invitational in California.

Jacksonville State is top seed in FCS playoffs

Three Big Sky Conference football teams _ league champion Southern Utah plus Montana and Portland State _ are in the field for the FCS playoffs.

Sherwood brothers have big night as Idaho defeats Linfield

Chad and Nate Sherwood summoned up a little bit of déjà vu from their days at West Albany High.

College volleyball: North Idaho stays alive at NJCAA national tournament

Penny Gwynn, Brenna Meehan (Post Falls) and Brooke Bell combined for 41 kills Friday as North Idaho College defeated Hill (Texas) College 3-1 to stay alive at the NJCAA Division …

College volleyball: Idaho State sweeps Eastern

Tressa Lyman had a match-high 12 kills Thursday as Idaho State swept Eastern Washington in Big Sky volleyball.

EWU bounces past Cal Poly for 42-41 Big Sky victory in overtime

Amid the pandemonium at Roos Field on Saturday afternoon, Eastern Washington coach Beau Baldwin tried his best to bring Eagle Nation back to earth. No such luck. Several players called …

Basketball assistant at Idaho put on leave

The University of Idaho has placed men’s basketball assistant coach Joe Ford on administrative leave pending an investigation into his conduct while he was an assistant at University of Pacific. …

Big Sky roundup: Cal Poly stuns Montana with late field goal

Alex Vega nailed a 48-yard field goal with 4 seconds left to give Cal Poly a season-opening 20-19 nonconference win over Montana on Saturday in Missoula. The Grizzlies (1-1) took …

EWU Eagles take on seventh-ranked Oregon, former teammate

EUGENE – Autzen Stadium was so quiet during the Eastern Washington walkthrough Friday afternoon, you could hear the chin straps being tightened from 20 yards away. Players loped through drills, …

EWU goes up against seventh-ranked Oregon

Autzen Stadium was so quiet during the Eastern Washington walkthrough Friday afternoon, you could hear the chin straps being tightened from 20 yards away.

Eagles embrace ‘second season’

The Eastern Washington women’s basketball team would love to repeat history when it takes on Northern Arizona today in the Big Sky Conference tournament in Missoula. The No. 4 seed …

Joel Bolomboy leads Weber State past Idaho

Joel Bolomboy scored 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Weber State kept its bid for a spot in the Big Sky Conference tournament alive with a 74-63 win over …

EWU men cruise past Montana State to move into tie atop Big Sky standings

It all felt so right Thursday night for Eastern Washington. Forgotten were the aches and pains, the recent shooting slump, the self-doubt. All were swept away, along with the Montana …