Stories tagged: cfl
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 12, 2019
Bishop Sankey earned MVP honors in a game he didn’t win. In the seven years since, the ex-Husky running back has also earned a degree, as well as an opportunity …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 7, 2019
Williams, who left the Cougars after his junior season to enter the NFL Draft, was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs as an undrafted free agent, but didn’t make it …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 4, 2019
Bo Levi Mitchell, who returned last month from an injury and has the Calgary Stampeders on a four-game win streak in the CFL, has to face another former EWU star …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 15, 2019
Quick screen passes regularly spun off the fingertips of quarterback Vernon Adams at Eastern Washington and Oregon, but this one needed some extra zip. Adams, who starred his first three …
Wed., June 12, 2019
Former Eastern Washington standout J.C. Sherritt makes transition from player to coach in Canadian Football League
The former Pullman High and Eastern Washington linebacker shelved his eight-year Canadian Football League career in January, a year after recovering from a devastating Achilles injury that took away the …
UPDATED: Sun., April 21, 2019
Vernon Adams placed a knee onto Eastern Washington’s red turf, grabbed a football and proceeded to fire short, quick passes to Miles Richardson, his friend and former backup quarterback. Behind …
Sat., Nov. 24, 2018
The Calgary Stampeders face the Ottawa Redblacks in the Grey Cup on Sunday at Edmonton, Alberta. Temperature at kickoff is forecast to be a relatively balmy 30 degrees with mostly …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 22, 2018
Calgary Stampeders quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell won his second CFL’s outstanding player award. The former Eastern Washington star also won in 2015. He will lead Calgary into the Grey Cup …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 18, 2018
Calgary heads back to Grey Cup after being Winnipeg in match of former EWU quarterbacks
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018
Ex-Eastern Washington star quarterbacks Bo Levi Mitchell, Matt Nichols square off for ticket to Grey Cup
Winnipeg quarterback Matt Nichols has been one of the more steady arms in CFL, but the nine-year veteran has yet to reach Canada’s Super Bowl equivalent: The Grey Cup.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018
Don Newman set the tone in his two seasons as Idaho climbed the Big Sky Conference ladder by winning 11 and 17 games, respectively, setting the table for coach Don …
UPDATED: Tue., July 31, 2018
Former Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams experiences bumpy ride in Canadian Football League
When Vernon Adams registered his fourth career start in three years Thursday for the Montreal Alouettes, one-third of the CFL’s first-string quarterbacks were pupils of ex-EWU head coach Beau Baldwin.
UPDATED: Wed., July 25, 2018
Johnny Manziel to back up former Eastern Washington standout Vernon Adams for Montreal Alouettes against Edmonton Eskimos
Johnny Manziel will have to wait to get on the field for the Montreal Alouettes. Manziel will dress as Vernon Adams’ backup when the Alouettes host the Edmonton Eskimos on …
UPDATED: Mon., May 21, 2018
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
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: Sat., May 19, 2018
Johnny Manziel is heading to the Canadian Football League, the latest move for the Heisman Trophy winner whose NFL career was a bust with the Cleveland Browns.
Sat., April 14, 2018
It was a classic case of 99 percent perspiration and 1 percent inspiration, but Greg Peach didn’t know it yet.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 26, 2017
Lirim Hajrullahu kicked a 32-yard field goal with 49 seconds left and the Toronto Argonauts stunned the Calgary Stampeders 27-24 on Sunday in the Canadian Football League’s snowy 105th Grey …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 22, 2017
At Eastern Washington, quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell will forever be remembered as the ultimate winner.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017
Jerry “Soupy” Campbell, an overachiever at Lewis and Clark High School, the University of Idaho and the Canadian Football League, died Wednesday.
UPDATED: Sun., May 7, 2017
Washington State’s Alissa Brooks-Johnson won her second Pac-12 Combined Events Championships title in three years Sunday, scoring a season-high 5,638 points in the heptathlon at Oregon State in Corvallis. Brooks-Johnson, …
Sun., Nov. 27, 2016
Henry Burris threw an 18-yard touchdown pass to Ernest Jackson in overtime and the Ottawa Redblacks won the Grey Cup on Sunday night, upsetting the Calgary Stampeders 39-33.
Thu., Nov. 24, 2016
Bo Levi Mitchell and the Calgary Stampeders led a West Division sweep at the CFL awards banquet Thursday night.
Sun., Nov. 20, 2016
Bo Levi Mitchell, former quarterback at Eastern Washington, threw for 365 yards and three touchdowns and the Calgary Stampeders routed the B.C. Lions 42-15 on Sunday in the CFL’s West …
Sun., Nov. 20, 2016
Henry Burris threw two touchdown passes and the Ottawa Redblacks held off the Edmonton Eskimos 35-23 on Sunday in the CFL’s snowy East final to advance to the Grey Cup …
Thu., June 23, 2016
Light-hitting David Parrett had three RBIs in his first College World Series start and Coastal Carolina converted three Texas Tech errors into six unearned runs in a 7-5 victory that …
Mon., May 23, 2016
Less than a year ago, as he sweated through an incomplete math class, Vernon Adams Jr. was contemplating a career in the Canadian Football League.
Sun., Nov. 29, 2015
Jordan Lynch scored on a 1-yard sneak with 3:17 left and the Edmonton Eskimos rallied to beat the Ottawa Redblacks 26-20 on Sunday night for their 14th Grey Cup title.
Sun., Aug. 16, 2015
MONTREAL – Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by the NFL, has told the Canadian Football League’s Montreal Alouettes that he is leaving the team. “The last 12 …
Sat., June 13, 2015
Michael Sam has left the Montreal Alouettes training camp for personal reasons. The CFL team said the rookie defensive end has been given special permission to return home to Texas.