Stories tagged: notebook
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 14, 2019, 10:46 p.m.
Antoine Custer had reason to grimace following Eastern Washington’s gut-punching 49-44 loss at Jacksonville State on Saturday, but the senior running back smiled through the discomfort.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 7, 2019, 9:25 p.m.
Teammates took a knee Saturday as burgeoning Eastern Washington running back Dennis Merritt was carted off the Roos Field turf, some emotional after he suffered what appeared to be a …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 3, 2019, 8:35 p.m.
Eastern Washington notebook: Defensive back Joe Lang the latest small-town walk-on to start for the Eagles
The previous time Joe Lang saw his name in the starting lineup, he was helping Washington small-school power Royal cruise to a 1A state title at the Tacoma Dome.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 31, 2019, 11:42 p.m.
When budding Eastern Washington linebacker Chris Ojoh reported to fall camp 15 pounds heavier than he was a year ago, his teammates felt sympathy for opposing ballcarriers.
UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019, 7:05 p.m.
Troy Taylor had tenure as an educator in Folsom, California, and was leading one of the state’s premier high school football programs. He was in a good spot.
UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019, 9:56 p.m.
Prep notebook: Davenport’s Sydney Zeiler signs letter of intent; all-state baseball feeder games in Spokane
Sydney Zeiler of Davenport signed a national letter of intent to play basketball at Eastern Oregon University earlier this week.
UPDATED: Thu., May 2, 2019, 10:02 p.m.
Ernie Yake isn’t much different than the throngs of under-the-radar baseball recruits who’ve gone on to thrive at Gonzaga.
UPDATED: Thu., March 28, 2019, 10:23 p.m.
Gonzaga-Florida State notebook: Bulldogs lean on athleticism to avoid repeat of last year’s loss to Seminoles
Leading up to the game, the focus was on how Gonzaga would respond to the athleticism of Florida State. After all, the Zags were pushed around in last year’s Sweet …
UPDATED: Thu., March 28, 2019, 6:52 p.m.
The Bulldogs’ three-game stretch against San Diego (17-8, 3-3) at Patterson Baseball Complex begins Friday.
UPDATED: Sat., March 23, 2019, 9:51 p.m.
From Gonzaga’s first Associated Press All-American to first round draft pick to broadcaster, Dan Dickau has seen all levels of the basketball world.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 26, 2019, 9:48 p.m.
When Gardner Minshew wasn’t winning over coaches and scouts with his right arm or his football savvy this week at the Senior Bowl, the Washington State quarterback was wowing them …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 8:11 p.m.
Sam McPherson, who rushed for 158 yards and a touchdown in Eastern Washington’s 38-24 loss to North Dakota State in Saturday’s FCS title game, is fleet-footed, but not “elite fast” …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 10:48 p.m.
Eastern Washington nose tackle Jay-Tee Tiuli donned a game jersey and red football pants Thursday as he posed for a team picture at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 15, 2018, 11:10 p.m.
Eastern Washington’s veteran offensive front wasn’t fazed in Saturday’s semifinal by Maine, which came to Cheney leading the country in run defense and was second in sacks.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 1, 2018, 10:31 p.m.
Consider Eastern Washington’s defense the Timex watch of the FCS.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 10:51 p.m.
Eastern Washington notebook: Eagles secondary steps up in win over UC Davis; Webster twins relish big Senior Day
Twin brothers Nsimba and Nzuzi Webster sat down in front of a group of reporters Saturday following No. 5 Eastern Washington’s 59-20 thrashing of fourth-ranked UC Davis, their smiles lighting …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Whenever Washington State has a corresponding home football and volleyball weekend, it assists the volleyball program. Add ESPN GameDay’s first visit to Pullman for Saturday’s WSU-Oregon showdown, and the smile …
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: Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 8:56 p.m.
On an almost annual basis, Eastern Washington has produced some of the Big Sky Conference’s most dynamic pass catchers. Senior Nsimba Webster, a shifty, athletic former high school quarterback, appears …
Sat., July 21, 2018, 5:01 p.m.
Rory McIlroy pledged to “go down swinging” in his bid to win a major for the first time in four years. He might have to swing for the fences after …
UPDATED: Fri., July 20, 2018, 7:49 p.m.
Sandy Lyle has a green jacket and his name on the claret jug. He might have one other thing in common with Jack Nicklaus – a birdie on what likely …
UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018, 10:28 p.m.
It was just five years ago that Brooks Koepka won the Scottish Hydro Challenge to earn a spot on the European Tour.
Sat., June 2, 2018, 5:34 p.m.
Dustin Pedroia’s return from the disabled list lasted three games.
UPDATED: Sat., June 2, 2018, 5:33 p.m.
As a young boy, Colin Cosell would climb into Papa’s lap and listen to that famed voice, the nasal, New York tone booming to sports fans all over the country.
Sat., June 2, 2018, 5:31 p.m.
The Cleveland Indians have signed 36-year-old left-hander Oliver Perez for their struggling bullpen. This is Perez’s eighth major league team.
Wed., May 9, 2018, 5:34 p.m.
The path to state begins in Idaho and Washington this week.
Sat., April 28, 2018, 8:55 p.m.
Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig crashed into a wall chasing a foul ball Saturday and was forced to leave the game because of soreness in his left foot …
Thu., April 26, 2018, 3:55 p.m.
Freshman track and field athletes are usually so far down a depth chart that head coaches rarely know their names. That was true of thrower Emily Hernandez of Lake City. …
Wed., April 11, 2018, 5:29 p.m.
At 6-foot tall, Julia Hayes doesn’t see herself as a sprinter. The Valley Christian School junior does see value in running the 100 meters, though.
Thu., Sept. 15, 2016, 8:17 p.m.
Major League Baseball suspended Padres general manager A.J. Preller for 30 days without pay on Thursday, hitting the San Diego executive with an unprecedented punishment for failing to disclose medical …