Arrow-right Camera

Tags


Everything tagged


Sort by:

Stories tagged: Big sky


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 20, 2019, 5:56 p.m.

Eastern Washington, Idaho ready to bounce back after heartbreaking losses

Eric Barriere passed for 326 yards and three touchddowns in Eastern Washington’s 38-14 rout of the Vandals in Cheney last year, totaling 70 rushing yards and a rushing touchdown in …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 19, 2019, 7:19 p.m.

After surviving offseason shooting, Eastern Washington safety Dehonta Hayes plays like there’s no tomorrow

There’s a 9-millimeter bullet lodged inside Dehonta Hayes’ neck. It’s not coming out.


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 18, 2019, 6:35 p.m.

Eastern Washington looks to win its third straight game at Idaho’s Kibbie Dome, a once-rare occurrence

As much as Eastern Washington left guard Will Gram wants to darken the mood of the Kibbie Dome on Saturday when the 11th-ranked Eagles visit Idaho, it’s a special venue …


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 14, 2019, 11:26 p.m.

Big Sky football: No. 22 Boise State rolls past Portland State

John Hightower returned a kickoff for a touchdown and caught another, and Hank Bachmeier threw for 238 yards as No. 22 Boise State beat Portland State 45-10 on Saturday night …


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 14, 2019, 10:46 p.m.

Eastern Washington notebook: Antoine Custer confident Eagles will bounce back

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. 14, 2019, 9:08 p.m.

Jacksonville State storms back late to beat Eastern Washington 49-45

The fourth-ranked Eagles were held scoreless in the fourth quarter, allowing No. 17 Jacksonville State to run in late touchdown with less than a minute left to complete its 49-45 …


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 14, 2019, 7:16 p.m.

Wyoming holds off Idaho’s upset bid behind pair of Trey Smith touchdowns

It was the first 100-yard game for Smith, a graduate transfer from Louisville.


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 13, 2019, 6:16 p.m.

Idaho looks back at North Dakota victory for blueprint to beat Wyoming

In the thin air of Laramie’s War Memorial Stadium, 7,215 feet above sea level, things can be seen clearly – including, perhaps, what kind of football team Idaho might be …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 13, 2019, 5:57 p.m.

EWU ready to prove its national legitimacy against fellow FCS power Jacksonville State

Late-summer afternoon kickoffs in northeast Alabama are inherently hot, but a game featuring two of the country’s tradition-rich Football Championship Subdivision programs – it’s the STATS FCS Game of the …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 6:59 p.m.

Aundre Carter, Roshaun Johnson give Idaho power punch in backfield

The Vandals’ potent rushing recalled Idaho’s waning days in the Sunbelt Conference when the league’s leading rusher and lightning bolt Aaron Duckworth and hard-hitting Isaiah Saunders lined up in Idaho’s …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 10:20 p.m.

Eastern Washington’s Eric Barriere, Jacksonville State’s Zerrick Cooper set for showdown of elite FCS quarterbacks

When fourth-ranked EWU makes the 2,350-mile trek to Jacksonville, Alabama on Saturday to face No. 17 Jacksonville State – the STATS Football Championship Subdivision Game of the Week – it …


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 7, 2019, 10:56 p.m.

Idaho uses second-half surge to avoid Central Washington’s upset bid in 41-31 victory

If the ever-expanding Big Sky Conference is still looking for members, it could do worse than trying to convince Central Washington to make the move up to the Football Championship …


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 7, 2019, 9:25 p.m.

Eastern Washington notebook: Dennis Merritt’s injury thins out Eagles’ backfield

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: Sat., Sept. 7, 2019, 8:45 p.m.

Eric Barriere, Dre’ Sonte Dorton help Eastern Washington down Lindenwood on record day

Eric Barriere may have found his next reliable, big-play receiver.


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 6, 2019, 6:28 p.m.

Idaho looks to rebound from Penn State rout with home opener against talented Central Washington

A Big 10 tidal wave of talent that washed over Idaho in a 79-7 rout against Penn State in the Vandals’ season opener is giving way to Idaho’s home opener …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 6, 2019, 6:52 p.m.

Eastern Washington ready to rebound from season-opening loss to Washington with visit from D-II Lindenwood

Eastern Washington center Spencer Blackburn was on the wrong end of the Eagles’ 47-14 loss to defending Pac-12 champion Washington last week, a game in which Eagles totaled a meager …


Big Sky Picks: After lopsided losses, Eastern Washington and Idaho have much easier tasks in Week 2

Eastern Washington beat writer Ryan Collingwood predicts Week 2 games in the Big Sky Conference.


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 5, 2019, 5:23 p.m.

Idaho defensive stalwart Charles Akanno sets big goals

The big picture of a 79-7 rout aside, Charles Akanno can look at Idaho’s season-opening loss to Penn State with some satisfaction.


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 31, 2019, 11:09 p.m.

Big Sky football roundup: Dalton Sneed leads Montana past South Dakota in opener

Dalton Sneed threw for a career-high 430 yards and had three passing touchdowns and another rushing to lead Montana to a 31-17 win over South Dakota in Vermillion, South Dakota, …


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 31, 2019, 11:42 p.m.

Eastern Washington notebook: Eagles linebacker Chris Ojoh shines in lopsided loss to Washington

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: Sat., Aug. 31, 2019, 6:59 p.m.

Sean Clifford stars, No. 15 Penn State’s defense hammers Idaho 79-7

As college football’s 150th-anniversary season commences, there’s both good and bad news for Idaho as it looks to improve upon last fall’s four-win campaign.


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 31, 2019, 8:40 p.m.

Eastern Washington has no answer for Jacob Eason as No. 13 Washington rolls Eagles 47-14

Behind quarterback Jacob Eason’s 349 passing yards and four touchdowns, 13th-ranked Washington handled EWU 47-14 in front of 65,000 fans.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 30, 2019, 9:03 p.m.

Eastern Washington quarterback Eric Barriere ‘can’t wait’ to face his first Pac-12 school as a starter

Eric Barriere smiled and anxiously rubbed his hands together as he envisioned himself stepping up to Washington’s traditionally salty defense.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 30, 2019, 6:38 p.m.

Boise State transfers Kayode Rufai, Mujeeb Rufai ready to help elevate Idaho defense

Including the Rufais, there are six sets of brothers playing with the Vandals, and fathers and sons associated with the program.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 30, 2019, 5:57 p.m.

Idaho heads to Happy Valley to face No. 15 Penn State in season opener

The Nittany Lions ranked 15th in the Associated Press poll, but there are worse times to have to play such a highly ranked foe.


Washington assistant coaching trio has strong Eastern Washington ties

The sixth-highest paid state employee in Washington, North Central and Eastern Washington graduate Jimmy Lake, has had the luxury of avoiding Seattle’s gridlock traffic by taking his boat to work. …


A season removed from a FCS runner-up finish, Eastern Washington returns with its sights again set squarely on finishing ‘Uno’

With the return of electric junior quarterback Eric Barriere, a star-studded offensive line and over a dozen other proven skill players and defensive stalwarts, coaches and national pundits agree: The …


Eastern Washington Eagles season predictions: Third-ranked Eagles have eyes set on another trip to Frisco

Will it be a trip to the playoffs or an early offseason for the Eagles this year?


It could be a game of ‘Guess Who’ for Idaho when it comes to defense with the addition of several talented newcomers

It was a painful lesson, but in their return to the Big Sky Conference a year ago, the Idaho Vandals learned there is no such thing as extraneous turf. It …


Eastern Washington linebacker Jusstis Warren brings experience, knowledge of Washington Huskies to Eagles defense

By the time Washington outside linebacker Jusstis Warren got acclimated to his talent-rich position group, the writing on the wall was in pencil.