Stories tagged: roos field
UPDATED: Tue., July 21, 2020
Eastern Washington installed its new red turf Tuesday at Roos Field in Cheney, replacing its 10-year-old famed turf that helped boost Football Championship Subdivion power’s national profile in 2010.
UPDATED: Mon., July 13, 2020
Michael Roos was at the apex of his professional career with the Tennessee Titans when the prospect of a revamped Eastern Washington football field came to fruition.
UPDATED: Wed., May 20, 2020
Former Eastern Washington quarterback, CFL veteran Matt Nichols has made Cheney his family’s permanent home
Facing cameras, microphones and a throng of reporters in Canada’s most populous city, quarterback Matt Nichols fielded questions in February after signing a three-year deal with the Toronto Argonauts.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 20, 2019
The largest individual donation in Eastern Washington University history has given an early boost to the university’s ambitious plan to raise $25 million for renovations of Roos Field.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 6, 2019
Just another reminder that the old-school household economics learned as mom and dad balanced the checkbook at the kitchen table just don’t have much application in today’s world of college …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 6, 2019
The Eastern Washington University Board of Trustees unanimously approved a proposal by the school’s athletic department on Friday for renovations to its football stadium, Roos Field, a privately funded project …
UPDATED: Fri., May 10, 2019
Saying it needs ‘further review,’ Eastern Washington University doesn’t reveal renderings, price for revamped Roos Field
Saying it needs ‘further review,’ Eastern Washington University doesn’t reveal renderings, price for revamped Roos Field.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 8, 2018
ALSC designed Washington State’s Cougar Football Complex, Gonzaga’s McCarthey Athletic Center and dozens of other notable buildings in the region.
Fri., Aug. 10, 2018
Lynn Hickey working to both chip away Eastern Washington athletic department’s debt and elevate its status
In USA Today’s annual fiscal report of NCAA Division I schools published last month, EWU ranked ranked 175th out of 230 for the 2016-2017 year. The department had $14,797,340 in …
UPDATED: Fri., July 27, 2018
Twenty-six years ago, Michelle Rohl was among the first women to represent the United States in race walking at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. She still holds U.S. records …
UPDATED: Thu., July 26, 2018
Hurricane Harvey and its rainfall-triggered flooding of Houston displaced thousands last year, including a decorated senior distance runner with the same namesake. Sabra Harvey, the 2017 U.S. Track and Field …
UPDATED: Wed., July 25, 2018
Thursday through Sunday, the USATF Masters Outdoor Championships in Cheney will showcase around 900 athletes in 15 age divisions; 400 . have qualified for the World Masters Championships in Spain …
UPDATED: Fri., May 12, 2017
Eastern Washington has taken the first steps in exploring the feasibility of improving the school’s athletic facilities.
Sun., May 15, 2016
The answer to Eastern Washington’s football stadium problems may be near.
Sat., Dec. 27, 2014
John Rodgers, the father of Eastern Washington University offensive tackle Jake Rodgers, died today after he collapsed in the Roos Field stands in the final minutes of Eastern’s game against …
Wed., Nov. 5, 2014
Patience doesn’t come naturally for Eastern Washington athletic director Bill Chaves. Better than anyone, Chaves can relate to the restlessness of Eagles football fans. Many are waiting impatiently for the …
Tue., Nov. 4, 2014
Patience doesn’t come naturally for Eastern Washington athletic director Bill Chaves.
Thu., Dec. 19, 2013
Many die-hard Eastern Washington football fans were disappointed in the poor attendance – 4,277 – at last weekend’s FCS quarterfinal game against Jacksonville State, especially in a year when regular-season …
Tue., Dec. 4, 2012
When asked how hosting at least two football playoff games this season will help the bottom line, Eastern Washington University athletic director Bill Chaves didn’t hesitate. “It really doesn’t,” said …
Fri., Nov. 30, 2012
The Gateway is half open, and Mike Westfall doesn’t intend to stop now. Eastern Washington Universtity’s vision for a multimillion-dollar, multiuse facility came into sharper focus this month – partly …
Fri., June 22, 2012
Fans may look at Eastern Washington University sports in a new way this year. State-of-the-art video scoreboards will be installed at both Roos Field and Reese Court, a university official …
Sat., Sept. 18, 2010
Red turf … renamed playing field … Big Sky Conference opener … the hated Griz in the house. Is there any element of intrigue missing from that list for the …
Sat., Sept. 18, 2010
Eastern Washington’s new football turf? I love it. It’s wild. That ridiculous red rug? I hate it. It’s just another gimmick in a gimmicked-up world.
Sun., Aug. 8, 2010
Just me and the guy on the next barstool, finding something to complain about other than a pint going for 4 bucks: Me: Worst. Contest. Ever.
Wed., May 26, 2010
Roos Field? Really? Well, OK.